Word of the Day

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Word of the Day
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2010-05-06 21:21:20
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  1. fond of the company of others; sociable
    Gregarious
  2. a thin layer of wood or other material for facing or inlaying wood
    Veneer
  3. pertaining to rudiments or first principles; elementary
    Rudimentary
  4. commonly regarded as such; reputed; supposed
    Putative
  5. deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy
    Reprehensible
  6. to lead or move by persuasion or influence, as to some action or state of mind
    Induce
  7. to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion
    Undulating
  8. - deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways
    Duplicity
  9. wasting away of the body or of an organ or part
    Atrophy
  10. to persuade by flattery or promises
    Cajole
  11. characterized by fussy or petulant faultfinding
    Carping
  12. to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.
    Surmise
  13. joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful
    Blithe
  14. haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression
    Supercilious
  15. the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
    Aberration
  16. made hard; hardened
    Callous
  17. to tear down; demolish; level to the ground
    Raze
  18. ludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish
    Zany
  19. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance
    Forlorn
  20. shockingly noticeable or evident; obvious; glaring:
    Flagrant
  21. constant; habitual; inveterate
    Chronic
  22. a king or other ruler with absolute, unlimited power
    Despot
  23. an act or instance of desolating
    Desolation
  24. having the simplicity, charm, serenity, or other characteristics generally attributed to rural areas
    Pastoral
  25. mysterious in meaning; puzzling
    Cryptic

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