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mackenzie words

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facade
the face of a building; fake front
depreciate
to lessen the price or value of
frivolous
unworthy of serious attention
vererable
commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character or position
morality
moral conduct or virtue
garrulous
talkative, talking too much
multiped
many feet
legible
readable
wary
on guard; watchful
apparatus
machine or device
succinct
clearly expressed in few words
verbose
highly talkative;using excessive words
tranquil
free from commotion or disturbance
corporal
of the body
puncture
pierce with pointed object
pugilist
skilled fist fighters
eligible
qualified for group;position; priviledge
impudent
characterized by offensive boldness
digital
having to do witih fingers or toes
eccentric
deviating from the norm
dormant
something that is sleeping or inactive
admire
to regard with wonder or approval
inexorable
unavoidable
predict
to state what one believes to happen
lucrative
producing wealth
myopic
lacking foresight or scope
animation
full of life; liveliness
virile
showing characteristics of males
unmitigated
not diminished in intensity or severity
ominous
menacing; threatening
peer
one of equal standing with another
fiscal
pertaining to finances
malevolent
having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicous
expedite
speed up the process
immortal
not capable of dying
cordial
warm and sincere
commence
to begin; start
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances; tending to favor or bring good luck
austere
severe or stern in the disposition or apperance
paucity
fewness; scarecity
mordant
bitingly sarcastic
carnivorous
flesh eating
incipient
beginning to exist
piety
religious devotion and reverence
interrogate
question closely under formal conditions
vitality
full of life
precious
of high cost or worth
remorse
bitter regret
indigenous
originating and living or occuring naturally in an area or environment
abberation
a deviation from the proper or expected course
capital
city that is the seat of government
dentate
edged with tooth-like projections
virtuoso
one skilled in art or craft
benediction
a blessing
solitary
alone
verity
stated as true in principle
torpid
sluggish or lack of motion
irascible
easily angered
location
place or position
malediction
a curse
palliate
to make an offense or crime seem less serious
benign
good natured, kindly
restrict
hold down; keep within limits
magnanimous
noble of mind and heart or forgiving
magniloquence
lofty speech, pompous style of talking
insomnia
cannot sleep
contentious
given to contention; quarrelsome
vivaparous
produce life within
loquacious
very talkative
litigation
legal case or lawsuit
articulate
endowed with the power of speech
reception
process of receiving; welcome greeting
ligature
to bind
oppressive
difficult to bear; burdensome
morbific
disease
benevolent
characterized by, or suggestive of doing good
imprecation
curse
veracity
truthfulness
omnivorous
eating both flesh and vegetable matter
corporation
a group of people acting as one body
undulate
to cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion
languid
lazy;weary;slow to react
appropriate
proper or fitting
elongate
to stretch or make longer
quell
to put down forceably; suppress
peculiar
unusual, starnge or odd
distinct
not identical; individual; well defined
edify
to instruct
equity
fairness, justice
cynical
having a sneering disbelief in selflessness of others
literature
a body of writing in prose or verse
manual
human rather than mechanical energy
querulous
uttering complaints or critisism
futile
having no useful result, ineffectual
discreet
marked by exercising or showing purdence and wise self restraint in speech and behavior
innate
possessed at birth; inborn
unfathomable
difficult or impossible to understand
feral
existing in a wild or untamed state
iniquity
gross immorality or unjustice; wickedness
vehement
characterized by intensity of emotion or passion
oral
spoken rather than written
parity
equality
reincarnation
to be reborn into a new body
introduce
to make acquainted
arid
lacking interest or feeling; lifeless or dull
impertinent
not within good manners or taste; bold
mandate
wishes of a political electorate
vigil
a watch kept during normal sleeping hours
verbal
using words expressed in speech
relic
something taht has survived the passage of time
pungent
penetrating; biting; sharp odor
vocal
relating to voice, uttered by voice
mulitlingual
speaking many languages
iniquity
wickedness, sin
stimulate
arouse; increase activity
inscription
writing, carving, or engraving
acquiesce
to consent or comply passively or without protest
dedicate
to set apart for a definite purpose
melancholy
sadness or depression of the spirits; gloom
brevity
short;brief
commerce
large scale buying and selling of goods
voracity
appetite for eating food as well as knowledge
supersonic
traveling faster than the speed of sound
reprimand
to reprove severely, especially in a formal or official way
squalid
dirty and wretched, as from poverty or lack of care
revivify
to revive; bring back to life
taciturn
habitually untalkative
inquisitive
eager to learn
pugnacious
eager to fight
soliloquy
talking to oneself, often lines in a drama
equality
have the same rights, ability,rank
infallible
incapable of erring; incapable of failing
analogy
similarity in between things that are otherwise dissimilar
sojourn
to reside temporarily
indignant
angered at something unjust or wrong
consanquinity
blood relationship
lingual
sounds produced with tongue and other organs in language
stringent
imposing rigorous standards; severe
petulant
ill tempered or irritable

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