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Short Definition : assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose

(noun) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
(noun) a hypothesis that is taken for granted
Synonyms : assumption , supposal
Example Sentence
  • any society is built upon certain assumptions

(noun) the cognitive process of supposing
Synonyms : supposal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supposition

akin to "suppose".
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by garrulous

"i suppose ill take that position.." was said with mere supposition at best.
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by maha4


Short Definition : assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical

(adj) based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
Example Sentence
  • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
  • the supposed reason for his absence
  • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
  • hypothetical situation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supposititious

supposititious~ suppose+fictitious ;suppose is to assume and fictitious can related to counterfiet and hypothetical ... make ur own stories
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by khushi5


Short Definition : put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth

(verb) to put down by force or authority
Synonyms : conquer , curb , inhibit , stamp down , subdue
Example Sentence
  • suppress a nascent uprising
  • stamp down on littering
  • conquer one's desires

(verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
Synonyms : crush , oppress
Example Sentence
  • The government oppresses political activists

(verb) control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
Synonyms : bottle up , inhibit

(verb) put out of one's consciousness
Synonyms : repress

(verb) reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
Example Sentence
  • suppress a yawn
  • this drug can suppress the hemorrhage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suppress

The celebrity said "sup press" when the press came and ruined his activity.
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by gimble20

to reduce by PRESSing down...
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by jatan0505


Short Definition : satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food

(noun) the state of being more than full
Synonyms : excess , overabundance

(noun) the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
Synonyms : glut , oversupply

(noun) eating until excessively full
Synonyms : repletion

(verb) supply or feed to surfeit
Synonyms : cloy

(verb) indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surfeit

break SURFEIT as SIRF(sirf in HINDI means only to) EAT.Bas khate hi rehta an excess of..
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by kartiksarma1

surfeit = SIR is he eats a lot than required until he is full.
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by ser

surfeit= sur+ feit(feet).. sur is head in hindi,so learn it as water is above 1 feet ur head it means its in excess.
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by kvsharat

splir surfeit into " sur" and "feit". now think that u have been filled from "sur , which means head in hindi" till your feet.
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by nikhilworks

Think "surplus" to fit, or overfull
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by Yank

Hawaians are a FAT bunch.. all they do is Surf and EAT,EAT,EAT.. a surfeited lifestyle.
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by menon_ranjit

He was SURE that his pants had FIT prior to eating to SURFEIT!
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by tivoli25

surf+eit surf must be excess to clean clothes... eit sounds like eat...we shouldnot eat exess....
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by narenkumar

the feit is, even if u are bald no. of hair on ure sur is surfeit
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by friendofafriend

surfeit X forfeit (to quit, give up)
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by garrulous

Surfeit = Sirf (hindi meaning of 'only') + eat... to eat in excess amount.
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by neo_hitman

Surf IT ---Create EXCESS foam
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by baseguitar

he SURE FIT that whole steak down his throat!
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by tymothy

sound like sur-eat SUR.+EAT = surplus eating
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Short Definition : powerful movement of or like a wave; V.

(noun) a sudden forceful flow
Synonyms : rush , spate , upsurge

(noun) a sudden or abrupt strong increase
Synonyms : upsurge
Example Sentence
  • stimulated a surge of speculation
  • an upsurge of emotion
  • an upsurge in violent crime

(noun) a large sea wave
Synonyms : billow

(verb) rise and move, as in waves or billows
Synonyms : billow , heave
Example Sentence
  • The army surged forward

(verb) rise rapidly
Synonyms : soar , soar up , soar upwards , zoom
Example Sentence
  • the dollar soared against the yen

(verb) rise or move forward
Synonyms : tide
Example Sentence
  • surging waves

(verb) rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
Synonyms : scend
Example Sentence
  • the boats surged

(verb) see one's performance improve
Example Sentence
  • He levelled the score and then surged ahead

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surge

S-sudden URGE to increase spectacularly..
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by shivani shukla

IIT kanpur program Summer Undergraduate Research Grant for Excellence (SURGE) program WHICH can be surge to your career
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by lokesh755


Short Definition : bad-tempered; rude; cross

(adj) inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
Synonyms : ugly
Example Sentence
  • a surly waiter
  • an ugly frame of mind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surly

sur+ly......focus on sur....SOUNDS LIKE THINK OF our school SIR...who was very BAD TEMPERED AND RUDE..who use to beat us whenever we hadn't completed our home work on time................
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by preetisoni2411

surly..sirly very much like are sirs who are rude and irritating
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by meetnish

Liz Hurley is beautiful model but her sister ( ((/* not true ! *\)) Liz surley is a ugly woman.
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by enigmatic_lucifer

SURLY sounds like cURLY. cURLY and Moe are SURLY when they bop each other on the head and hit each other.
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by dshefman

surly->sirly implies like a sir.Think of a sir who was rude to you
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by priyankgupta86

SoUR attitude
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by karenrw

surly=sir +li bad tempered unfriendly sir ne le li achche se...
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by SDV

SIR ne humari bohot LEE, we became surly towards him.
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by ashpreetbedi

Surly - girl who is "Surla" type very apprehensive and aggressive
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by sarora45

Boston Legals Has a BadTempered Person named "Sherly"
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