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VOCABULARY WORDS | English vocabulary is best tool used for IELTS parts like writing,speaking,reading and listening when you have abundant uses of English vocabulary words ;you will be expert user of IELTS.These uncommon words are very helpful in making your professional in your all modules of Ielts i.e. Ielts speaking exams,Ielts listening exams,Ielts reading exams and Ielts writing .Moreover generally speaking,they are very meaningful words in our daily routine life.

abandon | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abandonment | Vocabulary Words
n.
giving up completely; freedom from constraint

abbreviation | Vocabulary Words
n.
shortening something by omitting parts of it

abeyance  | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. suspension
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension

abide | Vocabulary Words
v.
endure; put up with; bear; tolerate

ability | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. capacity; skill
capacity; skill

abnormal | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
unusual; not typical; not normal

aboard | Vocabulary Words
ad.
on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle; in or into a group, organization, or business

abolish | Vocabulary Words
v. Syn. cancel; annul
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely

abolition | Vocabulary Words
n.
ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with

abortion | Vocabulary Words
n.
termination of pregnancy; failure of a plan

abortive | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. unsuccessful; fruitless
unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless

abridge | Vocabulary Words
v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrogate | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. abolish
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

abrupt | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absence | Vocabulary Words
n.
state of being absent; state of being away

absent | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. missing
go away or leave ; missing; not present

absolute | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. complete; certain
perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain

absolutely | Vocabulary Words
ad. Syn. utterly; definitely
utterly; definitely

absorb | Vocabulary Words
v. Syn. monopolize; receive
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

absorption | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. assimilation; reception
process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration

abstract | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

absurd | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. preposterous; ridiculous; foolish
preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish

absurdity | Vocabulary Words
n.
quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction

abundance | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. profusion; richness
great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

abundant | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. plentiful
plentiful; possessing riches or resources

abuse | Vocabulary Words
n. Syn. misuse
improper use or handling; misuse

academic | Vocabulary Words
a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education

academy | 9th grade vocabulary words
n.
school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists

accede | 9th grade vocabulary words
v. Syn. agree; assent; concede
agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede

accelerate | 9th grade vocabulary words
v. Syn. speed; hasten
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

acceleration | 9th grade vocabulary words
n.
faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time

access | 9th grade vocabulary words
n. Syn. approach
approach; entry; entrance

accessible | 9th grade vocabulary words
a. Syn. obtainable; approachable
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with

accessory | 9th grade vocabulary words
n. Syn. adjunct; appendage
additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item

accident | 9th grade vocabulary words
n.
event that takes place without one’s foresight or expectation; sudden, and unexpected event

accidental | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
a. Syn. unexpected; unforeseen
unexpected; unforeseen

accidentally | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
ad. Syn. inadvertently
inadvertently; by chance; casually; fortuitously; not essentially or intrinsically

accommodate | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
v. Syn. adapt; oblige
do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for

accommodation | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
n.
living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience

accompaniment | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
n.
act of accompanying someone or something

accompany | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
v.
travel with; be associated with

accomplish | vocabulary words for 3rd grade
v. Syn. finish; achieve
succeed in doing; bring to pass; achieve; reach the end of; complete

accomplishment | vocabulary words for 4th grade
n. Syn. achievement; fulfillment
achievement; fulfillment

accord | vocabulary words for 4th grade
n. Syn. agreement; treaty
settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states

account | vocabulary words for 4th grade
n. Syn. report; description
narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event

accountant | vocabulary words for 4th grade
n.
one who maintains and audits business accounts

accounting | vocabulary words for 4th grade
n.
system that provides quantitative information about finances

accrue | vocabulary words for 4th grade
v.
increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth; accumulate over time

accumulate | vocabulary words for kids
v. Syn. collect
pile up; collect; mount up; increase

accumulation | vocabulary words for kids
n. Syn. accretion; concentration
increase by natural growth or addition; concentration

accuracy | vocabulary words for kids
n.
quality of nearness to the truth or the true value

accurate | vocabulary words for kids
a. Syn. precise; correct
capable of providing a correct ing or measurement; performing with care and precision

accusation | vocabulary words for kids
n. Syn. indictment; charge
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party

accuse | vocabulary words for kids
v. Syn. blame; condemn
blame; condemn

achieve | vocabulary words for kids
v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill

achievement | vocabulary words for kids
n. Syn. feat; accomplishment
feat; accomplishment; award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective

acid | vocabulary words for kids
n.
sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful

acknowledge | vocabulary words for kids
v. Syn. recognize; admit
declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks

acquaint | vocabulary words for kids
v. Syn. Inform
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar

acquaintance | vocabulary words for kids
n.
personal knowledge or information about someone or something

acquainted | vocabulary words for children
a.
known by or familiar with another; informed or familiar

acquire | vocabulary words for children
v. Syn. obtain; gain
gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system

acquisition | vocabulary words for children
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

across | vocabulary words for children
ad.
from side to side; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length

activate | vocabulary words for children
v. Syn. encourage; stimulate
make active or more active; stimulate; make radioactive

actively | vocabulary words for children
ad. Syn. energetically; vigorously
energetically; vigorously; in an active manner; voluntarily, not passively

actual | vocabulary words for children
a. Syn. true; real
true; real; being, existing, or acting at the present moment; current

actually | vocabulary words for children
ad. Syn. truly; really
truly; really; in fact

acute | vocabulary words for 5th grade
a. Syn. keen; sharp
quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adapt | vocabulary words for 5th grade
v. Syn. alter; modify
make fit for; change to suit a new purpose

adaptation | vocabulary words for 5th grade
n. Syn. modification; adjustment
modification; alteration or adjustment in structure or habits

additional | vocabulary words for 5th grade
a. Syn. further; extra
further; extra; supplemental or added to

additive | vocabulary words for 5th grade
n. Syn. addition; supplement
addition; supplement

address | vocabulary words for 5th grade
v.
make a formal speech to; deal with or discuss; direct efforts or attention of

adequate | vocabulary words for 5th grade
a. Syn. sufficient; enough
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adhere | vocabulary words for 5th grade
v. Syn. stick; bond
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adhesive | vocabulary words for 5th grade
n. Syn. glue; paste
glue; paste ; substance that unites or bonds surfaces together

adjacent | vocabulary words for 5th grade
a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

adjust | vocabulary words for 5th grade
v. Syn. adapt; regulate
adapt; regulate

adjustment | vocabulary words for 5th grade
n.
making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

administer | vocabulary words to know
v. Syn. govern; supervise
govern; supervise; give or apply medications

administration | vocabulary words to know
n. Syn. management; supervision; executive
management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties

administrative | vocabulary words to know
a.
of or relating to or responsible for administration

admiration | vocabulary words to know
n.
favorable judgment; feeling of pleasure, wonder, and approval

admire | vocabulary words to know
v. Syn. esteem; appreciate
regard with wonder or astonishment; view with surprise; marvel at

admission | vocabulary words to know
n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter

admit | vocabulary words to know
v.
permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to

admittedly | vocabulary words to know
ad. Syn. doubtlessly; surely
doubtlessly; in an acknowledged manner; confessedly

adolescence | vocabulary words to know
n. Syn. youth; juvenescence
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity

adolescent | vocabulary words to know
n.
a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;

adopt | vocabulary words to know
v. Syn. accept
accept; take on; raise; take into one’s family

adoption | vocabulary words to know
n.
act of accepting with approval

adore | vocabulary words to know
v. Syn. idolize; adorn
worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection

adorn | vocabulary words to know
v. Syn. decorate
enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments

adornment | vocabulary words to know
n. Syn. embellishment; decoration
embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament

adult | vocabulary words for high school
n.
one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown

advance | vocabulary words for high school
v. Syn. further; progress
proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward

advanced | vocabulary words for high school
a.
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive

adventure | vocabulary words for high school
n. Syn. risk; venture
something happens without design; chance; hazard; risk; danger

adventurous | vocabulary words for high school
a. Syn. valiant; venturesome
valiant; venturesome; inclined or willing to incur hazard or engage in adventures

adversary | vocabulary words for high school
n. Syn. opponent; contestant
opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition

adverse | vocabulary words for high school
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

adversity | vocabulary words for high school
n. Syn. poverty; misfortune
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

advertise | vocabulary words for high school
v. Syn. notify
give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of

advisable | vocabulary words for high school
a.
proper to be advised or to be done; expedient; prudent; y to receive advice

advocate | vocabulary words for high school
v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aerial | vocabulary words for high school
a.
of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air

affect | vocabulary words for high school
v.
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

affection | how to remember vocabulary words fast
n. Syn. fondness; love
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness

affectionate | how to remember vocabulary words fast
a. Syn. loving
having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; kindly inclined; zealous

affiliate | how to remember vocabulary words fast
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
associate; incorporate

affirm | how to remember vocabulary words fast
v. Syn. assert; confirm
assert; confirm

affirmation | how to remember vocabulary words fast
n. Syn. confirmation
positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath

affirmative | how to remember vocabulary words fast
a.
confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming

afford | how to remember vocabulary words fast
v. Syn. pay; risk
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of

affordable | how to remember vocabulary words fast
a.
able to pay for

agency | how to remember vocabulary words fast
n.
a business that serves other businesses; an administrative unit of government

agent | how to remember vocabulary words fast
n. Syn. representative; delegate; deputy
one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

aggravate | vocabulary words with definitions
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
worsen; make worse or more troublesome

aggregate | vocabulary words with definitions
v. Syn. gather; accumulate
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

aggregation | vocabulary words with definitions
n.
several things grouped together or considered as a whole

aggressive | vocabulary words with definitions
a.
making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to sp quickly

aggressor | vocabulary words with definitions
n. Syn. attacker; assailant; invader
one that engages in aggression; person who first attacks

agitate | vocabulary words with definitions
v. Syn. disturb
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb

agitation | vocabulary words with definitions
n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance

agony | vocabulary words with definitions
n.
extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; last struggle of life; death struggle

agreeable | vocabulary words with definitions
a. Syn. pleasing; acceptable
y to consent or submit; acceptable

agreement | vocabulary words with definitions
n.
state of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character

agriculture | vocabulary words with definitions
n.
practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

aid | vocabulary words with definitions
n.
person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; helper; assistant

ailment | vocabulary words with definitions
n. Syn. sickness; illness; affliction
sickness; illness; affliction

aim | vocabulary words with definitions
n. Syn. objective; object; plan
point or direct towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it

air | vocabulary words with definitions
v.
be broadcast on television or radio

aircraft | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n.
vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon

aisle | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n.
passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; wing of a building

ajar | vocabulary words for kindergarten
a.
half-open; slightly turned or opened

alarm | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n.
any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger

album | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n.
a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs

alert | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n.
warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

alien | vocabulary words for kindergarten
a. Syn. strange; unfamiliar; foreign
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person

alienate | vocabulary words for kindergarten
v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

alignment | vocabulary words for kindergarten
n. Syn. arrangement; association; alliance
arrangement; association; alliance

alike | vocabulary words for kindergarten
a. Syn. similar; resembling
similar; in the same manner or to the same degree

allergic | vocabulary words definition
a.
excessively sensitive; susceptible; having an allergy

allergy | vocabulary words definition
n.
hyper sensitivity reaction; abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances

alliance:
n.
state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties

allocate | vocabulary words definition
v. Syn. assign
assign; distribute according to plan

allot | vocabulary words definition
v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

allowance | vocabulary words 6th grade
n. Syn. authorization; permission
approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting

alloy | vocabulary words 6th grade
v. Syn. combine; mix
combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate

ally | vocabulary words 6th grade
n. Syn. confederate; partner; collaborator
confederate; partner; collaborator

alone | vocabulary words 6th grade
a. Syn. solitary; by oneself
solitary; by oneself

along | vocabulary words 6th grade
ad.
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together

alongside | vocabulary words 6th grade
ad.
along or by the side; side by side with

alter | vocabulary words 6th grade
v. Syn. modify; change; convert
modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alternate | vocabulary words 6th grade
a. Syn. substitute
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute

alternation | vocabulary words 6th grade
n.
successive change from one thing or state to another and back again

alternative | vocabulary words 6th grade
a.
one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice

altitude | vocabulary words 6th grade
n. Syn. elevation; height
elevation especially above sea level; height

aluminum | vocabulary words 6th grade
n.
silvery ductile metallic element

 amateur| vocabulary words 6th grade
a. Syn. nonprofessional; inexpert
nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art

amaze | vocabulary words 6th grade
v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
astonish; affect with wonder

amazement | vocabulary words 6th grade
n. Syn. wonder; surprise
wonder; state of extreme surprise or wonder; astonishment

ambassador | vocabulary words high school
n.
authorized messenger or representative

ambiguity | vocabulary words high school
n.
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty

ambiguous | vocabulary words high school
a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambition | vocabulary words high school
n. Syn. aspiration
aspiration

ambitious | vocabulary words high school
a. Syn. aspiring; enterprising
aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement

ambulance
n.
field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital

amend
v. Syn. correct; improve
change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors

amendment
n. Syn. correction; revision
correction; revision

amends
n.
compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation

amiable
a. Syn. agreeable; lovable
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

amicable
a. Syn. friendly
exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome

amid
ad. Syn. among
in the middle of; among; surrounded by

ammunition
n. Syn. weapon
military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells

amount
n. Syn. quantity; sum
total of two or more quantities; aggregate; sum

ample
a. Syn. abundant
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large

amplification
n.
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

amplify
v. Syn. intensify; increase
broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase

amuse
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analogy:
n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analysis:
n. Syn. study; investigation
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts

analytical:
a.
of analysis; resolving into elements or parts

analyze:
v. Syn. diagnose; examine; analyze
diagnose; examine

ancestor:
n. Syn. forefather; forebear
forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor

anchor:
v. Syn. fasten
secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate

anecdote:
n. Syn. episode; story
short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

angular:
a.
sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner

animate:
a.
endowed with life; alive; living; animated

animation:
n.
act of animating, or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive.

ankle:
n.
joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus

annex:
v. Syn. attach
append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

anniversary:
a.
annual; yearly; annual return of the day on which any notable event took place

announce:
v. Syn. herald; proclaim
herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly

announcement:
n.
formal public statement; act of making known publicly

announcer:
n.
one who proclaims a message publicly

annoy:
v. Syn. disturb; irritate
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate

annual:
a.
occurring or payable every year

annually:
ad. Syn. yearly
yearly; each year; returning every year; year by year

antagonism:
n. Syn. hostility; enmity
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antagonist:
n.
one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent

antarctic:
a.
opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it

antibiotic:
a. Syn. antibacterial
of or relating to chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections

anticipate:
v. Syn. expect; predict
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict

anticipation:
n. Syn. expectation
something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence

antique:
n. Syn. relic; curio
any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion

antonym:
n.
word of opposite meaning; counter term

anxiety:
n.
concern something in state of painful uneasiness; state of restlessness and agitation

anxious:
a. Syn. eager; keen; worried
eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter

anyhow:
ad.
in any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event

apart:
ad.
separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside

ape:
v. Syn. imitate
imitate; mimic, as an ape imitates human actions

apologize:
v.
beg pardon

apology:
n. Syn. regret
acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse

apparatus:
n. Syn. equipment
a group of parts that work together to perform given function; appliance or device for particular purpose

apparent:
a. Syn. visible
capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

appeal:
n. Syn. attraction; charm
attraction; charm; attract; fascinate; challenge

appealing:
a. Syn. attractive; charming
attractive; charming

appendix:
n. Syn. appendage; adjunct; concomitant
something appended or added

appetite:
n. Syn. desire
instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink

applaud:
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

appliance:
n.
durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use

applicable:
a.
capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance

applicant:
n. Syn. candidate
candidate

application:
n. Syn. diligence
close attention; work of applying something; verbal or written request for assistance

apply:
v. Syn. exert
exert; put into service; avail oneself to;

appoint:
v. Syn. designate; nominate
designate; nominate

appointment:
n. Syn. arrangement
act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement

appreciable:
a. Syn. considerable; perceptible
considerable; perceptible

appreciate:
v. Syn. admire; value
be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of

appreciation:
n. Syn. recognition; taste
recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one

appreciative:
a.
having or showing a just or y appreciation or perception

apprentice:
n.
works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner

approach:
n. Syn. access; method
access; method

appropriate:
v. Syn. acquire; allocate
acquire; take possession of for one’s own use; set apart for specific use

approval:
n. Syn. sanction; endorsement
official approbation; endorsement; act of approving

approve:
v. Syn. ratify
ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of

approximate:
v. Syn. approach
approach; come near

approximately:
ad. Syn. about; roughly
about; roughly

apt:
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude:
n. Syn. intelligence; talent
inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

arbitrary:
a. Syn. capricious; impulse
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arbitrator:
n. Syn. judge; arbiter
someone chosen to judge and decide disputed issue; one having power to make authoritative decisions

arc:
n.
continuous portion of a circle; something curved in shape

arch:
n.
any part of a curved line

archaeology:
n.
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind

architect:
n.
one who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures

architecture:
n.
art and science of designing and erecting buildings; buildings and other large structures

ardent:
a. Syn. intense; passionate; zealous
displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate

arduous:
a. Syn. hard; strenuous
demanding great effort or labor; difficult

area:
n.
plane surface, as of the floor of a room; open space in a building; the enclosed space; extent; scope; range

arena:
n.
playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

argue:
v.
invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; debate

arise:
v. Syn. spring
come up from a lower to a higher position; come above the horizon; spring up; come into action

aristocracy:
n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class

aristocrat:
n.
one of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble

arithmetic:
n.
theory of numerical calculations

armour:
n.
defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons

arms:
n. Syn. weapon
weapons considered collectively; official symbols of a family

arouse:
v. Syn. excite; stimulate; awake
excite; stimulate; awaken from or as if from sleep

arrange:
v. Syn. plan; schedule
put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose

arrangement:
n. Syn. composition; order
composition; order

array:
v. Syn. marshal
set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement

arrest:
v.
stop or slow down; catch someone’s attention; take into custody

arrogance:
n. Syn. pride; haughtiness
overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation

arrogant:
a. Syn. overbearing; lofty
arising from feeling or assumption of one’s superiority toward others

article:
n. Syn. essay; editorial
essay; editorial; individual thing or element of a class

artificial:
a. Syn. unreal
made by humans; produced rather than natural.

ascend:
v. Syn. climb; mount
climb; mount

ascertain:
v. Syn. discover; insure
find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

ascribe:
v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

ashamed:
a.
affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt

aside:
ad.
on, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest

aspect:
n. Syn. respect; facet
distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind

aspirin:
n.
white crystalline compound drug to relieve pain and reduce fever and inflammation

assassination:
n.
act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack

assault:
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
attack; onslaught

assemble:
v. Syn. gather
put together; bring or call together into a group or whole

assembly:
n. Syn. gathering; meeting
gathering; meeting; a group of persons gathered together for common reason

assert:
v. Syn. declare
declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

assess:
v. Syn. estimate; judge
estimate value; judge worth of something

assessment:
n. Syn. evaluation; judgment
act of judging or assessing; amount determined as payable

assign:
v. Syn. appoint; allot
appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly

assignment:
n. Syn. task; job
task given to students; job; distribution; appointment

assist:
v. Syn. help
give help or support to, especially as a subordinate

assistance:
n.
activity of contributing to fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

assistant:
n. Syn. helper; aide
helper; person who assists or helps someone else

associate:
v. Syn. pertain; connect
connect or join together; combine

association:
n. Syn. alliance; connection
connection, whether of persons of things; union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose

assorted:
a. Syn. varied; miscellaneous
varied; miscellaneous

assortment:
n. Syn. variety; conglomerate
variety; collection containing a variety of sorts of things

assume:
v. Syn. suppose; presume
suppose; presume; take on; bear

assumption:
n. Syn. hypothesis; supposition
something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of

assurance:
n. Syn. certainty; confidence; insurance; guaranty
promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt

assure:
v. Syn. solidify; guarantee; convince
solidify; guarantee; convince

assured:
a.
made sure; exhibiting confidence or authority; indubitable

astonish:
v. Syn. surprise; shock
surprise; shock

astound:
v. Syn. surprise; shock
affect with wonder; surprise; shock

astray:
a.
away from the correct path or direction, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering

astronomer:
n.
a physicist who studies astronomy

astronomical:
a. Syn. celestial
enormously large or extensive; relating to astronomy

astronomy:
n.
branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and universe as a whole

athlete:
n.
sports man; one who contended for prize in public games

atlas:
n.
a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables

atmosphere:
n. Syn. air
air

atom:
n.
a tiny piece of anything; the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

atomic:
a.
of or relating to or comprising atoms; immeasurably small

attach:
v. Syn. fasten; annex
fasten; annex; be in contact with

attachment:
n. Syn. preference; affection
a bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard; supplementary part; accessory

 

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