100 Words to Make You Sound Smart

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1. 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart Semester Two Vocabulary Week 29 Words

2. Boondoggle Noun An unnecessary or wasteful activity.

3. Catch-22 Noun A situation in which a desired out come or solution is impossible to attain because of a set of inherently contradictory rules or conditions. Synonyms: dilemma or paradox.

4. Epitome Noun The best or most representative example of a class or type. Synonym: Ultimate.

5. Freudian slip

6. Insidious Adjective Doing harm in a subtle or imperceptible manner; treacherous. Synonyms: sneaky or tricky.

7. Mercenary Adjective Motivated solely by a desire for monetary or material gain. Synonym: money-grubbing.

8. Ostracize Verb To exclude from a group. Synonyms: banish, avoid, or cast out.

9. Red Herring Noun Something that draws attention away from the matter at hand. Synonyms: distraction or diversion.

10. Teetotaler Noun One who abstains completely from alcoholic beverages. Synonym: non-drinker.

11. White elephant Noun A possession that is burdensome to or unwanted by its owner.

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