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Prodigal
adj: reckless with money; wasteful
Refute
tr. v.: to disprove
Relegate
tr. v.: to banish or to demote someone
Profusion
N: abundance
Provincial
adj: narrow in sight or relating to provinces
Prodigious
adj: enormous
Prolific
adj: producing in great quatities (thoughts, products, offspring)
Profound
adj: deep in terms of thought
Provoke
tr. v.: to incite something or someone into action
Rectify
tr. v.: to correct
Rebuttal
N.: a response w/ formal evidence; a formal counter argument
Ratify
tr. v.: to approve in a formal manner
Qualified
adj: limited; restricted
Redundant
adj: repetitive
Prudent
adj: cautious; careful
Remourse
N.: guilt
ADj: remourseful
Respite
N.: a brief rest
Reprehensible
adj.: deserving blame
Reproach
tr. v.: to express disproval
Renounce
tr. v.: to reject or give up a title
Reprove
tr.: to find fault with
Resolution
N.: determination
Revere
tr.v.: to respect; to honor
Reserved
adj: self-controlled
Restraint
N.: a controlling force
Repudiate
tr.: to reject the valitdity or authourity of
Rescind
tr.: to cancel
Resigned
adj: patiently submissive
Retaliate
intr.: to repay in kind(usually for bad treatment)
Reticence
N.: a preference or tendency to be silent
Reticent
Saturate
Tr.: to soak
Sanction
v: to give official authorization or approval of
Satire
N.: irony and sarcasm used to make fun of something
Solemnity
N.: seriousness
Rhetorical
adj: relating to effective language (rhetorical question)
Sporadic
adj: occuring irregularly
Squander
tr.: to waste
Stagnant
adj: motionless
Scanty
adj: meager; insufficient
Scrupulous
adj: extremely thorough
Static
adj: unchanging; lacking developement
Subtlety
n: sometihgn difficult to detect or notice
Superficial
adj: shallow; trivial
Scrutinize
tr.: to examine closely and critically
Surreptitious
adj: secret
Sycophant
N:a servile flatterer; a toady
Taciturn
adj: habitually silent; talking little
Trepidation
N: fear
Vilify
tr: to slander
Tenative
adj: planned, but not fully worked out
Tirade
N: an extended scolding
Tedious
adj: boring; tiring
Virtuoso
N: a highly skilled artist
Undermine
tr: to weaken
Terse
adj: abrupt; concise
Vacillate
intr.: to waver
Unobtrusive
adj: inconspicious
Thrifty
adj: careful about money
Venerate
tr: to revere
Viable
adj: capable of living or developing under favorable conditions
Virulent
adj: extremely poisonous
Wither
intr: to decay; to shrivel
Volatile
adj: explosive tending to violence or evaporating rapidly
Whimsical
adj: capricious; unpredictable
Zeal
N: excessive devotion
adj: Zealous
N: Zealot