ISEE Vocabulary > Group 37

Adjourn

suspend with intent to resume

Amorphous

without defined shape or form

Asphyxiate

kill with depravation of air

Blatant

done openly and unashamedly

Chary

warily reluctant to do something

Consummate

of the highest degree

Debut

first appearance in a role or capacity

Discreet

cautious in one’s speech or actions

Eloquence

fluent speaking or writing

Erroneous

wrong, incorrect, or mistaken

Fastidious

concerned about accuracy and detail

Gauche

unsophisticated and awkward

Holistic

relating to wholes rather than parts

Impractical

not sensible or realistic

Infer

deduce by evidence or reason

Irascible

easily prone to anger or outbursts

Limber

capable of being shaped or bent

Menagerie

a zoo or varied mixture of things

Novice

an inexperienced person

Palatable

having a pleasant or agreeable taste

Petrous

like stone in hardness

Premature

occurring before the proper time

Punitive

intended as punishment

Restive

impatient and stubborn

Sanction

formally punish or give approval to

Sporadic

infrequent or irregular

Supplement

enhance by adding an extra element to

Transient

lasting only a short time

Vehement

showing strong and intense feeling

Wrest

yank a thing from another’s grasp

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