abhor- (v.) to hate, detest (Because he always wound up getting hit in the head when he tried to play cricket, Marcin began to abhor the sport).
acquiesce- (v.) to agree without protesting (Though Mr. Pospieszny wanted to stay outside and work in his garage, when his wife told him that he had better come in to dinner, heacquiesced to her demands.)
alacrity- (n.) eagerness, speed (For some reason, Simon loved to help his girlfriend whenever he could, so when his girlfriend asked him to set the table he did so withalacrity.)
obsucre, secret, only known by a few
Excessively bold, brash. Clear and obvious. (someones brazen attempt to do something...)
(His brusque manner )
To urge, coax
(Her friend cajoled her into thinking that)
Harsh, cold, unfeeling
(the murderer's callous lack of remorse...)
(we were all supprised by the candor of the politicians speech)
To voice disapproval
(she chided him)
(It wouldve been more circumspect to do that)
Self-satisfied ignorance of danger
(he tried to shock his friends out of their complacency by telling them...)
to criticize openly
(He decried the appaling state of...)
Showing respect for another's authority.
(She is always deferential to any kind of authority figure)
Quiet, modest, reserved.
(though everyone else was loud, she remained demure)
To laugh at mockingly, scorn
(The native speaker often derided the other teachers accent)
One who has total power and rules brutally.
Showing care in doing one's work
Ill will, hatred, hostility.
(the enmity between them was obvious)
(my english teacher is such an erudite scholar...)
(Although the child wasn't tired, his FRACTIOUS behavior convinced everyone that it was time to put him to bed)