Tag: English

Word: Gaffe

The pronunciation of the word “Gaffe” is “Gaf’”, which should rhymes in a way (not entirely though) with the word “Cough” (pronounced as “Kawf”). Imagine yourself constantly coughing while an important event is underway. It could be pretty embarrassing, can’t it? Remember thus!

Word: Plagiarism

This is a tough one! Plagiarism has similarity to the word “Plague” that is used to refer to an infectious disease that we need to stay away from. Likewise, we also need to stay away from stealing, cheating, piracy, and well, plagiarism.

Word: Altruistic

The word “altruistic” can be thought of as combination of two words- “all” and “true”. When we are true to one and all , we go beyond our individualistic concerns , for the sake of the well being of others. Thus, we become “altruistic”. Remember thus!