Abhorrent / Aberrant
Accept / Except
Ado / Adieu
Adopt / Adapt
Adverse / Averse
Affect / Effect
Afflict / Inflict
Aggravate / Irritate
Allot / A Lot
Allowed / Aloud
Allude / Elude
Allusion / Illusion / Delusion
Alter / Altar
Alternate / Alternative
Ambiguous / Ambivalent
Amicable / Amiable
Amoral / Immoral
Amuse / Bemuse
Anecdote / Antidote
Appraise / Apprise
Ascent / Assent
Assume / Presume
Assure / Ensure / Insure
Aural / Oral / Verbal
Aver / Avow
Bare / Bear
Bazaar / Bizarre
Border / Boarder
Breach / Breech
Bridal / Bridle
Broach / Brooch
Callus / Callous
Cannon / Canon
Canvas / Canvass
Capital / Capitol
Censor / Censure
Chord / Cord
Cite / Site / Sight
Climactic / Climatic
Complement / Compliment
Compose / Comprise
Concurrent / Consecutive
Confident / Confidant(E)
Connote / Denote
Conscious / Conscience
Contemptible / Contemptuous
Continual / Continuous
Correlation / Corollary
Council / Counsel
Decent / Descent / Dissent
Definitely / Definitively
Demur / Demure
Desert / Dessert
Didactic / Pedantic
Disassemble / Dissemble
Discomfit / Discomfort
Discreet / Discrete
Disillusion / Dissolution
Disinterested / Uninterested
Disperse / Disburse
Dual / Duel
Economic / Economical
Elusive / Illusive
Emigrate / Immigrate / Migrate
Eminent / Imminent
Eminent / Imminent / Immanent
Empathy / Sympathy
Endemic / Epidemic
Entitle / Title
Entomology / Etymology
Envelop / Envelope
Envy / Jealousy
Epidemic / Pandemic
Epigram / Epigraph
Epitaph / Epithet
Especially / Specially
Exalt / Exult
Exercise / Exorcise
Expedient / Expeditious
Extant / Extent
Facetious / Factious / Fatuous
Factious / Fractious
Faint / Feint
Farther / Further
Faze / Phase
Ferment / Foment
Fictional / Fictitious / Fictive
Figuratively / Literally
Flair / Flare
Flaunt / Flout
Flounder / Founder
Formerly / Formally
Formidable / Formative
Fortunate / Fortuitous
Gambit / Gamut
Gibe / Jibe
Gig / Jig
Gorilla / Guerrilla
Grisly / Gristly / Grizzly
Hale / Hail
Healthful / Healthy
Hoard / Horde
Incredible / Incredulous
Indeterminate / Indeterminable
Indict / Indite
Inflammable / Inflammatory
Ingenious / Ingenuous
Insidious / Invidious
Instant / Instance
Introvert / Extrovert
Lay / Lie
Loath / Loathe
Lose / Loose
Luxuriant / Luxurious
Mantle / Mantel
Marital / Martial
Palate / Palette / Pallet
Peak / Peek
Precede / Proceed
Precedent / President
Premier / Premiere
Prescribe / Proscribe
Pretentious / Portentous
Principal / Principle
Prophecy / Prophesy
Prostate / Prostrate
Sensor / Censor / Censer
Slight / Sleight
Stationary / Stationery
Statue / Statute
Troop / Troupe
Turbid / Turgid
Vain / Vein / Vane
Venal / Venial
Veracious / Voracious
Wave / Waive
Weather / Whether
Wreck / Wreak / Reek
1. Abhorrent (adjective) - causing disgust or hatred.
a) The abhorrent behavior of the dictator towards his own people was widely condemned by the international community.
b) The smell coming from the garbage bin was so abhorrent that I had to move away quickly.
2. Aberrant (adjective) - departing from an accepted standard or norm.
a) The results of the experiment were aberrant and unexpected, leading the researchers to question their methods.
b) His aberrant behavior at the party made everyone uncomfortable and caused him to be asked to leave.
3. Accept (verb) - to receive or take willingly.
a) She was thrilled to accept the job offer and start her new career.
b) The store does not accept returns on final sale items.
4. Except (preposition) - excluding; other than.
a) Everyone was invited to the party except for jack, who had been causing problems with the host.
b) She ate all of her vegetables except for the brussels sprouts, which she found unpalatable.
5. Ado (noun) - fuss or commotion.
a) The bride-to-be was making a lot of ado about her upcoming wedding, causing stress for her bridesmaids.
b) The teacher wanted to get on with the lesson, but the students were making a lot of ado over a small issue.
6. Adieu (interjection) - used to express farewell.
a) The host said adieu to her guests as they left the party, thanking them for coming.
b) After a long and memorable trip, it was time to say adieu to their new friends and return home.
7. Adopt (verb) - to take on or choose as one's own.
a) The couple decided to adopt a child and provide a loving home for them.
b) The company decided to adopt a new policy to reduce their carbon footprint.
8. Adapt (verb) - to adjust or modify to suit different conditions.
a) The plants had to adapt to the dry climate in order to survive.
b) He had to adapt to the new schedule when he started working the night shift.
9. Adverse (adjective) - unfavorable or harmful; opposed or antagonistic.
a) The company faced adverse economic conditions and had to lay off some of its employees.
b) The athlete suffered an adverse reaction to the medication and had to withdraw from the competition.
10. Averse (adjective) - having a strong dislike or opposition to something; unwilling or reluctant.
a) He was averse to the idea of public speaking and would always decline invitations to give speeches.
b) She was averse to the idea of skydiving because of her fear of heights.
11. Affect (verb) - to produce a change or influence.
a) The new policy will affect the way employees work and interact with each other.
b) The sudden change in temperature affected the plants in the garden.
12. Effect (noun) - a change produced by an action or event.
a) The effect of the new medication was immediate, and the patient felt much better.
b) The effect of the earthquake was felt across the entire region, causing significant damage.
13. Afflict (verb) - to cause pain or suffering to.
a) The disease afflicts millions of people worldwide and has no known cure.
b) The family was afflicted with grief after the sudden loss of their loved one.
14. Inflict (verb) - to cause pain or suffering to someone or something.
a) The punishment inflicted on the criminal was severe and just.
b) The storm inflicted significant damage on the small town, leaving many without power or shelter.
15. Irate – Someone who is annoyed or furious.
a) The loud music next door was starting to turn our friendly neighbors to irate strangers.
b) His constant delaying was beginning to push irate customers away forever.
16. Irritate (verb) - to annoy, provoke, or inflame someone's feelings or actions.
a) The sound of nails on a chalkboard really irritates me.
b) His constant tapping on the table was beginning to irritate his colleagues.
17. Allot (verb) - to distribute or assign a portion of something, often time or money.
a) The teacher will allot each student ten minutes to present their project.
b) The manager will allot a budget for the new marketing campaign.
18. A lot (phrase) - a large quantity or amount.
a) I have a lot of work to do today.
b) He owns a lot of property in the city.
19. Allowed (verb) - to permit or give permission for something to happen.
a) The teacher allowed the students to work in groups on the project.
b) The manager allowed the employee to take time off for a family emergency.
20. Aloud (adverb) - in a voice that can be heard; audibly.
a) She read the book aloud to the class.
b) He laughed aloud at the joke.
21. Allude (verb) - to suggest or indirectly refer to something; to hint at or imply something.
a) The speaker alluded to the importance of hard work in achieving success.
b) The writer alluded to the main character's dark past without explicitly stating it.
22. Elude (verb) - to escape or avoid something or someone, often by being clever or skillful.
a) The suspect managed to elude the police by hiding in a remote area.
b) The answer to the riddle continued to elude the young girl.
23. Allusion (noun) - an indirect or passing reference to something or someone, often literary or historical.
a) The author's book contains numerous allusions to Greek mythology.
b) The movie included a subtle allusion to a famous scene from another film.
24. Illusion (noun) - a false perception or belief; something that appears to be real but is not.
a) The magician created the illusion of a rabbit appearing out of nowhere.
b) The idea of a perfect world is often just an illusion.
25. Delusion (noun) - a persistent false belief despite evidence to the contrary; a misconception or misunderstanding.
a) The patient was convinced that he was a famous actor, despite never having acted before.
b) The cult leader's followers were under the delusion that he was a messiah.
26. Alter (verb) - to change or make different; to modify or adjust.
a) She decided to alter her diet to include more vegetables and fruits.
b) The tailor altered the pants to make them fit better.
27. Altar (noun) - a raised structure used in religious ceremonies or worship, often as a place of sacrifice or offering.
a) The couple exchanged vows at the altar during their wedding ceremony.
b) The priest lit candles on the altar before beginning the service.
28. Alternate (adjective) - occurring or succeeding by turns; every other.
a) The store is open on alternate days during the week.
b) The teacher asked the students to take turns reading alternate paragraphs of the book.
29. Alternative (noun) - an option or choice that is different from the usual or conventional one.
a) He is considering alternative career paths after being laid off from his job.
b) The doctor suggested alternative treatments for the patient's illness.
30. Oral (adjective) - relating to the mouth or spoken rather than written; spoken or verbal.
a) The students had to give an oral presentation in front of the class.
b) The oral tradition of storytelling has been passed down for generations.
31. Aver (verb) - to state or assert positively; to declare or affirm with confidence.
a) The witness will aver that she saw the defendant at the scene of the crime.
b) The company will aver that its products are of the highest quality.
32. Bare (adjective) - without covering or clothing; lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing; naked.
a) The hiker's feet were sore from walking bare in the wilderness.
b) The tree branches were bare in the winter.
33. Bear (verb) - to support or carry; to endure or tolerate; to give birth to.
a) The mother bear carried her cubs on her back as she roamed through the forest.
b) The athlete had to bear the pain in his injured leg to finish the race.
34. Bazaar (noun) - a marketplace or shopping quarter, especially in the middle east; a sale of goods to raise money for a charitable purpose.
a) The bazaar was filled with colorful fabrics, spices, and handmade crafts.
b) The school held a bazaar to raise funds for a new playground.
35. Bizarre (adjective) - very strange or unusual, especially in a way that is striking or shocking.
a) The new art exhibit featured bizarre sculptures made of recycled materials.
b) The politician's behavior was so bizarre that it left everyone speechless.
36. Border (noun) - the line or frontier area separating two countries or regions; the edge or boundary of something.
a) The border between the two countries was heavily guarded.
b) The garden was surrounded by a border of colorful flowers.
37. Boarder (noun) - a person who pays to live and have meals at someone else's house.
a) The college student was a boarder at a local family's home.
b) The bed and breakfast welcomed boarders from all over the world.
38. Breach (noun) - a violation of a law, obligation, or standard; an opening or gap made by breaking or cracking.
a) The company's data breach exposed millions of customers' personal information.
b) The ship's hull had a breach that was causing it to take on water.
39. Breech (noun) - the lower part of the human torso, especially the buttocks and back of the thighs; a type of firearm that loads ammunition from the rear.
a) The baby was born in the breech position, which required a difficult delivery.
b) The hunter preferred a breech-loading rifle for its accuracy and ease of use.
40. Broach (verb) - to bring up or introduce a sensitive or difficult subject for discussion; to pierce or tap a container to draw off liquid.
a) The therapist helped the couple broach the topic of infidelity in their marriage.
b) The bartender had to broach a new keg of beer to keep up with the demand.
41. Bridal (adjective) - relating to a wedding or marriage; of or relating to a bride or a newly married couple.
a) The bridal party looked stunning in their matching dresses and suits.
b) The couple celebrated their bridal shower with their closest friends and family.
42. Bridle (noun) - a device used to control a horse, consisting of straps and buckles that fit around its head and mouth; to restrain or control.
a) The horse refused to obey its rider's commands, so she tightened the bridle.
b) The manager had to bridle her frustration when dealing with a difficult customer.
43. Callus (noun) - a hardened, thickened area of skin that develops in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation.
a) The carpenter's hands were covered in calluses from years of working with tools.
b) The athlete developed calluses on her feet from running long distances.
44. Callous (adjective) - showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others; unfeeling.
a) The politician's callous remarks about the homeless community sparked outrage.
b) The boss's callous treatment of her employees led to high turnover rates.
45. Canvas (noun) - a heavy, durable fabric made of cotton, linen, or other materials, often used for sails, tents, and painting.
a) The artist stretched the canvas over the wooden frame to prepare it for painting.
b) The sailboat's canvas was torn in the storm and needed to be replaced.
46. Canvass (verb) - to solicit votes, opinions, or support from a group of people; to examine thoroughly or solicit information.
a) The candidate spent months canvassing neighborhoods in the district to gain support for the election.
b) The marketing team canvassed potential customers to gather feedback on the new product.
47. Capital (noun) - the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country or state; wealth or resources used in the production of more wealth; the most important letter in a word.
a) Washington, D.C. Is the capital of the United States.
b) The startup needed to raise capital in order to expand their business.
48. Capitol (noun) - a building that houses a state legislature or the U.S. Congress.
a) The protesters marched to the state capitol to demand change.
b) The capitol building was heavily guarded during the inauguration ceremony.
49. Censor (verb) - to examine and suppress or remove objectionable content; to delete or edit parts of a book, movie, or other media.
a) The government censors certain websites and social media platforms in order to control the flow of information.
b) The movie was heavily censored in some countries due to its explicit content.
50. Censure: Strong criticism or disapproval of someone or something, often in an official or formal manner
a) The senator faced censure from his colleagues after making offensive remarks during a public hearing.
b) The company received widespread censure from environmental groups for its failure to address the pollution caused by its manufacturing processes.
51. Censor: to examine and suppress or delete unacceptable parts of something
a) The government censors banned the book for its controversial content.
b) The movie was heavily censored before its release to ensure it would not offend anyone.
52. Censer: a container for burning incense
a) The priest swung the censer back and forth during the religious ceremony.
b) The aroma of incense filled the room as she lit the censer.
53. Chord (noun) - a musical note or group of notes played simultaneously; a straight line segment that connects two points on a circle.
a) The guitarist strummed a chord on his instrument to start the song.
b) The circle can be divided into four equal chords.
54. Cord (noun) - a thin, flexible string or rope made of twisted fibers or threads; an electrical cable.
a) The tent was secured with a cord tied to a nearby tree.
b) The computer was unplugged when the cord accidentally got yanked out.
55. Cite (verb) - to quote or refer to a source in order to support an argument or claim; to summon someone to appear in court.
a) The student had to cite several scholarly articles in their research paper.
b) The witness was cited by the judge to testify in the trial.
56. Site (noun) - a location or place where something is or will be situated or has happened in the past; a website.
a) The construction company selected a site for the new building.
b) The site of the historical battle is now a popular tourist
57. Sight (noun) - the ability to see; something that is seen or worth seeing.
a) The sunset was a breathtaking sight to behold.
b) She lost her sight due to a genetic condition.
58. Climactic (adjective) - of or relating to a climax; the highest point or moment in a series of events.
a) The climactic scene of the movie had everyone on the edge of their seats.
b) The climatic conditions in the area have been changing drastically over the years.
59. Complement (noun) - something that completes or enhances something else; a full crew of officers and men for a ship.
a) The red shoes complemented her dress perfectly.
b) The ship's complement consisted of 50 crew members.
60. Compliment (noun) - an expression of admiration, praise, or approval; a polite gesture or act.
c) She received many compliments on her artwork at the exhibit.
d) He paid her a compliment by holding the door open for her.
61. Compose (verb) - to create or produce something, typically by putting parts together; to constitute or make up a whole.
a) The musician composed a new song for the album.
b) The team was composed of experienced professionals.
62. Comprise (verb) - to consist of; to include or contain.
a) The book comprises several essays on different topics.
b) The committee is comprised of representatives from various organizations.
63. Concurrent (adjective) - happening at the same time; working together or in conjunction.
a) The concurrent sessions at the conference made it difficult to choose which to attend.
b) The team worked concurrently on different aspects of the project.
64. Consecutive (adjective) - following in order or sequence; succeeding one another in uninterrupted succession or order.
a) The basketball player made five consecutive free throws.
b) He has won the championship for three consecutive years.
65. Confident (adjective) - feeling or showing confidence in oneself or one's abilities; certain or assured.
a) She was confident that she would pass the exam with flying colors.
b) The ceo was confident that the company would reach its goals.
66. Confidant(e) (noun) - a person to whom one confides secrets or private matters; a close friend or associate.
a) She told her confidante about her plans to start her own business.
b) The spy had several confidants who provided him with valuable information.
67. Connote (verb) - to imply or suggest something in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
a) The word "house" may connote feelings of warmth and security.
b) The use of certain colors can connote different emotions or moods.
1. Denote (verb) - to be a sign or indication of; to indicate or refer to specifically.
a) The red light denotes that the device is charging.
b) The word "cat" denotes a furry, four-legged animal.
2. Conscious (adjective) - aware of one's surroundings, thoughts, and feelings; intentionally done or created.
a) He was conscious of the dangers of the job and took precautions accordingly.
b) The artist made a conscious decision to use bright colors in her painting.
3. Conscience (noun) - a person's moral sense of right and wrong; the inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior.
a) His conscience wouldn't let him cheat on the test.
b) She followed her conscience and donated money to a charity.
4. Contemptible (adjective) - deserving of contempt or scorn; despicable or reprehensible.
a) His contemptible behavior towards his coworkers made him unpopular in the office.
b) The dictator's contemptible actions towards his citizens led to widespread condemnation.
5. Contemptuous (adjective) - showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful.
a) The manager's contemptuous attitude towards his subordinates made for an uncomfortable work environment.
b) He couldn't help but feel contemptuous towards the politician's blatant lies during the debate.
6. Continual (adjective) - happening repeatedly over a period of time, but with breaks in between.
a) The continual rain made it impossible to go for a walk in the park.
b) The company faced continual financial struggles, leading to layoffs and budget cuts.
7. Continuous (adjective) - happening without interruption; unbroken.
a) The sound of the waves provided a continuous background noise during the beach vacation.
b) The line for the popular ride at the amusement park was continuous and seemed to go on forever.
8. Correlation (noun) - a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.
a) Studies have shown a strong correlation between exercise and mental health.
b) The correlation between the stock market and the economy is a complex topic of discussion among economists.
9. Corollary (noun) - a natural consequence or result of something.
a) A corollary of the increased use of technology is the decreased need for manual labor.
b) The corollary to the team's success was increased pressure to maintain their winning streak.
10. Correlation (noun) - a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.
c) Studies have shown a strong correlation between exercise and mental health.
d) The correlation between the stock market and the economy is a complex topic of discussion among economists.
11. Decent (adjective) - conforming to accepted standards of morality or respectability.
a) It's important to dress in a decent manner when attending formal events.
b) His actions during the conflict were seen as decent and honorable by his fellow soldiers.
12. Descent (noun) - the act of moving downward; a person's family or social background.
a) The plane's descent into the city provided a beautiful view of the skyline.
b) Her descent from a wealthy family didn't stop her from working hard to achieve her goals.
13. Dissent (noun) - disagreement or opposition to a prevailing idea or opinion.
a) The minority party voiced their dissent during the heated debate on the proposed legislation.
b) Her dissenting opinion on the project caused tension among the team.
14. Definitely (adverb) - without a doubt; for certain.
a) She definitely wanted to pursue a career in the arts, despite her family's wishes for a more practical field.
b) The concert tickets were definitely sold out, but they decided to try their luck at the box office anyway.
15. Definitively (adverb) - in a conclusive and authoritative manner; with finality.
a) The scientists were able to definitively prove their hypothesis through rigorous experimentation.
b) The judge ruled definitively in favor of the plaintiff, ending the long legal battle.
16. Demur (verb) - to express hesitation or reluctance; to object.
a) All my requests were quashed by her nonchalant demur.
b) It’s strange since normally she would have accepted the challenge, but this time she demurred
17. Demure (adjective) - reserved, modest, and shy in manner or behavior.
a) She wore a demure dress to the formal event, choosing not to draw too much attention to herself.
b) Despite her outgoing personality, she was surprisingly demure when it came to matters of the heart.
18. Desert (noun) - a barren or uninhabited area of land; a dry, often sandy region.
c) The Sahara desert is the largest hot desert in the world, covering much of northern Africa.
d) The Arizona desert is known for its unique and diverse flora and fauna.
19. Dessert (noun) - the sweet course served at the end of a meal.
a) For dessert, we had a delicious chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream.
b) My favorite dessert is homemade apple pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top.
20. Didactic (adjective) - intended to teach or instruct, often excessively.
a) His lectures were often didactic in nature, with a focus on theory rather than practical application.
b) The novel's didactic tone made it feel more like a textbook than a work of fiction.
21. Pedantic (adjective) - excessively concerned with minor details or rules; overly academic or narrow in focus.
a) His pedantic nature often annoyed his coworkers, who preferred a more practical approach to problem-solving.
b) She was so pedantic in her writing style that her readers often found it hard to engage with her work.
22. Disassemble (verb) - to take apart or dismantle something.
a) The mechanic had to disassemble the engine in order to locate the source of the problem.
b) We disassembled the tent and packed it up for our next camping trip.
23. Dissemble (verb) - to conceal or disguise one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
a) He was known to dissemble his true intentions in order to manipulate others.
b) She tried to dissemble her disappointment when she didn't get the job she had applied for.
24. Discomfit (verb) - to make someone feel uneasy, embarrassed, or confused.
a) The unexpected question discomfited the interviewee and threw off their performance.
b) His rude behavior at the party discomfited many of the other guests and made them feel unwelcome.
25. Discomfort (noun) - a feeling of physical or mental unease or discomfort.
a) The long flight caused discomfort in her back and legs, making her eager to get off the plane.
b) He tried to ignore the discomfort in his stomach and focus on the task at hand.
26. Discreet (adjective) - careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, especially in order to avoid causing offense or drawing attention.
a) She was discreet in her criticism of her boss, knowing that speaking out could jeopardize her job.
b) He made a discreet exit from the party, not wanting to draw attention to himself.
27. Discrete (adjective) - separate, distinct, or unconnected.
a) The problem could be broken down into several discrete components for easier analysis.
b) The two issues were discrete and should be addressed separately.
28. Disillusion (verb) - to cause someone to realize that their beliefs or hopes are unfounded or mistaken.
a) The harsh reality of the situation disillusioned him and made him question his own judgment.
b) Her experience at the company disillusioned her and made her rethink her career goals.
29. Dissolution (noun) - the act of dissolving or ending a formal or legal relationship; the separation of a substance into its constituent parts.
a) The dissolution of the partnership was amicable, and they parted ways without any legal disputes.
b) The acid's dissolution of the metal caused a dangerous chemical reaction.
30. Disinterested (adjective) - not influenced by personal interest or bias; impartial.
a) The judge was disinterested in the outcome of the case and made a fair and just decision.
b) The journalist's disinterested reporting earned her a reputation for honesty and integrity.
31. Disperse (verb) - to scatter or distribute over a wide area; to spread out.
a) The protesters were ordered to disperse by the police, but some refused and were arrested.
b) The seeds of the plant are dispersed by the wind, allowing the species to spread across different environments.
32. Dual (adjective) - consisting of two parts, elements, or aspects; double.
a) The company launched a new dual-screen phone that can be used for multitasking and productivity.
b) The twins' dual nature was often a topic of conversation among their friends and family.
33. Economic (adjective) - related to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services; relating to the economy.
a) The economic impact of the pandemic has been devastating for many businesses and individuals.
b) The government implemented economic policies to stimulate job growth and boost the country's economy.
34. Elusive (adjective) - difficult to find, catch, or achieve; evasive.
a) The elusive criminal managed to evade the police for months before finally being caught.
b) The answer to the riddle was elusive and had stumped many people for years.
35. Emigrate (verb) - to leave one's country or region to settle in another; to migrate.
a) My grandparents emigrated from Europe to America in search of a better life and more opportunities.
b) Many people are choosing to emigrate from their home countries due to political unrest and economic instability.
36. Eminent (adjective) - famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession; distinguished.
a) The eminent scientist won numerous awards and accolades for her groundbreaking research.
b) The eminent author's novels were widely read and admired for their vivid descriptions and powerful themes.
37. Imminent (adjective) - about to happen; impending.
a) The hurricane's landfall was imminent, and residents were urged to evacuate as soon as possible.
b) The company's imminent announcement of a new product caused excitement and speculation among investors.
38. Immanent (adjective) - existing or operating within; inherent.
a) The philosopher believed that God was immanent in all things and that we could find divinity in everyday life.
b) The artist's creativity was immanent, and she found inspiration in the world around her.
39. Flair (noun) - a special or innate talent or style; a distinctive attribute.
a) The chef's flair for cooking with exotic spices made her restaurant very popular.
b) The fashion designer's flair for creating unique and daring designs earned her many accolades.
40. Flare (verb) - to burst into flames; to shine or burn brightly for a brief moment.
a) The fireworks flared brightly in the night sky, delighting the crowd.
b) The match flared briefly before the flame died out.
41. Formative (adjective) - relating to the development or formation of something.
a) Her formative years were spent in poverty, but she worked hard to overcome her circumstances.
b) The school's formative curriculum emphasized the importance of critical thinking and problem solving.
42. Formidable (adjective) - inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable.
a) The boxer was a formidable opponent, with years of experience and countless victories under his belt.
b) The storm was so formidable that many people were afraid to leave their homes.
43. Fortunate (adjective) - having good luck; favored by fortune.
a) I feel fortunate to have been born into a loving family and to have had access to education and opportunities.
b) Despite the challenges she faced, the young girl knew she was fortunate to have a supportive community and access to resources.
44. Fortuitous (adjective) - happening by chance or accident; lucky.
a) The fortuitous discovery of a rare fossil changed the course of scientific understanding of evolution.
b) His fortuitous meeting with a wealthy investor led to the success of his startup company.
1. Gambit (noun) - a device, action, or opening remark, typically one entailing a degree of risk, that is calculated to gain an advantage.
a) The company's bold gambit to launch a new product paid off, leading to record profits.
b) The chess player's gambit allowed him to gain control of the center of the board.
2. Gamut (noun) - the complete range or scope of something.
a) The singer's repertoire covered the gamut from traditional ballads to modern pop hits.
b) The issues discussed in the political debate ran the gamut from economic policy to social justice.
3. Gibe (verb) - to make insulting or mocking remarks; to taunt or ridicule someone.
a) The bullies would often gibe at the new kid in class, making him feel unwelcome.
b) The comedian's jokes were full of gibe, causing some members of the audience to feel offended.
4. Jibe (verb) - to agree with or be in accord with something; to fit or match with something.
a) His explanation of the situation jibed with what i had heard from other sources.
b) The witness's testimony jibed with the physical evidence found at the crime scene.
5. Gig (noun) - a musical performance, typically by a small group of musicians; a job or task, especially a temporary or casual one.
a) The band played a gig at the local bar, drawing a large crowd of music lovers.
b) After college, she took a few gig jobs to make ends meet while looking for a full-time position.
6. Jig (noun) - a lively dance with quick, rhythmic steps; a device used for holding or guiding a workpiece in a specific position during construction or machining.
a) The traditional Irish jig is a fast-paced and energetic dance.
b) The carpenter used a jig to hold the wood in place while cutting the precise angles.
7. Gorilla (noun) - a large, powerful ape found in Africa, known for its strength and intelligence.
a) The gorilla at the zoo sat calmly, observing the visitors with a watchful eye.
b) The wildlife conservationists worked to protect the endangered gorilla population from poachers.
8. Guerrilla (noun) - a member of a small, irregular military force that engages in surprise attacks and sabotage against a larger force.
a) The guerrilla fighters used hit-and-run tactics to disrupt the enemy's supply lines.
b) The rebels formed a guerrilla army to overthrow the oppressive government.
9. Grisly (adjective) - causing horror or disgust; gruesome or macabre.
a) The grisly murder scene was too much for some of the investigators to handle.
b) The horror movie featured many grisly scenes of violence and gore.
10. Gristly (adjective) - containing or resembling gristle; tough and difficult to chew.
a) The steak was so gristly that i could barely cut through it with a knife.
b) The meat in the soup was filled with gristly bits, making it unappetizing.
11. Grizzly (adjective) - grey or greyish brown in color, typically with darker stripes or patches; a type of North American brown bear.
a) The grizzly bear was an imposing figure, standing nearly 10 feet tall when on its hind legs.
b) The hiker was warned to be cautious of grizzly bears in the area, as they had been known to attack humans.
12. Hale (adjective) - strong and healthy; free from disease or infirmity.
a) Despite his age, the hale old man still enjoyed hiking and other physical activities.
b) The doctor declared the patient hale and discharged them from the hospital.
13. Hail (verb) - to greet or acclaim enthusiastically; to call out to someone in order to attract their attention.
a) The singer was hailed as a rising star after her performance at the talent show.
b) The group of friends hailed the waiter to order another round of drinks.
14. Hoard (noun) - a supply or accumulation of something, often hidden or stored away
a) The old man had a hoard of gold coins hidden in his basement.
b) The squirrel was busy hoarding acorns for the winter.
15. Horde (noun) - a large group of people or animals, typically moving or acting together
a) The horde of shoppers descended upon the mall on black Friday.
b) The locust horde consumed every green leaf in its path.
16. Incredible (adjective) - difficult or impossible to believe; extraordinary
a) The athlete's incredible performance at the Olympics broke multiple world records.
b) The magician's incredible trick left the audience amazed and mystified.
17. Incredulous (adjective) - unwilling or unable to believe something; skeptical
a) The jury was incredulous of the defendant's alibi.
b) The scientist was incredulous of the study's findings and demanded more evidence.
18. Indeterminate (adjective) - not exactly known, established, or defined
a) The length of the project was indeterminate, as there were still many unknown variables.
b) The indeterminate nature of the problem made it difficult to find a solution.
19. Indeterminable (adjective) - impossible to determine or calculate
a) The value of the antique vase was indeterminable due to its unique and rare features.
b) The outcome of the election was indeterminable, as the race was too close to call.
20. Indict (verb) - to formally accuse or charge someone with a crime
a) The grand jury voted to indict the suspect on charges of embezzlement.
b) The prosecutor decided not to indict the defendant due to lack of evidence.
21. Indite (verb) - to compose or write, especially in a literary or artistic manner
a) The poet was inspired to indite a sonnet about the beauty of nature.
b) The musician spent hours inditing a new song for his band to perform.
22. Inflammable (adjective) - easily set on fire; flammable
a) The gasoline in the storage tank was highly inflammable and posed a serious risk of explosion.
b) The dry brush in the field was so inflammable that a single spark could start a wildfire.
23. Inflammatory (adjective) - arousing or intended to arouse angry or violent feelings
a) The politician's inflammatory speech sparked a riot in the streets.
b) The news article contained inflammatory comments about a particular ethnic group.
24. Ingenious (adjective) - clever, original, and inventive
a) The engineer came up with an ingenious solution to the problem that nobody else had thought of.
b) The artist's paintings were admired for their ingenious use of color and light.
25. Ingenuous (adjective) - innocent and unsuspecting; frank and straightforward
a) The ingenuous child believed everything the con artist told him.
b) The ingenuous candidate promised to be honest and transparent if elected.
26. Insidious (adjective) - proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
a) The insidious disease had been slowly affecting the patient's health for years before being diagnosed.
b) The cult leader's insidious influence over his followers led to them isolating themselves from their families and friends.
27. Invidious (adjective) - likely to cause resentment or harm, usually due to unfairly placing one thing or person above another
a) The boss's invidious favoritism towards certain employees created a toxic work environment.
b) The new policy of granting bonuses only to managers seems invidious to the lower-level employees.
28. Instant (adjective) - happening or done immediately, without any delay
a) The instant the bell rang, the students rushed out of the classroom.
b) She made an instant decision to accept the job offer.
29. Instance (noun) - an occurrence or example of something
a) In many instances, communication problems between team members can lead to project failure.
b) One instance of a cyber attack on a company's website can result in millions of dollars in damages.
30. Introvert (noun) - a person who tends to be more reserved or solitary in nature, and is energized by spending time alone
a) As an introvert, she preferred to spend her weekends reading or going for walks by herself.
b) Extroverts tend to draw energy from socializing and being around others.
31. Lay (verb) - to put or place something down, usually in a horizontal position
a) She carefully laid out the pieces of the puzzle on the table.
b) I need to lay down for a few minutes and rest my eyes.
32. Lie (verb) - to recline or be in a horizontal position
a) He likes to lie down and read a book before going to sleep.
b) The cat likes to lie in the sunbeam coming through the window.
33. Loath (adjective) - unwilling or reluctant to do something
a) She was loath to leave her comfortable bed on a cold winter morning.
b) He was loath to give up his prized possession.
34. Loathe (verb) - to strongly dislike or hate something or someone
a) She loathed the idea of public speaking.
b) I absolutely loathe the taste of licorice.
35. Lose (verb) - to no longer have something, or to have something taken away
a) She was devastated to learn that she had lost her wallet.
b) The team lost the game by a single point.
36. Loose (adjective) - not tight or secure
c) The bolt was loose and needed to be tightened.
a) She preferred to wear loose clothing for comfort.
37. Luxuriant (adjective) - growing thickly and abundantly, often in a way that is attractive or impressive
a) The tropical rainforest was filled with luxuriant vegetation and wildlife.
b) Her hair was luxuriant and shiny after the spa treatment.
38. Mantle (noun) - a loose sleeveless cloak or coat, often worn over other clothes
a) The queen's mantle was made of rich velvet and embroidered with gold thread.
b) Mantle convection is a process that helps drive tectonic plate movement.
39. Mantel (noun) - a shelf or frame that is installed above or around a fireplace
a) She decorated the mantel with a row of candles and a vase of flowers.
b) The antique clock looked elegant on the mantel in the living room.
40. Marital (adjective) - relating to marriage or the relationship between married people
a) They sought the advice of a marital counselor to help resolve their conflicts.
b) Marital bliss is often portrayed as the ultimate goal in romantic relationships.
41. Martial (adjective) - relating to war, the military, or armed forces
a) The martial arts originated in China and were developed as a means of self-defense.
b) He had a deep respect for the martial traditions of his ancestors.
42. Palate - the roof of the mouth; a person's sense of taste
a) The dish was too spicy for my palate.
b) As a food critic, she has a discerning palate.
43. Palette - a thin board or slab on which an artist lays and mixes colors.
a) The artist carefully selected her colors from the palette.
b) She used a palette knife to apply the paint.
44. Pallet - a portable platform for storing or moving goods.
a) The warehouse workers stacked the boxes onto the pallets.
b) We used pallets to make a DIY outdoor furniture.
45. Peak - the pointed top of a mountain; the highest point of something
a) They reached the peak of the mountain after a long hike.
b) The stock market reached its peak before the recession.
46. Peek - to look quickly or secretly
a) I peeked through the keyhole to see who was at the door.
b) She peeked over her shoulder to see if anyone was following her.
47. Precede - to come before something in time or order
a) The appetizers always precede the main course.
b) The introduction should precede the conclusion.
48. Proceed - to continue with a course of action
a) The meeting will proceed as planned.
b) He proceeded to explain his point in greater detail.
49. Precedent - an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide for similar circumstances.
a) The ruling was based on a precedent set in a previous court case.
b) The new policy violated the precedent established by the previous administration.
50. President - the elected head of a republic or nation
a) The president delivered a speech to the nation.
b) The president of the company announced a major reorganization.
51. Premier - the first or most important; a prime minister
a) The premiere of the movie was a star-studded event.
b) The premier of the province announced new measures to combat climate change.
52. Premiere - the first public performance of a play, movie, or other production.
a) The film will have its world premiere at the Cannes film festival.
b) The opera's premiere was a great success.
53. Prescribe - to authorize or order the use of a medication or treatment
a) The doctor prescribed antibiotics for the infection.
b) The pharmacist carefully explained how to properly take the medication as prescribed.
54. Proscribe - to prohibit or forbid
a) The company proscribes the use of cell phones during work hours.
b) The law proscribes discrimination on the basis of race, gender, or religion.
55. Pretentious - attempting to impress others by pretending to be more important or cultured than one actually is.
a) He was known for his pretentious behavior at high-end restaurants.
b) Her pretentious language was off-putting to many people.
56. Portentous - giving a sign or warning of something significant or calamitous; self-important or pompous.
a) The dark clouds were a portentous sign of the storm to come.
b) His portentous tone during the meeting made everyone uncomfortable.
57. Principal - first or highest in rank, importance, value, etc.; the head of a school
a) The principal investor in the project is a major corporation.
b) The principal of the school announced a new policy on dress code.
58. Principle - a fundamental truth or concept; a moral rule or belief.
a) The principle of supply and demand governs market economics.
b) The company operates on the principle that the customer is always right.
59. Prophecy - a prediction of what will happen in the future
a) The ancient prophecy foretold of a great battle between good and evil.
b) Her prophecy about the stock market proved to be true.
60. Prophesy - to make a prediction about the future
a) The fortune teller prophesied that he would meet his true love in the near future.
b) Some people believe that Nostradamus prophesied many events that were incomprehensible during his time.
61. Prostate - the prostate gland is an important part of the male reproductive system
a) His grandfather had to undergo a prostate surgery.
b) A high level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood may indicate prostate cancer.
62. Prostrate: lying flat on the ground, face down
a) The protesters lay prostrate in front of the government building in a show of peaceful resistance.
b) The hiker was so exhausted that he had to prostrate himself on the ground to catch his breath.
63. Slight: small in degree or amount; minor
a) He received only a slight injury in the accident and was able to return to work the next day.
b) The speaker's slight accent added to her charm and captivated the audience.
64. Sleight: dexterity; skillful use of the hands
a) The magician's sleight of hand tricks amazed the audience.
b) She impressed her friends with her sleight of hand skills during a game of cards.
65. Stationary: not moving; still
a) The car was stationary at the red light.
b) The train appeared stationary from a distance, but was actually moving slowly.
66. Stationery: writing paper and envelopes
a) She bought a new set of stationery to use for her correspondence.
b) The store sells a variety of stationery items, including pens, pencils, and notebooks.
67. Statue: a three-dimensional representation of a person or animal, typically made of stone or bronze
a) The statue of liberty is an iconic symbol of America.
b) The city center is filled with statues commemorating historical figures and events.
68. Statute: a written law passed by a legislative body
a) The new statute prohibits smoking in all public parks and beaches.
b) The police officer cited the statute that prohibits littering as he issued the fine.
69. Troop: a group of soldiers
a) The troop marched in formation across the parade ground.
b) The troop was sent to the front lines to defend their country.
70. Troupe - a group of performers or actors who work together.
a) The dance troupe performed a beautiful ballet.
b) The comedy troupe made the audience laugh with their witty jokes.
71. Turbid - cloudy or murky, often used to describe water or other liquids that are not clear.
a) The turbid water in the river was caused by heavy rainfall.
b) The doctor examined the patient's turbid urine sample for signs of infection.
72. Turgid - excessively ornate or overblown in language, style, or expression.
a) The politician's speech was full of turgid language and empty promises.
b) The turgid prose of the novel made it difficult to read.
73. Vain - having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one's appearance, or producing no result or effect.
a) She spent hours in front of the mirror, trying to fix her vain appearance.
b) He made a vain attempt to lift the heavy box by himself.
74. Vein - a blood vessel that carries blood towards the heart, or a distinctive quality or characteristic that runs through something.
a) The doctor drew blood from a vein in his arm.
b) The gold vein in the mine was discovered by accident.
75. Vane - a flat or curved plate that is rotated by wind or water to determine wind direction, or a blade or fin that projects from a rotating axis.
a) The weather vane on top of the roof showed which way the wind was blowing.
b) The plane's altitude was displayed on the vane attached to the wing.
76. Venal - capable of being bought or influenced by money, corruptible.
a) The judge was accused of being venal for accepting bribes from criminals.
b) The politician was exposed for his venal behavior in a corruption scandal.
77. Venial - easily forgivable, pardonable, or excusable.
a) His mistake was venial and could easily be forgiven.
b) The offense was considered venial by the authorities and didn't lead to any serious consequences.
78. Veracious - truthful, honest, or accurate.
a) He is known for his veracious reporting and unbiased journalism through traditional newspaper and offbeat magazine.
b) The book contains veracious descriptions of philosophical discussion, and heated arguments between the most famous Greek philosophers of pre-Alexander era.
79. Voracious - having a huge appetite or desire for something, often used to describe a person's hunger or thirst.
a) The voracious reader devours several books every month, sometimes more than one a day.
b) Well, bookworms are not always a voracious reader, but it is highly unlike that they are not.