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succumb

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) consent reluctantly
Definition
(verb) be fatally overwhelmed
Synonyms : yield

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for succumb

succumb(Suck + thumb)- Children doesnt give up sucking their thumb - Children are succumb in sucking thumb
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by Deepu12345

succumb= sir+comb, when sir asked you that do you have a COMB(which is a bad thing, in school)? you gave your comb reluctantly
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by anshulnirvana

SUCCUMB = suck + thumb; All the money of your father has taken away by your boss there is nothing left for you other than sucking thumb.
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by shaktipada

suffragist

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suffragist

Think opposite of saffron brigade term used for Hindutva activists not supporting woman's right (to vote) [No offense meant; just for mnemonic]
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by bugmenot

Sufferer + just: A suffrajist is being just or trying to do justice to suffrers (women in most cases)
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by surya.jolly

Suffragist... XXXgist always means a person... so Suffra rhymes with sufferer... & all know sufferer is always women... so a person with women for her rights... or advocate of women rights (vote even)
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by chetanbpl

Remember FEMINIST both are almost same.
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by animator

suffragist~polygamist; a suffragist will fight for women rights like voting etc. (please forget about polygamy that was just to bring you to this mnemonic!) ...afterall just a cue shud b enough 2 recollect the word !
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by khushi5

suffuse

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
Synonyms : perfuse
Example Sentence
  • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color

Definition
(verb) to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light
Example Sentence
  • His whole frame suffused with a cold dew

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for suffuse

akin to other fuses: diffuse, effuse - all of which mean flow or spread.
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by garrulous

SUFFUSE=SUFficient+difFUSE. So, Suffuse is to Diffuse Sufficiently, that is, spread through, over or across
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by Saquib

sullen

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) showing a brooding ill humor
Synonyms : dark , dour , glowering , glum , moody , morose , saturnine , sour
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

Definition
(adj) darkened by clouds
Synonyms : heavy , lowering , threatening
Example Sentence
  • a heavy sky

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sullen

Your face is SWOLLEN ( by some insect bite ) and so you feel SULLEN
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by rdrd

sullen....sull..soul..sole..sole means alone...so a person who leaves alone.. doesnot hv any social contact..such a person always lives in anxiety and live a dark and lonly life....so he remains silent...and show a BROOding ILL HUMER...
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by preetisoni2411

sull rhymes with dull.. sullen ~ dull n gloomy
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by namaskar

sullen..sull+en..SULLMAN.khan....who life is surrounded by dark clouds..after the recent verdict that he may have to live in JAIL FOR FEW YEARS becoz of his chinkara killing case.
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by preetisoni2411

something like sullied. i.e., tarnished, darkened.
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by garrulous

sully

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
Synonyms : thomas sully

Definition
(noun) French statesman (1560-1641)
Definition
(verb) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
Synonyms : cloud , corrupt , defile , taint
Example Sentence
  • sully someone's reputation

Definition
(verb) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
Synonyms : defile , maculate , stain , tarnish
Example Sentence
  • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
  • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man

Definition
(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example Sentence
  • The journalists have defamed me!
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sully

Sully=soily
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by rakei

sully sounds like saaley in hindi we use this term to cast doubt on some one acting wrongly
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by vivekkarumudi

sue(su)+ lee(lly) by doing this we disparaging lee
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by saravpreet.302

Jake sully in avatar was soily and tarnished after his training in pandora
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by harsha00711

To all tamil guys. "Chali" means "cold" and whenever you get cold you become dirty with your kerchief full of mucus. So "sully" is also dirty. But note that here "make dirty" means "tarnish"
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by itzmesriram

sully is like gully in cricket.. "By standing in gully, ganguly sullied the match" using ganguly just becos sounds lik gully..no offences !!
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by akamaipradeep

sull always means dirty.
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by shaktipada

sultry

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) sexually exciting or gratifying
Synonyms : sensual
Example Sentence
  • sensual excesses
  • a sultry look
  • a sultry dance

Definition
(adj) characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
Synonyms : stifling , sulfurous , sulphurous
Example Sentence
  • the summer was sultry and oppressive
  • the stifling atmosphere
  • the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sultry

SLUT - sluts are usually HOT
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by userdce

sul+try sun+tre u rest under a tree when it is sunny
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by crazylooks

Break SULTRY = sul + "TRY". Assume that you are TRYING to get something. For that you are working physically very hard. When you work hard you will feel hot and feel like sweating.
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by yogendraghatpande

if u r in a sultry place u will sweat and sweat is salty
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