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stoic

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
Example Sentence
  • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny

Definition
(noun) someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
Synonyms : unemotional person

Definition
(adj) seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive
Synonyms : stoical
Example Sentence
  • stoic courage
  • stoic patience
  • a stoical sufferer

Definition
(adj) pertaining to Stoicism or its followers
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stoic

Think: "Stone-like"--> To be like a stone means you don't experience pleasure or pain. You are unaffected.
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by KOGrad

STOIC sounds similar to TOY (if that 'c' is removed)...a toy is impassive and unmoved by joy or grief
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by imajeeth

STOIC = STO (ie stony) + IC (ie icy) meaning thereby stony n icy...unaffected n emotionless
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by tee

sTOIc,,,,,,, TOI stands for Times of Inda, the newspaper,,, and their articles are indifferent to emotion and bias
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by saurabhkumar87

stoic:s+toy: at the age of playing with toys, child shows no emotions.
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by NarenSuri

a child was very happy as his new toy would be coming. but seeing that the toy is made up of stone he turned stoic
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by mit006

stoic
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by nikhita

stoic
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by nikhita

story becomes stoic after being dry i.e. unemotional.
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by shaktipada

stoke

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) stir up or tend; of a fire
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stoke


Sounds like "stove" which is a furnace.
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by garrulous

Remember the word stoke as strike.. We start a fire by striking the match stick..
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by shwetarulzz

stoke rhymes with poke, so you are poking the fire, similar to stoking the fire.
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by lollipop

poke+stove ..so, when you poke a stove, it'll stir up a fire and will be fed plentifully with fire
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by Thisisnotme

ST-OKE sounds like stir+smoke so stoke is stirring up a fire which brings about smoke
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by mbreyie

stolid

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
Synonyms : impassive
Example Sentence
  • her impassive remoteness
  • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight
  • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course
  • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stolid

stone like It becomes 'T' SOLID. So someone very SOLID against 'T'(ears) or emo'T'ions.
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by r4nj33t

STOL(sounds like stool)..and a stool is a nonliving thing without any emotion,simillarly a STOLID is like stool without any emotion,always dull and boring.
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by preetisoni2411

when you are stolid your face is solid
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by nikunjjethi

Remember stolid as solid. As we all know that molecules in solid are not moving randomly as in liquid or gas. So they are dull. So stolid means solid and dull.
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by clickme_sandip

stone --> no feeling
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by cben

stoic ( stubborn & emotionless ) persons are stolid.....
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by enigmatic_lucifer

Stand or stone + Solid.
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by shadip

stolid - a lid on show or making a show of emotions
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by shalnew

when u r sad ur face is solid.. UNEMOTIONAL...
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by RajeshBorkar

stratagem

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a maneuver in a game or conversation
Synonyms : gambit , ploy

Definition
(noun) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
Synonyms : contrivance , dodge
Example Sentence
  • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stratagem

strategy to deceive some one
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by anshulnirvana

STRATEGY+GEM(costly stone like diamond)....in order to steal gems, thieves had strategy for gems i.e stratagem....
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by nileshdive

strategy by a GEM..!!
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by sravan1411

stratge-m , the deceitful strategy of m
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by rishib1988

Their STRATEgy of sneaking up on the enemy was a total GEM.
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by KOGrad

strew

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) spread by scattering (
Synonyms : straw
Example Sentence
  • straw
  • strew toys all over the carpet

Definition
(verb) cover; be dispersed over
Example Sentence
  • Dead bodies strewed the ground

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for strew

strew =screw
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by garrulous

strew sounds like straw.....sugarcane straw were spreaded in the field
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by preetisoni2411

s+trew..tree..tree scatter its seed which are further spreaded to whole area by wind....flowers are spreaded on the field becoz someone has scattered them all over ....
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by preetisoni2411

strew=straw..if you sprinkle water with the straw it wil SPREAD RANDOMLY
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by Ani

straw : with a straw u sprinkled ur spit all over his face
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by harsha00711

strew - that which is strayed is strew
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by shalnew

desperate
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by krishc4

stricture

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
Synonyms : stenosis

Definition
(noun) severe criticism
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stricture

STRICTURE rhymes with strict sir...so a sir who is always strict CRITICEZES SEVERELY. And also constricts (limits)
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by imajeeth

Since structure of the building was somewhat confined the people critised the builder severly
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by ksameer_coep

When a girl has a good STRUCTURE.. every boy will CRITICIZE(Stricture) her(in a good way though).
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by Dada

Rhymes with scripture - something that never faces stricture.
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by garrulous

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