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supernumerary

Definition
(noun) a person serving no apparent function
Example Sentence
  • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries
Definition
(noun) a minor actor in crowd scenes
Synonyms : extra spear carrier
Definition
(adj) more than is needed, desired, or required
Example Sentence
  • trying to lose excess weight
  • found some extra change lying on the dresser
  • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
  • skills made redundant by technological advance
  • sleeping in the spare room
  • supernumerary ornamentation
  • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
  • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
  • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
  • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supernumerary

<br>super = greater numerary = pertaining to numbers something that is more than the required number.

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super +numerous means in hindi kuch jyada hi

supine

Definition
(adj) lying face upward
Synonyms : resupine
Definition
(adj) offering no resistance
Synonyms : resistless unresisting
Example Sentence
  • resistless hostages
  • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supine

remove 'u' => spine... lying on BACK facing upward.. as good as no resistance.......OR THINK OF SPINAL CORD(SPINE) YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY REMEMBER

In the long run, a 'Supine' persons 'Repine' for wasting so much time.

SUPHINE. "SO FINE"... your feeling so fine that you dont resist

Recline on your spine = SUPINE.

Supine: S+UPine= Fac(S)e UP

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someone offers you soup, you will show no resistance!!

Supine contains the word "UP," therefore, you are lying on your back facing UP.

Pine is to miss. You miss someone when lying on ur back.

support+spine

supplant

Definition
(verb) take the place or move into the position of
Example Sentence
  • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
  • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
  • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supplant

Sounds like: sub + plant....i.e substitute + plant... <br>...so it is taking the place of the other plant or superseding it. Root out one plant and grow another.

SUPer PLANT---Due to advances in agriculture, govt. is replacing all plants with SUPer PLANTs.

supplant sounds like implants.. and implant takes the place of originality!!

The restaurant SoUPPLANTATION is constantly SUPPLANTING its patrons with new ones throughout the day.

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o this one is easy- SUPPLY ANT as a substitute for parents in case they are not available. {The ANT brainwashes the kids into thinking she is the real parent} meaning of supplant: take the place of in a <b>scheming</b> manner

supplant == SUPpress + PlANTation and start construction there mean u have replace smthing unfairly

sabbatical

SUPPLE-ANT.. the Old, senile ruler of the ANT colony was replaced by a younger, SUPPLE bodied ANT.

sounds Supplement >>> In gym's we take supplements in order to make over t deficient nutrients in t body... hence daily food is REPLACED with an option of supplement food..

supple

Definition
(verb) make pliant and flexible
Example Sentence
  • These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use
Definition
(adj) moving and bending with ease Definition
(adj) (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
Synonyms : limber
Example Sentence
  • a supple mind
  • a limber imagination
Definition
(adj) (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
Synonyms : limber
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supple

supple = chappal.. now the rexona ki chappal or any other slippers should be flexible and easy to bend in order to be a good chappal.. so a chappal shoul be supple or flexible, pliable ! :)

Playing cards can be SHUFFLED because they are SUPPLE

in Engineering supple(backlogs) are common thing, thet are FLEXIBLE

comes from French - 'souple' which means yielding. <br>

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supply + apple = By using trays which are flexible ,pliant ,bending or folding easily without breaking or cracking so supplying apple would be easy

surfeit

Definition
(noun) the state of being more than full
Synonyms : excess overabundance
Definition
(noun) the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
Synonyms : glut oversupply
Definition
(noun) eating until excessively full
Synonyms : repletion
Definition
(verb) supply or feed to surfeit
Synonyms : cloy
Definition
(verb) indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surfeit

break SURFEIT as SIRF(sirf in HINDI means only to) EAT.Bas khate hi rehta hai..so an excess of..

surfeit = SIR is FAT..as he eats a lot than required until he is full.

surfeit= sur+ feit(feet).. sur is head in hindi,so learn it as water is above 1 feet ur head it means its in excess.

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splir surfeit into " sur" and "feit". now think that u have been filled from "sur , which means head in hindi" till your feet.

Think "surplus" to fit, or overfull

Hawaians are a FAT bunch.. all they do is Surf and EAT,EAT,EAT.. a surfeited lifestyle.

He was SURE that his pants had FIT prior to eating to SURFEIT!

surf+eit surf must be excess to clean clothes... eit sounds like eat...we shouldnot eat exess....

the feit is, even if u are bald no. of hair on ure sur is surfeit

surfeit X forfeit (to quit, give up)

Surfeit = Sirf (hindi meaning of 'only') + eat... to eat in excess amount.

Surf IT ---Create EXCESS foam

he SURE FIT that whole steak down his throat!

sound like sur-eat SUR.+EAT = surplus eating

surly

Definition
(adj) inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
Synonyms : ugly
Example Sentence
  • a surly waiter
  • an ugly frame of mind
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surly

sur+ly......focus on sur....SOUNDS LIKE SIR......so THINK OF our school SIR...who was very BAD TEMPERED AND RUDE..who use to beat us whenever we hadn't completed our home work on time................

surly..sirly very much like are sirs who are rude and irritating

Liz Hurley is beautiful model but her sister ( ((/* not true ! *\)) Liz surley is a ugly woman.

SURLY sounds like cURLY. cURLY and Moe are SURLY when they bop each other on the head and hit each other.

surly->sirly implies like a sir.Think of a sir who was rude to you

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SoUR attitude

surly=sir +li bad tempered unfriendly sir ne le li achche se...

SIR ne humari bohot LEE, we became surly towards him.

Surly - girl who is "Surla" type very apprehensive and aggressive

Boston Legals Has a BadTempered Person named "Sherly"

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