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Word Of The Day – ATAVISM

Definition:

(noun) a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

Pronunciation:


Mnemonic / Pictionary:

1. by ATAVISM you can remember AVATAR, i.e. you are an avatar(incarnation) of one of your ancestors.

2. ATAVISM is a reappearance of an earlier characteristic. Lord Krishna is avatar of Lord Rama.

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2. If you are eating ata (a Hindi language word for flour) instead of chapatis/naan like early ancestors did. It is atavism.

 

flour-atavism

 

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