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Antiquated

Outdated; old-fashioned

2

Choleric

Easily angered

3

Diorama

Model of a scene

4

Fecund

Fertile

5

Inebriation

Drunkenness; intoxication

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Marshal

To gather together

7

Parity

Equality

8

Profound

Having deep meaning

9

Servile

Overly submissive; groveling

10

Usurp

Take someone's position (usually by force)

11

Apathetic

Indifferent; uninterested; lethargic

12

Chronicler

Person who records historical information

13

Dirge

Mournful song

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Felicitous

Apt

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Ineffable

Cannot be expressed in words

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Marsupial

Punched mammal (like a kangaroo)

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Parochial

Narrow-minded; concerns only with local matters

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Profundity

Depth

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Skeptical

Doubting; not gullible

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Utilitarian

Greatest good for the greatest amount of people; useful

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Apathy

Lack of interest or emotion

22

Circuitous

Indirect

23

Disapprobation

Disapproval

24

Fervor

Passion; enthusiaam

25

Inept

Incompetent; unskilled; useless

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Martinet

Person who believes in strict discipline

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Parody

A mockery; imitation for ridicule; spoof

28

Proletarian

Member of the working working class

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Skirmish

Minor battle

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Utopian

A believer on an ideal world

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Apocryphal

Of doubtful origin

32

Circumlocution

Using too many words; longwindedness

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Discern

To distinguish one thing from another

34

Fickle

Unpredictable; whimsical; easily swayed

35

Inertia

Inactivity; lethargy

36

Masochist

Person who intentionally inflicts pain on himself

37

Parry

Ward off; avoid

38

Prolific

Producing a lot

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Sluggard

Slow-moving; lethargic person

40

Vacillate

Waver; hesitate

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Appease

Pacify; soothe; calm down; make peace with

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Circumscribe

Limit

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Discord

Disagreement

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Finesse

Skill

45

Inevitable

Cannot be avoided

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Matriarchy

Society governed by women

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Parsimonious

Economical; frugal; thrifty

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Proponents

Promoters; supporters

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Smelt

Refine an ore

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Vacuous

Empty; silly; meaningless

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Apprehensive

Worried; fearful

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Circumspect

Cautious; considering all sides

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Discordancy

Cacophony; considering all sides

54

Fitful

Not continuous; stopping and starting

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Inexorable

Relentless

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Maverick

A loner

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Parsimony

Stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting

58

Prosaic

Dull; boring; ordinary

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Smorgasbord

A Swedish buffet of cold dishes

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Vagrant

Person wandering without a home

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Arable

Can be cultivated

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Circumvent

Avoid

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Discrepancy

Something which does not match up; inconsistency

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Flagrant

Clearly wrong

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Inexpedient

Not advisable

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Meager

In short supply

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Partisan

Biased; one-sided; committed to one group

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Proscribe

Forbid

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Solace

Comfort for grief

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Vapid

Dull; uninspiring

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Arbitrary

Random; for no definite reason

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Clairvoyant

Psychic; mystic

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Discriminate

T make a clear distinction; see the difference

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Flamboyant

Showy; ornate

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Infallible

Perfect; flawless; cannot make mistakes

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Meander

Wander from side to side

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Pathos

Evoking sadness or pity

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Prosody

Study of versification

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Solicit

To ask for; seek

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Variegated

Multicolored; speckled

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Arcane

Obscure; known only to a few people

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Clamor

Shout; scream

83

Discursiveness

Long-windedness; indirectness

84

Flaunt

Show off; display in a showy manner

85

Infamous

Famous for something bad

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Mellow

Soft; melodious; ripe

87

Patron

One who gives support (usually financial)

88

Prostration

1. Lying face down 2. Be overcome with extreme weakness

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Somnambulist

Sleepwalker

90

Vehemence

Violence; fervor; forcefulness

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Archaic

Ancient; outdated; old fashioned

92

Clandestine

Secret; covert; stealthy

93

Disdain

Contempt; strong dislike

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Flippant

Making jokes about serious matters

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Infer

Deduce; conclude

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Menagerie

Collection of animals

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Patronize

Condescend to; behave in an arrogant manner towards (someone)

98

Protagonist

Main character in film, book, play etc.

99

Soothsayer

Fortune teller

100

Vehement

Forceful

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Outdated; old-fashioned

Antiquated

102

Easily angered

Choleric

103

Model of a scene

Diorama

104

Fertile

Fecund

105

Drunkenness; intoxication

Inebriation

106

To gather together

Marshal

107

Equality

Parity

108

Having deep meaning

Profound

109

Overly submissive; groveling

Servile

110

Take someone's position (usually by force)

Usurp

111

Indifferent; uninterested; lethargic

Apathetic

112

Person who records historical information

Chronicler

113

Mournful song

Dirge

114

Apt

Felicitous

115

Cannot be expressed in words

Ineffable

116

Punched mammal (like a kangaroo)

Marsupial

117

Narrow-minded; concerns only with local matters

Parochial

118

Depth

Profundity

119

Doubting; not gullible

Skeptical

120

Greatest good for the greatest amount of people; useful

Utilitarian

121

Lack of interest or emotion

Apathy

122

Indirect

Circuitous

123

Disapproval

Disapprobation

124

Passion; enthusiaam

Fervor

125

Incompetent; unskilled; useless

Inept

126

Person who believes in strict discipline

Martinet

127

A mockery; imitation for ridicule; spoof

Parody

128

Member of the working working class

Proletarian

129

Minor battle

Skirmish

130

A believer on an ideal world

Utopian

131

Of doubtful origin

Apocryphal

132

Using too many words; longwindedness

Circumlocution

133

To distinguish one thing from another

Discern

134

Unpredictable; whimsical; easily swayed

Fickle

135

Inactivity; lethargy

Inertia

136

Person who intentionally inflicts pain on himself

Masochist

137

Ward off; avoid

Parry

138

Producing a lot

Prolific

139

Slow-moving; lethargic person

Sluggard

140

Waver; hesitate

Vacillate

141

Pacify; soothe; calm down; make peace with

Appease

142

Limit

Circumscribe

143

Disagreement

Discord

144

Skill

Finesse

145

Cannot be avoided

Inevitable

146

Society governed by women

Matriarchy

147

Economical; frugal; thrifty

Parsimonious

148

Promoters; supporters

Proponents

149

Refine an ore

Smelt

150

Empty; silly; meaningless

Vacuous

151

Worried; fearful

Apprehensive

152

Cautious; considering all sides

Circumspect

153

Cacophony; considering all sides

Discordancy

154

Not continuous; stopping and starting

Fitful

155

Relentless

Inexorable

156

A loner

Maverick

157

Stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting

Parsimony

158

Dull; boring; ordinary

Prosaic

159

A Swedish buffet of cold dishes

Smorgasbord

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Person wandering without a home

Vagrant

161

Can be cultivated

Arable

162

Avoid

Circumvent

163

Something which does not match up; inconsistency

Discrepancy

164

Clearly wrong

Flagrant

165

Not advisable

Inexpedient

166

In short supply

Meager

167

Biased; one-sided; committed to one group

Partisan

168

Forbid

Proscribe

169

Comfort for grief

Solace

170

Dull; uninspiring

Vapid

171

Random; for no definite reason

Arbitrary

172

Psychic; mystic

Clairvoyant

173

T make a clear distinction; see the difference

Discriminate

174

Showy; ornate

Flamboyant

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Perfect; flawless; cannot make mistakes

Infallible

176

Wander from side to side

Meander

177

Evoking sadness or pity

Pathos

178

Study of versification

Prosody

179

To ask for; seek

Solicit

180

Multicolored; speckled

Variegated

181

Obscure; known only to a few people

Arcane

182

Shout; scream

Clamor

183

Long-windedness; indirectness

Discursiveness

184

Show off; display in a showy manner

Flaunt

185

Famous for something bad

Infamous

186

Soft; melodious; ripe

Mellow

187

One who gives support (usually financial)

Patron

188

1. Lying face down 2. Be overcome with extreme weakness

Prostration

189

Sleepwalker

Somnambulist

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Violence; fervor; forcefulness

Vehemence

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Ancient; outdated; old fashioned

Archaic

192

Secret; covert; stealthy

Clandestine

193

Contempt; strong dislike

Disdain

194

Making jokes about serious matters

Flippant

195

Deduce; conclude

Infer

196

Collection of animals

Menagerie

197

Condescend to; behave in an arrogant manner towards (someone)

Patronize

198

Main character in film, book, play etc.

Protagonist

199

Fortune teller

Soothsayer

200

Forceful

Vehement