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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

Adorn: to decorate
Example: [the room was adorned with flowers]

Adroit: accomplished, skillful, highly competent
Example: [She became adroit at dealing with difficult questions]

Adulation:
high praise applause
Example: [the singer loved the fan’s adulation]

Adulterant:
contaminant, additive, a substance found within food or drink, making it inferior, pollutant
Example: [It is essential to remove the adulterants before use]

Adulterate:
corrupt, contaminate, make impure
Example: [adulterated food]

Adumbrate:
describe briefly, foretell, outline, give a rough idea (about something), overshadow, foreshadow, give an indication
Example: [Feeble is human speech to deal with such high matters, serving, at the best, but dimly to adumbrate ineffable truths]

Advent:
arrival
Example: [the advent of the mobile phone]

Adventitious:
accidental
Example: [an adventitious event]

Adversary:
opponent
Example: [main adversary]

Adverse:
unlucky, unfavorable, harmful
Example: [adverse reaction to medicine]

Adversity:
hardship
Example: [cheerful in adversity]

Advert:
refer to advertisement
Example: [since you advert to this matter frequently, it must be important]

Advertiser:
One who advertises especially in newspapers.

Advise:
give counsel
Example: [His doctor advised him against smoking]

Advisory:
making recommendations, consultative, official warning, giving advice, official announcement
Example: [an advisory board/committee/panel]

Advocacy:
support, defense, aid, promotion, approval
Example: [He failed of reelection in 1831 because of his advocacy of reform]

Advocate:
to speak in favor of
Example: [Gandhiji advocated vegetarian food]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Aegis: that which protects
Example: [under the aegis of the university]

Aerial:
lofty, taking place in the air, sky-high
Example: [We had no realization of the conditions under which aerial battles are fought]

Aerobics:
exercise
Example: [She does aerobics]

Aeronaut:
One who navigates the air a balloonist.

Aeronautics:
the study and practice of aircraft navigation
Example: [experts in space and aeronautics]

Aerostat:
A balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.

Aesthetic:
beautiful, pleasing to the senses, or related to art
Example: [aesthetic appeal]

Affable:
easy to approach friendly
Example: [an affable person]

Affect:
influence
Example: [I was deeply affected by the film]

Affectation:
A studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.

Affidavit:
sworn written statement
Example: [submit affidavit]

Affiliate:
associate
Example: [my school is affiliated to CBSE]

Affiliation:
connection
Example: [political affiliation]

Affinity:
fondness or similarity
Example: [a natural affinity]

Affirm:
testify to assert confidently
Example: [the speech affirmed government’s commitment to education]

Affirmation:
declaration, assertion, positive statement, formal confirmation, autosuggestion
Example: [I was soon to know that it was an affirmation of my shrewd guess about Manasquale]

Affirmative:
Answering yes; to a question at issue.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Affix: glue, fasten, join, attach, add
Example: [to affix a label]

Affluence:
abundant supply of money
Example: [the child had only seen affluence]

Affluent:
wealthy abundant
Example: [affluent neighborhood]

Affray:
public brawl
Example: [charged with causing an affray]

Affront:
An open insult or indignity.

Afire:
passionate, excited, burning, ablaze, on fire
Example: [afire with outrage/thoughts]

Afoot:
occurring, taking place, in the works, happening, going on
Example: [Something strange is afoot with you]

Aforesaid:
mentioned earlier, aforementioned
Example: [Based on the aforesaid reasons, the Group recorded gross profit of US $180 million in 2016]

Afresh:
Once more after rest or interval.

Aftermath:
consequence
Example: [in the aftermath of the explosion]

Afterthought:
A thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.

Agape:
wonder openmouthed
Example: [We watched, our mouths agape in excitement]

Agenda:
timetable plan
Example: [a hidden agenda]

Agglomerate:
To pile or heap together.

Agglomeration:
heap collection
Example: [agglomeration of miscellaneous items]

Aggrandize:
to make larger or greater in power exaggerate
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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