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sanguinary

Short Definition : bloody; with much bloodshed

Definition
(adj) accompanied by bloodshed
Example Sentence
  • this bitter and sanguinary war

Definition
(adj) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
Example Sentence
  • bloody-minded tyrants
  • bloodthirsty yells
  • went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanguinary

root word: "sangui" means blood.....so SANGUINARY means blood-thirsty
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by cp.jethani

sangu....in ...army....wen dere is army der will b war nd hence bloodshed
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by lovedeepsingh

sanguinary rhymes with SANG(WITH)-ARMY.....there were more BLOODSHED when ashok attacks along WITH(sang) his ARMY...
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by lebshah

She was angry & cut her artery.. So much blood..
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by shadip

sangeen naari = kill bill
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by friendofafriend

SANGUINARY or GORY which are rhyming words also have the same meaning which is, blood-thirsty or full of bloodshed.
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by pushpa_edit

Imagine a penGUIN that is sanguinary to others who SANG, because he himself is not able to.
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by itspossible

sanguinary=s+aang+urinary, some body parts which contain BLOOD
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by star_ricky

Sangui + (Merce)nary - BloodThirsty!
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by rahularoradce

In tamil nary means fox. Imagine a nary killing animals for food
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by s.c.harish

angui(angry) + nary(nari) >>> an angry lady will try and kill u and shed ur blood or can even cut her hand and shed her blood..
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by RajeshBorkar

A nari(women) sang contineously in a sanguinary incident,,
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by kapil dudela

sanguine

Short Definition : optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red

Definition
(noun) a blood-red color
Definition
(adj) confidently optimistic and cheerful
Definition
(adj) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
Synonyms : florid , rubicund , ruddy
Example Sentence
  • a ruddy complexion
  • Santa's rubicund cheeks
  • a fresh and sanguine complexion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sanguine

SANGUINE is pronounced very much like "SANGEEN" in hindi which is usually referred with crime-"sangeen hatya" which shows serious murder with blood red colour...
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by imajeeth

break it like sang + vine, so wen u drink vine and singing song you feel cheerful, happy
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by MAHIMA

Sanguine - Penguin : Kids cheer up when they see penguins .. Penguins are very cheerful and hopeful (Ref the movie "Happy Feet")
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by rahularoradce

sangui root means blood.i like a girl whose cheeks are sanguine and i find her very sanguine(cheerful)
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by mit006

he is SANGUINE (confident) that the jewellery he has bought is GENUINE
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by modianubhav

Sang+queen(guine). When queen sing we feel cheerful
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by s.c.harish

Sang+uine---- sang unitely: means when we sing in unity we are cheerful and full of energy
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by nikhilparasher

sanguine = sing+win .. when do u sing and what do you do wen u win .. becom cheerful !
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by nikhilnitc

Break it as Sang Ui UINE = Sing we will win/... \m/
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by dashingncool

sangu(sangu bhai or sanjay dutt...indian actor) is very CHEERFUL,CONFIDENT AND OPTIMISTIC.
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by chennam9

Looks like sangria, which makes you happy.
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by emricha1

COn"Sanguine" in local language is "Gothram", so related to blood relations. So any word with sanguine is related to blood.
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by vineethyoung

sap

Short Definition : diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.

Definition
(noun) a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
Definition
(noun) a person who lacks good judgment
Synonyms : fool , muggins , saphead , tomfool

Definition
(noun) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
Synonyms : blackjack , cosh

Definition
(verb) deplete
Synonyms : exhaust , play out , run down , tire
Example Sentence
  • exhaust one's savings
  • We quickly played out our strength

Definition
(verb) excavate the earth beneath
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sap

If you slap(sap) someone you diminish his dignity..
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by anshulnirvana

Swallow A Power abbreviated to 'SAP'
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by daringdavin

sap sounds like zap.. zap means to kill or terminate..
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by muffisoni

if u don't spend time for nap u'll become sap
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by chetan530

SAP and RELAPSE. A RELAPSE of an illness SAPS your strength, undermines your constitution, weakens your body.
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by pushpa_edit

sarcasm

Short Definition : cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic

Definition
(noun) witty language used to convey insults or scorn
Synonyms : caustic remark , irony , satire
Example Sentence
  • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
  • irony is wasted on the stupid
  • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sarcasm

remember "SARCASTIC" same...
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by srnayak17

Now i will give u one funny way to remember.Relate it with 'sarkar' which means the government and the people who r associated with it always make scornful remarks in witty way against the opposition!
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by sandy1278

surcasm means surcastic... sur"cast"ic - fight among casts uses scornful wits sometimes.
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by nascent

SARCASM and CYNICISM are similar sounding words which refer to an ironically scornful language.
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by pushpa_edit

what we SA(T)y in IRE is what SATIRE means
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by sandu

sardonic

Short Definition : scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile

Definition
(adj) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking
Example Sentence
  • his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists
  • a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sardonic

sorry to comment but.. remember sardarji always people mock at them making jokes. so remember as sardonic
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by vamsi_hava

think of SARDONIC as SARCASTIC + IRONIC
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by tivoli25

saridon (famous medicine for headache in India) : If everybody around you criticise you , then you will get headache ... take saridon
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by khushi5

sardonic is divided into sar: which means head in hindi and donic can be regarded as "down" so HEAD DOWN which means scornfully mocking on others.
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by daringdavin

Just remember the statement."SARdarjiko DONI ne Comment kiya" ..Just remember the caps in the statement which gives the word and statement meaning!
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by dornap

SARDONIC or SARCASTIC is to make curt or ironic remarks. To be cutting or rude to someone.
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by pushpa_edit

sartorial

Short Definition : pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the sartorius muscle
Definition
(adj) of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sartorial

sounds like sari tore and you need a tailor to fix it, thus sartorial pertains to tailoring
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by k-electron

shirt+(making)+(tuto)rial so, pertaining to tailors or tailoring
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by tamaltanu

sarTORIAL rearrange TAILOR
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by thisisxviiiaju@gmail.com

SARTORIAL refers to APPAREL (garment) making, tailoring of garments.
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by pushpa_edit

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