CAT Verbal Ability | Vocabulary List

By N Shiva Guru|Updated : March 13th, 2017

Today's List

Root WordsMeaningAssociated Words
gyn/o/ewoman, femalegynecology - the science of female reproductive health; gynephobia - fear of women; gynecoid - resembling a woman.
gress, grad/e/ito step, to godigression - a departure from the main issue, subject, etc.; progress - movement forward or onward; gradual - step by step.
hect/o, hecathundredhectoliter - 100 liters; hectare - metric unit equaling 100 ares or 10,000 square meters; hectometer - 100 meters.
helic/ospiral, circularhelicopter - an aircraft with horizontal rotating wing; helix - a spiral form; helicon - a circular tuba.
heli/osunheliotropism - movement or growth in relating to the sun; heliograph - apparatus used to send message with the help of sunlight; helianthus - genus of plants including sunflowers.
hemihalf, partialhemicycle - a semicircular structure; hemisphere - one half of the earth; hemistich - half a line of poetry.


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