All_Words_29_Oct

  1. Accede
    Agree to a demand, request, or treaty

    The supreme court authorities did not ******* to the jallikattu supporters

    School Principal did not ******* to parents for reducing fee

    HR did not ****** to the club's request for support
  2. Accentuate
    • Emphasize
    • To stress
    • Make more noticeable or prominant

    • ******** the moral in your speech with the help of a quote or an anecdote
    • Learn to ********, learn to inflate, listeners will definitely cogitate
    • ********** point instills (registers in mind) through conscious contemplation
  3. Accost
    To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request

    • Angry beggar ***** me for money
    • Teenage children are ****** parents to fulfil their desires
    • ****** anybody is prohibited in Cummins. You must be humble
    • You cannot win one's love by *******
  4. Accrue
    • Accumulate
    • Collect
    • Grow
    • Increase

    The bonus ***** in your account will be carried forward
  5. Adorn
    • To decorate
    • Add beauty

    • Lot of flowers are used to ****** the idols during worship
    • Music, festivals and celebrations ****** life
    • ******** shops attract buyers
  6. Advent
    • Inception
    • Onset
    • Beginning
    • Commencement
    • Start

    • ******* of 20th century marked with great technological developments on electronic goods
    • ******* of parenting brings patience
    • Quality of our meetings, learnings changed with ******** pathways
  7. Advocate
    • to speak or write in favor of
    • support or urge by argument
    • recommend publicly

    • Initiating a change needs more heads ******** the change idea
    • I always ******** righteousness, integrity
    • I ******** his viewpoint
  8. Allude
    • Hint
    • Intimate
    • Suggest

    • To refer casually or indirectly
    • While explaining me the tasks of my new job, colleague ******** the risks involved
    • Manager must ******** and elicit answers from reportee instead of directly answering or showing solution
  9. Applaud
    Clap hands or shout after performance in approval

    • The dance performance deserves a huge round of *********
    • ********** encourages and motivates individuals
  10. Apprehend
    • Arrest
    • Catch
    • Capture
    • Seize

    • Understand, comprehend, realize, recognize,The thieves were quickly *******
    • He is sharp enough to ******* even complex problem
    • I am a slow learner, it is difficult for me to ******* discussions and key points at the first instance
  11. Astonish
    • Astound
    • Wonder
    • Amaze

    • Your ability to speak six languages is ******* me
    • I was ********* to see the great change in her confidence
    • Nature always *********** me
  12. Attenuate
    • Become weaker in strength, value, or magnitude
    • Reduced
    • Decreased
    • Diminished
    • Reduce in thickness

    Radiation from the sun is ********** by the earth's atmosphere

    ********* battery, bad weather mad the day laborious and strenuous
  13. Attribute
    • Assign
    • Give credit to
    • Impute
    • Ascribe

    • We ********** this quotation to Shakespeare
    • People ******** great cleverness to cats
    • Teams success can be ********* to each team member
  14. Autocratic
    A ruler who has absolute power.

    • They say that ******* leadersip helps solidify the organization so it acts with coherence.
    • "like many *******, Franco found the exercise of absolute power addictive"
  15. Babble
    • To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds
    • To talk foolishly or idly
    • chatter
    • Gabble
    • Jabber
    • Rapid and indistinct speech

    • Kids ********* while playing to suppress each other
    • Babies ********* before they can talk
    • TMOD role helps to prevent ******** and helps to develop sensible Talking
    • I have a habit of ******** in anxiety
  16. Bewildered
    • Baffled
    • Bemused
    • Confounded
    • Confused
    • Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements

    • Parents are often ******** by kid's questions
    • I was ********* to see the protocols followed in Toastmasters meeting
    • She felt ********* on the first day of school
  17. Boggle
    • Hesitate as if in fear or doubt
    • Shy away or be overcome with fright or astonishment

    The mind is now ******* at all the numbers on the table, both sides agreed to a recess of an hour to make decision

    Performance of athletes in Olympics is always mind ********
  18. Broach
    Raise (a difficult subject) for discussion

    • He ******* the subject he had been avoiding all evening
    • 1o1 meetings most of the times need ****** feedback
    • If you don't **** it at right time, it may get too late
  19. Capitulate
    • To surrender under specified conditions
    • come to terms
    • To give up all resistance
    • Acquiesce

    • All flat owners ******** the issue of car parking
    • Though I show some resistance to a futile change, I ********* on prolonged discussion
  20. Cherish
    • Treat with affection and tenderness
    • Hold dear
    • Keep fondly in mind
    • Entertain

    • Parents ********* cherish the moments when their young child starts talking
    • Family ********** memorable moments of life
  21. Confine
    • Leep within bounds
    • Restrict
    • Shut or keep in
    • Especially to imprison
    • To restrict in movement

    Please ****** your remarks to the issues at hand

    The sick child was ******* to bed

    I request you to ******* yourself to the auditorium and cafeteria. refrain from venturing into places you are not supposed to visit
  22. Consolidate
    Bring together into a single whole or system

    • Town and county schools are being ********
    • All the findings in a project must be ******** for future reference
    • It is necessary to ********** all the data to draw correct conclusions
  23. Construe
    • Make sense of
    • Assign a meaning to
    • Interpret

    • How do you ***** his behavior
    • My statement was mis********
    • The essence of his speech was difficult to *******
  24. Concede
    • Admit or Acknowledge
    • Often reluctantly
    • As being true
    • To grant (a privilege or right, for example)

    • Subordinate ******** to boss eventually
    • Guests will be ******** to deliver prepared Speeches after becoming toastmasters
  25. Compel
    • To force, drive, or constrain
    • To necessitate or pressure by force
    • To exert a strong, irresistible force on

    • An energy crisis ****** fuel conservation
    • The land, in a certain very real way ****** the minds of the people
    • Duty ****** the soldiers to volunteer for the mission
  26. Comply
    • Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    • Follow
    • Abide by

    • He ******** with my instructions
    • You must ******* or else you will have to face extinction
  27. Commute
    To travel some distance regularly between one's home and one's place of work

    • People in India ****** long distances between cities to earn livelihoods
    • ******** by 2 wheeler in monsoon poses risks
  28. Connote
    (of a word) imply or suggest (an idea or feeling) in addition to the literal or primary meaning.

    Note that fear is a de-motivator which ****** negative results.

    "the term ‘modern science’ usually ******* a complete openness to empirical testing"
  29. Contemplate
    • To look at attentively and thoughtfully
    • Cogitate
    • Ponder
    • Meditate

    • To consider carefully and at length
    • *********** the problem from all sides
    • Every speech needs deep ********* after the speech
  30. Curtail
    To cut short or reduce

    • I've had to ****** my visit due to bad whether at the destination
    • ******** expenses is inevitable during slowdown in business
  31. Damn
    • To condemn as harmful, illegal, or immoral
    • Used to emphasize something in negative emotion

    • A cleric who ****** gambling and strong drink
    • ***** it, it caused failure
    • It is a ******* thing
  32. Daunt
    • Scare off
    • Frighten off
    • Scare away
    • Frighten away
    • Cause to lose courage

    • Every ***** work brings an opportunity with it
    • DFSS became so ******** and intimidating that people are frustrated and are leaving the company because of the pressure
    • From ******** to daring is the journey of a Toastmaster
  33. Dazzle
    • To amaze, overwhelm, or bewilder with spectacular display
    • To become blinded
    • To inspire admiration or wonder

    • A figure skater who ****** the audience with virtuosic jumps
    • Usage of high beam head lamps in vehicles inside city is not suggested. It ****** the oncoming vehicle drivers and can cause accidents.
  34. Debar
    • Exclude or shut out
    • Bar
    • Forbid
    • Hinder

    • People coming late to the training will be ****** from the training
    • Misbehaving team members are often *******
  35. Decapitate
    • Cut off the head
    • Behead

    ********* group often fails
  36. Decipher
    • Interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter)
    • Convert from a code to plain text; decode

    • You have to contemplate and ****** the important information out of patents and papers and make use of it in our projects
    • Listening to prominant speakers, you must learn to ******* their tricks
  37. Deduce
    • Arrive at (a fact or a conclusion) by reasoning
    • Draw as a logical conclusion

    "little can be safely ****** from these figures"
  38. Deem
    • Have as an opinion
    • Judge
    • To regard as
    • Consider

    • I ******** it was time for a change
    • ********* the results unsatisfactory
  39. Defer
    • Postpone
    • Procrastinate
    • Put off

    • We decided to ***** our visit to J&K due to sensitive situation there
    • Our new house possession ******* for few more months owing to pending work
    • We have decided to ******* club contest due to sufficient time availability for Area contest
    • ******** speech opportunity is a substantial loss to the development of a Toastmaster
    • I decided to ******* Yoga Teacher training course to next year
  40. Defy
    • Oppose or resist with boldness
    • Refuse to cooperate
    • To be unaffected by
    • Challenge or dare (someone) to do something

    • If you are not convinced of something, there is nothing wrong in ****** to do it
    • ******* the blockade by sailing straight through it
    • ******** the court order by leaving the country
    • So the plague ******** all medicines
    • She ********* her accusers to prove their charges
    • Ram could have ******* the wishes of his father and taken control of throne but he chose to obey
  41. Defend
    • To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm
    • To attempt to prevent the opposition
    • To support or maintain, as by argument or action

    It is necessary to ******** an idea that is good for many

    Parents should refrain from ********* their child's wrong actions
  42. Dejected
    • Being in low spirits
    • Depressed
    • Downhearted

    • Lord Krishna said the one who is neither delighted nor ******* by worldly things is the one who attains immortality
    • ******* due to failures is the sign of weak mind
    • Sometimes ******** does lead to new beginning through experience
  43. Demeanour
    • Appearance
    • The way a person behaves towards others
    • Conduct

    • Your success is determined by your ******
    • I maintain approachable *******
    • Our leader always maintains sober *****
  44. Deploy
    • To position (troops) in readiness for combat
    • To put into use or action

    Indian army decided to ******* a part of their army to take position on the other side

    For effective use of resources, we must ****** them on 1 short and 1 long term project
  45. Deprive
    • Take away possessions from someone
    • Divest

    • ******** yourself from Humour speech contest is a loss to your Toastmasters journey
    • SAA will ****** you from Barging in and out of room while somebody is speaking on stage
    • Many are ******** of basic needs in the aftermath of natural disaster
    • I didn't know that during slow down, you are also ****** of FE ALD activity. That's beyond my understanding.
  46. Depute
    • To appoint or authorize as an agent or a representative
    • To assign (authority or duties) to another
    • Delegate

    I was ****** as a group leader in CRTI

    I would like to ****** you as an in charge of quality
  47. Discard
    • To throw away
    • Reject

    • It is better to ***** the material if it cannot be reused
    • If it is not adding value to the meeting, it is better to ******* it from the protocols
  48. Disguise
    To change the appearance or guise of something so as to conceal identity or mislead, as by means of deceptive garb

    Authenticity is an integral part of leadership behaviours, you cannot ********* yourself for a long time

    In this real world, people choose to ******** their background to gain advantage
  49. Dispel
    Make disappear

    No one can ****** your self-misconceptions except you.
  50. Destine
    • To determine beforehand; preordain
    • To assign for a specific end, use, or purpose
    • To direct toward a given destination

    • A foolish scheme ***** to fail
    • A film ******** to become a classic
    • Money ******* to pay for their child's education
    • A flight ****** for Tokyo
    • I was ****** to become a leader and a prominent orator
  51. Deterrant
    • Something that deters
    • A retaliatory means of discouraging enemy attack
    • To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt

    • Derogatory remarks of few individuals cannot ******* me from my goal of achieving success of KB
    • Dogs are a ********* to theft
    • Does negotiated disarmament ******* war?
    • HR is becoming a ******** for the progress of Toastmasters in Cummins
  52. Deteriorate
    Become worse or disintegrate

    • Mental afflictions can ******* the mind's ability to innovate
    • A ********* relationship can be reinforced by the love
    • Plastic *********** nature
  53. Dither
    • A state of indecisive agitation
    • To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing

    Suddenly boss arried at my desk when I was in the middle of something other than work, I ******** to his questions.
  54. Devour
    • To eat up greedily
    • To destroy
    • Consume
    • Waste

    • Flames ******* the structure in minutes
    • ******* a novel
    • Kumbhakarna ******* srirama's army before being decapitated by srirama
  55. Dread
    • To anticipate with apprehension or terror
    • To fear greatly

    • I everyday ******* the long drive back to home
    • Impressions in subconscious mind make me ****** the things such as water, fire, height
    • There are many who ******** public speaking
  56. Dwindle
    • To grow or cause to grow less in size, intensity, or number
    • Diminish or shrink gradually

    • The fillers gradually ******* from my speeches as I became more conscious
    • My energy ******** as the day progresses
    • The reason for failure is ******* enthusiasm and undisciplined effort
  57. Dwell
    • To live as a resident
    • Reside
    • To exist in a given place or state

    • After every speech I ******* in joy
    • I ******* in an apartment where people are happy
  58. Elaborate
    • Add details, as to an account or idea
    • Clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

    • She ******* on the main ideas in her dissertation
    • Could you please ******* what you meant
  59. Elevate
    • Raise
    • Lift
    • Get up
    • Bring up
    • Promote
    • Upgrade
    • Advance
    • Kick upstairs

    • John was ******* when a replacement was hired
    • I got ******** to higher position after many years of hard work
  60. Elicit
    • To draw or bring out or forth;
    • Educe
    • Evoke

    You must ****** the truth from kids when you learn about their mistakes

    Leaders are good at ******* response with the help of open ended questions
  61. Embark
    • Start
    • Begin

    • She ******* upon a new career
    • Kids ******* upon learning skating
    • We ******* upon meditation everyday
    • I ******* upon improving my public speaking skills by joining toastmaster
  62. Embarrassing
    • To cause confusion and shame to
    • Make uncomfortably self-conscious
    • Disconcert
    • Abash

    • I felt ******** when the judge interrupted me abruptly
    • It is so ******** to sit amongst ladies
    • Impromptu speeches help you get rid of ******** when somebody ask you to speak in front of a group
  63. Embrace
    • Hug
    • Clasp in the arms
    • Accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly, enthusiastically

    • Our club members ***** every individual who is weak in communication skills and is willing to improve
    • Cummins ******* diversity which enables innovation
  64. Exclaim
    • Shout out
    • Cry out

    He ******* that it was not his fault, but nobody believed.
  65. Endorse
    • Give support or one's approval to
    • Second
    • Back
    • Indorse

    I can't ***** this plan

    Executive council unanimously ******* change of club name

    All family members ******** to practice music daily
  66. Enrich
    Make better or improve in quality

    The experience ********* her understanding

    Spiritual wisdom ********* my perspectives towards life

    We must read technical papers to ******* our knowledge

    Participating in contests and external club events ******** our knowledge
  67. Expel
    • Remove from a position or office
    • Oust
    • Throw out
    • Kick out

    • The chairman was ********* after he misappropriated funds
    • It is necessary to ******** stage fright, else comes in your growth path
  68. Exploit
    • Use or manipulate to one's advantage
    • Make better use of

    • He ******** the new taxation system
    • She knows how to ******** the system
    • he ******** his parents for sympathy
    • He was successful in ******* the available resources
  69. Extricate
    • Release from entanglement of difficulty
    • Disentangle

    • I cannot ******** myself from this task
    • With age it is necessary to ******** yourself from worldly pleasures
  70. Exasperated
    The twenty-fifth time, a tired and ****** Vikramaditya sighs in relief.
  71. Fetch
    • Bring
    • Get

    • ****** me those books over there, please
    • Could you ****** me some wine?
    • The dog ******* the hat
  72. Forbid
    • To command (someone) not to do something
    • To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit
    • To have the effect of preventing; preclude

    • I ******* you to go, it's time for fun
    • Government must ******* smoking on trains
    • God ******* or (heaven ********) anybody's removal from job
  73. Fortify
    • To protect or strengthen against attack
    • Surround or provide with defensive military works

    • It is necessary to ****** a team with strong values
    • Kids character must be ******** by teaching them truth, integrity and rhiteousness
  74. Foster
    • To bring up
    • Nurture
    • To promote the growth and development of; cultivate

    • To nurse; cherish,Cummins ********* open communication so that people are comfortable in expressing their views and ideas
    • We must ******** spiritual practices for betterment of life
  75. Fudge
    • Meaning
    • Present or deal with something in a vague or inadequate way
    • Especially so as to conceal the truth or mislead

    • The politicians ****** lot of issues
    • Kids are smart at ****** on several issues.
  76. Gasp
    Catch one's breath with an open mouth

    Once again the proud king gives the answer to which the vetal ***** in admiration.
  77. Hinder
    • To be or get in the way of
    • To obstruct or delay the progress of

    Anger ******** your growth

    Animals on road ******* the roadway
  78. Impede
    To retard or obstruct or hinder the progress of

    • Officer politics ****** professional relationships
    • Insufficient inputs ***** start of work
    • Insufficient self motivation ****** progress on path
  79. Impel
    • Actuate
    • Necessitate
    • Press
    • Push
    • Propel
    • Compel
    • Urge

    • I was ******** by events to reach out to many at a time
    • His motivating speech ******* many to join club
  80. Imply
    • To involve by logical necessity
    • Entail
    • To express or indicate indirectly

    Life ****** growth and death

    His tone ******* disapproval

    Nodding head mostly ******** that you understood
  81. Impose
    • To establish or apply as compulsory
    • Levy
    • To apply or make prevail by or as if by authority
    • To obtrude or force (oneself, for example) on another or others
    • To offer or circulate fraudulently

    Heavy tax was ******* on imports to encourage inhouse making
  82. Incur
    • To become liable or subject to (something unwelcoming) as a result of one's actions
    • Bring upon loss

    His remarks eventually ******* the anger of a friend

    We have to be cautious while investing in shares, else we ******** significant losses
  83. Induce
    • To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion
    • To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of
    • Cause

    A drug was used to ******* labor
  84. Indulge
    To engage or take part, especially freely or avidly

    I have ******** into many different activities

    ********* into Toastmasters for last 3 years, I have witnessed significant change in me through introspection
  85. Infer
    • To conclude from evidence or premises
    • To reason from circumstance; surmise
    • To lead to as a consequence or conclusion

    • We can ****** that his motive in publishing the diary was less than honorable
    • Socrates argued that a statue ****** the existence of a sculptor
  86. Inflate
    To fill (something) with air or gas so as to make it swell

    Attenuated timelines and ****** demands create stress in individuals
  87. Infuse
    • To put into or introduce as if by pouring
    • To fill or cause to be filled with something
    • To introduce (a solution) into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes

    • ******** new vigor into the movement
    • ******** them with a love of the land
    • He would ******** vegetable oil with the pungent taste of scallions
  88. inject
    • To force or drive (a fluid) into something
    • To introduce into conversation or consideration

    • ******* fuel into an engine cylinder
    • ******* air into a liquid mixture
    • Tried to ****** a note of humor into the negotiations
  89. Instigate
    • To stir up
    • Provoke, or incite to some action or course

    • It is very easy to ******* narrow minded people
    • Beware of politics at office, you will be ******* by them for their malign purposes
    • War should be made crime and those who ******** it must be punished as criminals
    • Do not indulge in ******** discussion on a sensitive topic. It doesn't mean that you accept something wrong but sometimes you do not know or understand managements perspectives. You just have to ensure alignment.
  90. Interpret
    • Understand
    • Decode
    • Construe
    • Comprehend

    • I seldom succeed in ****** the remarks of some colleagues
    • Often we ******** smile as an agreement and open door as an invitation
  91. Intervene
    • To come
    • Appear, or lie between two things
    • To come or occur between two periods or points of time
    • To occur as an extraneous or unplanned circumstance

    • You can't see the lake from there because the house ********
    • An year ******** between the two dynasties
    • He would have his degree by now if his laziness hadn't *******
  92. Intimidating
    • To make timid
    • Fill with fear
    • To coerce or inhibit by or as if by threats
    • Terrify

    • The acts of terrorists are so **********
    • Boss ********** assistant to accept his proposal
    • Women ********** her colleague with FALSE charges to gain advantage at office
  93. Invade
    • To intrude upon
    • Infringe
    • Encroach on
    • Violate
    • Intrude on

    • This new colleague ***** my territory
    • he neighbors ******* on your privacy
  94. Invoke
    • To call for with earnest desire
    • Make supplication or pray for
    • To call on (a deity, Muse, etc.), as in prayer or supplication
    • To declare to be binding or in effect

    • It is essential to ******* devine energy before starting pooja
    • ***** God's mercy
    • To ******* the law.
  95. Jabber
    • Gabble
    • Babble
    • Rapid and indistinct speech

    • Kids ****** while playing to suppress each other
    • TMOD role helps to prevent ******** and helps to develop sensible Talking
    • I have a habit of ******** in anxiety
  96. Jeopardize
    • Put someone or something into a situation of harm, danger or failure
    • Pose a threat to
    • Present a danger to
    • Endanger
    • Imperil

    • Heavy rains this monsoon ******* road work in Pune
    • One bad decision can ******* harmony in team
  97. Jumble
    • A confused multitude of things
    • Clutter
    • Muddle
    • Fuddle

    ********* up calendar can cause lot of mental stress
  98. Kneel
    • Supporting yourself on your knees
    • Surrender

    Learn to ******* down in front of that great one when you can't see any way out
  99. Malign
    • Speak unfavorably about
    • Badmouth
    • Traduce
    • Drag through the mud

    Antonym: Benign

    • She ********** her in laws everywhere
    • Prompted by ******* motives, he indulged in office politics
  100. Nagging
    Continually complaining or fault finding

    Teenage kids find their parents ******* them about future
  101. Obsessed
    • Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    • Haunted
    • Preoccupied
    • Taken up
    • Became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle

    • Was absolutely ******** with the girl
    • He was ******** in worry for the old woman
    • I easily get ******* by programming
  102. Ouster
    • Dismissal
    • Expulsion
    • Expel
    • Ejection
    • Removal especially wrongful

    • British ******** from India marked the glory of freedom fighters
    • Lack of integrity of results in ********
    • ******** due to his wrongdoings
    • *********** is inevitable for under performers
  103. Overwhelm
    To overcome completely in mind or feeling

    • I feel ******** with lot of things to pay attention to in my role
    • Continuous ********** situation in work leads to fatigue
    • nPlan your prepared speech well in advance rather than ********* yourself with preparation and practice at the end
    • Club witnessed ********* response to the call for nominations for humour speech club contest
  104. Perceive
    • To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing
    • To achieve understanding of
    • Apprehend

    • Each individual ******** a particular situation differently
    • Your ********* is a picture of your maturity
  105. Persevere
    • Persist
    • Refuse to stop
    • Hang on
    • Hold on

    Success is the result of ********
  106. Pursue
    • To follow in an effort to overtake or capture
    • Chase

    • Let's not ****** this argument
    • A fox that was ******* by hounds
    • ******* lofty political goals
    • a ship that ******* the southern course
    • a lady who was ******* by many suitors
    • was ****** by the demons of lust and greed.
  107. Persuade
    • Convince
    • Induce
    • Coerce
    • Entice
    • Lure

    My brother ******** me to take the tough mathematics course.
  108. Precarious
    • Not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.
    • dependent on chance; uncertain.

    • "he made a ******* living as a painter"
    • "That's a ****** ladder, be careful"
  109. Precocious
    • (of a child) having developed certain abilities or inclinations at an earlier age than is usual or expected.
    • (of behaviour or ability) having developed at an earlier age than is usual or expected.
    • (of a plant) flowering or fruiting earlier than usual.

    • "a *******, solitary boy"
    • "a ******* talent for computing"
  110. Preclude
    • Keep from happening or arising
    • Make impossible, especially before hand
    • Prevent
    • Forestall
    • Foreclose
    • Preclude
    • Forbid

    • My sense of tact ******* an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects ********* your involvement in the competitive project
  111. Procrastinate
    Delay

    • ********* individual development plan is detrimental to one's own development
    • ********** pending work only creates burden on future
    • ********** your speech will deprive you from development
  112. Prone
    • Having a tendency
    • Susceptible
    • Vulnerable

    Vitamin-C deficiency makes you ****** to diseases

    Child ******** to mischief

    The old method is failure-***
  113. Punitive
    Inflicting or intended as punishment.

    "he called for ******* measures against the Eastern bloc"

    if the “punishment” is ******, it might cause fear among employees
  114. Quavering
    Voice with fear or weakness

    • In chilling climate, often I tend top ********
    • ******** is the sign of fear
  115. Sober
    Quiet or sedate in demeanor marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity

    Our engineering leader is so ****** while talking that we feel anxious
  116. Smother
    • Kill (someone) by covering their nose and mouth so that they suffocate.
    • Extinguish (a fire) by covering it.

    • As far as pitfalls are concerned, transformational leaders, when not careful, may ***** employees
    • I dreamt a stranger was trying to kill me by ******* me with a pillow
    • Use a fire blanket to ******* a chip-pan fire
  117. Sulking
    • Be silent
    • Having long face
    • Be in a bad mood

    ******* is the result of inability to let go

    Kids never ******, if they do they are no more kids

    ******* is equivalent to carrying garbage on head for long time
  118. Vouch
    Give personal assurance, guarantee

    I ********* for him that he will be able to fulfil all responsible
  119. Weeping
    Crying

    She was ****** all not due to loss of her son
  120. Torment
    • Agony
    • Suffering
    • Anguish
    • Distress
    • Affliction

    • Their deaths have left both families in *******
    • He was ******** by jealousy
  121. Lament
    • Grief
    • Lamentation
    • Mourn
    • Weeping

    • His mother's night-long ****** for his father
    • There were constant ******* about the conditions of employment
    • He was ******* the death of his infant daughter
  122. Strain
    • Pressure
    • Exertions
    • Severe or excessive demand on the strength, resources, or abilities of someone or something

    • The accusations put ****** on relations between the two countries
    • ******* in relationships is the result of excessive, prolonged demands and expectations
    • He ******* his eyes peering into the gloom
  123. Conjure
    • Cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual
    • Implore (someone) to do something

    They hoped to ****** up the spirit of their dead friend

    She ****** him to return
  124. Elude
    • Escape
    • Avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way
    • Evade
    • Dodge
    • Flee

    He tried to ******* the security men by sneaking through a back door
  125. Remedy
    • Treat
    • Rectify

    It is leader's responsibility to ***** the situation

    ****** for any set back is an appropriate decision

    Time is the best ****** for all interpersonal problems
  126. Ponder
    Think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion

    I ******** the question of what clothes to wear for the occasion
  127. Imbibe
    • Absorb or assimilate
    • Grasp

    • I want my children to ****** in them strong values
    • Spiritual wisdom is in ******* spiritual knowledge in life experiences
    • If one does not ****** the culture of appreciation, one cannot succeed
    • I want to ******* habit of reading
    • ******* emotional intelligence is necessary to be successful leader
  128. Cogitate
    • Think
    • Contemplate
    • Mull over

    • My kids struggling with math makes me ******** to find a remedy or new technique
    • Writing speech needs sufficient ********
  129. Recuperate
    • Recover from illness or exertion
    • Get back to normal

    • She has been ********* from a knee injury
    • they will seek to ****** the returns that go with investment
    • he won an appeal and ****** the money
  130. Spew
    • Expel large quantities of (something)
    • Vomit,
    • Pour out

    Buses were ****** out black clouds of exhaust

    Factories and chemical plants were ****** out clouds of yellow smoke

    After a long drive over the mountains, kid started ***** out of dizziness
  131. Repent
    • Feel or express sincere regret
    • Remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin
    • Be ashamed of

    • The Padre urged his listeners to *******
    • Marian came to ***** her hasty judgement
  132. Tranquil
    • Free from disturbance
    • Serene
    • Peaceful

    • I want to create ****** ambience in pooja room to be able to meditate
    • I prefer ******* in surroundings
  133. Hanker
    • Yearn
    • Long
    • Crave
    • Feel a strong desire for or to do something,

    He ******* after a lost golden age
  134. Bolster
    • Reinforce
    • Fortify
    • Provide (a seat) with padded support

    • I must ********** Nandu and Laki's creativity
    • ********* my wife's shopping skills helps in saving cost but also sometimes is detrimental to her effective use of time
    • Audience in Toastmasters meeting ******* speakers through applauds and encouraging feedbacks
    • Enhanced meeting quality is starting to ******** confidence in speakers
    • ----------------------
    • ******** the seats for a more comfortable ride
  135. Entrust
    • Assign the responsibility for doing something to (someone)
    • Endow
    • Hand over

    • I've been ****** with the task of getting him safely onboard
    • You persuade people to ******* their savings to you
  136. Instill
    • Inculcate
    • Implant
    • Ingrain
    • Infuse
    • Gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person's mind
    • Administer

    • The values her parents had ******* into her helped her make right decision
    • She was told how to ******* eye drops
  137. Blemish
    • a small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something
    • Imperfection
    • Fault
    • Flaw

    • The girl's hands were without a *******
    • His reign as world champion has been ******** by controversy
  138. Tame
    • (of an animal) not dangerous or frightened of people
    • Domesticated
    • Disciplined

    The fishes are so ****** you have to push them away
  139. Reinforce
    Strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material

    The helmet has been ******* with a double layer of cork
  140. Relish
    • Enjoy greatly. Enjoy
    • Take pleasure in
    • Rejoice in
    • Savour
    • Flavouring

    He was ******* his moment of glory
  141. Wade
    • Walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance
    • Intervene in (something) or attack (someone) vigorously or forcefully

    • He ******* out to the boat
    • Seb ******* into the melee and started to beat off the boys
    • We must learn to ******* through the ups and downs of life
    • The ship reached the island after ****** through the waves
    • Ussain bolt won the 100m run after ******** through the crowd of runners
  142. Tremble
    • Shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty
    • Quiver
    • Waver
    • Apprehensive

    • Isobel was ******* with excitement
    • Joe's face was pale and his hands were ********
    • ******* to think that we could ever return to conditions like these
    • I ******** at the thought of what might be lurking near me unseen
  143. Behold
    • To perceive through sight or apprehension
    • See or observe (someone or something especially of remarkable or impressive nature) Contemplate

    • Girls ****** their handsome prince
    • I wish to ******* lord Sri Ram every moment
    • They ******* a bright star shining in the sky
    • The wrath of an angry woman is something to ******** Dean muttered
    • ********** the beautiful nature, I completely lost myself
    • On her birthday, she ******* the special gift of her father *******, here I am
    • It was pleasure to ******* the beauty of sun set
  144. Entice
    • Attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage.
    • Allure
    • Attract
    • Dangle a carrot in front of

    • a show which should ******* a new audience into the theatre
    • There is nobody on this earth who will not be ******* by tasty food, chocolates
  145. Enthrall
    • capturing and holding one's attention
    • Fascinating

    ******** best-seller
  146. Preach
    • Speak philosophy
    • Deliver spiritual message

    • ****** but also lead by example
    • ******* practical spiritual wisdom
  147. Parch
    • Make or become dry through intense heat, Searing
    • Scorching
    • Blistering
    • Roast (corn, peas, etc.) lightly

    A piece of grassland ******* by the sun
  148. Subjugate
    • Bring under domination or control, especially by conquest
    • Conquer
    • Gain control of
    • Bring someone to their knees

    Antonyms: liberate

    The invaders had soon ******* most of the population

    The new ruler firmly ********* the Church to the state
  149. Ordain
    • Make (someone) a priest or minister
    • Confer holy orders on
    • Induct

    • He was ********* a minister before entering Parliament
    • The Church of England voted to ****** women
  150. Despondent
    • In low spirits from loss of hope or courage Disheartened
    • Despairing

    She grew more and more ********
  151. Scorch
    • Burn the surface of (something) with flame or heat
    • Discolour
    • Move very fast (of a person or vehicle)

    • Surrounding houses were ******* by heat from the blast
    • The buildings around us were ******* by the fire
    • A sports car ******* along the expressway
  152. Perplexed
    • Completely baffled
    • Very puzzled

    She gave him a ******* look
  153. Barge
    • Intrude
    • Interfere
    • Force one self
    • Enter a room hurriedly without permission

    • ******** and out of Toastmasters meeting when somebody is on stage is prohibited
    • Stop ******** like that, I don't like it
    • I must avoid ********** discussions and must listen completely first
  154. Mundane
    Very ordinary and thus not interesting, exciting

    Listeners expect interesting, exciting and Knowledgeable speech. They get bored with ******* preaching
  155. Stagger
    • Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall
    • Flounder
    • Astonish or deeply shock

    • He ******* to his feet, swaying a little
    • Sonny took the blow on the temple and ******* sideways
    • I was ******* to find it was six o'clock
  156. Adjudge
    Consider or declare to be TRUE or the case

    She was ******** guilty
  157. Aberration
    • A departure from what is normal
    • Unsual, or unexpected, typically an unwelcome one

    They described the outbreak of violence in the area as an *******
  158. Decease
    A person's death

    He held the post until his untimely ****** in 1991
  159. Exemplify
    • Be a typical example of
    • Typify
    • Epitomize
    • Symbolize

    The best dry sherry is ****** by the fino of Jerez

    An anecdote helps to ****** the point
  160. Garner
    Gather or collect (something, especially information or approval)

    The police struggled to ********* sufficient evidence
  161. Confiscated
    (of property) taken or seized with authority

    Government has right to ********* any public property for nations development
  162. Plagiarism
    The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own

    • There were accusations of ********
    • ********** can be detrimental to your growth as a writer
  163. Elucidate
    • Make (something) clear
    • Explain

    Work such as theirs will help to ******* this matter
  164. Toil
    • Work extremely hard or incessantly
    • Work like a dog
    • Work day and night

    ****** for success at the cost of health is a bad deal

    Human must enrich his knowledge and make use of wisdom to grow in this world rather than *******
  165. Sabotage
    Deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something), especially for political or military advantage

    Terrorists ******** nearby villages to expel villagers to fulfill their malign motives
  166. Taunt
    • A remark made in order make someone angry
    • Provoke

    ********* is against the laws of speech

    You are tested for your patience when somebody ********** you. Your job is to stay cool.
  167. Endure
    Suffer patiently

    We have to ******* sometimes certain tough situations which are beyond our control
  168. Deceit
    The act of betraying someone by hiding or misrepresenting the truth

    When you ******* someone, you fall in their eyes. you lose credibility

    ******* can break the longterm friendship in few moments
  169. Envisage
    Contemplate or onceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event

    The Rome Treaty ******* free movement across frontiers
  170. Pretend
    Behave so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not

    • I closed my eyes and ******* I was asleep
    • He was ****** to be smart
  171. Tread
    • Walk in a specified way
    • Walk on or along

    Shoppers will soon be ******** the floors of the new shopping mall

    Rosa ******** as lightly as she could

    having the right focus on your future helps you to ******** upon the right approach
  172. Horrid
    • Causing horror
    • Very unpleasant

    The teachers at school were ******
  173. Discern
    • Recognize or find out
    • Distinguish (someone or something) with difficulty by sight or with the other senses

    I can ******* no difference between the two policies

    she could faintly ******* the shape of a skull
  174. Infuriate
    make (someone) extremely angry and impatient

    I was ******* by your article

    I get easily ******** by others negative remarks

    Leaders must refrain from getting *******, it is the sign of weakness
  175. Infest
    (of insects or animals) be present (in a place or site) in large numbers, typically so as to cause damage or disease

    Te house is ****** with cockroaches
  176. Heckle
    Interrupt (a public speaker) with derisive or aggressive comments or abuse

    The was booed and ******* when he tried to address the demonstrators

    She ******* me when I was trying to fill up transition as a contest chair
  177. Exude
    (of a person) display (an emotion or quality) strongly and openly

    Sir Thomas ******** goodwill

    the beetle ******* a caustic liquid
  178. Exhibit
    • Publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair
    • Manifest clearly (a quality or a type of behaviour)

    He could ****** a saintlike submissiveness

    only one sculpture was ******** in the artist's lifetime
  179. Reminiscent
    • Tending to remind one of something
    • Suggesting something by resemblance

    Her robes were vaguely ********* of military dress

    The sights were ******** of my childhood
  180. Exuberant
    Full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness

    A noisy bunch of ******* youngsters
  181. Discretion
    • The quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information
    • The freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation

    Local authorities should use their ******* in setting the charges

    She knew she could rely on his ********
  182. Strides
    • Walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction
    • Cross (an obstacle) with one long step

    New wealth enabled Britain to ******* the world once more

    A woman ******* the cobbled streets

    He ******** across the road
  183. Condemn
    • Express complete disapproval of
    • Censure

    Most leaders roundly ******* the attack
  184. Oblige
    Make (someone) legally or morally bound to do something

    The squirrel is under no ****** to help Ram, but he does, proactively, responsibly, expecting nothing in return

    Doctors are ******* by law to keep patients alive while there is a chance of recovery
  185. Abduct
    • Take (someone) away illegally by force or deception
    • Kidnap

    The hermit turns out to be the rakshasa-king, Ravan, who ***** her.

    The millionaire who disappeared may have been *******
  186. Slumber
    Sleep

    Sleeping Beauty ******* in her forest castle
  187. Unfurled
    Make or become spread out from a rolled or folded state, especially in order to be open to the wind

    A man was **** a mat
  188. Mumble
    Murmur

    Say something indistinctly and quietly, making it difficult for others to hear

    He ****** something she didn't catch
  189. Yearning
    Have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from

    She was ******** for a glimpse of him
  190. Harbour
    • Keep (a thought or feeling, typically a negative one) in one's mind
    • Especially secretly

    I tend to ******* negative impressions longer

    She started to ******* doubts about the wisdom of their journey
  191. Assimilate
    • Take in and understand fully (information or ideas)
    • Absorb and integrate (people, ideas, or culture) into a wider society or culture

    Marie tried to ****** the week's events

    Top trends are ******* into the mainstream with alarming speed
  192. Grapple
    • Engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons
    • Wrestle

    Passer-by ******** with the man after the knife attack
  193. Nurture
    Care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing

    For Sriram, these ‘squirrels’ who take responsibility are talents to be *****.

    Jarrett was ****** by his parents in a close-knit family
  194. Screech
    (of a person or animal) give a loud, harsh, piercing cry

    The monkeys are jumping and ******* everywhere to ensure everything is being done efficiently and effectively

    he hit her brother, causing him to ******* with pain
  195. Captivate
    • Attract and hold the interest and attention of
    • Charm

    Sita is being held ****** by the rakshasa-king Ravan.

    He was ******** by her beauty
  196. Glance
    Take a hurried look

    But when Ram ****** at the squirrel, he is overwhelmed with gratitude
  197. Shove
    Push (someone or something) roughly

    One even ****** the squirrel aside considering him an over-enthusiastic nuisance.

    They started pushing and ******* people out of the way
  198. Succumb
    Fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force

    He has become the latest to ****** to the strain
  199. Alleviate
    make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe

    He couldn't prevent her pain, only could ****** it
  200. Mull
    Think about (a fact, proposal, or request) deeply and at length

    She began to ******* over the various possibilities
  201. Internalize
    Make (attitudes or behavior) part of one's nature by learning or unconscious assimilation

    It is not sufficient to know something, you need to experience it to ******* it

    People learn gender stereotypes and ******* them
  202. Distress
    • Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
    • Anguish
    • Suffering caused by lack of money or the basic necessities of life

    To his ***** he saw that she was trembling

    The poor were helped in their ********
  203. Adept
    • Very skilled
    • Proficient
    • Expert

    With 6 years of experience, I became ***** in CFD analyses
  204. Analogous
    Similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar

    • Brains and computers are often considered ******
    • Salmon roe is marketed as ****** to caviar
  205. Arbitrary
    Based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice

    An ***** decision will not fetch you fruits. You must contemplate before making decisions

    I ****** chose the T shirt out of available lot as all of the them were good
  206. Assertive
    A well thought out way of responding

    One must practice ******** to grow in life
  207. Benign
    • Of a kind and gentle disposition
    • Showing gentleness and mildness
    • Tending to exert a beneficial influence;
    • Favorable
    • Having little or no detrimental effect
    • Harmless

    A policy with ******* consequences for the economy

    A chemical additive that is environmentally *******
  208. belligerent
    • Someone or nation engaged in fights or war
    • Combatant
    • Fighter
    • Hostile

    The mood at the meeting was *******
  209. Bizarre
    • Unconventional
    • Odd or unusual

    It was ******** to see him smoking, because i never saw him smoke
  210. Blatant
    Unpleasantly loud and noisy
  211. Brutal
    • Extremely ruthless or cruel
    • Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech Harsh
    • Unrelenting
    • Disagreeably precise or penetrating

    ******** winter in the Arctic

    Spoke with ******** honesty
  212. Candid
    • Free from prejudice
    • Impartial
    • Straightforward
    • Unbiased

    I gave them my ********* opinion

    I always try to be as ******** as possible
  213. Consensual
    • Existing by consent
    • Agreed

    It was a ********* relationship between two adults, no molestation involved
  214. Contagious
    Spreading from one to another

    Displaying enthusiasm at work is *******, and people expect that the source of such is their leader
  215. Contentious
    • Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree
    • Disputative
    • Litigious
  216. Courteous
    • Having or showing good manners
    • Polite
    • Characterized by gracious consideration toward others
  217. Copious
    • Containing plenty
    • Ample supply
    • Abundant

    This year farmers had ****** harvest

    ******* rainfall disturbed habitat in many parts of Maharashtra
  218. Deciduous
    • Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth
    • Ephemeral
    • Shed

    ********* leaves

    ********** teeth
  219. Deficit
    • Inadequacy
    • Insufficiency
  220. Dejected
    • Being in low spirits
    • Depressed
    • Downhearted
  221. Derogatory
    • Disparaging
    • Delittling
    • Tending to detract or diminish
    • Intentionally offensive

    ********* comments can spark arguments
  222. Discrete
    • Separate or distinct in form or concept
    • Consisting of distinct or separate parts
  223. Dispensable
    • Not essential
    • Unimportant
    • Disposable

    He hold back many Dispensable items at home
  224. Destitute
    • Utterly lacking
    • Devoid
    • Lacking resources or the means of subsistence

    Most of the recruits are ******* of any experience in cfd
  225. Deterrant
    • To prevent
    • To discourage

    Does negotiated disarmament ******* war
  226. Detrimental
    • Causing harm or injury
    • Damaging to career and reputation
    • Prejudicious

    The reporter's coverage resulted ******* publicity for the defendant

    Laziness is ******* to performance

    Junk food is ******* to one's health

    Littering is ******** to surroundings

    Cutting trees is ******** to eco system
  227. Dilemma
    Confusion
  228. Divisive
    • Creating dissension or discord
    • Causing or tending to cause disagreement

    The points you mentioned to support our argument seem *******
  229. Dogmatic
    Relating to or of the nature of strong set of principles concerning faith, morals
  230. Dormant
    • Abeyant
    • Inactive

    My bicycle has been ******* since long time

    Stitching machine and keyboard are lying *******

    Drawing material is lying ******

    *********** mind is dangerous
  231. Duly
    • In a proper manner
    • At the expected time

    A ***** appointed official

    It is necessary to ***** submit your declaration
  232. Embarrassing
    • To cause confusion and shame to
    • Make uncomfortably self-conscious
    • Disconcert
    • Abash
  233. Exclusive
    • Not shared with others
    • Sole

    They have ******* use of the machine
  234. Extravagant
    • Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    • Exuberant
    • Overweening

    His ********* praise boosted her morale
  235. Feasible
    • Executable
    • Practicable
    • Viable
    • Workable
  236. Fierce
    • Ferocious
    • Extremely horrible
    • Having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness.

    "******** fighting continued throughout the day"
  237. Futile
    • Having no effective result
    • Unsuccessful
    • Useless

    Don't be so *******
  238. Furious
    • Full of or characterized by extreme anger
    • Raging
  239. Grateful
    • Appreciative of benefits received
    • Thankful
  240. Haste
    • Rapidity of action or motion
    • Overeagerness to act
    • Rash
  241. Hilarious
    • Extremely funny
    • Cheerful
  242. Huge
    • Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity
    • Enormous
    • Humongous
  243. Hyperbole
    A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect

    Eg. I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton
  244. Hypothetical
    • Suppositional
    • Uncertain
    • Not practical
  245. Immense
    • Extremely large
    • Of boundless or immeasurable size
  246. Implicit
    • Implied or understood though not directly expressed
    • Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent

    An ******** agreement not to raise the touchy subject

    Frustration is ******** in any attempt to express the deepest self
  247. Incredible
    • Unbelievable
    • So implausible as to elicit disbelief
    • Astonishing

    Gave an ******* explanation of the cause of the accident
  248. Ingenious
    • Inventive skill
    • Clever

    Music and meditation helped me in improving my ***** abilities

    The musician ******* created new music

    Anand kumar was mathematics **********

    Carpenter was ******* in making small wooden toys

    Architect was ******* in designing the new building,
  249. Insane
    • Very foolish
    • Absurd
    • Crazy

    Took ******* risks behind the wheel
  250. Intimidating
    • Fill with fear
    • To coerce or inhibit by or as if by threats

    The acts of terrorists are so ********
  251. Intrinsic
    • Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing
    • Inherent
  252. Irrelevant
    Having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue

    An ******** comment can divert the whole discussion

    Those ********* allegations lead to strong punishments
  253. Irrevocable
    Incapable of being retracted

    Your dismissal is ********

    Certain decisions in life bring ********* changes
  254. Laborious
    Very demanding, requiring physical effort
  255. Legitimate
    • Being in compliance with the law
    • Lawful

    ********* business
  256. Malign
    • Speak unfavorably about
    • Harmful in nature or influence

    She gave him a ******* look
  257. Nagging
    Continually complaining or faultfinding

    Parents seem to be ******** their children in teenage
  258. Parsimonious
    Stingy
  259. Plausible
    • Plausible
    • Apparently reasonable and valid
  260. Prone
    • Having a tendency
    • Susceptible
  261. Prudent
    • Careful and sensible
    • Marked by sound judgment

    Prudent managers tend to take correct decisions
  262. Quavering
    Voice with fear or weakness,
  263. Skeptical
    doubtful about a particular thing,
  264. Sober
    • Quiet or sedate in demeanor
    • Marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity

    Our BU leader is so ******** that we feel anxious to talk to him
  265. Sophisticated
    • Ahead in development
    • Complex or intricate
    • Advanced technology

    ****** electronic control system
  266. Spurn
    To get past the risk of ******** avoidance in the workplace, be friendly by respecting each of your employees
  267. Stingy
    • Unwilling to spend
    • Parsimonious
    • Ungenerous

    She practices economy without being *******
  268. Stifling
    • Suffocating
    • Constraining
    • Oppressing
  269. Stray
    • Qander
    • Rambles
  270. Aloof
    • Not friendly
    • Distant
    • Sulking

    There are leaders who are ******* to the point of avoiding employee interaction
  271. Sulking
    • To remain silent o hold oneself aloof in a sullen
    • Ill-humored
    • Offended mood

    Promise me that you won't ***** if I want to leave the party early
  272. Tirade
    Semotivating speech
  273. Veritable
    • Authentic
    • Unquestionable
    • Reliable
  274. Erratic
    • Not even
    • Irregular in pattern or movement
    • Unpredictable
    • Variable
  275. Bleak
    • (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements
    • Uncertain
  276. Grim
    • Very serious or gloomy
    • Stern
    • Forbidding
    • Uninviting
    • Unapproachable
    • Aloof
    • Distant
  277. Unceasing
    Unrelenting
  278. Insatiable
    • Unquenchable
    • (of an appetite or desire) impossible to satisfy
    • (of a person) having an insatiable appetite or desire for something, especially sex
  279. Discontent
    Dissatisfaction with one's circumstances
  280. Unalloyed
    • Unadulterated
    • Pure
  281. Underlying
    Be the cause or basis of (something)
  282. Incessantly
    • Without interruption
    • Constantly
  283. Humongous
    Very large
  284. Impeccable
    • In accordance with the highest standards
    • faultless
    • Flawless
    • Unblemished
  285. Amiable
    Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
  286. Fabulous
    • extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large
    • Tremendous
    • Having no basis in real
  287. Synonymous
    • Akin
    • Alike
    • Analogous
    • Equivalent
  288. Incredible
    • Impossible to believe
    • Unbelievable
    • Unconvincing
    • Far-fetched
  289. Rapid
    • Happening in a short time or at a great rate
    • Quick
    • Swift
  290. Puny
    • Small and weak
    • poor in quality, amount, or size.

    The strength of our club reduced to a ****** 10 members but we did not give up
  291. Pious
    • Devoutly religious
    • Spiritual
    • Holy
  292. Befitting
    Appropriate to the occasion
  293. Staunch
    • Very loyal and committed in attitude
    • Stalwart
    • Faithful
    • (of a wall) of strong or firm construction

    A ********* supporter of the anti-nuclear mission

    These ******* walls could withstand attack by cannon

    Now we have done ****** members who can steer the club
  294. Sparse
    • Scanty
    • Infrequent
    • Scarce
  295. Hellacious
    • Very bad
    • Overwhelming
    • Distressing

    There was this ****** hailstorm

    Today's traffic was indeed *******
  296. Timid
    • Dull
    • Not confident
    • Showing lack of courage
    • Easily frightened

    ******* child, handle him gently

    ********* professionals can't express their ideas

    Be a Toastmaster, rid the ******* you and realize the real you
  297. Benign
    • Kind
    • Amiable
    • Congenial
    • Approachable

    He adopted a ******* grandfatherly role
  298. Succinct
    • Precise
    • Concise
  299. Disruptive
    Innovative or groundbreaking

    Breaking a ******** technology into the market is never easy
  300. Hypocrisy
    The practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case

    ******** is something which disappoints me. I must standby my words.

    Doing what i say is integrity and not doing what I preach others is *******
  301. Slick
    Done or operating in an impressively smooth and efficient manner

    "Rangers have been entertaining crowds with a ******** passing game"
  302. Prolific
    • (of a plant, animal, or person) producing much fruit or foliage or many offspring.
    • Present in large numbers or quantities
    • Productive
    • Creative
    • Plentiful
    • Abundant

    "in captivity tigers are ******* breeders"
  303. Inadvertent
    • Uintentional
    • Accidental

    "his name had been ******* omitted from the list"
  304. Reluctant
    Unwilling and hesitant Disinclined

    "today, many ordinary people are still ****** to talk about politics"
  305. Ruthless
    having or showing no pity or compassion for others

    He is a ****** manager, he doesn't care about his people
  306. Acquaintance
    • Personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    • Familiarity
    • Conversance
  307. Adept
    • Very skilled
    • Proficient
    • Expert

    With 6 years of experience, I became ******* in CFD analyses
  308. Analogous
    • Similar
    • Equivalent

    Brains and computers are often considered *******

    Salmon roe is marketed as ***** to caviar
  309. Anomaly
    something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected
  310. Anecdote
    Short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)

    Sharing a life lesson with the help of short ******* helps people grasp the knowledge faster
  311. Arbitrary
    • Based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse
    • Not systematic

    Arbitrary size and shape
  312. Assertive
    A well thought out way of responding
  313. Anguish
    Severe mental or physical pain or suffering

    "she shut her eyes in *****"
  314. Barrier
    • A structure, such as a fence, built to bar passage
    • Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes

    Pursuing family life becomes a big ******** to our freedom of taking quick decisions
  315. Bastion
    • A projecting part of a fortification
    • Well-fortified position
    • One that is considered similar to a defensive stronghold

    You are a ******* of strength
  316. Benign
    • Of a kind and gentle disposition
    • Having little or no detrimental effect
    • Harmless
  317. belligerent
    • Someone or nation engaged in fights or war
    • Combatant
    • Fighter, scrapper
    • Aggressive

    The mood at the meeting was ********
  318. Calibre
    • A degree or grade of excellence or worth
    • Ability

    A musician of high ******
  319. Candid
    • Free from prejudice
    • Impartial
    • Unbiased
    • Characterized by openness and sincerity of expression

    I always try to be as ***** as possible
  320. Caveat
    A warning or caution
  321. Cupid
    • Roman Mythological god of love
    • The son of Venus
    • Used as a symbol of love
  322. Chaos
    • A condition or place of great disorder or confusion
    • Mess

    The desk was a ******* of papers and unopened letters
  323. Conscience
    • The awareness of a moral or ethical aspect to one's conduct together with the urge to prefer right over wrong
    • Conformity to one's own sense of right conduct

    Let your ********* be your guide.

    A person of unflagging *********
  324. Consensual
    Existing by consent

    It was a consensual relationship between two adults, no molestation involved
  325. Contentious
    Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree
  326. Covert
    One who hides from facing difficulty
  327. Decorum
    We have to maintain the decorum of the meeting
  328. Demagogue
    • A leader who obtains power by means of impassioned appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace
    • A leader of the common people in ancient times
  329. Derogatory
    1 Disparaging; belittling: a derogatory comment.\n2. Tending to detract or diminish. intentionally offensive,
  330. Discrete
    1 separate or distinct in form or concept\n2. consisting of distinct or separate parts,
  331. Disjunction
    • The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed
    • Disconnect

    A ******** between thought and action
  332. Disparity
    • The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree
    • Difference
    • Unlikeness
    • Incongruity

    Narrow the economic ******* among regions and industries
  333. Dispensable
    1 Not essential; unimportant:\neg. dispensable items of personal property.\n2. Capable of being dispensed\neg. dispensable drugs.,
  334. Destitute
    • Utterly lacking
    • Devoid

    Most of the reecruits are ****** of any experience in cfd
  335. Dogma
    1 A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner\n2. An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of ideas or opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true\n3. A principle or belief or a group of them:\neg. The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present,
  336. Dormant
    lying with head on paws as if sleeping\nsyn : sleeping\nInactive but capable of becoming active\n\her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened\\nsyn : abeyant,
  337. Duly
    1 In a proper manner:\neg. a duly appointed official.\n2. At the expected time.,
  338. Efficacy
    Capacity or power to produce a desired effect

    Concern about the safety and ****** of the vaccine
  339. Exclusive
    not divided or shared with others\n\they have exclusive use of the machine\\n\sole rights of publication\\nsyn : sole,
  340. Extravagant
    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings\n\extravagant praise\\n\exuberant compliments\\n\overweening ambition\\n\overweening greed\
  341. Fade
    • Gradually ceasing
    • Disappearing
  342. Feasible
    • Capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    • Executable
    • Practicable
    • Viable
  343. Fortnight
    A period of fourteen consecutive days

    Most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight
  344. Foresight
    • Perception of the significance and nature of events before they have occurred
    • Prudence
    • The act of looking forward
  345. Futile
    • Unsuccessful
    • Pointless
    • Unimportant

    Don't be so futile
  346. Fuzzy
    • Difficult to understand
    • Full of superfluous details

    Any research work is fuzzy in nature
  347. Grievance
    • A feeling of resentment or injustice at having been unfairly treated
    • A complaint or protestation based on such a circumstance
  348. Grateful
    Thankful
  349. Harness
    • To bring under conditions for effective use
    • Gain control over for a particular end

    To ******* water power
  350. Huge
    Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity.Enormous, Humongous\n2. Of exceedingly great scope or nature: the huge influence of the Hellenic world.,
  351. Hyperbole
    A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton.,
  352. Illusion
    The condition of being deceived by a FALSE perception or belief
  353. Immaterial
    • Of no importance or relevance
    • Inconsequential or irrelevant
  354. Immense
    • Extremely large
    • Huge
    • Of boundless or immeasurable size or extent
  355. Impasse
    • A position or situation from which there is no escape; deadlock
    • Road or way that has no outlet
  356. Implicit
    1 Implied or understood though not directly expressed: an implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.\n2. Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent: \Frustration is implicit in any attempt to express the deepest self\\n3. Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning: implicit trust.,
  357. Implications
    • Consequences
    • Aftermath
    • The outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
  358. Indeed
    • Without a doubt
    • Certainly

    It was very cold *******

    She was ******* grateful
  359. Ingenious
    • Marked by inventive skill and imagination
    • Having or arising from an inventive
  360. Insane
    Very foolish\nAbsurd\nMentally ill \nCrazy\n\nDrinking and driving is an ***** risk behind the wheel.\n\nBrainstorming must be left loose to provoke ******* ideas which can be disruptive,
  361. Integrity
    • Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code
    • The state of being unimpaired
    • The quality or condition of being whole or undivided

    Truth, ******* & Righteousness are the highest values of my life
  362. Intrinsic
    • Inherent
    • Internal
  363. Irrelevant
    Having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue\n\an irrelevant comment\\n\irrelevant allegations\,
  364. Irrevocable
    incapable of being retracted or revoked\nEg. Your dismissal is irrevocable,
  365. Jargon
    A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
  366. Juncture
    • Occasion
    • A particular situation
  367. Keynote
    Yhe principal theme in a speech or literary work
  368. Kink
    • A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    • Twist
  369. Kiosk
    • Small area set off by walls for special use
    • Booth
    • Cubicle
    • Stall
  370. Outset
    The start or beginning of something
  371. Parsimonious
    Stingy
  372. Perusal
    To read or examine, typically with great care,
  373. Plagiarism
    Copying content without appropriate reference

    Creative minds email exhibit originality in their speech. Narrow minds tend to *******

    Let's avoid ******* and practice putting our own thoughts into statements
  374. Plausible
    Apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful\n\a plausible excuse\,
  375. Prone
    having a tendency (to); often used in combination\n\a child prone to mischief\\n\failure-prone\,
  376. Prudent
    careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment\n\a prudent manager\\n\prudent rulers\\n\prudent hesitation\\n\more prudent to hide than to fight\
  377. Recreation
    • An activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    • diversion

    Scuba diving is provided as a ****** for tourists

    For ******* he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
  378. Sceptical
    Doubtful about a particular thing
  379. Vain
    • Not yielding the desired outcome
    • Fruitless
    • Lacking substance or worth
  380. Plight
    A dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.

    "we must direct our efforts towards relieving the ****** of children living in poverty"
  381. Chimera
    A thing which is hoped for but is illusory or impossible to achieve.

    "the economic sovereignty you claim to defend is a *****"
  382. Astray
    Away from the correct path or direction.

    "we went ****** but a man redirected us"
  383. Metaphor
    A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

    "when we speak of gene maps and gene mapping, we use a cartographic *******"
  384. Debacle
    • Fiasco
    • Failure
    • Downfall
    • Sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.

    "the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings *******"
  385. Plight
    • Unfortunate situation
    • Difficult situation

    We must direct our efforts towards relieving the ***** of children living in poverty

    The ******* continued in his life and he continued to confront every situation and he finally emerged as a strong individual
  386. Nuances
    a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound.

    "he was familiar with the ******* of the local dialect"
  387. Opulence
    Great wealth or luxuriousness

    Rooms of spectacular ****** in the palace museum pulled people like moth to a flame
  388. Purview
    Range or scope of influence or experience or thought

    Your selection in job is beyond my ********
  389. Akin
    Similar

    My parents were *****, probably half cousins
  390. Kin
    • One's family and relations
    • Clan

    Any elderly people have no ***** to turn to for assistance
  391. Felony
    • Crime regarded in the US and many other judicial systems as more serious than a misdemeanour
    • person who has committed a felony, cruel

    he pleaded guilty to six *******
  392. Foe
    • Enemy or opponent
    • Competitor
    • Opposer

    His work was praised by friends and ****** alike
  393. Ruccus
    • Commotion
    • Disturbance
  394. Exigency
    An urgent need or demand

    Women worked long hours when the ****** of the family economy demanded it

    I am not able to come to office tomorrow due to personal ********
  395. Torrential
    • (of rain) falling rapidly and in copious quantities
    • (of water) flowing rapidly and with force

    ********** downpour

    They plunged into the ******* waters
  396. Phoenix
    A person or thing regarded as uniquely remarkable in some respect

    I am that *******, the old-fashioned family doctor
  397. Errand
    A short journey undertaken in order to deliver or collect something, especially on someone else's behalf

    She asked Tim to run an ***** for her

    She knew that if she stated her ***** she would not be able to see him
  398. Intact
    • Not damaged or impaired in any way
    • Alright

    The church was almost in ruins but its tower remained *******

    Inspite of many ups and downs, the club remained ****** by virtue of some self motivated members
  399. Onus
    Responsibilityhe

    The ******* is on you to show that you have suffered loss
  400. Predicament
    A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation

    In the epic Ramayan, Sita finds herself in a *******

    The club's financial ********
  401. Hermit
    • A person living in solitude as a religious discipline
    • a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people

    She has turned into a virtual *******

    A ******** standing outside the line asks for some food
  402. Diligent
    having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties

    After ****** searching, he found a parcel
  403. Uphold
    Confirm or support (something which has been questioned).

    Every decision has a consequence, no matter which rule is ****** and which one is ignored.

    "the court ****** his claim for damages"
  404. Shrewd
    • Astute
    • Having or showing sharp powers of judgement

    "she was ****** enough to guess the motive behind his gesture"
  405. Outlive
    • (of a person) live longer than (another person).
    • survive or last beyond (a specified period or expected lifespan).

    He wants his legacy to ****** him

    "women generally ***** men"

    "the organization had largely ****** its usefulness"
  406. Providence
    the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power

    "they found their trust in divine ****** to be a source of comfort"
  407. Fluke
    An unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck

    "their victory was a bit of a *****"
  408. Incapacitate
    • Deprived of strength or power
    • Debilitated.

    "Richard was temporarily ******"
  409. Thrive
    Grow or develop well or vigorously.

    "the new baby ******"
  410. Frown
    furrow one's brows in an Expression indicating disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.

    "he ***** as he reread the letter"
  411. Succulent
    (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty.

    "a ******* steak"
  412. Peculiar
    • Different to what is normal or expected
    • Strange

    "he gave her some very ****** looks"
  413. Ripple
    A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it.

    "he dived into the pool leaving barely a ******"
  414. Adage
    A proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.

    "the old ***** ‘out of sight out of mind’"
  415. Copulate
    Have sexual intercourse.

    "only the dominant male ***** with the female"
  416. Renounce
    Formally declare one's abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession).

    "Isabella offered to ***** her son's claim to the French Crown"
  417. Doe
    • Female deer, especially a female roe, fallow deer, or reindeer.
    • a female hare, rabbit, rat, ferret, or kangaroo.
  418. Distort
    • pull or twist out of shape.
    • give a misleading or false account or impression of.

    "a grimace ***** her mouth"

    "many factors can ***** the results"
  419. Imperious
    Arrogant and domineering.

    "his ****** demands"
  420. Despair
    The complete loss or absence of hope.

    "a voice full of self-hatred and ******"
  421. Cribbing
    • Copying illicitly
    • Grumbling

    He was doing an exam and didn't want anybody to ******* the answers from him

    Those guys have nothing to ****** about
  422. Articulate
    • Speak fluently and coherently
    • Eloquent

    Have nicely gave an ***** account of their experiences from recent holiday
  423. Squander
    Waste money or time in a reckless manner.

    Allow (an opportunity) to pass or be lost.

    100m dollars of taxpayers' money has been ******** on administering the tax

    The team ****** several good scoring chances

    We can't afford to ********* the opportunities like that
  424. Scramble
    Make one's way quickly or awkwardly up a steep gradient or over rough ground by using one's hands as well as one's feet.

    "we ********* over the damp boulders"
  425. Accord
    give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).

    "the powers ******** to the head of state"
  426. Haunt
    Be persistently and disturbingly present in (the mind).

    "the sight ******* me for years"
  427. Derisive
    Expressing contempt or ridicule

    He gave a harsh and ******** laugh
  428. Pragmatic
    Of or relating to a practical point of view or practical considerations
  429. Autocratic
    Relating to a system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives

    "well-established ********* procedures"
  430. Autocratic
    Relating to a ruler who has absolute power.

    "the constitutional reforms threatened his ********* power"
  431. Exquisite
    Extremely beautiful and delicate.

    "*********, jewel-like portraits"
  432. Endeavour
    • Try hard to do or achieve something
    • Sincere attempt

    We're must ******* to achieve perfection
  433. Scoff
    Speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.

    "Patrick professed to ******* at soppy love scenes in films"

    Muscle tension is nothing to ****** at
  434. Lethal
    • sufficient to cause death.
    • Very harmful
    • Destructive

    "a ******* cocktail of drink and pills"

    Enduring heart attack can be ***** and can cause extremely uncomfortable physical pain
  435. Disposition
    A person's inherent qualities of mind and character.

    "your sunny ******* has a way of rubbing off on those around you"

    You may suffer from short term memory loss if you highly prone ****** to stress and anxiety
  436. Twitch
    Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement.

    "her lips ******* and her eyelids fluttered"

    Sometimes we have breathing problems or we tend to sweat and ****** a lot more than normal
  437. Slew
    Large number of things

    Stress and anxiety can lead to a whole ***** of different diseases
  438. Exacerbate
    • Aggravate
    • Worsen

    The health issues become ****** by further exposure to stress and anxiety
  439. Mediocre
    • Not great
    • Average

    What separates great people from ******* ones is their zest for life
  440. Zest
    Great enthusiasm and energy.

    "they campaigned with ***** and intelligence"

    What separates great people from mediocre ones is their ****** for life
  441. Hell-bent
    Determined to achieve something at all costs.

    "she's ******** on leaving"

    There are critics who want you to do better, but there are also others who are ******** on destroying you
  442. Confront
    Face

    I have a habit of ****** my weakness until I eradicate them

    "the new government was ******** with many profound difficulties"
  443. Fling
    Short period of enjoyment or wild behaviour.

    "one final ****** before a tranquil retirement"

    I experience frequent *******
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