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English Vocabulary


Grimace a sad, disappointed look, a frown
Wince to cringe or wince in pain
Tenacious determined, relentless, go getting
Exuberant thrilled, excited
Somber serious, sad
Fallible capable of making mistakes
Belligerent ready to fight, confrontational, aggressive, angry
Intricate detailed, particular, involved, complete
Luminous bright, filled with light, en"lightened"
Apathetic not caring
Condescend to look down upon someone
Empathy caring and feeling
Banish to dismiss or send out
Grieve to mourn over loss
Ponder to think about
Profound deep, thoughtful
Indignant angry
Dilemma a serious problem
Decorum a polite manner
Contempt hatred, disgust
Rivulet a tint little tricky stream
Hospitable a welcoming manner
Console to soothe
Ominous a dark foreshadowing
Faltering to move unsteadily, stumble, stagger
Pallid pale or lacking color
Spasm sudden movement of muscles
Cumbersome bulky or heavy
Disfigurement misshapen, deformed, in appearance
Semblance appearance, likeness
Penchant a strong desire or wish to accomplish something
Pilgrimage a spiritual journey, a lengthy journey
Convulsions small seizures, mini violent motions
Enamored deeply in love with, infatuated
Raucous raw cuss, out of control, mischievous, chaos, out of control situation
Minutiae tiny little details of life, trivial details, magazine, insignificant details
Dignitaries important people with dignity
Prowess courage and skill
Errant random, off topic, out of time
Tranquil peaceful
Junket a quick trip, like an errand
Gallantry a member of the elite, special people, like royalty
Adulation praise
Retribution payback or punishment
Charisma a positive, magnetic personality, a quality of charm
Complacent quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn
Frail weak
Sullen sad, somber
Concede to give in
Vehement like tenacious, passionate, strong
Smug arrogant, stuck-up
Serene tranquil, peaceful
Relentless unceasing, unstopping
Jeer to sneer or mock, make fun of in an evil way
Created by: Lhmur
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