Hard English Words: Study Tools

 Hard English Words: Study ToolsHome of the List   
acumen  Speak Example sentences
1
Exercise
n. compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors, compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
Exercise
n. the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time
Exercise
v. blow away or off with a current of air, separate the chaff from by using air currents
Exercise
n. shrewdness shown by keen insight, a tapering point
bowdlerize  Speak Example sentences
2
Exercise
v. grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude, grant voting rights
Exercise
a. not involving or relating to different religious sects or political groups
Exercise
v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
Exercise
n. type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having same number and kind of chromosomes as parent nucleus
chicanery  Speak Example sentences
3
Exercise
n. the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time
Exercise
v. travel around either by plane or ship, go around or avoid (an obstacle)
Exercise
n. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
Exercise
a. shedding foliage at the end of the growing season, being shed at the end of a period of growth
chromosome  Speak Example sentences
4
Exercise
n. a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
Exercise
v. travel around either by plane or ship, go around or avoid (an obstacle)
Exercise
n. a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
Exercise
a. full of trivial conversation, tending to talk a great deal; talkative
circumlocution  Speak Example sentences
5
Exercise
n. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things, an indirect way of expressing something
Exercise
v. repeat an earlier theme of a composition, repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
Exercise
a. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Exercise
a. full of trivial conversation, tending to talk a great deal; talkative
circumnavigate  Speak Example sentences
6
Exercise
a. shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
Exercise
v. travel around either by plane or ship, go around or avoid (an obstacle)
Exercise
n. the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time
Exercise
v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
epiphany  Speak Example sentences
7
Exercise
a. not involving or relating to different religious sects or political groups
Exercise
n. a divine manifestation, twelve days after Christmas
Exercise
n. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things, an indirect way of expressing something
Exercise
a. done with very great haste and without due deliberation, extremely steep
fatuous  Speak Example sentences
8
Exercise
v. represent falsely, be in contradiction with
Exercise
n. compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors, compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
Exercise
a. devoid of intelligence, silly and pointless
Exercise
v. travel around either by plane or ship, go around or avoid (an obstacle)
fiduciary  Speak Example sentences
9
Exercise
n. the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time
Exercise
a. involving trust, referring to paper currency depending on securities for its value
Exercise
n. the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
Exercise
v. authenticate as a notary, acknowledge or attest as a notary public
incontrovertible  Speak Example sentences
10
Exercise
a. found in the ordinary course of events, occurring every day
Exercise
v. represent falsely, be in contradiction with
Exercise
a. necessarily or demonstrably true, impossible to deny or disprove
Exercise
a. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech