Vocab made easy…. Learn 10 new words in 1 minute
Though questions based on vacab may be less in CAT but in NONCAT exam it is important. However indirectly it plays a major role in many directions. For understanding reading comprehension you should understand the whole passage. Sometimes encountering a unknown word in passage leads to loosing meaning of that line. Every such questions in verbal demand high set of vocabulary .
Learning words through pictures is the easiest way to learn vocab. Converting each root into a photo will make it much more easier to crack vocabulary. Sample the roots here….
Arbor (s), arbores (pl); arbour (British)
(Latin: tree, trees)
1. A leafy, shady recess formed by tree branches, shrubs, etc.
2. A latticework bower intertwined with climbing vines and flowers.
Other meaningful words from same root….
2. Of the nature of trees.
2. Living in trees; arboreal.
3. Having many trees; wooded.
4. Forming a tree trunk, as distinguished from a shrub.
2. Resembling a tree in form and branching structure.
2. A laboratory for developing new varieties of trees and shrubs of special beauty, or faster growth, or resistance to pests and diseases; and to experiment with trees from foreign lands to discover their uses and adaptability to local climates.
3. A living museum where people can see and learn about trees and a place of beauty during every season.
4. A botanical garden exhibiting trees for their scientific interest and educational value, and in association with appropriate wildlife features.An arboretum is a place for the cultivation, study, and enjoyment of trees; while a nursery is a place for raising trees to use elsewhere in landscaping and forestry.
2. A chemical that kills trees.
2. Etymology: from French arboricole which came from Latin arbor, “tree” + colere, “to inhabit”