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Flashcards in Vocab 681 - 700 Deck (20):
1

Shangri-La

— noun

1) an exotic utopia.

2

Cornucopia

— noun

1) an abundant, overflowing supply.

—Related forms

cor·nu·co·pi·an, adjective
cor·nu·co·pi·ate

3

Protuberance

— noun

1) a bulge.

—Related forms

pro·tu·ber·an·tial, adjective
non·pro·tu·ber·ance, noun

4

Pernicious

— adjective

1) slowly causing harm or ruin: pernicious teachings; a pernicious lie.

—Related forms

per·ni·cious·ly, adverb
per·ni·cious·ness, noun
un·per·ni·cious, adjective
un·per·ni·cious·ly, adverb

5

Démarche

— noun

1) a formal procedure or maneuver.

6

Diaphoretic

— adjective

1) producing perspiration.

— Related forms

Diaphoresis, noun

7

Supplicate

— verb

1) to pray or entreat humbly.

—Related forms

sup·pli·cat·ing·ly, adverb
sup·pli·ca·to·ry, adjective
non·sup·pli·cat·ing, adjective
pre·sup·pli·cate, verb
pre·sup·pli·cat·ed,
pre·sup·pli·cat·ing.
un·sup·pli·cat·ed, adjective

8

Gloaming

— noun

1) Twilight or dusk: they usually hunt at night or during the gloaming hours of dawn and dusk.

9

Lambent

—adjective

1) brilliantly playful or softly bright: lambent wit.

softly bright or radiant: a lambent light.

—Related forms

lam·bent·ly, adverb

10

Parochial

— adjective

1) of or relating to a church parish: the parochial church council.

11

Acumen

—noun

1) shrewdness: remarkable acumen in business matters.

—Related forms

a·cu·mi·nous , adjective
un·a·cu·mi·nous, adjective

12

Taradiddle

—noun

1) a small lie or fib.

13

Regalia

— noun

1) rich, fancy, or dressy clothing: guests wearing formal party regalia.

14

Commensurate

—adjective

1) proportionate or adequate: Your paycheck should be commensurate with the amount of time worked.

—Related forms

com·men·su·rate·ly, adverb
com·men·su·rate·ness, noun
com·men·su·ra·tion , noun
un·com·men·su·rate, adjective
un·com·men·su·rate·ly, adverb

15

Comodious

— adjective

1) spacious and convenient; roomy: a commodious apartment.

— Related forms

com·mo·di·ous·ly, adverb
com·mo·di·ous·ness, noun
non·com·mo·di·ous, adjective
non·com·mo·di·ous·ly, adverb
non·com·mo·di·ous·ness, noun

16

Externality

— noun

1) side effect

— Related forms

non·ex·ter·nal·i·ty, noun

17

Histrionics

— noun

1) dramatic representation or acting: Cut out the histrionics, we know you're not really mad.

— Related forms

his·tri·on·i·cal·ly, adverb
non·his·tri·on·ic, adjective
non·his·tri·on·i·cal, adjective
non·his·tri·on·i·cal·ly, adverb
non·his·tri·on·i·cal·ness, noun

18

Incredulous

— adjective

1) indicating or showing unbelief: an incredulous gasp.


— Related forms

in·cred·u·lous·ly, adverb
in·cred·u·lous·ness, noun

19

Incense

— verb

1) to enrage.

— Related forms

in·cense·ment, noun

20

Equanimity

— noun

1) mental or emotional stability & calmness; equilibrium.

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