50 terms

50 Word Vocab Test 2

2nd set of 50 words. 51-100
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Sumptuous
magnificent, costly, lavish
Timid
lacking in courage or self-confidence
Feeble
lacking strength, energy, or force
Lenient
not strict
Incognito
having ones identity hidden, as with a fake name or a disguise
Fortify
to strengthen, protect, or refresh
Literate
having knowledge or ability of something, especially reading and writing
Domestic
having to do with family-life or home-life
Contradict
to say the opposite of something
Dwindle
to gradually get smaller in size or strength
Vow
to make a serious commitment
Gnaw
to bite and wear away
Vacant
not occupied or filled
Peer
to look closely at something, trying to see it clearly
Stern
harshly firm
Immense
great in size or in quality
Idle
lazy
Dismay
the loss of hope or enthusiasm caused by something sudden or unexpected
Anachronism
something or someone that exists in the wrong time period
Resent
to feel bitter about something
Integrity
an honest, moral, ethical condition
Chronic
continuing for a long time
Mournful
feeling sadness, regret, or grief
Surreptitious
secretive, stealthy, or sneaky
Radiant
giving off heat, a glow, bright light, love, or good health
Haste
the act of rushing carelessly
Opt
to make a choice
Inquire
to ask about
Pensive
deeply, often dreamily, thoughtful
Flail
to move wildly, especially with your arms and legs
Employ
to put into service or use for a particular purpose or job
Elation
a feeling of extreme joy, pride, or optimism
Gauge
an instrument used for measurement or comparison
Procrastinate
to postpone, put things off, or delay needlessly
Silhouette
an outline that appears dark against a light background
Modest
not vain or boastful
Efficient
productive and effective without wasting time, energy, or expenses
Coherent
having an orderly, logical, clear, organized and united quality
Wry
humorously sarcastic or mocking
Rant
to speak or write in an angry or violent manner
Debris
the remains of anything broken down, destroyed or messed
Pathetic
likely to bring on sadness, shame, embarrassment, or ridicule
Elaborate
to add details to, especially in writing or with words
Convey
to transmit
Tentative
not final, certain, or positively decided upon
Divine
having extraordinary intellectual, spiritual, or moral worth
Scowl
to make a facial expression that shows displeasure
Superficial
concerned mostly with the outside appearance of something, not with its core characteristics
Fate
something that happens in a way that seems unavoidable
Compulsive
having an uncontrollable need or motivation to do something