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perdition
(n)
per-DISH-ǝn
Meaning

complete ruin or loss

1st Sample Sentence

He had everything: talent, good looks, advantages of birth, a happy marriage, and a brilliant career. But alcoholism was the cause of his perdition.

Root

per (through, thoroughly)#dare (to give, put) (Latin)

Mnemonics

It sounds like partition. So Relate perdition to Partition of India in 1947 due to which several families were completely ruined. There was a movie named Road to Perdition, if someone has seen it he can very well relate to this word 'PERpectual adDIcTION';i. e; never ending addiction leads to ruin ultimately.

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