Overwhelmed by difficult English words?
Use these simple Mnemonic tricks to learn new words with ease.
Meaning: A widely held, fixed but oversimplified idea of a particular thing or person.
Mnemonic: The stereo just played typical (stereotypical) pop music.
Meaning: Capable of making mistakes
Mnemonic: fall+iblle....think of a person who can FALL FOR anything, and hence makes mistakes.
Meaning: Causing harm or damage
Mnemonic: De-TRIM-ental. A new haircut proved detrimental to her interview – she should have got a trim instead.
Meaning: Having depth of meaning or insight, or deep-seated emotion.
Mnemonic: Prof. Found A Deep (Profound) Secret
Meaning: A general or ‘common’ agreement; Common people deciding direction on a topic
Mnemonic: Con-sensus can be seen as ‘Con (Common) sensus (sense)’ = Common Sense!