Vocabulary Comprehension for 23rd January

English Vocabulary Index

Vocabulary Comprehension for 23rd January :

  1. Asthma (n) : a disease of the lungs


  2. Astir (adj. & adv.) : in motion, active


  3. Astonish (v) : amaze, to surprise


  4. Astonishing (adj) : very surprising, amazing


  5. Astonishment (n) : wonder, amazement


  6. Astound (v) : astonish


  7. Astral (adv.) : consisting of stars


  8. Astray (adv.) : away from the right path


  9. Astride (adv.) : with the legs apart, with legs on each side


  10. Astringent (n) : a medicine


  11. Astringent (adj.) : binding, compressing


  12. Astrologer (n) : one versed in astrology, fortune-teller


  13. Astrology (n) : the study which deals with the effect of heavenly bodies on human affairs


  14. Astronomer (n) : one versed in astronomy


  15. Astronomy (n) : the science of heavenly bodies


  16. Astute (adj) : shrewd, clever, crafty, cunning


  17. Astute (n) : astuteness


  18. Asunder (adv) : apart, into parts


  19. Asylum (n) : shelter, a retreat


  20. At (prep) : in, on, towards


  21. Ate (v) : past tense of ‘eat’


  22. Atheism (n) : disbelief in god’s existence


  23. Athenaeum (n) : literary society or scientific club


  24. Athlete (n) : one who is skilled in bodily exercises


  25. Athletics (n) : sports, games


  26. Athwart (pre & adv) : across, from side to side


  27. Atlas (n) : a book of maps


  28. Atmosphere (n) : the air surrounding the earth


  29. Atoll (n) : a coral island or reef


  30. Atom (n) : the tiniest possible part of any substance


  31. Atone (v) : reconcile, compensate


  32. Atrocious (adj) : cruel or wicked


  33. Atrocity (n) : cruelty


  34. Attach (v) : connect, affix


  35. Attachment (n) : something joined, affection


  36. Attack (v) : assault, affect


  37. Attack (n) : assault


  38. Attain (v) : obtain, gain, reach


  39. Attain (adj.) : attainable


  40. Attainder (n) : the loss of all civil rights of person (for capital offence)


  41. Attainments (n) : knowledge, acquirements


  42. Attempt (v) : try


  43. Attempt (n) : endeavour, trial


  44. Attend (v) : to accompany, to listen, to wait on, to be present at


  45. Attendance (n) : the persons present, attention




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