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salve

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Synonyms : balm , ointment , unction , unguent

Definition
(noun) anything that remedies or heals or soothes
Example Sentence
  • he needed a salve for his conscience

Definition
(verb) save from ruin, destruction, or harm
Synonyms : relieve , salvage , save

Definition
(verb) apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salve

salve sounds like SOLVE..a doctor solve the problem of a patient by giving him medicines that can heal him.
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by preetisoni2411

salve is the root of 'salvation'
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by s7dhansh

SOLVE...when you solve all the problems of your life, it works as a soothing ointment
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by nileshdive

sanguinary

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) accompanied by bloodshed
Example Sentence
  • this bitter and sanguinary war

Definition
(adj) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
Example Sentence
  • bloody-minded tyrants
  • bloodthirsty yells
  • went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanguinary

root word: "sangui" means blood.....so SANGUINARY means blood-thirsty
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by cp.jethani

sangu....in ...army....wen dere is army der will b war nd hence bloodshed
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by lovedeepsingh

sanguinary rhymes with SANG(WITH)-ARMY.....there were more BLOODSHED when ashok attacks along WITH(sang) his ARMY...
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by lebshah

She was angry & cut her artery.. So much blood..
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by shadip

sangeen naari = kill bill
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by friendofafriend

SANGUINARY or GORY which are rhyming words also have the same meaning which is, blood-thirsty or full of bloodshed.
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by pushpa_edit

Imagine a penGUIN that is sanguinary to others who SANG, because he himself is not able to.
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by itspossible

sanguinary=s+aang+urinary, some body parts which contain BLOOD
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by star_ricky

Sangui + (Merce)nary - BloodThirsty!
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by rahularoradce

In tamil nary means fox. Imagine a nary killing animals for food
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by s.c.harish

angui(angry) + nary(nari) >>> an angry lady will try and kill u and shed ur blood or can even cut her hand and shed her blood..
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by RajeshBorkar

A nari(women) sang contineously in a sanguinary incident,,
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by kapil dudela

sanguine

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a blood-red color
Definition
(adj) confidently optimistic and cheerful
Definition
(adj) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
Synonyms : florid , rubicund , ruddy
Example Sentence
  • a ruddy complexion
  • Santa's rubicund cheeks
  • a fresh and sanguine complexion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanguine

SANGUINE is pronounced very much like "SANGEEN" in hindi which is usually referred with crime-"sangeen hatya" which shows serious murder with blood red colour...
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by imajeeth

break it like sang + vine, so wen u drink vine and singing song you feel cheerful, happy
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by MAHIMA

Sanguine - Penguin : Kids cheer up when they see penguins .. Penguins are very cheerful and hopeful (Ref the movie "Happy Feet")
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by rahularoradce

sangui root means blood.i like a girl whose cheeks are sanguine and i find her very sanguine(cheerful)
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by mit006

he is SANGUINE (confident) that the jewellery he has bought is GENUINE
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by modianubhav

Sang+queen(guine). When queen sing we feel cheerful
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by s.c.harish

Sang+uine---- sang unitely: means when we sing in unity we are cheerful and full of energy
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by nikhilparasher

sanguine = sing+win .. when do u sing and what do you do wen u win .. becom cheerful !
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by nikhilnitc

Break it as Sang Ui UINE = Sing we will win/... \m/
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by dashingncool

sangu(sangu bhai or sanjay dutt...indian actor) is very CHEERFUL,CONFIDENT AND OPTIMISTIC.
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by chennam9

Looks like sangria, which makes you happy.
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by emricha1

COn"Sanguine" in local language is "Gothram", so related to blood relations. So any word with sanguine is related to blood.
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by vineethyoung

satiate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) fill to satisfaction
Synonyms : fill , replete , sate
Example Sentence
  • I am sated

Definition
(verb) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
Example Sentence
  • She stuffed herself at the dinner
  • The kids binged on ice cream

Definition
(adj) supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
Synonyms : satiated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for satiate

I SAT & ATE till I was full!
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by gatz_funky

remember with s-ate, so when we have completed our food,we are satisfied to full..(pet bhar kar khaana)
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by gatz_funky

SATIATE - The greedy glutton SAT and ATE and ATE and OVER ATE until there was no food left at all.
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by pushpa_edit

: sati+ ate--- so you satisfy what you ate(food)
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by nikhilparasher

Kha Kha ke buddha sathia gaya.
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by subhasish

saturnine

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) bitter or scornful
Example Sentence
  • the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain

Definition
(adj) showing a brooding ill humor
Synonyms : dark , dour , glowering , glum , moody , morose , sour , sullen
Example Sentence
  • a dark scowl
  • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
  • a glum, hopeless shrug
  • he sat in moody silence
  • a morose and unsociable manner
  • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
  • a sour temper
  • a sullen crowd

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saturnine

Saturn = Shani, Shani = makes wrong things happen in one's life (astronomically) so meaning = gloomy, unhappy, morose.Just remember saturns rings-->glommy,dull,faroff planet .
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by jot_beckham

If you are a party freak and At Nine of Saturday Night if you are still at home..then you will be gloomy! So from this we can get SATURday NINE!
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by dornap

nine rings of Saturn considered gloomy
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by logic87

The planet Saturn was believed to be made of LEAD. SATURNINE is the depression associated with lead poisoning.
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by dshefman

saturnine = satur( satru means enemy) + nine ; Those ppl who have nine enemy is always bad doing wrong things remains unhappy & attack by other right ppl.
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by shaktipada

SATURNINE or SULLEN - someone having a gloomy temperament.
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by pushpa_edit

saunter

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a careless leisurely gait
Example Sentence
  • he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world

Definition
(noun) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
Synonyms : amble , perambulation , promenade , stroll

Definition
(verb) walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
Synonyms : stroll

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saunter

we were sauntering in our Santro(car)..
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by nikunjjethi

saunter= super old+aunt, who walks very slowly
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by anshulnirvana

SAUNTER or WANDER is to take a leisurely stroll.
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by pushpa_edit

sounds like SUNDAR(pretty)...whenever we are witha pretty girl we saunter a walk leisurely with her
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by nileshdive

sounds like SANTRA.....if we have to see orange(santra) garden, we have to saunter
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by nileshdive

Sounds like Santro...a santro can only walk slowly/leisurely if it competes with a ferrari.
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by pcsjith

When you walk to a sauna, you walk lesuirely (saunter)
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by wsquare

sau(100) + enter , when 100 people enter at a time their movement will be slow......
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by dexter

i got down from the SANTRO(car) and start saunter
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by kushal.rahul

Saunter meaning Sun to earth light travels
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by debaditya

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