Words: COLLEGE LEVEL VOCABULARY WORDS

COLLEGE
LEVEL VOCABULARY WORDS
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through this list and identify all of those words you know and use with a 2; all of those you think you know, but don’t really use, with a 1; and any of the
words you don’t know with a 0.
aberration        acquiescence               adroit               affable             ascetic
banal                bigoted                                    bilateral           blatant             brusque           
bellicose          bursar                          cathartic          clandestine      coalesce
cogent             convivial                      condign           copious            credulity         
debacle            deductive                    didactic           dogmatic         dolorous
eclectic            egregious                     emanate           ennui               esoteric
expiate             façade                         fallible             forte                furtive
genre               gestation                      gregarious        guile                heinous
heretic             hiatus                           hybrid              iconoclast        illusive
impervious       incipient                      indolent           insular              ineffable
jargon              juxtaposition               laconic             lexicon             lyric
maelstrom        malign                         maxim             minutiae          mitigate
naïve                nefarious                     noxious            obdurate          obsequious
ominous           option                          ostracize          parochial          pedantic
pedagogy        presage                        prolific             punctilious       quandary
quorum            rancor                          rapacious         recalcitrant      rescind
rudiment          sanguine                      satyr                schism             surreptitious
taciturn            temporal                      termagant        torpid              turbid
ubiquitous       urbane                         usurp               vapid               vacillate

            versatile           volition                        whimsical        zealot               zealous