English Vocab #4

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English Vocab #4
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2011-10-19 01:43:54
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  1. aesthetic
    relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
  2. aloof
    apart, indifferent
  3. archaic
    old, antiquated
  4. assuage
    to ease, mitigate, to make less painful
  5. belie
    to contradict, to give a false impression
  6. contentious
    quarrelsome, stirring controversy
  7. daunt
    to intimidate, dismay
  8. debilitate
    to weaken, to enfeeble
  9. discord
    tension, strife
  10. dissemination
    to spread widely, scatter
  11. dogmatic
    strongly opinionated
  12. duplicity
    double-dealing, hypocrisy
  13. egocentric
    self-centered, selfish
  14. euphemism
    substitution of an inoffensive term for one that is offensive e.g. darn
  15. gluttonous
    greedy for food or drink
  16. mundane
    ordinary, commonplace, banal
  17. ominous
    threatening
  18. petulance
    unreasonable touchiness or irritability
  19. pompous
    exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance, bombastic
  20. precocious
    exceptionally early in development or occurrence
  21. slothful
    lazy, indolent
  22. trivia
    insignificant matters
  23. verbose
    wordy, very talkative, Mr. Csider
  24. virulent
    extremely poisonous, hateful
  25. volatile
    quickly changing, easily vaporized

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