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REPUDIATE re·pu·di·ate [ri pydee àyt] (past and past participle re·pu·di·at·ed, present participle re·pu·di·at·ing, 3rd person present singular re·pu·di·ates) TRANSITIVE VERB 1. disown something: to disapprove

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OPTIMIST op·ti·mist [óptəmist] (plural op·ti·mists) NOUN 1. somebody positive: somebody who tends to feel hopeful and positive about future outcomes 2. follower of optimism: a

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IRREVOCABLE ir·rev·o·ca·ble [i révvəkəb’l] ADJECTIVE   impossible to revoke: impossible to revoke, undo, or change EXAMPLE: “What do you mean you can’t change your mind?

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UNPARALLELED un·par·al·leled [un párrə lèld] ADJECTIVE   having no equal: not equaled, matched, or paralleled in kind or quality EXAMPLE: This is an unparalleled opportunity.

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RAVISH rav·ish [rávvish] (past and past participle rav·ished, present participle rav·ish·ing, 3rd person present singular rav·ish·es) TRANSITIVE VERB 1. rape somebody: to force somebody to

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TRITE trite [trīt] (comparative trit·er, superlative trit·est) ADJECTIVE     EXAMPLE: It’s a shame that a man so respected would make such a trite remark

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TRUCULENT truc·u·lent [trúkyələnt] ADJECTIVE   aggressively defiant: aggressively or sullenly refusing to accept something or do what is asked EXAMPLE: Truculent youths were parading the

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MENDACIOUS men·da·cious [men dáyshəss] ADJECTIVE 1. telling lies: having lied in the past, or prone to lying at any time 2. false: deliberately untrue EXAMPLE:

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IDOLIZE i·dol·ize [d’l z] (past and past participle i·dol·ized, present participle i·dol·iz·ing, 3rd person present singular i·dol·iz·es) TRANSITIVE VERB 1. admire fanatically: to feel great

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DOLEFUL dole·ful [dṓlfəl] ADJECTIVE   sad: sad and mournful EXAMPLE: Udoka became doleful when he realized she won’t be paid for the service she had

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INCONSPICUOUS in·con·spic·u·ous [ìnkən spíkyoo əss] ADJECTIVE not obvious: not easily seen or noticed EXAMPLE: Tobi was notably inconspicuous at the meeting yesterday SYNONYMS: unobtrusive, unremarkable,

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FLAMBOYANT flam·boy·ant [flam bóy ənt] ADJECTIVE 1. showy: showy and dashing in a self-satisfied way 2. brightly colored: brightly colored and striking 3. highly decorated:

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