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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

Squabble: quarrel, argue, disagreement, disagree, quarrel, dispute
Example: [With her I used to squabble, and sometimes sent her crying to her mother. There was a squabble over the Chairmanship]

Squalid: filthy
Example: [Many prisons, even today, are overcrowded and squalid places]

Squander:
waste
Example: [They’ll quite happily squander a whole year’s savings on two-week vacation]

Squatter:
One who settles on land without permission or right.

Squelch:
crush completely, suppress, make wet sucking sounds (as when walking on wet ground), overpower
Example: [His feet squelched in the squashy grass]

Staccato:
clear-cut sounds marked by abrupt
Example: [The music suddenly changed from a smooth melody to a staccato rhythm]

Stagnant:
motionless stale
Example: [stagnant sales]

Stagnate:
cease progress, become inactive, stop moving or flowing
Example: [Streams had overflown their banks, the water had stagnated, rank foliage had arisen, and giant trees rotted in swamp and slime]

Stagnation:
The condition of not flowing or not changing.

Stagy:
artificial, theatrical, insincere, exaggerated, not natural
Example: [He seized Bella and hugged her to his bosom in a most stagy manner]

Staid:
sedate, demure, boring
Example: [In an attempt to change its staid image, the newspaper has created a new section aimed at younger readers]

Stalemate:
deadlock
Example: [the stalemate was finally broken]

Stallion:
An uncastrated male horse commonly one kept for breeding.

Stalwart:
strong pillar
Example: [a stalwart supporter]

Stamina:
endurance vigor
Example: [a great test of stamina]

Stance:
position, opinion, stand
Example: [a positive/oppositional stance]

Stanch:
check flow of blood
Example: [stanch the gushing wound]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Stanchion: post, vertical supporting pole, barrier, bar, support
Example: [He clung to the rail there and braced one naked foot against a stanchion]

Stanza:
division of a poem

Stark:
empty desolate
Example: [a stark room]

Stasis:
equilibrium, period of inactivity, stability
Example: [He’s just in stasis]

Statecraft:
government, management, statesmanship, administration, skill in managing public affairs
Example: [The instinct of the nation was wiser than the statecraft of the king]

Stately:
noble impressive
Example: [The procession moved through the village at a stately pace]

Static:
Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.

Statics:
branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that produce balance in bodies that are not moving
Example: [statics of constructions]

Stationary:
Not moving.

Statistician:
One who is skilled in collecting and tabulating numerical facts.

Statuesque:
Having the grace pose or quietude of a statue.

Statuette:
very small statue
Example: [It was not more than six feet high, and the top was adorned with statuettes in marble, ranged at regular distances one from the other]

Stature:
esteem, height, reputation, status, importance
Example: [His stature was lofty,]

Statute:
regulation
Example: [a new statute on taxes]

Statutory:
created by statue or legislative action
Example: [the judicial courts review and try statutory crimes]

Staunch:
loyal
Example: [staunch supporter]

Steadfast:
immovable loyal
Example: [steadfast loyalty]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Stealth: covertness secrecy
Example: [These thieves operate with stealth]

Stein:
beer mug
Example: [drank beer from steins and sang songs]

Stellar:
related to the stars
Example: [a stellar explosion]

Stem:
curtail, stop, come from, halt, originate
Example: [Such problems stem from biological factors]

Stenography:
shorthand

Stentorian:
extremely loud
Example: [a stentorian preacher]

Steppe:
huge grass-covered plain, especially in Europe and Asia, savanna
Example: [Mentally, the man of the steppe and the desert is today little advanced beyond his predecessors of thousands of years ago]

Stereotyped:
lacking individually, over simplified, seen as a type

Sterling:
Genuine.

Stertorous:
having a snoring sound
Example: [stertorous breathing]

Stickler:
perfectionist, persistent or stubborn person, difficult problem, strict disciplinarian
Example: [a stickler for grammar rules]

Stifle:
To smother.

Stigma:
mark of disgrace
Example: [There is no longer any stigma to being divorced]

Stigmata:
bodily marks resembling the wounds on Jesus Christ’s body when he was crucified
Example: [The old effect of asceticism, bred of terrific hardships and toil, had vanished; the features had become broader and heavier, betraying all the stigmata of the life he lived, advertising the man’s self-indulgence, harshness, and brutality]

Stigmatize:
condemn, accuse, regard something as disgraceful, denounce, brand as undesirable
Example: [If I were to stigmatize such behavior, I should call it disgraceful]

Stiletto:
short knife or dagger
Example: [He detected a look in his friend’s face which excited his suspicion, and was about to slip a stiletto into him when Crioni saved himself by explaining that that look was only an expression of supreme and happy astonishment]
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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