23 December 2016 - MORE DIFFICULT WORDS


G'day folks,

Here are some more tricky words, courtesy of Vocabulary.com. Want further information? Right click on the word.

  adverse

in an opposing direction

  advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea

  affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

  aggrandize

add details to

  alacrity

liveliness and eagerness

  alias

a name that has been assumed temporarily

  ambivalent

uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

  amenable

disposed or willing to comply

  amorphous

having no definite form or distinct shape

chronologically misplaced

  anathema

a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication

  annex

attach to

  antediluvian

of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

  antiseptic

thoroughly clean and free of disease-causing organisms

  apathetic

showing little or no emotion or animation

  antithesis

exact opposite

  apocryphal

being of questionable authenticity

  approbation

official approval

Clancy's comment: I hope these have been helpful.

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