Princeton Review Hit Parade
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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
Abase Abstruse Acumen Adroit Aesthetic Affable Alacrity Alleviate Altruism Amalgam Ambiguous Ambivalent Ameliorate Amiable Anachronistic Apathetic Arboreal Arcane Archaic Ascertain Assimilate Astute Augment Aural Austere Autonomy Averse Banal Belie Belligerent Beneficial Benign Bolster Bombastic
to lower in rank, presige, or esteem difficult to understand quickness and accuracy of judgement dexterous, deft (good at it) having to do with the appreciation of beauty easy going, friendly promptness in response, eagerness to ease a pain or burden unselfish concern for the welfare of others a combination of diverse elements, a mixture open to more than one interpretation simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, uncertain to make something better, improve
35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48.
Brevity Burgeon Byzantine Cacophony Cajole Callous Candid Cantankerous Capricious Castigate Censure Chicanery Circumscribe Circumspect Complement Conciliatory Concord Concur Conjecture Conspicuous Contentious Contiguous Convoluted Copious Cosmopolitan Credible Curative Dearth Debacle Debilitate Debunk Defunct Deleterious Demure Denounce
briefness to grow and flourish extremely complicated or devious unpleasant noise to urge with flattery or teasing emotionally hardened, unfeeling honest and straightforward ill-tempered and quarrelsome, disagreeable impulsive and unpredictable to scold, harshly criticize to issue official blame trickery draw a circle around, restrict careful and discreet something that completes or goes with appeasing, soothing, showing willingness to reconcile agreement to agree guesswork easy to notice, obvious quarrelsome sharing an edge or boundary, touching intricate, complex plentiful, having a large quantity worldly, widely sophisticated capable of being believed able to heal or cure scarce supply, lack disastrous defeat or failure, fiasco impair the strength of, weaken to expose untruths, shams, or exaggerated claims no longer existing or functioning having a harmful effect modest and reserved condemn openly (MLK: racism is immoral)
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friendly, agreeable, good-natured
something in the wrong time period
feeling or showing little emotion relating to or resembling trees known/understood by only a few characteristic of an earlier time, antique, old to find out through investigation or experimentation to absorb or become absorbed, make/become similar Shrewd and clever to make greater in size or quantity related to the sense of hearing without decorations, strict independence, self-determination strongly disinclined common, predictable to misrepresent, disguise eager to fight, hostile, aggressive producing or promoting a favorable result, helpful kind and gentle to hearten, support given to pompous speech or writing 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65.
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Deride Derivative Derogatory Didactic Diffidence Dilatory Diligent Dirge Disparage Disseminate Distend Docile Dogmatic Dubious Duplicitous Ebullience Eclectic Effrontery Embellish Eminent Empathy Enigma Entourage Ephemeral Epitome Equivocal Eradicate Erratic Erudition Esoteric Euphemism Exacerbate Exonerate Exorbitant Expedient
to mock contemptuously something that comes from another source Insulting or intended to insult instructive timidity or shyness habitually late hardworking a funeral hymn to speak of negatively, to belittle to scatter widely to swell out or expand fron internal pressure (balloon) submissive to instruction, willing to be taught stubbornly attached to insufficiently proven beliefs doubtful deliberately deceptive intense enthusiasm made up of a variety of sources or styles boldness to decorate or exaggerate...
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