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Glossary of English - SAVE List 4

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Affable
easy to talk to; friendly, kind, gentle
Atrophy
to waste away or deteriorate
Capricious
likely to change suddenly for no reason
Complacent
self-satisfied, unconcerned, smug
Corroborate
to confirm, to support with other evidence
Diligent
industrious; hard working; assidious
Egregious
remarkably bad; offensive
Epiphany
a sudden realization
Fastidious
not easy to please; particular; daintily refined
Guile
slyness; cunning; skillful deceit
Imperious
arrogant; domineering; overbearing
Infamous
having a bad repuation; notorious
Languish
to become weak; to suffer with longing
Malign
to make evil, harmful statements; to slander
Miserly
greedy and stingy
Omnipotent
having unlimited power
Pious
being devoutly religious
Prevail
to be victorious ovre; to be stronger
Purge
to cleanse or purify by elimination
Reprove
to find fault with; to express disapproval
Sedentary
tending to sit too much of the time
Surreptitious
stealthy; secret
Trite
overused; not original (like an expression)
Verbose
wordy; long-winded
Wily
sly; clever

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