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Scintilla

Dram

A trace of, a tiny bit.

2

Inchoate

Nascent

Incipient

Coming into existence.
Not fully formed.

3

Multifarious

Variegated

Varied in colour, Diverse.

4

Contrite

Penitential

Expressing regret.

5

Restive

Unable to stay still

6

Nadir

Lowest point

7

Aseptic

Free from germs

8

Commensurate

Equivalent

9

Illiberality

Parochial

Narrow-mindedness

Bigotry

10

Heretic

Iconoclast

attacker of cherished institutions.

11

Euphony

Sweet sound

12

Obviate

Prevent or eliminate

13

Lurid

Gruesome

14

Condone

Brook

Tolerate. Overlook

15

Ignoble

Not noble, mean.

16

Verisimilar

Having the appearance of truth.

17

Stentorian

Loud and powerful human voice.

18

Flout

Treat rules with disdain

19

Officious

Excessively eager in giving unwanted advice

20

Anachronism

Something that is not in the correct time period

21

Pragmatic

Practical, dealing with actual facts and reality.

22

Pedant

A person who pays excessive attention to book learning and the rules.

23

Carp

Querulous

Grumbling

24

Misanthrope

Hater of humankind

25

Placid

Limpid

Pellucid

Translucent, Clear, Calm, Serene.

26

Antecede

Antedate

To appear before. Precede in time.

27

Martinet

Despot

Strict adherence to rules.

Cruel oppressive ruler.

28

Panoply

Splendid, wide-ranging display

29

Indefatigable

Unflaggable

Insuperable

Untiring.

30

Equable

Balmy

Halcyon

Clement

Peaceful, Happy, Calm.

31

Disabuse

Free someone from a mistake in thinking

32

Adumbrate

Provide a rough outline.

Foreshadow vaguely

33

Complaisant

If only the world were populated entirely with complaisant people! Complaisant means willing to do something to please others, and complaisant people or animals are wonderful to be around.


Eager to please.

34

Artless

Ingenuous

Genuine, sincere, naive

Someone who is ingenuous shows a childlike innocence, trust, and openness. One of the things kindergarten teachers value is the chance to work with kids while they're still relatively ingenuous––their open, trusting natures are a joy.

35

Verve

Vim

Pep. Enthusiasm, Lively

Cheer.

36

Veracity

Probity

Verity

Integrity, Truthfulness.

37

Unequivocal

Patent

Unambiguous, Clear.

38

Aver

Predicate

Affirm with confidence.

39

Burnish

Refulgent

Effulgence

Shining. Radiant

40

Accretion

Gradual Increase

41

Disport

Gambol

Frolic

42

Inure

Indurate

Toughen up

43

Diurnal

Quotidian

Every day, ordinary.

44

Babel

Din

Clangour

Loud, continued confused noise.

45

Occlude

To block or close up

46

Aplomb

Equanimity

Sangfroid

Even composure.

Mental and emotional stability.

47

Astigmatic

Myopic

Presbyopic

Nearsighted. Lacking long-term thinking.

48

Ascetic

Abstemious

Austere in nature.
Abstinent. Severe.

49

Dispirit

Daunt

Enfeeble

Lessen the courage of.

50

Diffident

Shy

51

Vernal

Verdant

Fresh, youthful, relating to spring.

52

Consecrated

Sacrosanct

Venerated.

Sacred, above criticism.

53

Welter

Confused mess

54

Laconic

Pithy

Saying only a few words.

55

Usury

Charging illegally high interest

56

Sedulous

Assiduous

Punctilious

Persistent, diligent, constant.

57

Fulminate

Attack verbally, explode.

58

Abutment

Buttress

Encourage, to make better.

59

Affectation

Artifice

Fake. An unnatural form of behaviour meant to impress others.

60

Florid

Sanguine

Cheerfully optimistic

61

Fractious

Obstreperous

Troublesome, unruly. Irritable.

62

Pugnacious

Bellicose

Sanguinary

Truculent

Minatory

Combative nature.