[Esc] (1) /'bʌtrɪs/ v. Syn. support support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence The attorney came up with several far-fetched arguments in a vain attempt to [___] his weak case.
[Esc] (2) /kə'dʒoʊl/ v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering Diane tried to [___] her father into letting her drive the family car.
[Esc] (3) /kə'prɪʃəs/ a. Syn. unpredictable; fickle; arbitrary fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly The storm was capricious: it changed course constantly.
[Esc] (4) /ɪ'bʌlɪənt/ a. showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm Amy's [___] nature could not be repressed; she' was always bubbling over with excitement.
[Esc] (5) /ɪ'fɛmərəl/ a. short-lived; enduring a very short time The mayfly is an [___] creature: its adult life lasts little more than a day.
[Esc] (6) /i:və'nɛs(ə)nt/;/ɛv-/ a. Syn. fleeting; vanishing fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor Brandon's satisfaction in his new job was [___], for he immediately began to notice its many drawbacks.
[Esc] (7) /'ɛkskʌlpeɪt/ v. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges The court will [___] him of the crime after the real criminal confesses.
[Esc] (8) /ɪm'pɜrvɪəs/ a. Syn. impenetrable impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed The carpet salesman told Simone that his most expensive brand of floor covering was warranted to be [___] to ordinary wear and tear.
[Esc] (9) /ɪn'ɛfəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. unutterable unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech Such [___] joy must be experienced; it cannot be described.
[Esc] (10) /ɪ'nɪmɪk(ə)l/ a. Syn. unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental I've always been friendly to Martha. Why is she so [___] to me?.