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Expand your vocabulary : Part 9

 

Sojourn:


Temporary stay
Sentence: Sojourn at a lodge
Mnemonic 1:
When a judge says, "The court is adjourned", all people go for sojourn at their hotel rooms. Thus, 'Adjourn' leads to 'Sojourn'.

Mnemonic 2:
So-Jao, the journey is half over.

 

Obsequious:


Attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
Sentence: He always follows politicians. He is an obsequious guy.
Mnemonic:
Obse-kyu-yes: Obsessed with saying YES to influential people.

 

Parsimonious:


Very unwilling to spend money or use resources
Sentence: The parsimonious Raju did not pay even for the tea.
Mnemonic:
Parsi-money: A Parsi does not spend money easily.


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