Ulterior Flashcards Preview

My GRE word > Ulterior > Flashcards

Flashcards in Ulterior Deck (70)
Loading flashcards...
1

ulterior

 

Short Definition : intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive

পরে

ulterior exterior posterior

Definition
(adj) coming at a subsequent time or stage

Synonyms : later , posterior
Example Sentence 
  • without ulterior argument

Definition
(adj) beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

Definition
(adj) lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)

Synonyms : subterranean , subterraneous

English to Bengali meaning of ulterior

2

umbrage

 

Short Definition : resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness

ক্ষতি করা

notice the last 4 letters...RAGE.And then umbrella =shade, rage=anger and resentment.

English to Bengali meaning of umbrage

3

unaccountable

Short Definition : unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious

unaccountable = কারণনির্ণয়ের অসাধ্য (Adj.), অকারণ (Adj.), অহেতুক (Adj.), অহৈতুক (Adj.)

unaccountable - you cannot EXPLAIN about the statistics that are not in ACCOUNT

Definition
(adj) not to be accounted for or explained

Synonyms : unexplainable
Example Sentence 
  • perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress
  • an unexplainable fear

Definition
(adj) free from control or responsibility

English to Bengali meaning of unaccountable

4

unanimity

Short Definition : complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous

English to Bengali meaning of unanimity

un+animity(enimity) means no enemy which means agreement or harmony

 Definition

(noun) everyone being of one mind

5

unassailable

Short Definition : not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question

assail means to attack so unassailable means unattackable

Definition
(adj) impossible to assail

Synonyms : untouchable

Definition
(adj) without flaws or loopholes

Synonyms : bulletproof , unshakable , watertight

Definition
(adj) immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

Synonyms : impregnable , inviolable , secure , strong , unattackable

6

unassuming

Short Definition : modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner

 নিরভিমান (Adj.)

 assuming means very forward, arrogant. unassuming is opposite of it which is modest.

Definition
(adj) not arrogant or presuming

Synonyms : retiring

English to Bengali meaning of unassuming

 

7

unbridled

Short Definition : violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed

অসংযত (Adj.), লাগামহীন (Adj.), লাগামছাড়া (Adj.), অপরিমিত (Adj.)

unbridled - bridle is hand gear of horse...imagine if horse is unbridled... it is violent.........

Definition
(adj) not restrained or controlled

Synonyms : unchecked , uncurbed , ungoverned

English to Bengali meaning of unbridled

8

uncanny

Short Definition : strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack

 দুষ্টকৃতিবিশিষ্ট (Adj.), ভুতুড়ে (Adj.), বিপদের সম্ভাবনাপূর্ণ (Adj.)

Uncanny... un + kahi... kuch unkahi, kuch unsuni batein jo dil mein khauf paida kar de, woh UNCANNY (the supernatural) kehlatien hai.

 un + cann(CAN'T).....something which you CAN'T understand and explain, is always mysterious to you.

 

  • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures

Definition
(adj) surpassing the ordinary or normal

Synonyms : preternatural
Example Sentence 
  • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel
  • his uncanny sense of direction

Definition
(adj) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

Synonyms : eldritch , unearthly , weird

English to Bengali meaning of uncanny

 

9

unceremonious

Short Definition : not done politely without due formalities

 অনাড়ম্বর (Adj.), লৌকিকতাহীন (Adj.), উপস্থিতমত (Adj.), শিষ্টাচারহীন (Adj.)

un+ceremony meaning without ceremony.. doing something without a ceremony ie without formality

Definition
(adj) without ceremony or formality

Synonyms : unceremonial
Example Sentence 
  • an unceremonious speech

Definition
(adj) without due formalities

Example Sentence 
  • unceremonious dismissal from office

English to Bengali meaning of unceremonious

10

unconscionable

Short Definition : unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand

একেবারে অযৌক্তিক (Adj.)

 unconscionable is un + conscio + nable...and conscience means to know what is morally acceptable but unconscious means not aware of the acceptable amount and therefore the same as unconscionable

Definition
(adj) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

Synonyms : exorbitant , extortionate , outrageous , steep , usurious 
Example Sentence 
  • a conscienceless villain

Definition
(adj) lacking a conscience

Synonyms : conscienceless

English to Bengali meaning of unconscionable

11

uncouth

Short Definition : boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish

অদ্ভুত (Adj.), অমার্জিত (Adj.), অজানা (Adj.), অনভ্যস্ত (Adj.), অপরিচিত (Adj.), সংস্কৃতিহীন (Adj.), কুগ�� ন (Adj.), জবুথবু (Adj.

 

UNCOUTH - UN(not)-C(courteous)-OUTH(youth)

Definition
(adj) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Synonyms : coarse , common , rough-cut , vulgar

English to Bengali meaning of uncouth

12

unction

Short Definition : the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction

 অনুলেপ (N), অনুলেপন (N), মলম (N), দিব্য মহিমা (N), বক্তৃতায় প্রাণবন্ততা (N), পবিত্র মহিমা (N), তৈাষামোসপূর্ণ কথা (N), কৃত্রিম উতসাহ (N), চাটুবাক্য (N)

sounds like function where anointing with oil is done

Definition
(noun) excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm

Synonyms : fulsomeness , smarm

Definition
(noun) smug self-serving earnestness


Definition
(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

Synonyms : balm , ointment , salve , unguent

Definition
(noun) anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual

Synonyms : inunction

English to Bengali meaning of unction

 

13

unctuous

Short Definition : oily; bland; insincerely suave

unctuous -> functuous -> party like ... in parties girls do a lot of oily makeup and try to appear and behave sauve but in my opinion they look and behave in a bland way.

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

Synonyms : buttery , fulsome , oily , oleaginous , smarmy , soapy

14

underlying

Short Definition : lying below; fundamental

 অবলম্বনস্বরুপ (Adj.), নিম্নাবস্থিত (Adj.), ভিত্তিস্বরূপ (Adj.), মূলগত (Adj.)

Underlying...under + lying...something that is LYING UNDER another material as a support...can be termed as underlying.

Definition
(adj) located beneath or below


Definition
(adj) being or involving basic facts or principles

Synonyms : fundamental , rudimentary

Definition
(adj) in the nature of something though not readily apparent

Synonyms : implicit in , inherent

15

undermine

Short Definition : weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath

পতনসাধনের চেষ্টা করা (V), অধোদেশ খনন করা (V), ধ্বংসসাধনের চেষ্টা করা (V), গোপনে ক্ষতিসাধন করা (V)

 UNDERMINE ....Minining under the earth would GRADUALLY WEAKEN strength of soil and rock

Definition
(verb) destroy property or hinder normal operations

Synonyms : counteract , countermine , sabotage , subvert , weaken
Example Sentence 
  • The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war

Definition
(verb) hollow out as if making a cave or opening

Synonyms : cave
Example Sentence 
  • The river was caving the banks

English to Bengali meaning of undermine

16

underscore

Short Definition : underline; emphasize

আন্ডারস্কোর

 underscore means the special character '_' which we use to EMPHASIZE special words

Definition
(noun) a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)

Synonyms : underline

Definition
(verb) give extra weight to (a communication)

Synonyms : emphasise , emphasize , underline
Example Sentence 
  • Her gesture emphasized her words

Definition
(verb) draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to

Synonyms : underline

English to Bengali meaning of underscore

17

understate

Short Definition : state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate

:"যথোচিতরূপে বা সম্পূর্ণরূপে বর্ণনা করতে না পারা";i:1;s:100:"আসলে যা তার চেয়ে কমিয়ে বলা বা দেখানো"

under(below(less)) + state(significant)= less significant or

Definition
(verb) represent as less significant or important

Synonyms : downplay , minimise , minimize

English to Bengali meaning of understate

18

undertaker

Short Definition : funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials

গঙ্গাপুত্র (N)

 the undertaker is the one who takes you buried under the ground.

Definition
(noun) one whose business is the management of funerals

English to Bengali meaning of undertaker

19

unearth

Short Definition : dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal

 মৃত্তিকা খুঁড়িয়া তোলা (V), আবিষ্কার করা (V)

un(not)+earth the minerals which are not present in surface of earth is find BY DIGGING

Definition
(verb) bring to light

Example Sentence 
  • The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President

Definition
(verb) recover through digging

Synonyms : excavate
Example Sentence 
  • Schliemann excavated Troy
  • excavate gold

English to Bengali meaning of unearth

20

unearthly

Short Definition : not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly

 অপার্থিব (Adj.), অতিপ্রাকৃত (Adj.), দিব্য (Adj.), ভুতুড়ে (Adj.), স্বর্গীয় (Adj.), ভৌতিক (Adj.)

unearthly - un+earthly, something that is not on earth is supernatural...

Definition
(adj) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

Synonyms : eldritch , uncanny , weird

Definition
(adj) concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul

Synonyms : spiritual

English to Bengali meaning of unearthly

 

21

unequivocal

Short Definition : plain; clear; obvious

= দ্ব্যর্থহীন (Adj.), স্পষ্ট (Adj.)

un equip vocal waves heard plain, clear and obvious

Definition
(adj) clearly defined or formulated

Synonyms : definitive
Example Sentence 
  • the plain and unequivocal language of the laws

Definition
(adj) admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

Synonyms : unambiguous , univocal

English to Bengali meaning of unequivocal

22

unerringly

Short Definition : infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes

"নির্ভুলভাবে"

If it is what I think it is, the word stems from error so unerringly - un-error without error, without mistakes.

Definition

(adv) without making errors

Example Sentence 
  • he unerringly fixed things for us
  •  

23

unexceptionable

Short Definition : entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism

 নিখুঁত (Adj.), সমালোচনার অতীত (Adj.), সর্বতোভাবে প্রশংসনীয় (Adj.)

exception is when something is not included in other things, unexceptionable is something that can not be excluded

Definition
(adj) completely acceptable; not open to exception or reproach

Synonyms : unimpeachable

English to Bengali meaning of unexceptionable

24

unfaltering

Short Definition : steadfast; firm; not changing

অবিচলিত (Adj.), দৃঢ় (Adj.)

 Remove 'f' from the word it becomes UNALTERING... Alter is to change so UNFALTERING is not changing or being firm.

Definition
(adj) marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

Synonyms : firm , steadfast , steady , stiff , unbendable , unshakable , unwavering

English to Bengali meaning of unfaltering

25

unfeigned

Short Definition : genuine; real

অকৃত্রিম (Adj.), আন্তরিক (Adj.), খাঁটি (Adj.)

un(not)-feigned(fined): you are left unfined if you are HONEST, and this is a GENUINE fact.

Definition
(adj) not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

Synonyms : genuine , true

English to Bengali meaning of unfeigned

26

unfledged

Short Definition : immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling

 অপরিণত (Adj.), অনুদ্ভিন্নপক্ষ্ম (Adj.), অপূর্ণবর্ধিত (Adj.), অনভিজ্ঞ যুবজনোচিত (Adj.)

 Fullfledged (in full bloom, mature, complete) is the opposite of unfledged (immature, young, inexperienced).

Definition
(adj) (of birds) not yet having developed feathers

Synonyms : immature
Example Sentence 
  • a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill

Definition
(adj) (of an arrow) not equipped with feathers

Synonyms : fledgeless , unvaned
Example Sentence 
  • shot an unfledged arrow

Definition
(adj) young and inexperienced

Synonyms : callow , fledgling

27

unfrock

Short Definition : defrock; strip a priest or minister of church authority

যাজকের পদ বা পৌরোহিত্য থেকে বিচ্যুত করা

 Priest put on frock. UN(gives negative connotation)+FROCK- so to put off frock. Here if priest put off his frock then the designation that he is holding, gets deprived from him

Definition
(verb) divest of the frock; of church officials

Synonyms : defrock

English to Bengali meaning of unfrock

28

ungainly

Short Definition : (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument

 জবুথবু (Adj.), অনিপুণ (Adj.), বেয়াড়া (Adj.), সৌষ্�� বহীন (Adj.), অসুষ্�� ু (Adj.), এলোমেলো (Adj.)

un(means NOT) + GAINly...a model who LACKS GRACE IN HER MOVEMENT OR IF SHE WALKS IN AN AWKWARD manner on the ramp, will NOT GAIN popularity.

Definition
(adj) difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape

Synonyms : awkward , bunglesome , clumsy

Definition
(adj) lacking grace in movement or posture

Synonyms : clumsy , clunky , gawky , unwieldy
 

English to Bengali meaning of ungainly

29

unguent

Short Definition : ointment

 মলম (N), অনুলেপন (N), অনুলেপ (N)

 ung(body in hindi)+uent(oint) = unguent--> ointment

Definition
(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

Synonyms : balm , ointment , salve , unction

English to Bengali meaning of unguent

30

uniformity

Short Definition : sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over

= একরূপতা (N), অভিন্নতা (N), সমরুপতা (N), অবিশেষ (N), মিল (N), সঙ্গতি (N)

 

Definition
(noun) a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying


Definition
(noun) the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)

Synonyms : uniformness