More Advanced Words with Printable Flashcards Set 18 PDF IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC , GRE ,CSS, UPSC and other language exam. The Sets of high frequency More Advanced Words will you master any English language exam in the world.More Advanced Words
Benevolent: (adj.) Kind; generous; desiring whatever is good for others
My aunt and uncle were looking benevolent and prepared to forgive me.
Benign: (adj.) Kindly and gracious
She is a benign old lady who wouldn’t hurt even a fly.
Berate: (v) To give a prolonged angry and severe scolding
His mother berated him for not doing his home work.
Bicker: (v) To squabble; quarrel about unimportant matters
They bickered about where they would sit on the bench.
Binary: (adj.) Twofold; involving two alternatives
Opposition is criticising the government’s binary policy regarding Kashmir.
Bizarre: (adj.) Odd; eccentric; striking out of the ordinary or at variance with accepted standards
His bizarre behaviour caused havoc.
Blasphemy: (n) Irreverence toward God or thing sacred or inviolable; profanation
Daleep Kumar fans think that any criticism of him is a blasphemy.
Blatant: (adj.) Unpleasantly noisy; loud and vulgar
He was angry after reading the article because it was a blatant lie and showed a reckless disregard for the truth.
Bleak: (adj.) Bare and desolate; lacking warmth and kindliness; not likely to be favourably concluded, as, a bleak future
The chances of his success are bleak.
Blight: (v) To spoil something; frustrate
This blunder has blighted his career.
Cascade: (n) A fall of water
The rain formed a cascade against the windshield.
Cashier: (v) To dismiss from a position of authority or trust, especially in disgrace
The major was cashiered from his regiment.
Casual: (adj.) Happening by chance. Also, informal
It was just a casual comment; I didn’t mean it to be taken so seriously.
Cataclysmic: (adj.) Disastrous; catastrophic; overwhelming His decision to.divorce his wife proved cataclysmic.
These countries are on the brink of cataclysmic famine.
Catalyst: (n) Cause of change, usually in chemistry, but also figuratively
The police beatings served as a catalyst for the escalation of violence.
Cataract: (n) A great waterfall; deluge
The way is blocked by the tall cataract, eight feet of foaming white water.
Categorical: (adj.) Absolute; unqualified; without reservation
On this point we can be clear and categorical.
Catharsis: (n) Emotional release; a purging; purification. .
He started shouting at the workers for the catharsis of his anger.
Cavalier: (adj.) Thoughtless and disrespectful
Someone strong and cavalier about things can still be deeply wounded by life.
Celerity: (n) Speed; quickness of motion.
Our new office-boy does everything with celerity.
Celestial: (adj.) Relating to the sky or stars
Some people believe that their destinies are governed by celestial bodies.
Charismatic: (adj.) Having magnetically appealing qualities that inspire admiration, enthusiasm and loyalty
Z.A Bhutto was a charismatic speaker.
Chauvinistic: (adj.) Blindly patriotic; excessively devoted to one’s country
The crowd was enthusiastically singing chauvinistic songs.
Commemorative: (adj.) Honouring; celebrating memory of someone or something
The President gave his approval on the issue of commemorative stamps.
Commensurate: (adj.) Equal in measure or extent; proportionate; corresponding
The salary will be commensurate with age, experience and position.’ ‘
Commodious: (adj.) Spacious; large and roomy .
It is a commodious building suitable for conversion.
Comparative: (adj.) Involving comparison as to differences and similarities.
She s carrying out a comparative study of health in cities and rural areas.
Competent: (adj.) Capable; adequate; having requisite qualifications
I wouldn’t say he is brilliant but he is competent at his job. ‘
Complacent: (adj.) When someone is very self-satisfied or smug, he is said to be complacent
We must not be complacent about our achievements; there is still a lot to be done.
Compliance: (n) Yielding to a demand; conforming
It is the job of the inspector to enforce compliance with regulations.
Compliant: (adj.) Yielding; submissive
She’s a very compliant child who always s does as she’s told.
Complicity: (n) The act of taking part with another person in some wrong action, especially a crime
He is suspected of complicity in the robbery.
Composure:(n) Calmness; equanimity; self-possession
He showed great composure in a difficult situation.