1st Semester Final

ameliorateexample: She ameliorated the water by adding artificial flavors to it.
(verb): to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve; meliorate.
detrimentalexample: The earthquake was detrimental and destroyed almost the entire city.
(adjective): causing detriment; damaging; harmful.
follyexample: He did a folly caused from his nervousness because he was trying to impress a girl.
(noun): a foolish action, practice, idea, etc.; absurdity: the folly of performing without a rehearsal.
ignoramusexample: The ignoramus was ??? mean and stuck up.
(noun): an extremely ignorant person
impedeexample: ??? was impeded by my sister because she had gotten in the way.
(verb): to retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct; hinder.
indolence example: The girl procrastinated because she was in indolence.
(noun): the quality or state of being indolent (disliking work or effort; lazy; idle).
invalidateexample: I had to invalidate my credit card because someone was had stolen my identity.
(verb): to render invalid; discredit.
noncarcinogenicexample: My ?? used pure sugar for her tea instead of splenda because she ????? that it was more noncarcinogenic than splenda.
(adj.): not cancer-causing
parsimoniousexample: The little boy was parsimonious with his candy bars and would not give his bestfriend any.
(adj.): to be stingy whether economically or any other way
reticentexample: The monk was reticent and would not ????? to anyone.
(adj.): disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
retortexample: He retorted a snappy combat after she proved him wrong.
(verb): to reply to, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way; reply in kind to.
subversionexample: The subversion of the principal’s new rule was ??? easy.
(noun): 1.the act of overthrowing (something established or existing).2.the act of causing the downfall, ruin, or destruction of.3.the act of undermining the principles of; corrupt.
tractableexample: The boy was easily tractable because he was very naive.
(adj.): easily worked, shaped, controlled, or otherwise handled; malleable.
bafflingexample: He was baffling me because the complexity of his sentence was very ???.
(verb): to frustrate, confound, confuse, bewilder, or perplex
cinematographyexample: His cinematography was ok because you could see where they had to cut the film but the actors were ????.
(noun): the art or technique of motion-picture photography.
despicableexample: She was despicable because she was just a bully.
(adj.): to deserve to be regarded with contempt, distaste, disgust, or disdain; scorn; loathe.
finickyexample: Mary was very finicky with her food because she is allergic to almost everything.
(adj.): excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.
inaneexample: Henry is inane because when i said that i drank arizona he thought of the state.
(adj.): lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly
peruseexample: She perused his report to look for any mistakes.
(verb): to read through with thoroughness or care
spurnexample: The rich billionaire had spurned the hobo after he had asked for some money.
(verb): to reject with disdain or to look at as an inferior ; scorn
stipendexample: At subway my stipend is $10 an hour.
(noun): regular pay; salary; reoccurring payment every period of time.
tepidexample: The water was tepid and wasn’t too hot.
(adj.): moderately warm; lukewarm
wager example: His wager in the poker tournament is $50.
(noun): something risked or staked on an uncertain event; bet
abhorexample: I abhor Brussels sprouts, but Leslie likes them.
(verb): to hate; loathe
admonishexample: I had to admonish him so that he didn’t get hurt.
(verb): to caution, advise
detonateexample: He detonated because he was furious.
(verb): to explode with suddenness and violence.
ephemeralexample: His doctor said that his life is ephemeral because he has cancer.
(adj.): lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory:
gullibleexample: She is very gullible because i said that the world was in the palm of my hands and she looked at my hand for it.
(adj.): easily deceived or cheated.
(verb): to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink.
(noun): an accidental or temporary decline or deviation from an expected or accepted condition or state; a temporary falling or slipping from a previous standard.
insomniacexample: The doctor said he was an insomniac because he could not sleep.
(noun): someone who cannot sleep
replenishexample: She replenished the food on the table because there wasnt anymore food on the table.
(verb): to make full or complete again, as by supplying what is lacking
sutureexample: The boy needed sutures because he got cut
(noun): stitches
unwittinglyHe unwittingly slipped on a banana.
(adj.): inadvertent; unintentional; accidental
acquitexample: The jury acquit the suspect because he was not guilty.
(ver): to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty
complexityexample: The complexity of macaroni and cheese is very low because it is easy to make.
(noun): the state or quality of being complex
excruciatingexample: The pain was excruciating because it was painful.
(adj.): extremely painful; causing intense suffering
(noun): the act of not allowing something
(adj.): unmindful; unconscious; unaware
prodigiousexample: The mountain was prodigious.
(adj.): extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree,
(verb): to make young again; restore to youthful vigor,
pertaining to or constituting a residue or remainder; remaining; leftover.