Monday, June 21, 2004

Vocabulary

Review these words:

1. loquacious -- talkative
2. lugubrious -- mournful, gloomy
3. laissez faire -- economic doctrine that opposes government intervention
4. lexicon-- dictionary, specialized words
5. abrogate -- abolish
6. circumnavigate -- to proceed around completely
7. evanescent -- vanishing or likely to vanish into vapor
8. feckless -- lacking purpose or vitality
9. fiduciary -- having to do with trust
10. filibruster -- using obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speechmaking
11. hubris -- overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance
12. incognito -- disguised or concealed
13. inculcate -- to impress upon the mind by frequent instruction
14. omnipotent -- having unlimited or universal power
15. pecuniary -- of or relating to money
16. plagiarize -- to use and pass off as one's own
17. recapitulate -- to repeat in concise form

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