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  1. Anecdote
    a brief amusing story
  2. Celerity
    speed
  3. Dexterous
    skillful with hands
  4. Extraneous
    irrelevant
  5. Incoherent
    not clear
  6. Maladroit
    clumsy; unskillful
  7. Pallid
    pale
  8. Presumptuous
    assuming too much; arrogant
  9. Scrupulous
    careful; diligent; painstaking
  10. Unequivocal
    clear; obvious
  11. Animosity
    hatred; antagonism
  12. Censorious
    disapproving; critical
  13. Dichotomy
    a division into two parts
  14. Extrapolate
    extend; predict on the basis of known data
  15. Incongruous
    not fitting in; out of place
  16. Malady
    illness
  17. Palpable
    easily felt; easily perceived
  18. Pretentious
    pompous; self-important
  19. Scrutinize
    examine carefully
  20. Unfetter
    set free
  21. Annex (n)
    A building which is an addition to an existing building
  22. Censure
    blame
  23. Didactic
    intended to teach; instructive
  24. Extrinsic
    irrelevant; on the outside
  25. Inconsequential
    unimportant; insignificant; negligible
  26. Malediction
    a curse
  27. Panacea
    remedy for all ills
  28. Prevaricate
    speak misleadingly and evasively
  29. Scuttle
    sink
  30. Unfrock
    to remove a priest from his position
  31. Annex (v)
    take possession of; seize; capture
  32. Cerebral
    intellectual
  33. Diffident
    lacking confidence
  34. Fallacious
    false
  35. Inconspicuous
    not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable
  36. Malefactor
    a wrong-doer
  37. Paradigm (3)
    • 1. example
    • 2. model
    • 3. way of looking at things
  38. Pristine
    unspoiled
  39. Seminary
    an institution in which priests are trained
  40. Unprecedented
    never having happened before
  41. Anomaly
    something which does not fit in a pattern; irregularity
  42. Certitude
    certainty
  43. Digress
    wander off the subject
  44. Falter
    hesitate; waver
  45. Indelible
    cannot be wiped out
  46. Malinger
    deliberately avoid work; shirk
  47. Paradox
    apparently contradictory statement
  48. Proclivity
    tendency towards
  49. Sensuous
    appealing to the senses
  50. Unscathed
    unharmed; intact; without a scratch
  51. Antagonism
    hostility; strong opposition
  52. Charlatan
    trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have
  53. Dike
    dam; embankment
  54. Fanatical
    obsessive; fixated
  55. Indifferent
    • 1. neutral
    • 2. not outstanding
  56. Malingerer
    person who deliberately tries to avoid work
  57. Paragon
    a perfect example
  58. Procrastinate
    delay; put off
  59. Sentinel
    guard; sentry
  60. Unwitting
    not deliberate; unconscious
  61. Antagonistic
    opposed; hostile; aggressive
  62. Chary
    wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give
  63. Dilatory
    slow; falling behind with one's work
  64. Fanaticism
    passion; excessive devotion
  65. Indigenous
    native to a particular area
  66. Malleable
    flexible; can be shaped
  67. Paramount
    of supreme importance
  68. Prodigal
    wasteful; extravagant
  69. Sequester
    isolate
  70. Upbraid
    scold; tell off; reprimand
  71. Antediluvian
    outdated; prehistoric; very old-fashioned
  72. Chastises
    punishes
  73. Dilemma
    puzzling situation
  74. Fastidious
    overly particular; finicky
  75. Indolence
    laziness
  76. Mallet
    • 1. wooden hammer
    • 2. stick used for polo
  77. Parasite
    • 1. scrounger
    • 2. animal which takes digested food from another
  78. Prodigious
    very large
  79. Serendipity
    fortunate coincidence; unsought discovery
  80. Uproarious
    hilarious; hysterical; very funny
  81. Anthology
    a book which is a collection of poems or stories
  82. Chicanery
    trickery
  83. Delettante
    person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
  84. Fatuous
    silly; foolish
  85. Inductee
    novice; beginner
  86. Manipulatable
    influencable; controllable
  87. Parched
    dried up
  88. Profane
    unholy
  89. Serene
    calm; peaceful
  90. Upshot
    outcome
  91. Anthropocentrism
    putting man at the center of one's philosophy
  92. Chimerical
    changeable; unstable
  93. Diligent
    hard-working
  94. Feasible
    possible and practicable
  95. Indulgent
    pampering; satisfying desires
  96. Marred
    damaged; spoiled
  97. Pariah
    an outcast from society
  98. Profanity
    swearing; cursing
  99. Serrated
    jagged; saw-like
  100. Urbane
    sophisticated; suave
  101. Antiquated
    outdated; old-fashioned
  102. Choleric
    easily angered
  103. Diorama
    model of a scene
  104. Fecund
    fertile
  105. Inebriation
    drunkenness; intoxication
  106. Marshal
    to gather together
  107. Parity
    equality
  108. Profound
    having deep meaning
  109. Servile
    overly submissive; groveling
  110. Usurp
    take someone's position (usually by force)
  111. Apathetic
    indifferent; uninterested; lethargic
  112. Chronicler
    person who records historical information
  113. Dirge
    mournful song
  114. Felicitous
    apt
  115. Ineffable
    cannot be expressed in words
  116. Marsupial
    pouched mammal (like a kangaroo)
  117. Parochial
    narrow-minded; concerned only with local matters
  118. Profundity
    depth
  119. Skeptical
    doubting; not gullible
  120. Utilitarian
    useful
  121. Apathy
    lack of interest or emotion
  122. Circuitous
    indirect
  123. Disapprobation
    disapproval
  124. Fervor
    passion; enthusiasm
  125. Inept
    incompetent; unskilled; useless
  126. Martinet
    person who believes in strict discipline
  127. Parody
    a mockery; imitation for ridicule; spoof
  128. Proletarian
    member of the working class
  129. Skirmish
    minor battle
  130. Utopian
    a believer in an ideal world
  131. Apocryphal
    of doubtful origin
  132. Circumlocution
    using too many words; long-windedness
  133. Discern
    to distinguish one thing from another
  134. Fickle
    unpredictable; whimsical; easily swayed
  135. Inertia
    inactivity; lethargy
  136. Masochist
    person who intentionally inflicts pain on himself
  137. Parry
    ward off; avoid
  138. Prolific
    producing a lot
  139. Sluggard
    slow-moving; lethargic person
  140. Vacillate
    waver; hesitate
  141. Appease
    pacify; soothe; calm down; make peace with
  142. Circumscribe
    limit
  143. Discord
    disagreement
  144. Finesse
    skill
  145. Inevitable
    cannot be avoided
  146. Matriarchy
    society governed by women
  147. Parsimonious
    economical; frugal; thrifty
  148. Proponents
    promoters; supporters
  149. Smelt
    refine an ore
  150. Vacuous
    empty; silly; meaningless
  151. Apprenhensive
    worried; fearful
  152. Circumspect
    cautious; considering all sides
  153. Discordancy
    cacophony; harshness; jarring
  154. Fitful
    not continuous; stopping and starting
  155. Inexorable
    relentless
  156. Maverick
    a loner
  157. Parsimony
    stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting
  158. Prosaic
    dull; boring; ordinary
  159. Smorgasbord
    a Swedish buffet of cold dishes
  160. Vagrant
    person wandering without a home
  161. Arable
    can be cultivated
  162. Circumvent
    avoid
  163. Discrepancy
    something which does not match up; inconsistency
  164. Flagrant
    Clearly wrong
  165. Inexpedient
    not advisable
  166. Meager
    in short supply
  167. Partisan
    biased; one-sided; committed to one group
  168. Proscribe
    forbid
  169. Solace
    comfort for grief
  170. Vapid
    dull; uninspiring
  171. Arbitrary
    random; for no definite reason
  172. Clairvoyant
    psychic; mystic
  173. Discriminate
    to make a clear distinction; see the difference
  174. Flamboyant
    showy; ornate
  175. Infallible
    perfect; flawless; cannot make mistakes
  176. Meander
    wander from side to side
  177. Pathos
    evoking sadness or pity
  178. Prosody
    study of versification
  179. Solicit
    to ask for; seek
  180. Variegated
    multicolored; speckled
  181. Arcane
    obscure; known only to a few people
  182. Clamor
    shout; scream
  183. Discursiveness
    long windedness; indirectness
  184. Flaunt
    show off; display in a showy manner
  185. Infamous
    famous for something bad
  186. Mellow
    soft; melodious; ripe
  187. Patron
    one who gives support (usually financial)
  188. Prostration
    • 1. lying face down
    • 2. be overcome with extreme weakness
  189. Somnambulist
    sleepwalker
  190. Vehemence
    violence; fervor; forcefulness
  191. Archaic
    ancient; outdated; old fashioned
  192. Clandestine
    secret; covert; stealthy
  193. Disdain
    contempt; strong dislike
  194. Flippant
    making jokes about serious matters
  195. Infer
    deduce; conclude
  196. Menagerie
    collection of animals
  197. Patronize
    condescend to; behave in an arrogant manner towards
  198. Protagonist
    main character in film, book, play etc.
  199. Soothsayer
    fortuneteller
  200. Vehement
    forceful

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