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skeptic

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
Synonyms : doubter , sceptic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skeptic

Skeptic-just remove 'K' -Septic-When a person is Wonded/Injured he always have doubt whether it is going to get septic or not. So he is doubtful.:)
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by srikanthn56

can not "kept" things
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by rishabhagl

break it as "skip for a tick"...tick means right answer..
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by adlakha8

SKEPTIC or SKEPTICAL or UNCONVINCIBLE - someone who is doubtful and cannot be easily convinced.
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by pushpa_edit

skeptic people usually were spectacles!
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by roozbeh33

skimp

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
Synonyms : scant

Definition
(verb) limit in quality or quantity
Synonyms : scant

Definition
(verb) subsist on a meager allowance
Synonyms : scrimp , stint
Example Sentence
  • scratch and scrimp

Definition
(verb) supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
Synonyms : scant , stint
Example Sentence
  • sting with the allowance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skimp

skimp (less than required) clothes of kim sharma (bollywood actress)
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by nikunjjethi

one who skips things (meals,etc...)
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by coolmlasod

a pimp provides women with less clothing. ie he provides scantily.
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by kartextremes

People tend to skip meals when forced to skimp on necessities
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by rahsut_italug

skimp = ski-p + m for money; skip money. Always a skinflint.
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by shaktipada

skimp has kim, remember it as 'kum' [In Hindi thoda sa].
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by gunjanshah

if a whore skips a pimp then she has to live her life very economically
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by mit006

skinflint

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
Synonyms : churl , niggard , scrooge

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skinflint

skinFLINT.. The Flintstones cartoon show had stingy cartoon characters.
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by upadhyad

Flint means hard stone. Just imagine Skinflint with a person having hard skin. In Hindi, we used to say, 'Paise dene ke mamle me iski chamdi [skin] moti [hard] hey'. That means unwilling to give or spend.
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by gunjanshah

skin+flint~flintstone a cartoon remember he is wearing skin of animal because he doesnt like to spend money to buy cloth
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by sanlee

SKIN + FLINT ... if Flintoff is a MISER then he would become SKINny as he will not eat anything to save money
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by murali89

SKIN+FLINToff feeds on the skin of animal as he is miser n stingy person.
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by balkrishnaparajuli

SKINFLINT = using flint(stones for making fire) till it becomes skinny(small). USING EVERY PART IN IT
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by lokesh755

skirmish

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a minor short-term fight
Synonyms : brush , clash , encounter

Definition
(verb) engage in a skirmish
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skirmish

break the word - skir(skirt)+mi(mini)+sh..now focus on the skir(T) part and imagine a GIRL walking on a road with her boy friend. If someone dares to pass a comment on her, what do you think will happen? There will be a SKIRMISH
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by preetisoni2411

skirmish, if jumbled a bit, sounds like kashmir.. => fight
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by namaskar

SKRI(skirt)+MISH(miss): skirt of miss was torn in a minor fight. meaning a minor fight
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by balkrishnaparajuli

skirmish....u gifted short skirt to miss n she get anger n had minor short fight u...
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by funman

break it as SKIR(t)+MI(da)+SH(shampoo)...that leads to a minor quarrel :)
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by deepak.delite

...there will be A MINOR FIGHT BETWEEN that guy and her boyfriend.
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by preetisoni2411

skirmish ! take skirt of gal ! mish >> mishap (accident ) !accident bcz of girl's skirt !means fight ! Lol
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by rockistani

Remember Shaktimaan.. villain 'Kilwish'...who used to fight.
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by boybluffs

skittish

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
Synonyms : flighty , nervous , spooky

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skittish

In a skit ( a comic play or a drama), everyone is lively and playful.
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by mmythree

skittish=skirtish: think of girls all with short skirts showing skirtish (skittish) behavour,
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by sanjeev

when u r walking on skates (skatish), u r very lively and playful
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by 1.6k

SKI is a long strip of wood fastened to the foot for sliding....hence SKITTISH people are lively, playful...
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by nileshdive

skits are subjected to change pretty easily
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by friendofafriend

after seeing the chick in mini skirt ibecame very frisky
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by friendofafriend

Rhymes with "citish", as in "citish life" - changing, lively
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by asunil

everyone feels skittish(nervous) during skating.
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by Animesh0702020

skulk

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Synonyms : lurk

Definition
(verb) avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
Synonyms : malinger

Definition
(verb) move stealthily
Example Sentence
  • The lonely man skulks down the main street all day

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skulk

skulk reminds us of skull. People who associate themselves with that symbol are usually notorious(like pirates). And as everyone knows such people move about secretly.
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by k-electron

HULK SKULKED through the city to avoid being noticed by COPS.. :)
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by rdrd

imagine a person digging up skulls from mortuary to sell to science lab
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by friendofafriend

skULK is same as LURK
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by wingdeng

The skeleton SKULKED out of the cemetery for a New life!
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by menon_ranjit

SKULk reminds SKULL which hides under skin.. SKULK mean hide :D
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by lokesh755

The brain cells within the skull (skulk) moves slowly and secretly without your knowing.
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by nihaoma12

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