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1

Atheist

Person who does not believe in God

2

Colloquial

Local and informal (used for language)

3

Dotard

Foolish old man

4

Furrow

Groove

5

Instigator

Troublemaker; person who entices others to do something

6

Misnomer

Wrong name

7

Percipient

Perceptive; insightful

8

Quaff

Drink down quickly

9

Staunch

Loyal; faithful; dependable

10

Vilification

Blackening someone's name

11

Atrophy

Waste away from lack of use

12

Collusion

Plotting and planning

13

Drawl

Speak slowly with words running together

14

Furtive

Hidden and secret

15

Insurgent

A rebel

16

Misogynist

Hater of women

17

Perdition

Damnation

18

Quagmire

Marsh; bog

19

Stereotype

Fixed image

20

Vindicate

Prove right; remove blame

21

Attenuate

Weaken

22

Commandeer

Take possession of

23

Drivel

Nonsense

24

Futile

Useless; hopeless

25

Interminable

Never-ending

26

Misrepresentation

Deliberately deceiving

27

Peremptory

In a commanding manner

28

Quaint

Picturesque

29

Stevedore

Dockworker

30

Virtuoso

An accomplished musician

31

Augment

Increase; make bigger

32

Complacent

Self-satisfied; smug

33

Droll

Dryly amusing

34

Galleon

Ancient type of sailing ship

35

Intermittent

Sporadic; irregular

36

Mitigate

Lessen; make less severe

37

Perfidy

Treachery

38

Quandary

Dilemma; puzzle

39

Stifle

Suppress

40

Virulent

Dangerous; harmful

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Auspicious

Favorable; promising to turn out well

42

Compliant

Easy to control; submissive

43

Drone

1. Monotonous noise (n) 2. To speak with no emotion (v) 3. Male bee

44

Gambol

Frolic; leap; bound

45

Intransigence

Stubbornness

46

Modicum

Small amount

47

Perfunctory

Superficial; cursory

48

Quarantine

Isolation to prevent the spread of disease

49

Stoic

Known for fortitude; indifferent to pleasure or pain

50

Vital

Essential; alive; important

51

Austere

Severely plain

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Concatenate

Link together

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Dubious

Doubtful

54

Garble

Distort; confuse; muddle

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Intransigent

Stubborn; unyielding

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Momentous

Very important

57

Peripatetic

Nomadic; moving from place to place

58

Quarry

1. Something that is hunted 2. Mine for stone

59

Stoke

Add fuel to; strengthen

60

Vitriolic

Corrosive; strongly attacking

61

Aversion

A dislike of

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Concatenation

Linking into chains

63

Dupe

To fool someone

64

Garish

Gaudy

65

Intrepid

Brave

66

Monotonous

Dull; unvarying

67

Peripheral

On the edge; not important

68

Querulous

Always complaining

69

Stolid

Impassive; dull; indifferent

70

Vivacity

Liveliness; animation

71

Balk

Hinder and prevent; hesitate over

72

Conciliate

To bring together; end a dispute

73

Dynamic

Lively; vibrant; energetic

74

Garner

Gather; collect

75

Inveterate

Habitual

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Moratorium

Temporary prohibition or halt to activity

77

Perjury

Telling lies under oath

78

Quirk

Oddity

79

Stratagem

Plot; plan; trick

80

Vivify

Enliven

81

Banal

Common; dull

82

Concise

Stated in few words

83

Ebullient

Very lively; cheerful; jovial; happy

84

Garrulous

Talkative

85

Invidious

Arousing envy

86

Moribund

On the point of death

87

Pernicious

Destructive; harmful

88

Ramble

Wander aimlessly

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Strident

Loud and harsh

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Vociferous

Noisy; loud in speech

91

Banality

Ordinariness; dullness

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Condescend

Talk down to

93

Eccentric

Unusual; quirky; odd

94

Gaunt

Emaciated; bony and angular

95

Inviolable

Cannot be invaded

96

Morose

Gloomy; bad-tempered

97

Persnickety

Fastidious; fussy

98

Ramifications

Branches; subdivisions of a complex system; outcomes

99

Stringent

Strict or severe

100

Volatile

Dangerously unstable; evaporates easily

101

Person who does not believe in God

Atheist

102

Local and informal (used for language)

Colloquial

103

Foolish old man

Dotard

104

Groove

Furrow

105

Troublemaker; person who entices others to do something

Instigator

106

Wrong name

Misnomer

107

Perceptive; insightful

Percipient

108

Drink down quickly

Quaff

109

Loyal; faithful; dependable

Staunch

110

Blackening someone's name

Vilification

111

Waste away from lack of use

Atrophy

112

Plotting and planning

Collusion

113

Speak slowly with words running together

Drawl

114

Hidden and secret

Furtive

115

A rebel

Insurgent

116

Hater of women

Misogynist

117

Damnation

Perdition

118

Marsh; bog

Quagmire

119

Fixed image

Stereotype

120

Prove right; remove blame

Vindicate

121

Weaken

Attenuate

122

Take possession of

Commandeer

123

Nonsense

Drivel

124

Useless; hopeless

Futile

125

Never-ending

Interminable

126

Deliberately deceiving

Misrepresentation

127

In a commanding manner

Peremptory

128

Picturesque

Quaint

129

Dockworker

Stevedore

130

An accomplished musician

Virtuoso

131

Increase; make bigger

Augment

132

Self-satisfied; smug

Complacent

133

Dryly amusing

Droll

134

Ancient type of sailing ship

Galleon

135

Sporadic; irregular

Intermittent

136

Lessen; make less severe

Mitigate

137

Treachery

Perfidy

138

Dilemma; puzzle

Quandary

139

Suppress

Stifle

140

Dangerous; harmful

Virulent

141

Favorable; promising to turn out well

Auspicious

142

Easy to control; submissive

Compliant

143

1. Monotonous noise (n) 2. To speak with no emotion (v) 3. Male bee

Drone

144

Frolic; leap; bound

Gambol

145

Stubbornness

Intransigence

146

Small amount

Modicum

147

Superficial; cursory

Perfunctory

148

Isolation to prevent the spread of disease

Quarantine

149

Known for fortitude; indifferent to pleasure or pain

Stoic

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Essential; alive; important

Vital

151

Severely plain

Austere

152

Link together

Concatenate

153

Doubtful

Dubious

154

Distort; confuse; muddle

Garble

155

Stubborn; unyielding

Intransigent

156

Very important

Momentous

157

Nomadic; moving from place to place

Peripatetic

158

1. Something that is hunted 2. Mine for stone

Quarry

159

Add fuel to; strengthen

Stoke

160

Corrosive; strongly attacking

Vitriolic

161

A dislike of

Aversion

162

Linking into chains

Concatenation

163

To fool someone

Dupe

164

Gaudy

Garish

165

Brave

Intrepid

166

Dull; unvarying

Monotonous

167

On the edge; not important

Peripheral

168

Always complaining

Querulous

169

Impassive; dull; indifferent

Stolid

170

Liveliness; animation

Vivacity

171

Hinder and prevent; hesitate over

Balk

172

To bring together; end a dispute

Conciliate

173

Lively; vibrant; energetic

Dynamic

174

Gather; collect

Garner

175

Habitual

Inveterate

176

Temporary prohibition or halt to activity

Moratorium

177

Telling lies under oath

Perjury

178

Oddity

Quirk

179

Plot; plan; trick

Stratagem

180

Enliven

Vivify

181

Common; dull

Banal

182

Stated in few words

Concise

183

Very lively; cheerful; jovial; happy

Ebullient

184

Talkative

Garrulous

185

Arousing envy

Invidious

186

On the point of death

Moribund

187

Destructive; harmful

Pernicious

188

Wander aimlessly

Ramble

189

Loud and harsh

Strident

190

Noisy; loud in speech

Vociferous

191

Ordinariness; dullness

Banality

192

Talk down to

Condescend

193

Unusual; quirky; odd

Eccentric

194

Emaciated; bony and angular

Gaunt

195

Cannot be invaded

Inviolable

196

Gloomy; bad-tempered

Morose

197

Fastidious; fussy

Persnickety

198

Branches; subdivisions of a complex system; outcomes

Ramifications

199

Strict or severe

Stringent

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Dangerously unstable; evaporates easily

Volatile