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1:
abash:
to
abate:
to
abdicate:
to
aberration:
something
"abhor:
to
abject:
hopeless;
abnegate:
to
abortive:
unsuccessful
abridge:
to
absolute:
total;
absolve:
to
2:
"abstinent:
abstaining;
abstract:
theoretical;
abstruse:
hard
abysmal:
extremely
accolade:
an
accost:
to
acerbic:
bitter;
acquiesce:
to
acrid:
harsh;
acrimonious:
full
acumen:
keenness
3:
acute:
sharp;
adamant:
stubborn;
address:
to
adherent:
follower;
admonish:
to
adroit:
skillful;
adulation:
wild
4:
adulterate:
to
adverse:
unfavorable;
aesthetic:
having
affable:
easy
"affectation:
unnatural
affinity:
sympathy;
affluent:
rich;
agenda:
program;
agrarian:
relating
5:
aggregate:
sum
agnostic:
one
alacrity:
cheerful
allege:
to
"alleviate:
to
allocate:
to
"alloy:
a
6:
allusion:
an
aloof:
uninvolved;
altruism:
selflessness;
"ambience:
atmosphere;
ambiguous:
unclear
ambivalent:
undecided;
7:
ameliorate:
to
amenable:
obedient;
amenity:
pleasantness;
amiable:
friendly;
amnesty:
an
"amoral:
lacking
"amorous:
feeling
amorphous:
shapeless;
anachronism:
something
analogy:
a
8:
anarchy:
absence
anecdote:
a
anguish:
agonizing
animosity:
resentment;
anomaly:
an
antecedent:
someone
antipathy:
firm
antithesis:
the
apartheid:
the
9:
apathy:
lack
"aphorism:
a
"apocalypse:
a
apocryphal:
of
apotheosis:
elevation
appease:
to
appreciate:
to
apprehensive:
worried;
10:
approbation:
approval;
appropriate:
to
aptitude:
capacity
arbiter:
one
"arbitrary:
random;
"arcane:
mysterious;
archaic:
extremely
11:
archetype:
an
ardent:
passionate
arduous:
hard;
aristocratic:
of
artful:
wily;
artifice:
a
ascendancy:
ascetic:
hermitlike;
assiduous:
hardworking;
12:
assimilate:
to
assuage:
to
astute:
shrewd;
"attrition:
gradual
audacity:
boldness;
augment:
to
auspicious:
favorable;
austere:
unadorned;
autocratic:
ruling
13:
autonomous:
acting
"avarice:
greed;
"avow:
to
"avuncular:
like
awry:
off
axiom:
self-evident
14:
banal:
unoriginal;
bane:
poison;
bastion:
stronghold;
beget:
to
belabor:
to
beleaguer:
to
belie:
to
belittle:
to
15:
belligerent:
combative;
bemused:
confused;
"benefactor:
one
benevolent:
generous;
benign:
gentle;
16:
bequest:
something
"bereaved:
deprived
beset:
harass;
"blasphemy:
irreverence;
blatant:
unpleasantly
17:
blight:
disease
blithe:
carefree;
"bourgeois:
middle
"bovine:
cow
brevity:
briefness
"broach:
to
bucolic:
charmingly
"bureaucracy:
a
burgeon:
to
"burlesque:
a
18:
"cacophony:
harsh-sounding
"cadence:
rhythm,
cajole:
to
callow:
immature
"candor:
truthfulness;
Capitalism:
free
"capitulate:
to
capricious:
unpredictable;
"caricature:
a
castigate:
to
"catalyst:
in
19:
"categorical:
unconditional;
"catharsis:
purification
catholic:
universal;
caustic:
like
celibacy:
abstinence
censure:
to
cerebral:
brainy;
chagrin:
humiliation;
charisma:
a
20:
charlatan:
fraud;
"chasm:
a
chastise:
to
chicanery:
trickery;
chimera:
an
choleric:
hot-tempered;
chronic:
constant;
chronicle:
a
21:
circuitous:
roundabout;
circumlocution:
an
circumscribe:
to
circumspect:
cautious
circumvent:
to
"civil:
polite;
clemency:
mercy;
"clich
clique:
an
22:
coalesce:
to
coerce:
to
cogent:
powerfully
cognitive:
dealing
cognizant:
aware;
coherent:
holding
colloquial:
conversational;
collusion:
conspiracy;
commensurate:
equal;
compelling:
forceful;
compendium:
a
23:
complacent:
self-satisfied;
complement:
to
complicity:
participation
comprehensive:
covering
"comprise:
to
conciliatory:
making
concise:
brief
24:
concord:
harmony;
concurrent:
happening
"condescend:
to
condone:
to
conducive:
promoting
"confluence:
a
congenial:
agreeably
congenital:
a
25:
conjecture:
to
conjure:
to
"connoisseur:
an
consecrate:
to
consensus:
unanimity
consonant:
harmonious;
26:
construe:
to
consummate:
perfect;
contentious:
argumentative;
contiguous:
side
contingent:
dependent;
contrite:
admitting
contrived:
artificial;
conventional:
common;
convivial:
fond
copious:
abundant;
27:
corollary:
something
corroborate:
to
cosmopolitan:
at
"countenance:
face;
coup:
a
covenant:
a
covert:
secret;
covet:
to
28:
credulous:
eager
criterion:
standard;
cryptic:
mysterious;
culinary:
relating
culminate:
to
29:
culpable:
deserving
cursory:
hasty;
curtail:
to
cynic:
one
30:
daunt:
to
dearth:
lack;
debacle:
violent
debauchery:
wild
debilitate:
to
"decadent:
decaying
decimate:
to
decorous:
proper;
deduce:
to
defame:
to
31:
deference:
submission
definitive:
conclusive;
degenerate
:
"deleterious:
harmful
delineate:
to
delude:
to
deluge:
a
"demagogue:
a
denizen:
inhabitant
depravity:
extreme
deprecate:
to
deride:
to
32:
derogatory:
disapproving;
desiccate:
to
despondent:
extremely
despot:
an
destitute:
extremely
desultory:
without
dialectical:
relating
dictum:
an
didactic:
intended
diffident:
timid;
digress:
to
dilettante:
someone
33:
"discern:
to
"discreet:
prudent;
discrete:
unconnected;
discriminate:
to
disdain:
arrogant
disinterested:
not
"disparage:
to
34:
disparate:
different;
disseminate:
to
"dissipate:
to
dissolution:
the
distend:
to
distinguish:
to
docile:
easily
doctrinaire:
inflexibly
dogmatic:
arrogantly
domestic:
having
35:
"dormant:
a
dubious:
a
"duplicity:
n
36:
ebullient:
a
":
n
eccentric:
a
"eclectic:
a
"edify:
vt
efface:
vt
":
effaceable,
effusion:
n
:
effuse
egalitarian:
a
"egocentric:
a
egregious:
a
37:
"elicit:
vt
:
~a
elliptical:
adj
:
ellipsis
"elusive:
adj
emigrate:
v
":
emigrant
empirical:
adj
:
empiricism
38:
"emulate:
vt
encroach:
vi
endemic:
a
:
n
"enervate:
v
"enfranchise:
v
"engender:
v
enigma:
n
enormity:
n
ephemeral:
a
39:
epigram:
n
epitome:
n
equanimity:
n
equitable:
adj
equivocal:
adj
erudite:
adj
40:
esoteric:
adj
espouse:
v
"ethereal:
adj
euphemism:
n
evanescent:
adj
exacerbate:
v
exacting:
adj
"exalt:
v
exasperate:
v
exemplify:
v
exhaustive:
adj
exhort:
v
41:
"exigency:
n
"existential:
adj
exonerate:
v
expatriate:
v
expedient:
adj
expedite:
v
explicit:
adj
extol:
v
extraneous:
adj
extrapolate:
v
extricate:
v
"extrovert:
n
exult:
v
42:
fabrication:
n
"facetious:
adj
facile:
adj
"faction:
n
farcical:
adj
fastidious:
adj
fatalist:
n
fatuous:
adj
"fauna:
n
fecund:
adj
43:
"felicity:
n
fervor:
n
"fetter:
v
fidelity:
n
figurative:
adj
finesse:
n
flagrant:
adj
flaunt:
v
flout:
v
foible:
n
foment:
v
44:
forbear:
v
forgo:
v
forsake:
v
fortuitous:
a
founder:
v
"fraternal:
a
"frenetic:
a
frugal:
a
furtive:
a
45:
"futile:
a
garrulous:
a
"genre:
n
genteel:
a
"gesticulate:
v
glut:
n
"grandiloquent:
a
grandiose:
a
gratuitous:
a
gravity:
n
gregarious:
a
guile:
n
46:
hackneyed:
a
"hapless:
a
harbinger:
n
hedonism:
n
"hegemony:
n
heresy:
n
hermetic:
a
heyday:
n
"hiatus:
n
hierarchy:
n
histrionic:
a
homily:
n
"homogeneous:
a
husbandry:
n
hyperbole:
n
hypothetical:
a
47:
iconoclast:
n
ideology:
n
idiosyncrasy:
n
idyllic:
a
ignominy:
n
illicit:
a
imminent:
a
immutable:
a
impartial:
a
impeccable:
a
imperial`:
a
48:
impervious:
a
impetuous:
a
implement:
v
impotent:
a
"impugn
:
inane:
a
inaugurate:
v
49:
incandescent:
a
incantation:
n
incense:
a
incessant:
a
incipient:
a
incisive:
a
incongruous:
a
incorrigible:
a
"increment
:
indifferent:
a
50:
indigenous:
a
indigent:
a
"indignant:
a
indolent:
a
indulgent:
lenient
ineffable:
a
inept:
a
inert:
a
inexorable:
a
infamous:
a
infatuated:
a
51:
infer:
v
"infinitesimal:
a
ingenuous:
a
inherent:
a
"injunction:
n
"innate:
a
"innocuous:
a
inordinate:
a
insatiable:
a
52:
insidious:
a
"insinuate:
v
insipid:
a
insolent:
a
instigate:
v
insular:
a
insurgent:
n
integral:
a
intractable:
a
intransigent:
a
53:
intrinsic:
a
introspective:
a
inundate:
v
invective:
n
inveterate:
a
"irascible:
a
ironic:
a
irrevocable:
a
itinerant:
a
54:
judicious:
a
juxtapose:
v
kinetic:
a
labyrinth:
n
"laconic:
a
lament:
v
lampoon:
v
"languish:
v
largess:
n
latent:
a
laud:
v
legacy:
n
lethargy:
n
levity:
n
55:
"libel:
n
litigate:
v
loquacious:
a
lucid:
a
lugubrious:
a
luminous:
a
56:
"machination:
n
magnanimous:
a
"magnate:
n
"malaise:
n
"malfeasance:
n
malinger:
v
malleable:
a
mandate:
n
"manifest:
a
"manifesto:
n
marshal:
v
martial:
a
"martyr:
n
"matriculate:
v
57:
maudlin:
a
maverick:
n
maxim
:
mediate:
v
mellifluous:
a
mendacious:
a
mendicant:
n
"mentor:
n
mercenary:
n
mercurial:
a
metamorphosis:
n
58:
microcosm:
n
milieu:
n
minuscule:
a
"misanthropic:
a
mitigate:
v
mollify:
v
"monolithic:
a
moribund:
a
morose:
a
":
(gloomy,
mortify
:
mundane:
a
"munificent:
a
myopia:
a
myriad:
n
59:
narcissism:
n
nebulous:
a
nefarious:
a
neologism:
n
nepotism:
n
nihilism:
n
nominal:
a
nostalgia:
n
notorious:
a
novel
:
noxious:
a
nuance:
n
60:
obdurate:
a
obfuscate:
v
oblique:
a
oblivion:
n
obscure:
a
obsequious:
a
obtuse:
a
officious:
a
onerous:
a
opaque:
a
opulent:
a
"orthodox:
a
ostensible:
a
ostentatious:
a
pacify:
v
61:
painstaking:
a
palliate:
v
palpable:
a
paltry:
a
panacea:
n
paradigm:
n
"paradox:
n
parochial:
a
parody:
n
parsimonious:
a
"partisan:
n
62:
patent:
a
paternal:
a
pathology:
n
patriarch:
n
patrician:
n
patronize:
v
paucity:
n
peccadillo:
n
pedantic:
a
pedestrian:
a
pejorative:
a
penchant:
n
"penitent:
a
pensive:
a
63:
peremptory:
a
perennial:
a
"perfidy:
n
perfunctory:
a
peripatetic:
a
periphery:
n
perjury:
n
permeate:
v
abash
to make ashamed
abate
to subside
abdicate
to step down from a position of power or responsibility
aberration
something not typical
"abhor
to very, very much
abject
hopeless
abnegate
to deny oneself things
abortive
unsuccessful
abridge
to shorten
absolute
total
absolve
to forgive or free from blame
2
"abstinent
abstaining
abstract
theoretical
abstruse
hard to understand
abysmal
extremely hopeless or wretched
accolade
an award
accost
to approach and speak to someone
acerbic
bitter
acquiesce
to comply passively
acrid
harsh
acrimonious
full of spite
acumen
keenness of judgment
3
acute
sharp
adamant
stubborn
address
to speak to
adherent
follower
admonish
to scold gently
adroit
skillful
adulation
wild or excessive admiration
4
adulterate
to contaminate
adverse
unfavorable
aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty
affable
easy to talk to