Vocab_Sheet_1.xlsx

  1. Confiscated
    (of property) taken or seized with authority

    Government has right to ********* any public property for nations development
  2. Jeopardize
    • Put someone or something into a situation of harm, danger or failure
    • Pose a treat to
    • Present a danger
    • To Endanger
    • Imperil

    Heavy rains this monsoon ******* road work in Pune

    One bad decision can ******* harmony in team
  3. 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
  4. Bleak
    • (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements
    • Uncertain
  5. Hell-bent
    Determined to achieve something at all costs even by wrong means

    She's ******** on leaving

    There are critics who want you to do better, but there are also others who are ******** on destroying you
  6. Belligerent
    • Someone or nation engaged in fights or war
    • Combatant
    • Fighter
    • Scrapper
    • Aggressive

    The mood at the meeting was ********
  7. Unyielding
    • Very strong
    • Not breaking
    • Not resulting or concluding
    • Resolute
    • Not giving up

    Despite of multiple difficulties, he remained ********

    The discussion seemed ******** and thus we stopped
  8. Chastise
    Rebuke or reprimand severely

    He ****** his colleagues for their laziness
  9. Grumpy
    Bad-tempered and irritable

    If you call a relative and they are *******, it doesn't necessarily mean they are annoyed with you
  10. Analogous
    Similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar

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

    Salmon roe is marketed as ****** to caviar
  11. Jubilant
    Very Happy
  12. Industrious
    Diligent and hard-working

    ****** people strive to make their country prosperous
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Diversity
    • Showing a great deal of variety
    • Very different

    A culturally ******* population
  16. Self-fulfilling
    Pessimism can be ********, according to Martin Seligman
  17. 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
  18. Alas
    Used to express grief, pity, or concern.

    *****, my funds have some limitations
  19. 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
  20. Perennial
    • Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time
    • Enduring or continually recurringis

    His ***** distrust of the media

    ******* manifestations of urban crisis
  21. 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
  22. Arousal
    • Evoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response)
    • Excite or provoke (someone) to anger or strong emotions

    He has an ability to influence the audience and to ******* the masses
  23. Scoff
    Speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking or sarcastic way

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

    Muscle tension is nothing to ****** at
  24. Starve
    • Being devoid of food
    • Deprived of food
    • Being hungry

    I decided to ****** today as i had a heavy dinner yesterday
  25. Exclusive
    • Not shared with others
    • Sole

    The school teacher must have ****** meeting with parents to explain

    They have ******* use of the machine
  26. 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
  27. Breach
    An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct

    A ******* of confidence
  28. Throwing self into
    Start to do (something) with enthusiasm and vigour

    Evelyn ******** her work
  29. Colossal
    Very Large
  30. Devour
    • To eat up greedily
    • To destroy
    • Consume

    Flames ******* the structure in minutes

    Kumbhakarna ******* srirama's army before being decapitated by srirama
  31. Testament
    It stands as a ****** to the remarkable human ability to change itself
  32. Decease
    A person's death

    He held the post until his untimely ****** in 1991
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Amiable
    Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
  36. Immutable
    Unchanging over time or unable to be changed

    An ******* fact
  37. Wail
    • Strong cry
    • crying with pain or grief
    • complain loudly

    oh God I am your child I am lost in this world tormented and ****** for your help
  38. Adversity
    A difficult or unpleasant situation

    As a second exercise take and ****** that occurred to you in the past
  39. Entitle
    All of us are ****** to feel a transformation from our embattled pasts to our bright and beautiful futures
  40. 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
  41. Symptomatically
    Though techniques such as deep breathing, exercise, visualization, etc. may help control anger *******, the disease of desire still remains
  42. Tantamount
    • Virtually same
    • Equivalent in seriousness to

    His resignation wad ****** to admission of guilt

    Forgiveness is ****** to being happy

    Reading books is ******** gaining knowledge

    Rakshabandhan is ********* to Bhaiduj
  43. 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
  44. Intimate
    • Closely acquainted
    • Familiar
    • Private and personal

    Because they are so ****** it is a Supreme challenge to separate your feelings from your belly
  45. Anguish
    Severe mental or physical pain or suffering

    She shut her eyes in *****"
  46. Conservative
    Very Conventional
  47. Hilarious
    • Extremely funny
    • Cheerful
  48. 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
  49. Bizarre
    • Unconventional
    • Odd or unusual

    It was ******** to see him smoking, because i never saw him smoke
  50. Mess it up
    • A dirty or untidy state of things or of a place
    • Disorder
    • Clutter
    • Chaos

    This is very important step, please do not ****** it up
  51. Derogatory
    • Disparaging
    • Delittling
    • Tending to detract or diminish

    Intentionally offensive ********* comments can spark arguments
  52. Vulgar
    • Making explicit and offensive reference to sex or bodily functions
    • Coarse and rude

    A ****** joke
  53. Precious
    Very valuable
  54. Slouch
    Stand, move, or sit in a lazy, drooping way


    You ***** when you sit here by me
  55. Tame
    • (of an animal) not dangerous or frightened of people
    • Domesticated
    • Disciplined

    The fishes are so ****** you have to push them away
  56. 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 ****** can though imagine that
  57. Soaked
    Very wet
  58. Vandal
    A person who deliberately destroys or damages property belonging to others

    The rear window of the car was smashed by *******
  59. Onus
    Responsibility

    The ******* is on you to show that you have suffered loss
  60. Cliche
    A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.

    That old cliché ‘a woman's place is in the home’
  61. 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
  62. Mumble
    • Murmur
    • Say something indistinctly and quietly, making it difficult for others to hear

    He ****** something she didn't catch
  63. 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
  64. Eschew
    • Deliberately avoid using
    • Abstain from

    He appealed to the crowd to ******* violence

    Humans ****** the uncertainty of being in between good and bad
  65. 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
  66. Ruthless
    Having or showing no pity or compassion for others

    He is a ****** manager, he doesn't care about his people
  67. Adjudge
    Consider or declare to be TRUE or the case

    She was ******** guilty
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. Distress
    • Extreme anxiety
    • Sorrow
    • 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 ********
  71. Discrete
    • Separate or distinct in form or concept
    • Consisting of distinct or separate parts
  72. Looking up to someone
    Holding somebody high in mind

    Idiom
  73. 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
  74. Delicate
    • Easily broken or damaged
    • Fragile

    Somebody is ****** licking the confectionery sugar
  75. Nagging
    Continually complaining or fault finding

    ******* is detrimental to growth, rather be part of solving

    Teenage kids find their parents ******* them about future
  76. Heck
    Expressing surprise, frustration or dismay

    It was a **** of a lot of money
  77. 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
  78. Befitting
    Appropriate to the occasion
  79. Succinct
    • Precise
    • Concise
  80. Radical
    • (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something
    • Far-reaching or thorough

    A ****** overhaul of the existing regulatory framework
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