Vocabulary Builder

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DougB
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221149
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Vocabulary Builder
Updated:
2013-05-25 23:23:29
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Advanced English Vocabulary
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Words to sound smart or impress others.
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  1. Veracity
    • 1.
    • Conformity to facts; accuracy: "the veracity of the story".

    • 2.
    • Habitual truthfulness: "his veracity and character".
  2. Cogito
    • 1. the
    • philosophic principle that one's existence is demonstrated by the fact that one
    • thinks

    • 2. the
    • intellectual processes of the self or ego
  3. Sagacious
    adj.

    Having or showing keen mental discernment and good judgment; shrewd

    - they were sagacious enough to avoid any outright confrontation
  4. Imperious
    Assuming authority without justification; arrogant; domineering.

    • Synonyms:        imperative
    • - overbearing - masterful - authoritative
  5. De rigueur (duh ri-gur)
    • noun
    • strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.

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