Reading for College: Review #2 - Lists 4-6

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  1. disparage
    belittle
  2. belittle
    disparage
  3. ephemeral
    short-lived
  4. ephemeral
    short-lived
  5. compliant
    submissive
  6. submissive
    compliant
  7. prosaic
    dull
  8. dull
    prosaic
  9. profuse
    extravagant and flowing
  10. extravagant and flowing
    profuse
  11. expedient
    advantageous without necessarily being right or proper/doing it to get it done
  12. advantageous without necessarily being right or proper/doing it to get it done
    expedient
  13. fastidious
    difficult to please
  14. difficult to please
    fastidious
  15. belligerent
    hostile
  16. hostile
    belligerent
  17. astute
    shrewd; keen in judgment
  18. shrewd; keen in judgment
    astute
  19. languish
    become weak or depressed
  20. become weak or depressed
    languish
  21. censure
    condemn severely for having done something bad
  22. condemn severely for having done something bad
    censure
  23. stagnation
    motionless; inactivity
  24. motionless; inactivity
    stagnation
  25. mitigate
    moderate the effect
  26. moderate the effect
    mitigate
  27. reprehensible
    deserving of rebuke (punishment)
  28. deserving of rebuke (punishment)
    reprehensible
  29. engender
    produce
  30. produce
    engender
  31. exemplify
    be an example of
  32. be an example of
    exemplify
  33. relegated
    dropped
  34. dropped
    relegated
  35. anecdote
    short account of a humorous or revealing incident
  36. short account of a humorous or revealing incident
    anecdote
  37. fallacy
    false notion or belief
  38. false notion or belief
    fallacy
  39. incoherent
    confused
  40. confused
    incoherent
  41. repress
    hold down
  42. hold down
    repress
  43. solicit
    to ask for; seek
  44. to ask for; seek
    solicit
  45. reproach
    scold; blame or disgrace
  46. scold; blame or disgrace
    reproach
  47. condescend
    patronize; stoop to someone else's level in a demeaning way
  48. patronize; stoop to someone else's level in a demeaning way
    condescend
  49. orthodox
    conforming to what is generally accepted
  50. conforming to what is generally accepted
    orthodox
  51. indolence
    laziness
  52. laziness
    indolence
  53. congenial
    pleasant
  54. pleasant
    congenial
  55. preclude
    prevent
  56. prevent
    preclude
  57. efface
    erase/talk at length about
  58. erase/talk at length about
    efface
  59. taciturn
    habitually silent
  60. habitually silent
    taciturn
  61. ameliorate
    improve
  62. improve
    ameliorate
  63. acquiesce
    agree without protest
  64. erase/talk at length about
    acquiesce
  65. atrophy
    wasting away
  66. wasting away
    atrophy
  67. dubious
    uncertain; full of doubt
  68. uncertain; full of doubt
    dubious
  69. immutable
    unchanging
  70. unchanging 
    immutable
  71. static
    stationary; not changing
  72. stationary; not changing
    static
  73. credulous
    easily fooled (gullible)
  74. easily fooled (gullible)
    credulous
  75. blasphemous
    showing irreverence for God
  76. showing irreverence for God
    blasphemous
  77. coalesce
    come together
  78. come together
    coalesce
  79. cryptic
    mystifying
  80. mystifying
    cryptic
  81. levity
    lightness; frivolity
  82. lightness; frivolity
    levity
  83. ambivalence
    simultaneously conflicting feelings
  84. simultaneously conflicting feelings
    ambivalence
  85. innate
    inborn; inherent
  86. inborn; inherent
    innate
  87. sycophantic
    servile flattering
  88. servile flattering
    sycophantic
  89. esoteric
    hard to understand or peculiar
  90. hard to understand or peculiar
    esoteric

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