contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)

disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive

vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander

plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty

factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears

garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible

assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes

nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith

substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
1/28/2016 12:53:37

Hm, it is a good range of words, I must say. Especially, I liked garbled. Sometimes it is needed no to be repeated. What else I want to tell you that may also enrich the vocabulary of your essays and that is why I recommend you to try it also.


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