1. Adept
    • Very skilled
    • Proficient
    • Expert

    With 6 years of experience, I became ***** in CFD analyses
  2. Elucidate
    • Make (something) clear
    • Explain

    Work such as theirs will help to ******* this matter

    Psychologists and psychotherapists have ****** methods based on clinical research and practices
  3. Ruminate
    • Think deeply about something
    • Cogitate
    • Contemplate
    • Mull
    • Ponder

    they do thorough postmortem by which determine its causes and ******* repeatedly about why they failed
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Glance
    Take a hurried look

    But when Ram ****** at the squirrel, he was overwhelmed with gratitude
  7. Propensity
    • Tendency
    • an inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way.

    Since desire is a natural ******** and the underlying cause of anger, how can we truly overcome and eliminate anger?
  8. Sniffing
    The action of drawing in air audibly through the nose

    He is easy to find due to his ****** and sneezing
  9. Cryptic
    • Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
    • Ambiguous

    He found his boss's utterances too ******

    Asking to prepare an introduction is little *******, is it for self or for group
  10. Heckle
    Interrupt (a public speaker) with derisive or aggressive comments or abuse

    He was bullied and ******* when he tried to address the demonstrators

    She ******* me when I was trying to fill up transition as a contest chair
  11. 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
  12. Candid
    • Free from prejudice
    • Impartial
    • Straightforward
    • Unbiased
    • To do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises

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

    I always try to be as ******** as possible
  13. Creep in, crept in
    • To go into something or a place slowly and carefully to spoil
    • To sneak into something or a place

    Negative thoughts ****** into mind time to time

    Lethargy ******* in and Retards our progress

    Robbers planned to ******* to the house and take cash and jewelry
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Fortify
    • To protect or strengthen against attack
    • Surround or provide with defensive military works

    It is necessary to ****** a team with strong values

    Your niche skills ****** your position in organization

    Kids character must be ******** by teaching them truth, integrity and rhiteousness
  17. Hyperbole
    A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect

    • I could sleep for a year
    • This book weighs a ton
  18. Epiphany
    • a moment of sudden and great Revelation or realisation
    • a moment when you feel suddenly that you understand

    I had an ****** yesterday while meditating
  19. Induce
    • To move to a course of action by influence or persuasion
    • To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of Cause

    A drug was used to ******* labor

    The thought of jam session ***** me and my son to practice music
  20. Beast
    • An animal, especially a large or dangerous four-footed one
    • A domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal

    A wild ******* ligering around the campus, please be cautious

    Mucking out and feeding the ****** is a big job
  21. Stimulus
    • Trigger
    • Induce
    • A thing or event that evokes a specific functional reaction

    You must identify ****** which evokes negative emotions and thoughts with you and fortify your mindset
  22. 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
  23. Incentive
    • A thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.
    • Additional benefit

    Give farmers an ****** to improve their land
  24. Exclaim
    • Shout out
    • Cry out

    He ******* that it was not his fault, but nobody believed.
  25. Outset
    • Onset
    • The start or beginning of something
  26. Brat
    A child, typically one that is badly behaved.

    She's been acting like a spoiled ******* all evening
  27. Esteem
    • Respect
    • Admiration
    • Revere

    He was held in high ******* by colleagues
  28. Exuberant
    Full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness

    A noisy bunch of ******* youngsters
  29. Bonkers
    • crazy
    • insane

    kids go ***** when they see play area or video game
  30. Stomped
    Tread heavily and noisily, typically in order to show anger

    MacNutt was furious, and ******* out of Cooper’s office with a fixed frown on his face
  31. Brag
    • Show off
    • Say something in a boastful manner.

    He ******** that he was sure of victory
  32. Niche
    A shallow recess, especially one in a wall to display a statue or other ornament.

    Each ****** holding a shepherdess in Dresden china
  33. Stifling
    • Suffocating
    • Constraining
    • Oppressing

    Obnoxious odours in a closed room cause *********
  34. 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
  35. Hoard
    • A stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded
    • Treasure
    • Asset

    He came back to rescue his little ******* of gold
  36. Intimidating
    • To scare
    • 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
  37. Sublime
    • Of very great excellence or beauty
    • Noble

    This will result in the eradication of material desires and the development of divine desires such as cultivating ***** virtues, engaging in loving devotion to God, and living a life of servitude

    Mozart's ******** piano concertos
  38. thwarted
    • Prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
    • Oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully.

    By far I have been successful in ******** my desire to sleep more while waking

    The government had been able to ******* all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties
  39. Courteous
    • Having or showing good manners
    • Polite
    • Characterized by gracious consideration toward others
  40. Sheer
    • Nothing other than
    • Unmitigated (used for emphasis).

    She giggled with ****** delight

    It is ***** ignorance which brings mystery
  41. Phoenix
    • A person or thing regarded as uniquely remarkable in some respect
    • Bird known for rising from its ashes

    I am that *******, the old-fashioned family doctor
  42. Mull
    • Cogitate
    • Ponder
    • Contemplate
    • Think about (a fact, proposal, or request) deeply and at length

    She began to ******* over the various possibilities
  43. Imperative
    • Of vital importance
    • Crucial

    In this exercise, it is ****** to separate your old feelings from the process
  44. Cakewalk
    Very easy

    With regular practice, mathematics will become ********* for you
  45. Feeble
    • Very weak
    • lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness
    • lacking strength of character, coward

    Similar: Gaunt, frail

    The patient was too ***** to get discharged

    "I know it's ******* but I've never been one to stand up for myself"
  46. Harsh
    Ungentle and unpleasant in action or effect

    The act of laying off people during recession seems very ******, but perhaps cannot be avoided
  47. 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 ********
  48. Emotive
    Arousing or able to arouse intense feeling

    Animal experimentation is an ******** subject
  49. Calibre
    • A degree or grade of excellence or worth
    • Ability
    • The quality of someone's character or the level of their ability.
    • Eminence

    They could ill afford to lose a man of his ********

    A musician of high ******
  50. Hinder
    • Impede
    • Deter
    • To be or get in the way of
    • To obstruct or delay the progress of

    Anger ******** your growth

    Animals on road ******* the roadway
  51. Flaunt
    Display (something) ostentatiously, especially in order to provoke envy or admiration or to show defiance

    Newly rich consumers eager to ******* their prosperity

    Toastmasters try to ******* by wearing professional attire during contests
  52. Glean
    Obtain (information) from various sources often with difficulty

    This chapter will present techniques for promoting and fostering positive relationships ****** from the material in this book
  53. Long-winded dirge
    Long talk, lamenting for the dead

    They engage their friends in a ***** ****** of depression and pessimism
  54. Confront

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

    The new government was ******** with many profound difficulties"
  55. Wallflowers
    A shy or excluded person at a dance or party, especially a girl without a partner

    I felt like a miserable ***** at a boisterous party
  56. Embattled
    (of a place or people) involved in or prepared for war, especially because surrounded by enemy forces

    The ******** northern province
  57. Realm
    a field or domain of activity or interest.

    This is the ******* of advanced technology

    This is the ****** where geniuses, artists, writers, scientists, and people of their ilk are living
  58. Debacle
    • Fiasco
    • Failure
    • Downfall
    • Sudden and ignominious failure
    • Fiasco
    • Plight
    • Predicament

    The only man to reach double figures in the second-innings *******"
  59. Deciduous
    • Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth
    • Ephemeral

    Shed ********* leaves

    ********** teeth
  60. Inconvertibly
    • Indisputable
    • Unchangeable
    • Immutable

    It was ****** proven that people can change
  61. Datermined
    • Having made a firm decision
    • Being resolved not to change it

    I am ******* to be a good leader & public speaker
  62. Bountiful
    • Large in quantity
    • Abundant
    • Copious

    The ocean provided a ****** supply of fresh food
  63. Blatant
    Unpleasantly loud and noisy

    A beginner in music may seem ****** initially but with practice can become melodious
  64. Sceptical
    Doubtful about a particular thing

    I am ******* about the club's association with organization
  65. Vain
    • Not yielding the desired outcome
    • Fruitless
  66. Apathy
    • Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern
    • Indifference

    Widespread ******* among students
  67. Goad
    • Provoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate an action or reaction (negative context)
    • Instigate

    We have to ****** evasive speakers with open ended questions

    He was trying to ****** her into a fight
  68. 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
  69. Copious
    • Containing plenty
    • Ample supply
    • Abundant

    This year farmers had ****** harvest

    ******* rainfall disturbed habitat in many parts of Maharashtra
  70. Giggling
    Laughing lightly and repeatedly in an excited, nervous, or silly way

    When you are speaking somebody might be quietly ****** while looking at their laptop
  71. 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

    On her birthday, she ******* the special gift of her father

    *******, here I am

    It was pleasure to ******* the beauty of sun set
  72. Absolve
    Declare (someone) free from guilt, obligation, or punishment

    The pardon ******* them of any crimes
  73. Hissing
    Make a sharp sibilant sound

    The escaping gas was ******
  74. Prophecy
    • A prediction of what will happen in the future
    • Forecast

    A bleak ******* of war and ruin
  75. Snooping
    The action of furtively trying to find out something, especially information about someone's private affairs

    She entered my room and started ******* for something

    Detective's job is to ******** to gather evidences and facts
  76. Scorn
    • A feeling and expression of contempt or disdain for someone or something.
    • Humiliation
    • Ridicule

    I do not wish to become the object of *******

    Ego prevents us from coming out of our comfort zone and confront the ********
  77. Rumbling
    Continuous deep, resonant sound

    Thunder *******, it feels like it will pour heavily
  78. Parched
    Very Dry

    There are many villages in India which see very scanty rainfalls thus the farms become ********
  79. Cupid
    • Roman Mythological god of love
    • The son of Venus
    • Used as a symbol of love
  80. Predicament
    • A difficult situation
    • An unpleasant, or embarrassing situation

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

    The club's financial ********
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