A List 121-130

121. ALOFT

aloft

  • MeaningIn or into a high place; high or higher up.
  • Synonyms – upward, skyward.
  • Antonyms – down.
  • Usage – Birds perching aloft telephone wires.

122. ALTO

alto

  • Meaning – A low female singing voice.
  • Synonyms – bass, contralto, deep, low, low-pitched.
  • Antonyms – // comment if you know.
  • Usage – Frieda could only sing her part as an alto.

123. ALTRUISM / ALTRUIST

altruismaltruist

  • Meaning – principle of considering the welfare and happiness of others before one’s own.
  • Synonyms – charitable, benevolent, eleemosynary, good, humane, humanitarian, philanthropic.
  • Antonyms – egocentrism, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-interest, egoism.
  • Usage – Altruism is an important ideal, one should follow.

124. AMALGAM

Amalgam

  • Meaning – Any of various alloys of mercury with other metals.
  • Synonyms – admixture, amalgamation, blend, commixture, fusion, merger, mix, mixture.
  • Antonyms – division, separation.
  • Usage – The dentist used amalgam to fill my teeth.

125. AMATORY

AMATORy

  • Meaning – expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance.
  • Synonyms – amorous, aphrodisiac, erotic, lascivious, salacious, sexual, sexy.
  • Antonyms – hateful, unfriendly.
  • Usage – An amatory literature.

126. AMBIDEXTROUS

ambidextrous

  • Meaning – Able to use both hands with equally well.
  • Synonyms – skilled, adroit.
  • Antonyms – left-handed, right-handed.
  • Usage – Nina could play the guitar easily because she was ambidextrous.

127. AMAZON

amazon

  • Meaning – a strong and powerful woman, female warrior.
  • Synonyms – virago.
  • Antonyms – // comment if you know.
  • Usage – Does anyone know how to contact amazon by phone?

128. AMBIENCE

ambience

  • Meaning – the atmosphere of a place, a particular environment or surrounding influence.
  • Synonyms – air, atmosphere, aura, feel, feeling, mood, smell, tone.
  • Antonyms – // Comment if you know.
  • Usage – Each of the bedrooms are individually designed to reflect the unique ambiance of the hotel.

129. AMBIGUOUS

ambiguous

  • Meaning –Open to more than one interpretation.
  • Synonyms – equivocal, obscure, recondite, abstruse, vague, cryptic, enigmatic.
  • Antonyms – clear, definite, explicit, lucid
  • Usage – An ambiguous reply.

130. AMBROSIA

Ambrosia

  • Meaning – The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality.
  • Synonyms – beebread, bitterweed, nectar.
  • Antonyms – // Comment if you know.
  • Usage – Why, I’ll have you know that Kentucky bourbon is the ambrosia of the gods!
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  1. amatory

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