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ACQUAINTED

Made familiar with

ACQUIESCENCE

Passive agreement

ACQUIRED

Obtained

ADJACENT

Close to; next to

ALLEGEDLY

Supposedly; believed to be so but not yet proved to be so

AMIABLY

Good-naturedly; cordially

ANTAGONIZE

Incur the dislike of someone; counteract

APPREHENSION

Fearful feeling; dread

ASCERTAINING

Finding out

ASSESSMENT

Evaluation

BEGRUDGE

To envy the possession or enjoyment of something

CANTANKEROUS

Contrary; disagreeable; quarrelsome

CHAMELEON

Changeable; like the lizard known for changing colors to blend in with its surroundings

COMPENSATION

Something given or received as substitution or payment

COMPLACENTLY

In a self-satisfied manner

COMPROMISE

Settlement of differences in which concessions are made

CONDESCENDED

Bring one's self down to an inferior level

CONSENTED

Agreed to

CONTEMPORARIES

Of or about the same age

CONTRADICT

To go against

DEBATING

Deliberating; considering

DEFENDANT

Person against whom an action is brought

DESOLATE

Deserted

DISPELLED

To have done away with

ECCENTRIC

Departing from the established norm, model or rule

ECCLESIASTICAL

Pertaining to church

ENCUMBERED

Hindered

ENTRUSTED

Given over to another for care or protection

EVASION

Act of avoiding

EXTRACT

To forcibly draw forth; pull out

FANATICAL

Possessed or driven by excessive zeal

FRAUD

Deliberate deception for unfair or unlawful gain

HYPOCRITES

People who say they believe one thing but actually believe in the opposite

IMPROBABLE

Not likely

INAUDIBLE

Unable to be heard

INCONSPICUOUS

Not readily noticeable

INCONVENIENCES

Things that cause trouble, lack of ease, or difficulty

INDIGENOUS

Native

INDULGE

To allow one a special pleasure

INEVITABLE

Unavoidable; bound to happen

INFALLIBLE

Unfailing; always correct

INGENUOUS

characterized by cleverness or originality of invention or construction

INTIMIDATION

Threats

IRKED

Annoyed; bothered

IRRELEVANT

not applicable; having nothing to do with the matter at hand

ISOLATE

To separate from the group; set apart

MALEVOLENT

Having ill-will; malicious

MALIGNANT

Actively evil in nature

MEDITATIVE

Thoughtful; reflective

OBLIVIOUS

Unaware

OBSCURE

Inconspicuous; undistinguished; not well-known

PAUPER

Poor person

PENSIVE

Thoughtful

PERIL

Danger

PERPLEXITY

The condition of being puzzled

PERSECUTED

Oppressed; ill-treated and harassed

PERSEVERE

Remain constant to a purpose in spite of obstacles

PREDICAMENT

Troublesome situation

PREJUDICE

Preconceived preference or idea; bias

PREOCCUPATION

The absorption of the attention or intellect

PRONOUNCEMENTS

Authoritative statements

PURSUITS

Activities; hobbies

QUIBBLING

Making petty distinctions or irrelevant observations

STEALTHY

Characterized by secret movement; avoiding notice

SUBSEQUENT

Coming after

SUBTLETY

Something not obvious

SUSTAIN

To keep in existence; maintain; prolong

TEETERED

Swayed back and forth unsteadily in a seesaw motion

TORMENTING

Harassing; bothering; pestering

TYRANNY

Extreme harshness; rigor

UNANIMOUS

In complete agreement

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