A List 141-150

141. AMNESIA

Amnesia

  • MeaningPartial or total loss of memory.
  • Synonyms – Memory loss, blackout.
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  • Usage – He suffered from temporary amnesia after the accident and could not remember anything for a while.

142. AMNESTY

amnesty

  • Meaning – A general pardon granted by a government, especially for political offenses.
  • Synonyms – absolution, condonation, excuse, forgiveness, pardon, remission.
  • Antonyms – Arrest.
  • Usage – The prisoner pleaded for amnesty.

143. AMOK / AMUCK

amok

  • Meaning – to run about in a violent frenzy.
  • Synonyms –amuck, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed, murderously
  • Antonyms – Non-destructive, controlled.
  • Usage – Run amok.

144. AMOROUS

amorous

  • Meaning – Strongly attracted or disposed to love, especially sexual love.
  • Synonyms – amative, concupiscent, erotic, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinous, lustful, lusty, passionate, prurient, sexy.
  • Antonyms – cold, cool, frigid, hateful, indifferent, unfriendly
  • Usage – Sarah’s amorous adventures were great fun in Paris.

145. AMOUR

amour

  • Meaning – A love affair, especially an illicit one.
  • Synonyms – affair, love, love affair, romance.
  • Antonyms – dislike, hate, hatred.
  • Usage – Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!

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146. AMORPHOUS

amorphous

  • Meaning – Lacking definite form; shapeless.
  • Synonyms – formless, inchoate, shapeless, unformed, unshaped.
  • Antonyms – definite, distinct, distinctive, shaped, shapely.
  • Usage – Gelatin is amorphous until it is placed in a mold.

147. AMPHIBIAN

Amphibian

  • Meaning – An animal capable of living both on land and in water.
  • Synonyms – amphibious
  • Antonyms – aquatic, terrestrial.
  • Usage – Frogs are amphibians.

148. AMPHITHEATER ( *RE)

amphitheater

  • Meaning – a round or oval building with an open space (arena) surrounded by rising rows of seats
  • Synonyms –coliseum, amphitheatre.
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  • Usage – It will be a natural amphitheater with waterfalls perfumed by tropical flowers.

149. AMPLITUDE

amplitude

  • Meaning – Greatness of size; magnitude.
  • Synonyms – bulk, magnitude, mass, size, volume, bigness, greatness, largeness, magnitude, sizableness,
  • Antonyms – rareness, emptiness, incompleteness, need, void, want.
  • Usage – The wave amplitude varies from zero ( nodes ) to a maximum, half way between the nodes.

150. AMPLE

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  • Meaning- large in size, extent, scope, more than enough; abundant.
  • Synonyms – sufficient, adequate, abundant, plentiful, spacious, roomy, extensive.
  • Antonyms – insufficient, meager, not enough.
  • Usage – Ample parking for two or three cars.
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A List 131-140

131. AMBIVALENCE

Ambivalence

  • MeaningThe coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.
  • Synonyms – equivocation, ambivalency.
  • Antonyms – certainty, decisiveness
  • Usage – In the short term, such ambivalence is not a problem.

132. AMBULATE / AMBLE

ambulate

  • Meaning – To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
  • Synonyms – meander, perambulate, promenade, ramble, saunter, stroll, wander.
  • Antonyms – run.
  • Usage – The patient was allowed to ambulate in the room.

133. AMBUSH

ambush

  • Meaning – The act of lying in wait to attack by surprise.
  • Synonyms – ambush, ambuscade, bushwhack, waylay.
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  • Usage – They suspected an ambush.

134. AMELIORATE

ameliorate

  • Meaning – To make or become better; improve.
  • Synonyms – better , improve , meliorate, amend, help, upgrade.
  • Antonyms – worsen.
  • Usage – It can be ameliorated by prior treatment with a pulse of corticosteroids.

135. AMENABLE

amenable

  • Meaning – willing to be influenced or controlled.
  • Synonyms – biddable, compliant, conformable, docile, obedient, submissive, supple, tractable.
  • Antonyms – irresponsible, not responsible, unaccountable, unanswerable, unchargeable, intractable, nonconforming, uncooperative, unwilling.
  • Usage – We are all amenable to the law.

136. AMICABLE

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  • Meaning – Characterized by or exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; friendly.
  • Synonyms – friendly, neighborly, warmhearted.
  • Antonyms – unfriendly, hostile.
  • Usage – An amicable settlement was reached.

137. AMITY

amity

  • Meaning – friendly relationship between people or countries.
  • Synonyms – friendship, cordiality.
  • Antonyms – discord, dislike, hatred, hostility.
  • Usage – Amity between the two nation will contribute to the prosperity of the region.

138. AMEND

amend

  • Meaning – To change for the better; improve.
  • Synonyms – rectify , remediate , remedy , repair, correct, emend, mend, redress, reform, right.
  • Antonyms – blemish, corrupt, debase, depress, harm, impair, injure, mar, reduce, subtract, worsen.
  • Usage – Lets try to amend our relationship.

139. AMENITIES

amenities

  • Meaning – things that make you comfortable and at ease.
  • Synonyms – comforts , conveniences , creature comforts.
  • Antonyms – abomination, inconvenience, disruption, misbehavior
  • Usage – The job offered me a great pay and various amenities.

140. AMISS

amiss

  • Meaning – Out of proper order.
  • Synonyms – afield, astray, awry, wrong, imperfectly.
  • Antonyms – good, right, well.
  • Usage – Something is amiss.

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1. ABASE

abase2

  • Meaning  – To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem, to humiliate.
  • Synonyms – Debase,degrade,humiliate.
  • Antonyms – dignify, honor, respect.
  • Usage – He felt abased when his clothes were removed.

2. ABASH

abash

  • Meaning – To make ashamed or uneasy, disconcert, to embarrass.
  • Synonyms – confound, confuse, embarrass.
  • Antonyms – composed, emboldened, proud, reassured.
  • Usage – Salman was abashed when Ash married Abhishek.

3. ABATE

abate2

  • Meaning – to decrease in force or intensity, to decrease in amount or value.
  • Synonyms – Subside, Decrease, Wane, Slack, Slake.
  • Antonyms – increase, intensify, magnify.
  • Usage – We were waiting for the storm to abate.

4. ABBREVIATE

abbreviate

  • Meaning – To make short or shorter, To reduce in force, efficacy, or intensity.
  • Synonyms – shorten, abridge, curtail, truncate.
  • Antonyms – expand, extend, increase, lengthen.
  • Usage – SHIT is abbreviation of __ __ __ __ .

5. ABDICATE

renounce

  • Meaning – to renounce a throne, to give up, to surrender.
  • Synonyms – relinquish, renounce, reject, cast off, disclaim.
  • Antonyms  – assert, assume, challenge, claim, defend, defy, hold, maintain, remain, retain, treasure, usurp.
  • Usage – Bush abdicated his power.

6. ABERRANT

aberrant

  • Meaning – straying from the right or normal way, deviating from the usual or natural type.
  • Synonyms – deviation, variation, distortion, disorientation, error.
  • Antonyms – truth,  sanity.
  • Usage – The aberrant nature of Heart pulses.

7. ABET

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  • Meaning – : to actively encourage, to assist or support.
  • Synonyms – aid, assist, support, encourage, incite, instigate.

  • Antonyms – hinder, obstruct, interrupt, restrict.
  • Usage – Abu Allibi was killed for abetting Bin laden.

8. ABEYANCE

abeyance

  • Meaning – temporary inactivity, condition of being undetermined.
  • Synonyms – suspended, withheld, inoperative, out of action, pending.
  • Antonyms – ongoing, action, activity, continuance, continuation.
  • Usage – The task was held in abeyance.

9. ABHOR

hate

  • Meaning – to regard with horror or detestation, to regard with extreme repugnance.
  • Synonyms – Hate, dislike, detest, loathe, despise, abominate.
  • Antonyms – Love, liking, admiration, affection, infatuation, idolatry.
  • Usage – Abhor the sin, not the sinner.

10. ABJECT

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  • Meaning – Sunk to a low condition, cast down in spirit
  • Synonyms – beggarly, degraded, wretched, miserable.
  • Antonyms – Exalted, proud.
  • Usage – Children dwelling in abject poverty.