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English Vocabulary with Sentence for IELTS-SET 25

Advanced Vocabulary for Printable Flashcards Set 25 PDF IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam.
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English Vocabulary with Printable Flashcards Set 25 PDF  IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam. The Sets of high frequency English Vocabulary will you master any English language exam in the world.

Lateral: (adj.) Sideways; of or relating to or directed towards the side

In order to get good plant growth, the gardener must prune all lateral shoots.

 

Lavish: (adj.) Excessively generous in spending or giving; prodigal

He was lavish in praising the project.

 

Libertine: (n) Someone without moral restraints; a dissolute person

He is a libertine and not popular with the members of our club.

 

Limbo: (n) Place or state of neglect or oblivion; intermediate stopping place

Until we’ve got official permission to go ahead with the plans, we’re in limbo.

 

Lineage: (n) Ancestry; line of descent or tradition, background, origin

He is very proud of his ancient royal lineage.

 

Literacy: (n) Ability to read and write

The literacy rate in Pakistan is shockingly low.

 

Literal: (adj.) Word for word

This passage is literal translation from German.

 

Literally: (adj.) Actually; truly

The prisoners were literally starving to death.

 

Nostalgic: (adj.) Homesick                                                                                                                  .

They had a nostalgic longing for Pakistan where they had spent their childhood.

 

Notable: (adj.) Worthy of notice for any reason; remarkable

Your success in this examination is a notable achievement.

 

Notorious: (adj.) Having a bad reputation; widely known in an unfavourable sense.

He had a notorious set of friends.

 

Nurture: {v) To care for; rear during a period of development

He wants to stay in home and nurture her children, and not go out for work.

 

Obscure: (adj.) Not clear or easily understood

His answers were obscure and confusing.

 

Obsequious: (adj.) Excessively submissive; too eager to please

She is almost embarrassingly obsequious to anyone in authority.

 

Obstinate: (adj.) Unyielding; unreasonably resolved to have one’s way; stubborn

We call someone ‘persevering’ in a good cause and obstinate in a bad one.

 

Obstruct: (v) To block; impede

After the earthquake, many roads were obstructed by collapsed buildings.

 

Obtrude: (v) To thrust or push forward or present without being asked; intrude

I do not want to obtrude upon her privacy.

 

Occidental: (adj.) Western; pertaining to the lands and people of the West

I do not like occidental music.

 

Odious: (adj.) Hateful; disagreeable; offensive, disgusting

I find his flattery odious.

 

Odium: (n) Hatred or general dislike felt towards a person or an action

It seemed strange to see the country’s former president held to such public odium.

 

Offing: (n) Near or foreseeable future; near distance

With an election in the offing, the prime minister is keen to maintain his popularity.

 

Omnipresent: (adj.) Ubiquitous; everywhere at once

He’s been omnipresent in the media since the song went to number one in the chart.

 

Omnivorous: (adj.) Devouring indiscriminately; taking in everything

He was an omnivorous, corrupt man.

 

Onerous: (adj.) Burdensome; laborious; troublesome

Some writers find proof-reading manuscripts an onerous job.

 

Paragon: (n) Model; pattern of excellence

The author seems to view the British system as a paragon of democracy.

 

Paraphrase: (v) To reword a passage, giving the meaning in another form

She gave us a quick paraphrase of what had been said.

 

Parity: (n) Equality of rank, condition, value

Women workers at the factory went to strike for parity with men.

 

Parlance: (n) Mode of speech; manner of speaking; idiom

It may take months before the government adopt or, in business parlance, take on board the ideas suggested in the report.

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