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

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

(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


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

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

(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


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

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

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

(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


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

(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!!!
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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


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

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

(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

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

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

(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 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


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

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

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

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

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

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

(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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