AFOQT VOCAB prep

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  1. Adduce
    Cite as evidence
  2. Fastidious
    Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail
  3. Educe
    Bring out or develop
  4. Palpable
    Able to be touched or felt
  5. Gendarme
    An armed police officer in France and other French-speaking countries
  6. Auspicious
    Giving or being a sign of future success
  7. Gambol
    Run or jump about playfully
  8. Hirsute
    Hairy
  9. Assignation
    An appointment to meet someone in secret
  10. Indigenous
    Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native
  11. Rapport
    A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other's feelings or ideas and communicate well
  12. Forethought
    Careful consideration of what will be necessary or may happen in the future
  13. Subsidy
    A sum of money granted to support an arts organization or other undertaking held to be in the public interest
  14. Homophone
    Each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling
  15. Exasperate
    Irritate intensely; infuriate
  16. Lexicon
    The vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge
  17. Macadamize
    To cover or pave
  18. Embroilment
    Imbroglio: an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
  19. Messieurs
    French greeting for a group of men
  20. Nefarious
    Wicked or criminal
  21. Obstreperous
    Noisy and difficult to control
  22. Colloquy
    A conversation
  23. Overwrought
    In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety
  24. Contemporaneous
    Existing or occurring in the same period of time
  25. Coquette
    A woman who flirts
  26. Declamatory
    A full and formal style of utterance
  27. Dilatory
    Tending to delay
  28. Telemetry
    The science of automatically measuring
  29. Dilettante
    A person who claims an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge
  30. Effervesce
    The process of bubbling as gas escapes
  31. Abridged
    Shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without losing the sense
  32. Acumen
    The ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain
  33. Assiduous
    Showing great care and perseverance
  34. Charlatan
    A person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill; a fraud
  35. Belligerent
    Hostile and aggressive
  36. Noxious
    Harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant
  37. Plight
    A dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation
  38. Innate
    Inborn; natural
  39. Recalcitrant
    Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority
  40. Vacillate
    Alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive
  41. Scrupulous
    Very concerned to avoid doing wrong
  42. Subterfuge
    A statement or action resorted to in order to deceive
  43. Surreptitious
    Kept secret, esp. because it would not be approved of
  44. Concoct
    Create or devise
  45. Omnipotent
    Having unlimited power; able to do anything
  46. Shabby
    In poor condition through long use or lack of care
  47. Iota
    An extremely small amount
  48. Gird
    A framework of spaced bars that are parallel to or cross each other; a grating
  49. Edifice
    A building, esp. a large, imposing one
  50. Extol
    Praise enthusiastically
  51. Trivial
    Of little value or importance
  52. Wan
    Pale; weak
  53. Interloper
    A person who becomes involved in a place or situation where they are not wanted or are considered not to belong
  54. Verbose
    Using or expressed in more words than are needed

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