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scrimmage

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
Definition
(noun) a noisy riotous fight
Synonyms : battle royal , melee

Definition
(verb) practice playing (a sport)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scrimmage

Scrimmage..it has SCREAM in it..mmage is marriage....if u listen screams from marriage... implies noisy fight
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by ArDoR

scrimmage is closely pronounced as scribble which is even DISORDER FASHION.
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by daringdavin

A SCRIMMAGE or a SKIRMISH is a confused struggle.
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by pushpa_edit

To SCREAm and fight inside a cAGE.
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by pcsjith

scruple

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
Definition
(noun) uneasiness about the fitness of an action
Synonyms : misgiving , qualm

Definition
(noun) an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
Definition
(verb) hesitate on moral grounds
Example Sentence
  • The man scrupled to perjure himself

Definition
(verb) raise scruples
Example Sentence
  • He lied and did not even scruple about it

Definition
(verb) have doubts about
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scruple

SCRU(screwed) CoUPLEs(lovers) are willing to escape but have a feeling of hesitation to do it.
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by rhasan

Imagine someone asked to PULL a SCREW and u Hesitate because ur not a carpenter
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by yastej

SCRUPLE -> SCREW + peoPLE...PEOPLE with scruples will not SCREW you.
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by dshefman

/Before screwing people we hesitate because morally it is not right
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by siddharth4484

we'll hesitate to PULL a SCREW because it might cause accident to others later
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by Thisisnotme

scruple has couple in it.a new couple(spouse) generally hesitate to do things u know of what i am try to say........
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by gdabli

They did it without Self-Trouble & Scruple
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by roozbeh33

scrupulous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
Example Sentence
  • less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance

Definition
(adj) characterized by extreme care and great effort
Synonyms : conscientious , painstaking
Example Sentence
  • conscientious application to the work at hand
  • painstaking research
  • scrupulous attention to details

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scrupulous

it makes u think of sculpture and while building sculpture the worker has to be very careful
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by deekshant007

to screw a virgin girl....require extreme care plus great effort
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by lovedeepsingh

SCRUPULOUS or FASTIDIOUS which are rhyming words refer to someone who is very careful, very conscientious.
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by pushpa_edit

Scrupulous is derived from scruple. Scruple sounds like trouble and scrupulous sounds like "trouble less". A person who is EXTREMELY THOROUGH is trouble less.
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by nascent

SCREW+PULL+US -- Mountaineers use screws/pegs (where the rope is tied) to pull the crew up in case anybody slips .. It requires a great deal of effort and thoroughness (question of life and death)
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by rahularoradce

we always hear in movies "Scrupulously killed" >>> which means the murderer has has very carefully killed someone without leaving behind any clue..
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by RajeshBorkar

scuffle

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) disorderly fighting
Definition
(noun) a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
Synonyms : dutch hoe , scuffle hoe

Definition
(noun) an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
Synonyms : scramble

Definition
(verb) walk by dragging one's feet
Synonyms : shamble , shuffle
Example Sentence
  • he shuffled out of the room
  • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

Definition
(verb) fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
Synonyms : tussle
Example Sentence
  • the drunken men started to scuffle

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scuffle

Rhymes shuffle...u know the rest
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by crazylooks

whenever there is a fight you catch your opponent by the "CUFF" and push him down...S-CUFF-LE
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by rarun86

struggle confiously
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by mit006

SCUFFLE or TUSSLE which are rhyming words refer to a confused struggle.
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by pushpa_edit

scurrilous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) expressing offensive reproach
Synonyms : abusive , opprobrious

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scurrilous

You want to scurry away when someone makes scurrilous charges against you.
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by mnemondemon

if any one puts sCURRY(any dish)lous(LESS) u make INDECENT remarks about them
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by yastej

KUDI+LESS- ppl who are kudiless(not having girl in their home) due to shamelessness abuse others.
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by userdce

an Indian Hard core OBSCENE flick is titles CURRY-LUST :) Please Rate!
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by menon_ranjit

sCURRIlous- to abuse and pass obscene comments against Indians is called CURRY-bashing in the UK and australia.
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by pcsjith

scurrilous means obscene or abusive [s]hadi me usne bahot curi khai isleye logo ne usne scurrilous remark diye
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by sybarite

SCURRILOUS is making SCANDULOUS claims, to be humorously insulting.
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by pushpa_edit

Scurrilous sounds like hurry(quick) less. People give abusive remarks who is slow in doing work.
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by nascent

SCURRILOUS -> SCOURge(attack) + scandALOUS(disgrace) = to disgrace and attack.
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by dshefman

Scurrilous: Scurring/Screwing Scenes are obscene, indecent
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by karanvirani90

CURRY+LOSE (lous): Maggi told in an ad, that Top Ramen Curry noodles contains pig fat, to cause a public outrage, and to harm Top Ramen's reputation.
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by shadab.mit

Rhymes with careless.
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by shadip

scurrilous = for curry he is making obscene words to us.
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by shaktipada

scurrilous sounds like furious. When you become furious you make scurrilous remarks!
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by miranda7

scurvy

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Synonyms : scorbutus

Definition
(adj) of the most contemptible kind
Synonyms : abject , low , low-down , miserable , scummy
Example Sentence
  • abject cowardice
  • a low stunt to pull
  • a low-down sneak
  • his miserable treatment of his family
  • You miserable skunk!
  • a scummy rabble
  • a scurvy trick

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scurvy

SCURVY is a deadly disease. So people suffering from this vitamin c deficiency are low in health.
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by imajeeth

Scurvy (crooked teeth)is a gums disease which is characterized by excess dental bleeding. If ur freind has excess bleeding as he doesnt brush teeth then u hate him i.e dispicable or contemptible.
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by balkrishnaparajuli

From SCURVY the thing comes to my mind is "SuCk URVY", in punjabi and hindi urvy is a vegitabel. Some people hate to see sucking urvy. So u SuCk URVY u are CONTEMPTIBLE.
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by adeelbutt

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