12/15/13

Derivative

Question: You amalgamate a white sock and a black sock. What animal do you look like?
 
DERIVATIVE
Pronounced:
Dee-riv-ah-tiv
Synonyms:
Unoriginal; adapted; secondary
Definition:
Something copied from a previous version.
Sentence:
Yogurt is a derivative of milk because it is made from milk.
Memory Trick:
Deriv - ative
Deriv (reminds of) derive or to come from
Ative (reminds of) active
We derive the active thing from something else.
DERIVE ACTIVE
 
Answer: A zebra. Amalgamate means to blend or combine. You are wearing black and white like the colors of a zebra.

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