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gratis

Grah tus
free

The gratis appearance of the artist allowed more funds for the charity
gratitude, gratuitously
parody

PAIE us dee
a humerous or satirical imitation

The parody of that serious poem was hilarious.
rue


roo
to be sorry for, to regret

He will rue the day that he fights with me.
opposite of to be happy
prodigious

pruh DIJ us
extraordinary in bulk, quanity, or degree, great in size, enormous

His prodigious appetite allowed him mto eat the entire turkey.
opposite of puny
impudent

IM pyuh dunt
disrespectful, characterized by improper bold behaviour

The student's impudent act of using profanity toward his teacher will cause him to be expelled.
opposite of respectful
hilarity


heh LAR eh tee
boisterous, merriment, mirth

The party was marked by great hilarity.
glee
hideous

HID e ous
exceedingly ugly, offensive to the sight

The hideous monster was gruesome.
shocking, repulsive, appaling
pique

PEEK
resentment, irratation

After finding that he had been seeing other women, she showed her pique by not speaking to him.
opposite of acceptance

lucid

LOO sid
easily understood, mentally sound

His lucid remarks helped everyone understand the new law.

placate

PLAY kate
to appease or to pacify by making concessions

My wife is so angry at me that I cannot placate her
commandeer

KOM un deer
to take for military purposes
divulge

dih VULJ
to reveal
dun
to pester for payment
gesticulate

jes TIK yuh late
to make gestures with the hands usually while speaking
inflammatory

in FLAM uh tor ee
likely to excite or upset
lamentably

LAM un tuh blee
regrettably
paroxysm

PAIR ok siz um
emotional fit
proximity

prok SIM uh tee
near location