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A to Z Word Meaning, Definition and Example Sentences.

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Parts of Speech: Adverb.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Backwards, rearwards, aft, abaft, astern, behind, back.

Antonyms or Opposite words- Onwards, forwards, ahead, before, affront, beyond, afore. Abandon.

Example Sentence as follows:

1) John appeared to be taken aback both by the story and the speed at which Riya relayed it.

2) He recovered promptly though he was taken aback momentarily.

3) Robin seems to have been taken aback by the news of the Simonds' defection.

4) They will be taken aback by the many different varieties of birds  as a pet.

5) The home maid may be taken aback.

Abandon-Parts of Speech: Verb.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Leave, forsake, desert. Renounce, cease, relinquish, discontinue, castoff, resign, retire, quit, forego, forswear, depart from, vacate, surrender, abjure, repudiate .

Antonyms or Opposite words- Pursue, prosecute, undertake, seek, court, cherish, favor, protect, claim, maintain, defend, advocate, retain, support, uphold, occupy, haunt, hold, assert, vindicate , keep.

Example Sentence as follows:

1) They'll have to abandon it.

2) She couldn't abandon her babies since she was falling aside.

3) It was a foolish idea to abandon the carefully laid plans.

Abandoned-Parts of Speech: Adjective.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words-Vicious, unprincipled, reprobate, incorrigible, sinful, graceless, demoralized, dissolute, depraved, bad, licentious, corrupt.

Antonyms or Opposite words- Virtuous, conscientious, correct, worthy, righteous, self controlled, high-principled, steady,

Example Sentence as follows:

1) Florence abandoned the garden and followed him into the park.

2) It was not good enough that he abandoned her.

3) Abandoned vehicles are required to auction publicly.

4) Since he had abandoned the idea of  jumping lessons, he learnt better.

5) Have you abandoned your bad habit like sleeping late night?

Abase-Parts of speech: Verb.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words-Degrade, disgrace, bring low, reduce, humble, demean, stop, humiliate, depress, lower, sink, dishonor.

Antonyms or Opposite words-Promote, exalt, honor, raise, elevate, dignity, aggrandize.

Example sentence as follows:

1) It is a bad idea to abase the young lady to demean by the mother-in-law in the house.

2) Don't abase your nephew by making fun of his mistake.

3) The demotion did not abase his credibility with his superior.

Abasement-Parts of Speech: Noun.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Degradation, depression, disgrace, humiliation, abjection, dishonor.

Antonyms or Opposite words- Promotion, elevation, honor, exaltation, dignity, aggrandizement. Chalk .

Example sentence as follows:

1) The colleague bullies laughed at his abasement.

2) It is evident that only an evil man would delight in the abasement of his children.

3) It is very tough to believe he was able to withstand such abasement.

4) She never expected for living with such abasement on a daily basis.

Abash-Parts of Speech: Noun.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Confound, confuse , discompose, bewilder, daunt, cow, humble, disconcert, dishearten, martin, shame, humiliate.

Antonyms or Opposite words-Countenance , cheer, uphold, encourage rally, inspirit, animate, imcite , embolden, abet, buoy.

Example sentences from web as follows:

1) Here, furious parents throw open the cupboard to reveal their daughter’s abashed lover, as younger children look on wide-eyed and the family dog prepares to attack.—Susan Delson, WSJ, 20 June 2018

2) Bloom called him out, and the abashed Harris apologized.—Christina Schoellkopf, latimes.com, 15 June 2018

3) Not easily abashed by body-shamers, Teigen has publicly posted next-to-naked topless photos in the past.—Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 May 2018

4) Hefner was good-natured but rather abashed, diffident, and shy.—Jeanie Pyun, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 Oct. 2017

Abate-Parts of Speech: Verb.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Terminate , remove, suppress, lower, reduce, mitigate, diminish, moderate, lessen, subside, decrease .

Antonyms or Opposite words- Prolong, continue, revive, develop, increase, aggravate , magnify, brew, ferment, rage, extend, enlarge, amplify raise, enhance .

Example of Sentence as follows:

1) Taking pain killer pills can cause headaches to abate.

2) Within short span the storm would abate and they could leave.

3) Within 
a few minutes of excitement, the crowd's roar began to abate after.

Abbreviate-Parts of Speech: Verb.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Shorten, reduce, abridge, contract, curtail, epitomize, condense, prune, compress.

Antonyms or Opposite words- Lengthen, prolong, extend, enlarge , produce, elongate, amplify, extend, dilate.

Example sentences from web as follows:

1) If the working space is small, you need always to abbreviate.

2) We were forced to abbreviate our Andaman trip due to the bad weather.

3) People many times abbreviate their first name to an initial.

4) In order to avoid confusion, I do not abbreviate my name in my signature.

Abbreviation-Parts of speech: Noun.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Abridgment, reduction, contraction, curtailment, abstract, summary, epitome, condensation, compression.

Antonyms or Opposite words- Elongation, prolongation, extension, production, amplification, enlargement, expansion, dilation, expatiation explication, dilution.

Example sentence from web as follows:

1) The three-year-old Farmer-Citizen Movement, known by its Dutch abbreviation BBB, is now one of the most popular in the country, according to opinion polls.—Patrick Smith, NBC News, 12 Dec. 2022

2) The rebranding sets Jax State apparent from everyone else as the only school in FBS that takes just three letters to spell and isn’t an abbreviation.—Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, al, 13 Jan. 2023

3) Is the word in question an abbreviation for a longer word?—Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 14 Aug. 2012

Abderite-Parts of Speech: Noun.

Meaning, Synonyms or Similar words- Cynic, sardonic, derisive, sarcastic, jocular, sportive,

Antonyms or Opposite words- Lachrymose, plaintive , plaintive, dole some , lackadaisical, grumbling, croak lugubrious.

Example sentence as follows:

1) Abderite is a native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Abdera.

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