Jan 2014 (set 1)

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English Vocabulary from Jan 1, 2014 - Jan 14, 2014

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Acquiesce (Verb) \ˌa-kwē-ˈes\ To accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing
Ubiquitous (adj) \yü-ˈbi-kwə-təs\ Seeming to be seen everywhere; omnipresent
Audacious (adj) \aw-dey-shuhs\ extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless: an audacious explorer.
Serendipity (noun) \ser-uhn-dip-i-tee\ 1. an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident. 2. good fortune; luck: the serendipity of getting the first job she applied for.
Eloquence (noun) \el-uh-kwuhns\ 1. the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness (likely, inclined). 2. eloquent language or discourse: a flow of eloquence.
Rambunctious (adj) \ram-buhngk-shuhs\ Very difficult to handle or control: A rambunctious child
Lethargy (noun) \leth-are-gee\ Plural: leth·ar·gies 1.the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.
pompous (adjective) \ˈpäm-pəs\ Having or showing the attitude of people who speak and behave in a very formal and serious way because they believe that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people
Resilient (adj) \ri-ˈzil-yənt\ 1. Able to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens 2. Able to return to an original shape after being pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.
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