Words to Know 3

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Words to Know 3
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  1. laconic
    brief
  2. lassitude
    lethargy
  3. lurid
    ghastly, horrible
  4. magnanimous
    generous, kindhearted
  5. magnate
    a powerful, successful person
  6. malinger
    to fake an illness
  7. misanthrope
    hater of mankind
  8. miscreant
    evildoer
  9. nadir
    lowest point
  10. neologism
    newly coined expression
  11. nonplus
    to confuse or perplex
  12. obfuscate
    bewilder, muddle
  13. obtuse
    stupid
  14. obviate
    make unneccesary
  15. odious
    despicable
  16. officious
    forward, obtrusive
  17. opprobrium
    disgrace
  18. paean
    song of praise
  19. paragon
    standard of excellence
  20. parsimonious
    stingy
  21. paucity
    scarcity
  22. pedagogical
    pertaining to teaching
  23. pedantic
    bookish, concerned with minute details
  24. penchant
    inclination
  25. penury
    poverty
  26. pernicious
    destructive
  27. perpetuity
    eternity
  28. perspicacious
    destructive
  29. philanthropic
    charitable
  30. phlegmatic
    sluggish
  31. piquant
    tart, spicy tasting
  32. pithy
    concise
  33. platitude
    a flat, dull, or trite remark
  34. polemic
    a controversy
  35. pragmatic
    practical
  36. precipitate
    cause
  37. preponderance
    predominance
  38. presumptious
    assuming
  39. pretentious
    inflated, assumption of dignity or honor
  40. pretext
    excuse
  41. prevaricate
    lie
  42. probity
    integrity
  43. prodigal
    wasteful, excessively extravagent
  44. prodigious
    marvelous
  45. profligate
    utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated, prodigal
  46. profusion
    overabundance
  47. propriety
    conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners.
  48. prosaic
    uninspired, flat
  49. proscribe
    prohibit
  50. protuberance
    bulge

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