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eclectic
Adj.
combining elements from a variety of sources
intanet
N.
a privately maintained computer network
foreboding
Adj.
marked by a feeling of trouble; misgiving
animosity
N.
dislike for; a hostile feeling
pragmatic
Adj.
practical
overtone
N.
having an additional, usually implicit meaning
aloof
Adj.
reserved in manner
intermittent
Adj.
alternately stoping and starting; off and on
incongruous
Adj.
not appropriate, not in agreement or in harmony with
encroach
V.
to intrude upon; to advance beyond the established boundaries
cerebral
Adj.
relating to the brain; know for using intelliect over intuition
austere
Adj.
unadorned, stern; servere in manner of appearance; very strict or moral
overbearing
Adj.
domineering; likes to dictate
tedious
Adj.
tiresome because of length, boring
misconception
N.
an incorrect thought notion, or idea, a misunderstanding
posterior
Adj.
located behind a part or toward the rear of a structure
histrionic
Adj.
excessively dramatic or emotional
antediluvian
Adj.
extremely old and antiqauted
aghast
Adj.
struck by shock, terror, or amasement
milieu
N.
an environment or a setting
misnomer
N.
an incorrect name
emulate
V.
to strive to equal or excel; to imitate
gratuitous
Adj.
given without obligation; given without return; unearned
taciturn
Adj.
not talkative; reluctant to join in conversation
garner
V.
to gather; to acquire
galvinize
V.
to stimulate into action
flourish
V.
to grow or move with extra energy
amenable
Adj.
willing to yield or cooperate; aggreable to
virulent
Adj.
poison; hateful, highly infectious
efface
V.
to rub or wipe out; erase
delectable
Adj.
greatly pleasing; delicious
evade
V.
to avoid
tranchant
Adj.
forceful, effective, and vigorous
esoteric
Adj.
intented for/understood by a select few
altruistic
Adj.
showing unselfish concernfor the welfare of others; generous
egregious
Adj.
Very bad; offensive
forebear
N.
ancestor, forefather
intermediary
N.
a mediator; one who goes between two people, groups, or things
intervene
V.
to come between two people or things
tenacious
Adj.
persistent; holding on to something valued
incredulous
Adj.
full of disbelief
oversight
N.
an ommission or error due to carelessness
audacity
N.
an excessively bold act; and instance of shamless courage
fortuitous
Adj.
occuring by chance; a pleasent accident
misconstrue
V.
to mistake the meaning of; misinterpret
affinity
N.
a natural attraction; a close connection
foremost
Adj.
standing at the front; first; most advanced; pricipal
enigma
N.
a puzzle or a riddle; a perplexing person, speech or text
intramural
Adj.
existing or camed on within the bounds (or walls) of an institution, especially a school
arduous
demanding great effort or labor, difficult
posthumous
Adj.
occuting or continuing after death
anterior
Adj.
placed before or in front
incite
V.
provoke to action
impede
V.
to obstruct or interfere with; to delay
extraneous
Adj.
not necessary
comes from the outside
connoisseur
N.
an expert in are or taste, a discerning judge in any field
lament
V.
to feel or express sorrow; to mourn