THIS BOOK CONTAINS MEANINGS OF MORE THAN 1400 ADVANCED ENGLISH WORDS (including phrasal verbs and idioms). English Words And Meanings, Advance English Words And Their Meanings, Learn English Words For Improving Your English, English Words And Meanings From Letter A To Letter Z Sample This: ("sb" implies somebody, "sth" implies something) abase yourself to accept sb’s power over you knuckle under to sb/sth to accept sb/sth else’s authority submissive too willing to accept sb else’s authority subservient to sth submissive, less important than sth else abashed ashamed and embarrassed bashful shy and easily embarrassed put sb on the spot to make sb feel embarrassed by asking difficult question about turn / volte face complete change of opinion, etc. turn about sudden and complete change in sth abstemious not allowing yourself to have much food or alcohol or enjoyable activities austere without any decorations; (of a person) strict and serious; abstemious ad-lib to give a speech or a performance without preparation or practice improvise to make or do sth using whatever is available, to ad-lib abuse unfair or cruel treatment of sb/sth oppress to treat sb cruelly, to weigh down persecute to treat sb cruelly acclaim to praise sb publicly, praise and approval commendation / plaudits praise and approval accolade praise or award of honour laurels honour and praise given to sb because of sth they have achieved acrid bitter smell or taste acrimony bitter feelings or words adolescent young person who is developing from a child into an adult teens years of a person’s life when they are between 13 and 19 years old affected pretended disaffected unsatisfied affront to insult or offend sb take umbrage at sth to feel offended or upset by sth aft in the stern of the ship or aircraft abaft in the stern of a ship stern the back end of a boat or ship agglomeration group of things put together in no particular order conglomeration mixture of different things found all together a la carte food which is selected from the list of dishes and prices table d’ hot plate of food with fixed price agnosia inability to recognize people and things analgesia loss of the ability to feel pain while still conscious apoplexy inability to feel, move because of injury in the brain asphyxia difficulty in breathing which may cause death or unconsciousness dyslexia difficulty in reading and spelling but no effect in intelligence agoraphobia fear of being in the crowd claustrophobia fear of being in a small confined place alimony money, which is given to former husband or wife after the end of the marriage palimony money which is given to former partner after the end of a relationship altercation noisy argument or disagreement argy-bargy noisy disagreement alumna former woman student alumnus former male student amble / saunter / stroll to walk in a slow relaxed way ramble to walk for pleasure
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Published March 26, 2013
by Mohit Joshi.
Education & Reference.