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GRE good format.txt
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GRE Vocab

GRE Vocab 1
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  1. abate
    to lessen to subside
  2. abdication
    giving up control authority
  3. aberration
    straying away from what is normal
  4. abet
    help/encourage smb (in doing wrong)
  5. abeyance
    suspended action
  6. abhor
    to hate to detest
  7. abide
    be faithful to endure
  8. abjure
    promise or swear to give up
  9. abraded
    rubbed off worn away by friction
  10. abrogate
    repeal or annul by authority
  11. abscond
    to go away suddenly (to avoid arrest)
  12. abstruse
    difficult to comprehend obscure
  13. abut
    border on
  14. abysmal
    bottomless extreme
  15. acarpous
    effete no longer fertile worn out
  16. acclaimed
    welcomed with shouts and approval
  17. accolade
    praise approval
  18. accretion
    the growing of separate things into one
  19. accrue
  20. adamant
    kind of stone inflexible
  21. admonitory
    containing warning
  22. adorn
    add beauty decorate
  23. adulteration
    making unpure poorer in quality
  24. affable
    polite and friendly
  25. affinity
    close connection relationship
  26. aggravate
    make worse irritate
  27. agile
    active quick-moving
  28. agog
  29. ail
    trouble be ill
  30. alacrity
    eager and cheerful readiness
  31. alcove
    recess/partially enclosed place
  32. ale
    fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer
  33. aleck
    one who considers himself smarter than others
  34. allegiance
    duty support loyalty
  35. alleviate
    make (pain) easier to bear
  36. alloy
    to debase by mixing with something inferior
  37. aloof
    reserved indifferent
  38. amalgamate
    mix combine unite societies
  39. ambidextrous
    able to use the left hand or the right equally well
  40. ambiguous
    doubtful uncertain
  41. ambivalent
    having both of two contrary meanings
  42. ambrosial
    extremely pleasing to taste
  43. ameliorate
    improve make better
  44. amortize
    end (a debt) by setting aside money
  45. anguish
    severe suffering
  46. animosity
    strong dislike
  47. antidote
    medicine used against a poison or a disease
  48. antithetical
    direct opposing
  49. apartheid
    brutal racial discrimination
  50. aplomb
  51. apostate
    one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions
  52. apotheosis
    deification glorification to godliness
  53. appease
    make quiet or calm
  54. apprehensive
    grasping understanding fear unhappy feeling about future
  55. apprise
    give notice to inform
  56. approbation
  57. apropos
    appropriate to the situation apt
  58. apt
    well-suited quick-witted
  59. arabesque
    a complex ornate design
  60. arboreal
    of connected with trees
  61. ardor
  62. arduous
    steep difficult ascent laborious
  63. argot
    jargon slang
  64. arrant
    in the highest degree
  65. arrogance
    proud superior manner of behaviour
  66. articulate
    speak distinctly connect by joints
  67. ascend
    go or come up
  68. ascertain
    get to know
  69. ascetic
    practicing self-denial austere stark
  70. ascribe
    consider to be the origin of or belonging to
  71. aseptic
    surgically clean
  72. asperity
    roughness harshness ill temper irritability
  73. aspersion
  74. assail
    with attack violently
  75. assiduous
    diligent hard-working sedulous
  76. assuage
    make something (pain desire) less
  77. asterisk
    the mark * (e.g.. omitted letters)
  78. astringent
    substance that shrinks
  79. astute
    clever quick at seeing to get an advantage
  80. atonement
    repayment death of Jesus
  81. attenuate
    make thin. weaken enervate
  82. attune
    bring into harmony
  83. audacious
    daring foolishly bold impudent
  84. augury
    omen sign
  85. august
    majestic venerable
  86. auspicious
    favorable successful prosperous
  87. austere
    severely moral and strict simple and plain
  88. auxiliary
    helping supporting
  89. aver
    affirm assert prove justify
  90. aversion
    strong dislike
  91. avid
    eager greedy
  92. avow
    admit. Declare openly
  93. baleful
    harmful ominous causing evil
  94. balk
    obstacle purposely to get on the way of
  95. baneful
    causing harm or ruin pernicious destructive
  96. barrage
    artificial obstacle built across a river
  97. barren
    not good enough unable to have young ones without value
  98. bask
    in enjoy warmth and light
  99. beatify
    to bless make happy or ascribe a virtue to
  100. bedizen
    to adorn especially in a cheap showy manner
  101. belabor
    beat hard
  102. bellicose
    belligerent pugnacious warlike
  103. belligerent
    (person nation) waging war
  104. benefactor
    person who has given help
  105. benevolence
    wish or activity in doing good
  106. benign
    kind and gentle mild (climate)
  107. bequest
    arrangement to give something at death
  108. berate
    scold sharply
  109. bereft
    rob or dispossess of something (material)
  110. bewilder
    puzzle confuse
  111. bigot
    stubborn narrow-minded person
  112. bilge
    bulge the protuberance of a cask
  113. blandishment
    flattery coaxing
  114. blandness
    polite manner comforting uninteresting
  115. blatant
    noisy and rough
  116. blithe
    cheerful casual carefree
  117. bogus
    sham counterfeit not genuine
  118. boisterous
    loud noisy rough lacking restraint
  119. bolster
    give greatly needed support
  120. boorish
    crude offensive rude
  121. brash
    hasty rush cheeky saucy
  122. brass
    yellow metal (mixing copper and zinc)
  123. brazen
    made of brass
  124. breach
    opening broken place breaking
  125. brittle
    easily broken
  126. broach
    bring up announce begin to talk about
  127. brook
    to tolerate endure
  128. buoyant
    able to float light-hearted
  129. burgeon
    grow forth send out buds
  130. burnish
    to polish rub to a shine
  131. cabal
    a scheme or plot a group of plotters
  132. cadge
    to beg to get by begging
  133. cajole
    use flattery or deceit to persuade
  134. calipers
    metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument
  135. calumny
    slander aspersion
  136. candid
    frank straight-forward
  137. cant
    insincere talk/jargon
  138. cantankerous
  139. canvass
    discuss thoroughly sort of touting
  140. castigate
    to chastise correct by punishing
  141. castigation
    severe punishment
  142. catalyst
    substance that causes speeding up
  143. caustic
    biting sarcastic
  144. censure
    expression of blame or disapproval a rebuke
  145. centurion
    leader of a unit of 100 soldiers
  146. chary
    cautious wary
  147. chastened
    corrected punished
  148. chastisement
  149. chauvinist
    a blindly devoted patriot
  150. chicanery
    legal trickery/false argument
  151. chisel
    steel tool for shaping materials
  152. churl
    bad-tempered person
  153. clamor
    shout complain with a lot of noise
  154. clientele
  155. clinch
    come to grips/settle conclusively
  156. cling
    to resist separation
  157. clot
    half-solid lump formed from liquid
  158. cloture
    closing device (in Parliament) to end a debate by voting
  159. coagulation
    change to a thick and solid state
  160. coalescing
    coming together and uniting into one substance
  161. coax
    get smb to do something by kindness
  162. coda
    passage that completes a piece of music
  163. coddle
    treat with care and tenderness
  164. coerce
    compel to force to make obedient
  165. coeval
    of the same period coexisting
  166. cogent
    strong convincing
  167. cogitate
    think deeply mediate
  168. cognizant
    being fully aware of
  169. cohort
    a group or band of people
  170. colander
    bowl-shaped vessel with many holes used to drain off water
  171. collusion
    secret agreement for a deceitful purpose
  172. combustion
    process of burning
  173. commemorate
    keep the memory of
  174. commodious
    having plenty of space for what is needed
  175. commuter
    person who travels regularly
  176. complaisance
    tending to comply obliging willingness to please
  177. compunction
    feeling of regret for one's action
  178. conceal
    hide keep secret
  179. conceit
    over-high opinion of too much pride
  180. conciliatory
    reconciling soothing comforting mollifying
  181. concord
    agreement or harmony
  182. concur
    agree in opinion happen together
  183. condense
    increase in density strength make laconic
  184. Conduce
    To bring about
  185. condone
  186. congeal
    make or become stiff and solid
  187. conjoin
    to join together
  188. connoisseur
    a person with good judgement (e.g.. in art)
  189. connotation
    suggestion in addition to
  190. consequential
    pompous self important
  191. console
    give comfort or sympathy to
  192. conspicuous
    easily seen remarkable
  193. consternation
    surprise and fear dismay
  194. constrain
  195. constrict
    make tight or smaller
  196. consume
    get to the end of
  197. consummate
    perfect/make perfect/complete
  198. contemn
    to scorn or despise
  199. contentious
    argumentative pugnacious combative quarrelsome
  200. contiguous
    touching neighboring near
  201. contrite
    filled with deep sorrow for wrongdoing
  202. contumacious
    insubordinate rebellious
  203. conundrum
    a riddle dilemma enigma
  204. conviction
    convincing firm belief
  205. convoke
    call together summon
  206. convoluted
    complicated coiled twisted
  207. cordial
    warm and sincere
  208. cordon
    line (of police acting as a guard)
  209. cornucopia
    abundant supply
  210. corporeal
    physical of or for the body
  211. correlate
    have a mutual relation
  212. corroboration
    additional strengthening evidence
  213. countenance
    to favor or approve of
  214. counterfeit
  215. countervail
  216. covert
  217. covetous
    eagerly desirous
  218. cower
    crouch shrink back
  219. coy
    shy/modest (esp of a girl)
  220. crass
    very great (es. stupidity)
  221. cravat
    piece of linen worn as a necktie
  222. craven
  223. crease
    line made by crushing white line on the ground in cricket
  224. credulity
    too great a readiness to believe things
  225. credulous
    ready to believe things
  226. crush
    press lose shape subdue overwhelm
  227. cryptic
    secret with a hidden meaning
  228. cumbersome
    burdensome heavy and awkward to carry
  229. curmudgeon
    bad-tempered person
  230. curriculum
    course of study
  231. cursory
    quick hurried
  232. curtail
    make shorter then was planned
  233. dainty
    pretty/delicate(food)/difficult to please
  234. daunt
    intimidate make fearful
  235. dawdler
    person who is slow waste of time
  236. dearth
  237. debacle
    a breakup overthrow sudden disaster
  238. decorum
    propriety properness
  239. decree
    order given by authority
  240. decry
    disapprove of
  241. defer
    postpone give way (to show respect)
  242. deferential
    showing respect
  243. defiance
    open disobedience or resistance
  244. delineate
    to portray depict sketch out
  245. deluge
    great flood heavy rush of water
  246. demagogue
    person appealing not to reasons
  247. demur
    to hesitate raise objections
  248. denigrate
    blacken belittle sully defame
  249. denouement
    an outcome or solution the unraveling of a plot
  250. deplete
    use until none remains
  251. deposition
    dethronement depositing
  252. deprave
    make morally bad corrupt
  253. deprecate
    protest against express disapproval of
  254. dereliction
    deserting and leaving to fall into ruins
  255. derision
    ridicule mockery deriding
  256. derivative
    unoriginal obtained from another source
  257. derogatory
    insulting tending to damage
  258. descry
    catch sight of see something in the distance
  259. desiccant
    substance used to absorb moisture
  260. desuetude
    cessation of use disuse
  261. desultory
    aimless haphazard digressing at random
  262. deter
    discourage hinder
  263. detraction
    slandering verbal attack aspersion
  264. detumescence
    diminishing or lessening of swelling
  265. deviance
    being different in moral standards (from normal)
  266. dexterity
    skill (esp. in handling)
  267. diaphanous
    transparent gauzy
  268. diatribe
    bitter and violent attack in words
  269. didactic
    intended to instruct
  270. diffidence
  271. dilate
    speak comprehensively become wider large
  272. disallow
    refuse to allow or accept as a correct
  273. discern
    see with an effort but clearly
  274. discomfit
    confuse embarrass
  275. disconcert
    upset the self-possession of
  276. discountenance
    refuse to approve of
  277. discourse
    speech lecture
  278. discredit
    refuse to believe
  279. discreet
  280. discrete
    individually distinct
  281. disdain
    look on with contempt
  282. disencumber
    free from encumbrance
  283. disheveled
  284. disingenuous
    sophisticated artful trying to deceive cunning
  285. disinter
    dig up from the earth
  286. dislodge
    move force from the place occupied
  287. dismal
    sad gloomy miserable
  288. disparate
    essentially different
  289. disproof
    proof to the contrary
  290. dissemble
    speak or behave so as to hide something (in mind)
  291. disseminate
    distribute (esp. ideas)
  292. dissent
    have a different opinion refuse to assent
  293. dissolution
    disintegration looseness in morals
  294. distraught
    distracted violently upset in mind
  295. divergence
    getting farther apart from a point
  296. divestiture
    taking off getting rid of giving up
  297. divulge
    make known something secret
  298. doggerel
    trivial poorly constructed verse
  299. dogmatic
    positive certain arbitrary without room for discussion
  300. dolt
    stupid fellow
  301. dormant
    in a state of inactivity but awaiting development
  302. dote
    show much fondness center one's attention
  303. drawl
    slow way of speaking
  304. droll
  305. drone
    male bee person who isn't self-employed
  306. drowsiness
    feeling sleepy half asleep
  307. dubious
    feeling doubt
  308. dud
    no use person something that fails
  309. dulcet
    melodious harmonious
  310. dupe
    cheat make a fool of
  311. duplicity
    deliberate deception
  312. duress
    threats to compel smb
  313. dwarf
    person or smb much below the usual size
  314. dynamo
    a generator something that produces electric current
  315. earthenware
    dishes made of baked clay
  316. ebullience
    exuberance outburst of feeling
  317. ebullient
    overflowing with enthusiasm showing excitement
  318. ecumenical
    representing the whole Christian world
  319. edacious
    voracious devouring
  320. eddy
    circular or spiral movement (e.g.. of wind)
  321. edible
    fit to be eaten/not poisonous
  322. effete
    infertile worn out weak
  323. efficacy
    production of a desired result
  324. effluvia
    outflow in a stream of particles a noxious odor or vapor
  325. effrontery
    boldness impudence arrogance
  326. egress
    way out exit
  327. elaborate
    worked out with much care in great detail
  328. elegy
    a lament a melancholy composition
  329. elicit
    draw out
  330. eloquence
    fluent speaking skillful use of language
  331. emaciate
    make thin and weak
  332. embellish
    make beautiful
  333. embezzle
    use in a wrong way for one's own benefit
  334. emote
    stir up excite
  335. empirical
    relying on experiment
  336. encapsulate
    enclose in capsule
  337. encomium
    warm or glowing praise eulogy panegyric
  338. encumbrance
    burden things that get on the way of
  339. endearing
    making dear or liked
  340. endemic
  341. epiphany
    A Christian feast celebrating the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi.
  342. endorse
    write one's name on the back of
  343. enduring
  344. enervate
    weaken deprive of strength attenuate
  345. engender
    cause produce give rise to
  346. engrave
    impress deeply
  347. engrossing
    taken up all the time or attention writing in large or formal
  348. engulf
    swallow up
  349. enigma
    something that is puzzling
  350. enmity
    hatred being an enemy
  351. ensign
  352. entangle
    put into difficulties
  353. enthral
    please greatly/enslave (fig)
  354. entice
    tempt or persuade
  355. entreat
    ask earnestly
  356. enunciate
    pronounce (words)/express a theory
  357. enzyme
  358. epicurean
    devoted to pleasure (sensuous enjoyment)
  359. epistle
  360. epithet
  361. epitome
    brief summary representative example a typical model
  362. equable
    steady regular
  363. equanimity
    calmness of temperament
  364. equilibrium
    state of being balanced
  365. equipoise
    equal distribution of weight equilibrium
  366. equivocal
    having a double or doubtful meaning suspicious
  367. equivocate
    try to deceive by equivocal language
  368. eradicate
    get rid of pull up by the roots
  369. erratic
    irregular in behaviour or opinion
  370. erudite
    learned scholarly
  371. eschew
  372. esoteric
    abstruse intended only for a small circle of
  373. espouse
    marry give one's support to
  374. eulogy
    formal praise panegyric
  375. euphoria
    elation state of pleasant excitement
  376. euthanasia
    easy and painless death
  377. evasive
    tending to evade
  378. evince
    to show clearly to indicate
  379. evoke
    call up bring out
  380. excoriation
    severe criticism
  381. exculpate
    to clear from a charge of guilt
  382. exhaustive
    complete thorough
  383. exigency
    emergency an urgent situation
  384. exoneration
    set smb clear free (e.g.. from blame)
  385. exorbitant
    much too high or great
  386. expatiate
    to roam wander freely
  387. expedient
    likely to be useful for a purpose
  388. expiation
    ending expiring
  389. exploit
    brilliant achievement develop use selfishly
  390. expostulate
    argue earnestly to dissuade correct or protest
  391. expurgate
    to remove obscenity purify censor
  392. exscind
    to cut out cut away
  393. extant
    still in existence
  394. extempore
    without previous thought or preparation
  395. extenuate
    reduce the strength of lessen seriousness partially excuse
  396. extinct
    no longer active
  397. extinguish
    end the existence of/wipe or put out
  398. extirpate
    to destroy exterminate cut out exscind
  399. extol
    praise highly
  400. extort
    obtain by threats violence
  401. extralegal
    outside the law
  402. extricable
    that can be freed
  403. extrovert
    cheerful person
  404. exuberance
    state of growing vigorously being full of life
  405. facetious
    humorous funny jocular
  406. facile
    easily done
  407. fagged
    too tired, exhausted
  408. fallacious
    based on error
  409. falter
    waver/move in an uncertain manner
  410. fatuous
    without sense foolish self-satisfaction
  411. fawn
    young deer try to win smb's favor
  412. feckless
    lacking purpose or vitality ineffective careless
  413. fecund
  414. feint
  415. felicitous
    apt suitably expressed well chosen apropos
  416. felon
    person guilty of murder
  417. ferment
    substance become excited
  418. ferocity
    savage cruelty
  419. ferret
    discover by searching search
  420. fervid
    showing earnest feeling
  421. fervor
    warmth of feelings earnestness
  422. fetid
  423. fetter
    to shackle put in chains
  424. feud
    bitter quarrel over a long period of time
  425. fidelity
    loyalty accuracy
  426. fidget
    move restlessly make nervous
  427. figurehead
    carved image on the prow of a ship
  428. finesse
    delicate way of dealing with a situation
  429. finical
    too fussy about food clothing etc.
  430. finicky
  431. fission
    splitting or division (esp. of cells)
  432. fixate
    stare at
  433. flak
    criticism/anti-aircraft guns
  434. flamboyant
    brightly colored florid
  435. flaunting
    show off complacently
  436. flax
    pale yellow (hair) a plant
  437. fledged
    able to fly trained experienced
  438. fleet
    number of ships quick-moving
  439. flinch
    draw move back wince
  440. flop
    fail/move/fall clumsily
  441. florid
    very much ornamented naturally red (e.g.. of face)
  442. flout
    reject mock to go against (as in going against tradition)
  443. fluke
    lucky stroke
  444. fluster
    make nervous or confused
  445. foible
    defect of character (a person is wrongly proud)
  446. foil
    prevent from carrying out contrast
  447. foment
    put something warm (to lessen the pain)
  448. foolproof
    incapable of failure or error
  449. foppish
    like a man who pays too much attention to his clothes
  450. forage
    food for horses and cattle
  451. forbear
    refrain from be patient ancestor
  452. forbearance
    patience willingness to wait
  453. ford
    shallow place in a river (to cross)
  454. forestall
    prevent by taking action in advance preempt
  455. forfeit
    suffer the loss of something
  456. forge
    workshop for the shaping of metal to shape metal lead
  457. forgery
  458. forswear
    renounce disallow repudiate
  459. foster
    nurture care for
  460. fracas
    noisy quarrel
  461. fragile
    easily injured broken or destroyed
  462. fragrant
  463. frantic
    wildly excited with joy pain anxiety
  464. frenetic
    frantic frenzied
  465. fret
    worry irritation wear away
  466. fringe
    edge ornamental border part of hair over the forehead
  467. froward
    intractable not willing to yield or comply stubborn
  468. frugal
    careful economical
  469. fulmination
    bitter protest
  470. fulsome
    disgusting offensive due to excessiveness
  471. gainsay
    to deny to oppose
  472. garble
    make unfair selection from facts
  473. garner
    to gather and save to store up
  474. garrulity
  475. garrulous
    too talkative
  476. gaucherie
    socially awkward tactless behavior
  477. germane
    relevant pertinent to
  478. gist
    the point general sense
  479. glean
    gather facts in small quantities
  480. glib
    ready and smooth but not sincere
  481. glimmer
    weak/unsteady light
  482. gloat
    over look at with selfish delight
  483. glut
    supply to much fill to excess
  484. gnaw
    waste away bite steadily
  485. goad
    something urging a person to action
  486. gorge
    eat greedily/narrow opening with a stream
  487. gossamer
    soft light delicate material
  488. gouge
    tool for cutting grooves in wood
  489. gourmand
    a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
  490. grandiloquent
    using pompous words
  491. grave
    serious requiring consideration
  492. graze
    touch or scrape lightly in passing
  493. gregarious
    living in societies liking the company
  494. grievous
    causing grief or pain serious dire grave
  495. grovel
    crawl humble oneself
  496. guile
    deceit cunning
  497. gullible
    easily gulled
  498. gush
    burst out suddenly/talk ardently
  499. gust
    outburst of feeling sudden rain wind fire etc.
  500. hack
    cut roughly hired horse
  501. halcyon
    calm and peaceful
  502. hallow
    to make holy consecrate
  503. harangue
    a long passionate speech
  504. harbinger
    something or smb that foretells the coming of
  505. harrow
    to distress create stress or torment
  506. haughty
    arrogant conceited
  507. heed
    attention/give notice to
  508. heinous
    odious (of crime)
  509. heresy
    belief contrary to what is generally accepted
  510. hermetic
    sealed by fusion
  511. heterogeneous
    made up of different kinds
  512. hew
    make by hard work cut (by striking)
  513. highbrow
    (person) with superior tastes
  514. hirsute
    hairy shaggy
  515. hoax
    mischievous trick played on smb for a joke
  516. hoi
    polloi the masses the rabble
  517. hollow
    not soled with hole
  518. holster
    leather case for a pistol
  519. homiletics
    act of preaching
  520. hone
    stone used for sharpening tools
  521. hoodwink
    trick mislead
  522. hospitable
    liking to give hospitality
  523. hubris
    arrogant pride
  524. hush
    make or become silent
  525. husk
    worthless outside part of anything
  526. hypocrisy
    falsely making oneself appear to be good
  527. iconoclast
    person who attacks popular beliefs
  528. idiosyncrasy
    personal mannerism
  529. idolatry
    excessive admiration of
  530. idyll
    a carefree episode or experience
  531. ignoble
    dishonorable common undignified
  532. ignominious
    shameful dishonorable undignified disgraceful
  533. illicit
    unlawful forbidden
  534. imbroglio
    complicated and embarrassing situation
  535. immaculate
    pure faultless
  536. imminent
    likely to come or happen soon
  537. immutable
    that cannot be changed
  538. impair
    worsen diminish in value
  539. impassive
    unmoved feeling no sign of passion
  540. impecunious
    having little or no money
  541. impede
    hinder get in the way of
  542. impediment
    something that hinders (e.g. stammer)
  543. impending
    imminent being about to happen expected
  544. imperative
    urgent essential
  545. imperious
    commanding haughty arrogant
  546. impermeable
    that cannot be permeated
  547. imperturbable
    calm not capable of being excited
  548. impervious
    not allowing to pass through (of materials)
  549. imperviousness
    haughty arrogant commanding
  550. impetuous
    having sudden energy impulsive thrusting ahead forceful
  551. impiety
    lack of reverence or dutifulness
  552. implacable
    incapable of being placated unpleasable
  553. implicate
    show that smb has a share
  554. implicit
    implied though not plainly expressed
  555. implosion
    collapse bursting inward
  556. importune
    beg urgently solicit (of a prostitute)
  557. imprecation
    an invocation of evil a curse
  558. impromptu
    without preparation
  559. impudent
    rash indiscreet
  560. impugned
    challenged to be doubted
  561. impute
    to attribute to a cause or source ascribe
  562. inadvertent
    not paying proper attention
  563. inane
    silly senseless
  564. inasmuch
    since because
  565. incense
    make angry
  566. incessant
    often repeated continual
  567. inchoate
    not yet fully formed rudimentary elementary
  568. incipient
  569. incise
    engrave make a cut in
  570. incite
    stir up rouse
  571. inclined
    directing the mind in a certain direction
  572. incongruous
    out of place not in harmony or agreement
  573. incorrigibility
    cannot be cured or corrected
  574. incredulous
    skeptical unwilling to believe
  575. inculcate
    fix firmly by repetition
  576. incumbents
    official duties
  577. incursion
    a raid a sudden attack
  578. indefatigability
    not easily exhaustible tirelessness
  579. indelible
    that cannot be rubbed out
  580. indigence
  581. indigenous
  582. indistinct
    not easily heard seen clearly marked
  583. indolence
  584. indomitable
    not easily discouraged or subdued
  585. indulge
    gratify give way to satisfy allow oneself
  586. indulgent
    inclined to indulge
  587. ineffable
    to great to be described in words
  588. ineluctable
    certain inevitable
  589. inept
    unskillful said or done at the wrong time
  590. ineptitude
    quality of being unskillful
  591. inferno
  592. infuriate
    fill with fury or rage
  593. infuse
    put pour fill
  594. ingenuous
    naive young artless frank honest sincere
  595. ingest
    take in by swallowing
  596. inimical
    harmful or friendly
  597. inimitable
    defying imitation unmatchable
  598. innocuous
    causing no harm
  599. inscrutable
    incapable of being discovered or understood
  600. insensible
    unconscious unresponsive unaffected
  601. insinuate
    suggest unpleasantly make a way for something gently
  602. insipid
    without taste or flavor
  603. insouciant
    unconcerned carefree
  604. insularity
    narrow-mindedness isolated
  605. insurrection
    rising of people to open resistance to
  606. interdict
    prohibit forbid
  607. interim
    as an installment
  608. intersperse
    place here and there
  609. intransigence
    unwillingness to compromise stubbornness intractability
  610. intransigent
  611. intrepid
    fearless brave undaunted
  612. introspection
    examining one's own thoughts and feelings
  613. inundate
    flood cover by overflowing
  614. inured
    accustomed to adapted
  615. invective
    abusive language curses
  616. inveigh
    to attack verbally denounce deprecate
  617. inveterate
    deep-rooted. long-established
  618. invincible
    too strong to be defeated
  619. involute
  620. irascible
    irritable easily angered
  621. irate
  622. ire
  623. irksome
  624. irresolute
    hesitating undecided
  625. irrevocable
    final and unalterable
  626. itinerate
    to travel from place to place to peregrinate
  627. jabber
    talk excitedly utter rapidly
  628. jagged
    notched, rough
  629. jibe
    gibe make fun of
  630. jocular
    meant as a joke
  631. judicious
    sound in judgment wise
  632. knit
    draw together unite firmly
  633. labyrinthine
    to entangle the state of affairs
  634. lachrymose
    causing tears tearful
  635. lackluster
    (of eyes) dull
  636. lament
    show feel great sorrow
  637. lassitude
    weariness tiredness
  638. latent
    present but not yet active developed or visible
  639. laudatory
    expressing or giving praise
  640. lavish
    giving or producing freely liberally or generously
  641. legacy
    something handed down from ancestors
  642. levee
    formal reception/embankment
  643. levity
    lack of seriousness
  644. libel
    statement that damages reputation
  645. liberality
    free giving generosity
  646. libertine
    immoral person
  647. lien
    legal claim until a debt on it is repaid
  648. limn
    paint portray
  649. limp
    lacking strength walking unevenly
  650. lionize
    treat as a famous person
  651. lithe
    bending twisting
  652. loll
    rest to sit or stand in a lazy way hang (dog's tongue)
  653. lope
    move along with long strides
  654. loquacious
    talkative garrulous
  655. lucubrate
    write in scholarly fashion
  656. luculent
    easily understood lucid clear
  657. lugubrious
    mournful excessively sad
  658. lull
    become quiet or less active
  659. lumber
    move in a clumsy/noisy way
  660. luminary
    star light-giving body
  661. lurk
    be out of view ready to attack
  662. lustrous
    being bright polished
  663. macabre
    gruesome suggesting death
  664. macerate
    make or become soft by soaking in water
  665. machination
    plot scheme (esp. evil)
  666. maladroit
    tactless clumsy
  667. malapropism
    misuse of a word (for one that resembles it)
  668. malevolence
    wishing to do evil
  669. malign
    injurious speak ill of smb tell lie
  670. malinger
    to fake illness or injury in order to shirk a duty
  671. malleable
    yielding easily shaped moldable adapting
  672. manacle
    chains for the hands or feet
  673. massacre
    cruel killing of a large number of people
  674. matriculation
    be admitted enter a university as a student
  675. maudlin
    sentimental in a silly or tearful way
  676. maul
    hurt by rough handling
  677. maverick
    rebel nonconformist
  678. mellifluous
    sweetly flowing
  679. mendacity
  680. mendicant
    a beggar
  681. mercurial
    quick changeable in character fleeting
  682. meretricious
    attractive on the surface but of little value
  683. mesmerize
  684. meticulous
    giving great attention to details
  685. mettle
    quality of endurance or courage
  686. mettlesome
    courageous high-spirited
  687. middling
    fairly good but not very good
  688. minatory
    menacing threatening
  689. mince
    pronounce or speak affectedly euphemize
  690. misanthrope
    person who hates mankind
  691. mischievous
    harmful causing mischief
  692. miser
    person who loves wealth and spends little
  693. misogynist
    one who hates women/females
  694. mite
    Avery small amount, portion, or particle
  695. moderation
    quality of being limited not extreme
  696. mollify
    make calmer or quieter
  697. molt
    moult lose hair feathers before new growing
  698. morbid
    diseased unhealthy (e.g.. about ideas)
  699. morose
    ill-tempered unsocial
  700. muffler
    cloth worn round the neck/silencer
  701. multifarious
    varied motley greatly diversified
  702. mundane
    worldly as opposed to spiritual commonplace everyday
  703. myriad
    very great number
  704. nadir
    lowest weakest point
  705. nascent
    coming into existence emerging
  706. nebulous
    cloud-like hazy vague indistinct
  707. negligent
    taking too little care
  708. neophyte
    person who has been converted to a belief
  709. nexus
    a connection tie or link
  710. nibble
    show some inclination to accept (an offer)
  711. noisome
    offensive disgusting (smell)
  712. nonchalant
    not having interest
  713. nonplused
    greatly surprised
  714. nostrum
    a quack remedy an untested cure
  715. noxious
  716. nugatory
  717. obdurate
    hardened and unrepenting stubborn inflexible
  718. obfuscate
    to darken make obscure muddle
  719. oblivious
    unaware having no memory
  720. obloquy
    abusively detractive language sharp criticism vituperation
  721. obsequious
    too eager to obey or serve
  722. obstreperous
    noisy loud
  723. obtain
    to be established accepted or customary
  724. obtrusive
    projecting prominent undesirably noticeable
  725. obtuse
  726. obviate
    to make unnecessary get rid of
  727. occluded
    blocked up
  728. odious
    repulsive hateful
  729. odium
    contempt dislike aversion
  730. odor
    smell favor reputation
  731. officious
    too eager or ready to help offer advice
  732. ominous
  733. onerous
    needing effort burdensome
  734. opaqueness
    dullness/not allowing light to pass through
  735. opprobrious
    showing scorn or reproach
  736. ossify
    to turn to bone to settle rigidly into an idea
  737. ostensible
    seeming appearing as such professed
  738. ostentation
    display to obtain admiration or envy
  739. ostracism
    shut out from society refuse to meet talk
  740. overhaul
    examine thoroughly to learn about the condition
  741. overweening
    presumptuously arrogant overbearing immoderate being a jerk
  742. paean
    song of praise or triumph
  743. palate
    roof of the mouth sense of taste
  744. palatial
  745. palliate
    lessen the severity of
  746. palpability
    can be felt touched understood
  747. palpitate
    tremble beat rapidly and irregularly
  748. panegyric
    formal praise eulogy
  749. paradigm
    a model example or pattern
  750. parenthesis
    sentence within another one something separated
  751. pariah
    an outcast a rejected and despised person
  752. parley
    negotiation, discussion between enemies
  753. parsimonious
    too economical miserly
  754. partisan
    one-sided committed to a party biased or prejudiced
  755. patron
    regular customer person who gives support
  756. paucity
    scarcity a lacking of
  757. peccadillo
    small sin small weakness in one's character
  758. pedantic
    bookish showing off learning
  759. pedestrian
    commonplace trite unremarkable
  760. pellucid
    transparent easy to understand
  761. penchant
    strong inclination a liking
  762. penitent
    feeling or showing regret
  763. penurious
  764. penury
    extreme poverty
  765. peregrination
    traveling about wandering
  766. peremptory
    urgent imperative unchallengeable ending debate
  767. perfidious
    treacherous faithless
  768. perfidy
    treachery breaking of faith
  769. perfunctory
    done as a duty without care
  770. perilous
  771. peripatetic
  772. perish
    be destroyed decay
  773. perjury
    willful FALSE statement unlawful act
  774. permeate
    spread into every part of
  775. pernicious
    harmful injurious
  776. perpetrate
    be guilty commit (a crime)
  777. personable
    pleasing in appearance attractive
  778. perspicacity
    quick judging and understanding
  779. pertain
    belong as a part have reference
  780. pest
    destructive thing or a person who is nuisance
  781. petrified
    taken away power (to think feel act)
  782. petrify
    to make hard rocklike
  783. petrous
    like a rock hard stony
  784. petulant
    unreasonably impatient
  785. philistine
    a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge
  786. phlegmatic
    calm sluggish temperament unemotional
  787. picaresque
    involving clever rogues or adventurers
  788. pied
    of mixed colors
  789. pinch
    be too tight take between the thumb and finger
  790. pine
    waste away through sorrow or illness
  791. pious
    dutiful to parents devoted to religion
  792. piquant
    agreeably pungent stimulating
  793. pique
    hurt the pride or self-respect stir (curiosity)
  794. pitfall
    covered hole as a trap unsuspected danger
  795. pith
    essential part force soft liquid substance
  796. pivotal
    of great importance (others depend on it)
  797. placate
    soothe pacify calm
  798. plaintive
    mournful melancholy sorrowful
  799. plaque
    flat metal on a wall as a memorial
  800. platitude
    a trite or banal statement unoriginality
  801. plea
  802. plead
    address a court of law as an advocate
  803. plethora
  804. pliant
    pliable easily bent shaped or twisted
  805. plod
    continue doing something without resting
  806. pluck
    pull the feathers off pick (e.g.. flowers)
  807. plumb
    get to the root of
  808. plummet
    fall plunge steeply
  809. plunge
    move quickly suddenly and with force
  810. poignant
    deeply moving keen
  811. poncho
    large piece of cloth
  812. ponderous
    heavy bulky dull
  813. portent
    omen marvelous threatening
  814. precarious
    uncertain risky dangerous
  815. precepts
    rules establishing standards of conduct
  816. preclude
    prevent make impossible
  817. precursory
    preliminary anticipating
  818. predilection
    special liking mental preference
  819. predominate
    have more power than others
  820. preen
    tidy/show self-satisfaction
  821. premature
    doing or happening something before the right time
  822. preponderance
    greatness in number strength weight
  823. presage
    warning sign
  824. presumption
  825. preternatural
    not normal or usual
  826. prevalent
  827. prevaricate
    to equivocate to stray from the truth
  828. prim
    neat formal
  829. pristine
    primitive unspoiled pure as in earlier times unadulterated
  830. probity
    uprightness incorruptibility principle
  831. proclivity
  832. procrastination
    keeping on putting off
  833. prodigal
    wasteful reckless with money
  834. prodigious
    enormous wonderful
  835. profane
    worldly having contempt for God
  836. profligacy
    shameless immorality
  837. profligate
    wasteful prodigal licentious extravagant
  838. profundity
  839. profuse
  840. proliferate
    grow reproduce by rapid multification
  841. prolix
    tiring because too long
  842. prone
    prostrate inclined to (undesirable things)
  843. propagation
    increasing the number spreading extending
  844. propinquity
    nearness in time or place affinity of nature
  845. propitiatory
    conciliatory appeasing mitigating
  846. propitious
    auspicious presenting favorable circumstances
  847. prosaic
    everyday mundane commonplace trite pedestrian
  848. proscribe
    denounce as dangerous
  849. protracted
  850. provident
    frugal looking to the future
  851. provisional
    of the present time only
  852. provoke
    make angry vax
  853. prudence
    careful forethought
  854. prudish
    easily shocked excessively modest
  855. prune
    dried plum silly person
  856. pry
    get something inquire too curiously
  857. pucker
  858. pugnacious
    fond of in the habit of fighting
  859. puissance
  860. punctilious
    precise paying attention to trivialities
  861. pundit
    pedant authority on a subject
  862. pungency
    sharpness stinging quality
  863. purvey
    provide supply
  864. pusillanimous
    cowardly craven
  865. putrefaction
    becoming rotten
  866. pyre
    large pile of wood for burning
  867. quack
    person dishonestly claiming to something
  868. quaff
    drink deeply
  869. quail
    lose courage turn frightened
  870. qualm
    feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness
  871. quandary
    state of doubt or perplexity
  872. quell
    suppress subdue
  873. quibble
    try to avoid by sophistication
  874. quiescence
    state of being passive/motionless
  875. quiescent
    at rest dormant torpid
  876. quirk
    habit or action peculiar to smb or something
  877. quixotic
    generous unselfish
  878. quotidian
    banal everyday
  879. rabble
    mob crowd the lower classes of populace
  880. raconteur
    person who tells anecdotes
  881. raffish
    low vulgar base tawdry
  882. ramify
    to be divided or subdivided to branch out
  883. rancorous
    feeling bitterness spitefulness
  884. rant
    use extravagant language
  885. rapacious
    greedy (esp for money)
  886. rarefy
    to make thin to make less dense to purify or refine
  887. rave
    act with excessive enthusiasm
  888. reactionary
    opposing progress
  889. rebuff
  890. recalcitrant
  891. recant
    take back as being FALSE give up
  892. recast
    cast or fashion anew
  893. recidivism
    relapse into antisocial or criminal behavior
  894. reciprocity
    granting of privileges in return for similar
  895. recitals
    a number of performance of music
  896. recluse
    person who lives alone and avoids people
  897. recompense
    make payment to reward punish
  898. reconcile
    settle a quarrel restore peace
  899. recondite
    little known abstruse
  900. recreancy
    cowardice a cowardly giving up
  901. recuperate
    become strong after illness loss exhaustion
  902. redeem
    get back by payment compensate
  903. redoubtable
    formidable causing fear
  904. refine
    make or become pure cultural
  905. refractory
    stubborn unmanageable untractable
  906. refulgent
    shining brilliant
  907. regale
    to delight or entertain to feast
  908. regicide
    crime of killing a king
  909. reiterate
    say or do again several times
  910. rejuvenation
    becoming young in nature or appearance
  911. relapse
    fall back again
  912. reminiscent
    viewing the past
  913. remonstrate
    to protest object
  914. render
    deliver provide represent
  915. renovate
    restore something to better condition
  916. renowned
    celebrated famous
  917. repast
  918. repel
    refuse to accept/cause dislike
  919. repine
    at be discontented with
  920. reproach
    scold upbraid
  921. reprobate
    person hardened in sin one devoid of decency
  922. repudiate
    disown refuse to accept or pay
  923. repulsive
    causing a feeling of disgust
  924. requite
    repay give in return
  925. rescind
  926. resigned
    unresisting submissive
  927. resilience
    quality of quickly recovering the original shape
  928. resort
    to frequently visit
  929. restive
    refusing to move reluctant to be controlled
  930. resuscitation
    coming back to consciousness
  931. retard
    check hinder
  932. reticent
    reserved untalkative silent taciturn
  933. retrospective
    Looking back on past
  934. revere
    have deep respect for
  935. reverent
    feeling or showing deep respect
  936. riddle
    puzzling person or thing
  937. rift
    split crack dissension
  938. rivet
    fix take up secure metal pin
  939. roll
    call calling of names
  940. rotund
    rich and deep plump and round
  941. ruffian
    violent cruel man
  942. rumple
    make rough
  943. sagacious
    having sound judgment perceptive wise like a sage
  944. salacious
  945. salubrious
  946. salutary
    remedial wholesome causing improvement
  947. sanctimony
    self-righteousness hypocritical with FALSE piety
  948. sanction
    approval (by authority) penalty
  949. sanguine
    cheerful confident optimistic
  950. sanity
    health of mind soundness of judgment
  951. sash
    long strip worn round the waist
  952. satiate
    satisfy fully
  953. saturnine
    gloomy dark sullen morose
  954. savant
    person of great learning
  955. savor
    taste flavor something
  956. sawdust
    tiny bits of wood
  957. scabbard
    sheath for the blade
  958. scent
    smell (especially pleasant)
  959. scorch
    become discolored/dry up/go at high speed
  960. scribble
    write hastily
  961. scurvy
    mean contemptible
  962. secular
    material (not spiritual) living outside monasteries
  963. sedulous
  964. seminal
    like a seed constituting a source originative
  965. sententious
    short and pithy full of maxims/proverbs
  966. sequence
    succession connected line of
  967. sere
    make hard and without feeling
  968. sermon
    reproving a person for his faults
  969. serrated
    having a toothed edge
  970. serration
    having a toothed edge
  971. servile
    like a slave lacking independence
  972. sever
    break off
  973. severance
  974. shallow
    little depth not earnest
  975. shard
    piece of broken earthenware
  976. sheath
    cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool
  977. shrewd
    astute showing sound judgement
  978. shrill
    sharp piercing
  979. shun
    keep away from avoid
  980. shunt
    send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion
  981. sidestep
    step to one side
  982. simper
    (give a) silly/self-conscious smile
  983. sinuous
    winding undulating serpentine
  984. skiff
    small boat
  985. skit
    short piece of humorous writing
  986. slack
    sluggish dull not tight
  987. slake
    to assuage to satisfy allay
  988. slate
    king of blue-grey stone propose criticize
  989. sluggard
    lazy slow-moving person
  990. slur
    join sounds/words (indistinct)
  991. smolder
    burn slowly without flame
  992. snare
  993. snub
    treat with contempt
  994. soar
    rise fly high
  995. sober
  996. sobriety
    quality or condition of being sober
  997. sodden
    soaked saturated
  998. soggy
    heavy with water
  999. solvent
    of the power of forming a solution
  1000. somatic
    of the body
  1001. soot
    black powder in smoke
  1002. sophisticated
    complex subtle refined
  1003. sophistry
    fallacious reasoning faulty logic
  1004. sophomoric
    self-assured though immature affected bombastic overblown
  1005. soporific
    producing sleep
  1006. sordid
    wretched comfortless contemptible
  1007. spear
    weapon with a metal point on a long shaft
  1008. specious
    illogical of questionable truth or merit
  1009. splenetic
    bad-tempered irritable
  1010. splice
    join (two ends)
  1011. sponge
    porous rubber for washing live at once expense
  1012. spurious
    FALSE counterfeit
  1013. spurn
    have nothing to do reject or refuse
  1014. squalid
    foul filthy
  1015. squander
    spend wastefully
  1016. squat
    crouch/settle without permission
  1017. stanch
    to stop the flow of a fluid
  1018. steeply
    rising or falling sharply
  1019. stentorian
    extremely loud and powerful
  1020. stickler
    person who insists on importance of something
  1021. stigma
    mark of shame or disgrace
  1022. stigmatize
    describe smb scornfully
  1023. sting
    something sharp
  1024. stingy
    spending using unwillingly
  1025. stint
    to be thrifty to set limits
  1026. stipple
    paint with dots
  1027. stipulate
    state or put forward as a necessary condition
  1028. stolid
    showing no emotion impassive
  1029. stray
    wander lose one's way
  1030. streak
    long thin move very fast
  1031. striated
    striped grooved or banded
  1032. stride
    walk with long steps
  1033. strut
    a supporting bar
  1034. stygian
    hence dark gloomy
  1035. stymie
    to hinder obstruct or block
  1036. subdue
    overcome bring under control
  1037. sublime
    extreme astounding
  1038. submerge
    put under water liquid sink out of sight
  1039. suborn
    induce by bribery or something to commit perjury
  1040. subpoena
    written order requiring a person to appear in a low court
  1041. substantiation
    giving facts to support (statement)
  1042. subsume
    include under a rule
  1043. succor
    assistance relief in time of distress
  1044. suffice
    be enough
  1045. suffocate
    cause or have difficulty in breathing
  1046. sullied
    to be stained or discredited
  1047. summarily
    briefly without delay
  1048. sumptuous
  1049. sundry
    various miscellaneous separate
  1050. supercilious
    disdainful characterized by haughty scorn
  1051. superfluous
    more then is needed or wanted
  1052. superimpose
    put something on the top
  1053. supersede
    take the place of
  1054. supine
    lying on the back slow to act passive
  1055. suppliant
    asking humbly beseeching
  1056. supplicate
    make a humble petition to
  1057. suppress
    prevent from being known put an end to
  1058. surcharge
    additional load/charge
  1059. surfeit
    satiate feed to fulness or to excess
  1060. susceptibility
  1061. swerve
    change direction suddenly
  1062. sycophant
    person who flatter to the rich and powerful
  1063. synopsis
    summary or outline
  1064. taciturn
    untalkative silent
  1065. tadpole
    form of a frog when it leaves the egg
  1066. talon
    claw of a bird of prey
  1067. tamp
    tap or drive down by repeated light blows
  1068. tamper
    interfere with
  1069. tangential
    suddenly changeable
  1070. tarnished
    lost brightness
  1071. tassel
    bunch of threads
  1072. taunt
    contemptuous reproach hurtful remark
  1073. taut
    tightly stretched
  1074. tautology
    a repetition a redundancy
  1075. tawdry
    cheap gaudy showy tacky
  1076. teetotal
    oppose to alcohol
  1077. telltale
    That gives warning or information
  1078. temerity
    boldness brashness intrepidness
  1079. temperance
    abstinence from alcohol self-control moderation
  1080. temperate
    showing self-control
  1081. tenacity
    firmness persistency adhesiveness tending to hang on
  1082. tenuous
    insubstantial flimsy weak
  1083. tepid
  1084. terse
    brief and to the point
  1085. testiness
  1086. thrift
    care economy thriving prosperous
  1087. thwart
  1088. timid
    shy easily frightened
  1089. timorous
    fearful timid afraid
  1090. toady
    obsequious flatterer
  1091. tonic
    something giving strength or energy
  1092. topple
    be unsteady and overturn
  1093. torment
    severe pain or suffering
  1094. torpid
    sleeping sluggish lethargic dormant
  1095. torque
    twisting force causing rotation
  1096. tortuous
    devious/not straightforward
  1097. tout
    person who worries others to buy something to use his service
  1098. tractable
    easily controlled or guided
  1099. transgress
    break go beyond (a limit)
  1100. transient
    temporary fleeting
  1101. transitory
  1102. travesty
  1103. trenchant
    forceful effective vigorous extremely perceptive incisive
  1104. trepidation
    alarm excited state of mind
  1105. trickle
    flow in drops
  1106. trifling
  1107. trite
    not new
  1108. truce
    (agreement) stop of fighting for a time
  1109. truculence
    aggressiveness ferocity
  1110. trudge
    walk heavily
  1111. turbid
    muddy having the sediment stirred up
  1112. turbulence
    being uncontrolled violent
  1113. turgid
    excessively ornate swollen or bloated
  1114. turmoil
    trouble disturbance
  1115. turpitude
    wickedness shamefulness
  1116. turquoise
    greenish-blue precious stone
  1117. tyro
    tiro beginner
  1118. ubiquitous
    present everywhere
  1119. ulterior
    situated beyond
  1120. umbrage
    offense resentment
  1121. uncouth
    rough awkward
  1122. underbid
    make a lower bid then smb else
  1123. undermine
    weaken gradually at the base make something under
  1124. undulate
    to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate
  1125. unearth
    discover and bring to light
  1126. unencumbered
    easy-going trifle
  1127. unfeigned
    not pretended sincere
  1128. unscathed
    unharmed unhurt
  1129. untoward
    unfortunate inconvenient
  1130. upbraid
    scold reproach
  1131. urbane
    elegant refined in manners
  1132. vacillation
    being uncertain hesitating
  1133. vagary
    strange act or idea
  1134. vain
    without use result conceited
  1135. valiant
  1136. valorous
  1137. vanquish
  1138. variegate
    To mark with different shade or colors
  1139. veer
    change direction
  1140. venal
    ready to do something dishonest
  1141. veneer
    surface appearance covering the TRUE nature
  1142. veneration
    regard with deep respect
  1143. veracity
  1144. verdant
    fresh and green
  1145. verisimilitude
    appearing TRUE or real
  1146. veritable
    real rightly named
  1147. verve
    spirit vigor enthusiasm
  1148. vestige
    trace or sign
  1149. vex
    annoy distress trouble
  1150. vigilance
    watchfulness self-appointed group who maintain order
  1151. vigilant
    member of a vigilance committee
  1152. vigorous
    strong energetic
  1153. vilify
    slander say evil things
  1154. vindictive
    having a desire to revenge
  1155. virago
    a loud domineering woman a scold or nag
  1156. visceral
    of the internal organs of the body
  1157. viscous
  1158. vitiate
    lower the quality weaken the strength
  1159. vituperate
    curse abuse in words
  1160. vivacious
    lively high-spirited
  1161. volatile
    changeable inconstant fickle unstable explosive
  1162. volubility
    fluency verbosity easy use of spoken language
  1163. voluble
  1164. waffle
    talk vaguely and without much result
  1165. waft
    scent waving movement carry lightly through
  1166. wag
    merry person
  1167. warmonger
    person who stirs up war
  1168. warrant
    authority written order guarantee
  1169. wean
    to turn away (from a habit)
  1170. weigh
    measure hoe heavy something is
  1171. welter
    turmoil a bewildering jumble
  1172. wend
    to go proceed
  1173. whimsical
    full of odd and fanciful ideas
  1174. wince
    show bodily or mental pain
  1175. woo
    try to win
  1176. writ
    written order
  1177. xenophile (zen-uh-fahyl)
    a person who is attracted to foreign peoples, cultures, or customs
  1178. yarn
    tale story fibers for knitting