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Short Definition :

(verb) avoid (one's assigned duties)
Synonyms : fiddle , goldbrick , shrink from
Example Sentence
  • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

(verb) avoid dealing with
Example Sentence
  • She shirks her duties

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shirk

remember shark..., normal people used to avoid him as he was an ogre.
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by kartextremes

shirk sounds like shark..u dont deal with the sharks...
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remember shrek. He used to avoid work or responsibilities as he was fat and was not able to do so.
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by cp.jethani

SHERKNA - to move aside;
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by userdce

grouse=you "browse" internet and "complain" that net is slow
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by r4ravi2008

SHIRK and SLACK are words that refer to a lazy and negligent person.
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by pushpa_edit

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by arpitkhurdiya

sounds Jerk >>> In wake up Sid, Sid was a Jerk who din joined his fathers successful company, and RAN AWAY FROM HIS DUTIES..
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by RajeshBorkar


Short Definition :

(noun) reclaimed wool fiber
(adj) cheap and shoddy
Synonyms : cheapjack , tawdry
Example Sentence
  • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob

(adj) of inferior workmanship and materials
Synonyms : jerry-built
Example Sentence
  • mean little jerry-built houses

(adj) designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
Synonyms : deceptive , misleading
Example Sentence
  • the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
  • deliberately deceptive packaging
  • a misleading similarity
  • statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
  • shoddy business practices

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shoddy

sounds like "showy" means in look things are good but in quality they are not good as they are made up of inferior material
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by cp.jethani

Shoddy - take this as Show + Body, Hot women usually show their body when they intend to mislead or deceive men.
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by aka.bhagvanji

He is shady and sells shoddy goods.
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by prksandeep

shoddy..sounds like noddy..and noddy is made of wood which is an inferior material...
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by srivatsan

shoddy ==badly and carelessly made, using low quality materials: "shoddy goods" mnemonic === remember cricketer ritender singh sodhi===a poor quality criketer...
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by abhishekdimpy

think toddy .. its inferior quality of liquor.
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by nikhilnitc

SHODDY is BADLY made or done.
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by pushpa_edit

shoddy material doesn't suit the body
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by 1.6k

sho+oddy—to show odd(oddy) things, odd things are usually of poor quality and made badely
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by nikhilparasher

SHOWING+BODY = showing body is bad quality (especially women)
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by Ashishbaldwa

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by mitdac99

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by lazyeinstein


Short Definition :

(noun) a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
Synonyms : termagant

(noun) small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
Synonyms : shrewmouse

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shrew

Split Shrew like SHE+SCREW means scolding women, termegant
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by animator

I tried to SHOO away the SHREW that had got into my garden.
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by pushpa_edit

the shrewd woman was a shrew
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by 1.6k

if a man is shrewd enough he will never marry a shrew
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by backstreetrover

She is rude & should be screwed.
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by shadip

Taming of the Shrew, a Shakespeare novel which describes Petruchio's attempts to win the wealthy but haughty and temperamental Katharina (the "shrew" of the title).
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by rahularoradce

A shrewd can handle a shrew
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by lexiconner


Short Definition :

(adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms : astute , sharp
Example Sentence
  • a smart businessman
  • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
  • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

(adj) used of persons
Example Sentence
  • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shrewd

just think of shrew i.e. a small mouse like thing "is chote hamesha chalak hote hain..."(Hindi)
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by shanky456

those people may be rude sometimes if they're too smart
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by Enigmaticguitar

Shrewd(shre+wd~ western digital)The smart/hardheaded intelligent managers of WD western digital has decided to start a new busines in India for high profits at low making cost,and they named it as SHREwd(aded shre fr indian touch
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by NarenSuri

spelled as [shrood] sounds like a sword (a sword is sharp so a person who is shrewd has a sharp brain*clever* ,penetrating*going to the depth of matters especially practical ones* )
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by sainathreddy92


Short Definition :

(verb) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
Synonyms : eschew

(verb) expel from a community or group
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shun

shun sounds like SUN so keep a distance from the sun.
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by admireravi

SHUN is like SHANI DEV (a Hindu God of destruction). So keep away, steer clear.
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by pushpa_edit

shun...shunn...shunn.. bullets are raining.. wrong place & time to hangout, keep away
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by sukhoyash

some 'pakau aadmi' repeatedly calls you 'shun, idhaar aa' - you want to go away :P
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by anindyajyotiroy

Shun him or he will shunt you into a space shuttle.
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by roozbeh33


Short Definition :

(noun) a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
Synonyms : pettifogger

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shyster

shy + star...if you are shy and still want to become a star you have to use unethical methods because stars have a charisma in them which is lacking in shy people.Shy star +sinister
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by imajeeth

Shiny (Ahuja) is a star (SHYSTER), and you all know what he's done was unethical.
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by dushyant

SHYSTER - S=SHE + HYSTER=HYSTERICAL. SHE was quite HYSTERICAL when the unscrupulous lawyer or SHYSTER began asking her the most objectionable questions in front of a sitting audience.
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by pushpa_edit

shy sister, why is ure sister shy to come out? coz she is embarraced of her pettifogger husband
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by friendofafriend

A shyster have no shy
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by anup deb

shyster - sounds like a trickster , but only not shy
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by shalnew

SINister & SHYster sin & shy + ster relate these two
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by roozbeh33

precipitate ~ pre-anticipate: make sth anticipate, occur before(pre-) the time it should.
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by wWolfvn

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by Dhavalmaster

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