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Aura
That which surrounds a distinctive air or personal quality
Aura sounds like air which is part of the definition
Amorphous
Shapeless, without definite form of no particular type or character
Without organization unity or cohesion
Animorphs where shapeless when they were morphing and were confused so they didnt have organization
Aggrandize
To increase in greatness,power or wealth;
To build up, to intensify
To make appear greater
Grand stands for power and wealth;
When you make something grand you want it to look bigger than it appears
Affable
Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Affable rythmes with laughable...your easy to speak to if you laugh
Contraband
Illegal traffic, smuggled goods, illegal prohibited
The band were cons and smuggled illegal items
Erudite
Scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
Erud sounds like nerd, so they are bookish
Gossamer
Thin, light, delicate insubstantial
A very thin, light cloth
Think that a person named sam is thin and delicate b/c he always gos
Infer
To find out by reasoning
To arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought
To hint
Suggest
Imply
You want to In or find fer or information
Inscrutable
Incapable of being understood
Impossible to see through physically
The TABLE is unable to be understood b/c it doesnt talk
Insular
Relating to characteristics of,
Situated on a island
Narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
Irrevocable
Incapable of being changed or called back
In a vocal contest it is hard to be called back or change the way you performed
Propensity
A natural inclination or prediction toward
We you think your a pro at something such as collecting PENS you have a natural attracted to it
Querulous
Peevish, complaining, fretful
Think the quer person is always complaining and very peevish
Remonstrate
To argue or plead with someone against something
Remon looks like remand
So you remand strate(straight) or against something
Repudiate
To disown, reject or deny the validity of
The REPresentative disowned your case...
Looks like
Rep(representative)
u (you)
di (deny)
Resilient
Able to return to an orginial shape or form able to recover quickly
Silient...if your silient you will recover quicker
Reverberate
To re-echo, resound,
To reflect or be reflected repeatedly
Verberate sounds like viberate..when you sing the sound viberates around which makes it reecho
Scurrilous
Coarsely abusive,vulgar or low foul mouthed
Scurr kinda of sounds like scoorge..
He was mean....
Sedulous
Persistent
Showing industry and determination
Your sed(sounds like set) out to do somthing and are determined
Sleazy
Thin or flimsy in texture;
Cheap;Shoddy or inferior in quality or character ethically low, mean or disrespectable
Sleazy sounds like sneeze...
Think when you sneeze its cause your cold so your cheap and shoddy b/c you dont have heat...this also makes you mean b/c you sleep on a thin texture....