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TermDefinition
affluent (especially of a group or area) having a great deal of money; wealthy
arcane understood by few; mysterious or secret
ascetic characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons
augment make (something) greater by adding to it; increase
bodacious excellent, admirable, or attractive
brusque abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
culpable deserving blame
dubious hesitating or doubting; not to be relied upon; suspect
eclectic deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
egregious outstandingly bad; shocking
felicitous well chosen or suited to the circumstances; pleasing and fortunate
feral (especially of an animal) in a wild state, especially after escape from captivity or domestication
fervent having or displaying a passionate intensity
frugal sparing or economical with regard to money or food
gullible easily persuaded to believe something; credulous
histrionic overly theatrical or melodramatic in character or style
idyllic (especially of a time or place) like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque
inane silly; stupid
indolent wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy
indomitable impossible to subdue or defeat
ingratiating intended to gain approval or favor; sycophantic
iniquitous grossly unfair and morally wrong
insipid lacking flavor; lacking vigor or interest
inveterate having a particular habit, activity, or interest that is long-established and unlikely to change
irascible having or showing a tendency to be easily angered
latent (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden; concealed
litigious concerned with lawsuits or litigation
mellifluous (of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear
mordant (especially of humor) having or showing a sharp or critical quality; biting
motley incongruously varied in appearance or character; disparate
mundane lacking interest or excitement; dull
obliterate destroy utterly; wipe out
odious extremely unpleasant; repulsive
officious assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, especially with regard to petty or trivial matters
ossify cease developing; be stagnant or rigid
pastoral (especially of land or a farm) used for or related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle
pedantic of or like a pedant
pejorative expressing contempt or disapproval
peremptory (especially of a person's manner or actions) insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way
pragmatic dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
ravenous extremely hungry
recalcitrant having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline
ribald referring to sexual matters in an amusingly rude or irreverent way
rue bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen)
salubrious health-giving; healthy
sanguine optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation
sedulous (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence
serendipitous occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way
solicitous characterized by or showing interest or concern
spurious not being what it purports to be; false or fake
strident loud and harsh; grating
stringent (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting
tacit understood or implied without being stated
tactile of or connected with the sense of touch
turgid swollen and distended or congested
ubiquitous present, appearing, or found everywhere
vestigial forming a very small remnant of something that was once much larger or more noticeable
Created by: MzYasuda