ISEE Vocabulary > Group 18

Accentuate

make more noticeable

Allege

claim wrongdoing without proof

Apparition

ghost or ghost‐like image; spirit

Axiom

statement that is self‐evidently true

Calamity

disaster causing great damage

Compile

collect info to produce something

Crucible

occasion of a severe test or trial

Desiccate

remove interest, passion, or energy

Ebb

gradually lessen or reduce

Engulf

completely cover or surround

Expedient

convenient and advantageous

Forswear

agree to give up or reject something

Haphazard

unplanned and disorderly

Imminent

about to happen or looming

Incorrigible

incurable and unashamed

Integrate

combine things into a whole

Languid

pleasantly lazy and peaceful

Maleficent

harmful or evil in intent or effect

Malformed

misshapen or deformed

Multiplicity

large number or variety of

Omnipotent

having unlimited power

Poise

grace, elegance, and dignity

Prompt

cause an action or feeling

Rapacious

aggressively greedy or grasping

Revere

feel deep respect or admiration for

Self‐effacing

modest and humble

Subordinate

one under another’s authority

Tentative

not certain or fixed; hesitant

Umbrage

offense or annoyance

Vivacious

attractively lively and animated

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