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Magoosh Advanced IV


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ribald
humorously vulgar
puissant
powerful
cosset
treat with excessive indulgence
rarefied
make more subtle or refined
decry
express strong disapproval of
hubris
overbearing pride or presumption
patent
glaringly obvious
nonchalant
coming across as cooly uninterested
lacerate
deeply hurt the feelings of; distress
corollary
a practical consequence that follows naturally
subterfuge
something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
peripatetic
traveling by foot
surreptitious
stealty, taking pains not to be caught or detected
apposite
remarkably appropriate
inure
to make accustomed to something unpleasant
presentiment
a feeling of evil to come
tempestuous
as if driven by turbulent or conflicting emotions; highly energetic and wildly changing or fluctuating
obstreperous
noisily and stubbornly defiant; willfully difficult to control
celerity
speed, rapidity
crystallize
cause to take on a definite and clear shape
untenable
(of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
inimitable
defying imitation; matchless
asperity
harshness of manner
dispensation
an exemption from a rule or obligation
unflappable
not easily perturbed or excited or upset; marked by extreme calm and composure
firebrand
someone who deliberately creates trouble
intimation
an indirect suggestion
unviable
not able to work, survive, or succeed (also spelled inviable).
improvident
not given careful consideration
denouement
the final resolution of the many strands of a literary or dramatic work; the outcome of a complex sequence of events
invidious
likely to cause resentment
equitable
fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
irrefutable
impossible to deny or disprove
ossify
make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
recrimination
mutual accusations
crestfallen
brought low in spirit
unpropitious
(of a circumstance) with little chance of success
flippant
showing inappropriate levity
immure
to enclose, usually in walls
imperious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
hobble
to hold back the progress of something
dovetail
fit together tightly, as if by means of a interlocking joint
puerile
of or characteristic of a child; displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
incontrovertible
necessarily or demonstrably true; impossible to deny or disprove
machinate
engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
stalwart
dependable; inured to fatigue or hardships
impetuous
characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
inviolate
must be kept sacred
encumber
hold back
magisterial
offensively self-assured or given to exercising unwarranted power
spartan
unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; practicing great self- denial