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adjective very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquatedantediluvian
adjective 1. capable of being understoodintelligible
noun 1. a temporary leave of absence, especially from military dutyfurlough
adverb, adjective 1. in fact; in realityde facto
noun 1. the attribution to a source or causeimputation
adjective 1. devoid of freshness or originalitybanal
adjective believing that people are generally selfish and dishonestcynical
interjection used to acknowledge the success or appropriateness of an argument, an accusation, or a witty pointtouché
noun an idea or expression that has been used by many peoplecliché
adverb without much thought, concern, or careblithely
noun immoral conduct or practices harmful or offensive to societyiniquity
verb to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraudplunder
verb to make worse or more severe. to annoy; irritate; exasperate.aggravate
noun the attribution to a source or causeimputation
verb to be rich or well supplied (usually followed by in)abound
plural noun an account of important events in the order in which they happenedannals
adjective superior in weight, force, influence, numbers, etc.; prevailingpreponderant
noun cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingeniousadroit
verb to wipe outefface
verb to avoid (defeat, failure, unpleasantness, etc.) by artfulness or deceptioncircumvent
verb to prevent from achieving a goalthwart
noun not fit to be eateninedible
verb to establish or create through painstaking effortcarve out
verb to imagine or consider beforehandprefigure
noun 1. an absolute or autocratic government. 2. tyrannydespotism
noun 1. a strong inclination or interest adjective determined; set; resolved (usually followed by on).bent
noun 1. the principle or policy of concentrating extensive economic, political, and related controls in the state at the cost of individual liberty.statism
noun a center or source, as of activities or powerlocus
verb accuse or condemn openly or formally as disgracefuldenounce
noun a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or personpartisan
noun A learned or pedantic piece of writing.lucubrations
adverb for the special purpose or end presently under considerationad hoc
adjective incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable.apodictic
adjective of the same kind or nature; essentially alike.homogeneous
verb to make an impression; have an effect or impact (usually followed by on or upon) to encroach; infringe (usually followed by on or upon) to strike; dash; collide (usually followed by on, upon, or against)impinge
verb 1. to place restrictions on noun 2. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excesscurb x2
noun a natural consequence of developmentoffshoot
adjective characterized by great knowledgeerudite
verb 1. to hold back 2. to interfere withhamper
adjective deliberately harmful or violent.vicious
noun a state of great commotion, confusion, or disturbanceturmoil
adjective Giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happenominous
verb 1. to cancel officially 2. to make void by action of the enacting authority or a superior authorityrescind
verb to estimate the monetary value of; to determine the worth ofappraise
adjective harmfuldeleterious
noun a violent denunciation or censurefulmination
noun a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference.predilection
verb to praise highlyextol
verb to give urgent advice, recommendations, or warnings.exhort
adjective 1. relating to ordinary life on earth rather than to spiritual things 2. dull and ordinarymundane x2
verb to criticize severelyrail
noun an essential or integral componentpart and parcel
noun a person who inherits or has a right of inheritance in the property of another following the latter's death.heir
noun the sacrifice of one's own desires; unselfishness. an act or instance of restraining or curbing one's desiresself-denial
adjective practicing strict self-denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual disciplineascetic
adjective having no place or position in societyrootless
adjective (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.cogent
Latin word that means: by itself adverb with respect to its inherent natureper se
Noun confused or vague thoughts, feelings, etc.Haze
Adjective showing or expressing deep, often melancholy thoughtPensive
Adjective characterized by melancholy or longing.Wistful
verb To summon a positive emotion (especially courage)Pluck up
Adjective Not yielding the desired outcomevain
verb to make amends or reparation, as for an offense or a crime, or for an offender (usually followed by for)Atone
adjective 1. morally despicable 2. repulsive or disgusting, as to the senses or feelingsVile
adjective 1. naughtily or annoyingly playful 2. deliberately causing harm or damageMischievous
Noun a thought or idea based on scanty evidence Verb to think or infer without certain or strong evidenceSurmise
Noun A person’s social environmentMilieu
verb to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefullysquander
adjective characterized by tolerance and mercylenient
adverb, adjective beside one another in lineabreast
noun an act or the power of foreseeingforesight
noun compulsory enrollment of persons especially for military serviceconscription
verb to corrupt the purity or perfection of to make foul, dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase.defile
noun an irritating or obnoxious personvermin
verb to evade or avoid a decision, problem, or the like.sidestep
adjective sophisticated and well-rounded in education, travel, and experiences devoted to, directed toward, or connected with the affairs, interests, or pleasures of this world. of or relating to the people or laity; secular; neither ecclesiastical nor religious.wordly
adverb in a way that is obvious or easily seen, or that attracts notice, often intentionallyconspicuously
adverb from appearances aloneostensibly
adjective cold and unfriendly.standoffish
noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the windrustle
noun the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortunecommiseration
adjective sincere; genuine.unfeigned
noun An intense but short-lived passion or admiration or love for someone or something.infatuation
noun the existing state of affairsstatus quo
noun extreme indulgence in bodily pleasures and especially sexual pleasuresdebauchery
noun the state or fact of being of kin; family relationship.kinship
adjective 1. firmly fixed in place 2. firm in belief, determination, or adherencesteadfast
adjective annoyed or upset at a situation or treatment.fed up
noun abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease.emaciation
verb to speak brokenly or weaklyfalter
verb to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appeasemollify
verb (tr, adverb) to suppress information or rumours abouthush up
noun an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officeraide-de-camp
noun a sudden outburst or intensification, as of anger or tensions.flare up
noun the introduction of a pathogen or antigen into a living organism to stimulate the production of antibodiesinoculation
adjective not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite societyindecent
adjective 1. displaying cleverness 2. clever in concealing one's aims or endssly
verb to expel or banish (a person) from his country noun expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree.exile
noun an illicit sexual relationship.liason