25 terms

Daily Words: set #2

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aloof
reserved, at a distance (adj)
innate
inborn, naturally talented (adj)
placate
to appease, calm down (v)
fallacy
false belief, misconception (n)
magnanimous
generous, charitable (adj)
expedite
to speed up, accelerate (v)
elucidate
to make clear, explain (v)
dulcet
describes a soothing sound (adj)
augment
to increase, supplement (v)
paltry
describing a small amount of something (adj)
judicious
wise, showing wisdom in judging people or situations (adj)
perfunctory
dutiful, obligatory (adj)
winsome
charming (adj)
homogeneous
same type, having a common property (adj)
omnivorous
eating both plants and animals, taking in everything available (adj)
latent
present but hidden with the potential of emerging (adj)
quixotic
foolishly impractical (adj)
charlatan
fake or a fraud (person) (n)
tangible
within reach, possible to touch (adj)
stagnant
not moving, still, inactive (adj)
deprecate
to show disapproval (v)
morose
sad, gloomy, depressed (adj)
arduous
difficult, hard to accomplish (adj)
astute
perceptive, sharp-minded, very clever (adj)
superficial
shallow (such as character), near the surface (adj)