AB/ABS

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bkinaci
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67273
Filename:
AB/ABS
Updated:
2011-02-18 11:09:43
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GRE
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  1. Abduct
    • To carry off by force
    • (v.)
    • ex: She was charged with abducting a six-month-old child.

    Synonyms: Kidnap, Snatch
  2. Abhor
    • 1- Hate, Detest, Dislike
    • 2- To reject solemnly
    • (v.)
    • ex: She abhors cats.

    Synonyms: Despise, Loathe
  3. Abolish
    • To put and end to
    • (v.)

    ex: Slavery was abolished in the 19th century.

    Synonyms: Suppress, Nullify, Cancel, Annihilate, Obliterate, Extinguish, Exterminate, Extirpate, Eliminate, Eradicate (to tear out by roots), Stamp out (rule out something harmful)
  4. Abstract
    • 1- Thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances ex: an abstract idea
    • 2- Theoretical; not applied or practical ex: abstract science
    • 3- Difficult to understand; abstruse: ex: abstract speculations.

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