Level 31
Level 32

776 - 800


25 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
portent
n. omen or sign
filibuster
v. talk at length in political assembly to impede a vote
penurious
extremely poor; also someone unwilling to spend money
debunk
v. prove as false
presumptuous
disrespective, impertinent, not paying attention to what's appropriate
philology
study of languages - particularly their history
proffer
v. offer
poignant
causing sad feelings
pestilence
n. large plague
dither
be indecisive
pungent
(of taste/smell) sharply strong; (lit.) strongly-felt, sharp criticism (writing etc.)
arcane
mysterious, esoteric, only known to a small number of people
recant
v. reject or take back (especially beliefs held in the past)
solecism
grammatical mistake; bad manners or etiquette
precarious
adj. in a dangerous position
salacious
having excessive interest in sexual matters; prurient
scintilla
tiny amount
reservoir
n. storage vessel for liquids
philanthropic
adj. loving mankind: extremely generous
peccadillo
n. small or trivial sin
redress
correct sth that is unfair or wrong
parity
n. equality of treatment
preternatural
adj. beyond natural
purloin
steal
pare
trim by cutting edges; cut of outer skin; also reduce in number, size etc.
Level 33