Advanced Vocabulary with Printable Flashcards Set 22 PDF IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam. The Sets of high frequency Advanced Vocabulary will you master any English language exam in the world.
Evanescent: (adj.) Fleeting; impermanent
The evanescent post-war economic prosperity was quickly followed by a deep recession.
Evict: (v) To force someone to leave a place.
He was evicted from the hotel for violent behaviour.
Evocation: (n) Imaginative recreation; act of summoning up
Her novel is a brilliant evocation of life in the eighteenth century India.
Evocative: (adj.) Stimulating vivid memories; recreating a mood
The pebbled streets and traditional shops are evocative of a completely different era.
Exalt: (v) To praise highly. Also, to raise in status or rank
He was exalted to the position of General Manager.
Excursion: (n) Short trip for a special purpose
Many excursions had been arranged by the holiday company.
Exemplary: (adj.) Worthy of imitation; serving as a model or pattern
His act was exemplary, especially considering the circumstances.
Exemplify: (v) To illustrate or show by example
This painting perfectly exemplifies the naturalistic style which was so popidar at the time.
Exempt: (v) To excuse or release from some obligation or requirement to which others are subject
Exempting small businesses from an increase in tax should be a popular move.
Exorbitant: (adj.) Excessive; beyond what is normally expected and proper; extravagant, as, exorbitant demands.
I don’t appreciate the exorbitant rates of interest charged by the Western Bank.
Exorcise: (v) To swear evil spirits out of a person
A priest exorcised the ghost from the house.
Explicate: (v) To explain in details; make clear
This is a book which clearly explicates the poetry ofGhalib.
Exploit: (v) To use unfairly for one’s own profit
He is fully exploiting his opponent’s weak family background.
Exponent: (n) One who explains or interprets; one who represents or exemplifies
Adam Smith was an exponent of free trade.
Expound: (v) To explain clearly and thoroughly; interpret
We had to listen for hours to his expounding on democracy.
Fervent: (adj.) Believing or feeling something very strongly and sincerely.
It was a debate, which aroused fervent ethical arguments.
Fetter: (v) To restrain; curtail one’s freedom
Fettered by very strict office routine, he was unable to fulfill his ambitions.
Fickle: (adj.) Changeable or unstable
Don’t depend too much on him; he is a fickle person.
Figment: (n) Something which seems real but is not
Was it just a figment of my imagination or did I hear Parveen’s voice in the other room?
Finale: (n) Ending; the last part of a piece of music or show
All the actors come on stage during the finale.
Finite: (adj.) Limited; having definable limits or boundaries
The funds available for the health service are finite and we cannot afford to waste money.
Fitful: (adj.) Restless; spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
After several fitful attempts, he decided to postpone the start of the project until he felt more energetic.
Flagrant: (adj.) Openly scandalous or disgraceful; notorious
We cannot condone such flagrant violation of the rules.
Flora and fauna: (n) The plants and the animals of a region
This is a nice book on the flora and fauna of Punjab.
Fluent: (adj.) Speaking easily
He is fluent in speaking English.