Tag: Mnemonic

Word: Gadfly

The word gadfly contains the word “fly” – the winged insect that flies through air and often annoys us. Thus, gadfly should remind you of an annoying and irritating person who keeps buzzing around!

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!