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sibylline

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
Synonyms : divinatory , mantic , sibyllic , vatic , vatical
Example Sentence
  • the high priest's divinatory pronouncement
  • mantic powers
  • a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions

Definition
(adj) having a secret or hidden meaning
Example Sentence
  • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
  • cryptic writings
  • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sibylline

sibyline=see + by + line...see within the lines...have you heard the idiom reading between the lines...this word has exactly the meaning.
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by srinpraveen

In Harry Potter, Prof Trelawney's first name was Sibyll. She was the divination teacher!
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by sri007

SIBYLLINE is a SIGN of the DIVINE.
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by pushpa_edit

when duryondhan was born, god said, "yeh to trailer tha, i predict 99 more siblings"
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by rishib1988

Pronunciation : Sib-e-lin ... By converting marks to grades, we wonder whether Mr Sibal(our education minister) is PROPHETIC/SIBYLLINE or not?
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by rahularoradce

sidereal

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the stars or constellations
Example Sentence
  • sidereal bodies
  • the sidereal system

Definition
(adj) (of divisions of time) determined by daily motion of the stars
Example Sentence
  • sidereal time

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sidereal

SIDEREAL is pronounced as SY-DEE-RIAL and not SIDE+REAL, therefore CELESTIAL is a more appropriate suggestion, as it not only rhymes with sidereal, it also has the same meaning-relating to the stars or the constellation.
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by pushpa_edit

SIDE+REAL...the STARS by our SIDE are REAL
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by imajeeth

break it as side+reel, reel signifies something to do with movies, and movies=movie stars (actors), so eventually relating to stars :)
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by deepakkinni

The real side of an axis is known as infinite space. The infinite space is related to stars or celestial bodies !!!
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by saketagrawal123

we dont know which side of a star is real... it's a sidereal question
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by 1.6k

Side+Real : visible beside the moon and are really illuminant
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by kishu1987

sidereal - see-ether-real = sidereal, when you see an ethereal body,it must be the stars!
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by shalnew

SIDE sounds like the name 'Said' [pronounced: sigh-eed] => to keep it REAL, Said lost his Papa's watch so he learned how to tell time by looking at the stars.
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by maha4

simper

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a silly self-conscious smile
Definition
(verb) smile affectedly or derisively
Synonyms : smirk

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for simper

your smile should be simple...not simper
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by ashay.ut

Simper=smile tampered(artificial)
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by rakei

Smile like "chimp"angee :)
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by prksandeep

simper.....simp(SIMPLE)+SI(m)P+..SO WHEN PRONOUNCED give the sounds of simp(le)& sip....so A VERY SIMPLE GIRL..SIPPING THE JUICE IN A VERY SILLY WAY..like while sipping she is making gd gdddd noice....so someone smiling on her..silly way of sipping j
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by preetisoni2411

SIMPER - let's break the word - SI = SILLY + SIM = SMILE and PER (per (but)in Hindi). We can now explain it a little better - A SMILE PER dikhne mein SILLY kyunki aap us waqt self-conscious hote hain.
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by pushpa_edit

SIMPER = SMILE OF A PIMP
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by biotechlover

sinecure

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached
Definition
(noun) an office that involves minimal duties
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sinecure

7 crores ... baithe baithe hi 7 crores mil jate ...
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by darshanyo

all you have to do is SIgN papers and your job will be sECURE
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by karenrw

SIN+CURE....in order to cure(engulf) your sins you give crores of rupees in POLICE STATIONS and you are pardoned....hence police stations are SINECURES....
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by nileshdive

the word can be broken into SINEC(soldier in hindi)+CURE....so soldiers will be working occasionally in fields ,so to cure a soldier demands little responsibility
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by yastej

I'm assiduous. All I need is a "secure" job. It need not be "sinecure". I need not be "cynosure".
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by prksandeep

bus SINE(signature)-HE-KAR aur enjoy the good salary just for little work
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by Tapasya

the SIGN on the officeboard claims to CURE but in reality they DO NOTHING
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by bugmenot

Hanging around the water cooler too often is a sure SINE one has a sinecure.
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by thebookie3

The doctor comforts the patient saying "Relax! We will CURE ur SINUS instantly. It's nothing but a SINECURE (a duty that has absolutely no work/responsibility)."
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by rahularoradce

SINECURE doctor gives a SINE on a letter inorder to cure a person .... and gains lot of money without much efforts....
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by machpatel

sinewy

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
Synonyms : fibrous , stringy , unchewable

Definition
(adj) consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
Synonyms : tendinous

Definition
(adj) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
Synonyms : brawny , hefty , muscular , powerful
Example Sentence
  • a hefty athlete
  • a muscular boxer
  • powerful arms

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sinewy

sounds like "sunny" deol who is muscular and strong.
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by cp.jethani

sounds like SIN WAVE, one period of sin wave looks like a strong bicept
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by usairforce1985

Have you ever seen biceps of a muscular man? How does they look? Don't they look like Sine Wave? Sinewy (Sine Wave Biceps) means Muscular.
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by r4nj33t

Like 'sine' in maths(trigonometry) - which was tough to understand at first
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by asunil

Sinewy also sounds like Shiney - The maid rapist actor, apart from being evil he is also a Muscular guy. Sinewy means Muscular. :)
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by r4nj33t

SINEWY - very MANLY, BURLY, HUSKY - Somebody who is able-bodied, muscular, strong.
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by pushpa_edit

sinewy - SINfully HEAVY, ewy sounds like heavy.
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by shalnew

SINEWY ~ SA + NI +CHEWY RHYMING WORDS ..
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by pandhi.priyanka

sinuous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) curved or curving in and out
Synonyms : sinuate , wiggly
Example Sentence
  • wiggly lines

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sinuous

Two things: 1. "sin()" uous - like a sine wave, twisting and winding
2. "sin"uous - a person who commits sins (by being dishonest).
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by prksandeep

SINuous...one who commits sins is NOT MORALLY HONEST
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by imajeeth

sign "you and us" on the card and they will be really confused
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by karenrw

SINUOUS and TORTUOUS which are rhyming words refer to something that is full of twists and turns.
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by pushpa_edit

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