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Word Power Made Easy - Chapter 1

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Word Power Made Easy - Chapter 1

  1. 1. GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary Builder Word Power Made Easy Chapter 1www.aKademy.in
  2. 2. EGO • Root: Ego ~ Self2 www.aKademy.in
  3. 3. EGOIST • EGOIST ~ Self-centered, Full of oneself – EGOCENTRIC, EGOMANIACAL3 www.aKademy.in
  4. 4. EGOTIST • EGOTIST ~ Boastful4 www.aKademy.in
  5. 5. ALTRUIST • ALTRUIST ~ Interested in welfare of others – PHILANTHROPIST • Root: ALTER ~ Other5 www.aKademy.in
  6. 6. ALTERATION • Root: ALTER ~ Other • ALTERNATE: Skip one and take other • ALTERNATIVE: Choice (Other options) • ALTERATION: Change (Make into other) • ALTER-EGO: Close or trusted friend (Other self)6 www.aKademy.in
  7. 7. ALTERCATION • ALTERCATION: Verbal Dispute; Argument – FRACAS ~ Noisy quarrel7 www.aKademy.in
  8. 8. INTROVERT & EXTROVERT • INTROVERT: Shy; Keeps to oneself • EXTROVERT: Outgoing and social • AMBIVERT: Both Introvert and Extrovert • Intro ~ Inside; Extro ~ Outside; Verto ~ Turn8 www.aKademy.in
  9. 9. DEXTROUS • DEXTROUS: Skillful – Latin Root: Right Hand • ADROIT: Skillful – French Root: Right Hand9 www.aKademy.in
  10. 10. AMBIDEXTROUS • Root: AMBI ~ Both • AMBIDEXTROUS: Skillful with both hands10 www.aKademy.in
  11. 11. SINISTER • SINISTER: EVIL (Latin Root: Left Hand) – OMINOUS, BALEFUL, THREATENING11 www.aKademy.in
  12. 12. GAUCHE • GAUCHE ~ Graceless; Unpolished – French Root: Left Hand • GAUCHERIE: Socially awkward act; Tactless – GAFFE, FAUX PAS, SOLECISM12 www.aKademy.in
  13. 13. MISANTHROPE • Root: MISEIN ~ Hate; ANTHROPOS ~ Mankind • ANTHROPOLOGY: Study of Mankind • MISANTHROPE: One who hates mankind – MISANTHROPIST13 www.aKademy.in
  14. 14. PHILANTHROPIST • Root: Phil ~ Love • PHILANTHROPIST: Gives generously to charity – ALTRUIST14 www.aKademy.in
  15. 15. MISOGAMIST • Root: Gamy ~ Marriage; Poly ~ Many • MONOGAMY; BIGAMY; POLYGAMY • MISOGAMIST: Hates marriage15 www.aKademy.in
  16. 16. MISOGYNIST • Root: GYNE ~ Woman; ANDROS ~ Man • MISOGYNIST Vs. MISANDRIST16 www.aKademy.in
  17. 17. ASCETIC • ASCETIC ~ Practicing self-denial – AUSTERE, SPARTAN17 www.aKademy.in
  18. 18. THANK YOU18 www.aKademy.in

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