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Abase

lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect

Usage

A compromise should not require you to abase yourself or your principles.

abase
Mnemonic

He touched girls base, so girl abase him by slapping him

Abash

embarrass

Usage

She abased her friend with a sudden irritating reaction of a disgusting look.

abash
Mnemonic

A Shut your mouth

Abate

subside or moderate

Usage

The increasing temperature is sure to abate with the oncoming rain in the next few days.

abate
Mnemonic

A weight: abate your weight

Abbreviate

shorten

Usage

Your story is too long can you please abbreviate it for me.

abbreviate
Mnemonic

A brevity (brief); opposite of elaborative

Abdicate

renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)

Usage

The king will abdicate if this mission fails

abdicate
Mnemonic

A dictator abdicate his position

Aberrant

abnormal or deviant

Usage

Ian's rages and aberrant behavior worsened.

aberrant
Mnemonic

A B Rant: when she start a rant it means its her aberrant behavior

Aberration

deviation from the normal; mental disorder

Usage

An extra finger or toe is an unusual aberration.

aberration
Mnemonic

A beer-station

Abet

assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage

Usage

His wife was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for aiding and abetting him.

abet
Mnemonic

Abet in a bet to do wrong

Abeyance

suspended action

Usage

The Russian threat is, at the least, in abeyance.

abeyance
Mnemonic

opposite of obey+ance: not obey and suspend action

Abhor

detest; hate

Usage

He was the man abhorred violence and was deeply committed to reconciliation.

abhor
Mnemonic

Everyone abhore a bore person

Abide

dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate

Usage

If everyone abide the rules there wont be any bribe.

abide
Mnemonic

You don’t abide the rules if you take bribe. You have to hide if you don’t abide the rules

Abject

as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect

Usage

Both of them died in abject poverty.

abject
Mnemonic

Rejected people show abject behaviour

Abjure

renounce upon oath

Usage

She abjured her beliefs

abjure
Mnemonic

A jury

Ablution

washing

Usage

James spends a long time every morning performing his ablutions

ablution
Mnemonic

A blue lotion used for ablution

Abnegation

renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation

Usage

I will abnegate from social drinking

abnegation
Mnemonic

Abnegation of negative things

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