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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Obtain: gain possession
Example: [to obtain permission]

Obtrude: to push into prominence
Example: [to obtrude one’s opinions]

Obtrusive:
meddlesome forward
Example: [The logo was still visible but less obtrusive in light blue]

Obtuse:
dull stupid
Example: [are you being deliberately obtuse]

Obvert:
To turn the front or principal side of (a thing) toward any person or object.

Obviate:
make unnecessary
Example: [A peaceful solution would obviate the need to send a military force]

Occasion:
An important event or celebration.

Occident:
the West
Example: [It was those differences that prevented the countries of the Occident from following the paths of the earlier Chinese and Indian civilisations]

Occlude:
to shut block
Example: [a blood clot occluded an artery to the heart]

Occult:
mystical
Example: [occult powers]

Occupant:
inhabitant, someone who lives at a particular place, resident, tenant, settler, occupier, the holder of a position or office
Example: [the eviction of unauthorised occupants of public premises]

Occurrence:
event, incident, existence, manifestation
Example: [Soon after this occurrence, the frigate was sent to Gibraltar]

Octagon:
A figure with eight sides and eight angles.

Octave:
A note at this interval above or below any other considered in relation to that other.

Octavo:
a book in which each page is about 6 by 9 inches
Example: [Another edition of this work was published in octavo at Basle in 1740]

Octogenarian:
person in eighties
Example: [his grandfather is an octogenarian]

Ocular:
optic, related to the eye, visual
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Oculist: an eye doctor

Oddity:
An eccentricity.

Ode:
The form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung.

Odious:
hateful despicable
Example: [an odious crime]

Odium:
hate and strong disapproval
Example: [feel odium at someone’s heinous actions]

Odoriferous:
pleasant odor
Example: [the odoriferous spices make the food more appetizing]

Odorous:
especially a fragrant one Having an odor
Example: [the new plant is more odorous]

Odyssey:
journey
Example: [a film about one man’s odyssey]

Off:
Farther or more distant.

Offal:
inedible parts of a butchered animal

Offertory:
church collection
Example: [the donations collected during the offertory]

Offhand:
Without preparation.

Officiate:
supervise
Example: [A priest officiated at the wedding]

Officious:
obtrusive forward
Example: [an officious little man]

Offset:
counterbalance
Example: [The extra cost of traveling to work is offset by the lower price of houses here]

Offshoot:
branch
Example: [an offshoot of]

Ogle:
flirt
Example: [I saw you ogling the woman in the red dress]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ogre: (folklore) man-eating person, wicked person, giant, monster
Example: [Their hearts sank as they heard me, for they remembered how they had been treated by the savage ogre Polyphemus]

Ointment:
soothing cream, moisturizing lotion, balm
Example: [You should put some ointment on that burn]

Olfactory:
related to smell
Example: [the olfactory organ is the nose]

Oligarchy:
aristocracy

Olive-Branch:
A branch of the olive-tree as an emblem of peace.

Ominous:
indicating misfortune threatening
Example: [ominous dark clouds]

Omission:
Exclusion.

Omnibus:
compilation collection
Example: [the omnibus edition]

Omnipotence:
dominion, state of having total power, supremacy
Example: [the omnipotence of God]

Omnipotent:
all-powerful
Example: [an omnipotent king]

Omnipresent:
ubiquitous universally present

Omniscience:
wisdom, knowledge, insight
Example: [The omnipresence and omniscience of God are the subjects of the Psalmist’s meditation]

Omniscient:
all-knowing
Example: [the omniscient narrator]

Omnivorous:
eating everything
Example: [Pigs are omnivorous animals]

Onerous:
burdensome
Example: [the onerous task of finding a peaceful solution]

Onomatopoeia:
words resembling natural sounds
Example: [words like “gargle” and “rustle” are illustrations of onomatopoeia]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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