Crossword Puzzle

Week 2 Vocabulary


  1. kept secret or hidden especially for some illegal purpose; secretive (clandestine)
  2. Thrifty; not wasteful (frugal)
  3. One who poses as an expert in a skill or profession for which he is not qualified (charlatan)
  4. lazy (indolent)
  5. (adj.) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers (callow)
  6. cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned (blithe)
  7. favoritism to relatives (nepotism)
  8. outrageously wicked or evil (heinous)


  1. Worthy of respect because of advanced age, dignity, etc. (venerable)
  2. childish; Foolish for a grown person to do or say. (puerile)
  3. Lack of proper seriousness; improper gaiety (levity)
  4. a hobby; supplementary occupation (avocation)
  5. Brave; Strong and able (doughty)
  6. to make clear (elucidate)
  7. ridiculous, laughable, absurd (ludicrous)
  8. to speak evil of, slander; evil (malign)
  9. to disapprove or demonstrate the falsity of something (refute)

["antipathy", "posthumous", "cursory"]

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