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Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms and Antonyms Letter A

Synonyms and Antonyms

We are going to learn Synonyms and Antonyms of letter A.

Abandon

Synonyms – Desert, Give up, Forsake, Bereave, leave, Quit, Relinquish; Abdicate; Surrender; Resign.

Antonyms – Continue; Persist; Cherish; Maintain; Retain; Uphold; Defend; assert; Favour; Adopt; Support.

Abandoned

Synonyms – Forsaken; Given up; Left; Deserted; Shunned; Repudiated; Relinquished; Vacated; Surrendered; Wicked; Immoral; Impure; Corrupt

Antonyms – Cherished; Maintained; Upheld; Favored; Defended; Chaste; Pure; Moral; Innocent.

Abattoir

Synonyms – Slaughterhouse, Altar.

Aberration

Synonyms – Straying; Distortion Deviation; Variation; Irregularity; Divergence; Insanity; Eccentricity; Wandering; Anomaly; Peculiarity.

Antonyms – Firmness; Rigidity; Regularity; Sanity; Sobriety; Rationality; Coolness.

Abeyance

Synonyms – Suspension; Inactivity; Inaction; Dormancy; Adjournment; Reservation; Expectancy.

Antonyms – Enforcement; Operation; Revival; Resuscitation; Action; Renewal; Exercise.

Abnegation

Synonyms – Sacrifice; Refusal; Self-denial; Renunciation; Abjuration; Denial; Surrender.

Antonyms – Indulgence; Profession; Excess; Luxury; Extravagance; Intemperance; Immoderation.

Abolish

Synonyms – End; put to an end; Remove; Eradicate; Do away with; Disestablish; Destroy; Annihilate; Demolish; Abrogate; Annul; Extinguish; Exterminate; Revoke.

Antonyms – Retain; Continue; Establish; Restore; Revive; Repair; Support; Sustain; Ratify; Enforce.

Abomination

Synonyms – Detestation; Hatred; Dislike; Disgust; Nuisance; Corruption; Evil; Horror; Shame; Aversion-Wickedness; Anathema.

Antonyms – Cleanliness; Purity; Beauty; Loveliness; Blessing; Happiness; Joy; Benefit; Affection.

Abort

Synonyms – Miscarry; End prematurely; Terminate; Halt; Check; Stop; Fell; Arrest; Go wrong.

Antonyms – Achieve; Get; Obtain; Accomplish; Complete; Finish; Conclude; Consummate; Realize; Effect; Acquire; Impregnate.

Abortive

Synonyms – Futile; Fruitless; Unsuccessful; Useless; Vain; Ineffective; Ineffectual; Unproductive; Inoperative; Worthless.

Antonyms – Fruitful; Successful; Useful; Effective; Effectual; Satisfactory; Productive; Operative.

Abrade

Synonyms – Rub; Erase; Abradere; Scrape off; Wear away; Erode; Obliterate; Scratch; Scrape; Wear Down.

Abridge

Synonyms – Shorten; Cut short; Curtail; Reduce; Diminish; Summarise; Abbreviate; Analyse; Abstract.

Antonyms – Enlarge; Extend; Increase; Expand; Add.

Abrogate

Synonyms – Abolish; Nullify; Annul; Cancel; Revoke; Repeal; Vacate; Void; Quash; Negate; Expunge; Countermand; Invalidate; Overrule.

Antonyms – Enact; Sanction; Pronounce; Ordain; Establish; Validate; Rule; Ratify; Sanction; Authorize; Decree.

Abruptly

Synonyms – Suddenly; Quickly; Hastily; shortly; Accidentally; Impetuously; Brusquely; Unexpectedly; Brokenly; Roughly; Unevenly; Disconnectedly.

Antonyms – Gradually; Regularly; Generally; Evenly; Continuously; Progressively; Slowly; Moderately.

Absorbed

Synonyms – Flee; Run away; Escape; Run off; Depart; Leave; Hide; Slip away; Bolt; Disappear; Decamp; Retreat; Withdraw.

Antonyms – Stay; Remain; Continue; Abide; Stop Endure; Stand Firm; Tarry.

Absorbed

Synonyms – Engaged; Engrossed; Assimilated; engulfed; Imbibed; Consumed; Merged.

Antonyms – Disgorged; Ejected; Exuded; Emitted; Dissipated; Dispersed; Spewed; Bleched.

Abstruse

Synonyms – Complex; Difficult; Profound; Recondite; Abstract; Subtle; Deep; Obscure; Mysterious; Esoteric.

Antonyms – Distinct; Clear; Evident; Lucid; Vivid’ Comprehensible; Knowable; Known; Manifest; Unequivocal; Unambiguous.

Absurd

Synonyms – Unreasonable; Foolish; Ridiculous; Stupid; Silly; Senseless; Nonsensical; Ludicrous; False Erroneous; Mistaken; Anomalous; Paradoxical.

Antonyms – Rational; Reasonable; Wise; Sound; True; Sensible; Infallible; Unquestionable; Certain.

Abundance

Synonyms – Foolishness; Nonsense; Foolery; Stupidity; Folly; Senselessness; Silliness; Idiocy; Ineptness; Simplicity; Short-sightedness.

Antonyms – Cautiousness; Prudence; Wisdom; Cunningness; Alertness; Aptness.

Abundant

Synonyms – Plentiful; Abounding; Ample; Copious; Full; Lavish; Flowing; Profuse; Opulent.

Antonyms – Scanty; Insufficient; Meagre; Little; Few; Scarce; Small; Tiny; Bare.

Accentuate

Synonyms – Emphasize; Stress; Acent; Affirm; Underline; Exaggerate; Mark; Highlight; Draw Attention to.

Accessary

Synonyms – Assistant; Partner; Co-partner; Helper; Accomplice; Henchman; Follower; Colleague; Associate; Participator.

Antonyms – Enemy; Foe; Opponent; Betrayer; Antagonist; Adversary; Rival; Opposer; Hinderer; Informer; Spy; Attacker.

Accessory

Synonyms – Addition; Adornment; Component; Extra; Supplement; Decoration; Attachment; Accompaniment; Appendage; Extention; Auxiliary; Ancillary.

Antonyms – Essential; Necessary; Requisite; Must; Rudiment; Vital pat; Fundamental.

Accolade

Synonyms – Award; Honour; Hugging; Embracement; Kiss; Laurels; Praise Prize. Conferment; Gift; Endowment.

The Prelude, MA in English

The Prelude

The Prelude may be classed somewhat loosely as an epic; it does not satisfy all the traditional qualifications of that genre. The epic is customarily defined as a long narrative poem which recounts heroic actions.

commonly legendary or historical, and usually of one principal hero (from whence it derives its unity). The Prelude take its unity from the fact that the central “hero” is its author

The poem is written blank  verse, unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter with certain permissible substitutions of trochees and anapests to relieve the monotony of the iambic foot and with total disregard for the stanza from.

In the middle of the eighteenth century, there was an eclipse of interest in the rhymed  heroic couplet. A revival of interest in Milton led to the establishment of Miltonic blank verse as the standard medium for lengthy philosophical or didactic poetical works.

The resulting form came to be called the “literary” epic as opposed to heroic and folk epic. To this type, Wordsworth, with his unconventional ideas of diction brought a natural and conversational tone.