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Word Definition % Correct
BoisterousAdj - loud, noisy, rough, lacking restraint
60%
QueriesN - questions, inquiries, reservations
57.3%
PungentAdj - characteristized by a strong, sharp smell or taste, penetrating, to the point
55.1%
HyperboleN - an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech
54.6%
BolsterV - to provide support or reinforcement
54.1%
GarrulousAdj - pointlessly talkative, talking to much
50.8%
FordV - to wade across the shallow part of a river or stream
50.3%
FallacyN - an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
49.7%
FetidAdj - stinking, having a heavy bad smell
49.2%
EnnuiN - dissatisfaction and relentlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
47.6%
MitigateV - to make or become less severe or intense, moderate
47.6%
CravenAdj - contemptibly fainthearted, pusillanimous, lacking courage
47%
HedonismN - devotion topleasurable pursuits, especially to the pleasure of the senses
46.5%
GregariousAdj - sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people
44.9%
BurnishV - to polish, to rub to a shine
43.8%
ProliferateV - to grow or increase swiftly and abundantly
43.8%
FilibusterN - intentional obstruction, usually using prolonged speeching to delay legislative action
42.7%
ExonerateV - to remove blame
42.7%
EngenderV - to cause, produce, give rise to
42.2%
ConvolutedAdj - complex or complicated
41.6%
CountenanceV - to approve of or tolerate, N - mien, face, composure
41.6%
GarnerV - to gather and save, store up, acquire
40.5%
CardinalAdj - of basic importance or consequence, primary
40%
CajoleV - to inveigle, coax, wheedle, sweet-talk
39.5%
ContiguousAdj - sharing a border; touching; adjacent
38.4%
HermeticAdj - airtight, impervious to outside influence
38.4%
DidacticAdj - intended to teach or instruct
38.4%
CodaN - concluding sections to a musical or literary piece, something that compludes or completes
38.4%
PropensityN - a natural inclination or tendency, penchant
38.4%
HomilyN - a sermon or morally instructive lecture, a platitude
37.8%
EnigmaticAdj - mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
37.8%
ColorV - to change as if by dyeing, influence, distort, or gloss over
37.3%
AttenuateV - to rarefy, weaken or make thinner, lessen
36.8%
EnervateV - to weaken; to reduce in vitality
36.8%
Word Definition % Correct
DynamoN - generator; forceful, energetic person
36.2%
FlagV - to sag or droop, to become spiritless, to decline
35.7%
RegaleV - to dleight or entertain, feast
35.7%
DieN - a tool used for shaping
35.1%
FetterV - to shackle, put in chains, restrain
35.1%
DiffidentAdj - reserved, shy, unassuming; lacking in self-confidence
34.1%
DivulgeV - to disclose something secret
33%
AssiduousAdj - diligent, hard-working
32.4%
ReticentAdj - quiet, reserved, reluctiant to express thoughts and feelings
32.4%
QualmsN - misgivings, reservations, causes for hesitancy
31.9%
ApprobationN - an expression of approval or praise
31.4%
HeterodoxAdj - unorthodox, heretical, iconoclastic
31.4%
GaucheAdj - crude, awkward, tasteless
31.4%
DiaphanousAdj - transparent, gauzy
31.4%
QuerulousAdj - prone to complaining or grumbling, quarrelsome
31.4%
CastigationN - severe criticism or punishment
30.8%
RailV - to complain about bitterly
30.8%
DrossN - slag, waste or foreign matter, impurity, surface scum
30.3%
CorrigibleAdj - capable of being set right, correctable, reparable
30.3%
ForbearanceN - patience, willingness to wait
29.7%
FlipAdj - sarcastic, impertinent
29.7%
EndemicAdj - characteristic of or often found in a particular locality, region, or people; restricted to or peculiar to that region; indigenous
29.7%
AntipathyN - aversion or dislike
29.2%
RenegeV - to fail to honor a commitment, go back on a promise
29.2%
BlandishV - to coax with flattery, toady or fawn
28.6%
AuguryN - an omen, portent, the reading of omens
28.6%
EvanescentAdj - tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing
28.6%
CatalystN - a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that causes change
27.6%
GambolV - to skip about playfully, frolic
27.6%
CogentAdj - appealing forcible to the mind or reason, convincing
27.6%
RecumbentAdj - leaning, resting, prone
27.6%
HereticalAdj - violating accepted dogma or convention, unorthodox
27%
DesuetudeN - disuse
27%
CadgeV - to sponge, beg, or mooch
26.5%
Word Definition % Correct
QuixoticAdj - foolishly impractical, marked by lofty romantic ideals
26.5%
GainsayV - to deny, dispute, contradict, oppose
25.9%
ProlificAdj - producing large volumes or amounts, productive
25.4%
ProscribeV - to outlaw or prohibit
24.3%
ExigentAdj - urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
23.8%
BentN - leaning, inclining, proclivity, tendency
23.2%
ComplaisanceAdj - the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
23.2%
DulcetAdj - melodious
22.2%
ContentiousAdj - argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement
21.6%
DiatribeN - a harsh denunciation
21.6%
ApocryphalAdj - of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
21.1%
FiligreeN - an ornamental work, especially of delicate lacelike patterns; resembling such a pattern
21.1%
ExpiateV - to atone or make amends for
20.5%
EvinceV - to show clearly, to indicate
20%
ExpurgateV - to remove obscenity, purify, censor
20%
HarrowV - to distress, create stress, or torment
20%
RefuteV - to disprove, successfully argue against
20%
IconoclastN - one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions
18.9%
ConventionN - a generally agreed-upon practice or attitude
18.9%
ExpatiateV - to discuss or write about at length
18.4%
ContemnV - to scorn or despise
18.4%
CommensurateAdj - matching, corresponding, or proportionate in degree, size, amount or other property
16.2%
ContriteAdj - regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
15.7%
RepineV - to feel or express dejection or discontent, long for
15.1%
FuritveAdj - marked by stealth; covert; serruptitious
14.6%
ApostheosisN - deification, glorification to godliness, the perfect example
14.1%
EccentricAdj - departing from norms or conventions
13.5%
DogmaticAdj - authoratatively and or arrogantly assertive of principles, which often cannot be proved; stubbornly opinionated
11.4%
PropitiateV - to appease, conciliate
9.7%
ExhortV - to incite, to make urgent appeals
8.6%
DistraitV - distracted; absent-minded, especially due to anxiety
8.1%
HegemonyN - the consistant dominance or influence of one group, state, or idealogy others
6.5%

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