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
CSS and GRE Vocabulary Set-3
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
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
The problems affecting a particular situation or group of people that are difficult to explain or identify
The last crime figures are merely symptomatic of wider malaise in society.
Synonym: Unease, Melancholy
To put right something that is wrong
We must take steps to rectify the situation.
Synonym: Correct, Right, Sort out
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
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
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
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
To separate or make people separate into two groups with completely opposite opinions
Public opinion has polarized on this issue
Synonym: Separate, Part, Demarcate
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
To argue about things that are not important
The children are always bickering about something or other.
Synonym: Squabble, Wrangle, Argue
Completely honest, Straightforward
Sana’s candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.
Synonym: Frank, Outspoken, Honest
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
To scatter widely, as in sowing seed, Spread widely
Information Minister should foster good practice by disseminating information.
Synonym: Spread, Circulate, Promulgate
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