601 insinuate suggest unpleasantly make a way for something gently
602 insipid without taste or flavor
603 insouciant unconcerned carefree
604 insularity narrow-mindedness isolated
605 insurrection rising of people to open resistance to
606 interdict prohibit forbid
607 interim as an installment
608 intersperse place here and there
609 intransigence unwillingness to compromise stubbornness intractability
610 intransigent uncompromising
611 intrepid fearless brave undaunted
612 introspection examining one’s own thoughts and feelings
613 inundate flood cover by overflowing
614 inured accustomed to adapted
615 invective abusive language curses
616 inveigh to attack verbally denounce deprecate
617 inveterate deep-rooted. long-established
618 invincible too strong to be defeated
619 involute complex
620 irascible irritable easily angered
621 irate angry
622 ire anger
623 irksome tiresome
624 irresolute hesitating undecided
625 irrevocable final and unalterable
626 itinerate to travel from place to place to peregrinate
627 jabber talk excitedly utter rapidly
628 jagged notched, rough
629 jibe gibe make fun of
630 jocular meant as a joke
631 judicious sound in judgment wise
632 knit draw together unite firmly
633 labyrinthine to entangle the state of affairs
634 lachrymose causing tears tearful
635 lackluster (of eyes) dull
636 lament show feel great sorrow
637 lassitude weariness tiredness
638 latent present but not yet active developed or visible
639 laudatory expressing or giving praise
640 lavish giving or producing freely liberally or generously
641 legacy something handed down from ancestors
642 levee formal reception/embankment
643 levity lack of seriousness
644 libel statement that damages reputation
645 liberality free giving generosity
646 libertine immoral person
647 lien legal claim until a debt on it is repaid
648 limn paint portray
649 limp lacking strength walking unevenly
650 lionize treat as a famous person
651 lithe bending twisting
652 loll rest to sit or stand in a lazy way hang (dog’s tongue)
653 lope move along with long strides
654 loquacious talkative garrulous
655 lucubrate write in scholarly fashion
656 luculent easily understood lucid clear
657 lugubrious mournful excessively sad
658 lull become quiet or less active
659 lumber move in a clumsy/noisy way
660 luminary star light-giving body
661 lurk be out of view ready to attack
662 lustrous being bright polished
663 macabre gruesome suggesting death
664 macerate make or become soft by soaking in water
665 machination plot scheme (esp. evil)
666 maladroit tactless clumsy
667 malapropism misuse of a word (for one that resembles it)
668 malevolence wishing to do evil
669 malign injurious speak ill of smb tell lie
670 malinger to fake illness or injury in order to shirk a duty
671 malleable yielding easily shaped moldable adapting
672 manacle chains for the hands or feet
673 massacre cruel killing of a large number of people
674 matriculation be admitted enter a university as a student
675 maudlin sentimental in a silly or tearful way
676 maul hurt by rough handling
677 maverick rebel nonconformist
678 mellifluous sweetly flowing
679 mendacity dishonesty
680 mendicant a beggar
681 mercurial quick changeable in character fleeting
682 meretricious attractive on the surface but of little value
683 mesmerize hypnotize
684 meticulous giving great attention to details
685 mettle quality of endurance or courage
686 mettlesome courageous high-spirited
687 middling fairly good but not very good
688 minatory menacing threatening
689 mince pronounce or speak affectedly euphemize
690 misanthrope person who hates mankind
691 mischievous harmful causing mischief
692 miser person who loves wealth and spends little
693 misogynist one who hates women/females
694 mite Avery small amount, portion, or particle
695 moderation quality of being limited not extreme
696 mollify make calmer or quieter
697 molt moult lose hair feathers before new growing
698 morbid diseased unhealthy (e.g… about ideas)
699 morose ill-tempered unsocial
700 muffler cloth worn round the neck/silencer
701 multifarious varied motley greatly diversified
702 mundane worldly as opposed to spiritual commonplace everyday
703 myriad very great number
704 nadir lowest weakest point
705 nascent coming into existence emerging
706 nebulous cloud-like hazy vague indistinct
707 negligent taking too little care
708 neophyte person who has been converted to a belief
709 nexus a connection tie or link
710 nibble show some inclination to accept (an offer)
711 noisome offensive disgusting (smell)
712 nonchalant not having interest
713 nonplused greatly surprised
714 nostrum a quack remedy an untested cure
715 noxious harmful
716 nugatory trifling/worthless
717 obdurate hardened and unrepenting stubborn inflexible
718 obfuscate to darken make obscure muddle
719 oblivious unaware having no memory
720 obloquy abusively detractive language sharp criticism vituperation
721 obsequious too eager to obey or serve
722 obstreperous noisy loud
723 obtain to be established accepted or customary
724 obtrusive projecting prominent undesirably noticeable
725 obtuse blunt/stupid
726 obviate to make unnecessary get rid of
727 occluded blocked up
728 odious repulsive hateful
729 odium contempt dislike aversion
730 odor smell favor reputation
731 officious too eager or ready to help offer advice
732 ominous threatening
733 onerous needing effort burdensome
734 opaqueness dullness/not allowing light to pass through
735 opprobrious showing scorn or reproach
736 ossify to turn to bone to settle rigidly into an idea
737 ostensible seeming appearing as such professed
738 ostentation display to obtain admiration or envy
739 ostracism shut out from society refuse to meet talk
740 overhaul examine thoroughly to learn about the condition
741 overweening presumptuously arrogant overbearing immoderate being a jerk
742 paean song of praise or triumph
743 palate roof of the mouth sense of taste
744 palatial magnificent
745 palliate lessen the severity of
746 palpability can be felt touched understood
747 palpitate tremble beat rapidly and irregularly
748 panegyric formal praise eulogy
749 paradigm a model example or pattern
750 parenthesis sentence within another one something separated
751 pariah an outcast a rejected and despised person
752 parley negotiation, discussion between enemies
753 parsimonious too economical miserly
754 partisan one-sided committed to a party biased or prejudiced
755 patron regular customer person who gives support
756 paucity scarcity a lacking of
757 peccadillo small sin small weakness in one’s character
758 pedantic bookish showing off learning
759 pedestrian commonplace trite unremarkable
760 pellucid transparent easy to understand
761 penchant strong inclination a liking
762 penitent feeling or showing regret
763 penurious poor/stingy
764 penury extreme poverty
765 peregrination traveling about wandering
766 peremptory urgent imperative unchallengeable ending debate
767 perfidious treacherous faithless
768 perfidy treachery breaking of faith
769 perfunctory done as a duty without care
770 perilous dangerous
771 peripatetic wandering
772 perish be destroyed decay
773 perjury willful FALSE statement unlawful act
774 permeate spread into every part of
775 pernicious harmful injurious
776 perpetrate be guilty commit (a crime)
777 personable pleasing in appearance attractive
778 perspicacity quick judging and understanding
779 pertain belong as a part have reference
780 pest destructive thing or a person who is nuisance
781 petrified taken away power (to think feel act)
782 petrify to make hard rocklike
783 petrous like a rock hard stony
784 petulant unreasonably impatient
785 philistine a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge
786 phlegmatic calm sluggish temperament unemotional
787 picaresque involving clever rogues or adventurers
788 pied of mixed colors
789 pinch be too tight take between the thumb and finger
790 pine waste away through sorrow or illness
791 pious dutiful to parents devoted to religion
792 piquant agreeably pungent stimulating
793 pique hurt the pride or self-respect stir (curiosity)
794 pitfall covered hole as a trap unsuspected danger
795 pith essential part force soft liquid substance
796 pivotal of great importance (others depend on it)
797 placate soothe pacify calm
798 plaintive mournful melancholy sorrowful
799 plaque flat metal on a wall as a memorial
800 platitude a trite or banal statement unoriginality
801 plea request
802 plead address a court of law as an advocate
803 plethora glut
804 pliant pliable easily bent shaped or twisted
805 plod continue doing something without resting
806 pluck pull the feathers off pick (e.g… flowers)
807 plumb get to the root of
808 plummet fall plunge steeply
809 plunge move quickly suddenly and with force
810 poignant deeply moving keen
811 poncho large piece of cloth
812 ponderous heavy bulky dull
813 portent omen marvelous threatening
814 precarious uncertain risky dangerous
815 precepts rules establishing standards of conduct
816 preclude prevent make impossible
817 precursory preliminary anticipating
818 predilection special liking mental preference
819 predominate have more power than others
820 preen tidy/show self-satisfaction
821 premature doing or happening something before the right time
822 preponderance greatness in number strength weight
823 presage warning sign
824 presumption arrogance
825 preternatural not normal or usual
826 prevalent common
827 prevaricate to equivocate to stray from the truth
828 prim neat formal
829 pristine primitive unspoiled pure as in earlier times unadulterated
830 probity uprightness incorruptibility principle
831 proclivity inclination
832 procrastination keeping on putting off
833 prodigal wasteful reckless with money
834 prodigious enormous wonderful
835 profane worldly having contempt for God
836 profligacy shameless immorality
837 profligate wasteful prodigal licentious extravagant
838 profundity depth
839 profuse abundant/lavish
840 proliferate grow reproduce by rapid multification
841 prolix tiring because too long
842 prone prostrate inclined to (undesirable things)
843 propagation increasing the number spreading extending
844 propinquity nearness in time or place affinity of nature
845 propitiatory conciliatory appeasing mitigating
846 propitious auspicious presenting favorable circumstances
847 prosaic everyday mundane commonplace trite pedestrian
848 proscribe denounce as dangerous
849 protracted prolonged
850 provident frugal looking to the future
851 provisional of the present time only
852 provoke make angry vax
853 prudence careful forethought
854 prudish easily shocked excessively modest
855 prune dried plum silly person
856 pry get something inquire too curiously
857 pucker wrinkle
858 pugnacious fond of in the habit of fighting
859 puissance strength
860 punctilious precise paying attention to trivialities
861 pundit pedant authority on a subject
862 pungency sharpness stinging quality
863 purvey provide supply
864 pusillanimous cowardly craven
865 putrefaction becoming rotten
866 pyre large pile of wood for burning
867 quack person dishonestly claiming to something
868 quaff drink deeply
869 quail lose courage turn frightened
870 qualm feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness
871 quandary state of doubt or perplexity
872 quell suppress subdue
873 quibble try to avoid by sophistication
874 quiescence state of being passive/motionless
875 quiescent at rest dormant torpid
876 quirk habit or action peculiar to smb or something
877 quixotic generous unselfish
878 quotidian banal everyday
879 rabble mob crowd the lower classes of populace
880 raconteur person who tells anecdotes
881 raffish low vulgar base tawdry
882 ramify to be divided or subdivided to branch out
883 rancorous feeling bitterness spitefulness
884 rant use extravagant language
885 rapacious greedy (esp for money)
886 rarefy to make thin to make less dense to purify or refine
887 rave act with excessive enthusiasm
888 reactionary opposing progress
889 rebuff snub
890 recalcitrant disobedient
891 recant take back as being FALSE give up
892 recast cast or fashion anew
893 recidivism relapse into antisocial or criminal behavior
894 reciprocity granting of privileges in return for similar
895 recitals a number of performance of music
896 recluse person who lives alone and avoids people
897 recompense make payment to reward punish
898 reconcile settle a quarrel restore peace
899 recondite little known abstruse
900 recreancy cowardice a cowardly giving up
901 recuperate become strong after illness loss exhaustion
902 redeem get back by payment compensate
903 redoubtable formidable causing fear
904 refine make or become pure cultural
905 refractory stubborn unmanageable untractable
906 refulgent shining brilliant
907 regale to delight or entertain to feast
908 regicide crime of killing a king
909 reiterate say or do again several times
910 rejuvenation becoming young in nature or appearance
911 relapse fall back again
912 reminiscent viewing the past
913 remonstrate to protest object
914 render deliver provide represent
915 renovate restore something to better condition
916 renowned celebrated famous
917 repast meal
918 repel refuse to accept/cause dislike
919 repine at be discontented with
920 reproach scold upbraid
921 reprobate person hardened in sin one devoid of decency
922 repudiate disown refuse to accept or pay
923 repulsive causing a feeling of disgust
924 requite repay give in return
925 rescind repeal/annul/cancel
926 resigned unresisting submissive
927 resilience quality of quickly recovering the original shape
928 resort to frequently visit
929 restive refusing to move reluctant to be controlled
930 resuscitation coming back to consciousness
931 retard check hinder
932 reticent reserved untalkative silent taciturn
933 retrospective Looking back on past
934 revere have deep respect for
935 reverent feeling or showing deep respect
936 riddle puzzling person or thing
937 rift split crack dissension
938 rivet fix take up secure metal pin
939 roll call calling of names
940 rotund rich and deep plump and round
941 ruffian violent cruel man
942 rumple make rough
943 sagacious having sound judgment perceptive wise like a sage
944 salacious obscene
945 salubrious healthful
946 salutary remedial wholesome causing improvement
947 sanctimony self-righteousness hypocritical with FALSE piety
948 sanction approval (by authority) penalty
949 sanguine cheerful confident optimistic
950 sanity health of mind soundness of judgment
951 sash long strip worn round the waist
952 satiate satisfy fully
953 saturnine gloomy dark sullen morose
954 savant person of great learning
955 savor taste flavor something
956 sawdust tiny bits of wood
957 scabbard sheath for the blade
958 scent smell (especially pleasant)
959 scorch become discolored/dry up/go at high speed
960 scribble write hastily
961 scurvy mean contemptible
962 secular material (not spiritual) living outside monasteries
963 sedulous persevering
964 seminal like a seed constituting a source originative
965 sententious short and pithy full of maxims/proverbs
966 sequence succession connected line of
967 sere make hard and without feeling
968 sermon reproving a person for his faults
969 serrated having a toothed edge
970 serration having a toothed edge
971 servile like a slave lacking independence
972 sever break off
973 severance severing
974 shallow little depth not earnest
975 shard piece of broken earthenware
976 sheath cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool
977 shrewd astute showing sound judgement
978 shrill sharp piercing
979 shun keep away from avoid
980 shunt send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion
981 sidestep step to one side
982 simper (give a) silly/self-conscious smile
983 sinuous winding undulating serpentine
984 skiff small boat
985 skit short piece of humorous writing
986 slack sluggish dull not tight
987 slake to assuage to satisfy allay
988 slate king of blue-grey stone propose criticize
989 sluggard lazy slow-moving person
990 slur join sounds/words (indistinct)
991 smolder burn slowly without flame
992 snare trap
993 snub treat with contempt
994 soar rise fly high
995 sober self-controlled
996 sobriety quality or condition of being sober
997 sodden soaked saturated
998 soggy heavy with water
999 solvent of the power of forming a solution
1000 somatic of the body
1001 soot black powder in smoke
1002 sophisticated complex subtle refined
1003 sophistry fallacious reasoning faulty logic
1004 sophomoric self-assured though immature affected bombastic overblown
1005 soporific producing sleep
1006 sordid wretched comfortless contemptible
1007 spear weapon with a metal point on a long shaft
1008 specious illogical of questionable truth or merit
1009 splenetic bad-tempered irritable
1010 splice join (two ends)
1011 sponge porous rubber for washing live at once expense
1012 spurious FALSE counterfeit
1013 spurn have nothing to do reject or refuse
1014 squalid foul filthy
1015 squander spend wastefully
1016 squat crouch/settle without permission
1017 stanch to stop the flow of a fluid
1018 steeply rising or falling sharply
1019 stentorian extremely loud and powerful
1020 stickler person who insists on importance of something
1021 stigma mark of shame or disgrace
1022 stigmatize describe smb scornfully
1023 sting something sharp
1024 stingy spending using unwillingly
1025 stint to be thrifty to set limits
1026 stipple paint with dots
1027 stipulate state or put forward as a necessary condition
1028 stolid showing no emotion impassive
1029 stray wander lose one’s way
1030 streak long thin move very fast
1031 striated striped grooved or banded
1032 stride walk with long steps
1033 strut a supporting bar
1034 stygian hence dark gloomy
1035 stymie to hinder obstruct or block
1036 subdue overcome bring under control
1037 sublime extreme astounding
1038 submerge put under water liquid sink out of sight
1039 suborn induce by bribery or something to commit perjury
1040 subpoena written order requiring a person to appear in a low court
1041 substantiation giving facts to support (statement)
1042 subsume include under a rule
1043 succor assistance relief in time of distress
1044 suffice be enough
1045 suffocate cause or have difficulty in breathing
1046 sullied to be stained or discredited
1047 summarily briefly without delay
1048 sumptuous magnificent
1049 sundry various miscellaneous separate
1050 supercilious disdainful characterized by haughty scorn
1051 superfluous more then is needed or wanted
1052 superimpose put something on the top
1053 supersede take the place of
1054 supine lying on the back slow to act passive
1055 suppliant asking humbly beseeching
1056 supplicate make a humble petition to
1057 suppress prevent from being known put an end to
1058 surcharge additional load/charge
1059 surfeit satiate feed to fulness or to excess
1060 susceptibility sensitiveness
1061 swerve change direction suddenly
1062 sycophant person who flatter to the rich and powerful
1063 synopsis summary or outline
1064 taciturn untalkative silent
1065 tadpole form of a frog when it leaves the egg
1066 talon claw of a bird of prey
1067 tamp tap or drive down by repeated light blows
1068 tamper interfere with
1069 tangential suddenly changeable
1070 tarnished lost brightness
1071 tassel bunch of threads
1072 taunt contemptuous reproach hurtful remark
1073 taut tightly stretched
1074 tautology a repetition a redundancy
1075 tawdry cheap gaudy showy tacky
1076 teetotal oppose to alcohol
1077 telltale That gives warning or information
1078 temerity boldness brashness intrepidness
1079 temperance abstinence from alcohol self-control moderation
1080 temperate showing self-control
1081 tenacity firmness persistency adhesiveness tending to hang on
1082 tenuous insubstantial flimsy weak
1083 tepid lukewarm
1084 terse brief and to the point
1085 testiness witness/evidence
1086 thrift care economy thriving prosperous
1087 thwart obstruct/frustrate
1088 timid shy easily frightened
1089 timorous fearful timid afraid
1090 toady obsequious flatterer
1091 tonic something giving strength or energy
1092 topple be unsteady and overturn
1093 torment severe pain or suffering
1094 torpid sleeping sluggish lethargic dormant
1095 torque twisting force causing rotation
1096 tortuous devious/not straightforward
1097 tout person who worries others to buy something to use his service
1098 tractable easily controlled or guided
1099 transgress break go beyond (a limit)
1100 transient temporary fleeting
1101 transitory brief
1102 travesty parody/imitation
1103 trenchant forceful effective vigorous extremely perceptive incisive
1104 trepidation alarm excited state of mind
1105 trickle flow in drops
1106 trifling unimportant
1107 trite not new
1108 truce (agreement) stop of fighting for a time
1109 truculence aggressiveness ferocity
1110 trudge walk heavily
1111 turbid muddy having the sediment stirred up
1112 turbulence being uncontrolled violent
1113 turgid excessively ornate swollen or bloated
1114 turmoil trouble disturbance
1115 turpitude wickedness shamefulness
1116 turquoise greenish-blue precious stone
1117 tyro tiro beginner
1118 ubiquitous present everywhere
1119 ulterior situated beyond
1120 umbrage offense resentment
1121 uncouth rough awkward
1122 underbid make a lower bid then smb else
1123 undermine weaken gradually at the base make something under
1124 undulate to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate
1125 unearth discover and bring to light
1126 unencumbered easy-going trifle
1127 unfeigned not pretended sincere
1128 unscathed unharmed unhurt
1129 untoward unfortunate inconvenient
1130 upbraid scold reproach
1131 urbane elegant refined in manners
1132 vacillation being uncertain hesitating
1133 vagary strange act or idea
1134 vain without use result conceited
1135 valiant brave
1136 valorous brave
1137 vanquish conquer
1138 variegate To mark with different shade or colors
1139 veer change direction
1140 venal ready to do something dishonest
1141 veneer surface appearance covering the TRUE nature
1142 veneration regard with deep respect
1143 veracity truth
1144 verdant fresh and green
1145 verisimilitude appearing TRUE or real
1146 veritable real rightly named
1147 verve spirit vigor enthusiasm
1148 vestige trace or sign
1149 vex annoy distress trouble
1150 vigilance watchfulness self-appointed group who maintain order
1151 vigilant member of a vigilance committee
1152 vigorous strong energetic
1153 vilify slander say evil things
1154 vindictive having a desire to revenge
1155 virago a loud domineering woman a scold or nag
1156 visceral of the internal organs of the body
1157 viscous sticky/semi-fluid
1158 vitiate lower the quality weaken the strength
1159 vituperate curse abuse in words
1160 vivacious lively high-spirited
1161 volatile changeable inconstant fickle unstable explosive
1162 volubility fluency verbosity easy use of spoken language
1163 voluble fluent
1164 waffle talk vaguely and without much result
1165 waft scent waving movement carry lightly through
1166 wag merry person
1167 warmonger person who stirs up war
1168 warrant authority written order guarantee
1169 wean to turn away (from a habit)
1170 weigh measure hoe heavy something is
1171 welter turmoil a bewildering jumble
1172 wend to go proceed
1173 whimsical full of odd and fanciful ideas
1174 wince show bodily or mental pain
1175 woo try to win
1176 writ written order
1177 xenophile (zen-uh-fahyl) a person who is attracted to foreign peoples, cultures, or customs
1178 yarn tale story fibers for knitting