Vocab_Sheet_6

  1. Foe
    • Enemy or opponent
    • Competitor
    • Opposer

    You must learn to deal with your ***** without grudge

    His work was praised by friends and ****** alike
  2. Grave
    • Serious, solemn, sober
    • Look miserable
    • wretchedly unhappy
    • Uneasy, or Uncomfortable
    • Grim
    • Dismal
  3. Upbeat
    • Lively
    • Enthusiasm

    Have you ever attended a party, and it went on very late because everyone there was ******?
  4. Decapitate
    • Cut off the head
    • Behead

    ********* group often fails
  5. Novices
    • Beginner
    • A person new to and inexperienced in a job or situation.

    He was a complete ****** in foreign affairs

    There are five obstacles that ******* face when they start engaging in the practice
  6. 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
  7. Underlying
    • The fundamental concept or principle or theory behind something
    • Be the cause or basis of (something)

    We must understand ******* principles of life to rejoice every moment
  8. Consensual
    Existing by agreement

    It was a ********* relationship between two adults, no molestation involved
  9. 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 *******
  10. Swathe
    Broad strip left clear by the passage of a mowing machine or scythe.

    The servant had cut a deep ******* around the border of the fields

    Vast ******** of countryside
  11. Ferocious
    Very Fierce
  12. Confine
    • Leep within bounds
    • Restrict
    • Limit
    • 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
  13. Feasible
    • Executable
    • Practicable
    • Viable
    • Workable
    • Capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
  14. Conjure
    • Cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual
    • Recall a past incident
    • Implore (someone) to do something

    She searched through her memory banks, but could only ****** up a vague sense that there might have been some unpleasant experiences.

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

    She ****** him to return
  15. Nuances
    A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound

    He was familiar with the ******* of the local dialect

    Every state in India has some ***** visible in its people
  16. Cogitate
    • Think
    • Contemplate
    • Mull over
    • Ponder

    My kids struggling with math makes me ******** to find a remedy or new technique

    Writing speech needs sufficient ********
  17. 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
  18. Decorum
    • Forum
    • Group required for discussion

    We have to maintain the ***** of the meeting
  19. Preclude
    • Keep from happening or arising
    • Make impossible, especially before hand
    • Prevent
    • Forestall
    • Foreclose
    • Forbid

    My sense of tact ******* an honest answer

    Your role in the projects ********* your involvement in the competitive project
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Ruckus
    • Commotion
    • Disturbance
    • a noisy situation or argument

    "Your child is raising a ****** in class"

    He caused quite a ********

    Would it be worth the effort to create this ruckus?
  23. Evoke
    • Elicit
    • Bring to mind

    Wright turned that negative into a positive and ******* laughter. Positive thoughts can be found in many negative events
  24. Escapade
    an act or incident involving excitement, daring, or adventure.

    He never seemed to want a gaming ********

    "She told her husband of their ******* with a ‘borrowed’ car"
  25. Unceasing
    • Unrelenting
    • Unyielding
    • Unsettling

    "the ****** process demotivated employees"
  26. plunge
    Jump or dive quickly and energetically

    sometimes do the action is thwarted by the following self-treatment but I don't feel like doing it then you ****** into social media for put on the TV
  27. Trigger the grey cells
    Make somebody to think creatively

    Idiom
  28. Exhilarating
    • Making one feel very happy, animated, or elated
    • Thrilling

    We had an ********* two-hour rafting experience in Goa
  29. Chaos
    • A condition or place of great disorder or confusion
    • Mess
    • Clumsy

    The desk was a ******* of papers and unopened letters
  30. Talking with Straight face
    Speak directly and honestly even if it seems rude

    I told him ********* that I thought he was wrong

    Idiom
  31. Dogma
    • A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner
    • An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of ideas or opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true
    • A principle or belief or a group of them

    The ****** of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present
  32. Weed
    Remove unwanted plants from (an area of ground)

    I was ******* a flower bed
  33. Perpetual
    • never ending or changing.
    • occurring repeatedly; so frequent as to seem endless and uninterrupted.

    "their ******* money worries"

    "deep caves in ******* darkness"

    The truth lies in the ****** movement of the two forces
  34. Insatiable
    • Unquenchable (of an appetite or desire)
    • Impossible to satisfy (of a person)

    Having an ****** appetite or desire for something
  35. Quavering
    Voice with fear or weakness

    In chilling climate, often I tend to ********

    ******** is the sign of fear or physical weakness
  36. Diligent
    Having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties

    After ****** searching, he found a parcel

    "he spends his nights ******* working on his dissertation"
  37. Keynote
    The principal theme in a speech or literary work

    The ******* for today's conference will be delivered by our special guest Dr. Cooper
  38. Mummified
    Especially in ancient Egypt preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth

    The ******** bodies entombed in the pyramids
  39. Fade
    • Gradually ceasing
    • Disappearing
    • Grow dim
    • Dwindle

    My memory of childhood in Mumbai seems to be ********
  40. Fleeting
    A group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity, or under the same ownership.

    The small port supports a fishing ******
  41. Ingenious, ingenuity
    • 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
  42. Piqued
    • Feel irritated or resentful
    • Grumpy

    Your speech is sluggish and your face looks forlorn and ******
  43. Bastion
    • A projecting part of a fortification
    • Well-fortified position
    • One that is considered similar to a defensive stronghold

    You are a ******* of strength
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Lad
    A boy or young man (often as a form of address)

    Come in ******* and shut the door
  47. Invade
    • To intrude upon
    • Infringe
    • Encroach on
    • Violate
    • Intrude on

    This new colleague ***** my territory

    The neighbors ******* on your privacy
  48. 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
  49. Succumb
    • Fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force
    • Give up to physical pressure

    He has become the latest to ****** to the strain

    I had to ******** in the crowded queue of temple
  50. Exasperated
    • Drained
    • Exhausted

    Finally, twenty-fifth time, the tired and ****** Vikramaditya sighs in relief
  51. Impound
    Seize and take legal custody of (something, especially a vehicle, goods, or documents) because of an infringement of a law

    Vehicles parked where they cause an obstruction will be *******
  52. Fierce
    • Menacingly wild, savage, or hostile
    • Ferocious
    • Extremely horrible
    • Having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness

    ******** fighting continued throughout the day
  53. Maladies
    A disease or ailment

    Otherwise negative thoughts and emotions will cause physical *******
  54. Deem
    • Have as an opinion
    • Judge
    • To regard as
    • Consider

    I ******** it was time for a change

    He ********* the results unsatisfactory
  55. Condolences
    An expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of the death of a person's relative or close friend

    We offer our sincere ****** to his widow
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. Fallible
    Capable of making mistakes or being wrong

    We are all flawed and ******
  59. 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 *******
  60. 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
  61. Avid
    Having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something.

    I want to become an ****** reader
  62. altruistic
    • Showing selfless concern for others
    • Unselfish

    you all know that there are many who don't let such ***** thought stop them
  63. Nostalgic
    Feeling, evoking reminiscence of good old days, instances

    He remained ******** about the good old days
  64. Perplexed
    • Completely baffled
    • Very puzzled
    • Startled
    • Bewildered

    She gave him a ******* look
  65. Refashion
    • Mould
    • Condition
    • Shape

    We can ******* our belief systems so that it favors the best that is within us
  66. Rile
    • Make (someone) annoyed or irritated.
    • Nagging

    It is so ******* to deal with somebody who is only interested in following up frequently
  67. Drown
    Die through submersion in and inhalation of water

    A motorist ****** when her car plunged off the edge of a quay
  68. Vicarious
    • Experiencing through imagination by the actions of another person
    • Indirect but similar experience

    She took a ******** pleasure in her friend's achievements.

    9D movies bring ******** experiences
  69. 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
  70. Sneak
    Move or go in a furtive or stealthy way

    I ****** out by the back exit
  71. Sobbing
    • Noisy crying
    • Squeak

    Regina couldn't hear her over her ******
  72. Debar
    • Exclude or shut out
    • Bar
    • Forbid
    • Hinder

    People coming late to the training will be ****** from the training

    Misbehaving team members are often *******
  73. Integrity
    • Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code
    • The state of being unimpaired
    • The quality or condition of being whole or undivided
    • Walk the talk
    • To do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises

    Truth, ******* & Righteousness are the highest values of my life

    ******* is aligned with principles of integrity. It is opposite of hypocrisy
  74. 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
  75. Contradictory
    Mutually opposed or inconsistent.

    The two studies came to ******* conclusions
  76. Freckled
    • Small patch of light brown colour on the skin, often becoming more pronounced through exposure to the sun.
    • Bad experience

    Perhaps your past is ******* with a few broken relationships
  77. Aloof
    • Not friendly
    • Distant
    • Sulking

    There are leaders who are ******* to the point of avoiding employee interaction
  78. Dither
    • A state of indecisive agitation
    • To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing

    Suddenly boss arrived at my desk when I was in the middle of something other than work, I ******** to his questions.
  79. Adamant
    Refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind

    He was so ******* on his decision to resign due to silly reasons
  80. Illusion
    • The condition of being deceived by a FALSE perception or belief
    • an instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience.

    "stripes embellish the surface to create the ********** of various wood-grain textures"

    Sometimes it seems there is water on road at a distance while Driving on highway, that's just an ********
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