Advanced Vocabulary List 19

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expedite expedite
(verb) to make something happen sooner (usually an action or process)

Max called the cable company to see if they could expedite the installation process.

flagrant flagrant
(adjective) outrageous or conspicuously offensive

Many politicians are in flagrant violation of the law. The basketball player committed a flagrant foul.

frugal frugal
(adjective) thrifty, economical

If I had been more frugal, I could have saved enough money to buy a new car.

gregarious gregarious
(adjective) sociable, outgoing

Max is a very gregarious person. He likes to be around people.

misanthrope misanthrope
(noun) a person who dislikes people and avoids people

Mary is a misanthrope. She hates being around people.

pacifist pacifist
(noun) a person who does not believe in war or violence.

Max got out of serving in the military by claiming that he was a pacifist.

repudiate repudiate
(verb) to reject as false

Many of the staunchest supporters of neoconservatism have now repudiated neoconservatism as a complete failure. They claim that neoconservatism is dead.


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