This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : bloody; with much bloodshed
(adj) accompanied by bloodshed
this bitter and sanguinary war
(adj) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
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
sangu....in ...army....wen dere is army der will b war nd hence bloodshed
sanguinary rhymes with SANG(WITH)-ARMY.....there were more BLOODSHED when ashok attacks along WITH(sang) his ARMY...
She was angry & cut her artery.. So much blood..
sangeen naari = kill bill
SANGUINARY or GORY which are rhyming words also have the same meaning which is, blood-thirsty or full of bloodshed.
Imagine a penGUIN that is sanguinary to others who SANG, because he himself is not able to.
sanguinary=s+aang+urinary, some body parts which contain BLOOD
Sangui + (Merce)nary - BloodThirsty!
In tamil nary means fox. Imagine a nary killing animals for food
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..
A nari(women) sang contineously in a sanguinary incident,,
by kapil dudela
Short Definition : optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
(noun) a blood-red color
(adj) confidently optimistic and cheerful
(adj) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
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...
break it like sang + vine, so wen u drink vine and singing song you feel cheerful, happy
Sanguine - Penguin : Kids cheer up when they see penguins .. Penguins are very cheerful and hopeful (Ref the movie "Happy Feet")
sangui root means blood.i like a girl whose cheeks are sanguine and i find her very sanguine(cheerful)
he is SANGUINE (confident) that the jewellery he has bought is GENUINE
Sang+queen(guine). When queen sing we feel cheerful
Sang+uine---- sang unitely: means when we sing in unity we are cheerful and full of energy
sanguine = sing+win .. when do u sing and what do you do wen u win .. becom cheerful !
Break it as Sang Ui UINE = Sing we will win/... \m/
sangu(sangu bhai or sanjay dutt...indian actor) is very CHEERFUL,CONFIDENT AND OPTIMISTIC.
Looks like sangria, which makes you happy.
COn"Sanguine" in local language is "Gothram", so related to blood relations. So any word with sanguine is related to blood.
Short Definition : diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
(noun) a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
(noun) a person who lacks good judgment
(noun) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
exhaust one's savings
We quickly played out our strength
(verb) excavate the earth beneath
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sap
If you slap(sap) someone you diminish his dignity..
Swallow A Power abbreviated to 'SAP'
sap sounds like zap..
zap means to kill or terminate..
if u don't spend time for nap u'll become sap
SAP and RELAPSE. A RELAPSE of an illness SAPS your strength, undermines your constitution, weakens your body.
Short Definition : cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
(noun) witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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...
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!
surcasm means surcastic... sur"cast"ic - fight among casts uses scornful wits sometimes.
SARCASM and CYNICISM are similar sounding words which refer to an ironically scornful language.
what we SA(T)y in IRE is what SATIRE means
Short Definition : scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
(adj) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking
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
think of SARDONIC as SARCASTIC + IRONIC
saridon (famous medicine for headache in India) : If everybody around you criticise you , then you will get headache ... take saridon
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.
Just remember the statement."SARdarjiko DONI ne Comment kiya" ..Just remember the caps in the statement which gives the word and statement meaning!
SARDONIC or SARCASTIC is to make curt or ironic remarks. To be cutting or rude to someone.
Short Definition : pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
(adj) of or relating to the sartorius muscle
(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
so, pertaining to tailors or tailoring
sarTORIAL rearrange TAILOR
SARTORIAL refers to APPAREL (garment) making, tailoring of garments.