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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

Conjugation: union, junction, the modification of the basic form of a verb, combination
Example: [The teacher was going through the conjugation of the Latin verb ‘facere’ in a high school class]

Conjunction: coincidence, concurrence, union, combination, connection, alignment, association
Example: [the conjunction of two likely events]

Conjure:
to evoke a spirit, summon, cast a spell
Example: [In an instant, the magician had conjured up a cat from his hat]

Connivance:
assistance or permission to offend pretence of ignorance of something wrong
Example: [with connivance of his friends, he plotted to embarrass the teacher]

Connive:
turn a blind eye to, overlook, conspire, plot, scheme
Example: [Large sums of money were ready to bribe the turnkey to connive at an escape]

Connoisseur:
gourmet, an expert, a person with refined taste
Example: [a connoisseur of art]

Connotation:
not the literary meaning the implication of some term
Example: [foreigners are usually unaware of the connotations of the words they use]

Connote:
To mean; signify.

Connubial:
related to marriage or matrimony
Example: [a lifetime of connubial bliss]

Conquer:
To overcome by force.

Consanguineous:
blood-related, connected by blood, akin
Example: [consanguineous relatives]

Consanguinity:
kinship related by blood
Example: [the law suit developed into a test of consanguinity of the claimant to the estate]

Conscience:
The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.

Conscientious:
upright, honorable, careful and thorough
Example: [a conscientious student]

Conscious:
Aware that one lives feels and thinks.

Conscript:
a person who is made to join the armed forces, draftee, order someone to do military service, enlist
Example: [The men were conscripted]

Consecrate:
dedicate to a goal, make holy, to declare sacred
Example: [The new temple was completed and consecrated in 1962]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Consecutive: one after another
Example: [the third consecutive weekend]

Consensus:
unanimity of opinion general agreement
Example: [to reach a consensus]

Consequential:
as a result important
Example: [Certain consequential changes of the existing text]

Conservatism:
desire to maintain what is established, reluctance to accept radical changes, opposition to new ideas
Example: [Yes, I know … his strictness, his conservatism in these matters]

Conservative:
Adhering to the existing order of things.

Conservatory:
school of the arts, conservatoire, greenhouse, music school, hothouse
Example: [The aspiring musician couldn’t attend the conservatory]

Considered:
contemplated well thought out
Example: [It is my considered opinion]

Consign:
to commit, assign, entrust
Example: [they were consigned to a life of poverty]

Consignor:
One who entrusts.

Consistency:
conformity, stability, coherence, uniformity, agreement
Example: [In these [..] sentiments he lacked consistency, but humanity does not exist to be consistent. Consistency of character has its basis chiefly in the condition and discipline of the will]

Consolation:
something providing comfort or solace for a loss or hardship
Example: [If it’s any consolation to you]

Console:
To comfort.

Consolidate:
strengthen, unite, incorporate to combine
Example: [to consolidate a position]

Consonance:
The state or quality of being in accord with.

Consonant:
in agreement with harmonious
Example: [She lip-reads, and at home little Elliott often helps with his finger spelling when his mum cannot make out a consonant]

Consort:
spouse
Example: [he was in love with his consort]

Consortium:
cartel
Example: [a consortium of computer manufacturers]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Conspicuous: obvious
Example: [He tried not to look conspicuous]

Conspiracy:
when a group of people secretly plan to do something bad or illegal
Example: [a conspiracy to overthrow the government]

Conspirator:
One who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose.

Conspire:
plot
Example: [He felt that his colleagues were conspiring together to remove him from his job]

Constable:
An officer whose duty is to maintain the peace.

Constellation:
arrangement of stars
Example: [a constellation of film stars]

Consternation:
anxiety, dismay, amazement, fear, shock, alarm
Example: [The sailors halted and stared at each other in consternation]

Constituent:
component, electorate, part
Example: [The minister worked hard, always talking to his constituents and hearing their problems]

Constrain:
limit, oblige, hold back, press, control

Constrained:
forced, confined, restrained compelled
Example: [The country’s progress was constrained by a leader who refused to look forward]

Constraint:
something that limits what you can do
Example: [financial constraints]

Construe:
interpret or to explain
Example: [Any change in plan would be construed as indecision]

Consul:
An officer appointed to reside in a foreign city chiefly to represent his country.

Consummate:
having great skills, perfect, accomplished complete
Example: [a consummate professional]

Consumptive:
Designed for gradual destruction.

Contagion:
infectious agent
Example: [no danger of contagion]
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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