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25 terms

Vocab 76-100

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Riddled
Full of (usually full of holes)
Torpid
Inactive, lazy, stagnant
Aesthetic
Concerning art or beauty
Bulwark
Fortification, barricade, wall
Defunct
No longer in existence
Etymology
The study of word origins
Loquacious
Talkative, wordy
Odious
Hateful
Posterity
Future generations
Tenacious
Persistent; not easily pulled apart
Torpor
Dormancy, sluggishness, inactivity
Affable
Friendly, social, easygoing
Gauche
rude; lacking social pose or grace
Degradation
Deprivation, poverty, debasement
Hypochondriac
A person obsessed with health; having imaginary illnesses
Non sequitur
An unclear or incorrect inference
Officious
Domineering; intrusive; meddlesome
Posthumous
After death
Precocious
Exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age
Palatable
Agreeable to taste; agreeable or acceptable to the mind
Maudlin
Drunk enough to be emotionally silly; weakly and effusively sentimental
Stellar
Of or relating to the stars; principal, leading; outstanding
Audacious
Daring, bold; insolent; marked by originality and verve
Foible
A minor flaw or shortcoming in character or behavior; weakness
Conundrum
An intricate and difficult problem