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S.

No.

WORD

MEANING

SENTENCE

 

1

 

Accede

 

Argue/Succeed

I accede to your proposal

It is so kind of you to accede to my request.

 

Concede

Admit

I concede the truth of your statement.

 

 

Exceed

 

To be greater than

Their success exceeded all expectations. Lahore exceeds Islamabad in size and

population.

2

Accept

To consent

Due to previous engagement, I could not

accept his invitation.

 

Except

Exclude from

Bow to none except God.

3

Abstain

Do without(food and drink)

His doctor ordered him to abstain from

beer and wine.

 

Refrain

To hold back to doing

something(some action)

Let us hope they will refrain from

hostile action.

4

All together

Together

They decided to visit music hall all

together.

 

Altogether

Without any doubt

The train went slower and slower until it

stopped altogether.

5

Access

Way to place

The only access to achieve sublime

achievements is to do hard work.

 

Accession

Coming in office

After his accession to the crown,he

introduced many beneficial reforms.

 

Excess

More than expectation

To drink to excess is detrimental to

health.

 

6

 

Adapt/ To adjust

Make something suitable for new needs to become familiar

This book is adapted to the need of beginners.

Children can adapt very easily to new environment.

 

Adept

Expert

He is an adept in painting.

 

Adopt

To accept to take and use

I like your methods of teaching and shall

adopt them in my school.

7

Admission

Being admitted, confession

An admission of guilt saved him from

punishment.

 

Admittance

Being admitted to a place,

that is not public

Some students gain admittance into the

hall by breaking window panes.

 

8

 

Affect(V)

 

Have an influence/Pretend

Hamlet affected madness at times. He was badly affected by him.

 


 

 

Effect(N)

 

Result/Outcome/impression

Everything he says or does is calculated for effect.

The experience had a profound effect on her.

9

Admit

More general

I admit the task to be difficult.

 

Acknowledge

Stronger than admit

I acknowledge the receipt of the letter.

 

 

Confess

 

To accept something wrong

The arrested man confessed his guilt before judge.

 

10

 

Adverse

 

Unfavorable

A determined person can achieve desired result in adverse circumstance as

well.

 

 

Averse

 

Opposed/Disinclined

Being a man of methodical habits, he is averse to do things in haphazard manner.

He seems averse to hard work.

11

Few

Hardly any (Negative

sense)

He has few friends in the city.

He is a man of few words.

 

A few

A small number

He gave us a few suggestions on the art

of teaching.

 

The few

A small number

I cannot offend the majority for the sake

of the few.

12

Affection(adj)

Love

I felt great affection for my parents.

 

Affectation

Pretence

It is always easy to distinguish between

sincerity and affectation.

13

Already (adj)

Before now

He has already performed his job.

 

All ready

Quite prepared

I am all ready to accept the challenge to

achieve sublime target.

14

Advice(N)

An opinion

My advice fell flat upon him

 

Advise (V)

A piece of one’s opinion

It is the duty of parents to advise their

children against bad manners.

15

Altar

Raised place on which

offerings are made to a god

Many people sacrificed their lives at the

altar of freedom.

 

 

Alter (V)

 

To change

A visionary leader never alters his vision to meet the adverse

circumstances.

16

Alternate

(adj)

By turns

Most farmers alternate their crops.

 

Alternate

(V)

Arrange or perform by

turns

Private cars are banned from the city on

alternate days.

 

Alternative

Chaise between two things

The brave Sultan saw no alternative

before him but death.

17

Assumption

Baseless probability

The calculations are based on the

assumption that prices will continue to


 

 

 

rise.

 

Presumption

Factual probability

There is no scientific evidence to

support such presumption.

18

Avenge

Does not imply personal

vindication

God avenges the oppressed.

 

Revenge (V)

Personal vindication

He revenged himself for the insult.

 

Revenge (N)

Personal vindication

He took revenge on the neighbor who

had ridiculed him.

19

Accent

Pronunciation

His accent of English is good.

 

Ascent

Upward movement

The ascent to Murree hills is very steep.

 

Assent

Concurrence

The Governor gave his assent to the

proposal.

20

Angel

a spirit who is believed to

be a servant of God

Deborah's children are little angels.

 

Angle

the space between two lines

or surfaces that join

A triangle has three angles.

21

Ant

Small insect

There are many types of ants.

 

Aunt

Wife of uncle

My aunt lives in Canada.

22

Air

Mixture of gases

Air is combination of many gases.

 

Ere (conj)

Before

Do some good ere you die.

23

Heir

Inheritance

He is an heir to a large property.

 

Hair

Part of body

He has a very long hair.

24

Avocation

Hobby

His vocation is medicine but painting is

his avocation.

 

Vocation

Profession

 

25

Artisan

Handicraft practitioner

Most of Pakistani artisans lead a very

hard life.

 

Artist

Fine art practitioner

John Keats was a great artist.

 

Artiste

Professional singer

A very notable artiste has consented to

entertain the audience with vocal music.

 

26

 

Apposite

 

Proper/suitable

The principal made very apposite remarks on the necessity of technical

education.

 

Opposite

At front of

Our house is situated opposite to ICB

college.

27

Artful

Cunning

His artful projects did not help him in

the long run.

 

Artificial

Opposed to natural

He does not believe on artificial beauty,

but on natural beauty.

 

Artistic

Aesthetic

The hall had been decorated in very

artistic manner.

28

Antic

Queer behavior

The antic of the clown at circus greatly

amused the spectators.


 

Antique

Old fashioned

To protect antique art work is his

vocation.

29

Ancient

Which is not modern

War was not as destructive in ancient

time as it is in these days.

 

Old

Which is not new

GTM is old method to teach English as

foreign language in our schools.

30

Amiable

Good tempered

Go and make yourself amiable to the

poor.

 

 

Amicable

 

Friendly

When the countries cannot settle a dispute in an amicable way, they should settle it by arbitration.

His manner was perfectly amicable.

31

All

Complete

God is All in All of this universe.

 

Awl

A tool

The carpenter was making holes in the

log of wood with an awl.

32

Bare (adj)

Uncovered

His bare body was scorched by the

midday sun.

 

Bear (V)

To uncover

 

 

Bear (V)

To carry

I cannot bear this ill-treatment at your

hands.

f33

Battle

Encounter between

opposing armies

The Normans defeated the Saxons in the

Battle of Hasting in 1066.

 

 

Fight

 

Between two opposing forces

A policeman was killed and several others were wounded in the fight between a band of strikers and the

police.

 

War

Prolonged encounter

In the last world-war, millions of men

lost their lives.

34

Beach

Shore

He was standing on the beach and was

watching the ripples.

 

Beech

The name of tree

There is a row of beech trees in front of

the school.

 

35

 

Beneficent

 

Kind

We are very lucky in having such a beneficent ruler.

God is very beneficent to His creation.

 

Beneficial

Useful, advantageous

Fresh air and good food are beneficial

for health.

36

Bale

Bundle

Four hundred bales of cotton were burnt

in the fire.

 

Bail

Security

The judge refused to release him on bail.

37

Berth

Sleeping place

Each passenger slept on the berth

allotted to him

 

Birth

Coming to life

She gave birth to twins

38

Beside

By side of/ outside of

He is sitting beside her mother.


 

Besides

In addition

I give him a watch besides his regular

salary.

39

Between

Within two objects

A treaty between two powers was

signed.

 

Among

Surrounded by

He distributed the money among four

beggars.

40

Blunder

A serious mistake

Hitler committed a blunder in invading

Russia.

 

Error

Doing mistake without

knowing actual one

This assignment is full of errors.

 

 

Mistake

To take some person/thing at a place of some other.

He could not reach his destination in time because he took a wrong road by

mistake

41

Broach

To open/ start

Who should broach the topic?

 

Brooch

An ornament

The brooch looks beautiful in her sari.

42

Bad

Unpleasant

You must avoid indulging in bad

activities.

 

Bade (Bid)

To farewell some one

I bade him leave my room.

I bade him at the airport.

 

43

 

Brake

 

Apparatus /thicket

He applied brakes and saved the child from being killed.

A brake was full of flower.

 

Break

To come to pieces

The stick is so frail that it would break

into two, if you stress on it.

44

Blew

Blow

Cold breeze was blowing.

 

Blue

Color

The color of sky is blue.

45

Bridal

Relating with marriage

The bridal cake was eaten by guest.

 

Bridle

Rein of horse

Bridle your tongue; otherwise you face

its results.

46

Boy

Male child

He is a wise boy.

 

Buoy

An anchored float used as a

marker

A bell was placed on a buoy near the

rock.

47

Boldness

Low order attribution

He shows boldness during the talks with

president.

 

Bravery

Noble attribution

The best hearts are ever the bravest.

Army has shown bravery in the battle.

 

 

Courage

 

This is permanent quality

He is a man of courage.

We need courage and determination to solve the issue of Kashmir.

 

Daring

Low order

He is a man of daring character.

 

Audacity

A willingness to take bold

risks

His audacity was enough to flare him

up.

48

Born

Give birth to

Jinnah was born in 1876.

 

Borne

Carried

He has borne his misfortunate like a


 

 

 

brave man.

 

Bourne

Boundary

The company expanded beyond the

national bourne.

49

Berry

Name of fruit

Go and bring the berry from the market.

 

Bury

 

Muslims bury their dead bodies.

50

Complement

Complete/Make full

What would be the complement of this

angle?

 

Compliment

Regard

Pay my best compliment to all friends.

51

Comprehensive

Complete

This scheme is quite comprehensive a s

it deals with every aspect of problem

 

Comprehensible

Understandable

He speaks so lucidly that every word of

his speech is comprehensible.

52

Cannon

Large gun

The enemy fired a cannon before

launching the attack.

 

Canon

A rules church dignity

The canons of morality are as binding as

laws of the state.

53

Calendar

Schedule

Please consult the calendar and find out

the day of the marriage.

 

Calender

To press cloth/Roller

machine

Please calender this shirt of mine.

54

Canvas

Tough cloth

This sack is made of durable canvas.

 

Canvass

Asking for vote

He is canvassing for the conservative

candidate.

55

Contentment

State of being satisfied

I have everything to my heart’s content.

 

Satiety

To an extent/What is

desired

Sarah reached satiety and felt content

after tasting every item on the buffet.

56

Cast (v)

To throw list

The cast of this play includes many

famous actors, such as Sir Laurence.

 

Caste (N)

Human class

He is Syed by caste.

 

Cost (N)

Price

What is the cost of this book?

57

Ceiling

Top inside in the room

Fan is hanged with the ceiling of room.

 

Roof

Top most cover of the

building or car

Someone is running at the roof of the

house.

58

Censer

Vessel

Incense is burst in censer on sacred

occasions.

 

Censor

An officer who examines

the films

This film has been banned by the censor

board.

 

Censure

Criticism

He has laid himself open to public

censure by his irresponsible speech.

59

Ceremonial

Relating to ceremony

Eid is ceremonial occasion for Muslims.

 

Ceremonious

Formalities

You should not be ceremonious with

your friends.

60

Child-like

Used in good sense

Every one admires the child-like


 

 

 

frankness of this old man.

 

Childish

Used in negative sense

He behaved in childish manners.

61

Cession

Yielding up/transfer of

territory

The cession of East Punjab to India was

strongly criticized by many people.

 

Session

Meeting

The next session of the assembly is

tomorrow.

62

Cite

Quote

The Speaker cited few lines from

Shakespeare’s play.

 

Site

Area

The university was built on the site of an

old fort.

 

Sight

View

What a lovely sight this hill presents.

63

Chord

A string of musical

instrument

The boy accidentally broke a chord of

violin.

 

Cord

A thin rope

Please tie pocket with a piece of cord.

64

Cereal

Grain used for food

The French eat cereal for food.

 

Serial

Series

Oliver Twist was first published as a

serial.

65

Cellar

Underground

Put the wine in a cellar.

 

Sailor

Member of the crew

He adopted the profession of sailor by

choice, not by chance.

 

Seller

Who sells things

He is a fruit seller.

66

Choler

Anger

The impertinent remarks of the son

excited the choler of the father.

 

Collar

Garment that cover neck

You should put on a clean collar.

 

67

 

Collation

 

Lunch

The collations were made for him by his wife.

 

 

Collision

 

Striking together

Fifty lives were lost in the collision between the Khyber mail and Karachi

express.

 

 

Collusion

 

Secret understanding

The collusion between police and robbers creates a panic situation in the

society.

68

Continual

Not interrupted

There has been a continual rain since 2

O’ clock.

 

Continuous

Frequent

Continuous study is the only key to

success.

 

Contiguous

Adjoin

Assam is contiguous to Bengal.

69

Compare to

Things belonging to

different

A beautiful face may be compared to the

moon.

 

Compare with

Of same class

It is very wrong approach to compare

Akbar with Aurengzeb.

70

Choir

A company of Singers

He is a member of the Cambridge choir.

 

Quire

24 pages

I have used one quire of paper today.


 

71

 

Comparison

 

Two alike things

This book is decidedly superior to other, indeed there is no comparison between

the two.

 

Contrast

Two different things

There is an obvious contrast between the

culture of east and west.

72

Coarse

Rough

I cannot wear this coarse clothe.

 

Course

Line of action

The course of human life from the

cradle to the grave is full of lesson.

 

73

 

Complement

 

Self-satisfied

The rich are so complement that they

never care for the poor/She has a complement look.

 

Complaisant

Ready and willing

He possesses very complaisant manner

and is, therefore,very popular.

74

Coma

Un-natural deep sleep

This woman has been lying in a state of

coma for the last two days.

 

Comma

Punctuation mark

One should use comma in essays.

75

Confidant

Close friend

He is not only my friend but also a

confidant.

 

Confident

Certain

Churchill was quite confident of victory

in the Second World War.

76

Compensation

Something given to make

up for loss or injury

He received enough compensation for

the loss of his right hand.

 

Remuneration

Money paid for work or a

service

He received sufficient remuneration for

the work he did for his employer.

77

Credible

Believable

This story is highly credible.

 

Creditable

Worthy of praise

She won a creditable sixteen percent of

vote.

 

Credulous.

Believe without proof

Illiterate peasants are generally very

credulous.

78

Conscious

Aware

He is conscious of his shortcomings.

 

Conscientious

Obedient to conscience

He is a conscientious worker.

79

Contagious

Spreading by touch

Plague is a contagious disease.

 

Infectious

Spread by germ carried by

water and etc

Cholera is an infectious disease.

80

Considerable

Much

He has a considerable income.

 

Considerate

Thoughtful of others

It was considerate of you not to play the

piano, while I was having a sleep.

81

Cool

Pleasant

A cool breeze is delightful, but no a cold

breeze

 

Cold

Unpleasant

A cool breeze is delightful, but no a cold

breeze

82

Council

An assembly

He has been elected to the legislative

council.


 

Counsel

Advice

He is in the habit of keeping his own

counsel.

83

Corporal

Non-commissioned

We should facilitate corporal rather than

high rank officers.

 

 

Corporeal

 

Having a bode

Shelley’s sky is an idealized creature which had hardly any corporeal

existence.

84

Cops

Unit

He is inducted in medical corps.

 

Corpse

Dead body

The corpse of martyred was brought to

graveyard.

85

Admit

Concede as true

He admitted that he was present, when

the accident took place.

 

Confess

Not only concede but

taking responsibility

He confessed that he had caused the

accident.

86

Crime

Violation of state of law

Murder is a big crime.

 

Sin

An act against religious law

Lying is a big sin.

Denying God is a big sin.

 

Vice

An act against against

moral law

To provide the drugs is a vice act

against social norms.

87

Cue

Signal

This is my cue; I must now go on the

stage.

 

Queue

Line

A long queue was formed before the

booking office.

88

Casual

Irregular happening by

chance

He is a very casual person.

 

Causal

Relating to

cause/Containing

The causal connection between food and

health is obvious.

89

Currant

A small dried sweet

Please bring currant for me.

 

Current

Of present time/Stream of

water

The current issue of the reader’s digest

is very interesting

90

Cymbal

Musical instrument

The boy was producing a sharp sound

by striking the cymbal.

 

Symbol

Sign

The figure of lion on the flag is a

symbol of courage.

91

Cattle

Animals for dairy products

The shepherd was driving the cattle

 

Kettle

A container with a lid

Place the kettle on the fire.

92

Ceiling

Top inside in the room

The ceiling of this room was painted

yellow

 

Sealing

Sticking material

I have no sealing wax.

93

Cell

A small room

We shut the thief up in a cell.

 

 

Sell

To give something to

somebody in exchange for money

 

The book is selling like hot cakes.

94

Dairy

Place to sell egg, milk and

We buy milk from dairy form.


 

 

cheese etc

 

 

Diary

Calendar book

Please make the date in your diary.

95

Dear

High in Price

What a dear little child!

 

Deer

Beautiful Animal

The hunter chased the deer.

96

Decided

Clear

It is decided opinion that success is the

name of hard work.

 

Decisive

Conclusive

The Battle of Waterloo was a decisive

one.

97

Deny

Oppose a statement

This man denies the existence of God.

 

Refuse

Decline something offered

He refused to lend me his cycle.

98

Decry

To criticize as worth less

Do not decry yours friend in public.

 

Descry

To see something a long

way off

I described him on a hill in the distance.

99

Deduce

To infer

What conclusion can be deduced from

this theory?

 

Deduct

To take some think away

A large sum was deducted from his

salary.

100

Deference

Respect

I say with due deference that you are

absolutely wrong.

 

 

Difference

 

Dissimilarity

There is a world of difference between

an experienced and inexperienced teacher.

 

101

 

Declaim

 

To speak rhetorically in public

He declaimed against civil liberties on the public platform last night.

He declaimed against the evil of capitalism.

 

Disclaim

Say that one does not own

I disclaim all responsibility for the

leakage of his secret.

102

Defend

Make secure from danger

Army is defender of our territory.

 

Protect

Approaching danger

Clothe protects us from sun light.

103

Defy

To resist openly/Refuse to

obey

If you defy the law, you may find

yourself in prison.

 

Deify

To consider as a God

The deification of human beings is

strictly prohibited in Islam.

 

104

 

Dependant

Somebody who depends on other for food

My servants and dependants receive money on Eid.

I have two dependants.

 

Dependent

Depending upon

Promotion is dependent upon your

record of service.

105

Deprecate

Express disapproval of

He deprecates the current law and order

situation.

 

Depreciate

Make less in value

The prices of sonny’s products are

depreciating day by day.

106

Defective

Faulty

This water is defective, because it is


 

 

 

impure.

 

Deficient

Less

Water supply is deficient in all over of

park.

107

Deliverance

Rescue

O God, I pray for you deliverance from

the rule of injustice.

 

Delivery

Handing over

His sermon was good, but his delivery

was poor.

108

Depositary

Trustee

He is a depositary of my children

 

Depository

Store house

This room is new used as a depository

of odds and end.

109

Descent

Downward motion

There is a steep descent.

We slide down the descent of the hill.

 

 

Dissent

 

Disagreement

One judge recorded a note of dissent. All have the freedom to dissent from the

plan.

110

Advice (N)

An opinion

Go to your doctor and ask for advice.

 

Advise (V)

To give an opinion

They advised me against sending cash

by post.

111

Device (N)

A plan

We must find some device to overcome

on this situation.

 

Devise (V)

To plan

The young engineer devised many

plans.

112

Desert

Barren place

We lost our way in desert.

 

Deserts

Something to which a

person is entitled

He deserves to be rewarded according to

his deserts/ He got his deserts.

 

Dessert

A service of fruit after

dinner

What’s for dessert?

113

Dew

Moisture drops

The glass was wet with dew.

 

Dice

To be paid

The wages due to him will be paid

tomorrow.

114

Die

To cease to live

They never die, who die in noble cause.

 

Dye

To color

He is dying my hairs.

115

Destiny

Fate

Destiny plays a tragic role in the novels

of Thomas Hardy.

 

Destination

Goal

Hard work is the only key to achieve

high destination.

116

Differ from

Two objects

This point differs from the other.

 

Differ with

Two persons

Woodsworth differs with Milton

117

Drown

Animate object

The boat capsized and four men

drowned in the river.

 

Sink

Inanimate object

The ship sank due to storm.

118

Discover

To come across

Columbus discovered America.

 

Invent

A creation

When was stream engine invented?


119

Defer

Postpone

I have deferred the payment of his

money.

 

Differ

Not to be of same opinion

I am sorry to differ from you on this

opinion.

120

Diminish

Make less

The world’s resources are rapidly

diminishing

 

Minimize

Reduce in amount

He always tried to minimize his own

fault.

121

Dose

Amount of medicine

The bottle contains six doses of

medicine.

 

Doze

Sleep lightly

He dozed off during the sermon

122

Disclose

Uncover make known

I will never disclose this secret to you.

 

Expose

Leave uncover /un-mask

We have to expose ourselves to danger

in upholding a nobel cause.

123

Disinterested

Not influenced by feelings

Lincoln’s integrity and disinterested

spirit is above all suspicion.

 

Uninterested

Boring

I consider this book uninterested.

124

Doubt

To hesitate to believe

Only a fool will doubt the existence of

God.

 

Suspect

To imagine

The police suspect the servants as thief.

125

Dual

Double

He has a dual nationality.

 

Duel

Fight

I challenged him to dual with me.

126

Draft

A rough copy

I am making draft of the statement.

 

Draught

Current of air

You will catch cold,if you will sit in

draught.

 

Drought

Want of rain

A drought is feared on the account of

the failure of monsoons.

127

Economic

Pertaining to trade

The government’s economic policy is

good.

 

Economical

Careful in spending money

Students must be economical in their

spending.

128

Eligible

Fit

He is eligible for this post

 

Illegible

Difficult for reading

Your handwriting is so illegible that no

one can read it.

129

Effective

Able

He is an effective officer.

 

Effectual

(Not used for person)Bring

desired result

We should take effectual steps to

eradicate child-lifting.

 

 

Efficacious

(Not used for person)Bring desired result

This medicine has proved very efficacious in many cases of typhoid

fever.

 

 

Efficient

 

Capable

We should adopt an efficient method of

teaching English as a second language in our college.

130

Emigrant

A person who leaves their

The emigrants to Canada lead a


 

 

country to live in another

prosperous life.

Million of Germans emigrated to America.

 

 

Immigrant

 

Come as a settler

The Pakistani immigrants in Europe are

doing their best to create a soft image of Muslims over there.

131

Eminent

Famous

Phidias was an eminent Greek sculptor.

 

Imminent

Likely to come to happen

He was faced with imminent death.

132

Empty

Nothing inside

He is empty-headed.

 

Vacant

Not occupied

He would like to apply for the vacant

post.

133

Elemental

Pertaining to the four

elements

Every sailor is familiar with the

elemental fury of a storm.

 

Elementary

Introductory

His knowledge of chemistry is

elementary.

134

Elusive

Difficult to find

Keats Mysticism is so elusive that some

time it baffles the reader.

 

Illusive

Deceptive

All these expectations proved illusive in

the long run.

 

 

Allusive

Using or containing

suggestion rather than explicit mention

 

His style is very allusive and verbose.

135

Exceptional

Rare

Hard work is the key to success, but

there are some exceptional cases as well.

 

Exceptionable

Objectionable

No one is allowed to say anything

exceptionable on the stage.

136

Enviable

Causing envy

She is an enviable woman because her

husband is kind, handsome and rich.

 

Envious

Full of envy

We should not be envious of the success

of others.

137

Eternal

Without end

She is an eternal optimist.

 

Everlasting

That which has beginning

but no end

Good deeds are everlasting.

138

Euphemism

Less relevant word

Senior citizen is a euphemism for old

person.

 

 

Euphuism

Word that soften down offensive expression

It is either simplicity or euphuism of those who praise the current

government.

139

Excuse me

Apology for interruption

Excuse me, would you like to tell me the

way to G-9?

 

Pardon me

Apology for a serious fault

Pardon me for contradicting you.

140

Expedient

Useful

Do what you think is expedient.

 

Expeditious

Acting quickly

He is our expeditious worker.

141

Extract

Get with force, Crushing

The doctor has been asked to extract the


 

 

 

bullet from the wound.

 

Extricate

Set free

I am doing my best to extricate him

from difficulty.

142

Accident

Unexpected occurrence

The tragic accident occurred here.

 

 

Event

Happening/Of something important

The murder of Julius Caesar was an event that influenced the history of

Roman empire

143

Exhausting

Making you feel very tired

This exercise is so exhausting that it is

likely to be harmful

 

Exhaustive

Through

The doctor has madean exhaustive

investigation into this case.

144

Fain

Willingly

I would fain have stayed at home.

 

Feign

Pretend

Hamlet feigned madness at many

occasion.

145

Faint

Weak, not clear

She called for help in a faint voice.

 

Feint

Mock attack

Napoleon feigned once or twice to

deceive his opponents.

146

Fetch

Go and bring

He is seriously ill;please a doctor.

 

Bring

Come and take with

Bring your breakfast, when you come.

147

Flagrant

Crime/Mistake

Flagrant crimes should be punished with

deterrent penalties.

 

Fragrant

Sweet smelling

Fragrant memories are more lasting than

fragrant flowers.

148

Flee

Run away

The robbers flee away from the custody

of police.

 

Fly

To move through the air

Birds fly in the air.

149

Floor

The surface of a room

Do you mind sitting on the floor?

 

Flour

Powder of grain

Blend the flour with a little milk to

make a smooth paste.

 

Flower

 

Plucking flower is forbidden here.

150

Forceful

Full of force

The speaker has a forceful personality.

 

Forcible

With force

The police made a forcible into the

building

151

Fore

In front(Come to fore is an

idiom)

Ali comes to the fore in very confident

manner.

 

Four

Digit

He has four children.

152

Formally

Ceremonial

The exhibition was formally opened by

president.

 

Formerly

Of earlier period

Formerly, there was no railway station

here.

153

Foul

Dirty/Irregular

Do not play a foul game.

 

Fowl

A bird

The sailors shot a few sea fowl.

154

Freedom

It is personal and private-

He gives his son freedom to do what he


 

 

the condition of being

without constraint

thinks well.

 

Liberty

Public

Liberty of press is essential for civilized

democratic country.

155

Fatal

Deadly

This disease proved to be fatal.

 

Fateful

Producing important results

The discovery of America was a fateful

event.

156

Fatalist

Strong believer of fate

Thomas Hardy was a fatalist.

 

Facility

Ease

He has a great facility in learning

language.

 

Felicity

Happiness

The state of felicity, however, did not

continue for long.

 

Farther

More remote

I shall not proceed farther in this matter

 

Further

Additional

Further details are not yet forthcoming.

157

Famous

Renowned for goodness

William words worth is a famous

romantic poet

 

Notorious

Infamous

He is a notorious gambler

158

Fair

Honorable market

We charge fair prices and are content

with fair profit.

 

 

Fare

To be

successful/unsuccessful in a particular situation

 

He fared well against his main rival.

 

Fare(N)

Pay for travel

What is railway fare from Multan to

Lahore.

159

Factious

Humorous

This is a facetious remark; no one minds

it.

 

Factious

Selfish/Troublesome

He has a factious spirit.

 

Factitious

Unnatural

This is not a genuine keenness, but

factitious enthusiasm.

160

Farmer

Peasant

My father is a farmer.

 

Former

The first

Both your suggestions are nice, but

former is more practical.

161

Feat

Magical

We were spell bound by the feat of the

juggler.

 

Feet

End part of body

You should wash your feet regularly.

 

Fete

Invitation

Ali has got special fete on Ahmed’s

wedding.

162

Floor

the surface of a room

He threw the book on the floor.

 

Flour

Powder of wheat

This flour is not of a very good quality.

163

Forth

Forward

Please forth this book.

 

Fourth

Number four

She is sitting in fourth line.

164

Gamble

Game

He is addicted to gambling.

 

Gambol

Quick/Yum

Lambs were gambling in the meadow.


165

Genius

Of creativity

Shakespeare had a genius for acting as

well.

 

Talent

Of skill

He has not much talent for painting.

166

Gaol

Jail

The thieves escaped from gaol

yesterday.

 

Goal

Destination

My goal is to make the history for my

successors.

167

Gracious

Kind

God is gracious to His creation

 

Graceful

Attractive

Everyone was impressed by his graceful

personality.

168

Gait

Way of walking

I recognized him from his gait

 

Gate

Way to enter

A huge gate was built to stop the entry

of illegal in apex court.

169

Grate

Metal frame, to irritate

His bad manners grated on every one.

Put coals in the grate.

 

Great

Much more in degree

He is a great historian.

170

Habit

Personal

It is my habit to help poor.

 

Custom

Public/general

It is custom among Hindus to burn their

dead

171

Healthy

Having good health

The children look very healthy.

 

Healthful

That produce good health

Exercise in open air is very healthful

172

Hear

Apprehend

He's getting old and he can't hear very

well.

 

Listen

Conscious /Attentive

He refused to listen to her explanation.

173

Home

Fixed residence of family

or house hold.

He'd always dreamed of owning his own

home.

 

House

Building

Finally we tracked him down at his

house in Denver.

174

Hale

Strong and healthy

I found him quite hale and hearty.

 

Hail

Give a welcome/Frozen

rain

The expedition was widely hailed as a

success.

175

Hang

Attach to the top position.

Large leaves hung down from the

branches of the trees.

 

Hanged

Put to death

He was hanged for committing a

murder

 

Hung

2nd form of hang

She hung the washing out in the garden

176

Hew

Cut by striking

The cave has been hewn out of the

hillside.

 

Hue

A color

In the Indus water there are fish of every

hue.

177

Historic

Famous in history

The party has won a historic victory at

the polls.

 

Historical

Connected with past

You must place these events in their


 

 

 

historical context.

178

Honorary

Conferred with honor

He is honorary sectary of this club.

 

Honorable

Deserving honour

He was given an honorable burial.

179

Hope

Pleasurable wish

He secretly hoped that she wouldn't be

at home.

 

Expect

Regard as likely

I expect him to pass the test.

180

Human

Belonging to man

Firefighters formed a human chain to

carry the children to safety.

 

Humane

Kind

The animals must be reared in humane

conditions.

 

Humanly

By human mean

The doctors did all that was humanly

possible.

181

Humility

Modesty

Her first defeat was an early lesson in

humility.

 

Humiliation

Disgrace

She suffered the humiliation of being

criticized in public.

182

Hoard

To store or accumulate

He controls a cash hoard of some $1

billion.

 

Heard

Hear

Distantly he heard the report of another

gun.

 

 

Herd

A group of animals of the same type that live and

feed together

 

The animals tend to graze in a herd.

 

Horde

A large crowd of people

The elves defeated a huge horde of

goblins.

183

Heal

To become healthy

The children were healed by a local

doctor.

 

Heel

Back part of human foot

He rocked back and forth on his heels as

he laughed.

184

Hair

Part of body

He ran both hands through his thinning

hair.

 

 

Hare

To run or go somewhere very fast

She'd sent him haring back to his apartment, telling him an urgent letter

had arrived.

 

Heir

Legatee

He has no heir to leave his fortune to.

185

Idol

Object who is loved much

Mahmood has broken all the idols in

Somnath.

 

Idle

Lazy

An idle brain is the devil’s home.

 

Idyll

Peaceful place

He has composed a beautiful idyll.

 

 

Idly

Without any particular reason, purpose or effort;

doing nothing

She sat in the sun, idly sipping a cool drink.

186

Ill

Suffering from an illness

He was lying ill in bed.


 

Sick

Physically or mentally ill

He fell sick with yellow fever.

187

Allusion

Indirect reference

She was made uncomfortable by his

veiled allusion to the previous night.

 

Delusion

False impression/ Belief

He dismissed the so-called miracle as a

collective delusion.

 

Illusion

Exist but seem different

from reality

I never had any grand illusions of

winning.

188

Imaginary

Of fancy

I had an imaginary friend when I was a

child.

 

 

Imaginative

 

Expressing new ideas

You'll need to be a little more imaginative if you want to hold their

attention.

189

Imperial

Very high status

There is no parallel to the imperial glory

of the Mughals in the Indian history

 

Imperious

Haughty/Domineering

She waved an imperious hand.

 

Imperative

Authoritative

We consider it absolutely imperative to

start work immediately.

 

Immunity

Safety from disease

He has agreed to waive his diplomatic

immunity and face prosecution.

 

Impunity

Disapproving

They continue to break the law with

impunity.

190

Idle

Unoccupied

He did not let the factory become idle.

 

Lazy

Averse to labor

Most of us are intellectually lazy about

large areas of the world around us.

191

Ice

Artificial

The glass was filled with green liquid

and crushed ice.

 

Snow

Natural

Snow covered everything from horizon

to horizon.

192

In

Preposition

I read about it in the paper.

 

Into

Motion to a point within

He threw the letter into the fire.

193

Incredible

Hard to be believed

Most people find this claim utterly

incredible.

 

Incredulous

Showing disbelief

She shot him an incredulous look.

 

Inculcate

To teach fix ideas

He inculcates false doctrine.

 

Inoculate

Vaccinated

Has the puppy had all its inoculations

yet?

194

Ingenious

Skillful /clever

He has ingenious mind.

 

Ingenious

Innocent/Frank

She's very ingenious when it comes to

finding excuses.

195

Industrial

Relating to industry

America is the world's leading industrial

nation.

 

Industrious

Diligent

She was surrounded by energetic,

industrious people.

196

Intolerable

Unbearable

The constant pain made her life


 

 

 

intolerable.

 

Intolerant

Narrow minded

He was deeply intolerant of all

opposition.

197

Invaluable

Extremely useful

This technology is invaluable for pupils

with poor eyesight.

 

Valueless

Worthless

Some of the royal forests had become

valueless as hunting grounds.

198

Informant

Who supplies

The journalist refused to reveal the

identity of his informant.

 

Informer

Spy

One of the gang members had turned

informer.

199

Judicial

Of court

The Supreme Court ordered a judicial

inquiry into the deaths.

 

Judicious

Having good sense/wise

prudent

The disease is curable with the judicious

use of antibiotics.

200

Naughty

Indecent

He is a naughty politician.

 

Knotty

Full of knots

The knotty roots of the old oak tree are

very famous for their knottiness.

 

201

 

Lay

 

To put/place

A man lay dead in the middle of the road.

He laid the books down on the table.

 

Lie

To rest

Let us lie on the green grass here.

202

Lessen

To reduce

Regular exercise can help lessen the

pain.

 

Lesson

Work

He got into trouble for skipping lessons.

203

Loath(N)

Unwilling

They were obviously loath to let her

leave.

 

Loathe(v)

Feel disgust

Many of the people fear and loathe the

new government.

204

Lightening

Reduce the weight

A solitary candle lightened the darkness

of the cellar

 

Lightning

Flash of the light make

bright

Hitler attacked on France with lightning

speed

205

Loose (N)

Free

He felt he had to cut loose from his

family.

 

Lose

To be unable to find

The company stands to lose

206

Luxuriant

Abundant

Her luxuriant hair fell around her

shoulder

 

Luxurious

Happy

She leads a luxurious life.

207

Lovable

Amiable

I will always remember her as a lovable

child.

 

Lovely

Attractive

She looked really lovely in the blue

dress.

208

Lawyer

Law person

He was a trial lawyer for many years.


 

Liar

A person who tells lies

He's the biggest liar I've ever known.

209

Later

Late

We're going to Rome later in the year.

 

Latter

After something

The latter half of the twentieth century

saw huge growth in air travel.

 

Letter

A printed message

Apart from the occasional letter, they

had not been in touch for years.

210

Lion

Animal

Lion is a very dangerous animal.

 

 

 

Loin

The part of the body on both sides of the spine between the lowest ribs and the hip bones.Grind up your loin means to prepare

oneself for future actions.

 

Gird up your loin, and do it as soon as possible.

211

Metal

Mineral

The doors are made of metal.

 

Mettle

Endurance

She really showed her mettle under

pressure.

212

Miner

Of mine

Miner’s profession is full of danger.

 

Minor

Of age

This is a very minor operation and there

is very little risk involved.

213

Main

Chief

Please use the main entrance.

 

Mane

Long hair

The horse tossed its flowing mane

behind it

214

Memorial

Monument

The memorial stands where the two

roads meet.

 

Memorable

Deserving to remember

It was a truly memorable experience.

215

Maze

Network of ways

I was lost in a maze of passages.

 

Maize

Grain

 

We grow maize in our field

216

Momentary

Short lived

The accident was the result of a

momentary lapse of concentration.

 

Momentous

Important

At the same time, momentous events

were taking place in Russia.

217

Moat

Stream of fresh water

The castle was ringed by a moat

spanned by a wooden drawbridge.

 

Mote

Particle of dust

Motes are dancing in a sunbeam

218

Meat

Flesh of animal

Do you eat meat?

 

Meet

Gather

A year or so later I happened to meet

him again.

219

Mead

Meadow

Daffodils grow in the mead

 

Meed

Praise

The players received their meed of

praise from all people.

 

Maid

Young girl

She works as a maid in our home.

220

Mean

Looking unworthy

What do you mean by this remark?


 

Mien

Personal bearing

I was impressed by her calm mien.

221

Medal

Piece of metal

A commemorative medal was struck in

honor of the event.

 

Meddle

To interfere

He's just a meddling old fool!

222

Marry

To become the husband or

wife

He asked me to marry him but I said no.

 

Merry

Happy

We had a few drinks and all got quite

merry.

223

Mendacity

Lying

Politicians have been accused of

hypocrisy and mendacity

 

Mendicity

Begging

Mendicity should be stopped by law.

224

Mantel

Structure of wood

In modern architecture the construction

of mantel piece is old fashion

 

Mantle

Loose cloak

Humayun’s death conferred the royal

mantle on the Akbar at very early age.

 

225

 

Mail

The official system used for sending and delivering

letters, packages, etc

I throw away junk mail without reading it.

 

Male

Masculine human

The workforce is predominantly male.

226

Meter

Measurement tool for

length

Rupees are mounting up on the meter of

the taxicab.

 

Metre

Unit

His height is two metres.

 

227

 

Moral

Concerned with principles

of right and wrong behavior

Politicians have a moral obligation to address the needs of the poorest.

 

Morale

Amount of confidence

The bonus helped maintain morale

among the staff.

228

Necessaries

Essential thing

Some of the poor in our country even

cannot buy the necessaries of life.

 

Necessities

Need for something

Food is a necessity of life.

229

Negligent

Failing to give enough care

The hospital was negligent in the way it

cared for this young man.

 

Negligible

Ignorable

Tests found only a negligible amount of

the chemical in the product.

230

Oar

A pole

We took one oar each and rowed

quickly to the shore.

 

Ore

Raw metal

A new method of extracting gold from

the ore has been discovered.

231

Observance

Observing of law/custom

My grandmother is very strict

observance of traditional practices

 

Observation

To watch

She was admitted to hospital for

observation.

232

Official

Officer

An official enquiry has been launched

into the cause of the accident.


 

Officious

Too eager

‘You can't park here,’ he said

officiously.

233

Ordinance

Order

An ordinance was issues to cover

judicial dead lock.

 

Ordnance

Of artillery

He is working in ordnance factory.

234

Pain

Bad feeling

Doctors used to treat back pain with

rest.

 

Pane

Single piece of something

The burglars got in by breaking a pane

of glass in a door.

235

Pair

Two

The students worked in pairs.

 

Pare

To cut

First, pare the rind from the lemon.

236

Patrol

To go around

Aircraft regularly patrol the frontier.

 

Petrol

Petroleum

The price of unleaded petrol has risen.

237

Peace

Freedom from war

England finally made peace with

France.

 

Piece

In parts

A few pieces of the puzzle were

missing.

238

Plan

Arrangements

Even the best-laid plans can go wrong

 

Plane

Device

I've never flown in a plane.

 

Plain

Smooth

The dress was absolutely plain, but quite

stunning.

239

Pore

Tiny opening

His lawyers are poring over the small

print in the contract.

 

Pour

To put liquid to other thing

I've poured a cup of tea for you.

240

Practice

Regular exercise

Practice makes a man perfect.

 

Practise

Work to do

He haspractised as a lawyer for many

years.

241

Pray

To offer

He prayed for good weather.

 

Prey

Victim

The young deer are ideal prey for the

leopard.

242

Principal

Chief

New roads will link the principal cities.

 

Principle

Rule

His novels reject chronology as an organizing principle.

243

Pale

Dim

He turned deathly pale.

 

Pail

Basket

She filled the pail with fresh water.

244

Peal

Loud ringing of bell

Bishop was welcomed to the church

with a peal of bells.

 

Peel

To take something off

He peeled the wet clothes from his back.

245

Popular

Admired by

He was one of those people who are

instantly popular.

 

Populous

Thickly populated

Karachi is a populous city.

246

Practical

Of action

I'll do something practical now and

answer some mail.


 

Practicable

Fit for action

We will do this as soon as is reasonably

practicable

247

Prescribe

Advise

The curriculum is rigidly prescribed

from an early age.

 

Proscribe

To prohibited legally

Membership of any proscribed

organization is a serious matter.

248

Precede

To come before

She preceded me in the job.

 

Proceed

To go for words

I will instruct my lawyer to proceed with

the preparation of draft contracts.

249

Persecute

To punish

We have to stand up for persecuted

minorities.

 

Prosecute

Legal proceeding

The police decided not to prosecute.

250

Pendant

Ornament

She has an excellent collection of

pendant.

 

Pendent

Hanging

The clothes are pendent for drying.

251

Person

Individual human

She's the right person for the job.

 

Individual

Single

She was a dancer with a highly

individual personality.

252

Personate

Pretend by using the name

of other

To impersonate a candidate in the

examination is a serious crime.

 

 

Personify

To endow an object characteristic of human

being

These children personify all that is wrong with the education system.

253

Physic

Medicine

As your physique is quite good, due to

this you need little physic.

 

Physics

Branch of science

Einstein restructured modern physics.

 

Physique

Bodily health

She doesn't have the physique to be a

dancer.

254

Precipitate

To put violently hurried

The assassination of the president

precipitated the country into war.

 

Precipitous

Very steep

This is a precipitous path.

255

Profit

Gain

Damaged goods mean lost profit.

 

Prophet

Messenger of God

The Prophet Muhammad founded the

religion of Islam.

256

Provident

Careful

The more provident of them had taken

out insurance against flooding.

 

Providential

Divine

A providential wind carried the raft to

the shore.

257

Quaint

Of old fashion but

attractive

The village looks rather quaint.

 

Queer

Odd/Strange

I was beginning to feel very queer.

258

Rain

Water that falls from the

sky in separate drops

Overnight rain had freshened up the

garden.

 

Reign

Period

By the end of his reign, the vast empire


 

 

 

was in decline.

259

Right

True

James did what he thought was right.

 

Rite

Ceremony

Baptism is an initiation rite within

Christianity.

260

Root

Of plant

I expect money is at the root of the

matter.

 

Rout

Defeat of an army

The offensive into rebel-held territory

had ended in a rout.

 

Route

Way

Our route lay straight ahead and

downhill.

261

Rebellion

Opposition of lawful

authority

The country has been plagued by wars,

civil wars, and internal rebellions.

 

Revolution

Positive complete change

Doctors have welcomed the fitness

revolution.

 

262

 

Respectful

 

Full of respect

Everyone was respectful towards him,

listening carefully to his long explanations.

 

Respectable

Worthy of respect

Economic growth has averaged at a

respectable 2.5 per cent.

263

Reverend

Respected and worthy

He is very reverend old man of eighty.

 

Reverent

Humble /Kind

He is very reverent to me.

264

Rob

Steal

The tourists were robbed of their bags.

 

Steal

Secretly

I'll report you to the police if I catch you

stealing again.

265

Raze

To destroy completely

The woodland was razed by fire.

 

Raise

To left up

Raise your status in life.

266

Recollect

Almost forgotten

I don't recollect what he said.

 

Remember

Which that not forgotten

This is an experience that the kids will

enjoy and remember forever.

267

Resource

Supplies

The Olympics may stretch the country's

resources to breaking point.

 

Recourse

To turn to something for

help

Citizens have learned that they do have

recourse against governments.

268

Rest

Breathing space

Her heart would find no rest until she

knew the truth.

 

Wrest

To take by force

He wrested the gun from my grasp.

269

Restless

Never still

He has spent restless night.

 

Restive

Refuse to more forward

The news was relayed to the restive

citizens.

270

Ring

An object in the shape of a

circle

He had dark rings around his eyes.

 

Wring

To twist

 

271

Sanguine

Optimistic

He tends to take a sanguine view of the


 

 

 

problems involved.

They are less sanguine about the company's long-term prospects.

 

Sanguinary

Fond of bloodshed

Nero was a sanguinary ruler.

272

Sail

Of sea

The moon sailed across sky.

 

Sale

Exchange of goods for

money

The sale of his old home made him sad.

273

Stationary

Still

Some of the larger birds can remain

stationary in the air for several minutes.

 

Stationery

Of books