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  1. Curator
    superintendent, manager
  2. Curmudgeon
    miserly individual, churlish
  3. Debutante
    young woman making formal entrance into society
  4. Decrepitude
    state of collapse caused by illness
  5. Definitive
    final, complete
  6. Regime
    method or system of government
  7. Duenna
    • attendant of young female
    • an elderly woman serving as governess and companion to younger ladies
  8. Paraphernalia
    equipments
  9. Paraphrase
    restate a passage in one's own words
  10. Parasite
    animal or plant living on another, toady
  11. Piscatorial
    pertaining to fishing
  12. Diverge
    go in different directions
  13. Genre
    style of art illustrating scenes of common life
  14. Ramifications
    branching out
  15. Recapitulate
    summarize
  16. Severance
    partition, seperation
  17. Supernal
    heavenly
  18. Surrogate(n)
    substitute
  19. Insurgent
    rebellious
  20. Modicum
    limited quantity
  21. Necromancy
    black magic, dealing with the dead
  22. Surmount
    overcome
  23. Surly
    rude, cross
  24. Affiliation
    associating with
  25. Contiguous
    adjacent to
  26. Lode
    metal bearing vein
  27. Subaltern
    subordinate
  28. Incorporeal
    without a material body
  29. Incline(n)
    slope
  30. Rider
    amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
  31. Juncture
    crisis, joining point
  32. Initiate
    begin
  33. Fluster
    confuse
  34. Synthesis
    combining parts into a whole
  35. Swathe
    • to bind
    • wrap as if with bandage
  36. Meteoric
    momentarily brilliant
  37. Maunder
    • to wander slowly and idly
    • to speak indistinctly
  38. Probe(v)
    explore with tools
  39. Panorama
    comprehensive view
  40. Paradox
    statement that looks false but is actually correct
  41. Paranoia
    chronic form of insanity that is marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution
  42. Presage
    foretell
  43. Incubate(v)
    hatch
  44. Elysian
    relating to paradise, blissful
  45. Gnome
    dwarf
  46. Grouse
    complain
  47. Jollity
    gaiety, cheerfulness
  48. Kinetic
    Producing motion
  49. Entrepreneur
    businessman, contractor
  50. Cumbersome
    heavy, hard to manage
  51. Rubric
    title or heading( in red print), directions for religious ceremony
  52. Runic
    mysterious
  53. Satyr
    half human half bestial being in court of Dionysus
  54. Bullion
    gold and silver in the form of bars
  55. Anthropologist
    a student of history and science of mankind
  56. Antiseptic
    substance that prevents infection
  57. Desolate
    rob of joy, lay waste to
  58. Depict
    portray
  59. Miscreant
    wretch, villain
  60. Incoherence
    lack of intelligibility
  61. Ineluctable
    not to be escaped
  62. Salubrious
    healthful
  63. Roseate(adj)
    optimistic
  64. Connubial
    pertaining to marriage
  65. Ample
    abundant
  66. Pallid
    pale, wan
  67. Panacea
    remedy for all diseases
  68. Paradigm
    model, example
  69. Craven
    cowardly
  70. Frolicsome
    prankish, gay
  71. Gibbet
    gallows
  72. Espirit de corps
    commandership, spirit
  73. Harping
    tiresome dwelling on a subject
  74. Discredit
    defame
  75. Dint
    means
  76. Askance
    with a sideways or indirect look
  77. Bemused
    confused, lost in thought
  78. Askew
    crookedly, slanted
  79. Hauteur
    haughtiness, pride
  80. Interim
    meantime
  81. Inveigle
    lead astray
  82. Orifice
    mouthful like opening
  83. Orotund
    having a resonant quality
  84. Ostracize
    exclude from public favor
  85. Palaver
    misleading speech
  86. Palimpsest
    parchment used for the second time after original writing has been erased
  87. Politic
    prudent, well devise
  88. Mercantile
    concerning trade
  89. Mendacious
    lying, false
  90. Hubbub
    confused uproar
  91. Inequity
    unfairness
  92. Firebrand
    hothead, troublemaker
  93. Flaunt
    display ostentatiously
  94. Ramify
    divide into branches or subdivisions
  95. Recipient
    reciever
  96. Venue
    location
  97. Verge
    border, edge
  98. Catholic
    broadly sympathetic
  99. Verbiage
    pompuous array of words
  100. Antecede
    precede
  101. Bantering
    good natured ridiculing
  102. Guttural
    pertaining to throat
  103. Hoard
    stockpile, accumulate for future use
  104. Potent
    powerful
  105. Secrete
    hide away, produce or release a substance in a organism
  106. Incendiary
    arsonist
  107. Hybrid
    mixed breed
  108. Immobility
    state of being immovable
  109. Serendipity
    gift for valuable things not searched for
  110. Conveyance
    vehicles
  111. Apprise
    inform
  112. Carousal
    a large draft of liquour (toast)
  113. Bureaucracy
    government by bureaus
  114. Imponderable
    weightless
  115. Engender
    cause, produce
  116. Cormorant
    greedy
  117. Impropriety
    state of being inappropriate
  118. Imprudent
    lacking caution
  119. Niggardly
    parsimonious
  120. Scion
    offspring
  121. Obsidian
    black volcanic rock
  122. Energize
    invigorate
  123. Badger
    annoy
  124. Autocrat
    monarch
  125. Diurnal
    daily
  126. Potentate
    monarch, sovereign
  127. Madigral
    pastoral song
  128. Germinate
    cause to sprout
  129. Satiety
    condition of being crammed fully
  130. Obstetrician
    physician specializing in delivering of babies
  131. Offertory
    collection of money at religious ceremony
  132. Canter
    slow gallop
  133. Asteroid
    small planet
  134. Arbiter
    person with power to decide a dispute
  135. Forsake(v)
    desert, abandon
  136. Flick
    light stroke as with a whip
  137. Alienate
    make hostile, separate
  138. Ambiguous
    unclear or doubtful
  139. Grandiloquent
    pompous
  140. Flag(v)
    droop
  141. Plumb
    checking perpendicularly
  142. Pristine
    characteristics of earlier times, primitive
  143. Vicarious
    acing as a substitute
  144. Venal
    capable of being bribed
  145. Welt
    mark from a beating or a whip
  146. Personable
    attractive
  147. Nascent
    incipient, coming into being
  148. Misgivings
    doubts
  149. Holocaust
    destruction by fire
  150. Bandy
    exchange words or blows
  151. Formality
    adherence to established rules or procedures
  152. Fluke
    stroke of fortune
  153. Friction
    clash in opinion, rubbing against
  154. Gauntlet
    leather glove
  155. Ideology
    ideas of a group of people
  156. Metaphysical
    pertaining to speculative philosophy
  157. Mettle
    courage, spirit
  158. Muse
    ponder
  159. Neologism
    newly coined word or phrase
  160. Oblation
    pious donation
  161. Oblique
    slanting
  162. Omnipresent
    universally present
  163. Obloquy(n)
    slander, infamy
  164. Flux
    series of changes, flowing
  165. Frailty
    weakness
  166. Extrinsic
    external, not inherent
  167. Inflated
    exaggerate, pompous
  168. Inductive
    pertaining to induction
  169. Eccentricity
    idiosyncracy
  170. Probity
    uprightness
  171. Infinitesimal
    very small
  172. Crescendo
    increase in volume or intensity
  173. Eclipse(v)
    darken, extinguish, surpass
  174. Offal
    • garbage
    • Malign
    • speak evil of
  175. Marshal(v)
    put in order
  176. Ballast
    heavy substance used to add stability or weight
  177. Congenial
    pleasant, friendly
  178. Abstain
    refrain
  179. Ethereal
    heavenly
  180. Hyperborean
    situated in extreme north, arctic, cold
  181. Regimen
    prescribed diet or habits
  182. Repine(v)
    fret, complain
  183. Vampire
    ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living
  184. Multilingual
    having many languages
  185. Fulsome
    excessive
  186. Gorge(n)
    narrow canyon
  187. Metallurgical
    pertaining to the art of removing metal from ores
  188. Metaphor
    implied comparison
  189. Coquet(n)
    flirt
  190. Abdicate
    renounce, give up
  191. Cruet
    small glass bottle for vinegar, oil etc.
  192. Mayhem
    injury to body
  193. Reparable
    capable of being repaired
  194. Gamely
    bravely
  195. Die
    mold
  196. Discretion
    prudence
  197. Apostate
    one who abandons his religions or political beliefs
  198. Mediocre
    ordinary, commonplace
  199. Requisite
    necessary requirement
  200. Surveillance
    watching, guarding
  201. Terrapin
    american marsh tortoise
  202. Humus
    substance formed by decaying vegetable matter
  203. Onus
    burden
  204. Climactic
    relating to highest point
  205. Attenuate
    make thin, attenuate
  206. Centrifugal
    radiating, departing from center
  207. Equinox
    period of equal nights & days
  208. Indignity
    offensive or insulting treatment
  209. Indigence
    poverty
  210. Maverick
    rebel
  211. Authenticate
    prove genuine
  212. Deducible
    derived by reasoning
  213. Defunct
    dead, no longer in use or existence
  214. Astronomical
    enormously large or extensive
  215. Augury
    omen, prophecy
  216. Cameo
    shell or jewel carved in relief
  217. Buxom
    plump, vigorous, jolly
  218. Callous
    hardened, unfeeling
  219. Calumny(n)
    slander
  220. Integument
    outer covering of skin
  221. Invidious
    designed to create ill will or envy
  222. Naivete
    quality of being unsophisticated
  223. Propitious
    favorable
  224. Purloin(v)
    steal
  225. Symmetry
    arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained
  226. Sundry
    various, several
  227. Terminate
    to bring to an end
  228. Tenuous
    thin, rare
  229. Temerarious
    rash
  230. Irreconciliable
    incompatible
  231. Incontinent
    lacking self-restraint
  232. Incursion
    temporary invasion
  233. Haggle
    argue about prices
  234. Homeostasis
    tendancy of a system to maintain relative stability
  235. Imperturbible
    calm, placid
  236. Isotope
    varying form of an element
  237. Larceny
    theft
  238. Lumber
    move heavily and clumsily
  239. Manifestation
    outward demonstration
  240. Militant
    bellicose
  241. Perspicuous
    plainly expressed
  242. Appurtenances
    subordinate possessions
  243. Argot
    slang
  244. Array
    adorn, clothe
  245. Carte blanche
    unlimited authority or freedom
  246. Bouillon
    clear beef soup
  247. Burlesque
    give an immitation that ridicules
  248. Incidence
    rate of occurence
  249. Retrospective
    looking back on the past
  250. Responsiveness
    state of reacting readily to appeals or orders
  251. Cupidity
    greed
  252. Brindled
    tawny or greyish with streaks or spots
  253. Asylum
    place of refuge or shelter
  254. Adherent
    supporter or follower
  255. Cerebral
    pertaining to brain or intellect
  256. Cataract
    great waterfall, eye abnormality
  257. Ingenue
    an artless girl
  258. Fusion
    union, coalition
  259. Impregnable
    invulnerable
  260. Poultice
    soothing application applied to sores or inflamed portions of body
  261. Milieu
    • the physical or social setting in which something occurs
    • background
  262. Freshet
    • sudden floodImprecate(v)
    • curse
  263. Bugaboo
    object of baseless fear
  264. Apropos(prep)
    with reference to
  265. Aseptic
    preventing infection
  266. Accrue
    come about by addition
  267. Rusticate
    banish to the country
  268. Quip(n)
    taunt
  269. Raiment
    clothing
  270. Rationalization
    bringing into conformity with reasons
  271. Quietude
    tranquility
  272. Pathetic
    causing sadness
  273. Demean
    degrade, humiliate
  274. Capitulate
    surrender
  275. Careen
    lurch
  276. Apprehend
    arrest
  277. Apocalyptic
    prophetic
  278. Bourgeois
    middle class
  279. Constituent
    supporter
  280. Automaton
    mechanism which imitates actions of humans
  281. Contortions
    twistings, distortions
  282. Braggart
    boaster
  283. Litany
    supplicatory prayer
  284. Mammal
    a vertebrate animal whose females feed the young
  285. Tergiversations
    evasion of straight forward action or clear cut statement
  286. Incognito
    with identity concealed
  287. Angular
    sharp- cornered, stiff manner
  288. Marital
    pertaining to marriage
  289. Anomalous
    abnormal
  290. Aspirant
    seeker after position or status
  291. Furor
    frenzy
  292. Encroachment
    gradual intrusion
  293. Cubicle
    small chamber used for sleeping
  294. Meddlesome
    interfering
  295. Venerable
    deserving high respect
  296. Fusillade
    simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions)
  297. Galaxy
    the Milky way
  298. Metamorphosis
    change of form
  299. Pied
    multi-colored
  300. Graduated
    arranged by degrees
  301. Rhapsodize
    to speak or write in a exaggeratedly manner
  302. Demoniac
    fiendish
  303. Deplete
    reduce, exhaust
  304. Hypochondriac
    person unduly worried about his health
  305. Cornice
    projecting molding on a building
  306. Corollary
    consequence
  307. Potion
    dose(of a liquid)
  308. Termagant
    shrew, scolding
  309. Ichthyology
    study of fish
  310. Exchequer
    treasury
  311. Expertise
    specialized knowledge
  312. Debris
    rubble
  313. Beneficiary
    person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
  314. Bifurcated
    divided into two branches
  315. Acidulous
    slightly sour
  316. Adhere
    stick fast
  317. Dolt
    stupid person
  318. Admonition
    warning
  319. Insensible
    unconcious
  320. Kleptomaniac
    persn who has a compulsive desire to steal
  321. Enervate
    weaken
  322. Acclivity
    sharp unslope of a hill
  323. Inopportune
    untimely
  324. Enumerate(v)
    list, mention one by one
  325. Hyperbole
    exaggeration, overstatement
  326. Inarticulate
    speechless
  327. Incarnation
    act of assuming a human body and human nature
  328. Inculcate
    teach
  329. Nutrient
    providing nutrition
  330. Perverse
    stubborn
  331. Ineffectual
    not effective
  332. Iridescent
    exhibiting rainbow like colours
  333. Jocose
    given to joking
  334. Rendition
    artistic interpretation of a song
  335. Regeneration
    spiritual rebirth
  336. Purblind
    dim sighted
  337. Prune
    cut away
  338. Glut
    fill to excess
  339. Conjugal
    pertaining to marriage
  340. Besmirch
    defile
  341. Amazon
    female warrior
  342. Recusant
    person who refuses to comply
  343. Curator
    superintendent, manager
  344. Curmudgeon
    miserly individual, churlish
  345. Debutante
    young woman making formal entrance into society
  346. Decrepitude
    state of collapse caused by illness
  347. Definitive
    final, complete
  348. Camaraderie
    good fellowship
  349. Duenna
    • attendant of young female
    • an elderly woman serving as governess and companion to younger ladies
  350. Paraphernalia
    equipments
  351. Parasite
    animal or plant living on another, toady
  352. Piscatorial
    pertaining to fishing
  353. Diverge
    go in different directions
  354. Emissary
    agent, messenger
  355. Genre
    style of art illustrating scenes of common life
  356. Plaudatory
    approving, applauding
  357. Qualms
    misgivings
  358. Ramifications
    branching out
  359. Recapitulate
    summarize
  360. Supernal
    heavenly
  361. Surrogate(n)
    substitute
  362. Modicum
    limited quantity
  363. Surmount
    overcome
  364. Surly
    rude, cross
  365. Advent
    arrival
  366. Affiliation
    associating with
  367. Contiguous
    adjacent to
  368. Lode
    metal bearing vein
  369. Sumptuous
    lavish, rich
  370. Incline(n)
    slope
  371. Relegate
    consign to inferior position
  372. Rhetorical
    pertaining to effective communication
  373. Rider
    amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
  374. Juncture
    crisis, joining point
  375. Initiate
    begin
  376. Synthesis
    combining parts into a whole
  377. Swathe
    • to bind
    • wrap as if with bandage
  378. Meteoric
    momentarily brilliant
  379. Probe(v)
    explore with tools
  380. Panorama
    comprehensive view
  381. Incubate(v)
    hatch
  382. Elysian
    relating to paradise, blissful
  383. Articulate
    distinct, effective
  384. Gnome
    dwarf
  385. Grouse
    complain
  386. Jollity
    gaiety, cheerfulness
  387. Kinetic
    Producing motion
  388. Entrepreneur
    businessman, contractor
  389. Rubric
    title or heading( in red print), directions for religious ceremony
  390. Runic
    mysterious
  391. Satyr
    half human half bestial being in court of Dionysus
  392. Bullion
    gold and silver in the form of bars
  393. Anthropologist
    a student of history and science of mankind
  394. Antiseptic
    substance that prevents infection
  395. Desolate
    rob of joy, lay waste to
  396. Depict
    portray
  397. Miscreant
    wretch, villain
  398. Incoherence
    lack of intelligibility
  399. Ineluctable
    not to be escaped
  400. Salubrious
    healthful
  401. Roseate(adj)
    optimistic
  402. Equanimity
    calmness of temperament
  403. Connubial
    pertaining to marriage
  404. Ample
    abundant
  405. Panacea
    remedy for all diseases
  406. Paradigm
    model, example
  407. Craven
    cowardly
  408. Countermand
    cancel, revoke
  409. Frolicsome
    prankish, gay
  410. Gibbet
    gallows
  411. Espirit de corps
    commandership, spirit
  412. Harping
    tiresome dwelling on a subject
  413. Discredit
    defame
  414. Dint
    means
  415. Askance
    with a sideways or indirect look
  416. Bemused
    confused, lost in thought
  417. Askew
    crookedly, slanted
  418. Assiduous
    diligent
  419. Inveigle
    lead astray
  420. Orifice
    mouthful like opening
  421. Orotund
    having a resonant quality
  422. Ostracize
    exclude from public favor
  423. Palaver
    misleading speech
  424. Mercantile
    concerning trade
  425. Mendacious
    lying, false
  426. Hubbub
    confused uproar
  427. Inequity
    unfairness
  428. Firebrand
    hothead, troublemaker
  429. Gauche
    clumsy, boorish
  430. Ramify
    divide into branches or subdivisions
  431. Recipient
    reciever
  432. Truckle
    curry favor
  433. Venue
    location
  434. Verge
    border, edge
  435. Catholic
    broadly sympathetic
  436. Antecede
    precede
  437. Guttural
    pertaining to throat
  438. Hoard
    stockpile, accumulate for future use
  439. Secrete
    hide away, produce or release a substance in a organism
  440. Incendiary
    arsonist
  441. Hybrid
    mixed breed
  442. Immobility
    state of being immovable
  443. Sedition
    insubordination
  444. Serendipity
    gift for valuable things not searched for
  445. Conveyance
    vehicles
  446. Apprise
    inform
  447. Carousal
    a large draft of liquour (toast)
  448. Bureaucracy
    government by bureaus
  449. Imponderable
    weightless
  450. Engender
    cause, produce
  451. Cormorant
    greedy
  452. Scion
    offspring
  453. Obsidian
    black volcanic rock
  454. Subjective
    pertaining to personal idiosyncracy
  455. Badger
    annoy
  456. Autocrat
    monarch
  457. Diurnal
    daily
  458. Podiatrist
    doctor who cures ailments of feet
  459. Satiety
    condition of being crammed fully
  460. Canine
    related to dogs
  461. Obstetrician
    physician specializing in delivering of babies
  462. Offertory
    collection of money at religious ceremony
  463. Canter
    slow gallop
  464. Asteroid
    small planet
  465. Forsake(v)
    desert, abandon
  466. Flick
    light stroke as with a whip
  467. Ambiguous
    unclear or doubtful
  468. Inadvertently
    carelessly
  469. Flag(v)
    droop
  470. Plumb
    checking perpendicularly
  471. Pristine
    characteristics of earlier times, primitive
  472. Venal
    capable of being bribed
  473. Welt
    mark from a beating or a whip
  474. Personable
    attractive
  475. Mundane
    worldly as opposed to spiritual
  476. Misgivings
    doubts
  477. Holocaust
    destruction by fire
  478. Bandy
    exchange words or blows
  479. Fluke
    stroke of fortune
  480. Friction
    clash in opinion, rubbing against
  481. Gauntlet
    leather glove
  482. Ideology
    ideas of a group of people
  483. Metaphysical
    pertaining to speculative philosophy
  484. Mettle
    courage, spirit
  485. Muse
    ponder
  486. Neologism
    newly coined word or phrase
  487. Oblation
    pious donation
  488. Oblique
    slanting
  489. Misnomer
    wrong name, incorrect designation
  490. Omnipresent
    universally present
  491. Flux
    series of changes, flowing
  492. Frailty
    weakness
  493. Extrinsic
    external, not inherent
  494. Inductive
    pertaining to induction
  495. Probity
    uprightness
  496. Effervesce
    bubble over, show excitement
  497. Offal
    garbage
  498. Patois
    local or provincial dialect
  499. Atrophy
    wasting away
  500. Ballast
    heavy substance used to add stability or weight

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