High sound Daily used words compilation

This is Volume-1 of  Highly sound Daily used words compilation. Soon we’ll post more important words  in Volume-2.These words are provided here in keeping in mind the upcoming exams and most of these words were already asked in various exams.

  1. bilious       irritable as if suffering from indigestion
  2. vilify          spread negative information about
  3. nuance      a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  4. gawk          look with amazement
  5. refectory   a communal dining-hall, usually in a monastery
  6. palatial     suitable for or like a large and stately mansion
  7. mincing    affectedly dainty or refined
  8. trenchant having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought
  9. emboss     raise in a relief
  10. proletarian a member of the working class
  11. careen       pitching dangerously to one side
  12. debacle     a sound defeat
  13. sycophant   a person who tries to please someone to gain an advantage
  14. archetype  something that serves as a model
  15. cryptic   of an obscure nature
  16. penchant  a strong liking
  17. bauble   cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
  18. mountebank  a flamboyant deceiver
  19. fawning  attempting to win favor by flattery
  20. hummock  a small natural hill
  21. apotheosis  model of excellence or perfection of a kind
  22. discretionary  not earmarked; available for use as needed
  23. pithy  concise and full of meaning
  24. comport  behave in a certain manner
  25. checkered  marked by changeable fortune
  26. ambrosia  the food and drink of the gods
  27. factious  dissenting with the majority opinion
  28. disgorge  cause or allow to flow or run out or over
  29. filch make off with belongings of others
  30. wraith a mental representation of some haunting experience
  31. demonstrable capable of being proved
  32. pertinacious stubbornly unyielding
  33. emend  make corrections to
  34. laggard  someone who takes more time than necessary
  35. waffle  pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
  36. loquacious  full of trivial conversation
  37. venial  easily excused or forgiven
  38. peon  a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
  39. effulgence  the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  40. lode  a deposit of valuable ore
  41. fanfare  a gaudy outward display
  42. dilettante  showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
  43. pusillanimous  lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution
  44. ingrained  deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
  45. quagmire  a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  46. reprobation  severe disapproval
  47. mannered  having unnatural behavioral attributes
  48. squeamish  excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
  49. proclivity  a natural inclination
  50. miserly  characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
  51. vapid  lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
  52. mercurial  liable to sudden unpredictable change
  53. perspicuous  transparently clear; easily understandable
  54. nonplus  be a mystery or bewildering to
  55. enamor  attract
  56. hackneyed  repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
  57. spate  a large number or amount or extent
  58. pedagogue  someone who educates young people
  59. acme  the highest level or degree attainable
  60. masticate  bite and grind with the teeth
  61. sinecure  a job that involves minimal duties
  62. emetic  a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
  63. temporize draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time
  64. unimpeachable  beyond doubt or reproach
  65. genesis  a coming into being
  66. mordant  harshly ironic or sinister
  67. smattering  a small number or amount
  68. suavity  the quality of being charming and gracious in manner
  69. stentorian  very loud or booming
  70. junket  a trip taken by an official at public expense
  71. appurtenance  a supplementary component that improves capability
  72. nostrum  patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
  73. immure  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  74.  astringent  sour or bitter in taste
  75. unfaltering  marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
  76. tutelage  attention and management implying responsibility for safety
  77. testator  a person who makes a will
  78. elysian  of such excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
  79. fulminate  criticize severely
  80. fractious  easily irritated or annoyed
  81. pummel  strike, usually with the fist
  82. manumit  free from slavery or servitude
  83. unexceptionable  completely acceptable; not open to reproach
  84. triumvirate  a group of three people responsible for civil authority
  85. sybarite  a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
  86. jibe  be compatible, similar, or consistent
  87. magisterial  offensively self-assured or exercising unwarranted power
  88. roseate  of something having a dusty purplish pink color
  89. obloquy  a false accusation of an offense
  90. hoodwink  influence by slyness
  91. striate  mark with stripes of contrasting color
  92. arrogate  seize and take control without authority
  93. rarefied  of high moral or intellectual value
  94. chary  characterized by great caution
  95. credo  any system of principles or beliefs
  96. superannuated  too old to be useful
  97. impolitic  not marked by artful prudence
  98. aspersion  a disparaging remark
  99. abysmal  resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be immeasurable
  100. poignancy  a quality that arouses emotions, especially pity or sorrow
  101. stilted  artificially formal
  102. effete  excessively self-indulgent, affected, or decadent
  103. provender  food for domestic livestock
  104. endemic  of a disease constantly present in a particular locality
  105. jocund  full of or showing high-spirited merriment
  106. procedural  of or relating to processes
  107. rakish  marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
  108. skittish  unpredictably excitable, especially of horses
  109. peroration  a flowery and highly rhetorical address
  110. nonentity  a person of no influence
  111.  abstemious  marked by temperance in indulgence
  112. viscid  having the sticky properties of an adhesive
  113. doggerel  a comic verse of irregular measure
  114. sleight  adroitness in using the hands
  115. rubric  category name
  116. plenitude  a full supply
  117. rebus  a puzzle consisting of pictures representing words
  118. wizened  lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
  119. whorl  a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
  120. fracas  noisy quarrel
  121. iconoclast  someone who attacks cherished ideas or institutions
  122. saturnine  bitter or scornful
  123. madrigal  an unaccompanied part-song for several voices
  124. discursive  tending to cover a wide range of subjects
  125. zealot  a fervent and even militant proponent of something
  126. moribund  not growing or changing; without force or vitality
  127. modicum a small or moderate or token amount
  128. connotation an idea that is implied or suggested
  129. adventitious  associated by chance and not an integral part
  130. recondite  difficult to penetrate
  131. zephyr  a slight wind
  132. countermand  cancel officially
  133. captious  tending to find and call attention to faults
  134. cognate  having the same ancestral language
  135. forebear  a person from whom you are descended
  136. cadaverous  very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
  137. foist  to force onto another
  138. dotage  mental infirmity as a consequence of old age
  139. nexus  a connected series or group
  140. choleric  characterized by anger
  141. garble  make false by mutilation or addition
  142. bucolic  idyllically rustic
  143. denouement  the outcome of a complex sequence of events
  144. animus  a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
  145. overweening  unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
  146. tyro  someone new to a field or activity
  147. preen  dress or groom with elaborate care
  148. largesse  liberality in bestowing gifts
  149. retentive  good at remembering
  150. unconscionable  greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  151. badinage  frivolous banter
  152. insensate  devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
  153. sherbet  a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar
  154. beatific  resembling or befitting an angel or saint
  155. bemuse  cause to be confused emotionally
  156. microcosm  a miniature model of something
  157. factitious  not produced by natural forces
  158. gestate  have the idea for
  159. traduce  speak unfavorably about
  160. sextant  an instrument for measuring angular distance
  161. coiffure  the arrangement of the hair
  162. malleable  easily influenced
  163. rococo  having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation
  164. fructify  become productive or fruitful
  165. nihilist  someone who rejects all theories of morality
  166. ellipsis  omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
  167. accolade  a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  168. codicil  a supplement to a will
  169. roil  be agitated
  170. grandiloquent  lofty in style
  171. inconsequential  lacking worth or importance
  172. effervescence  the property of giving off bubbles
  173. stultify  deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
  174. tureen  large deep serving dish with a cover
  175. pellucid  transparently clear; easily understandable
  176. euphony  any pleasing and harmonious sounds
  177. apocryphal  being of questionable authenticity
  178. veracious  precisely accurate
  179. pendulous  hanging loosely or bending downward
  180. exegesis  an explanation or critical interpretation
  181. effluvium  a foul-smelling outflow or vapor
  182. apposite  being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
  183. viscous  having the sticky properties of an adhesive
  184. misanthrope  someone who dislikes people in general
  185. vintner  someone who makes wine
  186. halcyon  idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquility
  187. anthropomorphic  suggesting human features for animals or inanimate things
  188. turgid  ostentatiously lofty in style
  189. malaise  a general feeling of discomfort, uneasiness, or depression
  190. polemical  of or involving dispute or controversy
  191. gadfly  a persistently annoying person
  192. atavism  a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
  193. contusion  an injury in which the skin is not broken
  194. parsimonious  excessively unwilling to spend
  195. dulcet  pleasing to the ear
  196. reprise  repeat an earlier theme of a composition
  197. anodyne  capable of relieving pain
  198. bemused  perplexed by many conflicting situations or statement

………………………..All the best for the upcoming Exams………………………

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