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susceptible

Short Definition : impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is

Definition
(adj) (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
Example Sentence
  • susceptible to colds
  • susceptible of proof

Definition
(adj) easily impressed emotionally
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for susceptible

the one who is not aBLE to SUSPECT, so easily influenced
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by nikhilparasher

susceptible which means 'easily influenced or harmed'..consider SCEPT similar to SKEPT which means doubtful..who doubts everything which is the opposite of susceptible..
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by Ani

sounds like acceptable therefore the person who is acceptable is easily influnced by others
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by ajaytiwari640

suspend

Short Definition : cause to stop for a period; interrupt; hold in abeyance; defer; hang from above; exclude for a period from a position; Ex. suspended state; Ex. suspend judgment; Ex. suspended from the team; N. suspen

Definition
(verb) hang freely
Example Sentence
  • The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them

Definition
(verb) cause to be held in suspension in a fluid
Example Sentence
  • suspend the particles

Definition
(verb) bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
Synonyms : debar

Definition
(verb) stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
Synonyms : freeze
Example Sentence
  • Suspend the aid to the war-torn country

Definition
(verb) make inoperative or stop
Synonyms : set aside
Example Sentence
  • suspend payments on the loan

Definition
(verb) render temporarily ineffective
Example Sentence
  • the prison sentence was suspended

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suspend

suspend a ball...hanging it in mid-air..i.e.,hang(stop) something in middle
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by sathiraju

suspense

Short Definition : state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty

Definition
(noun) apprehension about what is going to happen
Definition
(noun) an uncertain cognitive state
Example Sentence
  • the matter remained in suspense for several years

Definition
(noun) excited anticipation of an approaching climax
Example Sentence
  • the play kept the audience in suspense

sustain

Short Definition : suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners

Definition
(verb) lengthen or extend in duration or space
Synonyms : keep up , prolong
Example Sentence
  • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
  • prolong the treatment of the patient
  • keep up the good work

Definition
(verb) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
Synonyms : get , have , suffer
Example Sentence
  • She suffered a fracture in the accident
  • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
  • She got a bruise on her leg
  • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

Definition
(verb) provide with nourishment
Synonyms : nourish , nurture
Example Sentence
  • We sustained ourselves on bread and water
  • This kind of food is not nourishing for young children

Definition
(verb) supply with necessities and support
Synonyms : keep , maintain
Example Sentence
  • She alone sustained her family
  • The money will sustain our good cause
  • There's little to earn and many to keep

Definition
(verb) be the physical support of; carry the weight of
Synonyms : hold , hold up , support
Example Sentence
  • The beam holds up the roof
  • He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
  • What's holding that mirror?

Definition
(verb) admit as valid
Example Sentence
  • The court sustained the motion

Definition
(verb) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Example Sentence
  • his story confirmed my doubts
  • The evidence supports the defendant

sustenance

Short Definition : sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food

Definition
(noun) a source of materials to nourish the body
Definition
(noun) the financial means whereby one lives
Example Sentence
  • each child was expected to pay for their keep
  • he applied to the state for support
  • he could no longer earn his own livelihood

Definition
(noun) the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
Example Sentence
  • they were in want of sustenance
  • fishing was their main sustainment

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sustenance

Saste naan as sustenance to sustain in this world.
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suture

Short Definition : stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound

Definition
(noun) an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
Synonyms : fibrous joint , sutura

Definition
(noun) a seam used in surgery
Synonyms : surgical seam

Definition
(noun) thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
Definition
(verb) join with a suture
Example Sentence
  • suture the wound after surgery

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suture

sounds like hindi SOOTAR(like in mangal-sootar)...means thread in english
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by userdce

Sounds close to "stretcher" i.e., related to injuries etc.,
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by garrulous

Stitch to secure.
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by shadip

Suta
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by shadip

stitch+fracture
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by nikhilnitc

doctor will S-stitch U-ur rupTURE (cut) with SILK thread
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by shivani shukla

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