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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

Evolution: gradual change
Example: [Darwin’s theory of evolution]

Ewe: female sheep
Example: [Bring, then, two lambs, a white ram and a black ewe, for Earth and Sun, and we will bring a third for Jove]

Ewer:
water pitcher

Ex Officio:
by virtue of position
Example: [the mayor was the ex officio chairman of the tax committee]

Exacerbate:
worsen
Example: [This attack will exacerbate the already tense relations between the two communities]

Exact:
use authority to force payment
Example: [The blackmailers exacted a total of a million rupees from their victims]

Exacting:
difficult demanding
Example: [an exacting training schedule]

Exaction:
exorbitant demand
Example: [the colonies rebelled against the exactions of the mother country]

Exalt:
praise, elevate, glorify, promote, raise to a higher rank
Example: [The king wanted to exalt himself above God]

Exasperate:
vex irritate
Example: [he often exasperates his mother with pranks]

Excavate:
mine, dig, unearth
Example: [They were men who had studied Greek history and Greek art and they planned to excavate Olympia]

Exceed:
go above, go beyond, overdo
Example: [It was not long before the population of Iceland exceeded 50,000 souls]

Excellence:
Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities.

Excellent:
Possessing distinguished merit.

Excerpt:
extract selection from a book
Example: [excerpt of a new book]

Excess:
That which passes the ordinary proper or required limit measure or experience.

Exchequer:
government department in charge of the revenues
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Excise: remove, cut out, root out
Example: [to excise something completely]

Excision:
removal
Example: [the excision of the dead leaves has made the ground clean]

Excitation:
Intensified emotion or action.

Exclaim:
shout
Example: [Rubbish
he exclaimed in disgust]

Exclude:
shut out
Example: [are excluded from the club]

Exclusive:
prohibitive
Example: [an exclusive interview]

Excommunicate:
to bar from membership in the church

Excoriate:
to denounce
Example: [excoriating reviews]

Excrescence:
swelling, lump, monstrosity, growth, eyesore
Example: [We alighted almost in front of a quaint building which looked like an excrescence -a wart-on the visage of a dilapidated chapel]

Excretion:
elimination, evacuation, waste material, body waste
Example: [It is a living organism, ceaselessly busied, like any other organism, in the processes of assimilation and excretion. excretion of sweat]

Excruciate:
agonize torture
Example: [excruciating pain]

Exculpate:
to clear of blame or fault
Example: [The pilot of the aircraft will surely be exculpated when all the facts are known]

Excusable:
Justifiable.

Execrable:
abominable, very bad, utterly detestable
Example: [an execrable performance]

Execrate:
express abhorrence for curse
Example: [the world execrates the memory of Hitler]

Execration:
insult, swearword, curse, anathema, abhorrence, hatred, loathing
Example: [A perfect yell of scorn and execration followed this announcement]

Execute:
put into effect
Example: [execute a will]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Exegesis: interpretation
Example: [exegesis of a passage]

Exemplary:
serving as an example outstanding
Example: [exemplary behavior]

Exempt:
excuse
Example: [exempted from the tax increase]

Exert:
use, apply, exercise
Example: [to exert control/pressure]

Exertion:
expenditure of much physical work effort
Example: [the exertion spent in unscrewing the rusty bolt left her exhausted]

Exhale:
blow out, breathe out, give off, expire, emit
Example: [The breaths should be inhaled and exhaled slowly and regularly, keeping time with the movements of the arms]

Exhaustible:
Causing or tending to cause exhaustion.

Exhaustive:
thorough
Example: [an exhaustive study]

Exhibitionist:
one who draws attention to himself
Example: [he is an exhibitionist on the dance floor]

Exhilarate:
To fill with high or cheerful spirits
Example: [riding motorcycle is an exhilarating experience]

Exhort:
strongly urge
Example: [The governor exhorted the prisoners not to riot]

Exhume:
to remove from a grave uncover
Example: [his body was exhumed and an autopsy ordered]

Exigency:
urgency
Example: [the exigencies of war]

Exigent:
urgent, pressing, demanding, crucial, exacting
Example: [exigent circumstances/demands/problems]

Exiguous:
scanty
Example: [grass grew there, an exiguous outcropped among the rocks]

Exile:
banish
Example: [The king went into exile]
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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