Vocabulary Set 3

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  1. riveting
    keeps you glued to your seat and grabs your attention
  2. diverting
    providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
  3. intriguing
    capable of arousing interest or curiosity
  4. opaque
    not clearly understood or expressed; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
  5. lucid
    easy to understand or sensible; having a clear mind; transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  6. limpid
    describes something (often liquid) that is clear, serene and bright; transparently clear; easily understandable
  7. translucent
    allowing light to pass through diffusely; Frosted glass is translucent, and regular glass is transparent
  8. crystalline
    consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
  9. smug
    self-satisfied
  10. transparent
    transmitting light, able to be seen through with clarity; easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
  11. caliber
    a degree or grade of excellence or worth
  12. profoundness
    intellectual depth, penetrating knowledge, keen insight; intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas; wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
  13. facetious
    to describe something that's humorous, or meant to be humorous. If a joke falls flat, then you can back off from it by saying you're only being facetious
  14. bantering
    how you can describe clever chit-chat; cleverly amusing in tone
  15. whimsical
    full of or characterized by whims, which are odd ideas that usually occur to you very suddenly

    adv. whimsically; n. whimsicality
  16. capricious
    to describe a person or thing that's impulsive and unpredictable
  17. arbitrary
    chosen at random instead of following a consistent rule
  18. stimulate
    cause to be alert and energetic; cause to occur rapidly
  19. stimulating
    rousing or quickening activity or the senses; making lively and cheerful
  20. invigorating
    describes something that makes you feel strong and revitalized
  21. exhilarating
    so exciting it makes you a little giddy
  22. communicative
    have the ability to communicate — to exchange thoughts and ideas
  23. reassured
    having confidence restored; freed from anxiety
  24. mellifluous
    (of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear
  25. cherubic
    to describe someone with a round face and an air of sweetness
  26. dulcet
    to describe a sound that is soothing and soft

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Vocabulary Set 3
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2013-06-17 01:13:18
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