Words asked in the previous exams of SSC with Mind tricks -9

 ANALOGY                   PRAGMATIC         FABRICATE      GREGARIOUS           IMPLORE MUNDANE               DEVIOUS               INFALLIBLE       HISTRIONIC          INDIGENOUS
                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                               
 ANALOGY (N)
Meanings:
  • the act of comparing two things that are alike in some way
  • a comparison of one thing with another thing that has similar features
Mind Tricks:-

Usages:
  1. We draw an analogy between the current year data and the previous year data.
  2. The teacher drew an analogy between the human heart and a pump.



 PRAGMATIC (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • realistic, practical
  • solving problems in a practical and sensible way rather than by having fixed ideas or theories

Mind Tricks:-
Pragmatic looks and sounds like Practical. A pragmatic = practical solution to a question.
Usages:
  1. Government take a pragmatic approach to solve pollution.
  2. Only can pragmatic approach fulfill your wish.



FABRICATE  (V)
Meanings:
  • to invent false information in order to trick people
  • to create or make up (something, such as a story) in order to trick people
  • to make or build something

Mind Tricks:-
Fabricate sounds like Fake Create. When we fabricate something, we create fake of that thing.
Usages:
  1. The evidence was totally fabricated.
  2. She was accused of fabricating data.



GREGARIOUS (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • sociable, liking to be with other people
  • enjoying the company of other people

Mind Tricks:-
Gregarious

Usages:
  1. He has a gregarious personality.
  2. She is very outgoing and gregarious.



 IMPLORE  (V)
Meanings:
  • to ask somebody to do something in an anxious way because you want or need it very much
  • to ask or beg for something in very serious or emotional way
  • to beg, beseech

Mind Tricks:-
Implore sounds like I m poor. Someone is imploring "I m poor please help me".
Usages:
  1. I implore you
  2. He implored  her to think of the children.



MUNDANE (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • dull, ordinary, boring
  • not interesting or exciting
  • not challenging, dull and lacking excitement

Mind Tricks:-

Mundane sounds and looks like Monday. We all hate the day after Sunday, i.e. Mondayso Monday is very Mundane.
Usages:
  1. Mundane activities.
  2. They lead a pretty mundane life.



DEVIOUS (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • behaving in a dishonest or indirect way, or tricking people, in order to get something
  • willing to lie and trick people in order to get what is wanted

Mind Tricks:-
There is a word "Devil" inside the word-Devious. Devils are dishonest; they trick people; all in all, a devil does Devious work.
Usages:
  1. Our leaders are very devious.
  2. Be aware of the devious people.


 INFALLIBLE (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • never wrong, never making mistakes
  • not capable of being wrong or making mistakes
  • certain to work properly or succeed
Mind Tricks:-
Infallible comes from "in means 'not' " + "fallere means 'deceive or fall"; not possible to be deceived or fallen is infallible.
Usages:
  1. Doctors are not infallible.
  2. I never claimed to be infallible



 HISTRIONIC (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • too emotional or dramatic
  • characteristic of acting, theatrical
  • insincere behaviour that is emotional and intended to attract attention

Mind Tricks:
Histrionic comes from Latin histrio that means actorThe word Histrionic is related to acting, dramatic and theatrical, because in the past time dramas were performed on some historical events. And since then,  the word Histrionic becomes synonym of acting, dramatic, characteristic of acting etc.
Usages:
  1. Most of the female has histrionic behaviour.
  2. She was used to her mother's histrionics.


INDIGENOUS (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • native
  • belonging to a particular place rather than coming to it from somewhere else
Mind Tricks:-
Word Indigenous sounds like "In + the(di) + generation(genous)".  As Generation comes from latin Genous, it means " the normal time between successive generations." 
If something is In the generation-a stage of development-it must be Indigenous or native.
Usages:
  1. These birds are indigenous to South America.
  2. These are several indigenous groups that still live in the area.



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