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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

Cryptogram: secret writing, coded message, word puzzle
Example: [Then she asked me to explain how I had come to decipher the cryptogram]

Crystallize: To bring together or give fixed shape to.

Cubicle:
small chamber
Example: [office cubicles]

Cuisine:
style of cooking cookery
Example: [French cuisine]

Cul-De-Sac:
a trap a blind alley

Culinary:
pertaining to cooking
Example: [culinary equipment]

Cull:
select pick out
Example: [to cull large numbers of whales]

Culminate:
climax
Example: [Their many years of research have finally culminated in a cure for the disease]

Culmination:
final stage climax
Example: [the culmination of years of practice and hard work]

Culpable:
guilty, blameworthy, responsible for wrong
Example: [He was held culpable]

Culprit:
guilty person offender
Example: [who is the culprit]

Culvert:
drain
Example: [they built culvert under the road to avoid flooding]

Cumbersome:
unwieldy
Example: [cumbersome equipment]

Cumulative:
accumulate
Example: [cumulative effect of]

Cupidity:
greed
Example: [the cupidity of the conquerors]

Curable:
treatable, capable of being cured, healable
Example: [They need to distinguish the curable diseases from those in which a cure cannot be effected]

Curator:
in charge of a library or museum
Example: [Therefore, it is no wonder that there is a confusion of roles between the curator and the sales manager]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Curb: control, limit, restrain, check, suppress
Example: [The editors of the newspaper lashed out at the government for curbing the freedom of expression]

Curio:
collector’s item, unusual or rare object
Example: [looking for curios]

Curmudgeon:
cranky person boor
Example: [though regarded by many as a curmudgeon, he secretly donated to charity]

Curriculum:
course of study
Example: [the school curriculum]

Curry:
seek favor by flattery
Example: [to curry favor with the boss]

Cursive:
Writing in which the letters are joined together
Example: [cursive writing]

Cursory:
superficial hasty
Example: [a cursory glance]

Curt:
brief, rude, terse, abrupt, brusque
Example: [Alec’s answer was so curt that it was impossible to question him further]

Curtail:
to shorten
Example: [to curtain spending]

Cycloid:
rounded, circular, going in cycles, cyclic
Example: [This machine moves the synthetic hoof along two cycloid lines on the floor]

Cyclone:
storm

Cynical:
scornful of the motives of others
Example: [many people have become cynical about politicians]

Cynosure:
celebrity
Example: [cynosure of the city]

Czar:
Russian emperor
Example: [the Russian czar]

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