51 terms


Tenable (adj)
Strongly defensed against criticism , or stable (job)
Termagant (n)
Strict woman
Throng (n)
Crowd of people
Timorous (adj)
Tortuous (adj)
Convoluted, long and complicated
Sure-footed (adj)
Unlikely to fall, unlikely to fail
Turpitude (n)
Despicable malfeasance
Tussle (v)
Vie, fight, compete
Tyro (n)
Novice, greenhorn, amateur
Umbrage (n)
To take (this word) mean to take offence
Underwrite (v)
To accept responsibility for something, sponsor it, buy shares
Unkempt (adj)
Unsavory (adj)
Immoral, unpleasant, deplorable
Unwieldy (adj)
Cumbersome, hard to move, not in control
Urbane (adj)
Social, tactful, relaxed and confident
Usurp (v)
To take over power
Vacillate (v)
To keep changing your opinions in annoying way
Venial (adj)
Minor, petty, not serious (sin)
Vertigo (n)
Vertiginous feeling
Vestige (n)
small remnant left of something
Vicissitude (n)
Ups and downs of life
Vigil (n)
Time when you wake up to care for sb
Virile (adj)
Strong, masculine, energetic
Vitiate (v)
To mar, or to ameliorate the effect
Vituperation (n)
Angry criticism
Vogue (n)
A fad, a temporary trend
Volition (n)
Your free will to make decision
Wheedle (v)
To coax, persuade
Whet (v)
To increase your desire, appetite
Wince (v)
Twitch your face to show feeling
Wistful (adj)
Sad, poignant
Lovelorn (adj)
Wrest (v)
To take control
Yen (n)
A strong desire
Cabal (n)
A small political renegade group
Denigrate (v)
To disparage, to belittle
Denouement (n)
The conclusive end of a book, play
Dolorous (adj)
Forlorn, morose
Emanate (v)
To show, express (power, confidence)
Extenuating (adj)
Showing that a crimes should be dealt more leniently
Impregnable (adj)
Knell (n)
Indication of the demise of something
Macabre (adj)
Ghostly scary, paranormal
Pathological (adj)
Not reasonable, insensible
Related to illness
Rapacious (adj)
Reverie (n)
State of daydreaming
Risible (adj)
Ludicrous, ridiculous, deridable
Specious (adj)
Misleading although seeming right
Suffrage (n)
The right to vote
Thespian (n)
An actor
Verbatim (adj)
Exact to every word