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ABERRANT
DEVIATING FROM WHAT IS NORMAL
ABEYANCE
TEMP. SUPPRESSION OR SUSPENSION
ABSCOND
TO LEAVE SECRETLY
ABSTEMIOUS
MODERATE IN APPETITE
ADMONISH
REPRIMAND OR CAUTION
AESTHETIC
RELATING TO BEAUTY OR ART
AGGREGATE
AMOUNTING TO THE WHOLE; TOTAL
ALACRITY
CHEERFUL WILLINGNESS
AMALGAMATE
TO COMBINE INTO A UNIFIED WHOLE
AMBIGUOUS
UNCLEAR OR DOUBTFUL IN MEANING
AMBIVALENCE
A STATE OF HAVING CONFLICTING EMOTIONAL ATTITUDES
AMELIORATE
TO IMPROVE
ANACHRONISM
SOMETHING OUT OF PROPER TIME
ANALOGOUS
COMPARABLE
ANOMALOUS
IRREGULAR; DEVIATING FROM WHAT IS NORM.
ANTIPATHY
HOSTILITY; DISLIKE
APPRISE
TO INFORM
APPROBATION
PRAISE/ APPROVAL
APPROPRIATE
TO TAKE POSSESSION FOR ONE'S OWN USE; CONFISCATE
ARTLESS
GUILELESS; NATURAL
ASCETIC
ONE WHO PRACTICES SELF-DENIAL
ASSIDUOUS
DILIGENT/ HARD WORKING
ASSUAGE
TO MAKE LESS SEVERE
ATTENUATE
TO WEAKEN
AUDACIOUS
BOLD/ DARING
AUSTERE
STERN/ UNADORNED
AUTONOMOUS
SELF- GOVERNING
AVER
TO AFFIRM/ DECLARE TO BE TRUE
BANAL
COMMONPLACE/ TRITE
BELIE
BELIE
BENEFICENT
KINDLY/ DOING GOOD
BOMBASTIC
POMPOUS/ USING INFLATED LANGUAGE
BOORISH
RUDE
BURGEON
TO FLOURISH
BURNISH
TO POLISH
BUTTRESS
TO SUPPORT
CACOPHONOUS
UNPLEASANT OR HARSH SOUNDING
CAPRICIOUS
FICKLE
CASTIGATION
PUNISHMENT; CHASTISEMENT
CATALYST
SOMETHING CAUSING CHANGE
CAUSALITY
RELATING TO CHANGE/ CAUSING A CHANGE
CHICANERY
TRICKERY; FRAUD
COAGULATE
THICKEN; CONGEAL
CODA
COMING TO AN END.
COMMENSURATE
PROPORTIONAL
COMPENDIUM
BRIEF/ COMPREHENSIVE SUMMARY
COMPLAISANT
OVERLY POLITE/ WILLING TO PLEASE/ OBLIGING
CONCILIATORY
OVERCOMING DISTRUST OR HOSTILITY
CONFOUND
TO BAFFLE/ PERPLEX
CONNOISSEUR
A PERSON POSSESSING EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OR TRAINING
CONTENTION
AN ASSERTION
CONUNDRUM
RIDDLE/ PUZZLE WITH NO SOLUTION
CONVENTIONAL
CUSTOMARY OR COMMONPLACE
CONVOLUTED
TWISTED/ COMPLICATED
CRAVEN
COWARDLY
DECORUM
PROPER BEHAVIOR
DEFERENCE
RESPECT/ REGARD FOR ANOTHER'S WISH
DELINEATE
TO REPRESENT OR DEPICT
DENIGRATE
TO SLUR SOMEONE'S REPUTATION
DERIVATIVE
SOMETHING DERIVED/ UNORIGINAL
DESICCATE
TO DRY COMPLETELY
DESULTORY
RANDOM/ DISCONNECTED
DIATRIBE
BETTER VERBAL ATTACK
DICHOTOMY
DIVISION INTO 2 CONTRADICTORY PARTS
DIFFIDENCE
SHYNESS/ LACK OF CONFIDENCE
DIFFUSE
TO SPREAD OUT
DIGRESSION
ACT OF STRAYING FROM THE MAIN POINT
DIRGE
FUNERAL HYMN
DISABUSE
TO FREE FROM MISCONCEPTION
DICERNING
PERCEPTIVE
DOSCORDANT
NOT IN TUNE
DISCREDIT
TO DISHONOR
DISCREPANCY
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
DISCRETE
DISTINCT/ CONSTITUTING A SEPARATE THING
DISINGENUOUS
NOT CANDID/ CRAFTY
DISINTERESTED
OBJECTIVE/ UNPREJUDICED
DISJOINTED
DISLOCATED/ LACKING ORDER
DISMISS
PUT AWAY FROM CONSIDERATION
DISPARAGE
TO BELITTLE
DISPARATE
DISSIMILAR
DISSEMBLE
TO PRETEND/ DISGUISE ONE'S MOTIVES
DISSEMINATE
TO SPREAD
DISSOLUTION
DISINTEGRATION
DISSONANCE
DISCORD/ LACK OF HARMONY
DISTEND
TO EXPAND/ SWELL OUT
DISTILL
EXTRACT THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS
DOCTRINAIRE
RELATING TO A PERSON WHO CANNOT COMPROMISE ABOUT POINTS OF A THEORY OR DOCTRINE
DOGMATIC
A HELD BELIEF THAT HAS NO PROOF
DUPE
TRICKED/ DECEIVED
EBULLIENT
EXHILARATED/ ENTHUSIASTIC
ECLECTIC
SELECTED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
EFFICACY
EFFICIENCY
EFFRONTERY
SHAMELESS BOLDNESS
ELEGY
POEM OR SONG EXPRESSING LAMENTATION
ELICIT
TO PROVOKE
EMBELLISH
TO ADORN
EMPIRICAL
DERIVED FROM OBSERVATION OR EXPERIMENT
EMULATE
TO IMITATE/ COPY
ENDEMIC
INHERENT
ENERVATE
TO WEAKEN
ENGENDER
TO CAUSE/ PRODUCE
EPHEMERAL
SHORT LIVED/ FLEETING
EQUANIMITY
COMPOSURE/ CALMNESS
EQUIVOCATE
TO INTENTIONALLY USE VAGUE LANGUAGE
ERUDITE
LEARNED/ SCHOLARLY
ESOTERIC
HARD TO UNDERSTAND/ KNOWN ONLY TO A FEW
EULOGY
HIGH PRAISE FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS RECENTLY DIED
EUPHERMISM
USE OF AGREEABLE OR INOFFENSIVE LANGUAGE IN PLACE OF UNPLEASANT OR OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE
EXACERBATE
TO AGGRAVATE/ TO MAKE WORSE
EXCULPATE
TO CLEAR OF BLAME/ VINDICATE
EXIGENCY
CRISIS/ URGENT REQUIREMENTS
EXTRANEOUS
NOT ESSENTIAL
FACETIOUS
HUMOROUS
FACILITATE
TO MAKE LESS DIFFICULT
FALLACIOUS
BASED ON A FALSE IDEA OR FACT
FATUOUS
FOOLISHLY SELF SATISFIED
FAWNING
SEEKING FAVOR BY FLATTERING
FELICITOUS
SUITABLY EXPRESSED
FLAG
TO DROOP/ GROW WEAK
FLEDGING
BEGINNER/ NOVICE
FLOUT
TO TREAT SCORNFULLY
FOMENT
TO INCITE/ AROUSE
FORESTALL
TO PREVENT/ DELAY
FRUGALITY
THRIFT
GAINSAY
TO DENY/ DISPUTE/ OPPOSE
GARRULOUS
VERY TALKATIVE
GOAD
TO PROD/ URGE ON
GOUGE
TO TEAR OUT/ SCOOP OUT
GRANDILOQUENT
POMPOUS/ BOMBASTIC
GREGARIOUS
SOCIABLE
GUILELESS
FREE OF CUNNING OR DECEIT
GULLIBLE
EASILY DECEIVED
HARANGUE
LONG POMPOUS SPEECH
HOMOGENEOUS
COMPOSED OF IDENTICAL PARTS/ UNIFORM IN COMPOSITION
HYPERBOLE
PURPOSEFUL EXAGGERATION FOR EFFECT
ICONOCLASTIC
ATTACKING CHERISHED TRADITIONS
IDOLATRY
IDOL WORSHIP/ BLIND OR EXCESSIVE DEVOTION
IMMUTABLE
UNCHANGEABLE
IMPAIR
TO DAMAGE/ INJURE
IMPASSIVE
SHOWING NO EMOTION
IMPEDE
TO HINDER/ BLOCK
IMPERMEABLE
IMPOSSIBLE TO PENETRATE
IMPERTURBABLE
NOT EASILY DISTURBED
IMPERVIOUS
IMPOSSIBLE TO PENETRATE
IMPLACABLE
INFLEXIBLE/ INCAPABLE OF BEING PLEASED
IMPLICIT
IMPLIED/ UNDERSTOOD BUT NOT STATED
IMPLODE
COLLAPSE INWARD VIOLENTLY
INADVERTENTLY
CARELESSLY/ UNINTENTIONALLY
INCHOATE
IMPERFECTLY FORMED OR FORMULATED
INCONGRUITY
STATE OF NOT FITTING
INCONSEQUENTIAL
INSIGNIFICANT/ UNIMPORTANT
INCORPORATE
INTRODUCE SOMETHING INTO ANOTHER THING ALREADY IN EXISTENCE
INDETERMINATE
UNCERTAIN
INDIGENCE
POVERTY
INDOLENT
HABITUALLY LAZY
INERT
UNABLE TO MOVE
INGENUOUS
NAIVE AND TRUSTING
INHERENT
FIRMLY ESTABLISHED BY NATURE OR HABIT
INNOCUOUS
HARMLESS
INSENSIBLE
UNCONSCIOUS
INSINUATE
TO SUGGEST
INSIPID
LACKING IN FLAVOR
INSULARITY
NARROW-MINDNESS
INTRACTABLE
NOT EASILY MANAGED
INTRANSIGENCE
STUBBORNNESS REFUSAL TO OMPROMISE
INUNDATE
TO COVER WITH WATER/ OVERWHELM
INURED
HARDENED/ USE TO
INVECTIVE
VERBAL ABUSE
IRASCIBLE
EASILY ANGERED
IRRESOLUTE
UNSURE OF HOW TO ACT
LACONIC
USING FEW WORDS
LASSITUDE
LETHARGY/ SLUGGISHNESS
LAUD
TO PRAISE
LETHARGIC
INACTIVE
LEVEE
AN EMBANKMENT THAT PREVENTS A RIVER FROM OVERFLOWING
LEVITY
LIGHT MANNER OF ATTITUDE
LOG
RECORD OF A VOYAGE/ RECORD OF DAILY ACTIVITES
LOQUACIOUS
TALKATIVE
LUCID
BRIGHT/ CLEAR. INTELLIGIBLE
MAGNANIMITY
GENEROSITY/ NOBILITY
MALINGERER
TO FEIGN ILLNESS TO ESCAPE DUTY
MALLEABLE
CAPABLE OF BEING SHAPED BY POUNDING...
MAVERICK
DISSENTER
MENDACIOUS
DISHONEST
METAMPRPHOSIS
CHANGE/ TRANSFORMATION
METICULOUS
VERY CAREFUL/ FASTIDIOUS
MISANTHROPE
ONE WHO HATES HUMANITY
MITIGATE
TO CAUSE TO BECOME LESS HARSH/ SEVERE/ ALLEVIATE
MOLLIFY
TO SOOTHE
MOROSE
ILL-HUMORED
MUNDANE
WORDLY AS OPPOSED TO SPIRITUAL
NEGATE
TO CANCEL OUT
NEOPHYTE
NOVICE/ BEGINNER
OBDURATE
STUBBORN
OBSEQUIOUS
OVERLY SUBMISSIVE
OBVIATE
TO MAKE UNNECESSARY/ TO ANTICIPATE AND PREVENT
OCCLUDE
TO SHUT/ BLOCK
OFFICIOUS
TOO HELPFUL/ MEDDLESOME
ONEROUS
BURNDENSOME
OPPROBRIUM
DISGRACE/ CONTEMPT
OSCILLATE
TO MOVE BACK AND FORTH
OSTENATIOUS
SHOWY
PARAGON
MODEL OF EXCELLENCE OR PERFECTION
PARTISAN
ONE-SIDED
PATHOLOGICAL
DEPARTING FROM NORM. CONDITIONS
PAUCITY
SCARCITY
PEDANTIC
SHOWING OFF LEARNING
PENCHANT
INCLINATION
PENURY
EXTREME POVERTY
PERENNIAL
PRESENT THROUGHOUT THE YEARS
PERFIDIOUS
FAITHLESS/ DISLOYAL
PERFUNCTORY
SUPERFICIAL
PERMEABLE
PENETRABLE
PERVASIVE
SPREAD THROUGHOUT EVERY PART
PHLEGMATIC
CALM IN TEMPERAMENT
PIETY
DEVOUTNESS
PLACATE
TO LESSEN ANOTHER'S ANGER
PLASTICITY
CONDITION OF BEING ABLE TO BE SHAPED OR FORMED
PLATITUDE
STALE/ OVER USED EXPRESSION
PLETHORA
EXCESS
PLUMMET
TO FALL/ PLUNGE
PRAGMATIC
PRACTICAL
PRECARIOUS
UNCERTAIN
PRECIPITATE
TO CAUSE TO HAPPEN/ THROW DOWN FROM A HEIGHT
PRECURSOR
FORERUNNER
PRESUMPTUOUS
RUDE/ IMPROPERLY BOLD
PREVARICATE
TO QUIBBLE/ EVADE THE TRUTH
PRISTINE
UNTOUCHED/ UNCORRUPTED
PROBITY
HONESTY. HIGH MINDEDNESS
PROBLEMATIC
POSING A PROBLEM
PRODIGAL
WASTEFUL/ LAVISH
PROLIFERATE
INCREASE RAPIDLY
PROPENSITY
INCLINATION
PROPITIATE
TO WIN OVER
PROPRIETY
CORRECT CONDUCT
PROSCRIBE
TO CONDEMN
PUNGENT
STRONG OR SHARP IN SMELL OR TASTE
QUALIFIED
LIMITED/ RESTRICTED
QUIBBLE
TO ARGUE OVER INSIGNIFICANT AND IRRELEVANT DETAILS
QUIESCENT
INACTIVE/ STILL
RAREFIED
REFINED
RECALCITRANT
RESISTING AUTHORITY OR CONTROL
RECANT
TO RETRACT A STATEMENT OR OPINION
RECONDITE
ABTRUSE/ PROFOUND
REFRACTORY
STUBBORN/ UNMANAGEABLE
REFUTE
TO CONTRADICT
RELEGATE
TO CONSIGN TO AN INFERIOR POSITION
REPROACH
TO FIND FAULT WITH
REPROBATE
MORALLY UNPRINCIPLED PERSON
REPUDIATE
TO REJECT AS HAVING NO AUTHORITY
RESCIND
TO CANCEL
RESOLUTION
DETERMINATION/ SOLUTION
RETICENT
NOT SPEAKING FREELY/ RESERVED
REVERENT
EXPRESSING DEEP RESPECT
SAGE
WISE
SALUBRIOUS
LASCIVIOUS/ LUSTFUL
SANCTION
TO APPROVE
SATIATE
TO SATISFY
SATURATE
TO SOAK THROUGHLY
SECRETE
PRODUCE AND RELEASE SUBSTANCE INTO ORGANISM
SHARD
A PIECE OF BROKEN GLASS
SKEPTIC
ONE WHO DOUBTS
SOLICITOUS
CONCERNED/ ATTENTIVE/ EAGER
SOPORIFIC
SLEEP PRODUCING
SPECIOUS
SEEMING TO BE LOGICAL AND SOUND, BUT NOT REALLY SO
SPECTRUM
BAND OF COLORS PRODUCED WHEN SUNLIGHT PASSES THROUGH A PRISM
SPORADIC
IRREGULAR
STIGMA
MARK OF DISGRACE
STINT
TO BE SPARING
STIPULATE
TO SPECIFY AS AN ESSENTIAL CONDITION
STOLID
HAVING OR SHOWING LITTLE EMOTION
STRIATED
MARKED WITH THIN, NARROWED GROOVES OR CHANNELS
STRUT
TO SWAGGER
SUBPOENA
NOTICE ORDERING SOMEONE TO APPEAR IN COURT
SUBSTANTIATE
TO SUPPORT WITH PROOF OR EVIDENCE
SUPERSEDE
TO REPLACE
SUPPOSITION
THE ACT OF ASSUMING TO BE TRUE OR REAL
TACIT
SILENTLY UNDERSTOOD/ IMPLIED
TANGENTIAL
PERIPHERAL. DIGRESSING
TENUOUS
WEAK/ INSUBSTANTIAL
TRIADE
LONG/ VIOLENT SPEECH
TORPOR
LETHARGY
TORTUOUS
HAVING MANY TWIST AND TURNS
TRACTABLE
OBEDIENT/ YEILDING
TRANSGRESSION
ACT OF TRESPASSING OR VIOLATING A LAW OR RULE
TRUCULENCE
AGGRESSIVENESS
VACILLATE
TO WAVER
VENERATE
TO ADORE/ HONOR/ RESPECT
VERACIOUS
TRUTHFUL
VERBOSE
WORDY
VIABLE
PRACTICABLE
VISCOUS
THICK/ SYRUPY
VITUPERATIVE
USING OR CONTAINING HARSH ABUSIVE CENSURE
VOLATILE
TENDING TO VARY FREQUENTLY
WARRANTED
JUSTIFIED
WARY
CAREFUL
WELTER
TO WALLOW OR ROLE
WHIMSICAL
FANCIFUL/ UNPREDICTABLE
ZEALOT
ONE WHO IS FANATICALLY DEVOTED TO A CAUSE
EVINCE
TO SHOW PLAINLY