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Vocabulary List PDF - 190 Important Words

Published on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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Strong hold on Vocabulary is the base for English language. Today I am providing list of important words picked from previous papers.
Vocabulary List

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  1. Agnostic(n)- A person who is not sure whether or not God exist.
  2. Alacrity(n)- Enthusiasm
  3. Allay(V)- Calm, pacify
  4. Alleviate(V)- Mitigate, to make lesson
  5. Allude(V)- Refer in indirect way
  6. Attruism(n)- Work for others
  7. Ambidextrous(adj.)- Able to use both hands with equal ease
  8. Ambivalence(n)- Uncertainty
  9. Ameliorate(v)- To improve
  10. Amenable(adj.)- Easy to control
  11. Amiable(adj.)- Friendly in disposition (outlook)
  12. Amicable(adj.)- Friendly in feeling
  13. Amnesty(n)- Pardon (to excuse)
  14. Amorous(adj.)- Showing sexual desire and love
  15. Anamalous(adj.)- Abnormal
  16. Apathy(n)- Lack of interest
  17. Aplomb(n)- Assurance
  18. Apocalyptic(adj.)- Prophety
  19. Apocryphal(adj.)- Of questionable authorship or authenticity
  20. Apostate(n)- A person who abundance political or religious beliefs
  21. Archetype(n)- Ardutype (original)
  22. Aduous (adj.)-Stupid
  23. Arraign(v)- Change in core(indict)
  24. Asinine(adj.)- Stupid
  25. Askance(adj.)- Suspicion
  26. Bludgeon (n)- Staff (Lathi), a short club with a heavy loaded end
  27. Bohemian (n)- A person with artistic or literary interests who disregards conventional standards of behaviour
  28. Bonhomie (n)- Amiability, Friendly
  29. Bowdlerize (v)- To remove passages considered offensive
  30. Brackish (adj.)- Salty
  31. Braggadocio (n)- Boast, Ding haakna
  32. Cadence (n)- The rise and fall of voice in speaking
  33. Callow (adj.)- Young and inexperienced , immature
  34. Calumny (n)- False accusation
  35. Conard (n)- Deliberately misleading story
  36. Candour (n)- Frank and honest speaking. The quality of being frank and honest in his behaviour
  37. Canker (n)- A disease causing sore patches
  38. Cantankerous (adj.)- Bad tempered
  39. Capacious (adj.)- Spacious
  40. Capricious (adj.)- Fickle
  41. Captious (adj.)- Fault finding
  42. Carapace (n)- Hard outer cell
  43. Carousal (n)- A noisy drinking party
  44. Cartel (n)- A group of companies in the same business area that form an association
  45. Castigate (v)- To criticize or punish somebody severely
  46. Casuistry (n)- Use of clever argument to deceive people
  47. Catechism (n)- Book for religious instruction
  48. Canterize (v)- To born with a hot substance
  49. Cardinal (adj.)- Very important
  50. Consternation (adj.)- A feeling of great surprise, shock & anxiety
  51. Construe (v)- To interpret
  52. Contiguos(adj.)- Adjoining, adjacent
  53. Continence (n)- Continence, self-restraint
  54. Contretemps (n)- Squabble
  55. Contrite (adj.)- Discord, disagreement
  56. Contrived (adj.)- Showing effect of planning or manipulation
  57. Contusion (n)- Injury in which the skin is not broken
  58. Codici (n)- Addition to will (Vasiyat) by a person
  59. Cogent (adj.)- Convincing
  60. Cogitate (v)- To think seriously
  61. Cognitive (adj.)- The process of learning
  62. Cohorts(n)- A band of soldiers, Group of people
  63. Colloquial (adj.)- Used in conversation but not formally
  64. Collusion (n)- A secret agreement for fraudulent means of purpose, conspiracy
  65. Collosus (n)- Extremely large sized
  66. Comestible (n)- Eatable, edible
  67. Comelypance (n)- A punishment for something bad that on has done
  68. Commensurate (adj.)- Proportional
  69. Commiserate (adj.)- To symphatise with
  70. Complacent (adj.)- Too satisfied with one self
  71. Comport (v)- To behave in a particular way
  72. Compunction (n)- A feeling of guilt about doing something
  73. Concatenate (v)- To link together
  74. Comcomitant (n)- An accompany condition
  75. Complaisant (adj.)- Willing to please
  76. Concord (v)-Harmony
  77. Condescend (v)- Lower oneself
  78. Condone (v)- To forgive
  79. Conflagration (n)- A general burning
  80. Embroi (v)- To involve in quarrel
  81. Emetic (n)- An agent that causes vomiting
  82. Emissary (n)- Agent 
  83. Emollient (n)- Softening or soothing agent
  84. Empathize(v)- To relate to another after being through the same experience yourself
  85. Empyrean (n)- The highest heaven
  86. Enamoured (adj.)- In love, captivate
  87. Encomium (n)- High praise
  88. Endemic (adj.)- Prevalent in or restricted to a particular locality
  89. Enervate (v)- To deprive of strength, force, vigour etc.
  90. Enigma (n)- A riddle, a puzzle
  91. Entreat (v)- Plead, Beseech
  92. Enunciate (v)- Speak distinctly, articulate
  93. Ephemera (adj.)- Temporary, short lived
  94. Epicure (n)- One who enjoys and has a discriminating taste for find food & drink
  95. Epistemology (n)- Study the nature of knowledge
  96. Epitaph (n)- Inscription in the memory of the dead person
  97. Epithet (n)- Descriptive word or a phrase
  98. Epitome (n)- Icon, paragon, embodiment
  99. Equanimity (n)- Calm and balanced
  100. Equivocal (adj.)- Uncertain, doubtful
  101. Equivocate (adj.)- To use evasive language (doubtful not clear- evasive)
  102. Erudite (adj.)- Scholar minded profound knowledge
  103. Ennvi- Bored
  104. Fawning (adj.)- Courting, favour by flatter
  105. Fecund (adj.)- Productive
  106. Felony (n)- A major crime
  107. Feral (adj.)- Wild and undomesticated
  108. Fervid (adj.)- Impassioned
  109. Fetid (adj.)- Wound
  110. Fetish (n)- An object with magical powers
  111. Fiat (n)- A command
  112. Fiduciary (adj.)- Related to a son or daughter
  113. Flagellate (v)- To whik
  114. Flipplant (n)- To take a serious situation lightly or casually
  115. Flummox (v)- To confuse
  116. Fortuitous (adj.)- Happening by chance
  117. Fractious (adj.)- Stubborn
  118. Fulminate (v)- To criticize very angrily
  119. Furbish (v)- To renovate
  120. Furtive (adj.)- Secretive
  121. Gargantuan (adj.)- Of tremendous size or volume, memock
  122. Gauche (adj.) Lacking social experience
  123. Gavel (n)- Hammer light tude
  124. Generic (adj.)- Not having a brand name
  125. Genuflect (adj.)- To be obedient or respectful
  126. Germane (adj.)- Being relevant and appropriate
  127. Gingerly (adj.)- Very cautious and carefree
  128. Glitch (n)- A minor malfunction or error that causes temporary setback
  129. Gluttonous (adj.)- Voracious
  130. Gossamer (adj.) Delicate
  131. Gourmet (n)- Food lover
  132. Gratis (adj. or adv.)- Free of charge
  133. Gratuitous (adj.)- Spontaneous
  134. Gravid (adj.)- anticipating
  135. Grove (v)- To lower oneself to please another
  136. Habiliment (adj.)- Press or attire
  137. Halcyon (adj.)- Peaceful
  138. Hallowed (adj.)- Blessed
  139. Harangue (n/v)- A long, angry or forceful speech
  140. Harbinger (adj.)- A forerunner
  141. Harlequin (adj.)- Vaned in colour
  142. Hedonism (n)- The doctrin that please is highest good endorgence sensual pleasure
  143. Hegamony (n)- Bullying over someone
  144. Hermetical (adj.)- Seated or fusion
  145. Haitus (n)- A gap or break
  146. Hubris (n)- Arrogance
  147. Iconoclastic (adj.)- Attacking, cherist traditions
  148. Idiosyncratic (adj.)- An unusual traides in a person
  149. Incantation (n)- Singing or chanting of magical space
  150. Incarcerate (v)- To imprison
  151. Inchoate (adj.)- Not fully developed yet
  152. Incipient (adj.)- Not fully developed yet
  153. Incriminate (v)- To accuse
  154. Indelible (adj.)- Impossible to remove
  155. Indict (v)- To charge
  156. Indigent (adj.)- Poor, destitute
  157. Indubitably (adj.)- Beyond a doubt
  158. Inebriated (adj.)- A person who has drunk too much alcohol
  159. Ineluctable (adj.)- Inevitable that cannot be Stopped
  160. Infraction (n)- Violation of law
  161. Inimitable (adj.)- Matchless
  162. Iniquitous (adj.)- Wrong, wicked
  163. Innuendo (n)- Insinuation, suggestion
  164. Insidious (adj.)- Cunning
  165. Insouciant (adj.)- To take a serious issue in a light manner
  166. Levity (n)- Lightness
  167. Libertine (n)- Without moral restrained philanderor, playboy
  168. Lithe (adj.)- Graceful
  169. Loquacious (adj.)- To be sad
  170. Lugabrious (adj.) To be sad
  171. Macabre (adj.)- Horrible
  172. Malestrom (n)- A situation full of strong emotions or confusing events
  173. Malapropism (n)- Ludicrous, Misuse of words
  174. Malediction (n)- Curse
  175. Martinet (n)- Very strict disciplinarian
  176. Masochist (n)- Person who enjoys his own pains
  177. Masticate (v)- To chew
  178. Maudlin (adj.)- Tearfully sentimental
  179. Maunder (v)- Wander
  180. Mausoleum (n)- Tomb
  181. Maverick (n)- Rebellious
  182. Mayhem (n)- Inflict injury
  183. Melange (n)- Mixture
  184. Mendacious (adj.)- Not truthful, lying
  185. Mendicant (n)- Beggar
  186. Meretricious (adj.)- Attractive
  187. Misanthrope (n)- A person who hates people
  188. Modicum (n)- Small amount
  189. Mordant (adj.)- Sarcastic
  190. Moribund (adj.)- Coming to an end
  191. Mortify (v)- Humiliation

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