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  1. Indignantly (5) • She wrote an indignant letter to the editor because she felt the article was erroneous. • with displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base

  2. Tentatively (5) • The baby took her first steps tentatively. • with hesitation

  3. Impassively (7) • The jury sat impassively and thus, no one could predict whether the defendant would be found guilty or innocent. • without interest; stoically

  4. Unctuously (14) • Many politicians behave unctuously while campaigning by shaking voters’ hands and carrying babies. • sugary sweet; too kind

  5. Haughtily (16) • The waiter at the fancy restaurant smirked haughtily when I asked for a side of french fries. • snobbishly; disdainfully; proud

  6. Contemptuously (19) • The Jets fan hollered contemptuously when the referees called in favor of the Patriots. • with hatred

  7. Repast (23) • The monk enjoyed a light repast after evening prayers. • meal

  8. Enigma (MMS) • How to solve the problem of global warming is one of the great enigmas of our time • Mystery; puzzle; something hard to understand or explain

  9. Renown (MMS) • He received great renown for his discoveries. • Great fame and respect

  10. Credible (MMS) • The actor does a credible job of playing the famous politician. • Believable

  11. Blatant (MMS) • It was blatant to me that the boy was unhappy because there were tears in his eyes. • Obvious; conspicuous

  12. Blithely • He blithely ate his lunch without concerning himself about the problems of the day. • Happily; lighthearted

  13. Jauntily • She jauntily skipped around the park. • Lively; carefree

  14. Heretic • Bertram Cates is tried for being a heretic who teaches Darwinism. • One who rejects certain established beliefs or principles

  15. Fervor • Passion; intensity of feeling • The fervor surrounding Obama’s campaign continued right through election day.

  16. Appraise • The ring must be appraised by a jeweler before it can be insured. • Estimate one’s nature, quality, importance, or worth

  17. Hinterland • We live in the hinterlands in Kansas where there is no cell phone service or another home for miles and thus, we remain quite disconnected. • Remote, unpopulated land; boondocks; back country

  18. petulant • The child became petulant because he was hungry and tired. • irritated

  19. Absolution (MMS) • Forgiveness; pardon • The menacing boy received absolution from the friendly neighbor after he broke the man’s window.

  20. Askance • With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval • The teacher looked askance at the boy when he exited the classroom with a sly look on his face. • The jury looked askance at the defendant when he entered the courtroom, suggesting that they’d made up their minds about him before the trial was underway.

  21. Affable • Friendly; amiable; inviting; genial • The affable dog trotted up to passersby and licked their faces.

  22. Nettled; miffed • Irritated; petulant • Nettled Norma noticed nobody noticed her. • Molly was miffed making macaroni. • Miffed Molly made miserable mustard.

  23. piously • Concern with virtue or religious devotion • The pious pastor/priest pasted prayer papers on the pews. • The pious pastor prayed on the podium.

  24. Perpetual (MMS) • Continuing or enduring forever; everlasting

  25. Obtrusive (MMS) • Intrusive; interfering; meddlesome http://www.vocabahead.com/GRESATVocabularyVideos/TabId/59/VideoId/783/Meddlesome.aspx

  26. Leisure (MMS) • Relaxation; rest; ease

  27. Adjacent (MMS) • Adjoining; neighboring; close; next to

  28. Mediocre (MMS) • Unexceptional; average; second-rate; sub-par; inferior

  29. Benign • Gentle; kind; harmless; innocuous http://www.vocabahead.com/VocabularyVideos/Videos/TabId/59/VideoId/951/Default.aspx

  30. Effrontery • Nerve; boldness; audacity

  31. Perfunctory • Careless; quick; routinely done without much thought

  32. fatuous • Foolish; stupid

  33. flabbergasted • shocked

  34. preposterous • ridiculous

  35. Doggedly • stubbornly

  36. Eloquent • Articulate in speech; persuasive

  37. Exultant • Elated; happy

  38. Indignant • angry

  39. strident • harsh

  40. innocuous • Harmless; without power; benign

  41. cogent • Convincing; logical; rational; coherent

  42. Geriatric • Of or pertaining to old age or the aged; old; worn out

  43. Derivative • based on or making use of  other sources; not original or primary

  44. Hound • Chase; harass; pester

  45. parrot • Mimic; imitate; copy; impersonate

  46. pigheaded • Stubborn; determined; inflexible; adamant; obstinate

  47. scapegoat • Somebody made to take the blame

  48. Sheepish • Timid; uncomfortable; embarrassed

  49. Affable • Genial; friendly; pleasant; sociable

  50. Loathe • Hate; dislike