English Vocab Week 6

  1. endorse
    approve; support
  2. enhance
    increase; improve
  3. enigma
    puzzle; mystery
  4. entice
    lure; attract; tempt
  5. enumerate
    list; mention one by one
  6. ephemeral
    short-lived; fleeting
  7. erode
    eat away
  8. erratic
    odd; unpredictable
  9. erroneous
    mistaken; wrong
  10. esoteric
    hard to understand; known only to the chosen few
  11. implement
    put into effect; supply with tools
  12. implication
    something hinted at or suggested
  13. impromptu
    without previous preparation; off the cuff; on the spur of the moment
  14. incarcerate
  15. incongruous
    not fiting; absurd
  16. inconsequential
    insignificant; unimportant
  17. inconsistency
    state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness
  18. incorporate
    introduce something into a larger whole; combine; unite
  19. indict
  20. indifferent
    unmoved or unconcerned by; mediocre
  21. nostalgia
    homesickness; longing for the past
  22. notorious
    having a bad reputation; ill famed
  23. nurture
    nourish; educate; foster
  24. obnoxious
    offensive; objectionable
  25. obscure
    darken; make unclear
  26. opaque
    dark; not transparent
  27. optimist
    person who looks on the good side
  28. orator
    public speaker
  29. ostentatious
    showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
  30. outmoded
    no longer stylish; old-fashioned
  31. refute
  32. rejuvenate
    make young again
  33. relinquish
    give up something with reluctance; yield
  34. renown
  35. reprehensible
    deserving blame
  36. repudiate
    disown; disavow
  37. reserve
    self-control; formal but distant manner
  38. resignation
    the acceptance of one's fate; unresistance
  39. resolution
    determination; resolve
  40. resolve
    determination; firmness of purpose
  41. transparent
    easily detected; permitting light to pass through freely
  42. trepidation
    fear; nervous apprehension
  43. turbulence
    state of violent agitation
  44. urbane
    suave; refined; elegant
  45. utopia
    ideal place, state, or society
  46. vacillate
    waver; fluctuate
  47. versatile
    having many talents; capable of working in many fields
  48. volatile
    changeable; explosive; evaporating rapidly
  49. voracious
  50. wary
    very cautious
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English Vocab Week 6
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