201-300 Flashcards Preview

Excel Vocabulary > 201-300 > Flashcards

Flashcards in 201-300 Deck (100):
1

disparate/disparity

different

2

dispirited

to lower in or deprive of spirit; dishearten

3

dissolute

lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices

4

divisive

creating dissension or discord

5

doctor

to falsify or change in such a way as to make favorable to oneself

6

dogmatic

characterized by an authoritative, arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

7

doleful

filled with or expressing grief; mournful

8

domineering

to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; tyrannize

9

dour

unyielding; stubborn

10

drab

faded and dull in appearance

11

droll

amusingly odd or whimsically comical

12

dubious

fraught with doubt; undecided

13

duplicity

deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech

14

dynamic

characterized by continuous change, activity, or progress

15

eccentric

departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern

16

eclectic

made up of or combining elements from a variety of sources

17

effete

depleted of vitality, force, or effectiveness; exhausted

18

efficacious

producing or capable of producing a desired effort

19

effrontery

brazen boldness

20

effusive

profuse; overflowing

21

elaborate

to express at greater length or in greater detail

22

elicit

to arrive at (a truth, for example) by logic

23

elitist

the belief that certain persons or members of certain classes or groups deserve favored treatment by virtue of their perceived superiority, as in intellect, social status, or financial resources

24

elucidate

clarify

25

elude

to evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill

26

elusive

tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory

27

emanate

to come or send forth, as from a source

28

eminent

towering or standing out above others of high rank, station, or quality; noteworthy; great

29

empathy

identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives

30

emphatic

forceful and definite in expression or action

31

emulate

to strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation

32

endorse

to give approval of or support to, especially by public sentiment; sanction

33

enervated

to weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of

34

ennui

listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; boredom

35

enrapture

to fill with delight

36

enthrall

to hold spellbound; captivate

37

enumerate

to count off or name one by one; list

38

ephemeral

fleeting; lasting for a markedly brief time

39

epiphany

a comprehension or perception of reality by means of a sudden intuitive realization

40

epitome

a representative or an example of a class or type

41

equanimity

the quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure

42

eradicate

to get rid of as if my tearing up by the roots

43

erroneous

containing or derived from error; mistaken

44

esoteric

intended for or understood by only a particular group

45

ethereal

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible

46

euphoric

a feeling of great happiness or well-being

47

evade

to escape or avoid by cleverness or deceit

48

evocation

creation anew through the power of the memory or imagination

49

evocative

tending or having the power to draw forth or bring out something latent, hidden, or unexpressed

50

exacerbate

to increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate

51

exacting

precise; not allowing any deviation

52

exasperate

to make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly

53

exemplary

worthy of imitation; commendable

54

exhuastive

treating all parts or aspects without omission; thorough

55

exhilaration

the state of being stimulated, refreshed, or elated

56

exhort

to urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal

57

exonerated

to be declared not guilty of criminal activity

58

exorbitant

exceeding all bounds; excessive

59

expeditious

acting or done with speed and efficiency

60

exploitation

utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes

61

exquisite

characterized by intricate and beautiful design or execution

62

extol

to praise highly; exalt

63

exuberant

full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy

64

fabrication

a lie

65

facile

done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; easy

66

facsimiles

an exact copy or reproduction, as of a document

67

fanaticism

excessive, irrational zeal

68

fanfare

a spectacular public display

69

fart

a usually audible discharge of intestinal gas that may cause others to leave the room

70

fastidious

displaying careful, meticulous attention to detail

71

fathom

to penetrate to the meaning or nature of; to comprehend

72

fawn

to seek favor or attention by flattery and obsequious behavior

73

feckless

lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective

74

feign

to fake; to give a false appearance of; to imitate so as to deceive

75

felicity

great happiness; bliss

76

fervor

great warmth and intensity of emotion

77

fidelity

faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances

78

finite

having bounds; limited

79

fledgling

a young or inexperienced person

80

flimsy

light, thin, and insubstantial

81

flippant

marked by disrespectful levity or casualness; pert

82

flop

a complete failure

83

florid

very ornate; flowery

84

flourish

to grow well or luxuriantly; thrive

85

foreshorten

to reduce the length of; curtail or abrige

86

fortify

to strengthen; invigorate

87

fortitude

strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage

88

fortuitous

happening by accident or chance

89

fractious

inclined to make trouble; unruly; cranky

90

frugal

practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources

91

fruitless

unproductive

92

furnish

to equip with what is needed, especially to provide furniture for

93

furtive

characterized by stealth; surreptitious

94

galling

to irk or exasperate; vex

95

galvanize

to arouse to awareness or action; spur

96

gauze

a thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave

97

gloat

to feel or express great, ofte malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction

98

glut

an excess; too much of something

99

grim

uninviting or unnerving in aspect; forbidding

100

grumbler

to complain in a surly manner; mutter discontentedly