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  • Section 1: Letter A. a. a. a is a vowel and the first letter of

  • the modern English alphabet. a is also used as an indefinite article, followed by a singular

  • countable noun. This is a flower. abandon. a . b . a . n . d . o . n . abandon.

  • abandon means give up or leave behind. He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand

  • in marriage.

  • abandoned. a . b . a . n . d . o . n . e . d . abandoned. abandoned means forsaken by owner

  • or keeper . weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse.

  • ability. a . b . i . l . i . t . y . ability. ability means the quality of being able to

  • perform; the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get

  • something done. He completed the essay to the best of his ability.

  • able. a . b . l . e . able. able means having the necessary means or skill or know-how or

  • authority to do something. She was able to program her computer.

  • unable. u . n . a . b . l . e . unable. unable meansnot having the necessary means or skill

  • or know-how. Lacking necessary physical or mental ability. We are unable to get to town

  • without a car. about. a . b . o . u . t . about. about means

  • imprecise but fairly close to correct. All around or on all sides. We meet about once

  • a month. above. a . b . o . v . e . above. above means

  • in or to a place that is higher. The plane was flying above the clouds.

  • abroad. a . b . r . o . a . d . abroad. abroad means to or in a foreign country. They had

  • never travelled abroad. absence. a . b . s . e . n . c . e . absence.

  • absence means the state of being absent. The time interval during which something or somebody

  • is away. He was surprised by the absence of any explanation.

  • absent. a . b . s . e . n . t . absent. absent means not in a specified place physically

  • or mentally. He absented himself.

  • absolute. a . b . s . o . l . u . t . e . absolute. absolute means perfect or complete or pure.

  • My room is absolute silence.

  • absolutely. a . b . s . o . l . u . t . e . l . y . absolutely. absolutely means completely

  • and without qualification. This is an absolutely magnificent painting.

  • absorb. a . b . s . o . r . b . absorb. absorb means take in, also metaphorically. The sponge

  • absorbs water well. abuse.a . b . u . s . e . abuse. abuse means

  • treat badly. This boss abuses his workers. academic. a . c . a . d . e . m . i . c . academic.

  • academic means associated with academia or an academy. The academic curriculum.

  • accent. a . c . c . e . n . t . accent. accent means the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic

  • of a specific group of people. The immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English.

  • accept. a . c . c . e . p . t . accept. accept means consider or hold as true. I cannot accept

  • the dogma of this church. acceptable. a . c . c . e . p . t . a . b

  • . l . e . acceptable. acceptable means worthy of acceptance or satisfactory. Performances

  • varied from acceptable to excellent. unacceptable. u . n . a . c . c . e . p . t

  • . a . b . l . e . unacceptable. unacceptable means not adequate to give satisfaction. not

  • acceptable; not welcome. A word unacceptable in polite society.

  • access.a . c . c . e . s . s . access. access means the right to enter. He took a wrong

  • turn on the access to the bridge. accident. a . c . c . i . d . e . n . t . accident.

  • accident means a mishap; especially one causing injury or death. Most of accidents is caused

  • by sleepy drivers. by accident. by accident. by accident means

  • by accident means an event that happens in a way that was not expected.

  • I met her quite by accident. accidental. a . c . c . i . d . e . n . t

  • . a . l . accidental. accidental means without intention. More than 50 percent of all accidental

  • deaths in the U.S. are a result of car crashes. accidentally. a . c . c . i . d . e . n . t

  • . a . l . l . y . accidentally. accidentally means without advance planning. They accidentally

  • locked themselves in the room. accompany. a . c . c . o . m . p . a . n . y

  • . accompany. accompany means be associated with. go or travel along with. The nurse accompanied

  • the old lady everywhere. according. a . c . c . o . r . d . i . n . g

  • . according. according means as reported or stated by. in agreement with or accordant

  • with. According to instructions. account. a . c . c . o . u . n . t . account.

  • account means a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking

  • or brokerage or business services. He asked to see the executive who handled his account.

  • accurate. a . c . c . u . r . a . t . e . accurate. accurate means conforming exactly or almost

  • exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy. The accounting was accurate.

  • accurately. a . c . c . u . r . a . t . e . l . y . accurately. accurately means with

  • few mistakes. He works very accurately. accuse. a . c . c . u . s . e . accuse. accuse

  • means bring an accusation against; level a charge against. He was accusing my mum of

  • having an affair with another man. achieve. a . c . h . i . e . v . e . achieve.

  • achieve means to gain with effort. She achieved her goal despite setbacks.

  • achievement. a . c . h . i . e . v . e . m . e . n . t . achievement. achievement means

  • the action of accomplishing something. He is proud of his achievements.

  • acid. a . c . i . d . acid. acid means any of various water-soluble compounds having

  • a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt.

  • An acid reaction. acknowledge. a . c . k . n . o . w . l . e

  • . d . g . e . acknowledge. acknowledge means declare to be true or admit the existence

  • or reality or truth of. She acknowledged that she might have forgotten.

  • acquire. a . c . q . u . i . r . e . acquire. acquire means come into the possession of

  • something concrete or abstract. She acquired a lot of paintings from her uncle.

  • across. a . c . r . o . s . s . across. across means to the opposite side. The football field

  • was 300 feet across. act. a . c . t . act. act means something

  • that people do or cause to happen. Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action).

  • The governor should act on the new energy bill. Think before you act.

  • action. a . c . t . i . o . n . action. action means something done (usually as opposed to

  • something said). There were stories of murders and other unnatural actions.

  • take action. take action. take action means doing something to solve a problem. The government

  • must take action to make sure our airports are safe in the aftermath of the terrorist

  • attacks. active. a . c . t . i . v . e . active. active

  • means taking part in an activity. He was politically active.

  • actively. a . c . t . i . v . e . l . y . actively. actively means in an active manner. He participated

  • actively in the war. activist. a . c . t . i . v . i . s . t . activist.

  • activist means one who is politically active in the role ofcitizen; especially, one who campaigns for change.

  • It's activist for females, not activist who was female.

  • activity. a . c . t . i . v . i . t . y . activity. activity means any specific behavior. They

  • avoided all recreational activity. actor. a . c . t . o . r . actor. an actor

  • is a person who acts, or plays a role, in an artistic production. He's a principal actor

  • in this affair. actress. a . c . t . r . e . s . s . actress.

  • actress means a female actor. She's a very famous actress.

  • actual. a . c . t . u . a . l . actual. actual means presently existing in fact and not merely

  • potential or possible. The predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different.

  • actually. a . c . t . u . a . l . l . y . actually. actually means in actual fact. No one actually

  • saw the shark. ad . a . d . ad . ad means a public promotion

  • of some product or service. She saw an advertisement for cars on TV last night.

  • adapt. a . d . a . p . t . adapt. adapt means make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose.

  • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country.

  • add. a . d . d . add. add means make an addition. We added two students to that dorm room.

  • addition. a . d . d . i . t . i . o . n . addition. addition means the act of adding one thing

  • to another. The addition of flowers created a pleasing effect.

  • in addition. in addition. in addition means by way of addition or furthermore. The course

  • is structured in a way to improve students' communicative skills, in addition to their

  • academic skills. additional. a . d . d . i . t . i . o . n

  • . a . l . additional. additional means further or added. Called for additional troops.

  • address. a . d . d . r . e . s . s . address. address means the place where a person or

  • organization can be found or communicated with. She will not give him her address.

  • adequate. a . d . e . q . u . a . t . e . adequate. adequate means meeting the requirements especially

  • of a task. She had adequate training. adequately. a . d . e . q . u . a . t . e

  • . l . y . adequately. adequately means in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree.

  • He was adequately prepared. adjust. a . d . j . u . s . t . adjust. adjust

  • means alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard. Adjust the clock,

  • please. administration. a . d . m . i . n . i . s

  • . t . r . a . t . i . o . n . administration. administration means the persons who make

  • up a body for the purpose of administering something. He claims that the present administration

  • is corrupt. admiration. a . d . m . i . r . a . t . i

  • . o . n . admiration. admiration means a feeling of delighted approval and liking. The man

  • gazed at him in admiration. admire. a . d . m . i . r . e . admire. admire

  • means feel admiration for. She really admires his enthusiasm.

  • admit. a . d . m . i . t . admit. admit means declare to be true or admit the existence

  • or reality or truth of. He admitted his errors. She admitted that she might have forgotten.

  • adopt. a . d . o . p . t . adopt. adopt means choose and follow; as of theories, ideas,

  • policies, strategies or plans. She adopted the feminist movement.

  • adult. a . d . u . l . t . adult. adult means a fully developed person from maturity onward.

  • She lived most of her adult life in France. advance. a . d . v . a . n . c . e . advance.

  • advance means a movement forward. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense. He listened

  • for the advance of the troops. advanced. a . d . v . a . n . c . e . d . advanced.

  • advanced means at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill. Special seminars for

  • small groups of advanced students at the University. in advance. in advance. in advance means situated

  • ahead or going before. An advance party. advantage. a . d . v . a . n . t . a . g . e

  • . advantage. advantage means the quality of having a superior or more favorable position.

  • The experience gave him the advantage over me.

  • take advantage of. take advantage of. take advantage of means to make good use of someone

  • or something. It is not good of you to take advantage of your colleagues.

  • adventure. a . d . v . e . n . t . u . r . e . adventure. adventure means a wild and exciting

  • undertaking (not necessarily lawful). They took an adventure tour down the Amazon River

  • last year. advertise. a . d . v . e . r . t . i . s . e

  • . advertise. advertise means call attention to. Please don't advertise the fact that he

  • has AIDS. advertising. a . d . v . e . r . t . i . s

  • . i . n . g . advertising. advertising means the activity of advertising things to people.

  • She works for an advertising agency. advertisement.a . d . v . e . r . t . i . s

  • . e . m . e . n . t . advertisement. advertisement means a public promotion of some product or

  • service. They haven't received many replies to their advertisement.

  • advice. a . d . v . i . c . e . advice. advice means a proposal for an appropriate course

  • of action. Could you give me some advice about buying a new car?

  • advise. a . d . v . i . s . e . advise. advise means give advice to. His mother was away

  • advise him. affair. a . f . f . a . i . r . affair. affair

  • means a vaguely specified concern. It is none of your affair.

  • affect. a . f . f . e . c . t . affect. affect means have an effect upon. Will the new rules

  • affect me? affection. a . f . f . e . c . t . i . o . n

  • . affection. affection means a positive feeling of liking. He had trouble expressing the affection

  • he felt. afford. a . f . f . o . r . d . afford. afford

  • means be able to spare or give up. I can't afford to spend two hours with this person.

  • afraid. a . f . r . a . i . d . afraid. afraid means feeling worry or concern or insecurity.

  • We are not afraid of difficulties. after. a . f . t . e . r . after. after means

  • happening at a time subsequent to a reference time. I go swimming every day after work.

  • afternoon. a . f . t . e . r . n . o . o . n . afternoon. afternoon means the part of the

  • day between noon and evening. He spent a quiet afternoon in the park.

  • afterward. a . f . t . e . r . w . a . r . d . afterward. afterward means happening at

  • a time subsequent to a reference time. It didn't happen until afterward.

  • again. a . g . a . i . n . again. again means one more time. They rehearsed the scene again.

  • against. a . g . a . i . n . s . t . against. against means opposing or disagreeing with

  • something. She advised me against travelling. age. a . g . e . age. age means how long something

  • has existed. It was replaced because of its age.

  • aged. a . g . e . d . aged. aged means advanced in years. Aged residents could remember the

  • construction of the first skyscraper. agency. a . g . e . n . c . y . agency. agency

  • means an administrative unit of government. The Central Intelligence Agency.

  • agenda. a . g . e . n . d . a . agenda. agenda means a temporally organized plan for matters

  • to be attended to. Please read the agenda before tomorrow's meeting.

  • agent. a . g . e . n . t . agent. agent means an active and efficient cause; capable of

  • producing a certain effect. Their research uncovered new disease agents.

  • aggressive. a . g . g . r . e . s . s . i . v . e . aggressive. aggressive means having

  • or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends. He was aggressive and imperious

  • in his convictions. ago. a . g . o . ago. ago means in the past.

  • Sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S.

  • agree. a . g . r . e . e . agree. agree means be in accord or be in agreement. We agreed

  • on the terms of the settlement. agreement. a . g . r . e . e . m . e . n . t

  • . agreement. agreement means the statement of an exchange of promises. They had an agreement

  • that they would not interfere in each other's business.

  • ahead. a . h . e . a . d . ahead. ahead means at or in the front. I see the lights of a

  • town ahead. aid. a . i . d . aid. aid means a resource

  • or give help. Visual aids in teaching. aim. a . i . m . aim. aim means an anticipated

  • outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions or propose or intend. His

  • intent was to provide a new translation. air. a . i . r . air. air means a mixture

  • of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing. I need some fresh air.

  • aircraft. a . i . r . c . r . a . f . t . aircraft. aircraft means a vehicle that can fly. During

  • World War Two, parrots were kept on the Eiffel Tower to warn of approaching aircraft.

  • airport. a . i . r . p . o . r . t . airport. airport means an airfield equipped with control

  • tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo. Police have received

  • an anonymous threat declaring that a bomb has been planted at the airport.

  • alarm. a . l . a . r . m . alarm. alarm means an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning

  • of danger or warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness.

  • The idea of failing filled him with alarm. alarming. a . l . a . r . m . i . n . g . alarming.

  • alarming means causing alarm or fear. The dangerous disease has spread at an alarming

  • rate. alarmed. a . l . a . r . m . e . d . alarmed.

  • alarmed means experiencing a sudden sense of danger. She was alarmed to discover that

  • her bike was gone. alcohol. a . l . c . o . h . o . l . alcohol.

  • alcohol means a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent. He is a man that

  • never drinks alcohol. alcoholic. a . l . c . o . h . o . l . i . c

  • . alcoholic. alcoholic means addicted to alcohol. His father was an alcoholic for many years,

  • but was finally able to quit. alive. a . l . i . v . e . alive. alive means

  • possessing life. The happiest person alive. Doctors are working hard to keep him alive.

  • all. a . l . l . all. all means quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate

  • the whole number or amount of or every one of a class. We sat up all night. All men are

  • mortal. allow. a . l . l . o . w . allow. allow means

  • make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

  • This sealed door will not allow the water come into the basement

  • all. a . l . l . all. all means being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. The passengers

  • were shaken up but are all right. ally. a . l . l . y . ally. ally means an

  • associate who provides assistance. Become an ally or associate he's a good ally in fight.

  • allied. a . l . l . i . e . d . allied. allied means related by common characteristics or

  • ancestry. Allied species. Allied studies. almost. a . l . m . o . s . t . almost. almost

  • means slightly short of or not quite accomplished. The baby was almost asleep when the alarm

  • sounded. alone. a . l . o . n . e . alone. alone means

  • isolated from others. I want to be alone. Could be alone in a crowded room.

  • along. a . l . o . n . g . along. along means with a forward motion. We drove along admiring

  • the view. alongside. a . l . o . n . g . s . i . d . e

  • . alongside. alongside means side by side. Anchored close alongside another ship.

  • aloud. a . l . o . u . d . aloud. aloud means with relatively high volume. Please read the

  • passage aloud. alphabet. a . l . p . h . a . b . e . t . alphabet.

  • alphabet means a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language. The

  • international phonetic alphabet. alphabetical. a . l . p . h . a . b . e . t

  • . i . c . a . l . alphabetical. alphabetical means relating to or expressed by a writing

  • system that uses an alphabet. Alphabetical writing system.

  • alphabetically. a . l . p . h . a . b . e . t . i . c . a . l . l . y . alphabetically.

  • alphabetically means in alphabetical order. The list was arranged alphabetically.

  • already. a . l . r . e . a . d . y . already. already means prior to a specified or implied

  • time. She has already graduated. also. a . l . s . o . also. also means in

  • addition. He also has a Mercedes. alter. a . l . t . e . r . alter. alter means