This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
(noun) someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
(noun) a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saboteur
sab(in hindi we all)+teur..sounds like tear...during the gujrat riots when people were destroying property..people who were eying on tv sets .un.SAB ki aakho me tears aa gaye.
This can be taken as sab-tod(in hindi)means one who destroys things,property etc..
SABOTEUR a DESTROYER - One who commits sabotage, causes wilful damage to machinery or materials or disruption of work.
it sounds like sabertooth(an ancient tiger specie)which destoys everything...or even u can link saber tooth from Xmen
SABOTEUR = destroyer
SABkO TEaRs dene wal destructor.
by shivani shukla
saboteur == sab + utar, one who destroys everything definitely he is going to sab utar dey...
sound like "CACTUAR SABOTENDER", a monster from Final Fantasy.
Short Definition : cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
(adj) overly sweet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saccharine
sounds like shakkar which in hindi means sugar.Sugar is obviously very sweet.
saccharine is the chemical used to add sweet taste in all toffees. It is cheap but harmful to humans.
Short Definition : desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
(adj) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
profane utterances against the Church
it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sacrilegious
sacrilegious can be split as SAC(k) + RELIGIOUS(religious) beliefs. So one who sacks religious beliefs will commit PROFANE acts... ie speak against..
Concentrate on first half part of the word- Sacri,,treat it as sacrifice..Nw sacrilegious means one who shows lack of respect to GOD,,so he wud neva sacrifice for GOD.
sacred image ke aage LEG rakhna is sacrilegious
one who does not sacrifies for religious things is sacrilegious.
SACRILEGIOUS and IMPIOUS are rhyming words which refer to someone who is blasphemous, who shows disrespect to something that is sacred.
Short Definition : invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
(adj) must be kept sacred
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sacrosanct
In Hindi 'sacro' or more likely 'sainkdo' means 'hundreds' and 'sant' means 'a hermit (a sacred person)'.In the Hindu Mythology we have descriptions of hundreds of the MOST SACRED hermits.
try to look at the lastsacro+SANCT(SANCTITY).....AND think of saints who are living life of sanctity.
SACRO(pure) n SANCT(Pure) are the root words of pure which results da etymology of many imp words... sacrosanct is pure+pure => very pure , inviolable
sacrosanct -the first part of the word sacro indicate the sacred and sanct indicate saint whose life is sacred
by santosh pokhrel
Short Definition : inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
(adj) deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sadistic
Sad… Sadistic persons enjoy by making someone sad or influencing a lot of pain on them.
the word was coined after a person named Francis de SADE who used to derive pleasure by inflicting pain on others.....so people like SADE were called sadists....and hence sadist means, someone who inclined to cruelty.
(sadiSTIC) if u a sadistic you have got a stic in your hand to show cruelty
policeman crosses the limit of CRUELITY when he beats the theif to death with a SADI(normal)STICK(danda)
SADISTIC and DIABOLIC are words which refer to evil. Sadistic refers to a person who enjoys inflicting pain on others while Diabolic is of the Devil himself.
Short Definition : Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
(noun) a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saga
sa re ga ma....so saga...
songs are always long legend myth types..
we can remember it by famous twilight saga...
SAGAS are EPICS (long narratives) relating the stories of heroic legends.
saga~ sega game now not played by anyone it is legend in game history
the saga of life
In the movie Anbe Sivam, Kamal - the legend, will be called as saga.