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Saturday, March 1, 2008

A list - 222 to 243

(222) ASUNDER - INTO PARTS, CUT INTO PIECES.
(223)
ATHEISM/ATHEIST - ONE WHO DOES NOT BELIEVE IN THE EXISTENCE OF GOD.

(224) ATONE - MAKE AMENDS FOR, PAY FOR.
(Eg) Lord Jesus carried the Christ to atone the sins of the people of the world.

(225) ATROCITY - BRUTAL DEED.
(Eg) Racism is considered as an atrocious crime around the world.



(226)
ATTIRE - CLOTHING, DRESS, RANGE OF APPAREL.
(Eg) The shop had hung a formal attire on their display.
(227) ATTRITION - GRADUAL DECREASE IN NUMBERS OR STRENGTH, GRADUALLY WEARING AWAY. (Eg) There was an attrition in the profits of the company. (228) AUDACIOUS/AUDACITY - RECKLESSLY BOLD, DARING.
(Eg) Brad Pitt played the role of the audacious Achilles in the movie troy.


(229)
AUGURY/AUGUR - PROPHECY, OMEN, FOREBODING AN EVENT.
(Eg) It is believed that black cats augur evil.


(230) AUREOLE - SUN'S CORONA

(231) AURORAL - AN ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENON CONSISTING OF BANDS OF LIGHTS.


(232)
AUSTERE - See 211

(233)
AUTHORITATIVE/AUTHORITARIAN/AUTOCRATIC - COMPLETELY DOMINATING, DICTATORIAL.
(Eg) Hitler is regarded as one of the most autocratic leaders of the world.

(234) AUTOMATON - MACHINE THAT WORKS BY ITSELF OR A MACHINE THAT IMITATES HUMAN ACTIONS. (235) AVALANCHE - GREAT MASS OF FALLING SNOW OR ICE.

(236) AVARICE - GREED, INSATIABLE DESIRE FOR WEALTH.
(Eg) The man was known for his insatiable avarice for money.

(237) AVERT/AVERSION - FEELING OF DISLIKE, AVOIDING.
(Eg) Kids have an aversion towards broccoli.


(238) AVOW - TO DECLARE SOLEMNLY, STATE OPENLY.
(Eg) Tony Blair and George Bush avowed to curb terrorism.



(239)
AVUNCULAR - RELATED TO AS AN UNCLE OR LIKE AN UNCLE.
(Eg) Uncle Sam shared an avuncular relationship with the people of America.


(240)
AWFUL - EXCEPTIONALLY DISPLEASING OR BAD.
(Eg) The make up for the ghost in exorcist was awful.


(241)
AWL - POINTED TOOL USED FOR PIERCING.


(242)
AWRY - CROOKED, BENT.
(Eg) The construction of the new house had gone awry.


(243)
AZURE - IN THE COLOR OF THE SKY OR SKY BLUE.

10 comments:

bhushan said...

very nice experience

shahrooz said...

great

sunil said...

Very helpful... Thnx for helping... God bless you...

Ye said...

I found this site when I was doing the same thing (matching pictures for GRE words to memorise). I was using Google, but you did better than me. Keep it up.

The World Through Apoorva's view said...

thanx a ton dude....

Swati Jain said...

Really commendable efforts!

and please keep posting......

Thanks a lot!!!!!

Revs said...

easy to percieve words

sureshkanna said...

This is the best idea i have ever thought of...Hats off

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Victo Fazil said...

Thanks for Sharing the GRE Word List with Pictures. This well help us to feel more familiar about the words.