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salubrious

Short Definition : healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health

Definition
(adj) promoting health; healthful
Synonyms : good for you , healthy
Example Sentence
  • a healthy diet
  • clean healthy air
  • plenty of healthy sleep
  • healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy
  • the salubrious mountain air and water
  • carrots are good for you

Definition
(adj) favorable to health of mind or body
Example Sentence
  • not the most salubrious campsite
  • one of the less salubrious suburbs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salubrious

(related to bollywood)remember salman khan........all health and all.......
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by kunal22

SALUBRIOUS and NUTRITIOUS are rhyming words which describe something that is healthy or health-giving.
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by pushpa_edit

SALory+U+BRIng+US then happy&healthful
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by prudhvidepa

SALLU and BRIOUS(brothers)....sallu and his brothers are healthy....
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by nileshdive

SALUbrious You would SALUte someone you admire; a role model who has good health.
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by cwin

Salubrious sound like salud, so: Los médicos en el televisor dicen que salud es buen por nos. The doctors on the TV said that health is good for us.
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by memory man

SAL+U+BRIng+US
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by prudhvidepa

Two things: Think "salad" or "salivate"
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by Yank

spanish uses "SALUD" for health, therefore something "saludibrious" (corrupt the spelling) is healthy.
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by tymothy

salubrious.....made from the word cellulose which is the basic element of human body cells so it means healthy .....
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by mridul aeron

SALad and gym cLUB are for the seRIOUS health nuts.
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by joeyessoe

salutary

Short Definition : tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health

Definition
(adj) tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
Synonyms : good
Example Sentence
  • beneficial effects of a balanced diet
  • a good night's sleep
  • the salutary influence of pure air

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salutary

relate to SALUTE..so you salute a person who even after many failures never gives up and always has THAT TENDENCY TO IMPROVE.
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by preetisoni2411

SALUTARY and SANITARY having a similar sound and meaning, refer to something that is used for the complete health or well-being of the people.
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by pushpa_edit

statuary warnings on cigarretes is for ur health.
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by rakei

SALUTEary...salutary means benificial.....when people salute me, it's BENEFICIAL for me because I feel extremely proud of myself.....
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by nileshdive

salutary and salubrious are synonyms and they sound similar too.
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by dhilsocool

Salutary-->(Saali loot Rahi) can be used for Phoolan Devi who stood up against vicious landlords for the BENEFIT of poor people. So, something beneficial is Salutary
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by albelaguy

remember salutary has slightly a different or a second meaning from that of salute. Just think of when do u salute a person? When he does some benefecial or improve the wellbeing of others or improve the health conditions
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by sandy1278

if you salute your seniors you will allways stay healthy ie its beneficial for ur health
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by bardock

when a woman is depressed she will cheer herself by going to a SALE or TERRY at a SALE
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by Jackery

salutary=(sal+utary ~ ut~uthna.. my salary(sal)is going up this means my performance is IMPROVING and getting GOOD,ofcourse this will be BENEFICIAL to me and my company. benificial,tending to improve.
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by NarenSuri

we salute your remedial improvements
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by Marise

salvage

Short Definition : rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved

Definition
(noun) property or goods saved from damage or destruction
Definition
(noun) the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
Definition
(noun) the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
Definition
(verb) save from ruin, destruction, or harm
Synonyms : relieve , salve , save

Definition
(verb) collect discarded or refused material
Synonyms : scavenge
Example Sentence
  • She scavenged the garbage cans for food

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for salvage

SAlVAGE -- SAVAGE -- savage is to destroy and salvage is completely opposite to that.
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by logic87

this involves SAL = SALARY which evrybody saves or manage to save...so remember salvage salary save....
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by srnayak17

SALVAGE is to save from DAMAGE. To recover something from destrution.
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by pushpa_edit

har SAAL apni WAGE bachane ko kehte hain SAALWAGE or SALVAGE
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by 1.6k

SALVAGE -> SAVE from Loss
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by rhasan

salvage from salary and wage this salary...
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by kapil dudela

eating veg and saving shyal (nep.) shyal = wolf (eng)
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by iGunA

salvage:sal+vage~vague.escaped from my company to another as this company is giving vague salary becauses of its losses. i dont want to be in dangr after working for long hours so escaped from there. escaping from danger,save.
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by NarenSuri

to savage is to destroy salvage is complete opposite.. also salvage and save sound bit similar
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by logic87

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by Thisisnotme

sanctimonious

Short Definition : displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety

Definition
(adj) excessively or hypocritically pious
Example Sentence
  • a sickening sanctimonious smile

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanctimonious

saints and munis are sanctimonious... DHONGI SAADHU
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by preetisoni2411

saint+money...acting like a saint for money..they're false, displaying false piety
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by Thisisnotme

A foreigner wants to be labelled as a muni .. "I am a Sancti Muni, Baby" .. How will he do so, by displaying ostentatious devoutness .. Else nobody will fall in the trap.
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by rahularoradce

SANCTIMONIOUS or RIGHTEOUS or OSTENTATIOUS - someone who makes a show of righteousness, is hypocritical.
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by pushpa_edit

Sacred pandit singing MUNNI BADNAAM HUI at the same time hypocratizing not to drink and smoke
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by phoenix747

sanctimonious: sancti~santi+moni~money= the one who says peaceful words as many donga/chor swamis/saints for money are not really true, they just display themselves as pious. the one who preaches some santi words for money.ka paul
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by NarenSuri

sanction

Short Definition : approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance

Definition
(noun) formal and explicit approval
Example Sentence
  • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Definition
(noun) a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
Definition
(noun) official permission or approval
Example Sentence
  • authority for the program was renewed several times

Definition
(noun) the act of final authorization
Example Sentence
  • it had the sanction of the church

Definition
(verb) give sanction to
Synonyms : approve , o.k. , okay
Example Sentence
  • I approve of his educational policies

Definition
(verb) give authority or permission to
Definition
(verb) give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
Example Sentence
  • sanctify the marriage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanction

u can read it like sanction ~~ SANG SONG so u sing song when u have been approved or accepted it's like being approved to USA..
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by bishalbhatt

I- SAY-ACTION, slang for I give you permission
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by Stella1231

SANCTION or PERMISSION or AUTHORISATION - to get the authority to do something.
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by pushpa_edit

"Saints Ton"...SAINTS have a TON of authority when it comes to giving the church permission to do things.
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by KOGrad

sounds like saction..so a saction of people APPROVING YOUR PLAN.
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by preetisoni2411

a sanctioned nation must be approved by UN vote.
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by maha4

S(Yes)+ Action
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by saicharan06

sanctuary

Short Definition : place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.

Definition
(noun) a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
Definition
(noun) a shelter from danger or hardship
Synonyms : asylum , refuge

Definition
(noun) area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
Synonyms : bema , chancel

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanctuary

remember wildlife sanctuary where animals take shelter, refuge n hence its a holy place
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by s.c.harish

sanctuary can be spelled as san+CHERY so "chery" can be regarded as church:a place where refuges take shelter.
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by daringdavin

sanctuary s a sanctioned place.
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by arunprakash

SANCTUARY or SANCTUM is an ASYLUM which is a place of refuge or retreat.
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by pushpa_edit

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