English Words 1-100

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Culpable

blameworthy

Acrimony

bitterness

Inculcate

to instill

Fiasco

a complete failure

Furtive

secretive

Loquacious

talkative

Compunction

guilt ; Noun

Reiterated

said again, repeated; Verb

Regression

a going back; Noun

Concur

to agree; Verb

Distend

to stick out, to expand, to swell; Noun

Eccentric

a person that is perculiar or odd; Noun

Resolute

firm in believe; ADJ

Rotund

round;

Indefatigable

tireless, incapable of being worn out; ADJ (1)

futile

useless; adj

commuted

to change to something less severe; Verb

inalienable

not subject to being taken away; adj

refulgent

shining; adj

subterfuge

trick; verb

subversive

undermining or destructive; adj

epigram

a short witty expression; noun

succinct

brief or concise; adj

succulent

juicy; adj

imperative

of great importance; adj

pungent

foul smelling; adj

embellish

to enhance a story; verb

apathy

a lack of interest or concern; noun

contrite

sorry; adj

incorrigible

not able to be saved, unredemable; adj (2)

Condoned

Overlooked; forgiven;

Conduit

means of transmitting information

Conflagration

a raging fire

Eradicate

to wipe out

Endorse

give approval to

Confluence

a merging; a coming together

Inane

meaningless; pointless

Enhance

to make better

Reminiscent

reminding of the past

Incarcerate

to imprison

Hiatus

a break

Mendicant

a beggar

Deft

Highly skilled

Interminable

unending

Castigate

to scold

Avarice

greed N

Anomaly

an irregularity, an abnormality N

Reverie

a daydream N

Lucid

mentally alert, rational ADJ

Ludicrous

absurd ADJ

Malign

to speak badly of V

Writhe

to contort the body as in agony v

Zenith

highest point, the peak adj

Destitute

poor ADJ

Apparition

a ghost or phantom N

Cognizant

aware ADJ

Alleviate

to lesson V

Dally

to waste time, loiter V

Infirm

feeble or weak ADJ

Importune

to beg

Precluded

made impossible, prevented

Derogatory

belittling, dosparaging

Hamlet

small village

Trepidation

fear

Confound

to confuse

Recluse

a hermit

Redundant

already stated, repetitive

Sully

to tarnish

Ephemeral

short lived

Neophyte

a beginner

Petulant

Stubborn like a child -ADJ

Coerce

to force or compel -V

Coalesce

to come together -V

Aberration

something not normal -N

Prone

having a tendency to do something -ADJ

Bellicose

Hostile or warlike -ADJ

Coagulate

to thicken or clot -V

Cloister

a secluded place -N

Juxtapose

to place close together -V

Germane

relevant -ADJ

Lugubrious

sad or mornful

Mercurial

fickle, changing often

Mercenary

greedy, influenced by money

Conscript

someone who has been drafted or forced into service

Incontrovertible

not debatable

Fiscal

Pertaining to money

Erstwhile

former (used with negative things in the past)

Puerile

childish

Jettison

to throw overboard, to discard

Amorphous

shapeless

Amalgamate

to combine (V)

Commiserate

to sympathize (V)

Pensive

deeply in thought (ADJ)

cower

to shrink away in fear (V)

Egregious

noticeably bad or flagrant (ADJ)

Sedentary

inactive (ADJ)

Truncated

shortened (ADJ)

Sinuous

bending in and out (ADJ)

Respite

a short break or rest (N)

Capitulate

to surrender (V)

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