Vocabulary Test

English Vocabulary Index

Vocabulary Test for 11th November :

  1. Surgery (n) : the science and practice of treating diseases by operation


  2. Surly (adj.) : bad-tempered, uncivil


  3. Surmise (v) : imagine, conjecture, supposition


  4. Surmount (v) : conquer, mount above, over come


  5. Surname (n) : person’s hereditary family name


  6. Surpass (v) : exceed, excel


  7. Surpassing (p & adj.) : matchless, excellent


  8. Surpassing (adv.) : surpassingly


  9. Surplice (n) : garment worn by clergymen and priests


  10. Surplus (n) : excess, that which is more than what is sufficient


  11. Surprising (adj.) : astonishing


  12. Surprising (adv.) : surprisingly


  13. Surrender (v) : deliver over, yield


  14. Surrender (n) : the act of giving up or yielding


  15. Surreptitious (adj.) : secret, stealthy


  16. Surreptitious (adv.) : surreptitiously


  17. Surround (v) : encompass, be all round


  18. Surrounding (adj.) : encircling


  19. Surroundings (n) : environments, external circumstances


  20. Surtax (n) : an extra tax


  21. Surveillance (n) : close watch of observation, strict supervision


  22. Survey (v) : examine, observe, view, measure, inspect, apprise


  23. Surveyor (n) : person professionally engaged in making plans or maps of the land


  24. Survive (n) : live beyond, remain alive after the death of , out live


  25. Susceptible (adj.) : liable to be easily affected


  26. Suspect (v) : doubt, mistrust


  27. Suspect (n) : a suspected person


  28. Suspend (v) : hang up, stop for a time, delay debar


  29. Suspense (v) : a time of anxious waiting


  30. Suspicion (n) : mistrust, doubt, conjecture, act of suspecting


  31. Sustain (v) : hole up, bear, confirm, support, suffer, keep alive, hold valid in law


  32. Sustenance (n) : maintenance, food, provisions


  33. Suttee sati (n) : Hindu widow burning herself along with her husband’s body in the funeral pyre


  34. Suture (n) : a seam, stitching together the edges of a wound


  35. Suzerain (n) : supreme, ruler


  36. Swap (n) : an absorbent material used for the cleaning


  37. Swagger (v) : to talk proudly, to brag


  38. Swain (n) : a peasant, a young rustic


  39. Swallow (v) : engulf, drink, consume, absorb, accept without examination (one swallow does not make a summer)


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