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College English Vocabulary Words
Daily Vocabulary Words
Lasting one day only.
An indication of approval carrying great prestige.
The person who puts on or sponsors an event.
To cause anger, irritation or deep bitterness.
Having negative connotations, tending to enrage or belittle.
A magnificent or impressive array.
To instruct or improve especially in moral or religious matters. Uplift
Prolonged in time or space.
Incapable of being fatigued.
Possessing extensive knowledge, acquired chiefly from books.
A person having a superficial knowledge in an art or branch of knowledge. Dabbler.
Light hearted or unconcerned.
Something that causes you to tall asleep.
Tempermentally disinclined to talk. (Pride and Prejudice)
Lustful, provoking lust in others.
Inordinate attraction to sexual activity.
Pointless, endless. (task)
To act in secret concert with someone to trick a third party.
To pretend or exaggerate illness to avoid work.
Not to be persuaded, moved or stopped.
To make perfect, or right.
Mournful, dismal, or gloomy
Frugal to the point of stinginess.
To teach or impress by repetition.
Excessive or unseemly frivolity.
Designed or intended to teach.
Preponderate influence or authority over others; domination.
Everyday, ordinary, dull or unoriginal. Commonplace.
Center of attraction.
Rapid of motion or action. "Hop to it!"
The quality or state of being changeable.
To make faulty, to debase in moral or ethical standards.
Produced by humans rather than natural sources.
A theory holding that the self can know nothing but itself.
An anxiety arising
Free from selfish motive or interest unbiased
Being adverse, often by reason of hostility. Having the disposition of an enemy.
Lacking sexual restraints. Lacking moral or legal restraint.
Subject to 2 or more interpretations, usually used to mislead.
Practicing strict self denial, as a measure of personal and especially spiritual denial.
Nobleness and generosity of spirit.
To ease the symptoms without affecting the cure.
Closely akin to, relative.
(It does not follow) Makes no sense.
Of a gloomy or surly disposition.
Characterized by routine or superfidality. Just going through the motions.
A strict disciplinarian. (too much)
Outmoded or old fashioned, incapacitated due to age.
Putting and end to, or preluding a right or debate.
Falling, flowing or rushing with steep decent. Exhibiting violent or unwise speed.
Relief from distress, seeking a remedy.
One that frequents a place.
Playful repartee or banter, flirtatious in nature.
Small portion or limited quality.
Having a varied nature, ability to assume different forms. Changeable.
People who have expert knowledge in the subject. Those in the know, connoisseur.
Faithless or disloyal.
An exclusive right, power or privilege, generally based on caste.
Related to clothes.
To break our or become active again. To flair up.
Firmly established by consistency.
To pull up by the root, get rid of.
Marked by restraint, especially in the consumption of food or alcohol.
The exact right word.
Inordinant desire for wealth.
To reject solemnly, to obstain from.
An individual of unequaled excellence.
Waiting for a chance to entrap, harmful but enticing.
To give a detailed explanation of.
Being such in appearance, plausable, rather then demonstratively true or real. Seeming to be so, but not being so.
Of little or not consequence.
An immature or inexperienced person.
Designed for or understood by the specially initiated.
A long lamentation, tale of woe.
The general intellectual, oral and cultural climate of an era.
(Reason to be) Reason for existence.
Of doubtful authenticity.
Prescribed, required by fashion, custom or etiquette.
Discontented or resentful, rebellious.
Garland or to decorate with garlands.
To depart secretly and hide oneself.
Normal, middle class.
A more or less secret vocabulary peculiar to a particular group.
(Terrible child) A young and successful person who is strikingly unorthadox.
Unduly prolonged or drawn out, using and excess of words.
Obese, or having a large bulky body.
A suggestive "come hither" flirtatious look, ogle.
Tending to vanish like vapor, fleeting.
Lack of moral restraint. (sex, drugs.)
Not capable of being appeased, significantly changed or mitigated.
Giving false appearance of simple frankness.
Not allowing passage or entrance. Incapable of being damaged or harmed.