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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

Smirk: smug look
Example: [a self-satisfied smirk on her face]

Smolder: simmer, burn slowly, have strong repressed feelings
Example: [smoldering campfires]

Smolder (Smoulder):
be liable to break out at any moment burn without flame

Snicker:
half-stifled laugh

Snivel:
whine
Example: [He’s sitting in his bedroom sniveling because]

Snub:
ignore
Example: [she felt snubbed]

Sobriety:
composed
Example: [the priest sitting at our table instilled a little sobriety into the occasion]

Sobriquet:
nickname
Example: [earned someone the sobriquet]

Sociable:
Inclined to seek company.

Socialism:
public ownership, collectivism, a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of producing and distributing goods should be administered primarily by the government rather than by individuals
Example: [We are trying to establish socialism in our country]

Socialist:
One who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital.

Socialite:
one who is prominent in society
Example: [a wealthy socialite]

Sociology:
study of society
Example: [a degree in sociology]

Sodden:
soaked
Example: [Her thin coat quickly became sodden]

Sojourn:
visit trip
Example: [My sojourn in the youth hostel was thankfully short]

Sol:
The sun.

Solace:
consolation
Example: [Music was a great solace to me during this period]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Solar: Pertaining to the sun.

Solder:
A fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins.

Soldier:
A person engaged in military service.

Solecism:
ungrammatical construction
Example: [a grammatical solecism]

Solemn:
somber serious
Example: [a solemn face]

Solemnity:
seriousness
Example: [the solemnity of a funeral service]

Solicitor:
legal representative, a lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents, advocate
Example: [His banker’s accounts, his architect’s estimates, his solicitor’s statements, were all brought forward and discussed]

Solicitous:
concerned considerate
Example: [a solicitous enquiry after her health]

Solicitude:
concern, care, worry, consideration, anxiety
Example: [solicitude for the future]

Soliloquy:
A monologue

Solstice:
furthest point
Example: [the winter solstice]

Solubility:
ability to be dissolved, the quality of being soluble
Example: [A number of circumstances affect the solubility of a gas in a liquid]

Soluble:
doable, able to dissolve in a fluid, solvable, answerable, explainable
Example: [Benzoic acid is soluble in hot water]

Solvent:
financially sound
Example: [the business was solvent]

Somatic:
pertaining to the body

Somber:
Gloomy.

Somber (Sombre):
Gloomy
Example: [a somber atmosphere]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Somnambulist: sleepwalker
Example: [For nearly two years I had been going about my life a virtual somnambulist]

Somniferous:
Tending to produce sleep.

Somnolence:
Oppressive drowsiness.

Somnolent:
Sleepy
Example: [a somnolent summer’s afternoon]

Sonata:
An instrumental composition.

Sonnet:
14-line poem
Example: [The practice of the sonnet has been so extended that all sense of monotony has been lost]

Sonorous:
majestic resonant
Example: [a sonorous voice]

Soothsayer:
oracle, fortuneteller, mystic
Example: [But her mother kissed her more warmly and went away enchanted with the good fortune which the soothsayers had foretold for her Agnes]

Sophism:
A false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive

Sophist:
person good at arguing deviously
Example: [a sophist would argue]

Sophistical:
invalid, fallacious, apparently reasonable but misleading
Example: [sophistical arguments/reasonings/theories/propositions]

Sophisticate:
alter, person with much experience and knowledge, make more complex, make less natural or innocent
Example: [The event drew many important urban sophisticates]

Sophistication:
unnaturalness, artificiality, act of employing sophistry in reasoning

Sophistry:
Reasoning sound in appearance only especially when designedly deceptive.

Sophomoric:
immature and overconfident
Example: [a sophomoric sense of humor]

Soporific:
sleep inducing
Example: [the soporific effect of music]
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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