Vocab 3.txt

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Vocab 3.txt
2014-11-16 16:41:57
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  1. Hyperbolic
    Exaggerated statement
  2. Elation
    Great happiness, exhilaration
  3. Trepidation
    A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen
  4. Superficial
    Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
  5. Archaic
    (Of a word or a style of language) Old, no longer in use, only used to impart old fashioned flavor
  6. Overzealous
    Great enthusiasm or energy in pursuit of a certain cause or objective
  7. Disconcerting
    Causing one to feel unsettled
  8. Laconic
    Using very few words
  9. Languid
    (Of a person, manner, or gesture) Displaying or having an disinclination for physical exertion or effort; slow and relaxed
  10. Apathetic
    Showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
  11. Congenial
    (Of a person) Pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own
  12. Pedantic
    Precise, exact, looking for perfection, show off about knowledge
  13. Effusive
    Expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an nares trained or heartfelt manner.
  14. Terse
    Sparing in use of words; abrupt
  15. Witty
    Showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humor
  16. Understatement
    The presentation of something as being smaller, less important, or worse than it actually is.
  17. Ambivalence
    Mixed or contradicting feelings