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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

Efficiency: The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.

Effigy: mannequin likeness
Example: [Crowds marched through the streets carrying burning effigies of the president]

Efflorescence:
The state of being flowery or a flowery appearance.

Efflorescent:
opening in flower
Example: [plant’s efflorescent period]

Effluvium:
noxious smells
Example: [the effluvium and poisons in the air]

Effrontery:
insolence
Example: [He was silent all through the meal and then had the effrontery to complain that I looked bored]

Effulgence:
Splendor.

Effulgent:
brilliant
Example: [the effulgent rays of the rising sun lit the sky]

Effusion:
pouring forth
Example: [an effusion of anger]

Effusive:
expressing emotion without restraint
Example: [an effusive welcome]

Egocentric:
self-centered
Example: [Babies are entirely egocentric, concerned only with when they will next be fed]

Egoism:
to think only about yourself
Example: [the actor’s egoism]

Egoist:
One who advocates or practices egoism.

Egotism:
Self-conceit
Example: [the actor’s egotism]

Egotist:
One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences.

Egregious:
grossly wrong
Example: [an egregious example of racism]

Egress:
exit
Example: [everyone rushed to the egress]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ejaculate: exclaim
Example: [You’ve got my umbrella
he ejaculated]

Ejaculation:
exclamation

Elaboration:
detailed explanation
Example: [This point needs greater elaboration]

Elapse:
To quietly terminate: said of time.

Elasticity:
adaptability, resilience, flexibility, versatility, stretchiness
Example: [The different kinds of wood naturally differ in their strength and elasticity]

Elate:
raise spirits
Example: [you will feel elated on your success]

Elation:
joy exhilaration
Example: [a sense of elation]

Electorate:
voters
Example: [the wishes of the electorate]

Electrolysis:
The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.

Elegant:
exquisite refined
Example: [a very elegant suit]

Elegiac:
sad
Example: [The result is a beautiful book whose elegiac tone is quickened by the writer’s own warmth and wit]

Elegy:
mournful poem, funeral song
Example: [A Colonel Pickering died of it, on whom the chaplain wrote an elegy]

Element:
division, part, substance, factor, main component
Example: [Some design elements have been superseded by later additions and improvements]

Elicit:
provoke
Example: [to elicit a response from someone]

Eliminate:
To separate and cast aside.

Elite:
upper-class
Example: [the country’s educated elite]

Elixir:
something invigorating cure-all
Example: [It was always a myth, like the holy grail, or the elixir of life, that I was searching for]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ellipsis: (LINGUISTICS) omission of a word or words from speech or writing
Example: [“I want to relax but I can’t” for “I want to relax but I can’t relax” is an example of ellipsis]

Elliptical:
ovoid, egg-shaped, concise, oval, compact, terse, economical in writing
Example: [elliptical orbit/shape/incision/path]

Elocution:
The art of correct intonation inflection and gesture in public speaking or reading.

Eloquence:
fluent and effective speech
Example: [renowned for her eloquence and beauty]

Eloquent:
well-spoken
Example: [an eloquent speaker]

Elucidate:
clarify make clear
Example: [I don’t understand. You’ll have to elucidate]

Elude:
evade
Example: [the solution eluded them]

Elusion:
escape, evasion, dodging, avoidance
Example: [I said it was, and done in defiance and by elusion of the law]

Elusive:
evasive
Example: [Success, however, remained elusive for her]

Elusory:
tending to deceive expectations
Example: [elusive dreams of wealth]

Elysian:
blissful relating to paradise
Example: [getting the first rank in exam, she was in Elysium]

Emaciated:
gaunt underfed
Example: [pictures of emaciated children]

Emanate:
to express a feeling or quality through the way one looks
Example: [Her face emanated sadness]

Emancipate:
liberate
Example: [emancipated women]

Embargo:
restriction
Example: [America imposed embargo on Iraq]

Embarkation:
the act or process getting aboard a ship or aircraft
Example: [He had suffered from sea-sickness ever since his embarkation]
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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