Words asked in SSC Exams- 11 with Mind Tricks

CORDIAL   VENAL     CONJURER       INVOICE AMELIORATE         DEBACLE         AMORPHOUS UNITARY                         ADULTERATION          OBSTREPEROUS                                DISPARATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


VENAL (Adj)
Meanings:
  • corrupt
  • capable of being corrupted
  • prepared to do dishonest or immoral things in return for money
Mind Trick:
Word Venal sounds like the word Venom and has same root. Venal people are those who have some amount of venom(corrupt, dishonesty,etc.)   inside them.  
Usages:
  1. Most of the leaders are venal today.
  2. A venal servant has been caught stealing money.


CONJUROR / CONJURER (N)
Meanings:
  • Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
Mind Trick:



Usages:
  1. A conjuror has come in our city to perform conjuring.
  2. It is a mystery to me how the conjuror made that rabbit appear.



Disparate (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • things that are very different from each other
  • made up of parts or people that are very different from each other
  • fundamentally different or distinct in quality 

Mind Trick:
Disparate comes from Latin prefix Dis - "apart" and par means "equal, same", meaning apart from same, equal. 
More words on "dis" prefix-
disappeared 
dispute
disorder 
dis-able
Usages:
  1. India has disparate culture.
  2. The machine can keep the disparate parts of the system coordinated.


DEBACLE   (N)
Meanings:
  • an event or a situation that is a complete failure and causes embarrassment
  • a sudden and violent collapse
Mind Trick:
Word Debacle origins from Middle French word desbacler, combining the prefix des- "completely, utterly" plus bacler "to block."
Usages:
  1. An economic debacle took place after the world war.
  2. After the debacle of his first novel, he had trouble getting a publisher for his next book.

AMELIORATE (V)
Meanings:
  • to make something better
Mind Trick:

Usages:
  1. The side-effect of the treatment can be ameliorated to some extent.
  2. This medicine should help ameliorate the pain.


INVOICE (N/V)
Meanings:
  • bill; a list of goods that have been sold, work that has been done etc, showing what you must pay
  • to send or give someone a bill for a purchase or service
Usages:
  1. Shopkeeper will invoice you.
  2. Please pay the final invoice within two weeks.




AMORPHOUS (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • shapeless
  • having no definite shape form or structure
Mind Trick:
Amorphous sounds like a more face means more that one shape or face.
Word Amorphous looks and sounds like the word Amoeba. An amoeba has no shape. It has not definite shape; An amoeba is an Amorphous creature.
Usages:
  1. An amorphous creature is moving around.



UNITARY (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • single; forming one unit
  • consisting of a number of areas or groups that are joined together and are controlled by one government or group
Mind Trick:
Unitary comes from the word Unit that means single.
Usages:
  1. We will make a unitary state.


ADULTERATION (N)
Meanings:
  • the act of making impure
  • making food or drink less pure by adding another substance to it.
  • the condition of being impure

Mind Trick:
Word Adulteration has the word Adult inside it and Adult things are always impure.
Usages:
  1. The company is accused of adulterating its products with cheap additives.


OBSTREPEROUS (Adj.)
Meanings:
  • noisy and difficult to control
Mind Trick:
Word Obstreperous looks rather similar to the word Boisterous, and we know that Boisterous also means noisy and difficult to control.
Usages:
  1. We cannot control an obstreperous bull.
  2. A room full of obstreperous children.




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