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40 terms

word wealth 3-3&4

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perspicacity
mental penetration, discernment
predilection
preconceived preference or partiality
prerogative
privilege, right
propensity
natural tendency, bent
propriety
confomity to accepted standards of behavior, rightness or suitability
prostration
a falling down in worship, exhaustion
resitution
restoration, reparation
sagacity
shrewdness, sound judgement
surfeit
excess, disgust from excess
vicissitude
irregular change, ups and downs
lambent
softly radiant, playing lightly over a surface or subject
latent
hiddne or unrevealed, potential
marital
of, or relating to, marriage
partisan
one-sided; partial to a party or cause; supporter of an idea or person
recumbent
reclining or leaning, inactive
salient
prominent, conspicuous, outward projecting angle
seditious
inciting discontent or rebellion
succint
terse, concise
tangible
real, substantial, palpable
tentative
provisional, experimental
coalition
combination or alliance (especially of opposing parties and usually temporary)
covenant
solemn agreement or compact
fetish
something worshiped for magical power
incentive
stimulus, that which stirs one to do or be - external
incubus
nightmare, depressing burden
insurrection
armed uprising or rebellion
paradox
self-contradictory statement or condition
paragon
perfect model or pattern
plagiarism
the stealing of ideas, the stolen ideas
solstice
time when the sun is farthest from the equator
aesthetic
responsive to beauty, artistic
chimerical
of the nature of fantasy, imaginary
exotic
strage, foreign
forensic
pertaining to public debate, oratorical
ineffable
unutterable, inexpressible
maudlin
weakly emotional, foolishly sentimental
occult
of a magical nature, mysterious
portentous
foreshadowing evil, awe-inspiring
relevant
pertinent, bearing on the topic
sadistic
cruel, fond of cruelty