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Paraphrase
1. to restate- put what some one else has expressed in to different words
ostensible
1.apparent- appearing or seeming to be true.
2.plausible- synonym
3. specious - negative suggestion of using deception
to make something false appear true
4. real or true ( stated as true but no necessarily true)
digress
1.to wonder, straight from the point, deviate, go off in another direction
2.used in speaking or writing , that departs from the main point at hand and wonders off in another direction
3. (noun) digression
Uncanny
1. strange, wired, uncanny experience
2. beyond what is normal or expected
Candor
1. frankness, openness, sincere expression
2. syn straightforwardnesses, outspokennesses, forthrightnesses,- directly to the point, ingenuousnesses- speaks honestly and sincerely
morose
glum my, moody, ill tempered, grumpy
syn - 1.dolorous- mournful- full of sadness
2. lugubrious -extremely grumpy
3. saturnine- having a bitter disposition or sour outlook in life
(syn) solemn- refuse to speak or associate with people because in a bad mood
when depressed and silent because you are feeling bitter or resentful.
missentreppy- hatred of human kind.
adept
skilled, handy, clever, expert, proficient
an adept( n)- highly skilled
Saturated
1. soaked, full of moisture, interely wet
sodden- heavy with moisture with liquor
Pragmatic
1. practical,having to do with everyday practice, concerned with everyday affairs as opposed to theory or speculations
Congemial
sympathetic, agreeable, harmonious, compatible, having the same taste, interest or personalities.
Capricious
unpredictable, tending changing abruptly for no apparent reason
sudden changed of mind or emotions.
Blatant
noisy, disagreeably or offensively loud
Blatant- disagreable
Obligatory
required, necessary, mandatory,
Negligible
unimportant, of little consequence, very insignificant
Adamant
un yielding, immovable
hard substance or stone not breakable, hard not flexible
Sporadic
Occasional, happening from time to time.
Vanguard
1. the fore front of an action or movement.
Concur
to agree be in accord with, go along with
1. to act together ( time anc change concured in our succes
2. happened together( his pay raise concurred with together)
3. to agree
Precociousness
early development in mental ability
2. children whose mental ability is very advance
Aloof
apart, at a distant, removed, withdrawn, not wishing to speak with other
emotionally reserved and keeps a distance at others