pernicious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pernicious
word can be divided like per+nicious..nicious when pronounced sounds like noxious...so noxious.. ..so something harmful.....
it has root nec/nox..in it....means to harm..so per(PERTAINING TO)+nIC/NEC..MEANS HARM..SOMETHING PERTAINING TO HARM U.
Pernicious sounds like vicious in the end which means very harmful
Kitna samjhaya is ladke ko PER ye NI(nahi) CIOUS(serious) hota hai...Its harmful for him
pernicious:it sounds like punish us..means it punish us..so it is very harmful..
Something pern-icious is vi-cious and can do-you-harm...
PREjudicial + vICIOUS = PERNICIOUS.
<B>Pernicious anemia</B> is a form of anemia that was, for a long time, always extremely harmful and most of the time fatal.
[my GRE book defined this as "extremely harmful; potentially causing death" So my mnemonic is: PERhaps we should not picNIC next to PERN's noxIOUS thread. -- ref. to Anne McCathy's Dragon Series.
Ne +Sus :Negative Sauce,so negative sauce has a harmful effect on our health
PER NIC(nikki)thO US(our) friend hai.how can he b so harmful
pern rhymes with fern which is harmful and can cause death!