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Scintillating

Scintillating [scin·til·lat·ing] – something fascinating or brilliantly clever.

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
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10 Words to Make You Sound Wicked Smart

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Elucidate

Elucidate [elu·ci·date] – to explain or make something clear.

  • Part of Speech: Verb
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Malaise

Malaise [mal·aise] – physical discomfort or a general feeling of being under the weather.

  • Part of Speech: Noun
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Non sequitur

Non sequitur [non se·qui·tur] – a statement that does not logically follow what has been said before.

  • Part of Speech: Noun

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Obfuscate

Obfuscate [ob·fus·cate] – to confuse someone, or to obscure the meaning of something.

  • Part of Speech: Verb
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Perfunctory

Perfunctory [per·func·to·ry] – something done without much care or attention.

  • Part of Speech: Adjective
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Quid pro quo

Quid pro quo - giving something in exchange for getting something.

  • Origin: Latin meaning "this for that"
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Quintessential

Quintessential [quin·tes·sen·tial] – a typical example of a particular person or characteristic.

  • Part of Speech: Adjective

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Vitriol

Vitriol [vit·ri·ol] – bitter feelings expressed in writing or speaking.

  • Part of Speech: Noun
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Sycophant

Sycophant [syc·o·phant] – a person who tries to gain attention by flattering powerful or influential people.

  • Part of Speech: Noun

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