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"abet"
"to encurage
"abysmal"
"extremely or hopelessly bad or severe"
acme
the peak, highest point, such as development or progress of something
None
"Adamant"
"refusing to give in, inflexible.
None
Adept
skilled, being able to do something very well.
None
Advocate
to support, to defend by argument, be in favor of
None
"affirmation"
"the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed"
"aforementioned"
"previously mentioned"
"Allegation"
"an assertion (declared without support)of wrongdoing or misconduct on somebody's part
None
"Aloof"
"uninvolved or unwilling to become involved with other people or events. Apart"
"amicably"
"characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable"
"anecdote"
"A short personal account of an interesting or humorous incident. biographical incident"
"animosity"
"feeling of strong dislike or hated"
"anomalous"
"deviating from or inconsistent with the common order; not fitting into a common or familiar type
"apathy"
lack of interest in anything
None
"Arbitrary"
"based solely on personal wishes
"Arduous"
"requiring hard work or continuous physical effort. very difficult
"banter"
"an exchange of light
"Benign"
"having a kindly disposition; showing gentleness or kindness"
"Blatant"
"Noisy
"candor"
"to express frankly and openly with no hesitation. Sincerity of expression. to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty"
"Capricious"
"tending to make sudden unexpected changes. Unpredictable arising from sudden whim"
"charmed"
"To attract or delight greatly"
"Clandestine"
"kept secret or done in secret especially for evil
complacent
self satified, overly pleased with ones abilities, advantages, etc that lack concerne for others around.
None
"concur"
"To agree
"Congenial"
"things that agree or go well together. Having the same taste or intrests."
"conspicuous "
"easily or clearly visible
"contempt"
"the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean
"Creed"
"a professed set of beliefs
"defunct"
"dead
"Delegate"
"to intrust with athority or power
"denigration"
"a belittling comment"
dichotomy
division into two parts that are opposed, or contradictory groups
None
"digress"
"to stray from the point
"edification"
"morally or spiritually; uplift"
"enigmatic"
"resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious."
"equivocal"
"open to more than one interpretation
"Esthetician"
"somebody whose job is to give people beauty treatments
"evanescent"
"vanishing; fading away; fleeting. To disappear like mist."
"evocative"
"to call forth
"fickle"
"likely to change
"further"
"Gullible"
"easily deceived
"homeostasis"
"The tendency of the body to seek and maintain a condition of balance or equilibrium within its internal environment
"icosahedron"
"a solid figure having 20 faces"
"impetuous"
"acting on the spur of the moment
"indignation"
"strong displeasure at something considered unjust
"lament"
"to express grief or sorrow about something. regret deeply"
"Legacy"
"Something handed down from the past."
"lethargy"
"a state of physical slowness and mental dullness resulting from tiredness
"litigious"
"tending or wanting to take legal action. relating to litigation"
"micturate"
"to pass urine; urinate"
"mitigate"
"to make something less harsh
"Monotonous"
"uninteresting or boring as a result of being repetitive and unvaried"
"Morose"
"having a withdrawn gloomy personality; depressed"
"moxie"
"courage and aggressiveness; nerve; The ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage."
"Nebulous"
"unclear
"Negligible"
"something that can be disregarded
nostalgia
A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past
None
obfuscated
to make obscure or difficult to see which would lead to confusion (unable to think clearly)
None
Obligatory
something that must be done; required
None
"obliquely"
"in a manner of Indirect or evasive; misleading."
"ostensible"
professed as being true without being proven, could be real or not; apparent
None
"ostentatious"
"characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others."
"paragon"
"A model of excellence or perfection of a kind"
paraphrase
to restate, put into other words, give the meaning in another form
None
peevish
bad-tempered; showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood
None
"penultimate"
"second to last in a series or sequence; next to last"
"peripheral"
"lying at or forming the outside or boundry of something; minor or incidental in importance or relevance; external
"Personable"
"pleasing in appearance
"perverse"
"contrary to what is regarded as normal or reasonable
"placid "
"tending or appearing to be pleasantly calm and not easily excited
Poignant
percing, penitrating, affecting the sinces, feelings, emotions or being effective
None
"pragmatic"
"more concerned with practical results than with theories and principles. Having to do with actual practice."
"Precociousness"
"early development especially mentally
"premature"
"occurring
"prodigious"
"extraordinary in size
"profligate"
"an extrem spendthrift; extravagantly wastful."
"rapport"
"relation; connection
"rebuff"
"to refuse or reject bluntly."
"Recur"
"to happen again especially at intervals."
"Resolute"
"possessing determination and purposefulness
"reticent"
"reluctant to speak; disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved"
"Saturated"
"soaked thoroughly wet. Literally or fugitively. completely packed or full so that no more can be added"
"serendipity"
"an act or aptitude for making desirable or favorable discoveries by accident."
"specter"
"some object or source of terror or dread."
Sporadic
occuring in a scattered or random way; occasional, not constant.
None
"succulent"
"Highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable"
Supposition
an assumption, to assume is true. Something that is supposed, an idea of supposing something to be true without knowing if truly true.
None
"systemic "
"pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole."
"Tacit"
"unspoken
Tawdry
gaudy, cheap in appearance, and of inferior quality
None
"tenuous"
"thin
"Tirade"
"a long drawnout angry speech that blams or condems"
"transient"
"lasting only a short time; existing briefly; temporary; not permanent; staying a short time"
"uncanny"
"referres to something that is strange in a unnatural or unearthly way"
Unprecedented
unheard of, having no prior example; without previous instance; never before known or experienced; novel, new
None
"vacillate"
"to be indecisive or irresolute
"Vanguard"
"the leading position of a movement
"virtue"
"the quality of having moral excellence; "
"zest"
"hearty enjoyment; anything added to enhance one's appreciation such as flavor"
caveat
a warning or caution