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obstreperous
noisy, loud
The obstreperous kid was abnoxious.
contumacious
insubordinate, rebellious
Teenagers are often contumacious.
mettlesome
high-spirited, courageous
--|>>>>>
cadge
to beg, to get by begging
pith
the heart of the matter
--|>>>>>
supine
lying on the back
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remonstrate
to protest, object
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inveigh
to attack verbally
precepts
the rules, code of conduct
impute
to attribute to the cause
feckless
careless
feck = ****
decorum
propriety, properness
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penchant
a strong liking
A penchant for SWORDS!!!!
appropriate(v)
to acquire, set aside
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truculence
aggressiveness, FEROCITY
garrulity
talkativeness
arabesque
an ornate design/dance position
forbearance
patience, willingness to wait
a --|>>>>>, but not an ARRRRRGGGGGGH word
veritable
unquestionable, true
pragmatic
practical
p**********
arrant
in everyway
arrantly
consequential
pompous, self important; having consequence
malinger
to fake an injury to shirk a duty
paucity
scarcity, a lacking of
penia
striated
striped, banded, or grooved
str********
seminal
like a seed, originative
seminal vesicles......
attenuate
ENERVATE!!! to thin, to weaken
-|>>
precarious
risky, uncertain, ...dangerous
precariously pearched
enervate
ATTENUATE!!! to weaken, to deprive of strength
-|>>
beatify
to bless, to make happy
(Medieval accent)I beatify you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost
partisan
prejudice, one-sided
partisan, p*******
equivocate
lie, to conceal the truth
YOU DO NOT EQUIVOCATE TO ME!!!!!!!!!!
assiduous
diligent, hardworking
--|>>>>>
anachronism
Something out of place for its time
CHRONO TRIGGER!!!!!
lassitude
weariness, tiredness
(*huff* *huff*)
phlegmatic
calm, slugglish temperament, unemotional
--|>>>>> (action)
sycophant
suck-up
perfunctory
not thorough, superficial
THIS IS A PERFUNCTORY JOB, DO IT AGAIN!
impair
to worsen, to diminish in value
transient
temporary/ fleeting
qualify
to limit
nascent
to emerge, to come into existance
naitre
Quixotic
extravagently chivilrous, romantically idealistic, impractical
--|>>>>> (sort of)
reprobate
A person hardened in sin, a libertine.....
libertine
an immoral man
tractable
easily influenced
sort of like predictable.............................yes, keep following the dots.............
craven
cowardly
--|>>>>>(insult for the fool)
picaresque
involving clever rogues or adventurers
not picturesque...
sedulous
diligent, devoted to duty, assiduous
aver
to prove, justify, affirm, assert
intrepid
fearless, undaunted, brave
--|>>>>>
impassive
without feeling, not affected by PAIN!!
--}>>>>> (ARRRRGHH)
salient
highly relevant / prominent
Salient topics, no bird-walks
morose
sullen, gloomy
remember the clouds...
raffish
low, vulgar
loquacious
talkative
piquant
agreeably pungent, stimulating
demur
to hesitate, to raise objections
politicians demur
equipoise
equalibrium, equal weight on both sides
equa-
abysmal
extreme; low, like an abyss
hmmmmmm abyss?......
tawdry
cheap, gaudy, showy, tacky
dross
SLUDGE
yummmm caecal feces.....
ardor
passionate, enthusiasm
--|>>>>> (sort of)
insouciant
unconcerned, care free
not a worry in the world...
volubility
verbosity, fluency
I can speak well, not I talk good
dulcet
melodious, harmonious
dolce, with a tune
mellifluous
sweetly flowing
mellifluous flows so well on the tongue...
desiccate
dehydrate
almost like decimate, or desicrate, but less direct
harrow
to distress, create stress
Geez, I have 5 tests this week........AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!
pellucid
transparent, easy to understand
Man, its easy to see through this one...
pariah
an outcast / rejected person
--|>>>>> (sort of) The omegaweapon.... is an example.....
taciturn
untalkative, silent
We are taciturn...we do not speak
pique
resentment at being ignored
turgid
excessively ornate, bloated?
Gas X!!!!!! or arabesque...
pillory
to punish
p.....p!!!
adamant
hard and inflexible, unyielding
Medieval swords men do not YIELD!!!
multifarious
varied, motley
multi- the melting pot
torpor
lethargy, sluggishness
not a --|>>>>>> word but quite the opposite
imprecation
an invocation of evil; a curse
We knights fight against this evilness
audacious
daring, bold
We are KNIGHTS!!!!!
hirsute
hairy, shaggy
Hello Big foot
tenacity
firmness, persistency
how glue sticks
apostate
one who abandons long held religous or political convictions
deals with abandoning religion....
lachrymose
causing tears
*sobbing*
welter
turmoil
Dont get into welter!!!
discomfit
to defeat, put down
I WILL DISCOMFIT YOU!!!
laconic
brief, to the point
reticent
venal
corruptible, bribable
Judges cannot be venal
ossify
to turn to bone! to become close minded
Don't ossify while arguing
disingenuous
sophisticated, artful
ingenius
insensible
unconscious, unresponsive, unaffected
hit in head, or IMPASSIVE
turbid
muddy, having sediment stirred up
TURBIDITY TEST
erudite
learned, scholarly
A warrior must be strong, as well as erudite
saturnine
gloomy, sullen, morose, dark...
We shed light on saturn-ine things
abeyance
suspended action
LETS REPLAY IN MATRIX
diaphanous
transparent, gauzy
overhead sheets
epitome
representative, a summary or abstract, a typical example
commenplace summary, cliche
squalid
foul, filthy
F-dirty
quiescent
at rest, dormant, torpid
we are quiescent when we sleep
recreancy
cowardice, a cowardly giving up
CRAVEN, Warriors are not RECREANT!!
misanthrope
one who hates mankind
not a philanthropist
misogynist
one who hates women/females
EDDY KOGAN
castigate
to chastise, correct by punishing
Russia will castigate the world
apprehension
misgiving, dread
The apprehension of the missing wolf gave a fear that had never been seen before!!
gainsay
deny
DON'T GAINSAY IT! WE KNOW YOU DID IT!
pungency
sharpness, stinging quality
The edge of a sword
approbation
approval
I need your approbation to go with the plan. Don't gainsay (deny) it.
refractory
stubborn, unmanageable, intractable
Prabha is refractory, she is ossified!!!
contentious
quarrelsome, competitive, quick to fight, pugnacious
A warrior must not be contentious. He must keep a cool head.
antipathy
aversion, dislike
Kind of like penchant, but opposite
hapless
unlucky, unfortunate
Leprachauns have a pot o' luck. -Leprechauns have a pot o'haplessness
prevaricate
stray from or avoid the truth, equivocate
a white lie. DON'T PREVARICATE TO ME!!!
countenance
face, (v) approve of
His countenance displayed his countenance of the plan.
dogmatic
positive, certain, arbitrary, without room for discussion
The principles were dogmatic; they were freely chosen and could not be debateable
strut
a supporting bar
Bridges have struts
felicitous
suitably expressed, apt, well chosen, apropos
The furniture was felicitous; everything matched the room
apropos
appropriate to the situation, apt
A sword was apropos for a BATTLE
implacable
incapable of being placated, unpleasable
It doesn't make me happy
raffish
disreputable; tawdry
Professionals do not wear raffish clothes
guileless
without deceit, honost
We must be guileless, and not equivocate to our superiors
resigned
unresisting, submissive
The leader was resigned to the Huns.
vituperate
berate, attack verbally, FULMINATE
render
deliever, provide, represent
diffidence
shyness
His diffidence made him the most quiet kid in the building.
sophistry
fallacious reasoning, faulty logic
not sophisticated, but somewhat opposite
fulminate
berate, explode, VITUPERATE
dynamo
a generator, energetic person
DYNAMO-MAN
assay
an analysis
A, A
hallow
to make holy
Our Father, who art in heaven, HALLOWED be thy name...
disabuse
to undeceive, to correct a false impression
sort of like discover
boisterous
loud, noisy, rough
It kinda looks like the word
inveigle
wheedle, led astray
kinda like tractable
sodden
soaked, saturated
S, S
perfidious
violating good faith, treacherous, dishonost
The perfidious mountains were evil with its spiky tops and large bases...
conundrum
a riddle, dilemma, enigma
the conundrum was quite the mystery
denouement
an outcome or solution
The denouement of the book was amazing at the end...
stolid
having no emotion, impassive
I am a murdererer...I cannot have any sentiment to those I kill...
dissemble
to present a false appearance; to deceive
opposite of disabuse
desuetude
disuse or cessation of use
de-sue-tude
indefatigability
tirelessness
in-de-FATIGUE-ability
dilatory
procrastinating, causing delay
Stop dilatory-ing, and get to work and turn it in on time.
garner
to gather or store, to save
g-g...I want to keep this away....
quaff
drink in large quantities
I quaffed my water, and it spilled all over the floor...
intractable
stubborn
kinda the opposite of tractable...if you remember it...
delineate
to sketch out
de-LINE-ate
ascetic
practicing self-denial, austere
kinda like abstinance....not really though...
fervid
intense, zealous
daunt
intimidate, make fearful
the knight daunted his opponents with his huge black armor and powerful war horse
burgeon
grow forth
kinda like a plant
anomalous
unexpected, strange
some of the hints are anomalous
nice
precise, sensitive to subtleness
prodigal
wastefull, reckless with money
the prodigal son
lugubrious
mournfull, excessively sad
the lugubrious funeral
baleful
OMINOUS, harmful
A wolf is somewhat baleful
credulous
gullible, too willing to believe
opposite of incredulous
incredulous
skeptical, unwilling to believe
opposite of credulous
blithe
cheerful, casual, carefree
:), and insouciant
verisimilitude
appearing true or real
provident
frugal, looking to the future
Stand on a cliff and look to the horizon, then you'll be somewhat provident...(sort of)
edacious
voracious, devouring
....yeah the scenery was edacious?
exposulate
correct, or protest
go on strike
auspice
protection or support
auspicious
favorable, successful, prosperous
punctilious
precise
P-P
salutary
remedial
imbroglio
difficult or embarrassing situation
The imbroglio turned his face a deep crimson...
wend
to go, proceed
Wend out into the world to make your mark...
nostrum
a quack remedy
placebos
personable
attractive
She was very personable...
salactious
obscene
SHIELD YOUR EYES!!
exscind
to cut out
the director exscind-ed many scenes...
sublime
lofty, noble
The king was sublime in his glory...
quail
lose courage
The craven knight quailed before the baleful dragon...
urbane
elegant
She was not only personable, but urbane as well
tyro
novice
He was a tyro pyro...
Similar to a squire and his knight
boorish
crude, offensive
Do not be boorish to me, you *contumacious* WHELP!
upbraid
reprove, reproach
The man upbraided the child for being greedy
effete
infertile, weak
Il est fatigue...et *effete*-ed
obdurate
stubborn,inflexible
much like adamant-ium...
mince
to speak too carefully
He minced his speech, but not his meat...haha pun...
inimitable
defying imitation, unmatchable
His skill was inimitable; he had no equal
inveterate
deep rooted, habitual
his actions were inveterated; he had no control over them
umbrage
offense, resentment
The contumacious boy was umbraged at being upbraided...
extirpate
to DESTROY
EXTIRPATE the ENEMY!!
forswear
renounce, disallow
I will forswear thou shall't not crosseth this line.
ignoble
dishonorable
You fight ignoble-ly, yet I fight grasping my HONOR.
ostensible
seeming, appearing as such
Kinda like a first look and confirming it
illusory
deceptive; an illusion
The ninja's illusory tactics were quite ninja-like...
But seriously... illusion::illusory? come on...
overweening
presumptuously arrogant
The greatest problem in society today...
wag
to be incessantly active
sorta like a dynamo
lucubrate
write in a scholarly fashion
I have a great decorum and am very erudite, and apparantly I lucubrate frequently...
Enough hints in that? haha
impetuous
impulsive
We must not be impetuous in all our actions; it is a fatal flaw of the human race
bellicose
belligerent, WARLIKE
*BATTLE CRY*!!!!!
cabal
a scheme or plot
not a cable, but a cabal can be transferred through a cable...This is something Bush never has...
irresolute
unresolved, indecisive
Various issues can be irresolute
complaisance
tending to comply
complaisance :: comply
apprise
inform
I will apprise you of your predicament...
pusillanimous
cowardly, craven
YOU PUSILLANIMOUS WEAKLING!!
polemical
controversial
Debates get heated over polemical issues
luculent
easily understood
kinda like pellucid
poignant
physcally painful
We must be impassive to poignant things
engender
cause, produce
To engender raw materials...
dissemble
to hide, disguise
We had this word before...I think
equanimity
calmness of temperament
Keep equanimity admist the frantic world
ingenuous
young, honost, artless
3 meanings...and not one of 'em is ingenious
epicure
food lover
gluttony is a sin
salient
highly relevant
All of you should know this one since Englert uses it ever 2 seconds...
inchoate
not yet fully formed, rudimentary
an inchoate idea is an idea on the tip of your tongue
pugnacious
quarrelsome, belligerent, given to fighting
Calm yourself. It is unwise to be pugnacious in battle
peremptory
urgent, imperative
The peremptory issue was more important than whatever Bush had to talk about.
exigency
emergency
studying for this test is an exigency
ameliorate
improve
I have to ameliorate these hints
august
majestic
the view was very august
minatory
menacing
minators could have been minatory
froward
stubborn
kinda like being forward
fetter
to shackle
handcuffs
pundit
a learned scholar
think erudite
venal
corruptible, bribable
venal judges should be thrown out
belie
contradict
Don't belie yourself; it loosens your argument.
epitome
a typical example
e -typ- ome
prosaic
mundane
Not really how the word sounds like
hermetic
sealed by fusion
If hermits had powers, this could be one of them
fervor
zeal, intense emotion
kind of like fervid, without the -id + an -or
endemic
prevailing in a specific area
sorta like pandemic
reticent
untalkative, silent
the reticent boy was shy
rapacious
greedy
little boys should not be rapacious
coeval
coexisting
co- co-
austere
stern
the parents were very austere about the grave situation of the family
indolence
laziness
its nice to be indolent, although you won't get any work done
pristine
unspoiled
the pristine frontier was heavenly compared to the smog of urban life behind them
capricious
fickle, unpredictable
Popularity is a carpicious friend
edifying
enlightening
knowledge is edifying; it allows civilization to progress with light
philistine
one who lacks knowledge
Goliath was a philistine, not only because thats where he came from, but also literally as well.
maladroit
clumsy
mal a droit. Cmon, its a french word.
detumscence
diminishing of swelling
after the injury, the wound displayed signs of detumscence
stygian
gloomy
add to the factory of words similar to saturnine...
calumniate
to slander
Don't calumniate to anyone; some people take it offensively
baneful
destructive
wolfsbane.... sorta
forestall
prevent by taking action in advance
It is important to forstall during a battle so you will be prepared for onslaughts.
occult
hidden
the cult was occult