R-Eng IV List 5

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  1. adhere
    stick to firmly
  2. apex
    the highest point of something
  3. complacent
    contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
  4. emulate
    strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
  5. ephemeral
    anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day
  6. imminent
    close in time; about to occur
  7. lucrative
    producing a sizeable profit
  8. peril
    a state of danger involving risk
  9. perpetual
    continuing forever or indefinitely
  10. superfluous
    more than is needed, desired, or required
  11. ambiguous
    having more than one possible meaning
  12. mundane
    found in the ordinary course of events
  13. nuance
    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  14. oust
    remove from a position or office
  15. precocious
    characterized by exceptionally early development
  16. tactful
    having a sense of what is considerate in dealing with others
  17. dubious
    fraught with uncertainty or doubt
  18. indifference
    the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care
  19. potent
    having or wielding force or authority
  20. uniform
    clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a group
  21. egregious
    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
  22. infer
    conclude by reasoning
  23. pretentious
    creating an appearance of importance or distinction
  24. redundancy
    the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
Created on October 26, 2020 (updated November 29, 2021)

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