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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
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Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
contentious always ready to argue; quarrelsome
astound amaze; to bewilder with sudden surprise
licentious amoral; lewd and lascivious
concession an act or instance of granting or yielding
altercation an angry or heated argument
anhydrous without water
codicil an appendix or supplement
assay an examination or testing
cliche an expression or idea that has become trite
circumlocutions an indirect way of expressing something

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
verbose wordy
consensus an opinion held by all or most
debacle an overwhelming defeat
prig annoyingly pedantic person
abrogate annul; to cancel or repeal by authority
crescendo any gradual increase in force, intensity
catastrophe any great and sudden disaster or misfortune
prolix long-winded
dearth any scarcity or lack
tome any volume of a work of several volumes

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Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
commodity anything bought and sold
hybrid anything of mixed origin; unlike parts
ostensible apparent; showing outwardly; professed
verisimilitude appearance of truth
annexation append; to add on or attach
novice apprentice; beginner
ratify approve or confirm
contentious argumentative
disputatious argumentative
hierarchy arranged in order of rank, grade, class

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
extrapolate arrive at conclusions or results
hubris arrogance; excessive self-conceit
aesthetic artistic; sensitive to art and beauty
dormant as if asleep; quiet; still
acrimony asperity; bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech
assail assault; to attack physically and violently
alias assumed name
quiescent at rest; dormant; temporarily inactive
belligerent at war; showing a readiness to fight or quarrel
heinous atrocious; hatefully bad

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