Deport: expel (a foreigner) from a country, typically on the grounds of illegal status or for having committed a crime

Radical: introduce fundamental or far-reaching changes 

Militant: favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause

Ideology: a system of ideas and ideals, especially one which forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy

Sentence example: Bangladesh exploded onto Singaporeans’ radar following this week’s news about the arrests, then deportation, of Bangladeshi workers radicalised by militant ideology.

The Power Memory Strategy:

  • Deport:
    • Link to de-, i.e. away
    • Link to -port, i.e. carry
    • Put together ⇒ carry away; expel
  • Radical:
    • Link to rad-, i.e. root; fundamental
    • Link to -cal, i.e. change 
    • Put together ⇒ fundamental change
  • Militant:  Militants do not work for the government but fight against/oppose the military, which works for the government ⇒ terrorists are militants
  • Ideology: Contrast idea (1 idea) with ideology (a set of ideas)

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