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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

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Soprano: A woman’s or boy’s voice of high range.

Sorcery: Witchcraft.

Sordid:
ignoble, foul, dirty and unpleasant
Example: [There are lots of really sordid apartments in the city’s poorer areas]

Soupcon:
hint, suggestion, taste
Example: [a soupcon of garlic will improve this dish]

Souvenir:
A token of remembrance.

Sovereign:
having supreme power
Example: [a sovereign nation]

Spangle:
small piece of ornamental metal

Sparse:
Thinly diffused.

Spartan:
Exceptionally brave; rigorously severe.

Spasmodic:
intermittent
Example: [spasmodic attempts]

Spate:
sudden outpouring
Example: [a spate of burglaries]

Spatial:
referring to space

Spatula:
broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
Example: [frying pans recommend the use of a rubber spatula to avoid scratching]

Spawn:
produce
Example: [The economic freedom spawned hundreds of new businesses]

Specialize:
To assume an individual or specific character or adopt a singular or special course.

Specialty:
An employment limited to one particular line of work.

Specie:
coin money, coinage, metal money
Example: [Cash is from the French caisse, the money chest where specie was kept]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Species: A classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus.

Specimen:
sample
Example: [a collection of rare insect specimens]

Specious:
false but plausible
Example: [a specious argument]

Spectator:
watcher, viewer, bystander, observer
Example: [an impartial spectator]

Specter:
Apparition.

Spectral:
ghostly
Example: [a spectral figure]

Spectrum:
range
Example: [The colors of the spectrum]

Speculate:
conjecture
Example: [to speculate on the cause of train crash]

Speculator:
One who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss but also a chance of profit.

Spelunker:
speleologist, one who explores caves as a hobby, caver
Example: [Those intrepid spelunkers explored a network of caves and tunnels deep inside the hill]

Sphericity:
The state or condition of being a sphere.

Spheroid:
a geometrical figure resembling a ball, round shape
Example: [The earth is a spheroid, and hence it pulls and is pulled by the moon with a slightly uncentric attraction]

Spherometer:
An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces.

Sphinx-Like:
mysterious enigmatic

Spinal:
vertebrae, back, spine
Example: [a spinal nerve]

Spindle:
shaft

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


Spinster: A woman who has never been married.

Spirited:
lively
Example: [high-spirited]

Spite:
grudge malice
Example: [just out of spite]

Splenetic:
peevish

Splice:
interweave, join, marry, unite, knit
Example: [The couple got spliced last week]

Splurge:
indulge
Example: [I feel like splurging on a new dress]

Spoliation:
depredation pillaging
Example: [an act of spoliation]

Spontaneous:
impulsive
Example: [spontaneous joy]

Spoonerism:
exchanging letters of words by mistake

Sporadic:
occurring irregularly
Example: [sporadic gunfire]

Sportive:
playful
Example: [he has a sportive attitude]

Sprightly:
vigorous, energetic, full of life, lively, animated
Example: [The varied excitements of the time are mirrored in her sprightly letters]

Spry:
nimble
Example: [He was amazingly spry for a man of almost 80]

Spume:
foam

Spurious:
counterfeit false
Example: [spurious liquor]

Spurn:
reject
Example: [She spurned his offers of help]
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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