vb: To forgive or free from blame; to free from sin; to free from an obligation
ab·sol·vent, adjective, noun
adj: The though of apart from concrete realities.
adj: difficult to understand.
n: a summary of text, scientific article.
n: something that concentrates in itself the essential qualities of anything more extensive or in general, or several things.
adj: capable of being reached
adj: obtainable, attainable "accessible evidence"
adj: open to influence
adj: without intention (especially resulting from heedless action) adjective Ex. "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"
adj: nonessential; incidental; subsidiary
N: a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration of its pitch.
vb: provide a service or favor for someone, Ex. "We had to oblige him"
vb: (without an object) to become adjusted or adapted.
vb: to become reconciled; agree.
noun; the property of being sour or sharp
vb: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority, recognize authority. Ex. "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
vb: accept as legally binding and valid, Ex. "acknowledge the deed"
vb: to accept awareness of...
adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
verb: to free, to pronounce not guilty of criminal charges. Ex. "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
vb: to settle or satisfy
vb: to bear or conduct (oneself), to behave. Ex. He acquitted himself well in battle.
noun: sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.: The speaker attacked him with great acrimony.
noun: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous). Ex. "the advent of the computer"
syn: onset, beginning, commencement, start.
adj: contrary to your interests or welfare, Ex. "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
adj: opposing one's interests or desire
adj: opposite; confronting
vb: to expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to circulate through. Ex: to aerate milk in order to remove odors.
adj: concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste. Ex. "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
noun: a philosophical theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid at a given time and place: the clean lines, bare surfaces, and sense of space that bespeak the machine-age aesthetic.
adj: diffusing warmth and friendliness. Ex: "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"
noun: a natural attraction or feeling of kinship. Ex: "an affinity for politics"; "the mysterious affinity between them"; "James's affinity with Sam"
noun: a close similarity in appearance or quality; inherent likeness
noun: (chemistry) the tendency for two substances to combine; chemical attraction
noun: abundant wealth
noun: an abundant supply, as of thoughts or words; profusion.
vb: to make easier to endure; lessen; mitigate: to alleviate sorrow; to alleviate pain.
adj: showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
noun form: the philosophical doctrine that right action is that which produces the greatest benefit to others
noun form: the principle or practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses noun Ex. "adequate remuneration for his work"
adj: sharply disagreeable, Ex. rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
noun: a low or downcast state. Ex. "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"-
vb (abase): to lower, humble, belittle
vb: revoke formally, cancel, deny, repeal.
vb: to make better. Ex. "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
adj: ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable: an amenable servant.
adj: disposed or willing to comply. Ex. "someone amenable to persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak"- Matthew 26:41
adj: liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible. Ex: You are amenable for this debt.
adj: affording an abundant supply, Ex. "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
vb: choose no to consume. Ex. "I abstain from alcohol"
vb: to refrain from casting one's vote: a referendum in which two delegates abstained.
adj: sparing in consumption of especially food and drink, Ex: Ex. "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"
adj: sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet.
adj: difficult to penetrate. Ex. incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"
adj: difficult to understand. obscure.
noun: a state of deep-seated ill-will
noun: (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
noun: the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors, Ex. "the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism"
adj: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period. Ex. "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
noun: the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
noun: an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
adj: of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals), Ex. "appellate court"
adj: having jurisdiction to review cases on appeal and to reverse decisions of inferior courts
noun: the cognitive condition of someone who understands, Ex. "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
noun: anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
noun: the act of arresting; seizure.
noun: fear or anxiety over what may happen
noun: A work-based learning experience, usually short-term, in which an individual works alongside a highly skilled worker or craftsperson to learn specialized work skills
verb: give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause, Ex. "I will earmark this money for your research", take possession of by force, as after an invasion
verb: Ex. "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
adj: suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc. Ex. "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate"
noun: someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
adj: obscure, known only by a few.
adj: requiring secret knowledge to be understood; mysterious;
n: the most powerful members of a society
n: a privileged class of people usually of high birth; the nobility
noun: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
verb: attribute or credit to. Ex. "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
verb: to attribute as a quality; consider as belonging to, to ascribe beauty to youth.
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
(v.) to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully. To insist, to declare with confidence.
n: the act of taking possession of or power over something. Ex. "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the compan
noun: something taken for granted; a supposition: a correct assumption
noun: tribute, honor, award of merit; strong praise and approval
verb: to accept/agree without protest
verb: reach a destination, either real or abstract. Ex. "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
adj: not counterfeit or copied. Ex. "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"
adj: conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief (authentic account of eyewitness)
adj. existing as an independent entity.
Ex. "the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies"
adj: self-contained or independent from external rule. They have autonomy.
1. (adj) Ahead of the times, especially in the arts 2. (noun) A group that is ahead of the times.
3. noun: the advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods.
noun: a strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy (usually followed by to ): a strong aversion to snakes and spiders.
vb (avert): the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away, to avoid.
vb ask for or request earnestly. to command earnestly.
verb: formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure.
Ex. "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
verb: frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
adj: constituting a separate entity or part