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scavenge

Short Definition : hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion

Definition
(verb) clean refuse from
Example Sentence
  • Scavenge a street

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

Definition
(verb) feed on carrion or refuse
Example Sentence
  • hyenas scavenge

Definition
(verb) remove unwanted substances from
Synonyms : clean

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scavenge

Remeber it with vultures, eagles which are well known scavengers..
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by gatz_funky

SCAn VE(n)G items in menu
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by captain.vyom

SCAVENGE or SALVAGE - To search for useable objects among rubbish or to search for decaying flesh as food. Animals such as the vultures and hyenas are termed as scavengers.
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by pushpa_edit

scenario

Short Definition : plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events

Definition
(noun) an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
Definition
(noun) a setting for a work of art or literature
Example Sentence
  • the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror

Definition
(noun) a postulated sequence of possible events
Example Sentence
  • planners developed several scenarios in case of an attack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scenario

scenario=scene+area
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by blackboyerking

SCENARIO or a SUMMARY or plot of a play.
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by pushpa_edit

schematic

Short Definition : of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline

Definition
(noun) diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
Synonyms : schematic drawing

Definition
(adj) represented in simplified or symbolic form
Synonyms : conventional , formal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for schematic

SCHEMATIC or SIMPLISTIC - simplified or in the form of a diagram.
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by pushpa_edit

scheme

Short Definition : systematic plan; plot; clever dishonest plan; orderly arrangement of elements; Ex. health insurance scheme; Ex. a scheme to escape taxes; Ex. a color scheme; Ex. a story with no scheme; V: contrive a

Definition
(noun) an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Synonyms : strategy

Definition
(noun) a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
Synonyms : dodge , dodging

Definition
(noun) a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Synonyms : system
Example Sentence
  • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

Definition
(noun) an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
Synonyms : schema

Definition
(noun) a schematic or preliminary plan
Synonyms : outline , schema

Definition
(verb) form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
Synonyms : connive , intrigue

Definition
(verb) devise a system or form a scheme for
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scheme

companies keep on introducing new SCHEME(PLAN) to trick customers
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by nikhilparasher

SCHEME - To CONCEIVE or devise a systematic plan of action.
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by pushpa_edit

schism

Short Definition : division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split

Definition
(noun) division of a group into opposing factions
Synonyms : split
Example Sentence
  • another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy

Definition
(noun) the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for schism

Sounds like prism which splits light into colors.
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by prksandeep

SIKHISM is faction like HINDUISM
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by userdce

SCHISM is GROUPISM - A DIVISION into opposing groups through a difference in belief or opinion.
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by pushpa_edit

Relate SCHISM to CHASM
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by atiya

while doing skiing ur legs went in different directions n u felt.......
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by coolmlasod

Every philosophical and political group is identified with a word that ends with "-"-ism." It's the "-ism" that defines their difference.
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by Jackery

remember it chisel>>> chisel DIVIDES rock or SPLITS it..
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by RajeshBorkar

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by debaditya

scholarly

Short Definition : full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal

Definition
(adj) characteristic of scholars or scholarship
Example Sentence
  • scholarly pursuits
  • a scholarly treatise
  • a scholarly attitude

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scholarly

SCHOLARLY - to be APTLY knowledgeable.
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by pushpa_edit

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