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Glossary of English Final Vocab List

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Prolific
Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile.
Rescind
to cancel; to repel, to set aside
platitude
a thought or remark that is dull, trite, flat or weak
Nonchalance
carelessness; lack of interest or concern
Persimonious
too thrifty; stingy
Soporific
Causing Sleep; Drowsiness
Sectarin
Pertaining to a group within a larger group that is limited by common beliefs on interests, narrow minded
Spurious
lacking authenticity; counterfeit, false
Reticent
not saying much, especially about one's feelings
Malicious
deliberately harmful; spiteful
Latent
present or potential but not evident or active; underlying
Jargon
the specialized or technical language of a trade, profession, or a group
Impecunious
Lacking money; penniless
Repudiate
To reject; to refuse to recognize acknowledge or pay; to divorce or discard.
Recapitulate
to repeat in concise form
Tedious
long or verbose and wearisome
tenet
a principle, doctrine or belief held as truth by a group
Tirade
a long angry speech
undermine
to dig under
ungainly
clumsy awkward hard to handle
unscathed
undamaged unharmed
urbane
courteous, suave, polished
utopian
excellent, but existing only in a fancy or theory or dream
viable
able to live or exist
vilify
to defame to slander
writhe
to twist in pain

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