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#1 abash abate abdicate aberration abhor abject abnegate abortive abridge absolute absolve

To make ashamed; to embarrass To subside; to reduce , To step down from a position of power or responsibility , , Something not typical; a deviation from the standard , To hate very, very much; to detest , Hopeless; extremely sad and servile; defeated; utterly bummed out , , () To deny oneself things; to reject; to renounce , , Unsuccessful ; , To shorten; to condense ; , ; Total; unlimited; perfect , , To forgive or free from blame; to free from sin; to free from an obligation , ,

#2 abstinent abstract abstruse abysmal accolade accost acerbic acquiesce acrid acrimonious acumen #3 acute adamant address adherent admonish adroit adulation

Abstaining; voluntarily not doing something, especially something pleasant that is bad for you or has a bad reputation , Theoretical; impersonal , , Hard to understand , Extremely hopeless or wretched; bottomless , An award; an honor ; , To approach and speak to someone Bitter; sour; severe [] , To comply passively; to accept; to assent; to agree ; Harsh; like acid , , Full of spite; bitter; nasty , , Keenness of judgment; mental sharpness ,

Sharp; shrewd , Stubborn; unyielding; completely inflexible , , To speak to; to direct ones attention to [...] , ' [ ]/ Follower; supporter; believer , , ; , To scold gently; to warn , ; Skillful; dexterous; clever; shrewd; socially at ease , ; , Wild or excessive admiration; flattery ,

#4 adulterate adverse aesthetic affable affectation affinity affluent agenda agrarian

To contaminate; to make impure , Unfavorable; antagonistic , , , Having to do with artistic beauty; artistic , Easy to talk to; friendly , , Unnatural or artificial behavior, usually intended to impress , ; , Sympathy; attraction; kinship; similarity , , Rich; prosperous , Program; the things to be done , Relating to land; relating to the management or farming of land , ,

#5 aggregate agnostic alacrity allege alleviate allocate alloy #6 allusion aloof altruism ambience ambiguous ambivalent

Sum total; a collection of separate things mixed together , , ... One who believes that the existence of a god can be neither proven nor disproven Cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond , , , To assert without proof ; , ; To relieve, usually temporarily or incompletely; to make bearable; to lessen , To distribute; to assign; to allot , A combination of two or more things, usually metals ,

An indirect reference (often to a literary work); a hint , , (hint) Uninvolved; standing off; keeping ones distance , ; , , Selflessness; generosity; devotion to the interests of others Atmosphere; mood; feeling , (mood) Unclear in meaning; confusing; capable of being interpreted in different ways , ; Undecided; neutral; wishy-washy ; , ; ,

#7 ameliorate amenable amenity amiable amnesty amoral amorous amorphous anachronism analogy #8 anarchy anecdote anguish animosity anomaly antecedent antipathy antithesis apartheid
To make better or more tolerable , ; Obedient; willing to give in to the wishes of another; agreeable , ; Pleasantness; attractive or comfortable feature , , ; Friendly; agreeable , , An official pardon for a group of people who have violated a law or policy , , ; Lacking a sense of right and wrong; neither good nor bad, neither moral nor immoral; without moral feelings , Feeling loving, especially in a sexual sense; in love relating to love , ; Shapeless; without a regular or stable shape; , Something out of place in time or history; an incongruity , A comparison of one thing to another; similarity , (similarity)

Absence of government or control; lawlessness; disorder , A short account of a humorous or revealing incident , ; Agonizing physical or mental pain , , ; Resentment; hostility; ill will , , An aberration; an irregularity; a deviation , ; , Someone or something that went before; something that provides a model for something that came after it , ; ; , Firm dislike; a dislike (sympathy), , ; The direct opposite The abhorrent policy of racial segregation and oppression in the Repubic of South Africa

#9 apathy aphorism apocalypse apocryphal apotheosis

Lack of interest; lack of feeling , A brief, often witty saying; a proverb A prophetic revelation, especially one concerning the end of the world , Of dubious authenticity; fictitious; spurious [, ] ; [] Elevation to divine status; the perfect example of something

appease appreciate apprehensive #10 approbation appropriate aptitude arbiter arbitrary arcane archaic

To soothe; to pacify by giving in to , , ; , To increase in value , ; () Worried; anxious ,

Approval; praise , , To take without permission; to set aside for a particular use , , ; , Capacity for learning; natural ability , , ; One who decides; a judge , ; Random; capricious , (random) Mysterious; known only to a select few , (mysterious) Extremely old; ancient; outdated

#11 archetype ardent arduous aristocratic artful artifice ascendancy ascetic assiduous

An original model or pattern

Passionate , , (half-hearted) Hard; difficult , ; , Of noble birth; snobbish

Wily; sly , ; (=crafty) A clever trick; cunning , , ; , Supremacy; domination , , Hermitlike; practicing self-denial ,

Hardworking; busy; quite diligent , ,

#12 assimilate assuage astute attrition audacity augment auspicious

To take in; to absorb; to learn thoroughly , , , ; To soothe; to pacify; to ease the pain of; to relieve , Shrewd; keen in judgment , ; Gradual wearing away, weakening, or loss; a natural or expected decrease in numbers of size , , , , Boldness; reckless daring; impertinence ; To make bigger; to add to; to increase , ; , Favorable; promising; pointing to a good result ,

austere autocratic #13 autonomous avarice avow avuncular awry axiom #14 banal bane bastion beget belabor beleaguer belie belittle

Unadorned; stern; forbidding; without excess , , , , Ruling with absolute authority; extremely bossy ,

Acting independently , , Greed; excessive love of riches , To claim; to declare boldly; to admit , Like an uncle, especially a nice uncle (); Off course; twisted to one side ; ; ; Self-evident rule or truth; a widely accepted saying , , ,

Unoriginal; ordinary , Poison; torment; cause of harm , , , Stronghold; fortress; fortified place (), To give birth to; to create; to lead to; to cause , To go over repeatedly or to an absurd extent , , , , To surround; to besiege; to harass , , To give a false impression of; to contradict , , To make to seem little; to put someone down , ,

#15 belligerent bemused benefactor benevolent benign #16 bequest bereaved beset blasphemy blatant

Combative; quarrelsome; waging war , , ; , , Confused; bewildered , ... One who provides help, especially in the form of a gift or donation , , Generous; kind; doing good deeds , , , Gentle; not harmful; kind; mild , , ,

Something left to someone in a will , , Deprived or left desolate, especially through death [ , ], Harass; to surround , ; Irreverence; an insult to something held sacred; profanity , Unpleasantly or offensively noisy; glaring , ,

#17 blight blithe bourgeois bovine brevity broach bucolic bureaucracy


Disease in plants; anything that injures or destroys , ; , Carefree; cheerful , , Middle class, usually in a pejorative sense; boringly conventional , , ; , Cow related; cowlike cf)canine, equine, feline, piscine, porcine, ursine , ; , Briefness , , To open up a subject for discussion, often a delicate subject , Charmingly rural; rustic; countrylike , , ; , A system of government administration consisting of numerous bureaus or offices, especially one run according to inflexible and inefficient rules; any large administrative system characterized by inefficiency, lots of rules, and red tape (, ) To expand; to flourish , A ludicrous, mocking, or exaggerated imitation , , , ,

burgeon burlesque

#18 cacophony cadence cajole callow candor Capitalism capitulate capricious caricature

Harsh-sounding mixture of words, voices, or sounds , , Rhythm, the rise and fall of sounds , , To persuade someone to do something he or she doesnt want to do ; , Immature , Truthfulness; sincere honesty , Free enterprise To surrender; to give up or give in , Unpredictable; like to change at any moment , , A portrait or description that is purposely distorted or exaggerated, often to prove some point about its subject , , To criticize severely; to chastise , ; ; , In chemistry,~; anyone or anything that makes something happen without being directly involved in it ,

castigate catalyst

#19 categorical catharsis catholic caustic celibacy censure cerebral chagrin charisma

Unconditional; absolute , ; , Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal , Universal; embracing everything [, , ] , ; , Like acid; corrosive , , Abstinence from sex , , To condemn severely for doing something bad , , , Brainy; intellectually refined , ; , Humiliation; embarrassed disappointment , , A magical-seeming ability to attract followers or inspire loyalty , ; ,

#20 charlatan chasm chastise chicanery chimera choleric chronic chronicle #21 circuitous

Fraud; quack; con man , ; A deep, gaping hole; a gorge , , ; , ; , To inflict punishment on; to discipline , ; Trickery; deceitfulness; artifice; especially legal or political , , An illusion; a foolish fancy , Hot-tempered; quick to anger , Constant; lasting a long time; inveterate , A record of events in order of time; a history , ,

Roundabout; not following a direct path , , , ,

circumlocution An indirect expression; use of wordy or evasive language circumscribe circumspect circumvent civil clemency clich clique
To draw a line around; to set the limits; to define; to restrict. .. , ; , ; Cautious , , To frustrate as though by surrounding , ; , ; Polite; civilized; courteous , Mercy; forgiveness; mildness() ; , An overused saying or idea , An exclusive group bound together by some shared quality or interest ,

#22 coalesce coerce cogent cognitive cognizant coherent colloquial collusion


To come together as one; to fuse; to unite , ; To force someone to do or not to do something , , Powerfully convincing , Dealing with how we know the world around us through our senses; mental , Aware; conscious , Holding together; making sense , ; , Conversational; informal in language Conspiracy; secret cooperation ,

commensurate Equal; proportionate , ; compelling compendium #23 complacent complement complicity


Self-satisfied; overly pleased with oneself; contented to a fault , , To complete or fill up; to be the perfect counterpart , , Forceful; causing to yield... , A summary; an abridgment , ,

Participation in wrongdoing; the act of being an accomplice , , comprehensive Covering or including everything , ; ,

comprise conciliatory concise #24 concord concurrent condescend condone conducive confluence congenial congenital

To consist of; to be composed of cf) constitute, compose , , ; , Making peace; attempting to resolve a dispute through goodwill , , Brief and to the point; succinct ,

Harmony; agreement , , ; Happening at the same time; parallel , To stoop to someone elses level, usually in an offensive way; to patronize , To overlook; to permit to happen , Promoting , A flowing together, especially of rivers; place where they begin to flow together , ( ) , Agreeably suitable; pleasant , , , A trait or condition acquired between conception and birth; innate ,

#25 conjecture conjure connoisseur consecrate consensus consonant #26 construe consummate contentious contiguous contingent contrite contrived conventional convivial copious #27
corollary corroborate cosmopolitan countenance coup covenant covert covet something that follows; a natural consequence , to confirm; to back up with evidence , ; at home in many places or situations; internationally sophisticated , , face; facial expression, especially an encouraging one , , , ; , ; , a brilliant victory or accomplishment; the violent overthrow of a government by a small internal group , ; , a solemn agreement; a contract; a pledge , , ; , () secret; hidden , , , to wish for enviously , ; , To guess; to deduce or infer on slight evidence , ; / To summon or bring into being as if by magic ..., , () An expert, particularly in matter of art or taste ( ) , To make or declare sacred , , , Unanimity or general agreement , , Harmonious; in agreement , ;

To interpret , Perfect; complete; supremely skillful , , ; , ; , Argumentative; quarrelsome , ; Side by side; adjoining , , Dependent; possible , ; ... , , Admitting guilt; especially feeling remorseful , Artificial; labored , common; customary; unexceptional , ; ; , Fond of partying; festive , ; Abundant; plentiful , ;

#28 credulous criterion cryptic culinary culminate

eager to believe; gullible , , standard; basis for judgment , mysterious; mystifying; clandestine , , (mysterious); relating to cooking or the kitchen , to climax; to reach full effect , ,

#29 culpable cursory curtail cynic


deserving blame; guilty , , , hasty; superficial , , to shorten; to cut short , , ... one who deeply distrusts human nature; one who believes humans are motivated only by selfishness , ,

#30 daunt dearth debacle debauchery debilitate decadent decimate decorous deduce defame
to make fearful; to intimidate... , , lack; scarcity , ; violent breakdown; sudden overthrow; overwhelming defeat , , , ; wild living; excessive intemperance , , ; , , to weaken; to cripple decaying or decayed, especially in terms of morals , to kill or destroy a large part of ; 10 1 proper; in good taste; orderly , ; ; , to conclude from evidence; to infer , ; , to libel or slander; to ruin the good name of ,

#31 deference definitive degenerate deleterious delineate delude deluge demagogue denizen depravity deprecate deride #32 derogatory desiccate despondent despot destitute desultory dialectical
submission to anothers will; respect; courtesy , , conclusive; providing the last word , ; , ; to break down; to deteriorate , ; ; ; harmful , to describe accurately; to draw in outline , to deceive , ...; a flood; an inundation , , ; (, ) a leader of the people, but more a rabble rouser , inhabitant , ; , , extreme wickedness or corruption , , to express disapproval of , , to ridicule; to laugh at contemptuously ,

disapproving; degrading , ; to dry out , extremely depressed; full of despair , an absolute ruler; an autocrat , , extremely poor; utterly lacking , without a plan or purpose; disconnected; random , ; , relating to discussions; relating to the rules and methods of reasoning; approaching truth in the middle of opposing extremes , an authoritative saying; an adage; a maxim; a proverb , ; , intended to teach; morally instructive; pedantic , timid; lacking in self-confidence , ; , , to stray from the main subject , , someone with superficial knowledge of the arts; an amateur; a dabbler ,

dictum didactic diffident digress dilettante

#33 discern discreet discrete discriminate disdain disinterested disparage #34 disparate disseminate dissipate
different; incompatible; unequal , to spread the seeds of something; to scatter; to make widely known , ; , to thin out, drift away, or dissolve; to cause to thin out, drift away, or dissolve; to waste or squander , , , the breaking up or dissolving of something into parts; disintegration , ; , , to swell; to extend a great deal , ; to tell apart; to cause to stand out , ; easily taught; obedient; easy to handle , , ; , inflexibly committed to a doctrine or theory without regard to its practicality; dogmatic , arrogantly assertive of unproven ideas; stubbornly claiming that something (often a system of beliefs) is beyond dispute , ; , having to do with the household or family; not foreign , ; , ; ; to have insight; to see things clearly, to discriminate; to differentiate , , prudent; judiciously reserved , unconnected; separate; distinct , , , , to notice or point out the difference between two or more things; to discern; to differentiate , ; arrogant scorn; contempt , , not taking sides; unbiased , ; , ; to belittle; to say uncomplimentary things about, usually in a somewhat indirect way , ; ,

dissolution distend distinguish docile doctrinaire dogmatic

domestic

#35 dormant dubious duplicity


A A inactive; as though asleep; asleep , , , , full of doubt; uncertain , , ,

~volcano, ~window

, , a ~ friend, be ~ about cf) dubitable N the act of being two-faced; double-dealing; deception , , , , cf) duplication , duplicate a n v

#36 ebullient

boiling; bubbling with excitement; exuberant;

, , n ebullience,-cy n ebullition , ,

eccentric

A not conventional; a little kooky; irregular , ; ; () N , ; ; () A choosing the best from many sources; drawn from many sources , n cf) eclecticism Vt to enlighten; to instruct, especially in moral or religious matters (); cf)edifying , Vt to erase; to rub away the features of , , eclipse Cf ) effaceable, effacement N a pouring forth (), , , () Effuse v () Effusive a , , A believing in the social and economic equality of all people N A selfish; believing that one is the center of everything , , n egoism egoistic, -tical A extremely bad; flagrant , , ()

eclectic edify efface effusion egalitarian egocentric egregious #37 elicit elliptical elusive emigrate

Vt to bring out; to call forth , , ~a laugh from, ~a reply elicitation n Adj oval; missing a word or words; obscure () Ellipsis () ellipsoid () Adj hard to pin down; evasive , , , elude V elusion , , , V to move to a new country; to move a new place to live; to expatriate emigrant a , n , opps immigrate Adj relying on experience or observation; not merely theoretical , , ; ~philosophy Empiricism ()

empirical

#38 emulate
Vt to strive to equal or excel, usually through imitation , ,

, emulator , emulation emulous

encroach endemic enervate enfranchise engender enigma enormity ephemeral #39 epigram epitome equanimity equitable equivocal erudite #40 esoteric espouse ethereal euphemism evanescent exacerbate

be emulous of Vi to make gradual or stealthy inroads into; to trespass , (on, upon) , A native; restricted to a particular region or era; indigenous , , n endemicity V V to reduce the strength or energy of, especially to do so gradually to grant the privileges of citizenship, especially the right to vote , a , ; ; ment V to bring into existence; to create; to cause , produce; a mystery (riddle), extreme evil; a hideous offense; immensity , , , lasting a very short time , ,

; ment , N N A

a brief and usually witty or satirical saying

N a brief summary that captures the meaning of the whole; the perfect example of something; a paradigm , , , ; N Adj Adj composure; calm , fair , ,

ambiguous; intentionally confusing; capable of being interpreted in more than

one way , , Adj scholarly; deeply learned , ;

Adj

hard to understand; understood by only a select few; peculiar

, , , V Adj to support; to advocate ,

heavenly, as light and insubstantial as a gas or ether

(heavenly), , N a pleasant or inoffensive expression used in place of an unpleasant or offensive one

Adj fleeting; vanishing; happening for only the briefest period , V to make worse , ;

exacting exalt exasperate exemplify exhaustive exhort

Adj

extremely demanding; difficult; requiring great skill or care

,,, V V to raise high; to glorify , , , to annoy thoroughly; to make very angry; to try the patience of

, , , V to illustrate by example; to serve as a good example , ... Adj thorough; rigorous; complete; painstaking

, , , , V to urge strongly; to give a serious warning to , ,

#41 exigency existential

an emergency; an urgency ,

Adj having to do with existence; having to do with the body of thought called existentialism, which basically holds that human beings are responsible for their own actions but is otherwise too complicated to summarize in a single sentence , , V to free completely from blame; to exculpate , ,

exonerate expatriate expedient expedite explicit extol extraneous extrapolate extricate extrovert exult

V to throw (someone) out of his or her native land; to move away from ones native land; to emigrate , Adj providing an immediate advantage; serving ones immediate self-interest; practical , , V to speed up or ease the progress of , ; , Adj clearly and directly expressed , ; , , V to praise highly; to laud ,

Adj unnecessary; irrelevant; extra ; ; , ; V to protect or deduce from something known; to infer , ; V to free from difficulty , ,

N an open, outgoing person; a person whose attention is focused on others rather than on himself or herself V to rejoice; to celebrate , , , ...

#42 fabrication facetious facile faction farcical fastidious fatalist fatuous fauna fecund

N Adj

a lie; something made up , ; ; , humorous; not serious; clumsily humorous ,

Adj fluent; skillful in a superficial way; easy , , ; , ; , N a group, usually a small part of a larger group, united around some cause; disagreement within an organization , , Adj Adj absurd; ludicrous , , meticulous; demanding; finicky ,

N someone who believes that future events are already determined and that humans are powerless to change them Adj N Adj foolish; silly; idiotic , ; , animals cf) flora , (animal)

fertile; productive , , ()

#43 felicity fervor fetter fidelity figurative

N happiness; skillfulness, especially at expressing things; adeptness , , , , N V N great warmth or earnestness; ardor; zeal , , (ardor) to restrain; to hamper ,

faithfulness; loyalty , ,

Adj based on figures of speech; expressing something in terms usually for something else; metaphorical , ; ; , N skillful maneuvering; subtlety; craftiness , , , , Adj glaringly bad; notorious; scandalous , ,

finesse flagrant flaunt flout foible foment

V show off; to display ostentatiously , ; ; V to disregard something out of disrespect ,

N a minor character flaw , ; ; ( ) V to stir up; to instigate , ,

#44 forbear forgo forsake fortuitous founder fraternal frenetic frugal furtive #45 futile garrulous genre genteel gesticulate glut grandiloquent grandiose gratuitous gravity gregarious guile
v to refrain from ; to abstain , , ; , v to do without ; to forbear , ... , v to abandon ; to renounce ; to relinquish , a accidental ; occurring by chance v to fail ; to collapse ; to sink , , , a like brothers , a frantic ; frenzied ,

a economical ; penny-pinching , ; , a secretive ; sly , ,

a useless ; hopeless , ; , a talkative; chatty , , , n a type or category, especially of art or writing , , ; a refined ; polite ; aristocratic ; affecting refinement , ; ; v to make gestures, especially when speaking or in place of speaking , n surplus ; an overabundance , , , a pompous ; using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive , a absurdly exaggerated , ,

a given freely (said of something bad) ; unjustified ; unprovoked ; uncalled for , ; , n seriousness , , ; ; a sociable ; enjoying the company of others , ; ; , n cunning ; duplicity ; artfulness , , ,

#46 hackneyed hapless harbinger hedonism hegemony heresy hermetic heyday hiatus hierarchy histrionic homily homogeneous husbandry hyperbole hypothetical #47 iconoclast ideology idiosyncrasy idyllic ignominy illicit imminent immutable impartial impeccable Imperial`

a overused ; trite ; stale , a unlucky , (unlucky) n a forerunner ; a signal of , ; n the pursuit of pleasure as a way of life n leadership, especially of one nation over another n any belief that is strongly opposed to established beliefs , a impervious to external influence ; airtight , , , , n golden age ; prime (prime) n a break or interruption, often from work , ; n an organization based on rank or degree ; pecking order , ; , a overly dramatic ; theatrical n a sermon , a uniform ; made entirely of one thing , (uniform) n thrifty management of resources ; livestock farming , n an exaggeration used as a figure of speech ; exaggeration ; , , (exaggeration) a uncertain ; unproven , , ; ,

n one who attacks popular beliefs or institutions , n a system of social or political ideas , , n a peculiarity ; an eccentricity , , , , a charming in a rustic way ; naturally peaceful , , n deep disgrace , , , a illegal ; not permitted , , a just about to happen , , a unchangeable , a fair ; not favoring one side or the other ; unbiased , a flawless ; entirely without sin , , a like an emperor or an empire , , , ; , ;

#48 impervious impetuous implement impotent impugn inane inaugurate

a not allowing anything to pass through ; impenetrable , ; , a impulsive ; extremely impatient , ; v to carry out (to carry out), , a powerless ; helpless ; unable to perform sexual intercourse , v to attack, especially to attack the truth or integrity of something , a silly ; senseless , , v to begin officially ; to induct formally into office , ;

#49 incandescent incantation

a brilliant ; giving off heat or light , , n a chant ; the repetition of statements or phrases in a way reminiscent of a chant ()(chant); ; , a make very angry a unceasing , a beginning ; emerging ,

incense incessant incipient incisive incongruous incorrigible increment indifferent

a cutting right to the heart of the matter , , , a not harmonious ; not consistent ; not appropriate not fitting in , a incapable of being reformed , , , n an increase ; one in a series of increases , , , a not caring one way or the other ; apathetic ; mediocre , ; , ; ,

#50 indigenous indigent indignant indolent indulgent ineffable inept

a native ; originating in that area , , a poor , a angry, especially as a result of something unjust or unworthy ; insulted , , a lazy , ; lenient ; yielding to desire , a incapable of being expressed or described , , a clumsy ; incompetent ; gauche , ,

inert inexorable infamous infatuated

a inactive ; sluggish ; not reacting chemically , , ; a relentless ; inevitable ; unavoidable , , a shamefully wicked ; having an extremely bad reputation ; disgraceful , , ; ; a foolish ; foolishly passionate or attracted ; made foolish ; foolishly in love , ,

#51 infer infinitesimal ingenuous inherent injunction innate innocuous inordinate insatiable

v to conclude ; to deduce , , a very, very, very small ; infinitely small , ; a frank ; without deception ; simple ; artless ; charmingly na ve , ; a part of the essential nature of something ; intrinsic , , n a command or order, especially a court order , , , a existing since birth ; inborn ; inherent , a harmless ; banal , a excessive ; unreasonable , ; , , a hard or impossible to satisfy ; greedy ; avaricious ,

#52 insidious insinuate insipid insolent instigate insular insurgent integral intractable intransigent #53 intrinsic introspective

a treacherous ; sneaky

, ;

v to hint ; to creep in , (hind) a dull ; bland ; banal , , a arrogant ; insulting , , v to provoke ; to stir up , , a like an island ; isolated , , n a rebel ; someone who revolts against a government , , , a essential , a uncontrollable ; stubborn ; disobedient , , a uncompromising ; stubborn

a part of the essential nature of something ; inherent , a tending to think about oneself ; examining ones feelings ,

inundate invective inveterate irascible ironic

v to flood ; to cover completely with water ; to overwhelm , , , n insulting or abusive speech , , a habitual ; firm in habit ; deeply rooted , , a easily angered or provoked ; irritable , a meaning the opposite of what you seem to say ; using words to mean something other than what they seem to mean , , a irreversible ,

irrevocable itinerant

a moving from place to place , , ,

#54 judicious juxtapose kinetic labyrinth laconic lament lampoon languish largess latent laud legacy lethargy levity #55 libel litigate loquacious lucid

a exercising sound judgment , , v to place side by side ,

a having to do with motion ; lively ; active , ; , n a maze ; something like a maze (maze), , a using few words, especially to the point of seeming rude , v to mourn , , v to satirize ; to mock ; to parody ,

v to become weak, listless, or depressed , , ; ; ; n generous giving of gifts (or the gifts themselves) ; generosity ; philanthropy , ( ) a present but not visible or apparent ; potential , ; , v to praise ; to applaud ; to extol ; to celebrate , n something handed down from the past ; a bequest n sluggishness ; laziness ; drowsiness ; indifference ; , , n lightness ; frivolity ; unseriousness , ,

n a written or published falsehood that injures the reputation of, or defames, someone , ; v to try in court ; to engage in legal proceedings ; /; a talking a lot or too much , , a clear ; easy to understand , ; ; ;

lugubrious luminous

a exaggeratedly mournful ; ; a giving off light ; glowing ; bright , , ; ,

#56 machination magnanimous magnate malaise malfeasance malinger malleable mandate

n scheming activity for an evil purpose , a forgiving ; unresentful ; noble in spirit ; generous , , n a rich, powerful, or very successful businessperson , ; , n a feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness , n an illegal act, especially by a public official v to pretend to be sick to avoid doing work a easy to shape or bend , , , n a command or authorization to do something ; the will of the voters as expressed by the results of an election , ; , , a visible ; evident , n a public declaration of beliefs or principles, usually political ones , v to arrange in order ; to gather together for the purpose of doing something , ; a warlike ; having to do with combat , ; ; , n someone who gives up his or her life in pursuit of a cause, especially a religious one ; one who suffers for a cause ; one who makes a show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy , ; , v to enroll, especially at a college ,

manifest manifesto marshal martial martyr

matriculate #57 maudlin maverick maxim mediate mellifluous mendacious mendicant mentor

a silly and overly sentimental , , n a nonconformist ; a rebel , , , n a fundamental principle ; an old saying , , v to help settle differences , a sweetly flowing , a lying ; dishonest , n a beggar (beggar) n a teacher, tutor, counselor, or coach ; especially in business, an experienced person who shows an inexperienced person the ropes (teacher, tutor)

mercenary mercurial metamorphosis

n a hired soldier ; someone who will do anything for money , a emotionally unpredictable ; rapidly changing in mood , ; , ; n a magical change in form ; a striking or sudden change , , ,

#58 microcosm milieu minuscule misanthropic mitigate mollify monolithic moribund morose mortify mundane munificent myopia myriad #59 narcissism nebulous nefarious neologism nepotism nihilism nominal nostalgia

n the world in miniature , n environment ; surroundings , a very tiny a hating mankind , v to moderate the effect of something , , ; v to soften ; to soothe ; to pacify , , , a massive, solid, uniform, and unyielding , ; a dying , a gloomy ; sullen (gloomy, sullen), , , a to humiliate , , , a ordinary ; pretty boring ; not heavenly and eternal , , a very generous ; lavish , (lavish), a nearsightedness ; lack of foresight ; n a huge number ;

n excessive love of ones body or oneself a vague ; hazy ; indistinct , , ; , a evil ; flagrantly wicked , , n a new word or phrase ; a new usage of a word (new word), n showing favoritism to friends of family in business or politics , n the belief that there are no values or morals in the universe , a in name only ; insignificant ; A-OK (during rocket launches) , , ; n sentimental longing for the past ; homesickness ; (homesickness)

notorious novel noxious nuance

a famous for something bad , , a new ; original , ; , a harmful ; offensive , ; , n a subtle difference or distinction , , ;

#60 obdurate obfuscate oblique oblivion obscure obsequious obtuse officious onerous opaque opulent orthodox

a stubborn and insensitive , , v to darken ; to confuse ; to make confusing , ; , a indirect ; at an angle , , ; , n total forgetfulness ; the state of being forgotten , ; a unknown ; hard to understand ; dark , ; , , a fawning ; subservient ; sucking up to , a insensitive ; blockheaded , , a annoyingly eager to help or advise , , a burdensome ; oppressive , a impossible to see through ; impossible to understand , ; , a luxurious , a conventional ; adhering to established principles or doctrines, especially in religion ; by the book , , ; , a apparent (but misleading) ; professed , a excessively conspicuous ; showing off , ; , v to calm someone down ; to placate , ,

ostensible ostentatious pacify #61 painstaking palliate

a extremely careful ; taking pains , (=pains-taking = taking pains) v to relieve or alleviate something without getting rid of the problem ; to assuage ; to mitigate , , ;

palpable paltry panacea paradigm

a capable of being touched ; obvious ; tangible , , a insignificant ; worthless , , , n something that cures everything n a model or example , ;

paradox parochial parody parsimonious partisan

n a true statement or phenomenon that nonetheless seems to contradict itself ; an untrue statement or phenomenon that nonetheless seems logical , a narrow or confined in point of view ; provincial ; , n a satirical imitation , a stingy (=stingy) n one who supports a particular person, cause, or idea , ,

#62 patent paternal pathology patriarch patrician patronize paucity peccadillo pedantic pedestrian pejorative penchant penitent pensive #63 peremptory perennial perfidy perfunctory peripatetic periphery

a obvious , (=obvious) a fatherly ; fatherlike , n the science of diseases n the male head of a family or tribe , ; , ; n a person of noble birth ; an aristocrat , ; v to treat as an inferior ; to condescend to , ; n scarcity , (=scarcity), , n a minor offense , a boringly scholarly or academic , a unimaginative ; banal (unimaginative), , (banal) a negative ; disparaging (negative), (disparaging) n a strong taste or liking for something ; a predilection , , a sorry ; repentant ; contrite , (sorry, repentant, contrite) a thoughtful and sad ,

a final ; categorical ; dictatorial , ; , ; , (categorical) a continual ; happening again and again or year after year , (continual) n treachery , (treachery) a unenthusiastic ; careless (careless;), (unenthusiastic) a wandering ; traveling continually ; itinerant (itinerant), (wandering) n the outside edge of something , ; ,

perjury permeate pernicious perquisite pertinent perturb peruse #64 pervade petulant philanthropy philistine pious

n lying under oath , , v to spread or seep through ; to penetrate , , a deadly ; extremely evil ; , (deadly) n a privilege that goes along with a job ; a perk , (=perk) a relevant ; dealing with the matter at hand , , ... , (relevant) v to disturb greatly , v to read carefully ,

v to spread throughout , , , a rude ; cranky ; ill-tempered , , (cranky, rude) n love of mankind, especially by doing good deeds , ; , n a smugly ignorant person with no appreciation of intellectual or artistic matters , a reverent or devout ; outwardly (and sometimes falsely) reverent or devout ; hypocritical , ; ; , a crucial , , (crucial) v to pacify ; to appease ; to soothe , , ; , a expressing sadness or sorrow , , , n a dull or trite remark ; a clich , ; ; , n common ; vulgar ; low class ; bourgeois , ; (vulgar), n an excess , a painfully emotional ; extremely moving ; sharp or astute , ; ,

pivotal placate plaintive platitude plebeian plethora poignant

#65 polarize polemic ponderous portent

v to break up into opposing factions or groupings , ; , n a powerful argument often make to attack or refute a controversial issue , a so large as to be clumsy ; massive ; dull (massive), , , (dull), , n an omen ; a sign of something coming in the future ; ; ()

postulate pragmatic precedent precept precipitate precipitous #66 preclude precursor predilection preeminent preempt premise prepossess

n something accepted as true without proof ; and axiom , , , ; , a practical ; down to earth ; based on experience rather than theory , n an earlier example or model of something , , n a rule to live by ; a principle establishing a certain kind of action or behavior ; a maxim , (maxim); , , v to cause to happen abruptly , , , a steep , (steep); ,

v to prevent something from ever happening , ; , n forerunner ; something that goes before and anticipates or paves the way for whatever it is that follows , , , n a natural preference for something , a better than anyone else ; outstanding ; supreme , , , v to seize something by prior right n an assumption ; the basis for a conclusion , , ; , v to preoccupy ; to influence beforehand or prejudice ; to make a good impression on beforehand ; , n a right or privilege connected exclusively with a position, a person, a class, a nation, or some other group or classification , ; v to triumph ; to overcome rivals ; (with on, upon, or with) to persuade , ; , a original ; unspoiled ; pure , , , a wastefully extravagant , ; ,

prerogative

prevail pristine prodigal #67 prodigious prodigy profane profess

a extraordinary; enormous; vast

, ; , ,

n an extremely talented child; an extraordinary accomplishment or occurrence; wonder / , , , , a not having to do with religion; irreverent; blasphemous ; , v to declare; to declare falsely or pretend; ; ; ; cf) professed , , , , , professional a , n , , a thoroughly competent; skillful; very good (at something) , (at, in) n (expert)

proficient

profligate profound

a extravagantly wasteful and, usually, wildly immoral a , n , a deep (several senses); ~sleep, ~knowledge, ~meaning, ~thanks, ~anxiety, ~bow n profundity, profoundness , ; , , , , n() , a flowing; extravagant , ; , ; n the industrial working class , v to spread or grow rapidly , a abundantly productive; fruitful or fertile , , ,

profuse proletariat proliferate prolific #68 promulgate propensity propitious proponent proprietary propriety prosaic proscribe proselytize protagonist protract provident

v to proclaim; to publicly or formally declare something , , , , n a natural inclination or tendency; a predilection , , , a marked by favorable signs or conditions , , ; , n an advocate; a supporter of a position , ; , a characteristic of an owner of property; constituting property , , ; n properness; good manners , ; ,

a dull; unimaginative; like prose (as opposed to poetry) , , v to outlaw; to prohibit , , ; v to convert (someone) from one religion or doctrine to another; to recruit converts to a religion or doctrine , n the leading character in a novel, play, or other work; a leader or champion , , v to prolong , , , (prolong) a preparing for the future; providing for the future; frugal , ;

#69 provincial provisional proximity prudent purported putative

a limited in outlook to ones own small corner of the world; narrow ; , ; , a conditional; temporary; tentative n nearness , , a careful; having foresight , , , a rumored; claimed , ; ,,, , a commonly accepted; supposed; reputed , , , ,

#70 qualify qualitative querulous quixotic

v to modify or restrict , , ; , a having to do with the quality or qualities of something (as opposed to the quantity) , a complaining; grumbling; whining , ; a romantic or idealistic to a foolish or impractical degree ,

#71 ramification rancor rapacious rebuke rebut recalcitrant recant reciprocal reclusive recondite #72 recrimination redolent redundant refute reiterate relegate relentless relinquish remonstrate renaissance renounce

n a consequence; a branching out , ; , , ; n bitter, long-lasting ill will or resentment , , a greedy; plundering; avaricious , , v to criticize sharply , v to contradict; to argue in opposition to; to prove to be false , a stubbornly defiant of authority or control; disobedient , , v to publicly take back and deny (something previously said or believed); to openly confess error , , a mutual; shared; interchangeable (mutual), , , a hermitlike; withdrawn from society , , a hard to understand; over ones head , ,

n a bitter counteraccusation, or the act of making a bitter counteraccusation , , , a fragrant (fragrant) a unnecessarily repetitive; excessive; excessively wordy , , v to prove to be false; to disprove , v to say again; to repeat , v to banish; to send away , , a continuous; unstoppable , , v to release or let go of; to surrender; to stop doing , , , v to argue against; to protest; to raise objections , , n a rebirth or revival , , v to give up formally or resign; to disown; to have nothing to do with anymore ,

#73 reparation repercussion replenish replete reprehensible reprisal reproach reprove repudiate requisite resolute
n paying back; making amends; compensation , ; , n a consequence; an indirect effect , , , , v to fill again; to resupply; to restore , a completely filled; abounding , ; , , a worthy of blame or censure , , n a military action undertaken in revenge for another; an act of taking an eye for an eye , , ; v to scold, usually in disappointment; to blame; to disgrace , , ; v to criticize mildly , , , v to reject; to renounce; to disown to have nothing to do with , , required necessary , ,

determined; firm; unwavering , , ,

#74 respite reticent revere rhetoric rigorous robust rogue rudimentary ruminate rustic

n a period of rest or relief , , ; a quiet; restrained; reluctant to speak, especially about oneself , , v to respect highly; to honor ,

n the art of formal speaking or writing; inflated discourse , , , a strict; harsh; severe , , ; , a strong and healthy; vigorous , , , n a criminally dishonest persons; a scoundrel , ; , a basic; crude; unformed or undeveloped , ; , v to contemplate; to ponder; to mull over , a rural lacking urban comforts or sophistication; primitive (rural), , ,

#75 saccharine sacrilege sacrosanct sagacious salient salutary sanctimonious

a sweet; excessively or disgustingly sweet , n a violation of something sacred; blasphemy a sacred; held to be inviolable , a discerning; shrewd; keen in judgment; wise , , a sticking out; conspicuous; leaping , ; , a healthful; remedial; curative , a pretending to be devout; affecting religious feeling

sanguine sardonic #76 scintillate scrupulous scrutinize secular sedition sensory sentient sequester #77 serendipity servile singular slander

a cheerful; optimistic; hopeful , , , , a mocking; scornful ,

v to sparkle, either literally or figuratively , a strict; careful; hesitant for ethical reasons , ; , , v to examine very carefully , a having nothing to do with religion or spiritual concerns n treason; the incitement of public disorder or rebellion (treason); , a having to do with the senses or sensation , a able to perceive by the senses; conscious , ... v to set or keep apart , ; , accidental good fortune; discovering good things without looking for them , submissive and subservient; like a servant , unique; superior; exceptional; strange , ; (unique), to speak badly about someone publicly; to defame; to spread malicious rumor , laziness; sluggishness the state of being sober; seriousness , , , eager and attentive, often to the point of hovering; anxiously caring or attentive ... , ; ,

sloth sobriety solicitous

solvent soporific #78 sordid spawn specious sporadic spurious squalor squander

not broke or bankrupt; able to pay ones bills , sleeping inducing; extremely boring; very sleepy ,

vile; filthy; squalid (filthy, squalid), , , (vile) to bring forth; to produce a large number , deceptively plausible or attractive , , stopping and starting; scattered; occurring in bursts every once in a while , , false; fake (false, fake) filth; wretched, degraded, or repulsive living conditions , ; , to waste , , ,

stagnation static staunch steadfast stigmatize stipulate stoic stratum stricture #79 strife stringent stymie subjugate sublime subordinate substantive subtle subversive succinct #80 succumb supercilious superficial superfluous surfeit surreptitious surrogate sycophant synthesis

motionlessness; inactivity , stationary; not changing or moving , , firmly committed; firmly in favor of; steadfast , ; , , (steadfast) loyal; faithful (loyal, faithful), , to brand with disgrace; to set a mark of disgrace upon , , to require something as part of an agreement , () indifferent (at least outwardly) to pleasure or pain, to joy or grief, to fortune or misfortune ; / a layer; a level , (layer, level) a restriction; a limitation; a negative criticism , ;

bitter conflict; discord; a struggle or clash , , , , strict; restrictive , , to thwart; to get in the way of; to hinder , to subdue and dominate; to enslave , awesome; extremely exalted; lofty; majestic (lofty), , , (awesome) lower in importance, position, or rank; secondary , ; , having substance; real; essential; solid; substantial , ; not obvious; able to make fine distinctions; ingenious; crafty , , , corrupting; overthrowing; undermining; insurgent , brief and to the point; concise

to yield or submit; to die , ; , haughty; patronizing , on the surface only; shallow; not thorough , ; , ; extra; unnecessary; redundant , excess; an excessive amount; excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking , , sneaky; secret , , substitute , one who sucks up to others the combing of parts to form a whole , ;

#81 tacit taciturn tangential tangible tantamount tautological temerity temperate tenable tenacious #82 tenet tentative tenuous terse theology tirade torpor touchstone tout transcend transgress transient trepidation turpitude #83 ubiquitous

implied; not spoken , , (implied) untalkative by nature , , only superficially related to the matter at hand; not especially relevant; peripheral , ; , touchable; palpable (touchable, palpable), , , , equivalent to , redundant; circular , ; (redundant) boldness; recklessness; audacity , (boldness; recklessness; audacity) mild; moderate; restrained (mild), , defensible, as in ones position in an argument; capable of being argued successfully; valid , , persistent; stubborn; not letting go (persistent), , (stubborn) a shared principle or belief experimental; temporary; uncertain , , ; , flimsy; extremely thin , , using no unnecessary words; succinct (succinct) the study of god or religion , prolonged, bitter speech , sluggishness; inactivity; apathy , , a standard; a test of authenticity or quality , to praise highly; to brag publicly about ... , ... ; to go beyond or above; to surpass , , to violate (a law); to sin , (violate) not staying for a long time; temporary , fear; apprehension; nervous trembling (fear), , , shameful wickedness; depravity , ,

being everywhere at the same time ,

unconscionabl not controlled by conscience; unscrupulous , , e unctuous oily, both literally and figuratively; insincere
, , ,

uniform unremitting unwitting urbane usurp utilitarian utopia #84 vacillate vapid vehement venal venerate veracity verbose

consistent; unchanging; the same for everyone , (consistent, unchanging) unceasing; unabated; relentless , unintentional; ignorant; not aware , poised; sophisticated; refined , , to seize wrongfully , , stressing usefulness or utility above all other qualities; pragmatic , , an ideal society

to be indecisive; to waver , ; , without liveliness; dull; spiritless , , intense; forceful; violent , , , capable of being bribed; willing to do anything for money; corrupt , , ; , to revere; to treat as something holy, especially because of great age , truthfulness , , using too many words; not succinct; circumlocutory , , , , ,

verisimilitude similarity to reality; the appearance of truth; looking like real thing vernacular vestige vex viable vicarious
everyday speech; slang; idiom a remaining bit of something; a last trace , to annoy; to pester; to confuse , capable of living; workable , experienced, performed, or suffered through someone else; living through the experiences of another as though they were ones own experiences , , , upheaval; natural cange; change in fortune , , ; to say vile things about; to defame , ;

vicissitude vilify #85 vindicate vindictive virtuoso virulent visionary

to clear from all blame or suspicion; to justify , , , ; seeking revenge , a masterful musician; a masterful practitioner in some other field (), , extremely poisonous; malignant; full of hate , ; , () a dreamer; someone with impractical goals or ideas about the future ,

vitiate vitriolic vocation vociferous volatile volition #86 wanton willful wistful zealous

to make impure; to pollute ... , , ; caustic; full of bitterness , an occupation; a job , , , ; , loud; noisy , quick to evaporate; highly unstable; explosive , ; , ; , , will; conscious choice , ,

malicious; unjustifiable; unprovoked , , , , deliberate; obstinate; insistent on having ones way , , yearning; sadly longing , , enthusiastically devoted to something; fervent ,