23 December 2016 - MORE DIFFICULT WORDS




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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