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anomaly
abnormality, deviation from the normal behaviour
Anu malik is abnormal
approbation
expression of approval or praise
Approval after probation
audacious
daring and fearless, recklessly bold
dash an audi
capricious
impulsive, unpredictable
impulsive girl in capris
disparate
fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
This parrot is different from that parrot
equivocate
use ambiguous language with an intent to deceive
a clever advocate
irascible
easily angered
angry rascal
laud
praise highly
applaud
martial
relating to war
martial fists after marital bliss
noxious
harmful, injurious
toxic naxals
perennial
recurring every year, happening repeatedly
per-annual
perfunctory
cursory, done without care or interest
par fun nahi
prevaricate
deliberately avoid the truth, mislead
prevaricate when very late
refute
disprove, successfully argue against
Your foot!
relegate
forcibly assign, to a lower position
show him the gate!
sporadic
occurring occasionally, or in scattered instances
Random radhika
tortuous
winding, twisting, excessively complicated
twisted tortilla
voracious
having insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit
very hashvu
waver
move to and fro, be unsettled in opinion
wave here wave there
AMELIORATE
(verb) make better or more tolerable
amending amelie
ARDUOUS
(adj) strenuous, taxing
work Hard u and us
AUSTERE
(adj)without adornment, severely simple, ascetic
steer clear of AU
AXIOMATIC
(adj) taken as given, possessing self-evident truth
CONTENTIOUS
(adj) quarrelsome, argumentative, causing controversy or disagreement
Content she is ?
CULPABLE
(adj) deserving blame
Culprit able
DISABUSE
(verb) undeceive, set right
ECLECTIC
(adj) composed of elements drawn from various sources
ek lakh texts
EFFRONTERY
(noun) extreme boldness, presumptuousness
I'll fuck your front
EPHEMERAL
(adj) brief, fleeting
a female passed by
ERUDITE
(adj) scholarly, very learned
I've read it
PRECURSOR
(noun) one that precedes or announces another
Pre occurs
PROLIFIC
(adj) producing large volumes of, productive
Volific
QUIESCENCE
(noun) stillness, quality of being at rest
quiet sense
RETICENT
(adj) quiet, reserved, reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
Kitni cents to talk?
SATIRE
(noun) literary work ridiculing human vice
Satanic verses
SYNTHESIS
(noun) combination of parts to make a whole
chary
(adj) cautious
chennagi wary
castigate
(verb) severely punish or criticize
cast him out of the gate
harangue
(noun) pompous speech
harass with harangue
exonerate
(verb) clear of blame, exculpate
ex No.1 KD
sanction
(noun) authoritative permission or approval, penalty to enforce compliance
urbane
(adj) sophisticated, refined, elegant
urban elite
overwrought
OVERWHELMED
ovoid
egg-shaped
ovulum - egg
pachyderm
thick skinned animal
buffalo - pachies
pacifist
one opposed to force
palpable
plain, obvious
pal thara undi pebble, telseleda?
panacea
cure-all, remedy for all illness
nashya
pandemic
widespread
pandemic epidemic
pantomime
acting without words
mime in tight pants
paramour
illicit lover
param has a setup
parched
dry, thirsty
pariah
outcast
hogaiah
parlance
language, speech
many languages in parlour
parochial
narrow in outlook, parish
local parish
partisan
prejudiced, committed to one party
party artisan
pastiche
imitation of one's style of musical composition or writing
pastish
patent
obvious, open to inspection
patent is patent
pathos
tender sorrow, pity, art producing these feelings
paapa pathu
paucity
scarcity
pause - as this is over
pecuniary
pertaining to money
impecunious
pedagogue
teacher
pedant
scholar who emphasizes on book-learning
daant marungi
pedantic
showing off learning
pedestrian
unimaginative, ordinary
dull pedestrian
pell-mell
(ADV) in confusion, disoderly
pellucid
transparent, easy to understand
perquisite
anything above stipulated salary
perks required
pertinent
relevant
peruse
read carefully, liesurely
browse
phenomena
observable facts
phlegmatic
calm, unexcited
calm even in phlegm
phoenix
symbol of immortality or rebirth
Dumbledore's phoenix
physiological
pertaining to the science of living organisms
pigment
coloring matter
pigmentation - different colors
pine
long for, yearn
pine is long
piquant
pleasantly stimulating, spicy
pick your senses
pithy
concise and meaningful
peethga preethga
pittance
small amount of money
tuppence
placebo
harmless substance given as dummy pill
place a dummy bow
plaintive
mournful, expressing sorrow
they came in plain tees to express sorrow
plasticity
ability to be molded
plastic is elastic
plebeian
common, vulgar, pertaining to the common people
plea for beans
pluck
courage
pluck that pluck
plumage
feathers of a bird
it's plumage is the colour of plum
plummet
fall sharply
dummy plummeted from the stairs
plutocracy
society ruled by the wealthy
all the wealthy should be sent to pluto to avoid plutocracy on earth
podiatrist
doctor for feet
he kicked the ipod with his feet
poignancy
quality of being deeply moving, touching
pricking nancy
polarize
split into opposite extremes
polar bears are at the extremes
ponderous
having great weight, unwieldy
something to ponder is not lightweight
pore
study industriously
pore over your books
poseur
person who pretends to be sophisticated
poser
posterity
descendants, future generations
post - you
PRECEPT
(N) GUIDING CONDUCT
PRECEPTOR TEACHES THE PRECEPT
PRECIS
(N) SUMMARY OF MAIN POINTS
PRECIS WRITING
PRECLUDE
(V) ELIMINATE
EXCLUDE
PREDETERMINE
(V) PREDESTINE
PREDICAMENT
(N) DILEMMA, DIFFICULT SITUATION
I CAN UNDERSTAND YOUR PREDICAMENT
PREDILECTION
(N) PREFERENCE
IN THAT DIRECTION
PREDISPOSE
(V) GIVE INCLINATION TOWARD
PREDISPOSED TOWARDS SOMETHING
PREEMINENT
(A) SUPERIOR
PROMINENT
PREEN
(V) MAKE ONE TIDY IN APPEARANCE
PREEN ITS FEATHERS
PREMEDITATE
(V)PREPLAN
PREMISE
(N) ASSUMPTION
PREPONDERANCE
(N) SUPERIORITY OF POWER
MERITS PREPONDERATE (DOMINATE)
PRESAGE
(V) FORETELL
SAGE PREDICTS
PRESENTIMENT
(N) PREMONITION
SENTI EVEN BEFORE HAPPENS
PRETERNATURAL
(A) SUPERNATURAL
PRIMP
(V) GROOM ONESELF
PROBITY
(N) UPRIGHTNESS
NOBLE IN A ROBE
PROGENITOR
(N) ANCESTOR
PRE - GENITOR
PROGNOSIS
(N) FORECAST OF COURSE OF DISEASE
DIAGNOSIS
PROGNOSTICATE
(V) FORETELL
PROLIFERATE
(V) GROW RAPIDLY
PROLIFIC
PROMISCUOUS
(A) HAPHAZARD, MIXED INDISCRIMINATELY
MIXED
PROPELLENT
(N) THAT WHICH DRIVES
PROPHETIC
(A) TO DO WITH PREDICTING THE FUTURE
PROPHET FORETELLS
PROPITIATE
(V) APPEASE
propitious
(adj)auspicious
proponent
(n) supporter
opp of opponent
propound
(v)put forth
propulsive
(adj)driving forward
prosaic
(adj) unimaginative
not mosaic
proscribe
(v) outlaw
prescribe out
prosody
(n) art of versification
prose ovi
protean
(adj) taking many forms, versatile
eat proteins and become protean
protege
(n) person under the care of a patron
protract
(v) prolong, extend
protractor
provenance
(n) origin
province of ants - gunpowder originated there
provender
(n) fodder
vendor for fodder
prude
(adj) extremely modest
not rude
prudent
(adj) cautious
prune
(v) cut away, trim
prune the fence
prurient
(adj) arousing sexual thoughts and feelings
ate puri with nuggekai
psychosis
(n) mental disorder
osis - disorder
pterodactyl
(n) extinct flying reptile
duck of past era
peurile
(adj) childish
pure evil
pulmonary
(adj) pertaining to the lungs
balmuri
pulverize
(v) crush or grind into small pieces
purgatory
(n) place of spiritual expiation
purported
(adj) rumoured, claimed
pucker
(v) gather into folds or wrinkles
purveyor
(n) caterer, provider of foodstuffs
survey the purveyor
quadruped
(n) four footed animal
quail
(v) cower, lose heart
qualified
(adj) restricted
quarry
(n) victim. (v) dig into, mine
GOUGE
(v) tear out, overcharge
gaaju.. tear with it
GOURMAND
(n) GLUTTON
GOURMET
GRADUATED
(ADJ) ARRANGED IN DEGREES(OF WEIGHT, DIFFICULTY ETC)
GRAPPLE
(V) WRESTLE
GRAPE..NO APPLE..
GRATE
(V) MAKE A HARSH NOISE
NOISE WHEN YOU GRATE CARROTS
GRATIFY
(V) PLEASE
GRATIS
(ADJ) FREE
GRISLY
(ADJ) GHASTLY
GRISTLY BEAR
GROTESQUE
(ADJ) FANTASTIC
GUSTO
(N) ENTHUSIASM
HAGGARD
(ADJ) WASTED, GAUNT
HAGRID - HAGGARD
HAGGLE
(V) ARGUE ABOUT THE PRICES
HAGGLE - PRICE TAG
HALLOW
(ADJ) BLESSED, CONSECRATED
IT IS NO MORE HOLLOW
HALTING
(ADJ)HESITANT
HAP
(N) LUCK
HAPLESS - NO LUCK
HARPING
(N) TIRESOME DWELLING ON A SUBJECT
HARP - PEEPI OODU..
HARROWING
(ADJ) TORTUROUS, AGONISING
NARROW YOUR EYEBROWS
HARRY
(V) HARASS
HARRY POTTER HARRYS
HATCH
(N) LID
HAVEN
(N) SAFE PLACE
HECKLER
(N) PERSON WHO ATTACKS VERBALLY
ONE HECK OF A PERSON!
HEDONIST
(N) ONE WHO BELIEVES PLEASURE IS THE AIM OF LIFE
HEGEMONY
DOMINANCE OF ONE NATION OVER THE OTHER
HAVE MONEY, PUT YOUR HEJJE..
HERMETIC
(ADJ) MYSTERIOUS, OCCULT, AIRTIGHT
HERPETOLOGIST
(N) ONE WHO STUDIES REPTILES
SERPETOLOGIST
HEW
(V) CUT BY AXE OR SWORD
HEW, THEN LATER SEW
hibernal
(adj) winter
hibernate
hilarity
(n) boisterous mirth
hilarious
hinterlands
(n) inner part of country
innerlands
hireling
(n) (contemptuously) one who works only for money
hire-ling
histrionic
(n) theatrical, emotional
history on ice - play
holocaust
(n) destruction by fire
halo has fire
homily
(n) sermon
hoodwink
(v) trick, deceive
wink after trick
hover
(v) hang about
hubbub
(n) confusion
humdrum
(n) dull, monotonous
husband
(v) use sparingly, conserve
iconoclastic
(adj) attacking cherished beliefs
imbecility
(n) stupidness
ignominy
(n) disgrace
imbroglio
(n) entangled, complicated situation
inveterate
(adj) habitual
veteran because of habit
irate
(adj) angry
angry pirate
iridescent
(adj) exhibiting rainbow colours
incandescent
irreproachable
(adj) impeccable, blameless
reproach - blame
irrevocable
(adj) unalterable
isotope
(n) varying form of an element
isthmus
(n) small strip of land joining two larger land masses
jaded
(adj) fatigued
jade is faded. It is probably tired
jaunt
(n) small trip
jaunty
(adj) light hearted
jaunty john went on a jaunt dropping trinkets along the junket
jettison
(v) throw overboard
jetsam flotsam
jibe
(v) agree
vibe
jocose, jocund
(adj) jovial
jostle
(v) shove, bump, push someone roughly
jostle in a hostel
juggernaut
(n) crushing force
crush a nut
junket
(n) trip taken at official expense
trinkets on a junket
juxtapose
(v) place one next to the other
ken
(n) range of knowledge
keen sense
kernel
(n) central or vital part
killjoy
(n) spoilsport
kindred
(adj) related, (n) kinship
kleptomaniac
(n) person having a desire to steal
theftomaniac
knell
(n) tolling of a bell
nelson mandela is ringing the bell
knoll
(n) little round hill
knorr soup comes from a knoll
labile
(adj) likely to change
liable
lachrymose
(adj) tear producing
lachrymose glands
lackadaisical
(adj) lacking enthusiasm
laconic
(adj) brief and to the point
laggard
(adj) sluggish
one who lags
QUASH
(V) squash, suppress
quash the squash in the bottle
quash a rebellion
QUEASY
(adj) squeamish, nauseatic
uneasy
QUELL
(V) EXTINGUISH
QUERULOUS
(ADJ) FRETTING, WHINING
KYO RO RAHE HO
KID HAS BECOME QUERULOUS
QUIBBLE
(N) MINOR COMPLAINT OR OBJECTION
DON'T QUIBBLE WITH PEBBLES;
TEENSY WEENSY QUIBBLES
QUINTESSENCE
(N) HIGHEST EMBODIMENT
QUINTESSENCE OF WIT
QUIRK
(N) STARTLING TWIST
QUACK QUACK DUCK'S NECK GOT TWISTED;
QUIRK OF FATE
QUIVER
(N) CASE FOR ARROWS
QUIVER OF ARROWS
QUIXOTIC
(ADJ) IDEALISTIC, IMPRACTICAL
DON QUIXOTE
QUOTIDIAN
(ADJ) DAILY, COMMONPLACE
QUOTE WAS COMMON BEFORE;
QUOTIDIAN ROUTINE
RAIL
(v) SCOLD
RAIL ODSU
RAIMENT
(N) GARMENT
RAYMOND
RALLY
(V) SUMMON, CALL UPON
RALLY THE CROWD FOR THE RALLY
RAMBLE
(V) WANDER AIMLESSLY
ALL MY RAMBLINGS
RAMPANT
(ADJ) WIDESPREAD
RAMSHACKLE
(ADJ) TUMBLED DOWN
RAM'S SHACK(TOUCH WOOD)
RAMSHACKLE BUILDING
RANCID
(ADJ) SMELLING OF STALE FAT
ACID
RANCOR
(N) BITTERNESS, HATRED
RANKLE
(V) IRRITATE, FESTER
IRRITATING ANKLE
RAPACIOUS
(ADJ) PLUNDERING
RAPE-ACIOUS;
RAPACIOUS BIRDS
RAPT
(ADJ) ABSORBED, ENCHANTED
RAPT LISTENERS
RAREFIED
(ADJ) MADE LESS DENSE (OF A GAS)
RAREFACTIONS
RASPY
(ADJ) HARSH, SHRILL
RASPBERRY LIPS BUT RASPY VOICE
RATIFY
(V) CONFIRM, VERIFY
RATIFY WHEN YOU ARE GRATIFIED;
RATIFY THE AMENDMENT
RAVAGE
(V) PLUNDER
RAVE
(N) FAVORABLE OPINION
RAVE REVIEWS
RAVENOUS
(ADJ) EXTREMELY HUNGRY
RAVENOUS VULTURE
RAVINE
(N) STEEP VALLEY
RAZE
(V) DESTROY COMPLETELY
REACTIONARY
(N) OPPOSED TO PROGRESS
REBATE
(N) DISCOUNT
REBUFF
(V) SNUB
REBUTTAL
(N) REFUTATION
RECALCITRANT
(ADJ) STUBBORN
CALCIUM HAS HARDENED HIM
RECAPITULATE
(V) SUMMARIZE
GO OVER THE CAPITALS
RECAST
(V) FASHION AGAIN
RECONDITE
(ADJ) PROFOUND, SECRET
RECONDITE BOOKS,
SCHOLAR
RECONNAISSANCE
(N) SURVEY OF ENEMY BY SOLDIERS
RECONNAISSANCE DURING RENAISSANCE
RECOUNT
(V) NARRATE, COUNT AGAIN
RECOUNT THE TALES
RECRIMINATION
(N) COUNTERCHARGE
RE-INCRIMINATION
RECTITUDE
(N) MORAL UPRIGHTNESS
ERECT
RECUPERATE
(V) RECOVER
REDOLENT
(ADJ) ODEROUS
RED OINTMENT
REDRESS
(V) REMEDY
REDRESS A WOUND
REEK
(V) EMIT ODOR
REFECTORY
(N) DINING HALL
REFLECTIONS IN REFECTORY
REFRACTORY
(ADJ) STUBBORN, UNMANAGEABLE
REFRACTORY RAFIQ
REFURBISH
(V) RENOVATE
RE-FURNISH
REGAL
(ADJ) ROYAL
REGALE
(V) ENTERTAIN
REGAL HAD A GALA TIME
REGIME
(N) METHOD OF GOVERNMENT
UNDER AKBAR'S REGIME
REGIMEN
(N) PRESCRIBED DIET AND HABITS
RAGI MUDDE
REGIMENT
(N) MILITARY UNIT
REJOINDER
(N) RETORT, REPLY
REJUVENATE
(V) MAKE YOUNG AGAIN
RELENT
(V)GIVE IN
RELIC
(N) MEMENTO, KEEPSAKE
RELINQUISH
(V) GIVE UP RELUCTANTLY
RELINQUISH CONTROL
REMINISCENCE
(N) RECOLLECTION
REMISS
(ADJ) NEGLIGENT
I WAS SO REMISS THAT I RE-MISSED
REMISSION
(N) CLEARANCE OF DEBT, FORGIVENESS, TEMPORARY MODERATION
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
REMONSTRATE
(V) OBJECT
REND(V), RENT(N)
SPLIT, TEAR
RENDER
(V) PROVIDE
RENEGADE
(N) TRAITOR
RENEGADE HAS GRANADE
RENEGE
(V) DENY, GO BACK ON
RUN - HEEGE
REPARATION
(N) AMENDS
REPAIRS
REPAST
(N) LUNCH, BANQUET
REAP FAST
repeal
(v) revoke, annul
peel it off
repine
(v) fret, complain
whine
REPLETE
(ADJ) FULL TO THE BRIM
REPLETE WITH..
REPREHENSIBLE
(ADJ) DESERVING BLAME
ONE WHO REPRESSES IS REPREHENSIBLE
REPRESS
(V) HOLD DOWN, OPPRESS
REPRIEVE
(N) TEMPORARY STAY
REP LEAVE;
REPRISAL
(N) RETALIATION
RE-RISAL
REPRISE
(N) MUSICAL REPETITION
SHANKAR MAHADEVAN'S REPRISE
REPROACH
(V) BLAME
REPROBATE
(N) DEVOID OF MORAL DECENCY
PERSON NOT HAVING PROBITY
REPROBATION
(N) DISAPPROVAL
OPP OF APPROBATION
REPROVE
(V) REBUKE, CRITICIZE
OPP OF APPROVE
REPUDIATE
(V) DISOWN
HE ATE MY REPUTATION. SO I DISOWN HIM
REPUGNANCE
(N) DISGUST
RESPITE
(ADJ) TIME FOR REST, INTERVAL OF RELIEF
MOMENT OF RESPITE
RESPLENDENT
(ADJ) BRILLIANT, SPLENDID
RESPLENDENT IN THAT GOWN
RESTITUTION
(N) REPARATION, RETURNING SOMETHING TO THE RIGHTFUL OWNER
RESTITUTION FOR DESTITUTES
RESTIVE
(ADJ) RESTLESSLY IMPATIENT
RESTLESS
RESUMPTION
(N) TAKING UP AGAIN
RESUME
RESURGE
(V) SURGE AGAIN
RESUSCITATE
(V) REVIVE1
RETENTIVE
(ADJ) HOLDING BACK
RETRENCH
(V) CUT DOWN, TAKE BACK, DRAW BACK
DIG A TRENCH
RETRIBUTION
(N) PUNISHMENT FOR WRONGDOING
NO TRIBUTE
RETROACTIVE
(ADJ) TAKING EFFECT BEFORE ITS ENACTMENT
RETRO - EARLIER ACTIVE
RETROSPECTIVE
(ADJ) LOOKING BACK AT THE PAST
REVERENT
(ADJ) RESPECTFUL
REVERIE
(N) DAYDREAM
REVILE
(V) VILIFY
REVILE BEHIND THE VEIL
REVULSION
(N) SUDDEN STRONG FEELING OF DISGUST
RHAPSODIZE
(V) SPEAK OR WRITE IN AN ENTHUSIASTIC MANNER
RIBALD
(ADJ) RUDE
SEE A BALD PERSON AND MAKE A RIBALD REMARK
RIDDLE
(V) PIERCE WITH HOLES, SPREAD THROUGHOUT
TOM RIDDLE PIERCED WITH HOLES AND SPREAD THROUGHOUT
RIFE
(ADJ) WIDESPREAD
RUMORS ARE RIFE
RILE
(v) IRRITATE
RAIL
sagacious
(adj)wise, shrewd
he knows the saga - he is wise
sallow
(adj) yellowish and unhealthy looking
sallow skin - skin is yellow
sanguine
(adj) optimistic, cheerful
sang win
sap
(v) weaken
sap coz no sap in it;
sap your strength
sardonic
(adj) sarcastic
you should probably take a saradon
sartorial
(adj) pertaining to tailors and tailoring
stitch - artorial
savant
(n) scholar
hindi savant
savory
(adj) tasteful, attractive
savour
scaffold
(n) temporary platform for workers
fold your scarf on the scaffold
scintillate
(v) sparkle, flash, full of life
scintillating conversation;
skin tillate
scotch
(v) put an end to, thwart
scotched the scotch bottle after drinking
scruple
(v) fret about, hesitate (n) uneasy feeling
have scruples about something
scrupulous
(adj) meticulous
scuffle
(v) move about in confusion
scurry n shuffle
scurvy
(adj) contemptible
he is scurvy coz he has scurvy
sear
(v) burn
shear - tear
sear - burn
sedate
(adj) unexcited, grave
senator is very sedate
sedentary
(adj) not moving about
sedentary desktop jobs
seemly
(adj) appropriate
semblance
(n) outer appearance, guise
semblance has resemblance
seminary
(n) training for future ministers, young women
seminar for ministers in seminary
senility
(n) old age
senile old priest
sentinel
(n) sentry, lookout
he has been sent for sentinel coz he is not very senti
salutary
(adj) tending to improve, wholesome, beneficial
salutary effect on him;
salute now
sere
(v) burn, sear
serendipity
(n) accidental good fortune
sara in pity
servile
(adj) slavish, clinging
servant
servitude
(n) slavery
sextant
(n) navigational tool for determining latitude and longitude of ship
shackle
(n) chain, (v) hinder
tackle with shackle;
shackled by shackle
sham
(adj) pretentious
sham is very fake
shard
(n) broken fragment of pottery
sharad
sheaf
(n) bundle of things tied together
sherif is carrying a sheaf of paddy
sheathe
(v) place in a sheath
shoddy
(adj) of inferior quality
this toddy is shoddy
shrew
(n) scolding woman, mouselike animal
shrew shrewd woman
shunt
(v) sidetrack
sinewy
(adj) strong and muscular
sinewy even when it's snowy
skullduggery
(n) dishonest behaviour
dig your skull from behind
slake
(v) quench
i need a whole lake to slake my thirst
sleight
(n) skill
sleight of hand, leggerdomain
slovenly
(adj) shabbily
slow n ly
sluggard
(adj) sluggish person
laggard
sluice
(n) artificial channel to direct flow of water
juice
slur
(v) slander, mispronounce
sodden
(adj) soaked
paddy is sodden
sojourn
(n) temporary stay
bonjour
solicit
(v) eagerly request
solicitous
(adj) anxious, eager
solstice
(n) point where sun is farthest from the equator
histrionic
(adj) theatrical, emotional
history on ic - a play
sonorous
(adj) resonant
sonu nigam
sophistry
(adj)seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning
soap history ads;
specious
spangle
(n) metallic ornamental pieces sewn on the garment
bangles
spartan
(adj) lacking luxury and comfort
no spa or tan
spat
(n) minor fight, squabble
he spat in the spat
spurious
(adj) counterfeit, illogical
spurious argument
spurn
(v) reject, scorn
spurn the sperm
squander
(v) waste
statute
(n) law enacted by the legislature
stifle
(v) suppress
stigma
(n) token of disgrace
stigma to society
stint
(n) allotted amount of work
daily stint
stipulate
(v) state conditions
stoke
(v) stir up a fire
stroke a fire
stolid
(adj) dull, impassive
stolid is stoic
stratum
(n) layer of society
strew
(v) spread randomly
strew rose petals on the bed
strut
(n) supporting bar
stupor
(n) state of being stupified
suavity
(n) urbanity
sauve magazine
subjugate
(v) bring under control
sublimate, sublime
(v) purify, make noble
lime soda
subliminal
(adj) below the threshold
sublime
subpoena
(n) writ summoning a witness to appear
ask the peon to bring him
subservient
(adj) servile
subsistence
(n) existence
substantive
(adj) substantial, essential
subsume
(v) include, encompass
consume - subsume
subterfuge
(n) pretense
false refuge
subversive
(adj) tending to overthrow
submarine
succor
(n) timely assistance
that sucker dint give me any succor
succulent
(adj) juicy
succulent lips, feel like sucking
suffragist
(n) woman activist
suffuse
(v) spread over
blush suffused;
X diffuse
sully
(v) contaminate, soil
sully malli - mal dupatta mein
sunder
(v) separate
asunder
superannuated
(adj) disqualified because of age
super annual
supercilious
(adj)arrogant
super chilly
superfluous
(adj) excessive
super flow
supernumerary
(adj) more than what is necessary
super number
supine
(adj) lying on the back
supine-asana
suppliant
(adj) beseeching
applicant
supplicate
(v) petition humbly
applicate
surfeit
(v) stuff, satiate
sir to feet
surly
(adj) rude, cross
surly sarla
surmount
(v) overcome
surreptitious
(adj) stealthy
sarr antha odu
surrogate
(adj) substitute
sustenance
(n) means of support, existence
swill
(v) drink greedily
swill beer
sycophant
(n) bootlicker
syco - chant
syllogism
(n) logical formula consisting of a major premise
symbiosis
(n) interdependence for mutual benefit
tacit
(n) unsaid but understood
tacit agreement;
taciturn
tactile
(adj) pertaining to sense of touch
touch-tile
taint
(v) contaminate
paint and contaminate
tangential
(adj) digressing
tangible
(adj) palpable
tan visible
tantalize
(v) tease, torment
tantamount
(adj) equivalent
tantamount to;
amounts to
ecclesiastic
(adj) pertaining to the church
ecologist
(n) person studying relation between living organisms and their environment
economy
(n) efficiency in using something
eddy
(n) swirling current of water
efficacy
(n) power to produce desired effect
effigy
(n) dummy
effusion
(adj) pouring forth
ejaculation
(n) exclamation
elicit
(v) draw out from discussion
elucidate
(v) enlighten, explain
make lucid
elusive
(adj) evasive
emanate
(v) issue forth
embark
(v) set out
embellish
(v) adorn
embezzlement
(n) stealing
embryonic
(adj) undeveloped, rudimentary
enamored
(adj) in love
encroachment
(n) gradual intrusion
endearment
(n) fond words or acts
gifts and endearments
endemic
(adj) widespread
endue
(n) provide with
endow
enduring
(adj) lasting, surviving
enfranchise
(v) admit the right to citizenship
franchise - blacks have been enfranchised
engender
(v) cause
gender is the cause for many things
enjoin
(v) command, forbid
go join
ensue
(v) follow as a result
entail
(v) necessitate
entails hardwork on your part
enterprising
(adj) full of initiative
enterprising
(adj) full of initiative
entomology
(n) study of insects
entrance
(v) put under a spell
trance
entreat
(v) plead, beseech
enunciate
(v) speak distinctly
pronunciate
environ
(v) surround, enclose
environed by walls
eon
(n) long time
ages
opp X ion
epaulet
(n) ornament for shoulder over uniform
st paul has an epaulet
epicure
(n) connoisseur of food and drink
epicure does pedicure after eating
epigram
(n) witty thought or saying
epithet
(n) word or phrase that characteristically describes a person
epigram and epithet on an epitaph
epoch
(n) period of time
equable
(adj) calm, tranquil
equi - able
equanimity
(n) calmness of temperament
no animal behaviour
equestrian
(n) rider on a horseback
on a quest
equine
(adj) horselike
equine face
equinox
(n) period of equal days and nights
vernal equinox
equipoise
(n) balance
equitable
(adj) fair
e quittable
equity
(n) fairness
eschew
(v) shun
chew it off
estranged
(adj) separated
estranged couple
ethos
(n) underlying character of an ethnic group
eugenic
(adj) pertaining to the improvement of a race
Lambaste
V. beat; thrash verbally or physically
Lampoon
V. ridicule
Languid
ADJ. weary; sluggish; listless
Languish
V. lose animation or strength
Languor
N. lassitude; depression
Lank
ADJ. long and thin
Lap
V. take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently
Lassitude
N. languor; weariness
Latent
ADJ. potential but undeveloped; dormant; hidden
Latitude
N. freedom from narrow limitations
Leaven
V. cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven
Lechery
N. gross lewdness; lustfulness
Leery
ADJ. suspicious; cautious
Leeway
N. room to move; margin
Legend
N. explanatory list of symbols on a map
Leonine
ADJ. like a lion
Levee
N. earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding
Levity
N. lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity
Levy
V. impose(a fine); collect(a payment)
Lewd
ADJ. lustful
Liaison
N. contact that keeps parties in communication; go-between; secret love affair
Libidinous
ADJ. lustful
Libido
N. emotional urges behind human activity
Limber
ADJ. flexible
Limbo
N. region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; a prison(slang)
Limn
V.draw; outline; describe
Limpid
ADJ. clear
Lineaments
N. features, especially of the face
Lionize
V. treat as a celebrity
Liquidate
V. settle accounts; clear up
List
V. tilt; lean over
Lithe
ADJ. flexible; supple
Litigation
N. lawsuit
Livid
ADJ. lead-colored; black and blue; ashen; enraged
Lofty
ADJ. very high
Loll
V. lounge about
Loom
V. appear or take shape(usually in an enlarged or distorted form)
Lope
V. gallop slowly
Lout
N. clumsy person
Low
V. moo
Lucre
N. money
Ludicrous
ADJ. laughable; trifling
Lugubrious
ADJ. mournful
Lull
N. moment of calm
Lumber
V. move heavily or clumsily
Lumen
N. unit of light energy(one candle;s worth)
Luminary
ADJ. celebrity; dignitary
Lunge
V. make a quick forward dive or reach; thrust
Lurk
V. stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived
Luscious
ADJ. pleasing to taste or smell
Luster
N. shine; gloss
Macabre
ADJ. gruesome; grisly
Maelstrom
N. whrilpool
Magnate
N. person of prominence or influence
Maim
V. mutilate; injure
Maladroit
ADJ. clumsy
Malapropism
N. comic misuse of a word
Malcontent
N. person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs
Malefactor
N. evildoer; criminal
Malevolent
ADJ. wishing evil
Malign
V.speak evil of; bad-mouth; defame
Malignant
ADJ. injurious' tending to cause death; aggressively malevolent
Malingerer
N. one who feigns illness to escape duty
Malleable
ADJ. capable of being shaped by pounding; impressionable
Malodorous
ADJ. foul-smelling
Mandate
N. order; charge
Manifest
ADJ. evident; visible; obvious
Manifestation
N. outward demonstration; indication
Manifesto
N. declaration; statement of policy
Mannered
ADJ. affected; not natural
Marshal
V. put in order
Marsupial
N. one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch
Masochist
N. person who enjoys his own pain
Matriculate
V. enroll (in college or graduate school)
Encumber
V. burden
Endearment
N. fond word or act
Endue
V. provide with some quality; endow
Enduring
ADJ. lasting; surviving
Enfranchise
V. admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote)
Engender
V. cause; produce
Enjoin
V. command; order; forbid
Entail
V. require; necessitate; involve
Enterprising
ADJ. full of initiative
Entomology
N. study of insects
Entrance
V. put under a spell; carry away with emotion
Entreat
V. plead; ask earnestly
Enunciate
V. utter or speak, especially distinctly
Environ
V. enclose; surround
Epicure
N. connoisseur of food and drink
Epigram
N. witty thought or saying, usually short
Episodic
ADJ. loosely connected
Epithet
N.word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing
Epoch
N. period of time
Equanimity
N. calmness of temperament; composure
Euinox
N. period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn
Equitable
ADJ. fair; impartial
Equity
N. fairness; justice
Errant
ADJ. wandering
Eschew
V. avoid
ethereal
ADJ. light; heavenly; unusually refined
Ethos
N. underlying character of a culture, group
Euphony
N. sweet sound
Euthanasia
N. mercy killing
Evanescent
ADJ. fleeting; vanishing
Evenhanded
ADJ. impartial; fair
Evocative
ADJ. tending to call up (emotions, memories)
Exacerbate
V. worsen; embitter
Exalt
V. raise in rank or dignity; praise
Exceptionable
ADJ. objectionable
Exchequer
N. treasury
Excise
V. cut away; cut out
Exegesis
N. explanation, especially of biblical passages
Exemplify
V. show by example; furnish an example
Exhort
V. urge
Exhume
V. dig out of the ground; remove from the grave
Exorbitant
ADJ. excessive
Expatiate
V. talk at length
Expatriate
N. exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land
Expedient
ADJ. suitable; practical; politic
Expedite
V. hasten
Expiate
V. make amends for (a sin)
Expunge
V. cancel; remove
Expurgate
V. clean; remove offensive parts of a book
Extant
ADJ. still in existence
Extenuate
V. weaken; mitigate
Extol
V. praise; glorify
Exult
V. rejoice
Fabricate
V. build; lie
Facade
N. front (of building); superficial or false appearance
Faction
N. party; clique; dissension
Factious
ADJ. causing dissension ; quarrelsome
Bode
V. foreshadow; portend
Bohemian
ADJ. unconventional (in an artistic way)
Bourgeosis
ADJ. middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Bovine
ADJ. cowlike; placid and dull
Braggadocio
N. boasting
Brandish
V. wave around; flourish
Bravado
N. swagger; assumed air of defiance
Brazen
ADJ. insolent
Breach
N. breaking of contract or duty
Bristling
ADJ. rising like bristles; showing irritation
Brook
V. tolerate; endure
Brusque
ADJ. blunt; abrupt
Buffet
V. slap; batter; knock about
Bullion
N. gold and silver in the form of bars
Bulwark
N. earth work or other strong defense; person who defends
Burnish
V. make shiny by rubbing; polish
Buttress
V. support; prop up
Cache
N. hiding place
Cadaver
N. corpse
Cadaverous
ADJ. like a corpse; pale
Camaraderie
N. good-fellowship
Cameo
N. shell or jewel carved in relief
Candor
N. frankness; open honestly
Canine
ADJ. related to dogs; doglike
Canker
N. any ulcerous sore; any evil
Canny
ADJ. shrewd; thrifty
Cant
N. insincere expressions of piety
Canter
N. slow gallop
collate
v. examine carefully to verify authenticity
colgate
collateral
n. security for a loan
provide collateral
colossus
n. gigantic statue
comeuppance
n. deserts, well deserved rebuke
come up and get rebuked
comity
n. courtesy, civility
did not have the comity to smile
commensurate
adj. equal in extent
reward will be commensurate with the efforts
commodious
adj. spacious and comfotable
spacious for a commode
compact
n. agreement, contract
pact
comport
v. carry oneself, behave
compose, comport yourself
compound
v. combine
comprehensive
adj. exhaustive, inclusive
compunction
n. remorse
without the least compunction
concede
v. admit
cede - concede
conception
n. beginning, forming of an idea
conciliatory
adj. soothing
concur
v. agree
condole
v. express condolences
condone
v. excuse, forgive
condone your sins
conducive
adj. helpful
atmosphere conducive to your recovery
confound
v. confuse
congeal
v. freeze, coagulate
keep the gel in the fridge
connivance
n. pretense of ignorance of something wrong
act naive
connotation
n. implied or suggested meaning of an expression
conscientious
adj. scrupulous
senti about the work
consequential
adj. arrogant
consequential air
conservatory
n. school for fine arts
learn to conserve the arts in conservatory
consign
v. deliver officially, entrust
sign the order
consonance
n. harmony
resonance
consort
adj. be associated with
construe
v. explain, interpret
consummate
adj. complete
consummate idiot
contend
v. struggle, compete
contention
n. claim, assertion
contingent
adj. conditional, dependent on
admission is contingent on your good score
contingent
n. small group of a party
new york contingent
contrived
adj. forced, not spontaneous
tried to do it;
contrived attempts at talking
controvert
v. oppose
controversy
conundrum
n. riddle or puzzle
ko nan drum?
convene
v. assemble
it is convenient if you convene
conversant
adj. familiar with
convivial
adj. gay, merry
vivial - vivacious
convoke
v. call together
invoke
coquette
n. flirt
coquettish behaviour
corporeal
adj. bodily, material