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Glossary of Kaleem

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abate to
lessen;
abdication giving
up
aberration straying
away
abeyance suspended
action
abhor to
hate;
abide be
faithful;
abjure promise
or
abrogate repeal
or
abscond to
go
abstemious restraint,
especially
abstruse difficult
to
abut border
on
abysmal bottomless;
extreme
acarpous effete;
no
acclaimed welcomed
with
accolade praise;
approval
accretion the
growing
adamant kind
of
addle to
become
adduce to
offer
adjudicate to
settle
adjunct something
added;
adjure to
beg
admonitory containing
warning
adorn add
beauty;
adulteration making
unpure,
adumbrate to
suggest
adventitious coming
from
affable polite
and
affinity close
connection
aggravate make
worse;
agile active;
quick-moving
agog eager;
excited
ail trouble;
be
alacrity eager
and
alcove recess;
partially
allegiance duty;
support;
alleviate make
(pain)
alloy to
debase
aloof reserved;
indifferent
altercate to
dispute
amalgamate mix,
combine,
ambidextrous able
to
ambiguous doubtful;
uncertain
ambivalent having
both
amble leisurely
walk
ameliorate improve;
make
amortize end
(a
anathema something
loathed;
anguish severe
suffering
animosity strong
dislike
antebellum existing
before
antediluvian made
a
anthropomorphic having
human
antidote medicine
used
antithetical direct
opposing
apartheid brutal
racial
aphasia loss
of
aphorism concise
statement
aplomb self-confidence
apostasy renunciation
of
apostate one
who
apotheosis deification;
glorification
appease make
quiet
appellation identifying
name
apprehensive grasping;
understanding;
apprise give
notice;
approbation approval
apropos appropriate
to
apt well-suited;
quick-witted
arabesque a
complex
arboreal of
connected
ardor enthusiasm
arduous steep;
difficult;
argot jargon;
slang
arrant in
the
arrogance proud
superior
articulate speak
distinctly;
ascend go
or
ascertain get
to
ascribe consider
to
aseptic surgically
clean
ashen deadly
pale
asperity roughness;
harshness;
aspersion slander
assiduous diligent;
hard-working;
assuage make
smth
asterisk the
mark
astringent substance
that
astute clever,
quick
atelier artist's
workroom
atonement repayment
death
attenuate make
thin;
attune bring
into
audacious daring;
foolishly
augury omen;
sign
august majestic;
venerable
auspicious favorable;
successful;
austere severely
moral
auxiliary helping;
supporting
aver affirm;
assert;
aversion strong;
dislike
avid eager;
greedy
avow admit;
declare
bait to
persecute
baleful harmful;
ominous;
balk obstacle;
purposely
baneful causing
harm
barrage artificial;
obstacle
barren not
good
bask enjoy
warmth
beatify to
bless;
bedizen to
adorn,
belabor beat
hard
bellicose belligerent;
pugnacious;
belligerent (person,
nation)
benediction something
that
benefactor person
who
benevolence wish
or
benign kind
and
bequest arrangement
to
berate scold
sharply
bereft rob
or
bewilder puzzle;
confuse
bigot stubborn;
narrow-minded
bilge bulge
the
bilk to
cheat
blandishment flattery
coaxing
blandness polite
manner;
blatant noisy
and
blithe cheerful;
casual;
bluster to
talk
bogus sham;
counterfeit;
boisterous loud;
noisy;
bolster give
greatly
boorish crude;
offensive;
brash hasty;
rush;
brass yellow
metal
brazen made
of
breach opening;
broken
brittle easily
broken
broach bring
up;
brook to
tolerate,
buoyant able
to
burgeon grow
forth;
burnish to
polish,
cabal a
scheme
cacophony harsh
sound
cadence rhythmic
modulation
cadge to
beg;
cajole use
flattery
calumny slander;
aspersion
candid frank;
straight-forward
cant insincere
talk
cantankerous bad-tempered;
quarrelsome
canvass discuss
thoroughly;
carouse to
drink
carp to
find
carte
blanche full
castigation severe
punishment
catalyst substance
that
catholic comprehensive;
universal
caustic biting;
sarcastic
cavil to
raise
cede/cession to
surrender
celerity rapidity
of
censure expression
of
centurion leader
of
chaff to
tease
charlatan quack
or
chary cautious;
wary
chastisement punishment
chauvinist a
blindly
chicanery legal
trickery;
chimera illusion
or
chisel steel
tool
chivy to
tease
choleric irritable;
bad-tempered
chromatic of
color
churl bad-tempered
person
chutzpah nerve;
gall
circumscribe to
draw
clamor shout;
complain
clerical of
the
clientele customers
clinch come
to
cling to
resist
clot half-solid
lump
cloture closing
device
coagulation change
to
coalescing coming
together
coax get
smb
coda passage
that
coddle treat
with
coerce compel
to
coeval of
the
cogent strong;
convincing
cogitate think
deeply;
cognizant being
fully
collusion secret
agreement
combustion process
of
commemorate keep
the
commodious having
plenty
commuter person
who
complaisance tending
to
compunction feeling
of
conceal hide;
keep
conceited having
an
conciliatory reconciling;
soothing;
concord agreement
or
concur agree
in
condense increase
in
condone forgive
congeal make
or
congenital existing
from
conjoin to
join
connoisseur a
person
connotation suggestion
in
console give
comfort
conspicuous easily
seen;
consternation surprise
and
constrain compel
constrict make
tight
consume get
to
consummate perfect;
make
contemn to
scorn
contentious argumentative;
pugnacious;
contiguous touching;
neighboring
contrite filled
with
contumacious insubordinate;
rebellious
conundrum a
riddle;
convalesce to
recover
conviction firm
belief
convivial fond
of
convoke call
together;
convoluted complicated;
coiled;
cordial warm
and
cordon line
(of
cornucopia abundant
supply
corporeal physical
of
corpulent having
a
correlate have
a
corroboration additional
strengthening
countenance to
favor
counterfeit forgery
countervail counterbalance
covert disguised
covetous eagerly
desirous
cower crouch;
shrink
coy shy,
modest

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