A 1. ab ovo: from the beginning. 2. abattoir: a slaughterhouse. 3. abecedarian: pertaining to the alphabet; also, rudimentary; also, a beginner. 4.

abed: in bed. 5. aberrant: abnormal. 6. aberrant: markedly different from an accepted norm. 7. abeyance: suspension; temporary cessation. 8. abjure: to renounce or reject with solemnity. 9. abjure: to renounce, reject, or shun. 10. ablution: the washing of the body, or some part of it 11. ablution: the washing of the body, or some part of it. 12. abominate: to detest intensely. 13. abrogate: to annul; to do away with. 14. abrogate: to annul; to do away with. 15. abrogate: to annul; to do away with. 16. abscond: to depart secretly. 17. abstemious: sparing in diet. 18. abstemious: sparing in diet. 19. abstemious: temperate; abstinent; refraining from indulgence. 20. abstruse: difficult to comprehend. 21. abulia: loss or impairment of the ability to act or to make decisions. 22. accede: to agree or assent; also, to become a party. 23. acclimate: to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate, environment, or situation. 24. acerbic: sharp, biting, or acid in temper, expression, or tone. 25. acme: the highest point of something 26. acquiesce: to accept or consent passively or without objection. 27. acquiesce: to concur, but not heartily. 28. acrid: bitter to the taste or smell. 29. acrid: bitter to the taste or smell. 30. acrid: sharp and harsh; bitter. 31. acrimony: bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness. bivouac: an encampment for the night. 32. acuity: acuteness of perception or vision. 33. acumen: quickness of perception or discernment. 34. adage: an old saying. 35. adamant: not capable of being swayed. 36. adamant: not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding. 37. admonition: gentle or friendly reproof; friendly warning. 38. adumbrate: to give a slight representation of; to outline. 39. adumbrate: to outline; also, to foreshadow; also, to suggest; also, to shade. 40. adventitious: added extrinsically; not essentially inherent. 41. aegis: a shield; protection. 42. aesthete: one who cultivates great sensitivity to beauty. 43. aestival: of or belonging to the summer. 44. aestival: of or belonging to the summer. 45. affable: courteous; sociable 46. affable: courteous; sociable. 47. affable: easy to speak to; also, gracious. 48. afflatus: a divine inspiration 49. afflatus: a divine inspiration. 50. afflatus: a divine inspiration. 51. affray: a tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl. 52. aficionado: a fervent admirer; a fan. 53. aficionado: an enthusiastic admirer; a fan. 54. aggrandize: to make great.

55. aggrandize: to make or make appear great or greater. 56. aggress: to make an attack. 57. aggress: to make an attack. 58. aggress: to make an attack. 59. agitprop: propaganda. 60. agog: in eager desire. 61. agog: in eager desire. 62. agog: in eager desire. 63. agon: struggle; conflict. 64. agon: struggle; conflict. 65. agrestic: pertaining to fields or the country. 66. alacrity: a cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude. 67. alacrity: a cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude. 68. alacrity: cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptness. 69. alfresco: outdoors; outdoor. 70. alfresco: outdoors; outdoor. 71. algorithm: a step-by-step procedure for solving a problem. 72. alpenglow: a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains. 73. amalgam: an alloy of mercury with other metals; also, a mixture. 74. ambit: circuit or compass; also, sphere of action or influence. 75. ambit: circuit or compass; also, sphere of action or influence. 76. ameliorate: to make better. 77. ameliorate: to make or grow better. 78. amicable: characterized by friendliness and good will. 79. amity: friendship 80. amity: friendship. 81. amity: friendship; friendly relations. 82. anathema: a curse; a person or thing cursed, or intensely disliked. 83. anathema: a curse; a person or thing cursed, or intensely disliked. 84. ancillary: subordinate, subsidiary; auxiliary. 85. animadversion: harsh criticism or disapproval. 86. animadversion: harsh criticism or disapproval. 87. animus: a feeling of ill will; also, animating spirit; disposition 88. animus: a feeling of ill will; also, animating spirit; disposition. 89. animus: a feeling of ill will; also, animating spirit; disposition. 90. anodyne: serving to relieve pain 91. anodyne: serving to relieve pain. 92. anodyne: serving to relieve pain. 93. antediluvian: extremely old. 94. antediluvian: extremely old. 95. aplomb: confidence; coolness 96. aplomb: confidence; coolness. 97. aplomb: confidence; coolness. 98. apocryphal: of doubtful authority or authenticity. 99. apocryphal: of doubtful authority or authenticity. 100. apocryphal: of doubtful authority or authenticity. 101. apogee: the highest point. 102. apogee: the highest point. 103. apogee: the highest point. 104. apologia: a formal defense or justification. 105. apologia: a formal defense or justification. 106. apologia: a formal defense or justification. 107. apostasy: desertion or departure from one's faith, principles, or party. 108. apothegm: a short, witty, and instructive saying. 109. apothegm: a terse remark, conveying some important truth. 110. apotheosis: a model of excellence or perfection of a kind.

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apparition: a ghost; also, an unexpected appearance apparition: a ghost; also, an unexpected appearance. apparition: a ghost; also, an unexpected appearance. appellation: a name, title, or designation. appellation: a name, title, or designation. apposite: being of striking appropriateness apposite: being of striking appropriateness. apposite: of striking appropriateness and relevance. apprise: to give notice to; to inform. apprise: to give notice to; to inform. apprise: to give notice to; to inform. approbation: formal or official approval; also, praise. approbation: formal or official approval; also, praise. appurtenance: an adjunct or accessory. arbiter: one having the power of judging and determining. arbiter: one having the power of judging and determining. arbitrage: The simultaneous purchase and sale of a good or asset. arcane: understood by only a few. arcane: understood or known by only a few. arcanum: a secret; a mystery. argot: a specialized vocabulary peculiar to a particular group. argot: a specialized vocabulary peculiar to a particular group. Argus-eyed: extremely observant; watchful. Argus-eyed: extremely observant; watchful. aright: rightly; correctly. arrant: outright; thoroughgoing. arriviste: an upstart. arrogate: to claim or seize without right or justification. ascetic: one who practices extreme self-denial; also, austere, severe. ascetic: one who practices extreme self-denial; also, austere, severe. ascetic: one who practices extreme self-denial; also, austere, severe. ascribe: to attribute, as to a cause. ascribe: to attribute. asperity: roughness of surface, sound, or manner. asperity: roughness, of surface, sound, or manner. aspersion: a damaging or derogatory remark. asseverate: to affirm or declare positively or earnestly. assiduous: constant in application or attention assiduous: constant in application or attention. assiduous: constant in application or attention. assuage: to soften; to ease, or lessen assuage: to soften; to ease, or lessen. atelier: a workshop; a studio. atelier: a workshop; a studio. atelier: a workshop; a studio. atrabilious: irritable; ill-natured atrabilious: irritable; ill-natured. atrabilious: irritable; ill-natured. aubade: a song greeting the dawn. augury: an omen; prediction augury: an omen; prediction auspicious: favorable; also, prosperous. auspicious: favorable; also, prosperous. auspicious: favorable; also, prosperous; fortunate. autochthonous: formed or existing where found. autochthonous: indigenous; native. autocrat: a despot.

168. autocrat: a despot. . 169. autocrat: a ruler with unlimited authority. 170. autodidact: a person who is self-taught. 171. autodidact: one who is self-taught. 172. avarice: an excessive desire of gain; greediness. 173. avarice: an excessive desire of gain; greediness. 174. avatar: an incarnation. 175. avatar: an incarnation. 176. aver: to assert as true 177. aver: to assert as true. 178. aver: to assert as true. 179. avoirdupois: weight; heaviness. 180. avoirdupois: weight; heaviness. 181. avuncular: resembling an uncle, as in kindness or indulgence. 182. avuncular: resembling an uncle. 183. avuncular: resembling an uncle. B 184. bacchanalia: a revel. 185. badinage: light, playful talk. 186. badinage: playful raillery; banter. 187. bagatelle: a trifle; also, a short, light literary or musical piece. 188. bailiwick: a person's specific area of knowledge, authority, interest, skill, or work. 189. bailiwick: a person's specific area of knowledge, authority, interest, skill, or work. 190. banal: commonplace; trivial 191. bandog: a large and fierce dog. 192. bedaub: to besmear or soil. 193. bedaub: to besmear; also, to overdecorate. 194. bedizen: to dress or adorn in gaudy manner. 195. bedizen: to dress or adorn in gaudy manner. 196. beholden: obliged. 197. beholden: obliged; indebted. 198. beholden: obliged; indebted. 199. bellicose: inclined to or favoring war or strife. 200. bellicose: warlike; pugnacious. 201. bellwether: a leader of a movement or activity. 202. bellwether: a leader of a movement or activity. 203. bellwether: a leader or leading indicator. 204. benefaction: the act of conferring a benefit; also, a benefit conferred. 205. benefaction: the act of conferring a benefit; also, a benefit conferred. 206. beneficence: the practice of doing good. 207. beneficence: the practice of doing good. 208. benignant: kind; gracious; favorable. 209. benison: blessing; benediction. 210. berate: to scold severely or angrily. 211. berate: to scold severely. 212. bestow: to give or confer. 213. bete noire: something or someone especially hated. 214. bete noire: something or someone particularly detested or avoided. 215. bevy: a group; an assembly. 216. bibelot: a trinket. 217. bibulous: of, pertaining to, marked by, or given to the consumption of alcohol. 218. bifurcate: to divide into two branches. 219. bifurcate: to divide into two branches. bravura: a showy display. 220. bilious: of or pertaining to bile; also, ill-tempered.

241.221. 243. a reversal. bowdlerize: to remove or modify the parts considered offensive. to sponge. 254. bootless: unavailing. cadre: a small unit that serves as the nucleus of a larger organization. 251. cadre: a small unit that serves as the nucleus of a larger organization. cadre: a core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed. 231. 249. 246. brackish: somewhat salty. 268. pastoral. . bootless: unavailing. 229. pastoral. 225. or drone. 222. bouleversement: complete overthrow. 259. 242. hum. C 264. 267. bombinate: to buzz. booboisie: a class of people regarded as stupid or foolish. to sponge. billingsgate: foul language. 271. ill-tempered. bombast: high-sounding words. 273. 227. 232. 238. 233. 226. busker: a street musician or performer. 228. bilious: of or pertaining to bile. 262. 240. 265. distasteful. 223. unprofitable. Brobdingnagian: gigantic. 235. 253. cabal: a group that seeks power usually through intrigue. spirit. to hum. 252. 255. bucolic: rustic. 250. caesura: a break or pause in a line of verse. boulevardier: a man-about-town. 258. Brobdingnagian: of extraordinary height. cadre: a core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed. 245. useless. also. billet: to quarter. brackish: somewhat salty. useless. bucolic: rustic. 248. billet-doux: a love letter. bromide: a commonplace or conventional saying. bucolic: rustic. or noisily self-assertive. any break or pause. bowdlerize: to remove or modify the parts considered offensive. distasteful. bonhomie: pleasant and easy manner. to encamp. enormous. 234. cadge: to beg. also. bumptious: crudely. to sponge. bloviate: to speak or write in a pompous manner. 236. bromide: a commonplace or conventional saying. bravado: a real or pretended show of courage or boldness. bombinate: to buzz. bombast: pompous or pretentious speech or writing. presumptuously. bricolage: construction or something constructed by using whatever materials happen to be available. blandishment: flattery intended to persuade. to kiss. bonhomie: pleasant and easy manner. blackguard: a scoundrel. pastoral. brio: liveliness. 269. cadge: to beg. brio: vigor. braggadocio: empty boasting. bumptious: obtusely and offensively self-assertive. 260. 263. bivouac: a usually temporary encampment. 244. vivacity. also. cadge: to beg. braggadocio: empty boasting. 261. to drone. also. gigantic. 256. 239. 266. buss: a kiss. to sponge. fashionable society. or place in lodgings. also. 257. 247. 224. an inflated style. geniality. allurement. blandishment: flattering speech or action. bon ton: the height of the fashion. buss: kiss. 272. 237. cadge: to beg. 270. 230.

cant: empty. musical. canorous: melodious. cap-a-pie: from head to foot. solemn speech. a glancing off. 307. 305. calumny: malicious misrepresentation. 312. 291. cavil: a frivolous objection. 319. captious: disposed to find fault or raise objections. caveat: a warning or caution. a downpour. cap-a-pie: from head to foot. callow: immature. slander. capricious: whimsical. canard: an unfounded or false report. eager to object. a flood. 275. 287. 309. cataract: a large waterfall. a flood. 299. 315. slander. 288. 329. 280. 292. captious: disposed to find fault. carom: to strike and rebound. changeable. large. 284. canard: an unfounded or false report. 298. also. 300. 286. capacious: able to contain much. 318. capitulate: to surrender under agreed conditions. 326. a glancing off. also. castigate: to punish or criticize severely. cavalcade: a procession. also. castigate: to punish or criticize severely. camarilla: a group of secret and often scheming advisers. capitulate: to surrender under agreed conditions. a downpour. also. 276. any break or pause. 303. canorous: melodious. 278. carom: to strike and rebound. roomy. 302. caveat: a warning or caution. carom: to strike and rebound. canard: a fabricated sensational report or statement. 313. a downpour. changeable. caesura: a break or pause in a line of verse. canard: a fabricated sensational report or statement. 308. 320. a flood. canorous: melodious. also. carapace: a shell. 306. 314. 311. 297. solemn speech. musical. captious: disposed to find fault. capacious: able to contain much. cataract: a large waterfall. 301. capricious: whimsical. 322. 279. a glancing off. eager to object. 304. 283. callow: immature. camarilla: a group of secret and often scheming advisers. 317. a downpour. 310. a flood. 328. callow: immature. . carom: to strike and rebound. 330. 293. also. castigate: to punish or criticize severely. also. caveat: a warning or caution. a protective covering. castigate: to punish or criticize severely. a protective covering. caterwaul: to make a harsh cry or screech. 282. 316. 294. caveat: a warning or caution. 327. 290. cataract: a large waterfall. carapace: a shell. cavalcade: a procession. also. 289. caterwaul: to make a harsh cry or screech. 296. capacious: able to contain much. cant: empty. 277. cataract: a large waterfall. callow: immature. roomy. captious: disposed to find fault or raise objections. musical. 295. cajole: to coax. large. 281.274. 323. 325. 324. calumny: malicious misrepresentation. 285. musical. also. 321. a glancing off. capacious: able to contain much. canorous: melodious.

cerebration: mental activity. also. 377. 380. circumambient: surrounding. 341. also. 362. chichi: affectedly trendy. exultant laugh or chuckle. indicating or expressing anger. 373. 354. 353. a snorting. celerity: quickness. circumambient: surrounding. an expression of disapproval. 355. 349. choleric: easily angered. censorious: harshly critical. 372. 379. 345. chicanery: the use of trickery to deceive. 339. chagrin: acute vexation or embarrassment. an expression of disapproval. 370. indicating or expressing anger. a trivial objection. 359. 364. wary. 361. choler: anger. 344. a snorting. cavort: to bound or prance about. chortle: to utter. cavil: to raise trivial objections. 375. 334. also. chary: careful. censorious: harshly critical. censure: to criticize severely. exultant laugh or chuckle. 383. 350. also. chagrin: acute vexation or embarrassment. chortle: to utter. chicanery: the use of trickery to deceive. a trivial objection. chimerical: merely imaginary. encompassing. 338. cavil: a frivolous objection. . 378. also. chimerical: merely imaginary. chimera: a mental fabrication. 382. circumlocution: the use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. 357. pertaining to the underworld. also. encompassing. choler: anger. 374. chichi: affectedly trendy. 360. 340. 332. also. 347. chary: wary. 367. also. swiftness. 358. cautious. 371. swiftness. pertaining to the underworld. wary. pertaining to the underworld. fanciful 365. circumambient: surrounding. an expression of disapproval. choleric: easily angered. also. circumlocution: the use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. swiftness. 376. 348. encompassing. 343. 368. 381. cerebration: the act or product of thinking. censure: to criticize severely. an expression of disapproval. encompassing. chary: wary. 337. celerity: quickness. circumlocution: the use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. 351. chthonic: dwelling in or under the earth. 333. also. swiftness. also. cautious. or express with. chary: careful.331. circumambient: surrounding. censure: to criticize severely. chthonic: dwelling in or under the earth. chthonic: dwelling in or under the earth. 336. chagrin: acute vexation or embarrassment. celerity: quickness. 342. cautious. 335. 369. 352. cautious. celerity: quickness. or express with. chicanery: the use of trickery to deceive. pertaining to the underworld. chicanery: the use of trickery to deceive. 366. also. censure: to criticize severely. cerebration: mental activity. chthonic: dwelling in or under the earth. 346. chagrin: acute vexation or embarrassment. 356. 363. circumlocution: the use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. cerebration: the act or product of thinking. cavil: to raise trivial objections.

399. cognoscente: a person with special knowledge. to conspire. collegiate.384. 412. ponder. 403. clamber: to climb with difficulty. collegial: characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues. also. 426. convincing. 414. 388. 400. 401. cogent: appealing to the mind or to reason. cognoscente: an expert in a certain field. comely: pleasing to the sight. prudent. collude: to conspire. cogent: having the power to compel conviction. 392. comestible: suitable to be eaten. circumspect: cautious. 385. circumspect: cautious. 391. also. 417. 430. to act in concert. colloquial: characteristic of informal spoken language. cogitate: to think. circumspect: cautious. also. 424. collegiate. claque: a group of fawning admirers. cogent: appealing to the mind or to reason. clemency: disposition to show mercy. cohort: a group. 393. clarion: a kind of trumpet. comely: pleasing to the sight. 421. 404. collegial: characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues. or on all fours. prudent. convincing. 432. 429. . clamber: to climb with difficulty. or on all fours. 394. 409. 427. 396. 411. 410. or with hands and feet. clamber: to climb with difficulty. also. collude: to conspire. 422. comely: pleasing to the sight. prudent. coeval: existing during the same period of time. loud and clear. 407. coeval: existing during the same period of time. 406. 408. wary. an act of mercy. 389. colloquial: characteristic of informal spoken language. an act of mercy. clamber: to climb with difficulty. comestible: suitable to be eaten. comestible: suitable to be eaten. cogent: having the power to compel conviction. 420. cogitate: to think. also. cogitate: consider carefully and deeply. to ponder. cogitate: consider carefully and deeply. Cockaigne: an imaginary land of ease and luxury. collegial: characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues. comestible: suitable to be eaten. 387. ponder. 402. 390. clinquant: tinsel. 425. to act in concert. 416. to ponder. clinquant: tinsel. 386. 428. collegial: characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues. 435. Cockaigne: an imaginary land of ease and luxury. 436. collude: to act in concert. 397. a contemporary. clerisy: the intelligentsia. cognoscente: an expert in a certain field. loud and clear. clemency: disposition to show mercy. also. 431. clarion: a kind of trumpet. prudent. also. a companion or associate. 434. 419. 415. also. collude: to act in concert. or with hands and feet. comely: pleasing to the sight. also. 433. circumspect: cautious. a contemporary. comity: a state of mutual civility and respect. 395. to conspire. 418. also. cohort: a group. 398. cognoscente: a person with special knowledge. 405. 423. 413. a companion or associate. wary.

comport: to conduct. commensurate: equal in measure or extent. 492. 455. comity: a state of mutual civility and respect. 445. also. . 480. 483. 438. a scruple.used chiefly of literary style. 453. 486. confabulation: familiar talk. commensurate: equal in measure or extent. adequate. to meld. commensurate: equal in measure or extent. 469. roomy. 470. concomitant: accompanying. friendship. concomitant: accompanying. 444. concomitant: accompanying. also. a scruple. 478. attending. 468. comport: to conduct. 472. 446. to behave. 474. confabulation: familiar talk. comity: a state of mutual harmony. 476. 443. roomy. comity: a state of mutual harmony. conflate: to bring together. concupiscence: lust. complement: something that fills up or completes 452. 461. conflagration: a large and destructive fire. 447. 473. condign: deserved. 489. 465. commensurate: equal in measure or extent. commodious: comfortably spacious. confluence: a flowing or coming together. attending. 459. 450. compunction: the sting of conscience. 487. conflagration: a large and destructive fire. commodious: comfortably spacious. and respect.used chiefly of literary style. conflate: to bring together. 488. confluence: a coming together. to behave. concinnity: elegance -. confrere: a colleague. or intimate associate. proportionate. 454. commodious: comfortably spacious. confluence: a flowing or coming together. complement: that which completes. concupiscence: lust. also. concupiscence: lust. 466. 448. 467. comport: to behave (oneself) in a particular manner. confrere: a colleague. 464. confluence: a coming together. 462. or intimate associate. concupiscence: lust. compunction: anxiety or unease from guilt. complement: that which completes. adequate. and respect. concomitant: accompanying. 479. 456. also. also. 477. 490. 475. 460.used chiefly of literary style. complaisant: exhibiting a desire to please. commodious: comfortably spacious. complement: something that fills up or completes 451. a plausible but imagined memory. 439. conflagration: a large and destructive fire. 485. a succession. also. 481. roomy. adequate. attendant. compunction: the sting of conscience. attendant. proportionate repletion: the condition of being completely or excessively full. to meld. 457. friendship. 440. also. concatenation: a chain. concinnity: elegance -. 442. condign: deserved. confrere: a colleague. comrade. roomy. 482. 484. comrade. 463. 491. conflagration: a large and destructive fire.437. comport: to behave (oneself) in a particular manner. 458. also. complaisant: exhibiting a desire to please. adequate. 471. concinnity: elegance -. proportionate. 449. 441. compunction: anxiety or unease from guilt. a plausible but imagined memory. condign: deserved. condign: deserved. proportionate.

500. copious: large in quantity. 545. constitutional: a walk taken for one's health. constitutional: a walk taken for one's health. confute: to refute conclusively. 536. affording an abundant supply. 506. connubial: of or pertaining to marriage. conurbation: an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities. conurbation: an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities. survey. 528. copious: large in number or quantity. 547. 541. consanguineous: related by blood. contumacious: obstinate. 505. 546. affording an abundant supply. contravene: to act or be counter to. stubbornly disobedient. conspectus: a sketch. greedy. an aggregation. consanguineous: related by blood. 521. 503. coquette: a flirt. or occurring at the same time. congeries: a collection. also. contradistinction: distinction by contrast. contravene: to act or be counter to. copse: a thicket of small trees. copious: large in quantity. contrite: feeling or expressing grief and regret for sins or offenses. 531. 519. contumely: rudeness compounded of haughtiness and contempt. 537. 543. 527. coquette: a flirt. contradistinction: distinction by contrast. 511. 507. cormorant: a gluttonous. 509. 526. 508. an aggregation. 524. tryst: an appointment (as between lovers) to meet. constitutional: a walk taken for one's health.493. congeries: a collection. copious: large in number or quantity. existing. 497. descended from the same ancestor. 535. 512. 517. 502. 520. conurbation: an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities. or occurring at the same time. 548. consanguineous: related by blood. convivial: relating to or fond of festivity and good company. . convivial: merry. connubial: of or pertaining to marriage. 534. 529. contretemps: something inopportune or embarrassing. contumely: rudeness compounded of haughtiness and contempt. 532. consanguineous: related by blood. 494. contumacious: obstinate. convivial: relating to or fond of festivity and good company. 514. stubbornly disobedient. 515. confrere: a colleague. 510. existing. contrite: feeling or expressing grief and regret for sins or offenses. 499. convivial: merry. 530. stubbornly disobedient. 533. 504. contradistinction: distinction by contrast. or outline of a subject. connubial: of or pertaining to marriage. 513. 523. or rapacious person. connubial: of or pertaining to marriage. constitutional: a walk taken for one's health. contumacious: obstinate. greedy. 540. confute: to refute conclusively. contumacious: obstinate. festive. social. an aggregation. 525. 495. an aggregation. contemporaneous: originating. congeries: a collection. conurbation: an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities. 538. 516. 539. survey. or rapacious person. 542. festive. conurbation: an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities. also. contemporaneous: originating. or outline of a subject. contradistinction: distinction by contrast. 498. 544. 518. cormorant: a gluttonous. congeries: a collection. stubbornly disobedient. 496. 522. social. 501. descended from the same ancestor. conspectus: a sketch.

crepuscular: pertaining to twilight. cynosure: a center of attention. 573. crapulous: sick from. cornucopia: the horn of plenty. 581. coruscate: to sparkle. an abundance. especially for wealth. cosset: to pamper. 596. cynosure: a center of attention. countermand: to revoke (a former command) or recall by a contrary order. to offset. 597. crabwise: sideways. 560. 569. coruscate: to sparkle. crabwise: sideways. cum: with. or marked by. in a cautiously indirect manner fetor: a strong. crapulous: sick from. revenant: one who returns after death or a long absence 599. crepuscular: pertaining to twilight. also. also. 578. in a cautiously indirect manner. 585. 577. crux: the essential point or feature. credulous: inclined to believe too readily. 552. 587. cudgel: a club. coterminous: of equal extent or duration. 559. vehement: marked by intensity of emotions or convictions. coxcomb: a vain. cozen: to deceive or obtain by deceit. showy fellow. or marked by. 588. also. along with. coterminous: of equal extent or duration. 598. 557. cupidity: greed. 553. obese. cozen: to deceive or obtain by deceit. 583. 564. 594. excessive drinking. corroborate: to strengthen or make more certain with other evidence. 567. 574. coruscate: to give off or reflect bright beams or flashes of light. 555. coxcomb: a vain. 601. combined with. 600. along with. cupidity: eager or excessive desire. 570. cum: with. 575. 580. 556. D . 566. 593. 563. especially for wealth. 592. 550. offensive smell. 551. 576. cynosure: a center of attention. cosset: to pamper. showy fellow. 568. 586. also. 572. cupidity: greed. 590. 554. cosmopolite: a cosmopolitan person. cudgel: a club. 571. 579. cosmopolite: a cosmopolitan person. cursory: hastily or superficially performed. cupidity: eager or excessive desire. 565. countermand: to revoke (a former command) or recall by a contrary order. corpulent: very fat. cornucopia: the horn of plenty. an abundance.549. cosset: to pamper. 584. countervail: to counteract. cursory: hastily or superficially performed. cosset: to pamper. corroborate: to strengthen or make more certain with other evidence. 562. coruscate: to give off or reflect bright beams or flashes of light. 582. 561. 595. crux: the essential point or feature. crepuscular: pertaining to twilight. 558. crepuscular: pertaining to twilight. 589. countervail: to counteract. crux: the essential point or feature. excessive drinking. 591. crux: the essential point or feature. combined with. also. also. to offset. credulous: inclined to believe too readily. coterminous: of equal extent or duration.

dapple: a small contrasting blotch. to disparage. 638. also. 644. defenestrate: to throw out of a window. also. denizen: an inhabitant. 627. 604. 616. denouement: the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work. 606. to mark with spots. pernicious. derogate: to deviate from expectation. deleterious: harmful. also. destructive. 636. 643. denizen: an inhabitant. deign: to condescend. 629. ingenious. 645. daedal: skillful. denouement: the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work. artistic. 646. to detract. deliquesce: to melt away or become liquid. 651. to issue. daedal: skillful. 621. 650. delight. 623. also. ingenious. deliquesce: to melt away or become liquid. 608. depredation: an act of plundering or ravaging. 617. deign: to condescend. also. defenestrate: to throw out of a window. 625. dapple: a small spot or blotch. depredation: an act of plundering or ravaging. 626. . 607. to disparage. debouch: to emerge. 605. 620. 619. 652. daedal: skillful. ingenious. delight. artistic. 622. 614. to detract. etc. also. 649. deracinate: to uproot. dapple: a small contrasting blotch. to detract. pernicious. 609. 603. 631. deipnosophist: one skilled in table talk. 632. descant: a discourse. 648. also. derogate: to deviate from expectation. to issue. demagogue: a leader who obtains power by means of appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace. deign: to condescend. 641. delectation: great pleasure. demagogue: a leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion. demur: to object. to disparage. deride: to laugh at with contempt. 612. artistic. also. prejudice. deprecate: to disapprove of strongly.602. deracinate: to uproot. deride: to laugh at with contempt. 635. deipnosophist: one skilled in table talk. descant: a discourse. also. 610. 633. 628. daedal: skillful. 611. to delay. 624. to discourse. defenestrate: to throw out of a window. 647. debouch: to emerge. also. demagogue: a leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion. 634. etc. 613. also. also. 637. to discourse. defenestrate: to throw out of a window. 640. 618. ingenious. to mark with spots. deleterious: hurtful. 639. artistic. dapple: a small spot or blotch. deleterious: hurtful. 615. deprecate: to disapprove of. demagogue: a leader who obtains power by means of appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace 630. 642. deracinate: to uproot. delectation: great pleasure. deign: to condescend. destructive. to belittle. derogate: to deviate from expectation. deprecate: to disapprove of strongly. prejudice.

694. an admirer or lover of the fine arts. 674. 685. diktat: an authoritative decree or order. diadem: a crown. 704. digerati: persons knowledgeable about computers. 663. diablerie: sorcery. 656. detritus: debris. 665. diffident: showing modest reserve. 681. inconsistent. desultory: jumping from subject to subject. erratic. descry: to catch sight of. didactic: conveying instruction. 666. 664. dilatory: given to. 686. 667. aimless. 689. dilatory: inclined to put off what ought to be done at once. also. desuetude: disuse. diaphanous: allowing light to pass through.653. desuetude: disuse. aimless. discomfit: to disconcert. 657. . 697. to thwart. 670. desuetude: disuse. 679. diffident: showing modest reserve. dilettante: an amateur. desuetude: disuse. diaphanous: allowing light to pass through. or marked by. 668. deus ex machina: an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. 658. desideratum: anything desired. diaphanous: allowing light to pass through. an admirer or lover of the fine arts. 693. 678. deus ex machina: an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. detritus: debris. inconsistent. desultory: without logical sequence. 700. descry: to catch sight of something distant or obscure. disconnected. disconnected. dictum: an authoritative statement. 673. 705. 675. desultory: jumping from subject to subject. desideratum: something desired. to detect. descry: to catch sight of. digerati: persons knowledgeable about computers. diablerie: sorcery. 660. diffident: bashful or unassertive. dictum: an authoritative statement. 671. 655. also. desultory: without logical sequence. descry: to catch sight of something distant or obscure. dilatory: given to. 661. mischievous conduct. teaching some moral lesson. also. 691. 677. 676. dilatory: inclined to put off what ought to be done at once. dictum: an authoritative statement. dilettante: an amateur. deus ex machina: an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. diadem: a crown. also. mischievous conduct. 703. to detect. 684. procrastination or delay. dilatory: given to. 659. didactic: conveying instruction. or marked by. procrastination or delay. deus ex machina: an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. 687. desideratum: anything desired. erratic. 698. 695. 682. 690. procrastination or delay. diffident: bashful or unassertive. 662. 692. desideratum: something desired. 701. 680. 672. also. 699. detritus: debris. dictum: an authoritative statement. 669. diaphanous: allowing light to pass through. 683. 654. or marked by. teaching some moral lesson. 696. 702. 688. detritus: debris.

753. 708. disconcert: to disturb the composure of. consisting of distinct or unconnected parts. composed of markedly dissimilar elements. 747. 745. dotage: feebleness of mind due to old age. to pretend. also.706. untidy. 724. disheveled: in loose disorder. 710. disarranged. dotage: senility. doughty: valiant. especially because of anxiety. 742. also. marked by analytical reasoning. also. also. 725. 734. also. to feign or pretend. brave. doughty: valiant. discomfit: to disconcert. donnybrook: a brawl or dispute. 750. composed of markedly dissimilar elements. doff: to take off. disquisition: a formal discourse on a subject. or expressing grief or sorrow. consisting of distinct or unconnected parts. 755. 741. 720. or expressing grief or sorrow. 749. brave. dissimulate: to feign. also. composed of dissimilar elements. discrete: constituting a separate thing. 709. dotage: feebleness of mind due to old age. dissimulate: to feign. doughty: valiant. discrete: constituting a separate thing. dishabille: the state of being carelessly or partially dressed. causing. to remove. 752. disparate: fundamentally different. discursive: digressive. disheveled: disordered. disheveled: in loose disorder. dissolute: loose in morals and conduct. dishabille: the state of being carelessly or partially dressed. dolorous: marked by. doughty: valiant. 740. disorderly. especially because of anxiety. disconsolate: hopelessly sad. 715. composed of dissimilar elements. brave. 717. brave. disconsolate: hopelessly sad. to rid oneself of. disorderly. donnybrook: a brawl or dispute. also. also. also. cheerless. donnybrook: a brawl or dispute. 719. disparate: fundamentally different. discrete: constituting a separate thing. to pretend. 735. also. 716. 743. also. disconcert: to disturb the composure of. disconcert: to disturb the composure of. discrete: constituting a separate thing. disconcert: to disturb the composure of. doppelganger: a ghostly double. disparate: fundamentally different. 722. doula: a woman who assists in childbirth. 746. to remove. 739. rambling. 729. 711. 737. cheerless. consisting of distinct or unconnected parts. dotage: senility. 718. 721. to amuse (oneself). doppelganger: a ghostly double. 732. 723. 728. distrait: divided or withdrawn in attention. disquisition: a formal discourse on a subject. to rid oneself of. doppelganger: a ghostly double. 733. 730. untidy. 726. 731. doff: to take off. 751. doppelganger: a ghostly double. 712. saddening. 756. 748. disheveled: disordered. 727. distrait: divided or withdrawn in attention. to thwart. 714. 738. saddening. 713. dolorous: marked by. consisting of distinct or unconnected parts. dissimulate: to hide under a false appearance. disparate: fundamentally different. 754. disport: to frolic. 736. also. . disarranged. also. 744. 707. causing.

782. a matter of doubt. decadent. dour: stubbornly unyielding. 800. effrontery: shameless boldness. 778. effeminate. also. a desired effect. effete: infertile. 785. 791. 784. dour: stern or unyielding or gloomy. 763. splendor. dudgeon: a state or fit of intense indignation. worn out. also. edify: to instruct and improve. also. charitable. also. effusive: excessively demonstrative. 788. etc. dudgeon: a state or fit of intense indignation. or capable of producing. effeminate. insolence. 799. effulgence: the state of being bright and radiant. exit. eerie. effeminate. also. 780. egress: the act of going out or leaving. worn out. also. etc. eleemosynary: relating to charity. 806. 758. effeminate. 810. also. ebullient: high-spirited. egregious: outrageously bad. 792. eerie. decadent. worn out. effete: infertile. also. . ill-humored. 762. irritable or ill-humored. emblazon: to display pompously. 783. 767. 770. 787. 804. 796. harshly uninviting. effrontery: shameless boldness. 760. great luster or brightness. eldritch: unearthly. 809. weird. eke: to increase. dulcet: melodious. elucidate: to make clear or manifest 807. ebullient: joyously unrestrained. 771. dour: stern or unyielding or gloomy. 775. to add to. 769. efficacious: producing. 802. effulgence: the state of being bright and radiant. 801. also. Elysium: paradise. 759. dyspeptic: pertaining to or having indigestion. harshly uninviting. eldritch: unearthly. 781. to decorate. doyen: the senior member of a body or group. also. dyspeptic: pertaining to or having indigestion. also. 790. insolence. a desired effect. eleemosynary: relating to charity. 786. dyspeptic: pertaining to or having indigestion. doyen: the senior member of a body or group. dubiety: the condition or quality of being doubtful. 808. doula: a woman who assists in childbirth. dudgeon: a state or fit of intense indignation. doyen: the senior member of a body or group. Elysium: paradise. efface: to cause to disappear by rubbing out. 765. 772. E 777. dubiety: the condition or quality of being doubtful. striking out. 794. decadent. 768. dulcet: melodious. Elysium: paradise. weird. 779. efface: to cause to disappear by rubbing out.757. 774. worn out. or capable of producing. dyspeptic: pertaining to or having indigestion. effete: infertile. also. effulgence: a flood of light. 789. 795. also. 773. 761. ill-humored. 803. 764. charitable. 793. striking out. 776. also. dour: stubbornly unyielding. also. edacious: given to eating. a matter of doubt. also. eleemosynary: relating to charity. edacious: given to eating. edacious: given to eating. showing a brooding ill humor. 805. 766. 798. decadent. efficacious: producing. ebullient: high-spirited. irritable or ill-humored. also. 797. showing a brooding ill humor. dudgeon: a state or fit of intense indignation. also. effete: infertile.

also. 850. 836. equable: equal and uniform. 851. 826. 819. 835. encomium: expression of praise. 815. also. enjoin: to direct or impose with authority. to state or set forth precisely or systematically. 860. 855. composure. serene. 830. composure. 847. enmity: hatred. empyrean: the highest heaven. 838. epicene: having the characteristics of both the male and the female. also. encomium: high praise. 861. 841. counterbalance. 825. ephemeral: short-lived. 853. enunciate: to utter articulately. 846. also. 817. ennui: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction. equipoise: equilibrium. emolument: the wages or perquisites arising from office. enjoin: to direct or impose with authority. en masse: all together. also. enervate: to weaken. 832. epigone: an inferior imitator. entreat: to ask for or request earnestly. 858. also. enmity: hatred. epigone: an inferior imitator. also. 823. encumbrance: a burden. emolument: profit. impediment. 857. equanimity: calmness. epigone: an inferior imitator. or labor. 831. 854. counterbalance. 822. 812. to forbid. also. 842. encumbrance: a burden. enervate: to weaken. employment. embonpoint: plumpness of person. encomium: expression of praise. empyrean: the highest heaven. also. enunciate: to utter articulately. encumbrance: something that burdens or impedes. not easily disturbed. 818. to forbid. 827.811. enjoin: to direct or impose with authority. also. to forbid. 856. the sky. 814. emolument: the wages or perquisites arising from office. 821. 813. equable: equal and uniform. 824. equipoise: equilibrium. 840. entreat: to ask for or request earnestly. 849. equable: equal and uniform. 839. to forbid. to state or set forth precisely or systematically. the heavens. . 816. enervate: to weaken. encumbrance: a burdensome and troublesome load. or hindrance. ill will. the sky. ennui: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest. 859. or hindrance. equanimity: calmness. also. equanimity: calmness. encumbrance: something that burdens or impedes. employment. ennui: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest. embonpoint: plumpness of person. ephemeron: something short-lived. composure. or labor. en masse: all together. 834. not easily disturbed. 820. counterbalance. enjoin: to direct or impose with authority. impediment. ill will. 829. 837. 833. 845. 828. 852. en masse: all together. as a whole. equipoise: equilibrium. embonpoint: plumpness of person. 843. embonpoint: plumpness of person. 844. the heavens. 848. gain. also. as a whole.

exacerbate: to aggravate. 896. 908. glorify. greedy. evanescent: liable to vanish or pass away like vapor. etiolate: to blanch or bleach. erudite: characterized by extensive reading or knowledge. euphonious: pleasing in sound. excrescence: something growing out from something else. esurient: hungry. equivocate: to be deliberately ambiguous or unclear. 899. to flay. or honor. 893. eremite: a hermit. exalt: to praise. 881. 882. 866. 872. 911. 903. exalt: to praise. 905. to make sickly. 880. roving. fate. to make worse. to avoid. 873. evince: to show in a clear manner. espy: to see at a glance. deviating from an appointed course. errant: wandering. 900. 883. or from a direct path. also. 895. consequently. or from a direct path. a disfiguring or unwanted part. ersatz: being a substitute or imitation. extricate: to free or release from a difficulty or entanglement 891. to flay. or honor. 876. or from a direct path. ersatz: being a substitute or imitation. exculpate: to clear from alleged fault or guilt. glorify. roving. 897. excoriate: to express strong disapproval of. 906. exacerbate: to aggravate. 863. extremely bad. glorify. 875.862. . extremely bad. 868. 879. 887. kismet: destiny. 865. euphonious: pleasing or sweet in sound. a disfiguring or unwanted part. evince: to show in a clear manner. equivocate: to be deliberately ambiguous or unclear. eremite: a hermit. evince: to show in a clear manner. to avoid. deviating from an appointed course. eschew: to avoid. 894. etiolate: to blanch or bleach. 869. exculpate: to relieve of blame. 864. 902. excoriate: to censure scathingly. to make worse. eschew: to shun. ersatz: being a substitute or imitation. erudite: characterized by extensive reading or knowledge. or from a direct path. roving. 890. also. or honor. execrable: detestable. 901. 889. 885. 898. ergo: therefore. eschew: to shun. 878. eremite: a hermit. errant: wandering. errant: wandering. erroneous: containing or characterized by error. 909. to flay. 907. 886. 870. also. 892. 910. 874. 867. evanescent: fleeting. 904. to make worse. 884. exalt: to praise. erudite: characterized by extensive reading or knowledge. deviating from an appointed course. also. 888. also. errant: wandering. exacerbate: to irritate. excoriate: to express strong disapproval of. execrable: detestable. excursus: a digression. to make sickly. roving. 877. excrescence: something growing out from something else. excursus: a digression. deviating from an appointed course. evanescent: fleeting. equivocate: to be deliberately ambiguous. 871.

931. 954. extempore: without premeditation or preparation. to transfer (property) to oneself. the quality of being meager. exiguity: smallness. expunge: to strike out or erase. extemporaneous: composed. 930. an ideal model or type. 928. extraneous: coming from the outside. irrelevant. an urgent situation. 914. demanding. demanding. 950. explanation. 927. exigency: state of requiring immediate action. not essential. explicate: to explain. 920. 958. also. to destroy. to transfer (another's property) to oneself. 960. 921. 939. 944. 942. also. also. exigent: requiring immediate aid or action. 913. 941. 943. 955. also. exegete: a person who explains or interprets difficult parts of written works. extemporaneous: composed. 952. 947. to obliterate. 936. extant: still in existence. 940. to transfer (property) to oneself. expiate: to make amends for. 935. 929. exegesis: exposition. extol: to praise. a specimen. 932. also. thinness. expiate: to make amends for. execrable: detestable. hypnotic. extempore: without preparation. 953. a specimen. to obliterate. or uttered on the spur of the moment. hypnagogic: leading to sleep. 933. 937. exiguous: extremely scanty. exemplar: a model or pattern to be copied or imitated. exhort: to urge strongly. also. irrelevant. 917. also. extremely bad. 922. also. to atone for.912. explicate: to explain. 957. expatiate: to speak or write at some length. extirpate: to root out. extirpate: to eradicate. 951. extempore: without premeditation or preparation. . expropriate: to deprive of possession. also. exiguous: extremely scanty. not essential. extant: still existing. to obliterate. expropriate: to deprive of possession. expeditious: characterized by speed and efficiency. 938. expunge: to strike out or erase. 948. 956. extirpate: to eradicate. exemplar: an ideal model or type. expropriate: to deprive of possession. 924. extraneous: coming from the outside. exemplar: a model or pattern to be copied or imitated. 915. 925. 934. 918. 926. performed. also. to eradicate. exemplar: an ideal model or type. to destroy. expatiate: to speak or write at length. an ideal model or type. extant: still existing. 949. or uttered on the spur of the moment. 959. explicate: to explain. also. that which is required in a particular situation. expiate: to make amends for. 946. expunge: to blot out. 923. performed. on the spur of the moment. exegete: a person who explains or interprets difficult parts of written works. expeditious: characterized by speed and efficiency. 916. extol: to praise. to atone for. expeditious: characterized by speed and efficiency. exigent: requiring immediate aid or action. expatiate: to speak or write at length. explicate: to explain. 919. 945.

fatuous: inanely foolish. 995. 989. flaneur: one who strolls about aimlessly. flummery: mumbo jumbo. fatidic: of. also. a stimulus. also. 992. 988. silly. 971. offensive smell. fillip: a snap. also. sophisticated. or excessively talkative person. farrago: an assortment. pertaining to. also. also. 978. 967. fey: possessing or displaying a strange and otherworldly aspect or quality. 1001. 990. F 963.961. prolific. illusory. also. the heavens. 970. excessively ornate. relating to. 1009. idle. factitious: artificial. facile: easily done or performed. 987. filial: of. a medley. mild. fettle: a state or condition of fitness. 1000. flout: to treat with contempt or disregard 1013. not essential. 1003. fetid: stinking. 1005. 966. 985. excessively ornate. febrile: feverish. facile: performable or attainable with little labor. also. firmament: the sky or heavens. 996. factitious: artificial. not authentic or genuine 969. firmament: the sky. filial: of. or befitting a son or daughter. fiduciary: relating to the holding of something in trust for another. fin de siecle: characteristic of the close of the century. 999. fait accompli: an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact. 997. 1004. nonsense. factious: addicted to form parties and raise dissensions. stupid. 980. 983. fait accompli: an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact. 982. facetious: characterized by wit and pleasantry. 1006. febrile: feverish. flibbertigibbet: a silly. faineant: doing nothing. 984. 998. flagitious: grossly wicked. favonian: pertaining to the west wind. 1012. scandalous. . fecund: fruitful. flippant: showing inappropriate levity. delightful. 1007. feckless: ineffective. delightful. or befitting a son or daughter. order. irrelevant. humorous. fealty: fidelity. or mind. 994. not natural. world-weary. 974. flighty. also. pertaining to. 1002. fillip: a snap. 962. allegiance. 1011. fetor: a strong. 968. flibbertigibbet: a silly. elfin. 986. florid: flushed with red. a stimulus. also. flighty. a loafer. farrago: an assortment. 1008. also. 964. sham. felicitous: apt or appropriate. also. fallible: liable to make a mistake. a lounger. 993. fanfaronade: empty boasting. extricate: to free or release from a difficulty or entanglement. fetid: stinking. bluster. felicitous: apt. 1014. 979. extraneous: coming from the outside. fiat: an arbitrary or authoritative command or order. florid: of a lively reddish color. a do-nothing. faithfulness. or characterized by prophecy. 981. 976. foolish. 973. 977. soft. or excessively talkative person. 1010. 975. gentle. delightful. worthless. factotum: a person employed to do all kinds of work. flippant: lacking proper respect or seriousness. 972. felicitous: apt. weak. 991. flout: to treat with contempt. pert. stupid. facetious: playfully jocular. fatuous: weak. 965.

pleasure. 1054. gambol: to dance and skip about in play. easily broken. 1026. to deny. gallimaufry: a hodgepodge. furtive: obtained or characterized by stealth. also. 1022. 1047. stealthy. fustian: pompous or pretentious language. gambol: to dance and skip about in play. 1017. 1030. furbelow: something showy or superfluous. also. gambol: to dance and skip about in play. foment: to instigate. forcible: effected by force used against resistance. or lost. friable: easily crumbled. forgo: to do without. also. to incite. mournful. 1038. 1055. foment: to nurse to life or activity. also. also. also. also. bombast. abandoned. 1056. 1029. 1023. also. having the effect of an electric shock. galvanic: pertaining to a direct current of electricity. frangible: capable of being broken. fractious: tending to cause trouble.1015. gloomy. forfend: to avert. to protect or preserve. 1031. garrulous: talkative. frisson: a brief moment of intense excitement. gainsay: to contradict. or reduced to powder. 1018. sly. 1059. galumph: to move in a clumsy manner or with a heavy tread. gadabout: one who roams about in search of amusement or social activity. frisson: a shudder of excitement. also. 1035. 1024. nonsense. also. 1057. gallimaufry: a hodgepodge. 1051. 1045. wordy. fulminate: to issue or utter verbal attacks or censures. irritable. 1041. stealthy. fugacious: lasting but a short time. 1043. foment: to nurse to life or activity. gainsay: to contradict. a mischievous girl or young woman. 1042. gastronome: a lover of good food and drink. solemn. forlorn: sad and lonely because deserted. a fuss over a trivial matter. 1062. 1044. 1063. gamut: a complete extent or range. garrulous: talkative. 1032. secret. a fuss over a trivial matter. also. gamine: an urchin. foofaraw: excessive or flashy ornamentation. forcible: effected by force used against resistance. powerful. fortuitous: happening by chance. irritable. furtive: obtained or characterized by stealth. sly. or fear. 1028. 1066. fractious: tending to cause trouble. 1025. 1064. fustian: a kind of coarse twilled cotton. 1049. secret. to deny. fop: a man who is vain about his dress and appearance. gastronome: a person devoted to refined enjoyment of good food and . fugacious: lasting but a short time. fungible: interchangeable. 1065. 1046. frangible: capable of being broken. to incite. foofaraw: excessive or flashy ornamentation. galvanic: pertaining to a direct current of electricity. 1034. 1019. 1060. 1061. fulsome: offensive from excess of praise. 1039. flummery: mumbo jumbo. pulverized. 1036. 1052. funereal: pertaining to a funeral. 1048. easily broken. mournful. having the effect of an electric shock. 1040. 1016. 1058. also. to encourage. funereal: pertaining to or suiting a funeral. G 1050. 1020. 1037. 1053. powerful. fop: a man who is much concerned with his appearance. fulminate: to thunder forth menaces. foundling: an abandoned child. 1027. 1033. 1021.

arrogance. grok: to understand. 1109. gauche: lacking social polish. glower: to stare angrily or with a scowl. to grovel. 1102. 1070. gnomic: uttering. gimcrack: a showy but useless or worthless object. gourmand: one who enjoys good food in great quantities. 1078. 1073. harridan: a scolding. harbinger: a precursor. gelid: extremely cold. also. 1080. one that presages what is to come. gimcrack: a trivial mechanism. containing. gesticulate: to make gestures or motions. 1077. 1116. a bauble. vicious old woman. gourmand: one who enjoys good food in great quantities. 1091. 1101. grandiloquent: lofty in style. kindly. 1098. marked by poverty. 1104. also. hauteur: haughtiness. tactless. 1083. 1093. 1088. Grub Street: the world or category of impoverished literary hacks. 1081. also. habitué: one who habitually frequents a place. 1086. hale: free from disease and weakening conditions. 1067. lack of tact. glower: to stare angrily or with a scowl. marginal. relevant. 1106. smooth. gravid: pregnant. hebetude: mental dullness or sluggishness. 1087. 1079. germane: appropriate or fitting. gnomic: uttering or containing maxims. gloaming: twilight. 1118. pride. halcyon: peaceful. genial: sympathetically cheerful and cheering. 1094. also. happy. grandee: a man of elevated rank or station. harangue: a speech addressed to a large public assembly. 1113. 1090. 1071. grandiloquent: lofty in style. gesticulate: to make gestures or motions. gewgaw: a trinket. harridan: a scolding. a pretty but worthless bauble. tactless. also. habitue: one who habitually frequents a place. icy. a nobleman. dusk.drink. 1103. a nobleman. gubernatorial: of or pertaining to a governor. hauteur: haughtiness. genuflect: to bend the knee. 1107. gewgaw: a showy trifle. 1092. 1110. gregarious: seeking and enjoying the company of others. 1074. hector: to bully or harass. gravitas: high seriousness. 1097. 1111. dusk. 1115. or characterized by maxims. glabrous: without hairs or projections. 1085. dignity. gravid: pregnant. marginal. hardscrabble: barren. undisturbed. gustatory: pertaining to the sense of taste. 1108. as in worship. . hardscrabble: barren. 1112. 1082. 1075. gloaming: twilight. 1095. 1069. 1084. grandee: a man of elevated rank or station. H 1105. gravitas: high seriousness. 1099. 1120. marked by poverty. harbinger: a precursor. 1076. 1096. hebetude: mental dullness or sluggishness. gaucherie: a socially awkward or tactless act. 1100. gregarious: seeking and enjoying the company of others. 1117. gauche: lacking social polish. genial: sympathetically cheerful and cheering. one that presages what is to come. 1068. 1119. vicious woman. a noisy or pompous speech. 1089. 1114. kindly. 1072. healthy. gustatory: pertaining to the sense of taste. arrogance.

hyperbole: extravagant exaggeration. muddled. imbroglio: a complicated and embarrassing state of things. 1169. 1146. 1154. importunate: troublesomely urgent. idyll: a poem or prose work depicting rural or pastoral life. often by fire. impassible: incapable of suffering. 1124. hortatory: giving strong encouragement. 1157. hortatory: serving to encourage or incite. 1158. 1138. ignoramus: an ignorant person. also. 1161. a dunce. impassive: devoid of emotion. Hobson's choice: a choice without an alternative 1134. disorderly. hugger-mugger: secret. Hobson's choice: a choice without an alternative. immolate: to kill or destroy. hypnotic. hirsute: covered with hair or bristles. 1155. also. heterogeneous: consisting of dissimilar elements. poor. 1127. also. hinterland: backcountry. for the last day of the year. 1160.1121. 1171. implacable: incapable of being pacified. heterodox: holding unorthodox opinions. . hoi polloi: the common people. not capable of being affected. July. hirsute: shaggy. an inspirational saying or a platitude. 1153. hypnagogic: leading to sleep. 1141. ignoramus: an ignorant person. 1150. unfeeling or not showing feeling. I 1149. to instill profoundly. homily: a sermon or lecture. 1129. hyperbole: extravagant exaggeration. impassible: incapable of suffering. 1132. homily: a sermon or lecture. 1126. 1147. importunate: troublesomely urgent. impecunious: habitually without money. 1151. hubris: overbearing pride or presumption. uproar. 1135. 1139. an obsession. impecunious: not having money. 1162. 1165. impervious: impenetrable. 1130. 1143. 1123. gawky young fellow. hullabaloo: a confused noise. imbroglio: a complicated and embarrassing state of things. imbue: to dye. 1166. also. and the thirteenth day of the other months. uproar. or as within walls. 1136. May. and October. idyll: a poem or prose work depicting rural or pastoral life. also. 1125. hector: to bully or harass. or not showing feeling. idee fixe: a fixed idea. 1173. also. 1159. 1122. an inspirational saying or a platitude. 1145. 1148. showing no emotion. 1131. ignoble: not noble. 1164. Hogmanay: the name. immure: to inclose within walls. heterodox: holding unorthodox opinions. a carefree episode or experience. hullabaloo: a confused noise. hugger-mugger: secret. a carefree episode or experience. 1142. to instill profoundly. idee fixe: a fixed idea. 1137. hairy. 1140. 1152. 1156. hobbledehoy: an awkward. hobbledehoy: an awkward. hobnob: to associate familiarly. hinterland: backcountry. 1128. 1168. 1172. gawky young fellow. a dunce. the masses. in Scotland. Ides: the fifteenth day of March. unfeeling. 1163. clandestine. 1167. imprecation: a curse. 1144. inciting. 1170. 1133. imbue: to dye. also. immure: to enclose within or as if within walls. also. histrionic: theatrical.

to mix. also. 1203. innocuous: harmless. 1182. inchoate: partially but not fully in existence or operation. 1189. 1187. to mix. inimical: unfriendly. 1222. 1197. also. relating to conflict within a group. 1176. 1216. inclement: physically severe or harsh (esp. 1180. inscrutable: difficult to understand. indefatigable: untiring. 1190. 1219. 1221. or overcome. indomitable: not to be subdued. also. or an actress representing such a person. 1188. mutually destructive. inscrutable: difficult to fathom or understand. also. 1208. ineffectual: without effect. 1211. 1215. or overcome. indelible: incapable of being removed or erased. indigence: extreme poverty. 1224. surmounted. emptiness. unfavorable. to alter or corrupt by insertion. improvident: lacking foresight. internecine: destructive. impugn: to call in question. inclement: harsh. ineluctable: Impossible to avoid. said of the weather). especially. inculcate: To teach by frequent repetitions. 1179. carefree. indigent: extremely poor. also. inamorata: a woman whom one is in love with. severe -. 1195. impregnable: able to resist attack. 1200. untamable. 1217. incontrovertible: indisputable. insuperable: incapable of being passed over. also. interregnum: the interval between two reigns. inactive. unquestionable. incommunicado: without means or right to communicate. impugn: to call in question. initial. inscrutable: difficult to fathom or understand. commencing. useless. surmounted. 1196. incongruous: lacking in harmony. 1210. indomitable: incapable of being subdued or overcome. incommunicado: without the means or right to communicate. negligent. to make insinuations against. any breach of continuity in an order. thoughtless. unlikely to offend or provoke. impenetrable. 1183. inexorable: unyielding. 1206.1174. 1181. . indolent: avoiding labor and exertion. ineluctable: impossible to avoid or evade. inhere: to be inherent. interlard: to insert between. 1209. innocuous: harmless. mutually destructive. 1194. to make insinuations against. 1212. inculcate: to teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction. 1202. interpolate: to insert between. inchoate: partly but not fully in existence or operation. indolent: lazy. 1218. 1175.especially said of the weather. inkhorn: affectedly or ostentatiously learned. incipient: beginning to be. 1225. ineffable: incapable of being expressed. 1198. relating to conflict within a group. insensate: lacking sensation or awareness. 1186. especially. 1178. 1223. 1192. 1193. lazy. ingenue: a naive girl or young woman. incipient: beginning to exist or appear. 1191. interlard: to insert between. 1213. 1199. weak. inanition: exhaustion from lack of nourishment. 1226. 1184. 1177. impregnable: able to resist attack. 1201. ineffable: incapable of being expresses in words. insouciant: marked by lighthearted unconcern. insouciant: nonchalant. internecine: destructive. 1185. 1205. 1220. 1214. 1204. incomprehensible. 1207. insuperable: incapable of being passed over. relentless.

1270. fate. inveigle: to persuade or obtain by ingenuity or flattery. invidious: likely to produce ill will. to take or have effect. intractable: not easily governed. 1269. 1241. also. one that rules after a revolution. juxtaposition: the act or an instance of placing in nearness. cheering. 1260. irascible: quickly aroused to a nger. view. ken: cognizance. 1229. juju: an object superstitiously believed to embody magical powers. irrupt: to burst in forcibly or suddenly. managed. managed. 1237. 1268. 1262. introspection: the act or process of self-examination. esp. jocund: pleasant. especially. J 1261. 1258. 1234. ken: perception. jolly. jollification: merrymaking. 1276. 1278. irrefragable: impossible to refute. juxtaposition: a placing or being placed in nearness or side by side. 1228. intransigent: not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course. 1255. inure: to make used to. 1272. itinerant: going from place to place. view. jocular: given to or characterized by joking. interstice: a space between things or parts. interstice: a space between things or parts. especially. 1254. reach of sight or knowledge. joyous.1227. introspection: the act or process of self-examination. 1242. 1230. 1259. inveigh: to rail (against some person or thing). invective: insulting or abusive language. junta: a governmental council or committee. 1249. kismet: destiny. jocund: light-hearted. 1248. or directed. jeremiad: a doleful story. iota: a very small quantity or degree. 1271. 1274. . a dolorous or angry tirade. kismet: destiny. 1263. irenic: promoting peace. 1265. jovial: merry. irrefragable: impossible to refute. any breach of continuity in an order. inveterate: deep-rooted. inveigh: to attack with harsh criticism. reflection. irenic: promoting peace. or directed. interregnum: the interval between two reigns. inveterate: deep-rooted. jovial: merry. also. intractable: not easily governed. 1267. junta: a clique that seeks or obtains power usually through intrigue or revolution. 1236. joyous. jocular: given to or characterized by joking. 1251. delightful. irascible: easily provoked to anger. 1233. irrefragable: impossible to refute. also. 1264. fate. 1235. of long standing. jolly. kitsch: art in pretentious bad taste. intransigent: uncompromising. 1240. 1232. inveigle: to entice. 1266. reflection. 1275. invective: insulting or abusive language. 1246. mirthful. revelry. 1231. 1244. 1277. 1243. itinerant: traveling from place to place. intrepid: fearless. 1257. 1253. inure: to use till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience. 1247. bold. 1239. of long standing. invidious: tending to provoke envy or ill will 1250. invective: insulting or abusive language. 1273. 1252. reach of sight or knowledge. 1245. 1238. 1256.

to beat. leitmotif: a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a idea. lackadaisical: lacking spirit or liveliness. lissom: limber.1279. 1294. lachrymose: given to or causing tears. 1322. lustful. legerdemain: sleight of hand. 1327. 1291. 1301. latitudinarian: having or expressing broad and tolerant views. littoral: on a coastal or shore region. also. lithe. 1316. lambent: playing on the surface. also. lineament: a distinguishing or characteristic feature. 1315. a dominant and recurring theme. listless: having no desire or inclination. commendable. 1325. 1328. kvetch: to complain habitually. a missing part. lambaste: to scold sharply. lexicon: a dictionary. 1318. 1296. kobold: a kind of domestic spirit in German mythology. lewd. lackadaisical: lacking spirit or liveliness. also. 1332. lexicography: the writing or compiling of dictionaries. 1324. limpid: clear. lambaste: to scold sharply. commendable. laudable: praiseworthy. 1307. nimble. lassitude: lack of vitality or energy. 1303. also. person. gifts of money or other valuables. largess: generous giving. 1314. largess: generosity. 1306. limpid: clear. 1311. 1308. logorrhea: excessive talkativeness. 1284. also. serene. 1280. 1297. laconic: expressing much in few words. a gap. . 1326. 1329. the vocabulary of a person. or situation. knell: the stoke of a bell tolled at a funeral. also. lacuna: a blank space. levity: an inappropriate lack of seriousness. 1290. 1312. etc. 1309. kvetch: to complain habitually. legerdemain: sleight of hand. lassitude: lack of vitality or energy. 1288. 1300. lexicon: a dictionary. 1319. also. 1305. latitudinarian: having or expressing broad and tolerant views. lacuna: a missing part. logorrhea: excessive talkativeness. group. a beverage. land of Nod: sleep. levity: frivolity. 1320. limn: to draw or paint. leitmotif: a dominant and recurring theme. to describe. 1313. 1321. 1285. 1295. also. limn: to draw or paint. longueur: a dull and tedious passage in a work of literature or performing art. 1310. lachrymose: given to shedding tears. 1331. laudable: praiseworthy. flickering. 1282. also. lascivious: wanton. libation: the act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice. 1330. languid: lacking vigor or force. flickering. 1286. lissom: supple. money or gifts bestowed. flexible. 1289. land of Nod: sleep. lambent: playing on the surface. serene. 1298. 1292. 1293. 1281. 1299. laconic: using or marked by the use of a minimum of words. 1323. languor: lack of energy or vitality. to beat. languor: lack of energy or vitality. lenity: the state or quality of being lenient. 1304. 1287. K 1283. also. 1302. 1317. supple. lascivious: lewd. to describe.

manse: a large and imposing house. powerful. 1348. 1337. also. 1335. 1362. a turbulent state of affairs. lucubration: nocturnal study. powerful whirlpool. 1367. malapropism: the usually unintentionally humorous misuse of a word. or misbehavior. disordered. lucre: money. an example of such misuse. 1338. 1360. 1373. loquacious: very talkative. also. gloomy. 1378. 1376. intricate or confusing. machination: a crafty scheme intended to accomplish some usually evil end. malediction: a curse. malcontent: one who is discontented or dissatisfied. 1369. martinet: a strict disciplinarian. 1339. also. also. also. 1344. malleable: capable of being shaped. malversation: misconduct in public office. malapropos: unseasonable or unseasonably. 1334. luminary: any body that gives light. 1361. megalomania: a mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur. especially by confusion with one of similar sound. a person of eminence or brilliant achievement. 1365. 1375. maelstrom: a large. also. a person of eminence or brilliant achievement. maudlin: easily moved to tears. malaise: a condition of uneasiness or ill-being. slippery or smooth. manse: a large and imposing residence. 1364. maunder: to talk or wander aimlessly. confusing. 1351. also. 1366. lubricious: lewd. 1371. inept. 1345. often ridiculously. 1343. malleable: capable of being shaped. . maudlin: excessively sentimental. lucubration: nocturnal study. M 1347. lugubrious: mournful. unskillful. 1370.1333. ludic: playful. malcontent: one who is discontented or dissatisfied. that which is composed by night. especially by confusion with one of similar sound. intricate. 1336. malinger: to feign illness or inability. mawkish: sickly or excessively sentimental. lugubrious: indicating sorrow. malinger: to feign illness or inability. or violent whirlpool. maladroit: awkward. profit. mazy: resembling a maze in form or complexity. matutinal: relating to or occurring in the morning. 1353. inappropriate or inappropriately. adaptable. 1368. 1342. 1350. maelstrom: a large. malapropism: misuse of a word. malodorous: having a bad odor. 1341. adaptable. also. meditation. 1377. 1363. mazy: resembling a maze. 1374. also. martinet: a strict disciplinarian. 1356. 1340. or turbulent state of affairs. malfeasance: wrongdoing. profit. 1349. luminary: any body that gives light. 1346. lugubrious: exaggeratedly or affectedly sorrowful. 1355. 1357. ludic: playful. louche: of questionable taste or morality. 1352. a violent. 1354. lucre: money. malaise: a condition of uneasiness or ill-being. masticate: to chew. 1358. dismal. 1372. 1359. misconduct.

1417. representative unity having analogies to a larger unity. 1419. a charlatan. habits. a harmful atmosphere. melange: a mixture. 1403. 1386. also. a small part. 1401. meticulous: extremely or excessively careful about details. missive: a written message. 1424. representative system having analogies to a larger system. especially in which one excels. 1414. 1432. melee: a hand to hand conflict. an atmosphere that obscures. mendacious: untruthful. also. untrue. meretricious: tawdry. also. moiety: a half. tawdry. milksop: an unmanly man. mendicant: a beggar. demeanor. milieu: environment. noxious. miasma: noxious effluvia. 1411. melange: a mixture. 1381. volatile. metier: an occupation. monomania: obsession with a single subject. 1397. mores: customs. 1392. 1383. 1430. 1415. temperamental. moiety: a half. 1387. meretricious: pertaining to prostitutes. setting. 1406. a letter. appearance. also. often noxious. 1416. 1402. 1425. mellifluous: flowing sweetly or smoothly. mollify: to soothe. 1384. modicum: a small or token amount. to soften. militate: to have force or influence. 1393. mercurial: changeable. militate: to have force or influence. microcosm: a smaller. a villain. mien: demeanor. noxious. to soften. 1412. monomania: obsession with single subject only. 1389. 1413. also. . mephitic: offensive to the smell. 1421. moribund: dying. also. caustic. 1399. 1394. menacing. moil: to labor. moribund: dying. miscreant: a villain. 1396. mordant: biting. mollify: to reduce in intensity. misnomer: a wrong or inapplicable name. miasma: a thick vaporous atmosphere. to undervalue. 1429. 1408. also. sarcastic. 1422. mimetic: imitative. a small part. microcosm: a smaller. 1385. sarcastic. 1409. minatory: threatening. 1395. 1405. 1380. 1390. melee: a confused conflict. 1398. mellifluous: flowing sweetly or smoothly. caustic. air. 1382. misprize: to despise. to toil. 1410. missive: a written message. to temper. mien: aspect. minatory: threatening. 1431. mordant: biting. 1428. mountebank: a quack. métier: an occupation for which one is especially well suited. also. also. to drudge. 1404. rascal. a heretic. to soothe. setting. 1388. 1391. 1407. 1400. ways. manner. also. milieu: environment. menacing. 1423. mendicant: a beggar. miscreant: a scoundrel. mephitic: offensive to the smell. 1426. 1418.1379. mimetic: imitative. 1427. misnomer: a misnaming. aspect. 1420. mendacious: given to deception or falsehood.

nascent: beginning to exist or to grow. nostrum: a questionable remedy. . nonage: a period of immaturity. obdurate: hardened in feelings or in wrongdoing. nonagenarian: someone whose age is in the nineties. or distress. harmful. 1434. nosegay: a bouquet. 1469. also. nettlesome: causing irritation. a halo. nepotism: favoritism shown to members of one's family. ineffectual. nefarious: wicked in the extreme. 1465. 1461. nescience: lack of knowledge or awareness. also. neophyte: a novice. nimiety: excess. 1456. nebbish: a weak-willed. or ineffectual person. also. 1468. vexation. a very great many. a posy. 1477. also. a questionable remedy. the most profound degree. vexation. 1459. munificent: very generous. unyielding. 1457. nascent: beginning to exist. noisome: offensive or disgusting. 1450. 1438. 1452. 1454. nugatory: insignificant. stubbornly wicked. ne plus ultra: the highest point. multifarious: having great diversity or variety. nonplus: to cause to be at a loss as to what to think. 1480. nostrum: a medicine whose effectiveness is unproved. 1464. also. munificent: very generous. myrmidon: a loyal follower. timid. nonpareil: having no equal. O 1482. 1483. new. 1440. nadir: the lowest point. 1481. modern. a charlatan. 1441. 1460. holy. numismatics: the collection and study of coins. myrmidon: a loyal follower. 1446. nugatory: insignificant. neologism: a new word or expression. mulct: to defraud. 1449. to perplex. 1478. 1467. nuptial: of or pertaining to marriage. number. 1437. 1443. nimbus: a dark gray rain cloud. 1479. ineffectual. 1444. neophyte: a new convert. nascent: beginning to exist or to grow. minority. myriad: consisting of a very great. neologism: a new word or expression. timid. N 1442. 1445. the use or creation of new words or expressions. nettlesome: causing irritation. numinous: spiritual. or do. the use or creation of new words or expressions. multifarious: having great diversity or variety.1433. 1453. 1476. 1448. also. 1472. 1471. but indefinite. also. also. 1439. 1455. neoteric: recent in origin. neoteric: recent in origin. noisome: offensive to the smell. obdurate: hard-hearted. nonplus: to confound. a beginner. 1462. 1470. nadir: the lowest point. nefarious: wicked in the extreme. nolens volens: whether unwilling or willing. 1435. or distress. mountebank: a quack. 1436. 1473. 1447. 1463. or ineffectual person. nescience: lack of knowledge. 1451. unwholesome. 1474. 1458. nonage: a period of youth or immaturity. an aura. nebbish: a weak-willed. 1466. 1475. say.

1534. 1497. 1503. palpable: plain. pablum: something (as writing or speech) that is trite. 1513. panacea: a cure-all. a kiss. bizarre. obsequious: servilely attentive. 1525. 1519. 1535. opportune: suitable for a given purpose or occasion. 1511. 1489.1484. also. 1506. 1508. palpable: plain. 1521. obstreperous: noisily and stubbornly defiant. 1501. a mixture. 1531. but not necessarily so. being at leisure. bombastic. insipid. or sentence that reads the same backward or forward. objurgate: express strong disapproval of. 1528. palliate: to extenuate. 1498. 1524. opprobrium: reproach mingled with contempt. 1529. to relieve. obtrude: to thrust out. 1487. 1502. pablum: something (as writing or speech) that is trite. also. officious: meddlesome. excessive. stigma. verse. 1523. insipid. officious: meddlesome. 1492. objurgate: to scold or rebuke sharply. ostracize: to banish or expel. of no use. phrase. distinct. eccentric. also. 1512. ossify: to harden or to become bone. obviate: to prevent by interception. P 1522. omnipresent: present in all places at the same time. obvious. pompous. also. oneiric: pertaining to or suggestive of dreams. 1491. onus: burden. or simplistic. 1485. palindrome: a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward. 1493. also. 1514. unmindful. also. orotund: full in sound. 1496. obfuscate: to darken or obscure. distinct. palindrome: a word. 1486. 1494. paladin: a champion of a cause. otiose: ineffective. also. or simplistic. osculation: the act of kissing. 1520. 1500. 1526. to impose on others. also. palimpsest: an object or place whose older layers or aspects are apparent. 1515. . 1530. palaver: idle talk. to talk idly. obloquy: ill repute. 1495. otiose: ineffective. 1536. also. paean: a song or other expression of praise or joy. 1510. orotund: full in sound. 1499. 1507. to talk idly. excessive. of no use. boisterous. boisterous. obstreperous: noisily and stubbornly defiant. also. 1533. also. also. also. 1490. being at leisure. obeisance: an expression of deference. obfuscate: to darken. ossify: to harden or to become bone. 1527. obvious. palaver: idle talk. oblivious: forgetful. ostensible: appearing to be true. 1509. olla podrida: a kind of seasoned stew. ostracize: To expel from a community or group. panacea: a cure-all. overweening: overbearing. also. 1518. also. 1516. also. outre: unconventional. 1504. ostentation: excessive or pretentious display. blame. obviate: to anticipate and dispose of or make unnecessary. oblation: an offering. also. fawning. 1517. a hodgepodge. palimpsest: an object a place whose older layers or aspects are apparent. obsequious: servilely attentive. oneiric: a pertaining to or suggestive of dreams. 1505. to obscure. 1532. overweening: overbearing. 1488. fawning.

1548. paterfamilias: the male head of a household. peremptory: precluding or putting an end to all debate or action. penury: extreme poverty. 1562. long lasting. 1559. 1572. . 1543. 1579. penury: extreme poverty. 1539. panjandrum: an important or self-important official. 1541. also. manners.1537. patrician: a nobleman. riches. 1573. 1577. and taste. 1544. 1554. to confer. 1552. 1581. 1551. paroxysm: an outburst. also. pejorative: depreciatory. manners. a group of highly esteemed persons. a fit. a person of refined upbringing. 1586. panacea: a remedy for all diseases or problems. the father of a family. 1561. paroxysm: any sudden and violent emotion. penchant: a strong liking. 1556. panoply: a splendid or impressive array. 1587. 1549. parsimonious: frugal to excess. 1585. perdurable: very durable. a person of refined upbringing. parvenu: an upstart. 1566. 1542. 1564. pastiche: a hodgepodge. pantheon: the collective gods of a people. perambulate: to stroll. perfidy: faithlessness. 1589. paterfamilias: the male head of a household or the father of a family. patina: a superficial layer. pari passu: at an equal pace or rate. a group of highly esteemed persons. also. 1567. 1571. perambulate: to stroll. 1588. treachery. 1568. disparaging. clear. pantheon: the collective gods of a people. a fit. parlous: fraught with danger. pandemic: affecting a whole people or a number of countries. hazardous. insufficiency. peremptory: precluding or putting an end to all debate or action. parsimony: excessive sparingness in the expenditure of money. 1584. paragon: a model of excellence or perfection. 1570. 1545. parse: to analyze. to walk through or over. also. to walk through or over. parlous: dangerous. pejorative: disparaging. peccadillo: a slight trespass or offense. paucity: fewness. 1576. clear. 1547. panoply: a splendid or impressive array. and taste. easily understandable. perforce: by necessity. insufficiency. peccant: sinning. patrician: a nobleman. pelf: money. pellucid: transparent. also. peregrination: a traveling from place to place. 1580. paragon: a model of excellence or perfection. 1555. also. 1569. 1557. paucity: fewness. 1583. perdurable: very durable. a potpourri. parvenu: a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status. 1558. 1550. 1560. also. 1578. 1563. panache: dash or flamboyance in manner or style. insufficiency. peccadillo: a slight offense. 1540. pari passu: at an equal pace or rate. pellucid: transparent. 1546. 1538. a petty fault. long lasting. 1574. 1575. patina: a superficial layer. parley: a conference or discussion. penchant: a strong liking. unfavorable. one newly risen in class or economic status. also. easily understandable. 1553. belittling. 1582. pecuniary: relating to money. belittling. 1565.

also. entire. or stale. persiflage: frivolous or bantering talk. 1594. also. pernicious: deadly. unscrupulous lawyer. plangent: beating with a loud or deep sound. to pacify. pervicacious: stubborn. writing. trite. 1591. purpose. plaudit: enthusiastic approval. who quibbles over trivia. pertinacious: obstinate. shrewdly tactful. 1595. 1625. plaintive: expressive of sorrow or melancholy. 1592. 1610. 1626. 1616. perspicacity: clearness of understanding. philomath: a lover of learning. 1603. philter: a love potion. 1620. 1641. destructive. or made up of many languages. perforce: by necessity. 1602. 1638. physiognomy: the face or appearance. exceedingly harmful. 1631. also. to speak at length. plenary: full. to speak at length. pettifogger: a petty. politic: political. perquisite: a benefit in addition to a salary. persiflage: frivolous or bantering talk. 1601. plangent: beating with a loud or deep sound. also. judicious. peripatetic: walking about or traveling from place to place. 1640. superabundance. 1609. 1614. exceedingly harmful. 1613. plebeian: common. with respect to the temper of the mind. trite. 1633. pleonasm: the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea. one who quibbles over trivia. plaintive: expressive of sorrow or melancholy. physiognomy: the face. 1636. 1642. 1612. platitude: a thought or remark which is banal. 1621. permeate: to spread or diffuse through. 1632. complete. 1593. 1635. 1637. plaint: an expression of sorrow. polyglot: speaking. perquisite: a benefit in addition to a salary. also. expressing sadness. 1600. also. vulgar. pleonasm: the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea. 1639. plenipotentiary: invested with full power. expressing sadness. polymath: a person of great learning. placate: to appease. piebald: mottled. expedient. 1604. perorate: to conclude or sum up a long discourse. perfunctory: performed mechanically. stubbornly persistent. also. also. pettifogger: a petty. peripatetic: walking about or traveling from place to place. 1624. obstinate. unscrupulous lawyer. politic: political. pertinacious: holding obstinately to a belief. also. 1608. plaudit: enthusiastic approval. perfunctory: done routinely. polyglot: speaking many languages. a complaint. 1628. mixed. 1627. 1605. 1597. 1606. 1615. 1634. plethora: excess. 1618. 1617. platitude: a banal. or design. also. plethora: excess. shrewdly tactful. perorate: to conclude or sum up a long discourse. a trivial sum. 1598. 1643. 1596. or stale thought or remark. stubbornly persistent. also. perspicacity: clearness of understanding. complete. 1630. pin money: money for incidental expenses. also. phantasmagoria: a shifting series or succession of things seen or imagined. piebald: mottled. 1619. 1622. 1599. pernicious: deadly. philomath: a lover of learning. . plenary: full. also. 1629. 1611. destructive. pied-a-terre: a temporary or second place of lodging. also.1590. 1623. 1607. a scholar.

prepotency: predominance. postprandial: happening or done after a meal. 1646. propinquity: nearness. 1653. practicable: feasible. 1651. prink: to primp. predilection: an established preference. a pronouncement. extraordinary. procrastination: the act or habit of delaying doing something. popinjay: a vain and talkative person. 1673. 1649. importance. . to suggest. prescient: knowing or anticipating the outcome of events before they happen. 1663. 1682. ominous. portend: to foreshadow. prestidigitation: manual dexterity in the execution of tricks.1644. etc. 1650. 1693. inexplicable. propinquity: nearness. 1664. privation: the state of being deprived of something. propitiate: to appease. 1654. or overhanging place. preternatural: beyond of different from what is natural. inexplicable. to bode. potboiler: a usually inferior literary or artistic work. 1677. set firmly. potentate: one who possesses great power or sway. 1666. pronunciamento: a proclamation. recklessly wasteful. portentous: foreboding. profuse: plentiful. 1671. probity: complete and confirmed integrity. potable: drinkable. influence. 1679. posit: to postulate. 1678. privation: the state of being deprived of something. potable: drinkable. profligate: shamelessly immoral. portend: to foreshadow. polymath: a person of great or varied learning. 1647. 1670. primogeniture: the state of being the firstborn. 1656. perpendicular. 1691. 1687. 1658. prestidigitation: sleight of hand. 1659. also. especially an alcoholic one. Potemkin village: a false front or facade. amount. to conciliate. also. 1655. also. 1661. precocious: characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development. also. 1689. 1683. prolix: wordy. 1692. copious. an exclusive right of inheritance that belongs to the eldest son. 1672. 1690. 1686. also. uprightness. 1675. also. predilection: an established preference. potentate: one who possesses great power or sway. 1688. produced quickly for the purpose of making money. also. preternatural: beyond of different from what is natural. a beverage. prolix: unnecessarily long. to bode. proclivity: a natural inclination. portent: a sign or omen. usable. boldly original. 1674. 1681. 1662. presentiment: a premonition. prevaricate: to depart from or evade the truth. abnormal. 1657. prelapsarian: pertaining to the time or state before the Fall. 1648. profligate: dissipated. 1652. 1645. extraordinary. also. 1680. 1669. 1684. 1667. 1694. 1660. 1665. 1668. dissolute. preponderate: to exceed in weight. posit: to postulate. Promethean: of or pertaining to Prometheus. to suggest. prima facie: at first view. prescience: knowledge of events before they take place. probity: honesty. abnormal. 1676. precipice: a very steep. 1685. proclivity: a natural inclination.

1718. inactive. purblind: having greatly reduced vision. propound: put forward. 1750. puissant: powerful. quidnunc: a gossip. pulchritude: beauty. quiescent: at rest. supposed. exact in the smallest particulars. quandary: a state of difficulty or perplexity. source. propitious: presenting favorable circumstances. belief. also. pugilist: a boxer. impish. 1747. 1738. supposed. 1717. belief. as. 1723. etc. 1713. quidnunc: a gossip. querulous: habitually complaining. propound: to put forward for consideration. source. 1727. 1710. 1711. proscribe: to forbid. etc. 1732. 1703. 1730. putative: commonly thought or deemed. 1696. death. quiescent: at rest. proscribe: to forbid. 1737. 1726. to propose. 1697. proselytize: to convert (someone) to another religion. 1720. proselytize: to convert (someone) to another religion. puckish: whimsical. quagmire: a predicament. qua: in the capacity or character of. punctilious: precise. also. as. protean: readily assuming different shapes. 1706. rest. first-class. 1714. 1708. 1719. putsch: an attempt to overthrow a government. 1698. to crush. as from debt. 1709. 1712. mischievous. exact in the smallest particulars. puckish: whimsical. as from debt. to prohibit. 1731. provenance: origin. 1736. also. quietus: final acquittance. 1748. puerile: juvenile. a busybody. Pyrrhic victory: a victory achieved at great cost. pugnacious: inclined to fighting. to subdue. protean: readily assuming different shapes or forms. puissant: powerful. putative: commonly thought or deemed. 1725. quarrelsome. pusillanimous: lacking in courage and resolution. punctilious: precise. 1707. 1733. 1741. puerile: displaying a lack of maturity. rest. 1724. 1742. 1743. impish. quaff: to drink with relish. to whine. quaff: to drink with relish. 1716. proponent: an advocate. genuine. pusillanimous: cowardly. 1721. 1705. 1702. 1749. pugnacious: combative. 1704. pulchritude: beauty. purdah: a state of seclusion. 1735. . 1699.1695. childish. 1740. also. still. 1715. 1722. purblind: having greatly reduced vision. pugilist: a boxer. still. pukka: authentic. propitious: presenting favorable circumstances. mischievous. provender: food or provisions. 1729. Q 1734. quiddity: the essence or nature of a thing. qua: in the capacity or character of. 1728. querulous: habitually complaining. 1745. to prohibit. quietus: final acquittance. 1739. that which silences claims. 1701. 1700. 1746. quiddity: the essence or nature of a thing. 1744. a busybody. quash: to annul. expressing complaint. provenance: origin. pule: to whimper.

rapport: relation. garments. or mutual trust. rara avis: a rare or unique person or thing. redact: to edit. quotidian: occurring daily. emotional affinity. 1757. recidivism: a tendency to lapse into a previous condition or pattern of behavior. redoubtable: formidable. rapine: the act of plundering. 1778. also. quisling: a collaborator. recidivism: a tendency to lapse into a previous condition or pattern of behavior. recumbent: reclining. also. 1794. sometime. illustrious. affected. 1789. ratiocination: the process of reasoning. redact: to edit. eminent. 1776. also. greedy. 1762. 1799.. rakish. 1769. raillery: good-humored banter or teasing repartee. rapacious: grasping. redoubtable: formidable. 1777. into prior criminal habits. impulsive. 1783. R 1760. raffish: tawdry. redolent: having or exuding fragrance. 1787. quondam: former. rapport: relation characterized by sympathetic understanding. 1796. 1771. 1774. 1797. raconteur: one who excels in telling stories and anecdotes. .death. recherche: exotic. 1753. capricious. 1754. 1793. rapprochement: the establishment or state of cordial relations. recalcitrant: marked by stubborn resistance. 1767. esp. 1758. 1763. also. illustrious. quondam: former. revived. rebarbative: repellent. 1791. 1768. recondite: incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding. ordinary. quorum: such a number of the officers or members of any body as is legally competent to transact business. also. 1775. a traitor. 1780. objectionable. rebarbative: repellent. 1800. 1755. 1782. raiment: clothing in general. raucous: unpleasantly loud and harsh. greedy. rara avis: a rare or unique person or thing. also. 1752. 1784. impulsive. 1770. 1766. esp. quotidian: of an everyday character. also. rare. sometime. recrimination: a counter accusation. 1785. 1764. 1751. redress: to set right. rakish. restored. 1798. recondite: difficult to understand. recalcitrant: stubbornly resistant to and defiant of authority or restraint. pretentious. rapacious: grasping. capricious. 1792. 1786. 1759. raconteur: a person skilled in telling stories.. lying down. reminiscent. eminent. redound: to have a consequence or effect. redoubt: a stronghold. irritating. quixotic: foolishly impractical. 1781. also. rapport: relation characterized by sympathetic understanding. into prior criminal habits. 1773. 1790. also. 1779. ratiocination: the process of reasoning. raffish: tawdry. 1772. 1788. ordinary. redoubt: a stronghold. quixotic: foolishly impractical. 1795. redivivus: living again. evocative. redound: to have a consequence or effect. 1761. recrudescent: breaking out again. 1765. 1756. quorum: a gathering of members of an organization large enough to transact business.

roseate: cheerful. respite: an interval of rest or relief. . spherical. regale: to entertain with something that delights. 1828. remonstrate: to present and urge reasons in opposition. refractory: stubbornly disobedient. indispensable. ruminate: to chew the cud. 1818. repast: a meal. bragging speech. revenant: one who returns after death or a long absence. rose-colored. rusticate: to go to the country. refractory: stubbornly disobedient. usually to an inferior position. remunerate: to pay an equivalent to for any service. ruddy. inviolable. repletion: the condition of being completely or excessively full. 1827. 1809. 1808. any refreshment. 1813. indispensable. 1845. ruddy. vigorous. 1838. 1850. sacrosanct: sacred. refulgent: brilliant. also. showing renewed vigor. rotund: round. wise. resplendent. ribald: characterized by. figuratively. remunerate: to pay an equivalent to for any service. 1802. reticent: inclined to keep silent. 1803. 1832. rivulet: a small stream or brook. restive: resisting control. 1854. 1821. also. S 1853. loss. repast: a meal. 1833. 1848. riposte: a quick and effective reply by word or act. loss. or given to. 1846. 1835. 1814. 1829. 1830. or given to. renege: to go back on a promise or commitment. risible: exciting or provoking laughter. sagacious: of keen penetration and judgment. respite: an interval of rest or relief. 1841. to force to reside in the country. 1815. rictus: a gaping grin or grimace. ribald: characterized by. requisite: necessary. 1834. restive: resisting control. 1842.1801. risible: worthy to be laughed at. reticent: inclined to keep silent. requisite: necessary. riparian: of or pertaining to the bank of a river. 1823. 1825. to ponder. loss. 1849. renege: to go back on a promise or commitment. 1811. or expense. 1812. 1837. rubicund: inclining to redness. rodomontade: pretentious. roister: to revel. to carouse. also. 1816. sacrosanct: sacred. 1836. rictus: a gaping grin or grimace. 1831. remonstrate: to present and urge reasons in opposition. repine: to feel or express discontent. roue: a man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure. to banish. 1840. riparian: of or pertaining to the bank of a river. requisite: required. rusticate: to go or send to the country. 1855. repletion: the condition of being completely or excessively full. 1847. remunerate: to pay an equivalent to for any service. robustious: boisterous. 1826. indispensable. bright. renascent: rising again into being. stubborn. 1806. chubby. rubicund: inclining to redness. relegate: to assign or remove. 1817. vulgar humor. 1819. amusing. repine: to feel or express discontent. also. inviolable. 1844. 1807. or expense. to reflect. or expe 1810. 1824. 1820. rounded in figure. vulgar humor. 1804. 1843. rotund: round. rejoinder: an answer to a reply. 1851. 1839. 1805. 1852. 1822.

sage. a kind of mixed dish or salad. sesquipedalian: (of words) long. 1872. discerning. 1884. 1904. tailoring. a spark. 1860. sang-froid: coolness in trying circumstances. also. 1866. sanctum: a place where one is free from intrusion. 1896. segue: to proceed without interruption. an heir. 1898. salient: noticeable. a spark. 1873. having many syllables. 1870. 1910. leaping. rumor. 1894. one after another. 1883. . sartorial: of or relating to a tailor. projecting. 1877. 1899. also. 1875. also. mocking. innocence. or indiscretion. segue: to proceed without interruption. 1879. withered. 1888. sinecure: an office or position that involves little work or responsibility. or clothing. or indiscretion. sinecure: an office or position which involves little responsibility. sedition: incitement of rebellion against lawful authority. sine qua non: an indispensable thing. an insubstantial or vague semblance. sentient: capable of perceiving by the senses. 1859. 1909. scuttlebutt: gossip. 1864. sage. scion: a descendant. seriatim: in a series. scapegrace: one who is wild and reckless. 1880. sapient: wise. 1861. simulacrum: a representation. segue: to proceed without interruption. an heir. satiety: fullness to or beyond the point of satisfaction. also. 1868. 1881. serendipity: the faculty or phenomenon of making fortunate accidental discoveries. 1893. salutary: beneficial. sanctum: a place where one is free from intrusion. 1901. 1906. salubrious: healthful. satiety: fullness to or beyond the point of satisfaction. 1863. sardonic: bitterly sarcastic. also. sang-froid: coolness in trying circumstances. one after another. 1891. scintilla: a tiny amount. scintilla: a tiny amount. simulacrum: a representation. 1886. an insubstantial or vague semblance. tailoring. discerning. schadenfreude: a malicious satisfaction in the misfortunes of others. scion: a descendant. 1905. 1897. 1887. 1903. 1865. 1892. 1871. 1907. sedulous: marked by care and persistent effort. 1882. sardonic: scornful. sentient: capable of perceiving by the senses. schadenfreude: a malicious satisfaction in the misfortunes of others. 1908. serendipity: the faculty or phenomenon of making fortunate accidental discoveries. sedulous: diligent in application or pursuit. healthful. sere: dry. 1857. sempiternal: everlasting. sartorial: of or relating to a tailor. having many syllables. salad days: a time of youthful inexperience. 1890. salmagundi: a mixture or assortment. sapient: wise. salubrious: healthful. sine qua non: an indispensable thing. eternal. scrabble: to scrape or scratch with the hands or feet. leaping. salad days: a time of youthful inexperience. 1867. 1885. 1889. innocence. 1878. 1895. projecting. also. salutary: beneficial. sesquipedalian: (of words) long. scapegrace: one who is wild and reckless. 1902. healthful. salient: noticeable. 1869. 1876. or clothing. 1874. also. 1858. senescence: the state of being or growing old. sempiternal: everlasting. promoting health. endless. seriatim: in a series. 1862. 1900.1856.

to drool. 1936. specious: apparently right but not so in reality. sedate. something that causes sleep. also. 1962. 1931. soi-disant: self-styled. sojourn: to dwell for a time. stormy petrel: a type of seabird. specious: apparently correct. stertorous: characterized by a heavy snoring or gasping sound. 1961. spoony: foolishly or sentimentally in love. a temporary stay. staid: steady or sedate in character. spry: nimble. also. one fond of or bringing strife. 1964. sotto voce: spoken low or in an undertone. 1959. stoic: indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain. stolid: unexcitable. 1941. 1937. 1963. also. somnolent: drowsy. 1942. solicitous: manifesting or expressing care or concern. soi-disant: self-styled. 1946. solace: comfort in grief. expressing. also. stentorian: extremely loud. 1945. stanch: to stop the flowing of. 1926. 1930. so-called. 1940. 1965. or stagnation. 1957. 1923. 1960. 1943. starveling: one who is starving or being starved. slaver: to slobber. to cause to lessen. 1932. 1925. 1955. stentorian: extremely loud. tending to cause sleepiness. dull. slugabed: one who stays in bed until a late hour. also. 1935. false. 1913. 1921. equilibrium. 1928. skulduggery: devious. spoonerism: the transposition of usually initial sounds in a pair of words. somniferous: causing or inducing sleep. or in scattered instances. spurious: not genuine. skulk: To hide in a sneaking manner. . 1914. also. 1933. solace: comfort in grief. 1920. illegitimate. small beer: weak beer. 1954. starveling: one who is starving or being starved. 1934. 1939. composed. 1947. spoonerism: the transposition of usually initial sounds in a pair of words. unemotional. staid: sober. to check. 1915. 1944. or occasionally. one who is stoic: indifferent to pleasure or pain. sobriquet: a nickname. 1966. 1948. impressive in sound. somniferous: causing or inducing sleep. 1916. 1952. small beer: weak beer. to check. trivia. 1958. 1919. 1956. grave. soporific: causing sleep. dishonest. sojourn: to dwell for a time. 1950. 1927.1911. 1951. 1929. slake: to satisfy or quench. 1912. somnolent: inclined to sleep. also. sotto voce: spoken low or in an undertone. stolid: not easily aroused or excited. low sighing or rustling sound. sough: to make a soft. stripling: an adolescent youth. also. skulk: to hide in a sneaking manner. 1917. also. steady. matters of little importance. to drool. soporific: causing sleep. 1953. but not so in reality. or unscrupulous behavior or activity. poor in quality. 1922. 1918. sporadic: occuring singly. or full of care or concern. stasis: a state of balance. solicitous: manifesting. sonorous: yielding sound. slaver: to slobber. sonorous: yielding sound. 1938. solecism: a nonstandard usage or grammatical construction. stanch: to stop the flowing of. slugabed: a person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour. so-called. 1924. stoic. 1949. sobriquet: a nickname. impressive in sound.

hypothetical. supernal: being on high. taciturn: not apt to talk or speak. sunder: to break apart. 1982. to supply to excess. 1987. confidentially. 2000. or gotten by stealth. 1975. 1997. suasion: the act of persuading. sycophant: a parasite. 2012. surly: ill-humored and churlish in manner or mood. or gotten by stealth. 1969. surfeit: an excessive amount. subfusc: dark or dull in color. concise. supernumerary: exceeding a necessary or usual number. 2010. 2004. supine: lying on the back. supererogatory: going beyond what is required or expected. 2006. or pronouncement. susurration: a whispering. 2005. superfluous: more than is wanted or is sufficient. stop. 1996. a toady. indolent. unnecessary. terrestrial. syncretic: uniting and blending together different belief systems. succinct: brief. subterfuge: a deceptive device or stratagem. listless. a toady. a murmur. 1989. swan song: a final or farewell appearance. also. help. 1990. supercilious: lofty with pride. 2016. a rustling. sub rosa: secretly. 1973. 1999. 1991. also. 2014. 1978. surcease: cessation. 1970. susurrus: a whispering or rustling sound. 1995. sullen and gruff. subaltern: subordinate. concise. discharged or disqualified on account of old age. also. pretentious nonsense. also. surreptitious: done. celestial. 1988. 2018. sublunary: situated beneath the moon. indolent. supplant: to take the place of. help. suasion: the act of persuading. stop. 2011. end. sui generis: unique. assistance. 2009. marked by stealth. privately. supine: lying on the back. superannuated: old. sylvan: pertaining to woods or forests. 1986. also. 2021. 1985. also. action. made. superannuated: discharged or disqualified on account of old age. 1976. supererogatory: more than is needed. rhythmic drumming or rapping. 2013. 1971. subterfuge: a deceptive device or stratagem. succor: aid. 2001. listless. 1979. sunder: to disunite. end. also. susurrus: a whisper. 1974. sybarite: a person devoted to luxury and pleasure. supernal: being on high. surly: ill-humored. to help or relieve. made. supposititious: fraudulently substituted. tatterdemalion: a person dressed in tattered clothing. surreptitious: done. 2008. also. 1992. 2020. to help or relieve. 1983. sycophant: one who seeks favor by flattery. supercilious: disdainfully arrogant. 1972. 1968. marked by stealth. 2007. 2015. 1998. celestial. also. taciturn: not inclined to talk. tattoo: a rapid. stripling: an adolescent youth. 2003. 1981. 1980. 2019. a soft murmur. also. surfeit: an excessive amount. 1984. sybarite: a person devoted to luxury and pleasure. T 2017. superfluous. sublunary: situated beneath the moon. supernumerary: exceeding a necessary or usual number. . surcease: cessation. 1993. succinct: brief. tarradiddle: a fib. 1977.1967. 2002. 1994. succor: aid.

2053. clear-cut. titivate: to smarten up. principle. toothsome: delicious. 2056. 2037. quivering. 2043. toothsome: delicious. 2034. tortuous: marked by repeated turns and bends. tenebrous: dark. 2041. travail: intense pains. temerity: unreasonable contempt of danger. bad-tempered woman. taw: a large marble. also. tenebrous: dark. sluggish. thaumaturgy: magic. 2057. 2044. 2023. temerarious: reckless. testy. manageable. 2070. as of a bell or bells. irritable. or luscious. 2059. 2072. desertion of a cause. caustic. any finishing point. also. tergiversation: evasion. tocsin: a warning. tirade: a long angry speech. torrid: drying or scorching with heat. tmesis: in grammar and rhetoric. luscious. trifling talk. 2049. 2069. etc. titivate: to smarten up. agony. to hamper. teetotaler: one pledged to abstinence from alcoholic drinks. 2028. tetchy: peevish. tenet: any opinion. nagging. or doctrine held to be true. 2048. tendentious: marked by a strong tendency in favor of a particular point of view. 2058. or state into another. or doctrine held to be true. 2032. tenet: any opinion. . 2036. inactive. 2026. arduous work. 2061. fearful. tirade: a long angry speech. 2025. 2039. torpid: dull. attractive. gloomy. 2029. terminus: the end of a transportation line or route. transmute: to change from one nature. rash. 2063. 2065. tremulous: shaking. 2038. 2064. gloomy 2033. tortuous: marked by repeated turns and bends. substance. tete-a-tete: a private conversation. 2031. to spruce. burning. governable. 2068. tendentious: marked by a strong tendency in favor of a particular point of view. traduce: to vilify. tintinnabulation: a tinkling sound. attractive. 2062. 2030. tmesis: in grammar and rhetoric. parching. tractable: docile. agony. anguish. 2071. bad-tempered woman. tchotchke: a trinket. trenchant: forceful and vigorous. also. a knickknack. a sot. 2055. termagant: a scolding. 2066. thaumaturgy: the performance of miracles or magic. transmogrify: to change into a different shape. 2054. 2035. sluggish. 2050. temerity: unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger. the separation of the parts of a compound word.2022. 2042. 2024. party. also. 2051. the separation of the parts of a compound word. toper: a drunkard. termagant: a scolding. 2060. tittle-tattle: idle. torpid: dull. timorous: full of apprehensiveness. transmogrify: to transform. 2047. a knickknack. 2067. principle. tchotchke: a trinket. also. 2045. nagging. timorous: full of apprehensiveness. 2046. 2052. or freedom. also. affected with fear. travail: painful. apathetic. to spruce. 2027. form. trammel: something that impedes activity. 2040. progress. teetotaler: one pledged to abstinence from alcoholic drinks.

unguent: an ointment. instruction. trice: an instant. resentment. 2109. tyro: a novice. also. erratic. triskaidekaphobia: fear of the number 13. disordered. or submissive to. 2088. 2085. spiritless. refined. 2089. valetudinarian: a weak or sickly person. 2098. upbraid: to scold or criticize harshly. 2093. offense. bombastic. protection. unctuous: excessively suave. a wife. trepidation: quaking. 2074. 2079. 2099. dull. or unpredictable notion. tutelage: protection. depravity. 2104. truckle: to act in a subservient manner. 2080. uxorious: excessively fond of or submissive to a wife. to wail.2073. action. tyro: a novice. 2122. apprehension. uxorious: excessively fond of. variegated: having marks or patches of different colors. unctuous: marked by a false or smug earnestness or agreeableness. motion. especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health. 2118. vainglory: excessive pride or vain display. 2082. or occurrence. bloated. pompous. umbrage: offense. 2097. 2117. valetudinarian: a weak or sickly person. elegant. 2108. 2114. savage. turpitude: baseness. ukase: an edict. undulant: resembling waves in form. U 2096. 2086. undulate: to move in waves. variegated: having marks or patches of different colors. 2076. 2106. 2081. 2120. tutelary: guardian. troglodyte: someone who dwells in a cave. turpitude: baseness. vade mecum: a book or other thing that one regularly carries about. ubiquitous: being everywhere. tutelary: guardian. 2116. 2091. 2075. tutelage: guardianship. troglodyte: someone who dwells in a cave. turbid: muddy. ferocious. V 2113. 2110. 2111. trepidation: a state of dread or alarm. 2101. vapid: flat. 2084. 2077. 2103. depravity. vagary: an extravagant. 2094. tryst: an appointment (as between lovers) to meet. 2087. 2107. turgid: swollen. 2124. ukase: an edict. dull. erratic. 2121. ululate: to howl. also. confused. vapid: insipid. or occurrence. truculent: fierce. also. 2112. . 2078. vagary: an extravagant. trencherman: a hearty eater. urbane: polite. 2119. not clear. 2115. varied. 2102. vainglory: empty pride. 2105. varied. urbane: polished and smooth in manner. flat. 2083. protecting. unguent: an ointment. 2100. vade mecum: a book or other thing that one regularly carries about. tumult: the commotion or agitation of a crowd. or unpredictable notion or action. 2125. also. varicolored: having a variety of colors. quivering. 2092. instruction. 2090. umbrage: suspicion of injury or wrong. 2123. also. triskaidekaphobia: fear of the number 13. a moment. protecting. also. 2095. truckle: to act in a subservient manner.

2139. vim: energy. 2163. verbiage: an overabundance of words. lacking vitality or intensity. velleity: a slight wish or inclination. visage: the face. venal: capable of being bought. W 2172. giddy. voluble: characterized by a ready flow of speech. votary: one devoted to some pursuit. also. dizzy. 2165. 2151. dizzy. vet: to subject to thorough appraisal. 2147. 2148. venerate: to treat with deep respect. 2175. 2145. volte-face: an about-face. 2136. overbearing woman. veritable: real. verisimilitude: the quality of seeming to be true. 2142. 2160. a loafer. 2154. 2174. vociferous: making a loud outcry. 2140. venerate: to treat with deep respect. voluble: marked by a ready flow of speech. 2144. 2128. a woman of great strength and courage. vigor. to enliven. aspect. 2168. vet: to subject to thorough appraisal. vehement: marked by intensity of emotions or convictions. aspect. 2171. 2167. 2131. wag: a humorous person. venal: capable of being bought. 2141. 2162. aspect. wan: pale. productions of art. appearance. also. 2157. or imperfect. to evaluate. 2166. verbose: wordy. 2149. 2156. verdant: green. 2164. lacking vitality or intensity. vim: energy. venial: capable of being forgiven.2126. 2152. vehement: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions. 2159. 2138. a loafer. voluptuary: a sensualist. vertiginous: causing dizziness. 2161. a wit. vigor. vicissitude: a change in condition or fortune. voluptuary: a person devoted to luxury and the gratification of sensual appetites. 2169. wassail: an expression of good wishes on a festive occasion. visage: the face. also. 2137. pallid. also. 2150. virago: an ill-tempered. corruptible. vitiate: to make faulty. 2158. worship. to evaluate. also. 2153. 2133. 2178. 2176. venial: capable of being forgiven. especially in drinking to someone. 2132. vituperate: to overwhelm with wordy abuse. verbiage: the use of many words without necessity. 2134. 2130. or way of life. vexillology: the study of flags. 2129. vociferous: clamorous. also. 2146. verisimilitude: the quality of seeming to be true 2143. 2177. 2173. appearance. wag: a wit. 2170. 2155. wan: pale. wastrel: a person who wastes. also. vivify: to animate. virtu: productions of art (especially fine antiques). genuine. 2127. vitiate: to make faulty or imperfect. excusable. also. visage: the face. 2135. verdant: covered with growing plants or grass. appearance. also. vatic: of or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy. study. noisy. green. verdure: greenness. true. . also. vivify: to endue with life. vertiginous: causing dizziness. giddy. wastrel: a person who wastes. virtu: love of or taste for fine objects of art.

also. wheedle: to entice by soft words. 2185. wheedle: to entice by flattery. yen: a strong desire or inclination. yeasty: frothy. 2187. 2190. wiseacre: a smart aleck. winsome: light-hearted. Xflummox: to confuse. Z 2201. 2182. wunderkind: a child prodigy. wayworn: wearied by traveling. winsome: light-hearted. wayworn: wearied by traveling. 2199. foamy. also. Zeitgeist: the spirit of the time. 2195. 2186. waylay: to ambush or accost. woebegone: woeful. 2197. run-down. . 2194. zeitgeist: the spirit of the time. 2181. 2183. like yeast. 2180. wunderkind: one who achieves success or acclaim during youth. yen: a strong desire or inclination. 2184. 2200. something insubstantial or shadowy. woebegone: woeful. spumy. 2191. 2188.2179. Y 2198. also. wizened: shriveled. to perplex. run-down. wraith: a ghost. woolgathering: indulgence in idle daydreaming. 2193. X 2196. xenophobia: fear or hatred of what is strange or foreign. woebegone: woeful. 2192. 2189. Whig: a friend and supporter of the American Revolution. 2202. also. withered. run-down.

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