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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

Chasten: castigate
Example: [He was chastened by the defeat]

Chastise: to criticize or punish someone
Example: [they chastised the Government for not doing enough]

Chateau:
A castle or manor-house.

Chattel:
piece of personal property
Example: [goods and chattels]

Chauvinist:
a man who thinks men are better than women
Example: [male chauvinist]

Check:
To hold back.

Checkered:
marked by changes in fortune
Example: [a checkered career]

Cherish:
appreciate, treasure, love, value, care for
Example: [We cherish our friendship with all nations that are or would be free]

Cherubic:
innocent sweet
Example: [the child with a cherubic face]

Chicanery:
fraud, trickery, deception
Example: [political chicanery and corruption]

Chide:
express disapproval scold
Example: [She chided him for his bad manners]

Chiffon:
very thin silk fabric
Example: [Her eyes were closed, and through the chiffon veil he could see the long lashes dark on the pallor of her cheeks]

Chimera:
delusion, mythical monster, unrealistic idea, illusion, unattainable dream
Example: [He cannot easily believe it to be simply a chimera of an overwrought brain]

Chimerical:
impossible imaginary
Example: [a chimerical solution would not solve the problem]

Chiropodist:
one who treats disorders of the feet
Example: [the chiropodist treated the ingrown nail on the boy’s foot]

Chivalrous:
courteous to ladies

Chivalry:
The knightly system of feudal times with its code usages and practices.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Cholera: an infectious bacterial disease caused by intake of unwholesome water or food
Example: [an outbreak of cholera]

Choleric:
short-tempered easily angered
Example: [his angry face indicated a choleric nature]

Choreography:
art of dancing

Chortle:
chuckle, laugh, giggle
Example: [They can yawp and chortle and call me Skyrider as if it was a joke]

Christ:
A title of Jesus

Christendom:
That part of the world where Christianity is generally professed.

Chromatic:
relating to color
Example: [photo-chromatic sunglasses]

Chronic:
continual
Example: [a chronic disease]

Chronicle:
a history
Example: [a chronicle of the Independence Movement]

Chronology:
arrangement by time
Example: [the chronology of events]

Chronometer:
metronome, clock, timekeeper
Example: [“Six-thirty now,” he said, and restored the chronometer to his waistcoat pocket]

Churlish:
ungracious rude
Example: [I thought it would be churlish to refuse]

Churlishness:
the state of being ill-mannered or vulgar, rudeness
Example: [Something about his masterful air pleased Tuck, in spite of his churlishness]

Ciliated:
one-celled animal having minute hairs

Cilium (Plural: Cilia): Eyelash; Lash; A Hair-Like Extension:
Cilia are hairlike projections from the surface of a cell body.

Cipher:
zero
Example: [If you have no children, enter a cipher in the space on the form]

Circlet:
band small ring
Example: [tiny circlet is very costly]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Circuitous: roundabout
Example: [a circuitous route]

Circulate:
disseminate, propagate, spread, move around, distribute
Example: [Then he went breathlessly around the town to circulate the news]

Circumcise:
remove the foreskin
Example: [he was circumcised when 6 years of age]

Circumference:
The boundary-line of a circle
Example: [the circumference of a circle]

Circumlocution:
roundabout expression
Example: [Politicians are experts in circumlocution]

Circumnavigate:
fly around, travel around, sail around
Example: [Magellan starts on his expedition to circumnavigate the world]

Circumscribe:
To confine within bounds
Example: [There followed a series of tightly circumscribed visits to military installations]

Circumspect:
wary cautious
Example: [Officials were circumspect about what the talks had achieved]

Circumvent:
avoid, evade, to go around
Example: [Ships were registered abroad to circumvent employment regulations]

Citadel:
fortress or stronghold
Example: [Historians have stated that its completeness, setting, size and sheer magnificence make it the finest citadel on earth]

Citation:
summons to appear in court
Example: [The court issued a contempt citation against city council]

Cite:
To refer to specifically
Example: [to cite a case]

Civil:
courteous and polite
Example: [He and his ex-wife can’t even have a civil conversation]

Clairvoyance:
Intuitive sagacity or perception.

Clairvoyant:
having ESP who can see the future
Example: [She went to see a clairvoyant]

Clamber:
especially using your hands and feet to climb somewhere with difficulty
Example: [The children clambered into the boat]
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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