Pride & Predjudice

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  1. fulsome
    unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating
  2. quixotic
    not sensible about practical matters
  3. prognosticate
    make a prediction about; tell in advance
  4. auspicate
    indicate by signs
  5. augur
    predict from an omen
  6. presage
    a foreboding about what is about to happen
  7. portend
    indicate by signs
  8. portentous
    of momentous or ominous significance
  9. insouciant
    marked by unconcern
  10. impetuous
    characterized by undue haste and lack of thought
  11. pique
    call forth, as an emotion, feeling, or response
  12. haughty
    having or showing arrogant superiority
  13. mortify
    cause to feel shame
  14. necrosis
    the localized death of living cells
  15. banter
    light teasing repartee
  16. infamous
    known widely and usually unfavorably
  17. vain
    having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
  18. wretch
    someone you feel sorry for
  19. miscreant
    a person without moral scruples
  20. reprobate
    a person without moral scruples
  21. thwart
    hinder or prevent, as an effort, plan, or desire
  22. prejudice
    a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue
  23. perturbation
    the act of causing disorder
  24. antagonist
    someone who offers opposition
  25. mollify
    cause to be more favorably inclined
  26. foible
    a minor weakness or peculiarity in someone's character
  27. idiosyncrasy
    a behavioral attribute peculiar to an individual
  28. adroit
    quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
  29. superlative
    highest in quality
Created on July 21, 2009

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