11 July 2013 - TRICKY WORDS


TRICKY WORDS

G'day guys,

Welcome to some more words that you may not have seen before, or have stopped using:


chicanery



trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry



indigenous



originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country



trepidation



tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation



admonitory



tending or serving to advise against doing something



alleviate



make easier to endure





amalgamate



mix or merge so as to make a combination



 ambidextrous

able to use both hands equally well



apotheosis



elevation or exaltation of a person to the rank of a god



arboreal



of or pertaining to trees



asperity



harshness or sharpness of tone, temper, or manner



benevolence



desire to do good to others



castigation



criticize or reprimand severely



commodious



spacious and convenient



contumacious



stubbornly perverse or rebellious





dereliction



deliberate or conscious neglect



detumescence



reduction or subsidence of swelling



disencumber



to free from a burden



efficacy



capacity for producing a desired result



effluvia



slight or invisible exhalation or vapour



effrontery



shameless or impudent boldness



empirical



derived from or guided by experience or experiment



encomium



formal expression of high praise



exigency



urgency



exoneration



clear, as of an accusation



expatiate



enlarge in discourse or writing



fulmination



violent denunciation or censure



ignominious



marked by or attended with dishonor; discreditable; humiliating



inimical



adverse in tendency or effect



insouciant



free from concern, worry, or anxiety





intransigent



refusing to agree or compromise



soporific



causing or tending to cause sleep



stentorian



very loud or powerful in sound



tautology



needless repetition of an idea



ubiquitous



existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time



vacillation



unsteady movement; fluctuation



vituperate



use or address with harsh or abusive language



Clancy's comment: Mm ... hope you are not vituperating too much.

I'm ...






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