Words For SSC Exams - 7



Inadvertently           Rampart      Hallucination            Salacious  Derive         Retrench           Aggravate               Indelible              Citadel           Stern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


                                                                                                                                                                
INADVERTENTLY (Adv.)
Meaning:-
  • without knowledge, by accident, unintentionally
  • without intending to 

Mind Tricks:-
We advertise something to let people know that thing; we try to make aware of that things. On the contrary, Inadvertently means without knowledge as in means not and advertent means turning the mind to.
Usages:-
  1. I inadvertently entered into her room.
  2. I inadvertently dialed the wrong number.


                                                                                                                                                                 
RAMPART (N)
Meaning:-
  • a high wide wall of stone or earth with a path on top, built around a castle, town, etc. to defend it.

Mind Tricks:-
Rampart comes from two words - Ram, a Hindu God, and Part, a section or structure. On the whole, Rampart means a sacred and protective place that is guarded by God Ram.
Usages:-
  1.  We should build rampart along the city.
  2. The city's ramparts crumbled long ago.


                                                                                                                                                                 
HALLUCINATION (N)
Meaning:-
  • something that is seen or heard when it is not really there
  • the fact of seeming to see or hear somebody or something that is not really there, 
  • especially because of illness or drugs

Mind Tricks:-
Hallucination comes from Illusion that means false idea or belief.
Usages:-
  1. Ghost is nothing but a hallucination.
  2. He has been having hallucination due to the medication.


                                                                                                                                                                 
SALACIOUS (Adj.)
Meaning:-
  • encouraging sexual desire or containing too much sexual detail

Mind Tricks:-
Salacious sounds like Shall i sex that means encouraging sexual desire.
Usages:-
  1. He is reading a salacious story
  2. There is a salacious picture at the table.

                                                                                                                                                                 
DERIVE (V)
Meaning:-
  • to come or develop from something
  • to get something from something

Mind Tricks:-
Rive is Latin for River or Stream and De means down or away. As De means down and Rive means stream, we can say- river comes down and develop from stream. In this way Derive comes to mean - to come or develop from something.
Usages:-
  1. Many English words are derived from French.
  2. Water is derived from the Earth.


                                                                                                                                                               
RETRENCH (V)
Meaning:-
  • to spend less money
  • to reduce costs
  • to tell somebody that they cannot continue working for 

Mind Tricks:-


Retrench, vocabeasy, learn words from figure
Retrench sounds like Return to Inch (Inch means small amount). 
We retrench the cost means return the cost to inch or small amount.

Usages:-
  1. We should retrench our cost.
  2. The company is going to retrench many employees.


                                                                                                                                                                 
AGGRAVATE (V)
Meaning:-
  • to make an illness or a bad or unpleasant  situation worse
  • to annoy somebody, especially deliberately

Mind Tricks:-
Gravate from Gravity that means to make heavy, and prefix Ag from Ad means towards. Briefly, Aggravate means towards heavy or to make something heavy or worse
Usages:-
  1. Doing lots of physical work, he aggravates his own health.
  2. The symptoms were aggravated by drinking alcohol.


                                                                                                                                                                 
INDELIBLE (Adjective)
Meaning:-
  • impossible to forget or remove
  • permanent
Mind Tricks:-
In means not and delible means delete, not able to delete or permanent means Indelible.
Usages:-

  1. Her unhappy childhood left an indelible mark.


                                                                                                                                                                 
CITADEL (N)
Meaning:-
  • a castle on high ground in or near a city where people could go when the city was being attacked

Mind Tricks:-
Citadel looks like City a delhi. City- a Delhi is a citadel for India. When our city gets attack we must move towards a citadel, Delhi.
Usages:-

  1. There are so many citadel in our country.
  2. We visited a medieval citadel in Italy.


                                                                                                                                                                 
STERN (Adj., N)
Meaning:-
  • serious, strict , severe, harsh, 
  • difficult, unforgiving
Mind Tricks:-
Word Stern comes from Steering that means to control the vehicle. You must be very serious, strict or Stern using Steering; and that way word Stern  originates from Steering.
Usages:-
  1. His voice was very stern.
  2. He made a stern expression before his son.




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