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English Volume IV side I

English Vocab test
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Aborigine
natives, first inhabitants
Adroit
Clever, skillful, dexterous
Altruism
thoughtfulness, unselfishness, concern for others
Animosity
ill will, hostility, enmity
Apposite
fitting, appropriate, apt
Bourgeois
conventional, middle-class, respectable
Cerebration
thinking, using the brain
Coadjutor
helper, assistant, co-operator
Concomitant
accompanying, involved, attendant
Corroboration
accompanying, involved, attendant
Culpable
much to blame, deserving of censure, deserving of reproach
Dichotomy
division into two parts, split, dualism
Dotage
feeble old age, second childhood, senility
Enigma
puzzle, mystery, riddle
Fecundity
production, fruitfulness, prolificness
Flamboyant
showy, flowery, bombastic
Forte
strong point, specialty, what he excels in
Gamut
scale, range, extent
Hypothetical
theoretical, logical, conjectural
Impetus
energy of motion, push, stimulus
Inchoate
just beginning, rudimentary, incipient
Indolence
laziness, inertia, relaxed inexertion
Innocuous
harmless, mild, uninjurious
Invidious
offensive, unjust, unfair
Licentious
immoral, lewd, libertine