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session from SPECTRAMIND

SIR .......
1) VIS-A-VIS---in comparison
2) STATUS QUO--existing situation or scenario
SINE DIE- ----indefinitely (SINE means without)
due to a strike, my school was indeed closed
once sine die :)
AD NAUSEAM- ----to do things on and on which
irritates someone,gives him/her a nauseating
feeling
BOURGEOIS i-------->s related to middle class.It
can be anything.
6)AMOUR PROPRE---------AMOUR PROPRE is
self-love or excessive pride
7)FAUX PAS------------> FAUX PAS means a social
blunder.
FAUX is a word which means false.
FAUX PAS is pronounced as FAW PAA :P
FEMME FATALE-------->attractive,seducive lady
who ultimately poses danger for the
protagonist !
9) MODUS VIVENDI Vs MODUS OPERANDI

MODUS OPERANDI - mode of operation............


MODUS VIVENDI is1)A way of living
2)an agreement between conflicting parties
Most of the words/phrases have been derived
from French. If you know French like I do, you'll
find these words are to be a breeze.
For instance Femme is a french word which means a woman
fille in French means a girl
vivendi - vie in french = vive in Spanish = life in
English. (French and Spanish are very similar and
the mother of these languages is Latin)
NON SEQUITUR- not following/ a sentence which
is not consistent with previous sentence(s)

11) COUP DE GRACE Vs COUP D'ETAT Vs TOUR DE


FORCE
coup d'tat - A sudden and decisive change of
government illegally or by force
coup de grace - The blow that kills (usually
mercifully)
tour de force - a master or brilliant feat

PS - I didn't know tour de force. ;)


MAGNUM OPUS: An artist's greatest work. (Artist
means painter, musician, writer etc)
ad hoc = arrange for a particular purpose.
ad valorem = (tax/duty) in proportion to value of
goods/services
NOVEAU RICH??
NOUVEAU means naya naya.
ART NOUVEAU means new kind of art
NOUVEAU RICHE means somebody who became
rich recently.

DEJA VU- a feeling that something had


occured/happened before
C'est la vie-----This is life!!
MACULATED- something which is dirty or stained
2)APPOSITE-----opposite of "opposite"---apposite----relevant and appropriate

SEDULITY- perseverance........... i SEDULITY


means constant attentiveness or perseverance.
4) B _ _ L _ S Q _ _
A comical play..
BURLESQUE is the word.It means a comical play.
What is the word that contains a mode of
trasport and the words means a nightmare or a
nightmarish person.The word begins with I :D :D
INCUBUS is the word.It means a nightmare or a
nightmarish person.
5) What is the word that contains in it a mode of
transport and the word means a nightmare or a
nightmarish person.The word begins with I
IncuBUS

LACERATING Vs MACERATING
lacerate...means either tear/ to cut...macerate
means to soften
He was depressed because of her _________
remarks.(LACERATING/MACERATING)
lacerating....... i CUTTING remarks suna hi
hoga.So LACERATING remarks is the way it is
used./.......

MACERATING and its derivatives are usually used


in case of an action where something is soaked in
a liquid.Also,when something makes something
else weak or lean,we say X macerated Y.
_S_H_W
To shun or avoid.
Eschew
ANSWER IS ESCHEW.I always imagine CASHEW
whenever I hear this word :D
FRACAS
FRACAS----------Noisy quarrel
syn0affray
Synonym for FRACAS that has the word CAT in
it???
The word also has a key that is there in the
keyboard :D :D
Altercation( ALT + er+CAT+ion)
Petrucci is a legend.The ______ he sings are so
soothing!!!
(CHORES/CHORALS)
chorals....chores means day to day task
CHORES means the work done as a duty or
something.
Household chores is a usage.

CHORALS are hymns...... CHORALS are songs


which praise God or something
He was an _________(indigent/indigenous) man but
he had the wealth of peace.
indigent, meaning poor......and not indigenous
which means native
give words for the followingHe was at the _______(crest/nadir) of poverty.
nadir.......at the lowest point
nadir: the lowest point; point of greatest
adversity or despair.
PRUDENCE
prudence: sounds like president, who is wise and
just.... :D
PRUDENCE is wisdom
PRIMORDIAL Vs QUOTIDIAN
PRIMORDIAL- existing since the beginning.
Quotidian- routine...... quotidiandaily/general/mundane

CRITICAL Vs HYPOCRITICAL
ccritical....giving judgement; hypocriticalpretending and preaching false values

. He was rarely serious about things This


_______(BREVITY/LEVITY) of his irked everybody.
levity....humorous saying and not brevity which
means concise
What is PROBITY then??.... And VERITY???
PROBITY------integrity..... VERITY-------truth
what is meaning on Bequest?
BEQUEST is a noun.It means a gift
act of hearing others private talk
e--e---op---g.
Eavesdropping
clever, witty,brilliant
s--n-i-l-ting.......
Scintillating
Which are d 2 words...that start with same 7
letters but mean quite opposite...one means
bloodshed..and other means cheerful...
its SANGUINary and SANGUINe...

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