200 Difficult Words - Group 2

 200 Difficult Words - Group 2View Group Words   
ostensible  Speak Example sentences
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put forth or held out as real, actual, or intended; proper or intended to be shown
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precisely meaningful; forceful and brief
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secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently
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uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
palliate  Speak Example sentences
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oily; composed of oil or fat; characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness
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lessen violence of disease; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses
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dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual
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equivalent in effect or value
propitious  Speak Example sentences
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coarse or indecent; humorously vulgar or offensive
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momentary; temporary; staying for short time
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presenting favorable circumstances; fortunate; advantageous
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half asleep; inclined to drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
proscribe  Speak Example sentences
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disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of
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having or causing lustful thoughts and desires; having eager desire for something
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command against; banish; outlaw
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dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual
prurient  Speak Example sentences
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equivalent in effect or value
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easily managed or controlled; governable; easily handled or worked; docile
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having or causing lustful thoughts and desires; having eager desire for something
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inclination; natural tendency; readiness; facility of learning
rancor  Speak Example sentences
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bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will; hatred
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momentary; temporary; staying for short time
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having or causing lustful thoughts and desires; having eager desire for something
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being or existing everywhere; omnipresent
servile  Speak Example sentences
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slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor
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severely criticize; reprimand; reprove sharply
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habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
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momentary; temporary; staying for short time
spurious  Speak Example sentences
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childish; belonging to childhood; immature
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false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
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hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion
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omen; forewarning; something that portends an event about to occur, especially unfortunate or evil event
surreptitious  Speak Example sentences
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transparent; limpid; easy to understand
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lessen violence of disease; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses
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extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
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secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently
tractable  Speak Example sentences
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easily managed or controlled; governable; easily handled or worked; docile
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truthfulness; unwillingness to tell lies
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transparent; limpid; easy to understand
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extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily