The word “facade” should remind you of “face”. Some may show you their true face while others may hide their true face and display a fake facade.
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.
Schadenfreude [Noun] Sentence: Finance Minister Sammy Wilson can bask in the approval of business leaders today, as his draft Budget received considerably more bouquets than brickbats. There was some sense of schadenfreude […]
“Fastidious” should remind you of a person who is very “fast” in cleaning any dirt in her room. She cleans the room very fast, every nook and cranny, to the last detail!
“Obstreperous” may be thought of as a combination of the words “Obstruction” + “Onerous“. Think about an unruly kid who creates obstruction by being very loud and clamorous, making him very difficult to control.
Petrichor [Noun] Sentence: Publishing in the journal Nature in 1964, Bear and Thomas proposed a name for the scent brought on by rain. They called it “petrichor,” a blend of the Greek words petra, rock, and ikhor, the blood […]
Too many “verbs”, too many words! And we don’t like too many unnecessary words, do we now?
When we leave school to join a university, it indicates a new “turn” in our life. Thus, “Abiturient”!
You “rate” something in the hope that it becomes better, right? Or else, why go through the trouble of rating!
Read “Farrago” as “Far” + “Ago”. An incident occurred so far ago that you do not quite remember it well. You are confused as to what exactly happened.