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definition word % Correct
Adj - Having sound judgment, perceptive, wiseSagacious
79.3%
Adj - Appealing to or causing sexual desire, bawdySalacious
77%
Adj - Promoting health or well-beingSalubrious
77%
V - To overindulge, satisfy to excessSatiate
75.9%
Adj - Causing drowsiness, tending to induce sleepSoporific
75.9%
N - A literary work that ridicules or criticizes human vice through humor or derisionSatire
71.3%
Adj - Occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instancesSporadic
71.3%
Adj - Gloomy, dark, sullen, moroseSaturnine
67.8%
N - One who spends money wastefullySpendthrift
67.8%
Adj - Prominent, protruding, conspicuous, highly relevantSalient
65.5%
Adj - Cheerful, confident, optimisticSanguine
64.4%
N - Position requiring little or no work usually providing an incomeSinecure
60.9%
Adj - Thin, not dense, arranged at widely spaced intervalsSparse
60.9%
N - A beggar, one who prays or begs for somethingSupplicant
60.9%
N - Someone who tries to flatter or please for personal gain, parasiteSycophant
58.6%
Adj - Winding, curving, moving lithely, deviousSinuous
57.5%
Adj - Indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain, steadfastStoic
57.5%
Adj - Inactive, lying on ones back, apathetic, mentally or morally slackSupine
57.5%
Adj - Seeming true, but actually false, misleading, attractiveSpecious
54%
Adj - Lacking authenticity or validity, false, counterfeitSpurious
51.7%
Adj - Striped, grooved, or bandedStriated
51.7%
Adj - Like a seed, constituting a source, originativeSeminal
50.6%
Adj - Able to meet financial obligationsSolvent
50.6%
N - Authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce complianceSanction
49.4%
Adj - Characterized by filth, grime, or squalor, foulSordid
48.3%
N - Pretended, affected, or hypocritical religious devotion, righteousness, pietySanctimony
47.1%
V - To take place of, supersedeSupplant
47.1%
Adj - Remedial, wholesome, causing improvementSalutary
44.8%
V - To smirk, to say something with a silly coy smileSimper
44.8%
Adj - Brief, conciseSuccinct
44.8%
definition word % Correct
Adj - Exhibiting immaturity, lack of judgment, pretentiousSophomoric
43.7%
Adj - Exceeding what is sufficient or necessarySuperfluous
41.4%
Adj - Diligent, persistent, hard-workingSedulous
40.2%
N - The combination of parts to make a wholeSynthesis
40.2%
Adj - Soaked or drenched, unimaginative, dullSodden
39.1%
V - To stop the flow of a fluidStanch
39.1%
N - A large net hung out and dragged in the catch fishSeine
36.8%
N - A subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoningSophistry
36.8%
Adj - Extremely loud and powerfulStentorian
36.8%
V - To block, thwartStymie
36.8%
Adj - Various, miscellaneous, separateSundry
36.8%
Adj - Gloomy, darkStygian
35.6%
N - A structural support used to brace a frameworkStrut
34.5%
N - Assistance, relief in time of distressSuccor
33.3%
Adj - Withered, aridSere
32.2%
Adj - Exceptional, unusual, oddSingular
32.2%
Adj - Sordid, wretched, dirty as from neglectSqualid
32.2%
Adj - Asking humbly, beseechingSuppliant
32.2%
V - To satisfy, quench, lessen the intensity ofSlake
31%
Adj - Disdainful, arrogant, haughty, characterized by haughty scornSupercilious
31%
V - overindulgence, over eat or drink, satiateSurfeit
28.7%
N. A group of treesStand
27.6%
Adj - Anxious or concerned, anxiously desirous, eager, careful, particularSolicitous
25.3%
Adj - Irritable, peevish, spiteful, bad-temperedSplenetic
23%
Adj. Aphoristic or moralistic, epigrammatic tending to moralize excessivelySententious
21.8%
Adj - not obvious, elusive, difficult to discern, crafty, slySubtle
20.7%
Adj - Contemptible, despicableScurvy
17.2%
V - To saturate of completely soakSteep
17.2%
V - To restrain, be sparing or frugalStint
14.9%

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