ISEE Vocabulary > Group 24

Accrue

accumulate gradually (money)

Amalgamate

combine or unite into a single whole

Arcane

understood by few; mysterious

Belittle

make something seem unimportant

Cantankerous

bad‐tempered and argumentative

Concise

explained fully in few words

Cultured

educated, polished, and refined

Dexterity

skill and grace in movement

Ecumenical

universal in applicability

Entrepreneur

risk‐taker who creates a business

Extirpate

root out and destroy completely

Fiscal

of or relating to financial matters

Frivolous

not serious in purpose or value

Hearty

loudly vigorous and cheerfu

Impeccable

flawless, spotless, or faultless

Indignant

anger at unfair treatment

Intoxicate

excite, exhilarate, or stupefy

Latitude

scope for freedom of action/thought

Mannerism

habitual way of acting or speaking

Opulent

overly rich, lavish, or luxurious

Perforate

pierce and make holes in something

Posterity

all future generations

Prosperous

bringing wealth and success

Raze

completely destroy or demolish

Riveting

completely engrossing

Salient

most noticeable or important

Subtle

difficult to detect or understand

Therapeutic

healing or corrective

Unobtrusive

not attracting attention

Voracious

insatiable or unquenchable

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