ISEE Vocabulary > Group 34

Adamant

uncompromising or inflexible

Amity

a friendly relationship

Ascertain

learn or find out something

Billow

swell out, surge, or rise up

Caveat

a specific warning or condition

Conscientious

wishing to do what is right

Debased

reduced in quality or value

Discern

perceive a thing clearly

Elated

full of high spirits and happiness

Equivocate

use unclear words to hide the truth

Fallible

capable of making mistakes

Garble

reproduce a thing in a distorted way

Hidebound

not willing to accept new ideas

Implement

put something into effect

Inevitable

an unavoidable situation

Invariably

occurring always or at all times

Liberal

open to new ideas in lieu of traditions

Melancholy

a feeling of gloomy sadness

Nirvana

state of happiness and peace

Overt

obviously done or shown openly

Peruse

read something in a careful way

Predisposition

a tendency to act in a particular way

Pugnacious

eager or quick to argue

Relic

a historical item that exists today

Sagacious

shrewd with good judgment

Specious

falsely appearing to be right or fair

Supersede

supplant or take the place of

Tranquil

free from tension or turmoil

Vapid

lacking excitement or challenge

Wither

become dry and shriveled

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