This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
u can read it like sanction ~~ SANG SONG so u sing song when u have been approved or accepted it's like being approved to USA..
I- SAY-ACTION, slang for I give you permission
"Saints Ton"...SAINTS have a TON of authority when it comes to giving the church permission to do things.
sounds like saction..so a saction of people APPROVING YOUR PLAN.
a sanctioned nation must be approved by UN vote.
Short Definition : place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
remember wildlife sanctuary where animals take shelter, refuge n hence its a holy place
sanctuary s a sanctioned place.
SANCTUARY or SANCTUM is an ASYLUM which is a place of refuge or retreat.
Short Definition : bloody; with much bloodshed
root word: "sangui" means blood.....so SANGUINARY means blood-thirsty
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,,
Short Definition : optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
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")
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.
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..
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
remember "SARCASTIC" same...
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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
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!
Short Definition : pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
sounds like sari tore and you need a tailor to fix it, thus sartorial pertains to tailoring
shirt+(making)+(tuto)rial so, pertaining to tailors or tailoring
SARTORIAL refers to APPAREL (garment) making, tailoring of garments.