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Innuendo
N
An insinuation or hint
Largo
Adj
Large, broad
Logorrhea
N
Excessive talkativeness, Running off at the mouth
Mausoleum
N
Ornate structure, large imposing tomb
Nuance
N
Trace, subtle distinction, slight gradation
Modicum
N
A little bit, limited quanity
Ombudsman
N
Representative, advocate, proponent
Overt
Adj
Open, unconcealed, manifest
Palindrome
N
Word, phrase, number or sentence that reads teh same backward and forward
Pandemonium
N
A riot, din, uproar, tumult
Parity
N
Equality, equivalence
Incandescent
Adj
Becoming white or hot/ glowing with intense heat
Obsolescent
Adj
Becoming outdated, obsolete
Extraneous
Adj
Unrelated, irrelevant
Extravagant
Adj
Excessive, beyond one's means
Pedagogue
N
Teacher, especially of children
Pedagogy
N
The art or discipline of educating
Penchant
N
Inclination, learning
Repartee
N
Clever retort, witty reply
Rote
N
Memorization
Scurrilous
Adj
Vulgar, evil, slanderous
Solace
N
Comfort, especially in grief or misfortune
Tautology
N
Redundancy, repetition
Temporal
Adj
Relating to time, fleeting, temporary, earthly
Ultimatum
N
A final deman or condition
Zeal
N
Enthusiasm, passion, fervor
Homogenize
V
To blend, to make consistent
Homologous
Adj
Corresponding
Legacy
N
Inheritance, heritage
Legislate
V
To enact laws
Accretion
N
Increase, increment, accumulation
Aegis
N
Protection, auspices, leadership
Charisma
N
An unusual quality of leadership
Compendium
N
Short or abridged work, condensation of a larger work
Eclectic
Adj
Selective, having many different sources
Elusive
Adj
Fleeting, evasive, baffling
Aesthetics
N
Philosophy or science of beauty, art and taste
Faux pax
N
Misstep, social blunder, error
Fiat
N
Edict or command
Idiosyncrasy
N
A characteristic peculiar to one person, entity or eccentricity
Iniquity
N
Wrongful conduct, sin, wickedness
Disconsolate
Adj
Downcast, dejected
Dysfunction
N
Abnormal or impaired function
Elude
V
Escape
Extirpate
V
To eradicate or exterminate
Root: escent
becoming, beginning
Root: extra
beyond, outside
Root: hom
same, alike, similar
Root: leg
law, legal
Root: dis, dys
not, reverse, deprive of, opposite of
Root: e, ex
out of, away, not, missing, absent