CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3 Vocabulary Building

CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3 Vocabulary Building
CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3
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Review your words on daily basis. If you write 15 words in a day then you must revise them before writing another day. They will be engraved on your brain. You can easily use them at anytime. CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3

Read all these 15 words on daily bases and improve your CSS and GRE Vocabulary set-3. All words are collected from GRE and CSS Past Papers

CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3

1. Lurch

To make a sudden, unsteady movement forward or sideways

 

Presently, we are lurching from one crisis to another.

This relationship seems to lurch from one crisis to the next.

 

Synonym: Stagger, Stumble, Sway

2. Exhibit

To show something in a public place for people or give information

 

They will be exhibiting their new designs at the trade fairs.

 

Synonym: Show, Reveal, Display, Manifest

3. Malaise

The problems affecting a particular situation or group of people that are difficult to explain or identify

 

Economic/Financial/Social malaise

The last crime figures are merely symptomatic of wider malaise in society.

 

Synonym: Unease, Melancholy 

4. Rectify

To put right something that is wrong

 

We must take steps to rectify the situation.

 

Synonym: Correct, Right, Sort out

5. Straits

A very difficult situation especially because of lack of money

 

The factory is in dire straits.

She found herself in desperate financial straits.

 

Synonym: Difficulty, Trouble, Crisis

6. Dwindle

To become gradually less or smaller

 

US reliance on external resources will dwindle, its dependence on its traditional Middle East allies.

 

Synonym: Diminish, Reduce, Decrease

7. Unleash

To suddenly let a strong force, emotion, etc. be felt or have an effect

 

The government’s proposal unleashed a storm of protest in the press.

 

Synonym: Release, Free

8. Euphoria

An extremely strong feeling of happiness and excitement that usually lasts only a short time

 

I was in a state of euphoria all day.

Euphoria soon gave way to despair.

 

Synonym: Elation, Delight, Joy

9. Polarize

To separate or make people separate into two groups with completely opposite opinions

 

Public opinion has polarized on this issue

 

 

Synonym: Separate, Part, Demarcate

10. Embroil

Embroil somebody/yourself to involve somebody/yourself in an argument or a difficult situation

 

I was reluctant to embroil myself in his problems.

 

Synonym: Involve, Entangle, Ensnare

11. Bicker

To argue about things that are not important

 

The children are always bickering about something or other.

 

Synonym: Squabble, Wrangle, Argue

12. Candid

Completely honest, Straightforward

 

Sana’s candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.

 

Synonym: Frank, Outspoken, Honest

13. Lucid

Easily understood, clear

 

Our Physics professor Dr. Rashid Jalil provides lucid explanation of even the most difficult concept so that we can all understand them.

 

Synonym: Intelligible, Comprehensible, Cogent

14. Disseminate

To scatter widely, as in sowing seed, Spread widely

 

Information Minister should foster good practice by disseminating information.

 

Synonym: Spread, Circulate, Promulgate

15. Prospectus

Formal proposal, a legal document describing a company

 

Before writing my M.Phil. thesis, I had to submit a detailed prospectus to the department of approval.

 

Synonym: Description, Formal Proposal, Brochure 

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