Tools and equipments

chisel
(n)
CHIZ-ǝl
Meaning

wedge-like tool for cutting

1st Sample Sentence

Some sculptors shape rock with a hammer and chisel, and others shape clay with their hands.

Root

caedere (to cut) (Latin)

Mnemonics

chisel sounds like diesel. we know there are a lot of impure petroleum products sold so those who sell diesel chisel the customers. vendor told his son "CHI SELL THEM AT ANY COST". So the little boy is trying to cheat people and selling rotten fruits or veggies.

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chisel
(v)
CHIZ-ǝl
Meaning

1. cut with a chisel

1st Sample Sentence

1. I watched the stonemason chisel the inscription on the tombstone.

2nd Meaning

2. swindle; cheat

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Don't shop in this place. The guy is a known con-man: he'll chisel you if you don't watch out.

Root

caedere (to cut) (Latin)

Mnemonics

chisel sounds like diesel. we know there are a lot of impure petroleum products sold so those who sell diesel chisel the customers. vendor told his son "CHI SELL THEM AT ANY COST". So the little boy is trying to cheat people and selling rotten fruits or veggies.

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