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season

Short Definition : enhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning

Definition
(noun) a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
Example Sentence
  • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
  • she always looked forward to the avocado season

Definition
(noun) one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
Synonyms : time of year
Example Sentence
  • the regular sequence of the seasons

Definition
(noun) a recurrent time marked by major holidays
Example Sentence
  • it was the Christmas season

Definition
(verb) lend flavor to
Synonyms : flavor , flavour
Example Sentence
  • Season the chicken breast after roasting it

Definition
(verb) make fit
Synonyms : harden
Example Sentence
  • This trip will season even the hardiest traveller

Definition
(verb) make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
Synonyms : mollify , temper
Example Sentence
  • she tempered her criticism

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for season

SEASON is the DIVISION of the year into four seasons according to the climate.
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by pushpa_edit

seasonable

Short Definition : occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute

Definition
(adj) in keeping with the season
Example Sentence
  • a hard but seasonable frost
  • seasonable clothes

Definition
(adj) done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
Synonyms : timely , well-timed , well timed
Example Sentence
  • a timely warning
  • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
  • a seasonable time for discussion
  • the book's publication was well timed

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for seasonable

Seasonable and reasonable are rhyming words. We feel Some thing is reasonable if it appropriately fits our taste. Hence seasonable appropriate.
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by mrudula

SEASONABLE means AGREEABLE or SUITABLE for the season.
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by pushpa_edit

SUSAN was ABLE to intervene at the right time to stop the dispute. Susan is a seasonable woman.
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by pcsjith

lets take example of intervention: your intervention into a dispute is reasonable if you have a reason ; similarly it is SEASONABLE if your intervention is in correct time ( season).
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by waheedsid

seasonal

Short Definition : of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment

Definition
(noun) a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
Synonyms : seasonal worker

Definition
(adj) occurring at or dependent on a particular season
Example Sentence
  • seasonal labor
  • a seasonal rise in unemployment

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for seasonal

SEASONAL or VARIABLE - Something that is likely to change, occurs seasonally or in a particular season.
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by pushpa_edit

mangoes, jackfruits are SEASONAL fruits
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by kuruabhinav

seasoned

Short Definition : experienced

Definition
(adj) aged or processed
Example Sentence
  • seasoned wood

Definition
(adj) rendered competent through trial and experience
Synonyms : veteran
Example Sentence
  • a seasoned traveler
  • veteran steadiness
  • a veteran officer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for seasoned

one which saw many SEASONS in its life...will be very AGED
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by psruthishalini

SEASONED OR ACCOMPLISHED - Someone who is knowledgeable and experienced.
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by pushpa_edit

secession

Short Definition : withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership

Definition
(noun) an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
Synonyms : sezession

Definition
(noun) the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War
Definition
(noun) formal separation from an alliance or federation
Synonyms : withdrawal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for secession

Due to recession in US, many WITHDRAWN their business...
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by nascent

Secede is the opposite of "Proceed".
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by prksandeep

hey think of recession as in secession during which the investments were withdrawn...
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by ashaygre

SECESSION or RENUNCIATION or RESIGNATION is to withdraw from a membership.
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by pushpa_edit

sounds like 'Cessation' meaning discontinution...
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by FBK

recess-temporary break.. secess-permanent break...
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by shivani shukla

secession(withdraw) = se + cession(yeild) kinda opposite
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by friendofafriend

sector separation
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by sachinbk

seclusion

Short Definition : isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate

Definition
(noun) the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
Synonyms : privacy , privateness

Definition
(noun) the act of secluding yourself from others
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for seclusion

Seclusion - derived from seclude. Opp to include.
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by nascent

Seclusion is some what related to exclusion. When you want privacy and isolation you go in to seclusion (isolate yourself from the others).
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by muffisoni

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