40 terms

Vocab Quiz 19 (Redemption for 17-18)

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resilient
quick to recover
restrained
controlled, restricted
reverence
profound respect
sagacity
wisdom
scrutinize
to observe carefully
spontaneity
impulsive action
spurious
phony, false
submissive
meek
substantiate
to verify, confirm
subtle
elusive, sly, ambiguous
superficial
lacking in depth
superfluous
more than enough
suppress
to end an activity
surreptitious
secret, stealthy
tactful
diplomatic, polite
tenacious
persistent, resolute
transient
temporary, fleeting
venerable
respectable due to age
vindicate
to clear from blame
wary
watchful, alert
extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
capricious
unpredictable; fickle
superficial
trivial; shallow
censure
blame; criticize
coercion
use of force to get someone to obey
homogeneous
of the same kind
hypothetical
based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed
hypocritical
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
disseminate
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
ingenious
clever; resourceful
adulation
flattery; admiration
adversary
opponent
anarchist
person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
extricate
free; disentangle
reticence
reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence
adversity
poverty; misfortune
superfluous
unnecessary; excessive; overabundant
surreptitious
secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
taciturn
habitually silent; talking little
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