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resolute
adj. determined
truncate
v. make shorter
predilection
n. preference
reproach
v. scold
luminous
glowing
knell
n. sound made by a bell
maverick
"n. wild horse, one who behaves wildly"
itinerant
"adj. constantly moving, nomadic"
inviolable
adj. incapable of being violated
pejorative
adj. insulting
missive
"n. communication, letter"
loquacious
adj. talkative
invidious
adj. deliberately offensive
wily
"adj. cunning, crafty"
recalcitrant
adj. unwilling to be controlled
pithy
adj. small but substantial
iridescent
adj. having a glittering sheen
metamorphosis
n. change
ostracize
v. exclude from society
tedious
adj. lengthy and boring
jurisprudence
n. the mechanics of the legal system
opulence
n. great spectacular wealth
enamor
"v. charm, make fall in love"
ingratiate
v. position in a good social relationship
irreverent
adj. having little respect
prudence
"carefulness, cautiousness"
reverent
adj. having respect
rhetoric
"the art of discourse, public speaking"
reclusive
"withdrawn, hermit-like"
empathy
"experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another"
submissive
adj. meek
acuity
n. sharpness
abnegate
v. deny oneself
quagmire
swamp
variegated
"adj. having patches of different shades, dappled"
sophomoric
"adj. immature, naive"
anachronistic
adj. from another time
mordant
adj. sarcastic
nondescript
adj. dull enough to be hard to describe
quotidian
adj. happening every day
nadir
n. worst point
wanton
adj. careless
mores
n. aspects of an unspoken moral code
propensity
tendency
ossify
v. turn into bone
proclivity
n. tendency
moribund
adj. in a state of near-death
obfuscate
v. confuse
obtuse
"adj. stupid, blunt"
lax
"adj. slack, undisciplined"
mellifluous
adj. flowing like honey
nascent
in a state of being born
laudable
adj. praiseworthy
philistine
n. uneducated person
intractable
adj. impossible to control
lurid
"adj. (1) causing shock or horror, gruesome (2) ghastly (3) Glowing or shining with the glare of fire through a haze (4) Sallow or pallid in color."
oration
n. speech
intimation
"n. hint, hunch"
insuperable
adj. unconquerable
largess
"n. (1) generous bestowal of gifts or money, (2) gifts"
junta
n. temporary ruling council after a coup
patent
"government document recognising the originality of an invention; obvious, clear"
importune
v. beg
incandescent
intensely bright
mendicant
adj. begging
macrocosm
n. large-scale view of the world
sagacity
n. wisdom
implicate
v. to show to be also involved
pulchritude
n. beauty
maxim
"n. watchword, value to live by"
ironic
adj. an example of irony; unexpected and coincidental
novel
"adj. new, as yet unseen"
indefatigable
adj. undefeatable
importunate
adj. often begging
parochial
adj. limited in scope to a small community such as a church parish