Radical Vs Radicle

Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings. In this article we will see the difference between Radical and Radicle and their correct usages.

Radical Vs Radicle

Radical: (adj) of or going to the root or origin; fundamental; thoroughgoing or extreme, especially as regards change from accepted or traditional forms; favouring drastic political, economic, or social reforms, etc.

For e.g.

  • a radical overhaul of the existing regulatory framework
  • You cannot have radical opinions all the time.

Radicle: (noun. Botany) the part of a plant embryo that develops into the primary root.

For e.g

  • It is through one of these that the radicle emerges when the embryo germinates.

 

 

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