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  1. efficacious effective
  2. equivocal undecided
  3. erudite learned
  4. fervid burning
  5. placate soothe
  6. adulterate corrupt
  7. audacious daring
  8. capricious inconstant
  9. corroborate support
  10. desiccate drain
  11. engender produce
  12. laconic concise
  13. laudable worthy
  14. mitigate alleviate
  15. pedant teacher
    knowledge
  16. vacillate waver
    sway
  17. volatile lively
    rapid change
  18. antipathy dislike
    enmity
  19. deride contempt
  20. dissonance disagreement
  21. enervate deprive
    unnerve
  22. garrulous rambling
  23. misanthrope distrust humans
  24. obdurate stubborn
  25. ostentation pretentious
  26. prevaricate equivocate
    lie
  27. venerate revere
  28. platitude dull
  29. axiom accept as always true
  30. portentous grave
    serious/wonder amazement
  31. syllogism deductive reasoning
    crafty argument
  32. provident frugal
  33. furtive underhanded
  34. rapt carried away
  35. derisive ridicule
  36. pliant yielding
  37. estimable valuable
  38. perdition destruction
    loss
  39. insular isolated
  40. sedulity diligence
  41. craven cowardly
  42. abate reduce
  43. abscond leave secretly
  44. amalgamate mix
    combine
  45. ambiguous doubtful
  46. ameliorate improve
  47. anachronism out of place in time
  48. analogous similar
  49. antipathy dislike
  50. arbitrate judge a depute
  51. archaic ancient
  52. ardor intense
    passionate
  53. assuage less severe
    ease
  54. attenuate reduce
  55. austere severe
    stern
  56. banal cliche
    boring
  57. bombastic pompous
  58. capricious changing mind quick and often
  59. castigate punish
    criticize
  60. caustic witty
  61. chicanery crafty
  62. credulous gullible
  63. decorum propriety
  64. deference respect
  65. deride contempt
    mock
  66. desiccate dry out
  67. desultory disconnected
  68. diatribe abusive
  69. diffident lacking self confidence
  70. dilatory delay
  71. dilate expand
  72. dilettante amateurish/superficial interest in a topic
  73. dirge funeral hymn or mournful speech
  74. disabuse set right
    free of error
  75. discern recognize
  76. disparate different
  77. dissemble disguise
  78. dissonance harsh
    disagreeable
  79. dogma firmly held opinion or belief
  80. dogmatic dictatorial in one’s opinions
  81. enervate reduce in strength
  82. engender produce
    cause
  83. enumerate count
    list
  84. ephemeral lasting short time
  85. equivocate double meaning to mislead
    lie
  86. erudite learned
  87. esoteric understood by few
  88. estimable admirable
  89. exculpate exonerate
  90. exigent urgent
  91. foment arouse
    incite
  92. gregarious outgoing
    sociable
  93. guile deceit/trickery
  94. iconoclast one who opposes established beliefs
    customs
  95. imperturbable not being capable of being disturbed
  96. impetuous quick to act without thinking
  97. implacable can’t be calmed
  98. inchoate disorganized
  99. ingenuous innocence
  100. inimical hostile
  101. innocuous harmless
  102. insipid lacking interest or flavor
  103. intransigent uncompromising
  104. inundate overwhelm
    cover w/water
  105. irascible angry
  106. laconic few words
  107. laud praise
  108. malinger avoid responsibility by pretending to be ill
  109. mollify calm
  110. obdurate hardened in feeling
  111. obsequious submissive
    eager to please
  112. obstinate stubborn
  113. obviate prevent
    unnecessary
  114. occlude prevent passage
    stop up
  115. onerous troublesome
    oppressive
  116. opprobrium public disgrace
  117. ostentation showiness
  118. pendant shows off learning
  119. paragon model of perfection
  120. perfidious betray trust
  121. perfunctory routine
    indifferent
  122. pragmatic practical
  123. precipitate violently
    abruptly
  124. prevaricate lie
  125. prodigal lavish
    wasteful
  126. proliferate increase in number
  127. propitiate appease
  128. propriety correct behavior
    obedience
  129. prudence wisdom
    caution
  130. quiescent motionless
  131. repudiate reject validity
  132. reticent silent
    reserved
  133. satiate overindulge
  134. soporific lethargic
  135. specious deceptively attractive
  136. stolid unemotional
  137. tacit w/out using words
  138. taciturn silent
  139. torpor mental and physical sluggishness
  140. vacillate indecisive
  141. venerate respect
  142. veracity truth
  143. intrinsic inherent
  144. ephemeral fleeting
  145. eschew avoid
  146. imbue inspire
  147. profligate immoral/excessive
  148. fallacious mislead
  149. erroneous incorrect
  150. mendacious lying
  151. inter bury
  152. venal corrupt
  153. abase lower
    degrade
  154. abate subside
    moderate
  155. aberrant abnormal
    deviant
  156. abdicate/aberration renounce
    give up
  157. abet assist
    encourage
  158. abeyance suspended action
  159. anhor detest
  160. adherent supporter
  161. adjuration solemn urging
  162. admonish warn
    disapproval
  163. ameliorate improve
  164. aplomb poise
    composed
  165. apocryphal widely believed but untrue
  166. apogee highest/farthest point
  167. assail assault
  168. assay analyze
  169. assent agree
    accept
  170. assiduous diligent
  171. contumacious stubborn
    disorient
  172. culpable deserving blame
  173. deft neat
    skillful
  174. detonation explosion
  175. disingenuous worldly
    wise
  176. disinter dig up
    unearth
  177. excoriate scold
  178. execrable detestable
  179. imprudent lacking caution
  180. impugn dispute
    contradict
  181. indolent lazy
  182. insularity narrow minded
  183. insurgent rebellious
  184. ludicrous laughable
    redic
  185. lugubrious mournful
  186. mulct swindle
  187. multifarious varied
    diverse
  188. notoriety ill fame
  189. opulence wealth
    abundance
  190. paradigm model
    example
  191. penury poverty
  192. perdition damnation
    hell
  193. pique irritation
    provoke
  194. precarious unsafe
    risky
  195. precipitous steep
    overhasty
  196. proliferate rapidly grow or multiply
  197. prolixity wordiness
  198. pulchritude beauty
  199. pundit expert
  200. pungent sharp
  201. rapacious voracious
  202. requite revenge
    return
  203. rescind repeal
  204. scurrilous abusive
    obscene
  205. sojourn temporary
  206. solder repair
  207. succor assist
  208. veritable real
    genuine
  209. chicanery trickery
  210. diaphanous sheer
    light
  211. foment instigate
    incite
  212. indelible unable to forget or remove
  213. knavery dishonest
  214. neologism newly coined
  215. occlude stop up
    shut
  216. panegyric formal speech praising
  217. recondite obscure
  218. sedition rebellious speech against government
  219. torpor mental/physical inactivity
  220. unwonted uncommon
    unusual
  221. vaunted boasted about
  222. wheedle coax
    persuade
  223. indicative relating to
  224. inundate flood
    overwhelm
  225. abstruse difficult to understand
  226. accolade praise
  227. acrimony hostile
  228. abate stop
  229. acerbic acidic
    bitter
  230. acquiesce give in
    consent
  231. adroit clever
    skillful
  232. altruism practice of unselfish concern
    devotion of welfare to others
  233. ambivalent opposing feelings
  234. amity friendliness
  235. anemic lacking power
    vigor
  236. arable fertile
  237. dubious doubtful
  238. disparity difference
  239. diffident shy
  240. phlegmatic composed
    apathetic
  241. enervate weaken
  242. dither tremble
    vibration
  243. inundate flood
    overwhelm
  244. inure hardship
  245. opprobrium infamy
  246. scintilla trace
    particle
  247. umbrage offense
    annoyance
  248. ostentation display to impress others
  249. multifarious having many different parts
  250. maudlin weak emotional
    foolish
  251. hegemony leadership
  252. penury poverty
  253. cosset pampered pet
    lamb
  254. ossify to harden
    rigid
  255. obdurate stubborn
  256. quiescent still
    quiet
  257. sardonic bitter
    scornful
  258. diaphanous sheer
    light
  259. trenchant witty
    keen
  260. salubrious healthy
  261. sanguine optimistic
  262. satiate stuff
    gorge
  263. prevaricate lie
    mislead
  264. irascible easily angered
    irritated
  265. foment instigate
  266. monastic pertain to monks
  267. voluble talkative
  268. reticent reserved
  269. turgid swollen
    tumid
  270. inchoate rudimentary
    not yet complete or developed
  271. lachrymose mournful
  272. perspicacious perception and understanding
  273. inimical unfavorable
  274. glib insincere
  275. erudite learned
  276. palliate alleviate
  277. torpor sluggish
  278. polemic controversial argument
  279. vim lively
  280. invective insult
    abuse
  281. euphony sweet sound
  282. chicanery trickery
  283. erroneous mistaken
    error
  284. cognizant mindful
  285. obsequious servitude
    fawning
  286. finite limits
  287. ethereal light
    airy
  288. abet support or assist
  289. panegyric oral or written speech of praise
  290. prolix drawn out
  291. recalcitrant defy authority
    resistant
  292. pithy spongy
  293. assuageappease

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