Vocabulary Set 3

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Vocabulary Set 3
2013-06-16 21:13:18

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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
  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