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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

Document: verify
Example: [legal documents]

Doddering: infirm from old age shaky
Example: [I am not yet a doddering and senile man, said the old man angrily]

Doe:
a female rabbit, adult female animal, a female hare, a female deer
Example: [A doe hard pressed by hunters sought refuge in a cave belonging to a Lion]

Doff:
take off
Example: [a gentleman used to doff his hat to a lady]

Doggerel:
poor verse
Example: [most of her writing is mere doggerel]

Dogma:
A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.

Dogmatic:
unchanging in opinion certain
Example: [a dogmatic approach to life]

Dogmatize:
To make positive assertions without supporting them by any evidence.

Doldrums:
dullness
Example: [Her career was in the doldrums]

Doleful:
dispirited, sad, depressed, sorrowful, mournful, regrettable, miserable
Example: [The doleful fact is, I’m too wretchedly shy and awkward to live]

Dolesome:
Melancholy.

Dolorous:
gloomy
Example: [dolorous lamentations]

Dolt:
a stupid person
Example: [a pack of dolts and idiots]

Domesticity:
Life in or fondness for one’s home and family.

Domicile:
home
Example: [domicile certificate]

Dominance:
power, supremacy, domination, control, preponderance
Example: [to exert dominance]

Dominate:
To influence controllingly.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Domineer: to rule over something in a tyrannical way
Example: [the best teachers are those who guide and not domineer]

Don:
put on assume
Example: [He donned his finest suit]

Donator:
One who makes a donation or present.

Donor:
contributor
Example: [a blood donor]

Dormant:
at rest, asleep, inactive
Example: [a dormant volcano]

Dormer:
vertical window in a sloping roof
Example: [There were no drapery curtains at the dormer windows, no pictures on the wall]

Dorsal:
posterior, belonging to the back side, tail
Example: [dorsal part of the body]

Dotage:
mental decline senility
Example: [in his dotage, the old man bored everyone]

Doting:
adoring, affectionate, senile, foolishly loving
Example: [She is a doting mother who spoils her children]

Double-Entendre:
having two meanings one of which is sexually suggestive
Example: [he entertained us with double-entendre]

Doublet:
One of a pair of like things.

Doughty:
unafraid resolute

Dour:
stern and severe sullen and gloomy
Example: [The normally dour Mr. Jay was photographed smiling]

Douse:
to extinguish to plunge into water
Example: [demonstrators doused a car with petrol and set it on fire]

Dowdy:
untidy slovenly
Example: [she looked dowdy and plain in that outfit]

Dowry:
property which a wife brings in marriage
Example: [dowry deaths have not fully stopped yet]

Draconian:
harsh
Example: [draconian laws]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Dragnet: systematic search for criminal suspects or other individuals, net for catching fish or game
Example: [He had thrown out a dragnet of detectives and every suspicious character in the city was passing through it or landing in prison]

Dragoon:
harass, persecute, force, threaten, cavalryman, fierce man
Example: [Then a dragoon, mounted on a large bay horse, was seen pressing him closely, and at length laying hold of the tail. Local officials have dragooned people into supporting positions they would not normally take]

Drainage:
evacuation, the process of draining, means of draining, waste water
Example: [a drainage ditch/pipe]

Dramatize:
exaggerate, sensationalize, represent, magnify, present a novel or incident as a play or movie
Example: [The unmistakable rush of sympathy toward Helen moved Carmody to dramatize the moment. He dramatizes his work with striking pictures]

Drastic:
harsh, strong, violent, severe, extensive
Example: [The changes which it brought about were startling, for its enactments were drastic]

Dregs:
riffraff residue
Example: [In one swift go, she had drunk her coffee down to the dregs]

Droll:
amusing in a wry
Example: [The current news was droll and uninteresting, blabber about the economy and whatnot, things for which at this stage he had no care]

Drone:
speak in a monotonic voice
Example: [the drone of an engine]

Dross:
worthless impurities waste matter
Example: [So much of what’s on TV is pure dross]

Drought:
serious deficiency, prolonged shortage, lack of rain, scarcity, dry weather
Example: [a drought of ideas/trophies]

Drudgery:
Hard and constant work in any dull occupation
Example: [the drudgery of housework]

Dubious:
Doubtful
Example: [dubious means]

Duckling:
A young duck.

Ductile:
flexible, malleable, adaptable, pliable
Example: [This metal, in fact, is the most tenacious, the most ductile, and the most malleable, and consequently suitable for all moulding operations]

Duenna:
governess
Example: [the child was accompanied by her duenna]

Duet:
twosome
Example: [a duet song]
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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