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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

A list - 21 to 40

(21) ABRIDGED - JOIN, SHORTEN CONDENSE.
(Eg) The bridge was built to abridge the two cities.


(22) ABROGATE - See ABOLISH


(23) ABSCISSION - CUT OFF, SEPARATED.
(Eg)
The chicken is being abscised into two parts.



(24) ABSCOND - IN HIDING, DEPART WITHOUT NOTICE.
(Eg) Sadam Hussain had absconded before he was caught by the US forces.



(25) ABSOLUTE - COMPLETE, EXPRESSING FINALITY, COMPLETENESS.
(Eg) The Ying-yang complement each other such that, it is not complete in the absence of either of the halves.


(26) ABSOLVE - SHRIVEN, VINDICATE, EXONERATE, EXCULPATE, LET GO OFF, PARDONED.

(Eg) The girl is absolved off her sins.

(27) ABSTAIN - REFRAIN, WITHHOLD FROM PARTICIPATION.
(Eg) Sania Mirza has decided to abstain from participating in tennis tournaments in India.


(28) ABSTEMIOUS, ABSTINENCE - AVOID OR STAY AWAY FROM PLEASURES, MOSTLY FOOD AND DRINKS.
(Eg) Models live on abstemious diets to stay in shape.



(29) ABSTRACT - SOMETHING THAT IS THEORETICAL, NOT CONCRETE, MISREPRESENTATIONAL.
(Eg) Communism is widely regarded as an abstract concept.


(30) ABSTRUSE - CONFUSING, NOT CLEAR.

(Eg) Some of the concepts framed by mathematician Ramanujam are still abstruse to the brightest minds of the scientific world.

(31) ABUSIVE - INSULTING, STINGING, HARSH.
(Eg) Harbhajan Singh was accused of using abusive language against Andrew Symonds in the sydney t
est.


(32) ABUT - ADJOIN, ADJACENT.
(Eg) The picture depi
cts two abutting properties.

(33) ABYSS, ABYSMAL - BOTTOM LESS, VAST PIT, HAVING NO END.
(Eg) The black holes in space are believed to be abysmal in nature.


(34) ACADEMIC - RELATED TO STUDY, EDUCATION.
(Eg) Academics form a vital part of the education process. The students are well known for their dedication to academics.



(35) ACCEDE - AGREE TO.
(Eg) The guy agrees to the boss's request.



(36) ACCELERATE - SPEED UP, INCREASE, MOVE FASTER.

(Eg) The biker is accelerating his bike to higher speeds.


(37) ACCESSIBLE - EASILY AVAILABLE, OBTAINABLE, EASY TO APPROACH.
(Eg) Young drug addicts have increased as drug dealers are becoming more and more accessible.



(38) ACCESSORY - SOMETHING THAT IS HELPFUL BUT NOT AN ESSENTIAL PART.
(Eg) The external hard drive is a widely used accessory with a comupter system.


(39) ACCLAIM - APPLAUD, PRAISE, GREET WITH GREAT APPROVAL.
(Eg) Halle berry was greeted with great acclaim as she collected her oscar.


(40) ACCLIVITY - STEEP SLOPE.
(Eg) Most of the hills have high acclivity.

4 comments:

SaTiSh MeDoS said...

great going.....

Nithin said...

A very innovative idea...Thanks

umesh said...

accha hai, but arnt these pictures copy righted???....word of caution - you may end up paying for palagairism and violation of copyrights.

so solution - give the credits to the guys who own the pictures, you will be safe.

amit said...

Academic also means theorotical and hence having less practical importance