Kalis Vocab 551-600
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unchanging over time or unable to be changed.
unable to be felt by touch; not able to be perceived easily.
to request urgently; to beg; to ask (someone) pressingly and persistently for or to do something.
not able to be penetrated; (of a fortified position) unable to be captured or broken into; unable to be defeated or destroyed; unassailable.
not providing for the future; not having or showing foresight; spendthrift or thoughtless.
lacking significance or importance; existing or occurring at or on the surface.
unnecessary, esp. through being more than enough; excessive.
exceeding the number needed; present in excess of the normal or requisite number, in particular.
bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible; not stiff or hard; easily manipulated.
kept secret, esp. because it would not be approved of; secret, secretive, stealthy, and clandestine.
a path clearly cut; a row or line of grass, grain, or crop as it lies when mowed or reaped.
to ascribe; to attribute; to credit or blame.
an insincere flatterer; someone who attempts to curry favor; a parasite.
act of setting free; a state of freedom; liberation.
to make more beautiful or valuable; to add to; to enhance.
to carve or mold a design; on (a surface) so that it is raised and stands out.
effective; (typically of something inanimate or abstract); producing results.
an image or statue; a figure made to represent someone who is disliked.
distinguished; renowned; outstanding; prominent; projecting; lofty.
a person sent on a special mission, usually as a diplomatic representative.
to put out or give out light, heat, sound, etc.
a softener; soothing; having the quality of softening or smoothing the skin.
a salary, fee, or profit from employment or office; payment.
(of a substance) made by chemical synthesis, esp. to imitate a natural product; (of emotion or action) not genuine; insincere.
understood or implied without being stated; unspoken.
reserved; (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
relating to the sense of touch; of or connected with the sense of touch; perceptible by touch or apparently so.
perceptible by touch; clear and definite; real.
equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
stretched or pulled tight; not slack; tense; figurative (of writing, music, etc.) concise and controlled.
showy but cheep and of poor quality; shoddy; sordid or unpleasant.
shining brightly; radiant; brightness.
noticeably bad; outstandingly bad; shocking.
to draw forth; evolve or draw out (a response, answer, or fact) from someone in reaction to one's own actions or questions.
the surface features of land; the arrangement of natural and artificial physical features of an area.
a state of mental and physical inactivity; lethargy; dullness; apathy.
a force that rotates, twists, or wrenches; a twisting force that tends to cause rotation.
clarification; make (something) clear; explain.
required before hand; a thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist.
to waste time; to loiter; act or move slowly.
difficult to understand; puzzling; mystifying; secret.
mean; base; cowardly.
ill; feebly irresolute; not physically or mentally strong, esp. through age or illness.
inventive; resourceful; clever; (of a machine or idea); made or done in such a manner.
part of the essential character of; established within; inborn.
a self imposed inner restraint; that which blocks or restrains; that which blocks or restrains; a restraining or inhibiting.
like an enemy; hostile; unfriendly; opposing.
not able to be imitated; unequaled; unparalleled; unique.
coming naturally from within; inborn; natural.
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