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What does facetious means?
Humorous; Playfully joking
Ostentatious means
Meant to impress others; flashy
Optimum means
Best possible; most favorable; most desirable
Detriment means
Something that causes damage, harm, or loss
Vicarious means
Experienced through the imagination; not experienced in directly
Dexterious means
Skillful in using the hands or body
Scrupulous means
Careful about moral standards; conscientious
Gregarious means
Sociable; enjouing and seeking the company of others
squelch means
To silence or suppress; crush
Venerate means
To respect deeply; revere
despondent means
Downhearted; hopeless; overwhelmed with sadness
retrospect means
Reviewing the past; considering past events
Collaborate means
To work together on a project; cooperate in an effort
Discretion means
Good judgment or tact in actions or speaking
Instigate means
To bring about by moving others to action; stir up
Resilient means
Able to recover quickly from harm, illness, or misfortune
Rudimentary means
Fundamental; necessary to learn first
Sensory means
Having to do with seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting, or smelling
Zealot means
A person totally devoted to a purpose or cause
scoff means
To make fun of; mock;refuse to take seriously