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savant

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
Synonyms : initiate , learned person , pundit

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for savant

rakhee SAVANT is a SCHOLAR....pun intended...hahaha...lol!!!
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by imajeeth

Abijit Savant is a learned person at singing
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by sanjeev

we call one who is SAVVY a savant
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by reachacsv

A SAVANT is a STUDENT of a very high level or most appropriately a master in his field.
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by pushpa_edit

Sav Janat Hai.
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by shadip

Lucky 7 -> Scholar Person
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by barek2k2

seems like SERVANT. servant with good knowledge of doing work
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by akshay2398

mere ghar ka servant bada savant hai
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by t3rmin4t0r

Savant ~= Sant (sant-mahatma), which means sage/scholar in english
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by mohanster

scaffold

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
Definition
(noun) a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
Definition
(verb) provide with a scaffold for support
Example Sentence
  • scaffold the building before painting it

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scaffold

SCAFFOLD rhymes with staff + hold...think of a TEMPORARY place or PLATFORM for the staff.
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by imajeeth

involves "FOLD" which ever is temporary we keep it fold..
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by srnayak17

For Prison Break fans. Michael Scofield comes to avoid the execution of his brother.
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by savakarv

scafFOLD - Something which can be FOLDED and relocated to another place is a temporary arrangement.
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by dushyant

SCAFFOLD or GALLOWS - a guillotine where people are hanged.
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by pushpa_edit

scaffold: s+cafe+old= the cafe is very old and the owner is rejuvenating it, so the workers had started the work forming a temporary structure of wodden pole support around the building to cement its walls again for the strength
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by NarenSuri

S+caff(caugh)+hold: to keep hold the caugh temporary masks were given
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by nsajan

think of FOLD in scafFOLD anything foldable is TEMPORARY
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by manojmothy

scapegoat

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) someone who is punished for the errors of others
Synonyms : whipping boy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scapegoat

concetrate on 'goat' from scapegoat goat is nothing but the famous word 'bakra' in hindi recall mtv bakra !! also remember ! " bali ka bakara"
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by nishit.mehta

Scape+goat - Scape sounds like Escape - That is when you escape from your wrong doings and put the blame on others, thereby making them the scapegoats.
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by jot_beckham

Scape=Escape Goat=Coat(exterior lair, which is something protects us from the cold weather)
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by hn15

schism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) division of a group into opposing factions
Synonyms : split
Example Sentence
  • another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy

Definition
(noun) the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for schism

Sounds like prism which splits light into colors.
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by prksandeep

SIKHISM is faction like HINDUISM
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by userdce

SCHISM is GROUPISM - A DIVISION into opposing groups through a difference in belief or opinion.
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by pushpa_edit

Relate SCHISM to CHASM
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by atiya

while doing skiing ur legs went in different directions n u felt.......
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by coolmlasod

Every philosophical and political group is identified with a word that ends with "-"-ism." It's the "-ism" that defines their difference.
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by Jackery

remember it chisel>>> chisel DIVIDES rock or SPLITS it..
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by RajeshBorkar

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by debaditya

scintillate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) give off
Example Sentence
  • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes

Definition
(verb) reflect brightly
Synonyms : coruscate , sparkle
Example Sentence
  • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

Definition
(verb) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
Synonyms : twinkle , winkle
Example Sentence
  • Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?

Definition
(verb) physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon
Example Sentence
  • the phosphor fluoresced

Definition
(verb) be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
Synonyms : coruscate , sparkle
Example Sentence
  • The musical performance sparkled
  • A scintillating conversation
  • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scintillate

Skin/Till>> Till sparkles on skin
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by vinaynitrkl

SCINTILLATE or SCINTILLATING refers to something GLITTERING, sparkling, shining, twinkling.
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by pushpa_edit

schin means shan(in hindi very small time). so meaning of the above word is "the one which is alive or animated for a very small time"
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by cp.jethani

Divide it into: Skin / Til= Til creates sparkling effect on skin.
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by deep_c_dive

scin: skin late: glaze (which is shiny)
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by hn15

scintillating performance, great performance.
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by shaktipada

scourge

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
Synonyms : flagellum

Definition
(noun) something causing misery or death
Synonyms : bane , curse , nemesis
Example Sentence
  • the bane of my life

Definition
(noun) a person who inspires fear or dread
Synonyms : terror , threat
Example Sentence
  • he was the terror of the neighborhood

Definition
(verb) punish severely; excoriate
Definition
(verb) whip
Synonyms : flagellate
Example Sentence
  • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves

Definition
(verb) cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
Example Sentence
  • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scourge

SCOld with COURaGE :: We first scold a person and then give him punishment(which needs courage)
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by rhasan

uncle scrooge ne severly punish kiya ducks ko
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by anujgoyal87

Scourge=SCOld+URGE= From an urge to scold we give sever punishments like beating with a whip.
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by Fardin

sco+urge...When we were children we used to get a WHIP if we had the URGE to have a SCO(op) of icecream
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by nikki123

curse
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by userdce

sound like courage... Screw the courage....if we get caught thn we have to face "severe punishment"
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by rahulbest

I hope u guys know this word 'Scoundrel'. We use this word to lash out a person when he has done something wrong and we punish him(whip).
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by sandy1278

cour(a)ge is required to handle a whip
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by kanikaarora

we shout when we are whipped, shout=scourge.
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by daringdavin

SCOURGE or FLOG - to inflict pain by lashing out with a whip or a cane or something similar.
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by pushpa_edit

Pronunciation : Skorj .. In old times, when you do not have money to end your KARJ, you were flogged to death in front of the village to set up as an example.
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by rahularoradce

Scourge=if u dont Score Good in exam u will be punished.
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by debaditya

scourge.sometime excessive courage causes great suffering bcoz it becomes overconfidence.
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by gdabli

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