Princeton 1

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  1. arduous (adj)
    strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort
  2. canonical (adj)
    following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards (noun form: canon)
  3. censure
    to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
  4. discordant
    conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
  5. ennui
    dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  6. extemporaneous
    improvised; done without preparation
  7. filibuster
    intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  8. fulminate
    to loudly attack or denounce
  9. magnanimity
    the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving (adj. form: magnanimous)
  10. martial
    associated with war and the armed forces
  11. mundane
    of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
  12. nebulous
    vague, cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
  13. noxious
    harmful, injurious
  14. paean
    a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
  15. parody
    a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and art
  16. perennial
    recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly
  17. perfidy
    intentional breach of faith; treachery (adj. form: perfidious)
  18. precipitate
    to cause to happen before anticipated or required
  19. predilection
    a disposition in favor of something; preference
  20. qualms
    misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy
  21. recant
    to retract, esp. a previously held belief
  22. relegate
    to forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or position
  23. solicitous
    concerned and attentive; eager
  24. sordid
    characterized by filth, grime or squalor; foul
  25. sporadic
    occuring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
  26. squander
    to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
  27. stupefy
    to stun, baffle, or amaze
  28. stymie
    to block; thwart
  29. torque
    a force that causes rotation
  30. tortuous
    winding, twisting; excessively complicated
  31. truculent
    fierce and cruel; eager to fight
  32. virulent
    extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
  33. voracious
    having and insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous
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Princeton 1
2010-08-16 05:56:56
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