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  1. Sham(v)
    pretend
  2. Travail(n)
    painful labour
  3. Mishap
    accident
  4. Malefactor
    criminal
  5. Implicit
    understood but not stated
  6. Furtive
    stealthy
  7. Genesis
    origin
  8. Futile
    useless
  9. Copious
    plentiful
  10. Asunder(adv.)
    apart
  11. Befuddle
    confuse thoroughly
  12. Atheistic
    denying the existence of God
  13. Defray
    pay the costs of
  14. Deify
    turn into a God
  15. Impenitent
    not repentant
  16. Vitiate
    spoil the effect of
  17. Vivacious
    animated
  18. Wary
    cautious
  19. Warble
    babble
  20. Mordant
    sarcastic
  21. Vanguard
    forerunners
  22. Miscegenation
    intermarriage between races
  23. Coruscate
    glitter
  24. Malevolent
    wishing evil
  25. Velocity
    speed
  26. Wizardry
    sorcery, magic
  27. Seclusion
    isolation, solitude
  28. Discerning
    mentally quick and observant
  29. Dishabille
    a state of undress
  30. Disparate
    basically different, unrelated
  31. Enfranchise
    to admit the rights of citizenship
  32. Senescence
    state of growing old
  33. Gibber
    speak foolishly
  34. Counterpart
    a thing that completes other
  35. Adroit
    skillful
  36. Burly
    husky, muscular
  37. Impeccable
    faultless
  38. Contentious
    quarrelsome
  39. Amicable
    friendly
  40. Humane
    kind
  41. Obtrusive
    pushing forward
  42. Obsequy
    funeral ceremony
  43. Gainsay
    deny
  44. Fulminate
    thunder, explode
  45. Luminous
    issuing light
  46. Mausoleum
    monumental tomb
  47. Sacredotal
    priestly
  48. Vendetta
    blood feud
  49. Wastrel
    profligate
  50. Slither
    slip or slide
  51. Monotheism
    belief in one God
  52. Obligatory
    binding, required
  53. Reprisal
    retaliation
  54. Wangle(v)
    fake , wiggle out
  55. Validate
    confirm, ratify
  56. Malediction(n)
    curse
  57. Lupine
    like a wolf
  58. Haphazard
    random
  59. Lackadaisical
    affectedly languid
  60. Minutiae
    petty details
  61. Obsolete
    outmoded
  62. Pejorative
    having a deteriorating or depreciating effect on the meaning of the word
  63. Dilapidated
    ruined because of neglect
  64. Diligence
    persistent hardwork
  65. Dipsomaniac
    one who has a strong craving for intoxicating liquor
  66. Pendent
    suspending, pending
  67. Arcane
    secret, mysterious
  68. Arid
    dry, barren
  69. Bucolic
    rustic, pastoral
  70. Broach
    open up
  71. Cede
    transfer, yield title to
  72. Decoy
    lure or bait
  73. Congenital
    existing at birth
  74. Receptive
    quick or willing to recieve ideas or suggestions
  75. Reactionary
    recoiling from progress
  76. Incubus
    mental care, burden
  77. Obstinate
    stubborn
  78. Sebaceous
    oily, fatty
  79. Rigor
    severity
  80. Severity
    harshness
  81. Vying
    contending
  82. Witticism
    witty saying
  83. Votary
    follower of a cult
  84. Rectify
    correct
  85. Renege
    deny
  86. Unearthly
    not earthly, weird
  87. Unequivocal
    plain, obvious
  88. Uniformity
    sameness
  89. Petrify
    turn to stone
  90. Libation(n)
    drink
  91. Irreverent
    lacking proper worship, Impious
  92. Meditation
    thought
  93. Objective
    goal, aim
  94. Parody
    humorous immitation
  95. Salacious
    lustful
  96. Mawkish
    insipid, sickening
  97. Skinflint
    miser
  98. Reimburse
    repay
  99. Skittish
    playful, lively
  100. Macerate
    waste away
  101. Magnanimous
    generous
  102. Recidivism
    habitual return to crime
  103. Recumbent
    reclining
  104. Placate
    pacify, conciliate
  105. Libidinous
    lustful
  106. Lave
    wash
  107. Protege
    person under the protection and support of a patron
  108. Detrimental
    harmful, damaging
  109. Dialectic
    art of debate
  110. Dictum
    authorative and weighty statement
  111. Didactic
    teaching, instructional
  112. Pterodactyl
    extinct flying reptile
  113. Dilate
    expand
  114. Annihilate
    destroy
  115. Brocade
    rich, figured fabric
  116. Carnivorous
    meat eating
  117. Cite(v)
    quote, commend
  118. Arbitrate
    act as a judge
  119. Aspersion
    slanderous remark
  120. Brawn
    muscular strength
  121. Incommodious
    not spacious
  122. Incredulity
    a tendency to disbelief
  123. Missive
    letter
  124. Perpetrate
    commit an offense
  125. Rebate
    discount
  126. Rail
    scold, rant
  127. Bountiful
    generous
  128. Gist
    essence
  129. Diffidence
    shyness
  130. Discrete
    separate
  131. Homespun
    domestic, homemade
  132. Finite
    limited
  133. Blurt
    utter impulsively
  134. Notorious
    outstandingly bad
  135. Odoriferous
    giving an odor
  136. Impending
    nearing, approaching
  137. Ornithology
    study of birds
  138. Pert
    impertinent
  139. Requiem
    mass for the dead
  140. Mesmerize
    hypnotise
  141. Pedestrian
    ordinary
  142. Rescission
    Abrogation
  143. Stipend(n)
    pay for services
  144. Stentorian
    extremely loud
  145. Tractable
    docile
  146. Ungainly
    awkward
  147. Vendor
    seller
  148. Indulgent
    yielding, lenient
  149. Palpable
    tangible
  150. Lascivious
    lustful
  151. Derivative
    unoriginal, derived from another source
  152. Dermatologist
    one who studies the skin and its diseases
  153. Detached
    emotionally removed
  154. Lexicon
    dictionary
  155. Pulchritude
    beauty
  156. Pyromaniac
    person with an insane desire to set everything on fire
  157. Quaint
    odd, old fashioned
  158. Misdemeanor
    minor crime
  159. Overweening
    presumptuous
  160. Panache
    flair, flamboyance
  161. Fatuous
    foolish
  162. Glossy
    smooth and shining
  163. Homage
    honor, tribute
  164. Latent
    dormant, hidden
  165. Sedate
    composed, grave
  166. Eclat
    brilliance, glory
  167. Obscure
    darken
  168. Indicative
    suggestive, implying
  169. Quirk
    startling twist
  170. Quizzical
    bantering
  171. Ratiocination
    reasoning
  172. Infraction
    violation
  173. Continence
    sexual chastity
  174. Brazen
    insolent
  175. Entice
    lure
  176. Eon
    long period of time
  177. Reverberate(v)
    echo
  178. Serenity
    calmness
  179. Verbatim
    word for word
  180. Viable
    capable of maintaining life
  181. Scurrilous
    indecent
  182. Vestige
    trace, remains
  183. Wallow
    roll in
  184. Uncouth
    clumsy, boorish
  185. Unctuous
    oily
  186. Disband
    dissolve, disperse
  187. Adept
    expert at
  188. Corpulent
    very fat
  189. Hue and cry
    outcry
  190. Ludicrous
    laughable
  191. Maladroit
    clumsy
  192. Reprobration
    severe disapproval
  193. Impediment
    hindrance
  194. Denotation
    distinguishing by name, meaning
  195. Denouncement
    outcome
  196. Deprecate
    disapprove regretfully
  197. Derelict
    neglectful of duty
  198. Luscious
    pleasing to taste or smell
  199. Saccharine
    cloyingly sweet
  200. Scourge
    severe punishment
  201. Humility
    humbleness of spirit
  202. Impinge
    infringe
  203. Panoply
    full set of armor
  204. Verbalize
    to put into words
  205. Reiterate
    repeat
  206. Refection
    slight refreshment
  207. Rend
    tear apart
  208. Venison
    the meat of deer
  209. Unction
    the act of anointing with oil
  210. Tycoon
    wealthy leader
  211. Unearth
    disinter
  212. Parvenu
    newly rich person
  213. Alias
    an assumed name
  214. Exculpate
    clear of blame
  215. Celestial
    heavenly
  216. Chagrin
    vexation, disappointent
  217. Bristling
    rising like bristles
  218. Breadth
    width
  219. Quarantine
    isolation of a person or ship to prevent spread of infection
  220. Quorum
    number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
  221. Calumniate
    slander
  222. Gentility
    refinement
  223. Husbandry
    frugality, thrift
  224. Idolatory
    worship of Gods
  225. Omnipotent
    all powerful
  226. Relish
    savor
  227. Sodden
    soaked
  228. Timbre
    quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument
  229. Tensile
    capable of being stretched
  230. Tutelary
    protective, pertaining to guardianship
  231. Tyranny
    oppression
  232. Ukase
    official decree
  233. Unconscionable
    unscrupulous, excessive
  234. Unassuaged
    unsatisfied
  235. Ventral
    abdominal
  236. Analogous
    comparable
  237. Andirons
    metal supports in a fireplace for cooking utensils
  238. Demolition
    destruction
  239. Denigrate
    blacken
  240. Voluble
    fluent, glib
  241. Ultimate
    final
  242. Unfaltering
    steadfast
  243. Proxy
    authorized agent
  244. Scuttle
    sink
  245. Integrity
    wholeness
  246. Intimate(v)
    hint
  247. Composure
    mental calmness
  248. Amiable
    agreeable
  249. Flourish
    prosper
  250. Brevity
    conciseness
  251. Compact
    tightly packed
  252. Militate
    work against
  253. Meretricious
    flashy
  254. Scullion
    menial kitchen worker
  255. Smirk
    conceited smile
  256. Waft(v)
    moved gently with the wind or waves
  257. Meager
    scanty
  258. Resonant
    resounding
  259. Verdant
    green, fresh
  260. Consort
    associate with
  261. Decant
    pour off gently
  262. Deciduous
    falling off as of leaves
  263. Buffoonery
    clowning
  264. Callow
    youthful, immature
  265. Molecule
    the smallest part of a homogenous substance
  266. Peculation
    embezzlement
  267. Commensurate
    equal in extent
  268. Liquidate
    settle accounts
  269. Lax
    careless
  270. Motility
    ability to move swiftly
  271. Prate
    speak foolishly
  272. Practical
    based on experience
  273. Reprieve
    temporary stay
  274. Secular
    worldly
  275. Fanfare
    call by bugles or trumpets
  276. Render
    deliver, provide
  277. Scintillate
    sparkle, flash
  278. Solace
    comfort in trouble
  279. Vellum
    parchment
  280. Sycophant
    servile flatterer
  281. Syllogism
    logical formula utilising a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion
  282. Delibrate(v)
    cosider, ponder
  283. Delineate
    portray
  284. Sylvan
    pertaining to woods
  285. Waif
    homeless animal or child
  286. Volatile
    evaporating rapidly
  287. Tundra
    treeless plain in Siberia and North America
  288. Tutelage
    guardianship
  289. Intuition
    power of knowing without reasoning
  290. Exertion
    expenditure of much physical effort
  291. Hermitage
    home of a hermit
  292. Ablution(n)
    washing
  293. Aver
    state confidently
  294. Bungle
    spoil by clumsy behavior
  295. Decipher
    decode
  296. Glaze
    cover with a thin and shiny surface
  297. Resurgent
    rising again after the defeat
  298. Throttle
    strangle
  299. Succinct
    Brief
  300. Supine
    lying on the back
  301. Unison
    unity of pitch
  302. Vertex
    summit
  303. Warrant
    justify
  304. Vent(n)
    a small opening
  305. Mobile
    moveable
  306. Perfidy
    violation of a trust
  307. Portly
    stout
  308. Eulogistic
    praising, encomiastic
  309. Abolish
    cancel, put an end to
  310. Cache
    hiding place
  311. Clamber
    climb by crawling
  312. Ocult
    mysterious
  313. Proclivity
    inclination
  314. Snicker
    half-stifled laugh
  315. Tempo
    speed of music
  316. Titillate
    tickle
  317. Vernal
    pertaining to spring
  318. Waggish
    mischievious
  319. Voracious
    ravenous
  320. Lull
    a moment of calm
  321. Machinations
    schemes
  322. Ambivalence
    the state of having contradictory emotional attitudes
  323. Amenities
    convenient features
  324. Amputate
    cut off a part of body
  325. Mammoth
    gigantic
  326. Oligarchy
    government by a few
  327. Pastoral
    rural
  328. Plethora
    excess
  329. Portent(n)
    sign, omen
  330. Scrutinize
    examine closely and critically
  331. Venturous
    daring
  332. Winnow
    separate good parts from bad
  333. Construe
    explain, interpret
  334. Decelerate
    slow down
  335. Dispel
    drive away
  336. Hackles
    hair on the neck and back of dog
  337. Mutable
    changeable
  338. Symbiosis
    interdependant relationship (between groups, species) which is mutually benificial
  339. Synoptic
    providing a great overview
  340. Tangential
    peripheral
  341. Illicit
    illegal
  342. Bereavement
    state of being deprived
  343. Harrass
    to annoy by repeated attacks
  344. Retentive
    holding, having a good memory
  345. Secession
    withdrawal
  346. Unmitigated
    harsh
  347. Touchy
    sensitive
  348. Chaotic
    in utter disorder
  349. Decapitate
    behead
  350. Disinterested
    unprejudiced
  351. Heedless
    regardless
  352. Obtrude
    push into prominence
  353. Rankle
    irritate, fester
  354. Slovenly
    untidy, careless
  355. Vehement
    • with marked odour
    • powerful
    • fervid
  356. Winsome
    agreeable, gracious
  357. Acetic
    vinegary
  358. Adjuration
    solemn urging
  359. Bilious
    suffering from indigestion
  360. Complement
    that which completes
  361. Succulent
    juicy, full of richness
  362. Aggrandize
    increase or intensify
  363. Agnostic
    one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of God or any ultimate reality
  364. Allegory
    story in which characters are used as symbols
  365. Altruistic
    unselfishly generous
  366. Supplant
    replace, usurp
  367. Swelter
    to be oppressed by heat
  368. Disjointed
    disconnected
  369. Frantic
    wild
  370. Retaliate
    repay in kind(usually for bad treatment)
  371. Substantiate
    verify, support
  372. Evince
    show clearly
  373. Opulence
    wealth
  374. Transgression
    violation of a law
  375. Misconstrue
    interprate incorrectly, misjudge
  376. Countenance(v)
    approve, tolerate
  377. Transcend
    exceed, surpass
  378. Venturesome
    bold
  379. Welter
    wallow
  380. Volition
    act of making concious choice
  381. Obsession
    fixed idea
  382. Enigmatic
    obscure, puzzling
  383. Enunciate
    speak distinctly
  384. Ambience
    environment
  385. Declivity
    downward slope
  386. Clique
    small exclusive group
  387. Blase
    bored with pleasure or dissipation
  388. Hallucination
    delusion
  389. Drone
    idle person, male bee
  390. Gorge
    stuff oneself
  391. Patent
    open for public to read
  392. Subversive
    tending to overthrow or ruin
  393. Multifarious
    varied
  394. Matrix
    mold or die
  395. Voluminous
    bulky, large
  396. Debase
    reduce to a lower state
  397. Daunt
    intimidate
  398. Genteel
    elegant
  399. Hubris
    arrogance
  400. Imposture
    assuming a false identity
  401. Impale
    pierce
  402. Iterate
    repeat
  403. Lofty
    high
  404. Rendezvous
    meeting place
  405. Satrap
    petty ruler working for a superior despot
  406. Contingent
    conditional
  407. Consanguinity
    kinship
  408. Stipulate
    make express conditions, specify
  409. Stipple
    paint or draw with dots
  410. Substantive
    essential
  411. Gingerly
    very carefully
  412. Incipient
    beginning
  413. Pestilential
    causing plague
  414. Accomodate
    oblige or to help someone
  415. Acerbity
    bitterness of speech and temper
  416. Acoustics
    science of sound
  417. Transparent
    permitting light to pass through
  418. Venial
    forgiveable, trival
  419. Acquiesce
    agree passively
  420. Whet(v)
    sharpen, stimulate
  421. Nautical
    pertaining to ships or navigations
  422. Poignant
    keen, piercing, severe
  423. Slake(v)
    quench, sate
  424. Plaintive
    mournful
  425. Serrated
    having a saw-toothed edge
  426. Diverse
    differing
  427. Bauble(n)
    • trinklet
    • trifle
    • small ornament
  428. Anchor(v)
    secure or fasten firmly
  429. Demented 
    insane
  430. Deluge(n)
    flood
  431. Posterity
    descendants
  432. Lagoon
    shallow body of water
  433. Engross
    occupy fully
  434. Poltroon
    coward
  435. Ponderous
    weighty
  436. Simpering
    smirking
  437. Tremor
    trembling
  438. Unassuming
    modest
  439. turnkey
    jailer
  440. Invulnerable
    incapable of injury
  441. Juxtapose
    place side by side
  442. Incompatible
    inharmonious
  443. Inundate(v)
    overflow, flood
  444. Resolve
    determination
  445. Mall
    public walk
  446. Acute
    quickly perceptive, brief
  447. Adjunct
    something attached to but holding a minor position
  448. Buttress
    support or prop
  449. Censure
    • blame
    • criticize
  450. Languish
    • lose animation
    • lose strength
  451. Certitude
    certainty
  452. Candor
    frankness
  453. Aloof
    • apart
    • reserved
  454. Tenacity
    • firmness
    • persistency
  455. Corrugated
    • wrinkled
    • ridged
  456. Conviction
    strongly held belief
  457. Flagrant
    conspicuously wicked
  458. Degradation
    • humiliation
    • debasement
  459. Dehydrate
    remove water from
  460. Illusory
    • deceptive
    • not real
  461. Invert
    turn upside down or inside out
  462. Impecunious
    without money
  463. Elated
    overjoyed
  464. Elicit
    draw out by conclusion
  465. Gratuitous
    given freely
  466. Gravity
    seriousness
  467. Gregarious
    sociable
  468. Enhance
    • advance
    • improve
  469. Diminution
    lessening
  470. Detrimental
    • harmful
    • damaging
  471. Diffuse
    • wordy
    • rambling
  472. Devious
    • going astray
    • erratic
  473. Devise
    • think up
    • invent
  474. Dessicate
    dry up
  475. Unkempt
    disheveled
  476. Replete
    filled to capacity
  477. Scrutinize
    examine closely and critically
  478. Saturate
    soak
  479. Subordinate
    occupying a lower rank
  480. Sluggish
    • lethargic
    • listless
  481. Soporific
    sleep producer
  482. Subtlety
    • nicety
    • cunning
    • delicacy
    • guile
  483. Taciturn
    habitualy silent
  484. Resolution
    determination
  485. Reserve
    self control
  486. Retraction
    withdrawal
  487. Reverent
    respectful
  488. Sanction
    • approve
    • ratify
  489. Selusion
    • isolation
    • solitude
  490. Strident
    loud and harsh
  491. Robust
    vigorous and strong
  492. Servile
    of or like a slave
  493. Uniformity
    sameness
  494. Solidity
    • dullness
    • impassiveness
  495. Truncate
    cut the top off
  496. Adulation
    • flattery
    • admiration
  497. Meander
    to turn or wind in its course
  498. Antagonistic
    • hostile
    • opposed
  499. Anomaly
    irregularity
  500. Calculated
    deliberately planned

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