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Tathagat Vocab Homophones
Ail(n/v) To be ill Synonyms: hurt, agitate, discomfort Ail (n) (gen pl.) An illness Synonyms: fever, affection, distemper, disease, malady An alcoholic malt beverage bitter than beer. Ale(n)
Usage The summer- time ails/ale are difficult to prevent. They were singing a song as they drank their ale/ail.
Rhyme After I was sent to jail I started to ail!
Rhyme Male/female after ale no taal-male!
Already(adv.) Previously Before or at some specified time. So soon. All are ready All ready(elliptical const.)
Usage Is it eight ‘o’ clock already/all ready?. Already/All ready to board the bus ?.
Rhyme All are never ready so all ready is unsteady!
Rhyme Girl + guy(al+ready) dono ready so they are already steady!
All together(adv.) All at the same time Used of a group whose members acted or were acted upon collectively and when `all' and `together' can be separated by other words; Entirely/totally. With all included/counted. Altogether (adv.)
Usage Let’s shout; all together now! "they were herded all together"; "they were all herded together" It was altogether a different story. Altogether there are twenty of us.
Rhyme All to gather all together!
Rhyme All together is altogether different from Altogether.
Altar(n.) Pedestal/frame. Usually has religious connotations To modify/change Alter (v.)
Usage The bride wanted to see her new dress before going to the altar/alter. Let’s alter/ altar our plans before the wedding.
Rhyme All exchange Haar at the altar!
Rhyme Alternative nahi tha to natives ne plan alter kiya!
Allude (v.) To refer to indirectly Synonyms: Advert, hint, insinuate To avoid capture Synonyms: escape/ evade. Elude (v.) illude (v.) To mislead Synonyms: Defraud, beguile,, deceive, delude
Usage She alluded/ illuded/elud -ed to her former career as a spy. The doctor was able to elude/illude/a llude the Nazi spies for three months He illuded/elud ed/alluded the young woman about his age
Rhyme I allude to all(of) you who are dudes!
Rhyme Birds elude all their problems..ae..le udh!
Rhyme ILU ILU bolke girls ko Illude kiya jaata hai!
Ambiguous (adj.) To have more than one meaning. Vague by intent or accident Synonyms: cryptic, enigmatic Equivocal(vague by intent) Ambivalent (adj.) To have mixed feelings Synonyms: contradictory doubtful, conflicting
Usage She was ambivalent/ ambiguous about how to respond to her fiancé's proposal! Dr. Singh’s replies are generally ambivalent/ ambiguous.
Rhyme U.S.A. ki big foreign policy aam admi ke liye ambiguous!
Rhyme I am ambivalent about acknowledging other’s talent
Amicable(adj.) Friendly(refers to things or people) Synonyms: cordial, sociable, pleasant, benign, dovish, pacific, pacifist/pacifisti c Amiable (adj.) Friendly(Refers only to people) Synonyms: Sociable(c), congenial(c), genial, affable(c )
Usage Judy takes everything in her stride, she is definitely an amiable/amicable individual! The two brother’s arrived at an amicable/amiab le solution.
Rhyme If I am able to make friends I am amiable
Rhyme Dispute with the cable waala was settled amicably.