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1100 List 2

 

1. laconic - expressing much in few words

 

2. throng - crowd

3. intrepid - brave

4. accost - to approach and speak to

 

5. reticent - silent

 

6. furtive - secret, stealthy

 

7. felon - a person guilty of a major crime

8. plethora - excess

 

9. hapless - unfortunate

 

10. irate - angry, incensed

 

11. pretext - an excuse

 

12. fabricate - to lie; to construct

 

13. adroit - skillful

 

14. gesticulate - move the arms energetically

 

15. vigilant - watchful

 

16. avid - eager

 

17. cajole - coax

 

18. rudimentary - elementary

 

19. enhance - intensify, heighten

20.    nuance - slight variation in meaning, tone, etc.

 

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