701). Provincial

Meaning: small-town, non-metropolitan, non-urban, back woods, backwater.

Definition: of or conceming a province of a country or empire of or concerning a province of a country or


Usage: Provincial elections.

702). Rebuke

Meaning: reprimand, reproach, scold, admonish, chide, upbraid, criticize.

Definition: express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions.

Usage: she had rebuked him for drinking too much.

703). Lambasted

Meaning: criticize, castigate, chastise, censure, condemn.

Definition: criticize (someone or something) harshly.

Usage: They lambasted the report as a gross distortion of the truth.

704). Blare

Meaning: Blast, sound loudly, toot, honk, shriek, screech.

Definition: make or cause to make a loud, harsh sound.

Usage: The ambulance arrived outside, siren blaring.

705). Tinkle

Meaning: ring, jingle, jangle, chime, peal, ding, ping.

Definition: make or cause to make a light, clear ringing sound.

Usage: Cool water tinkled in the stone fountains.

706). trumpet

Meaning: proclaim, announce, declare, broadcast, blazon.

Definition: proclaim widely or loudly.

Usage: The press trumpeted another defeat for the government.

707). Percussion

Meaning: crash, bang, smash, clash, bump, thump.

Definition: the striking of one solid object with or against another with some degree of force.

Usage: the clattering percussion of objects striking the walls and the shutters.

708). Wade

Meaning: paddle, wallow, dabble, slop, plod.

Definition: walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance.

Usage: He waded out to the boat.

709). Impeccable

Meaning: flawless, faultless, unblemished, spotless, perfect, exemplary.

Definition: in accordance with the highest standards; faultless.

Usage: He had impeccable manners.

710). Perplex

Meaning: puzzle, baffle, mystify, worry, befuddle, addle, fog, throw

Definition: make (someone) feel completely baffled.

Usage: She was perplexed by her husband’s moodiness.

711). Inadvertent

Meaning: unintentional, unintended, accidental, unpremeditated.

Definition: not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning.

Usage: An inadvertent administrative error occurred that resulted in an over payment.

712). Exonerate

Meaning: absolve, clear, acquit.

Definition: (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.

Usage: The inquiry exonerated Lewis and his company.

713). Hostile

Meaning: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent.

Definition: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.

Usage: He wrote a ferociously hostile attack.

714). Stimulus

Meaning: Spur, encouragement, boost, prompt.

Definition: a thing that arouses activity or energy in someone or something; a spur or incentive.

Usage: If the tax were abolished, it would act as a stimulus to exports.

715). Constrain

Meaning: compel, force, drive, oblige.

Definition: compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action.

Usage: Children are constrained to work in the way the book dictates.

716). Receptive

Meaning: Open-mined, responsive, flexible.

Definition: willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas.

Usage: A receptive audience.

717). Lethargy

Meaning: sluggishness, inertia, inactivity, inaction.

Definition: a lack of energy and enthusiasm.

Usage: There was an air of lethargy about him.

718). Debilitate

Meaning: weakening, enfeebling, enervating, enervative.

Definition: make (someone) very weak and infirm.

Usage: He was severely debilitated by a stomach upset.

719). Aggregate

Meaning:Definition: a material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together.

Usage: The specimen is an aggregate of rock and mineral fragments.

720). Tumultuous

Meaning: loud, thunderous, ear-shattering.

Definition: making an uproar or loud, confused noise.

Usage: He left the stage to tumultuous applause.

721). Rehabilitate

Synonyms: reintegrate, readapt, retrain.

Meaning: restore (someone) to health or normal life by training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or


Usage: helping to rehabilitate former criminals.

722). Asylums

Synonyms: mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital

Meaning: an institution for the care of people who are mentally ill.

Usage: I he‘d been committed to an asylum.


723). Prevarication

Synonyms: dishonesty, distortion, lie, equivocation

Meaning: a person dishonest to his organization

Usage: My hesitation and prevarication had apparently not inspired my interlocutor with confidence in me.

724). Exacerbating

Synonyms: aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound.

Meaning: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

Usage: Rising inflation was exacerbated by the collapse of oil prices.

725). Indecorously

Synonyms: improper, unseemly, unbecoming, undignified, immodest, indecent, immoral.

Meaning: not in keeping with good taste and propriety; improper.

Usage: a pub crawl with sundry indecorous adventures.


726). Assertion

Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement, claim, submission, swearing.

Meaning: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.

Usage: His assertion that his father had deserted the family.

727). Incongruity

Synonyms: inappropriateness, dissonance, difference, inconsistency, lack of harmony.

Meaning: the state of being incongruous; incompatibility.

Usage: the incongruity of his fleshy face and skinny body disturbed her the incongruity of his fleshy face and skinny body disturbed her.

728). Adjudication

Synonyms: arbitration, refereeing, umpiring.

Meaning: The action or process of adjudicating.

Usage: The matter may have to go to court for adjudication.

729). Pervasive

Synonyms: prevalent, penetrating, extensive, general, common, universal, rife.

Meaning: (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or

a group of people.

Usage: ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society.

730). Vacillate

Synonyms: dither, teeter, waver, hesitate, oscillate, fluctuate.

Meaning: waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.

Usage: I vacillated between teaching and journalism.

731). Pivotal

Synonyms: central, crucial, vital.

Meaning: of crucial importance in relation to the development or success of something else.

Usage: Japan’s pivotal role in the world economy.

732). Afloat

Synonyms: floating, drifting, non-submerged.

Meaning: floating in water; not sinking.

Usage: A swimmer fighting to stay afloat.

733). Sabotage

Synonyms: wreck, damage.

Meaning: deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something), especially for political or military


Usage: Power lines from South Africa were sabotaged by rebel forces.

734). Contingent

Synonyms: chance, accidental, possible.

Meaning: subject to chance.

Usage: The contingent nature of the job.

735). Nullify

Synonyms: annul, void, invalidate

Meaning: make legally null and void; invalidate.

Usage: Judges were unwilling to nullify govemment decisions.

736). Verdict

Synonyms: judgment, adjudication, decision, finding.

Meaning: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Usage: The coroner recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.

737). Erstwhile

Synonyms: old, past, one-time.

Meaning: former.

Usage: Written in memory of the composer’s erstwhile teacher.

738). Conspiracy

Synonyms: plot, scheme, plan.

Meaning: a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.

Usage: The company was involved in a conspiracy with bookmakers to manipulate starting prices.

739). Coterie

Synonyms: set, circle, crowd.

Meaning: a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other


Usage: All prime ministers develop a small coterie of kindred spirits.

740). Pervasive

Synonyms: prevalent, penetrating, extensive.

Meaning: (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or

a group of people.

Usage: Ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society.

741). Commemorative

Meaning: Memorial, remembrance, celebratory, celebrative.

Definition: acting as a memorial of an event or person.

Usage: Minister of State ManojSinha today released a commemorative postage stamp on Tourism in India on

the occasion of 70th Independence day.

742). Disaster

Meaning: catastrophe, tragedy, act of god, calamity.

Definition: a sudden accident or a natural catastrophe that causes great damage or loss of life.

Usage: US President Barack Obama issued a disaster declaration for flood-devastated Louisiana.

743). Ravage

Meaning: min, destroy, raze, damage, lay waste, wipe out.

Definition: cause severe and extensive damage to.

Usage: The hurricane ravaged southern Florida.

744). Swell

Meaning: Expand, bulge, distend, inflate, balloon, bloat, grow, increase, rise.

Definition: become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume.

Usage: The flooding submerged large parts of the region on Sunday, three days after water-swelled streams and rivers began rising.

745). Interim

Meaning: meantime, meanwhile, interval, interlude.

Definition: the intervening time.

Usage: In the interim I‘ll just keep my fingers crossed.

746). Curtain

Meaning: hanging, screen, blind, window hanging

Definition: a screen of heavy cloth or other material that can be raised or lowered at the front of a stage.

Usage: She drew the curtains and lit the fire.

747). Boast

Meaning: Brag, crow, swagger, swank, own, enjoy, have.

Definition: talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one’s achievements, possessions, or


Usage: She boasted about her many conquests.

748). Intercept

Meaning: Stop, head off, cutoff.

Definition: obstruct (someone or something) so as to prevent them from continuing to a destination.

Usage: Intelligence agencies intercepted a series of telephone calls.

749). Pave

Meaning: Cover, surface, floor, top, finish.

Definition: cover (a piece of ground) with flat stones or bricks; lay paving over.

Usage: China Satellite will pave the way to a hack-proof communication system.

750). Feasibility

Meaning: Practicability, practicality, workability, viability.

Definition: the state or degree of being easily or conveniently done.

Usage: The feasibility of screening athletes for cardiac disease.

751). Quixotic

Meaning: idealistic, unbusinesslike, romatic, extravagant, visionary, unworldly.

Definition: extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.

Usage: A vast and perhaps quixotic project.

752). Brazen

Meaning: bold, shameless, forward, unashamed, unabashed, unblushing.

Definition: bold and without shame.

Usage: He went about his illegal business with a brazen assurance.

753). Ingenious

Meaning: inventive, creative, imaginative, original, innovative, resourceful, inspired.

Definition: (of a person) clever, original, and inventive.

Usage: He was ingenious enough to overcome the limited budget.

754). Naive

Meaning: innocent, artless, guileless, trustful, unaffacted, fond, wide-eyed, simple.

Definition: (of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent.

Usage: Andy had a sweet, naive look when he smiled.

755). Suave

Meaning: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, polished, dignified, gentlemanly, gallant.

Definition: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.

Usage: All the waiters were suave and deferential.

756). Epicure

Meaning: gourmet, gourmand, connoisseur, gastronome.

Definition: a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.

Usage: They see themselves as epicures—delighting in food that is properly prepared.

757). Magnanimous

Meaning: generous, charitable, benevolent, open- handed, bountiful, liberal, princely, kind, kindly.

Definition: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.

Usage: She should be magnanimous in victory.

758). Paragon

Meaning: Model, good example, apotheosis, exemplar, paradigm, acme, shining example.

Definition: a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence.

Usage: Your cook is a paragon.

759). Aesthetic

Meaning: Connoisseur, genteel.

Definition: concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.

Usage: The pictures give great aesthetic pleasure.

760). Gregarious

Meaning: sociable, social, companionable, clubbable, convivial.

Definition: (of a person) fond of company; sociable

Usage: He was a popular and gregarious man.

761). Abandon

Meaning: Desert, Leave, cast aside,

Definition: cease to support or look after (someone); desert.

Usage: Her natural mother had abandoned her at an early age.

762). Patronage

Meaning: Sponsorship, backing, funding, promotion, support, guaranty, protection.

Definition: the support given by a patron.

Usage: The arts could no longer depend on private patronage.

763). Traverse

Meaning: cross, negotiate, cross, pass over.

Definition: travel across or through.

Usage: He traversed the forest.

764). Recuperate

Meaning: get better, recover, convalesce, get back to normal.

Definition: recover from illness or exertion.

Usage: She has been recuperating from a knee injury.

765). Alms

Meaning: charity, bounty, subsidy, largesse, endowment.

Definition: (in historical contexts) money or food given to poor people.

Usage: The riders stopped to distribute alms.

766). Attenuate

Meaning: diminished, impaired, reduced, decreased.

Definition: reduce the force, effect, or value of.

Usage: Her intolerance was attenuated by an unexpected liberalism.

767). Vindictive

Meaning: Vengeful, out for revenge, revengeful, avenging, unforgiving, implacable, bitter.

Definition: having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.

Usage: The criticism was both vindictive and personalized.

768). Discomfit

Meaning: embarrass, discomfort, unsettle, unnerve, upset, disturb, perturb, distress.

Definition: make (someone) feel uneasy or embarrassed.

Usage: He was not noticeably discomfited by her tone.

769). Accusation

Meaning: allegation, charge, claim, asseveration, blame, criticism, complaint.

Definition: a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong.

Usage: accusations of bribery.

770). Indict

Meaning: Charge with, arraign for, take to court for, put on trial for.

Definition: formally accuse of or charge with a crime.

Usage: His former manager was indicted for fraud.

771). cacophony

Meaning: din, racket, noise, discord, dissonance, jarring, grating, rasping.

Definition: A harsh discordant mixture of sounds.

Usage: A cacophony of deafening alarm bells.

772). Brink

Meaning: edge, verge, margin, rim, lip.

Definition: the extreme edge of land before a steep slope or a body or water.

Usage: The brink of the cliffs.

773). Conscious

Meaning: aware, awake, compos mentis, alert, responsive, reactive, feeling, sentient.

Definition: aware of and responding to one’s surroundings.

Usage: Although I was in pain, I was conscious.

774). Induct

Meaning: admit to, allow into, introduce to, install in.

Definition: admit (someone) formally to a post or organization.

Usage: Arrangements for inducting new members to an organization.


775). Perceive

Meaning: discern, recognize, tell, grasp, understand, deduce, conclude, sence, divine, intuit.

Definition: become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand.

Usage: His mouth fell open as he perceived the truth.

776). Emphasis

Meaning: Prominence, importance, significance.

Definition: special importance, value, or prominence given to something.

Usage: They placed great emphasis on the individual’s freedom.

777). Evident

Meaning: Obvious, apparent, noticeable, conspicuous, perceptible.

Definition: clearly seen or understood; obvious.

Usage: She ate the biscuits with evident enjoyment.

778). Impatient

Meaning: Irritate, annoyed, angry, testy, tetchy, snappy, cross, crabby, moody.

Definition: having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked.

Usage: An impatient motorist blaring his hom.

779). Sonnet

Meaning: ballad, lyric.

Definition: a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of fonnal rhyme schemes, in English typically

having ten syllables per line.

Usage: compose sonnets.

780). Mediocre

Meaning: ordinary, common, commonplace, average.

Definition: of only average quality; not very good.

Usage: He is an enthusiastic if mediocre painter.

781). Despicable

Meaning: Contemptible, loathsome, hateful, detestable, reprehensible, awful, heinous.

Definition: deserving hatred and contempt.

Usage: A despicable crime.

782). Traumatize

Meaning: distrub, shock, bother, hurt, mortify, pain, upset.

Definition: subject to lasting shock as a result of a disturbing experience or physical injury.

Usage: The children were traumatized by separation from their families.

783). Atrocity

Meaning: iniquity, violation, crime, wrong, offence, affront, scandal, injustice.

Definition: an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.

Usage: A textbook which detailed War atrocities.

784). incalculable

Meaning: inestimable, untold, immeasurable, uncountable, indeterminable, incomputable.

Definition: too great to be calculated or estimated.

Usage: An archive of incalculable value.

785). Myopic

Meaning: unimaginative, uncreative, narrow-minded, short-term, small-mind.

Definition: lacking foresight or intellectual insight.

Usage: The government still has a myopic attitude to public spending.

786). Pertinent

Meaning: Relevant, apposite, appropriate, suitable, fitting, fit, apt, apropos.

Definition: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.

Usage: She asked me a lot of very pertinent questions.

787). Unsavoury

Meaning: unpalatable, unappetizing, unpleasant, disagreeable, uninviting, unattractive.

Definition: disagreeable to taste, smell, or look at.

Usage: They looked at the scanty, unsavoury portions of food doled out to them.

788). Perspective

Meaning: Outlook, view, viewpoint, point of view, standpoint, position, stand, attitude.

Definition: a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something; a point of view.

Usage: Most guidebook history is written from the editor‘s perspective.

789). Rapture

Meaning: ecstasy, bliss, euphoria, exaltation, joy, transport, rhapsody, delight, pleasure.

Definition: a feeling of intense pleasure or joy.

Usage: Leonora listened with rapture.

790). Curse

Meaning: Execrate, imprecate, hoodoo.

Definition: invoke or use a curse against.

Usage: It often seemed as if the family had been cursed.

791). Hinge

Meaning: depend, hang, rest, tum, pivot, centre, be conditional.

Definition: attach or join with or as if with a hinge.

Usage: The ironing board was set into the wall and hinged at the bottom.

792). Ballot

Meaning: Vote, poll, election, straw poll, plebiscite.

Definition: a system of voting secretly and in writing on a particular issue.

Usage: A strike ballot.

793). Disenchant

Meaning: disillusioned, disappointed, let down, fed up, discontented.

Definition: cause (someone) to be disappointed.

Usage: He may have been disenchanted by the loss of his huge following.

794). Cohort

Meaning: unit, outfit, force.

Definition: an ancient Roman military unit, comprising six centuries, equal to one tenth of a legion.

Usage: A cohort of civil servants patiently drafting legislation.

795). Presumption

Meaning: brazenness, audacity, boldness, temerity, front, pertness, forwardness.

Definition: behaviour perceived as arrogant, disrespectful, and transgressing the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

Usage: He lifted her off the ground, and she was enraged at his presumption.

796). Bigoted

Meaning: prejudiced, biased, partial, one-sided, dectarian, discriminatory.

Definition: obstinately or unreasonably attached to a belief, opinion, or faction, and intolerant towards other people’s beliefs and practices.

Usage: A bigoted group of reactionaries.

797). persuade

Meaning: prevail on, induce, win someone over, coax, convince, make get.

Definition: induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

Usage: It wasn’t easy, but I persuaded him to do the right thing.

798). Persona

Meaning: image, face, public face, character, personality, identity, self

Definition: the aspect of someone’s character that is presented to or perceived by others

Usage: Her public persona.

799). Astonish

Meaning: surprise, stagger, startle, stun, confound, dumbfound.

Definition: surprise or impress (someone) greatly.

Usage: You never fail to astonish me.

800). Vicious

Meaning: brutal, savage, violent, dangerous, ruthless, heartless, callous, cruel.

Definition: deliberately cruel or violent.

Usage: A vicious assault.


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