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  1. Confiscated
    (of property) taken or seized with authority
    Snatched legally
    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 threat 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
    Scold
    Berate
    Criticize
    He ****** his colleagues for their laziness

    Principal ******* the culprit lad and his accomplices
  9. Grumpy
    Bad-tempered and irritable
    If you phone 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
    Disagreeably precise or penetrating Extremely ruthless or cruel
    Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech
    Harsh
    Unrelenting
    ******** winter in the Arctic

    Spoke with ******** honesty
  15. Diversity
    Showing a great deal of variety
    Very different
    A culturally ******* population
  16. Self-fulfilling
    (of an opinion or prediction) bound to be proved correct or to come true as a result of behaviour caused by its being expressed.
    "expecting something to be bad can turn out to be a ********** prophecy"

    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 or regret
    Exclamation
    *****, my funds have some limitations

    I love engineering but, ******, I became Jack of all and master of none, thanks to multiple responsibilities
  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 recurring
    Dust, Heat and humidity seem to be ******* problems of south

    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
    Contemptuously mocking
    Ridicule
    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

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

    Kumbhakarna ******* srirama's army before being decapitated by srirama
  29. Colossal
    Very Large
    Huge
    Massive
    Gigantic
  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
    A person's will, especially the part relating to personal property.
    Something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality.
    Growing attendance figures are a ******** to the event's popularity

    Father's will and *******

    It stands as a ****** to the remarkable human ability to change itself
  32. Decease
    Demise
    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
    Mull
    Cogitate
    Contemplate
    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
    Plight
    Debacle
    As a second exercise take an ****** that occurred to you in the past
  39. Entitle
    The fact of having a right to something
    The amount to which a person has a right
    The belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.
    No wonder your kids have a sense of *******

    Full ******* to fees and maintenance should be offered

    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
    Indicative
    Serve as a sign
    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 was ****** 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
    Very close friends
    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
    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
    Belittling
    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
    Drenched
  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
    External situations, behaviors of others are out of your control. But emotions are your creations. You have to take ******* of your emotions

    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.
    Myth, misconception or incorrect belief
    That old ******* ‘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
    Refrain
    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

    My neighbor's in Chennai were so ***** on parking issue that they decided to betray me
  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
    Flimsy
    The statue was so ******* that it had to break
  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
    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
    of, relating to, or proceeding from a root
    Fundamental
    Extreme
    Far-reaching or thorough
    The computer has introduced ******* innovations.

    There are some ******* differences between the two proposals.
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