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pallid
definition: pale, dull
POS: adjective
Syn: ashen, colorless, sallow
Example: He had a PALLID look on his face after coming out of the haunted house.
dogmatic
definition: holding firmly to a particular set of beliefs with little or no basis
POS: adjective
Syn: ----
Example: The boy acted DOGMATIC when he refused to listen to the girl's point of view on the religion.
irresolute
definition: uncertain how to act, indecisive
POS: adjective
Syn: doubting, fluctuating, wavering
Example: The lawyer seemed IRRESOLUTE when he was asked that question.
devious
POS: adjective
def: tricky, deceptive
syn: dishonest, fraudulent, shrewd
example: her DEVIOUS plan got her in trouble with her parents
vivacious
POS: adjective
def: lively, spirited
syn: animated, cheerful, vibrant
example: The VIVACIOUS freshman strolled down the halls on his first day.
accentuate
POS: verb
def: to emphasize, to stress
syn: highlight, underscore, underline
example: she had to ACCENTUATE more on her speech to get an A.
deleterious
POS: adjective
def: harmful
syn: damaging, destructive, pernicious
example: after the fire, DELETERIOUS materials were in the air.
adulation
POS: noun
def: extreme admiration
syn: applause, commendation, flattery
example: the ADULATION the swimmer received after breaking the record was overwhelming.
idolatry
POS: noun
def: the worship of a person, thing or institution as g-d
syn: adoring, devoted, loving
example:
terminate
POS: verb
def: to end, to close
syn: abolish, expire, wrap
example: the man came over to terminate the bugs.
aero
air

aerobics
aerodynamics
aerate
biblio
book

bibliography
bible
bibliophile
crat
rule

democrat
aristocrat
autocrat
doc
teach

doctrine
document
doctor
flect/ flex
bend

reflex
reflection
flexible
deflect