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Antic


Antic ( Adjective) : Odd in an extravagant manner

Mnemonic :

Antic = An + Tick : The act of the tick lifting an elephant was extravagantly odd.

Picture:

An extravagantly odd pattern


Synonym:

funny act, bizarre act 

Anthropologist


Anthropologist (Noun) : Student of Science of Humankind

Mnemonic :

Anthropology ~ Anthrope : Logy : Study of Anthropes ( Study of human beings)


Anthropoid


Anthropoid (Adjective): Manlike

Mnemonic :

Anthrope : Human
Anthropoid ~ Human-like

Picture:

Human-Like 


Synonym:

umanoid, human-like, etc.

Antediluvian


Antediluvian (Adjective): Ancient, Antique

Mnemonic :

Antediluvian = Aunty + Delhi + Van : I've an aunty in Delhi who deals in antique vans.

Picture:

The clock tower is 300 years old.


Synonym:

prehistoric, primeval, primordial, primal, earliest, ancient, early

Antecedents


Antecedents ( Noun) : Preceding events or circumstances

Mnemonic :

Antecedents ~ Antecede

Synonym:

precursor, forerunner, predecessor