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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

Contagious: Transmitting disease.

Contaminate: To pollute
Example: [contaminated water]

Contemplate:
meditate
Example: [I’m contemplating going abroad for a year]

Contemporaneous:
contemporary, simultaneous, coexisting, synchronous, taking place in the same period of time
Example: [Their movement to America was contemporaneous with the heavy German migration]

Contemporary:
Living or existing at the same time.

Contempt:
disdain
Example: [She’s beneath contempt]

Contemptuous:
disapproving, disrespectful, insulting, derisive, scornful
Example: [to be openly contemptuous]

Contend:
to battle, struggle, compete clash
Example: [three chess players are contending for the prize]

Contented:
satisfied
Example: [a contented smile]

Contentious:
quarrelsome, argumentative, belligerent disagreeable
Example: [a contentious decision]

Contest:
to dispute or to compete
Example: [the defeated candidate contested the election results]

Context:
relating to a particular thing or event
Example: [in the context of]

Contiguity:
Proximity.

Contiguous:
abutting adjacent
Example: [Rajasthan and Gujarat are contiguous states]

Continence:
self-restraint self-control
Example: [she vowed to lead a life of continence]

Contingency:
possibility, likelihood, chance, incident, unforeseen event, eventuality, possible event
Example: [to be prepared for all possible contingencies/to respond to any contingency]

Contingent:
conditional
Example: [contingent support]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Continuation: Prolongation.

Continuous:
Connected extended or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.

Contort:
twist
Example: [His face contorted with bitterness and rage]

Contraband:
illicit goods
Example: [We will take the fight to all those involved in piracy and contraband trafficking]

Contraction:
shrinkage
Example: [Cold causes contraction of the metal]

Contractual:
related to a contract
Example: [under a contractual obligation]

Contradictory:
Inconsistent with itself.

Contraposition:
contradiction, opposition, opposite position, polarity, antagonism
Example: [Contraposition is composed of several steps of deduction]

Contrast:
comparison difference
Example: [a marked contrast between]

Contravene:
to contradict, oppose, act contrary to deny
Example: [by accepting the money, she was in contravention of company rules]

Contravention:
breach, violation, infringement, transgression
Example: [[..] for any contravention of the rules in the First Schedule penalties shall be incurred as follows]

Contributor:
One who gives or furnishes in common with others for a common purpose.

Contrite:
deeply sorrowful and repentant for a wrong apologetic
Example: [There’s nothing wrong with putting your hand up, accepting that you’ve made a big mistake and saying sorry in an honest, contrite declaration]

Contrivance:
device, machine, plan, gadget, scheme
Example: [There seems to have been some doubt, for a time, as to whether the contrivance could be made to work. This is merely a clever contrivance to postpone the real battle]

Control:
To exercise a directing restraining or governing influence over.

Controversial:
subject to dispute
Example: [a controversial issue]

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


Contumacious: rebellious
Example: [the contumacious mob]

Contuse:
To bruise by a blow either with or without the breaking of the skin.

Contusion:
A bruise
Example: [she was treated for contusions and abrasions]

Conundrum:
puzzle or problem with no solution, enigma, riddle
Example: [Arranging childcare over the school holidays can be quite a conundrum for working parents]

Convalesce:
To recover after a sickness.

Convalescent:
Recovering health after sickness.

Convene:
to meet, assemble (a group), come together
Example: [the committee convenes three times a year]

Convenience:
Fitness as of time or place.

Conventional:
standard, customary, commonplace typical
Example: [a conventional wedding]

Converge:
come together
Example: [The paths all converge at the main gate]

Convergent:
Tending to one point.

Conversant:
familiar
Example: [I’m conversant with the topic]

Converse:
opposite
Example: [a converse opinion]

Conversion:
Change from one state or position to another or from one form to another.

Convex:
curving outward
Example: [convex mirror]

Convey:
communicate
Example: [You don’t want to convey the impression that we’re not interested]
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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