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Do You Know These English Vocabulary Words?

Can you define these words without the help of a dictionary? Let’s see…

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theivycoach.com
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ABSTRUSE
obscure, arcane
sharp, pointy

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theblaze.com
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BOMBASTIC
pompous, pretentious
explosive, volatile

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foxnews.com
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CIRCUMLOCUTION
orbit, ellipse
wordiness, redundancy

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DIRGE
lament, requiem
to dig, to scoop

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niche.com
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EMPIRICAL
widespread, far-ranging
experiential, firsthand

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HEGEMONY
division, splitting
dominance, supremacy

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INIMICAL
similar, identical
harmful, detrimental

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INVETERATE
ingrained, deep-rooted
animalistic, primitive

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MAELSTROM
whirlpool, vortex
armor, protection

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NADIR
pinnacle, apex
low point, rock-bottom

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NOISOME
smelly, noxious
angry, agressive

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ucsb.edu
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PAUCITY
scarcity, dearth
abundance, surplus

C+, Back To School

ericgarland.co
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I tell ya, I don't get no respect, no respect at all...

B+, Excellent

film.com
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You speak truly, emphatically, resoundlingly well!

A+, Valedictorian

wordpress.com
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My, what a large vocabulary you have! All the better to impress you with, my dear...
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ABSTRUSE
obscure, arcane
sharp, pointy
2
BOMBASTIC
pompous, pretentious
explosive, volatile
3
CIRCUMLOCUTION
orbit, ellipse
wordiness, redundancy
4
DIRGE
lament, requiem
to dig, to scoop
5
EMPIRICAL
widespread, far-ranging
experiential, firsthand
6
HEGEMONY
division, splitting
dominance, supremacy
7
INIMICAL
similar, identical
harmful, detrimental
8
INVETERATE
ingrained, deep-rooted
animalistic, primitive
9
MAELSTROM
whirlpool, vortex
armor, protection
10
NADIR
pinnacle, apex
low point, rock-bottom
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NOISOME
smelly, noxious
angry, agressive
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PAUCITY
scarcity, dearth
abundance, surplus

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