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

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

Onrush: surge, flood, attack, wave, forceful forward motion
Example: [We sprang from rock to rock and evaded the onrush of the foaming waves]

Onset: An assault especially of troops upon an enemy or fortification.

Onslaught:
attack
Example: [the forces could withstand an enemy onslaught]

Onus:
burden
Example: [The onus is on the landlord]

Opalescence:
The property of combined refraction and reflection of light resulting in smoky tints.

Opalescent:
displaying colors iridescent
Example: [the opalescent scales of a fish]

Opaque:
nontransparent
Example: [Why can we see beneath water whereas the ray of vision reflects off opaque bodies and the surface of water is opaque?]

Operate:
To put in action and supervise the working of.

Operative:
working
Example: [The agreement will not become operative until all members have signed]

Operator:
One who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus.

Operetta:
A humorous play in dialogue and music of more than one act.

Opiate:
sleep producer, narcotic, pain reducer

Opine:
to express an opinion think
Example: [Power grows from the barrel of a gun, opined Mao Tse-tung]

Opinion:
A conclusion or judgment held with confidence but falling short of positive knowledge.

Opponent:
One who supports the opposite side in a debate discussion struggle or sport.

Opportune:
well-timed
Example: [an opportune moment]

Opportunist:
One who takes advantage of circumstances
Example: [a ruthless opportunist]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Opportunity: Favorable or advantageous chance or opening.

Opposite:
Radically different or contrary in action or movement.

Oppress:
persecute
Example: [oppressed by a ruthless dictator]

Oppressive:
burdensome
Example: [an oppressive government]

Opprobrious:
disgraceful abusive
Example: [opprobrious conduct]

Opprobrium:
disgrace
Example: [International opprobrium was heaped on the country]

Opt:
choose decide
Example: [he opted for early retirement]

Optic:
connected with vision, of the eye
Example: [optic nerves]

Optician:
One who makes eye-glasses

Optics:
The science that treats of light and vision and all that is connected with sight.

Optimism:
The view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best.

Optimist:
person who looks on the bright side
Example: [I am an optimist]

Optimum:
best condition
Example: [an optimum choice]

Option:
The right power or liberty of choosing.

Optional:
elective
Example: [optional subjects]

Optometrist:
one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects

Optometry:
Measurement of the powers of vision.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Opulence: wealth
Example: [he has only known opulence]

Opulent:
lavish, luxurious, abundant, wealthy, rich, magnificent
Example: [opulent interiors]

Opus:
literary work of musical composition
Example: [He showed us his latest opus]

Oracle:
prophet
Example: [Professor Jay is regarded as the oracle on eating disorders]

Oracular:
mysterious foretelling
Example: [oracular warning]

Oral:
Uttered through the mouth.

Orate:
talk, speak, recite
Example: [He was a good talker; he spoke many languages; he could orate with fluency and skillful guile]

Oration:
speech

Orator:
speaker
Example: [a skilled orator]

Oratorio:
a piece of music for orchestra

Oratory:
discussion, speech-making, art of public speaking, debating, place for prayer
Example: [His oratory was elaborate and ornate, and he unduly estimated the power of words. Having made this well-turned speech, Villefort looked carefully around to mark the effect of his oratory, much as he would have done had he been addressing the bench in open court]

Orchestrate:
organize
Example: [a brilliantly orchestrated election campaign]

Ordain:
appoint
Example: [ordained as a priest]

Ordeal:
Anything that severely tests courage strength patience conscience etc.

Orderly:
neat
Example: [She put the letters in three orderly piles]

Ordinal:
That form of the numeral that shows the order of anything in a series as first second third.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Leave a Reply

Top
error: Content is protected !!