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Word List 8
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  1. Colloquial
    local and informal (used of language)
  2. Dotard
    foolish old man
  3. Furrow
    groove
  4. Instigator
    troublemaker; person who entices others to do something
  5. Misnomer
    wrong name
  6. Quaff
    drink down quickly
  7. Staunch
    loyal; faithful; dependable
  8. Vilification
    blackening someone's name
  9. Atrophy
    waste away from lack of use
  10. Collusion
    plotting and planning
  11. Drawl
    speak slowly with words running together
  12. Furtive
    hidden and secret
  13. Insurgent
    a rebel
  14. Misogynist
    hater of women
  15. Perdition
    damnation
  16. Quagmire
    marsh; bog
  17. Vindicate
    prove right; remove blame
  18. Attenuate
    weaken
  19. Commandeer
    take possession of
  20. Drivel
    nonsense
  21. Futile
    useless; hopeless
  22. Interminable
    never-ending
  23. Peremptory
    in a commanding manner
  24. Quaint
    picturesque
  25. Stevedore
    dockworker
  26. Virtuoso
    an accomplished musician
  27. Augment
    increase; make bigger
  28. Complacent
    self-satisfied; smug
  29. Droll
    dryly amusing
  30. Intermittent
    sporadic; irregular
  31. Mitigate
    lessen; make less severe
  32. Perfidy
    treachery
  33. Quandary
    dilemma; puzzle
  34. Stifle
    suppress
  35. Virulent
    dangerous; harmful
  36. Auspicious
    favorable; promising to turn out well
  37. Compliant
    easy to control; submissive
  38. Gambol
    frolic; leap; bound
  39. Intransigence
    stubbornness
  40. Modicum
    small amount
  41. Perfunctory
    superficial; cursory
  42. Stoic
    known for fortitude; indifferent to pleasure or pain
  43. Austere
    severely plain
  44. Concatenate
    link together
  45. Garble
    distort; confuse; muddle
  46. Intransigent
    stubborn; unyielding
  47. Momentous
    very important
  48. Peripatetic
    nomadic; moving from place to place
  49. Stoke
    add fuel to; strengthen
  50. Vitriolic
    corrosive; strongly attacking

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