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participle
verb that acts as an adjective
appositive
a noun or pronound that identifies or renames another noun or pronound
gerund
a verb form that ends in ing and acts as a noun
my mine your yours their theirs our ours his hers its their theirs
possesive pronouns
I me you he him she her it we us you they them
personal pronouns
antcedent
word that pronoun renames
edifice
n. a large elaborate structure; an imposing building. syn: fortress
ambidextrous
adj. equally skillful with either hand
belated
adj. delayed syn: tardy;late
animate
v. to give life or motion to syn: enliven; excite
knead
v. to work dough/clay into a uniform mixture. syn : squeeze; rub; press
chauvinist
n. one having a fanatical devotion to a country, gender or religion with predjudices against other countries etc..
egalitarian
adj. promoting equal rights for all people
berserk
adj. in a state of violent or destructive rage syn: frenzied
ostenstatious
adj. marked by a conspicuous showy, or pretentious display. syn: grandiose
delude
v. to mislead ; to fool. syn:decieve
elude
v. to escape notice; to get away from syn:avoid
fallow
adj. inactive;unproductive. syn:idle;barren
blight
n. anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes devaluation. syn:disease
obsequy
n. a funeral rite or ceremony
denizen
n. an occupant; inhabitant. syn:resident
fealty
n. obligated loyalty or faithfulness. syn: devotion, fidelity
entice
v. to attract by offering reward or pleasure. syn:tempt;lure
gratify
v. to please. syn:satisfy;indulge
laggard
n. a slow person, esp one who falls behind. syn:dawdler
gambit
n. manuever or action used to gain an advantage. syn:strategy, ploy, manuever
jaded
adj. worn out; dulled as from overindulgence. syn:exhausted;wearied
gist
n.the main point. syn:idea;essence
advocate
v. to recommend. syn:promote;encourage
efface
v. to obliterate;to wipe out. syn:erase
charisma
personal appeal or attraction; magnetism. syn:charm
ogre
n. a brute
mesmerize
v. to hypnotize. syn:captivate
entity
n. anything having existence either physical or mystical
bandy
v. to exchange words;to discuss casually
dastardly
adj. cowardly and treacherous. syn:dishonorable;shameful
nepotism
n. favoritism show to family or friends by those in power
begrudge
v. to resent another's success; to envy. syn:resent
mandarin
n. an influential person
glutinous
adj. gluey;sticky
enmity
n. a deep-seated hostility, often mutual. syn:hatred
declaim
v. to speak in a dramatic,impassioned, or blustering manner. syn:trumpet
imbue
v. to inspire or influence; to saturate. syn:instill
gaff
n. a pole with a large hook on one end
quaff
v. to drink in large quantities; to gulp. syn:guzzle
bibliophile
n. a lover of books
grid
v. to prepare for an event or an action. syn:brace
daunt
v. to make afraid; to discourage. syn:intimidate
flux
n. a state of continual change or movement. syn:instability
hovel
n. a wretched living place; an open shed. syn:shack
cadaverous
adj. of or like a corpse; pale guant thin. syn:ghastly
gothic
adj. of the middle ages
penury
n. extreme poverty. syn:destitution
egress
n. an exit; a means of going out. syn:passage
felicity
happiness; bliss
despot
n. a dictator with absolute power. syn:tyrant
amalgamate
v. to combine. syn:unite;blend;merge
demented
adj. mentally ill; insane. syn:deranged;insane
hone
v. to sharpen
beleaguer
v. to harass syn:surround
gorge
v. to eat or swallow greedily
antiquated
adj. no longer used or useful;very old. syn:obsolete
opiate
n. a narcotic used to cause or bring relief from pain
caricature
n. an exaggerated portrayal of ones features. syn:mockery;cartoon
dally
v. to dawdle. syn:dawdle
felonious
adj. pertainig to or constituting a major crime syn: criminal
licentious
adj. morally unrestrained. syn:immoral
numismatist
n. a coin collector
paucity
n. a scarcity, lack. syn:insufficiency
fatalistic
adj. believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate
obtrude
v. to force oneself into a situation uninvited syn:impose, intrude
pensive
adj. dreamily thoughtful syn:reflective
lackadaisical
adj. uninterested;listless. syn:spiritless
alienate
verb. to turn away feelings or affections. syn:estrange
elated
adj. in high spirits. syn:overjoyed
epigram
n. a witty