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Abscond Part of Speech

Verb

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Aberrant Part of Speech

Adj

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Alacrity Part of Speech

Noun

4

Anomaly Part of Speech

Noun

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Approbation Part of Speech

Noun

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Arduous Part of Speech

Adj

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Assuage Part of Speech

Verb

8

Audacious Part of Speech

Adj

9

Austere Part of Speech

Adj

10

Axiomatic Part of Speech

Adj

11

Canonical Part of Speech

Adj

12

Capricious Part of Speech

Adj

13

Abscond

To depart clandestinely
To steal off and hide

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Aberrant

Deviating from the norm

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Alacrity

Eager and enthusiastic willingness

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Anomaly

Deviation from the normal order, form, or rule
Abnormality

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Approbation

An expression of approval or praise

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Arduous

Strenuous
Taxing
Requiring significant effort

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Assuage

To ease or lessen
To appease or pacify

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Audacious

Daring and fearless
Recklessly bold

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Austere

Without adornment
Bare
Severely simple
Ascetic

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Axiomatic

Taken as a given
Possessing self-evident truth

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Canonical

Following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards

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Capricious

Inclined to change one's mind impulsively, erratic, and unpredictable

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Censure Part of Speech

Verb

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Chicanery Part of Speech

Noun

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Connoisseur Part of Speech

Noun

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Convoluted Part of Speech

Adj

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Disabuse Part of Speech

Verb

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Discordant Part of Speech

Adj

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Disparate Part of Speech

Adj

32

Effrontery Part of Speech

Noun

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Eloquent Part of Speech

Adj

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Enervate Part of Speech

Verb

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Ennui Part of Speech

Noun

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Equivocate Part of Speech

Verb

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Erudite Part of Speech

Adj

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Exculpate Part of Speech

Verb

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Exigent Part of Speech

Adj

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Extemporaneous Part of Speech

Adj

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Filibuster Part of Speech

Noun

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Fulminate Part of Speech

Verb

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Ingenuous Part of Speech

Adj

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Inured Part of Speech

Adj

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Irascible Part of Speech

Adj

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Laud Part of Speech

Verb

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Lucid Part of Speech

Adj

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Magnanimity Part of Speech

Noun

49

Martial Part of Speech

Adj

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Mundane Part of Speech

Adj

51

Censure

To criticize severely
To officially rebuke

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Chicanery

Trickery or subterfuge

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Connoisseur

An informed and astute judge in matters of taste
Expert

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Convoluted

Complex or complicated

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Disabuse

To undeceive
To set right

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Discordant

Conflicting
Dissonant or harsh in sound

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Disparate

Fundamentally distinct or dissimilar

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Effrontery

Extreme boldness
Presumptuousness

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Eloquent

Well-spoken
Expressive
Articulate

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Enervate

To weaken
To reduce vitality

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Ennui

Dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy

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Equivocate

To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent

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Erudite

Very learned
Scholarly

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Exculpate

Exonerate
To clear of blame

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Exigent

Urgent
Pressing
Requiring immediate action or attention

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Extemporaneous

Improvised
Done without preparation

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Filibuster

Intentional obstruction
Using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action

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Fulminate

To loudly attack or denounce

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Ingenuous

Artless
Frank and candid
Lacking in sophistication

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Inured

Accustomed to accepting something undesirable

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Irascible

Easily angered
Prone to temperamental outbursts

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Laud

To praise highly

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Lucid

Clear
Easily understood

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Magnanimity

The quality of being generously noble in mind and heart especially in forgiving

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Martial

Associated with war and the armed forces

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Mundane

Of the world
Typical of or concerned with the ordinary

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Nascent Part of Speech

Adj

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Nebulous Part of Speech

Adj

79

Neologism Part of Speech

Noun

80

Noxious Part of Speech

Adj

81

Obtuse Part of Speech

Adj

82

Obviate Part of Speech

Verb

83

Onerous Part of Speech

Adj

84

Paean Part of Speech

Noun

85

Parody Part of Speech

Noun

86

Perennial Part of Speech

Adj

87

Perfidy Part of Speech

Noun

88

Perfunctory Part of Speech

Adj

89

Perspicacious Part of Speech

Adj

90

Prattle Part of Speech

Verb

91

Precipitate Part of Speech

Adj
Verb

92

Predilection Part of Speech

Noun

93

Prescience Part of Speech

Noun

94

Prevaricate Part of Speech

Verb

95

Qualms Part of Speech

Noun

96

Recant Part of Speech

Verb

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Refute Part of Speech

Verb

98

Relegate Part of Speech

Verb

99

Reticent Part of Speech

Adj

100

Solicitous Part of Speech

Adj

101

Sordid Part of Speech

Adj

102

Nascent

Coming into being
Early developmental stages

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Nebulous

Vague
Cloudy
Lacking clearly defined form

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Neologism

A new world, expression, or usage
The creation of use of new words or senses

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Noxious

Harmful
Injurious

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Obtuse

Lacking sharpness of intellect
Not clear or precise in thought or expression

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Obviate

To anticipate and make unnecessary

108

Onerous

Troubling
Burdensome

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Paean

A song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving

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Parody

A humous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect especially in literature and art

111

Perennial

Recurrent through the year or many years
Happening repeatedly

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Perfidy

Intentional breach of faith
Treachery

113

Perfunctory

Cursory
Done without care or interest

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Perspicacious

Acutely perceptive
Having keen discernment

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Prattle

To babble meaninglessly
To talk in an empty and idle manner

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Precipitate (Adj)

Acting with excessive haste or impulse

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Precipitate (Verb)

To cause or happen before anticipated or required

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Predilection

A disposition in favor of something
Preference

119

Prescience

Foreknowledge of events
Knowing of events prior to their occurring

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Prevaricate

To deliberately avoid the truth
To mislead

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Qualms

Misgivings
Reservations
Causes for hesitancy

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Recant

To retract especially a previously held belief

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Refute

To disprove
To successfully argue against

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Relegate

To forcibly assign especially to a lower place or position

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Reticent

Quiet
Reserved
Reluctant to express thoughts and feelings

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Solicitous

Concerned and attentive
Eager

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Sordid

Characterized by filth, grime, or squalor
Foul

128

Sporadic Part of Speech

Adj

129

Squander Part of Speech

Verb

130

Static Part of Speech

Adj

131

Stupefy Part of Speech

Verb

132

Stymie Part of Speech

Verb

133

Synthesis Part of Speech

Noun

134

Torque Part of Speech

Noun

135

Tortuous Part of Speech

Adj

136

Truculent Part of Speech

Adj

137

Veracity Part of Speech

Noun

138

Virulent Part of Speech

Adj

139

Voracious Part of Speech

Adj

140

Waver Part of Speech

Verb

141

Sporadic

Occurring only occasionally or in scattered instances

142

Squander

To waste by spending or using irresponsibly

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Static

Not moving, active, or in motion
At rest

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Stupefy

To stun, baffle, or amaze

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Stymie

To block
To thwart

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Synthesis

The combination of parts to make a whole

147

Torque

A force that causes rotation

148

Tortuous

Winding, twisting
Excessively complicated

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Truculent

Fierce and cruel
Eager to fight

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Veracity

Truthfulness, honesty

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Virulent

Extremely harmful or poisonous
Bitterly hostile or antagonistic

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Voracious

Having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit
Ravenous

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Waver

To move to and fro
To sway
To be unsettled in opinion