Friday, April 24, 2015

Colors


  1. color - /ˈkʌl əɹ/
  2. amber - /ˈæm bəɹ/
  3. amethyst - /ˈæm ə θɪst/
  4. apricot - /ˈæp ɹɪˌkɒt, ˈeɪ pɹɪ-/ 
  5. aqua - /ˈæk wə, ˈɑ kwə/ 
  6. aquamarine - /ˌæk wə məˈɹin, ˌɑ kwə-/ 
  7. auburn - /ˈɔ bəɹn/ 
  8. azure - /ˈæʒ əɹ/ 
  9. beige - /beɪʒ/ 
  10. black - /blæk/ 
  11. blue - /blu/ 
  12. bronze - /bɹɑnz/ 
  13. brown - /bɹaʊn/
  14. buff - /bʌf/ 
  15. burnt umber - /ˈbəɹnt ˈʌm bəɹ/ 
  16. cardinal - /ˈkɑɹ dn l/ 
  17. carmine - /ˈkɑɹ mɪn, -maɪn/ 
  18. celadon - /ˈsɛl əˌdɑn, -dn/ 
  19. cerise - /səˈɹis, -ˈɹiz/ 
  20. cerulean - /səˈɹu li ən/ 
  21. charcoal - /ˈtʃɑɹˌkoʊl/
  22. chartreuse - /ʃɑɹˈtɹuz, -ˈtɹus/
  23. chocolate - /ˈtʃɔ kə lɪt, ˈtʃɑk ə-, ˈtʃɔk lɪt, ˈtʃɒk-/ 
  24. cinnamon - /ˈsɪn ə mən/ 
  25. complementary - /ˌkɑm pləˈmɛn tə ɹi, -tɹi/ 
  26. copper - /ˈkɑp əɹ/
  27. coral - /ˈkɔɹ əl, ˈkɑɹ-/ 
  28. cream - /kɹim/ 
  29. crimson - /ˈkɹɪm zən, -sən/ 
  30. cyan - /ˈsaɪ æn, ˈsaɪ ən/ 
  31. dark - /dɑɹk/ 
  32. denim - /ˈdɛn əm/ 
  33. desert sand - /ˈdɛz əɹt ˈsænd/ 
  34. ebony - /ˈɛb ə ni/ 
  35. ecru - /ˈɛk ɹu, ˈeɪ kɹu/ 
  36. eggplant - /ˈɛɡˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/ 
  37. emerald - /ˈɛm əɹ əld, ˈɛm ɹəld/ 
  38. forest green - /ˈfɔɹ ɪst ˈɡɹin/ 
  39. fuchsia - /ˈfju ʃə/ 
  40. gold - /ɡoʊld/ 
  41. goldenrod - /ˈɡoʊl dənˌɹɑd/ 
  42. gray - /ɡɹeɪ/
  43. green - /ɡɹin/
  44. grey - /ɡɹeɪ/
  45. hot pink - /ˈhɑt ˈpɪŋk/ 
  46. hue - /hju or, often, ju/ 
  47. indigo - /ˈɪn dɪˌɡoʊ/ 
  48. ivory - /ˈaɪ və ɹi, ˈaɪ vɹi/ 
  49. jade - /dʒeɪd/ 
  50. jet - /dʒɛt/
  51. jungle green - /ˈdʒʌŋ ɡəl ˈɡɹin/ 
  52. kelly green - /ˈkɛl i ˈɡɹin/ 
  53. khaki - /ˈkæk i, ˈkɑ ki/ 
  54. lavender - /ˈlæv ən dəɹ/ 
  55. lemon - /ˈlɛm ən/ 
  56. light - /laɪt/ 
  57. lilac - /ˈlaɪ lək, -lɑk, -læk/ 
  58. lime - /laɪm/ 
  59. magenta - /məˈdʒɛn tə/ 
  60. mahogany - /məˈhɑɡ ə ni/ 
  61. maroon - /məˈɹun/ 
  62. mauve - /moʊv/ 
  63. mustard - /ˈmʌs təɹd/ 
  64. navy blue - /ˈneɪ vi ˈblu/ 
  65. ocher - /ˈoʊ kəɹ/ 
  66. olive - /ˈɑl ɪv/ 
  67. orange - /ˈɔɹ ɪndʒ/ 
  68. orchid - /ˈɔɹ kɪd/ 
  69. pale - /peɪl/ 
  70. pastel - /pæˈstɛl/
  71. peach - /pitʃ/ 
  72. periwinkle - /ˈpɛɹ ɪˌwɪŋ kəl/ 
  73. persimmon - /pəɹˈsɪm ən/ 
  74. pewter - /ˈpju təɹ/ 
  75. pink - /pɪŋk/ 
  76. primary - /ˈpɹaɪ mɛɹ i, -mə ɹi/ 
  77. puce - /pjus/ 
  78. pumpkin - /ˈpʌmp kɪn/
  79. purple - /ˈpəɹ pəl/ 
  80. rainbow - /ˈɹeɪnˌboʊ/
  81. red - /ɹɛd/ 
  82. rose - /ɹoʊz/ 
  83. ruby - /ˈɹu bi/ 
  84. russet - /ˈɹʌs ɪt/ 
  85. rust - /ɹʌst/ 
  86. saffron - /ˈsæf ɹən/ 
  87. salmon - /ˈsæm ən/ 
  88. sapphire - /ˈsæf aɪəɹ/ 
  89. scarlet - /ˈskɑɹ lɪt/ 
  90. sea green - /ˈsi ˈɡɹin/
  91. secondary - /ˈsɛk ənˌdɛɹ i/ 
  92. sepia - /ˈsi pi ə/ 
  93. shade - /ʃeɪd/ 
  94. shamrock - /ˈʃæm ɹɑk/ 
  95. sienna - /siˈɛn ə/ 
  96. silver - /ˈsɪl vər/ 
  97. spectrum - /ˈspɛk tɹəm/ 
  98. slate - /sleɪt/ 
  99. steel blue - /ˈstil ˈblu/
  100. tan - /tæn/
  101. tangerine - /ˌtæn dʒəˈɹin, ˈtæn dʒəˌɹin/ 
  102. taupe - /toʊp/ 
  103. teal /til/
  104. terracotta - /ˈtəɹ əˈkɑt ə/ 
  105. thistle - /ˈθɪs əl/ 
  106. tint - /tɪnt/ 
  107. tomato - /təˈmeɪ toʊ, -ˈmɑ-/ 
  108. topaz - /ˈtoʊ pæz/ 
  109. turquoise - /ˈtəɹ kɔɪz, -kwɔɪz/ 
  110. ultramarine - /ˌʌl tɹə məˈɹin/ 
  111. umber - /ˈʌm bəɹ/ 
  112. vermilion - /vəɹˈmɪl jən/
  113. violet - /ˈvaɪ ə lɪt/ 
  114. viridian - /vəˈɹɪd i ən/ 
  115. wheat - /wit/
  116. white - /waɪt/
  117. wisteria - /wɪˈstɪəɹ i ə/ 
  118. yellow - /ˈjɛl oʊ/ 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The eye

1. cornea - /ˈkɔɹ ni ə/
2. pupil - /ˈpju pəl/
3. iris - /ˈaɪ ɹɪs/
4. sclera - /ˈsklɪəɹ ə/
5. retina - /ˈɹɛt n ə, ˈɹɛt nə/
6. optic nerve - /ˈɑp tɪk ˈnəɹv/
7. lens - /lɛnz/
8. vitreous humor - /ˈvɪ tɹi əs ˈhju məɹ/
9. aqueous humor - /ˈeɪ kwi əs ˈhju məɹ, ˈæk wi-/
10. macula - /ˈmæk jə lə/

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Top 10 most populous cities in the UK


  1. London - /ˈlʌn dən/ 
  2. Birmingham - /ˈbəɹ mɪŋ əm/
  3. Leeds - /lidz/ 
  4. Glasgow - /ˈɡlæz ɡoʊ/
  5. Sheffield - /ˈʃɛf ild/ 
  6. Bradford - /ˈbɹæd fəɹd/ 
  7. Edinburgh - /ˈɛd nˌbəɹ ə, -ˌbʌɹ ə, -bɹə/ 
  8. Liverpool - /ˈlɪv əɹˌpul/ 
  9. Manchester - /ˈmænˌtʃɛs təɹ, -tʃə stəɹ/ 
  10. Bristol - /ˈbɹɪs tl/ 

GRE Words: "Wisdom" category


  1. adage n. - /ˈæd ɪdʒ/ "a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb."
  2. axiom n. - /ˈæk si əm/ "a self-evident truth that requires no proof." "a universally accepted principle or rule." "Logic, Mathematics. a proposition that is assumed without proof for the sake of studying the consequences that follow from it.
  3. epigram n. - /ˈɛp ɪˌɡɹæm/ "any witty, ingenious, or pointed saying tersely expressed." "epigrammatic expression: Oscar Wilde had a genius for epigram." "a short, often satirical poem dealing concisely with a single subject and usually ending with a witty or ingenious turn of thought."
  4. truism n. - /ˈtɹu ɪz əm/ "a self-evident, obvious truth."
  5. aphorism n. - /ˈæf əˌɹɪz əm/ "a terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation, as “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” (Lord Acton)."
  6. bromide n. - ˈbɹoʊ maɪd/ "a platitude or trite saying." "a person who is platitudinous and boring."
  7. platitude n. - /ˈplæt ɪˌtud, -ˌtjud/ "a flat, dull, or trite remark, especially one uttered as if it were fresh or profound." "the quality or state of being flat, dull, or trite: the platitude of most political oratory."
  8. apothegm n. - /ˈæp əˌθɛm/ "a short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism."
  9. dictum - n. /ˈdɪk təm/ "an authoritative pronouncement; judicial assertion." "a saying; maxim."
  10. sententious adj. - /sɛnˈtɛn ʃəs/ "abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book." "given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous" "given to or using pithy sayings or maxims: a sententious poet." "of the nature of a maxim; pithy."


Definitions from: dictionary.reference.com

Medicines


  1. eye drops - /ˈaɪ ˌdɹɑps/
  2. cream - /kɹim/
  3. syringe - /səˈɹɪndʒ/
  4. syrup - /ˈsɪɹ əp, ˈsəɹ-/
  5. bandage - /ˈbæn dɪdʒ/
  6. dose - /doʊs/ 
  7. drugs - /dɹʌɡz/ 
  8. shot - /ʃɑt/
  9. injection - /ɪnˈdʒɛk ʃən/
  10. medicine - /ˈmɛd ə sɪn/
  11. pain-killer - /ˈpeɪnˌˈkɪl əɹ/ 
  12. pill - /pɪl/
  13. plaster - /ˈplæs təɹ/
  14. tablet - /ˈtæb lɪt/ 
  15. tranquilizer - /ˈtɹæŋ kwəˌlaɪ zəɹ/ 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Beverages


  1. beverage /ˈbɛv əɹ ɪdʒ, ˈbɛv ɹɪdʒ/
  2. beer /bɪəɹ/ 
  3. brandy /ˈbɹæn di/ 
  4. cocoa /ˈkoʊ koʊ/ 
  5. cocktail /ˈkɑkˌteɪl/ 
  6. coffee /ˈkɔ fi, ˈkɑf i/ 
  7. coke /koʊk/
  8. green tea /ˈɡɹin ˈti/ 
  9. iced coffee /ˈaɪs(t) ˈkɑ fi/
  10. iced tea /ˈaɪs ˈti/
  11. juice /dʒus/
  12. lemonade /ˌlɛm əˈneɪd, ˈlɛm əˌneɪd/
  13. liquor /ˈlɪk əɹ/
  14. milk /mɪlk/ 
  15. milkshake /ˈmɪlkˌʃeɪk/
  16. orange juice /ˈɔɹ ɪndʒ ˈdʒus/
  17. punch /pʌntʃ/
  18. soda /ˈsoʊ də/ 
  19. soft drink /ˈsɑft ˈdrɪŋk/
  20. tea /ti/
  21. tomato juice /təˈmeɪ toʊ ˈdʒus/
  22. water /ˈwɔ təɹ, ˈwɑt əɹ/
  23. whiskey /ˈwɪs ki/
  24. wine /waɪn/

Body parts


  1. ankle /ˈæŋ kəl/ 
  2. arch /ɑɹtʃ/ 
  3. arm /ɑɹm/ 
  4. armpit /ˈɑɹmˌpɪt/ 
  5. beard /bɪəɹd/ 
  6. breast /bɹɛst/ 
  7. calf /kæf, kɑf/ 
  8. cheek /tʃik/ 
  9. chest /tʃɛst/ 
  10. chin /tʃɪn/
  11. earlobe /ˈɪəɹˌloʊb/ 
  12. elbow /ˈɛl boʊ/ 
  13. eyebrow /ˈaɪˌbɹaʊ/ 
  14. eyelash /ˈaɪˌlæʃ/ 
  15. eyelid /ˈaɪˌlɪd/ 
  16. face /feɪs/
  17. finger /ˈfɪŋ ɡər/ 
  18. forearm /ˈfɔɹˌɑrm, ˈfoʊɹ-/ 
  19. forehead /ˈfɔɹ ɪd, ˈfɔɹˌhɛd/ 
  20. gum /ɡʌm/ 
  21. heel /hil/ 
  22. hip /hɪp/ 
  23. index finger /ˈɪn dɛks ˈfɪŋ ɡəɹ/ 
  24. jaw /dʒɔ/ 
  25. knee /ni/ 
  26. knuckle /ˈnʌk əl/ 
  27. leg /lɛɡ/
  28. lip /lɪp/
  29. mouth /maʊθ/
  30. mustache /ˈmʌs tæʃ, məˈstæʃ/

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Animals


  1. alligator /ˈæl ɪˌɡeɪ təɹ/
  2. ant /ænt/
  3. bear /bɛəɹ/ 
  4. bee /bi/
  5. bird /bəɹd/ 
  6. camel /ˈkæm əl/ 
  7. cat /kæt/
  8. cheetah /ˈtʃi tə/ 
  9. chicken /ˈtʃɪk ən/ 
  10. chimpanzee /ˌtʃɪm pænˈzi, tʃɪmˈpæn zi/ 
  11. cow /kaʊ/ 
  12. crocodile /ˈkɹɑk əˌdaɪl/ 
  13. deer /dɪəɹ/ 
  14. dog /dɔɡ, dɑɡ/ 
  15. dolphin /ˈdɑl fɪn, ˈdɔl-/ 
  16. duck /dʌk/
  17. eagle /ˈi ɡəl/ 
  18. elephant /ˈɛl ə fənt/ 
  19. fish /fɪʃ/ 
  20. fly /flaɪ/ 
  21. fox /fɑks/ 
  22. frog /fɹɑɡ/
  23. giraffe /dʒəˈɹæf/
  24. goat /ɡoʊt/
  25. goldfish /ˈɡoʊldˌfɪʃ/ 
  26. hamster /ˈhæm stəɹ/ 
  27. hippopotamus /ˌhɪp əˈpɑt ə məs/ 
  28. horse /hɔɹs/ 
  29. kangaroo /ˌkæŋ ɡəˈɹu/ 
  30. kitten /ˈkɪt n/ 
  31. lion /ˈlaɪ ən/
  32. lobster /ˈlɑb stəɹ/ 
  33. monkey /ˈmʌŋ ki/ 
  34. octopus /ˈɑk tə pəs/ 
  35. owl /aʊl/ 
  36. panda /ˈpæn də/ 
  37. pig /pɪg/ 
  38. puppy /ˈpʌp i/ 
  39. rabbit /ˈɹæb ɪt/ 
  40. rat /ɹæt/ 
  41. scorpion /ˈskɔɹ pi ən/ 
  42. seal /sil/
  43. shark /ʃɑɹk/ 
  44. sheep /ʃip/ 
  45. snail /sneɪl/ 
  46. snake /sneɪk/ 
  47. spider /ˈspaɪ dəɹ/ 
  48. squirrel /ˈskwəɹ əl/
  49. tiger /ˈtaɪ ɡəɹ/ 
  50. turtle /ˈtəɹ tl/ 
  51. wolf /wʊlf/ 
  52. zebra /ˈzi bɹə/

Immediate Family


  1. father /ˈfɑ ðəɹ/
  2. mother /ˈmʌð əɹ/
  3. son /sʌn/
  4. daughter /ˈdɔ təɹ/
  5. brother /ˈbɹʌð əɹ/
  6. sister /ˈsɪs təɹ/
  7. husband /ˈhʌz bənd/
  8. wife /waɪf/

Fruits


  1. banana /bəˈnæn ə/
  2. apple /ˈæp əl/
  3. pear /pɛəɹ/
  4. orange /ˈɔɹ ɪndʒ/
  5. grape /ɡɹeɪp/
  6. strawberry /ˈstɹɔˌbɛɹ i/
  7. raspberry /ˈɹæzˌbɛɹ i/
  8. kiwi /ˈki wi/
  9. avocado /ˌæv əˈkɑ doʊ/
  10. pomegranate /ˈpɑmˌɡɹæn ɪt/