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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

Armful: the amount of something that can be contained in the arms
Example: [an armful of books/clothes/flowers]

Armory: weapon store, arsenal, storehouse for weapons, arms depot
Example: [Then the Dragon-King was frightened, and had the heaviest weapon in his armory brought in]

Aroma:
An agreeable odor.

Aromatic:
fragrant
Example: [aromatic herbs]

Arraign:
to call to court to answer a charge indict
Example: [He was arraigned on charges of aiding and abetting terrorists]

Arrant:
Notoriously bad

Array:
arrangement
Example: [a splendid array of food on the table]

Arrear:
Something overdue and unpaid.

Arrears:
in debt
Example: [rent arrears]

Arrival:
A coming to stopping-place or destination.

Arrogant:
believing one is better than other people
Example: [arrogant behavior]

Arrogate:
to demand or claim arrogantly seize without right
Example: [They arrogate to themselves the power to punish people]

Arrogation:
seizure, confiscation, expropriation, takeover
Example: [unconstitutional arrogation of power]

Arroyo:
gully
Example: [until the rains of past spring, this arroyo had been dry]

Arsenal:
ammunition store house
Example: [The army planned to attack enemy arsenals]

Artesian Well:
A very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure

Artful:
clever, cunning, shrewd, wily, skillful
Example: [artful photographs/adaptations/tales]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Articulate: well-spoken
Example: [an articulate speech]

Artifact:
tool, object, work of art, item, relic
Example: [Anything made by artificial means is called an artifact. the artifact dates back to…]

Artifact (Artefact):
of historical interest an object made by human
Example: [artifacts in the museum]

Artifice:
trick
Example: [without artifice]

Artisan:
a skilled handicraftsman
Example: [The beauty of the natural world is thus represented as the handiwork of a skilled artisan, examples of which are found in all cultures]

Artless:
simple, naïve, open and honest
Example: [an artless businessman]

Ascend:
to rise or climb
Example: [They slowly ascended the steep path up the mountain]

Ascendancy:
powerful state
Example: [They are in the danger of losing their political ascendancy]

Ascendant:
Dominant.

Ascension:
rising, ascent, (New Testament) the rising of Jesus Christ into heaven, moving upward
Example: [ascension to heaven]

Ascent:
conquest, climb, upward movement, upward slope, upward path
Example: [Its summit elevation is nearly 15,000 feet, and in 1881 Langley made its ascent for the purpose of measuring the solar constant]

Ascertain:
determine, discover, make certain of
Example: [to ascertain the cause of]

Ascetic:
simple person a self-denying
Example: [Gandhiji lived as an ascetic]

Asceticism:
doctrine of self-denial
Example: [we find asceticism practiced in many monasteries]

Ascribe:
to attribute
Example: [To what do you ascribe your phenomenal success?]

Aseptic:
sterile
Example: [an aseptic bandage]

Asexual:
Having no distinct sexual organs.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ashen: or deathly pale resembling ashes
Example: [She was thin and her face was ashen]

Asinine:
stupid
Example: [an asinine comment]

Askance:
scornfully to view with suspicion
Example: [They looked askance at our scruffy clothes]

Askew:
tilted crooked
Example: [My hat was askew so I adjusted it in the mirror]

Asperity:
roughness of temper
Example: [the asperity of her manner]

Aspersion:
false rumor, slander, damaging report
Example: [cast aspersions on]

Aspirant:
contestant
Example: [an aspirant to the throne]

Aspiration:
ambition
Example: [political aspirations]

Aspire:
hope to achieve something
Example: [aspire to be a cricketer]

Assail:
attack
Example: [He was assailed with insults and abuse]

Assailant:
assaulter, attacker, opponent, aggressor, assailer
Example: [His wounds were dressed and the authorities notified to arrest his assailant]

Assassin:
murderer
Example: [She hired an assassin to kill her rival]

Assassinate:
To kill as by surprise or secret assault especially the killing of some eminent person.

Assassination:
Murderer as by secret assault or treachery.

Assay:
to analyze or estimate
Example: [when they assayed the ore, they found a rich vein]

Assent:
to express agreement
Example: [She nodded her assent to the proposal]
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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