ISEE Vocabulary > Group 22

Accomplice

one who helps commit a crime

Aloof

uninvolved or unsociable

Arrogate

take without justification

Behest

urgent request, order, or command

Candid

bluntly honest and truthful

Conceited

excessively proud of oneself; vain

Culpable

guilty or deserving blame

Deviate

depart from established course

Economical

low‐cost but good value; prudent

Enrapture

give intense pleasure or joy to

Expound

explain an idea in detail

Frank

open, honest, and direct

Haughty

arrogantly superior or proud

Impassioned

showing or filled with great emotion

Indigenous

original or native to a place

Intimate

imply, hint, or make known

Largesse

generosity through gifting money

Malleable

easily influenced or pliable

Mutiny

open rebellion against authority

Opine

hold and state as one’s opinion

Peon

low ranking day laborer

Pontificate

pompously express opinions

Prosaic

lacking poetic beauty; dull

Raucous

making a harsh and loud noise

Rife

widespread and unchecked

Shrewd

intelligent, clever, and perceptive

Subsistence

minimal means to maintain life

Terse

brief and to the point; abrupt

Uniform

consistent or of similar form

Voluble

energetically talking nonstop

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