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GCSE Vocabulary

GCSE Vocabulary

  • comprehensive - including or dealing with all or nearly all elements or aspects of something
  • complacent - not bothering to try because of your past achievements
  • dexterity - skilled with tasks especially hands
  • implausible - (of an argument or statement) not seeming reasonable or probable; failing to convince
  • apathy - a great lack of interest, or enthusiasm
  • pedantic - over concerned with minor details
  • semantics - the study of the meanings of words and phrases in language
  • gregarious - fond of company; highly sociable
  • strife - angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues
  • provocative - causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
  • epiphany - a sudden moment of great revelation
  • besotted - strongly infatuated, completely in love with someone and always thinking of them
  • misnomer - a wrong or inaccurate name or use of a name
  • intrepid - fearless and adventurous, extremely brave and showing no fear of dangerous situations
  • invaluable - extremely useful; indispensable
  • transient - lasting for a short time
  • canard - an unfounded rumour or story
  • avuncular - kind and friendly towards a younger person
  • indefatigable - (of a person or their efforts) persisting tirelessly
  • miscreant - a person who has done something wrong or unlawful
  • sympathy - 1. feelings of sorrow for someone else's misfortune
  • sympathy - 2. understanding between people; the sympathy between the boys was obvious
  • empathy - the ability to understand and share the feelings of another
  • xenophopbia - dislike of or prejudice against people of other countries or groups
  • concur - to agree or have the same opinion
  • circumspect - wary and unwilling to take risks
  • insinuate - suggest or hint (something bad) in an indirect and unpleasant way
  • rendezvous- meeting at an agreed time & place
  • disparage - criticize in a way that shows you consider them of little or no worth
  • cynical - believing that people are motivated purely by self-interest
  • ambivalent - having mixed feelings about something or someone
  • bald - wholly or partly lacking hair
  • bold - confident, courageous, and willing to take risks
  • diligent - hard working, taking great care and being thorough in one's work or duties
  • impertinent - rude and cheeky;
  • inevitable - certain to happen; unavoidable
  • eligible - meets the appropriate conditions
  • jubilant - feeling great happiness and triumph
  • notorious - famous for something bad
  • vet - make a careful and critical examination of
  • subjective - based on opinion or emotion
  • consistent - 1. (of people or activities) done in the same way over time
  • consistent - 2. (of argument or ideas) not containing any logical contradictions
  • anecdote - a short account of an incident or event, often interesting or amusing
  • facetious - treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour
  • objective - not based on opinion or emotion
  • flippant - not showing a serious or respectful attitude
  • juxtapose - put close together to contrast or compare
  • remote - far away from the main centres of population
  • bigotry - holding strong, unreasonable prejudices or opinions
  • infer - to reason or deduce from evidence
  • surmise - to suppose with little to no evidence "he surmised that something must be wrong"
  • expedient - convenient or necessary but breaks a rule
  • trivial - of little value or importance
  • tedious - painfully long or boring
  • arbitrary - for no good reason
  • enigma - a mystery
  • procrastinate - to keep delaying
  • serendipity - chance or mistake that works out well
  • profound - deep or intense
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