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English Words 1-100

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Culpable
blameworthy
Acrimony
bitterness
Inculcate
to instill
Fiasco
a complete failure
Furtive
secretive
Loquacious
talkative
Compunction
guilt ; Noun
Reiterated
said again, repeated; Verb
Regression
a going back; Noun
Concur
to agree; Verb
Distend
to stick out, to expand, to swell; Noun
Eccentric
a person that is perculiar or odd; Noun
Resolute
firm in believe; ADJ
Rotund
round;
Indefatigable
tireless, incapable of being worn out; ADJ (1)
futile
useless; adj
commuted
to change to something less severe; Verb
inalienable
not subject to being taken away; adj
refulgent
shining; adj
subterfuge
trick; verb
subversive
undermining or destructive; adj
epigram
a short witty expression; noun
succinct
brief or concise; adj
succulent
juicy; adj
imperative
of great importance; adj
pungent
foul smelling; adj
embellish
to enhance a story; verb
apathy
a lack of interest or concern; noun
contrite
sorry; adj
incorrigible
not able to be saved, unredemable; adj (2)
Condoned
Overlooked; forgiven;
Conduit
means of transmitting information
Conflagration
a raging fire
Eradicate
to wipe out
Endorse
give approval to
Confluence
a merging; a coming together
Inane
meaningless; pointless
Enhance
to make better
Reminiscent
reminding of the past
Incarcerate
to imprison
Hiatus
a break
Mendicant
a beggar
Deft
Highly skilled
Interminable
unending
Castigate
to scold
Avarice
greed N
Anomaly
an irregularity, an abnormality N
Reverie
a daydream N
Lucid
mentally alert, rational ADJ
Ludicrous
absurd ADJ
Malign
to speak badly of V
Writhe
to contort the body as in agony v
Zenith
highest point, the peak adj
Destitute
poor ADJ
Apparition
a ghost or phantom N
Cognizant
aware ADJ
Alleviate
to lesson V
Dally
to waste time, loiter V
Infirm
feeble or weak ADJ
Importune
to beg
Precluded
made impossible, prevented
Derogatory
belittling, dosparaging
Hamlet
small village
Trepidation
fear
Confound
to confuse
Recluse
a hermit
Redundant
already stated, repetitive
Sully
to tarnish
Ephemeral
short lived
Neophyte
a beginner
Petulant
Stubborn like a child -ADJ
Coerce
to force or compel -V
Coalesce
to come together -V
Aberration
something not normal -N
Prone
having a tendency to do something -ADJ
Bellicose
Hostile or warlike -ADJ
Coagulate
to thicken or clot -V
Cloister
a secluded place -N
Juxtapose
to place close together -V
Germane
relevant -ADJ
Lugubrious
sad or mornful
Mercurial
fickle, changing often
Mercenary
greedy, influenced by money
Conscript
someone who has been drafted or forced into service
Incontrovertible
not debatable
Fiscal
Pertaining to money
Erstwhile
former (used with negative things in the past)
Puerile
childish
Jettison
to throw overboard, to discard
Amorphous
shapeless
Amalgamate
to combine (V)
Commiserate
to sympathize (V)
Pensive
deeply in thought (ADJ)
cower
to shrink away in fear (V)
Egregious
noticeably bad or flagrant (ADJ)
Sedentary
inactive (ADJ)
Truncated
shortened (ADJ)
Sinuous
bending in and out (ADJ)
Respite
a short break or rest (N)
Capitulate
to surrender (V)