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  1. humdrum Vocabulary 1-1

  2. humdrum • dull; monotonous • Boring • I was not looking forward to the 14 hour humdrum drive

  3. Tamper

  4. Tamper • 1. To interfere in a harmful manner • To meddle or mess with • It is illegal to tamper with the MCAS test material

  5. Sagacious

  6. Sagacious • Wise or very smart • The sagacious lawyer was able to win the case easily

  7. Despondent • Depressed or sad • The woman was despondent after her home was destroyed by the hurricane

  8. Interminable

  9. Interminable • Endless • Without end; seeming to last forever

  10. Goad

  11. Goad • To urge on • The boy was goaded into breaking a glass window by his friends

  12. Indigent

  13. Indigent • Poor or needy • The indigent man had no place to live

  14. Buffoon

  15. Buffoon • A clown or fool • The boy acted like a buffoon in the classroom

  16. Malignant

  17. Malignant • Harmful or deadly • The malignant disease could not be cured by medicine.

  18. Anecdote

  19. Anecdote • A short humorous story • My grandfather often amused me with his anecdotes about his youth

  20. Docile

  21. Docile • Easily managed or taught • The docile breed of dog is highly in demand at the pet store.

  22. Fallible

  23. Fallible • Capable of making mistakes • The teacher who always though that she was perfect soon realized that she was as fallible as everyone else

  24. Iota

  25. Iota • A small tiny bit • There was not an iota of truth in his statement

  26. Inimitable

  27. Inimitable • Can’t be imitated or copied • His performance at the theater was inimitable

  28. Vigilant

  29. Vigilant • Wide awake, alert, watchful for danger • The people in the neighborhood were vigilant because of the recent robberies.