100 Words Every College Student Should Know

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Abrogate
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to cancel, destroy, revoke, or void
Acerbic
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sharp, biting, or acid in temper, expression, or tone
Acrimony
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bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness
Acumen
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quickness of perception or discernment (understanding)
Adumbrate
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to sketch, outline in a shadowy way
Ameliorate
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to make or grow better
Aphorism
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a tensely phrased statement of a truth or opinion; an adage
Apocryphal
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of doubtful authority or authenticity
Allegory
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the representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
Arcane
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understood by only a few
Avarice
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an excessive desire of gain; greediness
Banal
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commonplace; trivial
Bifurcate
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to divide into two parts or branches
Binary
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characterized by or consisting of two parts or components
Bi-polar
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having two opposite or contradictory ideas
Cadre
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a core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed
Capricious
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whimsical; changeable
Carpe diem
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seize the moment
Caveat
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a warning or caution
Chicanery
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the use of trickery to deceive
Chortle
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to utter, or express with, a snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle
Codicil
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an amendment to an existing will
Collegial
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characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
Concatenation
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a chain; a succession
Consanguineous
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related by blood, descended from the same ancestor
Demagogue
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a leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion, prejudice, etc., in order to achieve power
Diction
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the choice and use of words in speech or writing
Didactic
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conveying instruction; teaching some moral lesson
Dilatory
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inclined to put off what ought to be done at once
Disingenuous
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not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating
Eclectic
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made up of or combining elements from varying sources
E.g.
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exempli gratia (for example)
Egalitarian
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favoring social equality
Ellipsis
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Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences with a mark or series of marks (... or *** for example)
Ephemeral
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short lived
Equivocate
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to be deliberately ambiguous or unclear
Erudite
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characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned
Ethereal
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characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible
Euphemism
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a mild or vague word or phrase replacing one considered harsh or offensively direct
Exiguous
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extremely scanty (bare)
Facetious
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"tongue-in-cheek-advice" characterized by wit and pleasantry
Fait accompli
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an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact
Finite
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having bounds
Forbearance
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patience; good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
Fortuitous
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happening by chance
Halcyon
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peaceful, undisturbed, and happy
Hyperbole
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extravagant exaggeration
Iconoclast
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one who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas of institutions
i.e.
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id est (that is)
Inane
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without contents, empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; useless
Inchoate
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partially but not fully in existence or operation
Indolent
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avoiding labor and exertion; lazy
Ken
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perception; understanding; knowledge
Levity
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frivolity (not serious or sensible)
Lexicon
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a stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject or style; a vocabulary
Limited liability companies
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(LLC) combine the liability protection of a corporation with the tax benefits and simplicity of a partnership
Logomachy
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argument over the definition of words
Loquacious
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very talkative
Metaphor
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a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them
Milieu
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environment; setting
Myopic
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lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning
NB
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nota bene (Latin meaning note well); used to direct attention to something particularly important
Nefarious
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wicked in the extreme
Obviate
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to prevent by interception
Patrician
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a person of refined upbringing, manners, and taste
Pecuniary
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relating to money
Pedantic
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characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules
Pejorative
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disparaging, belittling
Pernicious
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deadly
Plenary
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full; entire; complete
Prevaricate
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to depart from or evade the truth
Probity
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honesty, uprightness
Proclivity
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a natural inclination; predisposition
Puerile
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displaying a lack of maturity
Pusillanimous
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lacking in courage and resolution
Renege
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to go back on a promise or commitment
Requisite
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necessary; indispensable
Res Ipsa Loquitur
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the thing speaks for itself
Reticent
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inclined to keep quiet
Salient
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noticeable; also, projecting; also, leaping
Sardonic
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bitterly sarcastic
Scintilla
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a minute amount; an iota or trace
Simile
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a word or phrase by which anything is likened to something else; it's often introduced by "like" or "as"
Sine qua non
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an indispensable thing
Sojourn
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a temporary stay; a brief period of residence
Specious
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apparently right; superficially fair, just, or correct, but not so in reality; appearing well at first view; plausible
Succinct
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brief, concise
Supercilious
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lofty with pride
Superfluous
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more than is wanted or is sufficient
Syllogism
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logic: a form of deductive reasoning consisting of a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion
Symbiotic
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a relationship of mutual benefit or dependence
Syntax
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the study of the rules whereby words or other elements of sentence structure are combined to form grammatical sentences
Tautological
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needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy
Ubiquitous
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being everywhere
Unilateral
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having only one side
Verve
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energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas
Vilify
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to make vicious and defamatory statements about sth
Visceral
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course, base, instinctive
Vitiate
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to make faulty or imperfect
Vociferous
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making a loud outcry

Learn college level vocabulary

Have you ever asked yourself what words should you know and how many words do you know? According to scientists, an average person has a vocabulary range of 25 000 - 35 000 words. Most of us are not even aware of how many words we know and use in conversations. Each step in education forms a new, more advanced vocabulary. This lesson includes 100 vocabulary words every college student should know to express himself freely and diversely. They include some hard vocabulary words that will make you sound even more intelligent. You need to make these college level words part of your active vocabulary, which means you have to use the 100 vocabulary words every college student should know in order to remember them. Learn and remember the 100 vocabulary words every college student should know with our flashcard lesson!

Words everyone should know

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  • 1. adumbrate
  • 2. chicanery
  • 3. pusillanimous
  • 4. apocryphal
  • 5. verve
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Comments:

Eleanorohayo wrote: 2020-05-15 13:51:07
20 sounds is not enough for one day because you cannot learn the sounds very well

Eleanorohayo wrote: 2020-05-15 13:51:38
but the site is still good

Eleanorohayo wrote: 2020-05-15 13:52:21
and i am a beginner for that matter

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