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s dummy	imitation of a r
n polarize split into opposite extremes or camps
ing representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a st
supersede replace
s sift put through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or exa
agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agre
n opalescent iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
n cynosure object of general attention
diverge vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
tractable docile; easily
diligence steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
s pervert corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desi
s lounge stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
n dissimulate pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
incline slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
s swagger walk or behave with an over-confident manner
seasoned experienced
s puzzle baffle or confuse by a difficult problem; ponder over a problem in an effort to s
sanguine optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
n bilious suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
unassuaged unsatisfied; not soothed
s tablet small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscriptio
divest strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
n seemly (of behavior) proper; appropriate
n wallow roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a
impartial not biased; fair; N. impartiality
n caulk(calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
encipher encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
n decry express strong disapproval of; condemn openly
n cataclysm deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
n levee earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
indeterminate uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
n ribald marked by vulgar lewd humor; wan
s graphite black form of carbon used in lead pencils
n founder fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
s resurrect revive
mercenary motivated solely by money or gain; N.
n writ written command
n windfall fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
s refuse anything d
n torque twisting force; force producing rotation
n determinate having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariabl
s healthful conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
s recital act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a
incite arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/t
venture risk; expose to risk; dare; undertake a risk; N.
martial warlike; of
n equipoise balance; balancing force; equilibrium
s indoctrinate cause to accept a doctrine wi
n fulcrum support
n garrulous loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
cursory casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
n asunder into parts; apart; V. sunder
e flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet);
amnesty pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
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s blight plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
commodious spacious and comfortable
y and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great f
entreat plead; ask earnestly
n drivel nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
n sordid filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
n refectory dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
august impressive; majestic
s effectuate effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
n comeuppance deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
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n shaving very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
s scraps leftover food
n slovenly untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitual
n peripheral of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor i
s bliss complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
condiments seasonings; spices
s enliven make lively or spirited; animate
n lurk stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived
n chaffing bantering; joking
n bolster support; reinforce
singular being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singula
n frolicsome prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
incommodious not spacious; inconvenient
discrepancy lack
s vulgar of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar d
s permissive allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
n stock standard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; ro
negate cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
n minatory menacing; threatening
s veto vested power to reject a bill; exercise of this right; V: prevent or forbid by exercisi
quietude tranquillity; calmness
temperament characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental:
n dulcet sweet sound
acquiesce assent; agree passively; comply without protest
refraction bending of a ray of light
annuity yearly allowance
s unregenerate making no attempt to change one's bad practices
n appellation name; title
n copious plentiful
n turpitude depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
acy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind
expurgate clean; remove offensive parts of a book
s resign give up (a position, right, or claim); submit (oneself) passively


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