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saboteur

Short Definition : one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)

Definition
(noun) someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
Synonyms : diversionist , wrecker

Definition
(noun) a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
Synonyms : fifth columnist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saboteur

sab(in hindi we all)+teur..sounds like tear...during the gujrat riots when people were destroying property..people who were eying on tv sets .un.SAB ki aakho me tears aa gaye.
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by preetisoni2411

This can be taken as sab-tod(in hindi)means one who destroys things,property etc..
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by gatz_funky

SABOTEUR a DESTROYER - One who commits sabotage, causes wilful damage to machinery or materials or disruption of work.
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by pushpa_edit

it sounds like sabertooth(an ancient tiger specie)which destoys everything...or even u can link saber tooth from Xmen
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by hidus

SABOTEUR = destroyer
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by jahnavi89

SABkO TEaRs dene wal destructor.
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by shivani shukla

saboteur == sab + utar, one who destroys everything definitely he is going to sab utar dey...
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by nasri

sound like "CACTUAR SABOTENDER", a monster from Final Fantasy.
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by atiya

saccharine

Short Definition : cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin

Definition
(adj) overly sweet
Synonyms : cloying , syrupy , treacly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saccharine

sounds like shakkar which in hindi means sugar.Sugar is obviously very sweet.
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by rajeev.rayden

saccharine is the chemical used to add sweet taste in all toffees. It is cheap but harmful to humans.
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by HimanshuGupta

sacrilegious

Short Definition : desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred

Definition
(adj) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
Synonyms : blasphemous , profane
Example Sentence
  • blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
  • profane utterances against the Church
  • it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sacrilegious

sacrilegious can be split as SAC(k) + RELIGIOUS(religious) beliefs. So one who sacks religious beliefs will commit PROFANE acts... ie speak against..
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by imajeeth

Concentrate on first half part of the word- Sacri,,treat it as sacrifice..Nw sacrilegious means one who shows lack of respect to GOD,,so he wud neva sacrifice for GOD.
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by gatz_funky

sacred image ke aage LEG rakhna is sacrilegious
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by mayankverma786

one who does not sacrifies for religious things is sacrilegious.
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by arunsonu005

SACRILEGIOUS and IMPIOUS are rhyming words which refer to someone who is blasphemous, who shows disrespect to something that is sacred.
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by pushpa_edit

sacrosanct

Short Definition : invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable

Definition
(adj) must be kept sacred
Synonyms : inviolable , inviolate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sacrosanct

In Hindi 'sacro' or more likely 'sainkdo' means 'hundreds' and 'sant' means 'a hermit (a sacred person)'.In the Hindu Mythology we have descriptions of hundreds of the MOST SACRED hermits.
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by ratan

try to look at the lastsacro+SANCT(SANCTITY).....AND think of saints who are living life of sanctity.
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by preetisoni2411

SACRO(pure) n SANCT(Pure) are the root words of pure which results da etymology of many imp words... sacrosanct is pure+pure => very pure , inviolable
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by guitar.basketball

sacrosanct -the first part of the word sacro indicate the sacred and sanct indicate saint whose life is sacred
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by santosh pokhrel

sacro(sacred)+sanct(saint) like...
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by Pawan'sFriend

sadistic

Short Definition : inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty

Definition
(adj) deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sadistic

Sad… Sadistic persons enjoy by making someone sad or influencing a lot of pain on them.
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by bhardwajrk

the word was coined after a person named Francis de SADE who used to derive pleasure by inflicting pain on others.....so people like SADE were called sadists....and hence sadist means, someone who inclined to cruelty.
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by udai_riddle04

(sadiSTIC) if u a sadistic you have got a stic in your hand to show cruelty
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by nikunjjethi

policeman crosses the limit of CRUELITY when he beats the theif to death with a SADI(normal)STICK(danda)
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by lebshah

SADISTIC and DIABOLIC are words which refer to evil. Sadistic refers to a person who enjoys inflicting pain on others while Diabolic is of the Devil himself.
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by pushpa_edit

saga

Short Definition : Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative

Definition
(noun) a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saga

sa re ga ma....so saga... songs are always long legend myth types..
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by srnayak17

we can remember it by famous twilight saga...
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by devansh1991

SAGAS are EPICS (long narratives) relating the stories of heroic legends.
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by pushpa_edit

saga~ sega game now not played by anyone it is legend in game history
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by Tural

the saga of life
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by chetan530

In the movie Anbe Sivam, Kamal - the legend, will be called as saga.
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by lexiconner

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