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List 21 - 24

Stems Lists 21-24

TermDefinition
equivocate to hedge
superflous unnecessary
unilateral one-sided
bilateral two-sided
circumspect cautious
commensurate of like measure
malevolence evil intent
neophyte beginner
misanthropist people-hater
bellicose warlike
anthropomorphic man-shaped
captious fault-finding
neologism new word
malediction a curse
incredulous not believing
omniscient all-knowing
monomania obsession with one thing
specious false
excoriate verbally flog
prototype first model
xenophobia fear of foreigners
benediction blessing
amorphous shapeless
preponderance bulk
magnanimous great-minded
mollify make soft
ichthyologist fish scientist
polyglot multi-linguist
diaphanous semitransparent
somniferous bringing sleep
sinecure an easy lucrative job
soliloquy speech to oneself
adherent supporter
abjure renounce
caustic burning
confluence flowing together
depose topple from power
egomania self obsession
egregious blatant
analgesic painkiller
chiromancy palm reading
oligarchy government by a few
intractable stubborn
intransigent not compromising
perfidious treacherous
perspicuous brilliantly clear
ingenuous innocent and naive
circumlocution taking in circles
gregarious sociable
discursive rambling
egocentric self-centered
tangible touchable
demagogue corrupt politician
preclude foreclose
cryptologist code breaker
ethnocentrism racial or cultural prejudice
pedagogue teacher
recant retract
revoke cancel
pugnacious combative
incisive sharp
diatribe abusive criticism
anomaly abnormality
enumerate to list
circumscribed limited
disputatious argumentative
loquacious talkative
abrogate annul
prescience foreknowledge
sacrosanct sacred
androgynous masculine or feminine
acronym initials-name
congenital at birth
cacophony bad noise
advocate speak for
ponderous weighty
retribution revenge
android robot
infidel unbeliever
resurgence rising again
punctilious precise in conduct
condescend lower oneself
collateral side by side
irrevocable beyond recall
elucidate explain
epigram witty comment
eccentricity oddness
cognizant aware
stringent binding
anthropoid manlike
diffident shy
pandemonium demonic clamor
urbane sophisticated
tractable docile
supersede replace
temporize delay
somnambulist sleepwalker
sanguinary bloody
inanimate lifeless
Created by: cwright55