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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

Scrupulous: fastidious principled
Example: [A scrupulous politician]

Scrutinize: examine closely
Example: [He scrutinized the men’s faces carefully]

Scuffle:
wrestle, fight, fracas, brawl, quarrel
Example: [All of a sudden Robbers rushed upon them from their hiding-places, and in the scuffle with their owners, wounded with a sword the Mule carrying the treasure. He was involved in a short scuffle with the police]

Scullion:
menial kitchen worker

Scurrilous:
insulting abusive
Example: [a scurrilous remark]

Scurry:
move briskly
Example: [The mouse scurried across the floor]

Scuttle:
to sink
Example: [scuttle a ship]

Scythe:
A long curved blade for mowing reaping etc.

Seance:
A meeting of spirituals for consulting spirits.

Sear:
scorch, burn, dry, scar, withered
Example: [They turned away from the lantern, for it seemed to sear them]

Seasoned:
skilled, experienced, aged, hardened, flavored, made tasty with salt, pepper, or spices
Example: [seasoned actors/a seasoned professional]

Sebaceous:
like fat
Example: [sebaceous gland]

Sebum:
the oily substance which is secreted by the sebaceous glands
Example: [There seemed to be an increase in sebum production during times of stress in our study]

Secant:
crosscut, straight line cutting a curve
Example: [A secant is a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points]

Secede:
To withdraw from union or association especially from a political or religious body.

Secession:
Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship

Seclude:
isolate, separate, ostracize, keep apart, hide
Example: [to seclude yourself for a weekend]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Secluded: isolated remote
Example: [a secluded beach]

Seclusion:
solitude
Example: [living in seclusion]

Secondary:
Less important or effective than that which is primary.

Secondly:
In the second place in order or succession.

Second-Rate:
Second in quality size rank importance etc.

Secrecy:
Concealment.

Secretary:
One who attends to correspondence keeps records. or does other writing for others.

Secretive:
Having a tendency to conceal.

Sectarian:
narrow-minded
Example: [a sectarian murder]

Secular:
nonreligious worldly
Example: [secular education]

Secure:
make safe
Example: [Endangered species need to be kept secure from poachers]

Sedate:
calm and relaxed
Example: [The speed limit in many areas is a sedate 60 kph]

Sedation:
state of calm
Example: [She’s under strong sedation]

Sedentary:
inactive stationary
Example: [sedentary lifestyle]

Sediment:
Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid.

Sedition:
resistance to authority treason
Example: [his words were calculated to arouse sedition]

Seditious:
incendiary, rebellious, guilty of sedition, insurgent, encouraging people to oppose a civil authority or government
Example: [If opposition to the national government should arise from the disorderly conduct of refractory or seditious individuals, it could be overcome by the same means which are daily employed against the same evil under the State governments]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Seduce: lure
Example: [I was seduced by the low price]

Sedulous:
diligent

Seer:
A prophet.

Seethe:
resent fume
Example: [By the end of the meeting he was seething]

Seignior:
A title of honor or respectful address equivalent to sir.

Seine:
net for catching fish
Example: [fishermen with seines along the banks of coastal rivers]

Seismic:
pertaining to earthquakes
Example: [seismic activity]

Seismograph:
An instrument for recording the phenomena of earthquakes.

Seismology:
study of earthquakes

Seize:
grab, grasp, comprehend, get hold of, understand
Example: [The state seized their land]

Selective:
Having the power of choice.

Self-Effacing:
modest
Example: [The captain was typically self-effacing, giving credit to the other players]

Self-Respect:
Rational self-esteem.

Semantics:
study of word meanings
Example: [semantics describes what words mean]

Semblance:
likeness
Example: [the semblance of a fair trial]

Semiannual:
Recurring at intervals of six months.
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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