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Subjects : gre, english, vocabulary, bvat
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1. Live together

2. Insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception

3. Of or like an uncle

4. Spacious

5. Hiding place; V.

6. Injure; hurt; damage

7. Evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.

8. Widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people

9. Inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone

10. Shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall

11. Attractive (in personality or appearance)

12. Immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition

13. Physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower

14. Pale purple

15. Make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet

16. Periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals

17. Introductory; of a preface

18. Soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence

19. Marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny

20. Tranquillity; calmness

21. Deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises

22. Dead; no longer in use or existence

23. Particular variety of art or literature

24. Secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private

25. Be unfaithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly); Ex. Her trembling hands betray her anxiety.

26. Of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism

27. One who has equal standing with another; nobleman; V: look intently; N. peerage; CF. peeress

28. Make young again

29. Jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.

30. Businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial

31. Proper (in behavior - conduct - or appearance)

32. Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)

33. Someone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive

34. Piebald; variegated(many-colored); multicolored

35. Conventions; moral standards; moral customs

36. Mournful; sorrowful

37. Secret

38. Self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent

39. Take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.

40. Explanatory list of symbols on a map

41. Having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing

42. Kind in a generous way (to someone less important)

43. Lie down

44. Small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble

45. Liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter

46. Travel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey

47. Daring; bold; N. audacity

48. Rotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton - wool - etc.); N.

49. Suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners

50. Unable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger