What Does the Word ORDEAL Mean?
Easily Memorize ORDEAL’s Meaning and Definition in today’s Memorize Vocab Words Video by Memory Master Champion, Luis Angel
Ordeal (n) meaning and definition: A difficult or painful experience, especially one that severely tests character or endurance.
Synonyms: agony, trial, cross
Antonyms: comfort, joy, peace
Ordeal in a Sentence: Every visit to a hospital is an ordeal but for those who cannot pay for private care the experience is a horror show.
In the video below, I will give you the mnemonic associations that will help you learn and memorize this word quickly in order to move it from your passive vocabulary to your active vocabulary with ease.
The key idea with being able to memorize vocabulary words is the create pictures for those words.
The Mnemonic Pictures for this SAT Vocab word are :
Ordeal: Oar + deal
Definition: fast river current
Then just take both the picture for the word and the picture for the definition and visualize an interaction between the two.
Story: As we kayaked down the river, we used the oar to deal with
the quick and chaotic current moving ahead.
That’s It! Just review a little bit and you will have these words fully memorized come test day.
Remember that the higher the SAT score you can get when you take it in high school, the better of a chance that you will have at getting accepted into the college or university of your dreams!
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