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1. Aberration: deviation; abnormality 2. Abstruse: Difficult to comprehend 3. Acumen: sharpness of mind 4. Adroit: skill-ful (Maladroit = clumsy) 5. Adulation: worship; great praise 6. Advocate: support 7. Affability: friendliness; cordiality 8. Affinity: kinship 9. Affluence: wealth; Opulence 10. Agnostic: unsure of the existence of god www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 11. Alacrity: speed & eagerness; promptness 12. Alleviate: make less serve; reduce 13. Altruism: self-sacrifice 14. Amalgam: mixture 15. Amassed: accumulated 16. Ambiguous: vague; doubtful; equivocal 17. Ameliorate: make better; improve 18. Amiable: friendly; lovable 19. Anachronistic: out of normal time range 20. Animosity: hostility; hatred; ill-will www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 21. Apathetic: lacking energy or interest; indifference 22. Arable: can be cultivated; fit for pillowing (example: arable land) 23. Arbitration: mediating between disputing sides 24. Arboreal: living in trees (Root -- Arbor always relates to trees) 25. Arcane: esoteric; obscure; known only to few people 26. Archaic: old-fashioned 27. Articulation: joining; speaking clearly; distinct 28. Ascertain: find out; make sure 29. Astute: wise; mentally sharp 30. Augment: increase in size or number www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 31. Aural: through the sense of hearing 32. Autocrat: absolute ruler; 34. Barrage: bombardment; stream (of abuse etc.); continuous attack 35. Belabor: over-emphasizing 36. Belied: contradicted www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 37. Belittlers: People who criticize/disparage 38. Benevolent: kindly; charitable 39. Boorishness: rudeness; ill-mannered behavior www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 40. Bountiful: generous 41. Brevity: briefness 42. Bypass: avoid; find a way around 43. Byzantine: excessive; decadent 44. Cacophony: noise; din 45. Callous: cruel & unfeeling 46. 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Irreproachable: can not be criticized; blameless (Reproach = critize) 67. Irresolute: lacking firmness of purpose; hesitant 68. Irreverence: lack of respect 69. Jaded: tired; bored 70. Jeopardize: put at risk; endanger 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 71. Judicious: fair; wise 72. Juxtaposition: placing two things next to each other 73. Knack: trick; skill 74. Lackadaisical: lazy; careless; lax 75. Lamentable: regrettable 76. Languid: Lacking energy; weak 77. Lavish: to spend freely(v); costing alot; opulent(adj) 78. Legitimate: to make legal; give approval to 79. Libelous: open to prosecution for libel (libel = written slander) 80. Lithe: flexible; supple www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 81. Litigious: seeking legal remedies 82. Lobby: to try to persuade; entrance hall 83. Lucid: clear; explained 84. Magnanimous: generous minded; big-hearted 85. Mandate: permission 86. Mandatory: compulsory 87. 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Conciliatory: bringing together; ending a dispute; soothing 106. Concord: agreement 107. Condone: tolerate 108. Conflagration: great fire 109. Congenial: friendly; sociable; suitable 110. Connoisseur: expert with good taste/ judgement www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 111. Consecrate: dedicate; make holy 112. Consummate: supremely good 113. Contagious: passed on through touch; infectious 114. Convergence: coming together 115. Convivial: sociable 116. Copious: in large amount 117. Corollary: consequence; inference 118. Corpulence: very fat-ness 119. Corroborated: supported; given 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 120. Credulity: belief on slight evidence www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 121. Cumulative: building up 122. Cursory: superficial 123. Curtail: cut short 124. Dalliance: non-serious involvement; toying or playing 125. Dearth: shortage; lacking 126. Debacle: disaster 127. Debilitate: weaken 128. 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Peevishness: childish sullenness; irritability 174. Penchant: tendency; leaning toward; liking 175. Penurious: miserly 176. Perquisites: perks; sth you recieve for your job 177. Petulant: touchy; sulky; peevish 178. Phlegmatic: calm; imperturbable 179. Phobic: fearful (Root phobia always implies fear) 180. Pilfer: steal; filch; rustle www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 181. Placid: peaceful; calm; serene 182. Plaudits: praise 183. Pliant: flexible 184. Polarized: divided into two extremes 185. Pragmatism: practicality 186. Preclude: prevent; make impossible 187. Precursor: forerunner; sth comes before 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 188. Predilection: liking for; penchant 189. Presumption: assuming too much 190. Profundity: depth (of ideas/thoughts) www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 191. Propensity: tendency; leaning predilection 192. Proponent: supporter 193. Prosaic: ordinary; dull 194. Prospectus: brochure 195. 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Ambiguity: uncertainty; vagueness 612. Candid: frank; honest 613. Deprecate: criticize; denounce 614. Immutable: unchanging; permanent 615. Longevity: long life 616. Opulent: wealthy; rich; magnificent 617. Precept: guiding principle 618. Salacious: lecherous; erotic 619. Trite: unoriginal; dull 620. Ambiguous: unclear in meaning; can be interpreted in different ways 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 621. Candor: frankness; openness 622. Deride: ridicule; make fun of; mock 623. Exemplary: outstandingly good; setting a fine example 624. Impartial: unbiased; neutral 625. Loquacious: talkative 626. Sallow: yellowish 627. Trivial: unimportant 628. Ambivalence: lack of clarity; wavering; 629. Cantankerous bad-tempered; quarrelsome 630. Exemplify: to serve as a good example www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 631. Impecunious: having no money 632. Lucid: clear 633. Ornate: highly decorated 634. Salubrious: health-giving 635. Truant: shirker; someone absent without permission 636. Ambulatory: able to walk around (used of hospital patients) 637. Capacious: spacious 638. Desecrate: to damage or pollute a holy place 639. Exhaustive: complete and thorough Impious wicked; profane 640. Ludicrous: ridiculous; silly 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 641. Orthodox: conventional 642. Precipitous: done in a hurry 643. Salutary: something which teaches you a lesson; beneficial 644. Truncate: cut short 645. Ameliorate: make better 646. Capitulate: surrender; give in to 647. Exonerates: acquits; absolves; removes blame 648. Impoverished: destitute; poor 649. Ossify: 1. turn to bone; 2. become fixed and rigid 650. Preclude: prevent or make impossible 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 651. Sanctimonious: hypocritically holy 652. Tumult: uproar; noise 653. Amelioration: improvement 654. Carping: constant criticism; finding faults 655. Desist: stop; discontinue; cease 656. Exorcism: getting free/rid of; eliminating (especially demons) 657. Impromptu: unrehearsed; spontaneous 658. Lummox: clumsy person 659. Ostentatious: showy 660. Precocious: developing early 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 661. Sanction: give approval to 662. Turpitude: depravity 663. Amiable: friendly; lovable 664. Cartographer: person who makes maps 665. Despondent: having no hope; miserable 666. Expatriate: refugee; emigrant; someone living away from his own country 667. Inadvertent: not intentional 668. Luscious: juicy; moist; succulent 669. Oust: push out of a position 670. Predecessor: one who came before 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 671. Sanguinary: bloodthirsty; bloody 672. Tyro: novice; beginner 673. Amity: friendship 674. Castigate: scold strongly 675. Destitution: hardship; poverty; misery 676. Expedient: convenient; practical 677. Lynch: assassinate; kill; illegal hanging 678. Overt: obvious; not hidden 679. Predicament: dilemma; difficult situation 680. Sanguine: optimistic; cheerful 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 681. Ubiquitous: found everywhere; omnipresent 682. Amorphous: lacking in shape 683. Deter: put off; prevent 684. Expedite: make faster 685. Incarceration: putting in prison 686. Machinations: plots and plans 687. Preeminent: famous; outstanding 688. Sardonic: mocking 689. Unalloyed: undiluted; total 690. Analgesic: medicine to combat pain 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 691. Caucus: type of private political meeting 692. Deteriorate: worsen; decline 693. Exposition: clear explanation 694. Incessant: without stopping 695. Maelstrom: whirlpool; storm in the ocean 696. Prerogative: right or privilege 697. Savant: person with knowledge 698. Unctuous: oily; using excessive flattery 699. Analogous: comparable 700. Caustic: burning 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 701. Detrimental: harmful 702. Extol: praise 703. Incipient: just beginning 704. Magnanimous: generous; big-hearted 705. Prescient: having fore-knowledge 706. Scale: to climb 707. Undermined: damaged; attacked 708. Anarchy: chaos; lack of government 709. Devoured: greedily eaten/consumed 710. Extradite: deport from one country back to the home country www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 711. Inclination: tendency; a leaning toward 712. Palliative: a remedy that improves but doesn't cure 713. Presentiment: a feeling that something might happen 714. Scapegoat: person on whom blame is placed for faults of others 715. Underscore: emphasize 716. Dexterous: skilful with hands 717. Extraneous: irrelevant 718. Incoherent: not clear 719. Maladroit: clumsy; unskillful 720. Pallid: pale 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 721. Presumptuous: assuming too much; arrogant 722. Scrupulous: careful; diligent; painstaking 723. Unequivocal: clear; obvious 724. Animosity: hatred; antagonism 725. Censorious: disapproving; critical 726. Dichotomy: a division into two parts 727. Extrapolate: extend; predict on the basis of known data 728. Incongruous: not fitting in; out of place 729. Malady: illness 730. Palpable: easily felt; easily perceived 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 731. Pretentious: pompous; self-important 732. Scrutinize: examine carefully 733. Unfetter: set free 734. Censure: blame; criticize 735. Extrinsic: irrelevant; on the outside 736. Inconsequential: unimportant; insignificant; negligible 737. Malediction: a curse Panacea remedy for all ills 738. Prevaricate: speak misleadingly and evasively 739. Cerebral: intellectual 740. Diffident: lacking confidence 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 741. Fallacious: false 742. Inconspicuous: not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable 743. Malefactor: a wrong-doer 744. Paradigm: 1. example; 2. model; 3. way of looking at things 745. Pristine unspoiled 746. Unprecedented: never having happened before 747. Anomaly: something which does not fit in a pattern; irregularity 748. Certitude: certainty 749. Digress: wander off the subject 750. Falter: hesitate; waver www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 751. Indelible: cannot be wiped out 752. Malinger: deliberately avoid work; shirk 753. Paradox: apparently contradictory statement 754. Sensuous: appealing to the senses 755. Unscathed: unharmed; intact; without a scratch 756. Antagonism: hostility; strong opposition 757. Charlatan: trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have 758. Indifferent: 1. neutral; 2. not outstanding 759. Malingerer: person who deliberately tries to avoid work 760. Paragon: a perfect example 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 761. Procrastinate: delay; put off 762. Unwitting: not deliberate; unconscious 763. Antagonistic: opposed; hostile; aggressive 764. Chary: watchful; wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give 765. Dilatory: slow; falling behind with one's work 766. Fanaticism: passion; excessive devotion 767. Indigenous: native to a particular area 768. Malleable: flexible; can be shaped 769. Paramount: of supreme importance 770. Prodigal: wasteful; extravagant 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 771. Sequester: isolate 772. Upbraid: scold; tell off; reprimand 773. Antediluvian: outdated; prehistoric; very old-fashioned 774. Dilemma: puzzling situation 775. Fastidious: overly particular; finicky 776. Indolence: laziness 777. Prodigious: very large 778. Serendipity: fortunate coincidence; unsought discovery 779. Uproarious: hilarious; hysterical; very funny 780. Dilettante: person who dabbles in a subject without serious study 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 781. Inductee: novice; beginner 782. Manipulatable: influencable; controllable 783. Profane: unholy 784. Serene: calm; peaceful 785. Upshot: outcome 786. Diligent: hard-working 787. Feasible: possible and practicable 788. Indulgent: pampering; satisfying desires 789. Marred: damaged; spoiled 790. Pariah: an outcast from society 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 791. Urbane: sophisticated; suave; refined 792. Antiquated: outdated; old fashioned 793. Choleric: easily angered 794. Diorama: model of a scene 795. Fecund: fertile Inebriation drunkenness; intoxication 796. Marshal: to gather together 797. Parity: equality 798. Profound: having deep meaning 799. Servile: overly submissive; groveling 800. Usurp: take someone's position (usually by force) 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 801. Apathetic: indifferent; uninterested; lethargic 802. Chronicler: person who records historical information 803. Dirge: mournful song 804. Felicitous: apt 805. Ineffable: cannot be expressed in words 806. Marsupial: pouched mammal (like a kangaroo) 807. Parochial: narrow-minded; concerned only with local matters 808. Skeptical: doubting; not gullible 809. Utilitarian: useful 810. Apathy: lack of interest or emotion 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 811. Circuitous: indirect; roundabout (circuitous statement) 812. Disapprobation: disapproval 813. Fervor: passion; enthusiasm; zeal 814. Inept: incompetent; unskilled; useless 815. Martinet: person who believes in strict discipline 816. Parody: a mockery; imitation for ridicule; spoof 817. Proletarian: member of the working class 818. Skirmish: minor battle 819. Utopian: a believer in an ideal world 820. Apocryphal: of doubtful origin; not original 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 821. Circumlocution: using too many words; long-windedness 822. Discern: to distinguish one thing from another 823. Fickle: unpredictable; whimsical; easily swayed 824. Inertia: inactivity; lethargy 825. Masochist: person who intentionally inflicts pain on himself 826. Parry: ward off; avoid 827. Prolific: producing a lot 828. Sluggard: slow-moving; lethargic person 829. Vacillate: waver; hesitate 830. Appease: pacify; soothe; calm down; make peace with 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 831. Circumscribe: limit 832. Discord: disagreement 833. Finesse: skill 834. Inevitable: cannot be avoided 835. Matriarchy: society governed by women 836. Parsimonious: economical; frugal; thrifty 837. Proponents: promoters; supporters 838. Vacuous: empty; silly; meaningless 839. Apprehensive: worried; fearful 840. Circumspect: cautious; considering all sides 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 841. Discordancy: cacophony; harshness; jarring 842. Fitful: not continuous; stopping and starting 843. Inexorable: relentless 844. Maverick: a loner 845. Parsimony: stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting 846. Prosaic: dull; boring; ordinary 847. Vagrant: person wandering without a home 848. Arable: can be cultivated 849. Circumvent: avoid 850. Discrepancy: something which does not match up; inconsistency 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 851. Flagrant: clearly wrong 852. Inexpedient: not advisable 853. Meager: in short supply 854. Partisan: biased; one-sided; committed to one group 855. Proscribe: forbid 856. Solace: comfort for grief 857. Vapid: dull; uninspiring 858. Arbitrary: random; for no definite reason 859. Clairvoyant: psychic; mystic 860. Discriminate: to make a clear distinction; see the difference 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 861. Flamboyant: showy; ornate Infallible perfect; flawless; 862. Meander: wander from side to side 863. Pathos: evoking sadness or pity 864. Prosody: study of versification 865. Solicit: to ask for; seek 866. Variegated: multicolored; speckled 867. Arcane: obscure; known only to a few people 868. Clamor: shout; scream 869. Discursiveness: long windedness; indirectness 870. Flaunt: show off; display in a showy manner 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 871. Infamous: famous for something bad 872. Mellow: soft; melodious; ripe 873. Patron: one who give support (usually financial) 874. Prostration: 1. lying face down; 2. be overcome with extreme weakness 875. Somnambulist: sleepwalker 876. Vehemence: violence; fervor; forcefulness 877. Archaic: ancient; outdated; old fashioned 878. Clandestine: secret; covert; stealthy 879. Disdain: contempt; strong dislike 880. Flippant: making jokes about serious matters Infer deduce; conclude 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 881. Menagerie: collection of animals 882. Patronize: condescend to; behave in an arrogant manner towards 883. Protagonist: main character in film, book, 884. Soothsayer: fortuneteller 885. Vehement: forceful 886. Archetype: classic example of 887. Clemency: mercy 888. Disinterested: unbiased 889. Flout: defy; reject 890. Ingénue: naïve, unsophisticated person www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 891. Mendacious: given to lying 892. Paucity: shortage 893. Protean: changeable 894. Sophomoric: juvenile; immature 895. Venal: corrupt; can be bribed 896. Archives: collections of old records; place of storage of old documents 897. Cliché: overused expression; something unoriginal 898. Disparage: criticize; belittle 899. Flustered: worked-up; not calm Ingrate ungrateful person 900. Mercenary: concerned only with money 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 901. Peccadillo: minor weakness; trivial offence 902. Protégé: person under protection of, or guided by another 903. Soporific: inducing sleep; sleep producer 904. Veneer: surface coating 905. Articulate: clear; lucid; eloquent 906. Clientele: customers 907. Disparity: an inequality 908. Fly-by-night: unreliable; disreputable 909. Inimical: hostile 910. Mercurial: volatile; changeable www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 911. Pedant: person who insists on strict adherence to rules or narrow learning 912. Protocol: procedure; code of behavior 913. Sparse: spare; bare; meager Venerate revere; worship 914. Artifice: deception; trickery 915. Coalesce: come together; merge 916. Dispassionate: neutral; objective 917. Forensic: concerned with argument or debate (esp. for legal evidence) 918. Innate: inherited; inborn 919. Merge: come together 920. Pedestrian: common; mundane; banal 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 921. Provincial: unsophisticated; narrow-minded 922. Specious: false 923. Venial: minor; unimportant 924. Artisan: craftsman 925. Coddle: pamper; fuss over; indulge 926. Disseminating: circulating; broadcasting; spreading (information) 927. Fortitude: bravery Innocuous harmless; inoffensive 928. Metaphorically: symbolically; figuratively Peerless without equal 929. Prudent: cautious; wise 930. Speckled: spotted; freckled; dotted 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 931. Veracity: truthfulness 932. Ascetic: without luxuries; severely simple 933. Coercion: force 934. Diurnal: active in daytime 935. Fortuitous: happening by chance 936. Innovate: create; introduce something new 937. Meticulous: very careful; painstaking 938. Pejorative: derogatory 939. Puerile: childish 940. Sporadic: not continuous; intermittent 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 941. Verbose: talkative; long-winded; rambling 942. Assiduous: thorough; diligent 943. Cogent: lucid; well argued 944. Divert: 1. entertain; 2. distract; 3. cause a detour 945. Fractious: irritable; difficult to control 946. Inscrutable: mysterious; impenetrable 947. Mettle: courage; bravery; valor 948. Pellucid: transparently clear 949. Punctilious: paying attention to small details 950. Spurious: false 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 951. Assuage: to calm 952. Cogitate: think over something; ponder 953. Docile: gentle and easily lead 954. Fraudulent: fake; false 955. Insentient: unfeeling 956. Milieu: environment 957. Pensive: in a thoughtful mood; thinking deeply 958. Purloin: steal 959. Stagnant: still; not moving 960. Vertigo: dizziness 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 961. Astute: perceptive; sharp-witted 962. Collage: picture made from fragments of other pictures 963. Dogmatic: having stubbornly held opinions 964. Frivolous: not serious Insipid dull; bland; boring 965. Mire: swamp; muddy ground 966. Penury: poverty 967. Pusillanimous: cowardly 968. Staid: dull; sober; serious 969. Vestigial: not developed 970. Asylum: place of refuge or safety 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 971. Collate: arrange in order 972. Dolt: stupid person 973. Frugal: economical; not wasting anything 974. Instigate: to start; provoke 975. Misanthrope: hater of the rest of mankind 976. Perceptive: observant 977. Pyromania: compulsion to start fires 978. Stanza: section of a poem 979. Vignette: small sketch 980. Atheist: person who does not believe in God 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 981. Colloquial: local and informal (used of language) 982. Dotard: foolish old man 983. Furrow: groove 984. Instigator: troublemaker; person who entices others to do something 985. Misnomer: wrong name 986. Percipient: perceptive; insightful 987. Quaff: drink down quickly 988. Staunch: loyal; faithful; dependable 989. Vilification: blackening someone's name 990. Atrophy: waste away from lack of use 1000 words | Dawn news vocabulary www.Facebook.com/GratisCareerAssistance 991. Collusion: plotting and planning 992. Drawl: speak slowly with words running together 993. Furtive: hidden and secret 994. Insurgent: a rebel 995. Misogynist: hater of women 996. Perdition: damnation 997. Quagmire: marsh; bog 998. Stereotype: fixed image 999. Vindicate: prove right; remove blame 1000. Attenuate: weaken Click here for complete MCQs Preparation kit