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abhor
abrasive
abrogate
absolution
abstain
abstemious
abstruse
accolade
acquiesce
acrid
acrophobia
acuity
adamant
adroit
adulation
adversity
advocate
aesthetic
affable
alacrity
alchemy
allay
alleviate
aloof
amass
ambiguity
ambiguous
ambivalence
ambulatory
ameliorate
amiable
amity
amorphous
analgesic
analogous
anarchy
anecdote
animosity
annex
anomaly
antagonism
antediluvian
anthology
antiquated
apathetic
apathy
apocryphal
appease
apprehensive
arable
arbitrary
arcane
archaic
bigot
bilk
billowing
blasphemy
blatant
blighted
blithe
bolster
boorish
bourgeois
braggart
brevity
broach
brusque
bulwark
bureaucracy
burgeon
burnish
buttress
cajole
caldron
callow
candid
candor
cantankerous
capacious
capitulate
carping
cartographer
castigate
catharsis
caucus
caustic
cavalcade
celerity
censorious
censure
cerebral
certitude
chary
chicanery
chimerical
choleric
circuitous
circumlocution

Word and Definition List


abhor: Read  (نمقت) fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate

abrasive: Read  (جلخ) rubbing away; tending to grind down

abrogate: Read  (تلغي) abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

absolution: Read  (الإقامة) act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest

abstain: Read  (الامتناع) refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice

abstemious: Read  (معتدل) sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate

abstruse: Read  (صعب) obscure; profound; difficult to understand.

accolade: Read  (الجائزة) award of merit; expression of approval; praise

acquiesce: Read  (ذروة) assent; agree without protesting

acrid: Read  (الحصول على) unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent

acrophobia: Read  (رهاب المرتفعات) fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places

acuity: Read  (حدة) sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness

adamant: Read  (يصر) extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding

adroit: Read  (قمة البارع) skillful and adept under pressing conditions

adulation: Read  (تزين التملق) excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise

adversity: Read  (المحن) state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

advocate: Read  (الدعوة) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aesthetic: Read  (الجمالية) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affable: Read  (وكر نسر اجتماعي) easily approachable; warmly friendly

alacrity: Read  (الملحد الهمة) cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness

alchemy: Read  (الكيمياء) medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming

allay: Read  (تهدئة) calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

alleviate: Read  (تخفيف) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

aloof: Read  (بمعزل) apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote

amass: Read  (جمع) collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit

ambiguity: Read  (الغموض) state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty

ambiguous: Read  (غامضة) unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambivalence: Read  (التناقض) state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate

ambulatory: Read  (المتنقلة) able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary

ameliorate: Read  (التمهل تحسين) make or become better; improve; grow better

amiable: Read  (ودية) good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

amity: Read  (الصداقة) friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations

amorphous: Read  (متبلور) formless; lacking shape or definition

analgesic: Read  (مسكن) serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

analogous: Read  (مفارقة تاريخية مماثلة) comparable; similar or alike

anarchy: Read  (الفوضى) absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion

anecdote: Read  (حكاية) short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

animosity: Read  (العداء) bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act

annex: Read  (مرفق) append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

annex: Read  (مرفق) append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

anomaly: Read  (شذوذ) irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order

antagonism: Read  (العداء) active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antediluvian: Read  (عتيق) antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times

anthology: Read  (مختارات) book of literary selections by various authors

antiquated: Read  (العتيقة) too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged

apathetic: Read  (مبالية) feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent

apathy: Read  (اللامبالاة) lack of caring; indifference

apocryphal: Read  (ملفق) untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious

appease: Read  (استرضاء) bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve

apprehensive: Read  (تخوف) capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive

arable: Read  (المائية الصالحة للزراعة) fit for growing crops, as by plowing

arbitrary: Read  (التعسفي) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arcane: Read  (غامضة) secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated

archaic: Read  (قديمة) no longer current or applicable; antiquated

bigot: Read  (بنجر) hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics

bilk: Read  (بيلك) defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from

billowing: Read  (يتصاعد) swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms

blasphemy: Read  (شقاء) act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity

blatant: Read  (السافر) flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive

blighted: Read  (شقاء) suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled

blithe: Read  (انتفض صارخا المتضخمة) gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted

bolster: Read  (دعم) support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion

boorish: Read  (مثقف) rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners

bourgeois: Read  (البرجوازية) middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional

braggart: Read  (فخور) boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person

brevity: Read  (الإيجاز) quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression

broach: Read  (طرح) introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce

brusque: Read  (فظ) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly

bulwark: Read  (حصن) earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

bureaucracy: Read  (بيروقراطية) over-regulated administrative system

burgeon: Read  (تبرعم) grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly

burnish: Read  (هزلي تلميع) make shiny by rubbing; polish

buttress: Read  (دعم) support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence

cajole: Read  (التملق) influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering

caldron: Read  (المرجل) large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron

callow: Read  (كالو) youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers

candid: Read  (صريح) straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial

candor: Read  (الصراحة) frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

cantankerous: Read  (مشاكس) ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious

capacious: Read  (رحيب) capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy

capitulate: Read  (الاستسلام) surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply

carping: Read  (آكلة اللحوم) fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure

cartographer: Read  (الخرائط) one who makes maps or charts

castigate: Read  (الخرائط ينتقدون) criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication

catharsis: Read  (التنفيس) purging or cleansing of any passage of body

caucus: Read  (تجمع) private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy

caustic: Read  (الكاوية) capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action

cavalcade: Read  (موكب) ceremonial procession or display; succession or series

celerity: Read  (سرعته) swiftness of action or motion; speed

censorious: Read  (الانتقادات) critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure

censure: Read  (اللوم) expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame

cerebral: Read  (الدماغي) relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional

certitude: Read  (يقين) state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence

chary: Read  (حذر) cautious; sparing or restrained about giving

chicanery: Read  (المغالطة) mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry

chimerical: Read  (خيالي) fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative

choleric: Read  (صفراوي) hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger

circuitous: Read  (ملتوية) being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct

circumlocution: Read  (الشفرات) indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing