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credulous
adj. Children are CREDULOUS when it comes to Santa Claus.(easily decived, gullible, naive)
harbinger
noun. The robin is the HARBINGER of spring. (forerunner, object that calls out something that will happen)
brash
adj. Her manner was so BRASH that she got fired. (hasty and unthinking, impudent)
erudition
noun. The guests were impressed by thier host's ERUDITION. (deep learning, scholarship)
covet
verb. It is useless to COVET another person's lifestyle. (desire that which belongs to another)
frugal
adj. During periods of infaltion people must learn to be more FRUGAL. (thirfy, avoiding unessecary spending)
vivacious
adj. the VIVACIOUS young actress stole the show.(animated, spiritied, lively)
cajole
verb. He finally CAJOLED his father into letting him have the car. (coax)
subversive
adj. Thier SUBVERSIVE activities caused much strife. (intended to undermine established beliefs)
amorphous
adj. The jellysifh was just an AMORPHOUS blob in the water. (lacking definite form, shapless)
punctillious
adj. He had been taught to be PUNCTILLIOUS about thank you notes. (careful, exact)
omnipotent
adj. You might feel OMNIPOTENT at the age of five but you will never again. (all-powerful)
cant
noun. The politican's speech was full of CANT. (hypocritically pious langague)
ignoble
adj. No one forgave him for his IGNOBLE deed.(dishonorable)
His IGNOBLE birth was a disadvantage.(common, not of nobility)
sundry
adj. We did SUNDRY errands. (various, miscellaneous)
anomalous
adj. he was put in an ANOMALOUS posistion when one teacher okayed his abscence and the other did not. (irregualr,abnormal, deviating from the normal order)
taciturn
adj. We couldn't get any information from the TACITURN famer. (uncommunicative, habitually silent)
cynical
adj. Most youn people are idealisitc, not CYNICAL (believing poeple are motivated byt selfishness)
omniscient
adj. She seemed OMNISCIENT on the subject of jazz. (knowing everyting)
adhere
v. The coach ADHERES to training rules no matter what. (stick like glue, follow without deviation)