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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

Bleak: cheerless
Example: [bleak future]

Blemish: imperfection, mark, spoil, spoiling flaw, damage
Example: [Was it not to preserve his family name without a spot or blemish?]

Blight:
afflict, decay, destroy
Example: [cast a blight on]

Bliss:
happiness
Example: [my idea of sheer bliss]

Blithe:
cheerful, Joyful, or without appropriate thought
Example: [She shows a blithe disregard for danger]

Blithesome:
lighthearted, happy, festive, carefree, cheerful
Example: [And again, the holiday makers were not the blithesome creatures of her imagination]

Bloated:
swollen
Example: [a bloated stomach]

Blockade:
The shutting up of a town a frontier or a line of coast by hostile forces.

Bloviate:
talk bombastically, to speak or write using too many words
Example: [His papers in the campaign of 1876 bloviated over the government’s extravagance]

Bludgeon:
to hit someone several times with a heavy object
Example: [She was bludgeoned to death with a hammer]

Blunder:
a mistake
Example: [it was a big blunder]

Blurt:
especially when you are excited or nervous to say something suddenly and without thinking
Example: [Will you marry me? he blurted]

Bode:
portend
Example: [The hurricane bodes disaster for those areas in its path]

Bodice:
A women’s ornamental corset-shaped laced waist.

Bogus:
false forged
Example: [bogus documents]

Boisterous:
loud, rowdy, unrestrained noisy
Example: [a boisterous child]

Bole:
oily clay, reddish brown pigment, tree trunk
Example: [It is not as large as the white oak or red oak, but is a splendid tree, its bole being very symmetrical and holding its size well. Interstratified with the lavas occur bands of red and brown colored bole]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Bolero: a Spanish dance
Example: [They danced the bolero the day they got married]

Boll:
seedpod, capsule, seedcase
Example: [A boll of malt was weekly brewed into ale, which was used by the household at discretion]

Bolster:
To support or make something strong
Example: [Strong sales and high profits are bolstering the economy]

Bombard:
To assail with any missile or with abusive speech.

Bombardier:
bomber aircrew, officer in an aircraft designed to drop bombs
Example: [Bombardier is a military rank]

Bombast:
pompous speech
Example: [In such circumstances, some recalled the bluster and bombast of Lenihan’s late lamented father in other testing times]

Bombastic:
pompous, exaggerated, rhetorical, overly wordy, using difficult but meaningless words to impress people
Example: [bombastic words/claims/statements]

Bona Fide:
made in good faith
Example: [a bona fide resident]

Bonhomie:
affability, friendliness, geniality, good-heartedness, good nature
Example: [“Parties will not be wanting, monsieur le cardinal,” replied Monsieur, with a bonhomie worthy of one tradesman congratulating another. The good humor and bonhomie called up by this last evening amongst his old friends had disappeared]

Boon:
something to be thankful for blessing
Example: [Guide dogs are a great boon to the partially sighted]

Boorish:
Rude
Example: [boorish remarks]

Booty:
loot
Example: [to divide the booty]

Bore:
tiresome person, dullard, hole, uninteresting thing, caliber, diameter
Example: [The job was a total bore]

Borough:
self-governing town, administrative district, section
Example: [Is it within our borough boundary, or is it in Ellersdeane parish?]

Bosom:
the breast, person’s chest, (of a friend) intimate, to conceal
Example: [a bosom friend]

Botanical:
Connected with the study or cultivation of plants
Example: [botanical garden]

Botanize:
To study plant-life.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Botany: The science of plants

Bouillon:
clear beef soup
Example: [the cup of bouillon served by the stewards]

Bountiful:
plentiful abundant
Example: [bountiful crops]

Bouquet:
a bunch of flowers
Example: [gift a bouquet on birthday]

Bourgeois:
middle class
Example: [It’s a bit bourgeois, isn’t it, joining a golf club]

Bovine:
cow-like
Example: [a bovine virus]

Bowdlerize:
To expurgate in editing

Bowler:
In cricket the player who delivers the ball.

Boycott:
abstain in protest
Example: [to boycott the meeting]

Brackish:
salty
Example: [brackish wells]

Brae:
hillside, slope, declivity, mountainside
Example: [We trooped with her down the brae to the wooden station. on the other side of the brae]

Braggadocio:
someone who boasts
Example: [braggadocio manner]

Braggart:
someone who boasts

Brandish:
display, wield, exhibit, shake, wave menacingly
Example: [On his shoulders he bore the skin of a panther, his bow, and his sword, and he brandished two spears shod with bronze as a challenge to the bravest of the Achaeans to meet him in single fight]

Bravado:
feigned bravery
Example: [his bravado got him in trouble]

Brawn:
well-developed muscles, bodily strength
Example: [With all his brain and brawn, his real greatness was in his heart]
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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