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100 Words For Every College Student

Subjects : english, vocabulary
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1. 'tongue-in-cheek-advice' characterized by wit and pleasantry

2. A warning or caution

3. Characterized by or consisting of two parts or components

4. To sketch - outline in a shadowy way

5. Of doubtful authority or authenticity

6. A core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed

7. Bitter - harsh - or biting sharpness

8. To depart from or evade the truth

9. The study of the rules whereby words or other elements of sentence structure are combined to form grammatical sentences

10. The representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters - figures - or events in narrative - dramatic - or pictorial form

11. The choice and use of words in speech or writing

12. Honesty - uprightness

13. A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them

14. To make vicious and defamatory statements about

15. Environment; setting

16. Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned

17. To prevent by interception

18. Sharp - biting - or acid in temper - expression - or tone

19. Characterized by a narrow - often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules

20. Peaceful - undisturbed - and happy

21. Related by blood - descended from the same ancestor

22. Being everywhere

23. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas

24. Relating to money

25. (LLC) combine the liability protection of a coorporation with the tax benefits and simplicity of a partnership

26. Inclined to keep quiet

27. An accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact

28. To make or grow better

29. Displaing a lack of maturity

30. More than is wanted or is sufficient

31. Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy

32. Disparaging - belittling

33. A natural inclination; predisposition

34. Argument over the definition of words

35. To cancel - destroy - revoke - or void

36. A stock of terms used in a particular profession - subject or style; a vocabulary

37. Understood by only a few

38. A person of refined upbringing - manners and taste

39. Bitterly sarcastic

40. A minute amount; an iota or trace

41. A tensely phrased statement of a truth or opinion; an adage

42. Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning

43. Whimsical; changeable

44. Avoiding labor and exertion; lazy

45. Having only one side

46. A chain; a succession

47. Id est (that is)

48. One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas of institutions

49. Made up of or combining elements from varying sources

50. Having bounds