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.
  • Antonyms – // Comment if you know.
  • 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

amicable1

  • 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,┬áredress, 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.