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Definition Word % Correct
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hideabscond
100%
deviating from the normaberrant
100%
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormalityanomaly
100%
strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effortarduous
100%
without adornment; bare; severely; simple; asceticaustere
100%
inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; unpredictablecapricious
100%
to criticize severely, to officially rebukecensure
100%
trickery or subterfugechicanery
100%
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expertconnoisseur
100%
complex or complicatedconvoluted
100%
to undeceive; to set rightdisabuse
100%
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sounddiscordant
100%
to weaken; to reduce in vitalityenervate
100%
very learned; scholarlyerudite
100%
exonerate; to clear of blameexculpate
100%
intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative actionfilibuster
100%
associated with war and the armed forcesmartial
100%
of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinarymundane
100%
vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined formnebulous
100%
a new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or sensesneologism
100%
to anticipate and make unnecessaryobviate
100%
a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and artparody
100%
to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle mannerprattle
100%
foreknowledge of event; knowing of events prior to their occuringprescience
100%
misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancyqualms
100%
to retract, esp. a previously held beliefrecant
100%
occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instancessporadic
100%
not moving, active, or in motion; at reststatic
100%
to block; thwartstymie
100%
a force that causes rotationtorque
100%
winding, twisting; excessively complicatedtortuous
100%
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenousvoracious
100%
eager and enthusiastic willingnessalacrity
90.9%
daring and fearless; recklessly boldaudacious
90.9%
following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standardscanonical
90.9%
urgent, pressing; requiring immediate attentionexigent
90.9%
a song or hymn or praise and thanksgivingpaean
90.9%
recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedlyperennial
90.9%
a disposition in favor of something; preferencepredilection
90.9%
Definition Word % Correct
well-spoken, expressive, articulateeloquent
81.8%
accustomed to accepting something undesirableinured
81.8%
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. forgivingmagnanimity
81.8%
lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in thought or expressionobtuse
81.8%
cursory; done without care or interestperfunctory
81.8%
to cause or happen before anticipated or requiredprecipitate
81.8%
to forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or positionrelegate
81.8%
to waste by spending or using irresponsiblysquander
81.8%
to stun, baffle, or amazestupefy
81.8%
to move to and fro; to sway; to be unsettled in opinionwaver
81.8%
an expression of approval or praiseapprobation
72.7%
to praise highlylaud
72.7%
coming into being; in early developmental stagesnascent
72.7%
acting with excessive haste or impulseprecipitate
72.7%
to deliberately avoid the truthprevaricate
72.7%
to disprove; to successfully argue againstrefute
72.7%
quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelingsreticent
72.7%
the combination of parts to make a wholesynthesis
72.7%
truthfulness, honestyveracity
72.7%
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacifyassuage
63.6%
intentional breach of faith; treacheryperfidy
63.6%
characterized by filth, grime, or squalor; foulsordid
63.6%
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intentequivocate
54.5%
clear; easily understoodlucid
54.5%
harmful, injuriousnoxious
54.5%
fundamentally distinct or dissimilardisparate
45.5%
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathyennui
45.5%
to loudly attack or denouncefulminate
45.5%
artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophisticationingenuous
45.5%
troubling; burdensomeonerous
45.5%
fierce and cruel; eager to fighttruculent
45.5%
taken as a given; possessing self-evident truthaxiomatic
36.4%
improvised; done without preparationextemporaneous
36.4%
easily angered; prone to temperamental outburstsirascible
36.4%
acutely perceptive; having keen discernmentperspicacious
36.4%
concerned and attentive; eagersolicitous
36.4%
extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonisticvirulent
36.4%
extreme boldness; presumptuousnesseffrontery
27.3%

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