Vocabulary Quiz 2

  1. Tantalize
    to tease or torment somebody by letting the person see, but not have, something that is desirable
  2. Labyrinth
    a place with a lot of crisscrossing or complicated passages, tunnels, or paths in which it would be easy to become lost
  3. Machiavellian
    using clever trickery, amoral methods, and expediency to achieve a desired goal, especially in politics
  4. Laconic
    using very few words
  5. Maudlin
    overly or tearfullly sentimental, especially because affected by alcohol
  6. Galvanize
    to stimulate somebody or something into great activity
  7. Lethargic
    physically slow or mentally dull as a result of tiredness, disease, or drugs
  8. Ostracize
    to banish or exclude somebody from society or from a particular group, either formally or informally
  9. Gregarious
    very friendly and sociable
  10. Egregious
    conspicuously bad or offensive
  11. Specious
    appearing to be true but really false
  12. Retrospective
    looking back over things in the past
  13. Introspective
    consider one's own internal state or feelings
  14. Circumspect
    taking into consideration all possible circumstances and consequences before acting
  15. Prospective
    expected or hoping to do or become something
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Vocabulary Quiz 2
Vocabulary Quiz 2