A List 71-80

71. ADULTERATE

Adulteration

  • Meaning – make poorer in quality by adding another substance
  • Synonyms – alloyed, impure, dirty, mixing, debased, loaded.
  • Antonyms –clean, moral, virtuous, free, purify, refine
  • Usage – Adulterating food has become habit for some people now 😦 .

72. ADUMBRATE

Adumbrate

  • Meaning –To draw up a preliminary plan or version of, To give a sketchy outline of.
  • Synonyms – augur, bode, forecast, daft, sketch, outline.
  • Antonyms – // comment if you know.
  • Usage – The recent development adumbrate a world – wide revolution in computer technology.

73. ADVENT

advent

  • Meaning –The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important.
  • Synonyms – appearance, arrival, coming, start.
  • Antonyms –departure, end.
  • Usage – People preparing for the advent of lord.

74. ADVERSE / ADVERSITY

Adverse

  • Meaning – Unfavourable conditions.
  • Synonyms – antagonistic, antipathetic, opposing, unfavourable, disadvantages.
  • Antonyms – advantageous, aiding, auspicious, favorable, fortunate, helpful, lucky, propitious
  • Usage – Soldiers give up their life for ours and serve in adverse conditions to have a better life for us.

75. ADVERT

advert

  • Meaning –To call or direct attention to something.
  • Synonyms – mention, point, refer, advertise, pay attention.
  • Antonyms – // comment if you know.
  • Usage – Advert the situation which you can’t handle.

76. ADVOCACY

advocacy

  • Meaning –The act of pleading or arguing in favor of something cause, idea.
  • Synonyms –  support.
  • Antonyms –attack, criticism, opposition, protest, rejection.
  • Usage – Advocates plead on behalf of their clients.

77. ADZ / ADZE

adze

  • Meaning –An axlike tool with a curved blade at right angles to the handle, used for shaping wood.
  • Synonyms // 🙂
  • Antonyms // 🙂
  • Usage – people use it to dig and plant tree in gardens.

78. AEGIS

aegis

  • Meaning –Greek Mythology. The goatskin shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena. Athena’s shield carried at its center the head of Medusa.
  • Synonyms – shield, backing, patronage.
  • Antonyms – // comment if you know.
  • Usage – under the council’s aegis the new law was approved.

79. AERIE

aerie

  • Meaning –The nest of a bird, such as an eagle, built on a cliff or other high place.
  • Synonyms – nest.
  • Antonyms – // 🙂
  • Usage – The condors flew to their new aerie.

80. AESTHETIC

asthetic

  • Meaning –An artistically beautiful or pleasing appearance
  • Synonyms – artistic.
  • Antonyms – ugly.  // comment here me if i wrong !!
  • Usage – aesthetic performance by the artists.
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