Vocabulary Expansion

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Vocabulary Expansion
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  1. Caustic
    Severly critical or sarcastic
  2. Equanimity
    Mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension or strain; calmness
  3. Mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension or strain; calmness
    Equanimity
  4. Esoteric
    Understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest;
  5. Understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest;
    Esoteric
  6. Excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please
    Fastidious
  7. Fastidious
    Excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please
  8. An answer or solution for all problems or difficulties
    Panacea: [pan-uh-see-uh]
  9. Invaginated
    Folded inward or sheathed
  10. Carte Blanche
    Complete freedom/discretion, freedom to act
  11. equivocate
    Speak ambigously trying to mislead
  12. Infinitesimal
    Close to zero, tiny
  13. Flashy, gaudy, vulgar display of wealth
    Ostentatious
  14. Scintillating
    Briliantly clever or lots of wit
  15. Impassive who is unemotional, showing patience and endurance during adversity
    Stoic
  16. Sycophant
    Flatters powerful people for personal gain.
  17. Something costly to maintain, questionable value
    White elephant
  18. Misleading information that pulls from or distracts from the actual issue.
    Red Herring
  19. Difficult problem or riddle
    Conundrum
  20. Humor or playfulness
    Fascetious
  21. Capitulate
    Surrender or give in
  22. Not showing a serious or respectful attitude
    Flippant

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