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Aberration meaning

Noun: aberration Pronunciation: (,a-bu’rey-shun) Aberration meaning: One whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group A state or condition markedly different from the norm Synonyms: aberrance, aberrancy, deviance, deviancy, aberrant A disorder in one’s mental state An …

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Aberrant meaning

Noun: aberrant Pronunciation: (a’be-runt or ‘a-bu-runt [N. Amer], a-bu-runt [Brit]) Aberrant meaning: One whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group Adjective: aberrant Aberrant meaning: Markedly different from an accepted norm Synonyms: deviant, deviate Derived …

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Apogee meaning

apogee.apogee meaning. the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

Noun: apogee Pronunciation: (a-pu,jee) Apogee meaning: A final climactic stage Apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth Derived forms: apogees Synonyms: culmination …

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Ardour meaning


Noun: ardour Pronunciation: (aa-du(r)) Ardour meaning: Intense feeling of love A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favour of a person or cause) Feelings of great warmth and intensity Synonyms: ardor, elan, zeal, fervour, fervidness, fervency Derived forms: ardours Quotations: …

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Ascension meaning


Noun: ascension Pronunciation: (u’sen-shun) Ascension meaning: A movement in upward direction In Astronomy, it is the rising of a star above the horizon The act of changing location in an upward direction Synonyms: ascent, rise, …

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Attenuate meaning

enervate meaning and facts about the sun

Adjective: attenuate Pronunciation: (u’ten-yoo-ut) Attenuate meaning: Reduced in strength Synonyms: attenuated, faded, weakened, enervated Verb: attenuate Attenuate meaning: (chemistry) weaken the consistency of a chemical substance Become weaker in strength, value or magnitude Derived forms: attenuating, attenuates, attenuated Quotations: …

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Abysm meaning

Chasm meaning

Noun: abysm Pronunciation: (u’bi-zum) Abysm meaning: A bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable cavity or chasm. Synonyms: abyss, chasm Quotations: Ambrose Bierce – The flabby wine-skin of his brain yields to some pathologic strain and …

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Abyss meaning

Chasm meaning

Noun: abyss Pronunciation: (u’bis) Abyss meaning: A bottomless gulf or pit. Any unfathomable cavity or chasm or void extending below. Synonyms: chasm, abysm Quotations: Friedrich Nietzsche – He who fights with monsters might take care …

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Afloat meaning


Adjective: afloat Pronunciation: (u’flowt) Afloat meaning: Aimlessly drifting. Synonyms: adrift, directionless, plan less, rudderless Borne on the water or floating. Synonyms: adrift, floating, waterborne Covered with water. Synonyms: awash, flooded, inundated, overflowing Quotations: Julian Casablancas …

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Audacious meaning


Adjective: audacious Pronunciation: (o’dey-shus) Audacious meaning: Invulnerable to fear or intimidation. Synonyms: brave, dauntless, intrepid, fearless, hardy Unrestrained by convention or propriety. Synonyms: barefaced, bodacious, brassy, brazen, insolent, unashamed Disposed to venture or take risks. …

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