10 Dec 2015

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Words Of The Day (THE HINDU)- 10/12/2015

ABATE : Become less in amount or intensity.
example: The storm abated.

ABET : Encourage or provoke someone,usually in some wrongdoing.
example: He abetted him to commit suicide.

The above 2 words can be remembered by that the 2nd ABET is  A BET LAGA.

MITIGATE :(v.) Make less severe or harsh.

CONFABULATE : Have a conference in order to talk something over.

BONHOMIE : A disposition to be friendly and approachable.

AMIABLE : Diffusing warmth and friendliness. syn-AFFABLE;CORDIAL.

AMICABLE : Characterized by friendship and good will (usually used for agreements,settlements).
example: An amicable agreement.

REPATRIATE : A person who has returned to the country or origin.

VENDETTA : A feud between two families that arises from the injury or killing of the member of one family by a member of the other family, leading to long-lasting animosity and retaliatory acts of revenge.syn-BLOOD SHED.
example: Political vendetta.


VINDICTIVE : Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt;REVENGEFUL.

VINDICATE : Clear of accusation,blame;ABSOLVE.
example: You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel.

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