vilify To speak evil of; to make abusive statements about. Most students praise him, but a few vilify him.-verb
untenable Unable to be defended; insupportable If three people in four no longer support the government, isn't this an untenable situation
clamor A loud outcry; hubbub; loud noise .verb-noun The children were all clamouring for attention. the clamour of the city
uniform Unvarying; all or always the same. Noun-adj As in so many offices that you see, the walls and furniture are a uniform grey
contract To become smaller; become compressed In spoken English, 'do not' often contracts to 'don't'. As it cooled, the metal contracted.
duplicity Deceit- noun They were accused of duplicity in their dealings with both sides.
equivocal Vague; open to more than one interpretation and often intended to mislead-adj His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them
irresolute Unable to decide; undecided-adj an irresolute reply
rescind To cancel; take back; to repeal -verb The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular and has already been rescinded .
stagnant Motionless; not fresh-adj Stagnant pond; a stagnant economy