Ambiguous in English words

Recently, I played in words in my free time. However, I encounter a big challenge in words. I mean I can remember the images but I could not tell is it “memory” / “memorization” / “remember”? “courage” / “brave”? “Incorrect” / “cross” ? It is disastrous especially when I beat the clock.

Does anyone have a similar situation?

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I thought it is a common situation for league players.
However, it seems not. I will try to solve it on my own.

My method to memorise words is that 2 words bound to 2 freestyle images in a location.

I propose a notebook based revision method; the content is the words I mixed up, attached to each word’s image. The test period is set to be 90 days, playing ML WORDS a game per day.

See if I can overcome my problem.

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With words like “courage” and “brave” and other similar meanings, you honestly need to maybe try to think of something more specific to that word, not just the meaning of the words themselves. Like, for “brave” I think of “Braveheart” and for “courage” I would think of maybe a war medal or something.

As for “memory” and “remember” - For “memory” I would think maybe of a brain or of a memory athlete I know. “Remember” would be a red poppy flower, like we wear on “Remembrance Day”.

Words requires a lot of creativity and this is something you can develop with practice.

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Very good point… but just to add to your examples, you can also look for other words inside the word:

  • brave: just take the first three letters bra- and the last three letter -ave and create something out of that. Ave stands for avenue as in 5th Ave and a bra is a bra. You’d have to be very brave to take off your bra in the middle of 5th Ave; but if you did, people would probably say “bravo.”

  • courage: same thing here… cou- (/ku:/) sound like the German word for “cow” and -rage is rage. Just do an all female recast of the movie “Raging Bull” (like they did with Ghostbusters). That movie would obviously have to be renamed to “Raging Cow” then. Maybe people wait in a queue /kju:/ for ages already to get in the theater to watch the movie.

I doubt that you could mix up those two images as they have practically nothing to do with one another. You can come up with other images of course if you know that “bra” is Swedish for “good” and “ave” was a Latin greeting. A bit less obvious than the above example, but of course “Julius Cesar [ave] eating yummy [bra] Swedish meatballs” does the trick too… and so would anything associated with the “Atlanta Braves” baseball team.

Either way, like @BradenExplosion already pointed out:

Maybe try for a while to memorize the words by their spelling rather than their meaning and see where that gets you.

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It’s already week 3 doing my training one game per day. Though I have no significant changes in solving ambiguous, I found using logbook pretty handy when encountering the words I had encoded before.


sample logs

By the way, thanks for above readers suggestion. Breaking the word down is possible to clarify the word, but I found it’s not consisting to my style. As broken piece of images lead me to confusion.

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Can you tell the name of the software which you had used and I recommand you a method,

Take a feature of each image
Create an image from that feature
With the first feature being at the top which will go on till the last feature at the bottom and you have a lot of freedom with the creation of images and also their placement and after you have created an image with at least 3 features you can attempt to recall that image,

And,

Have a Great Day.

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