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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)
diction manner of expression in words
stigma mark or sign indicating something not considered normal or standard
penurious stingy
prodigious enormous
prosaic matter of fact; ordinary
baleful threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
jocund merry
peccadillo minor or petty sin; slight fault
troubadour minstrel or singer
waggish mischievous; humorous; tricky

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
hoodwink mislead or confuse by trickery
fallacious misleading or deceptive
belied misrepresent; be false to
erroneous mistaken; wrong
paragon model of perfection
diffidence modesty; shyness; lacking in confidence
mercenary motivated by a desire for money or other gain
lament mourn; grieve
lugubrious mournful often to an excessive degree
undulating moving with a wavelike motion

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Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
impetuous moving with great, sudden energy
turbid muddy
requiem musical service for the dead
internecine characterized by bloodshed and carnage for both sides
cryptic having a hidden or ambiguous meaning; brief
proclivity natural or habitual tendency
propinquity nearness of relationship; kinship
myopic nearsighted; lacking foresight
pejorative negative in connotation; disparaging
trite no longer having originality

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
obsolete no longer in use or practice
defunct no longer living or existing; dead or extinct
magnanimous noble in mind
clamorous noisy; loudly demanding or complaining
absurdity nonsense
limerick nonsense poem of five lines
indelible not able to be removed or erased
impervious not affected
dissident not agreeing
inadvertent not attentive or observant; heedless; accidental

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