Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Vocabulary Words List for Aptitude Tests, EFL, ESL, CSS, NTS

Vocabulary Words List for Aptitude Tests and others
Here we have shared a list of english vocabulary words List for Tests like Aptitude Tests, NTS, CSS, PCS, Educators etc.
Enthusiasm
1. alacrity (eagerness)
2. auspicious (encouraging)
3. avid (eager)
4. brio (zest)
5. effervescent (excited)
6. exhortation (motivation)
7. galvanize (motivate)
8. impetuous (impulsive)
9. impetus (motivation)
10. incentive (motivation)
11. stimuli (motivation)
12. verve (enthusiasm)
Funny / happy
1. buoyant (happy)
2. cloud nine (bliss)
3. droll (funny)
4. felicity (joy)
5. halcyon (happy)
6. jocund (happy)
7. jocular (funny)
8. mirth (great joy)
9. sanguine (hopeful)
10. serendipity (good luck)
Riff (joke)
Scold
1. admonition (rebuke)
2. berate (scold)
3. broadside (salvo)
4. chastise (scold)
5. exhortation (warning)
6. kibitz (make unwanted comments)
7. pan (criticize)
8. Vituperative (blame)
Prevention
1. militate (prevent)
2. preclude (prevent)
3. regnant (controlling)
4. preemptive (preventive)
Increase
1. accrue (accumulate)
2. ameliorate (enhance)
3. amenities (comforts)
4. enhance (increase)
5. crescendo (a gradual increase)
6. stagflation (increase in prices)
Respect
1. accolade (honor)
2. impute (attribute)
3. laud (praise)
4. cachet (value)
5. meritorious (excellent, praise worthy)
6. deferential (polite)
7. encomium (praise)
8. venerable (respected)
9. obeisance (bow, respect)
10. repute (prestige)
Greedy
1. mean (bad)
2. predatory (reportorial)
3. rapacious (greedy)
4. voracious (greedy)
5. voraciousness (greediness)
Jealousy
1. covet (desire)
2. ennui (dissatisfaction)
Dirty
1. frowzy (untidy)
2. murky(dirty)
3. opaque(cloudy)
4. putrid (stinking)
5. cutwork (dirty work)
Decorative
1. contrive (invent)
2. emblazon (decorate)
3. emboss (imprint)
4. fabricate (invent)
5. filigree (delicate decoration)
6. garnish (decorate)
7. gild (paint gold)
8. glaze (paint )
9. innovate (create)
10. motif (design)
11. renovate (modernize)
12. tessellate (decorative)
Foolish
1. crass (insensitive)
2. dead head (fool)
3. dunce (ass)
4. flibbertigibbet (silly)
5. galoot (ugly men)
6. inanity (silliness)
7. mumbo jumbo (non sense)
8. obtuse (stupid)
Artistic Words
1. batik (a method of printing patterns on cloth)
2. bonsai ( art of growing small trees)
3. bowdlerize ( editing, cutting)
4. bravura (artistic skill)
5. Braille (writing system for blinds)
6. cameo (sculpture)
7. caricature (funny drawings)
8. cause caliber (drama)
9. cartographer (map maker)
10. chassis (framework)
11. filigree (delicate decoration)
12. lapidary (precious stones)
13. macramé (art of typing knots in strings)
14. origami (art of paper folding)
15. surrealism (style and movement in art and literature)
Skillful Words
1. adroitness (capability)
2. dexterous (on the right)
3. prowess (skill)
4. facile (make easy)
5. facilitate (make easier)
About Birds (Calm, peaceful)
1. allay (soothe)
2. clement (pleasant)
3. conciliatory (make calm)
4. halcyon (happy)
5. cosset (cuddle)
6. mitigate (alleviate)
7. placate (calm)
8. sedate (calm)
9. relief (soothe)
10. tranquil(calm)
11. phlegmatic (calm)
12. hackles (birds neck feather)
13. downy (soft)
14. cygnet (a young swan)
15. gull ( sea bird)
Basic
1. capital (basic)
2. congenital (essential/adjacent)
3. dormant (basic)
4. inherent (basic)
5. intrinsic (basic)
6. latent (dormant)
7. primal (basic)
Swirl
1. churn (blender)
2. skew (twist)
3. swivel (spin)
4. trundle (rotate)
5. undulate (oscillate)
6. undulating (wavy)
7. vortex (swirl)
8. wry (twisted)
Weak
1. craven (weak)
2. debility( physical weakness)
3. paper tiger (straw men)
4. wan (weak)
Unimportant Things
1. bauble (cheap piece of jewelry)
2. deuce (draw)
3. feckless (useless)
4. litter (rubbish)
5. otiose (useless)
6. picayune (trivial)
7. sediment (solid residue)
8. Sisyphean (useless)
9. thatches (cheap jewelry)
10. trifle (unimportant)
Botanical things
1. arboreal (relating to trees)
2. bonsai (art of growing small trees)
3. bloom (flower)
4. burgeoning (bud growing quickly)
5. florid (rosy)
6. botanical (relating to plants)
7. sward (area of grass)
8.green (grassy)
9. xyloid (relating to wood)
10. bouquet (bunch of flowers)
11. pampess (grass land)
12. steppe (large plain)
13. grapevine (climbing plant)
14. viticulture (science of growing grapevines)
Unchangeable
1. fait accompli (something which cant be changed)
2. kismet (fate)
Building words
1. cay ( small island)
2. catacomb (underground tunnel)
3. dam (safety wall)
4. fascia (flat surface)
5. funicular (a railway on steep slop)
6. joist (support, pillar)
7. undergrid (support)
8. gable (peak of building side wall)
9. mansard (gable roof)
10. mausoleum (tomb)
11. mesa (plain)
12. pallazo (grand Italian building)
13. pilaster (pillar)
Church
1. basilica (a large church)
2. seminary (school for priest training)
3. behest (instruction ,order)
4. prelate (priest)
5. diocese ( a district for which a bishop is responsible)
6. candelabrum (candle stand)
7. laity (all members of a church)
8. benediction (a Christian prayer for blessing)
9. importune (demand, beg)
10. denomination (a branch of church)
11. encyclical (statement issued by pope to bishop, letter)
Confuse
1. addled (confuse)
2. confound (astonish)
3. dissimulate (puzzle)
4. inscrutable (enigmatic)
5. morass (marsh ,muddle)
6. nary (not a single)
7. palaver (confusion)
Conflict
1. antagonist ( a person who strongly oppose)
2. contravene (oppose)
3. contra (against)
4. discrepancy (conflict)
5. dissention ( dispute)
6. dissent (argue)
7. dissenter (bojector)
8. dissonance (conflict)
9. oxymoran (contradiction)
10. paradox ( dispute)
Understanding
1. abstruse (difficult to understand)
2. arcane (enigmatic, puzzling)
3. elusive (ambiguous)
4. misapprehension (confusion)
Related to Clothing
1. attire (outfits)
2. batik (a method of printing patterns on cloths)
3. coif (skull cap)
4. habiliments (garments)
5. sampler (needle work, piece of embroidery)
6. sarong (lungi ,dhoti )
7. surplice (gown. a wide loose clothe)
8. cardigan (sweater)
9. yarmulke (Jewish cap)
10. guise (style of dress)
11. portmanteau (suitcase ,bag)
12. other general words about clothing are ( apparel ,garb , raiment )
Colors
1. claret (red color)
2. green (grassy)
3. onyx (black)
4. ruddy (rosy)
5. tinge (color)
6. xanthic (yellow)
Ethica l words
1. august (eminent)
2. beneficence (politeness)
3. benign (gentle)
4. chivalry (courtesy)
5. cordial (friendly)
6. cordiality (warmth)
7. decorum (polite)
8. dote (love)
9. ethic (morality)
10. guileless (honest)
11. humane (kind)
12. largess (generosity)
13. magnanimous (generous)
14. renege (default on)
15. sensibility (feelings)
16. treacle (over emotional)
17. urbane (sophisticated)
18. veracity (truth)
Strong / strengthen / inflexible
1. adamantine (inflexible)
2. coercive (forceful)
3. crenelate (fortified)
4. intransigent(resolute)
5. onerous (tough)
6. robust (strong)
7. tenacious (strong)
8. under gird (support)
9. unregenerate(inflexible)
Fighting / murder / killing / attack
1. bonk (slap)
2. contusion (injury)
3. cut and run (quick escape flee )
4. genocide (mass murder)
5. hammers & tongs (fight with energy)
6. immolate (kill)
7. joust (fight)
8. onslaught (violent attack)
9. paroxysm(attack)
10. querulous (petulant)
11. tussle(fight)
12. vendetta (feud)
13. whiplash (hit with whip)
14. jack knife (blade)
15. shrapnel (bullet)
Best choice /classic / perfect
1. classic (perfect)
2. copasetic (perfect)
3. infallible (perfect)
4. jingoism (extreme patriotism)
5. irrefutable (certain)
6. optimum (best)
7. paragon (outstanding)
8. peerless (matchless)
9. quintessential (ideal)
10. sui generic(unique)
11. surrealistic(classic)
12. uber (paragon)
13. vintage (best choice)
14. unmitigated (perfect)
15. idealist (dreamer )
Fashion
1. comely (beautiful)
2. contemporary (modern)
3. lulu (outstanding women)
4. lissome (thin and attractive)
5. manicured (neat)
6. modish (stylish )
7. rakish (dashing )
8. renovate (modernize)
9. voguish (passion for fashion)
Flattering
1. blandish (flatter)
2. cosset (pamper)
3. coquetry (flirting)
4. fawning (servile)
5. glib (smooth talking)
6. sycophant (toady)
7. wheedle (coax)
Cheat & tricky
1. artifice (cunning)
2. bamboozle (cheat)
3. beguile (fool)
4. covert (hidden)
5. gambit (scheme)
6. mountebank (quack)
7. perfidious(cunning)
8. perfidy( duplicity)
9. scam (cheat)
10. stratagem (trick)
Dishonesty
1. devious (dishonesty)
2. duplicitous (deceptive)
3. finagle (deceive)
4. Sandbagger (cunning)
5. mulct (cheat)
6. venality (fraud)
7. disingenuous (dishonest)
Greek mythology
1. Adonis (handsome men)
2. Amazon (strong women)
3. Asgard (mythical heaven)
4. bacchanal (marry making)
5. hector (bully)
6. Cerberus (mythical dog)
7. dryad (nymph)
8. Edda (collections of ballads)
9. Herculean (difficult)
10. hydra (mythical snake)
11. ichors (blood of gods)
12. Nibbling (dwarf)
13. Nike (Greek goddess of success)
14. titan (giant)
15. Xanadu (dreamland)
Parts / segments
1. bifurcate (split)
2. segmen t (section)
3. lions share (largest part of something)
4. quarter (one of four part)
5. quintile (distribution)
6. sunder (divide)
7. sub division (lower group)
8. smithereens (fragments)
Hatred
1. disdain (hate)
2. execrable (hateful)
3. heinous ( odious)
4. malevolence (hostility)
5. misanthrope (hater of man kind)
6. scorned (disliked)
Bad manners
1. anomie (lack of moral standard)
2. barbaric (cruel)
3. feral( wild)
4. gaudy (insipid)
5. implacable (cruel)
6. iniquity (evil)
7. paddy (rage)
8. peccadillo (small fault)
9. rakish (immoral)
10. virago (aggressive women)
11. Xanthippe (virago)
12. xenophobic(intolerant)
Doubtful
1. askance (indirect glance)
2. cynical (doubtful)
3. impugn (dispute)
4. skeptic (cynic)
5. scruple (hesitation)
6. skeptical (doubt full)
7. premonition (feeling about bad suspicion)
Hotels & bars
1. bistro (cafe)
2. smorgasbord (self service meal)
3. spa (resort)
4. table d' hote (fixed price meal)
Food
1. palatable (appetizing)
2. Seder (Jewish feast)
3. patisserie (cake shop)
4. potable (drinkable)
5. provender (food)
Lazy
1. belated (happening late)
2. defer (late)
3. inertia (inactive)
4. jejune (dull)
5. menial (unskilled)
6. torpid (inactive)
7. vegetative (do nothing)
8. pedestrian (dull)
9. immobilize (disable)
Insulting
1. aspersion (unpleasant)
2. blasphemous (insulting)
3. contumely (insult)
4. decry (criticize)
5. mordant (bitter)
6. trash talk (insulting)
Athletics
1. aerobic exercise (exercise in which oxygen is inhaled)
2. calisthenics (gymnastics)
3. decathlon (athletic contest)
4. fartlek (athletic training)
5. regatta (boat racing)
6. taichi (chinese system of exercise)
7. rope-a-dope (strategy)
Justify / clear / confirm / verify
1. corroborate (confirm)
2. elucidate (clear)
3. evocative (suggestive)
4. ineradicable (accepted)
5. justify (explain)
6. lucidity(clarity)
7. moot (debatable)
8. postulate (put forward)
9. stipulate (impose)
10. syllogism (argument)
False / fake
1. apocryphal (false)
2. faux (fake)
3. spurious (fake )
4. stilted (false)
5. superficial (artificial)
6. specious (false)
Implant
1. embed (fixing)
2. embedded (place solidly)
3. inculcate (imprint)
4. jell (set)
Flexible / possible / suitable
1. feasible (practical)
2. felicitous (suitable)
3. opportune (favorable)
4. uncanny (remarkable)
5. viability (possible)
Display / show off
1. diorama (display case)
2. diptych (pointing to panels)
3. flaunt( to show pride)
4. manifestation (display)
5. pomp (display)
6. vista (view)
Mixture & collection
1. potpourri (blend)
2. motley (mixed)
3. mosaic (collage)
4. infusion ( solution obtained by soaking)
5. archives (collections of historical documents)
6. batter (mixture used for making cakes)
7. battery (large number of similar things)
8. collage (collection of pictures)
9. heterogeneous (mixed)
10. medley (mixture)
11. mélange (blend)
12. montage (collage)
Music related
1. aria (a song for one voice)
2. diva (famous female singer)
3. jig (dance)
4. dulcet (melodious)
5. etude (piece of music)
6. trilogy (drama)
7. euphonious (pleasant to listen)
8. leitmotif (tune in music)
Medical terms
1. acupuncture (pricking)
2. angina (chest pain due to low supply of blood)
3. anaphylactic (highly sensitive)
4. aneurysm (extreme swelling of artery)
5. antibody (material which fight with diseases)
6. articulated (joint segments)
7. atrophy (washing away)
8. cesarean (surgical birth)
9. capsule (pill)
10. catharsis(purging)
11. chromosomes(structure with genes)
12. coccyx (tailbone)
13. contiguous (adjacent)
14. contusion (injury)
15. crescent (sickle shaped)
16. corpuscles (cells in blood)
17. fermentation (bubbling)
18. glaucoma (eye disorder)
19. glucose (sugar energy)
20. holistic -medicine (preventive medicine)
21. halloo (first digit on foot)
22. herbicide (wed killer)
23. homeopathy (treatment with small amount of medicine)
24. hypertension (high blood pressure)
25. hypothermia (low blood pressure)
26. ichors (pus)
27. inoculate (vaccine)
28. ligament t (connection)
29. lineage (ancestry)
30. metabolism(chemica l process)
31. orthotics (orthopedic)
32. paramedic (medical assistance)
33. placebo (inactive)
34. pollex(first digit of hand)
35. quadriceps (thigh muscle)
36. remedial (healing)
37. sanatorium (hospital)
38. sciatica (pain in legs)
39. septic (infected)
40. somatic (material)
41. symbiosis (association)
42. therapeutic (healing)
43. traction (grip)
44. triage (sorting out patient)
45. vascular (containing vessels)
46. venomous (poisonous)
47. ventricle (heart chamber)
48. virulent (lethal)
49. xeric (deficient in moisture)
Science related
1. aerobic (exercise for good health)
2. aerodynamic (to reduce air resistance)
3. ampere (unit of current)
4. avoirdupois (system of weights)
5. carapace (animals hard shell)
6. chiaroscuro (contrast between light and shade)
7. catalyst (agitator)
8. comatose(in coma)
9. demographics (data of population)
10. electrolyte (solution conducting current)
11. fistmele (seven inches)
12. flux (constant change)
13. lathe (tuning tool)
14. lipid (an oily organic compound)
15. nuclear family (extended family )
16. nip and tuck (medical operation in which skin is made tighter)
17. odometer (speedometer)
18. palpitation(pulse)
19. peripheral (outer edging)
20. periphery (edge)
21. permeate(pervade)
22. polyunsaturated (low in cholesterol)
23. vulcanize (solidify)
noisy words
1. bray (yell)
2. clamorous (noisy)
3. hue and cry (clamor)
4. kafuffle (unnecessary excitement)
5. rambunctious (loud)
6. resound (echo)
7. vociferous (vocal)
8. woof (yell)
9. obstreperous (noisy)
10. resonance (echo)
11. stentorian (loud)
Paper related
1. origam i (art of paper folding)
2. paper tiger (weak person)
3. papier -mache (paper mixed with glue)
4. pad (notebook)
5. papyrus (earliest form of paper used by Egyptians)
6. buckle (fastener)
7. staples (paper fasteners)
Religious words
1. avatar (embodiment of Hindu deity)
2. denomination (branch of Christian church)
3. incarnate (taking of human form)
4. fakir (a religious Muslim or Hindu)
5. piety (holiness)
6. prig (person having strong belief )
7. sanctity (holiness)
8. shaman (healer)
9. liturgy (ritual)
10. monotheism (belief in one GOD)
11. caliph (dynasty)
12. imam (religious leader)
13. jihad (holy war)
14. infidel (unbeliever)
15. maverick (free spirit)
Roads / tracks / traffic
1. berm (a raised area of ground)
2. jitney (bus carrying passengers)
3. juggernaut (a large truck)
4. camber (a slight curve in road)
5. cul-de-sac (street closed at one end)
6. grid lock (traffic jam)
7. chicane (a sharp double bend car racing)
8. dead end (road closed at one end)
9. under steer (a motor vehicle tendency to turn less sharply than
expected)
10. tail gate (back door of a vehicle)
11. velodrome (a track for cycle racing)
Traveling / visit
1. Baedeker (guide book for travels)
2. commute (travel to work)
3. itinerant (nomadic)
4. junket (a trip)
5. journeyman (learner)
6. junta (group of military officers)
7. sojourn (stay, visit)
8. stay (visit, holiday)
Teacher / guide
1. Adonis (striking youth)
2. guru (Hindu or Sikh religious teacher)
3. imam (religious leader)
4. shaman (religious specialist)
5. docent (guide)
6. mentor(guide)
7. regime (rule)
8. lodestar (guiding star)
Knowledge / intelligent
1. acumen (wisdom)
2. adage (wise saying )
3. apprehension (understanding)
4. incisive (intelligent)
5. judicious (wise)
6. ken (knowledge)
7. nuance (slight difference)
8. sagacity (wisdom)
9. perspicacious (wise)
10. wunderkind (genius)
Lecture / speech
1. discourse (speech)
2. harangue (long lecture )
3. jeremiad (long sad complaint)
4. peroration (speech)
Top point / juncture / low point
1. tipping point (climax)
2. transcend (top)
3. vertex (top)
4. juncture (a particular point moment)
5. nadir (lowest point)
6. menial (lowly)
7. relegate (downgrade)
Wine words
1. claret (red wine)
2. cuvee (a single batch of wine)
3. sec (tasteless champagne)
4. vintner (somebody who sells wine)
Walk
1. ambulatory (adapted for walking)
2. divagate (stray)
3. mosey (am bell)
4. sidle (sneak)
Belonging to people
1. actuary (accountant)
2. aborigina l (native)
3. arbiter (a person who settles disputes)
4. hawk (a war like person)
5. dark horse (winner)
6. innocuous (harmless)
7. kahuna (important person)
Acceptance
1. acquiesce (to accept without arguing)
2. assimilate (make an idea acceptable)
3. assume (accept that something is true)
4. condone (to accept something that is morally bad)
5. premise(assumptions)
6. supposition (idea)
Imaginative
1. afflatus (strong creative impulse)
2. chimerical (fabulous)
3. el dorado (an imaginary place of great wealth)
4. figment (fancy)
5. mesmerize (captivate)
Throwing
1. cast (act of throwing something)
2. defenestration (act of throwing)
3. jettison (throw out)
4. precipitate (throw)
5. prune (trim)

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