Vocab Test English

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Question Answer
abortfailed, came to nothing, miscarried
affinitymutual attraction, magnetism, instinctive liking
apexhigh point, climax, vertex
aspersionslander,defamation, calumny
bovinesluggish, slow, stolid
chimericalfantastic, visionary, absurdly improbable
coalescejoined together, merged, united
cogitatethinking hard, pondering, meditating
coterieset, social group, clique
debauchlead astray, seduce, corrupt
diurnaldaily, regular, daytime
ductileeasily swayed, easily led, tractable
exiguous small, scanty, meager
fetishmagic source, charm, amulet
foibleweakness, frailty, shortcoming
fortitudestrength, patience, courage
grandiloquentlofty, pompous, inflated
imbrogliotangled confusion, complicated misunderstanding, embroilment
impoliticunwise, injudicious, ill-advised
incipientbeginning, commencing
ingenuousinnocently frank, candid, artless
innuendosly hints, intimations, insinuations
irascibleeasily angered, irritable
limpidclear, transparent, pellucid
malevolentspiteful, malicious, malignant
metamorphosisbasic change, transformation, rebirth
niggardlystingy, miserly, pinching
nuanceshades of difference, subtle variations
officiousimpertinent, fussy, meddlesome
organicbasic, inherent
periphery boundary, edge, outside
piquantstimulating, stirring, provocative
plethoricdull, stuffed, turgid
prognosticateforetell, predict, forecast
rapaciousferociously greedy, ravenous, predatory
reconnoiterspy out, examine, explore
reprobationdisapproval, censure, rejection
salubrioushealth giving, wholesome, salutary
schismdivision, disunion over a difference of opinion
somnolentdrowsy, tired, sleepy
stratagemtrick, device, scheme
supplicationprayer, petition, entreaty
traumaticemotionally shocking, psychologically injurious
umbrageresents,takes offense, gets gloomy
vacuityemptiness, vacancy, inanity
virilemanly, masculine, vigorous
voracious all-devouring, greedy, ravenous