Vocabulary Set 2

  1. inarticulate
    without or deprived of the use of speech or words; hard to get the meaning
  2. scatterbrained
    lacking sense or discretion; head-in-the-clouds
  3. incoherent
    without logical or meaningful connection, unable to express yourself clearly or fluently
  4. salacious
    full of juicy details — but they're the kind of raunchy, lusty, dirty details you probably don't want to hear

    -often used to describe nasty gossip, obscene reports and steamy tales
  5. raunchy
    dirty in one sense or another: either literally covered in dirt or suggesting dirty sexual situations
  6. lubricious
    • -inappropriately or offensively sexual
    • -occasionally also used to mean tricky or sly
    • -"oily or slippery"
  7. prurient
    -focuses attention on sex not in an artistic way or to teach something, but purely to appeal to your baser instincts
  8. baser
    Without moral principles
  9. perverse
    resistant to guidance or discipline; marked by a mood to oppose and contradict; improper
  10. ignoble
    low, common, or humble, to describe the lows of human nature, rather than economically humble people or places
  11. currish
    resembling a cur; snarling and rude; base and cowardly
  12. reprobate
    express strong disapproval of; abandon to eternal damnation; reject (documents) as invalid
  13. disposition
    mood or general attitude about life
  14. obstinate
    implies a kind of hard-headed determination not to change your mind even when it might be best to rethink your position
  15. obdurate
    formal word meaning stubborn
  16. unrepentant
    not penitent or remorseful; stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
  17. impenitent
    to have no remorse or regrets
  18. excoriate
    goes beyond mere criticism; it implies anger, a harsh and insulting tone, and even a scathing attack
  19. vehemently
    violently, menacingly; forcefully and with emotion, and no one will doubt how you really feel
  20. objurgate
    to censure or condemn vehemently; upbraid harshly; scold sharply
  21. berate
    harshly cutting someone down with words, putting them down by insulting their character
  22. upbraid
    to scold them, tell them off and criticize them; quickly bringing up different reasons why you're mad at them
  23. reproach
    to mildly criticize
  24. ignominy
    great public shame, disgrace, or embarrassment, or a situation or event that causes this
  25. garbled
    lacking orderly continuity; illogical, scattered
  26. frivolous
    silly or unnecessary; goofy, useless, or just plain dumb
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Vocabulary Set 2