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Word Definition % Correct
BoisterousAdj - loud, noisy, rough, lacking restraint
61.8%
QueriesN - questions, inquiries, reservations
59%
PungentAdj - characteristized by a strong, sharp smell or taste, penetrating, to the point
56.6%
BolsterV - to provide support or reinforcement
55.5%
HyperboleN - an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech
55.5%
GarrulousAdj - pointlessly talkative, talking to much
52.6%
FordV - to wade across the shallow part of a river or stream
50.9%
FallacyN - an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
50.3%
FetidAdj - stinking, having a heavy bad smell
49.1%
EnnuiN - dissatisfaction and relentlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
48.6%
MitigateV - to make or become less severe or intense, moderate
48.6%
HedonismN - devotion topleasurable pursuits, especially to the pleasure of the senses
48%
CravenAdj - contemptibly fainthearted, pusillanimous, lacking courage
48%
GregariousAdj - sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people
46.2%
ProliferateV - to grow or increase swiftly and abundantly
43.9%
BurnishV - to polish, to rub to a shine
43.4%
EngenderV - to cause, produce, give rise to
43.4%
CountenanceV - to approve of or tolerate, N - mien, face, composure
43.4%
ExonerateV - to remove blame
43.4%
FilibusterN - intentional obstruction, usually using prolonged speeching to delay legislative action
42.8%
ConvolutedAdj - complex or complicated
41.6%
CardinalAdj - of basic importance or consequence, primary
41%
GarnerV - to gather and save, store up, acquire
40.5%
CajoleV - to inveigle, coax, wheedle, sweet-talk
39.3%
ContiguousAdj - sharing a border; touching; adjacent
38.7%
DidacticAdj - intended to teach or instruct
38.7%
EnigmaticAdj - mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
38.7%
PropensityN - a natural inclination or tendency, penchant
38.7%
HermeticAdj - airtight, impervious to outside influence
38.2%
CodaN - concluding sections to a musical or literary piece, something that compludes or completes
38.2%
EnervateV - to weaken; to reduce in vitality
37.6%
HomilyN - a sermon or morally instructive lecture, a platitude
37%
AttenuateV - to rarefy, weaken or make thinner, lessen
36.4%
ColorV - to change as if by dyeing, influence, distort, or gloss over
36.4%
Word Definition % Correct
RegaleV - to dleight or entertain, feast
36.4%
FlagV - to sag or droop, to become spiritless, to decline
35.8%
DynamoN - generator; forceful, energetic person
35.8%
DiffidentAdj - reserved, shy, unassuming; lacking in self-confidence
34.7%
DieN - a tool used for shaping
34.7%
FetterV - to shackle, put in chains, restrain
34.7%
DivulgeV - to disclose something secret
32.9%
ApprobationN - an expression of approval or praise
32.4%
ReticentAdj - quiet, reserved, reluctiant to express thoughts and feelings
32.4%
AssiduousAdj - diligent, hard-working
31.8%
GaucheAdj - crude, awkward, tasteless
31.8%
DiaphanousAdj - transparent, gauzy
31.8%
QualmsN - misgivings, reservations, causes for hesitancy
31.8%
QuerulousAdj - prone to complaining or grumbling, quarrelsome
31.2%
CastigationN - severe criticism or punishment
30.6%
HeterodoxAdj - unorthodox, heretical, iconoclastic
30.6%
DrossN - slag, waste or foreign matter, impurity, surface scum
30.6%
RailV - to complain about bitterly
30.6%
FlipAdj - sarcastic, impertinent
30.1%
CorrigibleAdj - capable of being set right, correctable, reparable
30.1%
ForbearanceN - patience, willingness to wait
29.5%
RenegeV - to fail to honor a commitment, go back on a promise
29.5%
BlandishV - to coax with flattery, toady or fawn
28.9%
AuguryN - an omen, portent, the reading of omens
28.9%
AntipathyN - aversion or dislike
28.9%
GambolV - to skip about playfully, frolic
28.9%
EndemicAdj - characteristic of or often found in a particular locality, region, or people; restricted to or peculiar to that region; indigenous
28.9%
EvanescentAdj - tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing
28.3%
CogentAdj - appealing forcible to the mind or reason, convincing
27.7%
RecumbentAdj - leaning, resting, prone
27.7%
CadgeV - to sponge, beg, or mooch
26.6%
CatalystN - a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that causes change
26.6%
DesuetudeN - disuse
26.6%
QuixoticAdj - foolishly impractical, marked by lofty romantic ideals
26.6%
Word Definition % Correct
HereticalAdj - violating accepted dogma or convention, unorthodox
26%
GainsayV - to deny, dispute, contradict, oppose
25.4%
ProlificAdj - producing large volumes or amounts, productive
23.7%
ProscribeV - to outlaw or prohibit
23.7%
ExigentAdj - urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
22.5%
DulcetAdj - melodious
22.5%
BentN - leaning, inclining, proclivity, tendency
22%
ApocryphalAdj - of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
22%
ComplaisanceAdj - the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
22%
ContentiousAdj - argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement
21.4%
DiatribeN - a harsh denunciation
21.4%
EvinceV - to show clearly, to indicate
20.8%
FiligreeN - an ornamental work, especially of delicate lacelike patterns; resembling such a pattern
20.2%
ExpiateV - to atone or make amends for
20.2%
RefuteV - to disprove, successfully argue against
20.2%
ExpurgateV - to remove obscenity, purify, censor
19.7%
IconoclastN - one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions
19.1%
HarrowV - to distress, create stress, or torment
19.1%
ConventionN - a generally agreed-upon practice or attitude
18.5%
ExpatiateV - to discuss or write about at length
17.3%
ContemnV - to scorn or despise
17.3%
CommensurateAdj - matching, corresponding, or proportionate in degree, size, amount or other property
15%
ContriteAdj - regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
13.9%
ApostheosisN - deification, glorification to godliness, the perfect example
13.3%
RepineV - to feel or express dejection or discontent, long for
13.3%
FuritveAdj - marked by stealth; covert; serruptitious
12.7%
EccentricAdj - departing from norms or conventions
11.6%
DogmaticAdj - authoratatively and or arrogantly assertive of principles, which often cannot be proved; stubbornly opinionated
9.8%
PropitiateV - to appease, conciliate
8.7%
DistraitV - distracted; absent-minded, especially due to anxiety
7.5%
ExhortV - to incite, to make urgent appeals
6.9%
HegemonyN - the consistant dominance or influence of one group, state, or idealogy others
5.8%

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