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100 Words For Every College Student

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1. Necessary; indispensable

2. To cancel - destroy - revoke - or void

3. To divide into two parts or branches

4. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas

5. To sketch - outline in a shadowy way

6. A person of refined upbringing - manners and taste

7. An amendment to an existing will

8. Seize the moment

9. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence

10. A leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion - prejudice - etc. - in order to achieve power

11. Conveying instruction; teaching some moral lesson

12. To utter - or express with - a snorting - exultant laugh or chuckle

13. A natural inclination; predisposition

14. Brief - concise

15. The thing speaks for itself

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

17. Whimsical; changeable

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

19. Exempli gratia (for example)

20. Favoring social equality

21. Environment; setting

22. Full; entire; complete

23. 'tongue-in-cheek-advice' characterized by wit and pleasantry

24. 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

25. Wicked in the extreme

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

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

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

29. Making a loud outcry

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

31. A mild or vague word or phrase replacing one considered harsh or offensively direct

32. An indispensable thing

33. More than is wanted or is sufficient

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

35. Of doubtful authority or authenticity

36. Short lived

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

38. Extravagant exaggeration

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

40. Course - base - instinctive

41. Perception; understanding; knowledge

42. Happening by chance

43. Avoiding labor and exertion; lazy

44. Extremely scanty (bare)

45. To depart from or evade the truth

46. The use of trickery to deceive

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

48. Without contents - empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; useless

49. Honesty - uprightness

50. An excessive desire of gain; greediness