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Abortive

unsuccessful; fruitless

Usage

An abortive attempt to prevent the current President from taking office

abortive
Mnemonic

Abort to stop: think of abortion

Abrasive

rubbing away; tending to grind down

Usage

A new all purpose, non-abrasive cleaner.

abrasive
Mnemonic

A erase ive: Eraser is abrasive

Abridge

condense or shorten

Usage

This is an abridged version of her new novel ‘The Queen and I’

abridge
Mnemonic

A bridge is made to abridge travelling distance

Abrogate

abolish

Usage

The next Prime Minister could abrogate the treaty.

abrogate
Mnemonic

Abolish rally at the gate

Abscission

cutting off; separation

Usage

The doctor had to perform an abscission of the inflamed appendix

abscission
Mnemonic

Abscission with scissor

Abscond

depart secretly and hide

Usage

Two of the three criminals absconded.

abscond
Mnemonic

abscond in the pond

Absolute

complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative

Usage

Absolute zero temperature.

absolute
Mnemonic

A salute to an absolute power

Absolve

pardon (an offense)

Usage

A police investigation absolved the police of all blame in the incident.

absolve
Mnemonic

He was absolved (freed from blame) as case was solved

Abstain

refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;

Usage

Three Conservative MPs abstained in the vote.

abstain
Mnemonic

Moms try to abstain from stains

Abstemious

sparing in eating and drinking; temperate

Usage

The athlete's abstemious diet did not give her enough energy.

abstemious
Mnemonic

Abs tummy: to get abs from tummy u need abstemious diet

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