Study Skills Final Exam

cajole
coax, promise, persuade with flattery
lucrative
profitable, money-making
lobbyist
one who argues on behalf of
loathing
hatred, disgust
lampoon
ridicule, mock
knotty
troublesome, difficult
kindle
excite, ignite
jaded
wearied, worn out, dulled, desensitized
irreverent
disrespectful, rude
irreproachable
unable to blame, innocent
invoke
call upon, appeal to, petition
invigorated
Energized
intuition
perception, insight without direct knowledge
introverted
shy, keeping to yourself
insipid
dull, uninteresting, boring
insinuate
to hint at or to suggest slyly
innocuous
harmless, having no adverse effects
industrious
hard-working
implement
fulfill, put into effect, carry out
imminent
upcoming, about to happen soon
immerse
submerge, get involved deeply
hedonist
one who is devoted to seeking pleasure
humble
simple, modest
haughty
arrogant, overbearing
frugal
thrifty, cheap, not spending much
frivolous
unimportant, silly
frank
matter-of-fact, completely honest
fickle
changing frequently with regards to one’s loyalty and interests
falsify
fake, deceive
erratic
odd, inconsistent
eradicate
erase, remove
entrust
to trust; to give responsibility to
enmity
hatred, dislike
elusive
hard to express or define, difficult to catch
eloquent
well-spoken
elated
overjoyed, very happy
efficient
effective, useful
eccentric
odd, strange
dupe
to deceive a person
discern
distinguish, detect
dilemma
difficulty, difficult situation
devious
sneaky, tricky
destitute
extremely poor
denounce
condemn, criticize, censure
covert
hidden, secret
contempt
hatred, lack of respect
congenial
Pleasant
conform
adapt, adjust to
compliant
agreeable, yielding, submissive
charlatan
phony, fraud, imposter
charismatic
charming, fascinating
cerebral a
very smart, intellectual, brainy
caustic
harsh, bitter, severe