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dessiminate
to spread
sem (root)
seed
cursory
not careful
proponent
in favor of
askew
crooked
chimera
mythical creature
contemn
to hold in low esteem or contempt
prim
suitable
anneal
to strenthen
idyll
idealic circumstance
sap
to drain
nemisis
enemy
tenerity
gull
repudiate
to adjure
latent
hidden
turpetude
somebody flaky
stalwart
always consistent, always strong
surfeit
abundance, surplus
carpricious
willful
limpid
transparent or clear
demarcate
to show things are different
rebut
to go against
asquiesce
to go along
proctor
person running the test
gourmand
eats in excess
girder
something within structure of a building that holds it together
scythe
long straight edge to cut grass, used to reap
marmots
like a small weasel
score
musical composition
score
musical composition
pedagogy
theory of teaching
judicatore
theory of judging
ecclessiastical
having to do witht he church
cenacle
group of writers
bevy
group of quail
remonstrate
to object
laud
with praise
bramble
big vines with thorns
impecunious
broke
mendacious
to be without truth
mellifluous
pleasing t listen to
reprobate
a person without morals
pariah
somebody who is an outcast
sycophant
somebody who is an assistant and ass kisser to the bosses
reg (root)
having to do with a king
effusive and profuse
somebody who talks alot
onus
burden
invidious
causing bad feelings
cogitate
to think, to generate thought
construction
an interpretation comes from construe
divan
couch
corpulence
fat
stout
stockiness
hirsutism
harriness
erudition
learned
vilify
slander
fatuous/ inane
empty, silly
ignominy
bad fame
mollify
to pacify
abyss
lowest point
summital
highest point
quagmire
sticky mud, wet
paddy
a field flooded to grow rice
trite/ banal
lacks originality
deluge
alot of raindrops make a deluge
tempus fugit
time flies
rescind
to take back
warble
cry of a bird
POE
process of elimination
cutover
where trees are cut of land
idiosyncratic
peculiar to one person
surreptitious
secret
wanton
unrestrained, extrememly careless
paucity
scareceness
harbinger
a sign of something to come
science
knowledge
prescience
before knowledge
hyperbole
exageration
cryogenic
having to do with freezing
perniciuous
harmful
tantamount
equal to or same as
banal/ trite
extremely dull and ordinary
vexatious
irritating
vex
to irritate
adroit
skillful or clever
longarm
can reach far away
fledging
a thing that is used to explain another thing,
a baby bird learning to fly
aesthetic
philosphical description of beauty
pragmatic
practical
eradicate
get rid of