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

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

Capillary: thin tube
Example: [capillary in hands]

Capital: pertaining to wealth most significant
Example: [capital gain tax]

Capitulate:
submit completely to surrender
Example: [the enemy capitulated]

Caprice:
A whim
Example: [they booked the holiday on a caprice]

Capricious:
impulsive, fickle, without much thought whimsical
Example: [a capricious child]

Caption:
title
Example: [the photo with an interesting caption]

Captious:
fond of finding fault in others
Example: [the criticisms were always captious and frivolous]

Captivate:
fascinate engross
Example: [she captivated audiences]

Carafe:
bottle

Carapace:
protective covering, shell, exoskeleton, bony case, protection
Example: [the carapace of the vent crab/the carapace of a tortoise]

Carat:
a unit of weight used for gems
Example: [a one carat diamond]

Carcinogenic:
causing cancer
Example: [cigarettes are carcinogenic]

Cardiac:
Pertaining to the heart.

Cardinal:
chief
Example: [a cardinal rule]

Cardiologist:
physician who specializes in the diseases of the heart
Example: [if you have a chest pain, see a cardiologist]

Careen:
to lean on one side swerve
Example: [when the brakes failed, the car went careening down the hill]

Caret:
A sign (^) placed below a line indicating where omitted words etc. should be inserted.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Caricature: exaggerated portrait cartoon
Example: [The depiction of rural life generally is crass and seldom rises above the level of caricature]

Carillon:
a set of bells capable of being played
Example: [the carillon in the bell tower of a Coca Cola pavilion at New York]

Carmine:
rich red
Example: [carmine in her lipstick]

Carnage:
massacre
Example: [a scene of dreadful carnage]

Carnal:
sensual of the flesh
Example: [carnal desire]

Carnivorous:
meat-eating
Example: [The largest are the carnivorous polar bear, and arctic wolf and the herbivourous barren-land caribou and muskox]

Carousal:
To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner
Example: [the party degenerated into an ugly carousal]

Carp:
complain constantly to find faults
Example: [to carp about]

Carrion:
decaying flesh

Carte Blanche:
complete freedom to do what you want
Example: [She was given carte blanche to make whatever changes she wanted]

Cartilage:
tough rubbery tissue, strong but flexible tissue
Example: [Gelatin is obtained from the bones, cartilage, and skin of animals]

Cartographer:
mapmaker
Example: [He was a brilliant navigator, a talented cartographer and a relatively humane captain by the standards of his time]

Cartography:
the science or art of making maps

Cartridge:
container, supply chamber, type of ammunition, holder, small modular unit
Example: [He had a horse and a gun and a cartridge]

Caryatid:
sculptured column of a female figure
Example: [the caryatids supporting the entablature]

Cascade:
small waterfall
Example: [As you might imagine, the weather in the Cascade Mountains is often not favorable for railroading]

Cashmere:
fine wool from Asia
Example: [cashmere wool comes from Kashmir]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Caste: one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society
Example: [the differences created by caste in India]

Castigate:
punish, criticize, chastise
Example: [Health inspectors castigated the kitchen staff for poor standards of cleanliness]

Castigation:
telling-off, criticism, severe punishment, scolding, reprimand
Example: [the castigation and punishment of innocent people]

Casualty:
serious accident or disaster
Example: [The rebels suffered heavy casualties]

Casuistry:
clever argument to trick people

Cataclysm:
disaster catastrophe
Example: [they feared a nuclear cataclysm]

Catalyst:
something that causes change without being changed
Example: [a catalyst for change]

Catapult:
slingshot
Example: [Another Sailor got an eyeful of hydraulic fluid while conducting catapult preventive maintenance checks]

Cataract:
Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness
Example: [cataract operation]

Catastrophe:
Any great and sudden calamity
Example: [natural catastrophe]

Catastrophic:
disastrous
Example: [catastrophic result]

Catechism:
book for religious instruction

Categorical:
explicit, absolute, definite, unequivocal, relating to categories
Example: [categorical assertions]

Cathartic:
purifying, purgative, cleansing
Example: [Secondly, I am demob-happy at the prospect of a fortnight’s holiday, and am thus in no mood for cathartic purging]

Cathode:
The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.

Catholic:
worldly universal
Example: [As a young person he had more catholic tastes than he does now]
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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