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CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-2
To feel or express great sadness or disappointment about somebody/something
In poem, he laments the destruction of the countryside.
Synonym: Mourn, Sorrow, Wail
Avoid or Prevent
A rise in the interest rate seems inevitable.
Synonym: Unavoidable, Inescapable, Assured
3. Bring off
To succeed in doing something difficult
It was a difficult task but we brought it off.
The goalie brought off a superb save.
Synonym: Pull off, Achieve, Accomplish
To put somebody or something in danger
To ignore this challenge would be to imperil all law and order.
Synonym: Endanger, Jeopardize, Risk
Somebody/something to attack or criticize very severely especially in public
The opposition party often lambastes the progress of the ruling party.
Synonym: Criticize, Castigate, Chastise
To find as such courage, support as you can
The troops mustered in response to the human violation in Kashmir.
Synonym: Gather, Assemble, Mobilize
To make process happen more quickly
We have developed rapid order processing to expedite deliveries to customers.
Synonym: Speed up, Accelerate, Hasten
To decide not to continue with a plan either for a short term or long term
The government has shelved the idea until next year.
Synonym: Lay aside, Postpone, Delay
To prevent from easily doing or achieving something
Rescue efforts were severely hampered by the bad weather.
Synonym: Hinder, Impede, Obstruct
To become or make something greater, more serious, or increase in intensity or magnitude
OIC member states need to escalate work on dismantling tariffs and non-tariffs barriers.
Synonym: Soar, Shoot up, Rocket
Not willing to accept defeat, even in a difficult situation: very brave and determined
An indomitable spirit.
An indomitable campaigner for human rights.
Synonym: Invincible, Unconquerable, Unbeatable
A tendency to a particular kind of behavior
He showed a propensity for violence.
She has a propensity to exaggerate.
Synonym: Inclination, Tendency, Predisposition
Disapproving or of actions that are bad done in an obvious and open way without caring if people are shocked
A blatant attempt to buy votes.
It was a blatant lie.
Synonym: Flagrant, Glaring, Obvious
To dislike and have no respect for somebody/something
She despised gossip in any from.
He despised himself for being so cowardly.
Synonym: Detest, Hate, Loathe
Showing very strong feelings, especially anger
A vehement attack/protest.
He had been vehement in his opposition to the idea.
Synonym: Forceful, Passionate, Ardent
Reasonable and likely to be true
Qanateer’s story sounded perfectly plausible.
The only plausible explanation is that he forgot.
Synonym: Credible, Reasonable, Believable