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Intrepidity
(fearless) The intredpidity of the knight showed when he fought the dragon
Diminutive
(small) The diminutive ant was stepped on by the boy
Dissapprohbation
(disapproval) The parents expressed dissapprohbation when they found out the party had no supervision
Soporiferous
(bringing sleep) The sopiferous class was so boring I wanted to fall asleep
Prodigious
(extraordinary in size) The prodigious amount of homework over the weeked caused me much stress
Expedient
(fit for the purpose) I found an expedient way to study and that was to use flashcards
Impertinence
(inappropriate playfulness) The impertinence of the comment during class angered the teacher because it was off topic
Conjectured
(a guess) Sarah conjectured about why her friend was so upset
Impudence
(lack of modesty) His impudence showed when he killed the dog
Contrivance
(plan or scheme) The boy came up with a contrivance to get out of doing his homework
Recompensed
(to repay) The boy recompensed the girl with flowers after their fight
Concupiscence
(lust) Susie's concupiscence toward Joe led to her boyfriend breaking up with her
Enmity
(hatred) His enmity toward the squirrel led to him throwing a stick at it
Precipitancy
(undue hastiness or suddeness) The precipitancy of his decision to quit his job, left him unemployed for a long time
Expostulations
(an earnest and kind protest) The teenager's expostulations didn't work because her parents still wouldn't let her go on the date
Insatiable
(not capable of being satisfied) The man's insatiable desire for wealth led to him having an unhappy life
Docility
(easily managed) The nerd's docility caused all the bullies to pick on him
Rudiments
(basics) You must know the rudiments of football to understand the game
Envoy
(a diplomatic agent) The envoy was sent to England to discuss the war in Iraq
Encomiums
(praise) Jane received encominums from her parents on her straight-A report card
Magnanimous
(noble) His magnanimous character was proved when he helped out at the soup kitchen
Clemency
(an act showing leniency) His clemency of cleaning the house led to his mom lowering his punishment
Morose
(gloomily) Corey's morose attitude in Pre-Cal put her in a bad mood
Prostrate
(to lay flat on the ground) The girl assumed a prostrate position after her long run
Prudent
(wise) The old, prudent man helped out his son with his relationship problems