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Rosemarie’s English Learning Program (ELP) List of 1200 Medium Frequency Words
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List of 1200 Medium Frequency Words


S. NO.

WORD

MEANING

1.

Abacus

frame with balls for calculating

2.

Abate

to lessen to subside

3.

Abdication

giving up control authority

4.

Aberration

straying away from what is normal

5.

Abet

help/encourage somebody (in doing wrong)

6.

Abeyance

suspended action

7.

Abhor

to hate to detest

8.

Abide

be faithful to endure

9.

Abjure

promise or swear to give up

10.

Abraded

rubbed off worn away by friction

11.

Abrogate

repeal or annul by authority

12.

Abscond

to go away suddenly (to avoid arrest)

13.

Abstruse

difficult to comprehend obscure

14.

Abut

border on

15.

Abysmal

bottomless extreme

16.

Acarpous

effete no longer fertile worn out

17.

Acclaimed

welcomed with shouts and approval

18.

Accolade

praise approval

19.

Accretion

the growing of separate things into one

20.

Accrue

accumulate

21.

Acumen

Keen, quick, accurate insight or judgment

22.

Adamant

kind of stone inflexible

23.

Admonitory

containing warning

24.

Adorn

add beauty decorate

25.

Adulteration

making unpure poorer in quality

26.

Affable

polite and friendly

27.

Affinity

close connection relationship

28.

Aggravate

make worse irritate

29.

Agile

active quick-moving

30.

Agog

eager/excited

31.

Ail

to cause pain, uneasiness, or trouble to.

32.

Alacrity

eager and cheerful readiness

33.

Alcove

recess/partially enclosed place

34.

Ale

fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer

35.

Aleck

one who considers himself smarter than others

36.

Allegiance

duty support loyalty

37.

Alleviate

make (pain) easier to bear

38.

Alloy

to debase by mixing with something inferior

39.

Aloof

reserved indifferent

40.

Amalgamate

mix combine unite societies

41.

Ambidextrous

able to use the left hand or the right equally well

42.

Ambiguous

doubtful uncertain

43.

Ambivalent

having both of two contrary meanings

44.

Ambrosial

extremely pleasing to taste

45.

Ameliorate

improve make better

46.

Amortize

end (a debt) by setting aside money

47.

Anguish

severe suffering

48.

Animosity

strong dislike

49.

Antidote

medicine used against a poison or a disease

50.

Antithetical

direct opposing

51.

Apartheid

brutal racial discrimination

52.

Aplomb

self-confidence

53.

Apostate

one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions

54.

Apotheosis

deification glorification to godliness

55.

Appease

make quiet or calm

56.

Apprehensive

grasping understanding fear unhappy feeling about future

57.

Apprise

give notice to inform

58.

Approbation

approval

59.

Apropos

appropriate to the situation apt

60.

Apt

well-suited quick-witted

61.

Arabesque

a complex ornate design

62.

Arboreal

of connected with trees

63.

Ardor

enthusiasm

64.

Arduous

steep difficult ascent laborious

65.

Argot

jargon slang

66.

Arrant

in the highest degree

67.

Arrogance

proud superior manner of behaviour

68.

Articulate

speak distinctly connect by joints

69.

Ascend

go or come up

70.

Ascertain

get to know

71.

Ascetic

practicing self-denial austere stark

72.

Ascribe

consider to be the origin of or belonging to

73.

Aseptic

surgically clean

74.

Asperity

roughness harshness ill temper irritability

75.

Aspersion

slander

76.

Assail

with attack violently

77.

Assiduous

diligent hard-working sedulous

78.

Assuage

make something (pain desire) less

79.

Asterisk

the mark * (e.g.. omitted letters)

80.

Astringent

substance that shrinks

81.

Astute

clever quick at seeing to get an advantage

82.

Atonement

repayment death of Jesus

83.

Attenuate

make thin. weaken enervate

84.

Attune

bring into harmony

85.

Audacious

Bold

86.

Augury

omen sign

87.

August

majestic venerable

88.

Auspicious

favorable successful prosperous

89.

Austere

severely moral and strict simple and plain

90.

Auxiliary

helping supporting

91.

Aver

affirm assert prove justify

92.

Aversion

strong dislike

93.

Avid

eager greedy

94.

Avow

admit. Declare openly

95.

Baleful

harmful ominous causing evil

96.

Balk

obstacle purposely to get on the way of

97.

Bandy

discuss lightly or glibly; exchange (words) heatedly

98.

Baneful

causing harm or ruin pernicious destructive

99.

Barrage

artificial obstacle built across a river

100.

Barren

not good enough unable to have young ones without value

101.

Bask

in enjoy warmth and light

102.

Beatify

to bless make happy or ascribe a virtue to

103.

Bedizen

to adorn especially in a cheap showy manner

104.

Beguile

mislead or delude; cheat; pass time

105.

Belabor

beat hard

106.

Bellicose

inclined to fighting

107.

Belligerent

(person nation) waging war

108.

Benefactor

person who has given help

109.

Benevolence

wish or activity in doing good

110.

Benign

kind and gentle mild (climate)

111.

Benison

blessing

112.

Bequest

arrangement to give something at death

113.

Berate

scold sharply

114.

Bereft

rob or dispossess of something (material)

115.

Bewilder

puzzle confuse

116.

Bigot

stubborn narrow-minded person

117.

Bilge

bulge the protuberance of a cask

118.

Blandishment

flattery coaxing

119.

Blandness

polite manner comforting uninteresting

120.

Blasé

bored with pleasure or dissipation

121.

Blatant

noisy and rough

122.

Blithe

cheerful casual carefree

123.

Boggle

To hesitate as if in fear or doubt

124.

Bogus

sham counterfeit not genuine

125.

Boisterous

loud noisy rough lacking restraint

126.

Bolster

give greatly needed support

127.

Boorish

crude offensive rude

128.

Brash

hasty rush cheeky saucy

129.

Brass

yellow metal (mixing copper and zinc)

130.

Brazen

made of brass

131.

Breach

opening broken place breaking

132.

Brittle

easily broken

133.

Broach

bring up announce begin to talk about

134.

Brook

to tolerate endure

135.

Buoyant

able to float light-hearted

136.

Burgeon

grow forth send out buds

137.

Burnish

to polish rub to a shine

138.

Cabal

a scheme or plot a group of plotters

139.

Cadge

to beg to get by begging

140.

Cajole

use flattery or deceit to persuade

141.

Calipers

metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument

142.

Calisthenics

exercises to develop strong bodies

143.

Calumny

slander aspersion

144.

Candid

frank straight-forward

145.

Cant

insincere talk/jargon

146.

Cantankerous

bad-tempered/quarrelsome

147.

Canvass

discuss thoroughly sort of touting

148.

Castigate

to chastise correct by punishing

149.

Castigation

severe punishment

150.

Catalyst

substance that causes speeding up

151.

Caustic

biting sarcastic

152.

Cavalcade

a possession

153.

Censure

expression of blame or disapproval a rebuke

154.

Centurion

leader of a unit of 100 soldiers

155.

Chagrin

vexation

156.

Chary

cautious wary

157.

Chaste

pure

158.

Chastened

corrected punished

159.

Chastisement

punishment

160.

Chauvinist

a blindly devoted patriot

161.

Chicanery

legal trickery/false argument

162.

Chisel

steel tool for shaping materials

163.

Churl

bad-tempered person

164.

Churlish

(adj) boorish

165.

Clamor

shout complain with a lot of noise

166.

Clientele

customers

167.

Clinch

come to grips/settle conclusively

168.

Cling

to resist separation

169.

Clot

half-solid lump formed from liquid

170.

Cloture

closing device (in Parliament) to end a debate by voting

171.

Coagulation

change to a thick and solid state

172.

Coalescing

coming together and uniting into one substance

173.

Coax

get somebody to do something by kindness

174.

Coda

passage that completes a piece of music

175.

Coddle

treat with care and tenderness

176.

Coerce

compel to force to make obedient

177.

Coeval

of the same period coexisting

178.

Cogent

strong convincing

179.

Cogitate

think deeply mediate

180.

Cognizant

being fully aware of

181.

Cohort

a group or band of people

182.

Colander

bowl-shaped vessel with many holes used to drain off water

183.

Colloquial

involving or using conversation.

184.

Collusion

secret agreement for a deceitful purpose

185.

Combustion

process of burning

186.

Commemorate

keep the memory of

187.

Commodious

having plenty of space for what is needed

188.

Commuter

person who travels regularly

189.

Complaisance

tending to comply obliging willingness to please

190.

Complaisant

trying to please; obliging

191.

Compunction

feeling of regret for one's action

192.

Conceal

hide keep secret

193.

Conceit

over-high opinion of too much pride

194.

Conciliatory

reconciling soothing comforting mollifying

195.

Concoct

invent, prepare by mixing together

196.

Concord

agreement or harmony

197.

Concur

agree in opinion happen together

198.

Condense

increase in density strength make laconic

199.

Condone

forgive

200.

Conduce

To bring about

201.

Congeal

make or become stiff and solid

202.

Conjoin

to join together

203.

Connoisseur

a person with good judgement (e.g.. in art)

204.

Connotation

suggestion in addition to

205.

Connote

Suggest or imply in addition to the precise, literal meaning

206.

Consequential

pompous self important

207.

Console

give comfort or sympathy to

208.

Conspicuous

easily seen remarkable

209.

Consternation

surprise and fear dismay

210.

Constrain

compel

211.

Constrict

make tight or smaller

212.

Consume

get to the end of

213.

Consummate

perfect/make perfect/complete

214.

Contemn

to scorn or despise

215.

Contentious

argumentative pugnacious combative quarrelsome

216.

Contiguous

touching neighboring near

217.

Contrite

filled with deep sorrow for wrongdoing

218.

Contumacious

insubordinate rebellious

219.

Conundrum

a riddle dilemma enigma

220.

Conviction

convincing firm belief

221.

Convoke

call together summon

222.

Convoluted

complicated coiled twisted

223.

Cordial

warm and sincere

224.

Cordon

line (of police acting as a guard)

225.

Cornucopia

abundant supply

226.

Corporeal

physical of or for the body

227.

Correlate

have a mutual relation

228.

Corroboration

additional strengthening evidence

229.

Coruscate

sparkle

230.

Countenance

to favor or approve of

231.

Counterfeit

forgery

232.

Countervail

counterbalance

233.

Covert

disguised

234.

Covetous

eagerly desirous

235.

Cower

crouch shrink back

236.

Coy

shy/modest (esp of a girl)

237.

Crass

very great (es. stupidity)

238.

Cravat

piece of linen worn as a necktie

239.

Craven

cowardly

240.

Crease

line made by crushing white line on the ground in cricket

241.

Credulity

too great a readiness to believe things

242.

Credulous

ready to believe things

243.

Crush

press lose shape subdue overwhelm

244.

Cryptic

secret with a hidden meaning

245.

Cumbersome

burdensome heavy and awkward to carry

246.

Curmudgeon

bad-tempered person

247.

Curriculum

course of study

248.

Cursory

quick hurried

249.

Curtail

make shorter then was planned

250.

Dainty

pretty/delicate(food)/difficult to please

251.

Dangle

hand or swing loosely

252.

Daunt

intimidate make fearful

253.

Dawdler

person who is slow waste of time

254.

Dearth

shortage

255.

Debacle

a breakup overthrow sudden disaster

256.

Decorum

propriety properness

257.

Decree

order given by authority

258.

Decry

disapprove of

259.

Defalcate

(v) to embezzle or misappropriate

260.

Defer

postpone

261.

Deferential

showing respect

262.

Defiance

open disobedience or resistance

263.

Delineate

to portray depict sketch out

264.

Deluge

great flood heavy rush of water

265.

Demagogue

person appealing not to reasons

266.

Demur

to hesitate raise objections

267.

Denigrate

blacken belittle sully defame

268.

Denouement

an outcome or solution the unraveling of a plot

269.

Deplete

use until none remains

270.

Deposition

dethronement depositing

271.

Deprave

make morally bad corrupt

272.

Deprecate

protest against express disapproval of

273.

Depredation

plundering

274.

Dereliction

deserting and leaving to fall into ruins

275.

Derision

ridicule mockery deriding

276.

Derivative

unoriginal obtained from another source

277.

Derogatory

insulting tending to damage

278.

Descry

catch sight of see something in the distance

279.

Desiccant

substance used to absorb moisture

280.

Desuetude

cessation of use disuse

281.

Desultory

aimless haphazard digressing at random

282.

Deter

discourage hinder

283.

Detraction

slandering verbal attack aspersion

284.

Detumescence

diminishing or lessening of swelling

285.

Deviance

being different in moral standards (from normal)

286.

Dexterity

skill (esp. in handling)

287.

Diaphanous

transparent gauzy

288.

Diatribe

bitter and violent attack in words

289.

Didactic

intended to instruct

290.

Diffidence

shyness

291.

Dilate

speak comprehensively become wider large

292.

Dirge

a song of grief or lamentation

293.

Disallow

refuse to allow or accept as a correct

294.

Discern

see with an effort but clearly

295.

Discomfit

confuse embarrass

296.

Disconcert

upset the self-possession of

297.

Discountenance

refuse to approve of

298.

Discourse

speech lecture

299.

Discredit

refuse to believe

300.

Discreet

careful/prudent

301.

Discrete

individually distinct

302.

Disdain

look on with contempt

303.

Disencumber

free from encumbrance

304.

Disheveled

untidy

305.

Disingenuous

sophisticated artful trying to deceive cunning

306.

Disinter

dig up from the earth

307.

Dislodge

move force from the place occupied

308.

Dismal

sad gloomy miserable

309.

Disparate

essentially different

310.

Disproof

proof to the contrary

311.

Disrobe

undress

312.

Dissemble

speak or behave so as to hide something (in mind)

313.

Disseminate

distribute (esp. ideas)

314.

Dissent

have a different opinion refuse to assent

315.

Dissolution

disintegration looseness in morals

316.

Distrait

distracted

317.

Distraught

distracted violently upset in mind

318.

Divergence

getting farther apart from a point

319.

Divestiture

taking off getting rid of giving up

320.

Divulge

make known something secret

321.

Doggerel

trivial poorly constructed verse

322.

Dogmatic

positive certain arbitrary without room for discussion

323.

Doleful

dismal, mourful

324.

Dolt

stupid fellow

325.

Dormant

in a state of inactivity but awaiting development

326.

Dote

show much fondness center one's attention

327.

Drawl

slow way of speaking

328.

Droll

jesting

329.

Drone

male bee person who isn't self-employed

330.

Drowsiness

feeling sleepy half asleep

331.

Dubious

feeling doubt

332.

Dud

no use person something that fails

333.

Dulcet

melodious harmonious

334.

Dupe

cheat make a fool of

335.

Duplicity

deliberate deception

336.

Duress

threats to compel somebody

337.

Dwarf

person much smaller the usual size

338.

Dynamo

a generator something that produces electric current

339.

Earthenware

dishes made of baked clay

340.

Ebullience

exuberance outburst of feeling

341.

Ebullient

overflowing with enthusiasm showing excitement

342.

Eclat

Great brilliance, as of performance or achievement

343.

Ecumenical

representing the whole Christian world

344.

Edacious

voracious devouring

345.

Eddy

circular or spiral movement (e.g.. of wind)

346.

Edible

fit to be eaten/not poisonous

347.

Edify

instruct; correct morally

348.

Efface

rub or wipe out, obliterate

349.

Effete

infertile worn out weak

350.

Efficacy

production of a desired result

351.

Effluvia

outflow in a stream of particles a noxious odor or vapor

352.

Effrontery

boldness impudence arrogance

353.

Egress

way out exit

354.

Elaborate

worked out with much care in great detail

355.

Elegy

a lament a melancholy composition

356.

Elicit

draw out

357.

Eloquence

fluent speaking skillful use of language

358.

Emaciate

make thin and weak

359.

Embellish

make beautiful

360.

Embezzle

use in a wrong way for one's own benefit

361.

Emote

stir up excite

362.

Empirical

relying on experiment

363.

Encapsulate

enclose in capsule

364.

Encomium

warm or glowing praise eulogy panegyric

365.

Encumbrance

burden things that get on the way of

366.

Endearing

making dear or liked

367.

Endeavor

to make an effort, to try very hard

368.

Endemic

epidemic

369.

Endorse

write one's name on the back of

370.

Enduring

lasting

371.

Enervate

weaken deprive of strength attenuate

372.

Engender

cause produce give rise to

373.

Engrave

impress deeply

374.

Engrossing

taken up all the time or attention writing in large or formal

375.

Engulf

swallow up

376.

Enigma

something that is puzzling

377.

Enmity

hatred being an enemy

378.

Ensconce

To settle (oneself) securely or comfortably

379.

Ensign

flag/badge

380.

Entangle

put into difficulties

381.

Enthral

take the whole attention, enslave

382.

Entice

attract, lure

383.

Entreat

ask earnestly

384.

Enunciate

pronounce (words)/express a theory

385.

Enzyme

catalyst

386.

Epicurean

devoted to pleasure (sensuous enjoyment)

387.

Epiphany

A Christian feast celebrating the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi.

388.

Epistle

letter

389.

Epithet

adjective

390.

Epitome

brief summary representative example a typical model

391.

Equable

steady regular

392.

Equanimity

calmness of temperament

393.

Equilibrium

state of being balanced

394.

Equipoise

equal distribution of weight equilibrium

395.

Equivocal

having a double or doubtful meaning suspicious

396.

Equivocate

try to deceive by equivocal language

397.

Eradicate

get rid of pull up by the roots

398.

Erratic

irregular in behaviour or opinion

399.

Erudite

learned scholarly

400.

Eschew

avoid

401.

Esoteric

abstruse intended only for a small circle of

402.

Espouse

To take in marriage

403.

Eulogy

formal praise panegyric

404.

Euphoria

elation state of pleasant excitement

405.

Euthanasia

easy and painless death

406.

Evasive

tending to evade

407.

Evince

to show clearly to indicate

408.

Evoke

call up bring out

409.

Excoriation

severe criticism

410.

Exculpate

to clear from a charge of guilt

411.

Exhaustive

complete thorough

412.

Exigency

emergency an urgent situation

413.

Exoneration

set someone clear (e.g.. from blame)

414.

Exorbitant

much too high or great

415.

Expatiate

to roam wander freely

416.

Expedient

likely to be useful for a purpose

417.

Expiation

ending expiring

418.

Exploit

brilliant achievement develop use selfishly

419.

Expostulate

argue earnestly to dissuade correct or protest

420.

Expurgate

to remove obscenity purify censor

421.

Exscind

to cut out cut away

422.

Extant

still in existence

423.

Extempore

without previous thought or preparation

424.

Extenuate

reduce the strength of lessen seriousness partially excuse

425.

Extinct

no longer active

426.

Extinguish

end the existence of/wipe or put out

427.

Extirpate

to destroy exterminate cut out exscind

428.

Extol

to praise highly

429.

Extort

obtain by threats violence

430.

Extralegal

outside the law

431.

Extricable

that can be freed

432.

Extrovert

cheerful person

433.

Exuberance

state of growing vigorously being full of life

434.

Facetious

humorous funny jocular

435.

Facile

easily done

436.

Fagged

too tired

437.

Fallacious

based on error

438.

Falter

waver/move in an uncertain manner

439.

Fatuous

without sense foolish self-satisfaction

440.

Fawn

To seek favor or attention by flattery and obsequious

441.

Feckless

lacking purpose or vitality ineffective careless

442.

Fecund

fertile

443.

Feint

pretend

444.

Felicitous

apt suitably expressed well chosen apropos

445.

Felon

person guilty of murder

446.

Feral

Existing in a wild or untamed state

447.

Ferment

substance become excited

448.

Ferocity

savage cruelty

449.

Ferret

discover by searching search

450.

Fervid

showing earnest feeling

451.

Fervor

warmth of feelings earnestness

452.

Fetid

stinking

453.

Fetter

to shackle put in chains

454.

Feud

bitter quarrel over a long period of time

455.

Fidelity

loyalty accuracy

456.

Fidget

move restlessly make nervous

457.

Figurehead

carved image on the prow of a ship

458.

Finesse

delicate way of dealing with a situation

459.

Finical

too fussy about food clothing etc.

460.

Finicky

finical

461.

Fission

splitting or division (esp. of cells)

462.

Fixate

stare at

463.

Flak

criticism/anti-aircraft guns

464.

Flamboyant

brightly colored florid

465.

Flaunting

show off complacently

466.

Flax

pale yellow (hair) a plant

467.

Fledged

able to fly trained experienced

468.

Fledgling

an inexperienced person.

469.

Fleet

number of ships quick-moving

470.

Flimsy

lacking solidarity, strength

471.

Flinch

draw move back wince

472.

Floe

a sheet of floating ice

473.

Flop

fail/move/fall clumsily

474.

Florid

very much ornamented naturally red (e.g.. of face)

475.

Flout

reject mock to go against (as in going against tradition)

476.

Fluke

lucky stroke

477.

Fluster

make nervous or confused

478.

Foible

defect of character (a person is wrongly proud)

479.

Foil

prevent from carrying out contrast

480.

Foment

put something warm (to lessen the pain)

481.

Foolproof

incapable of failure or error

482.

Foppish

like a man who pays too much attention to his clothes

483.

Forage

food for horses and cattle

484.

Foray

to venture

485.

Forbear

refrain from be patient ancestor

486.

Forbearance

patience willingness to wait

487.

Ford

shallow place in a river (to cross)

488.

Forestall

prevent by taking action in advance preempt

489.

Forfeit

suffer the loss of something

490.

Forge

workshop for the shaping of metal to shape metal lead

491.

Forgery

counterfeit

492.

Forswear

renounce disallow repudiate

493.

Foster

nurture care for

494.

Fracas

noisy quarrel

495.

Fragile

easily injured broken or destroyed

496.

Fragrant

sweet-smelling

497.

Frantic

wildly excited with joy pain anxiety

498.

Frenetic

frantic frenzied

499.

Fret

worry irritation wear away

500.

Fringe

edge ornamental border part of hair over the forehead

501.

Froward

intractable not willing to yield or comply stubborn

502.

Frugal

careful economical

503.

Fulmination

bitter protest

504.

Fulsome

disgusting offensive due to excessiveness

505.

Fustian

bombastic

506.

Gainsay

to deny to oppose

507.

Gallant

brave,behaves well with women

508.

Garble

make unfair selection from facts

509.

Garner

to gather and save to store up

510.

Garrulous

too talkative

511.

Gauche

hence, awkward

512.

Gaucherie

socially awkward tactless behavior

513.

Germane

relevant pertinent to

514.

Gerontocracy

government ruled by old people

515.

Gist

the point general sense

516.

Glean

gather facts in small quantities

517.

Glib

ready and smooth but not sincere

518.

Glimmer

weak/unsteady light

519.

Gloat

over look at with selfish delight

520.

Glut

supply to much fill to excess

521.

Gnaw

waste away bite steadily

522.

Goad

something urging a person to action

523.

Gorge

eat greedily/narrow opening with a stream

524.

Gossamer

soft light delicate material

525.

Gouge

tool for cutting grooves in wood

526.

Gourmand

a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

527.

Grandiloquent

using pompous words

528.

Grave

serious requiring consideration

529.

Graze

touch or scrape lightly in passing

530.

Gregarious

living in societies liking the company

531.

Grievous

causing grief or pain serious dire grave

532.

Grouse

Complain or grumble (verb)

533.

Grovel

crawl humble oneself

534.

Grumble

to complain

535.

Guile

deceit cunning

536.

Gullible

easily gulled

537.

Gush

burst out suddenly/talk ardently

538.

Gust

outburst of feeling sudden rain wind fire etc.

539.

Hack

cut roughly hired horse

540.

Halcyon

calm and peaceful

541.

Hallow

to make holy consecrate

542.

Hapless

unlucky

543.

Harangue

a long passionate speech

544.

Harbinger

One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.

545.

Harrow

to distress create stress or torment

546.

Haughty

arrogant conceited

547.

Hauteur

haughtiness

548.

Heed

attention/give notice to

549.

Heinous

odious (of crime)

550.

Heresy

belief contrary to what is generally accepted

551.

Heretic

recreant, protestant,skeptic

552.

Hermetic

sealed by fusion

553.

Heterogeneous

made up of different kinds

554.

Hew

make by hard work cut (by striking)

555.

Highbrow

(person) with superior tastes

556.

Hirsute

hairy shaggy

557.

Hoax

mischievous trick played to deceive

558.

Hoi

polloi the masses the rabble

559.

Hollow

not soled with hole

560.

Holster

leather case for a pistol

561.

Homiletics

act of preaching

562.

Hone

stone used for sharpening tools

563.

Hoodwink

trick mislead

564.

Hospitable

liking to give hospitality

565.

Hubris

arrogant pride

566.

Hush

make or become silent

567.

Husk

worthless outside part of anything

568.

Hypocrisy

falsely making oneself appear to be good

569.

Iconoclast

person who attacks popular beliefs

570.

Idiosyncrasy

personal mannerism

571.

Idolatry

excessive admiration of

572.

Idyll

a carefree episode or experience

573.

Ignoble

dishonorable common undignified

574.

Ignominious

shameful dishonorable undignified disgraceful

575.

Illicit

unlawful forbidden

576.

Imbroglio

complicated and embarrassing situation

577.

Immaculate

pure faultless

578.

Imminent

likely to come or happen soon

579.

Immutable

that cannot be changed

580.

Impair

worsen diminish in value

581.

Impassive

unmoved feeling no sign of passion

582.

Impecunious

having little or no money

583.

Impede

hinder get in the way of

584.

Impediment

something that hinders (e.g. stammer)

585.

Impending

imminent being about to happen expected

586.

Imperative

urgent essential

587.

Imperious

commanding haughty arrogant

588.

Impermeable

that cannot be permeated

589.

Imperturbable

calm not capable of being excited

590.

Impervious

not allowing to pass through (of materials)

591.

Imperviousness

haughty arrogant commanding

592.

Impetuous

having sudden energy impulsive thrusting ahead forceful

593.

Impiety

lack of reverence or dutifulness

594.

Implacable

incapable of being placated unpleasable

595.

Implicate

to be involved

596.

Implicit

implied though not plainly expressed

597.

Implosion

collapse bursting inward

598.

Importune

beg urgently solicit (of a prostitute)

599.

Imprecation

an invocation of evil a curse

600.

Impromptu

without preparation

601.

Impudent

rash indiscreet

602.

Impugned

challenged to be doubted

603.

Impute

to attribute to a cause or source ascribe

604.

Inadvertent

not paying proper attention

605.

Inane

silly senseless

606.

Inasmuch

since because

607.

Incense

make angry

608.

Incessant

Constant

609.

Inchoate

not yet fully formed rudimentary elementary

610.

Incipient

beginning

611.

Incise

engrave make a cut in

612.

Incite

stir up rouse

613.

Inclined

directing the mind in a certain direction

614.

Incongruous

out of place not in harmony or agreement

615.

Incorrigibility

cannot be cured or corrected

616.

Incredulous

skeptical unwilling to believe

617.

Inculcate

fix firmly by repetition

618.

Incumbents

official duties

619.

Incursion

a raid a sudden attack

620.

Indefatigability

not easily exhaustible tirelessness

621.

Indelible

that cannot be rubbed out

622.

Indigence

poverty

623.

Indigenous

native

624.

Indistinct

not easily heard seen clearly marked

625.

Indolence

laziness

626.

Indomitable

not easily discouraged or subdued

627.

Indulge

gratify give way to satisfy allow oneself

628.

Indulgent

inclined to indulge

629.

Ineffable

to great to be described in words

630.

Ineluctable

certain inevitable

631.

Inept

unskillful said or done at the wrong time

632.

Ineptitude

quality of being unskillful

633.

Inferno

hell

634.

Infuriate

fill with fury or rage

635.

Infuse

put pour fill

636.

Ingenuous

naive young artless frank honest sincere

637.

Ingest

take in by swallowing

638.

Inimical

harmful or unfriendly

639.

Inimitable

defying imitation unmatchable

640.

Innocuous

causing no harm

641.

Inquest

Legal or judicial inquiry, especially before a jury and especially made by a coroner into the cause of someone.s death

642.

Inscrutable

incapable of being discovered or understood

643.

Insensible

unconscious unresponsive unaffected

644.

Insinuate

suggest unpleasantly make a way for something gently

645.

Insipid

without taste or flavor

646.

Insouciant

unconcerned carefree

647.

Insularity

narrow-mindedness isolated

648.

Insurrection

rising of people to open resistance to

649.

Interdict

prohibit forbid

650.

Interim

as an installment

651.

Intersperse

place here and there

652.

Intransigence

unwillingness to compromise stubbornness intractability

653.

Intransigent

uncompromising

654.

Intrepid

fearless brave undaunted

655.

Introspection

examining one's own thoughts and feelings

656.

Introvert

one who turns towards himself

657.

Inundate

flood cover by overflowing

658.

Inured

accustomed to adapted

659.

Invective

abusive language curses

660.

Inveigh

to attack verbally denounce deprecate

661.

Inveterate

deep-rooted. long-established

662.

Invincible

too strong to be defeated

663.

Involute

complex

664.

Irascible

irritable easily angered

665.

Irate

angry

666.

Ire

anger

667.

Irksome

tiresome

668.

Irresolute

hesitating undecided

669.

Irrevocable

final and unalterable

670.

Itinerate

to travel from place to place to peregrinate

671.

Jabber

talk excitedly utter rapidly

672.

Jagged

notched

673.

Jejune

insubstantial/dull/immature

674.

Jibe

gibe make fun of

675.

Jocular

meant as a joke

676.

Judicious

sound in judgment wise

677.

Knit

draw together unite firmly

678.

Labyrinthine

to entangle the state of affairs

679.

Lachrymose

causing tears tearful

680.

Lackluster

(of eyes) dull

681.

Lament

show feel great sorrow

682.

Lampoon

publicly mock or ridicule

683.

Lassitude

weariness tiredness

684.

Latent

present but not yet active developed or visible

685.

Laudatory

expressing or giving praise

686.

Lavish

giving or producing freely liberally or generously

687.

Legacy

Bequest or inheritance

688.

Levee

formal reception/embankment

689.

Levity

lack of seriousness

690.

Libel

statement that damages reputation

691.

Liberality

free giving generosity

692.

Libertine

immoral person

693.

Lien

legal claim until a debt on it is repaid

694.

Limn

paint portray

695.

Limp

lacking strength walking unevenly

696.

Lionize

treat as a famous person

697.

Lithe

bending twisting

698.

Livid

Furiously angry, enraged

699.

Loll

rest to sit or stand in a lazy way hang (dog's tongue)

700.

Lope

move along with long strides

701.

Loquacious

talkative garrulous

702.

Lucubrate

write in scholarly fashion

703.

Luculent

easily understood lucid clear

704.

Lugubrious

mournful excessively sad

705.

Lull

become quiet or less active

706.

Lumber

move in a clumsy/noisy way

707.

Luminary

star light-giving body

708.

Lurk

be out of view ready to attack

709.

Lustrous

being bright polished

710.

Macabre

gruesome suggesting death

711.

Macerate

make or become soft by soaking in water

712.

Machination

plot scheme (esp. evil)

713.

Maladroit

tactless clumsy

714.

Malapropism

misuse of a word (for one that resembles it)

715.

Malevolence

wishing to do evil

716.

Malign

to speak harmful untruths about someone

717.

Malinger

to fake illness or injury in order to shirk a duty

718.

Malleable

yielding easily shaped moldable adapting

719.

Manacle

chains for the hands or feet

720.

Massacre

cruel killing of a large number of people

721.

Matriculation

be admitted enter a university as a student

722.

Maudlin

sentimental in a silly or tearful way

723.

Maul

hurt by rough handling

724.

Maverick

rebel nonconformist

725.

Mellifluous

sweetly flowing

726.

Mendacious

lying; habitually dishonest

727.

Mendacity

dishonesty

728.

Mendicant

a beggar

729.

Mercurial

quick changeable in character fleeting

730.

Meretricious

attractive on the surface but of little value

731.

Mesmerize

hypnotize

732.

Meticulous

giving great attention to details

733.

Mettle

quality of endurance or courage

734.

Mettlesome

courageous high-spirited

735.

Middling

fairly good but not very good

736.

Mien

demeanor

737.

Minatory

menacing threatening

738.

Mince

pronounce or speak affectedly euphemize

739.

Misanthrope

person who hates mankind

740.

Mischievous

harmful causing mischief

741.

Miser

person who loves wealth and spends little

742.

Misogynist

one who hates women/females

743.

Mite

A very small amount, portion, or particle

744.

Moderation

quality of being limited not extreme

745.

Mollify

make calmer or quieter

746.

Molt

moult lose hair feathers before new growing

747.

Morbid

diseased unhealthy (e.g.. about ideas)

748.

Moribund

in a dying state; near death

749.

Morose

ill-tempered unsocial

750.

Muffler

cloth worn round the neck/silencer

751.

Mulct

aud a person of something

752.

Multifarious

varied motley greatly diversified

753.

Mundane

worldly as opposed to spiritual commonplace everyday

754.

Myriad

very great number

755.

Nadir

lowest weakest point

756.

Narcissism

Self-love

757.

Nascent

coming into existence emerging

758.

Nebulous

cloud-like hazy vague indistinct

759.

Negligent

taking too little care

760.

Neophyte

person who has been converted to a belief

761.

Nexus

a connection tie or link

762.

Nibble

show some inclination to accept (an offer)

763.

Noisome

offensive disgusting (smell)

764.

Nonchalant

not having interest

765.

Nonplused

greatly surprised

766.

Nostrum

a quack remedy an untested cure

767.

Noxious

harmful

768.

Nugatory

trifling/worthless

769.

Obdurate

hardened and unrepenting stubborn inflexible

770.

Obfuscate

to darken make obscure muddle

771.

Oblivious

unaware having no memory

772.

Obloquy

abusively detractive language sharp criticism vituperation

773.

Obsequious

too eager to obey or serve

774.

Obstreperous

noisy loud

775.

Obtain

to be established accepted or customary

776.

Obtrusive

projecting prominent undesirably noticeable

777.

Obtuse

blunt/stupid

778.

Obviate

to make unnecessary get rid of

779.

Occluded

blocked up

780.

Odious

repulsive hateful

781.

Odium

contempt dislike aversion

782.

Odor

smell favor reputation

783.

Offhand

Without preparation or forethought

784.

Officious

too eager or ready to help offer advice

785.

Ominous

threatening

786.

Onerous

needing effort burdensome

787.

Onus

responsilibilty,burden

788.

Opaqueness

dullness/not allowing light to pass through

789.

Opprobrious

showing scorn or reproach

790.

Orison

prayer

791.

Ossify

to turn to bone to settle rigidly into an idea

792.

Ostensible

seeming appearing as such professed

793.

Ostentation

display to obtain admiration or envy

794.

Ostracism

shut out from society refuse to meet talk

795.

Overhaul

examine thoroughly to learn about the condition

796.

Overweening

presumptuously arrogant overbearing immoderate being a jerk

797.

Paean

song of praise or triumph

798.

Palate

roof of the mouth sense of taste

799.

Palatial

magnificent

800.

Palliate

lessen the severity of

801.

Palpability

can be felt touched understood

802.

Palpable

Obvious

803.

Palpitate

tremble beat rapidly and irregularly

804.

Panegyric

formal praise eulogy

805.

Paradigm

a model example or pattern

806.

Parenthesis

sentence within another one something separated

807.

Pariah

an outcast a rejected and despised person

808.

Parley

negotiation

809.

Parsimonious

too economical miserly

810.

Partisan

one-sided committed to a party biased or prejudiced

811.

Patron

regular customer person who gives support

812.

Paucity

scarcity a lacking of

813.

Peccadillo

small sin small weakness in one's character

814.

Pedantic

bookish showing off learning

815.

Pedestrian

commonplace trite unremarkable

816.

Pellucid

transparent easy to understand

817.

Penchant

strong inclination a liking

818.

Penitent

feeling or showing regret

819.

Penurious

poor/stingy

820.

Penury

extreme poverty

821.

Perch

take up a high position

822.

Peregrination

traveling about wandering

823.

Peremptory

urgent imperative unchallengeable ending debate

824.

Perfidious

treacherous faithless

825.

Perfidy

treachery breaking of faith

826.

Perfunctory

done as a duty without care

827.

Perilous

dangerous

828.

Peripatetic

wandering

829.

Perish

be destroyed decay

830.

Perjury

willful FALSE statement unlawful act

831.

Permeate

spread into every part of

832.

Pernicious

harmful injurious

833.

Perpetrate

be guilty commit (a crime)

834.

Personable

pleasing in appearance attractive

835.

Perspicacity

quick judging and understanding

836.

Pertain

belong as a part have reference

837.

Pervade

spread through every part of

838.

Pest

destructive thing or a person who is nuisance

839.

Petrified

taken away power (to think feel act)

840.

Petrify

to make hard rocklike

841.

Petrous

like a rock hard stony

842.

Petulant

unreasonably impatient

843.

Philanthropist

one who loves mankind

844.

Philistine

a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge

845.

Phlegmatic

calm sluggish temperament unemotional

846.

Picaresque

involving clever rogues or adventurers

847.

Pied

of mixed colors

848.

Pileous

Covered with hair

849.

Pillage

plunder (especially in war)

850.

Pinch

be too tight take between the thumb and finger

851.

Pine

waste away through sorrow or illness

852.

Pious

dutiful to parents devoted to religion

853.

Piquant

agreeably pungent stimulating

854.

Pique

hurt the pride or self-respect stir (curiosity)

855.

Pitfall

covered hole as a trap unsuspected danger

856.

Pith

essential part force soft liquid substance

857.

Pivotal

of great importance (others depend on it)

858.

Placate

soothe pacify calm

859.

Plaintive

mournful melancholy sorrowful

860.

Plaque

flat metal on a wall as a memorial

861.

Platitude

a trite or banal statement unoriginality

862.

Plea

request

863.

Plead

address a court of law as an advocate

864.

Plethora

glut

865.

Pliant

pliable easily bent shaped or twisted

866.

Plod

continue doing something without resting

867.

Pluck

pull the feathers off pick (e.g.. flowers)

868.

Plumb

get to the root of

869.

Plummet

fall plunge steeply

870.

Plunge

move quickly suddenly and with force

871.

Poignant

deeply moving keen

872.

Poncho

large piece of cloth

873.

Ponderous

heavy bulky dull

874.

Portent

omen marvelous threatening

875.

Precarious

uncertain risky dangerous

876.

Precepts

rules establishing standards of conduct

877.

Preclude

prevent make impossible

878.

Precursors

a person or thing that precedes, as in a process or job.

879.

Precursory

preliminary anticipating

880.

Predilection

special liking mental preference

881.

Predominate

have more power than others

882.

Preen

tidy/show self-satisfaction

883.

Premature

doing or happening something before the right time

884.

Preponderance

greatness in number strength weight

885.

Presage

warning sign

886.

Presentiment

anticipatory fear; premonition

887.

Presumption

arrogance

888.

Preternatural

not normal or usual

889.

Prevalent

common

890.

Prevaricate

to equivocate to stray from the truth

891.

Prim

neat formal

892.

Pristine

primitive unspoiled pure as in earlier times unadulterated

893.

Privation

hardship

894.

Probity

uprightness incorruptibility principle

895.

Proclivity

inclination

896.

Procrastination

keeping on putting off

897.

Prodigal

wasteful reckless with money

898.

Prodigious

enormous wonderful

899.

Profane

worldly having contempt for God

900.

Profligacy

shameless immorality

901.

Profligate

wasteful prodigal licentious extravagant

902.

Profundity

depth

903.

Profuse

abundant/lavish

904.

Proliferate

grow reproduce by rapid multification

905.

Prolix

tiring because too long

906.

Prone

prostrate inclined to (undesirable things)

907.

Propagation

increasing the number spreading extending

908.

Propinquity

nearness in time or place affinity of nature

909.

Propitiatory

conciliatory appeasing mitigating

910.

Propitious

auspicious presenting favorable circumstances

911.

Prosaic

everyday mundane commonplace trite pedestrian

912.

Proscribe

denounce as dangerous

913.

Protracted

prolonged

914.

Provident

frugal looking to the future

915.

Provisional

of the present time only

916.

Provoke

make angry vax

917.

Prudence

careful forethought

918.

Prudish

easily shocked excessively modest

919.

Prune

dried plum silly person

920.

Pry

get something inquire too curiously

921.

Pucker

wrinkle

922.

Puerile

childish

923.

Pugnacious

fond of in the habit of fighting

924.

Puissance

strength

925.

Pulchritude

Physical beauty

926.

Punctilious

Meticulous

927.

Pundit

pedant authority on a subject

928.

Pungency

sharpness stinging quality

929.

Punitive

Punishing

930.

Purvey

provide supply

931.

Pusillanimous

cowardly craven

932.

Putrefaction

becoming rotten

933.

Pyre

large pile of wood for burning

934.

Quack

person dishonestly claiming to something

935.

Quaff

drink deeply

936.

Quail

lose courage turn frightened

937.

Qualm

feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness

938.

Quandary

state of doubt or perplexity

939.

Quell

suppress subdue

940.

Quibble

try to avoid by sophistication

941.

Quiescence

state of being passive/motionless

942.

Quirk

habit or action peculiar to something

943.

Quixotic

fanciful, fantastic, imaginary

944.

Quotidian

banal everyday

945.

Rabble

mob crowd the lower classes of populace

946.

Raconteur

person who tells anecdotes

947.

Raffish

low vulgar base tawdry

948.

Ramify

to be divided or subdivided to branch out

949.

Rancorous

feeling bitterness spitefulness

950.

Rant

use extravagant language

951.

Rapacious

greedy (esp for money)

952.

Rarefy

to make thin to make less dense to purify or refine

953.

Rave

act with excessive enthusiasm

954.

Reactionary

opposing progress

955.

Rebuff

snub

956.

Rebus

puzzle in which pictures stand for words

957.

Recalcitrant

disobedient

958.

Recant

take back as being FALSE give up

959.

Recast

cast or fashion anew

960.

Recidivism

relapse into antisocial or criminal behavior

961.

Reciprocity

granting of privileges in return for similar

962.

Recitals

a number of performance of music

963.

Recluse

person who lives alone and avoids people

964.

Recompense

make payment to reward punish

965.

Reconcile

settle a quarrel restore peace

966.

Recondite

little known abstruse

967.

Recreancy

cowardice a cowardly giving up

968.

Recuperate

become strong after illness loss exhaustion

969.

Redeem

get back by payment compensate

970.

Redoubtable

formidable causing fear

971.

Refine

make or become pure cultural

972.

Refractory

stubborn unmanageable untractable

973.

Refulgent

shining brilliant

974.

Regale

to delight or entertain to feast

975.

Regicide

crime of killing a king

976.

Reiterate

say or do again several times

977.

Rejuvenation

becoming young in nature or appearance

978.

Relapse

fall back again

979.

Reminiscent

suggest something in the past

980.

Remonstrate

to protest object

981.

Render

deliver provide represent

982.

Renovate

restore something to better condition

983.

Renowned

celebrated famous

984.

Repast

meal

985.

Repel

refuse to accept/cause dislike

986.

Repine

at be discontented with

987.

Reproach

scold upbraid

988.

Reprobate

person hardened in sin one devoid of decency

989.

Repudiate

disown refuse to accept or pay

990.

Repulsive

causing a feeling of disgust

991.

Requite

repay give in return

992.

Rescind

repeal/annul/cancel

993.

Resigned

unresisting submissive

994.

Resilience

quality of quickly recovering the original shape

995.

Resort

to frequently visit

996.

Restive

refusing to move reluctant to be controlled

997.

Resuscitation

coming back to consciousness

998.

Retard

check hinder

999.

Reticence

uncommunicativeness

1000.

Reticent

reserved untalkative silent taciturn

1001.

Retinue

following; attendants

1002.

Retrograde

receding

1003.

Retrospective

Looking back on past

1004.

Revere

have deep respect for

1005.

Reverent

feeling or showing deep respect

1006.

Riddle

puzzling person or thing

1007.

Rife

widespread

1008.

Rift

split crack dissension

1009.

Rivet

fix take up secure metal pin

1010.

Roll

call calling of names

1011.

Rotund

rich and deep plump and round

1012.

Rubicund

red and healthy

1013.

Ruddy

reddish, healthy-looking

1014.

Rueful

dejected

1015.

Ruffian

violent cruel man

1016.

Rumple

make rough

1017.

Sadastic

Cruel

1018.

Sagacious

having sound judgment perceptive wise like a sage

1019.

Salacious

obscene

1020.

Salubrious

healthful

1021.

Salutary

remedial wholesome causing improvement

1022.

Salvage

the saving of property from loss

1023.

Sanctimony

self-righteousness hypocritical with FALSE piety

1024.

Sanction

approval (by authority) penalty

1025.

Sanguine

cheerful confident optimistic

1026.

Sanity

health of mind soundness of judgment

1027.

Sash

long strip worn round the waist

1028.

Satiate

satisfy fully

1029.

Saturnine

gloomy dark sullen morose

1030.

Savant

person of great learning

1031.

Savor

taste flavor something

1032.

Sawdust

tiny bits of wood

1033.

Scabbard

sheath for the blade

1034.

Scalding

hot enough to boil

1035.

Scent

smell (especially pleasant)

1036.

Scorch

become discolored/dry up/go at high speed

1037.

Scribble

write hastily

1038.

Scurvy

mean contemptible

1039.

Secular

material (not spiritual) living outside monasteries

1040.

Sedulous

persevering

1041.

Seminal

like a seed constituting a source originative

1042.

Sententious

short and pithy full of maxims/proverbs

1043.

Sequence

succession connected line of

1044.

Sere

make hard and without feeling

1045.

Sermon

reproving a person for his faults

1046.

Serrated

having a toothed edge

1047.

Serration

having a toothed edge

1048.

Servile

like a slave lacking independence

1049.

Sever

break off

1050.

Severance

severing

1051.

Shallow

little depth not earnest

1052.

Shard

A piece of broken pottery

1053.

Sheath

cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool

1054.

Shrewd

astute showing sound judgement

1055.

Shrill

sharp piercing

1056.

Shun

keep away from avoid

1057.

Shunned

avoided, kept away from

1058.

Shunt

send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion

1059.

Sidestep

step to one side

1060.

Simper

(give a) silly/self-conscious smile

1061.

Sinuous

winding undulating serpentine

1062.

Sketchy

shortly, roughly, quickly

1063.

Skiff

small boat

1064.

Skit

short piece of humorous writing

1065.

Slack

sluggish dull not tight

1066.

Slake

to assuage to satisfy allay

1067.

Slate

king of blue-grey stone propose criticize

1068.

Sluggard

lazy slow-moving person

1069.

Slur

join sounds/words (indistinct)

1070.

Smolder

burn slowly without flame

1071.

Snare

trap

1072.

Snub

treat with contempt

1073.

Soar

rise fly high

1074.

Sober

self-controlled

1075.

Sobriety

quality or condition of being sober

1076.

Sobriquet

nickname

1077.

Sodden

soaked saturated

1078.

Soggy

heavy with water

1079.

Solvent

of the power of forming a solution

1080.

Somatic

of the body

1081.

Somersault

rolling backward or forward (not sideways) movement

1082.

Soot

black powder in smoke

1083.

Sophisticated

complex subtle refined

1084.

Sophistry

fallacious reasoning faulty logic

1085.

Sophomoric

self-assured though immature affected bombastic overblown

1086.

Soporific

producing sleep

1087.

Sordid

wretched comfortless contemptible

1088.

Spear

weapon with a metal point on a long shaft

1089.

Specious

illogical of questionable truth or merit

1090.

Splenetic

bad-tempered irritable

1091.

Splice

join (two ends)

1092.

Sponge

porous rubber for washing live at once expense

1093.

Sporadic

happening from time to time

1094.

Spurious

FALSE counterfeit

1095.

Spurn

have nothing to do reject or refuse

1096.

Squalid

foul filthy

1097.

Squander

spend wastefully

1098.

Squat

crouch/settle without permission

1099.

Stanch

to stop the flow of a fluid

1100.

Steeply

rising or falling sharply

1101.

Stentorian

extremely loud and powerful

1102.

Stickler

person who insists on importance of something

1103.

Stifled

suppressed, kept back

1104.

Stigma

mark of shame or disgrace

1105.

Stigmatize

describe somebody scornfully

1106.

Sting

something sharp

1107.

Stingy

spending using unwillingly

1108.

Stint

to be thrifty to set limits

1109.

Stipple

paint with dots

1110.

Stipulate

state or put forward as a necessary condition

1111.

Stolid

showing no emotion impassive

1112.

Stray

wander lose one's way

1113.

Streak

long thin move very fast

1114.

Striated

striped grooved or banded

1115.

Stride

walk with long steps

1116.

Strive

to make great efforts, to struggle

1117.

Strut

a supporting bar

1118.

Stygian

hence dark gloomy

1119.

Stymie

to hinder obstruct or block

1120.

Subdue

overcome bring under control

1121.

Sublime

extreme astounding

1122.

Submerge

put under water liquid sink out of sight

1123.

Suborn

induce by bribery or something to commit perjury

1124.

Subpoena

written order requiring a person to appear in a low court

1125.

Substantiation

giving facts to support (statement)

1126.

Subsume

include under a rule

1127.

Succor

assistance relief in time of distress

1128.

Succumb

yield, die

1129.

Suffice

be enough

1130.

Suffocate

cause or have difficulty in breathing

1131.

Sullied

to be stained or discredited

1132.

Summarily

briefly without delay

1133.

Sumptuous

magnificent

1134.

Sundry

various miscellaneous separate

1135.

Supercilious

disdainful characterized by haughty scorn

1136.

Superfluous

more then is needed or wanted

1137.

Superimpose

put something on the top

1138.

Supersede

take the place of

1139.

Supine

lying on the back slow to act passive

1140.

Suppliant

asking humbly beseeching

1141.

Supplicate

make a humble petition to

1142.

Suppress

prevent from being known put an end to

1143.

Surcharge

additional load/charge

1144.

Surfeit

satiate feed to fulness or to excess

1145.

Susceptibility

sensitiveness

1146.

Swerve

change direction suddenly

1147.

Sycophant

person who flatter to the rich and powerful

1148.

Synopsis

summary or outline

1149.

Taciturn

unspoken, silent

1150.

Tadpole

form of a frog when it leaves the egg

1151.

Talon

claw of a bird of prey

1152.

Tamp

tap or drive down by repeated light blows

1153.

Tamper

interfere with

1154.

Tangential

suddenly changeable

1155.

Tarnished

lost brightness

1156.

Tassel

bunch of threads

1157.

Taunt

contemptuous reproach hurtful remark

1158.

Taut

tightly stretched

1159.

Tautology

a repetition a redundancy

1160.

Tawdry

cheap gaudy showy tacky

1161.

Teetotal

oppose to alcohol

1162.

Telltale

That gives warning or information

1163.

Temerity

boldness brashness intrepidness

1164.

Temperance

abstinence from alcohol self-control moderation

1165.

Temperate

showing self-control

1166.

Tenacity

firmness persistency adhesiveness tending to hang on

1167.

Tenuous

insubstantial flimsy weak

1168.

Tepid

lukewarm

1169.

Terse

brief and to the point

1170.

Testiness

witness/evidence

1171.

Thrift

care economy thriving prosperous

1172.

Thwart

obstruct/frustrate

1173.

Timid

shy easily frightened

1174.

Timorous

fearful timid afraid

1175.

Toady

obsequious flatterer

1176.

Tonic

something giving strength or energy

1177.

Topple

be unsteady and overturn

1178.

Torment

severe pain or suffering

1179.

Torpid

dull and slow

1180.

Torque

twisting force causing rotation

1181.

Tortuous

devious/not straightforward

1182.

Tout

To solicit customers, votes, or patronage

1183.

Tractable

easily controlled or guided

1184.

Transgress

break go beyond (a limit)

1185.

Transient

temporary fleeting

1186.

Transitory

brief

1187.

Travesty

parody/imitation

1188.

Treacherous

not to be trusted, perfidious

1189.

Trenchant

forceful effective vigorous extremely perceptive incisive

1190.

Trencherman

person who eats a lot

1191.

Trepidation

alarm excited state of mind

1192.

Trickle

flow in drops

1193.

Trifling

unimportant

1194.

Trite

not new

1195.

Truce

(agreement) stop of fighting for a time

1196.

Truculence

aggressiveness ferocity

1197.

Trudge

walk heavily

1198.

Turbid

muddy having the sediment stirred up

1199.

Turbulence

being uncontrolled violent

1200.

Turgid

excessively ornate swollen or bloated

1201.

Turmoil

trouble disturbance

1202.

Turpitude

wickedness shamefulness

1203.

Turquoise

greenish-blue precious stone

1204.

Tyro

a beginner

1205.

Ubiquitous

present everywhere

1206.

Ulterior

situated beyond

1207.

Umbrage

offense resentment

1208.

Uncouth

rough awkward

1209.

Underbid

make a lower bid then somebody else

1210.

Undermine

weaken gradually at the base make something under

1211.

Undulate

to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate

1212.

Unearth

discover and bring to light

1213.

Unencumbered

easy-going trifle

1214.

Unfeigned

not pretended sincere

1215.

Unscathed

unharmed unhurt

1216.

Untoward

unfortunate inconvenient

1217.

Upbraid

scold reproach

1218.

Urbane

elegant refined in manners

1219.

Vacillation

being uncertain hesitating

1220.

Vacuity

idleness

1221.

Vagary

strange act or idea

1222.

Vain

without use result conceited

1223.

Valiant

brave

1224.

Valorous

brave

1225.

Vanquish

conquer

1226.

Variegate

To mark with different shade or colors

1227.

Veer

change direction

1228.

Vehemence

forcefulness

1229.

Venal

ready to do something dishonest

1230.

Veneer

surface appearance covering the TRUE nature

1231.

Veneration

regard with deep respect

1232.

Veracity

truth

1233.

Verdant

fresh and green

1234.

Verisimilitude

appearing TRUE or real

1235.

Veritable

real rightly named

1236.

Verve

spirit vigor enthusiasm

1237.

Vestige

trace or sign

1238.

Vex

annoy distress trouble

1239.

Vigilance

watchfulness self-appointed group who maintain order

1240.

Vigilant

member of a vigilance committee

1241.

Vigorous

strong energetic

1242.

Vilify

slander say evil things

1243.

Vindictive

having a desire to revenge

1244.

Virago

a loud domineering woman a scold or nag

1245.

Visceral

of the internal organs of the body

1246.

Viscous

sticky/semi-fluid

1247.

Vitiate

lower the quality weaken the strength

1248.

Vitriolic

corrosive; sarcastic

1249.

Vituperate

curse abuse in words

1250.

Vivacious

lively high-spirited

1251.

Volatile

changeable inconstant fickle unstable explosive

1252.

Volubility

fluency verbosity easy use of spoken language

1253.

Voluble

fluent

1254.

Voluptuous

arousing sensual pleasures

1255.

Waffle

talk vaguely and without much result

1256.

Waft

scent waving movement carry lightly through

1257.

Wag

merry person

1258.

Wan

looking ill, not bright

1259.

Wanton

unrestrained; willfully malicious; unchaste

1260.

Warmonger

person who stirs up war

1261.

Warrant

authority written order guarantee

1262.

Wean

to turn away (from a habit)

1263.

Weigh

measure hoe heavy something is

1264.

Welter

turmoil a bewildering jumble

1265.

Wend

to go proceed

1266.

Whimsical

full of odd and fanciful ideas

1267.

Wile

a trick

1268.

Wince

show bodily or mental pain

1269.

Woo

try to win

1270.

Writ

written order

1271.

Xenophile (zen-uh-fahyl)

a person who is attracted to foreign peoples cultures

1272.

Yarn

tale story fibers for knitting

1273.

Yeoman

man owning small estate; middle-class farmer

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