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Flashcards in Wordlist 5 Deck (200):
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Anecdote

A brief amusing story

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Celerity

Speed

3

Dexterous

Skillful with hands

4

Extraneous

Irrelevant

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Incoherent

Not clear

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Maladroit

Clumsy; unskillful

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Pallid

Pale

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Presumptuous

Assuming too much; arrogant

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Scrupulous

Careful; diligent; painstaking

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Unequivocal

Clear; obvious

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Animosity

Hatred; antagonism

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Censorious

Disapproving; critical

13

Dichotomy

A division into two parts

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Extrapolate

Extend; predict on the basis of known data

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Incongruous

Not fitting in; out of place

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Malady

Illness

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Palpable

Easily felt; easily perceived

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Pretentious

Pompous; self-important

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Scrutinize

Examine carefully

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Unfetter

Set free

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Annex (n)

A building which is an addition to an existing building

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Censure

Blame

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Didactic

Intended to teach; instructive

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Extrinsic

Irrelevant; on the outside

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Inconsequential

Unimportant; insignificant; negligible

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Malediction

A curse

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Panacea

Remedy for all ills

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Prevaricate

Speak misleadingly and evasively

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Scuttle

Sink

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Unfrock

To remove a priest from his position

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Annex (v)

Take possession of; seize; capture

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Cerebral

Intellectual

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Diffident

Lacking confidence

34

Fallacious

False

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Inconspicuous

Not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable

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Malefactor

A wrong-doer

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Paradigm

1. Example 2. Model 3. Way of looking at things

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Pristine

Unspoiled

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Seminary

An institution in which priests are trained

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Unprecedented

Never having happened before

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Anomaly

Something which does not fit in a patter ; irregularity

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Certitude

Certainty

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Digress

Wander off the subject

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Falter

Hesitate; waver

45

Indelible

Cannot be wiped out

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Malinger

Deliberately avoid work; shirk

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Paradox

Apparently contradictory statement

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Proclivity

Tendency towards

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Sensuous

Appealing to the senses

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Unscathed

Unharmed; intact; without a scratch

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Antagonism

Hostility; strong opposition

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Charlatan

Trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have

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Dike

Dam; embankment

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Fanatical

Obsessive; fixated

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Indifferent

1. Neutral 2. Not outstanding

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Malingerer

Person who deliberately tries to avoid work

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Paragon

A perfect example

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Procrastinate

Delay; put off

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Sentinel

Guard; sentry

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Unwitting

Not deliberate; unconscious

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Antagonistic

Opposed; hostile; aggressive

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Chary

Wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give

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Dilatory

Slow; falling behind with one's work

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Fanaticism

Passion; excessive devotion

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Indigenous

Native to a particular area

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Malleable

Flexible; can be shaped

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Paramount

Of supreme importance

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Prodigal

Wasteful; extravagant

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Sequester

Isolate

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Upbraid

Scold; tell off; reprimans

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Antediluvian

Outdated; prehistoric; very old-fashioned

72

Chastises

Punishes

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Dilemma

Puzzling situation

74

Fastidious

Overly particular; finicky

75

Indolence

Laziness

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Mallet

1. Wooden hammer 2. Stick used for polo

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Parasite

1. Scrounged 2. Animal which takes digested food from another

78

Prodigious

Very large

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Srendipity

Fortunate coincidence; unsought discovery

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Uproarious

Hilarious; hysterical; very funny

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Anthology

A book which is a collection of poems or stories

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Chicanery

Trickery

83

Dilettante

Person who dabbles in a subject without serious study

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Fatuous

Silly; foolish

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Inductee

Novice; beginner

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Manipulatable

Influenceable; controllable

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Parched

Dried up

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Profane

Unholy

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Serene

Calm; peaceful

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Upshot

Outcome

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Anthropocentrism

Putting man at the centre of one's philosophy

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Chimerical

Changeable; unstable

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Diligent

Hard-working

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Feasible

Possible and practicable

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Indulgent

Pampering; satisfying desires

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Marred

Damaged; spoiled

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Pariah

An outcast from society

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Profanity

Swearing; cursing

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Serrated

Jagged; saw-like

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Urbane

Sophisticated; suave

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A brief amusing story

Anecdote

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Speed

Celerity

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Skillful with hands

Dexterous

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Irrelevant

Extraneous

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Not clear

Incoherent

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Clumsy; unskillful

Maladroit

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Pale

Pallid

108

Assuming too much; arrogant

Presumptuous

109

Careful; diligent; painstaking

Scrupulous

110

Clear; obvious

Unequivocal

111

Hatred; antagonism

Animosity

112

Disapproving; critical

Censorious

113

A division into two parts

Dichotomy

114

Extend; predict on the basis of known data

Extrapolate

115

Not fitting in; out of place

Incongruous

116

Illness

Malady

117

Easily felt; easily perceived

Palpable

118

Pompous; self-important

Pretentious

119

Examine carefully

Scrutinize

120

Set free

Unfetter

121

A building which is an addition to an existing building

Annex (n)

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Blame

Censure

123

Intended to teach; instructive

Didactic

124

Irrelevant; on the outside

Extrinsic

125

Unimportant; insignificant; negligible

Inconsequential

126

A curse

Malediction

127

Remedy for all ills

Panacea

128

Speak misleadingly and evasively

Prevaricate

129

Sink

Scuttle

130

To remove a priest from his position

Unfrock

131

Take possession of; seize; capture

Annex (v)

132

Intellectual

Cerebral

133

Lacking confidence

Diffident

134

False

Fallacious

135

Not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable

Inconspicuous

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A wrong-doer

Malefactor

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1. Example 2. Model 3. Way of looking at things

Paradigm

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Unspoiled

Pristine

139

An institution in which priests are trained

Seminary

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Never having happened before

Unprecedented

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Something which does not fit in a patter ; irregularity

Anomaly

142

Certainty

Certitude

143

Wander off the subject

Digress

144

Hesitate; waver

Falter

145

Cannot be wiped out

Indelible

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Deliberately avoid work; shirk

Malinger

147

Apparently contradictory statement

Paradox

148

Tendency towards

Proclivity

149

Appealing to the senses

Sensuous

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Unharmed; intact; without a scratch

Unscathed

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Hostility; strong opposition

Antagonism

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Trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have

Charlatan

153

Dam; embankment

Dike

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Obsessive; fixated

Fanatical

155

1. Neutral 2. Not outstanding

Indifferent

156

Person who deliberately tries to avoid work

Malingerer

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A perfect example

Paragon

158

Delay; put off

Procrastinate

159

Guard; sentry

Sentinel

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Not deliberate; unconscious

Unwitting

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Opposed; hostile; aggressive

Antagonistic

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Wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give

Chary

163

Slow; falling behind with one's work

Dilatory

164

Passion; excessive devotion

Fanaticism

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Native to a particular area

Indigenous

166

Flexible; can be shaped

Malleable

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Of supreme importance

Paramount

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Wasteful; extravagant

Prodigal

169

Isolate

Sequester

170

Scold; tell off; reprimans

Upbraid

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Outdated; prehistoric; very old-fashioned

Antediluvian

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Punishes

Chastises

173

Puzzling situation

Dilemma

174

Overly particular; finicky

Fastidious

175

Laziness

Indolence

176

1. Wooden hammer 2. Stick used for polo

Mallet

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1. Scrounged 2. Animal which takes digested food from another

Parasite

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Very large

Prodigious

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Fortunate coincidence; unsought discovery

Srendipity

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Hilarious; hysterical; very funny

Uproarious

181

A book which is a collection of poems or stories

Anthology

182

Trickery

Chicanery

183

Person who dabbles in a subject without serious study

Dilettante

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Silly; foolish

Fatuous

185

Novice; beginner

Inductee

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Influenceable; controllable

Manipulatable

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Dried up

Parched

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Unholy

Profane

189

Calm; peaceful

Serene

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Outcome

Upshot

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Putting man at the centre of one's philosophy

Anthropocentrism

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Changeable; unstable

Chimerical

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Hard-working

Diligent

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Possible and practicable

Feasible

195

Pampering; satisfying desires

Indulgent

196

Damaged; spoiled

Marred

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An outcast from society

Pariah

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Swearing; cursing

Profanity

199

Jagged; saw-like

Serrated

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Sophisticated; suave

Urbane