Word List 11

  1. Surly
    grumpy; rude
  2. Whimsical
    capricious; changeable
  3. Bemoan
    complain about
  4. Contrite
  5. Emancipate
    set free
  6. Guffaw
    sudden loud laughter
  7. Philistine
    uncultured person
  8. Redolent
    smelling of; giving off odors
  9. Surreptitious
    secret; sneaky; stealthy
  10. Contrition
    sorrow and repentance
  11. Embezzle
    defraud; steal
  12. Guile
    cunning; craftiness
  13. Jingoistic
    extremely patriotic; nationalistic
  14. Phlegmatic
    calm; imperturbable
  15. Surreptitiously
    secretly; furtively; stealthily
  16. Wily
  17. Contumacious
  18. Embroil
    involve in hostility or argument
  19. Guileless
    frank; straightforward; honest
  20. Jocular
    in a joking manner
  21. Nondescript
    having no special features; dull and ordinary
  22. Susceptible
  23. Wispy
    flimsy; frail; delicate
  24. Contusion
    a bruise
  25. Nonentity
    a person of no importance; not famous
  26. Referendum
    public vote
  27. Wistful
    melancholy; pensive; expressing a longing for
  28. Bequeath
    leave something in one's will to be given after one's death
  29. Emulate
    to imitate something admired
  30. Jubilant
    ecstatic; delighted; rejoicing
  31. Sybarite
    lover of luxury
  32. Zany
    crazy; wacky
  33. Gustatory
    concerned with the sense of taste
  34. Judicious
    correct in judgment; wise
  35. Pivotal
    of central importance
  36. Regale
  37. Sycophant
    bootlicker; flatterer
  38. Corpulent
  39. Hackneyed
    common and over-used
  40. Jurisprudence
    science or study of law
  41. Placate
    pacify; soothe; calm
  42. Taciturn
    quiet; saying little
  43. Bestial behaving like a beast; brutal
  44. Corrugated
    highly folded
  45. Hallowed
    worshipped; consecrated
  46. Juxtapose
    place next to
  47. Tactile
    concerned with the sense of touch
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Word List 11
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