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100 Words For Every College Student

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1. A minute amount; an iota or trace

2. Related by blood - descended from the same ancestor

3. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating

4. To divide into two parts or branches

5. Characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues

6. Lofty with pride

7. A word or phrase by which anything is likened to something else; it's often introduced by 'like' or 'as'

8. Avoiding labor and exertion; lazy

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

10. Id est (that is)

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

12. To prevent by interception

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. Apparently right; superficiallly fair - just - or correct - but not so in reality; appearing well at first view; plausible

15. Frivolity (not serious or sensible)

16. Lacking in courage and resolution

17. Relating to money

18. Whimsical; changeable

19. To cancel - destroy - revoke - or void

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

21. Understood by only a few

22. Inclined to keep quiet

23. Inclined to put off what ought to be done at once

24. The thing speaks for itself

25. Exempli gratia (for example)

26. To make vicious and defamatory statements about

27. A warning or caution

28. Bitter - harsh - or biting sharpness

29. Extremely scanty (bare)

30. Short lived

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

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

33. Very talkative

34. An indispensable thing

35. To make faulty or imperfect

36. Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences with a mark or series of marks (... or for example)

37. Partially but not fully in existence or operation

38. Displaing a lack of maturity

39. To be deliberately ambiguous or unclear

40. An accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact

41. Having only one side

42. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence

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

44. Patience; good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence

45. Made up of or combining elements from varying sources

46. Noticeable; also - projecting; also - leaping

47. An amendment to an existing will

48. Perception; understanding; knowledge

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

50. Brief - concise