English Vocab Week 3

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English Vocab Week 3
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2012-09-17 23:17:08
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  1. something that discourages; hindrance
    deterrent
  2. teaching; instructional
    didactic
  3. shy
    diffident
  4. wandering away from the subject 
    digression
  5. distinguishable; perceivable
    discernible
  6. disown; renounce claim to
    disclaim
  7. reveal
    disclose
  8. conflict; lack of harmony
    discord
  9. lack of consistency; difference
    discrepancy
  10. discontented
    disgruntled
  11. hasten
    expedite
  12. deed or action, particularly a brave deed
    exploit
  13. help bring about; make less difficult
    facilitate
  14. false; misleading
    fallacious
  15. broad comedy; mockery
    farce
  16. difficult to please; squeamish
    fastidious
  17. courting favor by cringing and flattering
    fawning
  18. practical
    feasible
  19. glowing ardor; intensity of feeling
    fervor
  20. lacking proper seriousness
    flippant
  21. naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated
    ingenuous
  22. ungrateful person
    ingrate
  23. firmly established by nature of habit
    inherent
  24. begin; originate; receive into a group
    initiate
  25. inborn
    innate
  26. harmless
    innocuous
  27. impenetrabl; not readily understood; mysterious
    inscrutable
  28. discerning; perceptive
    insightful
  29. not able to be perceived by touch; vague
    intangible
  30. uprightness; wholeness
    integrity
  31. false testimony while under oath
    perjury
  32. evrlasting
    perpetual
  33. pervading; spread throughout every part
    pervasive
  34. belief that life is basicaly bad or evil; gloominess
    pessimism
  35. touchy; peevish
    petulant
  36. observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation
    phenomena
  37. lover of mankind; doer of good
    philanthropist
  38. steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own
    plagiarize
  39. power or influence
    potency
  40. practical; concerned with the practical worth or impact of something
    pragmatic
  41. deride or criticize by means of satire
    satirize
  42. examine closely and critically
    scrutinize
  43. isolation; solitude
    seclusion
  44. calmness; placidity
    serenity
  45. cut; seperate
    sever
  46. harshness; intensity; sterness; austerity
    severity
  47. unique; extrordinary; odd
    singular
  48. doubtful
    skeptical
  49. loyal; unswerving
    steadfast
  50. impassive; unmoved by joy or grief
    stoic

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