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English Leading words for Master in English Language Exam SET 20

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Advanced Vocabulary for Printable Flashcards Set 20 PDF IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam.

English Leading words with Printable Flashcards Set 20 PDF  IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam. The Sets of high frequency English Leading words  will you Master any English language exam in the world.

Didactic: (adj.) Pertaining to teaching, often in the sense of tending to instruct too

He tends to be rather didactic.


Differentiate: (v) To note differences between similar elements

Can you differentiate between two varieties of rice?


Diffidence: (n) Shyness; modesty

The diffidence of the trainee in talking to the company commander was obvious.



(adj.) Shy; timid; lacking confidence; reserved

He was diffident about his own success.


Diffuse: (v) To scatter, disperse

Television is a powerful means of diffusing knowledge.


Dire: (adj.) Dreadful; terrible

we cannot neglect the dire consequences of his action.

These people are in dire need of help.


Disavow: (v) To repudiate; deny responsibility for; disclaim.

The accused disavowed his earlier confession in the police station.


Disburse: (v) To pay out; expend; distribute

The World Bank and the IMF have agreed to disburse financial aid to Pakistan.


Dexterity: (n) Adroitness; skill and care in using the hands; mental skill or quickness

The ball was caught by the fielder with great dexterity.


Diagnosis: (n) Identification of illness or problem by analysing symptoms

This doctor is known for his correct diagnosis.


Dictate: (n) Guiding principle/ rule or requirement

Teenagers follow the dictates of fashion.


Dictatorial: (adj.) Domineering; tyrannical

He rebelled against the dictatorial behaviour of his wife.


Diction: (n) The way we pronounce words

Our choice of words Clarity of diction is vital for a public speaker.


Dictum: (n) A saying or maxim

“Knowledge is power” is a well-known dictum.


Domain: (n) Area or scope of control; field of concern, knowledge, influence.

This problem is outside the domain of medical science.


Domesticate: (v) To tame or adapt animals and plants for human use.

Sheep and cows were two of the most important animals to be domesticated.


Dormant: (adj.) Inactive

Sometimes dormant talents in our friends surprise those of us who never realised how gifted our acquaintances may be.


Drastic: (adj.) Violently effective; extreme

The new governor has decided to take drastic steps against terrorists.


Droll: (adj.) Amusing in an odd or whimsical way.

The professor often told droll stories.


Dupe: (n) One who is easily fooled or deceived.

I won’t be his dupe any longer.


Duplicity: (n) Double-dealing, deliberate deception in speech or action belying. One’s true thoughts or intentions

I hate people who practice duplicity.


Duress: (n) Compulsion by threats or force

He claimed that he signed the confession under duress.