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Word Wealth Part I Unit 7

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acute
sharp, severe, perceptive
discernment
clear seeing
astuteness
shrewdness or mental sharpness, with a hint of wiliness or cunning
agile
nimble, quick and skillful
nimble
quick, alert, and deft of mind or body
supple
flexible, yielding in mind or body, quick to respond and adapt
erratic
irregular, wandering, having no fixed course; large rock deposited by a glacier
errare
to wander
err
to wander from the path of virtue, duty, or truth
knight-errant
a wandering knight
erroneous
wrong, deviant, or mistaken
aberration
mental derangement, deviation or error in scientific observation
exorbitant
excessive, unreasonable (in what one asks)
extravagant
lavish
inordinate
beyond reason, without restraint
immoderate
not sufficiently restrained
exultant
joyful, jubilant
jubilation
wholehearted rejoicing, more vociferous than exultation
jubilee
a celebration, a time or occasion of rejoicing
jocund
cheerful and gay, not quite exultant
implicit
unquestioning, implied
explicit
clearly stated
inane
senseless, empty
inert
inactive, lifeless
passive
unwilling to act or lead
indolent, slothful
lazy and inactive
dormant
a temporary condition of inactivity like sleep
listless
indifferent, uninterested, languid
inferior
low(er) in place or quality
ersatz
substitute, usually inferior
infernal
hellish, fiendish
diabolic(al)
devilish, fit only for (or devised by) a devil
execrable
bad, ugly, hellish, worthy of curses
execrations
curses
fugitive
one who flees, a runawaye
refugee
one who flees from home or homeland to escape some human or natural danger
elusiveness
the quality that makes a fugitive hard to catch
evasiveness
skill in dodging something, usually by the use of cunning.
indignation
justifiable anger
pique
mildest form of anger
vexation
strong annoyance, milder than anger
resentment
restrained, slow-burning anger
exasperation
intense irritation, often violent
wrath
rage, fury, or intense anger
animosity
strong hostility, usually personal
insolence
insulting behavior, impudence
obeisance
a bow or curtsy, respect
curtsy
a dipping of the body
genuflection
knee-bending in worship
salaam
very low bow
kow-tow
chinese obeisance
repose
rest, quiet
repository
place of storage for objects, ideas, or materials, especially of cultural value
ponere
to place
pausare
to pause or rest
retinue
a group of attendants
cortege
a procession of followers or attendants
convoy
a protecting escort at sea or a group of ships being escorted
sanction
approval, authorization
warrant
an official approval or order by a government agency for an expenditure
dispensation
approval by the church of some exception or variation from its rules or laws
indulgence
enjoyment, satisfaction, or leniency
condonation
approval of something questionable by seeming to overlook it
strategy
skill in maneuvering or planning
succor
aid, help
tyranny
oppressive or unjust government
autocrat
tyrannical person who may dominate a schoolroom, a home, a business or a nation
dictator
a tyrant or absolute ruler who ordinarily seizes power and does not transmit it to a successor in a family line
despot
a tyrant belonging more likely to a regular line of succession, like Louis XIV of France of Ivan IV of Russia