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Abhor

To hate; loathe

2

Bigot

A narrow-minded, prejudiced person

3

Counterfeit

False; fake

4

Enfranchise

Give voting rights

5

Hamper

Hinder; obstruct

6

Kindle

To start a fire

7

Noxious

Poisonous; harmful; lethal

8

Placid

Calm; peaceful

9

Remuneration

Payment for work done

10

Talisman

Lucky charm

11

Abrasive

Rough; coarse; harsh

12

Bilk

Cheat; defraud

13

Covert

Undercover; hidden

14

Engender

(To) cause

15

Hangar

Storage (like a garage) for a plane

16

Knotty

Complex; difficult to solve

17

Nuance

Something subtle; a fine shade of meaning

18

Plagiarism

Taking credit for someone else's ideas or writing

19

Renown

Fame

20

Tangent

Going off the main subject

21

Abasement

Humiliation; degradation

22

Billowing

Swelling; fluttering; waving

23

Cower

Recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from

24

Enhance

Improve; make better or clearer

25

Harangue

Noisy, attacking speech

26

Labyrinth

A maze

27

Nullify

To counter; make unimportant or invalid

28

Plaintiff

Petitioner (in court of law)

29

Replete

Full

30

Tangible

Can be touched

31

Abrogate

Cancel; deny; repeal

32

Blasphemy

Speech which offends religious sentiments

33

Credible

Believable

34

Enigma

Puzzle; mystery

35

Harbingers

Indicators; bringers of warnings

36

Labyrinthine

Complicated; highly convoluted

37

Nuzzle

Cuddle; snuggle

38

Plaudit

Statement giving strong praise

39

Reprehensible

Shameful; very bad

40

Tardy

Slow; late; overdue; delayed

41

Absolution

Forgiveness; pardon; release

42

Blatant

Obvious

43

Creditable

Praiseworthy

44

Ensconce

Establish family in a position

45

Hasten

Hurry; accelerate; rush

46

Laceration

Cut

47

Obdurate

Stubborn

48

Plausible

Can be believed; reasonable

49

Reprieve

A respite; postponement of a sentence

50

Tawdry

Of little value; Gaudy

51

Abstain

Desist; go without; withdraw

52

Blighted

Damaged; destroyed; ruined

53

Credulous

Gullible; ready to believe anything

54

Enshroud

Cover

55

Haughtiness

Arrogance; pride

56

Lachrymose

Tearful; sad

57

Obfuscate

Deliberately make something difficult to understand

58

Plethora

An excess

59

Repudiate

Shun; eschew

60

Tedium

Boredom

61

Abstemious

Self-denying; refraining from indulging

62

Blithe

Free-spirited; Carefree

63

Crepuscular

Active at dawn and dusk

64

Enunciation

Clear pronunciation; accent; articulation

65

Headstrong

Stubborn; willful

66

Lackluster

Dull; monotonous; bland

67

Objective

Unbiased; not subjective

68

Pliable

Flexible; not Stubborn

69

Rescind

Retract; repeal

70

Temper

To moderate; soften

71

Abstruse

Difficult to understand; obscure

72

Blunderbuss

1.ancient weapon (type of gun) 2. A clumsy person

73

Cringe

Recoiled; flinch; shy away

74

Envenom

To cause bitterness and bad feeling

75

Hedonism

Self-indulgence; pleasure-seeking

76

Laconic

Using few words; brief; to the point

77

Oblique

Indirect; slanting

78

Plumage

Feathers of a bird

79

Resignation

Acceptance of fate

80

Tenacious

Stubborn; resolute; holding for to a purpose

81

Accolade

Tribute; honour; praise

82

Bolster

Support; prop up

83

Cryptic

Puzzling; enigmatic

84

Ephemeral

Short-lived

85

Hedonist

A pleasure-seeker

86

Lamentation

Expression of regret or sorrow

87

Obliterate

Destroyed; demolish; eradicate

88

Plummet

Full suddenly and steeply

89

Resolution

Determination

90

Tentative

Uncertain; hesitant

91

Acquiesce

To agree to; give in to

92

Bombast

Arrogant, pompous language

93

Curtail

Cut short

94

Epicure

Someone who appreciates good food and drink

95

Heed

Listen to

96

Lampoon

Ridicule; spoof

97

Oblivious

Totally unaware

98

Podium

Raised platform

99

Resonant

Echoing

100

Tenuous

Flimsy; not solid

101

To hate; loathe

Abhor

102

A narrow-minded, prejudiced person

Bigot

103

False; fake

Counterfeit

104

Give voting rights

Enfranchise

105

Hinder; obstruct

Hamper

106

To start a fire

Kindle

107

Poisonous; harmful; lethal

Noxious

108

Calm; peaceful

Placid

109

Payment for work done

Remuneration

110

Lucky charm

Talisman

111

Rough; coarse; harsh

Abrasive

112

Cheat; defraud

Bilk

113

Undercover; hidden

Covert

114

(To) cause

Engender

115

Storage (like a garage) for a plane

Hangar

116

Complex; difficult to solve

Knotty

117

Something subtle; a fine shade of meaning

Nuance

118

Taking credit for someone else's ideas or writing

Plagiarism

119

Fame

Renown

120

Going off the main subject

Tangent

121

Humiliation; degradation

Abasement

122

Swelling; fluttering; waving

Billowing

123

Recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from

Cower

124

Improve; make better or clearer

Enhance

125

Noisy, attacking speech

Harangue

126

A maze

Labyrinth

127

To counter; make unimportant or invalid

Nullify

128

Petitioner (in court of law)

Plaintiff

129

Full

Replete

130

Can be touched

Tangible

131

Cancel; deny; repeal

Abrogate

132

Speech which offends religious sentiments

Blasphemy

133

Believable

Credible

134

Puzzle; mystery

Enigma

135

Indicators; bringers of warnings

Harbingers

136

Complicated; highly convoluted

Labyrinthine

137

Cuddle; snuggle

Nuzzle

138

Statement giving strong praise

Plaudit

139

Shameful; very bad

Reprehensible

140

Slow; late; overdue; delayed

Tardy

141

Forgiveness; pardon; release

Absolution

142

Obvious

Blatant

143

Praiseworthy

Creditable

144

Establish family in a position

Ensconce

145

Hurry; accelerate; rush

Hasten

146

Cut

Laceration

147

Stubborn

Obdurate

148

Can be believed; reasonable

Plausible

149

A respite; postponement of a sentence

Reprieve

150

Of little value; Gaudy

Tawdry

151

Desist; go without; withdraw

Abstain

152

Damaged; destroyed; ruined

Blighted

153

Gullible; ready to believe anything

Credulous

154

Cover

Enshroud

155

Arrogance; pride

Haughtiness

156

Tearful; sad

Lachrymose

157

Deliberately make something difficult to understand

Obfuscate

158

An excess

Plethora

159

Shun; eschew

Repudiate

160

Boredom

Tedium

161

Self-denying; refraining from indulging

Abstemious

162

Free-spirited; Carefree

Blithe

163

Active at dawn and dusk

Crepuscular

164

Clear pronunciation; accent; articulation

Enunciation

165

Stubborn; willful

Headstrong

166

Dull; monotonous; bland

Lackluster

167

Unbiased; not subjective

Objective

168

Flexible; not Stubborn

Pliable

169

Retract; repeal

Rescind

170

To moderate; soften

Temper

171

Difficult to understand; obscure

Abstruse

172

1.ancient weapon (type of gun) 2. A clumsy person

Blunderbuss

173

Recoiled; flinch; shy away

Cringe

174

To cause bitterness and bad feeling

Envenom

175

Self-indulgence; pleasure-seeking

Hedonism

176

Using few words; brief; to the point

Laconic

177

Indirect; slanting

Oblique

178

Feathers of a bird

Plumage

179

Acceptance of fate

Resignation

180

Stubborn; resolute; holding for to a purpose

Tenacious

181

Tribute; honour; praise

Accolade

182

Support; prop up

Bolster

183

Puzzling; enigmatic

Cryptic

184

Short-lived

Ephemeral

185

A pleasure-seeker

Hedonist

186

Expression of regret or sorrow

Lamentation

187

Destroyed; demolish; eradicate

Obliterate

188

Full suddenly and steeply

Plummet

189

Determination

Resolution

190

Uncertain; hesitant

Tentative

191

To agree to; give in to

Acquiesce

192

Arrogant, pompous language

Bombast

193

Cut short

Curtail

194

Someone who appreciates good food and drink

Epicure

195

Listen to

Heed

196

Ridicule; spoof

Lampoon

197

Totally unaware

Oblivious

198

Raised platform

Podium

199

Echoing

Resonant

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Flimsy; not solid

Tenuous