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abate
cease or receed
accrue
mount, intersify, get larger
acrimonious
arguementative; bitter
affectation
facade; fake; artificail
apparition
ghostly appearance
blatant
obvious
callow
insensitive, unfeeling
candor
honesty
conducive
supportive
the atmosphere was conducive to my learning
contemptuous
hateful;lack of respect
contrive
to create in an unnatural way
deleterious
harmful
dilatory
habitually late
discursive
rambling
ectoplasm
ghostly substance
egregious
outrageous, terrible
elicit
to bring about
epitome
the ultimate example, embodiement
exude
to give off
exude enthusiasm
feign
to act, pretend
fervor
intensity, excitement
fetter
to shackle something
fortuitous
fortune, lucky
fractious
to break something down, dividing (behavior)
hauteus
acting in a haughty manner arrogant way of acting
haitus
extended leave of absense
iota
small amount
imperceptible
to being able to be percieved
impetuous
not very patient
impregnable
can't be penetrated
incredulous
not able to believe
ingratiate
suck up
innuendo
a suggestive comment (negative)
"sexual innuendo"
interpose
intrude something between two things
irrevocable
can't revoke
jaded
disillusioned, hardened to life
dull b/c of overexposure/use "jaded appetite"
wearisome
languid
fluidity, soft, flowy
laudable
praise worthy
mitigate
lessen the effect
novice
rookie
obtrusive
sticks out
odium
feeling of hatred
adj, odious
omnibus
all inlclusive
"an omnibus bill submitted by legislature"
peremptory
won't allow for disagreement
"peremptory command"
perfidy
lack of faith
permeable
things that can go through
poignant
to the point
precipitate
to cause to happen
privy
special privilege to things that are private or secret
"i'm privy to that info"
prolific
producing a lot of something
prosaic
short and concise, dull
proximity
nearness
puntilious
precise, meticulous
pungent
strong "pungent aroma"
querulous
quarrelsome
reprobate
somebody who can be cured of their ways/reformed
reprove
to try to make soemone bitter, scold to try to improve
revelation
to reveal/epiphany
sabbaitical
haitus that comes every 7th year
sepulchral
somehting to do w/ graves, burials, tombs
soporific
to incude sleep
stalwart
strong, sturdy
subterfuge
doing something in a roundabout way; ruse; seomthing used to evage something
surfeit
an abundance
surmise
to guess, inferance
swank
fancy
tenuous
weak, lacking in substance
"a tenous grasp of the facts"
"a tenuous position, history"
transient
a homeless person (n.)
turgid
slow moving, dense; excessively ornate, swollen, distended
"a turgid bladder"
"turgid prose"
vapid
empty
verbose
wordy
vicarious
secondary "to live vicariously thorugh someone"
wheedle
to coax, cajole very annoyingly
winsome
charming "winsome personality"
"winsome smile"