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

Assert: attest affirm
Example: [He asserts that she stole money from him]

Assess: To determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid).

Assessment:
estimation
Example: [I would like to have your assessment of the situation in South Africa]

Assessor:
judge, evaluator, inspector
Example: [In either case, the execution of the business, which alone requires the knowledge of local details, must be devolved upon discreet persons in the character of commissioners or assessors, elected by the people or appointed by the government for the purpose]

Assets:
pl. Property in general regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.

Assiduous:
diligent, hard-working, persistent
Example: [assiduous research]

Assignee:
One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.

Assimilate:
absorb
Example: [the refugees have assimilated into the local community]

Assonance:
Resemblance or correspondence in sound.

Assonant:
rhyming, having similar vowel sounds
Example: [It is written in the assonant, or vowel rhyme, that was universal among European nations in the early stage of their civilization]

Assonate:
To accord in sound especially vowel sound.

Assuage:
to make less severe, lessen (pain), ease
Example: [The government has tried to assuage the public’s fears]

Assurance:
promise, pledge, guarantee
Example: [to receive official assurance]

Asteroid:
small planet

Astigmatism:
an eye defect leading to improper focusing

Astral:
exalted, pertaining to stars, elevated in position
Example: [astral body]

Astringent:
severe, causing contraction, harsh
Example: [It’s best to eat less of the astringent, bitter, and pungent tastes in winter, although all six tastes should be included in your diet]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Astronomical: enormously large or extensive
Example: [astronomical sums]

Astute:
wise
Example: [politically astute]

Asunder:
into different parts apart
Example: [torn asunder]

Asylum:
place of refuge
Example: [apply for political asylum]

Asymmetric:
not corresponding in size, uneven, position shape
Example: [a trendy asymmetric haircut]

Atavism:
recurrence, reversion, reappearance of a genetic feature in an organism, throwback
Example: [I used the word ‘ atavism ‘ to mean a reversion to the primitive]

Atelier:
workshop
Example: [artist’s atelier]

Atheism:
The denial of the existence of God.

Atheist:
one who does not believe in god
Example: [a confirmed atheist]

Athirst:
dehydrated, thirsty, desirous, dry, eager
Example: [All adust and athirst, the two entered the wine-shop. She threw open the door which led into the dining-room, and dashed in, eager for a change of objects, athirst for more space and more air]

Athwart:
opposition across

Atomize (Atomise):
vaporize

Atomizer:
An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray as for disinfection inhalation etc.

Atone:
make amends for a wrong
Example: [a wish to atone for his actions in the past]

Atonement:
Amends reparation or expiation made from wrong or injury.

Atrocious:
wicked, extremely bad, monstrous
Example: [atrocious weather or atrocious behavior]

Atrocity:
Great cruelty or reckless wickedness
Example: [Soldiers sometimes commit atrocities against civilians]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Atrophy: the wasting away of muscle
Example: [After months in a hospital bed, his leg muscles had atrophied]

Attainment:
achievement

Attenuate:
to make thin or slender weaken
Example: [Radiation from the sun is attenuated by the Earth’s atmosphere]

Attest:
testify
Example: [attested copy of mark sheet]

Attire:
dress
Example: [appropriate attire for a wedding]

Attribute:
ascribe
Example: [an essential attribute for success]

Attrition:
reduction deterioration
Example: [a costly war of attrition]

Attune:
adjust, harmonize, tune, coordinate, acclimatize
Example: [You do forget this gracious lady here whose delicate ears are surely not attuned to such coarse music. Leaning back against the rock wall, Blachland began to attune himself to the situation]

Atypical:
abnormal
Example: [The sociable behavior of lions is considered atypical of the cat family]

Auburn:
reddish-brown
Example: [auburn hair/streaks/hue]

Audacious:
bold, Fearless, daring
Example: [an audacious claim]

Audacity:
boldness
Example: [It took a lot of audacity to stand up and criticize the chairman]

Audible:
Loud enough to be heard
Example: [audible music]

Audit:
formal examination of final records
Example: [an audit team]

Audition:
tryout
Example: [The film director is holding auditions for a hero]

Auditory:
related to hearing
Example: [the auditory areas of the brain]
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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