Advanced English 10 Semester Exam Vocabulary List Elida Ohio

  1. Adulterate
    To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
  2. Augment
    To make larger, increase
  3. Dour
    Stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
  4. Gibe
    To utter taunting words; an expression of scorn
  5. Insidious
    Intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
  6. Stolid
    Not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
  7. Warily
    Cautiously, with great care
  8. Amicable
    Peaceable, friendly
  9. Cursory
    Hasty, not thorough
  10. Extol
    To praise extravagantly
  11. Impervious
    Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
  12. Meticulous
    Extremely careful; particular about details
  13. Scrutinize
    To examine closely
  14. Tepid
    Lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
  15. Coerce
    To compel, force
  16. Exhilarate
    To enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
  17. Muse
    To think about in a dreamy way, ponder
  18. Perpetuate
    To make permanent or long lasting
  19. Punitive
    Inflicting or aiming at punishment
  20. Sojourn
    A temporary stay; to stay for a time
  21. Urbane
    Refined in manner or style, suave
  22. Ascertain
    To find out
  23. Cogent
    Forcefuful, convincing; relevant, to the point
  24. Disperse
    To scatter, spread far and wide
  25. Expunge
    To erase, obliterate, destroy
  26. Scrupulous
    Exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
  27. Uncanny
    Strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
  28. Venial
    Easily excused; pardonable
  29. Altruistic
    Unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
  30. Clemency
    Mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
  31. Diffident
    Shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
  32. Pungent
    Causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
  33. Temerity
    Rashness, boldness
  34. Truculent
    Fierce and cruel; aggresive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
  35. Unfeigned
    Sincere, real, without pretense
  36. Accede
    To yield to; to assume an office or dignity
  37. Deft
    Skillful, nimble
  38. Officious
    Meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
  39. Solace
    Comfort, relief; to comfort, console
  40. Supple
    Bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
  41. Suppress
    To stop by force, put down
  42. Venal
    Open to or marked by bribery or corruption
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