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garrulous

GAR yuh lus
talkative, rambling

He was so garrulous that he repeated everything many times
malice

MAL is
desire to harm others

His death was caused by malice and was not accidental
malevolence, spite, malicious
stoic

STOW ik
not showing passion or felling, indifference

The umpire remained stoic despite the manager's screaming.
opposite of ardent
ravenous

RAV us nus
urgently eager for food, craving satisfaction

The boy had a ravenous appetite and ate everything
voracious, gluttonous
inundate

IN un date
to flood, to overflow

The television station was inundated with calls when the game was interrupted.
ardor
warmth or heat of emotion, extreme force, vigor or energy

His ardor for art showed in his work.
passion, fervor, intensity
jubilee

JOO buh lee
a period of rejoicing

The year of jubilee was a time of happiness and celebrating.
punctilious

pungk TILL ee us
stressing precise following of instructions, details, codes or conduct

The boss insists that we be punctilious in following company policy.
meticulous
flaunt

FLONT
to show off, to display ostentatiously

The woman was obviously trying to flaunt the new diamond ring on her finger.
opposite of to hide
laggard

LAG urd
slow, sluggish

When that coach tell yuo to do something, do not be laggard.
tentative

TEN tuh tiv
not fully worked out, uncertain

We have a tentative agreement, but we hope to have an agreement soon.
opposite of permanent
desolate

DES uh lit
deserted, without inhabitants, barren

Some of the western states have large areas that are desolate.

surfeited

SUR feh ted
fed or supplied to excess

I was surfeited after having eaten so much at the banquet.
glutted, gorged
converge

kun VURJ
to come together in a single point or focus
dilapidated

di LAP uh da tid
in poor condition
dilatory

DIL uh tor ee
causing delay
disconsolately


dis KON suh lit lee
in a downcast or cheerless manner
inebriated


i NEE bree a tid
drunk
lassitude

LAS uh tood
n) fatigue, lack of energy
maudlin

MOD lin
sentimental
sedition

se DISH un
n)rebellion againstthe government