April Word List 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

Making this list exactly 1 week before my SAT... Wish me luck!! One more home stretch before April is over.

apoplectic - overcome with anger
disseminating - spread or disperse (something, especially information) widely
ambivalence - the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone
corpulence - the state of being fat
redolent - strongly reminiscent or suggestive of
haranguing - lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical manner
conciliatory - intended or likely to placate or pacify
arduous - difficult and tiring
robust - strong and healthy
solicitous - characterized by or showing interest or concern
cogent - clear, logical, and convincing
dogmatic - inclined to lay down principles as incontrovertibly true
imposition - the action or process of imposing something or of being imposed; forced
apprehensive - anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
unprecedented - never done or known before
substantiated - provide evidence to support or prove the truth of; validate
procession - a number of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion, especially as part of a ceremony or festival
candor - a large New World vulture with a bare head and mainly black plumage, living in mountainous country and spending much time soaring
inquiries - an act of asking for information
facilitate - make (an action or process) easy or easier
opine - hold and state as one's opinion; to declare
copious - abundant in supply or quantity
taciturn - reserved or uncommunicative in speech;
vexation - the state of being annoyed, frustrated, or worried
bolster - support or strengthen; prop up
babel - a confused noise, typically that made by a number of voices
receptive - willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas
vivacious - attractively lively and animated
acuteness - sharp or severe in effect; intense
inimical - tendencies to obstruct or harm
bilious - affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting
malobserved - incorrect observation or interpretation
scrupulously - diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details
impartial - treating all rivals or disputants equally
verdict - a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
plaited - form (hair or other material) into a plait or plaits
cordiality - sincere affection and kindness
elicit - evoke or draw out (a response, answer, or fact) from someone in reaction to one's own actions or questions.
liaison - communication or cooperation that facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations
odious - extremely unpleasant
expostulate - express strong disapproval or disagreement
sordid - involving ignoble actions and motives; dirty
ingeniousness - obsolete : noble, honorable
languid - displaying or having a disinclination for physical exertion or effort; slow and relaxed.
collusion - secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy
entice - attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage
indignantly - in a manner indicating anger or annoyance at something perceived as unfair
contrition - the state of feeling remorseful and penitent.
wholly - entirely; fully
indignation - anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment
devoid - entirely lacking or free from
malice - the intention or desire to do evil
cardinality - the number of elements in a set or other grouping, as a property of that grouping.
cordon - a line or circle of police, soldiers, or guards preventing access to or from an area or building
rite - a religious or other solemn ceremony or act
ordained - make (someone) a priest or minister; to order or decree something
apparatus - the technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose
consolation - comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment
galling - annoying; humiliating
surmised - suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it
acclimatized - to accommodate or accustom
condemn - express complete disapproval of, typically in public; censure
absolved - set or declare (someone) free from blame, guilt, or responsibility.
rouse - bring out of sleep; awaken.
foist - impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on
benign - gentle; kindly
execration - an angry denouncement or curse
gumption - shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
vindicate - show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
insolent - showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect.
succinct - briefly and clearly expressed.
immutable - unchanging over time or unable to be changed.
postulate - suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.
romantic - of, characterized by, or suggestive of an idealized view of reality.
dissertation - a long essay on a particular subject, especially one written as a requirement for the Doctor of Philosophy degree
provincial - of or concerning a province of a country or empire
credence - belief in or acceptance of something as true; trust
expound - present and explain (a theory or idea) systematically and in detail
domicile - the country that a person treats as their permanent home, or lives in and has a substantial connection with.
dialect - a variety of a language peculiar to a particular region or group
surly - bad-tempered and unfriendly.
abysmal - extremely bad; appalling.
inference - a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
ambivalent - having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone
arbitrary - based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system
quantitative - relating to, measuring, or measured by the quantity of something rather than its quality.
syntax - the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language
apropos - with reference to; concerning

No second post this month, been swamped with hella test prep... will catch up in May! smell ya later.

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