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Short Definition : loathe; hate

(verb) find repugnant
Synonyms : abhor , execrate , loathe
Example Sentence
  • I loathe that man
  • She abhors cats

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abominate

the last four letters sound lyk hate(nate)....hence abominate is to hate sb/sthg...
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by vaibhavagar

once again wid reference to mnemonic of abominable ....abominate has BOMI(bengali of Vomit)....which is unpleasant experience
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by nehaMD

ab(abhi..a name of a person)+ominate(sounds like "mina"(focus on middle of girl...+omit...(means deliberately )....abhi omitted mina from his team because he hated her like anything.
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by preetisoni2411

abominate sounds like dominate and we HATE those who dominates us
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by shanta_02

I NOMINATE Adolf Hitler to be the most hated tyrant in history of the world.
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by Phoenix

A bom(b) ate = Eating a bomb is really bad! Who wouln't loath this?
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by otimuz

abominate = a bha minute. imagine u have given a minute time to your girlfriend and now she didn't came and you HATE her
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by clickme_sandip

ab(abhi...a name of person)+ominate(sounds together like omit mina.....means leave out mina)......abhi omitted mina from his team because he hated her like anything
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine

(noun) a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
(noun) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
Synonyms : aborigine , indigen , indigene , native
Example Sentence
  • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
  • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students

(adj) of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia
Example Sentence
  • an Aboriginal rite

(adj) characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
Synonyms : native
Example Sentence
  • native Americans
  • the aboriginal peoples of Australia

(adj) having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
Synonyms : primaeval , primal , primeval , primordial
Example Sentence
  • aboriginal forests
  • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
  • the forest primeval
  • primordial matter
  • primordial forms of life

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aboriginal

see the word origin which means first of a kind.
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by razzmatazz

abe ye ORIGINAL hai
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by vaibhavagar

A B Original : A-B are initial (original) English alphabets.
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by kunalnitin

intepret the meaning from 'original' in this word..
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by gre_guru

ab many things we buy are not original we used to get these earlier in primitive days
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by sand

AB+orginal.. First of its kind.. Even though the modified one is latest one..EX:- the aborignal form of this place is very pleasant..
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by passionate

"Ab Ab Ab Ab" said the green baby. This baby came from an origin? But where? A specific spot in Ireland.
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by otimuz

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by vaibhavagar

The boy in moview "Australian" recalls me the meaning of word "arboriginal"
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by yellow_tulip_84


Short Definition : unsuccessful; fruitless

(adj) failing to accomplish an intended result
Synonyms : stillborn , unsuccessful
Example Sentence
  • an abortive revolt
  • a stillborn plot to assassinate the President

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abortive

Relate it to abort..things usually gets aborted when it seems that it would be unsuccessful or fruitless
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by razzmatazz

relate it to "abortion" in wich parents remains FRUITLESS...
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by vishal41

abortion is a common word which means termination of pregnancy.. and hence something unsuccessful or fruitless.
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by sowmitha

abort => "to stop somthing before result" ive= action that is "useless action"
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by ananttickoo

Abort+ive: abort means to stop.. ive to stopped due to some unsuccessful conditions.
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by passionate

You abort an GRE score if u r unsuccessful
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by ponsakthi

Antonyms:complete, consummated, effective, effectual, efficient, fruitful,successful
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by razzmatazz

when we put a cd in the cd drive of a computer and den eject it before transferring data, dere is sum command which comes on da screen like ur transfer was aborted means something which was in process has stopped.........
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by priyavanjeri


Short Definition : rubbing away; tending to grind down

(noun) a substance that abrades or wears down
(adj) causing abrasion
Synonyms : scratchy

(adj) sharply disagreeable; rigorous
Synonyms : harsh
Example Sentence
  • the harsh facts of court delays
  • an abrasive character

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abrasive

abrasive:ab-Erasive:which means rubbing away
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by Zubin sounds like aggressive,which means harsh behavior
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by jaga

A+BRA+sive.. it is very harsh behaviour if we touches a womens bra.. which is not good..
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by passionate

ab + rasi -- ab means away and rasi sounds like erase.. erasing something to remove away some dirt.. hence rubbing away.
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by peppyprash

take first three letters of this word...i.e. ABR... nw simply jumble the wrd.. it will give u...RAB...n it sounds like RUB..i.e. meaning too
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by ankit_goyal

a-bra-sive which is rubbed every day
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by ravindra598

bras polishing -> rubbing or to grind down
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by sansecretcp

abrasive remark like an abrasive material
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like razor ,which rubs away things
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by komya


Short Definition : condense or shorten

(verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Example Sentence
  • The manuscript must be shortened

(verb) lessen, diminish, or curtail
Example Sentence
  • the new law might abridge our freedom of expression

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abridge

a+bridge..well bridges are meant to reduce the gap between abridging..something means reducingor shortening something.
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by preetisoni2411

a+bridge : bridges can shorten the transportation time..
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by Administrator

there was a long path but due building of bridge path was shorten
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by aziz

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by priyavanjeri

The Abridged Dictionary, Yey! not 100,000 words, just 3,000.
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by otimuz


Short Definition : abolish

(verb) revoke formally
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abrogate

Imagine a boy is making sighs to a girl standing in front of her GATE,seeing that ,her BRO comes & get rid of the boy (abolish)
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by arvind_4

ab (now) + rog (disease) + ate (eat) so, eat the disease and abolish it now.
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by pagalgadha

rogam-disease need to b abolished
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by kanamathareddy

ab+*rog*+gate What does a ROGUE do if he is given power? -> Abolish things officially !!!
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by sasidhar

(this mnemonic needs understanding of Hindi language) ab ro gate par aakar (in Hindi) imagine a person crying(ab ro gate par aake) in front of a gate because his form has been cancelled (abolished)
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by deepaksabharwal

ab*ROG*ate .. concentrate on ROG , it sounds like rogue and normally we like to ABOLISH rogues
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by seshadri

A-BROke-GATE = abolish
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by joshjohn1984

A's (someone's) Brother is standing near INDIA GATE to abolish the excise duty law.
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by byreddys

abro-gate to ask someone to get out of our gate . thus you are abolishing that person.
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by chandrima

ABROGATE = ABOlish or ABATE leGAlly.
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by dshefman

A + Bro(Brother) Gate(at gate) a brother turns away at the gate
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by italyazzurre44

ab+rog+ate: ab rog ne use kha liya...
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by extinctspecies

A+Broke+Agreement ---> abrogate ---> to end a law/agreement
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by pingu

aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.
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by gbspaithan

A Bro Gate, a gate for brothers only, which abrogates the hierarchy.
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by Darcy

Ab ro gate par cos tender has abrogated.
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aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.
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by gbspaithan

A bro not going into a gate and turning back.
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by ok_2pro

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by chetansadana

bro(brother)bfr gate, child should not beg it should be abolished
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by sansecretcp

a + bro + gate they put a gate on my bro to revoke him or my bro was leaving home, so they closed gate to stop or revoke him.
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