ISEE Vocabulary > Group 26

Acolyte

a devoted follower or attendant

Ambidextrous

able to use both hands equally well

Archetype

very typical example of a thing

Belligerent

eager to be hostile or aggressive

Capitulate

surrender or cease to resist

Condescend

show feelings of superiority

Curative

able to heal or cure something

Diatribe

verbal attack against something

Effervescent

high‐spirited or enthusiastic

Epicurean

devoted to the pursuit of pleasure

Extraneous

irrelevant or unrelated

Extroverted

focused outwardly rather than in

Fulsome

flattering to an excessive degree

Hedonism

the strict pursuit of pleasure

Impede

delay or prevent by obstruction

Indoctrinate

teach someone to accept beliefs

Intransigence

the refusal to compromise

Lavish

extravagantly rich or luxurious

Mar

impair the appearance of

Nascent

just beginning or developing

Ordinance

an authoritative order

Perilous

full of danger or risk

Pragmatism

belief in practical practices in life

Protracted

lasting longer than expected

Rebuttal

an attempt to refute an argument

Rouse

cause to feel angry or excited

Succulent

naturally juicy or tasty

Thrive

grow or develop vigorously

Unscrupulous

having no moral principles

Waif

orphan or abandoned child

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