Lesson 21

Lesson 21

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conscience
consciencenoun
motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
conscientious
conscientiousadjective
characterized by extreme care and great effort
to fluster
to flusterverb
be flustered; behave in a confused manner
flustered
flusteredadjective
thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)
magnanimous
magnanimousadjective
generous and understanding and tolerant
magnate
magnatenoun
a very wealthy or powerful businessman
magnet
magnetnoun
(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
to magnetize
to magnetizeverb
make magnetic
magnificence
magnificencenoun
splendid or imposing in size or appearance
magniloquent
magniloquentadjective
lofty in style
magnitude
magnitudenoun
the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
to stupefy
to stupefyverb
make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
stupefying
stupefyingadjective
so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
to excoriate
to excoriateverb
express strong disapproval of
excoriation
excoriationnoun
severe censure
irreverent
irreverentadjective
showing lack of due respect or veneration
irreversible
irreversibleadjective
incapable of being reversed
irrevocable
irrevocableadjective
incapable of being retracted or revoked
to prostrate
to prostrateverb
render helpless or defenseless
prostration
prostrationnoun
the act of assuming a prostrate position