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supine

Short Definition : lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision

Definition
(adj) lying face upward
Synonyms : resupine

Definition
(adj) offering no resistance
Synonyms : resistless , unresisting
Example Sentence
  • resistless hostages
  • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supine

remove 'u' => spine... lying on BACK facing upward.. as good as no resistance.......OR THINK OF SPINAL CORD(SPINE) YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY REMEMBER
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by namaskar

In the long run, a 'Supine' persons 'Repine' for wasting so much time.
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by rizvi

SUPHINE. "SO FINE"... your feeling so fine that you dont resist
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by andrewgoel

Recline on your spine = SUPINE.
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by dshefman

Supine: S+UPine= Fac(S)e UP
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by tenzingocha

someone offers you soup, you will show no resistance!!
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by deepster89

Supine contains the word "UP," therefore, you are lying on your back facing UP.
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by Lark817

Pine is to miss. You miss someone when lying on ur back.
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by tenzingocha

support+spine
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by ramyameruva

supplant

Short Definition : take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace

Definition
(verb) take the place or move into the position of
Example Sentence
  • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
  • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
  • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supplant

Sounds like: sub + plant....i.e substitute + plant...
...so it is taking the place of the other plant or superseding it. Root out one plant and grow another.
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by garrulous

SUPer PLANT---Due to advances in agriculture, govt. is replacing all plants with SUPer PLANTs.
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by userdce

supplant sounds like implants.. and implant takes the place of originality!!
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by deepster89

The restaurant SoUPPLANTATION is constantly SUPPLANTING its patrons with new ones throughout the day.
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by dshefman

o this one is easy- SUPPLY ANT as a substitute for parents in case they are not available. {The ANT brainwashes the kids into thinking she is the real parent} meaning of supplant: take the place of in a scheming manner
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by friendofafriend

supplant == SUPpress + PlANTation and start construction there mean u have replace smthing unfairly
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by tannu_acumen

sabbatical
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by xricha19

SUPPLE-ANT.. the Old, senile ruler of the ANT colony was replaced by a younger, SUPPLE bodied ANT.
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by menon_ranjit

sounds Supplement >>> In gym's we take supplements in order to make over t deficient nutrients in t body... hence daily food is REPLACED with an option of supplement food..
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by RajeshBorkar

supple

Short Definition : flexible; limber; pliant

Definition
(verb) make pliant and flexible
Example Sentence
  • These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use

Definition
(adj) moving and bending with ease
Definition
(adj) (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
Synonyms : limber
Example Sentence
  • a supple mind
  • a limber imagination

Definition
(adj) (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
Synonyms : limber

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supple

supple = chappal.. now the rexona ki chappal or any other slippers should be flexible and easy to bend in order to be a good chappal.. so a chappal shoul be supple or flexible, pliable ! :)
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by sagacious_kartik

Playing cards can be SHUFFLED because they are SUPPLE
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by findktk

in Engineering supple(backlogs) are common thing, thet are FLEXIBLE
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by nikhilparasher

comes from French - 'souple' which means yielding.
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by garrulous

supply + apple = By using trays which are flexible ,pliant ,bending or folding easily without breaking or cracking so supplying apple would be easy
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by saker

suppliant

Short Definition : entreating; beseeching; N.

Definition
(noun) one praying humbly for something
Example Sentence
  • a suppliant for her favors

Definition
(adj) humbly entreating
Synonyms : supplicant , supplicatory
Example Sentence
  • a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suppliant

God, please SUPPLY me what I wANT.. a humble request!
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by gatz_funky

supple & pliant mean "flexible". Both together mean "very flexible" i.e., begging like.
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by garrulous

supplicant

Short Definition : one who supplicates; ADJ.

Definition
(noun) someone who prays to God
Synonyms : prayer

Definition
(noun) one praying humbly for something
Synonyms : petitioner , requester , suppliant
Example Sentence
  • a suppliant for her favors

Definition
(adj) humbly entreating
Synonyms : suppliant , supplicatory
Example Sentence
  • a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supplicant

One who says ..SUPPLy me I CANT get it on my own..
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by Assiduous

akin to suppliant. i.e., one who is suppliant (asks something humbly).
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by garrulous

one who SUpplies the aPPLICANT(SUPPLIANT)
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by shivani shukla

KATE Winslet from the Titanic wanted a SUPPLY of breast implants, she had to PLEAD/BEG/supplicate her husband to buy them for her to look good in the scene.
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by menon_ranjit

supplicate

Short Definition : petition humbly; pray to grant a favor

Definition
(verb) ask humbly (for something)
Example Sentence
  • He supplicated the King for clemency

Definition
(verb) make a humble, earnest petition
Example Sentence
  • supplicate for permission

Definition
(verb) ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
Example Sentence
  • supplicate God's blessing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supplicate

if u SUPPLICATE God will SUPPLY
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by ready4gre

supplicate, suppliant, supple, supplicant are all related terms.
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by garrulous

You have to write an 'Application' to ask something humbly.
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by rizvi

imagine u go and ask some officer that the supply of goods is very late in an humble way hence supplicate=ask in an humble way ;
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by ragha4u

supplicate~supply+C+ate ; If you have eaten up all the supply of Chocolate you had at home you supplicate your mother to get some more from the market !
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by khushi5

supplicate, suppliant, supplicant = want supply, so ask humbly for it
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by vajsi01

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