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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

Stilted: stiff, formal, unnatural
Example: [He writes in a formal and rather stilted style]

Stimulant: Anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action.

Stimulate:
excite
Example: [stimulate students to think]

Stimulus:
Incentive.

Stingy:
Cheap unwilling to spend money.

Stint:
assignment limit
Example: [He has just finished a stint of compulsory military service]

Stipend:
allowance payment
Example: [During summer project, he earned Rs 2,000 as stipend]

Stipple:
speckle, paint, splash, dot
Example: [The surfaces were stippled with a gray preservative coating to give a uniform surface tone]

Stipulate:
arrange specify
Example: [The law stipulates that]

Stodgy:
indigestible, stocky, boring, filling, uninteresting
Example: [Sometimes I hate Alan; he’s conventional and stodgy a stodgy meal/stodgy clothes]

Stoic:
indifferent to pain or pleasure
Example: [she must be in pain, despite her stoic attitude]

Stoicism:
patience, impassiveness, detachment from pleasure or pain, fortitude, the philosophical system of the Stoics
Example: [In the midst of all the chaos and suffering, they showed stoicism, courage, and resilience]

Stoke:
fuel prod
Example: [accused of stoking up racial hatred]

Stole:
long scarf
Example: [a mink stole]

Stolid:
impassive
Example: [He’s a very stolid, serious man]

Strait:
narrow passage, channel that connects two seas or two larger areas of water, perplexity, hardship, difficulty
Example: [Coming out from the strait, they rounded the point of an island, and found themselves among small islands and islets]

Stratagem:
trick
Example: [He was a master of stratagem]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Stratified: leaf-like, arranged in layers, having several layers, classified, (of society) having different classes
Example: [a stratified system of laws]

Stratum:
layer
Example: [every stratum of the society]

Streamlet:
rivulet, small stream, runnel, watercourse, rill
Example: [The streamlet should run through the land of them with whom we are righteously at war]

Striated:
grooved marked with parallel bands

Stricture:
negative criticism
Example: [The strictures of the United Nations]

Strident:
harsh, rough, loud caustic
Example: [People are put off by his strident voice]

Striking:
attractive impressive
Example: [her striking looks]

Stringency:
hardship, toughness, severity, rigidity, scarcity of money
Example: [The stringency of examinations varied in different universities and at different times]

Stringent:
strict severe
Example: [Last week, the judge at his trial committed him to the State mental hospital and said stringent criteria should be imposed on his release]

Stripling:
A mere youth.

Strive:
endeavor
Example: [strive to live up to the expectations]

Studious:
Having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge.

Stultify:
enfeeble inhibit
Example: [She felt the repetitive exercises stultified her musical technique so she stopped doing them]

Stunted:
arrested development
Example: [stunted growth]

Stupefy:
stagger, shock, astound, astonish, surprise
Example: [The tyrants halted, and gazed at me with a look of stupefied astonishment]

Stupendous:
Of prodigious size bulk or degree.

Stupor:
lethargy
Example: [in a drunken stupor]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Stygian: hellish, gloomy, deathly
Example: [they descended into the stygian]

Stymie:
thwart hinder
Example: [we were stymied by the absence of]

Suasion:
The act of persuading.

Suave:
smooth
Example: [He’s very suave and sophisticated]

Suavity:
polish urbanity
Example: [good in roles that require suavity]

Sub Rosa:
in secret

Subacid:
Somewhat sharp or biting.

Subaltern:
subordinate

Subaquatic:
Being formed or operating under water.

Subconscious:
hidden, concerning the part of your mind that can influence your behavior even though you are not aware of it, unconscious, subliminal
Example: [He had lived on the defensive, oppressed by a subconscious sense of inferiority]

Subjacent:
Situated directly underneath.

Subjection:
hopelessness, enslavement, weakness
Example: [Soon an English fleet appeared in Boston Harbor to reduce the inhabitants to subjection by force of arms]

Subjective:
occurring or taking place in the mind
Example: [subjective experience]

Subjugate:
to conquer
Example: [India was subjugated by the British for hundreds of years]

Sublimate:
to repress impulses
Example: [to be sublimated into sporting activities]

Sublime:
excellent lofty
Example: [sublime beauty]
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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