VPP Book4- Lesson 10

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perquisite

n. a tip or payment in addition to regular wages
syn: fringe benefit; perk; benefit

circuitous

adj. indirect; roundabout
syn: roundabout; meandering
ant: direct; straight

perambulate

v. to walk about; to stroll
syn: saunter; wander

majoromo

n. a chief butler or assistant

indolent

adj. lazy
syn: torpid; idle; lethargic
ant: industrious; busy; productive

depredate

v. to plunder and pillage
syn: pilfer; ransack; ravage
ant: enhance

circumlocution

n. unnecessarily wordy or evasive language
syn: discursiveness; indirectness; evasion
ant: conciseness; brevity

largesse

n. generosity
syn: magnanimity; munificence
ant: stinginess

polemical

adj. relating to controversy or argument
syn: controversial; contentious
ant: indisputable; agreeable

luminous

adj. emitting light
syn: glowing; radiant
ant: dim; dark

tacit

adj. indicated but not expressed; implied silently
syn: hinted; suggested; unspoken
ant: explicit; frank

timorous

adj. timid
syn: bashful; sheepish; reticent
ant: bold; confident; courageous

vencer

n. a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or course
syn: disguise; gloss; facade

probity

n. integrity; respectability
syn: rectitude; decency; trustworthiness
ant: wickedness; impiety

untenable

adj. impossible to defend or justify
syn: groundless; unsupported; indefensible
ant: sound; irrefutable

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