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dissipate
verb. The young aristocrat DISSIPATED his fortune on wine,women, and song.(scatter, waste, squander)
prefix-dis
ending-ate
incessant
adj. The young children rebelled at the INCESSANT rain. (unceasing, continuing without interruption.)
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whet
verb. the preview just WHETTED our appetite.(sharpen, stimulate)
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ramifications
noun. We don't want to okay the plan until we've studied all the RAMIFICATIONS.(branches, outcomes, consequences)
ion=noun
ending-ion
halcyon
adj. When we are back at school the HALCYON days of summer. (calm,peacful,dreamlike)
prodigal
adj. Because he was PRODIGAL with his money his inheirtance was soon gone.(lavish in giving, wasteful, extravagant)
ardent
adj. They were ARDENT admirers of Bomo's voice.(strongl enthusiastic)
disconcerted
adj.The comedian was DISCONCERTED when the audience booed his act.(confused, upset, embarrassed)
prefix-dis
impecunious
adj. Her IMPECUNIOUS state required that she obtain several jobs.(penniless, lacking money)
quizzical
adj. The detective had a QUIZZICAL look on his face.(puzzled, teasing, odd)
tenet
noun. He was loyal to the TENET of his faith.(beliefs)
Stalwart
adj. Their STALWART beliefs could not be shaken.(resolute, uncompromising)
lynch
verb. The suspect was LYNCHED before he could say anything.(execute without due precess, espically to hang.)
rustic
adj. They liked to spend weekends at thier RUSTIC cabin in the mountains.(of the countryside, bucolic, unsophisticated.)
neophyte
noun. My grandparents are NEOPHYTES when it comes to learning about computers.(beginers)
prefix:neo- meaning new
satiated
adj. The child was SATIATED with all the excitement and began to whine.(satisifed fully,supplied to excess,full)
obsequious
adj. He had to learn to be OBSEQUIOUS towards his boss; or else.(play up to by a superior by use of insincere flattery, eargerness, full)
arduous
adj. learning vocabulary words can sometimes be an ARDUOUS task.(demanding great effort or labor)
creed
noun. The agency will hire regardless of CREED.(system of beleif)
facade
noun. In the old west frontier towns many elaborate store fronts were only FACADES.(front of building, false outward appearance.)