12/10/13

Maladroit


 
Question:  Is the word "Enigma", an enigma?



MALADROIT

Pronounced:
Mal-ah-droyt

Synonyms:
Clumsy; unskilled; inept

Definition:
Handling something with poor skill.

Sentence:
His maladroit handling of the pencil, made him throw the drawing in the trash.

Memory Trick:
Mal - adroit
Mal (reminds of) mal or bad
Adroit (reminds of) adroit or being skilled
You are mal adroit when you are clumsy.

MAL ADROIT


Answer:  It is, if you did not know what Enigma means. An enigma is a riddle. "The pyramids are an enigma. No one knows how they were made."



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