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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

Surreptitious: secretive
Example: [During the meeting, I couldn’t help noticing her surreptitious glances at the clock]

Surrogate: substitute
Example: [a surrogate child]

Surround:
To encircle.

Surveillance:
close watch
Example: [surveillance cameras]

Surveyor:
assessor, inspector, appraiser, overseer, statistician
Example: [When the messenger returned, he reported that the model had come from the office of the surveyor of the Navy]

Susceptibility:
A specific capability of feeling or emotion.

Susceptible:
vulnerable
Example: [children are susceptible to diseases]

Suspend:
stop temporarily
Example: [suspended for the day]

Suspense:
Uncertainty.

Suspension:
intermission, interruption, adjournment, postponement, elimination
Example: [Their suspension of the penalties for nonconformity was denounced. Here is one of the finest scholars, one of the most original men of genius, and one of the most industrious of the literary profession of our country, whose temporary suspension of labor, from bodily illness, drops him immediately to a level with the common objects of public charity]

Suspicious:
distrustful, disbelieving, skeptical, doubtful, suspect, questionable
Example: [He gave her a suspicious look]

Sustain:
maintain, keep, nourish, supply with necessities and support, validate, withstand, maintain, support
Example: [She alone sustained her family]

Sustenance:
supplying the necessities of life
Example: [A carrot does not provide much sustenance]

Suture:
surgical stitch
Example: [suture the wound]

Swarthy:
dark (as in complexion)
Example: [a swarthy face]

Swathe:
bandage wrap around

Swerve:
deviate, turn, change direction abruptly
Example: [The driver swerved to avoid a dog]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Swindler: cheat
Example: [the swindler was jailed]

Sybarite:
lover of luxury pleasure-seeker
Example: [rich people are not always sybarites]

Sycophant:
flunky flatterer
Example: [The Prime Minister is surrounded by sycophants]

Syllabic:
Consisting of that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.

Syllabication:
the division of words into syllables
Example: [These rules for division are necessarily based on spelling and syllabication]

Syllable:
That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.

Syllabus:
schedule
Example: [Which books are on the syllabus this year]

Syllogism:
logical reasoning where a conclusion is reached from two statements

Sylph:
nymph, fairy, a slender young woman, (Mythology) being of the air
Example: [It seemed to him not improbable that the sylph had abandoned the pursuit, and gone up the lake]

Sylvan:
rustic
Example: [a sylvan home]

Symbiosis:
association, interdependence, relationship
Example: [distinct species living together in mutualistic symbiosis]

Symmetrical:
Well-balanced.

Symmetry:
congruence harmony
Example: [a pleasing symmetry]

Sympathetic:
Having a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others.

Sympathize:
To share the sentiments or mental states of another.

Symphonic:
composed or adapted for a symphony orchestra, harmonious
Example: [a symphonic orchestra]

Symphonious:
Marked by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Symphony: harmony, long and complex musical composition for symphony orchestra
Example: [It will be generally admitted that Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man. [..] the ceaseless symphony of clear water running over clean stones]

Symposium:
panel (discussion)
Example: [a symposium on Indian cinema]

Synchronism:
simultaneousness, synchronization, coincidence, sync, concurrence
Example: [The sun was hidden and revealed at intervals, hope oscillating in synchronism with the changes of the sky. Then they hitched up a couple of two hundred kilowatt alternators so that they run in synchronism]

Synchronous:
happening at the same time
Example: [there are many examples of scientists in different parts of the world making synchronous discoveries]

Syndicate:
association, group, organization
Example: [A company or syndicate was formed in February 1859, for the purpose of establishing a new pastoral settlement in North Australia]

Syneresis:
The coalescence of two vowels or syllables as e’er for ever.

Synod:
An ecclesiastical council.

Synonym:
A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.

Synopsis:
brief summary
Example: [synopsis of her PhD thesis]

Synoptic:
presenting the same point of view, pertaining to a summary, of data obtained over a large area at the same time
Example: [synoptic accounts/texts/charts]

Synthesis:
combination
Example: [a synthesis of what is best in India and America]

Synthetic:
imitation artificial
Example: [synthetic fibers]

Systematic:
Methodical.

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