The Hindu word

1. abject

of the most contemptible kind

2. aberration

a state or condition markedly different from the norm

3. abjure

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief

4. abnegation

the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief

5. abrogate

revoke formally

6. abscond

run away, often taking something or somebody along

7. abstruse

difficult to penetrate

8. accede

yield to another's wish or opinion

9. accost

approach and speak to someone aggressively or insistently

10. accretion

an increase by natural growth or addition

11. acumen

shrewdness shown by keen insight

12. adamant

impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, or reason

13. admonish

scold or reprimand; take to task

14. adumbrate

describe roughly or give the main points or summary of

15. adverse

in an opposing direction

16. advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea

17. affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

18. aggrandize

embellish; increase the scope, power, or importance of

19. alacrity

liveliness and eagerness

20. alias

a name that has been assumed temporarily

21. ambivalent

uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

22. amenable

disposed or willing to comply

23. amorphous

having no definite form or distinct shape

24. anachronistic

chronologically misplaced

25. anathema

a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication

26. annex

attach to

27. antediluvian

of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

28. antiseptic

thoroughly clean and free of disease-causing organisms

29. apathetic

showing little or no emotion or animation

30. antithesis

exact opposite

31. apocryphal

being of questionable authenticity

32. approbation

official acceptance or agreement

33. arbitrary

based on or subject to individual discretion or preference

34. arboreal

of or relating to or formed by trees

35. arcane

requiring secret or mysterious knowledge

36. archetypal

of an original type after which other things are patterned

37. arrogate

seize and take control without authority

38. ascetic

someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

39. aspersion

a disparaging remark

40. assiduous

marked by care and persistent effort

41. atrophy

a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse

42. bane

something causing misery or death

43. bashful

self-consciously timid

44. beguile

influence by slyness

45. bereft

sorrowful through loss or deprivation

46. blandishment

flattery intended to persuade

47. bilk

cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

48. bombastic

ostentatiously lofty in style

49. cajole

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

50. callous

emotionally hardened

51. calumny

a false accusation of an offense

52. camaraderie

the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

53. candor

the quality of being honest and straightforward

54. capitulate

surrender under agreed conditions

55. carouse

engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

56. carp

any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae

57. caucus

meet to select a candidate or promote a policy

58. cavort

play boisterously

59. circumlocution

an indirect way of expressing something

60. circumscribe

draw a geometric figure around another figure

61. circumvent

surround so as to force to give up

62. clamor

utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

63. cleave

separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument

64. cobbler

a person who makes or repairs shoes

65. cogent

powerfully persuasive

66. cognizant

having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization

67. commensurate

corresponding in size or degree or extent

68. complement

something added to embellish or make perfect

69. compunction

a feeling of deep regret, usually for some misdeed

70. concomitant

following or accompanying as a consequence

71. conduit

a passage through which water or electric wires can pass

72. conflagration

a very intense and uncontrolled fire

73. congruity

the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate

74. connive

form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

75. consign

give over to another for care or safekeeping

76. constituent

one of the individual parts making up a composite entity

77. construe

make sense of; assign a meaning to

78. contusion

an injury in which the skin is not broken

79. contrite

feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

80. contentious

showing an inclination to disagree

81. contravene

go against, as of rules and laws

82. convivial

occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company

83. corpulence

the property of excessive fatness

84. covet

wish, long, or crave for

85. cupidity

extreme greed for material wealth

86. dearth

an insufficient quantity or number

87. debacle

a sudden and complete disaster

88. debauch

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking