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Adj. deep and insightful
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or desirability of
A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented n.
to recommend; to speak in favor of v.
the state of being alone n.
showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect adj.
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant adj.
(adj.) belonging to the same period of time as oneself; (n.) a person of the same time
(adj.) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying
an enemy, opponent n.
common, ordinary adj
moral corruption; wickedness n.
to moderate; soften v.
harsh criticism or disapproval v.
yielding to the wishes or demands of others adj.
(adj.) not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
(v.) to support, give a boost to; (n.) a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest n
unclear or doubtful in meaning adj
(adj.) very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
(n.) an idle wanderer, tramp; (adj.) wandering aimlessly
To come together in a group, assemble. V.
(adj.) marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy
quarrelsome, inclined to argue adj
to find fault with, scold, rebuke v
n. belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess
hasty, not thorough adj
(n.) a representation (especially in drawing) in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated; (v.) to present someone or something in a deliberately distorted way
to weaken v
forgetful; unaware adj
having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned adj
unclear; clouded; partially hidden; hard to understand adj
unbiased; not subjective adj
to honor, to regard with respect v
to differentiate; to make a clear distinction; to see the difference v
to condemn openly v
(v.) to do something in an unprecedented way (Because of the stiff competition, the company knew it needed to pour a lot of energy into innovating new and better products.)
(adj.) not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
(adj.) frank, sincere, honest; impartial; unposed
unbiased; neutral adj
to see clearly, recognize v
(adj.) open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
behaving in a way that suggests one has higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case adj
a person with an unusual or odd personality adj
n. arrogant scorn; contempt
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence. Adj
Well-founded on evidence and corresponds accurately to the real world. Adj
not obvious adj
a puzzle; a mystery n
certain to happen; unavoidable adj
to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply v
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system; (adj.) able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen adj
well meaning and kindly adj
devoutly religious adj
(adj.) inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
reluctant acceptance of a bad situation n
hardworking, industrious, not lazy adj
to prove incorrect v
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
make lighter or brighter v
tending toward one direction adj
The same all the way through; consistent adj
(adj.) having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
(adj.) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow
being resistant to
pertaining to beauty adj
evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of v
To discourage or prevent from taking action v
self-satisfied; overly content adj
the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn. N
persuasive and moving, especially in speech adj
behavior showing high moral standards n
favoring one side unduly; prejudiced adj
To remove offensive material from v
dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest. Adj
(adj.) not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace
An appeal to authority and credibility
Pathos (emotional appeal)
An appeal to the emotions
An appeal to logic and reason
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