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

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

Allot: allocate
Example: [allotted seats on the front row]

Allotment: Portion.

Alloy:
a mixture as of metals
Example: [something made of alloy]

Allude:
refer to indirectly
Example: [allude to somebody or something]

Allure:
attract appeal
Example: [was allured by the city]

Allusion:
indirect reference
Example: [a play full of allusions to Shakespeare]

Alluvial:
soil deposits left by rivers
Example: [the alluvial deposits at the mouth of the river]

Alluvion:
Flood.

Ally:
A person or thing connected with another usually in some relation of helpfulness.

Almanac:
calendar with additional information
Example: [a farmer’s almanac]

Alms:
charity
Example: [give alms]

Aloof:
indifferent detached
Example: [he seems arrogant and aloof]

Altar:
Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be offered or incense burned.

Alter:
To make change in.

Alteration:
Change or modification.

Altercate:
To contend angrily or zealously in words.

Altercation:
noisy dispute argument
Example: [the altercation ended their friendship]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Alternate: One chosen to act in place of another in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.

Alternative:
Something that may or must exist be taken or chosen or done instead of something else.

Altitude:
height
Example: [flying at an altitude of 10 000 meters]

Alto:
the highest male voice, the lowest female voice
Example: [While the first voice is singing the first half, the second voice sings the second half as the alto part of the first half]

Altruism:
generosity, benevolence, unselfish concern for other’s welfare
Example: [an act of altruism]

Altruist:
One who practices altruism
Example: [Gandhi ji was an altruist]

Altruistic:
humane, showing unselfish concern for the happiness and welfare of others, kind, philanthropic
Example: [altruistic behavior]

Amalgam:
An alloy or union of mercury with another metal.

Amalgamate:
To mix or join together to become one
Example: [the decision to amalgamate with another school]

Amalgamated:
combined, united, blended, mixed, fused
Example: [In 1856, the two amalgamated colleges were reorganized under the title of the Polytechnic College]

Amalgamation:
combination, mixture, union, merger, blend
Example: [an amalgamation between two institutions]

Amass:
collect
Example: [amass enormous wealth]

Amateur:
Practicing an art or occupation for the love of it but not as a profession.

Amatory:
Designed to excite love.

Amazon:
female warrior

Ambidextrous:
able to use both hands equally well
Example: [an ambidextrous painter]

Ambiguous:
uncertain; subject to multiple interpretations unclear
Example: [an ambiguous statement]
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Ambitious: Eagerly desirous and aspiring.

Ambivalence:
conflicting emotions; attitude of uncertainty
Example: [ambivalence towards something]

Amble:
walk slowly, leisurely walk
Example: [I’ll go out the side way and amble around to the front door the same time they do]

Ambrosia:
anything sweet and pleasing food of the Greek gods that provided immortal youth & beauty

Ambrosial:
Divinely sweet fragrant or delicious.

Ambulance:
A vehicle fitted for conveying the sick and wounded.

Ambulate:
To walk about

Ambush:
trap, surprise attack, waylay, lie in wait for
Example: [The Chief’s warriors would intercept, ambush and annihilate every war party headed for his camp]

Ameliorate:
make better, improve, upgrade, enhance, make improvements to
Example: [Finally, Logan said that his purpose in going to France was to ameliorate the condition of our relations with that country]

Amenable:
agreeable
Example: [amenable to the idea]

Amend:
correct
Example: [to amend a law]

Amenities:
comforts courtesies
Example: [public amenities]

Americanism:
A peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the United States.

Amiable:
good-natured, affable, warmhearted, friendly, likable
Example: [amiable manners/qualities/personalities/smiles]

Amicable:
Done in a friendly spirit
Example: [an amicable agreement]

Amid:
among
Example: [amid mounds of books]
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