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Word list 09

Group 1

Banetroublesome influence
Condonetacitly support; overlook
Eclectictaking things from different sources
Genrea category; type
Irascibleeasily angered
Mundaneordinary; worldly
Perpetuatedcaused to continue
Rancorresentment; animosity; bad feeling
Strutswagger; show off
Volubletalkative

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Group 2

Bardpoet
Condoningoverlooking; disregarding; ignoring
Edificebuilding; structure; construction
Germanerelevant
Ireanger [irate (a) = very angry]
Munificentgenerous; charitable
Perpetuityeternity
Rantuse bombastic language
Stupefyingastonishing; shocking; stunning into silence
Voluminousvery large; spacious

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Group 3

Bastionfortress; stronghold
Conflagrationbig fire
Effacewipe out; remove all trace of
Germinaljust growing; not developed; immature
Irksomeannoying; infuriating
Mutinousvery rebellious
Personableattractive
Ratifyapprove; consent
Subpoenasummons to court
Voraciousravenous

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Group 4

Befuddleconfuse
Confoundconfuse
Effigya model of a person
Gibberingmaking meaningless noises
Ironicsatiric; unexpected
Myriadin large numbers
Perspicaciousinsightful; sharp; wise
Raucousrough and unpleasant (of sounds)
Substantiategive supporting evidence
Waivesurrender; give up

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Group 5

Begrudgeresent
Congealto solidify
Effusivegushing; demonstrative
Glacialhostile; unfriendly; cold; icy
Irrationalunreasonable; absurd
Navigablesuitable for sailing
Perspicacityinsight
Razedestroy; demolish; tear down
Subterfugea trick
Wanegrow less

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Group 6

Beguilemislead; lure
Congenitalpresent from birth
Egalitarianismbelief in equality
Goadprod; urge
Irreproachablecannot be criticized; perfect
Nebulousvague
Pertinentrelevant
Rebuttaldenial
Subtlenot obvious
Waryhesitant; cautious

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Group 7

Belaborexplain in unnecessary detail
Connoisseurperson with refined taste and good judgment
Egregiousoutstandingly, obviously bad
Grate (v)1. to annoy; aggravate; vex; 2. shred
Irrevocablecannot be cancelled; unchangeable
Nefariouswicked; immoral; disreputable
Peruseread carefully
Recantdisclaim; retract statement
Subversiverebellious; revolutionary
Waxto increase; to grow

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Group 8

Beleaguerbesiege; attack
Consecratededicate
Egressexit
Gratisfree of charge; without payment
Itinerantnomadic; wandering from place to place
Negatecancel; deny
Pervasivespreading everywhere
Recapitulatesummarize
Succinctconcise
Waylayaccost; stop; approach; hinder

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Group 9

Beliecontradict
Consensusgeneral agreement
Eloquentfluent and persuasive in speech
Gratuitousunwarranted
Jadedtired; bored; worn out
Negligencecarelessness
Petrify1. terrify; 2. turn to stone
Receptaclecontainer; vessel; holder
Suffragistsomeone who campaigns for voting rights
Weightyserious

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Group 10

Belittleto demean
Conspicuouseasily seen; prominent
Elucidatemake clear
Gravityseriousness
Jargonspecialized language used by experts
Neologismnewly coined word
Petulantsulky; peevish
Reclusesomeone who cuts himself off from life
Superciliousproud and haughty
Whelpyoung dog

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