VOCABULAORY LIST FOR UHS TEST
Muhammad Azam, Lecturer,
F. G. Science Degree College, Wah Cantt
Sr. No. Words Meanings
1. Acupuncture an originally Chinese practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at
specific points especially to cure disease or relieve pain (as in surgery)
2. Aberration Deviation from normal, abnormality
3. Abnegate Renounce, reject, give up
4. Aboriginal Indigenous, original, native
5. Absolution Forgiveness, pardon, release
6. Abstruse Obscure, puzzling, confusing
7. Acclimate Adapt, adjust, familiarize
8. Accolade Tribute, honour, award, praise
9. Accrue Accumulate, amass, increase
10. Acquiesce Agree, comply, consent
11. Actuary 1. CLERK, REGISTRAR2: a person who calculates insurance and annuity
premiums, reserves, and dividends
12. Acumen Shrewdness, judgment, insight, cleverness
13. Adage Saying, maxim, proverb
14. Adamantine 1: made of or having the quality of adamant
2: rigidly firm : UNYIELDING <adamantine discipline>
3: resembling the diamond in hardness or luster
15. Addled Confused, muddled, bewildered
16. Admonition Warning, caution, rebuke, scolding
17. Adonis 1: a youth loved by Aphrodite who is killed at hunting by a wild boar and
restored to Aphrodite from Hades for a part of each year
2: a very handsome young man
18. Adroitness Skillfulness, expertness, dexterity
19. Aerobic-exercise Aerobic exercise (also known as cardio) is physical exercise of relatively low
intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process
20. Aerodynamic Sleek, smooth, slick
21. Affect Touch, move, disturb
22. Affinity Liking, kinship, attraction
23. Afflatus Lure, pull, magnetism
24. Akimbo 1: having the hand on the hip and the elbow turned outward
2: set in a bent position
25. Alacrity Eagerness, enthusiasm, readiness
26. Allay Dispel, calm, alleviate
27. Altruistic Unselfish, humane, selfless
28. Amazon a member of a race of female warriors of Greek Mythology, strong woman
29. Ambulatory :of relating to, or adapted to walking; also : occurring during a walk
30. Ameliorate Better, perfect, upgrade, make better
31. Amenities Facilities, services, conveniences
32. Amorphous Formless, shapeless
33. Ampere the practical meter-kilogram-second unit of electric current that is equivalent to a
flow of one coulomb per second or to the steady current produced by one volt
applied across a resistance of one ohm
34. Analogue Equivalent, correspondent, similarity
35. Anaphylactic : of, relating to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock
36. Aneurysm an abnormal blood-filled bulge of a blood vessel and especially an artery
resulting from weakening (as from disease) of the vessel wall
37. Angina : a disease marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain: as
a : a severe inflammatory or ulcerated condition of the mouth or throat
38. Anomaly Irregularity, variation, difference
39. Anomie : social instability resulting from a breakdown of standards and
values; also : personal unrest, alienation, and uncertainty that comes from a lack
of purpose or ideals
40. Antagonist Enemy, opponent, rival
41. Antibody Immunity proteins
42. Apocryphal Mythical, fictional, untrue
43. Apprehension Worry, anxiety, restlessness
44. Aquaplane : a board on which a standing rider is towed behind a speeding motorboat
45. Aquifer : a water-bearing stratum of permeable rock, sand, or gravel
46. Arbiter Mediator, negotiator, peace maker
47. Arboreal : of, relating to, or resembling a tree
48. Arcane Mysterious, secret, hidden, deep
49. Archives Old records, files, documents etc
50. Argosy a fleet of ships
51. Aria AIR, MELODY, TUNE; specifically : an accompanied elaborate melody sung (as in
an opera) by a single voice
52. Armada Fleet, squad, group
53. Articulated Spoken, voiced, prominent
54. Artifice Ploy, trick, ruse
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55 Ascetic Frugal, abstemious, Austere, Spartan, self-disciplined
56 Asgard Fictional highly advance race in the science fiction series
57 Askance Doubtfully, suspiciously, sideways
58 Aspersion Attack on someone’s character or reputation.
59 Assimilate Digest, absorb, take in
60 Assume Suppose, presume, take for granted
61 Atrophy Waste away, degenerate, shrivel, contract
62 Attire Clothing, dress, garments
63 Audacious Daring, bold, overconfident
64 August Impressive, grand, dignified, majestic, noble
65 Auspicious Favourable, promising, fortunate
66 Avatar Manifestation of a deity or released soul in bodily form on earth, 2- an incarnation
or embodiment of a person or idea, 3- Computing a movable icon representing a
person in cyberspace or virtual reality graphics.
67 Avid Eager, keen, enthusiastic, passionate
68 Avoirdupois French Word means to have weight
69 Bacchanal An occasion of wild and drunken revelry (celebration)
70 Baedeker A travel guide published by Karl Baedeker.
71 Balk Recoil, draw back, shy away
72 Bamboozle Dupe, trick, swindle, deceive, Hoodwink
73 Bantam A chicken of a small breed
74 Barbaric Savagely cruel, primitive, unsophisticated
75 Basilica Church, Cathedral, minster
76 Batik A method of producing colored designs on textiles using wax to resist dye,
originating in Java
77 Batter Hit, beat, trash, pound , Assault, hammer, bang
78 Battery Series of something, -A fortified emplacement for heavy guns-- an artillery subunit
of guns, men and vehicles—A series of small cages for the intensive rearing of
79 Bauble Glass decoration, trifle, A small showy trinket or decoration, a baton formerly used
as an emblem by jesters
80 Bayou Marsh, wetland, swamp, Bog
81 Beguile Charm, Captivate, Fascinate
82 Behest Request, command, order
83 Belated Deferred, delayed, tardy, postponed
84 Benediction Blessing, Approval, Sanction
85 Beneficence Kind, Benevolent, caring compassionate
S# WORDS MEANINGS
86 Benign Kind, benevolent, Mild, gentle.
87 Bequeath Leave to a person in will, hand down, donate, confer to.
88 Berate Scold, rebuke, criticize, slate, shout at.
89 Berm A narrow ledge or shelf.
90 Beset Assail, attack on all sides, cover completely, overwhelmed, snowed under
91 Bifurcated Divided into two branches, separate, partition.
92 Bistro A small informal restaurant for serving wine, eatery, canteen, café, buffet
93 Blandish Flatter, praise somewhat dishonestly, sweet talk, cajole.
94 Blasphemous Blue language, profane, cursing, sacrilegious, heretical.
95 Blathering Foolish, gibberish, babble, smatter, blether, blither, jabber.
96 Blaze Fire, inferno, burst into flames, bright flame.
97 Bloom Best time of youth, blush, flush, blossom, flourish, rosiness.
98 Bonk Hit hard, sock, whop, whap, bash
99 Bonsai A dwarf ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot.
100 Botanicals A drug made from part of a plant(as the bark or root or leaves).
101 Bouquet Bunch, garland, posy, spray
102 Bowdlerize Censor, edit, abridge, cut, amend, expurgate.
103 Braille A point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represents letters
and numerical invented by Louis Braille (1809-1852), transcription
104 Brambles Any of the various rough thorny shrub or vines.
105 Brassy Harsh, loud, metallic, grating, vulgar.
106 Bravura Brilliant, magnificent, dazzling, virtuoso, superlative, exceptional.
107 Bray Hee-haw, laugh loudly and harshly, cry of an ass.
108 Brio Animation, spiritedness, invigoration, vivification
109 Broach Mention raise, bring up, introduce.
110 Broadside Attack, diatribe, tribe, denunciation, volley.
111 Buckle Clap, fasten, crumple, cave in
112 Buoyant Floating, cheerful, lighthearted, afloat.
113 Burgeoning Growing, mushrooming, escalating, budding.
114 Cachet Status, prestige, reputation, distinction
115 Caesarean Connected with Julius Caesar,
116 Caliph Chieftain, chief, leader, head.
117 Calisthenics Movements, exercises, aerobics, work-out.
118 Camber Arc, bend, bow, curve, curvature.
119 Cameo Character part
120 Candelabra Branched candlestick; ornamental; have several lights.
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121 Capital Assets, resources, wealth, principal, wealth.
122 Capsule Pill, tablet, pod, container
123 Carapace Covering, sheath, skin, exterior, outside, sleeves
124 Cardigan Knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons/zip
125 Career Vocation, job, occupation, livelihood.
126 Caricature Skit, cartoon, drawing, misinterpretation, parody, Burlesque through cartoon.
127 Cartographer A person who draws maps
128 Cast Shed, throw, emit, transmit, direct
129 Catacomb Crypt, Burial chamber, Mausoleum, tomb
130 Catalyst Means, medium, channel, passage / an agent that provokes or enhance
131 Catharsis Purging of emotional tension, Katharsis, abreaction
132 Caulk Seal (V), a water proof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make
133 Cause célèbre 1.a legal case that excites widespread interest
2: a notorious person, thing, incident, or episode
134 Cay A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida, key, Florida key
135 Centennial Birthday or wedding anniversary, centenary
136 Cerberus Hellhound, the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades, son of Typhon
137 Chassis Framework, shell, frame, skeleton, armature
138 Chastise Reprimand, tell off, warning, slap on the wrist, scold, lecture
139 Chiaroscuro A monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same colour
140 Chicane A moveable barrier used in motor racing to reduces speed.
141 Chimerical Production by a wildly fanciful imagination or utopia
142 Chivalry Gallantry, politeness, Courtliness, politeness
143 Chromosome DNA, RNA, Genetic material, gene
144 Churn Mix, agitate, roil, shake, stir up
145 Chutzpah Gall, nerve, cheek, brass neck, impudence, irritate, annoy, provoke, disrespect
146 Clamorous Noisy, vociferous, loudly, boisterous, deafening
147 Claret Dark red, maroon, ruby, Burgundy, wine-coloured
148 Classic Archetypical, Model, Standard, traditional, lofty
149 Classical Orthodox, conventional, traditional
150 Clement Mild, balmy, pleasant, temperate, kind.
151 Close Shut, lock, seal, slam, secure, close up
152 Cloud nine Elation /Feelings of well being
153 Coast Sea side, seashore, coastline,
154 Cobble Rectangular paving stone with curved top, once used to make roads, repair or mend.
155 Coccyx The end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
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156 Coercive Serving or intended to coerce (force/persuade)
157 Coif A skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail
158 Collage Patchwork, collection, clutter
159 Comatose Exhausted, dragging spent, used up, passed out.
160 Comely Becoming, according to fashion, vogue, trend
161 Commiserate Sympathize, show condolence, pity, empathize
162 Commute Travel, convert, alter, exchange, transform, substitute
163 Compact Compressed, solid, packed together, dense
164 Compatible Well-matched, well-suited, companionable
165 Complacent Smug, contented, smug, unworried
166 Concerted Concentrated, resolve, determined, strenuous
167 Condone Over look, disregard, pardon, excuse, ignore.
168 Conciliatory Appeasing, mollify, pacifying, assuaging, peace-making
169 Confiscatory Taken into legal possession, seize
170 Confound Stun, amaze, puzzle, mystify, confuse, baffle, bewilder
171 Congeal Set, clot, coagulate, harden, solidify
172 Congruent Matching, similar, harmonious, harmonizing
173 Contemporary Modern, current, present-age, existing, belonging to the same age
174 Contiguous Neighbour, adjacent, adjoin, bordering
176 Contravention Breaking, infringement, breach, flouting
177 Contrive Plot, engineer, manufacture, machinate (conspire)
178 Contumely Insult, abuse, a rude expression, vilification, revilement
179 Contusion Bruise, discoloration, bump, black eye, shiner
180 Copacetic Completely satisfactory, copesettic,
181 Conquetry toying, minx, flirting, tease, vamp, dalliance, flirtation, coquetry, trifling, flirt,
182 Cordial Amiable, pleasant, friendly, affable
183 Cordiality Friendliness, warmth, geniality, affability.
184 Corked (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tanin
185 Corollary Consequence, result, effect, out come.
186 Corpuscle Either of the two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) atom, molecule
187 Corroborating Confirm, agree, supporting, back up, lavish care on
188 Cosset Cherish, protect, pamper
189 Coterie In-group, inner circle, pack, camp, an exclusive circle of people with a common
190 Covert Secret, clandestine, concealed, hidden
S# WORDS MEANINGS
191 Coveted Famous, popular, in demand, desirable.
192 Crass Insensitive, obtuse, stupid.
193 Craven Gutless, spineless, cowardly, timorous, weak
194 Crenellate Provide with battlements/fortifications.
195 Crescendo Increase, upsurge, swelling, build up, climax, loudening
196 Crescent Semi-circular, hemisphere, falcate, curved
197 Criterion Standard, norm, decisive factor, condition standard
198 Cue Prompt, sign, signal, indication, reminder
199 Cul-de-sac Dead end, blind alley (French –Bottom of a sack).
200 Cut and run Speedily retreat from a difficult situation rather than deal with/escape
201 Cuvee A type, blend or batch of wine especially champagne
202 Cygnet A young swan
203 Cynical Pessimistic, mocking, distrustful, skeptical, suspicious
204 Dacha Russian country cottage especially holiday home,
205 Dale Vale, gorge, basin, dell, small valley
206 Dam Barrier, block, weir, wall, block up, hold back
207 Dappled Spotted, Mottled, speckled, stippled
208 Dark horse Unexpected person, person with hidden qualities, a racehorse about which little is
known, a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly.
209 Dead-ender An end of a road or passage from which no exit is possible, a situation offering no
prospects of progress.
210 Deadhead A train or bus or cab travelling empty, faded flower-head
211 Debility Weakness, impediment, hindrance, encumbrance, obstacle
212 Debunk Expose, show up, discredit, demystify, throw light on
213 Debut First appearance, entrance, unveiling, presentation
214 Decant Pour out, pour, transfer, empty
215 Decathlon An Athletic contest consisting of ten different events.
216 Decelerate Slow down, lose speed, brake
217 Decorum Etiquette, good behavior/manners, discipline
218 Decry Condemn, criticize, belittle, depreciate
219 Defenestration The act of throwing someone or something out of the window
220 Deferential Respectful, admiring, Reverent, Courteous
221 Deferment Postponement, rescheduling, putting off , suspension
222 Delegate Give, allot, pass on, hand over, entrust
223 Delta The 4th
letter of Greek alphabet/ a triangular area of earth, alluvium etc at the mouth
of the river formed by its diverging outlets
224 Demographic A statistic characterizing human population/ segments of human population broken
down by age, gender or income.
225 Demure Modest, coy, overmodest, shy, decorous
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226 Denomination Value or weights of money, quantity/a group of religious congregations
227 Deracinate Pull up, dig up, root out, rip up
228 Desiccate Dry, Dry out, dehydrate
229 Deuce Devil, Dickens/a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive
points to win the game
230 Devious Deceitful, Scheming, designing, wily, underhanded
231 Dexter onthe right side; right; noting the side of a heraldic shield that is to the right of one
who bears it ( opposed to sinister).
232 Diaspora disbandment, dispersal, dispersion, dissolution, escape, exodus, refugee flow
233 Diffidence backwardness, bashfulness, constraint, doubt, fear, hesitation, , meekness, modesty,
mousiness, reluctance, sheepishness, shyness, timidity, timorousness,
234 Diffident Shy, hesitant, timid, reluctant.
235 Diligence Carefulness, industry, assiduousness, attentiveness
236 Diligent Hard-working, industrious, meticulous, attentive, careful, watchful
237 Diocese See, Bishopric, episcopate, the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
238 Diorama Panorama, cyclorama, a series of pictures representing a continuous scene
239 Diptych A painting or carving on two panels (usually hinged like a book).
240 Discombobulate Bewilder, bemuse, throw, cause to be confused emotionally
241 Discourse Dialogue, conversation, discussion, communication.
242 Discrepancy Inconsistency, Difference, divergence, deviation, disagreement.
243 Discretion Carefulness, judgment, prudence
244 Disdain Scorn, disregard, derision, contempt.
245 Disingenuous Insincere, untruthful, hypocritical, Devious.
246 Dissension Opposition, disagreement, discord, rebellion, Conflict.
247 Dissent Dispute, disagreement, rebel, oppose, balk, differ
248 Dissenter Rebel, nonconformist, maverick , dissident
249 Dissonance Discord, disagreement, difference, conflict
250 Diva Prima donna, a distinguished female operatic singer/star.
251 Divagate Digress, wander, stray, lose clarity, turn aside from main subject
252 Divulge Reveal, make known, tell, disclose.
253 Docent A teacher at some universities, a person who is a knowledgeable guide, especially one
who conducts visitors through a museum and delivers a commentary on
254 Dote Shower with love; show excessive affection for
255 Downy Silky, velvety, fluffy, furry , feathery
256 Droll Amusing, funny, comic, humorous, entertaining
257 Dryad Fairy, Nymph, Elf, Goblin
258 Dulcet Sweet, melodious, soothing, honeyed
259 Dunce A stupid, hammerhead, loggerhead, dumbass, having low intelligence.
260 Duplication Repetition, replication, doubling, replica, Photocopying
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261 Edda tropical starchy tuberous root, old Norse poems
262 Effect Result, consequence, out come.
263 Effervescent Fizzy, bubbling, sparkling, vibrant, lively
264 El dorado A place of fabulous wealth or inordinately great opportunity
265 Electrolytes 1. (Physics / General Physics) a solution or molten substance that conducts electricity
2. (Chemistry) a. a chemical compound that dissociates in solution into ions
b. any of the ions themselves
266 Elicit Draw out, extract, bring out, obtain
267 Elucidate Make clear, clarify, explain.
268 Elusive Indescribable, hard to pin down, intangible.
269 Embed Set in, implant, insert, drive in.
270 Embedded Rooted, entrenched, surrounded
271 Emblazon Portray, make noticeable, display, splash
272 Emblematic Symbolic, representative , characteristic, illustrative
273 Emboss Stamp, embellish, decorate, imprint, make fancy
274 Emit Produce, give off, release, discharge, secrete.
275 Empathy Understanding, sympathy, compassion
276 Emulate Imitate, follow, copy
277 Encomium 1. Warm, glowing praise. 2. A formal expression of praise; a tribute
278 Encumber Burden, hinder, hamper, impede
279 Encyclical a circular letter sent to all the churches of a particular area in the ancient Catholic Church.
280 Enhance Develop, boast, increase, develop
281 Ennui Boredom, tedium, languor, world-weariness
282 Epicenter Point on the earth’s surface directly above the true center of the seismic disturbance from
which the shock waves of an earthquake seem to radiate.
283 Equipoise Equipoise is a popular steroid that is known for its quality gains of muscle mass.
284 Equivocate Beat about the bush, fudge, prevaricate, quibble.
285 Ergometer Exercise machine , equipped with an apparatus for measuring the work performed by
286 Eschew Avoid, shun, disdain, give up, have nothing to do with.
287 Espalier the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth by
pruning and tying branches so that they grow in relatively flat planes,
288 Ethic Moral philosophy, morality
289 Etude an instrumental musical composition,
290 Euphonious Golden, silvery,lyrical, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, melodious, musical
291 Evanescent Fleeting, escaping, brief, temporary, momentary
292 Evasive Elusive, slippery, shifty, cagy, ambiguous
293 Evocative Reminiscent, suggestive, redolent
294 Excavate Dig out, unearth, hollow out.
295 Execrable Very bad, terrible, disgusting, repulsive.
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296 Exhortation Catchphrase, refrain, puzzle word
297 Exonerate Clear, absolve, vindicate, forgive
298 Exploitation Misuse, mistreatment, abuse, management
299 Extemporaneous Done or said without preparation or thought
300 Extrapolate to guess or think about what might happen using information that is already known
301 Extricate Remove, get out, extract, free, rescue
302 Extrinsic coming from outside, or not related to something
303 Fabricate Formulate, construct, make a cock and bull story, manufacture
304 Facile Too easy, simplistic, superficial
305 Facilitate Assist, make easy, make possible, help
306 Fait accompli An action which has already been done and which cannot be changed
307 Fakir A member of an Islamic group or a Hindu religious man,
308 Fartlek Means "speed play" in Swedish, is a form of interval training which puts stress on the
whole aerobic energy system due to the continuous nature of the exercise.
309 Fascia Façade, front, face, outlook, front part
310 Fateful Momentous, significant, crucial, critical
311 Faux Unreal, artificial, fake, false
312 Fawning Flattering, submissive,
313 Feasible Viable, possible, reasonable, practicable
314 Feckless Incompetent, useless, hopeless, useless, feeble, weak
315 Felicitous Fortune, lucky, blessed
316 Felicity Joy, happiness, cheerfulness
317 Feral Untamed, uncultivated, undomesticated, natural, wild
318 Fermentation to (cause something to) change chemically through the action of living substances,
such as yeast or bacteria
319 Fiesta Gala, carnival, feat, celebration
320 Figment Fabrication, creation, imaginative thing, invention, hallucination, illusion
321 Filigree Delicate jewellery made from twisted silver, wire, decorative open pattern
322 Finagle Wangle, foist, persuade, coax, trick
323 Fistmele Fistmele, also known as the "brace height", is an older term used in archery to
describe the correct distance (about seven inches) between a bow and its string
324 Flaunt Show off, exhibit, display, parade
325 Flibbertigibbet A silly person who talks too much
326 Florid Ornate, too much decoration, elaborate, extravagant
327 Flotsam and
Wreckage of odds and ends; bits and pieces, pieces of broken wood and other waste
materials found on the beach or floating on the sea.
328 Flux Fluctuation, instability, change, variation
329 Fop A man who is extremely interested in his appearance and wear very decorative clothes,
330 Forswear Renounce, reject, disown, give up, abjure.
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331 Frowsy Slovenly, negligent of neatness especially in dress and person, habitually dirty
332 Funicular Cable railway, a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable, relating to or
operated by cable.
333 Gable The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of the gable roof
334 Galoot A disreputable or clumsy man, notorious, infamous
335 Galvanize Spur, rouse, stir up, incite, stimulate
336 Gambit Ploy, strategy, scheme, maneuver, plotting
337 Garnish Adorn, decorate, embellish, dress up, beautify
338 Gaudy Showy, extravagant, garish, kitschy
339 Genocide Race murder, racial extermination , systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
340 Geodesic The shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface
341 Gesticulate Gesture, wave, signal, motion, sign, indicate
342 Gesundheit (Interjection from German, meaning "health"). There are several proposed origins for
the use "Bless you" in the context of sneezing.
343 Gild Cover with gold, make golden
344 Glaucoma An eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision
345 Glaze Shiny finish, varnish, shiny surface
346 Glib Pat, persuasive, smooth, convincing
347 Glucose A monosaccharide sugar-important source of energy
348 Gradient Incline, slop, hill, rise,
349 Grapevine Gossip, rumor mill
350 Green Immature, inexperience, emerald, fresh
351 Gridlock Traffic jam, congestion, deadlock
352 Guileless Frank, friendly, candid, straightforward
353 Guise Appearance, semblance, costume, dress
354 Gull Aquatic bird, gullible, easy to make fool,
355 Guru Spiritual/religious leader or teacher, sage, spiritual guide
356 Habiliments Clothing article of clothing, habiliment, wearable
357 Hackles A feeling of anger and animosity, dander
358 Hail Sleet, frozen rain, summon, call, arrive
359 Halcyon Untroubled, clam, peaceful, heavenly
360 Hallux Big toe, great toe, the first innermost toe
361 Hammer and Enthusiastically or vehemently, passionately
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367 Herbicide a chemical which is used to destroy plants, especially weeds
368 Herculean Exceptional, prodigious, heroic, formidable
369 Hermetic Sealed tight, air tight, enclosed
370 Heterogeneous Varied, mixed, diverse, various
371 Hiatus Pause, break, gap, space
372 Holistic-medicine treatment which deals with the whole person, not just the injury or disease
373 Homeopathy a system of treating diseases in which ill people are given very small amounts of
natural substances which, in healthy people, would produce the same effects as
the diseases produce
374 Hone Sharpen, whet, grind, polish
375 Horse latitudes Horse Latitudes or Subtropical High are subtropicallatitudes between 30 and 35
degrees both north and south
376 Hue and cry a noisy expression of public anger or disapprovals
377 Humane Kind, caring, gentle
378 Hydra in ancient Greek stories, a creature with many heads that grew again when cut
off /a difficult problem that keeps returning
379 Hypertension a medical condition in which your blood pressure is extremely high
380 Hypothermia a serious medical condition in which a person's body temperature falls below the
usual level as a result of being in severe cold for a long time
381 Ichor Pus, a fluid product of inflammation
382 Idealist Romantic, optimistic
383 Ilk Type, like, sort, kind, class, breed
384 Illicit Illegal, unlawful, illegitimate, dishonest, criminal
385 Imam (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque.
386 Immobilize Put out of action, bring to a halt, stop, mobilize
387 Immolate to kill yourself or someone else, or to destroy something, usually by burning, in
a formal ceremony
388 Impediment Obstruction, obstacle, hurdle, barrier, hindrance
389 Impending Imminent, looming, in the near future, awaiting, approaching
390 Impetuous Impulsive rash, hasty, unthinking, sudden
391 Impetus Momentum, force, impulsion, thrust, motion, movement
392 Impinge Impose, intrude, encroach, interrupt
393 Implacable Pitiless, ruthless, cruel, merciless
394 Importune Pester, harass, plague, annoy, pursue
362 Harangue Rant, berate, criticize, address, scold.
363 Hawk Predator bird, an aggressive person, a plasterer’s square board with a handle for carrying
364 Hector Bully, harass, intimidate, push around
365 Heinous Monstrous, terrible, odious, dreadful, shocking
366 Hem and haw Indicated hesitation, shilly-shallying
395 Imprecation A slanderous accusation, act of calling down curse that invokes evil.
396 Impregnable Invincible, secure, unconquerable, impenetrable, indestructible
397 Improvise Manage, cope with , make up
398 Impugn Hold responsible, charge, accuse, point finger at, hold accountable
399 Impute Attribute, ascribe, assign, charge
400 Inanity Absurdity, silliness, ridiculousness, foolishness
401 Incarnate Personified, alive, in material form
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402 Incentive Encouragement, motivation, inducement, enticement
403 Incisive expressing an idea or opinion in a clear and direct way which shows good understanding of
what is important, insight, keen, sharp, penetrating
404 Inculcate to fix beliefs or ideas in someone's mind, especially by repeating them often, instill,
405 Indigent Poor, needy, impoverish, destitute, pauper, penniless, poverty-stricken
406 Ineradicable Impossible to remove, permanent, fast, ineffaceable
407 Inertia Inactivity, lethargy, torpor, indolence, sluggishness
408 Infallible Perfect, foolproof, reliable, dependable, flawless
409 Infidel Unbeliever of religious faith, unfaithful,
410 Infraction when someone breaks a rule or law
411 Infusion Mixture, blend, combination, cocktail, brew
412 Inherent Inborn, innate, intrinsic, natural
413 Iniquity Wickedness, vile, evil, injustice, crime
414 Innocuous Harmless, inoffensive, safe, mild
415 Innovate to introduce changes and new ideas
416 Inoculate Immunize, vaccinate
417 Inordinate Excessive, undue, unwarranted, extravagant, unreasonable
418 Inquisition Inquiry, inquest, examination, investigation
419 Inscrutable Deadpan, unfathomable, impenetrable, unreadable
420 Inter Bury, put in the ground, lay to rest
421 Intransigent Inflexible, stubborn, adamant, obstinate, unyielding
422 Intrinsic Inherent, built- in, basic, essential, fundamental,
423 Irrefutable Certain, unquestionable, convincing, undeniable
424 Isotropic having physical properties, as conductivity, elasticity, etc., that are the same regardless of the
direction of measurement
425 Itinerant Travelling, roving, wandering, nomadic, roaming
426 Jackknife Pocket knife, penknife, switchblade
427 Jaded World-weary, tired, exhausted, lackluster
428 Jargon Terminology, lingo, slang, argot, language
429 Jejune Sophomoric, unsophisticated, immature, puerile
430 Jell Come together, fall into place, take shape , sort itself out
431 Jeopardy Danger, threat, peril, hazard, difficulty
432 Jeremiad A jeremiad is a long literary work, usually in prose, but sometimes in poetry, in which the
author bitterly laments the state of society and its morals in a serious tone and always contains
a prophecy of society's imminent downfall.
433 Jettison Throw overboard, throw out, abandon, discard
434 Jig Dance, hop, caper, leap
435 Jihad Holy war (Muslims), crusade,
436 Jingoism Chauvinism, extreme form of patriotism, extreme nationalism
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437 Jitney 1. A small motor vehicle, such as a bus or van that transports passengers on a route for a small fare. 2.
Archaic A nickel.
438 Jocular Humorous, funny, jovial, joking
439 Jocund Sprightly and lighthearted in disposition, character, or quality.
440 Joist Beam, support, truss, spar
441 Journeyman 1. One who has fully served an apprenticeship in a trade or craft and is a qualified worker in another's
employ. 2. An experienced and competent but undistinguished worker.
442 Joust Argue, dispute, wrangle
443 Jubilee Anniversary, celebration, festival
444 Judicial Legal, court, sensible, reasonable
445 Judicious Careful, cautious, sensible, well-thought out
446 Juggernaut Something, such as a belief or institution, that elicits blind and destructive devotion or to which people
are ruthlessly sacrificed.
447 Juncture Point in time, stage, moment, occasion
448 Junket 1. A dessert made from flavored milk and rennet. 2. A party, banquet, or outing. 3. A trip or tour,
especially: a. One taken by an official at public expense. b. One taken by a person who is the guest of
a business or agency seeking favor or patronage.
449 Junta Military rule, government by army, stratocracy, state of emergency
450 Justify Validate, rationalize, give good reason for
451 Juxtapose Put next to, put together, put adjacent to
452 Kahuna (Kahuna is a Hawaiian word ) Priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession.
453 Ken Knowledge, comprehension, awareness, acquaintance
454 Kerfuffle n -Informalchiefly Brit commotion; disorder; agitation, vb -(tr)Scot to put into disorder or disarray;
ruffle or disarrange
455 Kibitz 1. To look on and offer unwanted, usually meddlesome advice to others.2. To chat; converse.
456 Kiln Oven, furnace
457 Kismet Fate, fortune, destiny, luck, lot
458 Lacerating Slashing, tearing
459 Laconic Terse, short, brief, precise, economical, to the point
460 Lacunae an absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing
461 Laity all the people who are involved with a church but who are not priests
462 Lampoon Ridicule, satirize, make fun of, skit, parody
463 Lapidary A lapidary (the word means "concerned with stones") is an artist or artisan who forms stone, mineral,
gemstones, and other suitably durable materials (amber, shell, jet, pearl, copal, coral, horn and bone,
glass and other synthetics) into decorative items
464 Largess Largesse, willingness to give money, or money given to poor people by rich people
465 Latent Dormant, hidden, covert, buried, embryonic, underlying
466 Lathe Machine tool for shaping metal or wood; the workpiece turns about a horizontal axis against a fixed
467 Laud Praise, speak well of, acclaim, mention
468 Lee The side of something that is sheltered from the wind
469 Leitmotif A melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation
470 Lemming Any of various shot-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution
471 Liement (fencing) An action in which one fencer forces the opponent"s blade into the diagonally opposite line,
(that is, from high line to low line on the opposite side, or vice versa) by taking it with the guard and
forte of his own blade.
S# WORDS MEANINGS
472 Ligament Tendon, muscle,
473 Ligature a thread or wire used for tying something, especially a blood vessel
474 Lineage Family, ancestry, family tree, extraction, root
475 Lion’s share A big share, the largest part or most of something
476 Lipid a substance such as a fat, oil or wax that dissolves in alcohol but not in water and is an
important part of living cells
478 Lissome attractively thin and able to move quickly and smoothly
479 Litter Waste, trash, garbage, debris, rubbish.
480 Liturgy (a particular set of) the words, music and actions used in ceremonies in some religions,
481 Lodestar a star, especially the Pole Star, used to help find direction/LITERARY an example or principle
that people want to follow
482 Lulu something which is extremely good or extremely bad
483 Macramé the art of weaving pieces of string together in knots to form a decorative pattern, or
something made this way
484 Magnanimous Generous, fair and high minded, noble, fair
485 Magnum 1.5 litres of wine, or a bottle containing this
486 Malevolence Wickedness, ill will, malice, evil
487 Mandala Maṇḍala is a Sanskrit word that means "circle". In the Hindu and Buddhist religious
traditions their sacred art often takes a mandala form.
488 Maneuver Plan, trick, tactic, plot
489 Manicured having had a manicure, tidy
490 Manifestation Demonstration, explanation, sign, materialization
491 Mansard The upper story formed by the lower slope of a mansard roof.
492 Matriculation to be formally admitted to study at a university or college
493 Mausoleum Crypt, tomb, burial chamber
494 Maverick Nonconformist person, rebel, unconventional person, rebel
495 Mean To be used to convey; denote
496 Medley Mixture, jumble, assortment, combination
497 Mélange Brew, blend, combination, mixture
498 Memento Souvenir, token, reminder
499 Menial Unskilled, tedious, boring, basic
500 Mentor Adviser, counselor , guide, tutor
501 Meritorious Commendable, praiseworthy
502 Mesa city of south-central Arizona east of Phoenix. It is a winter resort. Population: 448,000.
503 Mesmerize Captivate, spell-bound, hypnotize , charm, fascinate
504 Metabolism all the chemical processes in your body, especially those that cause food to be used for
energy and growth
505 Microcosm a small place, society or situation which has the same characteristics as something much
506 Militate to make something less likely to happen or succeed
507 Minatory Of a menacing or threatening nature;
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508 Mirth Amusement, laughter, happiness, smile
509 Misanthropy a hatred of mankind; pessimistic distrust of human nature expressed in thought and behavior
510 Misapprehension a failure to understand something, or a belief about something that is not correct
511 Mitigation To moderate (a quality or condition) in force or intensity; alleviate
512 Modish Chic, fashionable, up-to-the-minute, vogue , stylish
513 Monolithic Colossal, monumental, too large, too regular or without interesting differences, and unwilling or
unable to be changed
514 Monotheism The doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
515 Montage A single pictorial composition made by juxtaposing or superimposing many pictures or designs.
A relatively rapid succession of different shots in a movie.
516 Moot Law- A hypothetical case argued by law students as an exercise., To bring up as a subject for
discussion or debate
517 Morass something that is extremely complicated and difficult to deal with and makes any progress almost
518 Moratorium a stopping of an activity for an agreed amount of time
519 Mordant (especially of humour) cruel; criticizing in a humorous way
520 Mosaic Decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface.
521 Mosey To move in a leisurely, relaxed way; saunter
522 Mote A very small particle; a speck
523 Motif Logo, theme, design, A dominant theme or central idea.
524 Motley Having elements of great variety or incongruity; heterogeneous
525 Mountebank 1. A hawker of quack medicines who attracts customers with stories, jokes, or tricks.
2. A flamboyant charlatan./showy imposter
526 Mulct A penalty such as a fine.
527 Mumbo jumbo Non-sense, gibberish, hogwash
528 Murky Dark, foggy, gloomy, muddy, cloudy, shady
529 Muse A guiding spirit. b. A source of inspiration., think, ponder
530 Must To be obliged or required by morality, law, or custom
531 Myriad a very large number of something, Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable
532 Nadir the worst moment, or the moment of least hope and least achievement
533 Nary Not one, not any
534 Nee 1. Born. Used to indicate the maiden name of a married woman.2. Formerly known as.
535 Neologism 1. A new word, expression, or usage. 2. The creation or use of new words or senses.
536 Nexus an important connection between the parts of a system or a group of things
537 Nibelung 1. Any of a race of subterranean dwarfs whose hoard of riches and magic ring were taken from
them by Siegfried.A follower of Siegfried.
538 Niche Place, position, slot
539 Nike Greek Mythology -The goddess of victory.
540 Nip and tuck If a competition is nip and tuck, first one side seems to be winning and then the other, so that the
result is not certain
541 Non sequitur a statement which does not correctly follow from the meaning of the previous statement
542 Nuance Shade, tone, tinge, fine grading /distinction
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543 Nuclear family A family unit consisting of a mother and father and their children.
544 Obeisance obedience and respect, or something you do which expresses this
545 Obi A wide sash fastened in the back with a large flat bow, worn by women in Japan as a part of the
546 Obliterate Wipe out, destroy, demolish, diminish
547 Obsequious Fawning, sycophantic, flattering, submissive
548 Obstreperous Hostile, bad-tempered, quarrelsome, argumentative
549 Obtuse Dull-witted, simple-minded, Lacking quickness of perception or intellect.
550 Odometer An instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle.
551 Onerous Burdensome, arduous, heavy, difficult
552 Onslaught a very powerful attack
553 Onyx A stone that occurs in bands of different colors and is used as a gemstone.
554 Opaque Not clear, vague, thick, dense
555 Opportune Apt, appropriate, right, suitable
556 Optimum Best, most favorable, finest, most select
557 Orb A sphere or spherical object. 2. a. A celestial body, such as the sun or moon. B.The earth.
558 Origami 1. The art or process, originating in Japan, of folding paper into shapes representing flowers and birds,
for example.2. A decorative object made by folding paper.
559 Orthodox Conventional, traditional, conformist, mainstream
560 Orthotic Also, orthosis.a device or support, especially for the foot, used to relieve or correct an
561 Otiose Serving no practical purpose or result.2. Indolent; idle.
562 Overdraft an amount of money that a customer with a bank account is temporarily allowed to owe to the bank, or
the agreement which allows this, The act of overdrawing a bank account.A current of air made to pass
over the ignited fuel in a furnace
563 Oxymoron two words used together which have, or seem to have, opposite meanings
564 Pad Protection, filling, cushion, stuffing
565 Paddy a rice field, rice, especially in the husk, either uncut or gathered.
566 Palatable Edible, pleasant, appetizing, delicious
567 Palaver Chatter, talk, chitchat, gossip
568 Palazzo Palazzo is more broadly used in Italian than the English word ―palace‖. In Italy, a palazzo is a grand
building of some architectural ambition, family house
569 Palpitation Tremor, shudder , rapid or irregular heart beats
570 Pampas Lowland, grassland, prairie
571 Pan a metal container that is round and often has a long handle and a lid, used for cooking things on top of
a cooker, v- criticize, berate
572 Pandemic Plague, deadly disease, virulent disease
573 Paper tiger something, such as an enemy or foreign country, which seems very strong and very dangerous, but
which is really weak and not harmful
574 Papier-mâché pieces of paper mixed with glue or with flour and water and used to make decorative objects or models
575 Par Equivalence, balance, equal to , similarity
576 Paradox Contradiction, irony, inconsistency
577 Paragon Model, archetype, ideal, shining example
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578 Paramedic A paramedic is a healthcare professional that works in emergency medical situations.
579 Parameter Limitation, restriction, limit, constraints, bound
580 Parcel Carton, pack, package, bundle
581 Pare Peel, trim, prepare, cut
582 Parlous Perilous; dangerous
583 Paroxysm Convulsion, outburst, spasm
584 Pathos Sorrow, sadness, sad, tragedy, misery
585 Patisserie A bakery specializing in French pastry
586 Peccadillo Sin, indulgence, transgression, crime, wrongdoing
587 Pedestrian Hiker, ambler, walker, strider
588 Peerless Matchless, unequaled, unrivaled, first-class
589 Pending Awaiting, until, in anticipation of , in the course of,
590 Pendulous Hanging loosely; suspended so as to swing or sway.2. Wavering; undecided.
591 Peninsula Neck of land, cape, isthmus
592 Penultimate Last but one, second to last, one before last
593 Perfidious Disloyal, treacherous, deceitful, dishonest,
594 Perfidy Treachery, disloyalty, deceit,
595 Perfunctory Unthinking, mechanical, automatic
596 Perimeter Border, edge, boundary, outer limit, outskirts
597 Peripheral Marginal, unimportant, nonessential, minor
598 Periphery Margin, edge, borderline, side-line
599 Permeate Infuse, pervade, flood, seep into, filter through
600 Permutation Variation, change, alteration
601 Peroration Speech, discourse, words, address
602 Perpetuate Be responsible for, effect, everlasting, continue, carry on
603 Perseverance Determination, insistence, firmness, resolve
604 Persnickety Fussy, picky, difficult to please, fastidious
605 Perspicacious Insightful, wise, astute, sagacious , sharp
606 Phalanx A compact or close-knit body of people
607 Phlegmatic Unconcerned, indifferent, undemonstrative, matter-of-fact
608 Picayune Of little value or importance; paltry
609 Piety Goodness, faithfulness, holiness
610 Pilaster Pillar, column, support, stake, pole
611 Placate Pacify, calm down, sooth, placid, to make peaceful
612 Placebo Sop , gesture, panacea
613 Plague Pestilence, disease, infection, black death, epidemic, out break
614 Platonic Spiritual, friendly, nonphysical, companionable
615 Plethora Overabundance, excess, surfeit, embarrassment , surplus
616 Pollex The first, or preaxial, digit of the fore limb, corresponding to the hallux in the hind limb; the thumb.
617 Polyunsaturated Of or relating to long-chain carbon compounds, especially fatty acids
618 Pomp Showy, display, attractive, ceremony
619 Porcinely Adverb- Grossness or gluttony, swinishly
620 Portmanteau anewwordformedbyjoiningtwoothers; "`smog' isablendof `smoke' and `fog'"; '/blending
621 Portray Depict, represent, describe, reveal, expose
622 Postulate Assume, guess, hypothesize, suggests, claim
623 Potable Drinkable, clean, filtered
624 Potpourri Hodgepodge, assortment, collection
625 Precipitate Sudden, hasty, hurried, rash, impulsive
626 Précis Sum up, summarize, gist, abridge, condense
627 Preclude Prevent, rule out, stop, exclude, disqualify
628 Precursor Forerunner, ancestor, predecessor, antecedent
629 Predatory Greedy, voracious, grasping
630 Pre-emptive Preventive, anticipatory, blocking
631 Premise Basis, foundation, idea, argument, hypothesis
632 Premonition Forewarning, intuition, hunch, omen
633 Preplate Packaging, finishing
634 Prevail Succeed, win over, overcome
635 Prevalent Common, widespread, rife, rampant
636 Prig to cheapen, to filch or steal, snob, snot
637 Primal Primitive, primordial, prehistoric, original
638 Privation Hardship, deprivation, adversity, neediness
639 Pro forma Document, form , questionnaire
640 Procrastinate Put off, delay, postpone, adjourn
641 Procure Obtain, acquire, get, buy, gain
642 Prodigious Abnormal, extraordinary, unusual, impressive
643 Prolific Productive, creative, fertile
644 Proponent Advocate, supporter, promoter, fan
645 Proscription Banning, Prohibition, exclusion
646 Provender Food, provisions, grub
647 Provident Visionary, sagacious, foreseeing
648 Provocative Challenging, provoking, stimulating
649 Prowess Ability, skill, expertise
650 Prune Cut, trim, reduce
651 Purchase Buy, pay for, obtain, procure
652 Putrid Rotten, decaying, decomposed
653 Quadriceps Great extensormuscleofknee, dividedaboveintofourpartswhichuniteinasingletendonattheknee.
654 Quagmire Swamp, bog, marsh, predicament, dilemma
655 Quarter District, sector, section, divide into four parts
656 Queasy Sick, ill, green about the gills
657 Querulous Petulant, argumentative, irritable, confrontational
658 Queue Line, file, row, line up
659 Quintessential Ideal, model, prototype, archetypical
660 Quintile 1. The astrological aspect of planets distant from each other by 72° or one fifth of the zodiac.
2. Statistics The portion of a frequency distribution containing one fifth of the total sample.
661 Quorum 1. The minimal number of officers and members of a committee or organization, usually a majority, who
must be present for valid transaction of business 2. A selected group.
662 Radiant Happy, healthy, glowing, beaming , sunny, joyful
663 Rakish Dashingly or sportingly stylish; jaunty, Nautical Having a trim, streamlined appearance
664 Rambunctious Boisterous and disorderly. unruly
665 Rapacious Greedy, voracious, grasping, insatiable
666 Rapport Relationship, understanding, link, affinity, liking
667 Raze Destroy, demolish, annihilate, level, flatten
668 Reactionary Backward looking, die-hard, Characterized by reaction, especially opposition to progress or liberalism;
669 Recapitulate Sum up, recap, summarize, run through, review
670 Reciprocal Mutual, give-an-take, joint, shared, equal, common,
671 Reclamation Recovery, repossession, retrieval
672 Reclusive Isolated, cloistered, solitary, withdrawn , secluded
673 Reconnoiter Explore, scout, investigate, survey, inspect
674 Rectify Correct, put right, remedy
675 Red herring Trick, ploy lure, diversion, deviation
676 Redolent Scented, aromatic, fragrant, malodorous
677 Regatta A boat race or a series of boat races.
678 Regime Government, command, rule, administration, management
679 Regnant 1. Reigning; ruling, 2. Predominant.,3. Widespread; prevalent.
680 Relegate Demote, downgrade, transfer, consign, refer
681 Relief Aid, help, release
682 Remedial Corrective, curative, preventive
683 Renege Break your words or promise, go back on
684 Renovate Modernize, repair, furnish, restore
685 Repute Fame, character, status, name
686 Resonance Quality, tone, Richness or significance
687 Resound Echo, resonate, boom
688 Restitution Compensation, reimbursement, repayment
689 Resuscitate Give artificial respiration to, bring around, save, give new life to
690 Retrench Save money, cut back, economize
691 Riff A member of any of several Berber peoples inhabiting Er Rif.
2. The Berber language of this people.
692 Robust Healthy, vigorous, hearty, strong
693 Roil Mix, churn, agitate , shake
694 Rope-a-dope a method of tiring out a boxing opponent by pretending to be trapped on the ropes while the opponent
expends energy on punches that are blocked
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695 Roster List, schedule, roll, timetable
696 Ruddy Flushed, red faced, healthy-looking
697 Rue Regret, lament, sorry, remorse, repentance
698 Ruminant Any of various hoofed, even-toed, usually horned mammals of the suborder Ruminantia, such as cattle,
sheep, goats, deer, and giraffes,
699 Sagacity Wisdom, prudence, sensibility, judiciousness
700 Sampan A flatbottom Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars.
701 Sampler One who is employed to take and appraise samples, as of a food product.
702 Sanatorium Hospital, clinic, infirmary, hospice
703 Sanctity Holiness, blessedness, purity, sacredness
704 Sandbagger someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat -
705 Sanguine Of the color of blood; red.b. Of a healthy reddish color; ruddy: a sanguine complexion.
706 Sarong A garment consisting of a length of printed cloth wrapped about the waist that is worn by men and
women in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Pacific islands.
707 Satiate Satisfy, fill, quench, slake
708 Satire caustic remark, irony, sarcasm
709 Scam swindle, cheat, rig - the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
710 Sceptic/skeptic doubter, cynic, scoffer, questioner, disbeliever, Pyrrhonist
711 Sciatica Backache, lumbago, slipped disk
712 Score Achieve, gain, make, do
713 Scorned despised, detested, hated, unloved
714 Scruple Misgiving, doubt, hesitation
715 Scrutinize Inspect, examine, study, investigate
716 Scut work trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores; "the hospital hired him to do scut work", a
specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee;
717 Scuttle Ruin, scar , scurry, scamper
718 Sear Burn, scorch, char, blister
719 Sec Moment, jiffy, instant, second, flash
720 Sedate Dignified, calm, cool, tranquilize
721 Seder The feast commemorating the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, celebrated on the first night or the first
two nights of Passover.
722 Sediment Residue, deposit, dregs, remains
723 Segment Section, part, piece, slice, sector
724 Seminary A school, especially a theological school for the training of priests, ministers, or rabbis.
725 Senescent Growing old; aging
726 Sensibility Awareness, deep feeling, emotional response
727 Septic Diseased, infected, festering,
728 Serendipity Chance, fate, destiny, karma, luck
729 Seriatim One after another; in a series.
730 Shaman Spiritualist, medium, sage
731 Shrapnel Fragments from an exploded artillery shell, mine, or bomb
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732 Sidle Edge, creep, slither
733 Sierra A range of mountains with irregular peaks or outline
734 Siesta A nap in early afternoon especially in hot countries
735 Silhouette Outline, shadow, profile, line
736 Simony Barratry, traffic in ecclesiastical offices /buying or selling of ecclesiastical privileges
737 Sinecure An office that involves minimal duties
738 Singe To burn superficially; scorch.
2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of
739 Sisyphean 1. Greek Mythology Of or relating to Sisyphus.2. Endlessly laborious or futile
740 Skeptical 1. Marked by or given to doubt; questioning: a skeptical attitude; skeptical of political promises.
2. Relating to or characteristic of skeptics or skepticism.
741 Skew To take an oblique course or direction.2. To look obliquely or sideways.
742 Skittish Moving quickly and lightly; lively.2. Restlessly active or nervous; restive.
743 Smithereens Fragments or splintered pieces; bits
744 Smorgasbord A buffet meal featuring a varied number of dishes.(Sweddish)
745 Snide Sarcastic, mean
746 Sojourn Stay, halt, To reside temporarily.
747 Solvent 1. Capable of meeting financial obligations.
2. Chemistry Capable of dissolving another substance.
748 Somatic Of, relating to, or affecting the body, especially as distinguished from a body part, the mind, or the
environment; corporeal or physical
749 Sophistry Plausible but fallacious argumentation, literalism
750 Spa A resort providing therapeutic baths.
751 Specious False, erroneous , hollow, baseless
752 Specter Ghost, apparition, phantom , spirit
753 Splotch An irregularly shaped spot, stain, or colored or discolored area:
754 Spurious Lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine; false.2. Of illegitimate birth.
755 Squander To spend wastefully or extravagantly; dissipate
756 Stagflation stagflation is a situation in which the inflation rate is high and the economic growth rate is low.
757 Stalwart Strong, healthy, muscular, sturdy
758 Stanch Firm, resolute, determined , stubborn
759 Staples A principal raw material or commodity grown or produced in a region, Produced or stocked in large
quantities to meet steady demand
760 Static Motionless, stationary, still
761 Stay Wait, hang about, continue, reside
762 Stentorian loud, powerful, booming, full, carrying, strong, ringing, thundering, resounding, blaring, strident,
763 Steppe A vast, semiarid grassland, as found in southeast Europe, Siberia, and central North America
764 Sticky wicket A difficult or embarrassing problem or situation
765 Stilted Stiffly or artificially formal;
766 Stimuli An agent, action, or condition that elicits or accelerates a physiological or psychological activity or
767 Stipulate Specify, lay down, order
768 Stoicism Indifference to pleasure or pain; impassiveness.
769 Stratagem Trick, ploy, wile, ruse
770 Subdivision Sub-part, division , section
771 Succumb Give way, yield, give in , submit
772 Sui generis Being the only example of its kind; unique:
773 Sunder To break or wrench apart; sever.
774 Superficial Surface, shallow, phony, external
775 Superfluous Extra, surplus, not required, redundant
776 Supposition Belief, idea, guess, theory,
777 Surplice A loose-fitting, white ecclesiastical gown with wide sleeves, worn over a cassock
778 Surrealism A 20th-century literary and artistic movement that attempts to express the workings of the
subconscious and is characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtaposition of
779 Surrealistic Of or relating to surrealism.
2. Having an oddly dreamlike or unreal quality
780 Sward 1. Land covered with grassy turf.
2. A lawn or meadow.
781 Swivel A link, pivot, or other fastening so designed that it permits the free turning of attached parts
782 Sycophantic Flattering, apple polishing, black slapping
783 Syllogism Reasoning from the general to the specific; deduction.
3. A subtle or specious piece of reasoning.
784 Symbiosis A relationship of mutual benefit or dependence
785 Table d’hote a Frenchloan phrase which literally means "host's table", A common table for
guests at a hotel; an ordinary. 2. Now, commonly, a meal, usually of several
preselected and fixed courses
786 Taboo Forbidden, unmentionable, unthinkable, banned,
787 Tactile Perceptible to the sense of touch; tangible
788 Tai chi A Chinese system of physical exercises designed especially for self-defense and meditation.
789 Tailgate One of the pair of gates downstream in a canal lock., rear gates, follow closely
790 Talk Turkey Get to the point, tell the truth
791 Tank Boiler, container,
792 Tariff Excise, tax, duty, due, levy
793 Taxidermy The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition
in a lifelike state.
794 Tchotchkes A small, decorative item or souvenir, usually of no particular use, or small toys,
gewgaws, knickknacks, baubles, lagniappes
795 Telepathy Thought-transference
796 Temperance Restraint, control, self-control
797 Tenacious Stubborn, obstinate, resolute, firm
798 Tessellate To form into a mosaic pattern, as by using small squares of stone or glass
799 Therapeutic Healing, beneficial, curative
800 Tinge Hint, touch, dash, drop, trace
801 Tipping point the point at which an object is displaced from a state of stable equilibrium into a new, different states
802 Titan Titan or Saturn VI, is the largest moon of Saturn, the only natural satellite known to have
a dense atmosphere
803 Torpid Lazy, stagnant, languorous
804 Totem Emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serve as a family symbol
805 Totemic Belief in the kinship of a group of people with a common totem.
806 Traction Grip, toehold, footing
807 Tranquil Calm, peaceful, serene, relaxing
808 Transcend Excel, rise above, go above, surplus
809 Transient Brief, temporary, transitory, momentary
810 Transmute Change, alter, transform, metamorphose
811 Trash talk Insulting or boastful speech intended to demoralize, intimidate or humiliate
812 Treacly Overly sweet, cloying, saccharine, syrupy
813 Trepidation Fear, anxiety, restlessness, apprehension, consternation
814 Triage Sorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food
815 Trifle Little, touch, bit, trivial
816 Trilogy A set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme
817 Trundle Roll, roll along, labour, rattle, wheel, push, drive
818 Tussle Fight, brawl, struggle, scuffle
819 Uber Denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of a person or thing, on the pattern of
820 Uncanny Strange, mysterious, creepy, weird , eerie
821 Undergird Secure or fasten from the underside, esp by a rope or chain, provide support or a firm basis for
822 Understeer A motor vehicle have a tendency to turn lea sharply than is intended
823 Undulate Swell, roll, ripple, rise and fall, wave like motion
824 Undulating Rolling, swelling, heaving, surging
825 Unmitigated Sheer, pure, absolute, unadulterated
826 Unregenerate Not reformed morally or spiritually , stubborn, obstinate
827 Urbane Sophisticated, polished, refined, cultured, stylish, elegant
828 Vale Valley, gale, dell, dale
829 Valedictory A farewell oration, farewell praising
830 Vanquish Conquer, defeat, crush, subdue, annihilate
831 Vascular Of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
832 Vaud Vaud (French pronunciation: [vo]) is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and is located in Romandy,
the French-speaking southwestern part of the country.
833 Vegetate Sit around, stagnate, be sluggish, be passive
834 Velodrome A banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
835 Venality Prostitution of talents or offices or services for reward/open to bribery
836 Vendetta Blood feud, feud, dispute, cruel, retaliation, quarrel, revenge
837 Veneer Thin covering, layer, coating, finish
838 Venerable Respected, august, esteemed, admired
839 Venomous Poisonous, deadly, fatal, toxic, lethal
840 Ventricle A heart chamber that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries.
841 Veracity Reality, actuality, authenticity, trueness, sincerity
842 Vertex Apex, summit, highest point, pinnacle
843 Verve Vitality, energy, vim, vigour, spirit
844 Viability Capable of normal growth and development
845 Vintage Era, time, period, rein, age, epoch
846 Vintner Wine-seller, winemaker
847 Virago A woman regarded as noisy, scolding, or domineering.2. A large, strong, courageous woman.
848 Virulent Strong, dangerous,
849 Vista View, outlook, panorama, scene, landscape
850 Viticulture The cultivation of grapes.
851 Vituperative Using, containing, or marked by harshly abusive censure.
852 Vociferous Vocal, loud, enthusiastic, energetic
853 Voguism The prevailing fashion, practice, or style
854 Voracious Greedy, gluttonous, rapacious, ravenous, insatiable
855 Voraciousness Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.
856 Vortex Eddy, whirlpool, A spiral motion of fluid within a limited area, especially a whirling mass of
water or air that sucks everything near it toward its center.
857 Vulcanize To improve the strength, resiliency, and freedom from stickiness and odor of (rubber, for
example) by combining with sulfur or other additives in the presence of heat and pressure.
858 Wadi a. A valley, gully, or streambed in northern Africa and southwest Asia that remains dry except
during the rainy season.b. A stream that flows through such a channel.2. An oasis.
859 Wan Ashy, pale, Unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress, apllid
860 Wheedle Persuade, cajole, talk, convince
861 Whiplash The lash of a whip.
2. An injury to the cervical spine caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either
backward or forward. (V) harm, hurt
862 Woof Bark of dog, yap/ The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp
threads.2. The texture of a fabric
863 Wry Ironic, humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor";
864 Wunderkind 1. A child prodigy.2. A person of remarkable talent or ability who achieves great success or
acclaim at an early age.
865 Xanadu An idyllic, beautiful place.
866 Xanthic 1. (Chemistry) of, containing, or derived from xanthic acid,xanthic. a. yellow; yellowish.
xanthochroid, n. & a. fair-haired and pale- skinned (person).
The wife of Socrates, traditionally described as shrewish and scolding. any nagging,
peevish, or irritable woman, quarrelsome woman
868 Xenophobic A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or
foreign peoples. racist, nationalist, bigoted, parochial, insular, isolationist, ethnocentric,
Of or similar to wood.
871 Yarmulke A skullcap worn by Jewish men and boys, especially those adhering to Orthodox or
872 Yin and yang (Philosophy) two complementary principles of Chinese philosophy: Yin is negative, dark, and
feminine, Yang positive, bright, and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the
harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it
Parents are precious pearls in the ring of life!!!