Patrick Obahiagbo WORDS AND MEANING
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Patrick Obahiagbon is a Nigerian politician and legal practitioner   popularly known for his outstanding English Vocabularies.

Below are some of his most used Vocabularies:

1. Gargantuan –extremely large

2. Bugaboo – an object of fear

3. Pooh-pooh – Dismiss as being foolish or

4.Perfidy – deceitful or untrustworthy

5. Repugnant – extremely distasteful and

6. Insalubrious – unwholesome and unhealthy

7. Odoriferous – having an odor.

8. Sardonic – Scornfully mournful or cynical

9. Lugubrious – mournful, sad, dismal

10. Obfuscate – To make something less clear and
more difficult to understand.

11. Cascading – a large amount of something hanging

12. Malodorous – smelling very unpleasant

13. Termagant – a woman who is very strict and who
tries to tell people to do things in an unpleasant

14. Paraplegic – A person who suffers from













15. Crinkum-crankum – Elaborate or detailed

16. Empyrean – literary relating to Heaven

17. Conundrum – A confusing problem or question
that is too difficult to solve

18. Alacrit – great willingness or enthusiasm

19. Tinge– to add a small amount of color to

20. Braggadocio – Boost full or arrogant behavior











21. Megalomania – a mental illness or condition in
which somebody has an exaggerated belief in their
own importance or power.

22. Mendacious – Not telling the truth

23. Mores – the customs of a society

24. Rosicrucian – a member of a secretive society
concerned in the study of metaphysical, mystical and
alchemical lore.

25. Hierophants – A person especially a priest who
interprets sacred or esoteric mysteries

26. Objurgates – rare and severe

27. Indubitable – impossible to doubt and

28. Egregious – Outstandingly bad and shocking.

29. Vaudeville – a type of entertainment popular in
the late 19th and early 20th centuries,that includes

30. Audacious – lacking respect, impudent

31. Ratiocination– The forming of judgment by a
process of logical reason

32. Ballyhoo – extravagant publicity

33. Quagmire – a complex or difficult situations

34. Phantasmagoria – a sequence of imaginary

35. Plummeted – to fall from a high level or position

36. Sui Generis – Unique














37. Ferocious – Fierce, cruel or violent.

38. Miasma – an unpleasant smell

39.Apotheosis – the highest point in the development
of something

40. Excrescence – an unattractive or superfluous

41. Mobocracy – rule or domination by the masses

42. Proclivities – An inclination or predisposition

43. Kakistocracy – Government under the control of a
nation’s worst or least-qualified citizens

44. Lampoon – public satire or ridicule

45. Déjà vu – a feeling of having already experienced
the present situation(FRENCH)

46. Recumbent – Inactive, Idle.

47. Terminus – The end of something

48. Perfidy – The act of violating a promise, faith or

49. Mephistophelean – wicked

50. Jiggery-pokery – Tricky, misrepresentation and

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