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slake

Definition
(verb) satisfy (thirst)
Synonyms : allay assuage quench
Example Sentence
  • The cold water quenched his thirst
Definition
(verb) make less active or intense
Synonyms : abate slack
Definition
(verb) cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
Synonyms : slack
Example Sentence
  • slack lime
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focus on the 'lake' part of this word..so you can say that you want to satisfy your thrist after seeing the water in that lake .

Lake ... When camel, which is going through desert, finds a lake. What will it do? Just drink the water, which takes its thirst away.

Think slacken. Slaking a desire would be slackening it.

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S(ee)+LAKE = to QUENCH or to SATIATE, SATE.

Remember slaked lime. Slaked lime is formed when quick lime is mixed with water.

sachin is a lake for cricket lovers calm down every supporter by making high score.

slander

Definition
(noun) words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another Definition
(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name Definition
(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example Sentence
  • The journalists have defamed me!
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation
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its like throwing sand on someone's reputation

talking SLANG with someone is like slandering him...get it?

"sale ko lya na ander=>slander"said the police..

sounds like SLANg..

its like those ads online that says you could be SLENDER if you do something etc., that's a slander

its like those ads online that says you could be SLENDER if you do something etc., that's a slander

Rolling down ones reputation from a top of a SLANted ramp

slapdash

Definition
(adj) marked by great carelessness
Example Sentence
  • a most haphazard system of record keeping
  • slapdash work
  • slipshod spelling
  • sloppy workmanship
Definition
(adv) in a careless or reckless manner
Synonyms : slam-bang
Example Sentence
  • the shelves were put up slapdash
Definition
(adv) directly
Synonyms : bang bolt slap smack
Example Sentence
  • he ran bang into the pole
  • ran slap into her
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slapdash

SLAPD(slapped)+ASH..SALMAN GOT SLAPPED BY ASH FOR HIS SLOPPY BEHAVIOUR ON THE SETS.

Sounds like (SLAP + DESH) : What kind of people will be ready to slap their Desh (Country).. ??? People who dnt feel it important to care for their country... So Slapdash means a rough careless slap on the NATION !!!!!

SLAP+DASH..slap someone and DASH(make a run for it).It is hasty and reckless as you will be caught anyway.

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my dad SLAPped and DASHed me for my carelessness and recklessness...!!!

You decide to have a SLAP-DASH with a friend (a relatively large fellow). Your slaps will definitely be more SLOPPIER than his and it's very CARELESS of u. You should have chosen a relatively thin guy instead of him.

if some1 DASH with u,it might be a mistake[CARELESS].for that u dont need to slap him\her

a girl slapped you for dashing her..and after the slap, your head revolves and you walk in random fashion :D

slapdash:when you dash someone they slap you for your slapdash.

Mother slaps her son's ass for his sloppy behavior.

Mother slaps her son's ass because of his sloppy behavior.

sleazy

Definition
(adj) of cloth; thin and loosely woven
Example Sentence
  • the coat has a sleazy lining
Definition
(adj) of very poor quality; flimsy Definition
(adj) morally degraded
Synonyms : seamy seedy sordid squalid
Example Sentence
  • a seedy district
  • the seamy side of life
  • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
  • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls
  • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils
  • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sleazy

sleazy sounds like lazy..a person too lazy to take bath even..he is shabby n dirty

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slEAZY- usualy women that r eazy(easy) r cheap, ethically low, and disreputable...

sleazy sounds like shitty. A shitty material is sleazy.

you can see eazily through a sleazy Blouse. :P flimsy;unsubstantial

Mortal+fy:mortal meanis death,so killing someone by our comments,

yes sandy ,so its like sleek and easy to see that means low quality

sleight

Definition
(noun) adroitness in using the hands
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sleight

he can write EIGHT on SLATE with both hands this is a SLEIGHT of hands

sleight rhymes with fight, so in a fight, you need a sleight of hands.

sleight resembles like slight feet or trick ..

Sachin was a picture of sleight and gait..(sleight-dexterity in hands gait-briskness in moving)

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SLEIGHT...concentrate on light ....to create light products SKILL is required

When you "slight" someone, you have to be very careful and not show it upfront,which needs sleight (skills).

sleight - light and nimble movements - and hence skilled like in "a slieght of hands of a magician"

sleight = Sri Lanka (sl) one to eight number can bat & they r skillful are very much strong.

slew

Definition
(noun) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Example Sentence
  • a batch of letters
  • a deal of trouble
  • a lot of money
  • he made a mint on the stock market
  • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
  • it must have cost plenty
  • a slew of journalists
  • a wad of money
Definition
(verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
Example Sentence
  • The car cut to the left at the intersection
  • The motorbike veered to the right
Definition
(verb) move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
Synonyms : skid slide slip slue
Example Sentence
  • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slew

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His typing was "slow", yet there were a slew of errors.

Slew is opposite small and few.

Imagine a STEW with MANY ingredients.

slew =not FEW i.e. many in number or quantity

Slow people consumes large amount of time.

SL = Sri Lankan cricket team has great extent depth of players to play at the end of the game.

For the last 2 meanings related to changing direction abruptly: slew = sideways flew

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