English 1 Final

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English 1 Final
2012-05-15 19:09:18

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  1. Chron/tempor
  2. Sens/sent
    to feel
  3. Civ
  4. Fall/fals
    to deceive
  5. Cycl
  6. Neg
    to deny, not
  7. Ab/abs
    from, away
  8. Anti
  9. Bene
    good, well
  10. Contr/counter
  11. Epi
    outside, over, outer
  12. in/il/im/ir
    in, within or not, opposing
  13. Mal
    bad, badly
  14. Orth
    straight, right
  15. Post
    after, following
  16. Evanescent
    vanishing; fading away; fleeting
  17. Negligible
    so small or unimportant that may be neglected
  18. Capitulate
    to give up resistance; surrender
  19. Inncessant
    continuing without interruption; unending
  20. Venerate
    to regard or treat with reverence; revere
  21. Enigma
    a puzzling or inexplicable occurence or situation
  22. Pompous
    characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance
  23. Clandestine
    characterized by or done in secret, especially for purposes of deception
  24. Fortuitous
    happening or produced by chance; accidental; lucky; fortunate
  25. Sporadic
    occasional; appearing or happening at irregular intervals
  26. Pragmatic
    of or pertaining to a practical (sensible) point of view
  27. Sycophant
    a person who uses flattery to win favor from individuals
  28. Spurious
    not genuine, authentic, or true
  29. Benevolent
    characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings; desiring to help others
  30. Acquiesce
    to submit or comply silently wihtout protest; constent or agree.
  31. Partisan
    partial/loyal to a specific party or person
  32. Authoritarian
    favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opposed to individual freedom
  33. Denounce
    to condemn or express disaproval of openly or publicly
  34. Rhetoric
    the undue use of exaggeration or display
  35. Taciturn
    inclined to silence, reserved in speech, reluctant to join in conversation
  36. Irrefutable
    that cannot be diproved
  37. Cajole
    to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle, coax
  38. Fallacy
    a deceptive, misleading or false notion or belief
  39. Disseminate
    to scatter or spread widely
  40. Aloof
    at a distance, especially in feeling or interest; reserved, indifferent, disinterested
  41. Innate
    existing in one from birth; inborn, natural
  42. Magnanimous
    generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness
  43. Expedite
    to speed up the process of; to accomplish promptly
  44. Elucidate
    to make clear; throw light on; explain
  45. Augment
    to make larger; enlarge in size, number, or strength
  46. Paltry
    ridiculously or insultingly small; worthless
  47. Judicious
    having, exercising, or characterized by good or discriminating judgement; wise, sensible
  48. Perfunctory
    performed merely as a routine duty; hasty; superficial; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm
  49. Latent
    present but not visible or apparent; existing as potential
  50. Charlatan
    a person who claims or pretends to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possess
  51. Morose
    gloomy; suddenly moody in a bad mood; depressed
  52. Arduous
    difficult; hard to do or endure
  53. Astute
    clever, shrewd, having sharp perception
  54. Nonchalant
    cooly unconcerned; indifferent or unexcited, casual
  55. Cartharsis/Cathartic
    the purging of emotions or the relieving of emotional tensions
  56. Prodigious
    extraordinary in size, amount, extent, or degree; abnormally wonderful or marvelous
  57. Zealot
    a person who shows extreme religious zeal (great passion and strength of belief)
  58. Ostensible
    outwardly appearing, pretending, obvious, or seeming
  59. Converge
    to tend to meet in a point or line; to lean toward a common result or conclusion
  60. Ostentatious
    pretentious or showy for the purpose of impressing others
  61. Anomaly
    a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form
  62. Relegate
    to send or hand over to an inferior position, place, or condition
  63. Cursory
    going rapidly over something without attention to detail; hasty; superficial
  64. Temerity
    reckless boldness; rashness
  65. Hackneyed
    made commonplace or trite; stale (as in writing)
  66. Undulate
    to move in a wavelike motion
  67. Supercilious
    haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or expression; arrogant
  68. Infamy
    extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act
  69. Imminent
    likely to occur at any moment
  70. Clemency
    an act or deed showing mercy or leniency; a tendency toward leniency, compassion, and mercy
  71. Amicable
    friendly, peaceable; characterized by showing goodwill
  72. Anachronism
    someone or something that is not in its correct historical time
  73. Prodigal
    wastefully or recklessly extravagant
  74. Vindicate
    to clear, as from an accusation or suspicion
  75. Formidable
    causing fear, apprehension, or dread