Abstemious

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abstemious

ab·ste·mi·ous
\ab-ˈstē-mē-əs\
adjective

Definition:

1. self denying; refraining from indulging

Example Sentences:

1. priest live abstemious life style. They abstain from marriage and alcohol
2. She is known as an abstemious eater and drinker.
3. being abstemious diners, they avoid restaurants with all-you-can-eat buffets

Synonyms:

abstinent
ascetic
moderate

continent

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 简单; 节约的
Spanish: sobrio;
Arabic: متقشّف; متقلل
Hindi: संयमी;
Russian: скромный; умеренный
French: sobre; ;
German: ; bescheiden
Japanese: 禁欲的
korean: 절제하는;

Abstain

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abstain

ab·stain
\əb-ˈstān, ab-\
verb

Definition:

1. desist; go without; withdraw

Example Sentences:

1. My mom is a vegitarian. She has abstained fom meat since she was a child.
2. Ten members voted for the proposal, six members voted against it, and two abstained.
3.

Synonyms:

cease
forgo
fast

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 戒绝; 戒除
Spanish: abstenerse; absteniéndose|abstenido
Arabic: جافّ;
Hindi: बचना/से दूर रहना;
Russian: воздерживаться; воздержаться
French: abstain; faire abstinence; s’abstenir
German: sich enthalten; sich zurückhalten
Japanese: 截つ
korean: 절제하다;

Absolution

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absolution

ab·so·lu·tion
\ˌab-sə-ˈlü-shən\
noun

Definition:

1. forgiveness; pardon

Example Sentences:

1. Absolution is a religious term in wich a person is cleared of their sins.
2. He asked the priest to give him absolution for his sins.
3. the jury’s verdict of “not guilty” was absolution in the eyes of the law, but the verdict would always be “guilty” in the court of public opinion

Synonyms:

forgiveness
acquittal

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 解除; 免罪
Spanish: absolución;
Arabic: حل من واجب; إعفاء
Hindi: पापक्षमा;
Russian: прощение;
French: absolution; pardon; absolution
German: ; Lossprechung
Japanese: 罪の赦し
korean: 사면식;

Abrogate

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abrogate

ab·ro·gate
\ˈa-brə-ˌgāt\
verb

Definition:

1. to cancel; deny; repeal

Example Sentences:

1. A-bro-gate’s construction was abrogated and cancelled.
2. The company’s directors are accused of abrogating their responsibilities.
3. the U.S. Congress can abrogate old treaties that are unfair to Native Americans

Synonyms:

abolish
annul
end

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 去掉; 取消
Spanish: abrogar; abrogando|abrogado
Arabic: الاستحسان;
Hindi: रद्द
करना;
Russian: аннулировать; отменять
French: abrogate; abroger; abroger
German: aufheben; kündigen
Japanese: 廃止します
korean: (법령 등을) 폐지하다;

Abhor

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abhor

ab·hor
\əb-ˈhȯr, ab-\
verb

Definition:

1. to hate

Example Sentences:

1. Tina abhores ab-whores.
2. abhors the way people leave their trash at the picnic sites in the park
3. We believe we know that Americans abhor extremes and mistrust ideology.

Synonyms:

despise
detest

hate

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 憎恶; 厌恶
Spanish: horrorizar; odiando|odiado
Arabic: هدِّئ;
Hindi: घृणा करना;
Russian: питать отвращение; ненавидеть
French: abhor; détester; détester
German: verabscheuen; verabscheuen
Japanese: 忌嫌う
korean: 혐오하다;

Abbreviate

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abbreviate

ab·bre·vi·ate
əˈbrēvēˌāt/
verb

Definition:

1. to shorten a word

Example Sentences:

1. The company “internationel business machines” is abbreviated to “IBM”.
2. long words are abbreviated to make them shorter
3. Etc is an abbrebiation of “et cetra”

Synonyms:

abridge
compress
abstract
trim
contract

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 缩写; 缩短
Spanish: abreviar; abreviando|abreviado
Arabic: لا مبالي;
Hindi: संक्षिप्त करना; लघु
Russian: сокращать; использовать сокращения
French: abbreviate; raccourcir; abréger
German: kürzen; verkürzen
Japanese: 略す
korean: 생략하다;