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FRIVOLITY
giddiness; lack of seriousness
EDUCE
to draw forth
REGAL
royal; grand
AGGREGATE
n. sum total.
v. to bring together; collect into one sum, mass, or body.
a gre gate..
INDICT
to charge with a crime
REFURBISH
v: to make new
GERMANE
adj: pertinent; related; to the point
WANTON
adj: unruly; excessive
SUNDER
v: to break; to split in two
MEANDER
v: to wind on a course; to go aimlessly
PROFUSION
n: great amount; abundance
AESTHETIC
adj: showing good taste; artistic
PITTANCE
n: small allowance
pittance
-> pity, petty
->i pity u cuz u have a petty allowance
SYCOPHANT
adj: flatterer
Sick o phant
if someone calls u a sick elephant(sickophant) he isnt a very good flatterer..
YORE
n: former period of time
sounds like year
DEFAMATION
n: harming a name or reputation; slandering
de faming
kinda obvious..
i knew this word i dont know why its here :P
AUDACIOUS
adj: fearless; bold
i think we learned this word i just forgot so i put it in here
VALANCE
n: short drapery hanging over the window frame
VIRULENT
adj: deadly; harmful; malicious
virus -> deadly
JUXTAPOSE
v: to place side-by-side
COLLOQUIAL
adj: casual; common; conversational;
colloquial
->co locial
->co local
->local
->common
PAROCHIAL
adj: religious; narrow-minded
DEMUR
v,n: objection; misgiving
DELINEATE
v: to outline; to describe
FURTIVE
adj: secretive; sly
MAGNANIMOUS
adj: forgiving; unselfish
HERESY
n: opinion contrary to popular belief
SALIENT
adj: noticeable; prominent
RELEGATE
v: to banish; to put to a lower position
ENIGMA
n: mystery; secret; perplexity
PALLID
adj: sallow; colorless
RETICENT
adj: silent; reserved; shy
PARAPHERNALIA
n: equipment; accessories
AUTHORITARIAN
n: acting as a dictator; demanding obedience (BOSSY)
Elizabeth Golan :P
QUIRK
n: peculiar behavior; startling twist
EFFERVESCENCE
n: bubbliness
SCRUPULOUS
adj: honorable; exact
HUBRIS
n: arrogance
TYCOON
n: wealthy leader
BALEFUL
adj: sinister; threatening; evil; deadly
VAGABOND
n: wanderer; one without a fixed place
INSTIGATE
v: to start; to provoke
SKULK
v: to move secretly
skunk
->smelly
->dont want them to fart on me
->move away from them secretly
THRIFTY
adj: economical; pennywise
TACITURN
adj: reserved; quiet; secretive
TRANSPIRE
v: to take place; to come about
EXPEDIENT
adj: helpful; practical; worthwhile
COALESCE
v: to combine; come together
RAUCOUS
adj: disagreeable to the sense of hearing; harsh
ruckus(noisy commotion)
->loud and annoying
->disagreeable to he sense of hearing
CRAVEN
adj: cowardly; fearful
What u get when u crossbreed a crow and a raven...Because both birds r really cowardly (i made it up. dont know if true) their baby is also really cowardly
USURY
n: the act of lending money at illegal rates of interest
NEOPHYTE
n: beginner; newcomer
HACKNEYED
adj: commonplace; trite
BEHOOVE
v: to be advantageous; to be necessary
RESCIND
v: to retract; to discard
EPITOME
n: model; typification; representation
GRANDIOSE
adj: extravagant; flamboyant
EXTRANEOUS
adj: irrelevant; not related; not essential
RUSTIC
adj: plain and unsophisticated; homely
DESTITUTE
adj: poor; poverty-stricken
VOLATILE
adj: changeable; undependable
PENSIVE
adj: reflective; contemplative
YOKE
n: harness; collar; bond
ABRIDGE
v: to limit; to take away
ACQUIESCE
v: to agree or consent to an opinion
PRECLUDE
v: to inhibit; to make impossible
LIAISON
n: connection; link
PUNGENT
adj: sharp; stinging
ERRANT
adj: wandering
PROSAIC
adj: tiresome; ordinary
DERIDE
v: to ridicule; to laugh at with scorn
INDULGENT
adj: lenient; patient
LASCIVIOUS
adj: indecent; immoral
GENERIC
adj: common; general; universal
SUCCINT
adj: consisting of few words; concise
FACSIMILE
n: copy; reproduction; replica
SOLACE
n: hope; comfort during a time of grief
PRIVY
adj: private; confidential
KNAVERY
n: rascality; trickery
SERRATED
adj: having a sawtoothed edge
PROVOCATIVE
adj: irritating
PERTINENT
adj: related to the matter at hand
DISSONANCE
n: harsh contradiction
BLITHE
adj: happy; cheery; merry
EXPLICIT
adj: specific; definite
LETHARGIC
adj: lazy; passive
ATROPHY
v: to waste away through lack of nutrition
WANE
v: to grow gradually smaller
DEVOID
adj: lacking; empty
SCRUTINIZE
v: to examine closely; to study
OPULENCE
n: wealth; fortune
op ~whatever
-> eye doctor
-> makes a lot of money
-> wealth
CONSTERNATION
n: amazement or terror that causes confusion
constipation
-> can't poo
-> terror
RABID
adj: furious; with extreme anger
what u feel when ppl call ur pig a rabbit :P
PERPETUAL
adj: enduring for all time
TARRY
v: to go or move slowly; to delay
Our friend Terry is really slow
INCOGNITO
adj: unidentified; disguised; concealed
Kinda sounds like Magneto who is a super villain so he is disguised
DICHOTOMY
n: branching into two parts
Tommy is a poor kid with a weird disorder...His private stuff gets divided into 2 like a "Y"
Dick o' Tommy
-> branching into 2 parts
VENERATE
v: to revere
GUILE
n: slyness; deceit
isn't this the name of a character in Street Fighters?
STIGMA
n: a mark of disgrace
CANDID
adj: honest; truthful; sincere
I always thought this meant hidden because Candid Camera uses hidden cameras but apparently it doesnt mean that:P
ADVERSE
adj: negative; hostile; antagonistic; inimical
TACITURN
adj: reserved; quiet; secretive
USURPATION
n: act of taking something for oneself; seizure
Do u know Ursula? I think that's the name of the evil octopus lady in little mermaid... she's greedy so she tries to take something for herself
TEMPER
v: to soften; to pacify; to compose
when babies have fevers they have high tempers and they cry a lot so we have to try to pacify them so that they'll be quiet