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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) Definition
(verb) walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
Synonyms : stroll
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saunter

we were sauntering in our Santro(car)..

saunter= super old+aunt, who walks very slowly

SAUNTER or WANDER is to take a leisurely stroll.

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

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

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

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

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

i got down from the SANTRO(car) and start saunter

Saunter meaning Sun to earth light travels

savant

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

Definition
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for savant

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

Abijit Savant is a learned person at singing

we call one who is SAVVY a savant

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

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Sav Janat Hai.

Lucky 7 -> Scholar Person

seems like SERVANT. servant with good knowledge of doing work

mere ghar ka servant bada savant hai

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

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 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

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

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

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!!

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

savor sounds like "sour" means namkeen. I enjoy namkeen.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

I want to savor the savory of these savaiyaa.

scabbard

Short Definition : case for a sword blade; sheath

Definition
(noun) a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scabbard

On a funny note S (Sword) + CABBARD (Cupboard), so you can say that it is a sword's cupboard or a case!

Very similar to cupboard.

cabbard sounds lyk coward. a coward wud nvr take the blade out of its case

scad

Short Definition : a great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes

Definition
(noun) any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scad

Scad == Sc + Ad. Scads of ads coming on TV nowadays.Scads=scores+ads

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Remember scanty means less/greedy......this is its antonym and it means "great in quantity".

scad - ad~add...

remember it from SQUAD...whenever there is a crime in USA, SCAD of Squads arrive at the scene

serial mai add bahut aate hain

SCAD or MYRIAD which are somewhat similar in sound also have the same meaning, which is - a large quantity, a multitude of something.

sc(see or c) + ad(add) >>> when watching a film on tv, their are many nuber of add's cooming..

sounds squad>>> it means a group or large number of people for an operation

SC caste people will have lot of ADvantages

scaffold

Short Definition : temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution

Definition
(noun) a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded) Definition
(noun) a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers Definition
(verb) provide with a scaffold for support
Example Sentence
  • scaffold the building before painting it
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scaffold

SCAFFOLD rhymes with staff + hold...think of a TEMPORARY place or PLATFORM for the staff.

involves "FOLD" which ever is temporary we keep it fold..

For Prison Break fans. Michael Scofield comes to avoid the execution of his brother.

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scafFOLD - Something which can be FOLDED and relocated to another place is a temporary arrangement.

SCAFFOLD or GALLOWS - a guillotine where people are hanged.

scaffold: s+cafe+old= the cafe is very old and the owner is rejuvenating it, so the workers had started the work forming a temporary structure of wodden pole support around the building to cement its walls again for the strength

S+caff(caugh)+hold: to keep hold the caugh temporary masks were given

think of FOLD in scafFOLD anything foldable is TEMPORARY

scale

Short Definition : climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones

Definition
(noun) an ordered reference standard
Example Sentence
  • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
Definition
(noun) relative magnitude
Example Sentence
  • they entertained on a grand scale
Definition
(noun) the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it
Example Sentence
  • the scale of the map
  • the scale of the model
Definition
(noun) a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin
Synonyms : scale leaf
Definition
(noun) a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
Synonyms : exfoliation scurf
Definition
(noun) (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
Synonyms : musical scale
Definition
(noun) a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass
Synonyms : weighing machine
Definition
(noun) an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks Definition
(noun) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Synonyms : plate shell
Definition
(noun) a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals Definition
(verb) measure by or as if by a scale
Example Sentence
  • This bike scales only 25 pounds
Definition
(verb) pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard Definition
(verb) take by attacking with scaling ladders
Example Sentence
  • The troops scaled the walls of the fort
Definition
(verb) reach the highest point of
Synonyms : surmount
Example Sentence
  • We scaled the Mont Blanc
Definition
(verb) climb up by means of a ladder Definition
(verb) remove the scales from
Synonyms : descale
Example Sentence
  • scale fish
Definition
(verb) measure with or as if with scales
Example Sentence
  • scale the gold
Definition
(verb) size or measure according to a scale
Example Sentence
  • This model must be scaled down
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scale

scale => rem with a phrase "SCALE the mountain" so it means climb or ascend the mountain

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SCALE or FLAKE - a delicately thin slice or piece of skin.

All those who had watched "chip and DALE" cartoon series, the squirrels had their house on top of tree ..so every time they had to climb or ascent to keep their food/groundnuts at home !

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