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saturnine

Short Definition : morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.

Definition
(adj) bitter or scornful
Example Sentence
  • the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain

Definition
(adj) showing a brooding ill humor
Synonyms : dark , dour , glowering , glum , moody , morose , sour , sullen
Example Sentence
  • a dark scowl
  • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
  • a glum, hopeless shrug
  • he sat in moody silence
  • a morose and unsociable manner
  • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
  • a sour temper
  • a sullen crowd

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saturnine

Saturn = Shani, Shani = makes wrong things happen in one's life (astronomically) so meaning = gloomy, unhappy, morose.Just remember saturns rings-->glommy,dull,faroff planet .
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by jot_beckham

If you are a party freak and At Nine of Saturday Night if you are still at home..then you will be gloomy! So from this we can get SATURday NINE!
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by dornap

nine rings of Saturn considered gloomy
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by logic87

The planet Saturn was believed to be made of LEAD. SATURNINE is the depression associated with lead poisoning.
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by dshefman

saturnine = satur( satru means enemy) + nine ; Those ppl who have nine enemy is always bad doing wrong things remains unhappy & attack by other right ppl.
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by shaktipada

SATURNINE or SULLEN - someone having a gloomy temperament.
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by pushpa_edit

satyr

Short Definition : half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man

Definition
(noun) man with strong sexual desires
Synonyms : lech , lecher , letch

Definition
(noun) one of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns
Synonyms : forest god

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for satyr

SAT+Yr. = Any 1 who SAT AT HOME FOR A YR. becomes a half goat n half man.... (u sit for 2yrs, u becum full goat/beast :P)
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by guswidgutts

Remember Sati Devi (wife of Lord Shiva, prior to Shiva marrying Parvati). Her father (Daksha) was a human with a goat's head.
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by prksandeep

SATYR sounds somewhat like SATAN (the Devil), a SEDUCER or an adulterer, someone having lecherous intentions. The word also refers to a mystical woodland god with a goat's ears, tail and legs.
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by pushpa_edit

Just Remember the statement "i SAT half of the YeaR doing nothing!" so we can relate SAT YR to half human with the statement!
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by dornap

Tyler ;) .. half-human. half-bestial
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by Gireish

The part-man/part-goat sat on a fallen tree trunk in the forest.
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by thebookie3

saunter

Short Definition : stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.

Definition
(noun) a careless leisurely gait
Example Sentence
  • he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world

Definition
(noun) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
Synonyms : amble , perambulation , promenade , stroll

Definition
(verb) walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
Synonyms : stroll

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saunter

we were sauntering in our Santro(car)..
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by nikunjjethi

saunter= super old+aunt, who walks very slowly
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by anshulnirvana

SAUNTER or WANDER is to take a leisurely stroll.
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by pushpa_edit

sounds like SUNDAR(pretty)...whenever we are witha pretty girl we saunter a walk leisurely with her
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by nileshdive

sounds like SANTRA.....if we have to see orange(santra) garden, we have to saunter
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by nileshdive

Sounds like Santro...a santro can only walk slowly/leisurely if it competes with a ferrari.
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by pcsjith

When you walk to a sauna, you walk lesuirely (saunter)
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by wsquare

sau(100) + enter , when 100 people enter at a time their movement will be slow......
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by dexter

i got down from the SANTRO(car) and start saunter
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by kushal.rahul

Saunter meaning Sun to earth light travels
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by debaditya

savant

Short Definition : scholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know

Definition
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
Synonyms : initiate , learned person , pundit

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for savant

rakhee SAVANT is a SCHOLAR....pun intended...hahaha...lol!!!
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by imajeeth

Abijit Savant is a learned person at singing
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by sanjeev

we call one who is SAVVY a savant
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by reachacsv

A SAVANT is a STUDENT of a very high level or most appropriately a master in his field.
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by pushpa_edit

Sav Janat Hai.
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by shadip

Lucky 7 -> Scholar Person
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by barek2k2

seems like SERVANT. servant with good knowledge of doing work
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by akshay2398

mere ghar ka servant bada savant hai
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by t3rmin4t0r

Savant ~= Sant (sant-mahatma), which means sage/scholar in english
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by mohanster

savor

Short Definition : enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality

Definition
(noun) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
Synonyms : flavor , flavour , nip , relish , sapidity , savour , smack , tang

Definition
(verb) derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
Synonyms : bask , enjoy , relish , savour
Example Sentence
  • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

Definition
(verb) have flavor; taste of something
Synonyms : savour , taste

Definition
(verb) taste appreciatively
Synonyms : savour
Example Sentence
  • savor the soup

Definition
(verb) give taste to
Synonyms : savour

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for savor

SAVOR and FLAVOR are rhyming words. You savor (feel the taste) the flavor (taste) of the food you eat.
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by pushpa_edit

focus on SAVe+or.if you save your money IN youNG AGE YOU can ENJOY LATER IN FUTURE LIFE- A CLICH..
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by preetisoni2411

SAVE+HER .. so u ll ENJOY as u will get a kiss from her . u can also smell and feel her flavor and taste!! LOL!!
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by guruprasad

money saver pack for Maggie noodles..now u will enjoy more...
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by ashleyswift

savor sounds like "sour" means namkeen. I enjoy namkeen.
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by cp.jethani

Savor is a person who saves money for his old age.. he can then relish and enjoy the taste of life..
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by RajeshBorkar

savory

Short Definition : pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation

Definition
(noun) any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
Definition
(noun) dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
Synonyms : micromeria juliana

Definition
(noun) either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
Synonyms : savoury

Definition
(noun) an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
Synonyms : savoury

Definition
(adj) morally wholesome or acceptable
Synonyms : savoury
Example Sentence
  • a past that was scarcely savory

Definition
(adj) having an agreeably pungent taste
Synonyms : piquant , savoury , spicy , zesty

Definition
(adj) pleasing to the sense of taste
Synonyms : mouth-watering , savoury

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for savory

Save + Poori is pleasant to taste.
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by savakarv

remember Elephants "IVORY" which is attractive and pleasing...
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by srnayak17

sounds like "sour"ry means tastes like namkeen which is very pleasing to taste.
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by cp.jethani

sweets and SAVO(U)RIES are TASTY and ATTRACT crowds to buy them.
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by imajeeth

SAVORY is a DELICACY, which is something tasty, agreeable in taste.
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by pushpa_edit

sa+VORY remember VORY (sounds like rice (vari,godhuma)whichis tasty as we eat
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by crazylooks

I want to savor the savory of these savaiyaa.
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