English Word of the Day #1

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English Word of the Day #1
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2012-10-19 00:33:27
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English Word of the Day #1
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  1. aggrandize
    • verb
    • to enlarge; to expand
  2. altruism
    • noun
    • a concern for others, generosity
  3. ambiguous
    • adjective
    • open to more than one interpretation
  4. amoral
    • adjective
    • lacking a sense of right and wrong
  5. amorphous
    • adjective
    • shapeless, formless, vague
  6. animosity
    • noun
    • hatred
  7. antipathy
    • noun
    • an intense dislike
  8. antithesus
    • noun
    • an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
  9. banal
    • adjective
    • common, ordinary
  10. bauble
    • noun
    • a showy but useless thing, trinket
  11. bedlam
    • noun
    • a noisy uproar; a scene of wild confusion
  12. beguile
    • verb
    • to decieve, to charm, to enchant
  13. besiege
    • verb
    • to overwhelm; to surround and attack
  14. besmirch
    • verb
    • to make dirty; to stain; to tarnish
  15. bestial
    • adjective
    • savage, brutal
  16. bilious
    • adjective
    • bad tempered; cross
  17. blanch
    • verb
    • to whiten, to make pale
  18. bland
    • adjective
    • mild, tasteless, dull
  19. blandishment
    • noun
    • flattery
  20. bombast
    • noun
    • impressive nut meaningless language
  21. boor
    • noun
    • a rude or impolite person
  22. brevity
    • noun
    • briefness, short duration
  23. bucolic
    • adjective
    • pertaining to the countryside, rural, rustic
  24. adroit
    • adjective
    • skillful, clever
  25. adulterate
    • verb
    • to make impure, to contaminate
  26. adventitous
    • adjective
    • accidental, nonessential
  27. aesthetic
    • adjective
    • pertaining to beauty, artistic
  28. affinity
    • noun
    • an attraction to
  29. affluence
    • noun
    • wealth, richness
  30. agape
    • adjective
    • open-mouthed, surprised, agog

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