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Here are some of the Common Vocabularies and words with their meaning people might be using or not every day.  Nowadays we use high-quality vocabularies to express our self and here are the Top 100 and great Vocabularies you need to know.

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Top 100 vocabularies

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  1. Accrue

To increase over a period of time

Example: Your benefits will accrue if you read well

  1. Accuse

To say that somebody has done wrong

Example: Rufus was accused of stealing from other students

  1. Acuity

The ability to think clearly

Example: Dele made it alive owing to his acuteness or Acuity

  1. Affinity

A strong feeling of likeness or attraction to something or somebody

Example: wax has little affinity for light

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  1. Adamant

Showing that one refuses to be persuaded or change in mind

Example: Adamant Alice did not stop until she hit Beatrice

  1. Ad-lib

To speak or Act without preparation

Example: Sydney is very good at Ad-libbing

  1. Adobe

Clay that is dried in the sun for use as building materials

Example: this adobe wall must belong to our school

  1. Affable

Pleasant and friendly: Easy to talk

Example: my wife is affable and comely.

  1. Aggravate

To make a bad condition or situation worse

Example: You just aggravated the case by involving a law Court.

  1. Albeit

Although or Nevertheless

Example: I tried my best, albeit I failed to save Him.

  1. Bistro

A small Restaurant

Example: Bisi and I checked – out to a Bistro, last week.

  1. Bland

Without features that attract attention: Not interesting

Example: The National trade fare last year was Bland.

  1. Bliss

A situation of perfect Happiness

Example: What bliss! I am now a graduate

  1. Bloomer

A serious mistake

Example: He made a bit of a bloomer.

  1. Blotto

Very drunk

Example: Mullan was completely blotto on Saturday night.

  1. Boatyard

A place where boats are kept.

Example: The smallest boat at the Boatyard belongs to Daddy

  1. Bonfire

A large fire made outdoors to burn rubbish or for celebration.

Example: My school made a bonfire to burn rubbish last week.

  1. Brahmin

A Hindu of the highest caste

Example: UncleMohammed is a Brahmin.

  1. Breadbasket

An area of agricultural land that provides large amounts of food

Example: Benue state in Nigeria is a kind of a Breadbasket.

  1. Breakneck

Very fast Dangerous

Example: Snow skating is a Breakneck game.

  1. Cubicle

A small room, made by separating off part of a longer room.

Example: Samson lives in a cubicle at Bisi’s house.

  1. Cull

To kill a certain number of weaker animals in a group.

Example: Father said, the Rabbit farm must be culled today.

  1. Cupid

The Roman GOD of love

Example: the stature of Cupid is incomprehensible

  1. Cupidity

An Act of greed, especially for money or possessions

Example: the man died an untimely death due to cupidity

  1. Corrugated

Shaped in a series of regular folds

Example: the roof of my house is a corrugated type.

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  1. Cosmetic

A substance for putting on the body (or face) to make it beautiful

Example: Mother does not use cosmetics

  1. Count

The title of a nobleman in countries like France and Italy

Example: until his death, John Disalo was a count.

  1. Courteous

Having or showing good manners being polite.

Example: Ralia is courteous and beautiful

  1. Cowhide

Leather made from the skin of a cow

Example: most female shoes and bags are made of cowhide.

  1. Cranny

A very small or tinny hole on a wall

Example: Lizards hide in crannies.

  1. Deadlock

A complete failure to reach an agreement or settle a dispute

Example: the peace keeping committee experienced huge deadlock.

  1. Debase

To reduce the quality, value or status of somebody or something.

Example: the principal debase Musa when she punished him.

  1. Decipher

To succeed in understanding a code or an old document.

Example: She was at the laboratory when she deciphered that code.

  1. Deem

To recognize, regard or consider someone or something

Example: I deem it fit to award you next week.

  1. Defile

To make something dirty or no longer pure.

Example: you were defiled by your misdeed.

  1. Delicate

Very carefully made or formed; fine or beautifully structured.

Example: Adama is a delicate lady.

  1. Demography

The study of the changing numbers of births death or disease.

Example: Demography is essential for a standard population census.

  1. Deplete

To greatly reduce the quality, size, power or value of something

Example: Bush burning depletes the soil of its fertility.

  1. Descent

Of family origin or ancestry.

Example: All French descent are francophone.

  1. Despoil

To rod a place of something valuable or important.

Example: Alexander the great despoiled Romania of her Gold.

  1. Essence

That which makes a thing what it is.

Example:

  1. Eugenics

The science of producing healthy, intelligent children to improve humanity.

Example: Genetics is interwoven with Eugenics

  1. Embitter

With deep feelings of disappointment, hatred, envy or regret.

Example: people are embittered by the police these days.

  1. Emerge

To come out of a place or up from the water

Example: The man emerged from behind the sun.

  1. Empire

A group of state or countries that have a single ruler or power.

Example: Hercules is a subject of the Roman empire.

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  1. Emphasis

The force of stress given to a word or group of words when spoken.

Example: I wish you can emphasis on the main ideas.

  1. Emerald

A bright green precious stone.

Example: A brooch of diamond and emerald.

  1. Emissary

A person sent to conduct negotiation between countries

Example: a Swedish emissary sent by the UN.

  1. Employ

To give work to somebody

Example: The company employs mainly women.

  1. Encourage

To give support, confidence and hope for somebody.

Example: Don’t encourage bad habit in a child.

  1. Fabulous

To be wonderful and marvellous

Example: The food is fabulous

  1. Fabric

A type of cloth

Example: This is a striped fabric

  1. Facilitate

To make something especially an action or a process.

Example: The president sent items to facilitate the mall.

  1. Fairyland:

A beautiful or magical place.

Example: A toy shop is a fair place for young children.

  1. Fame

The condition of being known or talked about by people

Example: Staying near the famed Waikiki beach.

  1. Famine

A time when there is very little food in a region.

Example: There is a famine in Ethiopia.

  1. Fan!

To admire or support somebody.

Example: I am a big fan of yours.

  1. Fanatic!

A person who is too

Enthusiastic about somebody.

Example: Emma is a fanatic.

  1. Fang

A long sharp tooth especially of a dog.

Example: The wolf bared its fangs.

  1. Fashionable

Following a style that is currently popular.

Example: It is becoming fashionable to have long hair.

  1. Gambit

An opening move in the game of chess.

Example: Dele is now to coordinate the gambit.

  1. Galore

In large quantity or plenty

Example: There is a food galore at Mama D’s Bistro.

  1. Gallup poll

A way of assessing public opinion by questioning.

Example: Conduct a Gallup poll.

  1. Garland

A circle of flowers, leaves or ribbons

Example: In need a garland in my house.

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  1. Gawp

To sjuji9khare in a rude or stupid way

Example: students gawpedthe food they received at school.

  1. Gauge

A standard measure especially of width or thickness

Example: Ensure that you gauge the tanker before leaving.

  1. Gazebo

A small building designed to give a wide view of the country

Example: Mallam Bulama is an expert at shopping in Gazebo.

  1. Gateway

A way in and out of a place that can be closed through a gate(s)

Example: Come into Nigeria through the gateway state.

  1. Gerontology

The scientific study of old age and the process of growing old

Example: Fifty students of gerontology have been awarded.

  1. Gerrymander

To fix boundaries in order to five unfair advantages

Example: political gerrymander has clouded Nigeria.

  1. Hatchback

A car with a sloping door at the back that opens upward

Example: Dr. Adesina owns a hatchback car

  1. Haute couture

The leading companies in the manufacture of fashionable clothes.

Example: Calvin Clark is one of the present Haute couture

  1. Hurl

To throw something or oneself violently in a direction

  1. Hurlyburly

Noisy, energetic and violent activity

Example: Nancy’s party was a Hurly-burly.

  1. Hurricane

A violent storm with very strong winds

Example: the western Atlantic were hit by a Hurricane

  1. Hustle

To push or move someone in a specified direction violently.

Example: Musa was Hustled out of the queue.

  1. Hyphen

A short line used to join two words together

Example: The teacher asked all students to use hyphens often

  1. Hypnosis

A state of consciousness that could be influenced negatively.

Example: He was still in Hypnosis when he made that statement.

  1. Hysterics

To be very upset and angry

Example: your mother would have Hysterics if you lie again.

  1. Hypothermia

A dangerous health condition due to a very low body temperature

Example:

  1. Idea

A plan formed by thinking

Example: I have an idea what’s about to happen

  1. Idiom

The style of writing art of music in association to seasons or periods

Example:  Make an Idiom to suit this season.

  1. Identikit

A set of pictures of different features fitted to form sb. face

Example: I had an identikit of Michael Jackson’s face.

  1. Idiocy

A state of extreme stupidity

Example: consider this as a height of the level of idiocy.

  1. Illustrious

Very well known, admired and respected

Example: David Beckham is an illustrious English footballer.

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  1. Immediate

Happening or done at once

Example: Please send me an immediate reply

  1. Immortal

Living forever, never dying

Example: The soul is immortal

  1. Impede

To delay or stop the progress of somebody or something

Example: President Buhari impedes imports to Nigeria.

  1. Implant

To insert tissues: To introduce of fix ideas

Example: This concept was implanted by Rev. Francis Uduak

  1. Imperial

Something or somebody belonging to royalty or an Empire

Example: A imperial guard was dismissed last night.

  1. Juncture

A particular important stage in a series of Events

Example: At this juncture, I present to you my love.

  1. Junta

A group of military officers, brought into power by force

Example: The coup, brought a military Junta into power.

  1. Jurisprudence

The science of philosophy of law

Example: meet the most famous professor of Jurisprudence.

  1. Jut

To extend outwards beyond the normal line of something

Example: the nose of piccohhio Jut-out after the fatal accident

  1. Juxtapose

To place people or things next to each other to show contrast

Example: The governor Juxtaposed the state Museum to our cathedral

  1. Juvenile

A young person who is yet to be an adult

Example: Owing to his Juvenile form, Emma is always playful.

  1. Jowl

The lower part of the face

Example: I saw a man with a heavy Jowl

  1. Journeyman

A trained worker, who works for an employer

Example: Merrylyn is a Journeyman to Fedex enterprise

  1. Judder

To shake violently

Example: Do not judder the crate or else, some bottles may break.

  1. Juggle

To throw a set of objects up into the air and catch them repeatedly

Example: The man at the amusement park Juggles a lot.

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