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These are the list of words from Dr. Raju website for Decemeber 08. There are some words repeated so please ignore it.
Draconian- Exceedingly harsh; very sever e
Drivel- to speak foolishly
Panache – flamboyant problem
Repertoire- The range or number of skills
Asunder-into separate pieces or parts
Meek- quiet, and ready to do what other people say
Sang-froid- Coolness and composure, especially in trying circumstances.
Futility- The quality of having no useful result; uselessness.
Muddle- To mix confusedly; jumble.
Dire- disastrous, urgent, or terrible
Lurk- To lie in wait, as in ambush
Fathomable- capable of being sounded or measured for depth
Accrue-To increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth
Abrasion- The process of wearing down or rubbing away by means of friction.
Bibulous- addicted to alcohol
extort - obtain through intimidation
ladle - a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle
synergy- the potential ability for individuals or groups to be more successful working together than on their own
manumit- to free from slavery
afflatus - a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration
squall- A loud, harsh cry.
miff - a state of irritation or annoyance
chuckle- To laugh quietly or to oneself
sunder- A division or separation.
Oblivion-The condition or quality of being completely forgotten
shirk-avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
dismantle-to take apart piece by piece
seep-pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
luscious-pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
crass-stupid and insensitive;crude(rough and simple)
Spleen- spitefulness or bad temper
Solemn-Deeply earnest, serious, and sober.
Glower- To stare angrily
clamor - a loud harsh or strident noise
Commend-To represent as worthy, qualified, or desirable; recommend.
Solitude-the state of being alone
Gushing-behaving in an overenthusiastic manner
Brevity- a short duration; brief time
Judicious-Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent
Efface- To make indistinct as if by rubbing; rubbing
Relinquished- To retire from; give up or abandon.
affirmation - a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
Edifice- large building
Nuance- A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
Countenance -Support or approval, Appearance, especially the expression of the face.
Obfuscate-to make confusing
Mottle-To mark with spots or blotches of different shades or colors
Buttress-A structure, usually brick or stone, built against a wall for support or reinforcement
Garbled-jumbled and confused , mixed up
Conundrum-a puzzling question or problem
Resilience -The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy;elasticity
Mulish-Stubborn and intractable; recalcitrant.
Gaunt -Thin and bony; angular
Dust jacket-a removable paper cover used to protect a book
Pertain-To have reference; relate, To be fitting or suitable
Evoke -To summon or call forth
Taut -Pulled or drawn tight; Kept in trim shape; neat and tidy.
Effervesce- To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up
Malaise - vague feeling of unease, illness, or depression; a complex of problems affecting a country, economy
Ruminative- to reflect on over and over again
Inept- awkward, clumsy, or incompetent
Commotion- noisy disturbance
Consolidate - To unite into one system or whole; combine
comprehend- get the meaning of something
Peremptory- Putting an end to all debate or action
Imbue- To inspire or influence thoroughly; pervade
Emulate- To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation
Infuriate- To make furious; enrage
Deplore- To feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn
Ostracize-t o exclude from a group.
Exacerbate-to make worse
Thwart –to block
Entrench- to fix or establish firmly
Intercede- To act as mediator in a dispute
Eavesdrop- To listen secretly to the private conversation of others.
Pliable- Easily bent or shaped;limber
Insipid- dull and boring ; lacking flavor
Minion- a slave-like follower or employee.
Petitioner- one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors
RATIOCINATION-the process of logical reasoning or rational thought
Vista- a wide range of possibilities or future events
Camouflage- Concealment by disguise or protective coloring.
Ingratiating- Pleasing; agreeable
Truce- a temporary agreement to stop fighting or quarrelling
calcify - to change into a hard, stony condition, petrify
unflappable- not easily upset
Pellucid- extremely clear in style and meaning
Venial- Easily excused or forgiven
Gist- the main point or meaning of something:
Levy- the imposition and collection of taxes, tariffs, or fines
Nebulous-Cloudy, misty, or hazy
Caveat-To qualify with a warning or clarification
Glib - Showing little thought, preparation, or concern
Profundity - Great depth
Trite - commonplace and unoriginal
Flippancy-Talkative; voluble.; Marked by disrespectful levity or casualness
Gravity -seriousness or importance
Lassitude -physical or mental weariness
Lofty - of majestic or imposing height
Diatribe- harsh denunciation
Blatant- Unpleasantly loud and noisy; Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive
Truncate-To shorten by or as if by cutting off
Precariousness - Dangerously lacking in security or stability
Quiescence- Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
Flannel - a small piece of towelling cloth used to wash the face
Apulia-region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic
Manna –Something of value that a person receives unexpectedly
Quash-To put down or suppress forcibly and completely
Vindicate -to clear (someone) of guilt or suspicion
Jargon-Nonsensical, incoherent, or meaningless talk.
Luculent-Easily understood; clear or lucid.
Malaise -a vague feeling of unease, illness, or depression
Illicit - same as illegal
Engrossed-To occupy exclusively; absorb
Vehement- Marked by or full of vigor or energy; strong
Lament- To regret deeply; deplore
Theocracy- government by a god or by priests
Manure- animal waste used as fertilizers
Wastrel- One who wastes, especially one who wastes money; a profligate
Sophism- A plausible but fallacious argument.
Conundrum- a puzzling question or problem
Quixotic- unrealistically optimistic or chivalrousscant- Barely sufficient
Refute-to prove (a statement or theory) to be false or incorrect
Aloof- Distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Ruminative -To reflect on over and over again.
Intangible -Incapable of being perceived by the senses
Teeter -To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
Hoary-So old as to inspire veneration; ancient
Endow -To provide with property, income, or a source of income.lugubrious- mournful, excessively sad
Immaterial- of no relevance
Esteem- To regard with respect; prize
Solicitous- Anxious or concerned
Ligneous- of or like wood
Osseous- consisting of or like bone
Litigant- a person involved in a lawsuit
Ordeal- A difficult or painful experience
Incursion- a sudden or brief invasion
Sedulous- diligent or painstaking
Lampoon – satire
Jabber- to speak very quickly and excitedly; chatter
Gruffness-a throaty harshness
Hearsay -gossip or rumour
Recidivism - habitual relapse into crime
Quagmire- Land with a soft muddy surface; A difficult or precarious situation
Proselytize- To induce someone to convert to one's own religious faith
Priggish- A person who demonstrates an exaggerated conformity or propriety
Peregrination - To journey or travel from place to place, especially on foot.
Facet- A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
Cortege- a funeral procession
Saunter- to walk in a leisurely manner; stroll
Canyon - a deep narrow steep-sided valley
Gully - deep ditch cut by running water
1. Tree: Bark (To misdirect one's energies or attention.)
Hiatus-a gap or separation
Retrench-To curtail expenses; economize.
repugnance - intense aversion
doltish - heavy and dull and stupid
schism- A separation or division into factions.
altruism -unselfish concern for the welfare of others
factitious -artificial rather than natural
pandemonium -wild confusion; uproar
sessile- Permanently attached or fixed and not free-moving
destitute - poor enough to need help from others
camaraderie - the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability
gelid- very cold
revile- To use abusive language
nefarious- Literary evil; wicked
Exasperate- to cause great irritation t
Shrewd-intelligent and making good judgments
Relish-An appetite for something; a strong appreciation or liking
Mediocre-Moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary
Hoard-A hidden fund or supply stored for future use; a cache.
Ineluctable- Not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable
Loutish-Having the characteristics of a lout; awkward, stupid, and boorish.
Ensconce- to settle firmly or comfortably
Inebriation- An intoxicated person.
Trumpery- something useless or worthless
Decry- To condemn openly.
Larder- A storage or supply of food.
Indelible- impossible to erase or remove
solicitude - a feeling of excessive concern
obloquy- abusive statements or blame
palatial- like a palace; magnificent
untenable- impossible to defend in an argument
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