Saturday, December 18, 2010


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Taciturn - habitually silent, reserved, talking little
Usage - A taciturn man, he replied to my questions in monosyllables.
Link – We were playing antakshari, it was my turn, but I was a taciturn, so I gave a pass!!
Link2 - sounds like Taxi_turn....while taking turns during driving, you will always find the taxi driver silent..

Tactile - perceptible to the sense of touch, tangible. 
Usage - The tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair
Link – sounds like fact + tile. It’ s a fact, all tiles are tactile.

Taint -
contaminate; cause to lose purity
Usage - Shopkeepers usually taint the grocery products.
Link - sounds like stain....where stain is one which causes to lose the purity.
Link2 - Paint on sth is to increases beauty but TAINT on sth DAMAGES BEAUTY

Tantalize - to tease or torment (a person etc) by making him want something he cannot have and by keeping it just beyond his reach. 
Usage - The expensive clothes in the shop-window tantalized her.
Link – sounds like Santa + realize. Santa saw a beautiful villa and was tantalized, only to realize that he cannot afford it...
Link2 - sounds like taunt+entice....Taunt Tont Taunting someone... It means harassing

Tantamount - Equivalent in effect or value, commensurate with. 
Usage - What he was saying was tantamount to heresy.
Link – sounds like Santa + amount. The amount given to Santa Singh was in commensurate with his work.
Link2 - ta-n-ta; an equal amount of 'ta' on both sides of 'n'.
Link3 - sounds like tent+mount...Tent's  height is tantamount to mount Everest......

Taper - Gradual decreases, as in action or force, diminish or lessen gradually. 
Usage - The storm finally tapered off.
Link – sounds like tape. When there is a water leakage, we apply a tape or a sticky substance (m-seal) around the leak, and the leakage gradually decreases and finally stops.

Tarry - To delay or be late in going, coming or doing, lounge, linger,dawdle,dally
Usage - Two old boys tarried on the street discussing some issues.
Link -
sounds like Tar(material used to build roads)....when Tar gets stuck to your boot, it leaves the boot slowly....
Link2 - tarry sounds like the hindi word a delay in doing something..

Taut - stretched tightly as a rope or wire
Usage - The clothes line is pulled taut and secured.
Link - Taut sounds like Tight; and has the same meaning.

Tautological - needless repetition of the same sense in different words, redundancy
Link - Sounds like Tota(parrot); It REPEATS what ever you say.

Tawdry - gaudy and cheap in nature or appearance, shameful and indecent 
Usage - She wore a tawdry necklace to the ball.
Link -
sounds like TOWEL+DRY......In a public locker room, a person who dries his body with a towel in front of everybody is vulgar and gaudy.

Taxonomist - the science, laws or principles of classification
Usage - Scholars have been laboring to develop a taxonomy of young killers
Link - sounds like TAX; People pay tax to the government, but does every one pay the same amount?People pay the taxes as per the slab(CLASSIFICATION) they fall into.

Tedium - the quality or condition of being tedious; tediousness or boredom. 
Usage - I felt I would go mad with the tedium of the job.
Link - Sounds a bit like 'tedious' which means annoying
Link1 - tedium....stadium.......bored of sitting in a stadium when India is losing the cricket match very badly....

Teetotalism - One who abstains completely from alcoholic beverages. 
Link - sounds like TEA -- TOTAL; He is TOtally into Tea and milk, no alcohols!!

Temerity - fearless daring, bold 
Usage - Patients who have the temerity to the challenge their doctor.
Link -
Temerity (boldness) is the opposite of timidity, which means fear or shyness.
Link2 - sounds my tea....why did you drink my tea....temerity behaviour...

Tempestuous - stormy, violent
Usage - A tempestuous relationship
Link - Tempestuous-- > tempest--> Temper; If one loses a temper in a relationship, then it becomes violent or a tempestuous relationship..
Link2 - sounds like TEMP + PEST + OUS, so you will loose your TEMPer if someone keeps PESTering you. It will obviously be VIOLENT.  

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Anonymous said...

HEY PLZZ START with E next ....thnks :)

The Rebel In Me! said...

Hey...really nice work! :) Keep it up! Also any plans to blog on the alphabets E, S & U? Thanks for all your efforts!

The Rebel In Me! said...

Hey really nice work! :) Any plans to blog on the alphabets E,S AND U? Thanks for all your efforts!

DJ said...

Sir a very nice and useful blog... thanks a lot

Vishnu Vardhan said...

thanku very much sir :) its so helpful to me.. its being easy to me to remember the words and usage because of the links given below each word...