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vital
critical living, breathing, vibrant and lively
guess
figurative
not literal
guess
pragmatic
practical
mmm
prevaricate
lie
what we do to excuse ourselves from school
implication
something hinted or suggested
*hint hint*
digression
wandering away from the subject
our class does this a lot
paradox
something apparently contradictory in nature
guess
skeptic
doubter
think skeptical
nomadic
wandering
think nomads
volition
act of making a conscience choice
...
intellect
higher mental powers
like psychic people
outskirts
fringes, outer borders
guess
inherent
firmly established by nature or habit
hmmm...
facies
external form
outspoken
candid, blunt
...
definitive
final, complete
think definite
cessare
stop work
practical
useful, based on experience
guess
detached
emotionally removed, calm ,objective, physically unconnected
emotional
objective
not influenced by emotions, fair
...
abstract
theoretical, not applied
guess
derivative
unoriginal, derived from another source
...
dignus
worthy
vere
to stand in awe of
cludere
close
gratus
thankful
sid
sit
Hackeney
an old ordinary english town
integer
whole
jocus
jest, joke
kindill
torch, candle
ludus
play, sport
ainos
riddle
fundere
to pour
path
feeling
voc
call
altruistic
unselfishly generous
an always giving benefactor
alienate
make hostile, seperate
aliens are hostile
magniloquent
grand speech or expression
dogma
belief
religion
dogma
belief
religion
idiosyncracy
and odd, individual trait
kinna hard to hint
bravado
assumed air of defiance
also hard to hint
humility
humbleness of spirit
ionno
tribulation
great misery, distress, or sorrow
can't help
exhilarating
invigorating, refreshing
u should know... think.. sierra mist
pertinent
relevant, referring to the case at hand
can't help
disparage
criticize
can't help
laud
praise
can't help
dissent
disagree
rap uses this a lot too
cavil
to make unimportant objections
TIM
Concur
agree
assent
acknowledge
recognize, admit
u should know
ponderous
weighty
think guilty conscience
simplistic
oversimplified
guess
alloy
a mixture of metals
think titanium alloy
lavish
wasteful, liberal
can't help
garner
to gather, store up
to garner info
disperse
scatter
antonym of congregate
mentor
teacher
Mrs. Rappoport
Mock
make fun of
guess
miserly
stingy, mean
What greedy people are
conspicuous
noticeable
prominent
egregious
conspicuously bad
can't help
philanthropist
doer of good
robin hood
reprehensible
deserving blame
japan was reprehensible for starting WWII
renowned
famous
renowned actor
querulous
freful, whining
quarrel
alias
assumed name
ehh...
intractable
stubborn
ehh..
petty
trivial, unimportant
guess
induce
bring about, persuade
like to invoke
eloquence
persuasive speech, expressiveness
magniloquent
squander
to waste
squander all your money
aroma
fragrance
guess
hover
to hang about, wait nearby
guess
alacrity
cheerful promptness
ionno
asylum
a place of refuge or protection
sanctuary
exalted
raised in rank or dignity, praised
i was exalted to white knight
dispute
argument
guess
entourage
group of attendants
guess
assurance
promise, self-confidence
guess
tacit
understood, not put into words
mmm...
luster
shine, gloss
guess
scrupulous
conscientious, extremely thorough
...
lucid
easily understand
intelligible
assert
declare or state with confidence
to assert oneself
aptitude
fitness, talent
guess
benevolent
generous, charitable
guess
retiring
modest, shy
not old retiring
ineffectual
not effective, weak
guess
civil
having to do with citizens or the state
civilized
imperious
domineering, haughty
...
irate
angry
listen to the song
purported
alleged, claimed, reputed, rumored
...
infer
deduce, conclude
sherlock holmes can do this real quick
virtue
goodness
guess
atypical
not normal
wierd
judicious
sound in judgement, wise
old judgeman
cynical
skeptical or distrustful of human motives
?
artifact
an object made by human beings
unoriginated from earth
constraint
repression of feelings
holding back your emotions
metpaphor
implied comparison
guess
anthropomorphic
having human form or characteristics
personification
delude
decieve
ungainly
awkward, clumsy
...
cosmic
pertaining to the universe
guess
proximity
nearness
guess
aggregate
to gather, accumulate
opposite of disperse
disparate
basically different, unrelated
off subject
pact
agreement, treaty
guess
artifice
deception, trickery
kind of like delude
optimist
a person who looks on the good side
guess
utopia
ideal place state or society
guess
extricate
to free, disentangle
...
periphery
edge
vision
peripheral
marginal
vision
abrasive
rubbing away, tending to grind down
running water is abrasive-ish
contentious
quarrelsome
fighty
spontaneity
lack of premeditation, naturalness, freedom from constraint
guess
sap
To diminish, undermine
Candor
Frankness, open honesty
Rappoport says it all the time
Platitude
trite remark, commonplace statement
the way we talk
nuances
shade of difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
ingenious
clever, resourceful
still kind of the same as genius
ambiguous
unclear or doubtful in meaning
ambidextrous
capable of using either hand with equal ease
some talented ballers are this
ambivalence
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
devil on one shoulder and angel on the other
posthumous
after death
anonymous
having no name
too obvious
premature
happening, coming ,existing or done before the proper or usual time
u should know
adapt
alter, modify
like animals adapting to their surroundings
monetary
pertaining to money
take away the "tar"
decries
expresses strong disapproval of, disparage
a mom says know to a child who wants at toy, also think crie (cry)
simulates
feign, pretend
yeah yeah..
condones
overlook, forgive, excuse
the principal condoned me of my harsh actions
bolster
support, reinforce
just gotta know
enhance
increase, improve
u should know
conservatism
a political belief supporting established institutions and customs and preferring gradual development to sudden change
haha.. this is weird
fissure
crevice
pokemon!
aesthetic
artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciation of the beautiful
our posters are "aesthetic" as rap would say
pecuniary
pertaining to money
think monetary and its hint
intrinsic
essential; inherent; built-in
just look and memorize
deference
courteous regard for anothers wish
rap uses it when we want to do something else
assent
agree; accept
"out of deference to a few students, i have assented.. blah blah blah"
wrath
anger; fury
u should know
ironic
resulting in an unexpected outcome
u should know
bucolic
rustic; pastoral
think cow!
avarice
greed; desire for wealth
ummmm..... bank robbers have a lot of avarice
malicious
hateful; spiteful
in a malicious manner
admonition
warning
almost like a premonition
choleric
hot-tempered
cholera
blandishment
flattery
how girls feel when complimented
allure
attract
think lure
scruple
fret about, hesitate
i can't help
rhetorical
insincere in language or in a tone not meant for a response
rhetorical questions
colloquial
pertaining to conversational or common speech
huck finn speak
tentative
hesitant, not fully worked out or developed
the way quickly planned things are
irrefutable
indisputable; undeniable
inarguable <--- (a word?)
discredit
destroy confidence in; disbelieve
ermmm.. can't help
topography
the phyiscal features of a region
geography
counterpart
thing that ompletes another
yin-yang
impede
hinder, block, delay
ionno
refute
disprove
not "disapprove"
immutable
unchangeable
im - not
mut - change
cite
quote
citations
artisan
craftsman
artistman
cursory
hastily done
dunno
application
diligent attention
(no not on computers)
precursor
forerunner
ummm... my precursor is my father
collaborate
work together...
if u don't know this
narrative
related to telling a story
hmm...
epic
long heroic poem
The Odyssey
prominent
conspicuous, notable, sticking out
i wuz prominently standing there.. that's why she picked me out of all the other boys
dearth
scarcity
ionno
inexorable
relentless, unyielding
careful
minute
extremely small
pronounced my noot
complement
complete; make perfect
take out the men and add an e
eon
long period of time
kinna obvious
peripatetic
walking around, moving from place to place
linguistic
pertaining to language
majoring in linguistics
plausible
sounds truthful
u can do it
appreciate
to increase in worth; be thankful for
kinna like appraisal i guess
novelty
something new, newness
novelty toy?
succinct
brief
underwear
connotation
suggested or implied meaning of an expression
connotating books
abet
To aid
aid and abetting