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Myriad
variety
During the revolutionary period, there were myriad of changes.
Adept
skillful
As a child of an army father, I became adept, at adapting to a new situation.
Remiss
to not do what you are required to do.

to be neglegent
I was remiss because I missed my appointment for the third time.
Contempt/Contend
Hatred/To State firmly
I have more than a temporary feeling of contempt towards her/I contend that it is important to be content in life.
Clandestine
secretive
The Ku Klux Klan is a very violent and clandestine group who wears hoods.
Controversial
causes to argue
The commercial about abortion is controversial
Fortify
to strengthen
They fortified the fort with more soldiers
Restrain
to keep down or hold back
I strained to restrain the dog from running free
Quelled
to keep down/restrain
The school bell quelled the talking.
Uprising
rebellion
The poor were rising in an uprise against their aristocrat.
Interrogate
to question
The terrorists were interrogated by the authorities
conflagration
A big fire
the protestors took all their flags and made a conoflagration to show their hatred.
ineffable
cannot be expressed in words
After winning the award for writing a fable, the joy was ineffable.
Articulate
V: to speak

Adj: Well-spoken
Giving a speech is an art which requires one to be articulate.
Consummate
complete, perfect
Every person searches for a consummate mate.
Presumptive
arrogant, prideful
assume-> presume-> someone who presumes he is the greatest is presumptive
Deleterious
harmful
If you don't save your work and it gets deleted, it is deleterious to your grades.
Judicious
wise
Judges must be fair but also judicious.
Indictment
legally charged with a crime
Saddam Hussein was a dictator who was formallly indicted and also indicted by the people
Discerning
perceptive, aware, keen
I was concerned because I could discern that something was wrong
Astute
perceptive, aware
Students must be intelligent but also need to be astute to do well on the SAT.
Censure
to criticize or punish
I am sure to be censured by my dad if I don't do my HW.
Animosity
Hatred/Hostility
I have animosity towards spiders.
Elegy
Sad song or poem
Eulogy -> Elegy
Nostalgic
Having good memories about the past
Most adults are nostalgic about their teenage years.
Dupe
N: fool

V: to fool them
Don't be a stupe
Produce
vegetables
Farmers produce variety(myriad) of produce.