Words starting with ” x ” for SAT, GRE, GMAT, CAT skmclasses Bangalore

Xanadu – toponym: an idyllic, exotic, or luxurious place

Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xanadu is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xanadu-an-idyllic-exotic-or-luxurious-place/

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Xanthippe or Xantippe – eponym: an ill-tempered woman [The name of Socrates’ wife. Well, if you had to live with the likes of him, what would you be like?]

Xanthippe or Xantippe an ill-tempered woman

Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xanthippe is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xanthippe-ill-tempered-woman/

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Xanthism – excess yellow pigment

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Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xanthism is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xanthism-excess-yellow-pigment/

xenophobe – one unduly fearful of foreigners (xenophobic; xenophobia)

XOR – exclusive “or” (A or B but not both)

xanthareel    yellow eel formerly used in medicinal foods


Xanthic    yellow; yellowish

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Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xanthic is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xanthic-yellow-yellowish/


xanthocarpous    having yellow fruit
xanthochroia    yellowness of the skin
xanthochroic    having yellow skin
xanthocomic    yellow-haired


xanthocyanopsy    form of colour-blindness in which only blue and yellow can be distinguished

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Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xanthocyanopsy is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xanthocyanopsy-form-of-colour-blindness-in-which-only-blue-and-yellow-can-be-distinguished/


xanthoderm    yellow-skinned person
xanthodont    one with yellow teeth
xanthoma    disease characterized by yellow patches on the skin
xanthometer    instrument for measuring colour of sea or lake water


xanthophyll    substance causing yellow colour of autumn leaves

the leaves are in trees
today was too warm for fall
curse you darn texas weather!

The trees blow softly
As the flowers bloom slowly
The sunset dies down

one summer was hot
one winter was freezing cold
one autumm was nice

melody frolics
humbly, cocoons deflower
deflower, sly


xanthopsia    a visual condition where things appear yellow
xanthospermous    having yellow seeds
xanthous    yellow or red-haired


Xebec    small three-masted pirate ship

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Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xebec is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xebec-small-three-masted-pirate-ship/


Xeme    fork-tailed gull

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Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xeme is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xeme-fork-tailed-gull/


xenagogue    guide; someone who conducts strangers


xenial    of or concerning hospitality towards guests

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Xenium    gift made to a guest or ambassador; any compulsory gift

Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xenium is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xenium-gift-made-to-a-guest-or-ambassador-any-compulsory-gift/


xenobiotic    indicating a substance or item foreign to the body
xenocracy    government by a body of foreigners
xenodiagnosis    diagnosis of disease by allowing laboratory-bred diseases to affect material
xenodocheionology    love of hotels
xenodochial    hospitable; kindly to strangers
xenodochium    building for the reception of strangers
xenogamy    cross-fertilization
xenogeneic    of a disease, derived from an individual of a different species
xenogenesis    generation of offspring entirely unlike the parent
xenogenous    due to an outside cause
xenoglossia    person’s knowledge of a language never studied
xenolalia    person’s knowledge of a language never studied
xenolith    fragment of extraneous rock embedded in magma or another rock
xenomancy    divination using strangers
xenomania    inordinate attachment to foreign things
xenomenia    menstruation from abnormal orifices
xenomorphic    having a form not its own
xenophilia    love of foreigners
xenophobia    fear of foreigners
xenops    a small tropical rainforest bird
xenurine    species of armadillo
xeransis    drying up
xerarch    growing in dry places
xerasia    abnormal dryness of the hair
xeric    dry; lacking in moisture
xerocopy    photocopy
xerodermia    abnormal dryness of the skin
xerography    photocopying
xerophagy    eating of dry food; fast of dry food in the week preceding Easter
xerophily    adaptation to very dry conditions
xerophobous    unable to survive drought
xerophthalmia    dryness and soreness of the eyes
xerophytic    able to withstand drought
xeroradiography    process for taking permanent pictures of X-ray images
xerosis    abnormal dryness of body parts
xerostomia    excessive dryness of the mouth
xerothermic    dry and hot
xerotic    dry
xerotripsis    dry friction
xesturgy    process of polishing
xilinous    of, like or pertaining to cotton
xiphias    swordfish


Xiphoid    sword-shaped

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Xiphoid – sword-shaped (see gladiate, ensiform); also as a noun, in anatomy: the bottom part of the breastbone (“sternum”), also called the xiphoid process, or the xiphisternum

Short Story describing the meaning of the word Xiphoid is at

https://satgrecatvocabulary.wordpress.com/xiphoid-sword-shaped-or-the-bottom-part-of-the-breastbone-sternum/


xiphopagus    conjoined twins joined by a band of flesh on the torso
xiphophyllous    having sword-shaped leaves
xiphosuran    horseshoe crab
xoanon    primitive wooden statue overlaid with ivory and gold
xography    photographic process for producing three-dimensional images
xu    former monetary unit of Vietnam
xylan    gelatinous compound found in wood
xylary    of, like or pertaining to xylem
xylem    woody portion of a plant
xylocarp    hard and woody fruit
xylogenous    growing on wood
xyloglyphy    wood-carving
xylography    art of engraving on wood
xyloid    woody; ligneous
xylology    study of wood
xylomancy    divination by examining wood found in one’s path
xylometer    instrument measuring specific gravity of wood
xylophagous    wood-eating
xylophilous    fond of wood; living in or on wood
xylophory    wood-carrying
xylopolist    one who sells wood
xylopyrography    engraving designs on wood with hot poker
xylorimba    combination of xylophone and marimba
xylotherapy    use of certain sorts of wood in treating disease
xylotomous    wood-cutting; wood-boring
xylotypographic    printed from wooden blocks


xystarch    ancient Greek officer in charge of gymnastic exercises

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xyster    surgeon’s instrument for scraping bones
xyston    short pike used by Greek heavy cavalry
xystus    covered walkway for exercises

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