What Does the Word PHILISTINE Mean?
Easily Memorize PHILISTINE’s Meaning and Definition in today’s Memorize Vocab Words Video by Memory Master Champion, Luis Angel
Philistine (n) meaning and definition: A member of a people, perhaps of Aegean origin, who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century bc
Synonyms: barbarian, crude, raw
Antonyms: chaste, clean, gay
Philistine in a Sentence: I’m a philistine, and not ashamed; so was Molière—so was Cervantes.”
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 :
Philistine: Philly + Sting
Definition: Ancient (12th century)
Then just take both the picture for the word and the picture for the definition and visualize an interaction between the two.
Story: The philly- steak restaurant was so old people started to call
it the “ancient 12th century sting bing.”
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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