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Multitude

“A multitude of...”

(N) many

2

Conundrum


“difficult conundrums for the experts”

(N) problem (complex/intricate)

3

Fastidious


“chooses his words with fastidious care”

(Adj) excessively particular, critical, or demanding, hard to please

4

Frivolous

“rules to stop frivolous lawsuits “

(Adj.) not having any serious purpose or value

5

Quixotic

“Going to college is quixotic”

(Adj.) extremely idealistic or unrealistic

6

Meticulous

"he had always been so meticulous about his appearance"

(Adj.) good attention to detail/ careful

7

Discombobulate


"this attitude totally discombobulated Bruce"

To confuse someone

8

Robust

"the Caplans are a robust, healthy lot"

(Adj.) strong great capacity

9

Adrenalize


The promise of victory adrenalized the team

(V) to stir action

10

Crux

The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder.

Definitive point of an argument

11

Largesse


There was a brilliant full moon, showering its largesse over the hills.

(N) liberal giving; money or gifts given generously

12

Proliferation

nuclear proliferation.

(N.) rapid increase in numbers

13

Humdrum

a humdrum existence

(Adj.) lacking excitement, dull, monotonous

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Frigid


a frigid climate

(Adj.) very cold in weather