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adverse
in opposition to
affect
have an influence on (cause)
aggravate
to make worse
auger
a tool used for making holes
augur
seer, sooth sayer
capital
seat of government (town or city)
capitol
buidlings where legislative meets
complement
something that completes or (helps make whole)
compliment
expression of praise
consul
an individual (in a country's foreign service) (Chief Roman Magistrate)
council
a group (an assembly of persons who deliberate)
cousel
advice or (act of exchanging ideas)
discreet
modest,(being "hush-hush")
discrete
distinct (constituting a seperate thing, alone by itself...)
disinterested
unbiased or (free of bias)
effect
a result
enervate
to destroy the stength of (to weaken...)
enormity
monstrous (or outrageous or improper) offense
enormousness
very great in size
factoid
inaccurate info. (something assumed as true, may not necesarilly be true though...)
flagrant
outwardly offensive
flammable
easily ignited
flaunt
show of (ex: to ... (show of) your body)
flout
show contempt for
forte
something in which a person excels
gender
sexual idenity (a person's sexual idenity...)
impeach
to charge with improper conduct (to bring about the charges...of the improper conduct)
imply
expressing (saying) something indirectly
incredulous
skeptical, disbelieving or (expression of disbelief)
infer
to conclude from evidence (ex: observations) or premises
inflammable
same as flammable, (easily ignited)
irony
discrepency (something happening that you expect not to... or situation ivolving what is not expected
its
possesive pronoun
it's
contraction, it is
kudus
props! praise!
lay
put or place something
lie
recline or lay (yourself)
mass
a group of people...
mean
the average of numbers
median
the middle number
mischievous
naughty...sly
peruse
look over
precipitate
fall off (or to throw from...)
precipitous
steep (extremely steep)
principal
one who holds a position of ranking (ie: a principal) or a person at the top, the highest rank ect...
principle
main or chief idea (...crop)
proscribe
To denounce or condemn.
To prohibit or forbid, to banish or outlaw.
reticent
Restrained or reserved in style, Reluctant; unwilling.
sensual
sexual
sensuous
pleasing to the senses
unintrested
not interested, without an interest, bored...