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definition word % Correct
Adj - Having sound judgment, perceptive, wiseSagacious
80.2%
Adj - Appealing to or causing sexual desire, bawdySalacious
77.9%
Adj - Promoting health or well-beingSalubrious
76.7%
V - To overindulge, satisfy to excessSatiate
76.7%
Adj - Causing drowsiness, tending to induce sleepSoporific
76.7%
N - A literary work that ridicules or criticizes human vice through humor or derisionSatire
72.1%
Adj - Occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instancesSporadic
72.1%
N - One who spends money wastefullySpendthrift
68.6%
Adj - Gloomy, dark, sullen, moroseSaturnine
67.4%
Adj - Prominent, protruding, conspicuous, highly relevantSalient
66.3%
Adj - Cheerful, confident, optimisticSanguine
64%
N - Position requiring little or no work usually providing an incomeSinecure
61.6%
Adj - Thin, not dense, arranged at widely spaced intervalsSparse
61.6%
N - A beggar, one who prays or begs for somethingSupplicant
61.6%
N - Someone who tries to flatter or please for personal gain, parasiteSycophant
59.3%
Adj - Winding, curving, moving lithely, deviousSinuous
58.1%
Adj - Indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain, steadfastStoic
58.1%
Adj - Inactive, lying on ones back, apathetic, mentally or morally slackSupine
58.1%
Adj - Seeming true, but actually false, misleading, attractiveSpecious
54.7%
Adj - Striped, grooved, or bandedStriated
52.3%
Adj - Like a seed, constituting a source, originativeSeminal
51.2%
Adj - Able to meet financial obligationsSolvent
51.2%
Adj - Lacking authenticity or validity, false, counterfeitSpurious
51.2%
N - Authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce complianceSanction
50%
Adj - Characterized by filth, grime, or squalor, foulSordid
48.8%
N - Pretended, affected, or hypocritical religious devotion, righteousness, pietySanctimony
47.7%
V - To take place of, supersedeSupplant
47.7%
Adj - Remedial, wholesome, causing improvementSalutary
45.3%
V - To smirk, to say something with a silly coy smileSimper
45.3%
Adj - Brief, conciseSuccinct
45.3%
definition word % Correct
Adj - Exhibiting immaturity, lack of judgment, pretentiousSophomoric
43%
Adj - Exceeding what is sufficient or necessarySuperfluous
41.9%
Adj - Diligent, persistent, hard-workingSedulous
40.7%
N - The combination of parts to make a wholeSynthesis
40.7%
Adj - Soaked or drenched, unimaginative, dullSodden
39.5%
V - To stop the flow of a fluidStanch
39.5%
N - A large net hung out and dragged in the catch fishSeine
37.2%
N - A subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoningSophistry
37.2%
Adj - Extremely loud and powerfulStentorian
37.2%
V - To block, thwartStymie
37.2%
Adj - Various, miscellaneous, separateSundry
37.2%
Adj - Gloomy, darkStygian
36%
N - A structural support used to brace a frameworkStrut
34.9%
N - Assistance, relief in time of distressSuccor
33.7%
Adj - Exceptional, unusual, oddSingular
32.6%
Adj - Sordid, wretched, dirty as from neglectSqualid
32.6%
Adj - Asking humbly, beseechingSuppliant
32.6%
Adj - Withered, aridSere
31.4%
V - To satisfy, quench, lessen the intensity ofSlake
31.4%
Adj - Disdainful, arrogant, haughty, characterized by haughty scornSupercilious
31.4%
V - overindulgence, over eat or drink, satiateSurfeit
29.1%
N. A group of treesStand
27.9%
Adj - Anxious or concerned, anxiously desirous, eager, careful, particularSolicitous
24.4%
Adj - Irritable, peevish, spiteful, bad-temperedSplenetic
23.3%
Adj. Aphoristic or moralistic, epigrammatic tending to moralize excessivelySententious
22.1%
Adj - not obvious, elusive, difficult to discern, crafty, slySubtle
20.9%
Adj - Contemptible, despicableScurvy
17.4%
V - To saturate of completely soakSteep
17.4%
V - To restrain, be sparing or frugalStint
15.1%

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