Shell [ shel ]
Noun: A hard rigid usually large covering of an animal.; The outside part of a fruit or seed.; Something like an external structure that resembles a shell.; A casing without substance.; The hard exterior of an egg.; A hard enclosing cover.
Verb: To take out of the shell.; To fall out of the shell.; To cast the external covering.; To gather shells from a beach.
"My mother collected shells at the beach."
"My wife shelled the nuts and ate them."
Synonyms : Noun: Carapace, Frame, Crust, Case, Chassis, Framework, Carcass, Hull, Husk, Integument, Nut, Plastron, Pod, Scale, Shard, Shuck, Skeleton Verb: Peel, Bark, Skin, Scale, Bomb, Attack, Pound, Blitzkrieg
Antonyms : Noun: Core, Center, Inside, Interior, Middle, Interior, Inside
- April 2023
Supplant[ suh-plant ] VERB
If someone or something is supplanted, another person or thing takes their place.
To eradicate and supply a substitute for someone or something.
To take the place of another through force or strategy.
To replace a thing with something else.
"In recent years, old traditions are being supplanted by modern ways."View More16-Apr-2023
Extremist[ ik-stree-mist ] NOUN
Noun: If someone is described as extremist, they are being disapproved of, because they try to bring political change by extreme methods.; A person who goes to extremes, especially in political matters.; A supporter of extreme practices.
Adjective: Belonging to extremists.
"The Prime Minister called for a need to counter espionage and foreign extremists."View More15-Apr-2023
Prop[ prop ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A stick, rod or pole for support.; Something used in enhancing a desired effect.; A person or a thing serving as a support.
Verb: To act as a support for a thing.; To act as a support against something.; To support or strengthen against something.
"We propped the roof in the jungle with trees."View More14-Apr-2023
Empathize[ em-puh-thahyz ] VERB
To experience empathy.
If someone empathize with someone, it means they are understanding the situation of the other person because they were in the similar situation.
"I empathized with my friend's fears before marriage."View More
- March 2023
Outnumber[ out-nuhm-ber ] VERB
To exceed in number.
If one group of things outnumber another group, it means that the people or things in the first group is way more than that in the second group.
"The enemies have outnumbered our army."View More10-Mar-2023
Revolutionary[ rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Pertaining to the nature of a revolution.; Tending to promote revolution.; If someone is being described as revolutionary, it means that they have the aim of causing a political revolution.
Noun: A revolutionist.; A person who takes part in a revolution.
"The leader proposed many revolutionary ideas."View More09-Mar-2023
Prodigy[ prod-i-jee ] NOUN
A person especially a young person having extraordinary talent.
A marvelous example.
Something extraordinary or inexplicable.
If someone is defined as a prodigy, it means they are a young person having natural ability in music, mathematics, sports, or some other field.
"My daughter is a tennis prodigy."View More08-Mar-2023
Necessitate[ nuh-ses-i-teyt ] VERB
To make necessary or unavoidable.
To make necessary or as a requirement.
If something necessitates an event or action, it makes it necessary.
"A plan of action for the growth of action has necessitated the hiring of new employees."View More07-Mar-2023
Promptly[ prompt-lee ] ADVERB
Exactly on time; punctually.
In a prompt manner.
If something is done promptly, it means it is done immediately or at a particular time.
"The receptionist asked me to submit the form promptly."View More06-Mar-2023
Aptly[ apt-lee ] ADVERB
In a manner that is suited to the occasion or purpose.
In an apt manner.
"You are aptly working in the designing department."View More05-Mar-2023
Brinkmanship[ bringk-muhn-ship ] NOUN
The act of pushing a dangerous situation to a point of safety or tolerance to force a desired outcome.
"The two nations were caught up in political brinkmanship."View More04-Mar-2023
Pertain[ per-teyn ] VERB
To have a reference.
To belong as a part.
To be appropriate to something.
If something pertains to another thing, it means that both things relate or belong to one another.
"The book written by me pertains to Mathematics."View More03-Mar-2023
Dissonance[ dis-uh-nuhns ] NOUN
Lack of agreement.
An instance of inconsistency or disagreement between the beliefs one holds and between one's actions and one's beliefs.
A lack of agreement between things.
"There is a dissonance between the truth and what masses want to believe."View More02-Mar-2023
Deliberately[ dih-lib-er-it-lee ] ADVERB
With full awareness of what one is doing.
On careful thought.
In a way that is not hurried.
"He is hiding the truth deliberately."View More01-Mar-2023
Cessation[ se-sey-shuhn ] NOUN
A final ceasing of something.
Discontinuance of something.
"The cessation of rainfall was a huge relief."View More
- February 2023
Privilege[ priv-uh-lij ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A right or immunity enjoyed by a particular person or a group of persons.; The powers or rights that only a particular person or a group enjoys based on their wealth or social status.
Verb: To grant a privilege to someone.; If it is said that someone has privileged someone or something, it means that they treat someone differently or especially, rather than equally with others.
"The organization has abolished special privileges to some employees."View More27-Feb-2023
Mediation[ mee-dee-ey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of mediating such as intervention between two conflicting parties.
The action of mediating between two parties.
An attempt to effect a peaceful settlement between disputing nations.
The act of intercession.
"I made both of them agree to a mediation out of court by me and settle the issue."View More26-Feb-2023
Inversion[ in-vur-zuhn ] NOUN, ADVERB
Noun: The act of inverting.; A reversal of position or order.; A change in the order of the terms of a mathematical proportion effected by inverting the ratios.; The process of changing of something into its opposite.; Anything that is inverted.; A conversion of direct current into alternating current.
Adjective: Pertaining to be associated with the inversion therapy.
"My husband and son were playing by performing with an inversion of the roles of parent and child."View More25-Feb-2023
Hassle[ has-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A disorderly dispute.; A problem that has been because of the pressure of time and money.; A state of confusion.; A troublesome concern.; A situation that is difficult and involves problems or arguments with people.
Verb: If someone hassles someone, this means that they cause problems for the other person by repeatedly telling you to do something.; To argue.; To dispute.; To take time.
"He found all the paperwork a hassle."View More24-Feb-2023
Proceeding[ pruh-see-ding ] NOUN
A particular action.
A legal action.
The act of a person.
Organized series of events that take place in a particular place.
"The criminal proceedings against the minister were ordered by the court."View More23-Feb-2023
Relent[ ri-lent ] VERB
To soften in feeling.
To become less severe.
To become less severe or harsh.
If someone relents somebody to do something, it means that they allow them to do something that they previously refused to allow.
"Our application was refused initially, but the commission relented and then issued at the end."View More22-Feb-2023
Expunge[ ik-spuhnj ] VERB
To strike out.
To erase from one's consciousness.
If something is expunged by someone, it means they have gotten rid of it completely because it caused problems or bad feelings.
To wipe out or destroy.
"I helped my sister expunge a bad memory."View More21-Feb-2023
Entrust[ en-truhst ] VERB
To confer trust on someone or something.
To make someone responsible for something.
To commit something in trust to someone.
To trust someone with something to deal with it and be responsible for it.
"She was entrusted with the job of managing the reception."View More20-Feb-2023
Urgency[ ur-juhn-see ] NOUN
A force or impulse that constraints.
A state of being urgent.
The state or condition requiring action quickly.
"The urgency in her voice worried me about some mishappening."View More19-Feb-2023
Interject[ in-ter-jekt ] VERB
To throw in or insert between other things.
If someone interjects someone, it means that they speak and interrupt someone who is speaking.
"Joshua interjected and said if there is something that he can do"View More18-Feb-2023
Authenticate[ aw-then-ti-keyt ] VERB
To establish as genuine and trustworthy.
To declare something to be true.
"Many big firms get their product authenticated by a third party."View More17-Feb-2023
Commission[ kuh-mish-uhn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A formal written warrant or authoritative order granting power to someone to do something.; A command to act in a prescribed manner.; An authority to act on behalf of someone.; A group of persons directed to perform some duty.
Verb: To formally arrange for someone to work for you.; To order to be made.; To give the order to keep warships and other military commands in a state of entirely ready to be on duty.; To send on a mission.
"Kavita served in the country's water commission."View More16-Feb-2023
Actuarial[ ak-choo-air-ee-uhl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to actuaries or to the work of actuaries.
Relating to the calculation of life expectancy based on some statistical data and calculation of premium rates, risks and probabilities based on statistics.
"The Mutual fund has exceeded the actuarial assumed returns of 12%."View More15-Feb-2023
Shortsightedness[ shawr-sahy-tid-nuhs ] NOUN
The inability to see far.
The act of lacking in foresight.
If someone has shortsightedness about any idea or something, then they do not make proper judgments about those things.
"Bureaucratic shortsightedness towards important issues for more than a decade cannot be explained."View More14-Feb-2023
Anxiety[ ang-zahy-i-tee ] NOUN
Distress, Uneasiness, or Nervousness caused by apprehension of misfortune or danger.
Mentally distressing concern.
A strong but tense desire mixed with fear or uneasiness.
A feeling of very worried and sometimes shaking or feeling ill because of a mental illness or a bad experience in life.
"She felt anxiety about a feeling of losing her job because of her low performance."View More13-Feb-2023
Simplistic[ sim-plis-tik ] ADJECTIVE
Oversimplified or simple.
A simplistic view of something makes it look much simpler and easier than it really is.
"My wife always prefers a simplistic solution to a problem."View More12-Feb-2023
Reap[ reep ] VERB
To cut a crop with a reaping machine.
To enjoy the good things or results of something.
To cut down and gather the crops.
To harvest a crop.
"He is now reaping the benefits of his hard work during his young age."View More11-Feb-2023
Deplete[ dih-pleet ] VERB
To decrease the stock or supply of something.
To reduce something.
"The pond was depleted of water."View More10-Feb-2023
Misunderstanding[ mis-uhn-der-staan-ding ] NOUN
Failure to understand in a proper manner.
Failure to understand a person's remark or a situation properly.
A quarrel or slight argument.
"We wrote the manual with every detail so that there is no misunderstanding."View More09-Feb-2023
Ascertain[ as-er-teyn ] VERB
To find out with certainty.
To find out with assurance by doing efforts.
"Rahul ascertained the truth before breaking it out in media."View More08-Feb-2023
Endorse[ endorse ] VERB
To approve or support.
To sign one's name on a commercial document like a cheque.
To approve openly.
To recommend something like a product or service against financial compensation.
"He endorsed the idea publicly."View More07-Feb-2023
Afresh[ uh-fresh ] ADJECTIVE
If something is afresh, it is being done again in a different way.
From a fresh beginning.
"He started afresh after a lot has happened in his life."View More06-Feb-2023
Repository[ ri-poz-i-tawr-ee ] NOUN
A place where things are stored.
A storehouse or warehouse.
A place where something is kept safely.
A building for storing things.
A region that is richly supplied with natural resources.
A person or a group of people who know a lot of information about a topic or subject.
"A library is a repository of books."View More05-Feb-2023
Indigenous[ in-dij-uh-nuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Originating in a particular country or region.
Native to a particular country or region.
Produced, Grown, Developed or occurring naturally in a region.
If we refer to something or someone as indigenous, it means that those things belong to the country in which they are found instead of being imported or brought from an external country.
"We went to the farm and saw many indigenous varieties of Apple."View More04-Feb-2023
Emphasis[ em-fuh-sis ] NOUN
Special stress laid upon anything.
Something that is given special stress.
Special importance given to any activity.
Special consideration given to something.
"India is putting emphasis on Research and Development."View More03-Feb-2023
Picturesque[ pik-chuh-resk ] ADJECTIVE
Strikingly effective in appearance.
If we describe some place or location as picturesque, it means that place is attractive and beautiful and has no ugly disturbances,
Resembling a painted scene.
"The view at the mountain was picturesque."View More02-Feb-2023
Impeccably[ im-pek-uh-blee ] ADVERB
In a smooth manner.
In a way that is flawless.
In accordance with the highest standards.
"The book was written impeccably."View More01-Feb-2023
Rejuvenate[ ri-joo-vuh-neyt ] VERB
To make or feel young again.
To make something more lively and more efficient by the new ideas.
To undergo rejuvenation.
To restore to a fresh state.
"He rejuvenates old cars in his garage."View More
- January 2023
Neonatal[ nee-oh-neyt-l ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to newborn children.
Relating to the first few days of the life of a newborn child.
"With modern medical advancement, neonatal mortality rate has declined."View More30-Jan-2023
Possession[ puh-zesh-uhn ] NOUN
The act of possessing.
The act of taking control.
Domination by something like an idea, evil spirit, etc.
If you have possession of something, it means you have those things or own them.
"Our Grandfather's jewelry is now in possession of our Uncle."View More29-Jan-2023
Crumble[ kruhm-buhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A crumbled substance.; A fine debris.
Verb: To break into pieces or fragments.; To decay gradually. If something crumbles, it means it is coming to an end.; To break down completely.
"She was fighting depression after a crumbled marriage."View More28-Jan-2023
Hamper[ ham-per ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A large basket with a cap or cover, used for storing or transporting goods.; A large basket used to carry food items or other articles used to give someone as a present.
Verb: To hold back or interfere.; If someone or something hampers someone or something, it means they are making something difficult or interfering with something you are trying to do.
"Pandemic has hampered our organization's growth."View More27-Jan-2023
Dishearten[ dis-hahr-tn ] VERB
To depress the spirits of somebody.
To destroy the hope of someone.
To cause to lose hope or enthusiasm.
"They were disheartened by the news about them."View More26-Jan-2023
Porous[ pawr-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Full of pores.
Permeable to fluids.
Capable of being penetrated.
If something is porous, it means that air and fluid can pass through small holes in it.
"India and Bangladesh have porous borders."View More25-Jan-2023
Trove[ trohv ] NOUN
A collection of objects.
A valuable collection.
"The National selectors are building an asset trove for the next World Cup."View More24-Jan-2023
Appalling[ uh-paw-ling ] ADJECTIVE
Inspiring horror or dismay.
Causing horror or dismay.
"Many people in New York are living under appalling conditions."View More23-Jan-2023
Juggernaut[ juhg-er-nawt ] NOUN
Any large or overpowering force.
Anything requiring blind devotion.
A massive inexorable force, that destroys or crushes anything that comes in its path.
"Our group became a digital marketing juggernaut in e-commerce."View More22-Jan-2023
Chug[ chuhg ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A short explosive sound.
Verb: To make a short explosive sound.; To move while making a short explosive sound.
"Rahul went to his friend's house with a chugging motorcycle."View More21-Jan-2023
Singlehandedly[ sing-guhl-han-did-lee ] ADVERB
In a single-handed manner.
"He handled the entire project singlehandedly."View More20-Jan-2023
Complacent[ kuhm-pley-suhnt ] ADJECTIVE
If we describe someone as complacent, then those persons are very much satisfied or pleased with themselves and do not feel that they need to do something about a situation even if a situation demand so.
Showing satisfaction with oneself's achievements.
"You should not be complacent about your health."View More19-Jan-2023
Deprivation[ dep-ruh-vey-shuhn ] NOUN
If someone suffers deprivation, it means they are being prevented to have what they want or need.
The state of being kept away from possessing or enjoying something.
The act of depriving.
The instance of taking something away from someone or something.
"Thomas has overcome the deprivations of his childhood."View More18-Jan-2023
Stabilize[ stey-buh-lahyz ] VERB
To make stable.
To make firm.
If something is stabilized, it means it has become more stable.
To become stabilized.
"Government is trying to stabilize prices of common food items."View More17-Jan-2023
Usurper[ yoo-sur-per ] NOUN
Someone who seizes someone else's position or power by force or without any legal right to do so.
One who takes the place of another by force.
"The villagers are in fear because of some usurpers in their neighbour."View More16-Jan-2023
Negotiate[ ni-goh-shee-eyt ] VERB
To deal or bargain with others in preparing a contract or a deal as a preliminary to a business deal.
To arrange for settlements of terms.
If we say people negotiate with each other, it means they talk about a situation to solve a problem or complete a deal.
"The customers always want to negotiate over the price."View More15-Jan-2023
Maze[ meyz ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A confusing network of paths or passages.; A maze of streets, rooms, or paths is a larger number of them connected in a complicated and confusing way so that it becomes difficult for anyone to go and come out of it.
Verb: To perplex.; To stupefy.
"At first, anyone would find our school a maze of classrooms."View More14-Jan-2023
Drastic[ dras-tik ] ADJECTIVE
If a change is described as drastic, it means it is a great change.
Extreme in the effort.
"The situation at Joshimath requires some drastic actions."View More13-Jan-2023
Elapse[ ih-laps ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The passage of a period.
Verb: To pass by.; To go by.
"Two hours elapsed and the performance is still not beginning."View More12-Jan-2023
Rational[ rash-uh-nl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: In Mathematics, Rational Numbers are those numbers that can be expressed in the form of p/q, where q is not equal to 0.
Adjective: Agreeable to reason.; Having sound judgment.; If we describe some thoughts or decisions as rational, then it means that they are based on reasons or facts and not on emotions.; If someone is considered rational, it means they are sensible and make decisions based on reason and not on emotions.
"He is a rational person who has logic behind what he is saying."View More11-Jan-2023
Chaperone[ shap-uh-rohn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Any adult person present in order to maintain order.; An older person who accompanies a young person at a social gathering to ensure proper behaviour and to ensure that the young person does not come to any harm.
Verb: To act as a chaperone.
"I was a chaperone at my daughter's school party."View More10-Jan-2023
Thrust[ thruhst ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A forward or upward push.; An instance of a forcible push.; The main idea or necessary element of an argument, idea or discussion.; A strong continued pressure.
Verb: To push forcibly.; If something or someone thrust the way forward, it means they move pushing people or things in between.; To impose the acceptance of something over something or someone.; To force an entrance or passage.
"A single thrust of his sword was enough to cut the wooden block."View More09-Jan-2023
Significantly[ sig-nif-i-kuhnt-lee ] ADVERB
In a way that is important and deserves attention.
To a significant degree.
In a way that carries special meaning.
By a relatively greater amount or higher degree.
"Our competitors are selling the product at significantly lower prices."View More08-Jan-2023
Beneficiary[ ben-uh-fish-ee-er-ee ] NOUN
A group or person that receives profits or advantages.
A person or group of persons designated to receive funds or property under a will, trust, insurance policy, etc.
If we describe someone as a beneficiary of something, it means they are helped by it.
"Our school was a beneficiary of the grant for the setup of the science lab."View More07-Jan-2023
Subsidize[ suhb-si-dahyz ] VERB
To aid with a subsidy.
If an authority subsidizes something, it means they pay a portion of it.
To secure the cooperation of something by bribery.
To aid someone or something with public money.
"He is an advocate of the belief that the private businesses should not be subsidized with the taxpayer's money."View More06-Jan-2023
Dividend[ div-i-dend ] NOUN
An individual share of something distributed.
A dividend is a part of a company's profits that is paid to the company's shareholders.
Anything received as a bonus, in addition to what is expected.A return or reward.
"Profits distributed as dividends to shareholders is at its highest in the last five years in our company."View More05-Jan-2023
Entitlement[ en-tahy-tl-muhnt ] NOUN
The act of giving a title to something.
A provision, right, or amount to which someone is entitled.
A belief that one is deserving of some privileges.
A right to certain benefits under government schemes or programs.
"She is supporting the need for entitlement of NRIs to vote through the online system while they are not in the country."View More04-Jan-2023
Outreach[ out-reech ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: If we describe a program as outreach, it means that the program tries to reach out to people who need help or advice rather than waiting for those people to come and ask for it.; The act of reaching out.; The extent of reach.
Verb: To surpass in reach.; To go beyond.; To reach out.; To exceed in reach.
"She has been awarded for her outreach work to women in rural areas to encourage them to provide education to their children."View More03-Jan-2023
Goodwill[ good-wil ] NOUN
A kind feeling of support and approval for someone.
The good reputation of someone or something.
The established reputation of a business, that can be quantifiable as it increases its value.
"Company cannot lose the goodwill that has been built over years."View More02-Jan-2023
Allocation[ al-uh-key-shuhn ] NOUN
The amount of something given to a specific person for a specific purpose.
The act of allocating.
A decision that something should be given to someone for a specific purpose.
"The land allocation for the project was a very tough task."View More01-Jan-2023
Indict[ in-dahyt ] VERB
To charge with an offense or crime.
To charge with a crime by finding of a jury.
To officially charge with a crime.
To officially charge with wrongdoing.
"He got indicted for fraud and corruption."View More
- December 2022
Decree[ dih-kree ] PREPOSITION
Noun: A formal and authoritative order.; An order usually having the force of law.
Verb: To command as if by decree.; To determine order judicially.
"The changes were decreed by the President."View More30-Dec-2022
Maternal[ muh-tur-nl ] ADJECTIVE
Pertaining to the qualities of a mother.
Related through a mother.
Inherited through the female parent.
"She has very accurate maternal instincts."View More29-Dec-2022
Societal[ suh-sahy-i-tl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to society.
Relating to the way a society is organized.
Pertaining to large social groups.
"Societal changes are evident to our fathers as they compare with their childhood."View More28-Dec-2022
Assessment[ uh-ses-muhnt ] NOUN
The act of evaluation.
The act or instance of making a judgment about something after evaluating it.
The amount of money that someone is required to pay.
The evaluation of nature or ability of someone or something.
"This problem requires a careful assessment from experts."View More27-Dec-2022
Outrageous[ out-rey-juhs ] ADJECTIVE
If something is described as outrageous, it means that it is beyond usual or it is unacceptable and very shocking.
Passing reasonable bounds.
Grossly offensive to the sense of right.
Violent in action.
"The matter of outrageous disregard of Human rights was discussed in the Parliament."View More26-Dec-2022
Unanimous[ yoo-nan-uh-muhs ] ADJECTIVE
Of one mind.
In complete agreement and having the consent of all.
If a group of people is unanimous on something, it means they all favours or vote for the same thing.
Characterized by showing complete agreement.
"The bill was passed with a unanimous vote."View More25-Dec-2022
Earnest[ ur-nist ] NOUN, ADVERB
Noun: Seriousness or a serious mental state.; A portion of something given as an assurance of the remainder portion.; A considerable amount or degree.
Adjective: Characterized by seriousness and zealousness in intention or effort.; If we describe someone as earnest, it means they are serious and sincere in their actions as they believe that their actions and beliefs are important.
"Jacob is an earnest worker and this is the reason our manager likes him."View More24-Dec-2022
Turbulent[ tur-byuh-luhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Being in a state of agitation.
Characterized by showing disturbance.
If you describe a place or situation as turbulent, it means that there is a lot of confusion and chaos in it.
Causing unrest or violence.
Exhibiting physical turbulence.
If we describe water or air as turbulent, it means they have strong current that change directions rapidly.
"The turbulent air caused problems in navigating the boat."View More23-Dec-2022
Incapacitate[ in-kuh-pas-i-teyt ] VERB
To deprive of natural power.
To make legally ineligible.
If someone or something incapacitates someone or something, it means it is weakening someone or something.
To deprive of capacity.
"The Martial Arts teacher taught us how to incapacitate the opponent."View More22-Dec-2022
Insurrection[ insurrection ] NOUN
An act of rising in revolt against the established government.
An act or instance of revolting or rebellion against civil authority.
"Public chooses the way or insurrection if the atrocities of those in power go beyond a point."View More21-Dec-2022
Flare[ flair ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A fire or blaze of light that is used to attract attention.; A sudden burst of flames.; A sudden outburst of excitement.; A gradual spread outward in form.
Verb: If a fire is said to flare, it means it is becoming suddenly bigger.; To shine with a sudden light.; To burn with an unsteady flame.; To become more violent.
"The flare of the World cup final was amazing."View More20-Dec-2022
Walkout[ wawk-out ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A strike by workers or employees.; The act of leaving a meeting or conference as a sign of disapproval or protest.
Adjective: A doorway that leads to the outdoors.
"The parliamentary work is getting affected due to frequent walkouts of the opposition members."View More19-Dec-2022
Disengagement[ dis-en-geyj-muhnt ] NOUN
The act of disengaging.
The act of releasing from something that engages or involves.
"There were several critics of the decision of disengagement."View More18-Dec-2022
Mutually[ myoo-choo-uh-lee ] ADVERB
In a way that is reciprocal.
In a mutual relationship.
"He asked me to call his secretary to schedule a meeting at a mutually agreeable time."View More17-Dec-2022
Unresolved[ uhn-ri-zolvd ] ADJECTIVE
Not having been solved.
If we say some problem is unresolved, it means no satisfactory solution to it has been found.
"The case is still unresolved."View More16-Dec-2022
Reticence[ ret-uh-suhns ] NOUN
The state of being reticent.
The quality of being reserved.
"Your audience will not like the reticence to publish some content for free."View More15-Dec-2022
Face off[ feys-awf ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An argument that is meant to settle a dispute.; An open confrontation.; A method of beginning play, as in ice hockey, where opponents try to take control of the ball placed in between them.
Verb: To come into competition or opposition.
"He was eager to face-off his opponents and defeat them."View More14-Dec-2022
Inundation[ in-uhn-dey-shuhn ] NOUN
The condition of being flooded.
The state or condition of being overwhelmed.
"Historical monuments face inundation by tourists and environmental dangers."View More13-Dec-2022
Widespread[ wahyd-spred ] ADJECTIVE
Spread over a wide space.
If something is widespread, it means it is distributed over a large area.
"There was widespread poverty in the country."View More12-Dec-2022
Permissible[ per-mis-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
If we say something is permissible, it means that can be permitted.
Something that can be allowed or permitted as it does not break laws or rules.
"The emissions should be within permissible limits."View More11-Dec-2022
Efficiently[ ih-fish-uhnt-lee ] ADVERB
In an efficient manner.
In the best possible manner with competence and without wasting time.
In a satisfactory and economical way.
In a way that utilizes the resources in the least wasteful manner.
"We are working on a project to use the electricity more efficiently."View More10-Dec-2022
Foray[ fawr-ey ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A sudden invasion or attack for war.; A quick raid.; If someone forays into a new type of activity, it means you start to become involved in it.
Verb: To make a raid.; To invade for profit or adventure.; To enter into a new area of activity.
"It was his first foray into business."View More09-Dec-2022
Sedate[ si-deyt ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To put a person under sedation.; To give sedatives.; To give drugs to calm or make sleep.
Adjective: Calm and unhurried.; If someone or something moves at a sedate pace, it means they are moving in a slow and controlled way.; Keeping a quiet attitude.
"They did not enjoy the sedate party at my cousin's house."View More08-Dec-2022
Redundancy[ ri-duhn-duhn-see ] NOUN
The state of being redundant.
An act of useless repetition.
Repetition of information or inclusion of additional information to reduce errors in telecommunication.
A redundant thing.Layoff in an organization.
"Many IT personnel are facing redundancy because their employers are cutting costs."View More07-Dec-2022
Prate[ preyt ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To talk long.; To talk excessively.; To babble.; To talk foolishly.
Noun: The act of operating.; An act of empty talk.
"My siblings prated on until I was ready to scold them."View More06-Dec-2022
Gelid[ jel-id ] ADJECTIVE
Icy or frosty.
"The water coming out of the tap was gelid."View More05-Dec-2022
Audacious[ aw-dey-shuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Extremely bold and brave.
If you describe someone as audacious, it means they can take risks in order to achieve something.
Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.
Original and without prior restrictions to old ideas.
Marked by originality and boldness.
"He has shown an audacious future of our city."View More04-Dec-2022
Recalcitrant[ ri-kal-si-truhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A recalcitrant person.; A person with an obstinately uncooperative attitude.
Adjective: Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward the authority of principle.; Hard to deal with.; Difficult to manage.; If you describe someone or something as recalcitrant, it means that they are not cooperating or not willing to obey orders.
"The recalcitrant authorities have been unresponsive on media's questioning as well."View More03-Dec-2022
Disparate[ dis-per-it ] ADJECTIVE
Distinct in quality.
Made up of fundamentally different elements.
Dissimilar or Distinct in kind.
If some things are described as disparate, those things are clearly different in quality or type.
"All three candidates are disparate in wealth and culture."View More02-Dec-2022
Malign[ muh-lahyn ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To speak evil of someone or something.; To utter misleading or false reports about someone or something.
Adjective: Evil in effect.; Having or showing vicious ill will.
"I would not favour you in maligning an honourable man."View More01-Dec-2022
Prosaic[ proh-zey-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Commonplace or dull.
If something is described as prosaic, it means that is dull or boring.
"He offered a more prosaic explanation of the phenomena."View More
- November 2022
Venerate[ ven-uh-reyt ] VERB
To treat with reverence.
To honour with an act of devotion.
To feel great respect for someone or something.
"Marc Sir is highly venerated as a professor."View More29-Nov-2022
Stigmatize[ stig-muh-tahyz ] VERB
To be regarded as being bad or disgraced about something.
To mark with stigmata or brand.
To describe as worthy of disgrace or being ashamed of.
"The criminal activities of my brother stigmatized the whole family."View More28-Nov-2022
Discomfiture[ dis-kuhm-fi-cher ] NOUN
A feeling of slight embarrassment.
The state of being disconcerted.
The state of confusion.
A feeling of awkwardness.
"She lowered her eyes in evident discomfiture."View More27-Nov-2022
Comprehensive[ kom-pri-hen-siv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: An examination that covers everything to measure a student's general progress.; A secondary school in which children of all abilities are taught together.
Adjective: Of large scope.; Covering completely.; If we describe something as comprehensive, it means it covers everything relevant.
"The progress report covers every aspect of the project in a comprehensive way."View More26-Nov-2022
Helm[ helm ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A position of control.; If you say someone is at the helm of something, it means they are running it or leading an organization or country.; A wheel or steering that is used to steer a boat or a ship.
Verb: To steer.; To direct.; To steer with a steering or a lever that steers.; To operate the course of something.
"My uncle is at the helm of the management school."View More25-Nov-2022
Fault-lines[ fawlt laayns ] NOUN
A divisive issue or difference of opinion that is likely to have serious consequences
Geology. A line on a rock surface or a ground that traces a geological fault
“The failure of the project is all because of the fault-lines in the project.”View More24-Nov-2022
Fatality[ fey-tal-i-tee ] NOUN
An occurrence of death by accident, in war, or from disease.
A disaster resulting in death.
The fate of a person or thing.
Predetermined liability to disaster.
The quality or state of causing destruction.
A feeling that human beings cannot influence events.
"The number of fatalities kept increasing as the days passed in Uttarakhand cloud burst."View More23-Nov-2022
Emphasize[ em-fuh-sahyz ] VERB
To draw attention to something, in particular, to indicate that it is important or true.
To give emphasis to something.
"We are planning on an advertisement that will emphasize all our offerings."View More22-Nov-2022
Executive[ ig-zek-yuh-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Someone who is employed by a business at a senior level.; The person or persons in which the supreme executive power of a government is vested.;The executive branch of a government.
Adjective: Relating to the execution of laws and the conduct of public affairs.; Of or relating to an executive.; Relating to carrying out plans.
"The News channels executives decided not to show the live telecast to avoid any controversy."View More21-Nov-2022
Monograph[ mon-uh-graf ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A treatise on a particular subject.; A highly detailed and thoroughly documented study.; An account of a single thing.; A book that is a detailed study of only one subject.
Verb: To write a monograph on.
"He launched his first monograph in the exhibition yesterday."View More20-Nov-2022
Liberate[ lib-uh-reyt ] VERB
To set free from bondage.
To free an area from the control of a foreign government.
To set at liberty.
To free from the combination.
To take over illegally.
"India was the reason that Bangladesh got liberated."View More19-Nov-2022
Thesis[ thee-sis ] NOUN
A proposition stated for consideration.
A subject for the essay.
A dissertation on a particular subject in which one has done original research.
A dissertation or proposition that a person offers to maintain by the argument for scholastic honours.
"He was able to defend his thesis on causes of disputes in family."View More18-Nov-2022
Scholar[ skol-er ] NOUN
A learned or erudite person.
A student who has been awarded a scholarship.
A person who has a profound knowledge of a subject.
"All research scholars will be provided an extra stipend for working during summers."View More17-Nov-2022
Substandard[ suhb-stan-derd ] ADJECTIVE
Of a lower quality or of quality not meeting the set norms.
Of a standard that is below required.
Pertaining to greater than normal risks to an insurer.
"Our team's best player was playing a substandard game today."View More16-Nov-2022
Remedy[ rem-i-dee ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Something that cures a disease or a bodily disorder.; Something that corrects.; A successful way of dealing with a problem.
Verb: To correct something that was wrong.; To cure.; To restore to the natural condition.
"Following traffic rules and providing proper roads is a remedy to tackle traffic congestion."View More15-Nov-2022
Gloomy[ gloo-mee ] ADJECTIVE
Dark or Dim.
Low in spirits.
Partially or completely dark.
"He narrated a gloomy story."View More14-Nov-2022
Spirit[ spir-it ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: The principle of conscious life.; The incorporeal part of humans.; The soul that departs from the body at the time of death.; Excellent attitude in terms of courage or intent.; A mental disposition with firmness or assertiveness.
Verb: To infuse with spirit.; To take someone out of somewhere secretly and mysteriously.; To encourage.
Adjective: Pertaining to a thing that works by burning alcoholic spirits.; Relating to spiritualist activities.
"The leaders of union are the real spirits behind the entire movement."View More13-Nov-2022
Compromise[ kom-pruh-mahyz ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A settlement of differences by mutual concession or arbitration.; Something intermediate between different things.; A situation in which people accept something slightly different from what they really want.
Verb: To reach an agreement with someone in which both sides give up something.; To come to a mutual agreement.; To make a shameful concession.; To cause the impairment of something.; To damage the reputation of honesty or loyalty.
"William is the kind of person who would not compromise his principles for anything."View More12-Nov-2022
Prejudice[ prej-uh-dis ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Damage resulting from action or judgment of someone in disregard of one's rights.; An unfavourable feeling or opinion formed beforehand without any reason or knowledge.; Any preconceived notions or opinions.; Unreasonable dislike of a particular group of people.
Verb: To damage by judgment or opinion.; To affect with a favourable or unfavourable prejudice.
"I was influenced by the bad image of the new CEO and thus prejudiced against him."View More11-Nov-2022
Exhibit[ ig-zib-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An act of exhibiting.; A painting, sculpture, or other objects that are being displayed to the public in a museum or art gallery.
Verb: To offer to view.; To display.; To submit a document to a court in a legal proceeding.; To place on the show.; To show some particular quality or behaviour.; To make manifest.
"She will exhibit her paintings in the art gallery."View More10-Nov-2022
Armageddon[ ahr-muh-ged-n ] NOUN
The place where the final battle between the armies of good and evil is fought.
The last battle.
Any crucial conflict.
A vast decisive confrontation.
"The threat of nuclear armageddon is surrounding all of us.:View More09-Nov-2022
Reinvigorate[ ree-in-vig-uh-reyt ] VERB
To put vitality back into something.
To give renewed strength to someone or something.
"The government has introduced a plan to reinvigorate the economy."View More08-Nov-2022
Impose[ im-pohz ] VERB
Force (something unwelcome or unfamiliar) to be accepted or put in place.
Take advantage of someone by demanding their attention or commitment.
To set as something to be fulfilled or paid.
To set as if by authority.
To inflict as a penalty.
To arrange in proper order for printing.
To obtrude oneself onto others.
"Heavy penalties were imposed on the company."View More07-Nov-2022
Prospect[ pros-pekt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The act of looking forward.; A place that commands an extensive view.; The outlook of the future for someone or something.; The possibility of happening of something.; The chances of being successful, especially in the career.
Verb: To explore an area for mineral deposits.; To make a search.; To inspect a region for gold.
"Shaun was very happy with the prospect of returning to his old house."View More06-Nov-2022
Combat[ kuhm-bat ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A fight between two individuals or groups.; A fight between the armed forces.
Verb: To fight against.; To struggle against someone.; To battle.; To fight against someone or something.; To oppose.
"Government has taken many steps to combat pollution."View More05-Nov-2022
Fervid[ fur-vid ] ADJECTIVE
Showing earnest feelings or enthusiasm.
Hot and glowing.
"At the meeting, Raul delivered a fervid speech defending traditional family values."View More04-Nov-2022
Concordance[ kon-kawr-dns ] NOUN
Agreement or Harmony.
The quality of similarity or consistency between two things.
A list in alphabetical order about the occurrence of the words in a text along with the place where they occur.
"I would say that the theoretical results and practical ones are only in partial concordance."View More03-Nov-2022
Pioneer[ pahy-uh-neer ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: One of the first to settle a region.; A person or group of persons who are among the first in a particular area or field and helped it develop.
Verb: To act as a pioneer.; To prepare for others to follow.; To be the first to invent or develop a process.
Adjective: Relating to being a pioneer.; Being the earliest or original of a kind.; Relating to the characteristics of a pioneer.
"He is a descendant of the pioneers who settled in the region in the 15th century."View More02-Nov-2022
Uninhabitable[ un-in-hab-i-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not capable of being lived in.
Impossible for people to live in.
"Many parts of the world will become uninhabitable with time and people will migrate."View More01-Nov-2022
Momentary[ moh-muhn-ter-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Lasting for a short period of time.
Recurring at every moment.
Related to something that might occur at any moment.
"There was a momentary lapse of concentration in the lecture."View More
- October 2022
Brink[ bringk ] NOUN
The edge of a steep place.
A river bank.
Onset of something terrible.
A critical point beyond which success or catastrophe will occur.
"India and Pakistan were on the brink of a war in 2020."View More30-Oct-2022
Rehabilitate[ ree-huh-buhl-i-teyt ] VERB
To restore to former condition or capacity.
To restore to a former state of efficiency.
To restore the good reputation of a person.
To undergo rehabilitation.
To restore to a good condition of health.
"Rahul is still rehabilitating his knee injury that he suffered last month."View More29-Oct-2022
Cleanse[ klenz ] VERB
To make clean.
To remove as if by cleaning.
To get rid of impurities by washing.
To become clean.
"The product claims that the skin gets cleansed by its usage."View More27-Oct-2022
Morass[ muh-ras ] NOUN
A tract of low and wet ground.
A situation that traps.
An overwhelming mass or mixture.
A situation from which it is impossible to escape or resolve because it is so complicated.
"She tried very hard to drag herself out of the morass."View More26-Oct-2022
Atrocity[ uh-tros-i-tee ] NOUN
A situation or act of shocking cruelty.
An atrocious act.
A very cruel and shocking action.
A cruel act involving physical assault or violence.
"Both sides of the border have seen atrocities."View More25-Oct-2022
Authoritarianism[ uh-thawr-i-tair-ee-uhn-i-zuhm ] NOUN
The state of being authoritarian.
The idea of believing that the people with power, especially the state have the power to control other people's actions.
"It is leadership that may sometimes lead to authoritarianism."View More24-Oct-2022
Prosperity[ pro-sper-i-tee ] NOUN
A successful condition.
The condition of being successful.
A condition in which a person or community is doing well financially.
"Everyone wishes peace and prosperity to each other on the occasion of Diwali."View More23-Oct-2022
Ignominious[ ig-nuh-min-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Deserving of shame.
Relating to embarrassment because of lacking success.
"The damage to the reputation of the firm may put an ignominious end to the project."View More22-Oct-2022
Depose[ dih-pohz ] NOUN
To testify under oath.
To remove from a throne or a position.
To put down.
To force to give up position.
"The public was outrageous and deposed the ruler in the country."View More21-Oct-2022
Evacuation[ ih-vak-yoo-ey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of evacuating.
Something evacuated or discharged.
The removal of persons or things from a place of danger.
The process of clearance or removal of troops or civilians.
"The evacuation process is going on in the low-lying regions."View More20-Oct-2022
Improvisation[ im-prov-uh-zey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of improvising.
Something that has been improvised.
"Improvisations in music concerts involve creativity and thinking."View More19-Oct-2022
Materialize[ muh-teer-ee-uh-lahyz ] VERB
To come into existence.
To make physically perceptible.
To cause to appear in bodily form.
To happen or exist.
To appear especially suddenly.
"We anticipated many challenges but none of them materialized."View More18-Oct-2022
Convince[ kuhn-vins ] VERB
To move by argument or belief.
To persuade someone to do something.
"Rahul convinced his mother to buy him a play station."View More17-Oct-2022
Emancipate[ ih-man-suh-peyt ] VERB
To free from restraint.
To free from slavery.
To free from any controlling influence.
To release from unpleasant or unpleasant social or political restrictions.
"He ran away from his house to emancipate himself from his parents."View More16-Oct-2022
Marginalize[ mahr-juh-nl-ahyz ] VERB
To place in a position of minor importance or insignificance.
To isolate from the dominant culture.
To treat a person, group, or a thing as insignificant.
"The protestors alleged that the policy will marginalize small farmers."View More15-Oct-2022
Metaphysical[ met-uh-fiz-i-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to metaphysics.
Relating to the concepts and reality beyond what is perceptible to the senses.
Highly abstract or abstruse.
"Your theory may be true in a metaphysical sense but not in a legal one."View More14-Oct-2022
Redoubtable[ ri-dou-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Worthy of respect as well as feared.
"The Australian Cricket Team in the time of Ricky Ponting was the most redoubtable team in the world."View More13-Oct-2022
Catastrophic[ kat-uh-strof-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Of the nature of a catastrophe.
Something that involves a sudden disaster.
Something that is an utter failure.
"The Food crisis can become catastrophic."View More12-Oct-2022
Realism[ ree-uh-liz-uhm ] NOUN
Interest in reality and rejection of impractical and visionary.
The practice of referring to things as they are in reality.
The act of accepting a situation as it is and following practical ways to deal with it.
The act of representing in a way that is like real life.
"He has a sense of realism on how to eradicate poverty."View More11-Oct-2022
Discrimination[ dih-skrim-uh-ney-shuhn ] NOUN
The ability to make fine and minute distinctions.
Treatment of a person or a group based on race, sex, or category to which person belongs.
The act of making a difference.
"There are several cases of racial discrimination in America every year."View More10-Oct-2022
Bizarre[ bih-zahr ] ADJECTIVE
Marked by unusual appearance or style.
Being odd and strange.
"Actor wore a bizarre outfit to the award function."View More09-Oct-2022
Liquidity[ li-kwid-i-tee ] NOUN
The quality of being in a liquid state.
The ability to convert assets into cash.
The amount of cash that is available easily for an asset.
"During the pandemic, small businesses faced a serious liquidity problem."View More08-Oct-2022
Admonition[ ad-muh-nish-uhn ] NOUN
Warning against fault.
A gentle reproof.
Counsel or caution.
"The principal's admonition against bullying was necessary for the assembly."View More07-Oct-2022
Correlate[ kawr-uh-leyt ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Either of two related things.; A phenomenon that accompanies another phenomenon.
Verb: To place in mutual relationship.; To have a mutual relationship.
Adjective: Mutually related.
"The results of both the tests correlate to a high degree."View More06-Oct-2022
Motivate[ moh-tuh-veyt ] VERB
To provide with a motive to act.
To make someone behave in a particular way by moving him by an emotion.
"He motivated the entire class."View More05-Oct-2022
Portend[ pawr-tend ] VERB
To indicate in advance.
To indicate that something is likely to happen in the future.
"The government scheme did not portend a change in the condition of schools in the state."View More03-Oct-2022
Meddle[ med-l ] VERB
To involve oneself in a matter without invitation or unwantedly.
To interfere without right or authority.
"Russia was accused of meddling in the US elections."View More02-Oct-2022
Liberal[ lib-er-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Marked by generosity.; Not strict.; Favouring the principles of liberalism.; Favourable to the concept of maximum individual freedom possible.; Free from prejudice or bigotry.; Given freely or abundantly.
Noun: A person of liberal principles.; A member of a liberal political party.
"The government has formulated a liberal policy on immigrants."View More01-Oct-2022
Precede[ pri-seed ] VERB
To go before in order, rank, or importance.
To be earlier than someone or something.
To go or come before someone or something.
"A brief welcome speech preceded the meeting."View More
- September 2022
Entail[ en-teyl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The act of entailing.; Something transmitted as if by entail.; A restriction of land ownership such that it can only be given to the owner's lineal descendants or a particular class only
Verb: To cause as a consequence.; To impose as a necessary accompaniment.; To restrict the property ownership to the owner's lineal descendants only.
"It is said that success entails hard work."View More29-Sep-2022
Intensive[ in-ten-siv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something that intensifies.
Adjective: Characterized by intensity.; Tending to intensify.; Tending to strengthen or increase.
"She could not cope with the intensive online course."View More28-Sep-2022
Clandestine[ klan-des-tin ] ADJECTIVE
Done in secrecy for the purpose of deception.
Conducted with secrecy.
"I took a clandestine peek at the price tag while the salesman was looking somewhere else."View More27-Sep-2022
Umpteen[ uhmp-teen ] ADJECTIVE
A large number of people or things.
"You need umpteen identifications to cash a cheque from a bank."View More26-Sep-2022
Misconception[ mis-kuhn-sep-shuhn ] NOUN
A wrong idea.
An opinion that is wrong because of faulty thinking.
An erroneous conception.
"There is a huge misconception that a successful movie should have a huge star."View More25-Sep-2022
Circumstance[ sur-kuhm-stans ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A condition.; An inevitable condition.; A state of affairs.; A condition related to an event.; Conditions that affect what happens.
Verb: To place in particular circumstances.
"I am unable to take any decision in these circumstances."View More24-Sep-2022
Bin[ bin ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A box for storing grain.
Verb binned, binning: To store in a bin.
"We need to use different bins for different types of waste."View More23-Sep-2022
Dejected[ dih-jek-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Depressed in spirits
“The team was dejected after losing a big game.”View More22-Sep-2022
Nomenclature[ noh-muhn-kley-cher ] NOUN
The process of naming.
A set of names used in particular art or field of study.
"We were taught the chemical compounds nomenclature in the Chemistry class."View More21-Sep-2022
Aloof[ uh-loof ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adjective: Reserved.; Indifferent.; Physically or emotionally distant.; Relating to someone not getting involved in something.
Adverb: At a distance in feeling, view or interest.
"He always stood aloof from the other family members."View More20-Sep-2022
Inevitably[ in-ev-i-tuh-blee ] ADVERB
In a way that cannot be avoided or dodged.
In an inevitable way.
As is to be expected.
"Many argue that Artificial Intelligence will inevitably lead to unemployment."View More19-Sep-2022
Antagonist[ an-tag-uh-nist ] NOUN
A person who competes with another person.
The adversary of the hero or protagonist.
A muscle that acts in opposition to another.
"He turned his antagonist in favour of him."View More18-Sep-2022
Dignity[ dig-nit-ee ] NOUN
Nobility or worthiness of character.
High rank, office, or position.
The quality of being worthy of honour or respect.
A token of respect.
Formal reserve or seriousness of manner or bearing of formality or gravity of a situation.
"Jacob is a man of dignity and principles."View More17-Sep-2022
Outcome[ out-kuhm ] NOUN
The situation that exists at the end of a process or an activity.
Something that follows as a result or consequence.
"I am sure of some positive outcomes of this business idea."View More17-Sep-2022
Outcome[ out-kuhm ] NOUN
The situation that exists at the end of a process or an activity.
Something that follows as a result or consequence.
"I am sure of some positive outcomes of this business idea."View More16-Sep-2022
Absquatulate[ ab-skwoch-uh-leyt ] VERB
To flee or abscond.
"The cashier absquatulated with the keys and money from the counter."View More15-Sep-2022
Glossary[ glos-uh-ree ] NOUN
A list of meanings of words or expressions related to a specific subject.
A list of terms of a specific subject or area with the definitions.
"Teacher asked the students to refer to the glossary at the back of the book."View More14-Sep-2022
Tar[ tahr ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Smoke solids.; Any of dark coloured viscid products obtained by destructive distillation of organic substances like wood or coal.
Verb: To cover with tar.
Adjective: Covered with tar.; Characteristic of tar.
"We drove on hot tar roads during summer."View More14-Sep-2022
Convention[ kuhn-ven-shuhn ] NOUN
A large formal meeting of members and representatives for discussion on matters of common concern.
A large meeting of people with a common interest.
"The Internation convention on Mechanical Engineering Advancement was organized last year."View More13-Sep-2022
Lifeblood[ lahyf-bluhd ] NOUN
Blood that is essential to maintain life.
A life-giving force or component.
Something that is a necessity for someone, something or some organization to exist or develop.
"Sachin has been the lifeblood of the Indian Team for many years."View More12-Sep-2022
Spirited[ spir-i-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Full of energy and courage.
"It is always a spirited discussion with Daniel on any topic."View More11-Sep-2022
Detrimental[ de-truh-men-tl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Someone or something that is harmful.
Adjective: Causing harm, loss or injury.
"The food was unhygienic and can be detrimental to health."View More10-Sep-2022
Committee[ kuh-mit-ee ] NOUN
A group of persons elected or selected to perform a specific duty such as to investigate, to research, to take action, to organize, etc.
A self constituted group or organization for a common objective.
"The Olympics committee has decided to grant membership to many Island nations."View More09-Sep-2022
Centric[ sen-trik ] ADJECTIVE
Pertaining to the center.
Located at the center.
Concerned about a center.
In the center.
"They had a series of articles that were crypto-centric."View More08-Sep-2022
Debilitate[ dih-bil-i-teyt ] VERB
To make weaker.
To impair the strength of someone or something.
To make the strength of mind or body lesser, as if by an illness.
"It is party leader's actions that debilitate the party's election campaign."View More07-Sep-2022
Announcement[ uh-nouns-muhnt ] NOUN
Public or formal notice about something.
The act of announcing.
A short message or commercial on television.
A public notification.
"A public announcement was made by the Prime Minister."View More06-Sep-2022
Guardianship[ gahr-dee-uhn-ship ] NOUN
The position of a guardian or of being a guardian.
The responsibilities of a guardian.
Care and responsibility.
The responsibilities towards a ward.
"Our child is studying in the hostel under the guardianship of his uncle."View More05-Sep-2022
Prospective[ pruh-spek-tiv ] ADJECTIVE
Effective in the future.
Likely to come about.
"He tried to explain the prospective benefits of the new bill."View More04-Sep-2022
Testimonial[ tes-tuh-moh-nee-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A written declaration certifying a person’s character or conduct.; A letter of recommendation.; Something given as an expression of esteem, appreciation or admiration.; An expression of tribute.
Adjective: Relating to testimony.; Expressive of appreciation.
"She asked his manager to give a testimonial to her if he feels right doing so."View More03-Sep-2022
Tighten[ tahyt-n ] VERB
To make tight.
To become tight.
"I tightened the screw."View More02-Sep-2022
Adoption[ uh-dop-shuhn ] NOUN
The process of establishing a legal relationship between a child and a parent other than the child's biological parent.
The act of adopting.
The act of acquiring a stray or abandoned pet.
The act of accepting something as an idea or principle.
"My friend is planning on growing her family through adoption."View More01-Sep-2022
Maiden[ meyd-n ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A girl,; A young unmarried woman.; A female virgin.; A horse that has never won a race.
Adjective: Relating to an unmarried girl.; Never having had sexual intercourse,; Related to unmarried woman.; First.
"She liked the story of a hero who rescues a maiden."View More
- August 2022
Vagary[ vuh-gair-ee ] NOUN
An unpredictable action.
A wild idea.
An erratic or unpredictable action.
"It is not easy to adjust according to the vagaries of the weather."View More30-Aug-2022
Elevate[ el-uh-veyt ] VERB, ADVERB
Verb: To move to a higher position.; To raise to a higher intellectual level.; To raise the spirits.; To move higher in rank.
Adjective: Raised or Elevated.
"His standard has elevated after he earned money."View More29-Aug-2022
Monetary[ mon-i-ter-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to money.
Relating to currency or total money of a country.
"Government has amended its monetary policy."View More28-Aug-2022
Aggressively[ uh-gres-iv-lee ] ADVERB
In an aggressive manner.
In a highly competitive manner.
In a forceful manner.
In a boldly assertive manner.
"Rakesh aggressively marketed his company's line of cosmetics."View More27-Aug-2022
Invariably[ in-vair-ee-uh-buhl-ee ] ADVERB
On every occasion.
"His response to questions about his marriage is invariably the same."View More26-Aug-2022
Outskirt[ out-skurt ] NOUN
The outlying region as of a city.
The border of a specified quality.
"There are many factories on the outskirts of the town."View More25-Aug-2022
Resolve[ ri-zolv ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A resolution of determination that is being made to follow a course of action to achieve something.; Fixity of purpose.
Verb: To deal with something successfully.; To reach a firm decision about something.; To separate into elementary parts.; To reduce by mental analysis.; To deal with something conclusively.; To clear away doubts.; To break away or disintegrate.
"The manager has resolved all my doubts."View More24-Aug-2022
Tad[ tad ] NOUN
A small child.
A very small amount.
Somewhat or rather.
"He was not even ready to shift a tad."View More23-Aug-2022
Ulterior[ uhl-teer-ee-er ] ADJECTIVE
Being beyond what is visible.
Situated on the farther side.
"Raul has an ulterior motive for trying to help Aaron."View More22-Aug-2022
Severity[ suh-ver-i-tee ] NOUN
The quality of being severe.
The condition of being very bad.
Intensity or sharpness.
Harshness or sternness.
"The severity of their lives cannot be felt by us."View More21-Aug-2022
Embarrassment[ em-bar-uhs-muhnt ] NOUN
The state of being embarrassed.
The state of being in financial difficulties.
Something that embarrasses.
"Customers are experiencing embarrassment and inconvenience of a declined transaction."View More20-Aug-2022
Conundrum[ kuh-nuhn-druhm ] NOUN
A riddle or puzzle that is difficult or impossible to solve.
Something that puzzles.
An intricate problem.
A riddle whose answer involves a pun or play on words.
"The conundrum facing the Indian Cricket Team is that their Bench strength performs better than their team sometimes."View More19-Aug-2022
Gratification[ grat-uh-fi-key-shuhn ] NOUN
The state of being gratified.
The act of gratifying.
A source of pleasure.
"Money is the only source of gratification for Herschelle."View More18-Aug-2022
Enthusiastic[ en-thoo-zee-as-tik ] ADJECTIVE
Full of enthusiasm.
Showing intense eagerness towards something.
"I met some enthusiastic supporters of Prime Minister."View More17-Aug-2022
Propellant[ pruh-pel-uhnt ] NOUN
A propelling agent.
A substance of fuel and oxidizer mixed together.
The charge of explosives for propelling projectiles.
A compressed inert gas that is kept under pressure for expelling the contents when the pressure is released.
"The launch was rescheduled due to problems with the propellant."View More16-Aug-2022
Cajole[ kuh-johl ] VERB
To persuade by flattery or promises.
To deceive someone with soothing words or false promises.
To persuade someone to do something by flattery.
"I am counting on my friend to cajole her into joining our team."View More15-Aug-2022
Progression[ pruh-gresh-uhn ] NOUN
The act of progressing.
A passing successively from one member of a series to the next.
A sequence of numbers in which each number is related to its next and previous number by a uniform law.
A gradual development from one state to another.
"She did not feel any change in her progression to the senior status from junior."View More14-Aug-2022
Mar[ mahr ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To damage or harm.; To impair.; To disfigure.
Noun: Something that mar.
"The integrity of elections was marred due to booth capturing."View More13-Aug-2022
Accommodate[ uh-kom-uh-deyt ] VERB
To do a kindness or a favour.
To provide suitably with something.
To lend money to someone.
To provide with a room and food.
To bring into an agreement.
To provide with something desired.
To adapt oneself
"I am trying to come to a decision that could accommodate the interests of both the parties."View More12-Aug-2022
Constraint[ kuhn-streynt ] NOUN
Something that limits or controls what one can do.
Limitations or restrictions.
Unnatural restraint in manner.
Something that constrains.
A condition of constraining.
Repression of one’s own feelings.
"Lack of funds is a major constraint in the completion of the project."View More11-Aug-2022
Assert[ uh-surt ] VERB
To state with assurance.
To maintain claims.
To state as having existence.
State a fact or belief confidently.
To demonstrate the existence of something.
To state positively.
"The CEO asserted that the budget cut is not related to any forthcoming firing."View More10-Aug-2022
Comprehend[ kom-pri-hend ] VERB
To understand the meaning of something.
To take in.
To grasp the nature, significance, or meaning of something.
To contain within a total scope.
To include by construction.
"It took a while to comprehend trigonometry."View More09-Aug-2022
Exchequer[ eks-chek-er ] NOUN
A treasury of a nation.
A department in the British government which is responsible for issuing, and receiving accounting for money belonging to the state.
The government department in charge of the public revenues.
"In the last fiscal year, exchequer increased by a record number."View More08-Aug-2022
Recruitment[ ri-kroot-muhnt ] NOUN
The process of recruiting.
The process of adding new individuals to a population by growth, immigration, and stocking.
The action of enlisting new people in the armed forces.
"We are going to appear in the recruitment test conducted by the tech giant."View More07-Aug-2022
Dissonant[ dis-uh-nuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Disagreeing or harsh in sound.
Out of harmony.
"You should practice more to move out of this dissonant phase in guitar playing."View More06-Aug-2022
Undergird[ uhn-der-gurd ] VERB
To strengthen by passing a rope or chain under and around.
To give fundamental support.
To form the basis and foundation of something.
"He is always ready with facts to undergird his statements."View More05-Aug-2022
Plaudit[ plaw-dit ] NOUN
An energetic expression of approval.
A round of applause for some admired performances.
An enthusiastic approval.
"Neeraj Chopra deserves every plaudit as he has proven himself on each occasion."View More04-Aug-2022
Impinge[ im-pinj ] VERB
To make an impression.
To encroach or infringe.
To have an effect or impact.
To strike with a sharp collision.
"Hail impinged on the car's windshield."View More03-Aug-2022
Onerous[ on-er-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Something that is being disliked because it is difficult or unpleasant.
Involving a burden.
Having legal obligations that outweigh the advantages.
"I was bound to do certain activities due to an onerous agreement that I signed."View More02-Aug-2022
Compliance[ kuhm-plahy-uhns ] NOUN
The act of complying with a desire.
A disposition to yield to others.
Conformity or accordance.
Cooperation or obedience.
Do what is required to do.
"The business practices should be in compliance with the law."View More01-Aug-2022
Judicial[ joo-dish-uhl ] ADJECTIVE
About court proceedings.
Ordered by the court.
Sanctioned by a court.
Inclined to make judgments.
By a court or a judge.
"He is quite busy in the judicial proceedings these days."View More
- July 2022
Invigorate[ in-vig-uh-reyt ] VERB
To fill with life and energy.
To make more energetic.
To make more efficient or effective.
"A quick morning walk invigorates me for the entire day."View More30-Jul-2022
Discern[ dih-surn ] VERB
To detect with eyes.
To identify as separate and distinct.
To recognize mentally.
"I seriously doubt his capability to discern right from wrong."View More29-Jul-2022
Accomplish[ uh-kom-plish ] VERB
To bring to a conclusion.
To bring about a result by effort.
To succeed in reaching a stage.
"Rahul doesn't have much to accomplish these days."View More28-Jul-2022
Custodian[ kuh-stoh-dee-uhn ] NOUN
A person who has custody.
A person entrusted with guarding or maintaining a property.
One who guards and protects.
"The court asked his uncle to be the custodian of his property until he turns 18."View More27-Jul-2022
Contingent[ kuhn-tin-juhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A representative group.; Any one of the representative groups composing an assemblage.
Adjective: Dependent for existence on something not yet certain.; Likely but not certain to happen.; Not necessary.; Happening by chance.
"Our vacations are contingent on the weather conditions."View More26-Jul-2022
Prominent[ prom-uh-nuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Someone who is important.
Standing out beyond the adjacent surface.
Leading or well-known.
Standing out so as to be seen easily.
"His eyes are his most prominent feature."View More25-Jul-2022
Intolerance[ in-tol-er-uhns ] NOUN
Lack of tolerance.
Unwillingness to tolerate persons of a different social group.
Incapacity to bear or endure.
Abnormal sensitivity to a food or drug.
"His intolerance to heat makes him fall asleep during summers at his house."View More24-Jul-2022
Empowerment[ em-pou-er-ment ] NOUN
The giving of power or authority.
The giving of an ability.
The state of being empowered to do something.
"Government has launched several schemes for women empowerment."View More23-Jul-2022
Gerontocracy[ jer-uhn-tok-ruh-see ] NOUN
Government by a council of elders.
The Government ruled by elderly people.
"The law of not giving an elected representative the right to contest election can prevent gerontocracy but will result in governance lacking experience."View More22-Jul-2022
Boisterous[ boi-ster-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Rough and Stormy.
Marked by high spirits.
"The singer got excited in the concert after seeing a young and boisterous crowd."View More21-Jul-2022
Barrier[ bar-ee-er ] NOUN
Something that is intended to block passage.
A natural structure that prevents movement or action.
A limit or boundary.
Any natural obstacle.
"There was a toll barrier on the way."View More20-Jul-2022
Tokenism[ toh-kuh-niz-uhm ] NOUN
The practice of making only a symbolic effort.
An action that is just done to show some intention or to impress a particular type of person.
Any legislation or administration that requires minimum compliance with rules.
"The admission of one girl in the committee is merely a tokenism."View More19-Jul-2022
Inequality[ in-i-kwol-i-tee ] NOUN
The condition of being unequal.
Unevenness in something.
Unequal or uneven due to social or economic disparity.
An instance of being unequal.
"There has been an inequality in the society based on gender."View More18-Jul-2022
Stagnation[ stag-ney-shuhn ] NOUN
The state of not moving.
A stagnant state or condition.
A foulness or staleness.
A failure to progress or advance.
The state of feeling sluggish or dull.
"My parents never had a period of stagnation in their three-decade marriage."View More17-Jul-2022
Unsavoury[ uhn-sey-ver-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Unpleasant in taste or smell.
Objectionable or distasteful.
"The blend of spices in improper proportion resulted in an unsavoury curry."View More16-Jul-2022
Continuity[ kon-tn-oo-i-tee ] NOUN
A smooth development.
Something that is continuous.
The quality of being continuous.
The property of a continuous function mathematically.
The spoken part of a radio or television program that is served as an introductory or transitional part.
"The continuity of the program will depend on the availability of donations."View More15-Jul-2022
Peerless[ peer-lis ] ADJECTIVE
Having no equal.
Having no comparison.
Matchless or unrivaled.
"The web series became successful because of the peerless talent of the cast."View More14-Jul-2022
Pacify[ pas-uh-fahy ] VERB
To bring to a state of peace.
To reduce to a tranquil state.
To reduce to a submissive state.
"I succeeded in pacifying the quarrel between my two friends."View More13-Jul-2022
Exigency[ ek-si-juhn-see ] NOUN
An urgent need or demand.
The need to a circumstance.
A situation that demands prompt action.
A quality of being exigent.
"We worked for extra hours when the exigencies of family economy demanded it."View More12-Jul-2022
Impart[ im-pahrt ] VERB
To communicate knowledge.
To give or convey.
To make known.
To grant a part or share.
"The flavours imparted by this herb in the curry are amazing."View More11-Jul-2022
Prudent[ prood-nt ] ADJECTIVE
Sensible in action and thought
"Shanu always gives me prudent advice."View More10-Jul-2022
Mitigate[ mit-i-geyt ] VERB
To cause to become less harsh.
To make less severe.
To become milder.
"I asked the commander to mitigate the punishment."View More09-Jul-2022
Supersede[ soo-per-seed ] VERB
To replace in power.
To replace in use because of something becoming old-fashioned or unacceptable.
To set aside as void or useless usually in consideration of something mentioned.
To displace in favour of another.
To force out of use.
"The latest version of the app supersedes all the competitor's apps."View More08-Jul-2022
Pulsate[ puhl-seyt ] VERB
To expand and contract periodically.
To exhibit a pulsation.
"I watched a movie yesterday, every scene of that movie was pulsating with suspense."View More07-Jul-2022
Swerve[ swurv ] VERB
Verb: To turn aside abruptly in direction or movement.; To cause to turn aside.; To cause to deviate.
Noun: The instance of swerving.
"He swerved the car towards the trench due to bursting of the tires."View More06-Jul-2022
Sequence[ see-kwuhns ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The following of one thing after another.; A continuous or connected series.; Order of sequence.; The exact order of something.
Verb: To arrange in a sequence.; To determine the order of chemical constituents.
"I enjoyed the chase sequence in the movie."View More05-Jul-2022
Asylum[ uh-sahy-luhm ] NOUN
An institution for the maintenance and care of mentally ill orphans or other persons.
An inviolable refuge.
A place offering a secure retreat.
"The refugees were kept in the asylum for the last three months."View More04-Jul-2022
Stronghold[ strawng-hohld ] NOUN
A fortified place.
A place of security.
A place dominated by a particular person or group.
"BJP has its stronghold in the western Uttar Pradesh."View More03-Jul-2022
Insurmountable[ in-ser-moun-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Incapable of being surmounted.
A problem that cannot be dealt with successfully.
Too great to overcome.
"My father narrated a story in which he triumphed despite several insurmountable obstacles."View More02-Jul-2022
Vacate[ vey-keyt ] VERB
To deprive of an occupant.
To make legally void.
To leave an office or post.
To make vacant.
To give up possession of something.
To withdraw or surrender occupancy.
"My landlord has asked me to vacate the house."View More01-Jul-2022
Perpetuate[ per-pech-oo-eyt ] VERB
To cause to last indefinitely.
To preserve from extinction.
"He perpetuated the myth that his neighbour's house is haunted."View More
- June 2022
Pristine[ pris-teen ] ADJECTIVE
Having its original purity.
Relating or belonging to the earliest period or state.
"We went to a pristine island in the Indian Ocean through our boat."View More29-Jun-2022
Conviction[ kuhn-vik-shuhn ] NOUN
A fixed or firm belief.
The act of finding a person guilty of a crime, especially in a court proceeding
The act of convincing a person.
"A conviction for you is on the way as I have enough evidence to prove you guilty."View More28-Jun-2022
Seek[ seek ] VERB
To search for something.
To try to discover by questioning or searching.
To try to obtain.
To make an inquiry.
To ask for.
"I am here to seek your help in this matter."View More27-Jun-2022
Squander[ skwon-der ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: Waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.; To spend foolishly.; To lose advantage through negligence.
Noun: An act of spending money foolishly.; Wasteful expenditure.
"He said that he won't squander such a golden opportunity."View More26-Jun-2022
Concomitantly[ kon-kom-i-tuhnt-lee ] ADVERB
At the same time.
Along with something else as a related feature.
"Leaders come and go, but their objective is to do something that their predecessors have not done and, concomitantly, write their name in golden letters."View More25-Jun-2022
Recruit[ ri-kroot ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A new member of the organization or army.; A newcomer to a field or activity.
Verb: To select a new member to join the organization.; To enlist a person for service in one of the armed forces.; To engage in finding employees, trainees, interns, etc.
"I am recruiting personnel for my startup."View More24-Jun-2022
Fester[ fes-ter ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An ulcer.; A small superficial sore.
Verb: To cause to rankle.; To form pus.; To undergo a state of progressive deterioration.
"You should see a doctor otherwise this wound may fester."View More23-Jun-2022
Mismanagement[ mis-man-ij-muhnt ] NOUN
The bad way in which someone dealt with or organized something.
The process of managing something badly.
"The whole program was a disaster and will always be an example of mismanagement."View More22-Jun-2022
Distress[ dih-stress ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Great pain or sorrow.; A state of danger.; A painful situation.
Adjective: Involving distress goods.; Offered for sale at loss.
Verb: To upset or worry.; To trouble the mind.; To make uneasy.; To subject or pressure or stress.
"He was distressed because of him getting fired from job."View More21-Jun-2022
Personnel[ pur-suh-nel ] NOUN
A body of persons employed in an organization or a factory.
A department in an organization that deals with the matters related to employs.
"Indian Army is going to recruit more than 45000 military personnel in the coming years."View More20-Jun-2022
Ameliorate[ uh-meel-yuh-reyt ] VERB
To make better.
To become better or more bearable.
To become more satisfactory.
"In a bad situation, I try to ameliorate the happening and make it right."View More19-Jun-2022
Belated[ bih-ley-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Coming after the customary or expected time.
Late or delayed.
Appearing past the normal time.
"The public was furious on government's belated response."View More18-Jun-2022
Imperative[ im-per-uh-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something unavoidable or urgent.; An obligatory duty.; A command or a rule.; An essential or urgent thing.; Grammar - A certain type of sentence that contains no subject and expresses a command to do something, e.g., Please be cautious.
Adjective: Absolutely Unavoidable avoided.; Necessary.; If something is said to be imperative then it is extremely important and needs to be done.
"It is imperative to know your rights while in police custody."View More17-Jun-2022
Inflation[ in-fley-shuhn ] NOUN
A continuous rise in the price level related to or attributed to an increase in the volume of money.
The act of inflating.
"The inflation is hitting some poor countries in its extreme way."View More16-Jun-2022
Troop[ troop ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An assemblage of persons.; A group of soldiers.
Verb: To gather in a company.; To move in large numbers.
"School kids trooped the auditorium."View More15-Jun-2022
Intention[ in-ten-shuhn ] NOUN
A determination to act in a particular way.
The act of intending.
Attitude towards the actions of one's conduct.
"She announced her intentions to run for the President."View More14-Jun-2022
Democracy[ dih-mok-ruh-see ] NOUN
A type of government by the people in which the supreme power is vested in the people.
A political unit that has a democratic government.
"India is the democracy with the largest population."View More13-Jun-2022
Critical[ krit-i-kuhl ] NOUN
Inclined to criticize severely.
Exercising judicious evaluation.
Of the nature of a crisis.
Some important juncture.
"As a parent, one should not be too critical of child's work."View More12-Jun-2022
Quad[ kwod ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A quadrangle especially on college campuses.; A quadruplet.; A group of four.
Adjective: Having four members or elements.
"The quad summit took place in Tokyo this year."View More11-Jun-2022
Summit[ suhm-it ] NOUN, VERB, ADVERB
Noun: The highest point.; A conference or meeting of diplomats.
Verb: To participate in a summit meeting.; To reach a summit.
Adjective: Of or relating to summit meetings.
"The summit talks were recorded for future reference."View More10-Jun-2022
Alliance[ uh-lahy-uhns ] NOUN
A union between people, groups, countries, etc.
An association to further the common interests of the members.
"India's strong alliances with Russia and US both is something other countries wonder about."View More09-Jun-2022
Clarity[ klar-i-tee ] NOUN
The quality of being clear.
The clearness as to understanding.
Free from ambiguity.
"The clarity of photographs taken with a DSLR is unmatched."View More08-Jun-2022
Coercive[ koh-ur-siv ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to or using force or threats.
"The company has been using coercive measures against employees after knowing of their association with the Union movement."View More07-Jun-2022
Caution[ kaw-shuhn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Alertness and prudence in a hazardous situation to minimize risk.; A person or thing that astonishes apprehension.; Care taken to avoid danger.; A warning against danger.
Verb: To give a warning to someone to be careful.
"Please use the drill machine with caution."View More06-Jun-2022
Apprehension[ ap-ri-hen-shuhn ] NOUN
Anticipation of some misfortune in the future.
Fear of future evil.
Seizure by legal process.
"She was feeling nervous due to an atmosphere of apprehension around her."View More05-Jun-2022
Articulate[ ahr-tik-yuh-lit ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To give clear utterance to words.; To utter distinctly.; To pronounce clearly.; To unite as if by means of a joint.; To give definition to something.
Adjective: Uttered clearly.; Expressing oneself clearly.; Able to speak.
"One should be an articulate speaker to be a successful politician."View More04-Jun-2022
Criticism[ krit-uh-siz-uhm ] NOUN
The act of criticizing usually favourably.
The act of evaluating some work.
The expression of disapproval of someone or something on perceived mistakes.
The act of passing judgments on the merits of anything.
A critical comment.
A method of studying texts for the purpose of reconstructing them.
"He had to face strong criticism of his idea."View More03-Jun-2022
Federalism[ fed-er-uh-liz-uhm ] NOUN
The distribution of power into the central authority and the constituent units.
The federal form of government.
"Some are in favour and some in strong opposition of federalism."View More02-Jun-2022
Introspection[ in-truh-spek-shuhn ] NOUN
Examination of one’s own mental and emotional state.
The act of looking within oneself.
"It was a practice by ancient saints that they went to Jungle for self-introspection."View More01-Jun-2022
Simultaneous[ sahy-muhl-tey-nee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Occurring at the same time.
Satisfied by the same variables.
"Both of these events were simultaneous."View More
- May 2022
Conciliatory[ conciliatory ] ADJECTIVE
Intended to reduce hostility.
Actions that are willing to end a disagreement or hostility.
Intended to pacify.
"My father came to an agreement with the rivals after seeing their conciliatory manners."View More30-May-2022
Concern[ kuhn-surn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Something that relates to a person or business.; Matter for consideration.; A matter that calls for a person’s attention.
Verb: To relate to.; To have an influence on.; To involve.; To distress about.
"Immigration has become a concern for many countries."View More29-May-2022
Verdict[ vur-dikt ] NOUN
The finding of a jury on a matter.
"The verdict of the jury was 'Not guilty'."View More28-May-2022
Rivalry[ rahy-vuhl-ree ] NOUN
The competition between people or organizations who want the same things.
"High competitive rivalry has become a problem for consumers and investors."View More27-May-2022
Fierce[ feers ] ADJECTIVE
Violent in intensity.
Wild in appearance.
"The public has shown fierce opposition to the new laws."View More26-May-2022
Separatist[ sep-er-uh-tist ] NOUN
Someone who favours separatism.
An advocate of independence of a part of a nation.
"The separatist tendencies of some specific people have taken a back seat in this regime."View More25-May-2022
Seize[ seez ] VERB
To take possession of something.
To possess by force.
To grab forcibly.
To resort to a plan.
To grasp mentally.
To take hold of something.
"The bank seized their property due to failure in loan repayment."View More24-May-2022
Surrender[ suh-ren-der ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The action of giving up the possession of something, especially into the power of another.; The act of surrendering.
Verb: To yield something to the possession of another.; To give oneself up.
"Many kings refused to surrender their power and fought till last breathe."View More23-May-2022
Pronounced[ pruh-nounst ] NOUN
"Finding skilled labour is going to be the most pronounced challenge."View More22-May-2022
Penchant[ pen-chuhnt ] NOUN
A strong inclination.
A strong liking for something.
"My wife is a stylish woman with a penchant for bracelets."View More21-May-2022
Detractor[ dih-trak-ter ] NOUN
A person who criticizes someone or something.
A person who tries to degrade the value or reputation of someone or something.
"He considers his political opponents as detractors and doesn't value their comments."View More20-May-2022
Abolish[ uh-bol-ish ] VERB
To do away with.
To end the effect of something.
"A section of economists are in favour of abolishing the Income Tax."View More19-May-2022
Disprove[ dis-proov ] VERB
To prove something to be false or wrong.
"The lawyer need to disprove the opposition in order to save his client."View More18-May-2022
Anticipate[ an-tis-uh-peyt ] VERB
To look forward to.
To nullify by taking countermeasures.
To expect something.
To perform an action before another has acted.
"We were anticipating a favourable decision by the court."View More17-May-2022
Abrupt[ uh-bruhpt ] ADJECTIVE
Sudden and unexpected.
Rude in speech.
"He gave an abrupt reply to his boss and made him angry."View More16-May-2022
Rumple[ ruhm-puhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A wrinkle.
Verb: To crush into wrinkles.
"She rumpled her mother's hair."View More15-May-2022
Stipple[ stip-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The method of painting or engraving by small dots or spots.
Verb: To paint or engrave by means of dots.; To apply by repeated small touches.
"She stippled the canvas with different colours and made an amazing painting."View More14-May-2022
Restore[ ri-stawr ] VERB
To bring back into existence.
To bring back into use.
"The old car was restored by my brother."View More13-May-2022
Exoneration[ ig-zon-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of clearing someone of some blame or charge.
The act of relieving someone of a responsibility or obligation.
"The exoneration of political prisoners is required to ensure justice."View More12-May-2022
Amidst[ uh-midst ] PREPOSITION
In the middle.
"He started bleeding amidst the fighting."View More11-May-2022
Undulate[ uhn-dyuh-leyt ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To move in a wavelike motion.; To rise and fall in pitch.
Adjective: Having a wavy surface or edges.
"The surface of the lake undulated beautifully."View More10-May-2022
Extort[ ik-stawrt ] VERB
To obtain from a person by force or intimidation.
To take illegally by use of one's power or office.
"Sunil was arrested for extorting bribes and other benefits."View More10-May-2022
Feint[ feynt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A deceptive movement to deceive an adversary attack.
Verb: To make a deceptive movement.; To make a false show of something.
"The boxer made a feint and won the match."View More09-May-2022
Felon[ fel-uhn ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who has committed a crime or felony.
Adjective: Cruel, Treacherous, Wild.
"I do not befriend felons."View More08-May-2022
Gnaw[ naw ] VERB
To bite on persistently.
To cause corrosion.
Cause persistent distress.
"Rashmi gnawed on his fingernails."View More07-May-2022
Ferocity[ fuh-ros-i-tee ] NOUN
A quality or state of being ferocious or violent.
"The tourists were frightened by the ferocity of the lion's attack they have witnessed."View More06-May-2022
gullible[ guhl-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Easily duped or cheated
The gullible students were sold fiction books at a higher price.View More05-May-2022
Nexus[ nek-suhs ] VERB
A means of connection.
A connected group or series.
The core or centre of a situation.
"The town hall has become a nexus of crime."View More04-May-2022
Grievous[ gree-vuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Causing grief or sorrow.
Characterized by severe pain.
"He suffered a grievous loss last year."View More03-May-2022
Abet[ uh-bet ] VERB
To encourage or help in doing something wrong.
To assist someone in the achievement of a purpose.
"He was accused to abet a crime."View More02-May-2022
Germane[ jer-meyn ] ADJECTIVE
Being relevant and appropriate.
Connected to the situation or idea in an important way.
"The legislator won't listen to any comment that is not germane to the issue."View More01-May-2022
Abide[ uh-bahyd ] VERB
To continue or remain in a fixed state.
To accept without any opposition or objection.
To bear or tolerate patiently.
To conform to something.
"She abided with me throughout my life."View More
- April 2022
Aberration[ ab-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of departing from normal.
The instance of deviation from what is being normal.
Failure of a mirror to produce an exact image of an object.
Disorder of the mind.
"His child has been detected with a genetic aberration."View More29-Apr-2022
Scurvy[ skur-vee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A disease marked by swollen and bleeding gums due to lack of vitamin C.
Adjective: Mean or despicable.
"Ramesh's feet swelled from the scurvy."View More28-Apr-2022
Felicitous[ fi-lis-i-tuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Very well suited in the circumstances.
Having a special ability as a person.
"The CEO gave a felicitous remarks about the team working on the project."View More27-Apr-2022
Nugatory[ noo-guh-tawr-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Of no real value or worth.
Of no force.
Of little significance.
"Her comments were nugatory to me."View More26-Apr-2022
Tribute[ trib-yoot ] NOUN
A gift or testimonial that is given in acknowledgment of gratitude.
Something that indicates the worth of something in consideration.
Obligation or liability to make payment as a sign of dependence.
"We paid tribute to our father."View More25-Apr-2022
Sluggard[ sluhg-erd ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A habitually lazy and slow person.
Adjective: Related to lazy and slow person.
"My friends are such a sluggard that they woke up at 1 PM."View More24-Apr-2022
Uncouth[ uhn-kooth ] ADJECTIVE
Awkward and clumsy.
Lacking in grace.
Unusual or strange in appearance, manner or behaviour.
"After meeting him, most of the people think of him as uncouth."View More23-Apr-2022
Stanch[ stahnch ] VERB
To stop the flow of a liquid.
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
To stop or check in the course of something.
"His colleagues saved his life by stanching the flow immediately."View More22-Apr-2022
Transgress[ trans-gres ] VERB
To violate a law or command.
To go beyond a limit imposed by law.
"As an organisation, you should strictly obey rules and don't even think of transgressing them."View More21-Apr-2022
Relegate[ rel-i-geyt ] VERB
To send to an inferior position.
To consign as to a person.
To submit to someone for appropriate action.
"He has been relegated by his department to a post which only a few like."View More20-Apr-2022
Turncoat[ turn-koht ] NOUN
One who switches to an opposing party or reverses principles.
"He was upset because of him getting a label of a turncoat."View More19-Apr-2022
Liturgy[ lit-er-jee ] NOUN
A form of public worship.
A particular arrangement of services.
"I studied liturgies of various religions."View More18-Apr-2022
Pare[ pair ] VERB
To trim off an excess part of something.
To diminish or reduce by cutting.
"The company has pared off expenses."View More17-Apr-2022
Absolve[ ab-zolv ] VERB
To free from guilt or accusations.
To grant pardon.
To set free from some obligations.
"He has been absolved from his duty."View More16-Apr-2022
Spree[ spree ] NOUN
An unrestrained indulgence in an activity.
A period of indulgence.
A period of extreme activity.
"We were on a spending spree at the mall."View More15-Apr-2022
Unilateral[ yoo-nuh-lat-er-uhl ] ADVERB
Relating to only one side.
Undertaken by one person or party.
Having only one side.
"Some nations are moving forward on a unilateral approach of development."View More14-Apr-2022
Vicissitude[ vi-sis-i-tood ] NOUN
A change or variation in the course of something.
A change of circumstances that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
A fluctuation of state of condition.
"He was frustrated by the vicissitudes of daily life."View More13-Apr-2022
Transmissible[ trans-mis-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Capable of being transmitted.
"The virus is transmissible from humans to animals and vice-versa."View More12-Apr-2022
Resurrect[ rez-uh-rekt ] VERB
To bring into life again.
To bring back into use.
To rise from the dead.
"The music company has resurrected the singer's career."View More11-Apr-2022
Hitherto[ hith-er-too ] ADVERB
Up to this time.
"He has revealed many hitherto unknown facts."View More10-Apr-2022
Responsibility[ ri-spon-suh-bil-i-tee ] NOUN
The state of being responsible.
Moral or legal accountability.
"It is your responsibility to get the project completed on time."View More09-Apr-2022
Crisis[ krahy-sis ] NOUN
A time of extreme difficulty.
A situation that has reached a critical phase.
"Andy was busy dealing with the family crisis."View More08-Apr-2022
Euphoria[ yoo-fawr-ee-uh ] NOUN
A state of extreme happiness or well-being.
A state of elation or self-confidence.
"The initial euphoria of winning is the best as it gets faded with time."View More07-Apr-2022
Implicit[ im-plis-it ] ADJECTIVE
Implied instead of clearly expressed.
The presence that is not consciously recognised.
Expressed in an indirect way.
Very closely connected.
With no question or doubt.
"My sister had an implicit faith in god."View More06-Apr-2022
Render[ ren-der ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To cause to become.; To transmit to another.; To give in return.; To give help to somebody.
Noun: A return in goods or services due from a feudal tenant to his lord.
"Her presence rendered him speechless."View More05-Apr-2022
Emaciate[ ih-mey-shee-eyt ] VERB
To cause to lose flesh so as to become very thin.
To make abnormally lean or thin.
"The cow at my house emaciated by illness."View More04-Apr-2022
Apropos[ ap-ruh-poh ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB, PREPOSITION
Adverb: At the right time.
Adjective: Relevant and suitable.
Preposition: With regard to something.
"He passed apropos comments on the incident."View More03-Apr-2022
Equipoise[ ee-kwuh-poiz ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A state of balance or equilibrium.
Verb: To serve as an equipoise or put in equipoise.; To equal in weight.
"There should be an equipoise between fear and boldness in an activity."View More02-Apr-2022
Extralegal[ ek-struh-lee-guhl ] ADJECTIVE
Being beyond the authority of law.
"The activities in many professions are becoming extralegal with time."View More01-Apr-2022
Embody[ em-bod-ee ] VERB
To give a concrete form to something.
"The parliament embodied Gandhian principles through a law."View More
- March 2022
Behest[ bih-hest ] NOUN
A person’s command.
An authoritative order.
"She said that she will only improvise at the teacher's behest."View More30-Mar-2022
Soporific[ sop-uh-rif-ik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something that causes sleep.
Adjective: Causing sleep.
"The doctor suggested some soporific drugs to my wife."View More29-Mar-2022
Jabber[ jab-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Nonsensical talk.
Verb: To talk rapidly.
"We jabbered for the entire night."View More28-Mar-2022
Entangle[ en-tang-guhl ] VERB
To involve in difficulties.
To make complicated.
To wrap or twist together.
"I don't want to be entangled in a lawsuit."View More27-Mar-2022
Astringent[ uh-strin-juhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A liquid cosmetic for cleansing the skin and reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
Adjective: Slightly acidic.; SHarp in manner.; Causing the contraction of skin cells.
"The new chips have an astringent flavour."View More26-Mar-2022
Truculence[ truhk-yuh-luhns ] NOUN
The quality of being hostile.
The quality or state of being bad-tempered.
"The truculence resulted in him spending most of his life in jail."View More25-Mar-2022
Extirpate[ extirpate ] VERB
To remove completely.
To pull out by roots.
"The Ayurveda has the power of extirpating many diseases."View More24-Mar-2022
Gregarious[ gri-gair-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Fond of the company of other people.
Indicating a liking for companionship.
Living in flocks or herds.
"Rahul is a fun-loving and gregarious person."View More23-Mar-2022
Shenanigan[ shuh-nan-i-guhn ] NOUN
Secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering.
A deceitful trick.
"The principal ignored students engaged in youthful shenanigans."View More22-Mar-2022
Stout[ stout ] ADJECTIVE
Having or showing courage and determination.
"Kalpesh has a stout heart and is very positive towards life."View More21-Mar-2022
Anoint[ uh-noint ] VERB
Nominate or choose (someone) as successor to or leading candidate for a position.
To smear or rub with oil or an oily substance.
"He was anointed as the Principal Scientific Advisor."View More20-Mar-2022
Supplicate[ suhp-li-keyt ] VERB
To pray humbly.
To ask for something earnestly and humbly.
"He is someone who supplicates only when in trouble."View More19-Mar-2022
Preset[ pree-set ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: a setting on a device that is adjusted or applied before use or by the manufacturer, especially on electronic audio or video equipment.
Verb: adjust or apply (a setting on a device) in advance.
Adjective: (of a setting on a device) adjusted or applied in advance.
"Meena asked Komal to heat the liquid to a preset temperature."View More18-Mar-2022
Serration[ se-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
A formation resembling the toothed edge of a saw.
One of the teeth in a serrate margin.
"He was cut by serrations of the knife."View More17-Mar-2022
Flout[ flout ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A disdainful remark.
Verb: To treat with contemptuous disregard.
"She was flouting the hostel rules."View More16-Mar-2022
Tamper[ tam-per ] VERB
To engage improperly in something.
To interfere so as to change.
"He was charged with tampering with the milk products."View More15-Mar-2022
Espouse[ ih-spouz ] VERB
To make one's own.
To take up and support as a cause.
"He had espoused this new theory by extremists."View More14-Mar-2022
Sober[ soh-ber ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To make less intoxicated.
Adjective: Not intoxicated or drunk.; Not affected by alcohol.; Marked by seriousness.
"He remained sober throughout the party."View More13-Mar-2022
Ascetic[ uh-set-ik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals.; A person who leads a simple life.
Adjective: Characterised by practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgences.
"The monks live an ascetic life."View More12-Mar-2022
Trepidation[ trep-i-dey-shuhn ] NOUN
A nervous feeling of uncertain agitation about something that may happen.
"Anurag had a feeling of trepidation about his investment in cryptocurrency."View More11-Mar-2022
Skit[ skit ] NOUN
A short literary piece of humorous writing.
A short theatrical sketch.
"We saw many skits in theatres during our college time."View More10-Mar-2022
Sobriety[ suh-brahy-i-tee ] NOUN
The state of being sober.
Moderation in the use of alcoholic beverages.
The seriousness of a situation.
"The discussion arranged by the society was marked by sobriety."View More09-Mar-2022
Miser[ mahy-zer ] NOUN
A person who loves wealth and spends the minimum possible.
A mean grasping person.
"Rahul is such a miser that he never goes to a shopping mall."View More08-Mar-2022
Catastrophe[ kuh-tas-truh-fee ] NOUN
A sudden disaster.
Any unfortunate end to an end.
"The movie was so boring that it turned our evening into a catastrophe."View More07-Mar-2022
Avid[ av-id ] ADJECTIVE
Showing great enthusiasm for something.
"He is an avid reader of history books."View More06-Mar-2022
Extinct[ ik-stingkt ] ADJECTIVE
No longer active or in existence.
No longer in use.
"Many superstitious traditions have become extinct with time."View More05-Mar-2022
Assiduous[ uh-sij-oo-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Showing great care and effort.
"I am impressed by your assiduous planning."View More04-Mar-2022
Recuperate[ ri-koo-puh-reyt ] VERB
To recover from illness.
To gain health.
"I think you should take a day off to recuperate."View More03-Mar-2022
Glimmer[ glim-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A faint unsteady light.; A dim perception or faint idea.
Verb: To shine faintly or unsteadily.; To appear in an unsteady reflection.
"Lights were glimmering on the pond."View More02-Mar-2022
Thrift[ thrift ] NOUN
Quality of careful and economical management of money.
A savings bank association.
"He has a huge sum in his account because of hard work and thrift."View More01-Mar-2022
Aver[ uh-vuhr ] VERB
To declare or affirm positively.
To prove to be true in pleading a cause.
To allege as a fact.
"The alleged criminal averred that he is innocent."View More
- February 2022
Guile[ gahyl ] NOUN
The quality of deceiving people in a good way.
Insidious cunning in attaining some goal.
"In modern times, wars call for guile rather than firepower."View More27-Feb-2022
Servile[ sur-vahyl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to servants.
Being in slavery.
"He has always maintained a servile approach towards rich people."View More26-Feb-2022
Inimical[ ih-nim-i-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Being adverse because of hostility.
Reflecting unfriendliness or enemity.
"The climate at hill stations is inimical to my health."View More25-Feb-2022
Plaque[ plak ] NOUN
A thin flat piece of metal used for decoration.
A localized abnormal patch on a surface.
A substance containing bacteria that forms on the surface of the teeth.
"The gold plaque signifies the wealth that our city had in ancient times."View More24-Feb-2022
Moderation[ mod-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The quality of being moderate.
The act of moderating.
"It is required to show moderation in order to prevent a war."View More23-Feb-2022
Equanimity[ ee-kwuh-nim-i-tee ] NOUN
Right disposition of mind especially under stress.
"If you rely on other's approval of your work, then equanimity will be impossible."View More22-Feb-2022
Sophistry[ sof-uh-stree ] NOUN
A false argument or logic.
A tricky method of reasoning.
"It was amazing to watch Rahul puncturing his opponent's sophistry."View More21-Feb-2022
Pungent[ puhn-juhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Sharply painful or causing distress to the feelings.
Having an intense odour.
Sharply expressive and to the point.
"The dish got a pungent aroma because of the herbs used in it."View More20-Feb-2022
Morbid[ mawr-bid ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by the unhealthy mental state especially having an interest in disease or death.
Characteristic of disease.
"You should avoid working with morbid substances."View More19-Feb-2022
Gossamer[ gos-uh-mer ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something light and delicate or insubstantial.; A fine cobweb floating in the air.
Adjective: Extremely light or delicate.
"She selected a spectacularly gossamer dress."View More18-Feb-2022
Mollify[ mol-uh-fay ] VERB
To mitigate or reduce in intensity.
To reduce the rigidity.
"His anger is for a few days, time will mollify his anger."View More17-Feb-2022
Terse[ turs ] ADJECTIVE
Brief and to the point.
Using few words.
Brief or concise to the point of rudeness.
"He made a terse announcement about moving to Delhi at the family dinner."View More16-Feb-2022
Eradicate[ ih-rad-i-keyt ] VERB
To remove completely.
To pull by the roots.
"It is a tough task to eradicate coronavirus from the world."View More15-Feb-2022
Satiate[ sey-shee-eyt ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To satisfy a need to the full or excess.
Adjective: Filled to full capacity or excess.
"The lemonade finally satiated my thirst."View More14-Feb-2022
Slur[ slur ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An insulting or disparaging remark.; A blot or stain.
Verb: To read carelessly.; To slip over without due mention.
"The opposition leaders are viciously slurring our party chief."View More13-Feb-2022
Impute[ im-pyoot ] VERB
To attribute something to a person or a cause.
"The friends of Rashmi impute her silence to her unfriendly nature."View More12-Feb-2022
Placate[ pley-keyt ] VERB
To soothe or pacify through concessions.
"All these efforts by the government are to placate the angry citizens."View More11-Feb-2022
Ingenuous[ in-jen-yoo-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Showing innocent or childlike sincerity and simplicity.
Lacking craft or artless.
"He was looking at her with wide ingenuous eyes."View More10-Feb-2022
Extant[ ek-stuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Currently in existence.
"There is only one copy signed by the author that is still extant."View More09-Feb-2022
Epitome[ ih-pit-uh-mee ] NOUN
A person or thing that is of a higher degree or possesses higher features.
A summary of written work.
"Our company's banana chips are the epitome of tastefulness."View More08-Feb-2022
Yearn[ yurn ] VERB
To have an earnest or strong desire.
"Sushila yearned for a long vacation to Goa."View More07-Feb-2022
Misogynist[ mi-soj-uh-nist ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who hates women.
Adjective: Hatred or mistrust against women.
"Rohan is a bachelor and a reason for it is that he is a misogynist."View More06-Feb-2022
Philistine[ fil-uh-steen ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who is hostile to cultural values.
Adjective: Hostile to culture and the arts.
"Your family is complete philistine when it comes to ats and crafts."View More05-Feb-2022
Expostulate[ ik-spos-chuh-leyt ] VERB
To reason earnestly with a person against something that persons intends to do.
"I expostulated with my wife about unnecessary expenses."View More04-Feb-2022
Abdication[ ab-di-key-shuhn ] NOUN
An act of abandoning a right or responsibility.
An act of giving up power.
"Right now we are witnessing an abdication of responsibilities from the authorities."View More03-Feb-2022
Abhor[ ab-hawr ] VERB
To regard with extreme repugnance or hatred.
"I abhor people who break my trust."View More02-Feb-2022
Regale[ ri-geyl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To delight or entertain.
Noun: A choice article or food.
"My grandmother regaled us through her stories of Patna."View More01-Feb-2022
Animosity[ an-uh-mos-i-tee ] NOUN
A strong feeling of dislike or ill will tending toward active hostility.
"Ramesh has an animosity towards Rajkumar."View More
- January 2022
Suppress[ suh-pres ] VERB
To put an end to the activity of.
To end or stop something by force.
"The government was successful in suppressing the separatist groups."View More30-Jan-2022
Fret[ fret ] VERB
Verb: To cause to suffer.; To irritate.; To eat or gnaw into.
Noun: An agitated state of mind.
"I don't want you to fret yourself."View More29-Jan-2022
Soggy[ sog-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Saturated with heavy water or moisture.
Dull and spiritless.
"He spread the soggy papers in the sun."View More28-Jan-2022
Reconcile[ rek-uhn-sahyl ] VERB
To cause people or groups to become friend after an argument or fight.
To cause to accept something unpleasant.
"He was called into meeting and his differences with CEO were resolved and they reconciled with each other."View More27-Jan-2022
Exorbitant[ ig-zawr-bi-tuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Exceeding in amount or degree more than it should be.
"The restaurant is charging an exorbitant price for tea."View More26-Jan-2022
Halcyon[ halcyon ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by happiness and prosperity.
"During the early halcyon years, the environment in the company was very positive."View More25-Jan-2022
Eccentric[ ik-sen-trik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Deviating from customary usage; Tending to act in a strange way.
Noun: A person who behaves in an unusual way.
"It was always an eccentric person who did something extraordinary at the end."View More24-Jan-2022
Volatile[ vol-uh-tl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Likely to change in a very quick or abrupt manner.
Noun: Something that is likely to change in a quick manner.
"I was working with volatile substances in the chemistry lab."View More23-Jan-2022
Affinity[ uh-fin-i-tee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A feeling of closeness that someone has for another person.
Adjective: Relating to persons who share a common interest.
"I have a strong affinity towards my brother."View More22-Jan-2022
Anodyne[ an-uh-dahyn ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something that relieves pain or calm.
Adjective: Calming to the mind.
"The music of Arijit Singh is an anodyne for the sorrows of the youngsters."View More21-Jan-2022
Bombast[ bom-bast ] NOUN
High-sounding speech with less meaning that is used to impress people.
"In my opinion, you should include more substance and less bombast for your speech at the conference."View More20-Jan-2022
Bestial[ bes-chuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Like an animal.
"The Jails in early times were rumored to be bestial towards prisoners."View More19-Jan-2022
Acidulous[ uh-sij-uh-luhs ] ADJECTIVE
Bitter in taste.
Harsh in manner.
"The acidulous drinks are more preferred over sweet drinks."View More18-Jan-2022
Elicit[ ih-lis-it ] VERB
To draw out.
To get a response from someone.
"He was trying to elicit the support of other legislators for their support on his bill."View More17-Jan-2022
Pique[ peek ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To affect with sharp resentment.; To excite by provocation.
Noun: A feeling of wounded.
"His actions piqued his father and he started worrying so much."View More16-Jan-2022
Somersault[ suhm-er-sawlt ] NOUN
A movement in which a person turns forward or backward in a complete revolution.
A complete reversal of opinion.
"The way he did a somersault in mid-air is commendable."View More15-Jan-2022
Copious[ koh-pee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Large in quantity or number.
Full of thought or matter.
"This year we are expecting a copious harvest."View More14-Jan-2022
Pithy[ pith-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Brief and meaningful in expression.
Having substance and meaning.
"Punit gave pithy remarks about her wife."View More13-Jan-2022
Aberrant[ uh-ber-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A group or person whose behaviour is different from the standards.
Adjective: Deviating from the usual type.
"Your behaviour in front of the guests was aberrant."View More12-Jan-2022
Impudent[ im-pyuh-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Marked by disregard of others.
"The student was suspended for his impudent behaviour."View More11-Jan-2022
Equivocate[ ih-kwiv-uh-keyt ] VERB
To use unclear expressions to avoid commitment in what one says.
"The applicant was equivocating when he was asked about his learnings from the previous job."View More10-Jan-2022
Coalesce[ koh-uh-les ] VERB
To grow together into one.
To unite into a whole.
"The protesters coalesced into a political party."View More09-Jan-2022
Olfactory[ ol-fak-tuh-ree ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to the sense of smell.
"The olfactory qualities of natural fragrances are way better than that of synthetic fragrances."View More08-Jan-2022
Peril[ per-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Something that may cause damage or injury
Verb: To risk or expose to danger.
"The fire near the Power House has put the entire city in peril."View More07-Jan-2022
Ardent[ ahr-dnt ] ADJECTIVE
Glowing like fire.
Very enthusiastic or passionate.
"The ardent youngsters are required to take the company forward."View More06-Jan-2022
Arrogate[ ar-uh-geyt ] VERB
To claim or to make undue claims without having proper rights.
"The top leadership of the party has arrogated to themselves the whole rights to decide who will contest the elections."View More05-Jan-2022
Accretion[ uh-kree-shuhn ] NOUN
The growing of separate things together into one.
Increase in growth by external addition.
"There was an accretion of ice on the car's glass window."View More03-Jan-2022
Sanguine[ sang-gwin ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Optimistic or Cheerfuly hopeful.; Relating to blood.
Noun: A moderate to strong blood-red colour.
"He is sanguine about the economic conditions in 2022."View More02-Jan-2022
Auspicious[ aw-spish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Suggesting that success will be likely seen in the future.
"Diwali is considered to be the most auspicious festival by Hindus."View More01-Jan-2022
Belligerent[ buh-lij-er-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A state or nation at war.
Adjective: Inclined towards exhibiting combativeness.
"The peace treaty between the belligerent nations was welcomed by all."View More
- December 2021
Feeble[ fee-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking in force or strength.
"My grandma used to call me for help with her feeble voice."View More30-Dec-2021
Clamour[ klam-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Insistent public expression of outcry or outrage.
Verb: To make a large public noise or outcry to demand something.
"The streets filled with clamour in the country during protest."View More29-Dec-2021
Cordon[ kawr-dn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A line of military or police troops enclosing or guarding an area.; An ornamental cord or ribbon.
Verb: To surround or block.
"She got late because she had to take an alternate route due to police cordon."View More28-Dec-2021
Ersatz[ er-zahts ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: An artificial substance that acts as substitute of something natural or original.
Adjective: Made or used as an inferior substitute.
"The new apartments in my sector are designed as an ersatz Dubai styled villas."View More27-Dec-2021
Subversive[ suhb-vur-siv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A systematic attempt to undermine or overthrow established government or norms.
Adjective: tending to overthrow an established system or norms.
"The journalist was imprisoned for the subversive writing style."View More26-Dec-2021
Vexation[ vek-sey-shuhn ] NOUN
A cause of trouble.
The state of being annoyed or frustrated.
"He will learn by facing problems and vexations of everyday life."View More25-Dec-2021
Intransigent[ in-tran-si-juhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who is not willing to copmpromise or agree.
Adjective: Not willing to agree or uncompromising.
"She wa persuaded by her family but she was intransigent and did not agree to marriage."View More24-Dec-2021
Lionize[ lahy-uh-nahyz ] VERB
To treat a person as a celebrity.
"Students lionized the visiting professor."View More23-Dec-2021
Dogmatic[ dawg-mat-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to strong set of principles considering them to be facts and true.
"Both the political parties often presents dogmatic arguments as per their convenience."View More22-Dec-2021
Canard[ kuh-nahrd ] NOUN
A false or baseless report.
Small winglike structure attached to the airplanes to provide extra stability to airplanes.
"The article repeats many historical canards."View More21-Dec-2021
Probity[ proh-bi-tee ] NOUN
Adherence to Integrity and honesty.
"The judge questioned the probity of the eye-witness."View More20-Dec-2021
Loquacious[ loh-kwey-shuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Tending to talk too much.
"One of my students is very loquacious, he disturbs the entire class."View More19-Dec-2021
Turpitude[ tur-pi-tood ] NOUN
Shameful or a baseless act.
"In movies, smoking and other moral turpitudes are often represented as a fashion statement."View More18-Dec-2021
Puissance[ pyoo-uh-suhns ] NOUN
Strength or power
"The Prime Minister assured the hurricane hit state to put the full puissance in the redevelopment of the affected areas."View More17-Dec-2021
Zenith[ zee-nith ] NOUN
The highest point.
The strongest or most successful period of time.
"She reached the zenith of her career as a politician."View More16-Dec-2021
Trifling[ trahy-fling ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Of very little importance or of small value.
Noun: Waste of time.
"I don't want to listen to such trifling matters."View More15-Dec-2021
Debutante[ deb-yoo-tahnt ] NOUN
A young women making formal entry into the society.
"The main character of the novel was a young debutante."View More14-Dec-2021
Homogenous[ huh-moj-uh-nuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Of the same kind.
Consisting of parts or elements of the same kind.
"The societies in some ancient villages are homogenous and follow same rituals and traditions."View More13-Dec-2021
Garrulous[ garrulous ] ADJECTIVE
Pointlessly or annoyingly talkative.
"Mr. Saxena gave a garrulous and boring speech at the AGM."View More12-Dec-2021
Waver[ wey-ver ] VERB
To move in a flickering way.
To become unsteady.
"The flag wavers in the wind."View More11-Dec-2021
Grovel[ gruhv-uhl ] VERB
To lie or crawl with the face downward.
To humble oneself in order to obtain someone's forgiveness or favour.
"The public groveled before the king to give them relaxations."View More10-Dec-2021
Besiege[ bih-seej ] VERB
To surround someone/ something in large numbers
"The Prime Minister was beseiged by reporters and general public during the rally."View More09-Dec-2021
Ferret[ fer-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An active and persistent searcher.
Verb: To search for something consistently and persistently.
"The National Investigation Agency had a quick ferret around."View More
- November 2021
Sacrosanct[ sak-roh-sangkt ] ADJECTIVE
Something too important to be questioned.
"All the relatives came from all around the world to attend Mr. Rishu's marriage, which is sacrosanct."View More28-Nov-2021
Genteel[ jen-teel ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by politeness.
Elegant or graceful in manner.
"Surendra is a person of genteel upbringing."View More27-Nov-2021
Antithetical[ an-tuh-thet-i-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Directly opposed or contrasted.
"This is antithetical to the facts that I read in the history books."View More26-Nov-2021
Prolific[ pruh-lif-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Producing many fruits or offspring.
Present in large numbers or quantities.
"There was a prolific Mango tree in my farm that was 10 years old."View More25-Nov-2021
Apogee[ ap-uh-jee ] NOUN
The highest or most distant point.
The point in the orbit of a satellite at which it is at the farthest point from the centre of the object it is orbiting around.
"There are many art forms which reached their apogee and then became obsolete."View More24-Nov-2021
Rustic[ ruhs-tik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Relating to the countryside or rural.
Noun: A person inhabitant of a rural area.
"The new restaurant at the crossroads has a rustic ambiance."View More23-Nov-2021
Magnanimous[ mag-nan-uh-muhs ] ADJECTIVE
Generous or forgiving especially towards rivals or enemies.
Generosity or nobility of mind.
"In a democratic system, politicians should be magnanimous."View More22-Nov-2021
Specious[ spee-shuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having a false look of truth.
Misleading in appearance.
"Arun's arguments were specious."View More21-Nov-2021
Entice[ en-tahys ] VERB
To get someone to do something by offering advantages or promises.
"The commercials and made to entice you and end up buying that product."View More20-Nov-2021
Miscreant[ mis-kree-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Behaving badly or unlawfully.
Noun: A person who has done something unlawful.
"There are few miscreants in the area whom police are trying to catch."View More19-Nov-2021
Burgeon[ bur-juhn ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To grow or increase quickly.
Noun: A bud or sprout.
"Bhuvan Bam burgeoned into a fine actor and achieved enormous fame through Youtube."View More18-Nov-2021
Enormity[ ih-nawr-mi-tee ] NOUN
A heinous, outrageous, or wicked act.
The greatness of size or extent.
"The enormity of crimes committed by terrorists can never be matched."View More17-Nov-2021
Raillery[ rey-luh-ree ] NOUN
A light banter.
Teasing with good humor.
"I was not worried about the raillery in my junior years of college."View More16-Nov-2021
Loll[ lol ] VERB
Rest to sit or stand in a lazy way.
"He used to loll on this sofa on holidays."View More15-Nov-2021
Acumen[ uh-kyoo-muhn ] NOUN
Keen or accurate insight.
Ability to make god judgments.
"Shruti holds a good business acumen."View More14-Nov-2021
Pellucid[ puh-loo-sid ] ADJECTIVE
Clear in Meaning.
Allowing maximum passage of light.
"The professor made the problem pellucid even though it was an extremely difficult one."View More13-Nov-2021
Doleful[ dohl-fuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Full of grief or sorrow.
"I went to her home and saw a doleful face of hers."View More12-Nov-2021
Encumber[ en-kuhm-ber ] VERB
To restrict or hinder.
To burden with a legal claim.
To burden or weigh down.
"Our actions were always encumbered by the big organizations."View More11-Nov-2021
Improvident[ im-prov-i-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Not having foresight.
"Rajesh's improvident habits left him with very few savings."View More10-Nov-2021
Avaricious[ av-uh-rish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
"People accuse him of being avaricious, but I haven't noticed any such thing."View More09-Nov-2021
Eschew[ es-choo ] VERB
To abstain or keep away.
To avoid habitually, especially on moral grounds.
"Politicians are very smart in eschewing morality."View More08-Nov-2021
Aesthete[ es-theet ] NOUN
A person who professes sensitivity toward the beauties of art.
"He was a pure aesthete and always had a keen interest in arts."View More07-Nov-2021
Culminate[ kuhl-muh-neyt ] VERB
To reach the highest or most decisive point.
To rise to or form a summit.
"Lighting of candles culminated the function."View More06-Nov-2021
Diffident[ dif-i-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking confidence in one's own ability.
"He was diffident when asked about proposing to his girlfriend."View More05-Nov-2021
Calumny[ kal-uhm-nee ] NOUN
An act of making false statements about someone or misrepresenting to damage their reputation.
"His speech was considered as a calumny against the existing government."View More04-Nov-2021
Festival[ fes-tuh-vuhl ] NOUN
A day or period of celebrations marked by religious reasons or any other special observance.
A periodic commemoration.
"Diwali is the biggest festival in India."View More03-Nov-2021
Parochial[ puh-roh-kee-uhl ] ADJECTIVE
Very limited or narrow in scope or outlook.
Relating to a church parish.
"Many leaders have a parochial mentality."View More02-Nov-2021
Disinterested[ dis-in-tuh-res-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Unbiased by personal interest.
No longer interested.
"Each member in the jury was disinterested."View More01-Nov-2021
Drub[ druhb ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To defeat decisively.; To beat with a stick.
Noun: A blow with the stick or like.
"The Indian team was drubbed in the T20 world cup."View More
- October 2021
Commensurate[ kuh-men-ser-it ] ADJECTIVE
Corresponding in amount or proportion.
Having the same measure.
"He was given responsibilities commensurate with her abilities."View More30-Oct-2021
Galvanize[ gal-vuh-nahyz ] VERB
To make someone excited about some issue or idea that they get into action about it.
"Many leaders were trying to galvanize public against the farm laws."View More29-Oct-2021
Frugal[ froo-guhl ] ADVERB
Economical in use .
Careful in using or spending money.
"Suresh is frugal, but not miser."View More28-Oct-2021
Desist[ dih-sist ] VERB
To cease or to stop.
"Despite various attempts from the ministers, the protestors wouldn't desist."View More27-Oct-2021
Penury[ pen-yuh-ree ] NOUN
"It is painful to see former player living in such a penury."View More26-Oct-2021
Procrastinate[ proh-kras-tuh-neyt ] VERB
To be slow about doing something that should be done.
"I was procrastinating over taking my car to service centre."View More25-Oct-2021
Excursion[ ik-skur-zhuhn ] NOUN
A short trip or journey.
The group of persond making such a journey.
To go on expedition.
"I went to the island for underwater excursion at the beach."View More24-Oct-2021
Odious[ oh-dee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
"His odious remarks about his friend resulted in a fight."View More23-Oct-2021
Cosset[ kos-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A pet.
Verb: To treat and care in a very indulgent way.
"His father cosseted his daughter until she got married."View More22-Oct-2021
Hoodwink[ hood-wingk ] VERB
To deceive or trick by false appearance.
"Don't be hoodwinked by sales ad and buy stuff that you don't need."View More21-Oct-2021
Tutelage[ tyoot-l-ij ] NOUN
An act of guiding or guarding.
The state of being under a guidance.
"Sachin became a complete player only under the tutelage of his childhood coach."View More20-Oct-2021
Abate[ uh-beyt ] VERB
To decrease in intensity.
To reduce in amount.
"Government should abate the tax on common public."View More19-Oct-2021
Denigrate[ den-i-greyt ] VERB
To speak or criticize in a damaging or harsh manner.
"He was not supposed to denigrate me."View More18-Oct-2021
Temerity[ tuh-mer-i-tee ] NOUN
Excessive boldness or confidence.
"Joseph have the temerity to question the superstitious beliefs in his blogposts."View More17-Oct-2021
Explicate[ ek-spli-keyt ] VERB
To explain in detail.
"No one can fully explicate the expansion of universe."View More16-Oct-2021
Peccadillo[ pek-uh-dil-oh ] NOUN
A small sin
"Movie star's peccadilloes made him appear in the news."View More15-Oct-2021
Pusillanimous[ pyoo-suh-lan-uh-muhs ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking Courage or determination.
"On this issue of violence, his pusillanimous silence has been disappointing."View More14-Oct-2021
Predisposition[ pree-dis-puh-zish-uhn ] NOUN
A liability or tendency to suffer from a particular condition or hold a particular attitude.
"Narendra has a predisposition to think optimistically."View More13-Oct-2021
Trite[ trahyt ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking in freshness or effectiveness.
"Your ideas are trite."View More12-Oct-2021
Insipid[ in-sip-id ] ADJECTIVE
Without sufficient taste to be pleasing.
Without interesting qualities.
"Ramesh has an insipid personality."View More11-Oct-2021
Propriety[ pruh-prahy-i-tee ] NOUN
The state or quality of being proper.
Conformity to established standards.
"The students were advised to behave with utmost propriety on the industrial visit."View More09-Oct-2021
Nihilism[ nahy-uh-liz-uhm ] NOUN
Total rejection of established laws, moral or religious beliefs.
Total and absolute destructiveness.
"The last few power-influenced years marked the nihilism of some groups."View More08-Oct-2021
Pernicious[ per-nish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having a very harmful or evil effect on somebody in a way that is slow.
"Ramesh has a pernicious anemia at the age of 45 years."View More07-Oct-2021
Desiccate[ des-i-keyt ] VERB
Remove the moisture from something.
To make completely dry.
"Crops are desiccated by extreme heat."View More06-Oct-2021
Rapprochement[ rap-rohsh-mahn ] NOUN
Establishment of normal or cordial relations.
“I was trying to bring both of you at a rapprochement at the time of your fight.”View More05-Oct-2021
Stalemate[ steyl-meyt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A situation in an argument where neither side can make any progress or decision.
Verb : To bring to a standstill.
“The debate on new education policy ended in a stalemate.”View More04-Oct-2021
Strive[ strahyv ] VERB
To extend oneself vigorously.
To try very hard to get something.
"Rahul strives for perfection."View More03-Oct-2021
Agog[ uh-gog ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adjective : Highly excited by eagerness.
Adverb : In a state of eagerness
“Rahul was agog when his father told that he is buying t-shirts for him.”View More02-Oct-2021
Gait[ geyt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A manner of walking.
Verb : To train a horse or dog to perform specific ways of walking.
“There is an army training facility where dogs are taught specific gaits.”View More01-Oct-2021
Ossify[ os-uh-fahy ] VERB
To become bone like.
To become rigid or hardened so as to oppose change.
To become bone like.View More
- September 2021
Shard[ shahrd ] NOUN
A broken piece or fragment of Earth ware.
"There were shards all around her place."View More29-Sep-2021
Dullard[ duhl-erd ] NOUN
A stupid person.
Slow or insensitive person.
“Karan is a dullard.”View More28-Sep-2021
Arbiter[ ahr-bi-ter ] NOUN
A person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter.
“The high court appointed him as an arbiter for settlement.”View More27-Sep-2021
Precise[ pri-sahys ] ADJECTIVE
Clear and Accurate
“His notes were so precise that anyone could understand them.”View More26-Sep-2021
Retrenchment[ ri-trench-muhnt ] NOUN
Cutting of expenses.
Cutting down or reducing.
“There has been news about company planning a retrenchment of employees.”View More25-Sep-2021
Lucrative[ loo-kruh-tiv ] ADJECTIVE
Allowing someone to earn a lot of money.
“The offer made by rival company to my employees is lucrative.”View More24-Sep-2021
Petulant[ pech-uh-luhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Showing sudden irritation
Bad-tempered and unreasonable
“He has less number of friends due to his petulant behavior.”View More23-Sep-2021
Iteration[ it-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
Execution of repeated sequence of events
"Simulations require several iterations to run."View More22-Sep-2021
Gargantuan[ gahr-gan-choo-uhn ] ADJECTIVE
Tremendous in Size or Volume.
“Niagara waterfall is a gargantuan waterfall.”View More21-Sep-2021
Nascent[ nas-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Beginning to exist.
“The staff behaves maturely in spite of being nascent in their professional life.”View More20-Sep-2021
Juxtapose[ juhk-stuh-pohz ] VERB
To place different things side by side especially for comparison.
“The designer juxtaposed shirts of different colours to give an idea.”View More19-Sep-2021
Tacit[ tas-it ] ADJECTIVE
Understood without being openly said.
“Rashmi’s smile means a tacit yes to groom.”View More18-Sep-2021
Foible[ foi-buhl ] NOUN
A minor weakness in character.
Part of the sword between middle and point.
“Rahul’s foibles are balanced by his talent.”View More17-Sep-2021
Ebullient[ ih-buhl-yuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Having or showing liveliness.
Bubbling up like boiling water.
“The bride was in an ebullient mood after seeing the gifts.”View More16-Sep-2021
Benign[ bih-nahyn ] ADJECTIVE
Showing or expressing kind and gracious disposition.
Pleasant or Beneficial.
Characterized by kindness, gentleness and harmlessness.
Related to being favourable.
“Sunny has a benign smile.”View More15-Sep-2021
Coalition[ koh-uh-lish-uhn ] NOUN
A temporary alliance for combined action.
“UPA is a coalition in which the major party is Indian National Congress.”View More14-Sep-2021
Intrigue[ in-treeg ] VERB, ADVERB
Verb: Make secret plans to do something.; To arouse the curiosity of someone in something by means of unusual qualities.
Adverb - Intriguingly: In an intriguing manner.; In a manner that arouses someone's curiosity
“Your questions intrigued me.”View More13-Sep-2021
Evulsion[ ih-vuhl-shuhn ] NOUN
An act of plucking or pulling out.
“Doctors performed evulsion of glass pieces from his leg.”View More12-Sep-2021
Inexorably[ in-ek-ser-uh-blee ] ADVERB
In a way that is unchangeable or unavoidable.
“The share market’s fate seemed to be working inexorably to bring the downfall.”View More11-Sep-2021
Prevaricate[ pri-var-i-keyt ] VERB
To speak falsely.
To avoid telling the truth.
“Jignesh was ready to prevaricate to save his friend Harish.”View More10-Sep-2021
Vacillate[ vas-uh-leyt ] VERB
To move back and forth.
To be unsteady in thought or opinion.
“Rajeev’s nature to vacillating in his own decisions make me not to trust his words.”View More09-Sep-2021
Ostentation[ os-ten-tey-shuhn ] NOUN
Showing wealth to impress others.
Excessive display of wealth.
“Rashmi’s display of her new mansion was a pure act of ostentation.”View More08-Sep-2021
Lambast[ lam-bast ] VERB
To criticize someone or something verbally and harshly.
“The department of justice lambasted at the police report.”View More07-Sep-2021
Lampoon[ lam-poon ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A speech or any work of literature directed towards criticizing someone.
Verb : To publicly mock someone.
“Actors and politicians are constantly lampooned by press.”View More05-Sep-2021
Isthmus[ is-muhs ] NOUN
A narrow strip of land with water on each side.
"The isthmus of Panama joins North and South America."View More04-Sep-2021
Malady[ mal-uh-dee ] NOUN
Any disorder or disease that is chronic.
A serious problem.
“The Current pandemic situation is a malady for the entire world.”View More03-Sep-2021
Fleet[ fleet ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A large group of ships, cars or any moving body.
Adjective : Moving very fast
Verb : Move along rapidly
"The naval fleet of USA was moving towards South China Sea."View More02-Sep-2021
Dampen[ dam-puhn ] VERB
Make less strong or intense.
Make slightly wet.
“Incessant failures dampened her confidence.”View More01-Sep-2021
Likelihood[ lahyk-lee-hood ] NOUN
The state or fact of something's being likely; probability.
“My husband and I see no likelihood in buying my own house.”View More
- August 2021
Swell[ swel ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To become larger or rounder in size or intensity.
Noun : An act of swelling.; Increase in Amount or Size.
“All the players’ confidence swelled up immediately.”View More30-Aug-2021
Circumscription[ sur-kuhm-skrip-shuhn ] NOUN
Restriction of something within limits.
Anything that circumscribes or sorrounds.
“The traitors did not accept the circumscription of their powers.”View More29-Aug-2021
Inoculate[ ih-nok-yuh-leyt ] VERB
Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate.
Introduce (an infective agent) into an organism.
“The vaccine is to be inoculated against Malaria.”View More28-Aug-2021
Runaway[ ruhn-uh-wey ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Winning very easily.; Having run away, fugitive. ;
Noun : A person who has run away, especially from their family or an institution.
“The runaway success of my friend’s novel is worth celebrating.”View More27-Aug-2021
Disconcerting[ dis-kuhn-sur-ting ] ADJECTIVE
Causing one to feel unsettled.
“Rishi has a disconcerting habit of annoying others.”View More26-Aug-2021
Travail[ truh-veyl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To engage in painful or laborious effort.
Noun : Painful or laborious effort or work.
“The labourer were all travailed in the construction work.”View More25-Aug-2021
Fillip[ fil-uhp ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Something which acts as a stimulus or boost to activity.
Verb : Strike slightly and smartly.
“We experienced a fillip of sales.”View More24-Aug-2021
Shimmering[ shim-er-ing ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Shining with a soft, slightly wavering light.
Verb : To shine with a soft, slightly wavering light.
“The shimmering walls were amazing.”View More23-Aug-2021
Feverish[ fee-ver-ish ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by or displaying a frenetic excitement or energy.
Having or showing the symptoms of a fever.
“The gangsters were all involved in one such feverish activity.”View More22-Aug-2021
Evasive[ ih-vey-siv ] ADJECTIVE
Difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
“Success in Hockey has become evasive.”View More21-Aug-2021
Boisterously[ boi-ster-uhs-lee ] ADVERB
In a noisy, energetic, and cheerful manner.
“The group celebrated the victory boisterously.”View More20-Aug-2021
Revivify[ ri-viv-uh-fahy ] VERB
Give new life or vigour to.
They decided to revivify the store.”View More19-Aug-2021
Unruly[ uhn-roo-lee ] ADJECTIVE
Disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control.
“The unruly participants were not allowed to be a part of the show.”View More18-Aug-2021
Regularity[ reg-yuh-ler-ee-tee ] NOUN
The state or quality of being regular or normal.
“The status quo in the state is different from regularity.”View More17-Aug-2021
Subservient[ suhb-sur-vee-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Less important; subordinate.
Useful in promoting a purpose or end.
“Usha has always wanted my career to be subservient to hers.”View More16-Aug-2021
Perturb[ per-turb ] VERB
Make (someone) anxious or unsettled.
To throw into great disorder.
“Daya’s expressions perturbed all of us.”View More15-Aug-2021
Summon[ sum-uhn ] VERB
Call people to attend (a meeting).
To call or order someone to be present for something specific.
To issue a call.
To call for the presence.
To call together by authority.
To call forth.
“The officer-in-charge summoned all the subordinates at the meeting hall.”View More14-Aug-2021
Override[ oh-ver-rahyd ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Be more important than. ; Use one's authority to reject or cancel.
Noun : An excess or increase on a budget, salary, or cost.
“His kind act has overridden all the other mistakes.”View More13-Aug-2021
Advantageous[ ad-vuhn-tey-juhs ] ADJECTIVE
Producing good effects; beneficial.
“We all learn some advantageous lessons from our mistakes in the past.”View More12-Aug-2021
Revamp[ ree-vam-p ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
Noun : An act of improving the form, structure, or appearance of something.
“They tried to revamp the only shop they own.”View More11-Aug-2021
Bifurcation[ bi-fur-kay-shun ] NOUN
The division of something into two branches or parts.
“The bifurcation of the department was an unplanned action.”View More10-Aug-2021
Pursue[ per-soo ] VERB
To follow or chase (someone or something).
Continue or proceed along (a path or route).
“Not everyone wishes to pursue medical as a career.”View More08-Aug-2021
Enlarge[ en-lahrj ] VERB
Make or become larger or more extensive.
To grow in size.
“We have decided to redesign and enlarge our house.”View More07-Aug-2021
Reluctant[ ri-luhk-tuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Unwilling and hesitant
Struggling in opposition.
“Govind was reluctant in accepting my offer.”View More06-Aug-2021
Intact[ in-takt ] ADJECTIVE
Not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.
Not altered or changed.
“The delivery boy delivered all the products absolutely intact.”View More05-Aug-2021
Judicious[ joo-dish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense.
“My father advised me to make judicious use of my earnings.”View More04-Aug-2021
Amorphous[ uh-mawr-fuhs ] ADVERB
Without a clearly defined shape or form.
“Rita contributed amorphously to the media industry.”View More03-Aug-2021
Perpetual[ per-pech-oo-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
Noun : A perennial plant.
“He kept on vouching for his perpetual trust in his wife.”View More02-Aug-2021
Notorious[ noh-tawr-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
"Ajeet is a notorious fellow.”View More01-Aug-2021
Stagger[ stag-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : An unsteady movement.; The act of staggering.; A staggered arrangement.; A staggered arrangement of wings.; An unsteady walk.
Verb : Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.; To astonish or deeply shock.; To shock with amazement.; To cause to become unsteady.; To falter as in an argument.; To cause to doubt.
“All the members of my family were disturbed with the staggering electricity bills.”View More
- July 2021
Parlous[ pahr-luhs ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adjective : Full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.
Adverb : Greatly or excessively.
“The state government was emphasizing on the parlous state of the economy.”View More30-Jul-2021
Bedlam[ bed-luhm ] NOUN
Noun : A scene of uproar and confusion.
“There was a complete bedlam in the battleground.”View More29-Jul-2021
Causative[ kaw-zuh-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Acting as a cause.
Noun : To be reason
“The refusal by the head was the causative factor of my sadness.”View More28-Jul-2021
Explicable[ ek-spli-kuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Able to be accounted for or understood.
Capable of being explained.
“The concept in the history book was not explicable.”View More27-Jul-2021
Inevitable[ in-evi-ti-bl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Certain to happen; unavoidable.
Noun : A situation that is unavoidable.
"The chances of the landslide in this area are inevitable."View More26-Jul-2021
Anguish[ ang-gwish ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Severe mental or physical pain or suffering.
Verb : Be extremely distressed about something.
“I could hardly resist and had to shut my eyes in anguish.”View More25-Jul-2021
Posterity[ po-ster-i-tee ] NOUN
The descendants of a person.
All future generations of a person.
“God blessed us with posterity that is star-like.”View More24-Jul-2021
Embalm[ em-bahm ] VERB
Preserve (someone or something) in an unaltered state.
“The great-grandsons of the actor came to embalm all the legacy.”View More22-Jul-2021
Glisten[ glis-uhn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A sparkle.
Verb : To reflect a sparkling light.; To shine with a sparkling light.
“It was all because of make-up that she could have such glistening cheeks.”View More21-Jul-2021
Enmesh[ en-mesh ] VERB
Cause to become entangled in something.
Involve (someone) in a difficult situation from which it is hard to escape.
“We were sad to witness many fish enmeshed in the net.”View More20-Jul-2021
Monumental[ mon-yuh-men-tl ] ADJECTIVE
Great in importance, extent, or size.
“Lisha made a monumental effort to achieve the desired target.”View More19-Jul-2021
Improbable[ im-prob-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not likely to be true or to happen.
“His dreams of achieving success were improbable.”View More18-Jul-2021
Dazzling[ dazz-lin ] ADJECTIVE
Extremely impressive, beautiful, or skillful.
“The Euro cup final was a dazzling view of some fine Football game.”View More17-Jul-2021
Delist[ dee-list ] VERB
To remove from a list or category.
“My brother’s organization has not been delisted from the stock exchange list.”View More16-Jul-2021
Censure[ sen-sher ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The formal expression of severe disapproval.
Verb : Express severe disapproval of (someone or something), especially in a formal statement. ; To criticize in a harsh manner.
“Sutton’s censure was not valid or logical.”View More15-Jul-2021
Defiance[ dih-fahy-uhns ] NOUN
A daring or bold resistance to authority.
“Rohan has been convicted for an act of defiance.”View More14-Jul-2021
Patronage[ pey-truh-nij ] NOUN
The support given by a patron.
The regular custom attracted by a shop, restaurant, etc.
Kindness done with a feel of superiority.
“My success does not depend on their patronage.”View More13-Jul-2021
Malefactor[ mal-uh-fak-ter ] NOUN
A person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
“The malefactors of this horrific crime must be severely punished.”View More12-Jul-2021
Outpost[ out-pohst ] NOUN
A remote part of a country or empire.
“My family and I visited an outpost island lately.”View More11-Jul-2021
Vintage[ vin-tij ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind.
Noun : The year or place in which wine, especially wine of high quality, was produced.
“I saw a vintage car parked in the backyard.”View More10-Jul-2021
Misgiving[ mis-giv-ing ] NOUN
A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.
“I have a misgiving about the way this equipment works.”View More09-Jul-2021
Attrition[ uh-trish-uhn ] NOUN
Reduction in number or strength.
The process of reducing something's strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
Wearing away by friction; abrasion.
“They wanted my organization to wear down by attrition.”View More08-Jul-2021
Mystique[ mi-steek ] NOUN
A quality of mystery, glamour, or power associated with someone or something.
An aura of mystery surrounding a particular activity or subject, which makes it baffling for others to understand without special knowledge.
“No one was in doubt with the mystique surrounding the park.”View More07-Jul-2021
Akin[ uh-kin ] ADJECTIVE
Of similar character.
“Something akin to gratitude overwhelms them.”View More06-Jul-2021
Solace[ sol-is ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.
Verb : Give comfort or consolation to.
“Everyone wishes to live in solace.”View More05-Jul-2021
Inaugural[ in-aw-gyer-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Marking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period of office.
Noun : An inaugural speech, especially one made by an incoming US president.
“The inaugural performance was much awaited.”View More04-Jul-2021
Justifiable[ juhs-tuh-fahy-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
With good reason.
Capable of being defended by being just.
“All the board members are justifiably concerned about the campaigns.”View More03-Jul-2021
Overreach[ oh-ver-reech ] VERB
Try to do more than is possible.
“The manager’s expectations overreached our efforts.”View More02-Jul-2021
Bounty[ bown-tee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Generosity.
Noun : Something given or occurring in generous amounts.
“People praised him for his bounty attitude.”View More01-Jul-2021
Dawdle[ daw-del ] VERB
Waste time; be slow.
Move slowly and idly in a particular direction.
“He advised me not to dawdle my efforts.”View More
- June 2021
Interminable[ inter-mee-ne-bl ] ADJECTIVE
Endless or apparently endless.
“My husband and his sister usually get involved in interminable discussions.”View More29-Jun-2021
Prickly[ prik-lee ] ADVERB
Having or causing a tingling or itching sensation.
Likely to cause offence or controversy.
“We are going to have an extempore on a prickly subject.”View More28-Jun-2021
Dither[ di-th-ur ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Be indecisive.
Noun : Indecisive behaviour.
“I do not trust people who dither.”View More27-Jun-2021
Traumatic[ traw-ma-tik ] ADJECTIVE
Deeply disturbing or distressing.
Relating to or denoting physical injury.
“The entire family was going through a traumatic phase.”View More26-Jun-2021
Carnage[ car-nay-j ] NOUN
The killing of a large number of people.
“The attack had caused as much carnage as possible.”View More25-Jun-2021
Despair[ des-pay-r ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The complete loss or absence of hope.
Verb : Lose or be without hope.
“The vibe around the hall was full of despair.”View More24-Jun-2021
Weightage[ wei-tage ] NOUN
Emphasis or priority.
Allowance or adjustment made in order to take account of special circumstances or compensate for a distorting factor.
“The opinions of the young ones was also given due weightage.”View More23-Jun-2021
Stark[ stahrk ] ADJECTIVE
Severe or bare in appearance or outline.
“There is a stark difference between the two products.”View More22-Jun-2021
Eradication[ ih-rad-i-key-shuhn ] NOUN
The complete destruction of something.
“All they have asked for is eradication of injustice.”View More21-Jun-2021
Tinker[ ting-ker ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Attempt to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way.
Noun : A mischievous child.
“My brother had spent hours tinkering with the tape recorder.”View More20-Jun-2021
Connote[ kuh-noht ] VERB
Imply or suggest.
“The speech connotes that there will be a war soon.”View More19-Jun-2021
Disaffection[ dis-uh-fek-shuhn ] NOUN
A state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.
“We have witnessed an increase in disaffection with the corporate functioning.”View More18-Jun-2021
Sedition[ si-dish-uhn ] NOUN
Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
“It was his sedition that turned out to be the cause of the quarrel.”View More17-Jun-2021
Envisage[ en-viz-ij ] VERB
Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
“The new scheme envisaged that rural people will have all the rights.”View More16-Jun-2021
Regress[ ri-gres ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Return to a former or less developed state.
Noun : The action of returning to a former or less developed state.
“The team decided not to regress to the old technologies.”View More15-Jun-2021
Showcase[ shoh-keys ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Exhibit; display.
Noun : A glass case used for displaying articles in a shop or museum.
“The review showcases that we don’t belong to this category.”View More14-Jun-2021
Spearhead[ speer-hed ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Lead.
Noun: The point of a spear.; An individual or group chosen to lead an attack or movement.
“The chief is spearheading the protest.”View More13-Jun-2021
Outpace[ out-peys ] VERB
Go, rise, or improve faster than.
“My teammate outpaced all the other players.”View More12-Jun-2021
Augury[ aw-gyuh-ree ] NOUN
A sign of what will happen in the future; an omen.
“His arrival was as an augury of a dispute.”View More11-Jun-2021
Dysfunction[ dis-fuhngk-shuhn ] NOUN