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concise
adj. to the point; expressing a lot in a few words
frivolous
adj. not serious
camaraderie
n. trust among friends
apprehend
v. grasp the meaning of; understand
coquette
n. woman who teases men
imperturbable
adj. not easily upset or ruffled
adulterate
v. make less pure by mixing
commodious
adj. comfortably spacious
esoteric
"obscure, unusual, known only to a certain group of people"
autocrat
n. an absolute ruler
gourmand
n. one who has appreciation for food
abridge
v. make shorter
adverse
adj. opposing progress
expunge
v. remove from a text
ethereal
"adj. airy, insubstantial"
arable
adj. able to be farmed
exculpate
v. remove from blame
exhort
v. urge
deciduous
"adj. of trees, losing their leaves every year"
allege
v. claim
espouse
v. adopt or take on
idiosyncrasy
n. unusual and personal behaviour or characteristic
ecstatic
adj. full of explosive joy
arboreal
"adj. of trees, tree-like"
contusion
n. bruise
discern
recognize as distinct or different
hypocrite
n. one who contradicts one's own statements or values
ennui
n. boredom
cumulative
adj. coming on top of each other
epigram
n. short witty saying
abstain
deny oneself
epicure
n. person of sophisticated tastes
deliberate
v. work towards a conclusion using argument
extemporaneous
"adj. off the cuff, improvised"
circumscribe
v. enclose within a boundary
fidelity
"faithfulness or devotion to duties, obligations etc."
concomitant
occurring with
desultory
"adj. inconsistent, irrelevant"
credulity
n. willingness to believe someone
balk
v. wuss out
cloying
adj. excessively sweet
exorbitant
adj. excessive
ascribe
v. allot credit
aspire
v. have an ambition
colossus
n. enormous human figure
circumvent
"get around, evade or bypass; to surround, enclose or entrap"
elated
"adj. in high spirits, pleasantly excited"
appraise
"v. survey, look over to examine qualities"
deft
adj. skillful
beneficent
adj. generous
chimerical
"adj. wildly fanciful, imaginary"
aerial
adj. in or of the air
ardent
"heartfelt, displaying or characterized by devotion, passion or strong enthusiasm"
abeyance
n. temporary suspension of an action
dialect
n. manner of speaking associated with a specific region
harrowing
"adj. harsh, terrifying"
excursion
n. trip
ballad
n. song with a number of verses
consensus
n. opinion held by a majority
depreciate
v. become less valuable
accost
v. approach with a request or insult
bellicose
"adj. angry, willing to start a fight"
fetid
adj. revolting
assess
v. consider or test the qualities of
apocryphal
adj. probably untrue
acme
n. highest point
annex
n. addition to a building or document
antecedent
"preceding, coming before"
fallow
adj. idle
fractious
adj. angrily sulky
corporeal
adj. bodily
fledgling
"n/adj. a young bird, young, new, or inexperienced"
consecrate
v. make holy
exalt
v. praise
aphorism
n. short statement expressing wisdom or wit
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