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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

Gk in Hindi Samanya Gyan

Simile: figure of speech
Example: [the poem contains a simile]

Similitude: Similarity

Simper:
smirk smile foolishly
Example: [She gave her teacher a simpering smile]

Simplify:
To make less complex or difficult.

Simulacrum:
a representation or imitation of a person or thing
Example: [a simulacrum of the Greek god Zeus]

Simulate:
Imitate
Example: [plastic is often used to simulate wood]

Simultaneous:
Occurring done or existing at the same time.

Sinecure:
well paid position with little responsibility
Example: [my job is no sinecure; I work long hours and have much responsibility]

Sinewy:
stringy fibrous
Example: [a strong, sinewy body]

Singe:
To burn slightly or superficially.

Singular:
unique
Example: [singular grace and beauty]

Sinister:
Evil
Example: [sinister-looking man]

Sinuosity:
The quality of curving in and out.

Sinuous:
Curving in and out
Example: [the sinuous path through the trees]

Sinus:
passageway, cavity, hollow cavity in the skull
Example: [A process of the face, which enters the notch or sinus of the eye]

Siren:
alert, alarm bell, alarm
Example: [A brief interval passed, disturbed by the hooting of a siren]

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


Sisterhood: relationship of sisters, sisterly solidarity, society of women
Example: [Indeed, she told Kwan-yin that they could not receive her into the sisterhood, that the building was full]

Site:
location
Example: [the site for the new hospital]

Skeptic:
cynic, disbeliever, doubtful, questioner, irreligious
Example: [the eternal skeptic]

Skeptic (Sceptic):
One who doubts any statements

Skeptical (Sceptical):
doubtful
Example: [skeptical of his claims]

Skepticism:
disbelief, lack of certainty, uncertainty, doubting attitude, doctrine that true knowledge is not humanly attainable
Example: [The evidence, however, seems to me to stand against the skepticism expressed therein]

Skiff:
Usually a small light boat propelled by oars.

Skimp:
live very economically provide scantily

Skinflint:
miser
Example: [a real skinflint, he wouldn’t spend]

Skirmish:
Desultory fighting between advanced detachments of two armies.

Skittish:
excitable
Example: [Investors are skittish]

Skulk:
sneak about
Example: [I saw someone skulking in the bushes]

Skullduggery (Skulduggery):
trickery

Slacken:
loosen slow up
Example: [She could feel his grip on her slacken and saw the glassy look in his eyes]

Slag:
dross, waste material formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals, residue
Example: [steel slag]

Slake:
to calm down or moderate
Example: [I don’t think he will ever manage to slake his lust for power]

Slander:
defame
Example: [a slander on her good reputation]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Slapdash: messy, hasty, careless, sloppy
Example: [For to him it was intolerable to think in a hurry, to jump to slapdash decisions, to act on instincts that could not be explained]

Slate:
list of candidates
Example: [he is slated to be the next captain of the cricket team]

Slattern:
untidy or slovenly person

Sleazy:
unsubstantial flimsy

Sleeper:
something originally of little value or importance

Sleight:
dexterity
Example: [sleight of hand]

Slight:
Of a small importance
Example: [a slight improvement]

Slither:
slide
Example: [She watched the snake slither away]

Sloth:
laziness
Example: [the government’s sloth in tackling environmental problems]

Slothful:
lazy, lethargic, inactive
Example: [But he was too slothful to have more than a passive part in the direction of his own government]

Slough:
to discard or shed
Example: [Snakes slough their skin regularly]

Slovenly:
sloppy
Example: [a slovenly appearance]

Sluggard:
inactive person lazy
Example: [“you are a sluggard“, shouted the angry father to his son]

Sluggish:
lazy, slow, lethargic
Example: [felt sluggish and incapable of exertion]

Sluice:
channel for carrying water

Smattering:
superficial knowledge
Example: [There’s only a smattering of people who oppose 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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