Here is a list of vocabulary that would be useful for the competitive exams such as SSC, IBPS etc…as well as enhance your knowledge.

  • ROOT WORD: EGO                     MEANING: SELF OR I
  1. EGOIST———–selfish, one who always thinks bout his own benefits
  2. EGOCENTRIC—–one who thinks himself center of everything happening around
  3. EGOMANIAC——extremely mad about his needs, desires and interests
  4. EGOIST———–who always talks bout himself
  5. ALTER EGO——-someone who is exactly same as you
  • ROOT WORD: ALTER                     MEANING: OTHER
  1. ALTERNATIVE——–choice or other option
  2. ALTERNATE———-other,skip one and take other
  3. ALTER—————-to change in other form
  4. ALTERABLE———-which can be altered
  5. ALTERATION———the change
  6. ALTERER————-the one who alters
  7. ALTRUIST————who look towards the benefits of others
  8. ALTRUISM———-the practice of benefiting others
  • ROOT WORD: VERTO                     MEANING: TURN
  1. INTROVERT——–shy, not social, not gregarious, not turn towards outside 
  2. EXTROVERT——-social,gregarious, turned towards the outer world
  3. AMBIVERT——–balance of both introvert and extrovert
  • ROOT WORD: AMBI                     MEANING: BOTH
  1. AMBIVERT——–balance of both introvert and extrovert
  2. AMBIGUOUS—-unclear statement due to being interpretable in many ways 
  3. AMBIQUITY—–unclearness due to having more than one meaning
  4. AMBIVALENT—-having mixed feeling about something to do it or not
  • ROOT WORD: GAUCHE OR SINISTER                   MEANING: LEFT HAND(-VE )
  1. GAUCHE——-Clumsy or graceless in handling situation
  2. GAUCHERIE—-quality of being gauche
  3. SINISTER——evil, threatening or dangerous  
  • ROOT WORD: DEXTER OR DRIOT                   MEANING: RIGHT HAND (+VE)
  1. ADROIT————-skillful,clever,ingenious in handling situations
  2. ADROITNESS——-skill,cleverness,ingenuity
  3. DEXTEROUS——–skillful in physical movement especially in hand movement
  4. DEXTERITY———quality of being dexterous
  5. AMBIDEXTROUS—-equally skillful with both the hands
  • ROOT WORD: PAIDOS                  MEANING: CHILD
  1. PEDIATRICS——-the branch that deals with the problems of children
  2. PEDIATRICIAN—-doctor or specialist for kids, children
  3. PEDIATRIC ——-related to pediatrics
  • ROOT WORD: AGOGOS                 MEANING: TEACHER, LEADER
  1. PEDAGOGY———–principals of methods of teachings
  2. PEDAGOGUE——–narrow minded, old fashioned or dogmatic teacher or leader

links to some other pages of vocabulary…

words that replace “bad”

some more words for “beautiful”

words that replace “anger”