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STICKY
ADHERENT
THE SECRETARY SAID "I OFTEN WONDERED WHO INVENTED THE ADHERENT SURFACE OF POST-IT NOTES."
CHARACTERIZE
TO STATE THAT WHICK IS TYPICAL OF SOMETHING.
DERIDE
TO LAUGH AT SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IN A WAY WHICH SHOWS YOU THINK THEY ARE RIDICULOUS OR OF NO VALUE
FLIPPANT
NOT SERIOUS ABOUT A SERIOUS SUBJECT
INCESSANT
NEVER STOPPING
INCUMBENT
OFFICIALLY HAVING THE NAMED POSITION
NOMENCLATURE
A SYSTEM FOR NAMING THINGS
PRIVATION
A LACK OF THINGS THAT ARE NECESSARY FOR AN ACCEPTABLE STANDARD OF LIVING
SUBJUGATE
TO MAKE SUBSERVIENT
TORTUOUS
NOT DIRECT OR SIMPLE
ACUMEN
SKILL IN MAKING CORRECT DECISIONS
CAUSTIC
INTENTIONALLY UNKIND
DEFRAY
TO PAY
EPIGRAM
A SHORT SAYING OR POEM WHICH EXPRESSES AN IDEA CLEVERLY AND AMUSINGLY
FIGURATIVE
USED NOT WITH THEIR BASIC FACTUAL MEANING BUT TO SUGGEST PART OF THAT MEANING
HERESY
AN ACTION WHICH SHOWS YOU HAVE NO RESPECT FOR THE OFFICIAL OPINION
INCORRIGIBLE
BAD BUT IMPOSSIBLE TO CHANGE OR IMPROVE
LANGUID
LACKING ENERGY,EFFORT OR ENTHUSIASM
OMNIPOTENT
HAVING ENOUGH POWER TO BE ABLE TO DO ANYTHING THAT IS DESIRED
POIGNANT
CAUSING OR HAVING A PARTICULARLY SHARP FEELING OF SADNESS
AESTHETIC
OF OR CONCERNING THE APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY OR GOOD TASTE
INTERIOR DESIGNER
CIRVUMVENT
TO GO AROUND SURROUND OR ENTRAP
DEMEANOR
THE WAY IN WHICH A PERSON BEHAVES
SLAMMING BOOKS ON A DESK
EXPOUND
TO EXPLAIN IN DETAIL
SPECIFIC EXAMPLES
HABITUATE
TO ACCUSTOM BY FREQUENT REPETITION
REPEATEDLY OR FREQUENTLY
ILLICIT
UNLAWFUL
ILLICIT DRUGS
PERVADE
TO PRESENT THROUGHOUT
SMELL OF ROTTEN EGGS PERVADED THE ROOM
RECIPIENT
RECEIVER
AFFINITY
LIKING
CONCILIATE
APPEASE
DESPICABLE
VILE
EXTEMPORANEOUS
CARRIED OUT WITH NO PREPARATION
HACKNEY
TO CAUSE TO BECOME TRITE
IMPOSITION
AN UNFAIR DEMAND ON SOMEONE
PLAGIARIZE
MAKE IT LOOK LIKE ONE'S OWN
QUIESCENT
BEING QUIET
ABERRANT
DEVIATING FROM THE NORM
CANTANKEROUS
ILL-TEMPERED
DECADENCE
A PERIOD OF DECLINE IN MORALS
INDISCRETION
INDISCREET ACTS
LONGEVITY
LONG LIFE
NONDESCRIPT
LACKING DISTINCTIVE QUALITIES
PROXIMITY
THE STATE OF BEING NEAR
STOIC
ONES WHO ARE SEEMINGLY INDIFFERENT