Saturday, May 15, 2010


Vitreous- relating to or resembling or derived from glass
Link 1- Vitreous sounds like victorious...after victory you get a prize(trophy) made of of glass...
Link 2 – vish + rous (rass—juice);poison ka juice hamesha ek glass mein milta hain. Vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind, sarcastic
Usage - The vitriolic effect of Hydrochloric acid enhanced the speed of the reaction.
Link - for all science students...divide it like vitriolic..vitriol+ic...AND VITRIOL..IS ANOTHER NAME OF SULPHURIC ACID.. and we all know that acid is caustic, sharp and bitter...and when it falls on the skin it burns it, causing SHARP pain...

Vituperative - abusive, scolding
Usage - His vituperative remarks about silly lady novelists made them sad.
Link - vitu (bite you) + perative (operator) => when you feel so pissed off on a unkind operator, you would say harshy abusive remarks like "I'll bite you operator" :-)....

Vixen-female fox, malicious women with a fierce temper
Usage- The vixen had four pups in the den.
Link 1- The VIXEN ran off with the CHICKEN from the nearby farm.

Vociferous - noisy
Usage - Her vociferous cries grabbed everyone's attention.
Link - sounds like voice+ ferous(which is an ore of iron) when iron peices collide with each other ... they make noise !! "" ferous --> iron --> collide to make noise "" ...
Link2 - VOICE + FURIOUS = noisy

Vogue- latest fashion; popular taste at a given time
Usage- Bollywood fashion is in vogue.
Link 1- Vogue sounds like Provogue(a brand); Since Saif Ali khan has become the brand ambassador of provogue, it has become vogue.
Volition- act of making a choice, a conscious choice
Usage- Students should be left to their own volition, so that they can choose the path they want.
Link 1- Volition= voluntary action
Link 2- Volition and violation sound similar but they are opposite in meaning.Violation means going against rules(your choice), volition is your own choice.
Link3 -  Volition: Voting- Politician..

Voluble - fluent, talkative
Usage - She is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations 
Link - Remember "volume" in TV controls. It's related to sound. This voluble is also related to speaking...
Link2 - Rita is very talkative girl, so to make her quiet Ram(drinking milk) kissed her with tongue and all the milk got soluble in her mouth.....very creepy 1....

Voluptuous - of or giving sensual pleasure, indulging in sensual pleasures
Usage - Hollywood seems full of voluptuous blondes..
Link - sounds like vo+ lup(lips) + tuous (choos) Hollywood all actresses are voluptuous, because vo actors ke lips choosti hai in movies...

Voracious - eating large quantities of food, insatiable hunger
Usage - He is very voracious kind of a person
Link -  Voracious (BORA RICE FOR US) Imagine you are seeking a BORA BHARKAR RICE for yourself.. what does it signifies? Simply you be such a food craver !!... 
Vortex - a spiral motion of fluid within a limited area, especially a whirling mass of water or air that sucks everything near it toward its center; whirlpool, maelstrom
Usage- Many people were swept away in the vortex of Katrina.
Link 1 - sounds like vertex around which whirlpool occurs....i.e. center of rotation of whirlpool...

Vouch - give a personal guarantee
Usage - I vouch for the quality of my products
Link - link it like..... casting couch mein Directors guarantees(vouch) the heroine of giving role in the film... 

Vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee
Usage - Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
Link - VouchSafe: A voucher is valuable, and where do we keep valuables - in a safe- a safe is a guaranteed security, therefore vouchsafe....

Voyeur - person who derives sexual gratification from observing the sexual acts of others
Link - sounds like viewer....viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others....i don't think it needs further explanation....we all watch porn.... :P

Vulpine - like a fox, crafty
Link - VULP sounds like WOLF...
Link2 - PINE is sharp, thus it makes the syn :clever, crafty, cunning, foxy, ingenious, shrewdness, skillful, sly, tricky, wily....

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1 Comment:

AJ said...

hey great work... no probs wid d delay as long as u carry on wid dis work...Thabks for such a great site... Try and start wid 'L' next.. I also have problems with 'O' and 'W'. "LOW"---thats my problem area. Thanks again :)