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20 pop words
2012-01-18 00:04:33
greg gre

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  1. Abstain
    • 1.Restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something.
    • 2.Refrain from drinking alcohol.
  2. Adulterate
    Render (something) poorer in quality by adding another substance, typically an inferior one.
  3. Apathy
    Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
  4. Audacious
    • 1. Showing a willingness to take bold risk
    • 2. Showing an impudent lack of respect
  5. Capricious
    Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.
  6. Corroborate
    Confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).Synonyms:confirm - bear out - affirm - verify - support - certify
  7. Desiccate
    1. Remove the moisture from (something, esp. food), typically in order to preserve it.

    2. Lacking interest, passion, or energy.
  8. Engender
    • 1. Cause or give rise to
    • 2. Beget
  9. Ephemeral
    Lasting for a very short time
  10. Gullible
    Easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.
  11. Homogenous
    1.Of the same kind; alike.

    2. Consisting of parts all of the same kind.

    Synonyms:uniform - similar
  12. Laconic
    (of a person, speech, or style of writing) Using very few words.

    Synonyms:terse - concise - brief - succinct - short - curt
  13. Laudable
    (of an action, idea, or goal) Deserving praise and commendation.

    Synonyms:praiseworthy - commendable - creditable - meritorious
  14. Loquacious
  15. Mitigate
    • 1. Make less severe, serious, or painful
    • 2. Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake)
  16. Pedant
    A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
  17. Pragmatic
    1. Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

    2. Relating to philosophical or political pragmatism.
  18. Propriety
    • 1. The state or quality of conforming to conventionally accepted standards of behavior or morals.
    • 2. The details or rules of behavior considered correct
  19. Vacillate
    Alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive
  20. Volatile
    evaporating rapidly; passing off readily in the form of vapor:Acetone is a volatile solvent.2.tending or threatening to break out into open violence;explosive: a volatile political situation.3.changeable; mercurial; flighty: a volatile disposition.4.(of prices, values, etc.) tending to fluctuate sharply andregularly: volatile market conditions.5.fleeting; transient: volatile beauty.