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Cogitate

KOJ-uh-tayt
To think about; to ponder on; to meditate upon; to plan or plot.
NONPLUS
To cause to be at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; to confound; to perplex; to bewilder.
COTERMINOUS

koh-TUR-muh-nuhs
1. Having the same or coincident boundaries.
2. Having the same scope, range of meaning, duration.
MALAPROPISM

mal-uh-PROP-iz-uhm
The usually unintentionally humorous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound; also, an example of such misuse.
INDEFATIGABLE


in-dih-FAT-ih-guh-bul
Incapable of being fatigued; not readily exhausted; untiring; unwearying; not yielding to fatigue.
GALUMPH

guh-LUHM
To move in a clumsy manner or with a heavy tread.
CONFLAGRATION

kon-fluh-GRAY-shuhn
1. A large and destructive fire; a general burning.
2. like a **** ; conflict; war.
PROFLIGATE

PROF-luh-guht; -gayt
1. Openly and shamelessly immoral; dissipated; dissolute.
2. Recklessly wasteful.
SURREPTITIOUS

suhr-uhp-TISH-uhs
1. Done, made, or gotten by stealth.
2. Acting with or marked by stealth.
AMBIT
1. Circuit or compass.
2. The boundaries or limits of a district or place.
3. An area in which something acts, operates, or has power or control; extent; sphere; scope.
SYCOPHANT

SIK-uh-fuhnt
A person who seeks favor by flattering people of wealth or influence; a parasite; a toady.
LAPIDARY

LAP-uh-dair-ee
1. Of or pertaining to the art of cutting stones or engraving on them.
2. Engraved in stone.
3. Of or pertaining to the refined or terse style associated with inscriptions on monumental stone.
MALODOROUS

mal-OH-duhr-uhs
Having a bad odor.
HOI POLLOI

hoi-puh-LOI
The common people generally; the masses.
APOGEE
1. The point in the orbit of the moon or of an artificial satellite that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth.
2. The farthest or highest point; culmination.