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Flashcards in Word Groups Deck (40):
1

Rudeness. 9

Boor
Churl
Insolence
Impudence
Arrant
Impertinent
Gauche
Flippant (not respectful/serious)
Doggerel

2

Arrogance/self-righteous. 16

Bombastic
Overweening
Sententious
Sanctimonious
Imperious
Effrontery
Supercilious
Temerity

Cavalier
Haughty
Insolent
Turgid
Imperious
Overbearing
Vainglorious
Vaunt
Magisterial

2

Stubborn. 9

Tenacious
Hidebound
Refractory
Intransigent
Insular (narrow-minded)

Pertinacious
Recalcitrant
Obdurate
Obstinate
Froward

3

Stubborn. 10

Tenacious
Hidebound
Refractory
Intransigent
Insular (narrow-minded)
Intractible

Pertinacious
Recalcitrant
Obdurate
Obstinate
Froward

4

Verbal abuse. 13

Execrate
Vituperate
Invective
Lambast
Derisive
Obloquy
Excoriate
Revile
Sardonic

Pan
Inveigh
Traduce
Diatribe
Berate
Calumny

6

To scold. 11

Admonish
Berate
Censure
Denigrate
Rebuke
Reprimand
Reproach
Revile
Objurgate
Upbraid
Vituperate

6

Praise. 5

Encomium
Extol
Laud
Exalt
Paean

7

Rant. 5

Diatribe
Harange
Tirade
Screed
Carp

8

Remove from blame. 4

Exonerate
Exculpate
Quittance
Aquittal

9

No money. 6

Parsimonious
Impecunious
Penurious
Insolvent
Destitute
Indigent

10

Self-denial. 2

Abstemious
Ascetic

11

Luxury. 8

Sybarite
Cupidity
Avarice
Profligate
Prodigal
Luxuriant
Epicurean
Dissipated

12

Quiet. 4

Taciturn
Reticent
Retiring
Quiescent

13

To make appear less serious. 3

Mitigate
Extenuate
Palliate

14

To weaken. 4

Mollify
Enervate
Attenuate
Undermine

16

To appease. 3

Allay
Assuage
Propitiate
Placate
Palliate

17

To beg/urge/plead. 7

Beseech
Supplicate

Mendicant (beggar)
Importune
Cadge
Entreat

18

Corrupt/immoral. 12

Embroiled
Venal
Iniquitous
Licentious

Turpitude
Unconscionable
Reprobate
Debase

Malfeasant
Iniquitous
Vitiate
Profligate
Usury- exploitation

18

Small group. 2

Coterie
Covey

19

Perverted. 8

Prurient
Bawdy
Lascivious
Lecherous
Libidinous
Libertine
Licentious
Salacious

20

Challenge/refute. 3

Belie
Impugn
Gainsay

22

Mislead/give a false impression. 9

Belie
Prevaricate
Inveigle
Subterfuge
Cozen
Gull
Guile
Beguile
Dupe

22

To cause/ bring about. 3

Engender
Precipitate
Elicit

23

False/deceptive. 8

Factitious
Spurious
Specious
Mendacious/mendacity
Chicanery
Stratagem
Delude
Insidious

24

Wordiness. 6

Garrulous
Expatiate
Diffuse
Prolix
Verbiage
Verbose

25

Secretive. 3

Furtive
Covert
Surreptitious

26

Confusion. 5

Obfuscation
Bemuse
Abstruse
Embroil
Imbroglio

27

Greed. 4

Avarice
Cupidity
Rapacious
Covetous
Acquisitive

28

Confusion. 6

Obfuscation
Bemuse
Abstruse
Embroil
Imbroglio
Confound

29

Sad/mournful. 5

Despondent
Lugubrious
Abject
Disconsolate
Lachrymose

30

Excited/showing a lot of emotion. 7

Jocundity
Effusive
Ebullient
Exult
Zealous
Complaisant
Fervent

31

Clear. 3

Pellucid
Intelligible
Limpid

32

Submissive. 2

Subservient
Obsequious

33

Conspire, scheme. 3

Collude
Machinate
Connive

34

Fruitful. 2

Prolific
Fecundity

35

Honesty/ Integrity. 7

Candor
Probity
Veracity
Verity
Exactitude
Rectitude
Ingenuous

36

Commonplace, dull. 7

Prosaic
Quotidian
Insipid
Jejune
Staid
Tedium
Ennui

37

Peak. 8

Apex
Apogee
Acme
Cusp
Meridian
Zenith
Vertex
Pinnacle

ANTONYM: NADIR

39

Obscure. 9

Recondite
Abstruse
Rarefied
Esoteric

Arcane
Inscrutable
Impenetrable
Insoluble
Unintelligible

40

Lazy. 3

Indolent
Feckless
Inert