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Neer
10-27-2008, 10:18 AM
1. pariah - - - - an outcast
2. surfeit - - - - abundance, excessive amount
3. enigma - - - - a puzzle; a mystery
4. spurious - - - - false, fake, not genuine
5. erudite - - - - learned; scholarly; bookish
6. fervid - - - - intensely emotional; feverish
7. lucid - - - - clear and easily understood
8. opaque - - - - impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
9. placate - - - - to sooth or pacify
10. precipitate - - - - to throw violently or bring about abruptly; lacking deliberation
11. prodigal - - - - wasteful; reckless with money
12. zeal - - - - passion, excitement
13. abstain - - - - to choose not to do something
14. adulterate - - - - to make impure
15. apathy - - - - lack of interest or emotion
16. audacious - - - - fearless and daring
17. capricious - - - - changing one’s mind quickly and often
18. corroborate - - - - to provide supporting evidence
19. desiccate - - - - to dry out thoroughly
20. engender - - - - to produce, cause, or bring about
21. ephemeral - - - - lasting a short time
22. gullible - - - - easily deceived
23. homogenous - - - - of a similar kind
24. laconic - - - - using few words
25. laud - - - - to give praise; to glorify
26. loquacious - - - - talkative
27. mitigate - - - - to soften; to lessen
28. pedant - - - - someone who shows off learning
29. pragmatic - - - - practical as opposed to idealistic
30. propriety - - - - correct behavior; obedience to rules and customs
31. vacillate - - - - to sway physically; to be indecisive
32. volatile - - - - easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
33. advocate - - - - to speak in favor of
34. nemesis - - - - a powerful river, a usually unconquerable opponent
35. bolster - - - - to support; to prop up
36. cacophony - - - - harsh, jarring noise
37. deride - - - - to speak of or treat with contempt; to mock
38. dissonance - - - - a harsh and disagreeable combination, often of sounds
39. enervate - - - - to reduce in strength
40. eulogy - - - - speech in praise of someone
41. rescind - - - - to cancel, to repeal
42. ingenuous - - - - showing innocence or childlike simplicity
43. lethargic - - - - acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
44. malleable - - - - capable of being shaped
45. misanthrope - - - - a person who dislikes others
46. obdurate - - - - hardened in feeling; resistant to persuasion
47. ostentation - - - - excessive showiness
48. paradox - - - - a contradiction or dilemma
49. respite - - - - an interval of rest, a temporary delay
50. prevaricate - - - - to lie or deviate from the truth
51. venerate - - - - to respect deeply
52. trite - - - - unoriginal, overused, clichéd, commonplace

Candid
10-27-2008, 10:30 AM
nice post neer
but i like the best is ur signature wording

astroboysam
10-27-2008, 04:11 PM
best post.... best signature..

sunnyajmal
10-27-2008, 04:16 PM
Nice post dude... just keep it up

sabercool
06-09-2009, 11:02 AM
nice post............

Muffy
07-25-2009, 03:19 PM
thanks for this...