200 Difficult Words - Group 1

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/'ædʌmbreɪt/ v. Syn. overshadow; shade
give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade


Spelling Word: adumbrate
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/kə'nʌndrəm/ n. Syn. riddle
riddle; difficult problem; dilemma


Spelling Word: conundrum
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/kju:'pɪdɪtɪ/ n. Syn. greed
greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth


Spelling Word: cupidity
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/ɪ'fɛmərəl/ a.
short-lived; enduring a very short time


Spelling Word: ephemeral
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/'ɛkskʌlpeɪt/ v.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges


Spelling Word: exculpate
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/'fætjʊəs/ a. Syn. foolish
foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way


Spelling Word: fatuous
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/'hæknɪd/ a. Syn. commonplace
repeated too often; over familiar through overuse


Spelling Word: hackneyed
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/ɪm'pɜrvɪəs/ a. Syn. impenetrable
impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed


Spelling Word: impervious
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/ɪ'nɪkw(ə)tɪ/ n.
absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness


Spelling Word: iniquity
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/ɪ'njʊə(r)/ v. Syn. harden; habituate
apply in use; use or accustom till no pain or inconvenience; harden; habituate


Spelling Word: inure