|1||disparity||(noun) inequality or difference in some respect|
|2||equable||(adjective satellite) not easily irritated; "an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"|
(adjective satellite) not varying; "an equable climate"
|3||debonair||(adjective satellite) having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"|
(adjective satellite) having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
|4||augment||(verb) enlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the PLO chairman augmented tensions in the Near East"|
(verb) grow or intensify; "The pressure augmented"
|5||hedonist||(noun) someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures|
|6||adulation||(noun) servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise|
|7||penurious||(adjective satellite) excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence"|
(adjective satellite) not having enough money to pay for necessities
|8||suppress||(verb) to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"|
(verb) put out of one's consciousness
(verb) keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
(verb) control and refrain from showing; of emotions
(verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
|9||seethe||(verb) boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"|
(verb) foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
(verb) be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"
(verb) be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity"
|10||hypothetical||(adjective satellite) based on hypothesis; "a hypothetical situation"; "the site of a hypothetical colony"|
|11||congregation||(noun) the act of congregating|
(noun) an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
(noun) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
|12||incessant||(adjective satellite) occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your perpetual (or continual) complaints"|
(adjective satellite) uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standar
|13||homogeneous||(adjective) all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"|
|14||deplore||(verb) express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"|
(verb) regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
|15||predilection||(noun) a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"|
(noun) a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
|16||delineate||(verb) describe in vivid detail|
(verb) make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
(verb) trace the shape of
(verb) determine the essential quality of
(verb) delineate the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"
(adjective) represented accurately or precisely
|17||discourse||(noun) extended verbal expression in speech or writing|
(noun) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
(noun) an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
(verb) talk or hold forth formally about a topic; "The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England"
(verb) carry on a conversation
(verb) to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The article covered all the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"
|18||reciprocal||(noun) hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype|
(noun) (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
(noun) something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else; "risk is the reciprocal of safety"
(adjective satellite) of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function; "the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a"
(adjective) concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return; "reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
(adjective satellite) of or relating to or suggestive of complementation; "interchangeable electric outlets"
|19||skeptical||(adjective satellite) denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion; "a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"|
(adjective satellite) marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"
|20||arid||(adjective satellite) lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo|
(adjective satellite) lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
|21||enormousness||(noun) unusual largeness in size or extent|
|22||dilatory||(adjective satellite) using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation; "a fabian policy"|
(adjective satellite) wasting time
(adjective satellite) inclined to waste time and lag behind
|23||deplete||(verb) use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"|
|24||repudiate||(verb) refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid; "The woman repudiated the divorce settlement"|
(verb) cast off or disown; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
(verb) reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations"
(verb) refuse to recognize or pay; "repudiate a debt"
|25||perquisite||(noun) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"|
(noun) an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
|26||discountenance||(verb) show disapproval by discouraging; "any measure tending to fuse invalids into a class with special privileges should be discountenanced"|
(verb) look with disfavor on; "The republic soon discountenanced its few friends"
|27||pragmatic||(adjective satellite) concerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"|
(adjective satellite) guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory; "a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics"
(adjective) of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
|28||enmity||(noun) the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"|
(noun) a state of deep-seated ill-will
|29||undulation||(noun) (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth|
(noun) wave-like motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves
(noun) an undulating curve
|30||floridness||(noun) extravagant elaborateness|
|31||astute||(adjective satellite) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"|
|32||desultory||(adjective satellite) marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another; "desultory thoughts"; "the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties"|
|33||resilience||(noun) the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit|
(noun) an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
|34||erasure||(noun) deletion by an act of expunging or erasing|
(noun) a surface area where something has been erased; "another word had been written over the erasure"
(noun) a correction made by erasing; "there were many erasures in the typescript"
|35||venerate||(verb) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"|
|36||eulogy||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
|37||incorrigible||(adjective) impervious to correction by punishment|
|38||fidelity||(noun) accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal|
(noun) the quality of being faithful
|39||foil||(noun) a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button|
(noun) a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
(noun) picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
(noun) a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through; "the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils"
(noun) anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; "pretty girls like plain friends as foils"
(verb) cover or back with foil; "foil mirrors"
(verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
(verb) enhance by contrast; "In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background"
|40||amicable||(adjective) characterized by friendship and good will|
|41||exonerate||(verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"|
|42||stupefy||(verb) make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"|
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
(verb) make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
|43||diffidence||(noun) lack of self-confidence|
|44||flout||(verb) treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"|
(verb) laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
|45||mercenary||(noun) a person hired to fight for another country than their own|
(adjective satellite) profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business"
(adjective satellite) marked by materialism
|46||realm||(noun) a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited domain of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"|
(noun) the domain ruled by a king or queen
(noun) a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
|47||sagacity||(noun) the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating|
(noun) ability to make good judgments
|48||subversive||(noun) a radical supporter of political or social revolution|
(adjective satellite) in opposition to a civil authority or government
|49||recession||(noun) the act of becoming more distant|
(noun) the act of ceding back
(noun) the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
(noun) a small concavity
(noun) the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year
|50||intuitive||(adjective satellite) obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation|
(adjective satellite) spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency; "an intuitive revulsion"
|51||stamina||(noun) enduring strength and energy|
|52||censure||(noun) harsh criticism or disapproval|
(noun) the state of being excommunicated
(verb) rebuke formally
|53||aplomb||(noun) great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"|
|54||exemplary||(adjective satellite) serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"|
(adjective satellite) being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
(adjective satellite) worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"
|55||plausible||(adjective satellite) appearing to merit belief or acceptance; "a credible witness"; "a plausible story"|
(adjective satellite) within the realm of credibility; "not a very likely excuse"; "a plausible story"
(adjective) likely but not certain to be or become true or real; "a likely result"; "he foresaw a probable loss"
(adjective) apparently reasonable and valid
|56||sacrilege||(noun) blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character; "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"|
|57||finicky||(adjective satellite) exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"|