Vocab_Sheet_13

  1. Groggy
    dazed, weak, or unsteady, especially from illness, intoxication, sleep, or a blow.

    Similar: frail, gaunt, emaciated

    "the sleeping pills had left her feeling *******"
  2. Calm your waters
    to settle down or calm down, Usually when someone is angry or annoyed.

    John was really pissed off yesterday, so i said **********

    Idiom
  3. Outed
    • Exposed
    • Rat out

    She ******* her brother's wrongdoings to her parents
  4. Tailor
    • Customize
    • make or adapt for a particular purpose or person.

    "arrangements can be ******** to meet individual requirements"
  5. Deplete
    Reducing in quantity

    In future we might have to deal with the challenges due to ****** of energy
  6. Bellwether
    something that leads or indicates a trend.

    "Basildon is now the ***** of Britain's voting behaviour"
  7. pour oil on troubled waters
    To do or say something in order to make people stop arguing and become calmer

    My husband's always arguing with my father, and I'm the one who has to ********

    Idiom
  8. Whim
    • Not well thought
    • Impulse
    • a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained.

    "she bought it on a ********"
  9. Prominent
    • Important
    • Famous
    • Considerable
    • Significant

    "she was a ******* member of the city council"
  10. Profound
    (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.

    "******* feelings of disquiet (worry, unease)"
  11. Vacillating
    • wavering between different opinions or actions
    • Irresolute.

    "he was accused of ********** leadership"
  12. Yelp
    a short, sharp cry, especially of pain or alarm.

    "she uttered a ******** as she bumped into a table"
  13. Glee
    great delight, especially from one's own good fortune or another's misfortune.

    "his face lit up with impish ********"
  14. Mediocrity
    the quality or state of being mediocre.

    "the team suddenly came good after years of *******"
  15. Impish
    • Inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun
    • Mischievous.

    "he had an ******* look about him"
  16. Disquiet
    • Feeling of worry or unease
    • Inhibition
    • Concern

    "There is public ******** about animal testing and spread diseases"
  17. Paradoxical
    seemingly absurd or self-contradictory.

    "by glorifying the acts of violence they achieve the ******* effect of making them trivial"

    It is ******* that present generation large axial compressors have higher efficiencies than turbines despite being inherently more difficult to design
  18. Common adjectives
    • Spectacular
    • Marvelous
    • Magnanimous
    • Magnificent
    • Splendid
    • Fabulous
    • Terrific
    • Awesome
    • Flamboyant
    • Extravagant
  19. Concord
    agreement or harmony between people or groups.

    "a pact of peace and *******"
  20. Light at the end of tunnel
    Last hope

    Idiom
  21. Aghast
    filled with horror or shock.

    "she winced, ******* at his cruelty"
  22. Silver lining in dark cloud
    Bright side of something
    Positive aspect in a difficult situation

    Idiom
  23. Trivial
    • Of little value or importance
    • Trifling
    • Frivolous

    "huge fines were imposed for ****** offences"
  24. Reflect
    • Think deeply or carefully about something that already happened
    • Cogitate
    • Contemplate
    • Ponder
    • Mull

    "he ******** with sadness on the unhappiness of his marriage"
  25. Reciprocate
    Respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one.

    "the favour was ********"
  26. Wince
    • Flinch
    • Shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distress.
  27. Distancing
    Moving away

    After knowing about their vices, we decided to ******** from them
  28. Nether
    lower in position.

    "the ballast is suspended from its ****** end"

    Mind is sho nimble that it sometimes dwells in celestial skies a and sometimes in ********* lands
  29. Munificent
    • characterized by or displaying great generosity
    • Magnanimous
  30. Consecrate
    • make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred
    • Dedicate formally to a religious purpose

    "the present Holy Trinity church was ******* in 1845"
  31. Emulate
    • match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
    • Go beyond in greatness

    "most rulers wished to ******* Alexander the Great"
  32. Heed
    • pay attention to
    • Take notice of

    "he should have ****** the warnings"
  33. Snob
    • a person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seeks to associate with social superiors and looks down on those regarded as socially inferior
    • a person who believes that their tastes in a particular area are superior to those of other people.

    Her mother was a ******* and wanted a lawyer as a son-in-law

    "a musical *******"
  34. Replete
    • Filled with
    • Well supplied with
    • Similar: Brimming, sumptuous

    ******* with philosophical wisdom, the glories of God, and His divine pastimes, the scripture is deeply satisfying to both the mind and intellect
  35. Expound
    • Present or explain in detail
    • Elaborate
    • Explicate

    Swamiji will ******* on the important philosophical topics of the Bhāgavatam 
  36. Buckle up
    To fasten a seatbelt; to prepare oneself for something exciting or intense

    ******* and spring into action, it's time to put your nose to the grindstone

    Idiom
  37. Rebuff
    reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.

    Similar: Heckle

    "I asked her to be my wife, and was ********* in no uncertain terms"
  38. Naive
    (of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement.

    (of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent.

    "the rather ******** young man had been totally misled"

    "Andy had a sweet, ******* look when he smiled"
  39. Abstain, Abstinence
    the practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something, typically alcohol or sex.

    "I started drinking again after six years of ********"
  40. After the fact
    Happenings after an event

    Idiom
  41. Tumultuous
    making an uproar or loud, confused noise.

    The former president appeared to ********** applause and a standing ovation.
  42. Yen
    a longing or yearning.

    "she always had a ****** to be a writer"
  43. Appease
    • pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands
    • Conciliate
    • Pacify

    "amendments have been added to ****** local pressure groups"
  44. Keep the ball rolling
    maintain the momentum of an activity

    Idiom
  45. Famine
    extreme scarcity of food.

    "drought resulted in ****** throughout the region"
  46. Fiery
    • consisting of fire or burning strongly and brightly.
    • Burning
    • Blazing

    "the sun was a ******** ball low on the hills"
  47. Rudimentary
    involving or limited to basic principles.

    "he received a ********* education"
  48. Pardon me
    used to express polite apology.

    "******* for intruding"

    used to indicate that one has not heard or understood something.

    "*********—I'm afraid I didn't catch that"

    used to express one's anger or indignation at what someone has just said.

    "‘***********!,’ Beecham snapped"
  49. Do not leave any stone unturned
    to do everything possible to find something or to solve a problem

    Idiom
  50. Acumen
    Ability to make good judgements and take quick decisions

    Antonym: Vacillating

    "she hides a shrewd business ********"
  51. Tick all the (right) boxes
    Complete all necessary actions

    Idiom
  52. Delinquency
    minor crime, especially that committed by young people.

    "social causes of crime and **********"
  53. Jamboree
    a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one.

    "the film industry's annual ********** in Cannes"
  54. Injunctions
    • an authoritative warning or order
    • Decree

    We must follow spiritual ******** mentioned in scriptures for better life
  55. Perpetrators
    • a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
    • Miscreants

    "the ******** of this horrific crime must be brought to justice"
  56. Imbued
    inspiring or permeating with (a feeling or quality).

    "his works are invariably ******** with a sense of calm and serenity"
  57. Conjugal
    • relating to marriage or the relationship between a married couple.
    • Nuptial
    • Matrimonial

    "******** loyalty is foundationto long term successful relationship"
  58. Albeit
    Though

    "he was making progress, ******* rather slowly"
  59. Plausible
    • (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
    • Credible
    • Reasonable

    "a ****** explanation"
  60. Transfixed
    • cause (someone) to become motionless with horror, wonder, or astonishment.
    • Enthrall
    • Spellbound

    "he was ******* by the pain in her face"
  61. sentient
    able to perceive or feel things.

    "she had been instructed from birth in the equality of all ******* life forms"
  62. Having greater appetite
    • Excess desire for food
    • Wanting more work

    Idiom
  63. Fibber
    • One who tells lies
    • Fabricator, fabulist
  64. Sacrilegious
    violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.

    "putting ecclesiastical vestments to secular use was considered *******"
  65. Bonehead
    • Lunatic
    • Jerk
    • A stupid person
    • Doltish
    • Dummy
    • Nitwit
    • Cuckoo
  66. Sourpuss
    • a bad-tempered or habitually sullen person
    • Irascible
  67. Outrageous
    • shockingly bad or excessive.
    • Atrocious

    "an ****** act of bribery"
  68. Pandemic
    (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.
  69. Sedulous
    • (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
    • Diligent

    "he watched himself with the most ****** care"
  70. Sans
    • Without
    • Devoid

    "a picture of Maughan ******* specs"
  71. Swamp
    • an area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh.
    • overwhelm or flood with water.

    "a huge wave ****** the canoes"
  72. Tantrums
    • an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child.
    • Ruckus

    "he has temper ******** if he can't get his own way"
  73. Once size fits all
    Something which solves all problems

    Idiom

    There is no ******** solution for these requirements
  74. Hex
    Magic spell or curse
  75. Cuckoo
    • A mad person
    • Lunatic
    • Jerk
    • A stupid person
    • Doltish
    • Dummy
    • Nitwit
    • Bonehead
  76. Checking something
    Controlling or preventing something

    After ignoring initially, all governments realized the need to keep it *********

    Idiom
  77. Morose
    • sullen and ill-tempered.
    • Sulky
    • gloomy
    • Aloof
    • Soaring

    "she was ******** and silent when she got home"
  78. Wooing
    seek the favour, support, or custom of.

    "pop stars are being ******** by film companies eager to sign them up"
  79. Fanatic
    • a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause.
    • Extremist
    • Activist
  80. Rhetoric
    • the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
    • Eloquence
    • Ability to articulate

    "he is using a common figure of *******, hyperbole"
  81. Riveted
    • Fixate
    • hold (someone or something) fast so as to make them incapable of movement.

    "the grip on her arm was firm enough to ***** her to the spot"
  82. Ubiquitous
    • Omnipresent
    • present, appearing, or found everywhere.

    "his ******* influence was felt by all the family"
  83. Lynch
    (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

    "her father had been ****** for a crime he didn't commit"
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