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Unit-1 meanings
1)ACCLIVITY:usage = usg* An upward slope or grade (as in a road)usg "the car couldn't make it up the acclivity"2)ACCOUTER:* Provide with military equipment3) ABLUTION:* The ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels*[S.Africa] A toilet that is available to the public4)ABORTIVE:* Failing to accomplish an intended resultusg "an abortive revolt"*(biology) imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentaryusg "an abortive organ"5)ABASEMENT:* A low or downcast stateusg "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"* Depriving one of self-esteem6)ABET:* Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoingusg "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"7)ABSTRUSE:* Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understandingor knowledgeusg "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoidthem"8)ABORIGINES:* An indigenous person who was born in a particular place
 
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usg "the art of the aborigines of the northwest coast"9)ABJURE:* Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressureusg "She abjured her beliefs10)AFFLUENCE:* Abundant wealthusg "they studied forerunners of affluence or poverty"11)ACIDULOUS:* Being sour to the tasteusg "They found a medium-sized red glossy fruit with a juicy and veryacidulous pulp"12)ABSTINENCE:* The trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)*Act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite13)ACRID:* Strong and sharpusg "the acrid smell of burning rubber"* Harsh or corrosive in toneusg "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"14)ADIPOSE:* Composed of animal fatusg "adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat"15)ADVENTITIOUS:* Associated by chance and not an integral partusg "they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or theresult of a flaw in his character"16)ACCRETION:
 
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* An increase by natural growth or addition* Something contributing to growth or increaseusg "he scraped away the accretions of paint"; "the central city surroundedby recent accretions"17)ACME:* The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of developmentusg "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts areat their acme"* The highest point (of something)usg "at the acme of the pyramid"18)ALLEGORY:* An expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describesome subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor* A visible symbol representing an abstract idea19)ALLEVIATE:* Provide physical relief, as from painusg "This pill will alleviate your headaches"* Make easierusg "you could alleviate the process by sharing your knowledge"20)AMALGAMATE:* Joined together into a wholeusg "the amalgamate colleges constituted a university"21) ACCRUE:* Grow by additionusg "The interest accrues"* Come into the possession of usg "The house accrued to the oldest son"

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