30 terms

Siddhartha Vocabulary

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Ablution
Noun - the act of washing yourself; the washing of one's body or part of it
Abode
Noun - the place where someone lives
Appraise
Verb - to set value on; to say how much something is worth after you carefully examine it
Apt
Adjective - likely to do something appropriate, suitable
Ardent
Adjective - having or showing very strong feelings; eager, zealous support
Artisan
Noun - a person who is skilled at making things by hand
Ascetic
Noun - person practicing strict self-denial as a measure of personal and spiritual discipline
Atonement
Noun - reconciliation; reparation for an offense or injury
Besmirch
Verb - to cause harm or danger to the reputation of someone or something
Blanch
Verb - to suddenly have less color in your face because you are afraid or embarrassed
Chasm
Noun - major division, separation, or difference between two people or groups
Consignment
Noun - a quantity of goods that are sent to a person or place to be sold
Converse
Noun - social interaction; to talk informally with someone
Declivity
Noun - a downward inclination; a descending slope
Equanimity
Noun - calm emotions when dealing with problems or pressure
Immersion
Noun - complete involvement in some activity or interest
Imperturbable
Adjective - very calm; very hard to disturb or upset
Insipid
Adjective - not interesting or exciting; dull or boring; lacking strong flavor
Invincible
Adjective - impossible to defeat or overcome
Onerous
Adjective - difficult and unpleasant to do or deal with
Palliative
Adjective - serving to make the effects of something less painful, harmful, or harsh
Partake
Verb - to have a share or part of something along with others; to join with others in doing something
Prudent
Adjective - having or showing good judgement
Ravage
Verb - to damage or harm; noun - the act of damaging or harming
Relinquish
Verb - to give up something; to withdraw or redact from
Renounce
Verb - to formally give up something; to withdraw or redact from
Subservient
Adjective - very willing or too willing to obey someone else
Supple
Adjective - able to bend or twist easily (body part); compliant often to the point of obsequiousness; readily adaptable or responsive to new situations
Tepid
Adjective - not hot and not cold; not energetic or excited
Transitory
Adjective - lasting for a long time