A* Vocabulary English Language

Aberration
a departure from what is normal, usual or expected, typically an unwelcome one e.g. the outbreak of violence was an aberration
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Acquiesce
accept something reluctantly e.g. I acquiesced his decision
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Arcane
magical/mysterious e.g. he was an arcane man
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Brusque
abrupt and offhand in manner e.g. she could be brusque and impatient
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Circumspect
cautious and watchful e.g. Mr Cabbage was very circumspect with his choice of lady friends
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Callous
hard-hearted and cruel e.g. they have a callous disregard for lives
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Chide
scold or rebuke e.g. she chided him for not replying to her letters
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Diligent
hard working, conscientious e.g. I am a very diligent student
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Elated
ecstatically happy e.g. I felt elated at beating Chloe
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Eloquent
fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing e.g. an eloquent speech
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Erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning e.g. Dan always turned the conversation into an erudite discussion
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Impeccable
something that is faultless e.g. his spelling was impeccable
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Intrepid
fearless, adventurous e.g. our intrepid reporter
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Lithe
thin, supple and graceful e.g. she had a lithe figure
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Morose
sullen and ill-tempered e.g. she was morose and silent when she got home from school
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Obsequious
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree e.g. they were served by obsequious waiters
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Penchant
a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something e.g. he has a penchant for adopting stray dogs
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Perusal
the action of reading or examining something e.g. I continued my perusal of the instructions
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Salient
most noticeable or important e.g. I covered all of the salient points of the case
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Superfluous
unnecessary e.g. you should avoid asking teachers superfluous information
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Taciturn
reserved or uncommunicative in speech, saying little e.g. after such meetings at school she would be taciturn and morose
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Umbrage
offence or annoyance e.g. she took umbrage at his remarks
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Venerable
accorded a great deal of respect e.g. a venerable statesman
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Wanton
deliberate and unprovoked e.g. wanton vandalism
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Zenith
the time at which something is most powerful or successful e.g. during summer, the selling of ice-creams is at its zenith
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Card 2

Front

Acquiesce

Back

accept something reluctantly e.g. I acquiesced his decision

Card 3

Front

Arcane

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Brusque

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Circumspect

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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felicitee

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Thank you very much. I've got the English exam tomorrow and this was pretty usefull.

Muskaan Mujahid

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Really helpful to increase my vocabulary for my English Lang. Paper 1 on 3rd May.

Thank You.

omorgan

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TamaraxWilliams

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very good hopefully helped to increase my vocabulary range diolch

GCSE 9

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cheez, so many words to learn. However, I will try to learn most of them. But bruv seriously man will have to work hard to learn all of them. Sorry for the essay rofl.

rkgaaza

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bruv these words are new to man how  am i goin 2 use it in my  english

lilee.cassy

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why dont you try to read it backwords

Jazleen kaur

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helpful ! 

NBingham

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question:

Did you come from an alien planet, as I couldn't read those, except for intrepid.

alexdakota

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Once you practice them you get used to it :) 

v_bethell

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Amazing resource! Thank you so much - I feel more "eloquent" in my speaking now and I'm immensely prepared for my English Language exam tomorrow!

luccacus4841

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ivr learnd so much

luccacus4841

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kaitlinwadeyx

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im loving it

luccacus4841

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hello

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Deqa Ali

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Very helpful! 

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