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sumptuous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) rich and superior in quality
Synonyms : deluxe , gilded , grand , luxurious , opulent , princely
Example Sentence
  • a princely sum
  • gilded dining rooms

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sumptuous

divide it like sumptu+ous;just focus on the SUMPT+U,SOUNDS LIKE SAMPAT(I)(IN HINDI..DHAN SAMPATI)SO SAMPATI MEANS MONEY,well if you have a lot of sumpati or money, you will spend it LAVISHLY,you will be able to buy all luxury.
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by preetisoni2411

just focus on SUM(means whole amount)+ptuous.....well you have decided to spend whole amount of yours ( around a crore )on your wedding..so you are trying to be sumptuous.
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by preetisoni2411

akin to consumption, presumption, assumption.
consumption = take in
presumption = taken, before hand
assumption = taken as sumptuous = something that takes a lot.
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by garrulous

A rich, SUMPTUOUS meal is also SCRUMPTIOUS(delicious).
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by dshefman

basically it taken from sumptus...means expense..so someone suggesting grand expense on things...
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by preetisoni2411

sundry

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
Synonyms : assorted , miscellaneous , mixed , motley
Example Sentence
  • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
  • assorted sizes
  • miscellaneous accessories
  • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
  • a motley crew
  • sundry sciences commonly known as social

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sundry

SUNDARI (beautiful girl) ke peeche SEVERAL boys pade hai :P
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by findktk

when you SUNDRY .. you expose yourself to MISCELLANEOUS radiations
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by r4nj33t

Imagine yourself lying on seashore enjoying the SUN. Now imagine a picture of SUN (obviously a round circle with lots of lines coming out of it).. Every line represent VARIOUS rays emerging out of the SUN (could be ULTRAVIOLET or INFRARED). In short
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by r4nj33t

it is sunday you can do various things !!
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by wlin623

SEVERAL fruits are SUN-DRIED to turn them into dry fruits...
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by gatz_funky

Mothers SUN DRY their family's SUNDRY clothing items and then sort them out after they DRY.
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by dshefman

SUNDRY(beautiful girl).....there are VARIOUS KINDS of beautiful girls....SEVERAL.....
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by nileshdive

SUN can DRY different kinds of wet stuff :)
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by disaster

my launDRY consists of a sunDRY of clothes
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by Afghan

usually we make a SEVERAL VARIETY of clothes to dry in sun
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by gprasaad88

wheN we asunder something we get sundry of that thing
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by pranavgre9

'several'wet clothes were put out for sun-dry ing
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by saif_mohmd

Many things can be SUNDRIED. So, Sundry means various;several.
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by mamathakakarla

sunlit

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) lighted by sunlight
Synonyms : sunstruck
Example Sentence
  • the sunlit slopes of the canyon
  • violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sunlit

sun+lit(past & past participle of light)--something that is lit by sun or lightened by sun is sunlit.
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by editor1

supercilious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
Example Sentence
  • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
  • haughty aristocrats
  • his lordly manners were offensive
  • walked with a prideful swagger
  • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
  • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
  • a more swaggering mood than usual

Definition
(adj) expressive of contempt
Synonyms : sneering , snide
Example Sentence
  • curled his lip in a supercilious smile
  • spoke in a sneering jeering manner
  • makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supercilious

split it like SUPER+CILI(sounds like SILLY)+o+US......now think of our SUPER SENIORs in our college . ..who were very ARROGANT IN NATURE..and were very keen to exhibit their superiority over us hence treated us in a very silly way..
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by preetisoni2411

but basically this word is taken from latin supercilium...which when splited means super + cilium means eyelid.....so moving your eyelid in a way which exhibit your pride......and arrogance...
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by preetisoni2411

SUPER+FEELious....whenyou feel that you are superior, you become showy,pompous ......
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by nileshdive

Supercilious = Super + chilly(ous) i.e. when we eat food with a Super amount (a lot of) of chilly we express contempt towards the person who cooked it.
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by aka.bhagvanji

Arrogant people think rest of the world is "super silly".
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by anujpathania

split the word super+cilia+ ous: Cilia means hair.so supercilia can assumed to mean someone with lots of hair,long haired,john abraham wannabe's.These guy usually come of as arrogant.
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by k-electron

super-chilli-ous chilli means hot and can also be related to arrogant
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by divyashekar

super(above)+ cilia (hair): Think of a person's condescending, patronizing expression where he/she lifts one eyebrow up.
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by tivoli25

super+cilia. Cilia are TINY hairlike function of a cell, so if there is a SUPER CILIA in the group, he (cilia) will be haughty and mighty among others.
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by lollipop

Supercilious : just a "Super- Silly-Ass " person...
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by waheedsid

iam SUPER...u are SILLY :P
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by l.k.sandra

supercilious = super + cili (silly) + ous; i.e making unnecessary things.
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by shaktipada

You Wanna remember, use this-- "super silly ass " and you'll remember the basic sense of supercilious.
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by AvneshT

supererogatory

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) more than is needed, desired, or required
Example Sentence
  • trying to lose excess weight
  • found some extra change lying on the dresser
  • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
  • skills made redundant by technological advance
  • sleeping in the spare room
  • supernumerary ornamentation
  • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
  • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
  • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
  • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supererogatory

sounds like super+repository. A repository is a storage of information. super repository will have 'EXCESSIVE' information.
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by gunjanshah

super+interrogate...when you super interrogate a person,he will give excess info
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by nisha.25291

super(er-this is not required)ogatory--
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by AvneshT

superfluous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
Example Sentence
  • otiose lines in a play
  • advice is wasted words
  • a pointless remark
  • a life essentially purposeless
  • senseless violence

Definition
(adj) more than is needed, desired, or required
Example Sentence
  • trying to lose excess weight
  • found some extra change lying on the dresser
  • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
  • skills made redundant by technological advance
  • sleeping in the spare room
  • supernumerary ornamentation
  • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
  • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
  • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
  • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for superfluous

divide it as super+flow.. when there is large(super) flow of water, it becomes EXCESSIVE / OVERABUNDANCE of water..
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by kvsharat

sounds like surplus - you have more than you need when there is a surplus of it
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by teh_1993

super flow of water in the jar;why?because it is excess n more than required in the jar
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by laaptu

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