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Exigent:
adj. Urgent
Jurisprudence:
Jurisprudence: n. The science of rights in accordance with positive law.
3. Neophyte
adj. Having the character of a beginner.
4. Oration
4. Oration: n. An elaborate or formal public speech.
5. Profligacy:
5. Profligacy: n. Shameless viciousness.
6. Requiem:
6. Requiem: n. A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead.
7. Rue:
7. Rue: v. To regret extremely
8. Subtle:
8. Subtle: adj. Discriminating
9. Triumvir:
9. Triumvir: n. One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority.
10. Unctuous:
10. Unctuous: adj. Oily.
1. Vindicate:
1. Vindicate: 1. To clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof. 2. To provide justification or support for. 3. To justify or prove the worth of, especially in light of later developments. 4. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of. 5. To exact revenge for; avenge.
2. Sagacity;
2. Sagacity; The quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom.
3. Mundane:
3. Mundane: Of, relating to, or typical of this world; secular. 2. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
4. Circuitous:
4. Circuitous: Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course.
5. Exasperation
5. Exasperation- The act or an instance of exasperating. 2. The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
6. Querulous:
6. Querulous: Given to complaining; peevish. 2. Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling
7. Opulent:
7. Opulent: Possessing or exhibiting great wealth; affluent. 2. Characterized by rich abundance; luxuriant.
8. Enervating:
8. Enervating: 1. To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of.
9. Ephemeral:
9. Ephemeral: 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time. 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as certain plants or insects do.
10. Rancorous
10. Rancorous: Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will.
Antagonism
Antagonism n. – hatred or hostility
Gingerly
Gingerly adj. – very carefully
Soporific
Soporific adj. – sleep – inducing; sleepy
Vigilant
Vigilant adj. – carefully alert and watchful
Artisan
Artisan n – a person who is skillful with his or her hands
Imprudent
Imprudent adj. – careless; rash
Vilify
Vilify v. – to slander or defame someone’s name
Evanescent
Evanescent adj. – vanishing quickly; fleeting
Cacophony
Cacophony n. – lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
Chastise
Chastise v. – to punish or scold harshly
drudgery
drudgery n. Hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation.
effrontery
effrontery n. Unblushing impudence.
egregious
egregious adj. Extreme.
evanesce
evanesce v. To vanish gradually.
imbibe
imbibe v. To drink or take in.
laudatory
laudatory adj. Pertaining to, expressing, or containing praise.
latent
latent adj. Dormant
obstreperous adj. Boisterous.
obstreperous
obstreperous adj. Boisterous.
palatial adj. Magnificent.
perennial
perennial adj. Continuing though the year or through many years.
palatial
palatial adj. Magnificent.