50 Lace

51. LAD

52. LANE

53. LAMB

54. LAIR

55. LILY

56. LASH

57. LAKE

58. LAUGH

59. LAP

60. CHASE

61. CHAT

62. CHAIN

63. CHIME

64. CHAIR

65. CHILL

66. JUDGE

67. CHECK

68. CHAFF

69. CHAP

70. CASE

71. CAT

72. CAN

74. CAR

75. CALL

76. CAGE

77. CAKE

78. CAFE

79. CAB

80. FACE

81. FAT

82. FAN

83. FOAM

84. FAIR

85. FALL

86. FISH

87. FAKE

88. FIFE

89. FOB

90. BASE

91. BAT

92. BAN

93. BEAM

94. BAR

95. BALL

96. BASH

97. BACK

98. BEEF

99. BABE 100. DISEASE

Even when words refer to ideas or concepts, bring them down to a more immediately imaginistic level For example the number 368, represented by the memory words 'much force' should , not be pictured as some vague power or energy in space, but should be solidified into an image in which much force is used to, accomplish or destroy, etc. In other words in each of these cases you will be attempting to make the memory word as visual and as memorable as possible. Remember the four rules in the early chapter: Exaggerate; Move; Substitute; be Absurd.

In cases where words are similar in concept to previous words, it is most important to make your images as different as possible. The same caution applies to words which are pluralised because of the addition of V. In these cases imagine an enormous number of the items as opposed to a single enormous item.

You will find your consolidation of the words in the major system useful not only because it will enable you to remember the astounding number of 1,000 items in order or randomly, but also because it will exercise your creative Unking ability which is so necessary for remembering anything.

In addition, a number of the words used as mnemonics in this Major System are interesting in their own right. As you check through and memorise each list of 100, have a dictionary by your sideā€”it will serve as a means of solidifying the images for you, will enable you to select the best possible images or words and will be of value in the improvement ofyourgeneral vocabulary! If you are also reading my book Speed Reading, combine where feasible the vocabulary exercises included in it with your exercises on the Major System.

100. Dust_

102. Disease._

106. Discharge._

107. Disc_

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