Flashcards on English Words

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What does the word 'abate' mean?

To become less intense or widespread.

What is the definition of 'benevolent'?

Well-meaning and kindly.

Define the word 'capacious'.

Having a lot of space inside; roomy.

What does 'didactic' mean?

Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.

What is the meaning of 'eloquent'?

Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.

Define the word 'foolhardy'.

Recklessly bold or rash.

What does 'gregarious' mean?

Fond of company; sociable.

What is the definition of 'hedonistic'?

Engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; self-indulgent.

Define the word 'impeccable'.

In accordance with the highest standards; faultless.

What does 'jubilant' mean?

Feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.

What is the meaning of 'laconic'?

Using very few words; concise.

Define the word 'magnanimous'.

Very generous or forgiving, especially toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

What does 'nonchalant' mean?

Feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm.

What is the definition of 'obstinate'?

Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so.

Define the word 'parsimonious'.

Unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal.

What does the word 'abate' mean?

To become less intense or widespread.

What is the definition of 'benevolent'?

Well-meaning and kindly.

Define the word 'capacious'.

Having a lot of space inside; roomy.

What does 'didactic' mean?

Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.

What is the meaning of 'eloquent'?

Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.

Define the word 'foolhardy'.

Recklessly bold or rash.

What does 'gregarious' mean?

Fond of company; sociable.

What is the definition of 'hedonistic'?

Engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; self-indulgent.

Define the word 'impeccable'.

In accordance with the highest standards; faultless.

What does 'jubilant' mean?

Feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.

What is the meaning of 'laconic'?

Using very few words; concise.

Define the word 'magnanimous'.

Very generous or forgiving, especially toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

What does 'nonchalant' mean?

Feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm.

What is the definition of 'obstinate'?

Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so.

Define the word 'parsimonious'.

Unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal.

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