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sagacious

Short Definition : wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity

Definition
(adj) acutely insightful and wise
Synonyms : perspicacious , sapient
Example Sentence
  • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
  • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
  • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

Definition
(adj) skillful in statecraft or management
Example Sentence
  • an astute and sagacious statesman

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sagacious

sagacious look like suggest us.....and we always ASK WISE PEOPLE to suggest us, whenever we are in trouble.
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by preetisoni2411

sage-a-cious a sage is wise and learned
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by kmr.akhil

saga+cious—SAGA means legend, so anything that is old/legend will have expierence and will be SKILLFULL IN MANAGEMENT AND JUDGEMENT
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by nikhilparasher

SAGACIOUS or INTELLIGENCE which sound somewhat similar refer to someone who is wise, perceptive.
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by pushpa_edit

sagacious means acutely wise,sharp,insightful,skillful.It has word 'saga'which means a narrative story(mytholpgical).In Mahabharat epic, u obeserved how Srikrishna delivered wise lectures,sharp suggestions,skilful arts to Arjuna.
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by sandy1278

saag(palak ka saag) khao sagacious ho jao.
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by nupur10000

A SAGE is a wise man: The SAGE is GAY: Let's all PRAY the GAY out of the SAGE.
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by Jackery

Wise people narrates a SAGA of their experiences. Hence - SAGAcious
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by shruti_mnemonic

Sagacious person knows SAAG sad gaya hai
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by mayankverma786

sagacious -sagai (engagement) is done to the schrewd or clever man
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by santosh pokhrel

The man who brought saga from the saga & sagi is a skillful person.
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by shaktipada

sage

Short Definition : person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise

Definition
(noun) a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
Definition
(noun) aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc
Definition
(noun) any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
Synonyms : salvia

Definition
(adj) having wisdom that comes with age and experience
Definition
(adj) of the grey-green color of sage leaves
Synonyms : sage-green

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sage

If one knows meaning of saga,dat is any legend, one can easily remember sage.a saga will b a wise person,sensible.
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by gatz_funky

who has "usage" ? of course sage person. you can use his/her experiences.hence sage has usage
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by Tural

S + AGE... a wise aged man(your grandpa)..
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by boybluffs

finally i got it...sound like---saag(paalak)its green in colour
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by ashleyswift

meat jisse sage(decorate ho),,vo wali leaves.. i.e. leaves used for seasoning!!
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by shivani shukla

's' age'd' leaves
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by velang

salacious

Short Definition : lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk

Definition
(adj) characterized by lust
Synonyms : lubricious , lustful , prurient
Example Sentence
  • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
  • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
  • prurient literature
  • prurient thoughts
  • a salacious rooster of a little man

Definition
(adj) suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
Synonyms : lewd , obscene , raunchy
Example Sentence
  • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
  • an indecent gesture
  • obscene telephone calls
  • salacious limericks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salacious

salacious involves SALA(abusive word for a characterless jeja) who is salacious for his SALI.
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by beboliya

salacious involeves "SALAIVA" pronounciation who secrete saliva looking at you is lustful man....
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by srnayak17

Remember song "Mein karoo toh SALA character dheela hai", it has word SALA and character dheela.. relate it..
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by RajeshBorkar

SALACIOUS or LECHEROUS or LASCIVIOUS which are rhyming words refer to someone who is lustful, has excessive sexual desire, is erotic.
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by pushpa_edit

mera SALA has salacious desires for saali
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by mayankverma786

salient

Short Definition : prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features

Definition
(noun) (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
Definition
(adj) having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
Example Sentence
  • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
  • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
  • salient traits
  • a spectacular rise in prices
  • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
  • a striking resemblance between parent and child

Definition
(adj) (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
Definition
(adj) represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salient

SAL(year)IENT(ant or end)... in B.Tech good grades at the END of final YEAR are VERY IMPORTANT
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by lebshah

SALIENT and PROMINENT are rhyming words with the same meaning. Both words are used to describe the most noticeable (important) factors in a description of something.
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by pushpa_edit

sounds like SILENT......instead of chattering, being silent is always noticeable
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by nileshdive

It evokes the word "sail" and sails are the most salient feature of any boat
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by Afghan

Saline is very important in case of diarrhea.
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by shadip

that is not silent..
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by shivani shukla

salient pole machine means prominent machine
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by SAHADAT

saline

Short Definition : salty

Definition
(noun) an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
Synonyms : saline solution

Definition
(adj) containing salt
Example Sentence
  • a saline substance
  • salty tears

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saline

at hospital when the famous saline is given, it is actually for compensating for minerals(salts)
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by manojative

saline is something like solime in which lime means salty
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by anoopr

SALINE (salty) and BRINE (salt water or sea water) have the same sound and meaning i.e something salty.
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by pushpa_edit

sallow

Short Definition : (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice

Definition
(noun) any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
Definition
(verb) cause to become sallow
Example Sentence
  • The illness has sallowed her face

Definition
(adj) unhealthy looking
Synonyms : sickly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sallow

Sounds like yellow, and after replacing sa with ye, sallow becomes yellow..
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by gatz_funky

Sallow=sickly+yellow.
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by rakei

SALLOW rhymes with YELLOW....and in juandice we become UNHEALTHY and our face becomes yellow or pale..
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by lebshah

SALLOW = SAL+LOW someone whose salary is lowered becomes sallow
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by harshsinha18

SALLOW and WILLOW are rhyming words, both of which refer to something yellow. Sallow is a yellowish jaundiced look just as the Willow tree which has yellow coloured leaves.
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by pushpa_edit

are SALLOW,mujhe jaundice kya hogaya,thoda DULL/PALE kya hogaya ,tum log mujhe pehchante hi nahi !!!
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by ggauravr

sounds like callow means immature.....
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by chetan530

sounds like swallow which looks pale yellow in color..
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by vinaya

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