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The Most Useful Daily Use English Words With Meaning. Part 2

  1. Daily use English words are essential in our communication routines, forming the bedrock of our conversations.
  2. Our daily routine heavily relies on the consistent use of familiar English words used in daily life.
  3. Understanding the nuances of daily use English words and meaning enhances our language proficiency.
  4. Learning English words for daily use with meaning fosters effective communication and comprehension.
  5. Building a robust daily vocabulary involves mastering daily vocabulary words for diverse contexts.
  6. “Please,” “thank you,” and “hello” are among the quintessential daily used English words expressing courtesy.
  7. Our daily speaking often revolves around incorporating common English words used in daily life.
  8. Exploring simple English words for daily use simplifies communication for diverse audiences.
  9. Embracing a rich daily use vocabulary enables us to articulate thoughts and ideas more vividly.
  10. “Home,” “work,” and “family” are integral components of our daily existence, represented by English words used in daily life.
  11. Enhancing our daily use vocabulary words broadens our linguistic repertoire.
  12. Engaging in daily speaking exercises facilitates fluency with various daily speaking English words.
  13. Mastering daily use vocabulary empowers effective and nuanced communication in everyday scenarios.
1001 Mixed economy a system that protects the property of private citizens and allows the use of capital but also allows for governments to interfere in the economy to accomplish social aims A mixed economy has both private companies and government owned entities.
1002 Livestock the commercial use of farm animals Once the livestock was corralled in the pen, each cow was branded with the farmer’s name.
1003 Centigrade centigrade temperature scale In chemistry, we needed to convert the boiling point from Fahrenheit to centigrade.
1004 Fluorescent very bright and easy to see Attracted to the fluorescent light, a swarm of bugs congregated around the porch.
1005 Mean characterized as cruel or antagonistic, but often in a petty manner A mean bully might try and take your lunch money from time to time, but such things are hardly unspeakably cruel.
1006 Uncharted not surveyed, mapped, or investigated Ships should not sail in uncharted waters, because they might get lost.
1007 Attire one’s dress or clothes The high school prom required formal attire, but no one was allowed to rent a limousine.
1008 Must to be required to do something Children must do their homework and get a good education, so they can get a good job when they grow up.
1009 Sun the ball of fire in the sky that the Earth goes around that provides heat and light The sun was shining on the way to the Rocky Mountains, and there were no rain showers that day.
1010 Acronym a term created out of the first letters of a multi-word phrase In history class, the students learned the acronym NATO stands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
1011 Involved included; a part of something Emily is involved in many school activities, including band and track.
1012 Coiffure the way in which a person’s hair is fixed; a hairstyle When Jimmy wears a coiffure of that style, he looks like a mobster in his silk suit.
1013 Bonus something extra or more that is added When Christmas arrives, you will receive a large cash bonus for all your hard work.
1014 Carried took; transported The truck driver carried a heavy load of dog food from West Virginia to Texas.
1015 Rupture a crack that interrupts peaceable relations The missile launch is sure to rupture the relationship between the two countries.
1016 Raid To invade or search The successful raid into the nearby country was a military success for the army.
1017 Inviolate something to be respected and free or safe from harm Secured in a glass display case, the painting was kept inviolate.
1018 Tour a fun trip with several detailed stops When the cruise ship passengers’ tour stopped by the local pub, winery and museum, many people were amazed at the sights.
1019 Discreet not attracting attention; being careful about what one says or does to avoid embarrassing or upsetting others Hoping to avoid detection, the shoplifter tried to be discreet while walking through the store.
1020 Taurus a constellation (the Bull), said to represent a bull that was tamed by Jason and also serves as one of the 12 zodiac signs Visible in the winter, Taurus and a few other constellations can be seen in the November sky.
1021 Gland an organ in the human or animal body which secretes particular chemicals The man’s thyroid glad stopped secreting the needed hormones, causing him to become ill.
1022 Bovine uninteresting and sluggish When my daughter does not want to do something, she always completes the task in a bovine manner.
1023 Briefing a meeting at which info or instructions are given, especially before they do something The company’s vice president held a briefing in which he informed the CEO of several events that had occurred during his absence.
1024 Ideally preferably; in a perfect world Ideally, I should exercise at least five days a week, but I don’t always get to the gym as I should.
1025 Lunacy insanity; stupid or foolish behavior People on several lower class talk shows exhibit behavior similar to lunacy when they yell, cuss, and fight each other over silly problems.
1026 Bigly with great force, strongly Attacking bigly, David was able to defeat Goliath with a single shot.
1027 Suture to stitch up an open wound We had to suture the large gash in my arm.
1028 Vessel a large ship that typically houses some sort of cargo Columbus sailed on the Santa Maria, which was a vessel of the Spanish court.
1029 Footnote additional information or references listed at the bottom of a page At the bottom of the contract, the attorney included a footnote that contained some of the legal terms.
1030 Callipygous having a proportionate and well-shaped rear end The callipygous girls in the videos were hired because of their shapely rear-ends.
1031 Contemplate to consider something My best friend’s suicide caused me to contemplate my own happiness.
1032 Attempt to try; make an effort Hoping that they could attempt to save their marriage, the husband asked his wife to go to counseling.
1033 Biohazard something that is dangerous to a person’s health Because used needles can cause medical personnel to become sick, they must be placed in a biohazard bin.
1034 Determination a trait that makes a person continue despite negative odds Jim’s determination allowed him to finish the marathon despite his bruised ankle.
1035 Lagoon an area of sea water separated from the sea by a reef The shallow, blue lagoon was full of tropical fish that drifted past the reef.
1036 Surmount to conquer a problem or obstacle Good teachers encourage students to surmount their challenges.
1037 Mete to give out or distribute After being caught stealing, the boy waited for his father to mete out his punishment.
1038 Sharecropper a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner The sharecropper was planting a field of soybeans.
1039 Appetence the state or action of desiring or craving After seeing how well her sister was doing with her cosmetic business, Kelly developed an appetence to sell makeup, too.
1040 Poetic Related to or used in poetry (a rhythmic style of writing) The song’s rhyming lyrics had a poetic style and feel to them.
1041 Parch to dry up due to heat With the sun shining so brightly, it was not difficult to parch the wet clothing.
1042 Stygian dark, gloomy The stygian cave led to an underground river which frightened the explorers.
1043 Deliberation a thorough consideration After only one hour of deliberation, the jury came back with a guilty verdict.
1044 Undertone a quality or feeling that is gentle or subdued When dying my hair, I have my stylist add a slight undertone of red to give it a different look.
1045 Unctuous not expressing true feelings; pretending to display true feelings His impression of the president was unctuous and poorly done.
1046 Behest a request of great importance At the president’s behest, the prisoner will be pardoned for his crimes.
1047 Affective relating to moods or feelings This affective screenplay has been specifically written to evoke feelings of sympathy and grief from the audience.
1048 Brainchild an invention or innovation considered someone’s personal achievement This painting is the brainchild of my best friend, an aspiring painter who worked on it for months.
1049 Lunge to move forward toward something with a sudden, quick movement The lion is waiting for the perfect time to lunge toward the antelope and pounce on his prey.
1050 Acculturate to merge into another culture through alteration and change The school struggled to acculturate the immigrant students to the American school system since it was much different than the educational system in Taiwan.
1051 Ritual a standard procedure for a rite or ceremony The team’s pregame ritual consists of a short prayer and a group hug.
1052 Delicate weakly fragile; frail The delicate flower was broken at the stem during the first storm of the season.
1053 Beforehand earlier or previously Without looking down the road beforehand, the young boy quickly darted out into the street getting hit by a car.
1054 Instruct to tell someone or teach someone to do something You could hear the loud military leader instruct his troop on where to march from the other side of the hill.
1055 Insist to demand something in a forceful way Kaden’s pushy parents insist that he go to law school even though he really wants to be a nurse.
1056 Vacuity emptiness or blankness, often used to criticize someone or something because of lack The Scarecrow’s vacuity led most people to assume that he didn’t have a brain.
1057 Boost to help, stimulate, or encourage something to improve My kind words encouraged my sister to continue doing her best, and that boost really helped her improve.
1058 Declaim to say something in a loud, passionate way The love-struck newlywed would declaim his love for his bride on the peak of the highest mountain top.
1059 Empiricism pursuit of knowledge purely through experience and experiments The expert’s sense of empiricism stemmed from years of personal experience.
1060 Pregnancy the period of time in which a fetus is being formed inside the mother’s womb During her pregnancy, the expectant mother picked out baby names and decorated a nursery.
1061 Moving putting something in motion Weaving in and out of traffic, the moving vehicles made their way past the construction zone and onto the freeway.
1062 Internal the interior or inside of something Since the emergency room physician suspected internal bleeding, the patient’s chest was opened up to see if the injury was bad.
1063 Examining inspecting or studying something in an effort to find a flaw or defect The insurance adjuster spends most of his days examining the damaged vehicles and filing claims on the damage he noted.
1064 Munitions weapons and ammunition used in a war Hiding a large stash of munitions within the tank, the army proceeded up the hill.
1065 So to speak as it seems or saying something figuratively and not literally “We need to be on the same page, so to speak,” my boss said to his workers so that they would be thinking in the same way.
1066 Nonentity a person who is not important The celebrity cut in front of me like I was a nonentity.
1067 Angular so thin or skinny that one’s bones can be seen The angular boy was so thin you could see his rib cage.
1068 Transmogrify to magically transform into a different shape or form High on pain medicine, the patient thought she saw a nurse transmogrify into a poodle.
1069 Impractical not reasonable because it is unlikely to happen Even though his son was very smart, it was impractical for the father to believe his son could learn quantum physics while in kindergarten.
1070 Benevolent willing to help, do good, and be generous towards people Holding the door open for Marie was very benevolent of you.
1071 Bright very smart; intelligent The bright child is much smarter than the other children in her classroom.
1072 Fecund intellectually productive or inventive The computer programmer was a fecund person who could quickly identify and solve problems.
1073 Unsolicited not welcome or invited The new mother wished she could stop family members from giving unsolicited advice on how to care for her baby.
1074 Pasteurization a purification process which uses heat to kill bacteria and germs Milk is required to go through a pasteurization procedure so that it is fit to drink without getting sick.
1075 Glibness talk that is superficial and insincere In a world of glibness and superficiality, the man’s humbleness is a rarity.
1076 Zip to move at high speed Because his passenger was late for work, the hurried taxi driver tried to zip through traffic.
1077 Crick a stiff feeling in the neck or back that is painful After waking up with a crick in his neck, the pained painter could barely turn his head to look at his drawings.
1078 Parochial having a restricted outlook John’s view of life is parochial and does not include anything outside of his own happiness.
1079 Nonexistent something that is imaginary or absent The attention-seeking girl was known for bragging to her friends about her nonexistent trips around the world.
1080 Trappings the outward signs or objects related to a particular situation The horror movie had all the usual trappings including screaming and blood.
1081 Willful done intentionally or willfully The man’s willful silence was a way to intentionally hurt his wife and avoid talking out their issues.
1082 Felicitation congratulation; an expression of good wishes When the couple announced their engagement, excited friends and family took to Facebook to express their felicitation.
1083 Despicable worthy of intense dislike The despicable man was disliked by everyone in his neighborhood.
1084 Heedless careless; reckless Heedless in his treatment of the inmates, the correctional officer was suspended without pay.
1085 Pejorative expressing disapproval or belittling the importance of something While the detective was supposed to be neutral, he described the suspect in a pejorative manner.
1086 Absenteeism the practice of missing school or work without good reason The student’s absenteeism has caused him to miss a lot of work.
1087 Overlord a feudal ruler (lord) during the Medieval period A high ranking overlord, the Monarch was in charge of the entire region and ruled the feudal kingdom with an iron fist.
1088 Tobacco the cured and fermented nicotine rich leaves of the North American Nightshade plant, used for smoking and chewing My Uncle likes to chew tobacco, but the nicotine in it isn’t very good for his teeth, and they are beginning to deteriorate.
1089 Minimalism a movement that focuses on creating simple art or living simply with only necessary possessions Embracing minimalism, Lena built a tiny house in which she hoped to live with few possessions.
1090 Modular to be built as an evenly sectioned component Since the office was built with modular cubicles, no one’s office was any bigger or better than anyone else’s.
1091 Equity the calculated worth of a property after the money owed has been deducted We do not have enough equity in our home to use it as collateral for a loan.
1092 Pulverize to break into tiny pieces or destroy The tiny wrestler knew his giant opponent was going to pulverize him.
1093 Expectations strong hopes or beliefs that something will happen Because Conner’s mother expected him to do well in school, he rose to her expectations and made all As.
1094 Sap to gradually weaken something The harsh temperatures of the Sahara desert will quickly sap a person’s body of stamina and strength.
1095 Furniture useable furnishings in a house or building I enjoy refurbishing furniture by buying worn tables, chairs and desks and cleaning them up to become beautiful pieces.
1096 Euthanize to put a living being to sleep in a humane way After our dog was run over by a car, the vet had to euthanize it to put it out of its misery.
1097 Haggle to engage in conversation to reach a deal I’ll pay the sticker price because I do not want to haggle with the trader.
1098 Snob a person who is condescending and thinks they are better than those around them The clothing snob constantly bragged about how she never wore the same outfit twice.
1099 Civilian person who is not an active member of the armed forces; non-military person The undercover agent dresses in civilian clothes.
1100 Indictment accusation There are some people who truly believe that the recent natural disasters are an indictment against Man’s lack of respect for the planet.
1101 Anyhow anyway; in any case The doctor told the patient not to go back to work for six weeks, but she went anyhow.
1102 Nervously anxiously; apprehensively Smiling nervously, the interviewee tried not to let her anxiety show.
1103 Aspersion a false charge meant to harm someone’s reputation Jack’s political rival cast an aspersion against him right before the election.
1104 Uplift to inspire and encourage someone Nothing can uplift a sad child’s spirits like a two-scoop ice cream cone.
1105 Expansion growing larger or more extensive Expansion into the western part of the United States increased after a huge land deal was struck with the French.
1106 Dichotomy a difference between two opposite things or ideas His dichotomy of heaven and hell became an excellent essay on the contrast between paradise and eternal suffering.
1107 Overseas across a sea to a foreign country; abroad The latest figures show the numbers of overseas tourists are still falling.
1108 Self-preservation a natural instinct to protect oneself from harm or death The hero forgot about self-preservation and jumped into the fire to save the children.
1109 Actor a person who performs in a play, television show, or movie The agent is looking to hire an actor to play the role of a doctor in the new television show.
1110 Complete to finish; to conclude; to reach the end The investigation into the store robbery is complete once the criminal confessed.
1111 Aye a synonym for yes that is used to express agreement or approval The senator signaled his aye vote by raising his hand.
1112 Falsity something that is false, an outright lie, or simply incorrect A lie detector test distinguishes between truth and falsity.
1113 Disposable easily expendable and then throw away Because you can’t bring shaving equipment on a plane, many travelers buy disposable razors for the duration of their trip.
1114 Clunky heavy in a way that makes the object awkward The student’s clunky backpack was so bulky that he constantly tripped over it in class.
1115 Rebellious unruly and wild with behavior and actions The rebellious teen refused to listen to his parents and did what he wanted to do.
1116 Pronounce make the sound of (a word or part of a word), typically in the correct or a particular way Whenever the young reader didn’t know how to pronounce a complicated name, she substituted an easier one.
1117 Doggerel written badly My professor called my poetry collection doggerel and gave me a failing grade on the project.
1118 Waning a gradual decline in strength or power The losing basketball team’s confidence was waning in the final moments of the game.
1119 Major main and key While the teacher was harshly disciplining the class, she was able to get her major point across to the students about keeping their hands and feet to themselves.
1120 Hundred a number that equals ten times ten After counting out one hundred pennies to make a dollar, the boy went to the store to buy a chocolate bar.
1121 Recumbent a resting or reclining state When we returned home, the exhausted babysitter was asleep and recumbent on the couch.
1122 Sermon a speech or talk on a religious or moral subject The sermon was about forgiveness.
1123 Defeatist a person who expects or is excessively ready to accept failure A defeatist at heart, the coach didn’t really believe in his team, so he didn’t even push them to go for the win.
1124 Chase to run after or pursue someone or something The dog tried to chase the cat up the tree, but the kitty got away.
1125 Crystalize to form crystals As the ice changed forms, it began to crystalize and take a crystal-like shape instead of a solid sheet.
1126 Summary a brief rundown of events Let’s read chapter three together, and you can write a summary about the key components.
1127 Sleigh a sled drawn by horses, especially reindeer Reindeer guide Santa Claus’s sleigh as he travels down the snowy mountains to deliver gifts to all the children.
1128 Antagonistic showing or feeling aggression or hostility towards something My step-brother has always been very antagonistic towards me, never sharing his things or spending any time with me if he can help it.
1129 Scaremongering spreading rumors that scare Due to the scaremongering tactics of the home security system’s salesman, the homeowners bought the most expensive package because they feared they would be the next victim.
1130 Subcutaneous applied or situated under the skin Botox is a subcutaneous treatment because it injects neurotoxin under the skin.
1131 Indiscreet having a penchant for revealing secrets or acting without subtlety My indiscreet friend has a habit of blurting out pretty much everything, including all of the secrets she is not supposed to tell.
1132 Trance a dazed state where one wanders without active knowledge that they are doing so The girl was in such a trance that she didn’t even flinch when her friend snapped his fingers in front of her face.
1133 Disdainful showing that one feels that someone/something else isn’t valuable or worthy of respect Because of his disdainful attitude, the disrespectful teenager’s mother punished him.
1134 Disseminate to scatter or spread widely With encyclopedias in every classroom, we will disseminate a wealth of information to all students.
1135 Context the setting in which something occurs Without context, many conversations that you overhear only a part of make no sense whatsoever, and can often be kind of weird.
1136 Fruition the fulfillment of a goal achieved After many obstacles, our dream of owning a restaurant has finally come to fruition.
1137 Palsied affected with paralysis and tremors The muscles of the patient’s face were palsied and continued to tremble even with the help of medication.
1138 Congregate to gather as a unit or group During the summer teenagers often congregate at the beach.
1139 Won to have succeeded or triumphed in something The runner from Spain won the race during the Olympics because she ran the fastest.
1140 Sentiment a thought, view, or attitude; an opinion The sentiment in his love poem was so touching that it brought tears to her eyes.
1141 Illicitly in a manner that is illegal or not considered moral/right The con artist gained his money illicitly by scheming naïve investors out of their life’s savings.
1142 Murmured whispered I could not hear the words; she just murmured a lot.‎
1143 Sweetheart a person with whom someone is having a romantic relationship Bill bought his sweetheart chocolate for Valentine’s Day and topped the candy off with a bouquet of red roses.
1144 Wherein in which The shy girl is anxious in any situation wherein she is the center of attention.
1145 Sense of humor having the skill to notice wit and funniness With John’s good sense of humor, he was able to make us laugh all night long with his hilarious stories and jokes.
1146 Tote to carry or wield something Help me tote this heavy box all the way to the other end of the driveway, because I can’t do it by myself.
1147 Mystique the aura of intrigue that surrounds a person or thing The maiden has a mystique that fascinates men of all ages.
1148 Flush to cleanse something by causing large quantities of water to pass through it The maid makes sure to flush each toilet out with water before thoroughly scrubbing it with cleanser.
1149 Adore to idolize or worship something, or to love it very much My mother loves to adore me in public even though I find it embarrassing, praising me in front of everyone as if I were still a child.
1150 Play act in a manner such as one has fun “Can I go out and play, now that the clouds have gone away?”
1151 Jive slang talk that is meaningless and dishonest The conman tried to use his jive talk to trick people into giving him money.
1152 Humble not thinking of yourself as better than other people, or of low social, administrative, or political rank After twenty years as a humble worker, he finally got the opportunity to lead.
1153 Slapdash done quickly without consideration for accuracy Because I gave my mother very little notice, she had to plan a slapdash wedding ceremony for me.
1154 Insufferable unbearable Jean filed for divorce from her insufferable husband after only three days of marriage.
1155 Aversive causing strong dislike and avoidance Because she likes neutral colors and modern décor, anything colorful or showy is aversive to the designer.
1156 Participate to join in or take part in something Several people have signed up to participate in the local kickball game.
1157 Memoir a description of a life or event written by a person with firsthand knowledge The actress wrote a backdated memoir that began with the final days of her life.
1158 Takeaway a key point or idea that is remembered The takeaway from the entire staff meeting is that you shouldn’t post things on social media that might make the company look bad.
1159 Strategically a specific way of planning and decision making Caleb strategically paced himself on the test in order to have enough time to answer each question.
1160 Devise to invent a plan after deliberation We should devise a fundraising campaign to get money for our trip to Europe.
1161 Overarching primary or predominantly The boss set some overarching goals for his employees that they must work on immediately plus a few minor goals to do in their spare time.
1162 Tessellation an arrangement of shapes, usually polygons, closely fitted together in a repeating pattern without gaps The painter used a tessellation in his mosaic painting, with many shapes all right next to each other.
1163 Agender refers to someone that does not identify as having any gender Someone who is agender does not consider themselves either male or female, regardless of physical traits.
1164 Readership the collective readers of a written work such as a newspaper, magazine, or book The New York Times has an extremely large readership, with hundreds of thousands of people checking its headlines every day.
1165 Munificence showing unusual generosity, especially with gifts or money Mallory loved her boyfriend’s munificence and bragged on him for being the best gift-giver she had ever known.
1166 Coupled together with; combine Being depressed coupled with a poor diet can lead to mental and physical exhaustion.
1167 Dissenting holding or expressing opinions that are different than those previously, commonly, or officially stated Although the medicine was once thought safe, dissenting data has now proven it to be harmful to children.
1168 Raze to demolish As part of his campaign promise, the mayoral candidate pledged to raze all neglected properties that were unfit for human life.
1169 Bloomer grower; someone that has grown into a more advanced stage Ike was a late bloomer that did not hit puberty until he was fourteen, but he sure did become pretty handsome.
1170 Staunch loyal, trustworthy, reliable, outstanding As a caring physician, Jim is a staunch believer in patient rights.
1171 Animated active and energetic In order to get the attention of her students, the animated teacher would throw her hands wildly around and move quickly around the room to explain a concept.
1172 Wreak havoc to bring chaos and distraction The devastating storm was able to wreak havoc on the entire island, destroying life there in just a matter of seconds.
1173 Stitch to join something together by sewing Since my prom dress was too big in the back, I decided to take it to a seamstress who could stitch it up and make it fit.
1174 Silence complete absence of noise or sound Silence swept over the crowd once talkative crowd, as the speaker prepared to announce the winner.
1175 Impale to pierce with something sharp During the horror movie, the knife would impale the girl through the heart killing her instantly.
1176 Mediterranean representative of the Mediterranean Sea or culture of the people surrounding it Her olive skin and dark hair was typical of a Mediterranean woman.
1177 Detest to deeply despise a person or thing If you really detest your ex-husband, you will stay away from him.
1178 Divided separated; split Divided over opinions, the school board members couldn’t reach an agreement on the issue.
1179 Queen a woman ruler of a kingdom or country Presenting a feast fit for a queen, the peasants tried to make sure everything was in place for her majesty.
1180 Cosmetic external or superficial; pertaining only to the surface or appearance of something Fortunately, the damage to the house was mostly cosmetic and a bit of paint covered it nicely.
1181 Aviation the activity of designing, producing, or flying an aircraft The top-notch aviation school only allows students with the highest potential to join its pilot program.
1182 Glory honor, fame and pride To fight and die for the glory of his nation was the soldier’s plight.
1183 Delectable tasting delicious When you go to a five-star restaurant, you should expect nothing but a delectable meal that exceeds your expectations.
1184 Unwitting ignorant or unaware The unwitting buyer has no clue what her interest rate is or how long she will have to pay on the loan.
1185 Clunker a vehicle or machine that is old and run down After buying the clunker, the owner quickly realized what a piece of junk the vehicle was.
1186 Grieving emotionally distressed or heartbroken because of a loss Although it has been months, the grieving widow is still mourning her husband’s brutal murder.
1187 Notch a deep cut into a surface Every year, Grandpa carves a notch in the wooden post to record just how tall Jason has grown.
1188 Cuddly something attractive and soft that people enjoy hugging Tiffany squeezed the cute and cuddly teddy bear tightly as she got ready to go to sleep.
1189 Project to estimate or forecast something The weatherman will try to project the weekend weather, but no guess can be 100% accurate.
1190 RSVP to reply to a social request Since we had nothing to do next Friday night, we decided to RSVP to the party by calling our friends and letting them know we would be there.
1191 Implemented put into action, effect, or practice Because his previous marketing plan wasn’t working, the small business owner implemented a new way to bring in customers.
1192 Vicissitudes changes (usually negative) in circumstances or fortune The vicissitudes of life led the once positive man to become cynical and negative.
1193 Generous displaying a willingness to give more than is expected The generous old woman decided to donate twenty five dollars to our organization even though we only asked for ten.
1194 Unionism having faith in unions or associations especially company labor unions Since many employees valued unionism, they often came together during their labor union meetings to make sure that their employee rights were being met by the company.
1195 Accompany to go along with something or someone According to the menu, a side salad and rolls will accompany the steak.
1196 Culpable guilty; deserving blame The judge found the man culpable of the crime and sentenced him to life in prison.
1197 Attack aggressive or violent action The attack took place in the middle of the street and frightened many people watching the fight.
1198 Resolute very determined, persistent After such a heart-breaking loss, every member of the team was more resolute than ever to win the next game against their arch-rivals.
1199 Member an individual who is a part of a group or organization The mother became a member of the parent-teacher organization so that she could stay connected to her son’s school throughout the year.
1200 Went moved; proceeded For our family vacation, we went to Jamaica to lay out on the beach and learn about the nation.
1201 Garner to collect or accumulate The teacher allowed us to put up posters to garner interest in our club fundraiser.
1202 Antihero the main character in a book, film, or other work who lacks typical hero qualities Because he is aggressive and curses, Wolverine is more of a comic book antihero than an actual savior.
1203 Ere previously or earlier usually meaning with time The southern belle hoped Jeff would ask for her hand in marriage ere nightfall so that she could go to bed early that night.
1204 Album a blank book that things like stamps or photos are inserted in The new mother placed all of her baby’s pictures and keepsake items into an album with his name on it.
1205 Frolicsome playful and fun loving The playful professor set a frolicsome tone for the entire class period.
1206 Slacken slacken means to loosen or lessen You really need to slacken the seatbelt before you choke yourself.
1207 Released set free; let out After DNA evidence proved the man was innocent of the crime, he was released from prison.
1208 Gratification pleasure or satisfaction No gratification was gained from the argument and both the husband and wife walked away unhappy.
1209 Sublunary associated with the Earth When the astronauts saw the sublunary image, they realized that they were heading back home.
1210 Deadly causing or able to cause death The deadly jellyfish was able to kill the fish with just one sting with its tentacle.
1211 Haughty proud and unfriendly Because she was not nice, the haughty girl had few friends.
1212 Parallel stretching on in the same way or path Ms. Peterson realized that she was one street off from the doctor’s office, so she knew she could cut through to the next parallel street in order to reach her destination.
1213 Pollutant something that infects or contaminates the air, the ground or bodies of water Once the EPA realized that the factory was the main pollutant of the river’s water, they were heavily fined.
1214 Republican a person advocating or supporting republican government; a member or supporter of the Republican Party Republican voters advocate for higher military spending and involvement in foreign affairs to promote peace.
1215 Assay a test or assessment on something to determine what it contains The laboratory conducted an assay to quantitatively measure the presence of ore in the composition.
1216 Variance at odds with or conflicting with The girl’s confident pose was at a variance with her shaky voice.
1217 Serenity untroubled, calm, and peaceful For the outdoorsman, there is no way to experience serenity better than enjoying nature.
1218 Bacchanal a wild incident involving a drunken celebration The hotel ended the bachelor party after it turned into a noisy bacchanal.
1219 Lighthearted happy in a very carefree and not serious way The comic’s upbeat performance included lighthearted jokes that made the crowd happy.
1220 Keenness the quality of being eager or excitedly enthusiastic Milo’s keenness for learning showed in his excellent work.
1221 Consternation a feeling of worry, shock, or fear – often happens when something unexpected happens I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.
1222 Concession an item or privilege that is given Since the developer could not give the landowner his desired concession, he was not able to buy the land for the new subdivision.
1223 Slush ice or snow that is partially melted As the snow began to melt, it left behind a thin layer of watery slush.
1224 Melted turned from a solid to a liquid form The cheese melted on top of the hamburger patty once the heat was turned up under the frying pan.
1225 Omniform having every form and shape An ominform spirit, the ghost had no particular shape but could transform into any figure it wanted to.
1226 Readiness the act of being prepared and equipped The future college student’s readiness to attend college could be seen since she had already paid all of the tuition and packed her bags.
1227 Muscular having well-developed muscles Muscular body builders paraded the stage, showing off their brawn to the judges.
1228 Rookery a gathering or settlement of fowl or other animals Clustered together on a small island in the ocean barked a rookery of seals making so much noise as the beachgoers passed by on the shore.
1229 Purgative cleansing, especially when referring to the ability to get rid of unwanted waste The purgative laxative helped the constipated patient get rid of his body’s backed up waste.
1230 Counterproductive resulting in the opposite of the looked-for effect The measures are counterproductive and have only increased crime in our community.
1231 Affair an issue or concern that is handled Stealing office supplies became a company affair when the company began to lose money due to the theft.
1232 Unflinching unwavering even in difficult times The frightened dog’s unflinching gaze never left my face.
1233 Thermostat an automatic device for controlling temperature Even though he liked to leave the thermostat at 70 degrees, the man’s hot-natured wife would often turn it down to 63 during the night.
1234 Chimera a creation of a person’s mind; something that is not real Ron’s mental disorder caused him to believe there was a dangerous chimera out to get him.
1235 Gore blood that is from an injured person The movie was pretty good even though it had too many blood and gore scenes for my taste.
1236 Mangle to make unrecognizable through violent acts of cutting, slashing, or crushing The lion’s razor-sharp claws mangle the terrified gazelle as he feeds.
1237 Mum mute; silent Staying mum for the time being, the man thought it best he not discuss his plans with anyone else.
1238 Boniface the manager or owner of a hospitality-type business After being served disgusting food and the wrong drinks, the customers asked to speak to the Boniface to resolve the issues.
1239 Barf to vomit; throw up Seeing the rotting trash scattered about the abandoned rental house made the sickened landlord want to barf.
1240 Suspend to hang something from somewhere It was difficult to suspend the heavy chandelier from the tall ceiling, but a ladder made it possible.
1241 Unshakable strongly felt and unable to be changed Even though everything in her life was falling apart, Tina had unshakable faith that remained steadfast.
1242 Resultant something that comes from or is an outcome of something else If you push something, the resultant force will be for that thing to move forward in the same direction.
1243 Defy to challenge, or test a person or idea Mischievous elementary boys decided to defy the recess rules and sneak over the fence.
1244 Unusually uncommonly; rarely happening Unusually hot weather meant that there was swimming but no snow in November.
1245 Renovate to renew; to revamp something to make it look new again The homeowners decided to renovate their old kitchen.
1246 Stretchy slightly elastic in a way that allows for easy stretching The woman’s leggings are made of stretchy fabric that allow them to be more forgiving than blue jeans.
1247 Facilitation the process of something becoming easier or simpler Due to the teacher’s facilitation of the skills in her class, my grade jumped from making low D’s to A’s and B’s.
1248 Weltanschauung a person’s philosophy of life or worldview Our weltanschauung is shaped by major events in our lives and how they affected our views.
1249 Require to specify something as mandatory Several courses on the student’s schedule require books to be purchased separately.
1250 Caucus a gathering of individuals who come together to work for a shared objective – generally political in nature The Black Student Caucus is holding a cultural diversity workshop in the media center on Saturday.
1251 Examined looked at in detail; inspected The doctor examined the patient’s entire body for signs of disease but couldn’t find anything wrong with her.
1252 Rail a bar or series of bars that serves as a fence or barrier A rail was placed on the outside of the cruise ship to keep passengers from going overboard.
1253 Mob an unruly, generally violent crowd of people intent on destruction or harm The police had to bring out riot shields to hold back the unruly mob of people that were trying to push them back.
1254 Examination a test or assessment tool South Carolina’s driver’s license examination requires a driving portion where the candidate must prove they can parallel park.
1255 Thermograph a recording thermometer that registers the temperature it measures The self-registering thermograph printed a graph showing the daily temperatures for the month of May.
1256 Knead to work and press into a mass, usually with the hands I watched Frank knead dough as he pushed down and out, stretching the dough flatter and flatter.
1257 Statue a carved or cast depiction of a person or animal, usually life-sized or greater There is a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial.
1258 Goldbrick to swindle or con someone On paper, the mayor seemed as if he would help the city, but he was actually trying to goldbrick the people out of their hard earned money.
1259 Recapture to catch or capture again, especially something that has escaped Armed police are searching the riverbank in an attempt to recapture the felon who escaped from the nearby prison.
1260 Delirium a condition of extreme happiness and excitement As soon as the young girl saw all of her birthday presents, she leaped in delirium.
1261 Mileage the total amount of miles journeyed After driving across the country for a new job, the mileage on my car now exceeded over 100,000 miles.
1262 Facility space or equipment necessary to accomplish a task There is no facility available to produce our cupcakes, so we will have to continue working from home.
1263 Improbable not likely to occur or be true He knew that winning was improbable, but the man still liked to play the lottery.
1264 Black of the darkest color, like coal or the sky at midnight As the fire raged on, black clouds of smoke made the white clouds look dark.
1265 Viva Voce by word of mouth (orally) Because he could speak the answer but couldn’t see the words on the exam, a viva voce test was given to the blind man.
1266 Palliative soothing remedy to relieve pain such as medicine My rash needs some palliative lotion if it is going to stop hurting and heal.
1267 Intoned to speak with little voice inflection The boy intoned while he read the story with boring monotone speech.
1268 Leftover remaining; surplus The chef cooked a pot of spaghetti so big that there were ten bowls leftover when everyone had eaten.
1269 Configuration the formation or structure of something Only a computer expert could look inside a computer and could understand the configuration of the wires that follow a certain pattern.
1270 Arose to start to exist or occur A disagreement arose during the game, and the referee had to clear the field to end the fight.
1271 Imperium absolute power Fidel Castro exercised imperium over Cuba for several decades, refusing to allow the people much freedom.
1272 Tended took care of While some of the campers tended the fire, a few of the others prepared dinner.
1273 Auscultation the action of listening to sounds from the heart, lungs, or other organs, typically with a stethoscope, as a part of medical diagnosis It was through auscultation that the listening medical doctor was able to detect a slight heart murmur in the patient.
1274 Get over to recover from an unpleasant or unhappy experience The heartbroken woman cried day and night, fearing that she would never get over such a bad divorce.
1275 Horrific to be dreadful and eerie Several people died including three small children in the horrific car accident that occurred last night.
1276 Intake the amount of a substance (i.e., food, water) that is brought into the body While trying to lose weight, Henry lowered his daily calorie intake to just 1,200 calories eaten.
1277 Sear to char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with quick heat The chef placed the steak in the hot pan to sear the outside.
1278 Inequality an unfair, not equal, state Although the gap is closing, there is still inequality between pay for men and women.
1279 Nomad one who wanders The nomad never stays in a city for more than two months.
1280 Thrive to do better or increase in size or number In its new place on the windowsill, the plant is sure to thrive and bloom regularly.
1281 Evil completely devoid of morality and goodness The devil is an evil being in religion that has no goodness in him, and he seeks only to destroy the lives of the faithful.
1282 Brutal violently cruel and inhumane A rise in violent and brutal crimes is plaguing the once peaceful city.
1283 Lucent Emitting light; shining Because it was overcast, I could not see the lucent moon in the sky.
1284 Schadenfreude the sense of enjoyment that comes upon hearing about the problems of others Jeremy had a feeling of schadenfreude when his ex-wife’s second marriage failed.
1285 Bothered concerned or worried about something It was clear that Sue was bothered by something, but I knew she wouldn’t tell me what worried her.
1286 Diploid of a cell, having two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent A diploid is a type of cell that contains two sets of chromosomes.
1287 Vertebrate an animal of any species that has a backbone or spinal column Because it is a vertebrate, the fish a backbone that must be removed before being eaten.
1288 Altruist regard for others without regard for oneself; devotion He was an altruist, and he loved others better than himself.
1289 Contiguous used to describe things that touch each other or are next to each other Susan chose her condominium because she loved the fact its layout included a large playroom for her growing family.
1290 Wanton having no concern for the rights, feelings, or safety of others After surveillance cameras failed to pick up the wanton destruction of the library, the county hired a security guard to patrol the building.
1291 Unsullied untainted; pure The groom was happy to discover his wife was an unsullied virgin on their wedding night.
1292 Enroll to sign-up for something If you want to enroll your child in swim lessons, you must fill out a form and pay a 100-dollar deposit.
1293 Enterprise a huge task or undertaking Building the mansion in six months is going to be quite an enterprise for our small construction team.
1294 Chorus a part of a song generally repeated after every verse The chorus of a song is often the most recognizable part of it, since it is repeated multiple times throughout the piece.
1295 Embody to stand as a symbol for something The national flag is supposed to embody the spirit of our country.
1296 Concealment the action of hiding something or preventing it from being known The felon was charged with concealment of a dead body after he helped hide the murder victim’s corpse in the woods.
1297 Civilization a society that is developed and productive in its resource usage The student was thrilled when her professor invited her to join the team that was digging to unearth an early civilization.
1298 Affirmative action an effort to improve the educational and employment opportunities for women and minorities by preventing discrimination Affirmative action procedures were explained to the staff so that they knew to recruit more minority workers.
1299 Brunt the most unpleasant part of something In these days of severe budget cuts, teachers bear the brunt of responsibility for purchasing school supplies.
1300 Cofactor a heavy contributor to a specific disease Extreme body weight is a major cofactor in regards to heart disease.
1301 Zero the figure that is written as 0 and represents none The bank claimed that zero dollars were in the man’s account, but he thought he had some money.
1302 Poured for a liquid to have flowed out of a container My father poured me a glass of alcohol on my twenty first birthday as a sign of me coming of drinking age.
1303 Riotous wildly rowdy; unmanageable Trying to calm the riotous crowd, the police showed up at the venue and began arresting concert goers.
1304 Peninsula a piece of land surrounded by water We took a trip to the peninsula which was surrounded by water on all three sides.
1305 Praised expressed approval; celebrated or honored The firemen were praised for their brave efforts after they saved several young children from a burning building.
1306 Vying involved in a competition for something The two boys are both crazy about the head cheerleader and are constantly vying for her attention.
1307 Interloper someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission We called the police on the interloper we caught peeking through our bedroom window.
1308 Efficient increased productivity with little effort or time spent Solar panels are a highly efficient method of harnessing electricity without burning fossil fuels.
1309 Powerless without power; weak, unable to do something People are feeling powerless to all of the telephone scams occurring having no recourse except to avoid answering the phone.
1310 Amplify to render larger, more extended, or more intense We were fine with booking the large ballroom because we knew that the loudspeakers would amplify the sound adequately.
1311 Pious deeply religious The students running around naked at Berkley Catholic University do not seem very pious.
1312 Deracinate to pull up and move from a location or environment When the careless neighbor failed to pay his rent for months, the landlord would immediately deracinate them even if it made them homeless.
1313 Methodological related to a system of ways of doing, teaching, or studying something The scientist always takes the same methodological approach when conducting an organized experiment.
1314 Auction public sales event A vintage 1929 Mercedes Benz was sold at auction last week to an anonymous buyer.
1315 Bring to carry something to a place All party attendees are asked to bring a snack to the get together; so I will take my famous pie.
1316 Unusual rare or uncommon It isn’t unusual for the employee to take off from work since she likes to stay home at least once a week.
1317 Immerse to become deeply involved in something To keep her mind off her divorce, Jill will immerse herself in work.
1318 Syncope loss of consciousness when blood flow is unable to reach the brain to faint The swimmer held her breath for too long and experienced syncope.
1319 Disservice an ill turn or injury She has done a great disservice to her cause by suggesting that violence is justifiable.
1320 Elysian heavenly; divine Ancient Greeks prepared to leave their earthly home and rest in Elysian Fields during the afterlife.
1321 Ditch to get rid of something Michael was willing to ditch his baseball cap and jeans for a wedding day suit.
1322 Fuhgeddaboudit slang for ‘forget about it’ If you think you can talk about my mother like that and get away with it, fuhgeddaboudit.
1323 Deterrence something that discourages one from doing something The pet owner used the shock collar as a deterrence, clicking it every time the wayward pup tried to meander off.
1324 Career a job or occupation that a person does for an extended period I want to take on a career in teaching, but my parents insist that I become a doctor.
1325 Xenophile a xenophile is a person attracted to foreign people and customs The American professor is a xenophile particularly interested in Roman cathedrals.
1326 Amble to stroll in a relaxed manner Since we arrived too early to check into the hotel, we decided to amble down the beach.
1327 Corporeal tangible; of a physical nature As Jack reached for the ghost, he realized it was not corporeal when his hands went straight through the shape.
1328 Exile the state of being expelled from one’s country or home The unpopular boy sat in the back of the cafeteria in exile from the rest of the students.
1329 Incendiary explosive Because Dad had come home in one of his incendiary moods, we kids hid in our rooms to avoid causing him to blow up.
1330 Laudatory giving praise The laudatory announcement praised the team’s efforts during the championship game.
1331 Weathering the act of weather conditions altering the state of material, whether it be texture, color, etc Powerful wind gusts and heavy rains did their part weathering the church until its fresh paint was chipped and peeling.
1332 Throwaway a material or product that is disposable or non recyclable Throwaway razor blades and disposable cups are now common household products that don’t get reused.
1333 Applicable suitable for application, relevant The judge said that New Jersey law was not applicable in this case because the crime took place in Delaware and that the criminal had not driven over state lines.
1334 Malefactor one who does evil For several years, the detective pursued the malefactor who had brutally killed the two children.
1335 Exclusion the condition of denying access to something Due to his exclusion from the military, Darrel didn’t know what he was going to do in the future.
1336 Beast a large, dangerous animal The giant beast appeared from behind the cliff and growled a fearsome snarl at the children looking for berries.
1337 Pang an abrupt yet intense spasm of distress or pain When the bullet entered Rick’s stomach, it sent a pang of agony through his body.
1338 Flat low and smooth with no curved parts People once thought the world was flat, but now realize that it is round in shape.
1339 Versus in opposition to something It seems as though every political election in the United States comes down to Democrats versus Republicans.
1340 Invariably always Max was a little too handy with the snooze button on his alarm clock, so he was invariably late for work every day.
1341 Vivisection purposely wounding or slitting open an animal in order to examine it for medical purposes When the photos of the vivisection were posted online, many people were upset at the brutal nature of killing the animals until they found it was done for scientific reasons.
1342 Conquer to overcome and take over The woman hoped to conquer her addiction to drugs and stay clean for the rest of her life.
1343 Miniature petite in size compared to a larger representation of the item A miniature model of the castle was created with modeling clay and made it easy to see what the whole castle looked like.
1344 Might perhaps or possibly will Colin might get the job at the prestigious firm, but there are other qualified candidates for the job.
1345 Impotent lacking in power, as to act effectively; helpless When my husband was diagnosed with cancer, I felt impotent because I could not help him with his pain.
1346 Pointy having a pointed tip or end The witch’s pointy nose was almost as long as her crooked fingers.
1347 Cultured well-educated and refined in manners The cultured elitist liked to brag about her Ivy League education and the fact that she was well-traveled.
1348 Chutzpah personal confidence or courage that may come across as rude but allows one to do or say what they feel Full of chutzpah, the arrogant man wasn’t afraid to voice his opinion to anyone.
1349 Chassis the internal framework of an object, especially the steel body of a car The metal chassis of the vehicle was bent during the head-on collision.
1350 Anger a strong feeling of being annoyed, irritated, or hostile Pounding his fists in anger, the upset toddler demanded that his mother feed him lunch.
1351 Shipment a quantity of goods that are being shipped Only one shipment of the exclusive toy arrived on time, leaving frenzied shoppers in a panic to get their hands on one.
1352 Vitriol mean-spirited and venomous criticism or talk During the town-meeting, angry citizens met the mayor spewing vitriol.
1353 Chivalry courteous conduct The teenager displayed chivalry when he held the door open for the girls in his group.
1354 Schlump a lazy and sloppily dressed person who does everything in a slow or dull way The lazy schlump sleeps in class when he does show up and rarely ever participates in discussions.
1355 Nuclear pertaining to an atomic binding that can be dangerous After North Korea was found making nuclear weapons which scared the rest of the world that a disaster might take place.
1356 Permitted allowed; authorized Penny wasn’t permitted inside of the bar since she is only 17 years old.
1357 Borough a town that has its own government Bronx and Manhattan are both a part of New York City, but each is also an independent borough.
1358 Kaleidoscope changing colors, shapes, and/or patterns in a general vicinity Clouds are a kaleidoscope of shapes, sizes, patterns, and colors.
1359 Languorous lazy and lethargic The languorous teenager would rather lay in bed playing video games than actually do something constructive.
1360 Present-day of the current time period The area that was once called New Granada is present-day Columbia.
1361 Hunch a feeling or guess based on intuition and not fact Allie had a hunch that C was the answer, so she guessed on the test.
1362 Financial related to money matters Because of financial problems, the struggling family can no longer waste money on things like going out to eat or to the movies.
1363 Unnoticed not noticed; occurring without someone’s awareness The ninja was able to sneak through the compound unnoticed, not being seen by even the sharpest guards
1364 Unambiguous expressed in a clear and precise way Reading the unambiguous article, the editor was glad to have found an author that is clear and concise.
1365 Sentience awareness and the capacity to sense and feel, particularly pleasure and pain His sentience failing him in the dark, the man was no longer able to see the corridor or decide which way to turn.
1366 Daring to describe someone who is ready to take risks, bold, or venturesome. Bold and daring, Harriet Tubman helped over 300 slaves escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
1367 Derpy foolish, stupidly silly The derpy driver raced through the crowd stupidly, not caring who he put in danger.
1368 Theatrics words or behavior that is dramatic and exaggerated as if related to the theater The crying girl’s theatrics irritated her parents who were tired of her constant drama.
1369 Indemnity insurance that protects a company or individual from a financial loss or burden After Janet received several speeding tickets, the cost of her indemnity insurance skyrocketed.
1370 Caper a silly stunt or activity Grandpa Joe insisted he was too old for that type of caper and wouldn’t sing karaoke with us.
1371 Bereft deprived When my husband died, I felt bereft of love and hope.
1372 Tongue-in-cheek meant as amusing and not in a serious manner After waiting in line for over an hour, I did not appreciate the clerk’s tongue-in-cheek comment about annoying customers.
1373 Bass low in pitch, such as a male voice or an instrument The blues singer let out a low, deep tone with his bass guitar.
1374 Canaille common people that are considered low-class Looking down at the canaille, the elite felt themselves to be the most important group in the city.
1375 Advocacy the practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard Recently the gun advocacy groups have spoken to Congress with hopes of change to current gun laws.
1376 Ubiquitous existing or being everywhere at the same time When I was a kid, I thought my parents were ubiquitous because it seemed as if they knew everything I did.
1377 Mansion a large, impressive house, most often owned by someone wealthy Because he has millions of dollars at his disposal, the man decided to buy a massive mansion to showcase all of his wealth.
1378 Refulgence the quality of shining out light in a bright way The soft refulgence of the candle’s brilliant flame gave off just enough light for the writer to pen her novel after midnight.
1379 Extraordinaire someone or something that is outstanding or remarkable That man is an extraordinaire, being someone that goes on remarkable adventures with his ludicrous amounts of cash.
1380 Hurt to injure something Don was unable to finish his final football game because he hurt his knee.
1381 Baseline a minimum starting point The children will take a baseline test to determine which skills they have and which are missing.
1382 Humvee a military vehicle that combines the features of a jeep with those of a truck The soldiers jumped into the Humvee and rode the Jeep-like vehicle into the desert.
1383 Abnormality a feature that is not normal or average These trees usually only grow about forty feet tall, so this sixty five foot tree is an abnormality by comparison.
1384 Trap to catch or ensnare Using magic to trap people, the witch would not take the sleeping spell away.
1385 Admirable worthy of respect and admiration The colonel is an admirable man who has won numerous medals of valor.
1386 Smart having or showing intelligence or cleverness Because she is so smart, the gifted girl was able to read at just three years old.
1387 Uninterested not concerned; indifferent Although she acts uninterested, the teenager really does enjoy spending time with her younger sister.
1388 Trespass to enter someone else’s property illegally Hoping no one would see him trespass, the hunter ignored the sign and headed in to the woods.
1389 Masticate to chomp with teeth; chew My mother told me to never talk while I masticate my food.
1390 Proof physical evidence that proves an accusation or idea Forensic investigators perform autopsies to search for proof of foul play.
1391 Legally lawfully and legitimately You can legally change your name on your birth certificate and social security cards by filing a petition with the courts.
1392 Preen to groom or spruce up His pet bird would preen its feathers to keep it clean.
1393 Bogus not real; fake The jewelry store owner was arrested for selling bogus diamonds as genuine gems.
1394 Pommel the rounded knob on a horse’s saddle that a rider grips with one hand Holding on to the saddle’s pommel, the rider tried desperately to keep himself from falling off of the bucking horse.
1395 Prevision a prediction about a future event I visited a fortune teller to see what prevision she would have, but her prediction never came true anyway.
1396 Poetry the class of literature comprising poems Darlene’s young daughter has a flair when it comes to writing poetry and maybe one day will write children books.
1397 Value to hold something at high importance or appreciate it above other things After living on her own during college, Brielle started to value all the small things her mother did for her, like laundry, washing the dishes, and cooking her meals.
1398 Fashionable popular; stylish It took much persuading to convince my aunt that her bell-bottom jeans and platform shoes are no longer fashionable.
1399 Clone an organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical The stranger resembled her so closely that she thought she was her clone.
1400 Few referring to a small number or amount With only five people, the few of us will likely not succeed here.
1401 Fluffy to be furry or soft Karen’s fluffy cat would brush up against me with her soft fur, but it would leave cat hair on my pant’s leg.
1402 Rapture a mood of great joy or love John is a spiritual man who claims he experienced rapture during his baptism.
1403 Depravity moral corruption; wickedness Although Linda was raised in a religious household, she now lives a life filled with depravity.
1404 Pebble a flat stone As a game, I would throw a pebble at an angle to the lake to see how many times it would skip across the lake.
1405 Contentment a feeling of being happy and satisfied After her near death experience, she focused on contentment with life.
1406 Braw fine With the sun shining, it seems to be a braw day for a family picnic in the park.
1407 Farfetched unlikely; unbelievable The idea that the losing team could come back and win was farfetched, but we held out hope.
1408 Pardon to overlook or accept someone’s wrongdoing or an action “Please pardon our interruption, but the boys’ soccer team needs to report to the gym immediately,” the principal said over the intercom.
1409 Rebirth to be born again or revival of something to take place again After suffering from the Civil War, the two sides came back together in a rebirth so the nation could function united as it once did.
1410 Ore element that naturally yields a metal After stumbling upon an abandoned mine, the experienced miner realized that ore could still be extracted here to produce iron.
1411 Nonchalance the state of being calm or unconcerned I have no idea how the calm Erika can show such nonchalance when there is a tornado warning going on right now.
1412 Abnegation the act of rejecting or refusing something Her abnegation of ice cream and cookies is due to her Olympic team training.
1413 Dame a woman Christine was the only dame on the hunting expedition while the rest of the attendees were men.
1414 Rerun a program or film that has already been shown on television but is being shown again Grandfather is always excited to watch a rerun of Gone With the Wind since the movie was filmed when he was a little boy.
1415 Marauding moving from one location to another in order to commit crimes against society As the marauding soldiers moved about the country, they looted one village after another.
1416 Aside out of the way; to the side Placing all problems aside, Lila decided to give her boyfriend a second chance.
1417 Psycho crazy; mentally unstable The psycho boyfriend continued to stalk his ex, hiding outside of her house and following her to work.
1418 Absurd ridiculous, silly, foolish Spending the week in jail for stealing a loaf of bread is an absurd punishment for such a minor crime.
1419 Strap a strip of leather or cloth used to fasten something The leather strap on my purse is too short to fit over my shoulder, but I can carry it in my hand.
1420 Contumacious rebellious against laws or those in authority Because the contumacious student refused to obey the principal’s instructions, he was suspended from school.
1421 Moderately fairly; reasonably A string of moderately priced homes hit the market at the same time, creating a positive buyer’s market.
1422 Young having existed for a brief time The young tree sapling was planted just last year, and has yet to grow into a big and strong trunk.
1423 Regardless despite the circumstance or conditions Regardless of the weather, I plan on having my birthday party outside tomorrow.
1424 Crapulous very drunk or intoxicated The crapulous teenagers stumbled around the party spilling whiskey from their red solo cups.
1425 Parlay to place a wager on an upcoming event During March Madness, many gamblers parlay their earnings on the basketball teams that they think will win the tournament.
1426 Bust a sculpture or statue of a person’s head, shoulders, or chest The artist created the bust to show how beautiful the woman’s face was.
1427 Beadle a British term used to refer to a leader of a church who assists the minister or priest in his duties When Mr. Peterson worked as the church’s beadle, he ran most of the fundraising events for the minister.
1428 Issued gave out or supplied a person with something The homeless shelter issued blankets to all of the needy and also supplied them with toiletry items.
1429 Creepy strange and slightly frightening; causing fear or unease The creepy creaking of the door in the middle of the night sent chills down my spine.
1430 Wring to squeeze or twist in an effort to remove liquid from something After I stepped in the puddle, I had to wring water from my socks.
1431 Crowbar an iron bar with a flat end that is used as a lever or to pry things After using a crowbar to pry open the back door, the robber dropped the iron tool and made his way inside the bank.
1432 Wondrous amazing, inspiring awe Earning a trip to state, my choir was reported to have the most wondrous performance.
1433 Identifiable able to be recognized or distinguished My little brother is easily identifiable by his bright red hair, piercing green eyes, and unusually freckled skin.
1434 Harrowing producing distress or discomfort The car wreck was a harrowing incident for me.
1435 Resurface to suddenly appear or pop up again While at the beach, people on the shore waited frantically for the drowning swimmer to resurface again.
1436 Out of the Blue without warning I was driving along the road at night when a deer jumped out at me out of the blue, wrecking the front of my car.
1437 Accord agreement or concurrence of opinion The entire table was in accord that mozzarella sticks would be the appetizer.
1438 Mar to ruin or spoil You will mar the cake if you keep putting your fingers in the icing.
1439 Bereave to take away something My grandfather’s death is sure to bereave my grandmother of her happiness.
1440 Escort to go with someone or something as a companion or guard No women in the city are allowed to shop or be in public without a male family member to escort them.
1441 Conniving discreetly working to complete a dishonest task Alan’s wife is a conniving woman who only married him for his money.
1442 Covering hiding or concealing something with a layer or casing The teenager tried covering her acne with makeup, but the pimples could still be seen.
1443 Purposeless irrational and pointless Once I heard the story about the police officer being killed, I knew this was a purposeless act of violence.
1444 Fearful experiencing a feeling of fear Fearful of airplane rides, the terrified passenger braced herself for takeoff.
1445 Philanthropy the act of donating time and money to help others My children realize helping others through philanthropy is much better than wasting money on foolish toys.
1446 Frighten to scare or make afraid Hiding behind the door, the boy jumped out in an attempt to frighten his little sister.
1447 Paging calling out the name of a person over a loudspeaker While someone was paging for the lost boy to come to the front of the store, his parents were having a meltdown.
1448 Machismo exaggerated masculine pride A machismo makeover was just what the man needed to increase his masculinity.
1449 Presuming assuming that something is true based on probability instead of proof The police are presuming that the missing woman is dead, but they are yet to find her body.
1450 Amnesia loss of memory; forgetfulness Harry could not recall anything prior to the date of his accident, which his doctor attributed to amnesia.
1451 Redacted edited or revised a document, having removed certain information before publishing After he redacted the private inforamtion, the editor went back to make sure that no mistakes were made.
1452 Lottery something in which the outcome is governed purely by chance Finding an immaculate one hundred dollar bill on the ground, I felt like I had won a lottery of some sort.
1453 Obtain to secure or acquire something My daughter must obtain a copy of her immunization records before she can start school.
1454 Bystander a person who is present during a situation or event but not directly involved A bystander witnessed the wreck and called the police to assist.
1455 Apposite fitting for the situation or suited My daughter and I usually disagree about which clothing items are apposite for school.
1456 Pipeline a long pipe, usually underground, for transporting oil and gas Installing the underground pipeline created hundreds of jobs in the community.
1457 Error a mistake or blunder When the mother accused her son of stealing her money, it was an error on the mother’s part because the daughter actually stole the money.
1458 Preserve to keep safe The automobile cover will preserve the car’s windows during the hailstorm.
1459 Corridor a hallway that leads into rooms or other divided areas Looking for our mother’s room, we walked down the hospital corridor.
1460 Proficiency having the knowhow or ability in a topic or subject In Algebra class, the proficiency of all of the students were attributed to a great teacher and dedicated students.
1461 Failed to have been unsuccessful in achieving something The plan was for the attack to break the enemy line, but it failed when our forces had to retreat.
1462 Ridiculous absurd or crazy, usually resulting in derision or mockery The ridiculous claim that the moon is made of cheese is guaranteed to make people laugh at you should you actually utter it.
1463 Convocation a sizable gathering of people The convocation of Baptist ministers is so large it’s being held in the city’s largest auditorium.
1464 Jet lag a tired and sometimes sick feeling after traveling on a plane into a different time zone After landing at the airport in Germany, the 10-hour flight from the U.S. caused all of us to have jet lag and therefore sleep for several hours.
1465 Irreconcilable incapable of being brought into harmony or adjustment Feeling that their issues were irreconcilable, the couple decided to file for divorce.
1466 Trophic Level the living things that are on the same level in the food chain Since these two animals were located in the same trophic level, witnesses realized that they were both herbivores.
1467 Pitfall potential problem, difficulty, or danger The experienced programmer did not expect the pitfall that would occur when trying to install the new software.
1468 Furled to gather into a compact roll and bind securely After removing the flag from the pole, the soldier furled it into a tight roll and placed it in a special case.
1469 Forcibly against one’s will Although they didn’t agree to leave, the tenants were forcibly evicted, and their belongings were thrown out on the curbside.
1470 Unaccountable unexplainable; mysterious Thinking back over the strange and unaccountable event, the dinner guest wondered how the host made the glass float in midair.
1471 Prelude that which precedes another event Movie trailers are often used as a prelude to feature films.
1472 Unwarranted not deserved or justified Although the punishment seems unwarranted, the mother has the right to discipline her child as she sees fit.
1473 Versatile having the ability to do a number of things well The SUV is a versatile vehicle that blends in easily on the city streets and can also handle the wilderness of the mountain trails.
1474 Religion a faith or belief system, often revolving around a higher power The woman wasn’t a fan of organized religion, but she did believe that a higher power has a plan for us all.
1475 Zesty having a strong and spicy flavor The local diner has zesty wings that are not only flavorful but also come with a fiery kick.
1476 Prey something or someone that is susceptible to attack The rapist stalked his prey for days.
1477 Swing to move by grasping a support from below and using it to jump You can use a monkey bar on the playground to swing around if you want to.
1478 Gasped inhaled suddenly, usually to express surprise or shock The little girl gasped in horror at the sight of the monster under the bed.
1479 Gene genes determine physical traits (how we look), such as hair type, hair and eye color, freckles, height, etc. genes are part of the cell – you inherent genes from your parents. No one wants to inherit the balding gene, but it is a normal part of aging.
1480 Suggestion an idea or plan that has been put forth Joey mentioned a new idea for the business model, and we all appreciated his suggestion.
1481 Mulish stubborn and inflexible; refusing to compromise A mulish man, my boss is inflexible when it comes to strict workplace deadlines.
1482 Turned moved or rotated something into a different position The driver turned the car around and started heading east once she realized she was going in the wrong direction.
1483 Quantity the amount of something The store owner checked the quantity of tires and realized he needed to order more.
1484 Boom a sound that is loud and deep A loud boom could be heard across the city as the thunderstorm raged on throughout the evening.
1485 Profess to make claims about yourself that other people do not believe Although Mitch wrote a ballad to profess his love for Cara, he knew his words would not be taken seriously.
1486 Apathetic having little or no interest or concern Because Jane was apathetic about completing her schoolwork, she did not graduate on time.
1487 Surrender to give in or yield to another Because they knew they had lost the battle, the Confederate Army decided to surrender to the Union.
1488 Merrymaker someone who passionately takes part in celebrations My mother is the ultimate Christmas merrymaker, always engaging in absolutely every Christmas tradition known to man.
1489 Nurturance emotional and physical care provided to someone While fathers are perfectly capable of raising their children with love and affection, the nurturance of a mother just can’t be matched.
1490 Instrumental something that directly influences a movement, goal, or aim, usually positive Martin Luther King Jr. was an instrumental part of the Civil Rights Movement that brought about more freedom for African Americans.
1491 Religious related to a faith or belief system, often revolving around a higher power Religious tenants could not be broken by the parishioners, lest they receive a punishment by the priest.
1492 Sway control or dominion Africa was under Britain’s sway for several decades during colonial times.
1493 Burnish to polish; to make smooth or shiny Richard is forever attempting to burnish his reputation so that he can advance his position within our company.
1494 Condign fair, fitting, and deserved The judge’s job was to make sure that the sentence was condign for each crime.
1495 Foreign Policy a plan of one country’s communications and connections with another country After being lied to by their neighboring country, Poland decided to change their foreign policy since they couldn’t trust neighboring country anymore.
1496 Undeterred continuing to do something even in the face of obstacles or setbacks Undeterred by the evidence stacked against his client, the attorney continued to look evidence pointing to the real killer.
1497 Preoccupation distraction After many nights away from home, the workaholic’s preoccupation with his career began to take a toll on his marriage.
1498 Welkin the sky; heaven Looking up at the welkin, the camper was amazed by the countless stars.
1499 Poseur a pretender A fake I.D. allowed the poseur to infiltrate the building and access top secret files.
1500 Technique a procedure or method used to carry out a task Trying out a new technique for dying hair, the beautician was able to cut her client’s wait time in half.
1501 Counted totaled; calculated The cashier counted up all of the money and wrote down the total for the next clerk.
1502 Hyperbole an exaggeration or overstatement used to evoke strong feelings During the hurricane, it seemed as though the hyperbole, “raining cats and dogs“, was almost accurate.
1503 Appurtenant belonging Appurtenant to the property, the single oak stump was an eyesore to both the owners and the neighbors.
1504 Bioscience any science that deals with living organisms The zookeeper earned a degree in bioscience so he could better understand the inner workings of the animals he cared for.
1505 Nuance a subtle distinction or variation Please be quiet so I can hear every nuance of the song!
1506 Chargeback money or the return of funds to its original owner following a transaction After the Ebay customer was dissatisfied with the product, a chargeback went sent to the customer as long as he returned the product.
1507 Chicanery the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose Let us expose that business for its financial chicanery and reveal how they waste our tax dollars.
1508 Flagship the ship that carries the commander of a fleet The commander boarded the flagship and prepared for its maiden voyage.
1509 Administered handed out; dispensed The nurse administered pills to all of the patients who required morning doses.
1510 Traumatized to cause someone to become extremely upset in a way that causes serious emotional problems Being robbed at work traumatized the store clerk leaving her too afraid to leave her home.
1511 Conscious aware Parents were only conscious of their child’s failing grades when they received a phone call from the principal.
1512 Finish complete something or task; a final end On school days, Kathleen needs to finish her homework before playing outside.
1513 Indiscrete not divisible or able to be separated into distinct parts The rock was indiscrete, breaking into small pieces when the lab tech tried to divide it.
1514 Misuse to mistreat or abuse Naughty children may misuse toys that don’t belong to them by breaking them or throwing them across the room.
1515 Eyesore an unpleasant or ugly sight that is in a public place (i.e. building, statue). The casino was an eyesore to the community members who hated looking at the neon lights.
1516 Personal something that only relates or applies to the person in question Never put personal information like your home address, birthdate, or social security number on the internet.
1517 Nimiety a quantity that is in excess of what’s appropriate A nimiety of food was spread over the tables and was way more than any one group of people could eat.
1518 Medicine a substance used to treat disease Without medicine to ease his headache, the man had no choice but to go to bed early.
1519 Imperial relating to an empire, emperor, or the concept of imperialism If a member from an imperial family approaches you, then your response should be to bow before them.
1520 Amoral not concerned about what is moral or immoral Hugh grew up to be an amoral man because his parents never told him the difference between right and wrong.
1521 Exceeding more or greater than average Having exceeding expectations, the teacher required high quality work with no errors from all of his students.
1522 Pivotal of crucial significance The fighter planes gave pivotal assistance to the ground forces that were surrounded by the enemy.
1523 Confused unable to think clearly or logically The confused driver couldn’t find his way around the city without a map or GPS.
1524 Benefited gained; profited from The patient benefited from the medication, feeling much better after she took the last dose.
1525 Culvert a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction from one side to the other side Many artists took inspiration from the culvert overlooking the small stream.
1526 Cancel to decide or announce that something planned in advance will no longer take place Because her husband wasn’t feeling well, Brenda decided to cancel their dinner reservations at the fancy restaurant.
1527 Elegy a poem or song displaying grief or mourning Since I am not an animal lover, I could only sigh as Ann sang an elegy for her dead cat.
1528 Pension a payment made during a person’s retirement I will receive far less pay in my retirement pension plan, but poor health won’t allow me to keep working.
1529 Scrimmage a practice game which does not count on a team’s record Both football teams looked forward to their preseason scrimmage as they needed the practice badly.
1530 Pose to present a question or raise a topic for discussion I would like to pose a question about testing nuclear weapons and the sanctions associated with it.
1531 Munificent very generous The wealthy actor always gives the members of his staff munificent appreciation gifts.
1532 Anneal to heat and slow cool metal or glass in order to toughen it The welder was able to anneal the metal, heating it to make it stronger.
1533 Swagger a confident and usually arrogant attitude Someone who is full of themselves walks around with swagger.
1534 Dement to deteriorate mentally, mainly because of old age As the dementia patient began to dement even further, Dr. Jacobs talked to her family about a way to cope with the loss of her thinking capabilities.
1535 Rot to decay and deteriorate After several days in the fridge, the perishable products started to rot and smell.
1536 Decorous proper in behavior Following a decorous dress code that respects the sensitivity and modesty of others is required at the school.
1537 Coda the final or extra part of a piece of music, speech, statement, or some other writing The final section of the song was sealed with a coda that sounded like an entirely different melody.
1538 Furnace a piece of equipment used to heat an area in a house or building A broken furnace proved to be an annoyance for the family when there was no heat in the house until it was fixed.
1539 Demoted to be lowered a rank by a superior I was the boss’ right hand man, but after my last mistake I was demoted to basic lackey.
1540 Circular in the shape of a circle, or something that ultimately leads back to the same starting point Thanks to the circular path we took around the school, my friends and I ended up right where we had initially started.
1541 Audience a group of viewers or spectators Bowing gracefully in front of the audience, the ballerina beamed ear to ear as the attendees shouted for an encore.
1542 Gender the societal identification of being male or female People who choose to be a different gender than the sex they were born as are often ostracized by bigots.
1543 Guarantee assurance within an agreement that specific conditions be satisfied Two days before the Super Bowl, my husband bought a new television that was on sale with a guarantee it will be delivered and set up before the game.
1544 Pig-headed very stubborn and unreasonable The pig-headed was too stubborn to wear a rain jacket or boots even when the forecast called for rain.
1545 Constrain to restrict, limit or hold back Dave purchased a play pen to constrain his energetic puppy while he was at work.
1546 Pet an animal that is loved and cared for in the home as a companion Alicia wanted to buy a puppy from the pet store, but her mother didn’t think she was ready to take care of an animal full-time.
1547 Reason a cause or basis The student became very sick with the flu and had to miss school for that reason.
1548 Viaticum holy communion as administered by a Catholic priest to a person dying or in danger of death While on his deathbed, the man’s only wish was to have Viaticum given by a priest experienced in giving Holy Communion.
1549 Remark something said in an informal manner Ms. Simpson realized it was important to remark on her student’s report about his recent lack of effort in her class.
1550 Module a scholastic part which focuses on a topic that is part of a larger unit In order to pass the virtual course, the student had to complete each module pertaining to a different health issue.
1551 Collision a crash in which objects collide into each other After the collision, a tow truck was called to pick up the damaged vehicles.
1552 Déjà vu an odd feeling that you have already experienced what is happening now While experiencing déjà vu, Justine felt like she had already lived through the traumatic car accident before.
1553 Killjoy a person who spoils the fun or pleasure of others Our next door neighbor is a killjoy who calls the police anytime we have a party at our house.
1554 Animal a living, breathing organism Amber’s favorite animal is a lion as she likes the way he roars when he’s mad.
1555 Rebound to bounce back off of something When the basketball players shoot the ball, they are hoping it will go in and not rebound off the backboard.
1556 Breathe the intake and release of air Because we cannot breathe under water, swimmers can only stay under for a short amount of time.
1557 Holism the idea that the whole thing is greater than its individual parts Since my doctor realized through holism that I needed a certain type of medicine, this drug would be beneficial to my whole body.
1558 Ineffable incapable of being expressed in words The model’s beauty is ineffable and has everyone tongue-tied.
1559 Mining digging deep holes in search of something valuable Coal mining is the only field that Earl knows as he spent his entire life digging in tunnels for black carbon.
1560 Therapy a treatment used to improve one’s physical or mental condition The patient is going to physical therapy to gain control of her knee movement again.
1561 Mosque a Muslim house of worship Since we don’t have a mosque in our town, the few Muslims in our community drive to a nearby city to worship.
1562 Carcinogen a substance or agent that can cause cancer The gas is known to be a lung carcinogen, which is why one should don a mask before coming in contact with it.
1563 Stocky sturdy and solid shape usually in humans or animals With a stocky frame, her blind date was rather short but it looked like he could bench press over 200 pounds.
1564 Skedaddle to flee or go away hastily When the tornado turned toward the storm chasers, they realized they had better skedaddle to a safer location.
1565 Ruthless without concern for others; cold-hearted The ruthless gang leader killed the new recruit for showing up late for a meeting.
1566 Superstitious showing faith in magic and chance The pitcher never washed his lucky game socks because he was superstitious.
1567 Embodiment an individual or thing that serves as a role model If you go from being homeless to living in a mansion, you are the embodiment of the American dream.
1568 Respond to reply or answer The defendant would be able to respond to the charges in court on Monday since that is when he would be brought in.
1569 Omnipresent able to be everywhere at one time The soccer coach described his star player as being omnipresent, all over the field at once.
1570 Line a group of people or items that are arranged in a row A line of people wanting to get into the concert hall was wrapped around the building.
1571 Sapid having a strong and savory taste The sapid steak was more appetizing than any other meat in the café.
1572 Shabbier looking older and more worn out than something else My dress was worn and tattered, but my sister’s gown was even shabbier than mine.
1573 Stationery fancy writing paper with matching envelopes Each piece of pink stationery held a matching pink envelope waiting to be written upon.
1574 Conception the birth of an idea or plan It was obvious from the conception of the fundraiser the event would not be profitable.
1575 Interrogative to be written in the form of a question Teenagers frequently despise when their parents confront them with interrogative statements and demanding answers.
1576 Colloquial casual and conversational language Because a job interview is such a serious event, one should not speak to the interviewer in a colloquial tone.
1577 Pleading asking for something that you want in a very emotional way Pleading for her husband not to leave, the distraught wife hoped begging would keep her family together.
1578 Birch a slender and smooth tree that has a wood covering that is usually white The woman picked a bundle of thin switches from the birch tree to create a broom.
1579 Perspicuity clearness that is easy to understand Lack of perspicuity made the mayor’s speech confusing and bewildering.
1580 Highfalutin conceited or arrogant After the woman discussed her potential case with the highfalutin lawyer, she deliberated whether the lawyer’s abilities were worth his high prices.
1581 Glide to slide across a surface smoothly As she began to glide on the ice, the skater moved with an air of gracefulness that was unmatched by others in the arena.
1582 Undisputed certain; definite The vote count was undisputed until several people came forward saying the machines had been rigged.
1583 Intonation the rise and fall in the pitch of a voice The rising intonation in the teenager’s voice at the end of each sentence makes it seem as if she is asking a question.
1584 Imitating copying someone else’s looks or behavior The parrot continued imitating his owner, mocking his owner and copying his thick Indian accent.
1585 Administer to supply or give out something The nurse will administer pain medicine every four hours.
1586 Posed pretended to be The crook posed as a police officer and was able to escape from jail by wearing the disguise.
1587 Stupidest the most senseless or unintelligent when compared to other things Because she didn’t understand math, Georgia’s low self-esteem made her feel like she was the stupidest kid in the class.
1588 Section part or segment of something larger Each section of the park has a map that shows you which segment of the square you are standing.
1589 Utterance spoken word; something that someone says Every utterance coming from the mouth of the accused thief made the king even more angry.
1590 Isolationist one who holds the political or social belief that it is best to separate oneself from the interest or activities of others The dictator held an isolationist outlook concerning European powers and tried to avoid interactions with England and France.
1591 Gerrymander to separate an entity like a region or state into political divisions so that one party has an unjust advantage The politician hoped to gerrymander the western states so his party could control electoral regions.
1592 Paradigm a typical example or model of something Handsome, intelligent, and kind, Trent is the paradigm of the perfect man.
1593 Freefall a decrease To prevent a freefall in sales, we’re offering record discounts to our customers.
1594 Vivify to arouse, stimulate or invigorate Exercise and eating healthy can really vivify someone into doing more activities in their day due to their increase in energy.
1595 Batch collection, group, or quantity of something made at one time The homemaker baked a batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies for her family.
1596 League an assembly of clubs, countries, or associations where the people come together for a certain reason The Cincinnati League of Small Business Owners converged on Saturday to discuss the problems with competing with the big-box stores.
1597 Look to stare shortly at something Since a big man stood in front of me during the football game, there was no way I could look at what was happening on the field.
1598 Extensively to a large degree Having toured the area extensively, the man felt that he had a lot of background knowledge on what was needed in Amsterdam.
1599 Balance remainder We put a deposit down on our vacation, with the remaining balance being due by June.
1600 Rematch a second game between two players or teams that have already played one another before The losing contestant demanded a rematch since he believed he was cheated of the win and wanted a second chance to prove himself.
1601 Godspeed good tidings or good news During the holidays, we send greeting cards wishing people Godspeed.
1602 Scatter to throw in various and often random directions The old woman sitting in the park would occasionally scatter birdseed around her to attract the fowl in the area.
1603 Congested crowded and blocked Moving through the congested city, the cars honked their horns loudly as pedestrians darted across the roadway.
1604 Replenishment the process by which something is restored or refreshed Just a few minutes after the hungry teens entered the party, replenishment of the snacks was necessary.
1605 Inconsequential not important or significant When you walk with your head down and eyes lowered, you come across as being inconsequential.
1606 Bumptious confident in an annoying manner While Rick is very intelligent, he would be more likable if he were not so bumptious about his educational background.
1607 Lacerate to tear or make deep cuts in (flesh or skin) Putting a knife to the clerk, the robber threatened to lacerate his neck if he didn’t give up the money.
1608 Emanating coming from The smoke emanating from the stove was a clear sign something was burning.
1609 Wane to gradually decrease in value or intensity When the investigators ran out of leads, the intensity of the murder investigation started to wane.
1610 Weal a welt or red mark left on the body after a blow A red weal is present just above the fighter’s swollen eye.
1611 Stuffy describing someone that is unwelcoming of new ideas or concepts My grandpa is a stuffy old man that thinks technology is useless and has no place in schools.
1612 Joyless without happiness The joyless child would not laugh or smile no matter what his friends tried to do, so they left him alone for the day.
1613 Derision Severe mocking and ridiculing of someone The kids erupted in derision when a handicapped man entered in the classroom.
1614 Heredity the inheritance of traits to children from their parents Because of my heredity, I have my mother’s red hair and my father’s green eyes.
1615 Pivot to turn or rotate on a fixed point During the recital, the ballerinas pivot on their tiptoes simultaneously to the speed of the music.
1616 Inapt not fitting or appropriate The woman’s inapt attempt to at a joke didn’t seem appropriate for the setting.
1617 Folly an action where wisdom is absent In the film, the elderly man’s folly was marrying a gold-digger who only wanted his money.
1618 Crude rudimentary, undefined or undeveloped I was not proud of my science project which was a crude representation of a planet.
1619 Gasbag someone who talks too much Tyler is a gasbag who will run his mouth for an hour straight if we let him.
1620 Prophylaxis preventive treatment of a disease A special medication was prescribed before overseas travel as a prophylaxis to prevent malaria.
1621 Renown the state of being widely known; acclaim Because the college’s medical students perform exceptionally well on the licensing exam, the school has earned much renown.
1622 Skim to go over something quickly Not having enough time to read all of the assigned chapters, I decided to skim through the pages and home for the best.
1623 Preeminent better than others Dr. Michaels is always winning awards because he is the preeminent medical researcher in the country.
1624 Definition the meaning of a word Before spelling the word, the spelling bee contestant asked for an explanation of the definition.
1625 Raptorial predatory; preying on others The raptorial bird flew over the field looking for a small rodent that it could devour.
1626 Parturition childbirth; the process of giving birth Breastfeeding can continue several years after parturition is complete and the baby is born.
1627 Scrap a left over piece of something that isn’t of any use Every small scrap of paper found on the floor is put into a recycling bin on the 4th floor.
1628 Jettison to eliminate something Keep the good memories in your heart and jettison the bad ones.
1629 Stodgy having old-fashioned beliefs and feelings The stodgy old man did not believe women should work outside of the home.
1630 Allee an alley in a garden or park that is bordered by trees or bushes Just as you exit the garden, an allee is formed by a double row of American holly trees.
1631 Pueblo a series of clay or stone homes of many stories built by Native Americans and organized into a settlement The beautiful burnt orange colors of the houses that made up the pueblo of the tribe dazzled tourists.
1632 Confirmation bias to verify your assumptions or ideas by finding information that supports it and refuting the other information that disagrees with it Salesmen often resort to confirmation bias by always stating the positive aspects of their product without even figuring out the cons of the product.
1633 Setback a reversal of progression The principal lost his job, creating a financial setback for a few months until he found another one.
1634 Unless used to show an exception Unless you turn in your homework, you will not pass this course.
1635 Fragment portion or segment of an object broken from something whole The satellite will fragment and burn up as it falls through the Earth’s atmosphere.
1636 Cook the act of preparing food for consumption I love to cook, and enjoy trying out new recipes and techniques.
1637 Feudal something that is ridiculously old fashioned or antique The notion of a patriarchal society because women are unfit to lead is considered outright feudal and old-fashioned.
1638 Quarter one of four equal parts With five minutes left on the clock, the defense performed much better than they did in the previous quarter.
1639 Customize to adapt something to fit the needs Since the standard cabinets would not fit into the new house, the company decided to customize the cabinets to fit into that space.
1640 Pillage to take by force, normally during a war or battle The general was a decent man and did not allow any of his soldiers to pillage items from towns they invaded.
1641 Tornado a storm involving a revolving cone-shaped cloud with very damaging winds Kansas declared a state of emergency due to the excessive damage caused by the tornado that came through their state.
1642 Coverage the handling or reporting of an issue by the media Because there wasn’t much news coverage of the issue, protestors began to riot in the streets.
1643 Blaze a fire that is burning intensely Last night firefighters worked tirelessly to control the blaze that consumed the old train station.
1644 Indecent offensive; crude The crazy old cook was charged with indecent exposure after pulling his pants down and peeing on a stop sign.
1645 Unrelated not connected to; not linked The two red-headed girls are unrelated but look as if they could be twins.
1646 Episode incident or action connected with a series of events One in three of us will experience a depressive episode at some time in our lives.
1647 Pithy using few words in a clever and effective way A popular speaker, Janet was known for her pithy sayings.
1648 Academically related to education and school Because he did well academically in high school, the honors student was accepted to several different colleges.
1649 Event an occasion or happening taking place that may be important The Special Olympics is an event for disabled athletes where each year they come together to compete in sporting games.
1650 Claim to make a questionable statement about something Scientists claim that a giant asteroid hit the Earth and destroyed the dinosaurs, triggering the Ice Age.
1651 Niece the daughter of one’s sister or brother My brother and sister-in-law want to have a boy, but I am secretly hoping for a niece.
1652 Defuse to remove or reduce the danger/tension of a situation In an effort to defuse the situation, the husband walked away from the argument with his wife.
1653 Poll a survey of people’s opinions or choices regarding a certain subject. The United States uses a poll to determine which politicians their citizens vote for.
1654 Provincial unsophisticated, not polished Even though James had travelled all over the world, he still wore clothing which was quite provincial and outdated.
1655 Well satisfactory; good If I do well enough on my test, I won’t have to go to school tomorrow.
1656 Dejected depressed; miserable I felt dejected after losing my job.
1657 Substation a passthrough where electricity strength is changed before it goes to homes/businesses At the substation, electrical current was converted from high voltage to a much lower voltage.
1658 Arrhythmic having an irregular beat or pace After diagnosing the patient with an arrhythmic heartbeat, the doctor knew he needed to prescribe medication to get the beat back into a steady rhythm.
1659 Beholden owing something in return for service or help Stan refused to accept a college loan because he didn’t want to feel beholden to anyone.
1660 Forefront the leading position or edge Allan’s mother was ecstatic when he told her he was in the forefront to become the lead in the play.
1661 Entitled to give an individual rights or privileges The rich girl thought she was entitled to break the law without consequences.
1662 Sincerely in a manner that sounds truthful or genuine Because the doctor spoke sincerely, I really believed he cared about my health.
1663 Blackmail to extort money from another by means of intimidation to not release damaging information The strange man tried to blackmail the clerk into helping him draw the money, but he failed.
1664 Posh sophisticated and luxurious Her posh bag was expensive, but the style and fabric made the sophisticated purse worth it.
1665 Penetrate to blend into a group or organization or to gain entry A bullet can easily penetrate your skin.
1666 Autopsy dissection of a body after death that is conducted to determine how the person died An autopsy of the deceased was performed against the family’s wishes since neglect was suspected.
1667 Clown a comedic circus entertainer that usually dresses up in a silly costume with a red nose and big shoes The circus clown made the children laugh as he juggled bottles while singing a silly song.
1668 Character a role/person in a movie, play, or novel The actor tried to get into character by researching medieval times and learning more about how men behaved during that period.
1669 Howitzer a smaller tank with many tires and a long barreled angled gun protruding out usually used in battle As the battle ensued, a howitzer crawled by pointing its deadly artillery in the direction of the enemy in order to completely annihilate the snipers in the house.
1670 Understate to make something seem less important than it is You should not understate the importance of mathematics to someone that wants to be an engineer.
1671 Repent to feel or express remorse for one’s wrong actions Taylor’s husband continues to repent for cheating in the past, but she isn’t sure that his apologies are sincere.
1672 Incinerate destroy by burning If an atom bomb was dropped over Manhattan, the whole city would incinerate in a flash.
1673 Boomerang (of a plan) to backfire or reverse with negative consequences Freda warned her husband that his shady business deals could boomerang back and cost him a lot of money.
1674 Largescale extensive and wide-reaching A large-scale search for the missing toddler covered hundreds of miles with no luck.
1675 Respected admired because of positive qualities or achievements Because he was such a respected member of society, people came from all around to say goodbye to the revered celebrity.
1676 Irrevocable unable to be changed or reversed Even though you are unhappy with your inheritance, the will is irrevocable and cannot be changed.
1677 Swarthiness of a dark color or complexion Dark-eyed and brown-haired, Jordan gets her swarthiness from her mother who also had chestnut irises and locks.
1678 Wretched incredibly miserable The migraine made Cathy feel wretched.
1679 Morale the enthusiasm a person or group has about their duties Since the soldiers have not seen their families in a long time, their morale is at an all-time low.
1680 Obsolete no longer of use Many people believe the Internet has made the postal service obsolete.
1681 Heighten to raise something or make it higher (to lift) The short model uses really tall heels to heighten herself for the runway.
1682 Patiently in a tolerant and good natured way After spending three hours in the doctor’s waiting room, the woman still waited patiently for her appointment.
1683 Diaspora the spreading of people from their original homeland to other countries After fleeing the Middle East, a large Muslim diaspora moved to Europe.
1684 Obey to act in accordance with the rules or someone’s wishes Billy was a model student to his teachers because he would actively participate in class and obey all the rules.
1685 Barbarism cruelty and savagery Without regard for human life, Hitler’s barbarism could be seen in the countless torturous tactics he used to annihilate an entire race.
1686 Storm an outbreak of weather in which thunder, lightning and rain usually occur Since the soccer game was called off due to an oncoming storm, the players decided to head back home.
1687 Meanwhile at the same time Rachel was at home taking care of her children; meanwhile, her husband was running around the city.
1688 Bored having nothing of interest to do Because he was so bored and had nothing to do, Jeff ended up falling asleep on the couch.
1689 Hapless having no luck; unfortunate When Jason lost his wife and job on the same day, he knew he was a hapless soul.
1690 Crackling a series of short, sharp popping sounds The sharp crackling of the fire is the only sound that could be heard in the quiet forest
1691 Seize to gain through forcible means If you do not watch the dog, he will try and seize the toddler’s lollipop.
1692 Tempter someone or something that lures or entices As the strange car pulled up next to the little girl, the tempter tried to get her into the car with some yummy candy.
1693 Theism beliefs in god or gods Because of theism, I went to church and prayed to a divine being.
1694 Sententious using few words, often in a preachy manner Because the minister was in a hurry to get home to watch the football game, he gave a sententious sermon about the importance of valuing time.
1695 Quintessential a model example of a specific quality The critics love the director’s latest film and consider it to be the quintessential horror movie.
1696 Visibility the ability to see or be seen Because of visibility issues, the teen needs glasses before he can start to drive.
1697 Radiation energy spread or radiated through waves, particles, or rays Although the explosion was contained inside of the plant, the chemical radiation can still spread within a thirty-mile radius.
1698 Litigant someone engaged in a lawsuit A plaintiff is a litigant as is the defendant because they both are involved in a lawsuit.
1699 Pantomime the act of using gestures or movements instead of words to convey a message After being given a word related to birds, the performer acted out a pantomime in which he ran around the room flapping his arms.
1700 Finesse skillful handling of a situation The chess champion played the game with a finesse that allowed him to easily beat all the other players.
1701 Float to stay atop of water in a resting or moving way Once the sink was filled with water, the soap would float across from one side to the other.
1702 Formulate to create, produce, or prepare something carefully It is difficult to formulate an effective plan under pressure.
1703 All-around versatile; able to do many things Aaron is an all-around athlete who shines in many different sporting events.
1704 Elusive difficult to find, catch, or achieve The police are finding it difficult to catch the elusive bank robber.
1705 Wedge to cram force something into a narrow space If you wedge the rock in between the door and the frame, it will stay open until you come back.
1706 Representation a person or group that speaks or makes decisions on your behalf My parents were my representation of support at my marriage ceremony.
1707 Talisman a charm worn or kept to bring good fortune and ward off evil; lucky charm The gambler would not play a single game unless his talisman was in his shirt pocket.
1708 Fury intense anger or rage With all of its fury, the volcano erupted over the mountainside and covered all life with its ferocity.
1709 Hertz unit of frequency While undergoing a hearing test, the nurse played different sounds with a variety of hertz to determine how well the student could hear
1710 Stupefaction the state of being stunned or dazed in a stupor The citizens seem to be overcome with national stupefaction as more and more people become shocked by what they are seeing take place.
1711 Hectic quite busy with goings-on and uncertainty Since I have a lot to do this week, my schedule is going to be very hectic.
1712 Disfigure to spoil or mutilate the appearance of something The car accident did disfigure the driver’s face since she went head first through the windshield.
1713 Arabesque a graceful, Arabian design usually seen in metal, ceramic, or stone that resembles vines and leaves Arabesque gates with curving iron doors guarded the entrance into the garden.
1714 Ribald offensive or vulgar humor The comic’s sexual jokes were too ribald for my religious mother.
1715 Noel Christmas, primarily as a refrain in carols and on Christmas cards Grandmother told the children the story of the first Noel, explaining how Christmas came to be.
1716 Desalination process of removing salt from sea water in order to make drinking water The scientists were working on the desalination of the ocean water.
1717 Assemblage an assembly or collection An assemblage of rust-colored antiques lined the tables of the thrift store.
1718 Plight a dire or unfortunate situation Because he was homeless and penniless, Jason’s plight was a miserable one.
1719 Bleeding losing blood from inside the body The doctor couldn’t stop the gunshot victim from bleeding, and the man eventually died from blood loss.
1720 Cheerleader a very enthusiastic or vocal supporter Micaiah is essentially a cheerleader for animal rights, always present at any rally and protesting animal cruelty in any form.
1721 Scattered spread out in a wide area The ants were scattered across the ground when a baseball accidentally smashed into their hill like a giant meteor.
1722 Waved instructed to move in a certain direction The soldier waved the visitor past the checkpoint after confirming that their papers were legitimate.
1723 Skinny extremely thin Sauntering down the runway, the skinny model appeared rail thin.
1724 Healing restoring back to a previous more healthful state Ever since the man stopped using drugs, the healing process began where his body and energy were becoming stronger.
1725 Troupe a group of entertainers that tour around with their performance The acting troupe travels from city to city, putting on at least two plays every time they stop on their tour.
1726 Wraith ghost of a known person who recently died After Uncle Benny passed away in the car accident, I awoke frightened to see his wraith floating in the doorway.
1727 Canonize to regard something as being of utmost importance or significance In religion, people tend to canonize the words of their most significant religious figure, holding them as holy and indisputable.
1728 Cajole persuade someone to do something; convince with gentle pleading; sweet-talk Using dry tuna, I was able to cajole the kitten out of the corner.
1729 Ideal perfect; model The ideal environment for the polar bear is somewhere with cold temperatures and plentiful amounts of ice.
1730 Communicative ready to talk and share information The suspect the police arrested was very communicative, ready to answer all of their questions to avoid getting in more trouble.
1731 Inhabited lived in or occupied a place The tribe had inhabited the area for hundreds of years before settlers from other countries came to take the land.
1732 Stuff vague objects Judy put all of the stuff that she didn’t need any more outside for her garage sale tomorrow.
1733 Biography a person’s life story as told by another person It took me years to shape the president’s life story into an engaging biography.
1734 Divest to deprive of or strip away The jury must divest itself from all personal feelings and emotions when weighing the motives of the witnesses.
1735 Thousand a number equal to ten hundreds Since the jacket cost a thousand dollars, I had to take really good care of it due to its expensive price.
1736 Callous showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others The callous doctor had no problem telling the overweight man he was fat and lazy.
1737 Pertinent relevant to a particular matter To ensure a prompt reply, please include all pertinent details in your email.
1738 Designate appointed; chosen We made sure to designate a sober driver, because we knew that by the end of the night everyone would be stone drunk.
1739 Wee very small; a little Although he is just a wee little lad, the small boy is strong for his age.
1740 Conveniently in a way that is useful/fits well Tags are conveniently placed on each item so that shoppers will know how much they cost.
1741 Sacrosanct too important or respected to be criticized or changed The award-winning filmmaker felt his movies were too sacrosanct to be criticized by the media.
1742 Airing to make known by announcing or directly presenting Most people would be embarrassed after the airing of their “dirty laundry” because no one wants people to know their shameful private business.
1743 Farouche wildly fierce while remaining unapproachable by others The farouche canine growled and snarled as he backed away from those trying to capture it.
1744 Behoove in an individual’s interest It would behoove my husband to take his medication as his doctor instructed.
1745 Frequency the amount of times something takes place in a certain period of time Due to the increase in the frequency of his sneezing, the man knew he was probably getting a cold since most people don’t sneeze that many times naturally in the span of a few minutes.
1746 Usually normally; typically The woman usually cooks at home to save money, but tonight has decided to splurge on takeout.
1747 Caution acting carefully to avoid danger or mistakes We must proceed with caution if we do not want to get caught by the guards, so move quickly and quietly.
1748 Flash in the pan something that happened only once or for a short time and was not repeated The one-hit-wonder’s music career was as short as a flash in the pan.
1749 Wield To control an item with competence, in particularly a tool or weapon Do you wish you could wield a sword like a valiant knight?
1750 Waiter a man whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant The waiter filled the patrons’ water glasses with his pitcher and prepared to take their dinner order on his notepad.
1751 Deformity a distorted or misshapen part A terrible car accident caused the girl’s deformity to make everyone who saw her cower in shock.
1752 Outreach to offer or give aid or service When the police officer gave his new shoes to a homeless man, this outreach of sympathy was appreciated by the man.
1753 Stick-in-the-mud a person who is too serious and refuses to take part in anything fun Quite the prude, Ladonna is a stick-in-the-mud who hates to see anyone having a good time.
1754 Wobbly unsteady; shaky The bike has a wobbly wheel that keeps the little girl from being able to ride it in a straight line.
1755 Prosody rhyme and sound patterns used in poetry The main elements of linguistic prosody in poetry are intonation, rhyme, and stress.
1756 Elevate to increase in distance “Elevate your legs so the blood won’t flow as fast to your injured foot,” the coach yelled to his injured player.
1757 Place to put something in a particular position Trish asked her maid to place the new vase of flowers in the center of the desk.
1758 Stumble a fall or trip; to lose one’s balance She tripped on a toy and began to stumble down the stairs.
1759 Likewise in a related way In time, the nightmares will go away, and likewise, I will no longer remember the accident.
1760 Arson illegally setting something on fire Fire investigators suspected arson when they couldn’t find an electrical source for the fire.
1761 Strife struggle or conflict The strife between the two brothers started when they fell in love with the same girl.
1762 Pneumatic applying air pressure to labor or move I wear a pneumatic boot that uses air to cushion my injuries.
1763 Week a period of seven days, starting with Sunday and ending on Saturday The candle is only good for a week and must be replaced on the seventh day.
1764 Proponent an individual who supports a cause Because April loves animals, she is a fierce proponent of the animal rights movement.
1765 Infinite an amount that is so endless it’s impossible to calculate Because there are an infinite amount of stars in the sky, it would be impossible to count each one.
1766 Flow a constant movement of something After nicking my finger with a knife while slicing vegetables, the flow of blood took a while before stopping.
1767 Flagitious to act in an evil way Every student would avoid walking near the flagitious bully due to his abusive words and violent actions.
1768 Unilateral performed only by one side Since the legislators were slow to act on the issue, the president used his executive powers to make a unilateral solution.
1769 Stupidity foolishness or silliness The stupidity of someone drinking and driving is unfortunately revealed through fatal car crashes every year.
1770 Prescript a rule or regulation of conduct Because the prescript is in the Bible, followers of the faith refuse to break the law.
1771 Buffeted afflicted/harmed over and over for a long period of time The football team was buffeted over the season, being beaten by every single team they played.
1772 Shake a leg a phrase used to tell someone to start or do something in a hurry Grandma told the boys to ‘shake a leg’ and encouraged them to get a jumpstart on their chores.
1773 Alien different from the norm or what is considered to be acceptable Everyone in the room disbelieved the man’s story about being abducted by an alien from another planet.
1774 Hinterland the beyond a major town or port As the sun set, animals moved away from the coast and into the distant hinterland.
1775 Reactionary against change My grandmother is described as reactionary because she refuses to use modern technologies like microwaves and mobile phones.
1776 Justified right; correct The judge found that the homeowner was justified in shooting the robber who broke into his home.
1777 Vector a line that usually veers and can be the result of force Military aviators study the vector between their aircraft and the enemy in order to calculate how to intercept.
1778 Shyly doing something in a timid or bashful way Unable to get over her bashfulness, the wallflower shyly watched the others dance.
1779 Chronometer an instrument designed to keep time with great accuracy, especially when at sea The chronometer was designed to help sailors more accurately determine longitude.
1780 Reverie a mental break from reality; a daydream I was angry when my children interrupted my reverie about my mansion and household servants.
1781 Rattle off to say or recite something quickly and with ease A trivia nerd at heart, my brother can rattle off random facts about any subject at the drop of a hat.
1782 Unappealing not inviting; not attractive The disgusted homeowners quickly repainted the unappealing lime green walls and pulled up the ugly blue carpet.
1783 Ripple a small wave We watched the ripple effect as we dropped stones from the bridge above to the water below.
1784 Anoint to apply oil to someone as part of a religious ceremony Using holy oil, the pastor placed his hands on the woman’s head in order to anoint her.
1785 Owed designated as repayment for a loan, favor, etc Because he had bailed me out of prison a few years ago, I owed Ben a massive favor that he could call in any time.
1786 Voluntarily willingly or of your own free will Mom was happy that I voluntarily cleaned my room instead of her having to tell me to do so.
1787 Senescent growing old, aging Our senescent dog is almost fifteen years old and is starting to suffer in his old age.
1788 Whitespace the area of space on a piece of paper that doesn’t have pictures or words printed on it Only half of the essay paper was covered, but the student couldn’t think of anything else to put into the whitespace.
1789 Summed found the combined amount of two amounts by adding them together Using all the evidence, the detectives summed up the scenario and solved the cold case.
1790 Lien a claim to the possession of another until a debt is settled The bank has a lien on the truck until the buyer fulfills his financial obligations.
1791 Pleased feeling or showing satisfaction My father was obviously pleased with the amount of progress I had made regarding my grades, which had started out rather poorly this year.
1792 Classification a group of things or people that are grouped together because of what they have in common Because our school is grouped in a larger classification, our football team doesn’t play smaller neighboring schools.
1793 Anomaly something unusual or unexpected In order to find the anomaly, scientists had to repeat the experiment over a hundred times.
1794 Fandango something foolish or useless The financial fandango taught the accountant a tough lesson about foolish spending.
1795 Ergo consequently or therefore I am allergic to shellfish; ergo, I will not be trying Pam’s shrimp pasta dish.
1796 Gabble rapid and generally unintelligible speech The man’s hastily spoken words came out as little more than a gabble to the ears of both me and my spouse.
1797 Sincere genuine; meaning what one says or does; honest The judge agreed to lighten Howie’s sentence, if he made a sincere effort to improve his behavior.
1798 Undercurrent a current of water moving below the surface Although the river appears calm on top, a strong undercurrent under the water’s surface can drown even the most skilled swimmer.
1799 Loco crazy; mentally unstable Loco Linda earned her nickname when she took a baseball bat to her cheating husband’s brand new sports car.
1800 Literally in an exact manner After falling in the lake, I was literally smelling like a fish.
1801 Vital essential for something Peanut butter is a vital ingredient in the recipe for peanut butter cookies.
1802 Mastership control or command The author’s mastership of words helped her craft beautiful poetry that was both stylish and thought-provoking.
1803 Chauvinist someone who displays extreme or aggressive support for something Some people consider my sister to be a chauvinist when it comes to feminism, as she gets both angry and irritated when someone opposes her point of view.
1804 Jostle to compete or struggle for something As soon as the coach makes the announcement, the football players will start to jostle for the position of team captain.
1805 Artisan skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand She considered herself to be an artisan, since most of her design work was crafted by hand.
1806 Uptight overly tense and anxious Because she is so uptight, Liz spends most of her days worrying about things that can’t be fixed.
1807 Scene the location or site where something occurs Right after the accident, police arrived on the scene to help the crash victims.
1808 Wildcard someone or something that causes uncertainty because there is no way to determine their behavior or influence beforehand The new player is thought of as a wildcard since there is no way to know if he will make enough shots to lead his team to victory.
1809 Unconnected not joined or linked to anything Because the television cord was unconnected to the power source, the unplugged TV wouldn’t turn on.
1810 Tyro a beginner Julie is a good violinist, but at 13, she is a tyro and still has a lot to learn.
1811 Remand to send someone accused of committing a crime into custody or bail until their next hearing The judge agreed to remand the convicted felon into custody until his sentencing hearing.
1812 Quaint appearing old-fashioned in an appealing way My grandmother’s quaint home is filled with knick-knacks from her childhood.
1813 Macroeconomics a division in economics which focuses on the larger aspects of economics of money comparing it to the entire nation or world When the state’s government analyzes their budget, they use macroeconomics to determine how their budget will influence the country’s budget.
1814 Vestige the last small part of something that existed before The shameless killer did not show a vestige of emotion when the judge sentenced him to death.
1815 Miscellaneous consisting of many different kinds of things that might not go together As a collector, he would sometimes buy a miscellaneous assortment of pennies hoping to find one worthy money.
1816 Lacking inadequate or insufficient Your bright orange and pink attire shows that your taste is clearly lacking, unless you are purposefully trying to be so garish.
1817 Atoll a ring-shaped island formed by a coral reef encircling a lagoon Scientists are exploring the atoll and taking samples of marine life found within the ring-shaped coral trove.
1818 Anabolism a process in which complex molecules are formed from simpler one that becomes building blocks Because it is part of the metabolomic process, anabolism molecule formation affects body weight.
1819 Bribery the acceptance of money so the person will not reveal or expose shady information or behavior about someone Bribery took place when the political candidate offered to pay $10,000 a month so the man would not disclose the candidate’s crime to the public.
1820 Pandemonium chaos and utter craziness Even though the teacher had instructed the children to be on their best behavior, pandemonium broke loose the minute Santa Claus walked through the door.
1821 Alliance an association between parties or states with similar interests We formed a neighborhood alliance to plan events in our community.
1822 Pulley a simple machine designed to lift something very heavy To raise a flag on a pole, the use of a pulley is mandatory in order to move the flag up and down.
1823 Unveiled revealed or showed something Eli Whitney unveiled a special machine to the crowd that would change the way that cotton was processed.
1824 Antemeridian in the morning or before noon The antemeridian brunch was held before noon so that more people could attend.
1825 Ransacking to search through something hurriedly or carelessly Ransacking the place, the burglars threw everything around as they tried to steal all the valuables from the home.
1826 Interdiction an official order stopping a person or group from doing a specific task For safety reasons, the city issued an interdiction which prohibits minors from being outside after 10 pm.
1827 Misled tricked; deceived By giving false statements to the police, the informant misled people into thinking an innocent man had killed someone.
1828 Presumably by a sensible guess; probably Presumably, Heath will join his wife at the hospital for the birth of their daughter.
1829 Togetherness the act of being together with or near others Because it is so cold where they live, penguins like to practice togetherness, huddling up in groups to conserve warmth and protect each other.
1830 Obstinacy the quality of refusing to be reasonable and change your behavior, plans, or ideas; stubborness Although the detectives grilled the witness for hours, his obstinacy in sticking to his story finally convinced them that he was telling the truth.
1831 Conform to fit in with standard practices or behaviors Even though Jim was only a teenager, his desire to conform led him to drink beer with his friends.
1832 Comically in a funny or joking way The class clown would answer questions comically usually by explaining a situation that could never happen.
1833 Runaway a person or thing that has run away from a place or situation Before leaving his parents house in the middle of the night, the runaway boy packed a bag and wrote a goodbye note.
1834 Reinstate restore; bring back My insurance will reinstate my policy once I’m fully paid up.
1835 Inoculate to treat a person with a vaccine to prevent disease Before doctors were able to inoculate people with a polio vaccine, many people died from the disease.
1836 Governed ruled over The mayor has governed this city for over twenty years, but a new leader will be stepping in soon.
1837 Puffy bloated and bulging Everyone could tell that I had been crying because my puffy eyes had bags under them.
1838 Bunting a stiff material used to make flags Today factories use bunting to make the Stars and Stripes that you see waving in the breeze.
1839 Intricacy the condition of being complex or extremely detailed The autistic boy found it easy to grasp the intricacy of the thousand-piece puzzle.
1840 Colonialism the instance of one country dominating another territory and its citizens England’s colonialism of the new world was brought to an end by the American revolution.
1841 Supported assisted; helped A back brace supported the man’s spine so that it wouldn’t hurt when he had to sit up for a long time.
1842 Awfully terribly; in a very bad way The tea was awfully sweet and left a terrible after taste after being ingested.
1843 Hearse a vehicle that transports a coffin to a funeral A black hearse awaited the casket after the funeral closing.
1844 Onward progressing ahead “Onward, men we go!” shouted the army sergeant to his troops noticing the enemy in the near distance.
1845 Security a private police force that is put in charge of guarding a person or a place Armed security was hired to stop robbers from holding up the bank.
1846 Volunteer to donate time or energy to a cause usually charitable The students volunteer at the annual beach clean up.
1847 Cornerstone a key part of something Keith’s belief in Christ is the cornerstone of all his successful relationships.
1848 Exterminate to destroy completely Needing help to exterminate the bugs, the pest control worker ordered specialized repellant.
1849 Bravery courage; coldness Demonstrating bravery and courage, the private prepared to engage in battle with the enemy.
1850 Answer to give a response The student raised his hand to answer the question, but the teacher called on someone else.
1851 Abandonment the action or fact of leaving someone or something, usually forever Because she was so afraid of abandonment, the toddler clung to her mother’s leg every time she had to leave for work.
1852 Regarding concerning; involving The lawyer sent a letter to the court regarding the case and asked that the client’s next hearing be reset.
1853 Sedative an agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep She was so upset at the loss of her husband, that the doctor gave her a sedative to calm her.
1854 Obfuscate to deliberately make something confusing or difficult to understand The loan contract was filled with legal words meant to obfuscate trusting borrowers.
1855 Resisting standing firm; refusing to accept or go along with something The woman was charged with resisting arrest after she refused to allow the police officer to handcuff her or place her in the cop car.
1856 Allowed let or permitted someone to do something The professor allowed her son to turn his essay in one day late but took points off.
1857 Ensign a flag or standard, especially a military or naval one indicating nationality The American ensign is decorated with 50 stars for each state and 13 stripes that represent the first colonies.
1858 Cinder a small, glowing piece of partly burnt coal or wood One glowing cinder was all that remained of the once burning fire.
1859 Hatchling an infant animal that has recently hatched from an egg The baby snake has just hatched from its egg, but unfortunately its mother has no intention of caring for the hatchling.
1860 Enclose to completely cover or close something off from outside sources Ancient Egyptians liked to enclose their dead in elaborate tombs.
1861 Zag make a sharp change of direction The slanting skiers continued to zig and zag across the course until they reached the end of the slope.
1862 Stoop to reach a new low Tim swore he wouldn’t stoop to his brother’s level and refused to argue even when provoked.
1863 Back-and-forth moving first in one direction and then in another The back-and-forth movement of the ship caused those onboard to become seasick.
1864 Lurch to move around in a sneaky manner The cat will lurch around the corner to spy on the sleeping dog.
1865 Sentence a declaration of punishment I hereby sentence this criminal to ten years in prison.
1866 Mischief playful wrongdoing or troublemaking The teacher would not put up with any more mischief, which is why he started assigning detentions.
1867 Congruence being in harmony with something else in such a way that it fits together perfectly Because he doesn’t act in congruence with what he says, the lying husband disappoints his wife on a daily basis.
1868 Confines boundaries or limits of a space It did not take the dog long to escape the confines of the backyard.
1869 Resentment anger or bitterness related to something that happened in the past After several years of dealing with her husband’s cheating, bitterness and resentment had built up in the wife’s heart.
1870 Dissolve for a solid to break down and become part of a liquid The candy continued to dissolve inside the hot tea and was fully melted within a few minutes.
1871 Encore a brief extra performance, done after the main performance is complete After the first encore , the crowd made it obviously clear they wanted more.
1872 Sisyphean describing something that appears or actually is endless We hired a dozen extra workers to help us with the Sisyphean task of moving out of our sixteen-bedroom mansion.
1873 Needless not essential or wanted Usually, the child spoke needless words simply because he was used to babbling all day about random things.
1874 Unbefitting not suitable or compatible The tacky looking dress was unbefitting for a royal duchess.
1875 Annual happening once a year We worried that our state would impose water rationing because of how little annual rainfall we had received this year.
1876 Outrageous shockingly distasteful or terrible My stern mother does not tolerate outrageous behavior at the dinner table.
1877 Elemental fundamental; essential An elemental requirement for the program is a 3.0 GPA.
1878 Primary source is an artifact, a document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, a recording, or any other source of information that was created at the time under study The student struggled to find a primary source for his research paper because nearly everything from the region had been destroyed during the war.
1879 Off-key not in accordance with what is expected in a situation The class was supposed to be singing in deep voices, but for some reason Torrence was off-key, singing in as high a voice as he could.
1880 Lunatic someone afflicted with lunacy; a crazy person The man was considered a lunatic because he was talking to a tree as though it were a real person.
1881 Employed provided a job that paid wages The doctor has been employed by the hospital for several years but has decided to leave her position and open her own clinic.
1882 Parallelism using elements in writing sentences that are grammatically similar or symmetrical Parallelism in writing requires you to say ‘I like skiing, swimming, and dancing” instead of “I like skiing, to swim, and some dances.”
1883 Wheel a circular object that revolves around a bar and axle and is usually used for movement of some kind To move the car towards the barn, the driver must turn the wheel towards the left.
1884 Optimist one who always has a positive outlook As an optimist, I always believe tomorrow will be better than today.
1885 Gargoyle an unusual and unpleasant-looking animal or human shape that protrudes from a building’s roof Many children are frightened by the stone gargoyle that sits on top of the roof of the building.
1886 Lithological related to the study of rocks The geologist accepted a lithological position that put him in charge of screening the rocks found at the dig site.
1887 Detonate to ignite or blow up When the terrorists began to detonate each bomb, many people heard the loud noise and ran for their lives.
1888 Stooge a person who serves someone else by doing menial tasks Tired of being his father’s stooge, the desk clerk decided to leave the family business in search of a more meaningful position.
1889 Flatus gas in the intestines that is caused by swallowing air or bacterial fermentation The children laughed and yelled ‘fart’ when the teacher passed flatus during class.
1890 Devolve to delegate a duty or responsibility to someone else Although the king is in charge of ruling the monarchy, he decided to devolve some of the decision making to his younger brothers.
1891 Minimalist simple; plain The old-timer preferred to keep a minimalist phone that had all the necessary functions without the extra bells and whistles.
1892 Shiftless having a shortage of ambition; lazy The shiftless man spent most of his day sleeping on the couch.
1893 Heliotrope a small flowering plant that is purple and fragrant The fragrance of the lilac heliotrope is known to have calming effects on those who have the plant in their home.
1894 Reproduction the copying or duplication of something Reproduction or copying of the book for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.
1895 Myth a widely held belief that is actually untrue The myth that holding your laptop in your lap will make you sterile is a product of media sensationalism.
1896 Dowager a widow that owns a property that belonged to her husband As a dowager, Ms. Lewall now owns everything that belonged to her husband before he died.
1897 Unused something new that has not been used before Please place any unused towels back on the rack for the next customer.
1898 Creek a small body of running water They headed down to the creek to skip rocks.
1899 Acquitted found innocent of a charge or accusation Even though the judge believed the defendant was guilty, he could say nothing when the jury acquitted the man of all charges.
1900 Foregoing declining; waiving Foregoing his right to speak to an attorney, the suspect agreed to speak with detectives.
1901 Taunt using insults to try and trigger a response Before the match, the boxers made a point to taunt each other.
1902 Liege an individual who is loyal to a person of rank, usually related to the Medieval time period The liege was willing to give his life for his king.
1903 Roar a loud, deep sound, like that which comes from a lion Letting out a deep roar, the lion’s loud grumble scared away all of the animals in earshot.
1904 Invaded entered into an area in an attempt to occupy or conquer it An army of ants invaded our picnic, covering our blanket and basket full of food.
1905 Bespeak suggest; indicate Thousands of homeless old-timers in the city might bespeak a larger scale problem with our national veteran services.
1906 Parachute a device made of fabric canopy that is used to slow the descent of a person or object falling through the air The automatic parachute opener functioned properly, allowing the man to safely descend to the ground.
1907 Occurred happened; took place Several earthquakes have occurred near the mountain, causing shaking and a landslide.
1908 Performance an activity that a person or group does The baseball player’s performance was a lot better this game than the last time he played.
1909 Stiff-necked pridefully stubborn and inflexible Known as a stickler in the business world, the stiff-necked banker is inflexible when it comes to lending policies.
1910 Distraught so upset that one cannot behave normally When my father died, I was so distraught I dropped out of school.
1911 Antitrust a law against trusts and monopolies, designed to promote competition in business Antitrust laws are in place to prevent companies from having a monopoly on any good or service.
1912 Crime act violating the law When the judge gives a light sentence for muggers the crime is usually repeated.
1913 Contrary something that is opposite from what is believed to be true Contrary to what my wife has told the judge, I have never been unfaithful to her.
1914 Imperative essential If you’re serious about getting healthy, it’s imperative that you follow a healthy lifestyle, make the right food choices, and exercise regularly.
1915 Sneaky behaving in a sly or secretive manner The sneaky teenager quietly snuck out her bedroom window while her parents slept.
1916 Groom a man who is getting married Smiling at the altar, the groom looked down the aisle at his bride-to-be standing at her father’s side.
1917 Perpendicular precisely upright or vertical at a ninety-degree angle The cross is made of two wooden boards with one of them placed in a perpendicular position over the other one.
1918 Kegger a party at which beer is served out of kegs Rocky attended a late-night kegger that had more types of beer than he even knew existed.
1919 Lasting enduring over a period of time Meg thought her marriage would be a lasting relationship, but it ended just as quickly as it began.
1920 Mores customs and traditions of community Social mores of the area insisted that men and women who are courting not spend time alone before marriage.
1921 Diversify to make something less uniform by adding different things to it Many producers attempt to diversify their films by casting actors of many different nationalities in them.
1922 Futz to waste time or idly deal with a task The student knew that she should focus on her studies but decided to futz around for most of the afternoon.
1923 Organic originating from living material The bakery features Italian baked goods made from purely organic, sustainable ingredients.
1924 Unscathed untouched or not damaged Despite the vase’s tumble from the shelf, it is unscathed.
1925 Scarlet a bright red color Because she loves the color red, Tammy wears a scarlet dress to every event she attends.
1926 Defraud to swindle or cheat someone out of money One way to defraud the government is by taking and cashing social security checks issued to people who died long ago.
1927 Centripetal moving towards the center The centripetal star is slowly accelerating towards the middle of its solar system.
1928 Wrongdoer a person who does something wrong or against the law The wrongdoer faced the judge and begged for a lesser sentence for his crimes.
1929 Sign to write or inscribe something To buy the home, the couple had to sign their names in pen on several pieces of paper.
1930 Trough a long and narrow open container used to feed animals The trough has been filled with hay, so the horses can walk up and eat whenever they want.
1931 Internal conflict a struggle within the mind that results from having two opposing desires Wanting to get a divorce created an internal conflict for Dave since he also didn’t want to hurt his wife.
1932 Meaningful having a serious, important, or useful quality or purpose Whenever she tried to have a meaningful conversation with her boyfriend, he always changed the subject to a new cat video or trending meme.
1933 Nonsectarian not associated with any particular group or religion Because Ellen and Joey are not members of a church, they had a nonsectarian wedding at city hall.
1934 Conscience the feeling that lets you know if you have done something wrong Jim does not throw away leftovers because his conscience never lets him forget about the people who are starving somewhere.
1935 Parked indicating a vehicle that has been halted, generally for some time With little reason to leave the house, my car has been parked in the driveway for over a week.
1936 Mephitic Bad-smelling; having a foul odor especially of gas or vapor The car’s mephitic fumes choked up the passengers in a nearby sedan.
1937 Imprison to confine or to hold someone in an actual prison Because the male student was a puny dork, bullies would often imprison him in a gym locker.
1938 Excavation the action of digging up and uncovering an archaeological site After discovering a single relic in the desert sands, a massive excavation was set up to dig up whatever else may have been there.
1939 Pierce (Of a sharp object) to penetrate or puncture something As I stepped on the broken glass, I felt something sharp pierce my skin.
1940 Malignity an occurrence of hateful behavior or temperament Spitting on someone is one of the worst types of malignity a person can inflict upon another person.
1941 Petrified extremely afraid Ashley is petrified of flying which is why she plans on travelling by bus to Houston for her nephew’s wedding.
1942 Burglary illegal entry into a building or vehicle with the intention of stealing Because he had been convicted of burglary before, Nick was the prime suspect in this hotel break-in.
1943 Borrowed used something that is someone else’s and then gave it back Lindsey borrowed her brother’s cell phone charger but can’t return it because she lost it in her room.
1944 Mitochondria an organelle found inside a cell that produces energy As the powerhouse of animal cells, mitochondria are responsible for making energy-packed proteins.
1945 Screw to fasten or tighten something in place by turning it The homeowner tried to screw in a lightbulb by turning it several times clockwise.
1946 Sober sober means solemn, serious, and sensitive After the scary accident, I was puzzled by the driver’s sober demeanor.
1947 Unperturbed not concerned, worried, or disturbed The unperturbed husband did not seem to care about his cheating wife or her string of affairs.
1948 Incubation the process of warming eggs so that they will hatch Farmers often take on the incubation process themselves since modern day hens are not always attentive to their eggs.
1949 Messenger a person or assistant who carried mail or messages between more than one party The footman served as the king’s messenger, delivering formal requests and bits of news all around the kingdom.
1950 Appurtenance an accessory associated with a particular lifestyle Fancy food is one of the appurtenances of wealthy living, though some people would think otherwise.
1951 Communion sharing a spiritual or mental connection Mourning family members often return to their loved one’s grave to partake in communion where they share their memories, thoughts, and regrets with the dead.
1952 Frothy bubbly or covered in bubbles This beer is so frothy that the glass is probably filled with more bubbles than beer itself.
1953 Exempt free from a responsibility or obligation that is placed on others Because I made a perfect score on my last exam, I am exempt from the study guide that all of the other students are required to complete.
1954 Dictate to set rules or give directions that must be followed Customs dictate women should be served before men during formal meals.
1955 Superannuated out of date and no longer useful After reading the effective date, I realized my headache medicine was superannuated.
1956 Flotilla a group of ships or boats With the flotilla stocked with supplies, the ships set sail and headed towards the New World.
1957 Confront to face or stand up to After arriving home to a broken window, the woman decided to confront the babysitter about what happened.
1958 Vigilance the state of keeping a careful watch for danger Lack of vigilance caused the Titanic to crash into an iceberg that no one saw coming.
1959 Slavery the practice of owning people as property and requiring them to serve and work for free Escaping slavery herself, Harriett Tubman helped other slaves make it to freedom in the north.
1960 Assure to promise or guarantee Unions are able to assure workers certain protections and benefits not guaranteed in nonunion states.
1961 Arranged put things in an order that is attractive and neat The florist arranged the roses and lilies in a vase, placing them skillfully so that they would attract customers.
1962 Fugitive an individual who is fleeing incarceration or a threatening situation The fugitive hoped he could cross the border before the police caught up with him.
1963 Quash to put an end to something Refusing to give in to the toddler’s demands, the exasperated mother was hell-bent on coming up with a plan to quash the tantrums.
1964 Citizenship the right to be a citizen of a particular country If you were born in the United States, you have already gained your citizenship.
1965 Amazing impressive; incredible Looking up at the amazing pyramid, it was hard for Frank to imagine building something so impressive.
1966 Dignity a characteristic worthy of respect and esteem The first lady’s quiet dignity made her a media favorite.
1967 Scope the extent or range of which something is deals with The manager got off task and asked questions that were outside the scope of the current meeting.
1968 Rotation the movement of something through one complete circle It takes twenty-four hours for the Earth to complete its rotation and go in one full circle on its axis.
1969 Marketplace an place where people sell things to the public The fresh produce marketplace is filled with fruit stands and organic farmers selling their fruit.
1970 Gathered collected; brought together The town’s citizens gathered food and clothing from many different sources and gave them to families in need.
1971 Monotheism the conviction there is only one deity or god In my church we believe in monotheism, the idea of a solitary god.
1972 Cancer the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body Cancer forms when abnormal cells rapidly divide.
1973 Outdistance to leave someone far behind The runner’s head start allowed him to greatly outdistance all of his competition, leaving them in the dust.
1974 Immense of a gigantic size The museum was so immense it took us two days to make our way through it.
1975 Vicennial happening every twenty years It seems like flooding in the area is vicennial since the land is devastated by water ever twenty years.
1976 Nuzzle to touch softly with the nose When I am sad, my dog will nuzzle me with his nose.
1977 Desiderate to long for something or feel a need to have it Harley and John both desiderate to own a home, but will have to put off this desire until they can afford to buy.
1978 Deduct to subtract or take away from the total We must deduct our expenses from our sales to determine our profit.
1979 Cataract cloudy area in the eye’s lens After complaining that she could not see properly, Rachel was informed that she had a cataract on her left eye that was blurring her vision.
1980 Claimed said that something was true or fact The woman claimed to be 102 years old, but no record of birth existed to prove that she was correct.
1981 Gridlock a situation in which nothing is progressing or moving forward Thanks to an accident occurring at a major junction, three sections of the city have been put into gridlock, with no one being able to move an inch.
1982 Galactic relating to a system of millions or billions of stars in the solar system Our galaxy is the Milky Way and our closest galactic neighbor is the star system Andromeda.
1983 Vertigo the feeling of spinning and being lopsided, often as a result of an inner ear problem Because Kate suffers from vertigo, it is difficult for her to walk in a straight line.
1984 Combative ready to fight; argumentative As the angry patient became more combative, the nurse gave her a shot of medicine to help her relax.
1985 Guise the way that someone or something appears to people Under the guise of a police officer, the crook walked into the bank and easily robbed the tellers.
1986 Promissory something that implies or guarantees a promise My friend often makes promissory statements, but he always fails to keep those ludicrous promises that he makes.
1987 Eloquent having or showing the ability to use language clearly and effectively When you listen to the eloquent politician speak, you always understand his message.
1988 Watchdog a person or organization who focuses on making sure others don’t act in a way that is illegal or unethical The company is known as an anti-fraud watchdog that tries to stop bank embezzlement from taking place.
1989 Depone to swear in a court that the testimony, statement, or evidence given is the absolute truth Witnesses to a crime are asked to depone in front of a judge and jury that their statement is true.
1990 Frightful scary or fear-inducing A tiger’s roar must be quite frightful for any prey that is near enough to hear it, especially if they are surprised by it.
1991 Opposable thump a thumb that allows the digits to grasp and handle objects and is characteristic of primates Using his opposable thumb, the monkey gripped the tree and hung high above the jungle floor.
1992 Haberdasher a person who sells men’s clothing and accessories out of a shop Because he didn’t do well as a barber, the haberdasher decided to make his living peddling men’s rings and watches to womenfolk buying for their husbands.
1993 Patriarchy a system of authority in which males are the power holders For over a hundred years the country has been ruled through the patriarchy of kings.
1994 Misprint an error in a printed text There is a misprint in the very first page of this book, as it misspells at least three words on the first page.
1995 Diviner a fortune teller who claims to be able to tell the future through divination A diviner was hired to stare into her crystal ball and tell the fortunes of party-goers.
1996 Emasculate emasculate means to lessen a man’s identity He was worried his pink pants would emasculate him a bit, but he wore them anyway.
1997 Equivocating using vague information to avoid answering a question truthfully Instead of answering the question truthfully, the equivocating press secretary began to talk in circles.
1998 Startling very surprising, shocking, or unusual A sudden crash in the silent classroom was startling for anyone around.
1999 Congruity harmony or agreement Having worked together for years, the congruity of the team made them a shoe-in for the state competition.
2000 Amaze to fill with surprise, astonish Arthur does not fail to amaze everyone with his quick wit and humor.
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