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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

Ordinance: law
Example: [a city ordinance]

Ordination: A consecration to the ministry.

Ordnance:
A general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war.

Orgies:
Wild or wanton revelry.

Orient:
align
Example: [to orient yourself]

Orientation:
act of finding oneself in society
Example: [I attended the orientation program on my first day in the college]

Orifice:
a small opening
Example: [The driver was bleeding from every orifice]

Origin:
The beginning of that which becomes or is made to be.

Original:
Not copied nor produced by imitation.

Originate:
initiate, create, begin, invent, develop
Example: [Three distinct foreign influences may be distinguished: they originate in Egypt, in Assyria, and in the Aegean]

Orison:
prayer
Example: [Maria merely whispered the words of the orison and kept her eyes fastened on the ground]

Ornate:
lavishly decorated
Example: [an ornate ceiling and gold mirrors]

Ornithologist:
scientist who studies birds

Ornithology:
study of birds

Orotund:
pompously said
Example: [the politician’s orotund voice was an asset]

Orthodox:
conventional
Example: [orthodox medicine]

Orthodoxy:
Acceptance of the common faith.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Orthogonal: Having or determined by right angles.

Orthography:
correct spelling

Orthopedic:
Relating to the correcting or preventing of deformity

Orthopedist:
One who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity

Oscillate:
to move back and forth
Example: [My emotions oscillate between desperation and hope]

Osculate:
kiss, touch, share, smooch, contact
Example: [Never before had I osculated and been osculated by so many wives and daughters of Flemish butchers, bakers, and pudding-makers. One curve osculates the other]

Ossify:
harden
Example: [Years of easy success had ossified the company’s thinking and it never faced up to the challenge of the new technology]

Ostensible:
seeming apparent
Example: [ostensible goal]

Ostentation:
showiness, pretention, garishness, display, flamboyance
Example: [Suffice it then that it took place at the parish church without any ostentation or fuss. After all, every people must have its own forms of ostentation, pretence, and vulgarity]

Ostentatious:
showy pretentious
Example: [an ostentatious gesture]

Ostracism:
disgrace, expulsion, exclusion, exile, banishment
Example: [So they banished him by ostracism, and he went to Argos to live]

Ostracize:
ban
Example: [His colleagues ostracized him]

Otherworldly:
spiritual
Example: [The children in the picture look delicate and otherworldly]

Ought:
To be under moral obligation to be or do.

Oust:
To eject
Example: [The president was ousted in a military coup]

Ouster:
ejection
Example: [facing a possible ouster]

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


Outbreak: A sudden and violent breaking forth as of something that has been pent up or restrained.

Outburst:
explosion, eruption, outbreak of activity, release of unrestrained emotion, a sudden happening
Example: [“My father is an old man,” said Richard; and then with an outburst, “And a damned sight finer fellow than either you or Dalton]

Outcast:
One rejected and despised especially socially.

Outcry:
objection, protest, yell, clamor, shout
Example: [They heard the outcry below, and thrust their heads out of the window. So violent was the public outcry, that the Empress found it necessary to send four commissaries to assist the British troops in their preparation for departure]

Outdo:
surpass, defeat, excel, outmatch, overcome
Example: [They tried to outdo each other in chess]

Outlandish:
unusual, eccentric, strange, bizarre, of another country
Example: [So much for the strange new faces and outlandish characters which one meets with in one’s travels. outlandish costumes]

Outlast:
endure, live longer than, last longer than, survive, outlive
Example: [The palace has outlasted not only the kingdom, but almost its history]

Outlaw:
fugitive, criminal, declare illegal, runaway, ban
Example: [Jesse James was one of the most notorious outlaws of the American West]

Outlive:
To continue to exist after.

Outmoded:
old-fashioned, unfashionable, out-of-date
Example: [outmoded terms/ideas/concepts/traditions/institutions]

Out-Of-The-Way:
Remotely situated.

Outpost:
garrison, settlement or small military camp in a distant part of a country or empire, remote military base, outstation
Example: [As night fell, about 800 insurgents attacked the outpost]

Outrage:
A gross infringement of morality or decency.

Outrageous:
Shocking in conduct.

Outreach:
To reach or go beyond.

Outride:
ride faster than, outstrip, endure, withstand, last out
Example: [He could outwalk and outrun and outride any of his companions. The champion bicyclist outrode all his competitors]
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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