T.W. vocabulary

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T.W. vocabulary
2011-03-07 19:07:14

T.W. vocabulary
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  1. Amiable
    1.having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities;affable: an amiable disposition
  2. Avid
    1.enthusiastic; ardent; dedicated; keen: an avid moviegoer.
  3. Consternation
    a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utterconfusion; dismay.
  4. Decorum
    1.dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
  5. Diffidently
    lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness;timid; shy.
  6. Disparagingly
    that disparages; tending to belittle or bring reproach upon:disparaging remarks.
  7. Evasive
    tending or seeking to evade; characterized by evasion: anevasive answer.
  8. Forlorn
    desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling,condition, or appearance.
  9. Morass
    a tract of low, soft, wet ground.
  10. Perturb
    to disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate.
  11. Punitive
    serving for, concerned with, or inflicting punishment: punitivelaws; punitive action.
  12. qualm
    an uneasy feeling or pang of conscience as to conduct;compunction: He has no qualms about lying.
  13. Shamble
    any scene, place, or thing in disorder: Her desk is ashambles.

    walking with slow dragging motion with out lifting feet
  14. Subdued
    quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled: After the argumenthe was much more subdued.
  15. Talisman
    a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures orcharacters supposed to possess occult powers and worn asan amulet or charm.
  16. Temporize
    to be indecisive or evasive to gain time or delay acting.
  17. Tumult
    violent and noisy commotion or disturbance of a crowd ormob; uproar: The tumult reached its height duringthe premier's speech.
  18. Vindictive
    disposed or inclined to revenge; vengeful: a vindictiveperson.