Level 13 Level 15
Level 14

976 - 1050


75 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
implacable
adj. incapable of being pleased
tome
n. large book
insatiable
adj. incapable of being satisfied
tenuous
adj. based on dubious evidence
lenient
adj. not strict
ornate
adj. complicated and decorative
palatial
adj. like a palace
nominal
adj. very small
lethargic
adj. lacking energy
polemic
n. text written out of anger
myriad
adj. uncountably numerous
mercurial
adj. unpredictably changeable
pugilism
n. boxing
multifarious
adj. having many parts
yoke
n. harness for an ox or horse
protean
adj. constantly changing
denigrate
"insult, speak ill of, disparage, belittle"
munificent
adj. generous in a spectacular way
impudent
adj. cheeky
occlude
"v. close up, shut"
injunction
n. command made by a court or judge
mandate
n. command made by the people to their representative
maelstrom
n. harsh storm
insinuate
v. imply
libertarian
adj. believing in individual freedom
innuendo
n. statement that implies something bad indirectly
solicitous
adj. eagerly wanting
lexicon
n. dictionary
juxtaposition
the placing of one thing next to another
irreverence
n. the state of not respecting anything
raze
v. destroy down to ground level
laggard
"n. lazy person, one who lags behind"
uncanny
adj. unsettlingly unusual
negligent
adj. careless
militate
v. have a serious effect
microcosm
n. small-scale view of the world
strident
"adj. harsh, grating"
toady
n. flatterer
tangential
adj. only touching slightly
judicious
wise in judgment
modicum
n. small amount
infusion
n. introduction as if by pouring
negligible
adj. easy to ignore
sacrosanct
adj. sacred
mettle
n. essential qualities
saccharine
adj. artificially sweet
misnomer
n. wrongly applied name
ostensible
adj. appearing from outside
legerdemain
n. sleight of hand
penitent
adj. wishing to atone for sins
improvident
"adj. unwise, foolhardy"
limpid
"adj. clear, see-through"
orthodox
adj. done according to established rules
palette
n. variety of colors used by a painter
inherent
adj. fundamental
latent
adj. hiding
utilitarian
adj. to do with usefulness
nebulous
"adj. vague, cloud-like"
innate
adj. existing in someone since birth
tenable
adj. capable of being held
torpid
adj. sluggish
privation
n. lack of luxury
vituperate
v. angrily blame
ostracism
n. the state of being shunned by society
percipient
adj. perceptive
diaphanous
"adj. translucent, delicate"
wizened
adj. wrinkled
sanguine
hoping for the best
upbraid
v. tell off
circumspect
wishing to avoid risks
infamy
n. state of being known for bad deeds
munificence
n. public generosity
forethought
n. thought about the future
foresail
n. sail in front of the mast
sear
"char, scourge or burn the surface of"