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Neha
Neha • Mar 15, 2006

CE - Vocab Builder Game

HI everyone
well i m a new member and i found crazyengineers damn gud!!!!
i am startin up wid a new game....
here it goes:
we have to write a word that starts wid the last letter of the previous word and words can't be repeated...
the person wid last word wins the game....
sooooooooooo ready


okay here it goes


apple



BEST OF LUCK!!!!!๐Ÿ˜
Jerry
Jerry • Mar 15, 2006
Good thread for spammers like me ๐Ÿ˜

Here's my word -

Esoteric

Jerry.
sttepz
sttepz • Mar 15, 2006
u guys kno wats hot dis season??? its d sport which is seeing incredible records being set.... so here's my word... its

CRICKET๐Ÿ˜€
Neha
Neha • Mar 15, 2006
here goes my word

"Temper"
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Mar 15, 2006
Let's make it vocab building game!

There you go fellaz! ๐Ÿ˜

Instead of putting in any word, how about making it a vocab builder game?

That means, post the difficult/not so common (now it may very for everyone) words and explain its meaning.

( then I'll move this thread to the GRE section ๐Ÿ˜‰ )


-The Big K-
Neha
Neha • Mar 15, 2006
thats a gr8 idea!!! REally...

so i cum up wid

"Rendezvous"
(prearranged meeting or meeting place)


๐Ÿ˜€
Swati
Swati • Mar 16, 2006
I am also joining it.......

Satire

Witty language used to convey insults or scorn๐Ÿ˜€
[FONT="]emaciated
--thin and wasted


๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Cheers
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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Mar 16, 2006
thread moved

Moved the thread ๐Ÿ˜

my word-

'Dapper' : Very stylish in dress.

Usage: a dapper young man
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[FONT="]ramification--- branching out[/FONT]
crazygal
crazygal • Mar 16, 2006
im also joining it..

candent---Glowing
[FONT="]๐Ÿ˜[/FONT][FONT="]tantalize -- tease[/FONT]
[FONT="]eclectic-- selective๐Ÿ˜[/FONT]
[FONT="]categorical -- without exceptions[/FONT]
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Mar 17, 2006
Easy Crazy !

Easy Crazyboy! One word at a time & one post at a time ๐Ÿ˜€.

Here comes another word -

levitate - To rise or cause to rise into the air and float in apparent defiance of gravity.
[FONT="]ecologist -- person concerned with the interrelationship between living๐Ÿ˜ [/FONT]
Swati
Swati • Mar 17, 2006
๐Ÿ˜ Heres something from my side๐Ÿ˜

tutelage

Teaching pupils individually
[FONT="]exude -- flow out slowly[/FONT]
rick
rick • Mar 17, 2006
egregious

extremely bad.
crazygal
crazygal • Mar 17, 2006
verecund...Bashful; modest.

sttepz
sttepz • Mar 18, 2006
here's mine

derogatory - belittling
crazygal
crazygal • Mar 19, 2006
philodox



Someone who loves his or her own opinion; a dogmatic person.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Mar 20, 2006
derogatory - philodox

that breaks the rule ๐Ÿ˜€

okay, the new letter is ' X '

Best of Luck !

-The Big K-
The_Big_K
derogatory - philodox

that breaks the rule ๐Ÿ˜€

okay, the new letter is ' X '

Best of Luck !

-The Big K-

Mr " k" it will be better if you will give a suggestion to that person in spite of starting with a new letter...
anyway in between ....Crazygal first read the some posts in thread than only post...that will make the thread meaningful.
No offence.......

--Cheers
----๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Crazy
crazygal
crazygal • Mar 20, 2006
crazyboy
Mr " k" it will be better if you will give a suggestion to that person in spite of starting with a new letter...
anyway in between ....Crazygal first read the some posts in thread than only post...that will make the thread meaningful.
No offence.......

--Cheers
----๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Crazy

sory all 4 breaking the rule ๐Ÿ˜” i admit my mistake..
so here comes my word..
xenophobia... an intense dislike or fear of strangers
sttepz
sttepz • Mar 21, 2006
hey cheer up crazy gal!!!

admonish --- To notify (someone) of imminent danger or risk
rick
rick • Mar 21, 2006
Hoi Polloi

๐Ÿ˜great going ! crazygal, sttepz & neha !

My word is " hoi polloi " meaning the common people or masses.

so next word has to start with letter ' i '.

rick.
sttepz
sttepz • Mar 21, 2006
inveigh --- to express opposition, often by argument
Swati
Swati • Mar 22, 2006
one more from my side.............

haptically :By touch
[FONT="]yokel -- rustic[/FONT]
sttepz
sttepz • Mar 23, 2006
loppy---hanging limp
Neha
Neha • Mar 26, 2006
yupple-a young middle class professional person working in a city
sttepz
sttepz • Mar 26, 2006
endeavour --- an earnest activity intended to do or accomplish something
sristi
sristi • Mar 26, 2006
here comes my word


respite
a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
rick
rick • Mar 26, 2006
e for esoteric

and my word is -

esoteric - relating to that which is known by a restricted number of people

rick
crook
crook • Apr 1, 2006
I'm joining the game!

Very interesting game!!

I'm joining this game and my word is 'cadaver' = dead body
Neha
Neha • Apr 1, 2006
recluse-a person who avoids social life
sttepz
sttepz • Apr 1, 2006
exodus--the act of leaving๐Ÿ˜
Neha
Neha • Apr 2, 2006
spinster-an unmarried woman
sristi
sristi • Apr 2, 2006
ruse---a deceitful way of doing something
Neha
Neha • Apr 2, 2006
elite-a group regarded as superior and favoured
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 3, 2006
Me joining too...

Eerrie:- Weird.
Neha
Neha • Apr 3, 2006
dentures-set of artificial teeth
rick
rick • Apr 3, 2006
S for subpoena

=
A writ requiring appearance in court to give testimony. ๐Ÿ˜€
sttepz
sttepz • Apr 3, 2006
here's mine

angiogram A diagnostic test that makes it possible for blood vessels to be seen on film by filling them with a contrast substance or dye that appears on x rays.
sttepz
sttepz • Apr 3, 2006
here's mine

angiogram A diagnostic test that makes it possible for blood vessels to be seen on film by filling them with a contrast substance or dye that appears on x rays.
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 4, 2006
This one's good.

maelstrom: Whilrlpool
AlameluKrishnan
AlameluKrishnan • Apr 4, 2006
myrmidon: a loyal follower

Here is mine:

M for myrmidon: a loyal follower.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Apr 4, 2006
N for...

and I say -

'N' for -> necropolis

A cemetery, especially a large and elaborate one belonging to an ancient city.


-The Big K-
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 5, 2006
S for

scurrilous: obscene; indecent
crook
crook • Apr 5, 2006
'S' for " sine qua non "

- an essential condition.

Usage:
The perfect cake is the sine qua non of the carefully planned modern wedding
sristi
sristi • Apr 5, 2006
nutcase----a foolish person
crook
crook • Apr 8, 2006
๐Ÿ˜€ 'E' is the letter, so

E for Egomaniac

meaning obsession with self. ๐Ÿ˜
sttepz
sttepz • Apr 8, 2006
caricature--A grotesque imitation or misrepresentation
Jerry
Jerry • Apr 8, 2006
Bad font color crook [โ€‹IMG]

E for egregious : extremely bad, offensive.
Neha
Neha • Apr 8, 2006
word with usage.
that was good crook.Keep the spirit high!

herez my word:
Nincompoop-a foolish person
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 10, 2006
P for

Perusal: Reading
rick
rick • Apr 11, 2006
L for "lackadaisical"

= Lacking spirit.

usage: There'll be no time to correct lackadaisical driving techniques after trouble develops

rick
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 12, 2006
L for

litigation: lawsuit

Usage: Try to settle this amicably; I do not want to start litigation.

๐Ÿ˜’
sristi
sristi • Apr 12, 2006
here comes mine

novice--a person who is new and has little experience in a job

usage:she is a complete novice as a cook
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Apr 17, 2006
E for Entrepreneur

E for 'Entrepreneur'

A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.

Check out the pronunciation friends: Its Ontre - preneur ( [โ€‹IMG]n[โ€‹IMG]tr[โ€‹IMG]-pr[โ€‹IMG]-nรปr[โ€‹IMG])

-The Big K-
Ashish.Mishra
Ashish.Mishra • Apr 19, 2006
write usage of words also...

Hi .. neha.. ur word is good .. but this forum will be join by only those who will be having interest in words and their meanings.
plz write usage of words also..so that it can better understand by those people whose vocabs is really week.
regards
Ashish


sristi
here comes my word


respite
a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
rick
rick • Apr 20, 2006
that's a good suggestion. Let us write the usage along with the meaning of the word.

Continuing with Biggie's 'R'

R for 'raucous' meaning harsh or rough sounding. also ' disorderly'

usage- the raucous give and take of American democracy
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • Apr 20, 2006
S for

serendipity: gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident..

Usage: Many scientific discoveries are a matter of serendipity.
Yore: Time long past


usage: In the days of yore.......๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜


--Crazy
rick
rick • Apr 29, 2006
e for elegy

E for elegy:

Meaning:-
  1. A poem or song composed especially as a lament for a deceased person.
  2. Something resembling such a poem or song.
Thanks,

rick
chui
chui • May 1, 2006
y for yodel

since rick's post was related to songs i thot of this
YODEL:to sing with abrupt alternate changes b/w the normal chest voice and the falsetto
late Kishore kumar was an exponent of this type of singing



hv a grt day
l for Luminous

Luminous-- Softly bright or radiant

"a sky luminous with stars"

--Crazy๐Ÿ˜
Neha
Neha • May 8, 2006
sauna-a specially designed hot room for cleaning and refreshing the body..
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • May 9, 2006
a for 'arid'

Arid means "lacking moisture" or "lacking feeling or interest; dull"

ex. a technically perfect but arid musical performance.
Neha
Neha • May 9, 2006
devious: indirect,underhand๐Ÿ˜ฒ

Usage: achieved success by devious means
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • May 13, 2006
S for sagacious !

Sagacious means "Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness"

usage: observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
Liyaqatali
Liyaqatali • May 15, 2006
Salacious: Lascivious.........

Usage: He is not a pious but a salacious...
sttepz
sttepz • May 16, 2006
scourge To flog
Neha
Neha • May 18, 2006
effigy-model of a person
aditi
aditi • Jul 30, 2006
๐Ÿ˜› YASHMAK
THE FACE VEIL WORN BY MUSLIM WOMEN
aashima
aashima • Jul 31, 2006
its me...

KIPPER - a person who continues to live in their parents' home after becoming an adult, because they do not have enough money to leave and start their own home.
aditi
aditi • Aug 4, 2006
๐Ÿ˜› resurgence..
the coming again into activity and prominence
Neha
Neha • Aug 5, 2006
enchant -To attract and delight
aashima
aashima • Aug 6, 2006
my turn...

TORMENT - extreme suffering, especially mental suffering
Neha
Neha • Aug 7, 2006
i m back...

triumph-victory
joydip134
joydip134 • Aug 10, 2006
Habile = able to do something with ease
Neha
Neha • Aug 11, 2006
epithet-descriptive words
neerja
neerja • Oct 4, 2006
taciturn
people who dont like to talk and dont like to listen
Mayur Pathak
Mayur Pathak • Oct 4, 2006
N- Nugget

A solid lump of precious metal (mostly used in case of gold)
aashima
aashima • Oct 5, 2006
tyrekicker - a possible customer who asks a lot of questions about a product but never buys anything
Mayur Pathak
Mayur Pathak • Oct 5, 2006
R- Ricochet

To rebound or return to the original position, spring back.

Its pronunced as Reeko'shey
Mahesh
Mahesh • Oct 7, 2006
brunch - taking lunch without taking breakfast which serves as

both breakfast n lunch
discursive

passing from one topic to another
T-tenacity

the quality of adherence or presistence to something valued

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