Princeton 1

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Princeton 1
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2010-08-16 01:56:56
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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
    (verb)
    to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
  4. discordant
    (adj)
    conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
  5. ennui
    (noun)
    dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  6. extemporaneous
    (adj)
    improvised; done without preparation
  7. filibuster
    (noun)
    intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  8. fulminate
    (verb)
    to loudly attack or denounce
  9. magnanimity
    (noun)
    the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving (adj. form: magnanimous)
  10. martial
    (adj)
    associated with war and the armed forces
  11. mundane
    (adj)
    of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
  12. nebulous
    (adj)
    vague, cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
  13. noxious
    (adj)
    harmful, injurious
  14. paean
    (noun)
    a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
  15. parody
    (noun)
    a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and art
  16. perennial
    (adj)
    recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly
  17. perfidy
    (noun)
    intentional breach of faith; treachery (adj. form: perfidious)
  18. precipitate
    (verb)
    to cause to happen before anticipated or required
  19. predilection
    (noun)
    a disposition in favor of something; preference
  20. qualms
    (noun)
    misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy
  21. recant
    (verb)
    to retract, esp. a previously held belief
  22. relegate
    (verb)
    to forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or position
  23. solicitous
    (adj)
    concerned and attentive; eager
  24. sordid
    (adj)
    characterized by filth, grime or squalor; foul
  25. sporadic
    (adj)
    occuring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
  26. squander
    (verb)
    to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
  27. stupefy
    (verb)
    to stun, baffle, or amaze
  28. stymie
    (verb)
    to block; thwart
  29. torque
    (noun)
    a force that causes rotation
  30. tortuous
    (adj)
    winding, twisting; excessively complicated
  31. truculent
    (adj)
    fierce and cruel; eager to fight
  32. virulent
    (adj)
    extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
  33. voracious
    (adj)
    having and insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous

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