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Word: resilient

Definition: elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)

More Vocab Words

::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse