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100 Cards in this Set

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s bacchanal
noisy party with a lot of drinking
noisy quarrel
s brawl
noisy quarrel
nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
n drivel
nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
n gibberish
nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
n solecism
nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
n alcove
nook; recess
not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
not able to be erased
not able to be perceived by touch; vague
not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
not able to be traveled or crossed
not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
not applicable; unrelated
s impersonal
not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
not biased; fair; N. impartiality
not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
s unceremonious
not done politely without due formalities
n unearthly
not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
n extraneous
not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
not essential; minor; N: something incidental
n evasive
not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
n tentative
not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
s fake
not genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
s homely
not good-looking; unattractive
not harmonious; conflicting
not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
n unwitting
not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
n disingenuous
not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
not native; from another part of the world; strange; intriguingly unusual; Ex. exotic flower/dress
not natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.
n atypical
not normal; not typical
not noticing; disregarding
not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
not planned; impromptu; extempore
not repentant
not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
s mat
not shiny; matte; having a dull finish; N: flat piece of material used as a floor covering; V.
not spacious; inconvenient
not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
s intolerant
not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
n impolitic
not wise; not expedient; not politic
s idle
not working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.
s pending
not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
noticeable; targeted for vengeance or attack; Ex. marked improvement/man
notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
n nurture
nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
n nutrient
nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
n effluvium
noxious(harmful) smell
s score
number of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision; Ex. full/vocal score; Ex. Don't worry on that score; V: mark with lines or notches; Ex. score the paper to make it easy to fold
obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
obedient; easily managed; submissive
n demur
object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
s fetish(fetich)
object believed to have spiritual powers; object of excessive attention or reverence; CF. fetishism
object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
n cynosure
object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
object to be thrown or projected
s lot
object used in making a determination at random; fate; piece of land
n exceptionable
objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
n beholden
obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
s compulsory
obligatory; that must be done
oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
n phenomena
observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
n antiquated
obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: ½Ä·áÇ°À̳ª ÀǺ¹ µîÀ» ´ã´Â ¹Ù±¸´Ï
n wrest
obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
obvious; easily seen; open for the public to read; of or protected by a patent; Ex. patent to everyone; N.
occupy fully; absorb
occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
occurring again and again
s seasonable
occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
occurring irregularly; intermittent
odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
n erratic
odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
oddity; idiosyncrasy
odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
s marginal
of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
s feline
of a member of the cat family; N.
s seasonal
of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
n peripheral
of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
s polar
of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
s sectarian
of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person