Card Set Information
not capable of being appeased or significantly changed
I am impacable in my decision to spend all my money on the watch.
immunity from punishment or penalty
The puny criminal ratted out his partner since he was offered impunity from the judge.
in an initial stage; not fully formed
The project was still inchoate and far from completion.
Synonyms: adverse, afflicted, awkward
The feline's infelicitous behavior caused me to hate cats.
without taste or flavor; lacking in spirit; bland
I do not like the insipid taste of rice cakes.
Laquisha is always loquacious and annoying.
having or showing often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred
Synonyms: catty, pernicious, hostile
Males can be very malevolent toward other males that hit on thier girlfriends.
the condition of being untruthful; dishonesty
Synonyms: deceit, deception
I cannot stand the mendacity that cheating boyfriends have.
characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to detail
A person must be very meticulous if they want a career in miniature house making.
one who hates all other humans
He was labeled a misanthrope by his community after years of his constant distain and mistrust of everyone
unyielding; hardhearted; intraceable
Synonyms: stubborn, obstinate, perverse
Bob was very obdurate about his decision to get hair plugs.
exhibiting a fawning attentiveness; obediant; dutiful
Synonyms: brownnosing, complacent, compliable, compliant
The employee was being overly obsequious when she bought her boss a car for his birthday.
to obstruct or block
The car accident occluded my route to work.
disgrace; contempt; scorn
Synonyms: stigma, humiliation
The opprobrium that the boy recieved was inappropriate since he was framed for opposing the rules.
the profession or principles of teaching or instructing
The there is no pedagogy on pedaling.
overly concerned with the trivial details of learning or education; show-offish about one's knowledge
Synonyms: abstruse, academic, bookish
The pediafile was actually very pedantic in school which is why he was able to appeal to so many high school girls.
Synonyms: barrenness, dearth
The penury displayed along the streets of the city made the wealthy man donate all of this pennies.
to yearn intensely; to languish; to lose vigor
Synonyms: ache, crave, desire
The dog pined for his owner at the kennel and eventually pried his way out of the cage.
the central or essential part
Synonyms: center, corey, crux, embodiment, essence, soul
The pith of any mammal is his heart.
precise and brief
Synonyms:cogent, short-and-sweet, laconic
I prefer pithy comments about politics.
a harsh denunciation
Synonyms: abuse, castigation
Debbie was given a diatribe when she was told to go on a diet.
to make worse or more severe
Emily exacerbated the pain by rubbing salt on the wound.