important english vocabulary for competitive exams

Phlegmatic means : calm

Monotonous means : dull

Docile means : submissive

Absolution means : pardon

Philistine means : coarse

Belligerent means : aggressive

Veracious means : true

Intrepid means : brave

Mettle means : courage

Laceration means : cut

Stoic means : philosophic

Sporadic means : on and off

Abrogate means : deny

Onus means : burden

Lukewarm means : slightly heated

Tender means : fragile

Veritable means : genuine

Pinnacle means : topmost point

Remorse means : sorrow

Atonement means : compensation

Ascetic means : self - denying

Abasement means : disgrace

Transient means : temporary

Sardonic means : sarcastic

Judicious means : wise

Quell means : suppress

Gregarious means : friendly

Bestial means : brutal

Debacle means : disaster

Modicum means : small amount

Hackneyed means : tired

Fervent means : possionate

Quack means : counterfeit

Amity means : friendship

Cogent means : lucid

Mundane means : ordinary

Gurrulous means : talkative

Virulent means : dangerous

Hapless means : unlucky

Zenith means : top

Predicament means : difficult situation

Deplete means : consume

Profane means : immoral

Tenacious means : stubborn

Perceptive means : sensitive

Abrasive means : rough

Fastidious means : very careful

Candid means : honest

Amiable means : friendly

Nortrum means : remedy

Misogynist means : hater of women

Refulgent means : glowing

Munificent means : generous

Arbitrator means : mediator

Stagnant means : still

Ominous means : treatening

Orthodox means : conventional

Prudence means : caution

Benevolent means : kind

Pugnacious means : ready to fight

Nebulous means : vague

Apprehension means : slight fear

Meticulous means : very careful

Bigot means : narrow - mininded

Extraneous means : irrelevant

Limpid means : clear

Redolent means : suggestive

Asperity means : harshness

Banal means : dull

Avaricious means : greed for money

Abhor means : hate

Censure means : blame

Benign means : kindly

Fervid means : passionate

Nadir means : lowest point

Mitigate means : lessen

Feckless means : without purpose

Irrational means : absurd

Venal means : corrupt

Prone means : vulnerable

Apposite means : suitable

Antipathy means : hatred

Bellicose means : aggressive

Approbation means : approval

Corpulent means : Fat

Taciturn means : unfriendly

Tedium means : frustration

Clemency means : mercy

Venial means : minor

Fortitude means : bravery

Furtive means : hidden and secret

Eccentric means : odd

Fallible means : capable of making mistakes

Obnoxious means : very unpleasant

Pensive means : thoughtful

Counterfeit means : fake

Noxious means : harmful

Blatant means : obvious

Hedonist means : a pleasure seeker

Curtail means : cut short

Obdurate means : stubborn

Slacker means : lazy

Reticent means : quiet

Exonerate means : clear of responsibility or blame

Apposite means : relevant

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