Important and necessary!

cardinal
(adj)
CAR-di-nǝl
Meaning

chief; principal

1st Sample Sentence

The cardinal virtue of a great leader is humility.

Root

cardinalis (principal, chief, essential) (Latin)

Mnemonics

'cardinal' also means pertaining to the 'heart' and the heart is the 'most important' part of our body. It is responsible for the working of our body. CARDinal - cards, account cards, visa cards, ssn cards, those most important stuffs.

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