Abbacy – The jurisdiction or office of an abbot
  • Usage – Extremely Rare
  • Synonyms
    • Vicarage
    • Parsonage
    • Monastery
    • Ashram
Abandon – Leave someone or something and move away.
  • How to memorize?
    • Bandan in Hindi means ‘bond’ or relation. A + Bandan = “Break the relation”
  •  Synonym
    • Give up
    • Forsake
    • Relinquish
  • Antonyms
    • Retain
    • Stay with
Abase – Discourage; humiliate; bring down; humble
  • How to memorize?
    • Base > Bring down to the base.
  • Antonyms – Exalt uplift; honor
Abash – Make (someone) feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
  • Synonyms
    • Feel or make someone feel ashamed;
    • Confound
    • Confuse
  • Antonyms
    • Encourage; cheer
Abate – Of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread.
  • synonyms – Reduce; lessen; diminish; decline
  • Antonym – Raise; rise; increase
Abet – Encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime.
  • Meaning
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
Abhor – Regard with disgust and hatred.
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
    • Dislike
    • Detest
  • Antonyms
    • Approve
    • Like
Abject – (of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree.
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
    • Degraded
    • Mean
    • Groveling
    • Wrenched
    • Miserable
  • Antonyms
    • Proud
    • Independent
Abnormal –
  • Meaning
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
    • Unusual
    • Irregular
    • Unnatural
  • Antonyms
    • Usual
    • Regular
    • Usual
Abjure – Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
    • Disclaim; Renounce, swear off, forgoabjurerejectrelinquish, abstain from, refrain from, shunavoideschewdeclinerefuserepudiatespurn;
  • Phrase
    • Do without, go without, give up, dispense with, stopceasefinishdiscontinue, break off, drop, cut out;
  • Idioms
    • Steer clear of,
    • Give a wide berth to,
    • Have nothing to do with,
  • Antonyms
  • Meaning
  • How to Memorize?
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Usage – Rare
  • Meaning – Get used to a certain climate
  • Usage – Common
  • Meaning – Personal knowledge or information about someone or something
  • Usage – Rare
  • Meaning – Shrewdness shown by keen insight
Admissible – deserving to be admitted
Aerodrome – an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
Aeronautics – the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
Aesthetic – characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
Affable – diffusing warmth and friendliness
agnostic – a person who claims the existence of God is unknowable
Allotment – distribution according to a plan
Ambidextrous – equally skillful with each hand
ambiguous – having more than one possible meaning
Anglicize – make English in appearance
Anguish – extreme distress of body or mind
antagonise – provoke the hostility of
Apartheid – a social policy of racial segregation
Appendicitis – inflammation of the vermiform appendix
Arbitrarily – in a random manner
Archetype – something that serves as a model
Ascetic – someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
attributable – capable of being assigned
aubergine – hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
audible – heard or perceptible by the ear
aurora – bands of light caused by charged solar particles
auspicious – auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
authoritarian – characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule
auxiliary – furnishing added support
avaricious – immoderately desirous of acquiring something
aviary – a building where birds are kept
axiomatic – evident without proof or argument
azure – of a deep somewhat purplish blue color

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