20 terms

Barrons 1100 (2)

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laconic
expressing much in few words
throng
crowd
intrepid
brave
accost
to approach and speak to
reticent
silent
furtive
secret, stealthy
felon
a person guilty of a major crime
plethora
excess
hapless
unfortunate
irate
angry, incensed
pretext
an excuse
fabricate
to lie; to construct
adroit
skillful
gesticulate
move the arms energetically
vigilant
watchful
avid
eager
cajole
coax
rudimentary
elementary
enhance
intensify, heighten
nuance
slight variation in meaning, tone, etc.