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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

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Anglophobia: Hatred or dread of England or of what is English.

Angular: Sharp-cornered or sharp angled
Example: [an angular face]

Anhydrous:
Withered.

Animadversion:
critical remark
Example: [he resented the animadversion of his critics]

Animadvert:
To pass criticism or censure.

Animalcule:
microscopic organism
Example: [But man contemplates the universe as an animalcule would an elephant]

Animate:
To make alive.

Animated:
exuberant
Example: [an animated conversation]

Animosity:
hatred dislike
Example: [animosity between the teams]

Animus:
hate
Example: [the animus of the speaker]

Annalist:
historian, chronicler, writer of historical records, historiographer
Example: [Dr. Holmes, the annalist, says, that tea began to be used in New England in 1720]

Annals:
historical records
Example: [the annals of Indian history]

Anneal:
reduce brittleness to gradually heat and cool in order to soften
Example: [anneal process]

Annex:
to attach
Example: [turn left to go to the annex]

Annihilate:
destroy
Example: [a city annihilated by an atom bomb]

Annotate:
to add explanatory notes
Example: [the officer annotated the application before forwarding it]

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


Annuity: An annual payment or income
Example: [the annuity he set up with the insurance company]

Annul:
nullify cancel
Example: [Generally, church courts do not dissolve marriages, but annul them by declaring that no genuine marriage took place]

Annunciation:
Proclamation.

Anode:
The point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.

Anodyne:
pain soothing
Example: [This is daytime TV at its most anodyne]

Anoint:
to apply oil, consecrate, especially as a sacred rite
Example: [Afterward, they go to the adjacent market to buy oil and herbs to prepare a balm to anoint a body in putrescence]

Anomalous:
abnormal
Example: [an anomalous artery]

Anomaly:
irregularity deviation from the rule
Example: [the decision was an anomaly]

Anonymity:
having no name state of being anonymous
Example: [It struck a chord with one of the superstore’s workers, who cleaves to anonymity presumably to cleave to her job]

Anonymous:
Of unknown authorship
Example: [an anonymous letter]

Antagonism:
Mutual opposition
Example: [don’t take antagonism personally]

Antagonist:
rival, an opponent, adversary
Example: [the antagonist was finally defeated]

Antagonistic:
hostile
Example: [antagonistic towards all critics]

Antagonize:
harass
Example: [I’ve no wish to antagonize him]

Ante:
In the game of poker to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.

Antecede:
To precede

Antecedent:
previous, earlier, precursor, preceding, previous word
Example: [Have the subsequently introduced species consumed the food of the great antecedent races?]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Antechamber: waiting room, entrance hall, reception room, lobby, entryway
Example: [Beyond this was the principal entrance-hall or antechamber of the palace]

Antedate:
happen before something, precede, be earlier in time
Example: [There are ruins here and in Yucatan which antedate by centuries anything of recorded history relating to the British Isles]

Antediluvian:
obsolete, ancient, pre historic
Example: [Why should Wisconsin women be expected to revere his anti-woman, antediluvian teachings?]

Antemeridian:
Before noon.

Antemundane:
Pertaining to time before the world’s creation.

Antenatal:
Occurring or existing before birth.

Anterior:
Prior.

Anthology:
compilation, collection, collected works, album, compendium
Example: [a recently published anthology]

Anthracite:
a type of very hard coal
Example: [In the centre of the carriage there is usually a stove, fed with charcoal or anthracite coal; which is for the most part red-hot]

Anthrax:
disease
Example: [anthrax virus]

Anthropoid:
manlike

Anthropologist:
student of the history and science of human kind
Example: [the anthropologist uncovered ancient human remains]

Anthropology:
The science of man in general.

Anthropomorphous:
Nonhuman having or resembling human form or quality
Example: [But the connection of the image of God with the human body is rejected explicitly by all the patristic writers as anthropomorphous]

Antic:
A grotesque ludicrous or fantastic action.

Antichrist:
Any opponent or enemy of Christ whether a person or a power.
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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