Vocab words extra

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Vocab words extra
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  1. Competent
    Adj

    Having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience, etc., for some purpose; properly qualified.
  2. Avaricious
    Adj

    Characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous.
  3. Scrupulous
    Adj

    Having scruples; having or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; principled.
  4. Magnanimous
    Adj

    Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness.
  5. Amiable
    Adj

    Having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable.
  6. Ovation
    Noun

    An enthusiastic public reception of a person, marked especially by loud and prolonged applause.
  7. Annul
    Verb

    To make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate.
  8. Divisive
    Adj

    Forming or expressing division or distrubution.
  9. Vociferous
    Adj

    Crying out noisily; clamorous.
  10. Garrulous
    Adj

    Excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, expecially about trivial matters.
  11. Effusive
    Adj

    Unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve.
  12. Reticent
    Adj

    Disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved.
  13. Munificent
    Adj

    Extremely liberal in giving; very generous.
  14. Miser
    Noun

    A stingy, avaricious person.
  15. Risqué
    Adj

    Daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color.
  16. Scruple
    Noun

    A moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions.
  17. Vindicive
    Adj

    Disposed or inclined to revenge; vengeful.
  18. Affable
    Adj

    Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial; warmly polite.
  19. Penurious
    Adj

    Extremely stingy; parsimonious; miserly.
  20. Niggard
    Noun

    An excessively parsimonious, miserly, or stingy person.
  21. Cordial
    Adj

    Courteous and gracious; friendly; warm.
  22. Parsimony
    Noun

    Extreme or excessive economy or frugality; stinginess; niggardliness.
  23. Elusive
    Adj

    Eluding clear perception or complete mental grasp; hard to express or define.
  24. Extraneous
    Adj

    Introduced or coming from without; not belonging or proper to a thing; foreign, not pertinent; irrelevent.
  25. Expedient
    Adj

    Tending to promote some proposed or desired object; fit or suitable for the purpose; proper under the circumstances.
  26. Incontrovertible
    Adj

    Not controvertible; not open to question or dispute.
  27. Controvert
    Verb

    To argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
  28. Subjective
    Adj

    Placing excessive emphasis on one's own moods, attitudes, opinions, etc.
  29. Superfluous
    Adj

    Being more than is sufficient ore required; excessive.
  30. Vacillate
    Verb

    To waver in mind or opinion; be indecisive or irresolute.
  31. Dictatorship
    Noun

    A country, government, or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator. Absolute, imperious, or overbearing power or control.
  32. Imperious
    Adj

    Domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing.
  33. Haughty
    Adj

    Disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious.
  34. Paleontology
    Noun

    The science of the forms of life existing in former geologic periods, as represented by their fossils.
  35. Stymie
    Verb

    To hinder, block, or thwart.
  36. Spurious
    Adj

    Not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit.
  37. Dogma
    Noun

    A settled or established opinion, belief, or principle.
  38. Sanguine
    Adj

    Cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident. Reddish; ruddy.
  39. Autonomous
    Adj

    Self-governing; independent; subject to its own laws only.
  40. Intransigent
    Adj

    Refusing to agree or compromise; inflexible.
  41. Ambiguous
    Adj

    Open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal.
  42. Equivocal
    Adj

    Allowing the possiblity of several different meanings, as a word or phrase, especially with intent to deceive or misguide; susceptible of double interpretation; deliberately ambiguous.
  43. Feasible
    Adj

    Capable of being done, effected, or accomplished.

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