Up to Snuff #131: Vocabulary List #15

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

Pithy

Miffed

Hubris

Syuzhet

Fabula

Misfired

Squander

Precious

Germaine

Commodity

Tyranny

Wallow

Epithets

Endearing

Extravagant

Saucy

Witty

Free rein

Amorous

Impulses

Sappy

Caveat

Smitten

Duty

Drudgery

Crinolines

Hooped Skirts

Social unguent

Digressive

Ample

Brief

Subtext

Convey

Vigorous

Authentic

Doggedly

Cherished

Avid

Asunder

Intoxicating

Turmoil

Articulate

Cataclysm

Inertia

Mellower

Misconstrue

Maidenly

Restive

Remnant

Affirmation

Bears me up

Marguerite

Kid glove

Beloved

Caress

Scantily

Verge

Ascendancy

Commiserated

Paraphernalia

Talismanic

Incantatory

A thousand torment

Exalted

Yearn

Fervor

Coo

Confers

Pungent

Drama

Convincingly

Lain

Lacewing

Studiously grammatical

Dwell

Reflective

Relentlessly

Cheerful

Inclination

Parceling

Reciprocal proportion

Staunch

Allies

Sumptuous

Ribbed

Snappy

Regimen

Impediment

Propriety

Formalities

Correspondents

Fire off

Resuscitate

Encapsulate

Affectionate

Dacha

Stiff

Insincere

Fluid

Mocking

Aroused

Paint

Macabre

Lampoon

Wicked

Feeble

Allopathic

Homeopathic

What a pickle she got in

Deign

Vulgar

Disarm

Delight

Dubious

Sprightly

Attractive

Quincy

Animal

Pinch-penny

Dollop

Sell-irony

Natural

Earth shaking

Indefatigable

Exertions

Anxious affection

Beloved

Epistolary

Eager

Standard

Vibrant

Vigor

Brisk

Venial

Preamble

Courage

Jolt

Amusing

Prosaic

Bulwark

Candor

Quick silver

Cordiality

Missives

Luxuriate

Disposable

Sentiment

Earnest

Moody

Quipped

Languishing

Strident

Lovely

Mantel

Awkward

Paradoxical

Bungle

Soothing

Decompress

Boon

Quill Pens

Ink pots

Perched

Fancy

Fanciful

Ladle

Salubrious

Commander

Fuss

Charmed

Correspondence

Accoutrements

Modicum

Exudes

Unassailable

Ephemeral

Distressing

Blip

Faith

Grace

Vulnerable

Condolence

Illegible

Courtesy

Impersonal

Indulging

Luxurious

Calligraphy

Watercolors

Heirloom

Redolent

Family Crest

Embossing

Engraving

Customary

Inlet

Inimitable

Irresistible

Delight

Paragon

Commonplace

Eccentric

Provoking

Enchant

Lavished

Immobility

Corporeal

Spectral

Grasp

Efficient

Caches

Penned

Bear

Charms

Flourished

Ordinary

Reforms

Circulated

Perceptive

Nonetheless

Agreeable

Contemporaries

Fertile

Flowering

Rank

Fanny

Veritable

Splendid

Thrive

Worth

Insuperable

Obstacles

Harried

Pace

Meditative

Clutter

Laboring

Refresh

Knack

Improvisation

Repositories

Informality

Gratuitous

Moral

Cask

Gratifying

Instinctive

Sympathy

Fraught

Extraordinary
Vivid

True

Uncork

Dispensed

Gibberish

Buncum

Up to Snuff #129, Vocabulary List #14, Some Dissertation Writing Words

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

Note: Good vocabulary is not unknown words or long words or little bombastic words. Good vocabulary is good writing words. Good vocabulary is the study of language. Good vocabulary is the appreciation of all words, their pairings, their history, and their relative power.

Retrospective

Effectiveness

Questioned

Cannon

Common

Practice

Emphasis

Compliance

Leveraging

Illustrative

Comprehensive

Issues

Context

Ethics

Quality

Rooted

Social Justice

Amorphous

Practitioners

Emerged

Specialists

Mandatory

Voluntary

Estimated

Arena

Checkered

Plethora

Critics

Efforts

Chronicle

Efforts

Chronicle

Draw on

Expense

Explore

Evolution

Tendency

Demographic

Umbrella

Predate

Recognized

Dishonest

Genre

Focus

Enactment

Supplemental

Legislation

Prohibits

Bans

Landmark

Spawned

Barrage

Probable cause

Remedies

Mandate

Anti-discriminatory

Consent

Decree

In response

Alleged

Costly

Embarrassing

Voluntarily

Implemented

Imparting

Rank and file

Notable

Exceptions

Strictly

Compliance

Litigation

Avoidance

Moral

Imperative

Espouse

Philosophy

Causes

Support

Publication

Notwithstanding

Litany

Case studies

Participants

Recitations

Ponder

Length

Periodic

Refresher

Signatures

Recipients

Historically

Underrepresented

Minorities

Equitably

Exclusion

Preferential

Offended

Resonate

Transform

Organizational

Culture

Policy

Practices

Environments

Allow

Earnestly

Inclusive

Key drivers

Retreat

Intensity

Enforcement

Stalled

Deregulation

Intensive

Fine-grained

Regulation

Representation

Latitude

Scrutiny

Pressing concerns

Offshore

Competition

Scaled back

Cost cutting

Mandatory

Managerial

Content

Objective

Assimilate

Training

Assumption

Entrants

Efficacy

Theorized

Capabilities

Performance

Influences

Impacting

Lacked

Self Confidence

Talents

Unwelcoming

Contrast

Prevailing

Entrants

Underachieved

Internalized

Stimuli

Reinforcing

Efficacy

Subtle

Control

Stately

Revelation

Seldom

Demographic

Make-up

Comprised

Misinterpreted

Intimidating

Marginal

Ethnic

Relatively

Absolute

Versus

Nonetheless

Shift

Composition

Workforce

Lexicon

Rationale

Industry

Data shifted

Discussions

Comply

Mandates

Assimilate

Homogenous

Paradigm

Survival

Argued

Recruitment

Central

Overwhelming

Plateau

Essential

Mobility

Enabling

Paired

Fundamental

Shift

Incorporating

Valid

Primarily

Fixing

Compound

Consensus

Diluted

Unequal

Adamant

Adversities

Notion

Advantage

Disadvantage

Immutable

Rhetoric

Proclaimed

Confuse

Euphemism

Topics

Attention

Intensity

Confess

Repent

Defensive

Backlash

Reverse

Historic

Alleged

Upheld

Spectrum

Era’s

Watered down

Legitimacy

Correspond

Embraced

Emerge

Implicit

Attitudes

Mindful

Sustained

Exposure

Disappointment

Incremental

Reshaping

Transformational

Slated

Coveted

Juncture

Implicit

Shortcoming

Unavoidable

Tradeoff

Vernacular

Evaluated

Mixture

Cognitive

Experiential

Albeit

Controversial

Adverse

Dubbed

Conducted

Experiments

Subconscious

Bias

Memorable

Transformative

Adjectives

Stereotypes

Facilitators

Descriptors

Insufficient

Adequately

Historical

Sociological

Generalizations

Debriefing

Backfired

Identified

Role plays

Experiential

Exercises

Participants

Simulate

Transformation

Expertise

Constraints

Squeezed

Failure

Grasps

Complex

Unintended

Consequences

Animosity

Interpret

Surmised

Villains

Sensitive

Pressured

Identity group

Misunderstood

Co-workers

Biased

Prejudiced

Relegated

Core

Positioning

Millennium

Earliest

Motivation

Initiatives

Impetus

Foster

Enhance

Tangential

Profitability

Demographics

Endeavors

Shortages

Technically

Fierce

Action based

Value chain

Higher performance

Competent

Discern

Patterns

Effectively

Incorporate

World views

Problem solving

Conflict resolution

Proprietary

Skills

Building

Competencies

Enable

Consistent

Practitioners

Ongoing

Curricula

Robust

Intercultural

Modalities

Assumption

Cross-Culturally

Competent

Premises

Underlying

Integrated

Relevant

Applicable

Phenomenon

Activities

Benchmarks

Assess

Measure

Criteria

Strategies

Chronicles

Respective

Critical

Component

Outsourcing

Encouraged

Dimensions

Up to date

Expansive

Varied

Highlighted

Embedded

Systematically

Top down

Bottom up

Senior level

Accountability

Incentive

Compensation

Domestically

Philosophical beliefs

Imperative

Awareness

Clarifying

Angles

Promotion

Partnering

Buy-in

Inclusion

Sponsoring

Affinity Group

Spirit

Portfolio

Building blocks

Undergo

Self-awareness

Facilitate

Integral

Customized

Additionally

Pioneered

Mentoring

Retention

Approximate

Summarized

Ethnocentric

Ethno-relation

Majority

Minimization

Acceptance

Discern

Devised

Defense

Denial

Adaptation

Clarity

Suitability

Academicians

Composition

Factors

Formal

Correlation

Exemplary

Retention

Attitudes

Prevailing

Heightened

Encompassing

Productivity

Feasible

Statistics

Conduct

Referenced

Overall

Tailors

Geographic

Complexity

Deemed

Vastness

Risk

Multifaceted

Acumen

Counterparts

In depth

Sexual orientation

Cursory

Generational

Furthermore

Approaches

Phase

Nascent

Up to Snuff #101: Vocabulary List #13

Up to Snuff #101:  Vocabulary List #13

Compiled by Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Ameliorate

Inequity

Encroach

Advent

Contests

Nuisance

Enmity

Stratagem

Evinced

Prudent

Inimical

Maximus

Strife

Venality

Trepidation

Quagmire

Portrait

Subdued

Public Defender

Vast

Barnacle

Indebted

Expositions

Principles

Spires

Ivy covered

Reciprocally

Laborious

Heresy

Abyss

Liberalism

Sanity

Narrow

Portentous

Vexed

Sentiment

Unduly

Issue

Impartiality

Probabilities

Problematical

Procedure

Controversialist

Turbulent

“Compound Misfortune”

Remoteness

Fulminations

Luxuriated

Irrelevance

Ponderosities

Courteously

Deferred

Bluff

Opportunist

Formidable

Indiscriminately

Jovial

Expound

Brood

Gusto

Ingenuity

Calculating

Defiantly

Protruded

Gauge

Prejudice

Martyrdom

Perishing

Diverted

Avalanches

Blunt

Ridicule

Forensic

Botanized

Adjourned

Complimented

Frankness

Constitute

Terrestrial

Stellar

Repository

Tangible

Commonplace

Heredity

Bestow

Prodigious

Voluminous

Eloquent

Facile

Felicitous

Virtues

Splendor

Adequate

Gratified

Grappling

Combativeness

Eager

Incredulous

Fratricidal

Sermonized

Pulpit

Pinafore

Surplice

“Horror-Stricken”

Allusions

Skeptics

Infidels

Insensibly

Orthodoxy

Plunging

Dysentery

Sublimity

Skepticism

Staunch

“Morally earnest”

Suspicious

Dogma

Theological

Pious

Evangelical

Grace

Conviction

Lurid

Illumination

Stifled

Mortuary

Shudders

Incision

Cruelly

Bowels

Remark

Gratifies

Morbid

Apathy

Hypochondriacal

Nauseating

Staggering

Casement

Strenuous

Outbursts

Pommeling

Gruesome

Opiate

Faith

Morals

Shams

Devotion

Unit

Citizen

Splendid

Prose

Verve

Arid

Antiseptic

Frontier

Linguist

 

 

 

Up to Snuff #97: Vocabulary List #12

Up to Snuff #97:  Vocabulary List #12

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Ardent

Avenging

Didactic

Edification

Dreadful

Nevertheless

Impermanence

Meticulousness

Subjected

Repugnant

Uncouth

Pallid

Remarkable

Havoc

Schadenfreude

Boffo

Natation

Intrepid

Apparitions

Fodder

Melodrama

Stalwart

Gusto

Personage

Luxuriance

Well-stocked

Sublime

Endeavors

Placate

Oddness

Naughty

Reproaches

Exclaim

Genuine

Thrust

Shimmery

Grazed

Planted

Thence

Flux

Tempest

 

Up to Snuff #93: Vocabulary List #11

Up to Snuff #93:  Vocabulary List #11

By Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

Fulcrum

Mir

Assailing

Deleterious

Pernicious

Pseudonym

Wretchedness

Exacerbated

Faulty

Doctrine

Blunder

Hastened

Primacy

Mystification

A Spectre

Polemic

Despotism

Subjective

Molding

Implicit

Lauded

Topple

Reproach

Espousing

Seditious

Matriculating

Dialectical

Prevailed

Formative

Impetus

Contention

Arose

Galloping

Galvanizing

Scandalized

Counter-productive

Ineffective

Faction

Agitating

Uprising

Lamentation

Expelled

Motor-Force

Humorously

Satirical

Censorship

Accordance

Broad

Mobilize

Veracity

Whilst

Allegation

Inciting

Acquitted

Expunge

Up to Snuff #92: Vocabulary List #10

Up to Snuff #92:  Vocabulary List #10

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

De jure (segregation)

De facto (segregation)

Flouted

Decreeing

Abridged

Nascent

Suffrage

Ratification

Abided

Circumvent

Expressly

Unabashedly

Balked

Disparity

Stonewall

Epithets

Jeers

Deemed

Absenteeism

Aggrieved

Spurred

Animus

Cooling

Defiant

Relic

Sovereign

Infer

Insular

Curfews

Revoked

Perverse

Culminated

Literally

Provoking

Idle

Seething

Bigotry

Gauntlet

Redraw

Paternalization

exempted

Authority

Usurption

Dismantle

Intransigence

Interogation

Inequities

Chasm

Widen

Tragedy

Unintended

Consequences

Frayed

Stricken

Strife

Poised

Peppers

Anecdotes

Vivid

Cardinal

Controversial

Inescapably

Judiciously

Overwhelm

 

 

Up to Snuff #89: Vocabulary List #9

Up to Snuff #89:  Vocabulary List #9

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Barren

Interrogation

Punitive

Vanguard

Glimmers

“Blueprint (for action)”

Praxis

Prognosis

Tumult

Eloquent

Service

Agency

Inadvertently

Singular

Exposition

Reference

Treaties

Perennial

Elusive

Receded

Agnostic

Rubric

Sustenance

Quiescence

Pacified

Expound

“Broad church”

Delimited

Credible

Pronouncements

Invocation

Per se

Arena

Aforementioned

Vaguely

Hindsight

Antique

Critique

Alterations

Margins

Notwithstanding

Binary

Chauvinism

Methodology

Expounded

Template

Vertical

Proponents

Caveats

Breadth

Upsurge

Upswing

Insurgency

Discern

Deficiency

Augment

Inter alia

Dialectical

Shifts

Seminal

Validity

Disproportionately

Fertile

Conceptual

Theorization

Vested

Status quo

Turgid

Opaque

Robust

Nuanced

Proportioned

Propositions

Avalanche

Inequality

Concomitant

Forestall

Misreading

Stalwarts

Guise

Genuine

Tyranny

Coercion

Indissoluble

Connotations

Normative

Paradigm

Successive

Iconoclastic

Morality

Egalitarianism

Unjust

Agnostic

 

 

Up to Snuff #88: Vocabulary List #8

Up to Snuff #88:  Vocabulary List #8

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Philistines

Earnest

Anathemas

Attainment

Petty

Hindquarters

Sweeps

Squires

Indictment

Irreverent

Spectacle

Antiquated

Consecrates

Innocence

Pedantic

Extolled

Philosophic

Deserted

Redressing

Grievances

Dubbed

Dethronement

Annexing

Dispersal

Falutin

Bombastic

Thenceforth

Untenable

Wrest

Succumbed

Throes

Dissolution

Jurisprudence

Thereto

Vanish

Asceticism

Tinge

Villainous

Flogging

Juridical

Epochs

Enervating

Fort

Cudgels

Declaimed

Sismondi

Hypocritical

Bonds

Therefrom

Sought

Inculcated

Levelling

Crudest

Antagonisms

Endeavor

Yearnings

Reconstructions

Pedantry

Deaden

Fanatical

Superstitious

Prelude

Apace

Upsurges

Facet

Colossal

Redundant

Analogously

Albeit

Fruitful

 

 

Up to Snuff #86: Vocabulary List #7

Up to Snuff #86:  Vocabulary List #7

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Assertion

Suppression

Pathology

Landscape

Coalition

Bargaining

Nostalgically

Exalt

Forge

Fragmented

Respectively

Monopoly

Emergence

Resurgent

Decimated

Accelerated

Proponents

Cascade

Passivity

Engagement

Quintile (top or bottom)

Correlate

Blurred

Choppier

Paradoxically

Maturation

Sobering

Channeled

Foreseeable

Indeed

Prevail

Novel

Renounced

Heresy

Blistering

Banner

Betrayer

Virtue

Liability

Regulated

Marginalize

Factions

Avowedly

Mocked

Endorsing

Incumbent

Origins

Aggrandize

Morass

Skepticism

Implausibility

Spectrum

Coherent

Statute

“Tectonic shift”

Culmination

Hence

Enduring

Disfranchisement

Consequences

Topsy-turvy

Culminated

Structured

Touted

Chambers

Unilateral

Falsifiable

Rigorous

Architect

Strategy

Conductivity

Conducivity

Rancor

Dissension

Lesser

Infancy

Budgetary

Dysfunctional

Ramification

Entails

Dilution

Cue

Heuristic

Roils

Skewing

Tawdry

Czar

Contiguous

Tolerably

Landslide

Revolt

Exert

Discipline

Antimajoritarian

Prologue

Revolts

Majorities

Toggled

Filibuster

Disable

Speculative

Fraught

Countervailing

Endorse

Fragmented

Defenders

Pernicious

Malleable

Chafed

Longstanding

Seniority

Allocating

Tactics

Recapturing

“Framers vision”

Diffused

Concentrated

Measures

Insulated

Recalcitrant