MJ Test Prep Vocab 6

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Alleviate

Relieve, Lessen

Ameliorate

Improve

Amity

Friendship

Arcane

Mysterious, Known Only to a Select Few, Esoteric

Assess

Estimate the Value Of, Measure

Assiduous

Diligent, Conscientious

Augment

Add To

August

Distinguished, Majestic

Belittle

Put Down

Biased

Not Neutral, On One Side of the Other

Burgeon

Grown Profusely, Rapidly Expand

Callow

Innocent, Immature

Contempt

Reproachful Disdain

Convention

Social Custom

Dearth

A Lack

Despair

Loss of Hope

Deter

Prevent, Discourage From Doing

Enthrall

Delight, To Hold Spellbound

Euphony

Sweet Sound

Fickle

Unpredictable, Whimsical, Capricious

Fraught

Full Of

Glib

Smooth Talking

Incessant

Never Ending

Incipient

Beginning

Indifferent

Not Caring, Lacking Preference

Insipid

Bland, Boring, Dull

Intrepid

Fearless

Lucid

Easily Understood, Clear

Mendacious

Untruthful, Given to Deception

Merger

A Joining or Marriage

Nostalgic

Yearning for the Old Days

Objective

Without Bias, Neutral; Something Material

Panegyric

Formal or Elaborate Praise, Encomium

Peripheral

Away From the Center

Petulant

Rude, Cranky, Ill-Tempered

Premature

Too Early, Too Soon

Remorse

Sense of Gnawing Guilt from Wrongdoing, Regret

Reproof

Scolding

Repulsion

Disgust

Respite

A Break, A Lull, A Rest

Reticent

Restrained, Uncommunicative, Quiet

Saccharine

Sickly Sweet, Falsely Sweet

Scrutinize

Examine Closely

Servile

Overly Submissive, Cringing, Like a Servant

Slapdash

Haphazard

Static

Stationary

Sycophant

A Flatterer, A Parasite

Taciturn

Quiet, Saying Little, Silent

Tangible

Touchable, Substantial, Palpable, Tactile

Tenacity

Persevere, Tough, Cling To

Terse

Effectively Brief, Concise

Upbraid

Scold Severley

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