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dry food; fodder
provender
dry up (dessicated romance)
dessicate
dry; barren
arid
dull; lacking brilliace; lacking luster
lackluster
dull and unimaginative; insipid or favourless (vapid tea; vapid smile)
vapid
dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual(dull and prossaic essay)
prosaic
impassive; dull (an stolid creature -- one that does not move)
stolid
lacking in color; dull; cheerless( drab old building)
drab
monotonous; lacking in variety; dull
humdrum
dull; not fresh; cheerless
dingy
dummy( people burned effigy of sachin ater world cup)
effigy
dwarf; spirit protecting a underground creature
gnome
dying ( a moribund patient)
moribund
eagerness; enthusiasm(zeal of youth)
zeal
earthen or stone embarkment to prevent floods
levee
person who defends; earthen works to protect
bulwark
ease or lessen(pain); satisfy ( hunger); sooth (hunger)
assuage
releive the pain of; lessen or make less severe(palliate the crime; palliate the headache)
palliate
(facile hand, facile tongue) fluent; easily accomplish
facile
approachable; warmly friendly
affable
delicate; difficult
brittle
that can easily catch fire
combustible
easily deceived
gullible
easily detected; allows light pass through it
transparent
nauseate; (feeling to vomit)
squeamish
queasy
clear; easy to understand; intelligible
lucid
approachable; obtainable
accessible
eat away
erode
erode by chemical reaction
corrode
eat all
omnivorous
eccentric; whimsical
crotchetry
echo; resounding
reverberate
echo; deep and full in sound
resonant
edge, especially of something round
periphery
(articulate speec); distinct; effective
articulate
efficiency or conciseness in use of
economy
effort; expenditure of physical strength
exertion
effusively sentimental
maudlin
egg-shaped
ovoid
ability to bounce back; elastic;power of springing back
resilient
element that is creatures natural environment; element in which micro organisms are cultivated
medium
element; ingredient
component
reject; rule out of considerattions
dismiss
manumit; free from bondage( military personnels were manumit from neighbouring countries)
manumit
embarass
abash
emit (odour); stink
reek
connection; emotional closeness; harmony
rapport
emotional urges that affect human activities
libido
elevation to godhood;an ideal axample of something(federer)
apotheosis
having no connection; objective and calm; physically seperate
detached
highlighted
underscore
empty; lacking in ideas; stupid(vacuous comments)
vacuous
enclose; surround
emviron
eclosure for birds
aviary
encode' convert into code
encipher
encourage; support
hortatory
end
termination
endanger; put at risk, imperil
jeopardize
unending
interminable
enclose ;place into something
embed
personification; endowed in flesh
incarnate
endure all forces
weather
(dynamic president)enthusiastic; vigorously active
dynamic
not spiritual; engrossed in the matters of earth
worldly
puzzling; mystic
sphinx-like
enjoy; distinct flavor; tang
savor
enjoyment; enthusiasm
gusto
bottomless; pit
abyss
large; enormous
astronomical
(Agarbatti)enrage; infuraite
incense
enroll(in college)
matriculate
entangle; stick in swampy ground(mud mired our cat)
mire
entertain; (treat with food or drink)
regale
enthusiasm; verve
verve
(standing ovation of crowd for steve waugh), applause
ovation
enthusiastic follower
devotee
entice; attract
allure
entire range( face that expressed gamut of expressions)
gamut
entrance; way in
entree
entusiastis ; round of applause(plaudits of crowd)
plaudit
humbly entreating; besseching
suppliant
environment; surrounding
ambience
environment; means of expression
milieu
person who takes excess pleasure in food and drink
gourmand
equal in extent
commensurate
equality; close resemblance
parity
equip( with military equipment)
accoutre
euipment; odds and ends;(gear or appurtenance)
paraphernalia
equvalent in value or effect (tantamount to gold)
tantamount
erase; strike out
delete
error
blunder
error; misunderstanding
misapprehension
essence
gist
main point( crux of the problem)
crux
essential quality
attribute
inherent; built in ;essential
intrinsic
essential ; pertaining to substance(substantive information, law)
substantive
establish by evidence; verify ; support (RAW substantaited the reports;)
substantiate
estimate the value of
appraise
estimation; appraisal
assessment
evasive; baffling ; difficult to grasp;(skillful at eluding capture)..( elusive Osama )
(elusive odour-baffling)
(elusive thing is the soul)
elusive
evrlasting
perpetual
every two years( they meet at biennial conventions)
biennial
evident; visible; obvoius
manifest
evil
sinister
evil plan or plot
machinations
criminal or evildoer
malefactor
evolve; as in preternal growth
gestate
exact( precise measurement)
precise
enlarged; pompous; enlarged
inflated
exagerated
hyperbole
exalted; noble and uplifting; utter (hearts were sublime)
sublime
examine the dead body
sublime
examine the account
audit
examine critically or closely ( scrutinize the reports)
scrutinize
examine closely to understand; measure depth
plumb
examine in order to authenticate; arrange in order
collate
exceed
surpass
excess; oveabundance
plethoria
excessive
exorbidant
excessive interest in oneself; belief that one should be interested in ones self rather than others
egoism
excessive zeal; extreme devotion; to a belief or cause
fanaticism
unnecessary; excessive; overabundant; (remove the superfluous words from the novel)
superfluous
extremely careful; painstaking; scrupulous ( a meticulous craftsman)
meticulous
excessively devoted to his wife
uxorious
excessively exacting
hypercritical
excessively fat
obese
miser; frugal person
tightwad
greedy or grasping; plundering
( a rapacious government)
rapacious
modest or proper person
prude
excessively or elaborately decorated (ornate hall)
ornate
conceited; self-important;excessively self centered
egotistical
abrupt emphatic exclamation
ejaculation
ban; exclude from public favor ( from the day I spoke up, my friends ostracized me)
ostracize
excuse
pretext
exhausting( a grueling campaign)
grueling
showing rainbow like colours
iridescent
exile; someone who has withdrawen from original habitat( Dawood expatriated from India )
expatriated
means of support; livelihood; existence ( Farming is a hard way of subsistence)
subsistence
existing at birth
congenital
existing from the beginning( primordial forms of life)
primordial
exit
egress
to enlarge( dilation of pupil); expand
dilation
expand; swell out( distend bellies of the starving cows)
distend
(politic decision) expedient; prudent; well devised( politic manager)
politic
expel ; drive out ( word document oust the typewriter)
oust
nourish ; support; experience (sustain on bread and water)
sustain
experienced;( seasoned soldiers)
(troops seasoned in combat)
seasoned
expert; skilled ( adept programmer)
adept
expain away( I gloss over my mistakes)
gloss over
explain to a ridiculous degree;assail verbally
(belabored by th PM; belabor the obvoius)
belabor
explain; enlighten( elucidate the mysterious death of Peter Patterson)
elucidate
explain ; interpret ( how do u construe his behaviour)
construe
explain; interpret; clarify (explicate the laws of physics)
explicate
explanation of the biblical passages( exegesis of satpreet)
exegesis
explanatory list of symbols used in the map
legend
explanatory; serving to explain( expository lectures of khade on VLSI)
expository
investigate
probe
explosion
detonation
expose as false; worthless; ; ridicule; exaggerated (the actor debunked the claim of the media)
debunk
expose to slander( the wife traduces fer husband where ever he goes)
traduce
(we deprecated reservations);express disapproval; protest against; belittle
deprecate
express disapproval or disappointment ( father reproached his son for irresponsible behaviour )
reproach
express evil satisfaction; view malevolently
gloat
express strong disapproval;disparage(decry racism in Sa)
decry
express sympathetic sorrow( condole the widow)
condole
express, utter(the graduates gave vent to cheers)
vent
expressing low opinion
derogatory
possibility, latent
potential
expression of praise; often on the ocassion od someone's death
eulogy
phrase
idiom
fluency; persuasive speech
eloquence
expurgate(bowdlerize the novel)
bowdlerize
lenghten; extend
prolong
extended line of men to avoid acess or entree
cordon
extended scolding; harangue; denunciation(tirade of the pm)
tirade
external; not essential; extraneous
extrisic
a flying reptile
pterodactyl
extinguish; put down;quiet
quell
extraordinary ability;military bravery
prowess
extreme corruption; wickedness ( depravity in indian politics)
depravity
extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance( opulence displayed by amma's way of living)
opulence
military patriot; warlike chauvinist ( hitler)
Jingoist
extremely agitated; hysterical
(with greif)
overwrought
extremely demanding ( exacting TL)
exacting
dry; thirsty( the parched aoil)
parched
(ravenous boy in help); hungry
ravenous
extremely obvious; loudly offensive( blatant appeal to vanity)
blatant
extremely loud
stentorian
poisonous;hostile; bitter;
(her virulent remarks won her lot of enemies)
virulent
extremely poor
destitute
extremely severe
draconian
small
lilliputian
small
miniscule
small
minute
fail completely; sink( the project foundered)
foundered
eye defect that prevent proper focus
astigmatism
face
a pleasant countenance
face; appearance
physiognomy
face' appearance
visage
(confluence of two rivers)
flowing together; crowd
confluence
running (cursive handwriting)
cursive
(magnetic flux) flowing; series of change
flux
fluent; slick;facile;
glib
fluent;talkative; glib
voluble
fly; dart lightly; pass swiftly by
flit
foil
balk
follow
ensue
following;attendants
retinue
following; later
subsequnt
fond word or act
endearment
food(delicious food)
viand
food(stock of food)
victuals
food of the gods(rahu kitu tried to have amdrosia)
anbrosia
foolish; idiotic
witless
foolish; inane
fatuous
extremely simple; forbidingly stern; (an austere expression of dad; austere interior)
austere
forcing out ( extrude steel)
extrude
(contrived modesty); forced; artificial ; not spontaneous;
contrived
forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor(vehement dislike)
vehement