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Read [Esc] (1)    fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate


Spelling Word: abhor
Read [Esc] (2)    rubbing away; tending to grind down


Spelling Word: abrasive
Read [Esc] (3)    abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority


Spelling Word: abrogate
Read [Esc] (4)    act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest


Spelling Word: absolution
Read [Esc] (5)    refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice


Spelling Word: abstain
Read [Esc] (6)    sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


Spelling Word: abstemious
Read [Esc] (7)    obscure; profound; difficult to understand.


Spelling Word: abstruse
Read [Esc] (8)    award of merit; expression of approval; praise


Spelling Word: accolade
Read [Esc] (9)    assent; agree without protesting


Spelling Word: acquiesce
Read [Esc] (10)    unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent


Spelling Word: acrid
Read [Esc] (11)    fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places


Spelling Word: acrophobia
Read [Esc] (12)    sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness


Spelling Word: acuity
Read [Esc] (13)    extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding


Spelling Word: adamant
Read [Esc] (14)    skillful and adept under pressing conditions


Spelling Word: adroit
Read [Esc] (15)    excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise


Spelling Word: adulation
Read [Esc] (16)    state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


Spelling Word: adversity
Read [Esc] (17)    speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something


Spelling Word: advocate
Read [Esc] (18)    elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


Spelling Word: aesthetic
Read [Esc] (19)    easily approachable; warmly friendly


Spelling Word: affable
Read [Esc] (20)    cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


Spelling Word: alacrity
Read [Esc] (21)    medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming


Spelling Word: alchemy
Read [Esc] (22)    calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve


Spelling Word: allay
Read [Esc] (23)    provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part


Spelling Word: alleviate
Read [Esc] (24)    apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote


Spelling Word: aloof
Read [Esc] (25)    collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit


Spelling Word: amass
Read [Esc] (26)    state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty


Spelling Word: ambiguity
Read [Esc] (27)    unclear or doubtful in meaning


Spelling Word: ambiguous
Read [Esc] (28)    state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate


Spelling Word: ambivalence
Read [Esc] (29)    able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary


Spelling Word: ambulatory
Read [Esc] (30)    make or become better; improve; grow better


Spelling Word: ameliorate
Read [Esc] (31)    good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly


Spelling Word: amiable
Read [Esc] (32)    friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations


Spelling Word: amity
Read [Esc] (33)    formless; lacking shape or definition


Spelling Word: amorphous
Read [Esc] (34)    serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness


Spelling Word: analgesic
Read [Esc] (35)    comparable; similar or alike


Spelling Word: analogous
Read [Esc] (36)    absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion


Spelling Word: anarchy
Read [Esc] (37)    short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography


Spelling Word: anecdote
Read [Esc] (38)    bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act


Spelling Word: animosity
Read [Esc] (39)    append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit


Spelling Word: annex
Read [Esc] (40)    irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order


Spelling Word: anomaly
Read [Esc] (41)    active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor


Spelling Word: antagonism
Read [Esc] (42)    antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times


Spelling Word: antediluvian
Read [Esc] (43)    book of literary selections by various authors


Spelling Word: anthology
Read [Esc] (44)    too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged


Spelling Word: antiquated
Read [Esc] (45)    feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent


Spelling Word: apathetic
Read [Esc] (46)    lack of caring; indifference


Spelling Word: apathy
Read [Esc] (47)    untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious


Spelling Word: apocryphal
Read [Esc] (48)    bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve


Spelling Word: appease
Read [Esc] (49)    capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive


Spelling Word: apprehensive
Read [Esc] (50)    fit for growing crops, as by plowing


Spelling Word: arable
Read [Esc] (51)    randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle


Spelling Word: arbitrary
Read [Esc] (52)    secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated


Spelling Word: arcane
Read [Esc] (53)    no longer current or applicable; antiquated


Spelling Word: archaic
Read [Esc] (54)    hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics


Spelling Word: bigot
Read [Esc] (55)    defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from


Spelling Word: bilk
Read [Esc] (56)    swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms


Spelling Word: billowing
Read [Esc] (57)    act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity


Spelling Word: blasphemy
Read [Esc] (58)    flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive


Spelling Word: blatant
Read [Esc] (59)    suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled


Spelling Word: blighted
Read [Esc] (60)    gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted


Spelling Word: blithe
Read [Esc] (61)    support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion


Spelling Word: bolster
Read [Esc] (62)    rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners


Spelling Word: boorish
Read [Esc] (63)    middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional


Spelling Word: bourgeois
Read [Esc] (64)    boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person


Spelling Word: braggart
Read [Esc] (65)    quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression


Spelling Word: brevity
Read [Esc] (66)    introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce


Spelling Word: broach
Read [Esc] (67)    abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly


Spelling Word: brusque
Read [Esc] (68)    earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends


Spelling Word: bulwark
Read [Esc] (69)    over-regulated administrative system


Spelling Word: bureaucracy
Read [Esc] (70)    grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly


Spelling Word: burgeon
Read [Esc] (71)    make shiny by rubbing; polish


Spelling Word: burnish
Read [Esc] (72)    support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence


Spelling Word: buttress
Read [Esc] (73)    influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering


Spelling Word: cajole
Read [Esc] (74)    large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron


Spelling Word: caldron
Read [Esc] (75)    youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers


Spelling Word: callow
Read [Esc] (76)    straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial


Spelling Word: candid
Read [Esc] (77)    frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech


Spelling Word: candor
Read [Esc] (78)    ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious


Spelling Word: cantankerous
Read [Esc] (79)    capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy


Spelling Word: capacious
Read [Esc] (80)    surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply


Spelling Word: capitulate
Read [Esc] (81)    fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure


Spelling Word: carping
Read [Esc] (82)    one who makes maps or charts


Spelling Word: cartographer
Read [Esc] (83)    criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication


Spelling Word: castigate
Read [Esc] (84)    purging or cleansing of any passage of body


Spelling Word: catharsis
Read [Esc] (85)    private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy


Spelling Word: caucus
Read [Esc] (86)    capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action


Spelling Word: caustic
Read [Esc] (87)    ceremonial procession or display; succession or series


Spelling Word: cavalcade
Read [Esc] (88)    swiftness of action or motion; speed


Spelling Word: celerity
Read [Esc] (89)    critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure


Spelling Word: censorious
Read [Esc] (90)    expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame


Spelling Word: censure
Read [Esc] (91)    relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional


Spelling Word: cerebral
Read [Esc] (92)    state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence


Spelling Word: certitude
Read [Esc] (93)    cautious; sparing or restrained about giving


Spelling Word: chary
Read [Esc] (94)    mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry


Spelling Word: chicanery
Read [Esc] (95)    fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative


Spelling Word: chimerical
Read [Esc] (96)    hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger


Spelling Word: choleric
Read [Esc] (97)    being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct


Spelling Word: circuitous
Read [Esc] (98)    indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing


Spelling Word: circumlocution