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1. Review the words in a table
2. Click (memorize) in either column to begin
Guess the answer in your head
Click the buttons and follow the directions at the bottom of the table
Or click on matching mode at the bottom of a table, after clicking on (memorize)
Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
oligarchy government by a privileged few
august great dignity or grandeur
consternation great fear or shock that makes one feel helpless or bewildered
ebullient greatly excited
magnitude the property of relative size
verdant green; lush in vegetation
salutation greeting, addressing, or welcoming by gestures or words
wane grow dim or faint
burgeon grow forth; send out buds
malignant growing worse

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
accretion growth in size by addition or accumulation
recidivism habitual return to crime
veracity habitual truthfulness; honesty
inveterate habitual; of long standing; deep-rooted
reticent habitually silent; reserved
hackles hairs on back and neck; feeling of anger or danger
hirsute hairy
recalcitrant resistance to authority
fractious unruly
esoteric hard to understand

Memorize both together

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
caustic corrosive; that which can destroy tissue by chemical action
innocuous harmless; not controversial, offensive, or stimulating
concord harmony
cacophony harsh or discordant sound; dissonance
inquisitor harsh or prying questioner
cursory hasty; done without care
odious hateful; vile
noisome having a bad odor; foul-smelling
viscid having a cohesive and sticky fluid
asperity having a harsh temper; roughness

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
tangible having actual form and substance
perspicacious having insight; penetrating; astute
finite having measurable or definable limits; not infinite
nomad one with no permanent home, but moving about constantly
scrupulous having principles; extremely conscientious
degenerate having sunk below a former or normal condition
efficacious effective
faddish having the nature of a fad
clairvoyant the power to perceive that which is outside of the human senses
equivocal having two or more meanings

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Memorize all (on this page)

Combines all tables on this page into one large table, and begins the memorization process:
 
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