About Abhor and Examples

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Abhor - find repugnant

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1.Democrats were outraged, and Obama might abhor making the same kind of attack. 2.The practice, which dates back centuries, is abhorred by animal rights groups. Adamant - impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason. Examples :

1.The chancellor has no problems cutting fuel duty, and is adamant that inflation is coming down. 2.Morley remains adamant her selection will ultimately prove a good thing. Ambiguous - having more than one possible meaning

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1.The People's Daily said that decision was made despite ambiguous rules. 2.It seems that after being shaken for 60 seconds, honeybees consider any subsequent ambiguous stimulation as another attack, or punishment. Altruistic - showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others Examples :

1.In many cases collectors donate antiquities to museums for a tax break, hardly a completely altruistic act,” he said. 2.UK rules insist that the act must be altruistic, but further afield she finds bigger profits to be made.

Animosity - a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

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1.The past animosity rested on tape-delaying certain marquee sports into prime time. 2.Equal pay claims can take years and cause inevitable animosity.

Anachronism -something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred

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1.It is a fusty anachronism, a grim set of converted barracks built on a disused airfield once developed by Hitler’s Luftwaffe. 2.Regarded by Moscow as an anachronism, the provision has long been a bone of contention in bilateral relations.

Ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity

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1.There was plenty room on the city’s subway, ample seats in restaurants and plenty of empty taxis. 2.The expanse of fine sand provides ample space where families can set up chairs, lay out blankets and hang out.

Antithetical - sharply contrasted in character or purpose

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1.Great critics are not necessarily great teachers; writing and talking are antithetical as performance arts. 2.They are fainter or stronger, more or less correlated and antithetical.

Assuage - provide physical relief, as from pain

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1.American officials have struggled at times to assuage Afghan fears of abandonment. 2.Months later, Target was offering goods for free to assuage customers whose orders were abruptly cancelled.

Accentuate - to stress, single out as important

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1.Eyes are heavily lined in black make-up to accentuate their movements. 2.The dancing is lucid, gracious, accomplished, but often curiously accentuated. B
Blithe - carefree and happy and lighthearted
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1.He has made more than one unhappy heart in many a cottage that once was blithe. 2. His adventures are a blithe, surreal fable, a riff on theme Mr. Allen pursued with more aggression in “Celebrity.” Boisterous - noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

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1.The men above were making merry in a boisterous way. 2. The Giants hope Bennett’s performance will match his boisterous personality. Bowdlerize - edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate Examples :

1.The text was bowdlerized by Chambers, but the book contained much new and valuable information. 2.Being an iconic classic, however, hasn’t protected “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” from being banned, bowdlerized and bleeped.

Bequeath - leave or give by will after one's death

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1.He bequeathed also considerable sums of money for other pious uses. 2.He bequeaths his property by will, and is in due time gathered to his fathers. Besmirch - smear so as to make dirty or stained

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1.In an interview at the time, he said his name had been improperly besmirched. 2.They would besmirch them, repeating spiteful cracks other girls were...
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