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Name: Englisch - SAT
Erstellt von: Jörg-Michael Grassau
Erstellt am: 11.06.2002
Copyright: wichtiger Copyright-Hinweis zu den Wortschätzen auf vokabeln.de
Inhalt: Anspruchsvolle englische Begriffe mit anspruchsvollen englischen Erklärungen, ursprünglich für (muttersprachliche) US-amerikanische College-Bewerber zur Vorbereitung des Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT).
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Kategorie: Wortart (3 Einträge)

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impunityFreedom from punishment.
alterationChange or modification.
intuitionInstinctive knowledge or feeling.
hideous adjAppalling.
tantamount adjHaving equal or equivalent value, effect, or import.
to conspireTo plot.
resonance adjAble to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations.
unbearable adjUnendurable.
diligenceCareful and persevering effort to accomplish what is undertaken.
truthful adjVeracious.
expanseA continuous area or stretch.
treacheryViolation of allegiance, confidence, or plighted faith.
destitute adjPoverty-stricken.
coveyA flock of quails or partridges.
controllerOne who or that which regulates or directs.
hysteriaA nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying.
homageReverential regard or worship.
felonious adjShowing criminal or evil purpose.
cameoAny small engraved or carved work in relief.
submersible adjCapable of being put underwater.
successful adjHaving reached a high degree of worldly prosperity.
diverse adjCapable of various forms.
indelible adjThat can not be blotted out, effaced, destroyed, or removed.
omnivorous adjEating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately.
derrickAn apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.
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caricaturea picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted.
conjugate adjJoined together in pairs.
precursorA forerunner or herald.
ligatureAnything that constricts, or serves for binding or tying.
zephyrAny soft, gentle wind.
non-resident adjNot residing within a given jurisdiction.
monstrosityAnything unnaturally huge or distorted.
hospitalityThe practice of receiving and entertaining strangers and guests with kindness.
to emblazonTo set forth publicly or in glowing terms.
precisionAccuracy of limitation, definition, or adjustment.
to donateTo bestow as a gift, especially for a worthy cause.
plural adjContaining or consisting of more than one.
juvenile adjCharacteristic of youth.
finally advAt last.
to resuscitateTo restore from apparent death.
octagonA figure with eight sides and eight angles.
professionAny calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
menaceA threat.
to condescendTo come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors.
to elicitTo educe or extract gradually or without violence.
to participateTo receive or have a part or share of.
committalThe act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
efficient adjHaving and exercising the power to produce effects or results.
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propellerOne who or that which propels.
pathosThe quality in any form of representation that rouses emotion or sympathy.
floraThe aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district.
prehensionThe act of laying hold of or grasping.
criterionA standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.
reproofAn expression of disapproval or blame personally addressed to one censured.
dissuasionThe act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion, or pleading.
sacrilegious adjImpious.
decencyMoral fitness.
solecismAny violation of established rules or customs.
retrospective adjLooking back on the past.
medicineA substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties.
supine adjLying on the back.
toilsome adjLaborious.
burgessIn colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
atrocious adjOutrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
mottoAn expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life, or faith.
saline adjConstituting or consisting of salt.
invectiveAn utterance intended to cast censure, or reproach.
pilloryA wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn.
to prophesyTo predict or foretell, especially under divine inspiration and guidance.
indulgenceThe yielding to inclination, passion, desire, or propensity in oneself or another.
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systematic adjMethodical.
evidential adjIndicative.
to exorciseTo cast or drive out by religious or magical means.
assassinOne who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.
to grappleTo take hold of.
specimenOne of a class of persons or things regarded as representative of the class.
to misunderstandTo Take in a wrong sense.
scintillaThe faintest ray.
shrinkageA contraction of any material into less bulk or dimension.
diplomatistOne remarkable for tact and shrewd management.
plenteous adjAbundant.
sequent adjFollowing in the order of time.
atrocityGreat cruelty or reckless wickedness.
lifelike adjRealistic.
ordinalThat form of the numeral that shows the order of anything in a series, as first, second, third.
non-existentThat which does not exist.
decoyAnything that allures, or is intended to allures into danger or temptation.
reducible adjThat may be reduced.
conjectureA guess.
abstinenceSelf denial.
kingshipRoyal state.
clangorClanking or a ringing, as of arms, chains, or bells; clamor.
conversionChange from one state or position to another, or from one form to another.
lordlingA little lord.
expressive adjFull of meaning.
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eligible adjQualified for selection.
to connoteTo mean; signify.
to atoneTo make amends for.
covenantAn agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.
athwart advFrom side to side.
physiqueThe physical structure or organization of a person.
to queryTo make inquiry.
nominal adjTrivial.
judicatureDistribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment.
beneficial adjHelpful.
to disciplineTo train to obedience.
foresailA square sail.
exorbitanceExtravagance or enormity.
therefor advFor that or this.
verbiageUse of many words without necessity.
veracious adjHabitually disposed to speak the truth.
perspicacious adjAstute.
inexperienceLack of or deficiency in experience.
shiftless adjWanting in resource, energy, or executive ability.
definite adjHaving an exact signification or positive meaning.
to rejoinTo reunite after separation.
rationalismThe formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone, independently of authority.
to irritateTo excite ill temper or impatience in.
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frigid adjLacking warmth.
cursive adjWriting in which the letters are joined together.
prescriptionAn authoritative direction.
palpableperceptible by feeling or touch.
curioA piece of bric-a-brac.
to placateTo bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness.
treacherous adjPerfidious.
pastoral adjHaving the spirit or sentiment of rural life.
overtoneA harmonic.
to excavateTo remove by digging or scooping out.
fretful adjDisposed to peevishness.
unicellular adjConsisting of a single cell.
collectorOne who makes a collection, as of objects of art, books, or the like.
odious adjHateful.
remiss adjNegligent.
submarine adjExisting, done, or operating beneath the surface of the sea.
impure adjTainted.
overproductionExcessive production.
hexapod adjHaving six feet.
expeditious adjSpeedy.
ridiculeLooks or acts expressing amused contempt.
to bemoanTo lament
ichthyologyThe branch of zoology that treats of fishes.
pendulous adjHanging, especially so as to swing by an attached end or part.
negligeeA loose gown worn by women.
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mobocracyLawless control of public affairs by the mob or populace.
impassible adjNot moved or affected by feeling.
submergenceThe act of submerging.
moderatorThe presiding officer of a meeting.
imbroglioA misunderstanding attended by ill feeling, perplexity, or strife.
requisite adjNecessary.
luminescenceShowing increase.
credible adjBelievable.
inedible adjNot good for food.
courseLine of motion or direction.
abominationA very detestable act or practice.
narrationThe act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence.
indistinct adjVague.
paramount adjSupreme in authority.
pruderyAn undue display of modesty or delicacy.
to complimentTo address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise.
semiconscious adjPartially conscious.
subconscious adjBeing or occurring in the mind, but without attendant consciousness or conscious perception.
abstemious adjCharacterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
unanimous adjSharing the same views or sentiments.
discordAbsence of harmoniousness.
finesseSubtle contrivance used to gain a point.
omniscienceUnlimited or infinite knowledge.
conscious adjAware that one lives, feels, and thinks.
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to vociferateTo utter with a loud and vehement voice.
odoriferous adjHaving or diffusing an odor or scent, especially an agreeable one.
captionA heading, as of a chapter, section, document, etc.
emergenceA coming into view.
lexicographyThe making of dictionaries.
repellent adjHaving power to force back in a manner, physically or mentally.
euphonyAgreeableness of sound.
to overreachTo stretch out too far.
cornucopiaThe horn of plenty, symbolizing peace and prosperity.
privityKnowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.
sluggardA person habitually lazy or idle.
summaryAn abstract.
philanthropistOne who endeavors to help his fellow men.
malefactorOne who injures another.
miserA person given to saving and hoarding unduly.
indefensible adjUntenable.
satyrA very lascivious person.
pillageOpen robbery, as in war.
factious adjTurbulent.
to depopulateTo remove the inhabitants from.
improvident adjLacking foresight or thrift.
fungous adjSpongy.
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reservoirA receptacle where a quantity of some material, especially of a liquid or gas, may be kept.
tridentThe three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune.
facetious adjAmusing.
armfulAs much as can be held in the arm or arms.
to minimizeTo reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree.
reverent adjHumble.
acetic adjOf, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar.
incessant adjUnceasing.
to transfigureTo give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to.
to bequeathTo give by will.
authentic adjOf undisputed origin.
retroactive adjOperative on, affecting, or having reference to past events, transactions, responsibilities.
dissimilar adjDifferent.
continuous adjConnected, extended, or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.
to liberateTo set free or release from bondage.
prodigyA person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
to preemptTo secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.
duteous adjShowing submission to natural superiors.
dead-heatA race in which two or more competitors come out even, and there is no winner.
aghast adjStruck with terror and amazement.
scytheA long curved blade for mowing, reaping, etc.
hawthornA thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.
crustacean adjPertaining to a division of arthropods, containing lobsters, crabs, crawfish, etc.
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decameterA length of ten meters.
Neolithic adjPertaining to the later stone age.
to garroteTo execute by strangling.
judiciaryThat department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice.
divertible adjAble to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
to deviseTo invent.
sapienceDeep wisdom or knowledge.
archbishopThe chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church.
wiry adjThin, but tough and sinewy.
infinite adjMeasureless.
bromineA dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
choleric adjEasily provoked to anger.
to emaciateTo waste away in flesh.
modish adjFashionable.
to boycottTo place the products or merchandise of under a ban.
acidA sour substance.
to transfuseTo pour or cause to pass, as a fluid, from one vessel to another.
advocateOne who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court.
noisy adjClamorous.
lithe adjSupple.
intramural adjSituated within the walls of a city.
tableauAn arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.
inmost adjDeepest within.
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potionA dose of liquid medicine.
hard-hearted adjLacking pity or sympathy.
to perambulateTo walk about.
to relentTo yield.
myriadA vast indefinite number.
epidemicWide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region.
hilarious adjBoisterously merry.
corrigible adjCapable of reformation.
inconceivable adjIncomprehensible.
whereupon advAfter which.
pendulumA weight hung on a rod, serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock.
subordinate adjBelonging to an inferior order in a classification.
trivial adjOf little importance or value.
apostasyA total departure from one's faith or religion.
explosive adjPertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak.
to extinguishTo render extinct.
academicianA member of an academy of literature, art, or science.
unaccountable adjInexplicable.
precessionThe act of going forward.
to overstrideTo step beyond.
sirenA sea-nymph, described by Homer as dwelling between the island of Circe and Scylla.
irruptionSudden invasion.
mirageAn optical effect looking like a sheet of water in the desert.
discomfortThe state of being positively uncomfortable.
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conceitSelf-flattering opinion.
transferenceThe act of conveying from one person or place to another.
to involveTo draw into entanglement, literally or figuratively.
corpulent adjObese.
bitternessAcridity, as to the taste.
to vegetateTo live in a monotonous, passive way without exercise of the mental faculties.
insipid adjTasteless.
transparent adjEasy to see through or understand.
to squabbleTo quarrel.
to recoilTo start back as in dismay, loathing, or dread.
gourmandA connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.
sensuous adjHaving a warm appreciation of the beautiful or of the refinements of luxury.
to intimidateTo cause to become frightened.
piccoloA small flute.
to discoverTo get first sight or knowledge of, as something previously unknown or unperceived.
to abjureTo recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
sardonic adjScornfully or bitterly sarcastic.
pyxA vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved.
skiffUsually, a small light boat propelled by oars.
to acknowledgeTo recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.
to consoleTo comfort.
improper adjNot appropriate, suitable, or becoming.
physiologyThe science of organic functions.
wizen-faced adjHaving a shriveled face.
socialist adjOne who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital.
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to liquefyTo convert into a liquid or into liquid form.
introductory adjPreliminary.
regimenA systematized order or course of living with reference to food, clothing and personal habits.
ascensionThe act of rising.
philatelyThe study and collection of stamps.
isleAn island.
to captivateTo fascinate, as by excellence. eloquence, or beauty.
to propelTo drive or urge forward.
sapient adjPossessing wisdom.
dearthScarcity, as of something customary, essential ,or desirable.
to precludeTo prevent.
to recapitulateTo repeat again the principal points of.
insignificant adjWithout importance, force, or influence.
cantoOne of the divisions of an extended poem.
to annihilateTo destroy absolutely.
tutelar adjProtective.
assessorAn officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
deferenceRespectful submission or yielding, as to another's opinion, wishes, or judgment.
foremanThe head man.
quarterly adjOccurring or made at intervals of three months.
laxative adjHaving power to open or loosen the bowels.
linguistOne who is acquainted with several languages.
vegetal adjOf or pertaining to plants.
antemundane adjPertaining to time before the world's creation.
licentious adjWanton.
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artless adjIngenuous.
sensual adjPertaining to the body or the physical senses.
close-hauled adjHaving the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
demulcentAny application soothing to an irritable surface
domesticityLife in or fondness for one's home and family.
stationary adjNot moving.
finalityThe state or quality of being final or complete.
notorious adjUnfavorably known to the general public.
nimble adjLight and quick in motion or action.
intercessorA mediator.
respondent adjAnswering.
ChristA title of Jesus
inarticulate adjSpeechless.
eulogyA spoken or written laudation of a person's life or character.
vistaA view or prospect.
pantoscopeA very wide-angled photographic lens.
specious adjPlausible.
monopolyThe control of a thing, as a commodity, to enable a person to raise its price.
introspectionThe act of observing and analyzing one's own thoughts and feelings.
pieceA loose or separated part, as distinguished from the whole or the mass.
epicycloidA curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle.
to derideTo ridicule.
antistropheThe inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
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infirmityA physical, mental, or moral weakness or flaw.
to contaminateTo pollute.
to designateTo select or appoint, as by authority.
contradictionThe assertion of the opposite of that which has been said.
emblemA symbol.
to enervateTo render ineffective or inoperative.
digraphA union of two characters representing a single sound.
captious adjHypercritical.
syllabusOutline of a subject, course, lecture, or treatise.
punctual adjObservant and exact in points of time.
to mutilateTo disfigure.
oral adjUttered through the mouth.
intrepid adjFearless and bold.
prejudiceA judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts.
chronologyThe science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events.
indignant adjHaving such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness.
pertinacious adjPersistent or unyielding.
to reprimandTo chide or rebuke for a fault.
facial adjPertaining to the face.
to gnashTo grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.
declamationA speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public.
to infestTo be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance, trouble, or danger.
pecuniary adjConsisting of money.
cardiac adjPertaining to the heart.
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icily advFrigidly.
to beckTo give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
expectancyThe act or state of looking forward to as certain or probable.
to outdoTo surpass.
obdurate adjImpassive to feelings of humanity or pity.
man-eaterAn animal that devours human beings.
forthright advWith directness.
devious adjOut of the common or regular track.
cadenzaAn embellishment or flourish, prepared or improvised, for a solo voice or instrument.
duplex adjHaving two parts.
abnormal adjNot conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
agile adjAble to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally.
abstruse adjDealing with matters difficult to be understood.
meddlesome adjInterfering.
blockadeThe shutting up of a town, a frontier, or a line of coast by hostile forces.
secant adjCutting, especially into two parts.
to intermitTo cause to cease temporarily.
aerostatA balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.
incompressible adjResisting all attempts to reduce volume by pressure.
irksome adjWearisome.
inane adjSilly.
squalid adjHaving a dirty, mean, poverty-stricken appearance.
to obtrudeTo be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.
verificationThe act of proving to be true, exact, or accurate.
appellate adjCapable of being appealed to.
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centimeterA length of one hundredth of a meter.
refractory adjNot amenable to control.
advocacyThe act of pleading a cause.
treble adjMultiplied by three.
frescoThe art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings.
to liquidateTo deliver the amount or value of.
out-of-the-way adjRemotely situated.
ominous adjPortentous.
optionThe right, power, or liberty of choosing.
privy adjParticipating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction.
to exemplifyTo show by example.
anterior adjPrior.
to profferTo offer to another for acceptance.
populaceThe common people.
seanceA meeting of spirituals for consulting spirits.
outskirtA border region.
imaginable adjThat can be imagined or conceived in the mind.
deficient adjNot having an adequate or proper supply or amount.
maternal adjPertaining or peculiar to a mother or to motherhood.
to concurTo agree.
pentathlonThe contest of five associated exercises in the great games and the same contestants.
to perturbTo disturb greatly.
peccable adjCapable of sinning.
microcosmThe world or universe on a small scale.
sleightA trick or feat so deftly done that the manner of performance escapes observation.
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oblique adjSlanting; said of lines.
prehensible adjCapable of being grasped.
gallant adjPossessing a brave or chivalrous spirit.
to bereaveTo make desolate with loneliness and grief.
deponent adjLaying down.
haggard adjWorn and gaunt in appearance.
to underchargeTo make an inadequate charge for.
allegoryThe setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
iridescenceA many-colored appearance.
benefitHelpful result.
left-handed adjUsing the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right.
instanceA single occurrence or happening of a given kind.
separable adjCapable of being disjoined or divided.
heptarchyA group of seven governments.
septennial adjRecurring every seven years.
lapseA slight deviation from what is right, proper, or just.
faunOne of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human, with goats feet.
referrerOne who refers.
to alienateTo cause to turn away.
reciprocityEqual mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed.
pervertOne who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false.
reactionTendency towards a former, or opposite state of things, as after reform, revolution, or inflation.
chromatic adjBelonging, relating to, or abounding in color.
to accomplishTo bring to pass.
principleA general truth or proposition.
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divinationThe pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden.
melodious adjCharacterized by a sweet succession of sounds.
imprudent adjHeedless.
clanA tribe.
overtureAn instrumental prelude to an opera, oratorio, or ballet.
isothermal adjHaving or marking equality of temperature.
to impugnTo assail with arguments, insinuations, or accusations.
locative adjIndicating place, or the place where or wherein an action occurs.
to assuageTo cause to be less harsh, violent, or severe, as excitement, appetite, pain, or disease.
parityEquality, as of condition or rank.
sentinelAny guard or watch stationed for protection.
egoistOne who advocates or practices egoism.
to misrepresentTo give a wrong impression.
alternateOne chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.
coincident adjTaking place at the same time.
gamutThe whole range or sequence.
overhangA portion of a structure which projects or hangs over.
suasionThe act of persuading.
fezA brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone, usually red with a black tassel.
zodiacAn imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets.
inexorable adjUnrelenting.
misanthropic adjHating mankind.
counterpartSomething taken with another for the completion of either.
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defaultThe neglect or omission of a legal requirement.
humane adjCompassionate.
intentionThat upon which the mind is set.
potentialAnything that may be possible.
to anteIn the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
voracious adjEating with greediness or in very large quantities.
inexpressible adjUnutterable.
radixThat from or on which something is developed.
obsolescent adjPassing out of use, as a word.
octavoA book, or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves.
transcriptA copy made directly from an original.
automatonAny living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical.
casualtyA fatal or serious accident or disaster.
accusatory adjOf, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
esquireA title of dignity, office, or courtesy.
folioA sheet of paper folded once, or of a size adapted to folding once.
to idealizeTo make to conform to some mental or imaginary standard.
resemblanceSimilarity in quality or form.
to interrogateTo examine formally by questioning.
to desistTo cease from action.
propitious adjKindly disposed.
terminationThe act of ending or concluding.
radicalOne who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures.
to satirizeTo treat with sarcasm or derisive wit.
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abusive adjEmploying harsh words or ill treatment.
thrallOne controlled by an appetite or a passion.
unbridled adjBeing without restraint.
SolThe sun.
derivationThat process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning.
inroadForcible encroachment or trespass.
monarchyGovernment by a single, sovereign ruler.
to depressTo press down.
defamationMalicious and groundless injury done to the reputation or good name of another.
pollenThe fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.
excellencyA title of honor bestowed upon various high officials.
to retrenchTo cut down or reduce in extent or quantity.
dialectForms of speech collectively that are peculiar to the people of a particular district.
purgatoryAn intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering.
to forejudgeTo judge of before hearing evidence.
indivisible adjNot separable into parts.
irrefrangible adjThat can not be broken or violated.
to acidifyTo change into acid.
to commingleTo blend.
monotonyA lack of variety.
cosmosThe world or universe considered as a system, perfect in order and arrangement.
symphonic adjCharacterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
to retouchTo modify the details of.
odiumA feeling of extreme repugnance, or of dislike and disgust.
infamyTotal loss or destitution of honor or reputation.
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spinsterA woman who has never been married.
miscreantA villain.
unctionThe art of anointing as with oil.
glacierA field or stream of ice.
insurgentOne who takes part in forcible opposition to the constituted authorities of a place.
to nauseateTo cause to loathe.
opinionA conclusion or judgment held with confidence, but falling short of positive knowledge.
kinsfolkpl. Relatives.
to repressTo keep under restraint or control.
recessive adjHaving a tendency to go back.
effronteryUnblushing impudence.
monographA treatise discussing a single subject or branch of a subject.
to contuseTo bruise by a blow, either with or without the breaking of the skin.
sonnetA poem of fourteen decasyllabic or octosyllabiclines expressing two successive phrases.
gentile adjBelonging to a people not Jewish.
tenetAny opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true.
to wizenTo become or cause to become withered or dry.
reprehensible adjCensurable.
to loatheTo abominate.
auspicefavoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
militant adjOf a warlike or combative disposition or tendency.
luxuriant adjAbundant or superabundant in growth.
ambiguous adjHaving a double meaning.
gustoKeen enjoyment.
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confluentA stream that unites with another.
StoicismThe principles or the practice of the Stoics-being very even tempered in success and failure.
mercantile adjConducted or acting on business principles; commercial.
railleryGood-humored satire.
ampereThe practical unit of electric-current strength.
to decapitateTo behead.
exemplary adjFitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation.
pledgeorOne who gives a pledge.
cursory adjRapid and superficial.
to excludeTo shut out purposely or forcibly.
to counterchargeTo accuse in return.
landlordA man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements.
inadequate adjInsufficient.
iconoclastAn image-breaker.
proscriptionAny act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
to ruminateTo chew over again, as food previously swallowed and regurgitated.
to reinstateTo restore to a former state, station, or authority.
to unyokeTo separate.
corpseA dead body.
to deludeTo mislead the mind or judgment of.
despicable adjContemptible.
unspeakable adjAbominable.
tackA small sharp-pointed nail.
incomprehensible adjNot understandable.
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repulseThe act of beating or driving back, as an attacking or advancing enemy.
askance advWith a side or indirect glance or meaning.
deceitful adjFraudulent.
consistencyA state of permanence.
cadenceRhythmical or measured flow or movement, as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops.
prosodyThe science of poetical forms.
unsophisticated adjShowing inexperience.
cosmopolitanismA cosmopolitan character.
to accustomTo make familiar by use.
tacit adjUnderstood.
inferenceThe derivation of a judgment from any given material of knowledge on the ground of law.
dissentious adjContentious.
quandaryA puzzling predicament.
pungent adjAffecting the sense of smell.
analogyReasoning in which from certain and known relations or resemblance others are formed.
puissant adjPossessing strength.
nevertheless conjNotwithstanding.
plebeian adjCommon.
to bawlTo proclaim by outcry.
ambidextrous adjHaving the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease.
breakerOne who trains horses, dogs, etc.
mountaineerOne who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise.
optometryMeasurement of the powers of vision.
adulterantAn adulterating substance.
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propulsionA driving onward or forward.
to emigrateTo go from one country, state, or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another.
Baconian adjOf or pertaining to Lord Bacon or his system of philosophy.
to arraignTo call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not.
hussarA light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine.
nuptial adjOf or pertaining to marriage, especially to the marriage ceremony.
stanzaA group of rimed lines, usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem.
to appallTo fill with dismay or horror.
contemptible adjWorthy of scorn or disdain.
corrosiveThat which causes gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
man-trapA place or structure dangerous to human life.
limitationA restriction.
cessionSurrender, as of possessions or rights.
cataclysmAny overwhelming flood of water.
hibernal adjPertaining to winter.
verdant adjGreen with vegetation.
rejuvenescenceA renewal of youth.
typical adjCharacteristic.
halcyon adjCalm.
provisoA clause in a contract, will, etc., by which its operation is rendered conditional.
conducive adjContributing to an end.
to congregateTo bring together into a crowd.
habitual adjAccording to usual practice.
to dehydrateTo deprive of water.
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undersized adjOf less than the customary size.
eruditionExtensive knowledge of literature, history, language, etc.
coincidenceA circumstance so agreeing with another: often implying accident.
anxious adjDistressed in mind respecting some uncertain matter.
perversionDiversion from the true meaning or proper purpose.
courtesyPoliteness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.
fervid adjIntense.
affluenceA profuse or abundant supply of riches.
to venerateTo cherish reverentially.
fractureA break.
reminiscenceThe calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience.
gaseous adjLight and unsubstantial.
opposite adjRadically different or contrary in action or movement.
lassieA little lass.
infusionThe act of imbuing, or pouring in.
mischievous adjFond of tricks.
to whineTo utter with complaining tone.
to cullTo pick or sort out from the rest.
continuityUninterrupted connection in space, time, operation, or development.
anagramThe letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase.
penitenceSorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
to accelerateTo move faster.
fishmongerOne who sells fish.
naphthaA light, colorless, volatile, inflammable oil used as a solvent, as in manufacture of paints.
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globular adjSpherical.
subjectionThe act of bringing into a state of submission.
effective adjFit for a destined purpose.
to encroachTo invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another.
genealogyA list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
ebullient adjShowing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling.
enthusiastic adjFull of zeal and fervor.
divisible adjCapable of being separated into parts.
buoyancyPower or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas.
globose adjSpherical.
hospitable adjDisposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.
outriggerA part built or arranged to project beyond a natural outline for support.
lackadaisical adjListless.
inversionChange of order so that the first shall become last and the last first.
to enjoinTo command.
conjunctionThe state of being joined together, or the things so joined.
peccant adjGuilty.
grandiose adjHaving an imposing style or effect.
impermissible adjNot permissible.
errant adjRoving or wandering, as in search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds.
imitatorOne who makes in imitation.
importationThe act or practice of bringing from one country into another.
persecutionHarsh or malignant oppression.
electrolysisThe process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.
to parseTo describe, as a sentence, by separating it into its elements and describing each word.
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providential adjEffected by divine guidance.
truculent adjHaving the character or the spirit of a savage.
fixtureOne who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.
personnelThe force of persons collectively employed in some service.
to modulateTo vary in tone, inflection, pitch or other quality of sound.
execrationAn accursed thing.
nocturnal adjOf or pertaining to the night.
inadvisable adjUnadvisable.
to adumbrateTo represent beforehand in outline or by emblem.
metaphysicsThe principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science.
collusionA secret agreement for a wrongful purpose.
emphasisAny special impressiveness added to an utterance or act, or stress laid upon some word.
to abnegateTo renounce (a right or privilege).
day-manA day-laborer.
valedictoryA parting address.
to sequestrateTo confiscate.
goslingA young goose.
meretricious adjAlluring by false or gaudy show.
momentous adjVery significant.
contradictory adjInconsistent with itself.
interpositionA coming between.
convalescenceThe state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
to contriveTo manage or carry through by some device or scheme.
to deviateTo take a different course.
to disallowTo withhold permission or sanction.
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to exonerateTo relieve or vindicate from accusation, imputation, or blame.
affable adjEasy to approach.
to qualifyTo endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions.
protomartyrThe earliest victim in any cause.
to transmitTo send trough or across.
conciliatory adjTending to reconcile.
salvoA salute given by firing all the guns, as at the funeral of an officer.
to encourageTo inspire with courage, hope, or strength of mind.
amenable adjWilling and ready to submit.
cameA leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
suggestive adjStimulating to thought or reflection.
logicThe science of correct thinking.
to overleapTo leap beyond.
to lootTo plunder.
exotic adjForeign.
craniumThe skull of an animal, especially that part enclosing the brain.
to aspireTo have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
insightIntellectual discernment.
flectionThe act of bending.
trepidationNervous uncertainty of feeling.
collisionViolent contact.
necessityThat which is indispensably requisite to an end desired.
fulcrumThe support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.
diatomic adjContaining only two atoms.
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ghastly adjHideous.
vindicative adjRevengeful.
machinistOne who makes or repairs machines, or uses metal-working tools.
pudgy adjSmall and fat.
to mitigateTo make milder or more endurable.
pitiless adjHard-hearted.
nihilistAn advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known.
amalgamAn alloy or union of mercury with another metal.
tutorshipThe office of a guardian.
accordionA portable free-reed musical instrument.
leisureSpare time.
intricate adjDifficult to follow or understand.
hexangular adjHaving six angles.
second-rate adjSecond in quality, size, rank, importance, etc.
epicureOne who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking.
prohibitionA decree or an order forbidding something.
to incinerateTo reduce to ashes.
legitimate adjHaving the sanction of law or established custom.
stolid adjExpressing no power of feeling or perceiving.
to intromitTo insert.
insuppressible adjIncapable of being concealed.
hypnotismAn artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion.
Titanic adjOf vast size or strength.
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magnificent adjGrand or majestic in appearance, quality, or action.
loath adjAverse.
transverse adjLying or being across or in a crosswise direction.
typographical adjPertaining to typography or printing.
treasonable adjOf the nature of betrayal, treachery, or breech of allegiance.
to reignTo hold and exercise sovereign power.
salutary adjBeneficial.
to comportTo conduct or behave (oneself).
invincible adjNot to be conquered, subdued, or overcome.
fraternal adjBrotherly.
to repealTo render of no further effect.
illiberal adjStingy.
to resonateTo have or produce resonance.
to foreordainTo predetermine.
passive adjUnresponsive.
serviceAny work done for the benefit of another.
alienOne who owes allegiance to a foreign government.
to bombardTo assail with any missile or with abusive speech.
torturous adjMarked by extreme suffering.
melodramaA drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents.
to consecrateTo set apart as sacred.
junctionThe condition of being joined.
to recruitTo enlist men for military or naval service.
to eradicateTo destroy thoroughly.
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to convulseTo cause spasms in.
meditationThe turning or revolving of a subject in the mind.
debonair adjHaving gentle or courteous bearing or manner.
excusable adjJustifiable.
dilemmaA situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary.
attorney-generalThe chief law-officer of a government.
perhaps advPossibly.
glimpseA momentary look.
stallionAn uncastrated male horse, commonly one kept for breeding.
enigmaA riddle.
corniceAn ornamental molding running round the walls of a room close to the ceiling.
aristocracyA hereditary nobility
animalculeAn animal of microscopic smallness.
metalAn element that forms a base by combining with oxygen, is usually hard, heavy, and lustrous.
abhorrent adjVery repugnant; hateful.
pedestalA base or support as for a column, statue, or vase.
to rehabilitateTo restore to a former status, capacity, right rank, or privilege.
to expediteTo hasten the movement or progress of.
cardinal adjOf prime or special importance.
specieA coin or coins of gold, silver, copper, or other metal.
autobiographyThe story of one's life written by himself.
stingy adjCheap, unwilling to spend money.
operettaA humorous play in dialogue and music, of more than one act.
aspirationAn earnest wish for that which is above one's present reach.
carnivorous adjEating or living on flesh.
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prodigious adjImmense.
to mediateTo effect by negotiating as an agent between parties.
exhaustive adjThorough and complete in execution.
to replenishTo fill again, as something that has been emptied.
brazierAn open pan or basin for holding live coals.
ruminant adjChewing the cud.
to nominateTo designate as a candidate for any office.
antilogyInconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas.
to demobilizeTo disband, as troops.
Newtonian adjOf or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, the English philosopher.
perseveranceA persistence in purpose and effort.
to cohereTo stick together.
antemeridian adjBefore noon.
thermomelectric adjDenoting electricity produced by heat.
abed advIn bed; on a bed.
aqueductA water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance.
symphonious adjMarked by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
preambleA statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows.
to educeTo draw out.
catholicityUniversal prevalence or acceptance.
adjunctSomething joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place.
to abrogateTo abolish, repeal.
incisorA front or cutting tooth.
brayA loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.
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ductile adjCapable of being drawn out, as into wire or a thread.
staticsThe branch of mechanics that treats of the relations that subsist among forces in order.
to dissipateTo disperse or disappear.
to dissolveTo liquefy or soften, as by heat or moisture.
dissolutionA breaking up of a union of persons.
speculatorOne who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss, but also a chance of profit.
competitive adjcharacterized by rivalry.
disunionSeparation of relations or interests.
to domineerTo rule with insolence or unnecessary annoyance.
incoherent adjNot logically coordinated, as to parts, elements, or details.
leaA field.
qualificationA requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
novelletteA short novel.
frontierThe part of a nation's territory that abuts upon another country.
dolesome adjMelancholy.
superintendenceDirection and management.
probate adjRelating to making proof, as of a will.
equityFairness or impartiality.
numerationThe act or art of reading or naming numbers.
to kneadTo mix and work into a homogeneous mass, especially with the hands.
appositionThe act of placing side by side, together, or in contact.
chastitySexual or moral purity.
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emergent adjComing into view.
bullockAn ox.
superlativeThat which is of the highest possible excellence or eminence.
winsome adjAttractive.
inviolable adjIncapable of being injured or disturbed.
assonanceResemblance or correspondence in sound.
evanescent adjFleeting.
foreignerA citizen of a foreign country.
to hypnotizeTo produce a somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestions.
profuse adjProduced or displayed in overabundance.
to surfeitTo feed to fullness or to satiety.
hereditary adjPassing naturally from parent to child.
to denudeTo strip the covering from.
to accompanyTo go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
to succeedTo accomplish what is attempted or intended.
recluseOne who lives in retirement or seclusion.
sinusAn opening or cavity.
usuryThe demanding for the use of money as a loan, a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law.
volitionAn act or exercise of will.
rookeryA place where crows congregate to breed.
rudimentary adjBeing in an initial, early, or incomplete stage of development.
peccadilloA small breach of propriety or principle.
travailHard or agonizing labor.
assayThe chemical analysis or testing of an alloy ore.
logicianAn expert reasoner.
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collective adjConsisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass, or sum.
instantA very brief portion of time.
petulanceThe character or condition of being impatient, capricious or petulant.
nutrimentThat which nourishes.
eventual adjUltimate.
likelihoodA probability.
cantataA choral composition.
casual adjAccidental, by chance.
secretaryOne who attends to correspondence, keeps records. or does other writing for others.
stipendA definite amount paid at stated periods in compensation for services or as an allowance.
to complicateTo make complex, difficult, or hard to deal with.
to theorizeTo speculate.
tactFine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing.
convex adjCurving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle.
financierOne skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations.
shrewd adjCharacterized by skill at understanding and profiting by circumstances.
monomaniaThe unreasonable pursuit of one idea.
nominationThe act or ceremony of naming a man or woman for office.
luminaryOne of the heavenly bodies as a source of light.
forecourtA court opening directly from the street.
lawgiverA legislator.
ecstasyRapturous excitement or exaltation.
literal adjFollowing the exact words.
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aldermanA member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
to deteriorateTo grow worse.
to legalizeTo give the authority of law to.
nurtureThe process of fostering or promoting growth.
harangueA tirade.
Gordian knotAny difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners.
to checkTo hold back.
gradationA step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.
to instigateTo provoke.
expedient adjContributing to personal advantage.
complacent adjPleased or satisfied with oneself.
topographyThe art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy.
presumptuous adjAssuming too much.
to transgressTo break a law.
aboriginesThe original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
devilryMalicious mischief.
paganA worshiper of false gods.
meager adjscanty.
volitive adjExercising the will.
armadaA fleet of war-vessels.
by-lawA rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.
indigestionDifficulty or failure in the alimentary canal in changing food into absorptive nutriment.
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scholastic adjPertaining to education or schools.
to buttTo strike with or as with the head, or horns.
ichthyic adjFish-like.
kinglingA petty king.
Pan-American adjIncluding or pertaining to the whole of America, both North and South.
to prevaricateTo use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention.
barcaroleA boat-song of Venetian gondoliers.
rippletA small ripple, as of water.
rampartA bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry.
navigable adjCapable of commercial navigation.
physiocracyThe doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth.
humbugAnything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead.
flatulenceAccumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels.
monogramA character consisting of two or more letters interwoven into one, usually initials of a name.
heredityTransmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.
to disapproveTo regard with blame.
crematory adjA place for cremating dead bodies.
imperceptible adjIndiscernible.
to cauterizeTo burn or sear as with a heated iron.
ambitious adjEagerly desirous and aspiring.
cathodeThe negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.
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to nettleTo excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in.
to disappointTo fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of.
anticycloneAn atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward.
to assonateTo accord in sound, especially vowel sound.
submittalThe act of submitting.
sidereal adjPertaining to stars or constellations.
technicalitySomething peculiar to a particular art, trade, or the like.
proctorAn agent acting for another.
to fluctuateTo pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another.
light-hearted adjFree from care.
immoral adjHabitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices.
wampumBeads strung on threads, formerly used among the American Indians as currency.
to understateTo fail to put strongly enough, as a case.
defensive adjCarried on in resistance to aggression.
rampant adjGrowing, climbing, or running without check or restraint.
dyneThe force which, applied to a mass of one gram for 1 second, would give it a velocity of 1 cm/s.
successorOne who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing.
to detrudeTo push down forcibly.
to sanctionTo approve authoritatively.
doubletOne of a pair of like things.
conspicuous adjClearly visible.
jugular adjPertaining to the throat.
to debaseTo lower in character or virtue.
to rationTo provide with a fixed allowance or portion, especially of food.
papyrusThe writing-paper of the ancient Egyptians, and later of the Romans.
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sidelong adjInclining or tending to one side.
happy-go-lucky adjImprovident.
apparent adjEasily understood.
sentenceA related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a complete thought.
bravo interjWell done.
to accommodateTo furnish something as a kindness or favor.
clarionA small shrill trumpet or bugle.
sociable adjInclined to seek company.
posteriorThe hinder part.
protuberant adjBulging.
to repelTo force or keep back in a manner, physically or mentally.
crass adjCoarse or thick in nature or structure, as opposed to thin or fine.
to remunerateTo pay or pay for.
conformanceThe act or state or conforming.
monitionFriendly counsel given by way of warning and implying caution or reproof.
invariable adjUnchangeable.
paradoxA statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the received belief.
docketThe registry of judgments of a court.
culpritA guilty person.
to telescopeTo drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy-glass.
aloof advNot in sympathy with or desiring to associate with others.
guiseThe external appearance as produced by garb or costume.
tricolor adjOf three colors.
inseparable adjThat can not be separated.
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laggard adjFalling behind.
versionA description or report of something as modified by one's character or opinion.
to aggrieveTo give grief or sorrow to.
observanceA traditional form or customary act.
brethrenpl. Members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.
infallible adjExempt from error of judgment, as in opinion or statement.
to inscribeTo enter in a book, or on a list, roll, or document, by writing.
manlike adjLike a man.
azureThe color of the sky.
to remonstrateTo present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong.
prelacyA system of church government.
battalionA body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.
vegetative adjPertaining to the process of plant-life.
heinous adjOdiously sinful.
forth advInto notice or view.
mongrelThe progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties.
succinct adjConcise.
betrothalEngagement to marry.
velvety adjMarked by lightness and softness.
despotismAny severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.
conduitA means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid.
reparteeA ready, witty, or apt reply.
affrontAn open insult or indignity.
broochAn article of jewelry fastened by a hinged pin and hook on the underside.
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earnest adjArdent in spirit and speech.
illuminantThat which may be used to produce light.
observant adjQuick to notice.
hypocriteOne who makes false professions of his views or beliefs.
invulnerable adjThat can not be wounded or hurt.
to reestablishTo restore.
subjacent adjSituated directly underneath.
diatribeA bitter or malicious criticism.
fiefA landed estate held under feudal tenure.
proverbA brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience.
mettlesome adjHaving courage or spirit.
tendencyDirection or inclination, as toward some objector end.
to distendTo stretch out or expand in every direction.
Augustinian adjPertaining to St. Augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
absent-minded adjLacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
obsolescenceThe condition or process of gradually falling into disuse.
philogynistOne who is fond of women.
efficacious adjEffective.
reliant adjHaving confidence.
voluble adjHaving great fluency in speaking.
discipleOne who believes the teaching of another, or who adopts and follows some doctrine.
niggardly adjStingy. (no longer acceptable to use)
liquorAny alcoholic or intoxicating liquid.
illusionAn unreal image presented to the senses.
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to reviseTo examine for the correction of errors, or for the purpose of making changes.
to disengageTo become detached.
aggregateThe entire number, sum, mass, or quantity of something.
anemic adjAffected with anemia.
laudationHigh praise.
countrymanA rustic.
epicA poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages, heroes, etc.
steppeOne of the extensive plains in Russia and Siberia.
exhaustible adjCausing or tending to cause exhaustion.
evolutionDevelopment or growth.
inopportune adjUnsuitable or inconvenient, especially as to time.
to antecedeTo precede.
irritancyThe quality of producing vexation.
advisory adjNot mandatory.
knaveryDeceitfulness in dealing.
datumA premise, starting-point, or given fact.
anathemaAnything forbidden, as by social usage.
pestilential adjhaving the nature of or breeding pestilence.
impecunious adjHaving no money.
to pamphleteerTo compose or issue pamphlets, especially controversial ones.
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parlorA room for reception of callers or entertainment of guests.
to classifyTo arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance's and differences.
decimal adjFounded on the number 10.
salienceThe condition of standing out distinctly.
to conceiveTo form an idea, mental image or thought of.
to decorateTo embellish.
commoditySomething that is bought and sold.
pactA covenant.
seditious adjPromotive of conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
unanimityThe state or quality of being of one mind.
personageA man or woman as an individual, especially one of rank or high station.
incidentally advWithout intention.
diplomacyTact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters.
hypodermic adjPertaining to the area under the skin.
to averTo assert as a fact.
sinecureAny position having emoluments with few or no duties.
vicissitudeA change, especially a complete change, of condition or circumstances, as of fortune.
solicitudeUneasiness of mind occasioned by desire, anxiety, or fear.
vetoThe constitutional right in a chief executive of refusing to approve an enactment.
abrupt adjBeginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
to protuberateTo swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
packetA bundle, as of letters.
dermatologyThe branch of medical science which relates to the skin and its diseases.
leggingA covering for the leg.
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stagnationThe condition of not flowing or not changing.
to malignTo speak evil of, especially to do so falsely and severely.
alchemyChemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
pretensionA bold or presumptuous assertion.
sergeantA non-commissioned military officer ranking next above a corporal.
turgid adjSwollen.
physiographyDescription of nature.
principal adjMost important.
skirmishDesultory fighting between advanced detachments of two armies.
testamentA will.
refringencyPower to refract.
uncommon adjRare.
distensible adjCapable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction.
to conscriptTo force into military service.
legislatorA lawgiver.
centiliterA hundredth of a liter.
convoyA protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation.
lunacyMental unsoundness.
to engenderTo produce.
sophismA false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive
delirious adjRaving.
repulsive adjGrossly offensive.
abscissionThe act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
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to relapseTo suffer a return of a disease after partial recovery.
supplicantOne who asks humbly and earnestly.
grandiloquent adjSpeaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.
to satiateTo satisfy fully the appetite or desire of.
non-combatantOne attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that of fighting.
bulrushAny one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.
to cantTo talk in a singsong, preaching tone with affected solemnity.
regentOne who is lawfully deputized to administer the government for the time being in the name of the ruler.
Hibernian adjPertaining to Ireland, or its people.
to empowerTo delegate authority to.
regicideThe killing of a king or sovereign.
to supplantTo take the place of.
bric-a-bracObjects of curiosity or for decoration.
incomparable adjMatchless.
perceptible adjCognizable.
contenderOne who exerts oneself in opposition or rivalry.
valedictionA bidding farewell.
capriceA whim.
sedimentMatter that settles to the bottom of a liquid.
resistive adjHaving or exercising the power of resistance.
possessorOne who owns, enjoys, or controls anything, as property.
to dismountTo throw down, push off, or otherwise remove from a horse or the like.
to regaleTo give unusual pleasure.
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authenticityThe state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
incongruous adjUnsuitable for the time, place, or occasion.
missalThe book containing the service for the celebration of mass.
to upbraidTo reproach as deserving blame.
spasmodic adjConvulsive.
floristA dealer in flowers.
to conquerTo overcome by force.
magisterial adjHaving an air of authority.
extensible adjCapable of being thrust out.
culpable adjGuilty.
to extraditeTo surrender the custody of.
flamboyant adjCharacterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.
to exhaleTo breathe forth.
debatable adjSubject to contention or dispute.
sterling adjGenuine.
prophecyAny prediction or foretelling.
diaphanous adjTransparent.
intrusionThe act of entering without warrant or invitation; encroachment.
obstetricsThe branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy.
caitiff adjCowardly.
disciplinary adjHaving the nature of systematic training or subjection to authority.
supramundane adjSupernatural.
fickle adjUnduly changeable in feeling, judgment, or purpose.
precipitant adjMoving onward quickly and heedlessly.
confidenceThe state or feeling of trust in or reliance upon another.
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obsequiesFuneral rites.
partitionThat which separates anything into distinct parts.
to negotiableTo bargain with others for an agreement, as for a treaty or transfer of property.
illimitable adjBoundless.
noticeable adjPerceptible.
brittle adjFragile.
droughtDry weather, especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither.
nutritive adjHaving nutritious properties.
resplendent adjVery bright.
to itinerateTo wander from place to place.
rustic adjCharacteristic of dwelling in the country.
homophoneA word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
spectrumAn image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy.
irrational adjNot possessed of reasoning powers or understanding.
utilitarianismThe ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency.
to addleTo make inefficient or worthless; muddle.
deplorable adjContemptible.
senile adjPeculiar to or proceeding from the weakness or infirmity of old age.
prospectorOne who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals.
soliloquyA monologue.
longevityUnusually prolonged life.
compliant adjYielding.
outrageA gross infringement of morality or decency.
scabbardThe sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon.
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forecastleThat part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds.
correlative adjMutually involving or implying one another.
stuporProfound lethargy.
principalityThe territory of a reigning prince.
resurrectionA return from death to life
sanguineous adjConsisting of blood.
hoarse adjHaving the voice harsh or rough, as from a cold or fatigue.
bigamyThe crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living.
paragonA model of excellence.
to readjustTo put in order after disarrangement.
remissionTemporary diminution of a disease.
implausible adjNot plausible.
preexistenceExistence antecedent to something.
to impelTo drive or urge forward.
to bolsterTo support, as something wrong.
working-manOne who earns his bread by manual labor.
entiretyA complete thing.
flimsy adjThin and weak.
to browbeatTo overwhelm, or attempt to do so, by stern, haughty, or rude address or manner.
synodAn ecclesiastical council.
covert adjConcealed, especially for an evil purpose.
seditionConduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
maizeIndian corn: usually in the United States called simply corn.
to exhaustTo empty by draining off the contents.
perceptionKnowledge through the senses of the existence and properties of matter or the external world.
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bigamistOne who has two spouses at the same time.
egregious adjExtreme.
galvanismCurrent electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.
indiscriminate adjPromiscuous.
to divestTo strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
to dissembleTo hide by pretending something different.
sylphA slender, graceful young woman or girl.
to distortTo twist into an unnatural or irregular form.
epithetWord used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in "Father Aeneas".
neural adjPertaining to the nerves or nervous system.
to antiquateTo make old or out of date.
to upheaveTo raise or lift with effort.
tempterAn allurer or enticer to evil.
patrician adjOf senatorial or noble rank.
to emancipateTo release from bondage.
to undermineTo subvert in an underhand way.
constituencyThe inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body.
to contortTo twist into a misshapen form.
to abominateTo hate violently.
improprietyThe state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate.
interrogatoryA question or inquiry.
to overeatTo eat to excess.
chasmA yawning hollow, as in the earth's surface.
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to deforestTo clear of forests.
to becalmTo make quiet.
amourA love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.
superabundanceAn excessive amount.
messieurspl. Gentlemen.
batterA thick liquid mixture of two or more materials beaten together, to be used in cookery.
propellant adjPropelling.
counting-houseA house or office used for transacting business, bookkeeping, correspondence, etc.
curtsyA downward movement of the body by bending the knees.
to effuseTo pour forth.
untoward adjCausing annoyance or hindrance.
to distillTo extract or produce by vaporization and condensation.
frivolous adjTrivial.
to patronizeTo exercise an arrogant condescension toward.
autonomous adjSelf-governing.
causal adjIndicating or expressing a cause.
vineryA greenhouse for grapes.
to divulgeTo tell or make known, as something previously private or secret.
mendicantA beggar.
amorous adjHaving a propensity for falling in love.
to delineateTo represent by sketch or diagram.
antispasmodic adjTending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.
atonementAmends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury.
discursive adjPassing from one subject to another.
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to exhumeTo dig out of the earth (what has been buried).
hydrous adjWatery.
poignant adjSeverely painful or acute to the spirit.
to positTo present in an orderly manner.
tenorA settled course or manner of progress.
nitThe egg of a louse or some other insect.
inletA small body of water leading into a larger.
to deprecateTo express disapproval or regret for, with hope for the opposite.
venisonThe flesh of deer.
remonstrant adjHaving the character of a reproof.
imperious adjInsisting on obedience.
proxyA person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
locomotionThe act or power of moving from one place to another.
to superannuateTo become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service.
to bideTo await.
to dispelTo drive away by or as by scattering in different directions.
subversionAn overthrow, as from the foundation.
sumptuous adjRich and costly.
to promulgateTo proclaim.
Spartan adjExceptionally brave; rigorously severe.
bodily adjCorporeal.
wearisome adjFatiguing.
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genteel adjWell-bred or refined.
intensive adjAdding emphasis or force.
auxiliaryOne who or that which aids or helps, especially when regarded as subsidiary or accessory.
makeupThe arrangements or combination of the parts of which anything is composed.
speciesA classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus.
to vieTo contend.
illegible adjUndecipherable.
to embellishTo make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features.
to deploreTo regard with grief or sorrow.
angelic adjSaintly.
to alleviateTo make less burdensome or less hard to bear.
hexagonA figure with six angles.
vacuous adjEmpty.
siegeA beleaguerment.
declamatory adjA full and formal style of utterance.
beneficeA church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.
to overpassTo pass across or over, as a river.
extraditionThe surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government.
overlordOne who holds supremacy over another.
counter-claimA cross-demand alleged by a defendant in his favor against the plaintiff.
incompetenceGeneral lack of capacity or fitness.
to imbibeTo drink or take in.
ingenuityCleverness in contriving, combining, or originating.
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audible adjLoud enough to be heard.
to peterTo fail or lose power, efficiency, or value.
ill-natured adjSurly.
juntaA council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government.
quarantineThe enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
diurnal adjDaily.
choleraAn acute epidemic disease.
inchoativeThat which begins, or expresses beginning.
to amputateTo remove by cutting, as a limb or some portion of the body.
vagabondA wanderer.
mystificationThe act of artfully perplexing.
regretful adjFeeling, expressive of, or full of regret.
endemic adjPeculiar to some specified country or people.
atheismThe denial of the existence of God.
to maneuverTo make adroit or artful moves: manage affairs by strategy.
psychic adjPertaining to the mind or soul.
obligatory adjBinding in law or conscience.
commissariatThe department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
contagious adjTransmitting disease.
necrosisthe death of part of the body.
to ejectTo expel.
factionA number of persons combined for a common purpose.
conformityCorrespondence in form, manner, or use.
to subsistTo be maintained or sustained.
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inexpensive adjLow-priced.
bellicose adjWarlike.
to reciprocateTo give and take mutually.
to instillTo infuse.
ineligible adjNot suitable to be selected or chosen.
lateral adjDirected toward the side.
adounnecessary activity or ceremony.
crockeryEarthenware made from baked clay.
to disinheritTo deprive of an inheritance.
unlimited adjUnconstrained.
conformationGeneral structure, form, or outline.
retortA retaliatory speech.
inanimate adjDestitute of animal life.
earthenwareAnything made of clay and baked in a kiln or dried in the sun.
leveeAn embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea, to prevent overflow.
precocious adjHaving the mental faculties prematurely developed.
proprietyAccordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles.
munificenceA giving characterized by generous motives and extraordinary liberality.
rapt adjEnraptured.
compressible adjCapable of being pressed into smaller compass.
galvanic adjPertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.
anonymous adjOf unknown authorship.
inconsequential adjValueless.
positive adjFree from doubt or hesitation.
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accessible adjApproachable.
cryptogramAnything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning.
to humanizeTo make gentle or refined.
metonymyA figure of speech that consists in the naming of a thing by one of its attributes.
precarious adjPerilous.
maladyAny physical disease or disorder, especially a chronic or deep-seated one.
redolent adjSmelling sweet and agreeable.
to repineTo indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding.
reflectorA mirror, as of metal, for reflecting light, heat, or sound in a particular direction.
to capitulateTo surrender or stipulate terms.
to negateTo deny.
redoubtable adjFormidable.
to singeTo burn slightly or superficially.
facile adjNot difficult to do.
to sacrificeTo make an offering of to deity, especially by presenting on an altar.
fissureA crack or crack-like depression.
solvent adjHaving sufficient funds to pay all debts.
to nestleTo adjust cozily in snug quarters.
adjutant adjAuxiliary.
to disquietTo deprive of peace or tranquillity. disregard (v.)
demonstratorOne who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner.
enormous adjGigantic.
minorityThe smaller in number of two portions into which a number or a group is divided.
reprisalAny infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy.
resistanceThe exertion of opposite effort or effect.
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forepeakThe extreme forward part of a ship's hold, under the lowest deck.
expansionIncrease of amount, size, scope, or the like.
to encompassTo encircle.
secondly advIn the second place in order or succession.
maharajaA great Hindu prince.
agrarian adjPertaining to land, especially agricultural land.
suave adjSmooth and pleasant in manner.
planisphereA polar projection of the heavens on a chart.
epigramA pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation.
lodgmentThe act of furnishing with temporary quarters.
lochA lake.
to redressTo set right, as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer.
periodicityThe habit or characteristic of recurrence at regular intervals.
irreparable adjThat can not be rectified or made amends for.
mawkish adjSickening or insipid.
lithographA print made by printing from stone.
to gyrateTo revolve.
angular adjSharp-cornered.
to augurTo predict.
sapiential adjPossessing wisdom.
to rectifyTo correct.
irrigant adjServing to water lands by artificial means.
arborA tree.
to incapacitateTo deprive of power, capacity, competency, or qualification.
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literacyThe state or condition of knowing how to read and write.
iniquityGross wrong or injustice.
capillaryA minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells.
obstreperous adjBoisterous.
comparisonExamination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.
irresistible adjThat can not be successfully withstood or opposed.
alienable adjCapable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
differenceDissimilarity in any respect.
acerbitySourness, with bitterness and astringency. acetate (n.)
loughA lake or loch.
octaveA note at this interval above or below any other, considered in relation to that other.
courserA fleet and spirited horse.
buttressAny support or prop.
ponderous adjUnusually weighty or forcible.
foregroundThat part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
influenceAbility to sway the will of another.
dauntless adjFearless.
loamA non-coherent mixture of sand and clay.
self-respectRational self-esteem.
cognizant adjTaking notice.
comprehensionAbility to know.
conversant adjThoroughly informed.
prefaceA brief explanation or address to the reader, at the beginning of a book.
to impendTo be imminent.
polar adjPertaining to the poles of a sphere, especially of the earth.
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vindicatory adjPunitive.
stealthA concealed manner of acting.
luminous adjGiving or radiating light.
to ravageTo lay waste by pillage, rapine, devouring, or other destructive methods.
casteThe division of society on artificial grounds.
to fumigateTo subject to the action of smoke or fumes, especially for disinfection.
matricideThe killing, especially the murdering, of one's mother.
to forecastTo predict.
to supplicateTo beg.
mantleA cloak.
to evolveTo unfold or expand.
mutationThe act or process of change.
diphthongThe sound produced by combining two vowels in to a single syllable or running together the sounds.
to disrobeTo unclothe.
ordnanceA general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war.
debutA first appearance in society or on the stage.
masteryThe attainment of superior skill.
to contraveneTo prevent or obstruct the operation of.
isochronous adjRelating to or denoting equal intervals of time.
promoterA furtherer, forwarder, or encourager.
inert adjInanimate.
to belieTo misrepresent.
paramourOne who is unlawfully and immorally a lover or a mistress.
to vitiateTo contaminate.
pervious adjAdmitting the entrance or passage of another substance.
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to referTo direct or send for information or other purpose.
to jeopardizeTo imperil.
hypothesisA proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion.
feintAny sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.
nucleusA central point or part about which matter is aggregated.
feudal adjPertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.
to pacifyTo bring into a peaceful state.
maintenanceThat which supports or sustains.
catastropheAny great and sudden misfortune or calamity.
tentative adjDone as an experiment.
bursarA treasurer.
anesthetic adjPertaining to or producing loss of sensation.
mileageA distance in miles.
microscopyThe art of examing objects with the microscope.
ribald adjIndulging in or manifesting coarse indecency or obscenity.
subaquatic adjBeing, formed, or operating under water.
choral adjPertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
to convergeTo cause to incline and approach nearer together.
to demonstrateTo prove indubitably.
hesitant adjVacillating.
ordealAnything that severely tests courage, strength, patience, conscience, etc.
riddanceThe act or ridding or delivering from something undesirable.
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predecessorAn incumbent of a given office previous to another.
verily advIn truth.
medial adjOf or pertaining to the middle.
violaA musical instrument somewhat larger than a violin.
sacrificial adjOffering or offered as an atonement for sin.
to adduceTo bring forward or name for consideration.
prescient adjForeknowing.
unbiased adjImpartial, as judgment.
sanguinary adjBloody.
claimantOne who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
toleranceForbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
drudgeryHard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation.
octogenarian adjA person of between eighty and ninety years.
frantic adjFrenzied.
to evanesceTo vanish gradually.
memorable adjNoteworthy.
habitudeCustomary relation or association.
secessionVoluntary withdrawal from fellowship, especially from political or religious bodies.
virtuRare, curious, or beautiful quality.
palatial adjMagnificent.
dowryThe property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage.
luminosityThe quality of giving or radiating light.
to presageTo foretell.
epizootic adjPrevailing among animals.
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to outliveTo continue to exist after.
offhand advWithout preparation.
privilegeA right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
to cowerTo crouch down tremblingly, as through fear or shame.
to ramifyTo divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
to desertTo abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
Antarctic adjPertaining to the south pole or the regions near it.
opticsThe science that treats of light and vision, and all that is connected with sight.
adventThe coming or arrival, as of any important change, event, state, or personage.
contributorOne who gives or furnishes, in common with others, for a common purpose.
to citeTo refer to specifically.
lifelong adjLasting or continuous through life.
tyrannyAbsolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated.
interdictAuthoritative act of prohibition.
conservative adjAdhering to the existing order of things.
to mollifyTo soothe.
trajectoryThe path described by a projectile moving under given forces.
to complementTo make complete.
wittingly advWith knowledge and by design.
auditory adjOf or pertaining to hearing or the organs or sense of hearing.
travestyA grotesque imitation.
henchmanA servile assistant and subordinate.
multiplicitythe condition of being manifold or very various.
semicivilized adjHalf-civilized.
eureka GreekI have found it.
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to simulateImitate.
needy adjBeing in need, want, or poverty.
to rescindTo make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or a superior authority.
retinueThe body of persons who attend a person of importance in travel or public appearance.
philologistAn expert in linguistics.
vernacularThe language of one's country.
auroraA luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere.
munificent adjExtraordinarily generous.
outbreakA sudden and violent breaking forth, as of something that has been pent up or restrained.
differential adjDistinctive.
doleful adjMelancholy.
phonic adjPertaining to the nature of sound.
groundA pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk.
creamy adjResembling or containing cream.
studious adjHaving or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge.
percipientOne who or that which perceives.
rebellious adjInsubordinate.
apogeeThe climax.
fundamental adjBasal.
to affectTo act upon
patriarchThe chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right.
to belateTo delay past the proper hour. belay (v.)
poetic adjPertaining to poetry.
to implicateTo show or prove to be involved in or concerned
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to transcribeTo write over again (something already written)
to bestrewTo sprinkle or cover with things strewn.
constableAn officer whose duty is to maintain the peace.
outcastOne rejected and despised, especially socially.
originThe beginning of that which becomes or is made to be.
to piqueTo excite a slight degree of anger in.
ludicrous adjLaughable.
to ameliorateTo relieve, as from pain or hardship
inquisitionA court or tribunal for examination and punishment of heretics.
barometerAn instrument for indicating the atmospheric pressure per unit of surface.
invaluable adjExceedingly precious.
to inhumeTo place in the earth, as a dead body.
perspicacityAcuteness or discernment.
occurrenceA happening.
benedictiona solemn invocation of the divine blessing.
moccasinA foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin.
dishonest adjUntrustworthy.
nationalityA connection with a particular nation.
to pommelTo beat with something thick or bulky.
demented adjInsane.
descendantOne who is descended lineally from another, as a child, grandchild, etc.
contumacious adjRebellious.
to corrodeTo ruin or destroy little by little.
transmissionThe act of sending through or across.
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to misplaceTo put into a wrong place.
condolenceExpression of sympathy with a person in pain, sorrow, or misfortune.
to expandTo increase in range or scope.
tyroOne slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession.
to fuseTo unite or blend as by melting together.
maneThe long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals, as the horse and the lion.
postgraduate adjPertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree.
compunctionRemorseful feeling.
to perspireTo excrete through the pores of the skin.
fervent adjArdent in feeling.
to transferTo convey, remove, or cause to pass from one person or place to another.
ascendant adjDominant.
to wrangleTo maintain by noisy argument or dispute.
vogueThe prevalent way or fashion.
ultramontane adjBeyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps (that is, on their Italian side).
to depreciateTo lessen the worth of.
to absolveTo free from sin or its penalties.
symphonyA harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
discreet adjJudicious.
to tranquilizeTo soothe.
judicial adjPertaining to the administration of justice.
reinA step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal.
transientOne who or that which is only of temporary existence.
to vaccinateTo inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox.
tolerationA spirit of charitable leniency.
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to antedateTo assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one.
to interposeTo come between other things or persons.
adherent adjClinging or sticking fast.
abdomenIn mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
anthologyA collection of extracts from the writings of various authors.
phonogramA graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound.
to reconsiderTo review with care, especially with a view to a reversal of previous action.
boatswainA subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.
pseudonymityThe state or character of using a fictitious name.
sycophantA servile flatterer, especially of those in authority or influence.
invalidOne who is disabled by illness or injury.
excellencePossession of eminently or unusually good qualities.
to sympathizeTo share the sentiments or mental states of another.
externalAnything relating or belonging to the outside.
to muffleTo deaden the sound of, as by wraps.
tercentenary adjPertaining to a period of 300 years.
sisterhoodA body of sisters united by some bond of sympathy or by a religious vow.
to philanderTo play at courtship with a woman.
to precedeTo happen first.
enduranceThe ability to suffer pain, distress, hardship, or stress of any kind without succumbing.
proclamationAny announcement made in a public manner.
demonstrable adjCapable of positive proof.
sufficiencyAn ample or adequate supply.
to incarcerateTo imprison.
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waistcoatA vest.
intoxicantAnything that unduly exhilarates or excites.
to superheatTo heat to excess.
abrasionThat which is rubbed off.
cabalA number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose.
separatistA seceder.
geologyThe department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.
inextensible adjOf unchangeable length or area.
pectoral adjPertaining to the breast or thorax.
illusive adjDeceptive.
eccentric adjPeculiar.
desperate adjResorted to in a last extremity, or as if prompted by utter despair.
monosyllableA word of one syllable.
officious adjIntermeddling with what is not one's concern.
personal adjNot general or public.
protective adjSheltering.
sequenceThe order in which a number or persons, things, or events follow one another in space or time.
hucksterOne who retails small wares.
perfunctory adjHalf-hearted.
to coincideTo correspond.
truismA statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof.
vulnerable adjCapable of receiving injuries.
prototypeA work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.
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hiatusA break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting.
taxationA levy, by government, of a fixed contribution.
derisible adjOpen to ridicule.
to denounceTo point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment, censure, or odium.
to maintainTo hold or preserve in any particular state or condition.
prosceniumThat part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
momentumAn impetus.
missiveA message in writing.
incentiveThat which moves the mind or inflames the passions.
listless adjInattentive.
liable adjJustly or legally responsible.
impervious adjImpenetrable.
comparable adjFit to be compared.
proportionate adjBeing in proportion.
to seetheTo be violently excited or agitated.
to intercedeTo mediate between persons.
solderA fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins.
wherever advIn or at whatever place.
to disarmTo deprive of weapons.
fraudulent adjCounterfeit.
liturgyA ritual.
reproductionThe process by which an animal or plant gives rise to another of its kind.
to parallelTo cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts.
to disruptTo burst or break asunder.
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deterrent adjHindering from action through fear.
photometryThe art of measuring the intensity of light.
to sibilateTo give a hissing sound to, as in pronouncing the letter s.
pharmacopoeiaA book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists.
scarcityInsufficiency of supply for needs or ordinary demands.
monetary adjFinancial.
subterranean adjSituated or occurring below the surface of the earth.
aromaAn agreeable odor.
trite adjMade commonplace by frequent repetition.
serviceable adjDurable.
abdominalOf, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
to broachTo mention, for the first time.
emigrantOne who moves from one place to settle in another.
to permeateTo pervade.
forefatherAn ancestor.
to condenseTo abridge.
atomizerAn apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
perjuryA solemn assertion of a falsity.
eminent adjHigh in station, merit, or esteem.
PariahA member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
heiferA young cow.
terminusThe final point or goal.
constellationAn arbitrary assemblage or group of stars.
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to dissatisfyTo displease.
to rejuvenateTo restore to youth.
valid adjFounded on truth.
pyrotechnic adjPertaining to fireworks or their manufacture.
indispensable adjNecessary or requisite for the purpose.
magicianA sorcerer.
nunneryA convent for nuns.
boisterous adjUnchecked merriment or animal spirits.
neo-LatinModernized (Latin.)
arbiterOne chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in dispute, to decide matters.
inconsiderable adjSmall in quantity or importance.
vivisectionThe dissection of a living animal.
comestible adjFit to be eaten.
to superintendTo have the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement.
lactic adjPertaining to milk.
pedantA scholar who makes needless and inopportune display of his learning.
to outweighTo surpass in importance or excellence.
to reimburseTo pay back as an equivalent of what has been expended.
to bestrideTo get or sit upon astride, as a horse.
indulgent adjYielding to the desires or humor of oneself or those under one's care.
bightA slightly receding bay between headlands, formed by a long curve of a coast-line.
to muddleTo confuse or becloud, especially with or as with drink.
deityA god, goddess, or divine person.
arrivalA coming to stopping-place or destination.
procedureA manner or method of acting.
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sophistryReasoning sound in appearance only, especially when designedly deceptive.
irreverenceThe quality showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
theoristOne given to speculating.
stringent adjRigid.
to aggressTo make the first attack.
tricycleA three-wheeled vehicle.
miniature adjMuch smaller than reality or that the normal size.
leafletA little leaf or a booklet.
inefficient adjNot accomplishing an intended purpose.
inept adjNot fit or suitable.
blithesome adjCheerful.
bombastInflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.
theologianA professor of divinity.
incompetent adjNot having the abilities desired or necessary for any purpose.
to forebodeTo be an omen or warning sign of, especially of evil.
to deflectTo cause to turn aside or downward.
to invalidateTo render of no force or effect.
Quixotic adjChivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree.
suspicious adjInclined to doubt or mistrust.
misogamyHatred of marriage.
futuristA person of expectant temperament.
striplingA mere youth.
antitoxinA substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
statecraftThe art of conducting state affairs.
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nostrumAny scheme or recipe of a charlatan character.
aviaryA spacious cage or enclosure in which live birds are kept.
anachronismAnything occurring or existing out of its proper time.
biennialA plant that produces leaves and roots the first year and flowers and fruit the second.
sedentary adjInvolving or requiring much sitting.
pellucid adjTranslucent.
sanguine adjHaving the color of blood.
observatoryA building designed for systematic astronomical observations.
solar adjPertaining to the sun.
parricideThe murder of a parent.
phlegmatic adjNot easily roused to feeling or action.
discontinuanceInterruption or intermission.
donatorOne who makes a donation or present.
disserviceAn ill turn.
preferenceAn object of favor or choice.
promissory adjExpressing an engagement to pay.
to hoardTo gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.
monogamyThe habit of pairing, or having but one mate.
potent adjPhysically powerful.
profligacyShameless viciousness.
opprobriumThe state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil.
frivolityA trifling act, thought, saying, or practice.
telephonyThe art or process of communicating by telephone.
unutterable adjInexpressible.
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to obvertTo turn the front or principal side of (a thing) toward any person or object.
sensationA condition of mind resulting from spiritual or inherent feeling.
to variegateTo mark with different shades or colors.
lyreOne of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class.
emphatic adjSpoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act, word, or set of words.
reconcilable adjCapable of being adjusted or harmonized.
indigestible adjNot digestible, or difficult to digest.
to deifyTo regard or worship as a god.
aqueous adjOf, pertaining to, or containing water.
reflectionThe throwing off or back of light, heat, sound, or any form of energy that travels in waves.
affectationA studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
generic adjNoting a genus or kind; opposed to specific.
to waiveTo relinquish, especially temporarily, as a right or claim.
to terrifyTo fill with extreme fear.
repugnanceThorough dislike.
asperityHarshness or roughness of temper.
dismissalDisplacement by authority from an office or an employment.
afterthoughtA thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
nautical adjPertaining to ships, seamen, or navigation.
hydrodynamicsThe branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids.
antisepticAnything that destroys or restrains the growth of putrefactive micro-organisms.
to retaliateTo repay evil with a similar evil.
perspectiveThe relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view.
to coagulateTo change into a clot or a jelly, as by heat, by chemical action, or by a ferment.
preludeAn introductory or opening performance.
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diffident adjAffected or possessed with self-distrust.
refusalDenial of what is asked.
dimly advObscurely.
moratoriumAn emergency legislation authorizing a government suspend some action temporarily.
recrudescent adjBecoming raw or sore again.
to irrigateTo water, as land, by ditches or other artificial means.
intermissionA recess.
to disfigureTo impair or injure the beauty, symmetry, or appearance of.
misdeedA wrong or improper act.
itineraryA detailed account or diary of a journey.
exempt adjFree, clear, or released, as from some liability, or restriction affecting others.
abyssBottomless gulf.
to succumbTo cease to resist.
auricular adjOf or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
to wreakTo inflict, as a revenge or punishment.
decisive adjConclusive.
to prateTo talk about vainly or foolishly.
reparationThe act of making amends, as for an injury, loss, or wrong.
noisome adjVery offensive, particularly to the sense of smell.
to annexTo add or affix at the end.
perquisiteAny profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages.
secondary adjLess important or effective than that which is primary.
to advertTo refer incidentally.
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negligible adjTransferable by assignment, endorsement, or delivery.
reckless adjFoolishly headless of danger.
vociferous adjMaking a loud outcry.
doneeA person to whom a donation is made.
scholarly adjCharacteristic of an erudite person.
distillationSeparation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile.
DarwinismThe doctrine that natural selection has been the prime cause of evolution of higher forms.
garrulous adjGiven to constant trivial talking.
homogeneityCongruity of the members or elements or parts.
calculusA concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
Elizabethan adjRelating to Elizabeth, queen of England, or to her era.
impudenceInsolent disrespect.
decent adjCharacterized by propriety of conduct, speech, manners, or dress.
transferrerOne who or that which conveys from one person or place to another.
domicileThe place where one lives.
masqueradeA social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised.
legislative adjThat makes or enacts laws.
soothsayerOne who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight.
retrogressionA going or moving backward or in a reverse direction.
to quadrupleTo multiply by four.
impersonal adjNot relating to a particular person or thing.
to commemorateTo serve as a remembrance of.
to degradeTo take away honors or position from.
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successA favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted.
balsamA medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.
callosityThe state of being hard and insensible.
discernible adjPerceivable.
obstinacyStubborn adherence to opinion, arising from conceit or the desire to have one's own way.
metric adjRelating to measurement.
decapod adjTen-footed or ten-armed.
to admonishTo warn of a fault.
to retrieveTo recover something by searching.
to inebriateTo intoxicate.
mandatory adjExpressive of positive command, as distinguished from merely directory.
vignetteA picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually.
to enkindleTo set on fire.
ampersandThe character &; and.
confectioneryThe candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells, as candy.
credulous adjEasily deceived.
extortionThe practice of obtaining by violence or compulsion.
metaphorA figure of speech in which one object is likened to another, by speaking as if the other.
comical adjFunny.
impeccable adjBlameless.
aspirantOne who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place.
bountiful adjShowing abundance.
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solaceComfort in grief, trouble, or calamity.
upheavalOverthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition.
excerptAn extract or selection from written or printed matter.
pious adjReligious.
to enfranchiseTo endow with a privilege, especially with the right to vote.
to peddleTo go about with a small stock of goods to sell.
to marvelTo be astonished and perplexed because of (something).
antiphonyAn anthem or other composition sung responsively.
to oscillateTo swing back and forth.
repertoryA place where things are stored or gathered together.
receivable adjCapable of being or fit to be received - often money.
illogical adjContrary to the rules of sound thought.
to recreateTo refresh after labor.
urban adjOf, or pertaining to, or like a city.
navelThe depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached.
precautionA provision made in advance for some possible emergency or danger.
benign adjGood and kind of heart.
quarrelsome adjIrascible.
intelligenceCapacity to know or understand.
to predictTo foretell.
barring prepApart from.
opponentOne who supports the opposite side in a debate, discussion, struggle, or sport.
to decampTo leave suddenly or unexpectedly.
magnetA body possessing that peculiar form of polarity found in nature in the lodestone.
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to extolTo praise in the highest terms.
bibliographyA list of the words of an author, or the literature bearing on a particular subject.
severely advExtremely.
to disownTo refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as connected with oneself.
impassable adjThat can not be passed through or over.
oratorioA composition for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, generally taken from the Scriptures.
maniaca person raving with madness.
insentient adjLacking the power of feeling or perceiving.
conservatismTendency to adhere to the existing order of things.
butteA conspicuous hill, low mountain, or natural turret, generally isolated.
inquisitorOne who makes an investigation.
polyglot adjSpeaking several tongues.
to patterTo mumble something over and over.
cudgelA short thick stick used as a club.
illegitimate adjUnlawfully begotten.
effusionan outpouring.
to lacerateTo tear rudely or raggedly.
allusionAn indirect and incidental reference to something without definite mention of it.
concurrent adjOccurring or acting together.
to elucidateTo bring out more clearly the facts concerning.
to constrictTo bind.
foppish adjCharacteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.
materialThat of which anything is composed or may be constructed.
to bethinkTo remind oneself.
mienThe external appearance or manner of a person.
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capacious adjRoomy.
cosmographyThe science that describes the universe, including astronomy, geography, and geology.
imitationThat which is made as a likeness or copy.
sensoriumThe sensory apparatus.
seerA prophet.
apathyInsensibility to emotion or passionate feeling.
later advAt a subsequent time.
subtle adjDiscriminating.
corollaryA proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration.
circumferenceThe boundary-line of a circle.
to forfeitTo lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation.
irreverent adjShowing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
alacrityCheerful willingness.
brusque adjSomewhat rough or rude in manner or speech.
proficient adjPossessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art, science, or industry.
to correlateTo put in some relation of connection or correspondence.
ogreA demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings.
paly adjLacking color or brilliancy.
lethargyProlonged sluggishness of body or mind.
avaricePassion for getting and keeping riches.
pincersAn instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot.
to enraptureTo delight extravagantly or intensely.
hypnosisAn artificial trance-sleep.
inklingA hint.
transpositionThe act of reversing the order or changing the place of.
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baleA large package prepared for transportation or storage.
conscienceThe faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.
to disburseTo pay out or expend, as money from a fund. discard (v.)
usurious adjTaking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned.
recitationThe act of reciting or repeating, especially in public and from memory.
manifestoA public declaration, making announcement, explanation or defense of intentions, or motives.
lacteal adjMilky.
nonchalanceA state of mind indicating lack of interest.
to overrunTo infest or ravage.
albinoA person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
conflagrationA great fire, as of many buildings, a forest, or the like.
to undeceiveTo free from deception, as by apprising of the real state of affairs.
liberalismOpposition to conservatism.
to evadeTo avoid by artifice.
traitA distinguishing feature or quality.
incoherenceWant of connection, or agreement, as of parts or ideas in thought, speech, etc.
to obligateTo hold to the fulfillment of duty.
insecure adjNot assured of safety.
jocular adjInclined to joke.
consignorOne who entrusts.
biologyThe science of life or living organisms.
semicircleA half-circle.
fungusA plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.
to forfendTo ward off.
canonAny rule or law.
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oblivionThe state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten.
merciless adjCruel.
monologueA story or drama told or performed by one person.
skepticOne who doubts any statements.
rivuletA small stream or brook.
head first advPrecipitately, as in diving.
glorious adjOf excellence and splendor.
latencyThe state of being dormant.
to underrateTo undervalue.
hydraulic adjInvolving the moving of water, of the force exerted by water in motion.
perfectible adjCapable of being made perfect.
diabolic adjCharacteristic of the devil.
verbose adjWordy.
masonryThe art or work of constructing, as buildings, walls, etc., with regularly arranged stones.
manlinessThe qualities characteristic of a true man, as bravery, resolution, etc.
to usurpTo take possession of by force.
to dramatizeTo relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner.
despondent adjDisheartened.
to upturnTo throw into confusion.
to cipherTo calculate arithmetically.
auricleOne of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
anticlimaxA gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said.
abscessA Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
untimely adjUnseasonable.
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profiteerOne who profits.
panicA sudden, unreasonable, overpowering fear.
coercionForcible constraint or restraint, moral or physical.
abidanceAn abiding.
to annotateTo make explanatory or critical notes on or upon.
ingenuous adjCandid, frank, or open in character or quality.
revelationA disclosing, discovering, or making known of what was before secret, private, or unknown.
indiscernible adjNot perceptible.
to appertainTo belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
epicycleA circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle.
crevasseA deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
necessary adjIndispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result.
braggartA vain boaster.
edible adjSuitable to be eaten.
opulent adjWealthy.
grievanceThat which oppresses, injures, or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong.
virulent adjExceedingly noxious or deleterious.
plenipotentiaryA person fully empowered to transact any business.
sepulcherA burial-place.
corpuscleA minute particle of matter.
negligent adjApt to omit what ought to be done.
frigidariumA room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits, meat, etc.
divulgenceA divulging.
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operative adjActive.
anatomyThat branch of morphology which treats of the structure of organisms.
protocolA declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
inscrutable adjImpenetrably mysterious or profound.
latticeOpenwork of metal or wood, formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars.
chivalryThe knightly system of feudal times with its code, usages and practices.
lyric adjFitted for expression in song.
abductionA carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
antipodesA place or region on the opposite side of the earth.
depreciationA lowering in value or an underrating in worth.
brigadierGeneral officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.
death's-headA human skull as a symbol of death.
thesisAn essay or treatise on a particular subject.
psychiatryThe branch of medicine that relates to mental disease.
to enshrineTo keep sacred.
to betrothTo engage to marry.
kiloliterOne thousand liters.
antenatal adjOccurring or existing before birth.
to meliorateTo make better or improve, as in quality or social or physical condition.
overdoseAn excessive dose, usually so large a dose of a medicine that its effect is toxic.
malevolent adjWishing evil to others.
to animadvertTo pass criticism or censure.
polycracyThe rule of many.
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litigious adjQuarrelsome.
exitA way or passage out.
foibleA personal weakness or failing.
nugatory adjHaving no power or force.
antiphonA response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
morphologythe science of organic forms.
misanthropyHatred of mankind.
creedA formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief.
Omnipotent adjPossessed of unlimited and universal power.
aye advAn expression of assent.
inaudible adjThat can not be heard.
diplomatic adjCharacterized by special tact in negotiations.
intimacyClose or confidential friendship.
to separateTo take apart.
pedigreeOne's line of ancestors.
unwise adjFoolish.
rhetoricThe art of discourse.
exorbitant adjGoing beyond usual and proper limits.
bronchitisInflammation of the bronchial tubes.
to teemTo be full to overflowing.
anthropologyThe science of man in general.
inexpedient adjUnadvisable.
egoismThe theory that places man's chief good in the completeness of self.
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furloughA temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer.
possible adjBeing not beyond the reach of power natural, moral, or supernatural.
to searTo burn on the surface.
massive adjOf considerable bulk and weight.
narratorOne who narrates anything.
maximA principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide.
wholly advCompletely.
to maltreatTo treat ill, unkindly, roughly, or abusively.
pusilanimous adjWithout spirit or bravery.
to relinquishTo give up using or having.
to abradeTo wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
hillockA small hill or mound.
batonAn official staff borne either as a weapon or as an emblem of authority or privilege.
aboveboard adj / advWithout concealment, fraud, or trickery.
to eludeTo evade the search or pursuit of by dexterity or artifice.
immersionThe act of plunging or dipping entirely under water or another fluid.
bureauA chest of drawers for clothing, etc.
codicilA supplement adding to, revoking, or explaining in the body of a will.
quietusA silencing, suppressing, or ending.
to undulateTo move like a wave or in waves.
jocose adjDone or made in jest.
Artesian wellA very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
contingent adjNot predictable.
pertinent adjRelevant.
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consonanceThe state or quality of being in accord with.
amateur adjPracticing an art or occupation for the love of it, but not as a profession.
tacticsAny maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object.
pneumatic adjPertaining to or consisting of air or gas.
to ascribeTo assign as a quality or attribute.
to effaceTo obliterate.
to manumitTo set free from bondage.
reprehensionExpression of blame.
disinterested adjImpartial.
bombA hollow projectile containing an explosive material.
to acceptTo take when offered.
to confideTo reveal in trust or confidence.
raptorial adjSeizing and devouring living prey.
to reproduceTo make a copy of.
priggish adjConceited.
transitory adjExisting for a short time only.
to decipherTo find out the true words or meaning of, as something hardly legible.
epitaphAn inscription on a tomb or monument in honor or in memory of the dead.
restitutionRestoration of anything to the one to whom it properly belongs.
thermoelectricityElectricity generated by differences of temperature,
gastric adjOf, pertaining to, or near the stomach.
opaque adjImpervious to light.
tutelageThe act of training or the state of being under instruction.
psychotherapyThe treatment of mental disease.
to narrateTo tell a story.
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parsimonious adjUnduly sparing in the use or expenditure of money.
jurisprudenceThe science of rights in accordance with positive law.
epilogueThe close of a narrative or dramatic poem.
commitmentThe act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping.
virulenceExtreme poisonousness.
to disagreeTo be opposite in opinion.
avalancheThe fall or sliding of a mass of snow or ice down a mountain-slope, often bearing with it rock.
anthropomorphous adjHaving or resembling human form.
canary adjOf a bright but delicate yellow.
to improviseTo do anything extemporaneously or offhand.
fineryThat which is used to decorate the person or dress.
coronationThe act or ceremony of crowning a monarch.
preeminenceSpecial eminence.
integrityUprightness of character and soundness of moral principle.
consanguineous adjDescended from the same parent or ancestor.
to gambleTo risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.
jargonConfused, unintelligible speech or highly technical speech.
expulsionForcible ejection.
to alterTo make change in.
heedless adjThoughtless.
suffrageThe right or privilege of voting.
immeasurable adjIndefinitely extensive.
orthopedic adjRelating to the correcting or preventing of deformity
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medallionA large medal.
desperadoOne without regard for law or life.
assigneeOne who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
apologyA disclaimer of intentional error or offense.
ligneous adjHaving the texture of appearance of wood.
ministryA service.
disinfectantA substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases.
pallid adjOf a pale or wan appearance.
pervasive adjThoroughly penetrating or permeating.
aeronauticsthe art or practice of flying aircraft
urgencyThe pressure of necessity.
luneThe moon.
to frizzleTo cause to crinkle or curl, as the hair.
to defalcateTo cut off or take away, as a part of something.
ceremonial adjCharacterized by outward form or ceremony.
triennial adjTaking place every third year.
commentaryA series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work.
peevish adjPetulant.
dolorous adjExpressing or causing sorrow or pain.
perusalThe act of reading carefully or thoughtfully.
extemporaneous adjDone or made without much or any preparation.
arboreal adjOf or pertaining to a tree or trees.
beatitudeAny state of great happiness.
noxious adjHurtful.
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abhorrenceThe act of detesting extremely.
to acheTo be in pain or distress.
to recureTo cure again.
homologous adjIdentical in nature, make-up, or relation.
gambolPlayful leaping or frisking.
to absorbTo drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water.
thermal adjOf or pertaining to heat.
upcastA throwing upward.
to secludeTo place, keep, or withdraw from the companionship of others.
coercive adjServing or tending to force.
apprehensible adjCapable of being conceived.
SybariteA luxurious person.
investigatorOne who investigates.
to specializeTo assume an individual or specific character, or adopt a singular or special course.
extempore advWithout studied or special preparation.
quibbleAn utterly trivial distinction or objection.
contemporary adjLiving or existing at the same time.
to disenfranchiseTo deprive of any right privilege or power
pluperfect adjExpressing past time or action prior to some other past time or action.
visual adjPerceptible by sight.
polemicsThe art of controversy or disputation.
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to stimulateTo rouse to activity or to quickened action.
unavoidable adjInevitable.
felonyOne of the highest class of offenses, and punishable with death or imprisonment.
to foreseeTo discern beforehand.
conjugationThe state or condition of being joined together.
sarcasmCutting and reproachful language.
tremendous adjAwe-inspiring.
archetypeA prototype.
accompliceAn associate in wrong-doing.
mythologyThe whole body of legends cherished by a race concerning gods and heroes.
predatory adjProne to pillaging.
to conferTo bestow.
freshnessThe state, quality, or degree of being fresh.
intestate adjNot having made a valid will.
stigmaA mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evil-doing.
to necessitateTo render indispensable.
administratorOne who manages affairs of any kind.
spontaneous adjArising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause.
utmostThe greatest possible extent.
to engraveTo cut or carve in or upon some surface.
archaeologyThe branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
to defrayTo make payment for.
cartridgeA charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
grotesque adjIncongruously composed or ill-proportioned.
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rotary adjTurning around its axis, like a wheel, or so constructed as to turn thus.
accompanistOne who or that which accompanies.
staid adjOf a steady and sober character.
to enthrallTo bring or hold under any overmastering influence.
manorThe landed estate of a lord or nobleman.
submissionA yielding to the power or authority of another.
to abridgeTo make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
deciduous adjFalling off at maturity as petals after flowering, fruit when ripe, etc.
distrainorOne who subjects a person to distress.
to performTo accomplish.
beauAn escort or lover.
stanchionA vertical bar, or a pair of bars, used to confine cattle in a stall.
benefactorA doer of kindly and charitable acts.
to deriveTo deduce, as from a premise.
predictionA prophecy.
corpsA number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together.
piecemeal advGradually.
to digressTo turn aside from the main subject and for a time dwell on some incidental matter.
networkAnything that presents a system of cross- lines.
disputationVerbal controversy.
gossamer adjFlimsy.
resistless adjPowerless.
annual adjOccurring every year.
delusionMistaken conviction, especially when more or less enduring.
prescriptible adjDerived from authoritative direction.
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rapid adjHaving great speed.
pugnacious adjQuarrelsome.
to embroilTo involve in dissension or strife.
olfactory adjof or pertaining to the sense of smell.
to disclaimTo disavow any claim to, connection with, or responsibility to.
to procrastinateTo put off till tomorrow or till a future time.
forbearancePatient endurance or toleration of offenses.
to repudiateTo refuse to have anything to do with.
baizeA single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers, curtains, etc.
sonorous adjResonant.
vulgarityLack of refinement in conduct or speech.
accountA record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
tyrannical adjDespotic.
unconscionable adjRidiculously or unjustly excessive.
to acquireTo get as one's own.
cosmologyThe general science of the universe.
benevolenceAny act of kindness or well-doing.
legible adjThat may be read with ease.
to injectTo introduce, as a fluid, by injection.
boorish adjRude.
CanaaniteA member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan, or western Palestine.
inhuman adjSavage.
to superaddTo add in addition to what has been added.
dishabilleUndress or negligent attire.
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dastardA base coward.
ineffable adjUnutterable.
inflammationA morbid process in some part of the body characterized by heat, swelling, and pain.
fluctuationFrequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another.
apothecaryOne who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.
to introspectTo look into.
lowly advRudely.
eloquent adjHaving the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech.
regnant adjExercising royal authority in one's own right.
exigencyA critical period or condition.
exemplarA model, pattern, or original to be copied or imitated.
nauseaAn affection of the stomach producing dizziness and usually an impulse to vomit
flippant adjHaving a light, pert, trifling disposition.
divinityThe quality or character of being godlike.
metropolitan adjPertaining to a chief city.
territorial adjPertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction.
linguisticsThe science of languages, or of the origin, history, and significance of words.
impetusAny impulse or incentive.
opportunityFavorable or advantageous chance or opening.
cosmogonyA doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe.
testimonialA formal token of regard, often presented in public.
resumptionThe act of taking back, or taking again.
luminescent adjShowing increase of light.
philologyThe study of language in connection with history and literature.
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sentienceCapacity for sensation or sense-perception.
expenseThe laying out or expending or money or other resources, as time or strength.
to savorTo perceive by taste or smell.
broadcast adjDisseminated far and wide.
immovable adjSteadfast.
to tarnishTo lessen or destroy the luster of in any way.
to weanTo transfer (the young) from dependence on mother's milk to another form of nourishment.
to confrontTo encounter, as difficulties or obstacles.
laudable adjPraiseworthy.
audacious adjFearless.
spurious adjNot genuine.
desultory adjNot connected with what precedes.
to assentTo express agreement with a statement or matter of opinion.
juridical adjAssumed by law to exist.
misty adjLacking clearness
CalvinismThe system of doctrine taught by John Calvin.
conveyanceThat by which anything is transported.
to endueTo endow with some quality, gift, or grace, usually spiritual.
dogmatic adjMaking statements without argument or evidence.
profligate adjAbandoned to vice.
to attestTo certify as accurate, genuine, or true.
cynicismContempt for the opinions of others and of what others value.
altruistOne who advocates or practices altruism.
to misbehaveTo behave ill.
appellationThe name or title by which a particular person, class, or thing is called.
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inchmeal advPiecemeal.
bipedAn animal having two feet.
mythA fictitious narrative presented as historical, but without any basis of fact.
to suppressTo prevent from being disclosed or punished.
to preexistTo exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else.
afoot advIn progress.
incompatible adjDiscordant.
to meanderTo wind and turn while proceeding in a course.
monolithAny structure or sculpture in stone formed of a single piece.
modificationA change.
mentorA wise and faithful teacher, guide, and friend.
efflorescenceThe state of being flowery, or a flowery appearance.
papacyThe official head of the Roman Catholic Church.
to isolateTo separate from others of its kind.
protagonistA leader in any enterprise or contest.
termagant adjViolently abusive and quarrelsome.
nebulaA gaseous body of unorganized stellar substance.
to whetTo make more keen or eager.
vortexA mass of rotating or whirling fluid, especially when sucked spirally toward the center.
AmericanismA peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the United States.
orthopedistOne who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity
acquittalA discharge from accusation by judicial action.
loitererOne who consumes time idly.
actionable adjAffording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
Abschnitt 91 bis 100: Abschnitt 96(25 Vokabeln)
hemorrhoidspl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels, at the lower end of the rectum.
grimaceA distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.
mealy-mouthed adjAfraid to express facts or opinions plainly.
mendacious adjUntrue.
racy adjExciting or exhilarating to the mind.
tremulous adjCharacterized by quivering or unsteadiness.
precise adjExact.
irrepressible adjThat can not be restrained or kept down.
prolific adjProducing offspring or fruit.
to protrudeTo push out or thrust forth.
depositionTestimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing, for use as evidence in court.
tenureThe term during which a thing is held.
effluviumA noxious or ill-smelling exhalation from decaying or putrefying matter.
to beatifyTo make supremely happy.
to portendTo indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs.
fluent adjHaving a ready or easy flow of words or ideas.
synopsisA syllabus or summary.
to perpetuateTo preserve from extinction or oblivion.
incombustible adjThat can not be burned.
brigadeA body of troops consisting of two or more regiments.
siroccohot winds from Africa.
conscientious adjGoverned by moral standard.
deformityA disfigurement.
to underwriteTo issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance.
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forcible adjViolent.
repugnant adjOffensive to taste and feeling.
discrepant adjOpposite.
to allayTo calm the violence or reduce the intensity of; mitigate.
scoundrelA man without principle.
mediocre adjOrdinary.
theismBelief in God.
fanaticA religious zealot.
plummetA piece of lead for making soundings, adjusting walls to the vertical.
naval adjPertaining to ships.
pleasurable adjAffording gratification.
to baffleTo foil or frustrate.
pomposityThe quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
to fondleTo handle tenderly and lovingly.
querulous adjHabitually complaining.
decagramA weight of 10 grams.
bibliophileOne who loves books.
sequacious adjReady to be led.
unlawful adjIllegal.
generosityA disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.
inverse adjContrary in tendency or direction.
to agitateTo move or excite (the feelings or thoughts).
terse adjPithy.
bulbous adjOf, or pertaining to, or like a bulb.
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probationAny proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
indiscreet adjLacking wise judgment.
impregnable adjThat can not be taken by assault.
to undervalueTo underestimate.
insufficient adjInadequate for some need, purpose, or use.
inherenceThe state of being permanently existing in something.
colleagueAn associate in professional employment.
drachmaA modern and an ancient Greek coin.
to blasphemeTo indulge in profane oaths.
gynecologyThe science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women.
peerageThe nobility.
to orateTo deliver an elaborate or formal public speech.
suppressionA forcible putting or keeping down.
repressible adjAble to be kept under restraint or control.
reversionA return to or toward some former state or condition.
to overshadowTo cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison.
energetic adjWorking vigorously.
redemptionThe recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged, by paying the debt.
fiducial adjIndicative of faith or trust.
rendezvousA prearranged place of meeting.
to deliquesceTo dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air.
metronomeAn instrument for indicating and marking exact time in music.
to altercateTo contend angrily or zealously in words.
congenial adjHaving kindred character or tastes.
fallacious adjIllogical.
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to curtailTo cut off or cut short.
amatory adjDesigned to excite love.
to discolorTo stain.
ferneryA place in which ferns are grown.
vaingloryExcessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity.
herbariumA collection of dried plants scientifically arranged for study.
tractable adjEasily led or controlled.
to harassTo trouble with importunities, cares, or annoyances.
jurorOne who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice.
dominant adjConspicuously prominent.
mordant adjBiting.
to percolateTo filter.
to prefixTo attach at the beginning.
nasal adjPertaining to the nose.
to immigrateTo come into a country or region from a former habitat.
altitudeVertical distance or elevation above any point or base-level, as the sea.
prim adjStiffly proper.
evangelistA preacher who goes from place to place holding services.
linguaThe tongue.
scrupleDoubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty.
to badgerTo pester.
to reputeTo hold in general opinion.
to conciliateTo obtain the friendship of.
beneficiaryOne who is lawfully entitled to the profits and proceeds of an estate or property.
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to revertTo return, or turn or look back, as toward a former position or the like.
knight errantOne of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of adventure.
to exceedTo go beyond, as in measure, quality, value, action, power, skill, etc.
cereal adjPertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.
predominanceAscendancy or preponderance.
virtuosoA master in the technique of some particular fine art.
liege adjSovereign.
maledictionThe calling down of a curse or curses.
granteeThe person to whom property is transferred by deed.
nomineeOne who receives a nomination.
dramatistOne who writes plays.
austere adjSeverely simple; unadorned.
to surmiseTo conjecture.
belleA woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
inimical adjAdverse.
to begrudgeTo envy one of the possession of.
rapacious adjDisposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods.
excitationIntensified emotion or action.
moraleA state of mind with reference to confidence, courage, zeal, and the like.
nowhere advIn no place or state.
demagogueAn unprincipled politician.
venomThe poisonous fluid that certain animals secrete.
to preponderateTo exceed in influence or power.
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corporeal adjOf a material nature; physical.
to fortifyTo provide with defensive works.
impatienceUnwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things.
stagy adjHaving a theatrical manner.
cygnetA young swan.
academyAny institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
sparse adjThinly diffused.
pyromaniaAn insane propensity to set things on fire.
satireThe employment of sarcasm, irony, or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices.
fallowLand broken up and left to become mellow or to rest.
lienA legal claim or hold on property, as security for a debt or charge.
perigeeThe point in the orbit of the moon when it is nearest the earth.
hosieryA stocking.
to entangleTo involve in difficulties, confusion, or complications.
ingenious adjEvincing skill, originality, or cleverness, as in contrivance or arrangement.
ascentA rising, soaring, or climbing.
banal adjCommonplace.
antique adjPertaining to ancient times.
workmanlike adjLike or befitting a skilled workman.
sophistical adjFallacious.
disbelieverOne who refuses to believe.
fetusThe young in the womb or in the egg.
translatorAn interpreter.
proficiencyAn advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
complaisant adjAgreeable.
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technologyThe knowledge relating to industries and manufactures.
guileless adjFrank.
kerchiefA square of linen, silk, or other material, used as a covering for the head or neck.
timorous adjLacking courage.
extensive adjExtended widely in space, time, or scope.
triplicate adjComposed of or pertaining to three related things or parts.
instigatorOne who incites to evil.
vestigeA visible trace, mark, or impression, of something absent, lost, or gone.
to dwindleTo diminish or become less.
to besetTo attack on all sides.
modernityThe state or character of being modern.
corrosionGradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
panaceaA remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases.
vitalityThe state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance.
sebaceous adjPertaining to or appearing like fat.
virile adjMasculine.
sphericityThe state or condition of being a sphere.
CatholicismThe system, doctrine, and practice of the Roman Catholic Church.
carcassThe dead body of an animal.
metamorphosisA passing from one form or shape into another.
midsummerThe middle of the summer.
scurrilous adjGrossly indecent or vulgar.
propagandaAny institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system.
visageThe face, countenence, or look of a person.
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inchoate adjIncipient.
repentanceSorrow for something done or left undone, with desire to make things right by undoing the wrong.
pungencyThe quality of affecting the sense of smell.
superfluityThat part of anything that is in excess of what is needed.
diagnosisDetermination of the distinctive nature of a disease.
latish adjRather late.
to enamorTo inspire with ardent love.
to oughtTo be under moral obligation to be or do.
airy adjDelicate, ethereal.
witticismA witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
maleficent adjMischievous.
insensible adjImperceptible.
to imbrueTo wet or moisten.
undulous adjResembling waves.
disreputeA bad name or character.
drastic adjActing vigorously.
to sophisticateTo deprive of simplicity of mind or manner.
fusible adjCapable of being melted by heat.
acrimonious adjFull of bitterness.
mausoleumA tomb of more than ordinary size or architectural pretensions.
philanthropic adjBenevolent.
herbivorous adjFeeding on herbs or other vegetable matter, as animals.
bacteriumA microbe.
penchantA bias in favor of something.
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supplementary adjBeing an addition to.
flag-officerThe captain of a flag-ship.
insular adjPertaining to an island.
indomitable adjUnconquerable.
patrimonyAn inheritance from an ancestor, especially from one's father.
simileA comparison which directs the mind to the representative object itself.
malevolenceIll will.
venditionThe act of selling.
refragable adjCapable of being refuted.
trinityA threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance.
convulsionA violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body.
to aggravateTo make heavier, worse, or more burdensome.
to carouseTo drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner.
subservienceThe quality, character, or condition of being servilely following another's behests.
componentA constituent element or part.
imminent adjDangerous and close at hand.
insuperable adjInvincible.
petulant adjDisplaying impatience.
mutinyRebellion against lawful or constituted authority.
to clarifyTo render intelligible.
to recurTo happen again or repeatedly, especially at regular intervals.
actualityAny reality.
cogent adjAppealing strongly to the reason or conscience.
employerOne who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay.
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to magnetizeTo make a magnet of, permanently, or temporarily.
lingual adjPertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance.
medleyA composition of different songs or parts of songs arranged to run as a continuous whole.
to operateTo put in action and supervise the working of.
fluxA state of constant movement, change, or renewal.
delicacyThat which is agreeable to a fine taste.
brigandOne who lives by robbery and plunder.
to dunTo make a demand or repeated demands on for payment.
implicit adjImplied.
contrivanceThe act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.
prominenceThe quality of being noticeable or distinguished.
unique adjBeing the only one of its kind.
dissolute adjLewd.
anteroomA room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
kind-hearted adjHaving a kind and sympathetic nature.
polygonA figure having many angles.
to preordainTo foreordain.
hereticOne who holds opinions contrary to the recognized standards or tenets of any philosophy.
wretchednessExtreme misery or unhappiness.
irreversible adjIrrevocable.
irrelevant adjInapplicable.
peerless adjOf unequaled excellence or worth.
equestrian adjPertaining to horses or horsemanship.
hydroelectric adjPertaining to electricity developed water or steam.
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addendumSomething added, or to be added.
compulsory adjForced.
to bustleTo hurry.
accursed adjDoomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
devout adjReligious.
intracellular adjOccurring or situated within a cell.
epodeA species of lyric poems.
alcoholA volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.
lax adjNot stringent or energetic.
ichthyosaursA fossil reptile.
to requiteTo repay either good or evil to, as to a person.
to preestablishTo settle or arrange beforehand.
contusionA bruise.
salutationAny form of greeting, hailing, or welcome, whether by word or act.
frightful adjApt to induce terror or alarm.
to foistTo palm off.
occasionAn important event or celebration.
indignityUnmerited contemptuous conduct or treatment.
descendent adjProceeding downward.
dissectionThe act or operation of cutting in pieces, specifically of a plant or an animal.
powerless adjImpotent.
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matrimonyThe union of a man and a woman in marriage.
volatile adjChangeable.
impotent adjDestitute of or lacking in power, physical, moral, or intellectual.
denominationA body of Christians united by a common faith and form of worship and discipline.
copious adjPlenteous.
to wieldTo use, control, or manage, as a weapon, or instrument, especially with full command.
orthodox adjHolding the commonly accepted faith.
prolix adjVerbose.
picayune adjOf small value.
to bedeckTo cover with ornament.
Scriptural adjPertaining to, contained in, or warranted by the Holy Scriptures.
to bedaubTo smear over, as with something oily or sticky.
voluptuous adjhaving fullness of beautiful form, as a woman, with or without sensuous or sensual quality.
buoyant adjHaving the power or tendency to float or keep afloat.
campaignA complete series of connected military operations.
charlatanA quack.
epochA interval of time, memorable for extraordinary events.
irrefragable adjThat can not be refuted or disproved.
acrid adjHarshly pungent or bitter.
lexiconA dictionary.
sapid adjAffecting the sense of taste.
vernal adjBelonging to or suggestive of the spring.
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ambushThe act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy.
somniferous adjTending to produce sleep.
convenienceFitness, as of time or place.
foot-noteA note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column.
professorA public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.
to hackneyTo make stale or trite by repetition.
to evictTo dispossess pursuant to judicial decree.
gaitCarriage of the body in going.
misadventureAn unlucky accident.
to scintillateTo emit or send forth sparks or little flashes of light.
harbingerOne who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.
to temporizeTo pursue a policy of delay.
to prattleTo utter in simple or childish talk.
louseA small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals.
to expectTo look forward to as certain or probable.
hydrometerAn instrument for determining the density of solids and liquids by flotation.
moralistA writer on ethics.
effectual adjEfficient.
distemperA disease or malady.
minutiaA small or unimportant particular or detail.
superintendentOne who has the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement.
to overseeTo superintend.
to immortalizeTo cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time.
polysyllable adjHaving several syllables, especially more than three syllables.
to migrateTo remove or pass from one country, region, or habitat to another.
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inexplicable adjSuch as can not be made plain.
sextetA band of six singers or players.
velocityRapid motion.
explicit adjDefinite.
annalsA record of events in their chronological order, year by year.
prefatory adjPertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book.
donorOne who makes a donation or present.
encyclical adjIntended for general circulation.
eatable adjEdible.
antislavery adjOpposed to human slavery.
collapsible adjThat may or can collapse.
to botanizeTo study plant-life.
antechamberA waiting room for those who seek audience.
immaterial adjOf no essential consequence.
writingThe act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs.
cat-o-nine-tailsAn instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord, formerly used for flogging in the army and navy.
latent adjDormant.
forby advBesides.
to ingraftTo set or implant deeply and firmly.
preposterous adjUtterly ridiculous or absurd.
to agglomerateTo pile or heap together.
absolutionForgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
quartoAn eight-page newspaper of any size.
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lunaticAn insane person.
bilingual adjSpeaking two languages.
impolitic adjInexpedient.
influential adjHaving the power to sway the will of another.
protectionPreservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil.
consonant adjBeing in agreement or harmony with.
detrimentSomething that causes damage, depreciation, or loss.
to overpowerTo gain supremacy or victory over by superior power.
venereal adjPertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse.
to vacateTo leave.
microphoneAn apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
indolent adjHabitually inactive or idle.
raucous adjHarsh.
durationThe period of time during which anything lasts.
furtive adjStealthy or sly, like the actions of a thief.
troublesome adjBurdensome.
timbreThe quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch.
to congestTo collect into a mass.
to militateTo have weight or influence (in determining a question).
confluenceThe place where streams meet.
indefinitely advIn a vague or uncertain way.
to insinuateTo imply.
sympathetic adjHaving a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others.
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ligamentThat which binds objects together.
radianceBrilliant or sparkling luster.
to brandishTo wave, shake, or flourish triumphantly or defiantly, as a sword or spear.
pervasionThe state of spreading through every part.
invidious adjShowing or feeling envy.
exegesisBiblical exposition or interpretation.
mementoA souvenir.
suppressible adjCapable of being suppressed.
to enrageTo infuriate.
to abetTo aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
legionaryA member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor.
moonbeamA ray of moonlight.
theocracyA government administered by ecclesiastics.
reminiscent adjPertaining to the recollection of matters of personal interest.
marine adjOf or pertaining to the sea or matters connected with the sea.
distrustLack of confidence in the power, wisdom, or good intent of any person.
syllabic adjConsisting of that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
to subvertTo bring to ruin.
pompous adjMarked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
impersuadable adjUnyielding.
supernatural adjCaused miraculously or by the immediate exercise of divine power.
mannerismConstant or excessive adherence to one manner, style, or peculiarity, as of action or conduct.
depositoryA place where anything is kept in safety.
assetspl. Property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.
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corruptible adjOpen to bribery.
feasible adjThat may be done, performed, or effected; practicable.
reticenceThe quality of habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
primeval adjBelonging to the first ages.
puerile adjChildish.
luscious adjRich, sweet, and delicious.
to collideTo meet and strike violently.
to contemplateTo consider thoughtfully.
pedestrianOne who journeys on foot.
cycloid adjLike a circle.
heterodox adjAt variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion.
anticA grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
coniferous adjCone-bearing trees.
to overthrowTo vanquish an established ruler or government.
zealotOne who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner.
to deportTo take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
unnatural adjArtificial.
disobedient adjNeglecting or refusing to obey.
to reorganizeTo change to a more satisfactory form of organization.
neuter adjNeither masculine nor feminine.
spinous adjHaving spines.
original adjNot copied nor produced by imitation.
to miscountTo make a mistake in counting.
chattelAny article of personal property.
inceptive adjBeginning.
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despite prepIn spite of.
profileAn outline or contour.
partible adjSeparable.
yearlingA young animal past its first year and not yet two years old.
anthraciteHard coal.
abominable adjVery hateful.
hypnotic adjTending to produce sleep.
to infuseTo instill, introduce, or inculcate, as principles or qualities.
lustrous adjShining.
opportunistOne who takes advantage of circumstances to gain his ends.
sedulous adjPersevering in effort or endeavor.
to eulogizeTo speak or write a laudation of a person's life or character.
expediencyFitness to meet the requirements of a particular case.
advertiserOne who advertises, especially in newspapers.
migrant adjWandering.
dentifriceAny preparation used for cleaning the teeth.
occupantA tenant in possession of property, as distinguished from the actual owner.
prodigalOne wasteful or extravagant, especially in the use of money or property.
aeronautOne who navigates the air, a balloonist.
tense adjStrained to stiffness.
adhesionThe state of being attached or joined.
monasteryA dwelling-place occupied in common by persons under religious vows of seclusion.
gendarmeIn continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
inventive adjQuick at contrivance.
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defendantA person against whom a suit is brought.
anarchyAbsence or utter disregard of government.
distillerOne occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors.
impious adjCharacterized by irreverence or irreligion.
to frayTo fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads.
to wrestTo pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing.
to descryTo discern.
playwrightA maker of plays for the stage.
defiant adjCharacterized by bold or insolent opposition.
machineryThe parts of a machine or engine, taken collectively.
semiannual adjRecurring at intervals of six months.
microscopeAn instrument for assisting the eye in the vision of minute objects or features of objects.
pentahedronA solid bounded by five plane faces.
chameleon adjChangeable in appearance.
unguentAny ointment or lubricant for local application.
gradient adjMoving or advancing by steps.
reprobateOne abandoned to depravity and sin.
reluctant adjUnwilling.
aide-de-campAn officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general.
formationRelative disposition of parts.
biographyA written account of one's life, actions, and character.
to embarkTo make a beginning in some occupation or scheme.
to rotateTo cause to turn on or as on its axis, as a wheel.
to reprieveTo grant a respite from punishment to.
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erroneous adjIncorrect.
to christenTo name in baptism.
festive adjMerry.
to expostulateTo discuss.
transalpine adjSituated on the other side of the Alps.
cartilageAn elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
clement adjCompassionate.
provincial adjUncultured in thought and manner.
to overpayTo pay or reward in excess.
contagionThe communication of disease from person to person.
rondoA musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times.
imperfectible adjThat can not be perfected.
genitive adjIndicating source, origin, possession, or the like.
effectA consequence.
consumptive adjDesigned for gradual destruction.
opticPertaining to the eye or vision.
distinctionA note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies.
to granulateTo form into grains or small particles.
to navigateTo traverse by ship.
renunciationAn explicit disclaimer of a right or privilege.
to brazeTo make of or ornament with brass.
consulAn officer appointed to reside in a foreign city, chiefly to represent his country.
posseA force of men.
appropriate adjSuitable for the purpose and circumstances.
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impetuous adjImpulsive.
determinationThe act of deciding.
pioneerOne among the first to explore a country.
foliageAny growth of leaves.
tolerable adjModerately good.
inflammable adjEasily set on fire or excited.
immaculate adjWithout spot or blemish.
contrabandTrade forbidden by law or treaty.
to accostTo speak to.
tortuous adjAbounding in irregular bends or turns.
miterThe junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle.
to retractTo recall or take back (something that one has said).
tortious adjWrongful.
malleable adjPliant.
absenceThe fact of not being present or available.
to occludeTo absorb, as a gas by a metal.
ablutionA washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
odeThe form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung.
deviltryWanton and malicious mischief.
to endearTo cause to be loved.
infinityBoundless or immeasurable extension or duration.
archaic adjAntiquated
caustic adjSarcastic and severe.
to materializeTo take perceptible or substantial form.
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endurable adjTolerable.
calculable adjThat may be estimated by reckoning.
hydraThe seven- or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules.
playful adjFrolicsome.
nameless adjHaving no fame or reputation.
permutationReciprocal change, different ordering of same items.
ashen adjPale.
confederateOne who is united with others in a league, compact, or agreement.
ulterior adjNot so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of.
affirmative adjAnswering yes; to a question at issue.
cajoleryDelusive speech.
harmonious adjConcordant in sound.
creviceA small fissure, as between two contiguous surfaces.
to transcendTo surpass.
to compensateTo remunerate.
to dispossessTo deprive of actual occupancy, especially of real estate.
accessoryA person or thing that aids the principal agent.
to dogmatizeTo make positive assertions without supporting them by argument or evidence.
abundant adjPlentiful.
collegianA college student.
postscriptSomething added to a letter after the writer's signature.
existencePossession or continuance of being.
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to extrudeTo drive out or away.
generally advOrdinarily.
to deignTo deem worthy of notice or account.
to accedeTo agree.
tremorAn involuntary trembling or shivering.
feteA festival or feast.
alderAny shrub or small tree of the genus Alumnus, of the oak family.
to postdateTo make the date of any writing later than the real date.
decaliterA liquid and dry measure of 10 liters.
to abaseTo lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
to precipitateTo force forward prematurely.
irritable adjShowing impatience or ill temper on little provocation.
to encampTo pitch tents for a resting-place.
irate adjMoved to anger.
caucusA private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates.
to cedeTo pass title to.
natal adjPertaining to one's birth.
to distrainTo subject a person to distress.
chateauA castle or manor-house.
patriotismLove and devotion to one's country.
paralysisLoss of the power of contractility in the voluntary or involuntary muscles.
menagerieA collection of wild animals, especially when kept for exhibition.
trammelAn impediment.
prehensile adjAdapted for grasping or holding.
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MadonnaA painted or sculptured representation of the Virgin, usually with the infant Jesus.
intestacyThe condition resulting from one's dying not having made a valid will.
ultimate adjBeyond which there is nothing else.
inquisitive adjGiven to questioning, especially out of curiosity.
oblong adjLonger than broad: applied most commonly to rectangular objects considerably elongated
parlanceMode of speech.
subservient adjServilely following another's behests.
waifA homeless, neglected wanderer.
to macadamizeTo cover or pave, as a path or roadway, with small broken stone.
prominent adjConspicuous in position, character, or importance.
idiosyncrasyA mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual.
penetrable adjThat may be pierced by physical, moral, or intellectual force.
liquefacient adjPossessing a liquefying nature or power.
mundane adjWorldly, as opposed to spiritual or celestial.
narrativeAn orderly continuous account of the successive particulars of an event.
practicable adjFeasible.
alimentThat which nourishes.
doeThe female of the deer.
poetasterAn inferior poet.
distraught adjBewildered.
repositoryA place in which goods are stored.
conformable adjHarmonious.
to convolveTo move with a circling or winding motion.
to foretellTo predict.
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degeneracyA becoming worse.
to preoccupyTo fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects.
outright advEntirely.
to avertTo turn away or aside.
sprightly adjVivacious.
votary adjConsecrated by a vow or promise.
to misinterpretTo misunderstand.
pinnacleA high or topmost point, as a mountain-peak.
to levyTo impose and collect by force or threat of force.
feminine adjCharacteristic of woman or womankind.
rapineThe act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force, as in war.
innocuous adjHarmless.
leewardThat side or direction toward which the wind blows.
languid adjRelaxed.
confidantOne to whom secrets are entrusted.
hypocrisyExtreme insincerity.
to purloinTo steal.
venous adjOf, pertaining to, or contained or carried in a vein or veins.
objectorOne who objects, as to a proposition, measure, or ruling.
robust adjCharacterized by great strength or power of endurance.
illiterate adjHaving little or no book-learning.
to excelTo be superior or distinguished.
to accreditTo give credit or authority to.
to unifyTo cause to be one.
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ignoble adjLow in character or purpose.
balladAny popular narrative poem, often with epic subject and usually in lyric form.
pamphletA brief treatise or essay, usually on a subject of current interest.
referable adjAscribable.
comparative adjRelative.
extraordinary adjUnusual.
glimmerA faint, wavering, unsteady light.
metaphysical adjPhilosophical.
malletA wooden hammer.
decasyllableA line of ten syllables.
paroxysmA sudden outburst of any kind of activity.
well-to-do adjIn prosperous circumstances.
landmarkA familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of.
to blazonTo make widely or generally known.
physiognomyThe external appearance merely.
apposite adjAppropriate.
tranquil adjCalm.
obsequious adjShowing a servile readiness to fall in with the wishes or will of another.
to recedeTo move back or away.
fragile adjEasily broken.
incontrovertible adjIndisputable.
malariaA fever characterized by alternating chills, fever, and sweating.
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tolerant adjIndulgent.
dominationControl by the exercise of power or constituted authority.
paronymous adjDerived from the same root or primitive word.
nestling adjRecently hatched.
to vacillateTo waver.
judgmentThe faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached.
tanneryA place where leather is tanned.
sopranoA woman's or boy's voice of high range.
salvageAny act of saving property.
to CalvinizeTo teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism.
bravadoAn aggressive display of boldness.
missileAny object, especially a weapon, thrown or intended to be thrown.
versatile adjHaving an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects.
labyrinthA maze.
lifetimeThe time that life continues.
to intersectTo cut through or into so as to divide.
dignitaryOne who holds high rank.
to ponderTo meditate or reflect upon.
incitementThat which moves to action, or serves as an incentive or stimulus.
numerical adjOf or pertaining to number.
misogynyHatred of women.
persistenceA fixed adherence to a resolve, course of conduct, or the like.
intellectual adjCharacterized by intelligence.
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syllableThat which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
irreverential adjShowing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
confinementRestriction within limits or boundaries.
interpreterA person who makes intelligible the speech of a foreigner by oral translation.
citadelAny strong fortress.
terminal adjPertaining to or creative of a boundary, limit.
essenceThat which makes a thing to be what it is.
transfusionThe act of pouring from one vessel to another.
to actuateTo move or incite to action.
immiscible adjSeparating, as oil and water.
intrinsic adjInherent.
pedalA lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments, cycles, and other machines.
to tantalizeTo tease.
somber adjGloomy.
to regressTo return to a former place or condition.
masterpieceA superior production.
to equivocateTo use words of double meaning.
lovable adjAmiable.
abject adjSunk to a low condition.
magnanimous adjGenerous in treating or judging others.
prioryA monastic house.
to enactTo make into law, as by legislative act.
sagacious adjAble to discern and distinguish with wise perception.
interminable adjHaving no limit or end.
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pharmacyThe art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines.
grindstoneA flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.
jovial adjMerry.
to possessTo own.
alkaliAnything that will neutralize an acid, as lime, magnesia, etc.
sonataAn instrumental composition.
premiseA judgment as a conclusion.
tingeA faint trace of color.
dedicationThe voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause.
subliminal adjBeing beneath the threshold of consciousness.
manufacturerA person engaged in manufacturing as a business.
sociologyThe philosophical study of society.
adorationProfound devotion.
aforesaid adjSaid in a preceding part or before.
to vitalizeTo endow with life or energy.
to infringeTo trespass upon.
akin adjOf similar nature or qualities.
to commissionTo empower.
virtual adjBeing in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance.
battenA narrow strip of wood.
ecstatic adjEnraptured.
dilapidated paFallen into decay or partial ruin.
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pseudonymA fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
transferable adjCapable of being conveyed from one person or place to another.
faulty adjImperfect.
prohibitory adjInvolving or equivalent to prohibition, especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages.
protegeOne specially cared for and favored by another usually older person.
accompanimentA subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.
torrid adjExcessively hot.
to fulminateTo cause to explode.
impulsive adjUnpremeditated.
inglorious adjShameful.
arrogant adjUnduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc.
floral adjPertaining to flowers.
to exasperateTo excite great anger in.
cosmopolitan adjCommon to all the world.
hybrid adjCross-bred.
malcontentOne who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs.
quiescent adjBeing in a state of repose or inaction.
logical adjCapable of or characterized by clear reasoning.
able-bodied adjCompetent for physical service.
percussionThe sharp striking of one body against another.
entreeThe act of entering.
mnemonicsA system of principles and formulas designed to assist the recollection in certain instances.
to defaceTo mar or disfigure the face or external surface of.
to importuneTo harass with persistent demands or entreaties.
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precedential adjOf the nature of an instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
to accouterTo dress.
grisly adjFear-inspiring.
secretive adjHaving a tendency to conceal.
illegal adjNot according to law.
illusory adjDeceiving or tending to deceive, as by false appearance.
militarismA policy of maintaining great standing armies.
to expendTo spend.
actuaryAn officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
alabasterA white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
ironyCensure or ridicule under cover of praise or compliment.
duetA composition for two voices or instruments.
plutocracyA wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money.
creakA sharp, harsh, squeaking sound.
to exhilarateTo fill with high or cheerful spirits.
to foregoTo deny oneself the pleasure or profit of.
arcadeA vaulted passageway or street; a roofed passageway having shops, etc., opening from it.
contemptuous adjDisdainful.
parallelismEssential likeness.
infernal adjAkin to or befitting hell or its occupants.
functionaryAn official.
qualmA fit of nausea.
to generateTo produce or cause to be.
to innovateTo introduce or strive to introduce new things.
docile adjEasy to manage.
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vigilant adjBeing on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety.
equitable adjCharacterized by fairness.
to inciteTo rouse to a particular action.
heterogeneityUnlikeness of constituent parts.
savageA wild and uncivilized human being.
provident adjAnticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies.
to entwineTo interweave.
vocablea word, especially one regarded in relation merely to its qualities of sound.
assassinationMurderer, as by secret assault or treachery.
to visualizeTo give pictorial vividness to a mental representation.
intermediate adjBeing in a middle place or degree or between extremes.
to stifleTo smother.
nefarious adjWicked in the extreme.
cadaverous adjResembling a corpse.
pedagogyThe science and art of teaching
apostleAny messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
decalogueThe ten commandments.
prelateOne of a higher order of clergy having direct authority over other clergy.
loquacious adjTalkative.
to denoteTo designate by word or mark.
whimsical adjCapricious.
promontoryA high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea.
convolutionA winding motion.
rife adjAbundant.
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centurionA captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
to affixTo fasten.
employeeOne who works for wages or a salary.
bureaucracyGovernment by departments of men transacting particular branches of public business.
bronchusEither of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs.
underlingA subordinate.
calorieAmount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade.
nuanceA slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind.
elocutionThe art of correct intonation, inflection, and gesture in public speaking or reading.
to disparageTo regard or speak of slightingly.
awry adj / advOut of the proper form, direction, or position.
to arbitrateTo act or give judgment as umpire.
herniaProtrusion of any internal organ in whole or in part from its normal position.
bibulous adjFond of drinking.
to betideTo happen to or befall.
foresightProvision against harm or need.
to tolerateTo passively permit or put up with.
payeeA person to whom money has been or is to be paid.
effervescent adjGiving off bubbles of gas.
to outstretchTo extend.
predicamentA difficult, trying situation or plight.
inflexible adjThat can not be altered or varied.
bristleOne of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.
antidoteAnything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison, disease, or the like.
permanenceA continuance in the same state, or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature.
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blemishA mark that mars beauty.
analystOne who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method.
to deformTo disfigure.
entrailspl. The internal parts of an animal.
olive-branchA branch of the olive-tree, as an emblem of peace.
ostentationA display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery.
cacophonyA disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
omnipotenceUnlimited and universal power.
rightful adjConformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage.
parishThe ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor.
to accumulateTo become greater in quantity or number.
indescribable adjThat can not be described.
roteRepetition of words or sounds as a means of learning them, with slight attention.
to enumerateTo name one by one.
misdemeanorEvil conduct, small crime.
sextuple adjMultiplied by six.
rebuffA peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches.
redundant adjConstituting an excess.
minionA servile favorite.
out-and-out advGenuinely.
gestureA movement or action of the hands or face, expressive of some idea or emotion.
betimes advIn good season or time.
DecameronA volume consisting of ten parts or books.
statuetteA figurine.
to castigateTo punish.
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benignityKindness of feeling, disposition, or manner.
anemometerAn instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind.
to irkTo afflict with pain, vexation, or fatigue.
immature adjNot full-grown.
prudential adjProceeding or marked by caution.
aversionA mental condition of fixed opposition to or dislike of some particular thing.
magistracyThe office or dignity of a magistrate.
subtrahendThat which is to be subtracted.
to discountenanceTo look upon with disfavor.
temporary adjLasting for a short time only.
OccidentThe countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions.
nondescript adjIndescribable.
syndicateAn association of individuals united for the prosecution of some enterprise.
to originateTo cause or constitute the beginning or first stage of the existence of.
edictThat which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action.
respiteInterval of rest.
to underlieTo be the ground or support of.
to parleyTo converse in.
to emergeTo come into view or into existence.
to enfeebleTo debilitate.
circumlocutionIndirect or roundabout expression.
genital adjOf or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs.
to safeguardTo protect.
laureate adjCrowned with laurel, as a mark of distinction.
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free tradeCommerce unrestricted by tariff or customs.
auraPervasive psychic influence supposed to emanate from persons
to pareTo cut, shave, or remove (the outside) from anything.
bailiffAn officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
to inquireTo ask information about.
laborious adjToilsome.
normalcyThe state of being normal.
to predominateTo be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.
to abdicateTo give up (royal power or the like).
contiguous adjTouching or joining at the edge or boundary.
minute adjExceedingly small in extent or quantity.
to interceptTo interrupt the course of.
pupilageThe state or period of being a student.
to subsideTo relapse into a state of repose and tranquillity.
denouementThat part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up.
to revokeTo rescind.
to counteractTo act in opposition to.
premier adjFirst in rank or position.
extrajudicial adjHappening out of court.
patronymic adjFormed after one's father's name.
to disinfectTo remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases.
protuberanceSomething that swells out from a surrounding surface.
palateThe roof of the mouth.
dendroid adjLike a tree.
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Arthurian adjPertaining to King Arthur, the real or legendary hero of British poetic story.
rectitudeThe quality of being upright in principles and conduct.
positionThe manner in which a thing is placed.
to gesticulateTo make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.
noiseless adjSilent.
militiaThose citizens, collectively, who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations.
thoroughfareA public street or road.
grievous adjCreating affliction.
afire adj / advOn fire, literally or figuratively.
inwardly advWith no outward manifestation.
to boreTo weary by tediousness or dullness.
episodeAn incident or story in a literary work, separable from yet growing out of it.
culinary adjOf or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen.
incapacityWant of power to apprehend, understand, and manage.
grottoA small cavern.
exhaustionDeprivation of strength or energy.
to inureTo harden or toughen by use, exercise, or exposure.
incidentA happening in general, especially one of little importance.
metaphysicianOne skilled in metaphysics.
pyreA heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.
aerial adjOf, pertaining to, or like the air.
quintetMusical composition arranged for five voices or instruments.
to renovateTo restore after deterioration, as a building.
to enlistTo enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment.
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hydrostaticsThe branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids.
to refuteTo prove to be wrong.
quartetA composition for four voices or four instruments.
crusadeAny concerted movement, vigorously prosecuted, in behalf of an idea or principle.
gourdA melon, pumpkin, squash, or some similar fruit having a hard rind.
to temptTo offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong.
frequencyThe comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space.
to facilitateTo make more easy.
erratic adjIrregular.
attacheA subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy.
portentAnything that indicates what is to happen.
undue adjMore than sufficient.
excursionA journey.
to obliterateTo cause to disappear.
reformChange for the better.
irreducible adjThat can not be lessened.
malignant adjEvil in nature or tending to do great harm or mischief.
to deterTo frighten away.
darkling advBlindly.
doubly advIn twofold degree or extent.
lodeA somewhat continuous unstratified metal- bearing vein.
oddityAn eccentricity.
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to invigorateTo animate.
to recoverTo regain.
reticent adjHabitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
brevityShortness of duration.
mordacious adjBiting or giving to biting.
presumptionThat which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved.
boleroA Spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
corporate adjBelonging to a corporation.
sordid adjOf degraded character or nature.
to discomfitTo put to confusion.
expository adjPertaining to a formal presentation.
coalitionCombination in a body or mass.
inactive adjInert.
surreptitious adjClandestine.
peremptory adjPrecluding question or appeal.
chanceryA court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.
receptive adjHaving the capacity, quality, or ability of receiving, as truths or impressions.
ocular adjOf or pertaining to the eye.
benignant adjBenevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
to emphasizeTo articulate or enunciate with special impressiveness upon a word, or a group of words.
to amalgamateTo mix or blend together in a homogeneous body.
forteA strong point.
imperturbable adjCalm.
somnolent adjSleepy.
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allyA person or thing connected with another, usually in some relation of helpfulness.
imaginary adjFancied.
to disarrangeTo throw out of order.
repetitionThe act of repeating.
benevolent adjLoving others and actively desirous of their well-being.
nowadays advIn the present time or age.
formidable adjDifficult to accomplish.
imminenceImpending evil or danger.
pennantA small flag.
to diluteTo make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something.
votive adjDedicated by a vow.
barographAn instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.
outlawA habitual lawbreaker.
symmetrical adjWell-balanced.
decrepit adjEnfeebled, as by old age or some chronic infirmity.
clamorous adjUrgent in complaint or demand.
parliamentA legislative body.
uppermost adjFirst in order of precedence.
cabinetThe body of men constituting the official advisors of the executive head of a nation.
colloquial adjPertaining or peculiar to common speech as distinguished from literary.
supernumerary adjSuperfluous.
to reprehandTo find fault with.
to prickleTo puncture slightly with fine, sharp points.
neglectful adjExhibiting or indicating omission.
botanyThe science that treats of plants.
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to conveneTo summon or cause to assemble.
to assimilateTo adapt.
coquetteA flirt.
to outrideTo ride faster than.
auburn adjReddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
exteriorThat which is outside.
preparationAn act or proceeding designed to bring about some event.
invalid adjHaving no force, weight, or cogency.
livid adjBlack-and-blue, as contused flesh.
to acquaintTo make familiar or conversant.
quite advFully.
to belittleTo disparage.
asexual adjHaving no distinct sexual organs.
unaffected adjSincere.
persuadable adjcapable of influencing to action by entreaty, statement, or anything that moves the feelings.
gaugeAn instrument for measuring.
to stultifyTo give an appearance of foolishness to.
lucid adjMentally sound.
intensionThe act of stringing or stretching, or state of being strained.
archipelagoAny large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves.
amicable adjDone in a friendly spirit.
ordinationA consecration to the ministry.
litigantA party to a lawsuit.
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to evokeTo call or summon forth.
refringent adjHaving the power to refract.
to awakenTo arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.
resonanceThe quality of being able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations.
inborn adjImplanted by nature.
allianceAny combination or union for some common purpose.
undergarmentA garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments.
Epicurean adjIndulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
dilettanteA superficial amateur.
to basteTo cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.
penaltyThe consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law.
dogmaA statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.
ready adjIn a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion.
hygieneThe branch of medical science that relates to improving health.
polyarchyGovernment by several or many persons of what- ever class.
paletteA thin tablet, with a hole for the thumb, upon which artists lay their colors for painting.
pantheismThe worship of nature for itself or its beauty.
to befogTo confuse.
laddieA lad.
exposureAn open situation or position in relation to the sun, elements, or points of the compass.
to guzzleTo swallow greedily or hastily; gulp.
ornate adjOrnamented to a marked degree.
impartial adjUnbiased.
ubiquitous adjBeing present everywhere.
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almanacA series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
keepsakeAnything kept or given to be kept for the sake of the giver.
tacticianOne who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness.
to waneTo diminish in size and brilliancy.
grenadierA member of a regiment composed of men of great stature.
consigneeA person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.
pandemic adjAffecting a whole people or all classes, as a disease.
to transactTo do business.
to baskTo make warm by genial heat.
municipalityA district enjoying municipal government.
dragnetA net to be drawn along the bottom of the water.
sedate adjEven-tempered.
to extenuateTo diminish the gravity or importance of.
retentionThe keeping of a thing within one's power or possession.
instructive adjConveying knowledge.
gastritisInflammation of the stomach.
fledglingA young bird.
to perjureTo swear falsely to.
to reconstructTo rebuild.
glutinous adjSticky.
freemasonA member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.
statisticianOne who is skilled in collecting and tabulating numerical facts.
to dislocateTo put out of proper place or order.
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judicious adjPrudent.
humanitarianA philanthropist.
cognate adjAkin.
to effervesceTo bubble up.
to depleteTo reduce or lessen, as by use, exhaustion, or waste.
to espyTo keep close watch.
lurid adjGhastly and sensational.
protoplasmThe substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell.
competenceAdequate qualification or capacity.
taciturn adjDisinclined to conversation.
to proscribeTo reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation.
philanthropyActive humanitarianism.
wee adjVery small.
affiliateSome auxiliary person or thing.
cosmic adjPertaining to the universe.
futile adjOf no avail or effect.
dexterityReadiness, precision, efficiency, and ease in any physical activity or in any mechanical work.
pensionA periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her.
to gladdenTo make joyous.
eclipseThe obstruction of a heavenly body by its entering into the shadow of another body.
percipienceThe act of perceiving.
surrogateOne who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another.
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to characterizeTo describe by distinctive marks or peculiarities.
foreshoreThat part of a shore uncovered at low tide.
heresyAn opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles.
monotonous adjUnchanging and tedious.
coronetInferior crown denoting, according to its form, various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign.
aldermanshipThe dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
exigent adjUrgent.
consecutive adjFollowing in uninterrupted succession.
necrologyA list of persons who have died in a certain place or time.
to displaceTo put out of the proper or accustomed place.
prescript adjPrescribed as a rule or model.
anodeThe point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
putrescent adjUndergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors.
perpendicular adjStraight up and down.
ardorIntensity of passion or affection.
intelligible adjComprehensible.
mandateA command.
symmetryRelative proportion and harmony.
pinchersAn instrument having two jaws working on a pivot.
inspectorAn official appointed to examine or oversee any matter of public interest or importance.
involuntary adjUnwilling.
caretA sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
commotionA disturbance or violent agitation.
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acute adjHaving fine and penetrating discernment.
prosaic adjUnimaginative.
granular adjComposed of small grains or particles.
antiquaryOne who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc.
migratory adjWandering.
boroughAn incorporated village or town.
insolencePride or haughtiness exhibited in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others.
insidious adjWorking ill by slow and stealthy means.
to allotTo assign a definite thing or part to a certain person.
to felicitateTo wish joy or happiness to, especially in view of a coming event.
philharmonic adjFond of music.
formulaFixed rule or set form.
violatorOne who transgresses.
possessionThe having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command.
determinate adjDefinitely limited or fixed.
phosphorescenceThe property of emitting light.
Martian adjPertaining to Mars, either the Roman god of war or the planet.
metropolisA chief city, either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state.
to ingratiateTo win confidence or good graces for oneself.
to conjoinTo unite.
suggestible adjThat can be suggested.
dubious adjDoubtful.
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to litigateTo cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law.
vehement adjVery eager or urgent.
sensitive adjEasily affected by outside operations or influences.
Achillean adjInvulnerable.
specialtyAn employment limited to one particular line of work.
to rearrangeTo arrange again or in a different order.
callow adjWithout experience of the world.
extravagant adjNeedlessly free or lavish in expenditure.
pestilent adjHaving a malign influence or effect.
sarcophagusA stone coffin or a chest-like tomb.
elementA component or essential part.
corporal adjBelonging or relating to the body as opposed to the mind.
autopsyThe examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death.
Anglo-SaxonThe entire English race wherever found, as in Europe, the United States, or India.
to chastenTo purify by affliction.
to befriendTo be a friend to, especially when in need.
to preengageTo preoccupy.
to abscondTo depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
immense adjVery great in degree, extent, size, or quantity.
tangent adjTouching.
to uprootTo eradicate.
to abstainTo keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
belligerent adjManifesting a warlike spirit.
tangencyThe state of touching.
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ardent adjBurning with passion.
to compriseTo consist of.
continenceSelf-restraint with respect to desires, appetites, and passion.
prescienceKnowledge of events before they take place.
to transpireTo come to pass.
to laveTo wash or bathe.
meticulous adjOver-cautious.
tinctureA solution, usually alcoholic, of some principle used in medicine.
dormant adjBeing in a state of or resembling sleep.
fragile adjCapable of being broken.
to fabricateTo invent fancifully or falsely.
botanical adjConnected with the study or cultivation of plants.
juicy adjSucculent.
to illumineTo make bright or clear.
vituperable adjDeserving of censure.
technographyThe scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development.
panegyricA formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act.
kernelA grain or seed.
cynosureThat to which general interest or attention is directed.
reflexible adjCapable of being reflected.
vassalA slave or bondman.
epitomeA simplified representation.
encomiumA formal or discriminating expression of praise.
to simplifyTo make less complex or difficult.
to outstripTo go beyond.
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to terminateTo put an end or stop to.
genealogistA tracer of pedigrees.
curable adjCapable of being remedied or corrected.
facetOne of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem.
preparatory adjHaving to do with what is preliminary.
vapid adjHaving lost sparkling quality and flavor.
consensusA collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons.
inefficiencyThat which does not accomplish an intended purpose.
to petrifyTo convert into a substance of stony hardness and character.
frailtyLiability to be broken or destroyed.
to palliateTo cause to appear less guilty.
to moltTo cast off, as hair, feathers, etc.
encoreThe call for a repetition, as of some part of a play or performance.
convergent adjTending to one point.
junctureAn articulation, joint, or seam.
fungible adjThat may be measured, counted, or weighed.
burgherAn inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
incomplete adjLacking some element, part, or adjunct necessary or required.
NemesisA goddess; divinity of chastisement and vengeance.
to explodeTo cause to burst in pieces by force from within.
electrotypeA metallic copy of any surface, as a coin.
relevant adjBearing upon the matter in hand.
garrisonThe military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.
bowlerIn cricket, the player who delivers the ball.
resistant adjOffering or tending to produce resistance.
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comely adjHandsome.
appreciable adjCapable of being discerned by the senses or intellect.
insolent adjImpudent.
anemiaDeficiency of blood or red corpuscles.
intercessionEntreaty in behalf of others.
temporal adjPertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life.
blazeA vivid glowing flame.
squatterOne who settles on land without permission or right.
inceptionThe beginning.
to discriminateTo draw a distinction.
prepossessionA preconceived liking.
gregarious adjNot habitually solitary or living alone.
to appendTo add or attach, as something accessory, subordinate, or supplementary.
to promenadeTo walk for amusement or exercise.
brogueAny dialectic pronunciation of English, especially that of the Irish people.
subacid adjSomewhat sharp or biting.
delectable adjDelightful to the taste or to the senses.
to expatriateTo drive from one's own country.
predominant adjSuperior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree.
to radiateTo extend in all directions, as from a source or focus.
bilateral adjTwo-sided.
provocationAn action or mode of conduct that excites resentment.
to imputeTo attribute.
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prerogative adjHaving superior rank or precedence.
to compressTo press together or into smaller space.
bulwarkAnything that gives security or defense.
convertible adjInterchangeable.
pontiffThe Pope.
pentadThe number five.
bumperA cup or glass filled to the brim, especially one to be drunk as a toast or health.
workmanshipThe art or skill of a workman.
neocracyGovernment administered by new or untried persons.
to denominateTo give a name or epithet to.
to inveighTo utter vehement censure or invective.
monotoneThe sameness or monotony of utterance.
to bungleTo execute clumsily.
to immerseTo plunge or dip entirely under water or other fluid.
animadversionThe utterance of criticism or censure.
efficiencyThe state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.
permanent adjDurable.
eugenic adjRelating to the development and improvement of race.
to trisectTo divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
bleak adjDesolate.
shriekA sharp, shrill outcry or scream, caused by agony or terror.
to despondTo lose spirit, courage, or hope.
prospectusA paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking.
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financial adjMonetary.
pendantAnything that hangs from something else, either for ornament or for use.
pentavalent adjQuinqeuvalent.
abeyanceA state of suspension or temporary inaction.
conservatoryAn institution for instruction and training in music and declamation.
nauseous adjLoathsome.
birthrightA privilege or possession into which one is born.
vincible adjConquerable.
elegyA lyric poem lamenting the dead.
to gibeTo utter taunts or reproaches.
AnglophobiaHatred or dread of England or of what is English.
fluential adjPertaining to streams.
abbessThe lady superior of a nunnery.
convivial adjDevoted to feasting, or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking.
heterogeneous adjConsisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds.
to impedeTo be an obstacle or to place obstacles in the way of.
to elapseTo quietly terminate: said of time.
to relegateTo send off or consign, as to an obscure position or remote destination.
oakumHemp-fiber obtained by untwisting and picking out loosely the yarns of old hemp rope.
to allegeTo assert to be true, especially in a formal manner, as in court.
felicityA state of well-founded happiness.
preferential adjPossessing, giving, or constituting preference or priority.
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irritantA mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, or tension.
transitionPassage from one place, condition, or action to another.
autumnal adjOf or pertaining to autumn.
disconsolate adjGrief-stricken.
to hustleTo move with haste and promptness.
to secedeTo withdraw from union or association, especially from a political or religious body.
statuesque adjHaving the grace, pose, or quietude of a statue.
guineaAn English monetary unit.
soluble adjCapable of being dissolved, as in a fluid.
to controlTo exercise a directing, restraining, or governing influence over.
languorLassitude of body or depression.
bodiceA women's ornamental corset-shaped laced waist.
breachThe violation of official duty, lawful right, or a legal obligation.
to revereTo regard with worshipful veneration.
to emitTo send or give out.
surveyorA land-measurer.
to accuseTo charge with wrong doing, misconduct, or error.
to galvanizeTo imbue with life or animation.
to evinceTo make manifest or evident.
indigenous adjNative.
dictumA positive utterance.
colossusAny strikingly great person or object.
recourseResort to or application for help in exigency or trouble.
to edifyTo build up, or strengthen, especially in morals or religion.
to avowTo declare openly.
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NarcissusThe son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus, fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection.
academic adjOf or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.
to confiscateTo appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury.
paleontologyThe branch of biology that treats of ancient life and fossil organisms.
urbanityRefined or elegant courtesy.
intemperanceImmoderate action or indulgence, as of the appetites.
to apprehendTo make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law.
fanciless adjUnimaginative.
emeritus adjRetired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
decorous adjSuitable for the occasion or circumstances.
to hinderTo obstruct.
curatorA person having charge as of a library or museum.
to interruptTo stop while in progress.
somnolenceOppressive drowsiness.
to adulterateTo make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
ProtestantA Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment.
to juxtaposeTo place close together.
quiet adjMaking no noise.
critiqueA criticism or critical review.
cynical adjExhibiting moral skepticism.
adroit adjHaving skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
execrable adjAbominable.
pleasant adjAgreeable.
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seignoirA title of honor or respectful address, equivalent to sir.
taut adjStretched tight.
clairvoyanceIntuitive sagacity or perception.
chaosAny condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion.
to scuttleTo sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom.
to vindicateTo prove true, right, or real.
hirsute adjHaving a hairy covering.
bestial adjAnimal.
knickknackA small article, more for ornament that use.
Milky WayThe galaxy.
poeticsThe rules and principles of poetry.
nuisanceThat which annoys, vexes, or irritates.
licit adjLawful.
fastidious adjHard to please.
hypercritical adjFaultfinding.
indivertible adjThat can not be turned aside.
differentiaAny essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species.
elasticityThat property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed.
autocratAny one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence.
equanimityEvenness of mind or temper.
municipal adjOf or pertaining to a town or city, or to its corporate or local government.
galore adjAbundant.
diplomatA representative of one sovereign state at the capital or court of another.
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altoThe lowest or deepest female voice or part.
pernicious adjTending to kill or hurt.
pentagramA figure having five points or lobes.
interrogative adjHaving the nature or form of a question.
to protractTo prolong.
exuberant adjMarked by great plentifulness.
to retrogradeTo cause to deteriorate or to move backward.
to garnishIn cookery, to surround with additions for embellishment.
satiric adjResembling poetry, in which vice, incapacity ,or corruption is held up to ridicule.
gluttonous adjGiven to excess in eating.
grandeurThe quality of being grand or admirably great.
penitential adjPertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
to believeTo accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.
to adhereTo stick fast or together.
morose adjGloomy.
counterfeit adjMade to resemble something else.
paternal adjFatherly.
pittanceAny small portion or meager allowance.
to appeaseTo soothe by quieting anger or indignation.
onslaughtA violent onset.
opportune adjEspecially fit as occurring, said, or done at the right moment.
lucrative adjHighly profitable.
to adjudgeTo award or bestow by formal decision.
outpostA detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main body to guard against surprise.
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deficiencyLack or insufficiency.
heptagonA figure having seven sides and seven angles.
prowessStrength, skill, and intrepidity in battle.
significant adjImportant, especially as pointing something out.
hindranceAn obstacle.
et cetera LatinAnd so forth.
amorphous adjWithout determinate shape.
lascivious adjLustful.
conductible adjCapable of being conducted or transmitted.
didactic adjPertaining to teaching.
to revileTo heap approach or abuse upon.
inbred adjInnate.
leonine adjLike a lion.
susceptible adjEasily under a specified power or influence.
denominatorPart of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
bevelAny inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees.
arrearSomething overdue and unpaid.
reciprocal adjMutually interchangeable or convertible.
to acquitTo free or clear, as from accusation.
suretySecurity for payment or performance.
estuaryA wide lower part of a tidal river.
pulmonary adjPertaining to the lungs.
verminA noxious or troublesome animal.
venial adjThat may be pardoned or forgiven, a forgivable sin.
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zeitgeistThe intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
typographyThe arrangement of composed type, or the appearance of printed matter.
laudatory adjPertaining to, expressing, or containing praise.
analogous adjCorresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations.
insatiable adjThat desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably.
acquisitionAnything gained, or made one's own, usually by effort or labor.
fugacious adjFleeting.
euphemismA figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted.
derivative adjComing or acquired from some origin.
tribuneAny champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper.
bierA horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave.
impietyIrreverence toward God.
egotistOne given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences.
sinuosityThe quality of curving in and out.
to endangerTo expose to peril.
to seizeTo catch or take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
to enlightenTo cause to see clearly.
perverse adjUnreasonable.
hale adjOf sound and vigorous health.
altarAny raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be offered or incense burned.
stratagemAny clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage.
dissonant adjHarsh or disagreeable in sound.
admissible adjHaving the right or privilege of entry.
plagiarismThe stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one's own.
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legacyA bequest.
glacial adjIcy, or icily cold.
depositorOne who makes a deposit, or has an amount deposited.
to parodyTo render ludicrous by imitating the language of.
to osculateTo kiss.
to recuperateTo recover.
convalescent adjRecovering health after sickness.
to decimateTo destroy a measurable or large proportion of.
to beseechTo implore.
stellar adjPertaining to the stars.
amply advSufficiently.
passible adjCapable of feeling of suffering.
variable adjHaving a tendency to change.
to embezzleTo misappropriate secretly.
percolatorA filter.
stupendous adjOf prodigious size, bulk, or degree.
pediatricsThe department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood.
filibusterOne who attempts to obstruct legislation.
inaccurate adjNot exactly according to the facts.
to congealTo coagulate.
to dejectTo dishearten.
despotAn absolute and irresponsible monarch.
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ducklingA young duck.
contributionThe act of giving for a common purpose.
fortitudePatient courage.
alcoholismA condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
dialogueA formal conversation in which two or more take part.
archdeaconA high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
matrixThat which contains and gives shape or form to anything.
to initiateTo perform the first act or rite.
milletA grass cultivated for forage and cereal.
mouthfulAs much as can be or is usually put into the or exercise.
fiscal adjPertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.
baleful adjMalignant.
to disseminateTo sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown.
pauperOne without means of support.
parentageThe relation of parent to child, of the producer to the produced, or of cause to effect.
weak-kneed adjWithout resolute purpose or energy.
amphibious adjLiving both on land and in water.
to imperilTo endanger.
primerAn elementary reading-book for children.
to besmearTo smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
to circumnavigateTo sail quite around.
ultramundane adjPertaining to supernatural things or to another life.
inestimable adjAbove price.
dutiful adjObedient.
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to mislayTo misplace.
syneresisThe coalescence of two vowels or syllables, as e'er for ever.
confident adjAssured.
triadA group of three persons of things.
supercilious adjExhibiting haughty and careless contempt.
to reclineTo cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position.
to retchTo make an effort to vomit.
homonymA word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
panoplyA full set of armor.
to computeTo ascertain by mathematical calculation.
fallacyAny unsound or delusive mode of reasoning, or anything based on such reasoning.
wileAn act or a means of cunning deception.
iridescent adjExhibiting changing rainbow-colors due to the interference of the light.
divisorThat by which a number or quantity is divided.
to defraudTo deprive of something dishonestly.
technic adjTechnical.
valeLevel or low land between hills.
connubial adjPertaining to marriage or matrimony.
pageantA dramatic representation, especially a spectacular one.
indigent adjPoor.
requiemA solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead.
adjurationA vehement appeal.
to implyTo signify.
martyrdomSubmission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle.
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to refractTo bend or turn from a direct course.
pledgeeThe person to whom anything is pledged.
demurragethe detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing.
lexicographerOne who makes dictionaries.
to legislateTo make or enact a law or laws.
head foremost advPrecipitately, as in diving.
circumspect adjShowing watchfulness, caution, or careful consideration.
baritone adjHaving a register higher than bass and lower than tenor.
to regenerateTo reproduce.
admittanceEntrance, or the right or permission to enter.
nectarineA variety of the peach.
heathenish adjIrreligious.
nude adjNaked.
sergeant-majorThe highest non-commissioned officer in a regiment.
to differentiateTo acquire a distinct and separate character.
kilometerA length of 1,000 meters.
nectarAny especially sweet and delicious drink.
contrite adjBroken in spirit because of a sense of sin.
trestleAn open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway-bridge.
excitable adjNervously high-strung.
complicationAn intermingling or combination of things or parts, especially in a perplexing manner.
courageous adjBrave.
translucenceThe property or state of allowing the passage of light.
extremityThe utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position.
souvenirA token of remembrance.
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quarterOne of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
inland adjRemote from the sea.
aural adjOf or pertaining to the ear.
coagulant adjProducing coagulation.
necromancerOne who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead.
deleterious adjHurtful, morally or physically.
vociferanceThe quality of making a clamor.
glazierOne who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.
habitable adjFit to be dwelt in.
partisan adjCharacterized by or exhibiting undue or unreasoning devotion to a party.
to reassureTo give new confidence.
disobedienceNeglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction.
constituentOne who has the right to vote at an election.
deistOne who believes in God, but denies supernatural revelation.
nomad adjHaving no fixed abode.
comprehensive adjLarge in scope or content.
curt adjConcise, compressed, and abrupt in act or expression.
maudlin adjFoolishly and tearfully affectionate.
accessA way of approach or entrance; passage.
occult adjExisting but not immediately perceptible.
necropolisA city of the dead.
oaken adjMade of or from oak.
prostrate adjLying prone, or with the head to the ground.
mazeA labyrinth.
eminenceAn elevated position with respect to rank, place, character, condition, etc.
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to mistrustTo regard with suspicion or jealousy.
to arrogateTo take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds.
ceremonious adjObservant of ritual.
blase adjSated with pleasure.
muleteerA mule-driver.
AntichristAny opponent or enemy of Christ, whether a person or a power.
miteA very small amount, portion, or particle.
physicistA specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
treatiseAn elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts.
venal adjMercenary, corrupt.
drainageThe means of draining collectively, as a system of conduits, trenches, pipes, etc.
to retraceTo follow backward or toward the place of beginning, as a track or marking.
progressionA moving forward or proceeding in course.
hordeA gathered multitude of human beings.
theocrasyThe mixed worship of polytheism.
degradationDiminution, as of strength or magnitude.
thoroughbred adjBred from the best or purest blood or stock.
to convalesceTo recover after a sickness.
estimable adjWorthy of respect.
granuleA small grain or particle.
skepticismThe entertainment of doubt concerning something.
to acclaimTo utter with a shout.
to introvertTo turn within.
to assessTo determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid).
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to impoverishTo make indigent or poor.
obstetricianA practitioner of midwifery.
graceless adjUngracious.
CalvaryThe place where Christ was crucified.
egressAny place of exit.
to acquiesceTo comply; submit.
to enthroneTo invest with sovereign power.
transcontinental adjExtending or passing across a continent.
chronometerA portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.
tipsy adjBefuddled with drinks.
unconscious adjNot cognizant of objects, actions, etc.
offshootSomething that branches off from the parent stock.
itinerant adjWandering.
collierOne who works in a coal-mine.
tenantAn occupant.
to undermanTo equip with less than the full complement of men.
to extricateDisentangle.
well-doerA performer of moral and social duties.
wherewithThe necessary means or resources.
to dilateTo enlarge in all directions.
to bewilderTo confuse the perceptions or judgment of.
exclamationAn abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling.
jaundiceA morbid condition, due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin.
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facsimileAn exact copy or reproduction.
efflorescent adjOpening in flower.
competitorA rival.
desiccantAny remedy which, when applied externally, dries up or absorbs moisture, as that of wounds.
to ossifyto convert into bone.
incipient adjInitial.
bass adjLow in tone or compass.
alleyA narrow street, garden path, walk, or the like.
pluralityA majority.
rotund adjRound from fullness or plumpness.
to mimicTo imitate the speech or actions of.
to juggleTo play tricks of sleight of hand.
to vivifyTo endue with life.
Unitarian adjPertaining to a religious body that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity.
to resentTo be indignant at, as an injury or insult.
candorThe quality of frankness or outspokenness.
to misuseTo maltreat.
obtrusive adjTending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.
opticianOne who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses.
solsticeThe time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination.
gratuitous adjVoluntarily.
neopaganismA new or revived paganism.
to probeTo search through and through.
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transienceSomething that is of short duration.
precipiceA high and very steep or approximately vertical cliff.
depressionA falling of the spirits.
ridiculous adjLaughable and contemptible.
polygamythe fact or condition of having more than one wife or husband at once.
to outlastTo last longer than.
to degenerateTo become worse or inferior.
uproarious adjNoisy.
blatant adjNoisily or offensively loud or clamorous.
insistent adjUrgent.
cabalismSuperstitious devotion to one's religion.
to consolidateTo combine into one body or system.
plumbA weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something.
pandemoniumA fiendish or riotous uproar.
phonetic adjRepresenting articulate sounds or speech.
to collapseTo cause to shrink, fall in, or fail.
to stagnateTo become dull or inert.
outburstA violent issue, especially of passion in an individual.
hardihoodFoolish daring.
venerable adjMeriting or commanding high esteem.
to moralizeTo render virtuous.
azaleaA flowering shrub.
sibilanceA hissing sound.
corruptionLoss of purity or integrity.
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breechThe buttocks.
evangelical adjSeeking the conversion of sinners.
lawmakerA legislator.
albeit conjEven though.
alcoveA covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room.
embolismAn obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel.
to penetrateTo enter or force a way into the interior parts of.
indicatorOne who or that which points out.
poignancySeverity or acuteness, especially of pain or grief.
BriticismA word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of Great Britain or the British.
promiscuous adjBrought together without order, distinction, or design (for sex).
gumptionCommon sense.
to forerunTo go before as introducing or ushering in.
mechanicsThe branch of physics that treats the phenomena caused by the action of forces.
gratuityThat which is given without demand or claim. Tip.
immigrantA foreigner who enters a country to settle there.
extinct adjBeing no longer in existence.
utilityFitness for some desirable practical purpose.
peripatetic adjWalking about.
wintry adjLacking warmth of manner.
to reclaimTo demand or to obtain the return or restoration of.
cravingA vehement desire.
ingratitudeInsensibility to kindness.
extensionA reaching or stretching out, as in space, time or scope.
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germane adjRelevant.
extant adjStill existing and known.
populous adjContaining many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory.
encyclopediaA work containing information on subjects, or exhaustive of one subject.
linear adjOf the nature of a line.
requitalAdequate return for good or ill.
unisonA condition of perfect agreement and accord.
anecdoteA brief account of some interesting event or incident.
semblanceOutward appearance.
readily advWithout objection or reluctance.
mountainous adjFull of or abounding in mountains.
narrow-minded adjCharacterized by illiberal views or sentiments.
ministrationAny religious ceremonial.
RenaissanceThe revival of letters, and then of art, which marks the transition from medieval to modern time.
ruthSorrow for another's misery.
ignominious adjShameful.
exodusA going forth or departure from a place or country, especially of many people.
to extortTo obtain by violence, threats, compulsion, or the subjection of another to some necessity.
musterAn assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection, or for numbering off.
accurate adjConforming exactly to truth or to a standard.
pedagogicsThe science and art of teaching.
concussionA violent shock to some organ by a fall or a sudden blow.
wry adjDeviating from that which is proper or right.
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censusAn official numbering of the people of a country or district.
to deduceTo derive or draw as a conclusion by reasoning from given premises or principles.
to conniveTo be in collusion.
to prolongTo extend in time or duration.
intermittent adjA temporary discontinuance.
to emanateTo flow forth or proceed, as from some source.
orationAn elaborate or formal public speech.
to reckTo have a care or thought for.
infrequent adjUncommon.
gaily advMerrily.
dispensationThat which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power.
contingencyPossibility of happening.
derelict adjNeglectful of obligation.
literatureThe written or printed productions of the human mind collectively.
generalityThe principal portion.
artful adjCharacterized by craft or cunning.
ailmentSlight sickness.
peaceable adjTranquil.
to disillusionTo disenchant.
to cajoleTo impose on or dupe by flattering speech.
inexhaustible adjSo large or furnishing so great a supply as not to be emptied, wasted, or spent.
odorous adjHaving an odor, especially a fragrant one.
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monitoryAdmonition or warning.
umbrageA sense of injury.
fawnA young deer.
incoercible adjIncapable of being forced, constrained, or compelled.
physicsThe science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
characteristicA distinctive feature.
ruffian adjA lawless or recklessly brutal fellow.
hypotenuseThe side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle.
to impairTo cause to become less or worse.
perennial adjContinuing though the year or through many years.
metempsychosisTransition of the soul of a human being at death into another body, whether human or beast.
viragoA bold, impudent, turbulent woman.
seismographAn instrument for recording the phenomena of earthquakes.
flexible adjPliable.
incandescent adjWhite or glowing with heat.
pauperismDependence on charity.
to discreditTo injure the reputation of.
linimentA liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises, inflammation, etc.
well-bred adjOf good ancestry.
editorialAn article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument.
to estrangeTo alienate.
to reconnoiterTo make a preliminary examination of for military, surveying, or geological purposes.
flagrant adjOpenly scandalous.
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to detractTo take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation.
to generalizeTo draw general inferences.
autocracyAbsolute government.
to misapprehendTo misunderstand.
consumptionGradual destruction, as by burning, eating, etc., or by using up, wearing out, etc.
sequelThat which follows in consequence of what has previously happened.
homogeneous adjMade up of similar parts or elements.
penancePunishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence.
dragoonIn the British army, a cavalryman.
to deferTo delay or put off to some other time.
metallurgyThe art or science of extracting a metal from ores, as by smelting.
triple adjThreefold.
to luxuriateTo live sumptuously.
to begetTo produce by sexual generation.
stimulantAnything that rouses to activity or to quickened action.
to dissuadeTo change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion, counsel, or pleading.
shuffleA mixing or changing the order of things.
perpetratorThe doer of a wrong or a criminal act.
syllabicationDivision of words into that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
averse adjReluctant.
kilnAn oven or furnace for baking, burning, or drying industrial products.
to embodyTo express, formulate, or exemplify in a concrete, compact or visible form.
to transmuteTo change in nature, substance, or form.
scopeA range of action or view.
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exuberanceRich supply.
linerA vessel belonging to a steamship-line.
intrigueA plot or scheme, usually complicated and intended to accomplish something by secret ways.
to frizzTo give a crinkled, fluffy appearance to.
florid adjFlushed with red.
salacious adjHaving strong sexual desires.
brineWater saturated with salt.
obituary adjA published notice of a death.
arid adjVery dry.
risible adjcapable of exciting laughter.
lithesome adjNimble.
inconsistent adjContradictory.
explosionA sudden and violent outbreak.
unctuous adjOily.
extremistOne who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
to eliminateTo separate and cast aside.
joggleA sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake.
bosomThe breast or the upper front of the thorax of a human being, especially of a woman.
penultimate adjA syllable or member of a series that is last but one.
frowzy adjSlovenly in appearance.
optimismThe view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best.
aboriginal adjPrimitive; unsophisticated.
acquiescencePassive consent.
extensorA muscle that causes extension.
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to circulateTo disseminate.
proselyteOne who has been won over from one religious belief to another.
auditionThe act or sensation of hearing.
theoretical adjDirected toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications.
motley adjComposed of heterogeneous or inharmonious elements.
to idolizeTo regard with inordinate love or admiration.
to rebutTo oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.
to ennobleTo dignify.
resurgent adjSurging back or again.
broganA coarse, heavy shoe.
to chastiseTo subject to punitive measures.
arboretumA botanical garden or place devoted to the cultivation of trees or shrubs.
unisonant adjBeing in a condition of perfect agreement and accord.
thereabout advNear that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately.
vacuumA space entirely devoid of matter.
ancestryOne's ancestors collectively.
heartrending adjVery depressing.
scriptWriting or handwriting of the ordinary cursive form.
extravaganceUndue expenditure of money.
martial adjPertaining to war or military operations.
probityVirtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
irreligious adjIndifferent or opposed to religion.
viscountIn England, a title of nobility, ranking fourth in the order of British peerage.
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macrocosmThe whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to which man is related.
to appraiseTo estimate the money value of.
to delugeTo overwhelm with a flood of water.
carnal adjSensual.
superb adjSumptuously elegant.
crucibleA trying and purifying test or agency.
bridleThe head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall, a bit, and the reins.
to circumscribeTo confine within bounds.
bombardierAn artillery man who has charge of mortars, bombs, and shells.
precedentAn instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
to collaborateTo labor or cooperate with another or others, especially in literary or scientific pursuits.
privateerA vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on maritime war.
festal adjJoyous.
ramose adjBranch-like.
intestineThat part of the digestive tube below or behind the stomach, extending to the anus.
dissentientOne who disagrees.
merciful adjDisposed to pity and forgive.
legitimacyAccordance with law.
surchargeAn additional amount charged.
proximately advImmediately.
proletarianA person of the lowest or poorest class.
solicitorOne who represents a client in court of justice; an attorney.
to laudTo praise in words or song.
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to leavenTo make light by fermentation, as dough.
midwifeA woman who makes a business of assisting at childbirth.
normA model.
albumA book whose leaves are so made to form paper frames for holding photographs or the like.
acmeThe highest point, or summit.
lithotypeIn engraving, an etched stone surface for printing.
granaryA storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked.
to intrudeTo come in without leave or license.
magnificenceThe exhibition of greatness of action, character, intellect, wealth, or power.
to deceiveTo mislead by or as by falsehood.
to verifyTo prove to be true, exact, or accurate.
anhydrous adjWithered.
leverThat which exerts, or through which one may exert great power.
alternativeSomething that may or must exist, be taken or chosen, or done instead of something else.
to defameTo slander.
to rebuildTo build again or anew.
scribeOne who writes or is skilled in writing.
giverOne who gives, in any sense.
gullible adjCredulous.
to impregnateTo make pregnant.
to pallTo make dull by satiety.
outlandish adjOf barbarous, uncouth, and unfamiliar aspect or action.
to disappearTo cease to exist, either actually or for the time being.
to subjugateTo conquer.
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lunar adjPertaining to the moon.
cantonmentThe part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered.
massacreThe unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.
icinessThe state of being icy.
competent adjQualified.
substantive adjSolid.
mantelThe facing, sometimes richly ornamented, about a fireplace, including the usual shelf above it.
inapt adjAwkward or slow.
sensibilityPower to perceive or feel.
theological adjBased on or growing out of divine revelation.
gastronomyThe art of preparing and serving appetizing food.
ravineA deep gorge or hollow, especially one worn by a stream or flow of water.
morbid adjCaused by or denoting a diseased or unsound condition of body or mind.
censorAn official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication.
to quadrateTo divide into quarters.
feudalismThe feudal system.
piteous adjCompassionate.
to impersonateTo appear or act in the character of.
to rueTo regret extremely.
vocative adjOf or pertaining to the act of calling.
to recantTo withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained).
slight adjOf a small importance or significance.
urchinA roguish, mischievous boy.
verbatim advWord for word.
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immutable adjUnchangeable.
pristine adjPrimitive.
Parisian adjOf or pertaining to the city of Paris.
erudite adjVery-learned.
susceptibilityA specific capability of feeling or emotion.
hydromechanicsThe mechanics of fluids.
phenomenal adjExtraordinary or marvelous.
stilettoA small dagger.
inconvenient adjInterfering with comfort or progress.
apostate adjFalse.
scribbleHasty, careless writing.
matineeAn entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime.
floeA collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice.
felonA criminal or depraved person.
punctilious adjStrictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom.
absurd adjInconsistent with reason or common sense.
to misruleTo misgovern.
instantaneous adjDone without perceptible lapse of time.
to perceiveTo have knowledge of, or receive impressions concerning, through the medium of the body senses.
to polluteTo contaminate.
cataractOpacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness.
veneerOutside show or elegance.
to translateTo give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect.
excellent adjPossessing distinguished merit.
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phenomenonAny unusual occurrence.
to preferTo hold in higher estimation.
peninsular adjPertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water.
clearanceA certificate from the proper authorities that a vessel has complied with the law and may sail.
ungainly adjClumsy.
candid adjStraightforward.
rabid adjAffected with rabies or hydrophobia.
vertical adjLying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon.
contemporaneous adjLiving, occurring, or existing at the same time.
to perforateTo make a hole or holes through.
to evertTo turn inside out.
incandescenceThe state of being white or glowing with heat.
simultaneous adjOccurring, done, or existing at the same time.
infirmaryA place for the reception or treatment of the sick.
witless adjFoolish, indiscreet, or silly.
personalityThe attributes, taken collectively, that make up the character and nature of an individual.
heteromorphic adjDeviating from the normal form or standard type.
outcryA vehement or loud cry or clamor.
momentary adjLasting but a short time.
multiform adjHaving many shapes, or appearances.
productive adjYielding in abundance.
embargoAuthoritative stoppage of foreign commerce or of any special trade.
foursome adjConsisting of four.
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sublingual adjSituated beneath the tongue.
placid adjSerene.
conspiratorOne who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose.
synonymA word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
inadmissible adjNot to be approved, considered, or allowed, as testimony.
to meteTo apportion.
prevalent adjOf wide extent or frequent occurrence.
valedictorianStudent who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution.
infirm adjLacking in bodily or mental strength.
livelihoodMeans of subsistence.
to inhibitTo hold back or in.
photometerAny instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights.
gyroscopeAn instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation.
abbeyThe group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
regimentA body of soldiers.
JingoOne of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy.
to encumberTo impede with obstacles.
presentient adjPerceiving or feeling beforehand.
to BowdlerizeTo expurgate in editing (a literary composition) by omitting words or passages.
to pervadeTo pass or spread through every part.
to recollectTo recall the knowledge of.
chagrinKeen vexation, annoyance, or mortification, as at one's failures or errors.
clumsy adjAwkward of movement.
lewd adjCharacterized by lust or lasciviousness.
to gratifyTo please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
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mulattoThe offspring of a white person and a black person.
acrimonySharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
to exertTo make an effort.
perspicuous adjLucid.
prohibitionistOne who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
nonpareilOne who or that which is of unequaled excellence.
to furbishTo restore brightness or beauty to.
neophyte adjHaving the character of a beginner.
pentagonA figure, especially, with five angles and five sides.
spectatorOne who beholds or looks on.
frugal adjEconomical.
to shrivelTo draw or be drawn into wrinkles.
acreageQuantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
to assassinateTo kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.
sinuous adjCurving in and out.
amphitheaterAn edifice of elliptical shape, constructed about a central open space or arena.
to submergeTo place or plunge under water.
to seduceTo entice to surrender chastity.
overseerA supervisor.
dutiable adjSubject to a duty, especially a customs duty.
impliable adjCapable of being inferred.
fulsome adjOffensive from excess of praise or commendation.
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acumenQuickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
medieval adjBelonging or relating to or descriptive of the middle ages.
punitive adjPertaining to punishment.
epiphanyAny appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity.
salutatoryThe opening oration at the commencement in American colleges.
vicarious adjSuffered or done in place of or for the sake of another.
arbitrary adjFixed or done capriciously.
to expiateTo make satisfaction or amends for.
refineryA place where some crude material, as sugar or petroleum, is purified.
to recaptureTo capture again.
confederacyA number of states or persons in compact or league with each other, as for mutual aid.
fitful adjSpasmodic.
sibilant adjMade with a hissing sound.
pentameterIn prosody, a line of verse containing five units or feet.
to ostracizeTo exclude from public or private favor.
aggressionAn unprovoked attack.
adieu interGood-by; farewell.
likely adjPlausible.
effeminate adjHaving womanish traits or qualities.
to economizeTo spend sparingly.
to enhanceTo intensify.
impracticable adjNot feasible.
liqueurAn alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances.
insurrectionThe state of being in active resistance to authority.
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interimTime between acts or periods.
onusA burden or responsibility.
fatuous adjIdiotic
finite adjLimited.
auriferous adjContaining gold.
preferable adjMore desirable than others.
slothful adjLazy.
resourceThat which is restored to, relied upon, or made available for aid or support.
vagrantAn idle wanderer.
to typifyTo serve as a characteristic example of.
to proceedTo renew motion or action, as after rest or interruption.
cragA rugged, rocky projection on a cliff or ledge.
isobarA line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment.
ambulanceA vehicle fitted for conveying the sick and wounded.
to dominateTo influence controllingly.
to forswearTo renounce upon oath.
effete adjExhausted, as having performed its functions.
permissible adjThat may be allowed.
outrageous adjShocking in conduct.
pavilionAn open structure for temporary shelter.
to eschewTo keep clear of.
aggravationThe fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
warlike adjBelligerent.
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to disburdenTo disencumber.
reflectible adjCapable of being turned back.
polytheismThe doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one.
cosmetic adjPertaining to the art of beautifying, especially the complexion.
absorptionThe act or process of absorbing.
micrometerAn instrument for measuring very small angles or dimensions.
clothierOne who makes or sells cloth or clothing.
illicit adjUnlawful.
innumerable adjCountless.
cohesive adjHaving the property of consistency.
to alludeTo refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
hesitancyA pausing to consider.
foreign adjBelonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.
pleaAn argument to obtain some desired action.
isletA little island.
moribund adjOn the point of dying.
to philosophizeTo seek ultimate causes and principles.
stratumA natural or artificial layer, bed, or thickness of any substance or material.
neo-DarwinsimDarwinism as modified and extended by more recent students.
to oustTo eject.
plasticityThe property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed.
ferocious adjOf a wild, fierce, and savage nature.
to emboldenTo give courage to.
to federateTo league together.
importunate adjUrgent in character, request, or demand.
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frankincenseA gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes.
denunciationThe act of declaring an action or person worthy of reprobation or punishment.
furrierA dealer in or maker of fur goods.
defensible adjCapable of being maintained or justified.
accusationA charge of crime, misdemeanor, or error.
arrant adjNotoriously bad.
onsetAn assault, especially of troops, upon an enemy or fortification.
pretentious adjMarked by pretense, conceit, or display.
precedencePriority in place, time, or rank.
interlocutorOne who takes part in a conversation or oral discussion.
transcendent adjSurpassing.
queueA file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance.
prologueA prefatory statement or explanation to a poem, discourse, or performance.
coxswainOne who steers a rowboat, or one who has charge of a ship's boat and its crew under an officer.
to inductTo bring in.
contumacyContemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority.
antonymA word directly opposed to another in meaning.
neologyThe coining or using of new words or new meanings of words.
to burnishTo make brilliant or shining.
retrospectA view or contemplation of something past.
significationThe meaning conveyed by language, actions, or signs.
orgiesWild or wanton revelry.
ascetic adjGiven to severe self-denial and practicing excessive abstinence and devotion.
polytechnic adjPertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts.
palinodeA retraction.
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Norman adjOf or peculiar to Normandy, in northern France.
insignificanceLack of import or of importance.
to speculateTo pursue inquiries and form conjectures.
quayA wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it.
pretextA fictitious reason or motive.
reactionary adjPertaining to, of the nature of, causing, or favoring reaction.
waveletA ripple.
perfumeryThe preparation of perfumes.
intolerable adjInsufferable.
panelA rectangular piece set in or as in a frame.
fallible adjCapable of erring.
conclusive adjSufficient to convince or decide.
vegetarianOne who believes in the theory that man's food should be exclusively vegetable.
protectorA defender.
to overdoTo overtax the strength of.
abbotThe superior of a community of monks.
participantOne having a share or part.
to transplantTo remove and plant in another place.
valorous adjCourageous.
centenary adjPertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years.
intellectThe faculty of perception or thought.
inevitable adjUnavoidable.
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to propagateTo spread abroad or from person to person.
excrescenceAny unnatural addition, outgrowth, or development.
dissipationThe state of being dispersed or scattered.
violoncelloA stringed instrument held between the player's knees.
nonentityA person or thing of little or no account.
prurient adjInclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
variantA thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance.
to equalizeTo render uniform.
to irradiateTo render clear and intelligible.
noviceA beginner in any business or occupation.
fiascoA complete or humiliating failure.
selective adjHaving the power of choice.
athirst adjWanting water.
arrangementThe act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order.
comprehensible adjIntelligible.
sinister adjEvil.
entomologyThe branch of zoology that treats of insects.
to purlTo cause to whirl, as in an eddy.
vegetationPlant-life in the aggregate.
to indictTo find and declare chargeable with crime.
concessionAnything granted or yielded, or admitted in response to a demand, petition, or claim.
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philosophyThe general principles, laws, or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything.
to commuteTo put something, especially something less severe, in place of.
to depraveTo render bad, especially morally bad.
pitiful adjWretched.
static adjPertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.
antagonismMutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons.
to embarrassTo render flustered or agitated.
assailantOne who attacks.
complex adjComplicated.
pedagogueA schoolmaster.
to recognizeTo recall the identity of (a person or thing).
disjunctive adjHelping or serving to disconnect or separate.
transmissible adjThat may e sent through or across.
hanger-onA parasite.
conjugal adjPertaining to marriage, marital rights, or married persons.
ambrosial adjDivinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious.
to disseverTo divide.
cessationDiscontinuance, as of action or motion.
negligenceOmission of that which ought to be done.
littoral adjOf, pertaining to, or living on a shore.
vendorA seller.
fancierOne having a taste for or interest in special objects.
equilibriumA state of balance.
to ruptureTo separate the parts of by violence.
meadA meadow.
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to antipathizeTo show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.
carrionDead and putrefying flesh.
concertoA musical composition.
seminaryA special school, as of theology or pedagogics.
coalescenceThe act or process of coming together so as to form one body, combination, or product.
euphonious adjCharacterized by agreeableness of sound.
to persistTo continue steadfast against opposition.
adjacencyThe state of being adjacent.
reslienceThe power of springing back to a former position
arboricultureThe cultivation of trees or shrubs.
senseThe signification conveyed by some word, phrase, or action.
quintessenceThe most essential part of anything.
zenithThe culminating-point of prosperity, influence, or greatness.
impalpable adjImperceptible to the touch.
to outreachTo reach or go beyond.
culvertAny artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road, canal.
disyllableA word of two syllables.
iotaA small or insignificant mark or part.
vendible adjMarketable.
BritanniaThe United Kingdom of Great Britain.
accessionInduction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
to mismanageTo manage badly, improperly, or unskillfully.
to officiateTo act as an officer or leader.
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whereaboutsThe place in or near which a person or thing is.
pestilenceA raging epidemic.
to invokeTo call on for assistance or protection.
violA stringed instrument of the violin class.
admonitionGentle reproof.
opalescenceThe property of combined refraction and reflection of light, resulting in smoky tints.
recidivistA confirmed criminal.
impromptuAnything done or said on the impulse of the moment.
swarthy adjHaving a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion.
to modifyTo make somewhat different.
leviathanAny large animal, as a whale.
fervorArdor or intensity of feeling.
emporiumA bazaar or shop.
to intoxicateTo make drunk.
gamesterA gambler.
photoelectric adjPertaining to the combined action of light and electricity.
objective adjGrasping and representing facts as they are.
viceroyA ruler acting with royal authority in place of the sovereign in a colony or province.
regaliapl. The emblems of royalty.
theologyThe branch of theological science that treats of God.
paraphernaliaMiscellaneous articles of equipment or adornment.
plenary adjEntire.
mysticOne who professes direct divine illumination, or relies upon meditation to acquire truth.
to modernizeTo make characteristic of the present or of recent times.
trenchant adjCutting deeply and quickly.
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contrapositionA placing opposite.
domainA sphere or field of action or interest.
obnoxious adjDetestable.
to emulateTo imitate with intent to equal or surpass.
preemptionThe right or act of purchasing before others.
operatorOne who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus.
to forecloseTo bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property.
pertinacityUnyielding adherence.
neutral adjBelonging to or under control of neither of two contestants.
succulent adjJuicy.
preternatural adjExtraordinary.
trioThree things grouped or associated together.
to consignTo entrust.
censorious adjJudging severely or harshly.
thearchyGovernment by a supreme deity.
to famishTo suffer extremity of hunger or thirst.
spherometerAn instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces.
saponaceous adjHaving the nature or quality of soap.
primitive adjPertaining to the beginning or early times.
obeliskA square shaft with pyramidal top, usually monumental or commemorative.
to germinateTo begin to develop into an embryo or higher form.
sanctimonious adjMaking an ostentatious display or hypocritical pretense of holiness or piety.
to entrenchTo fortify or protect, as with a trench or ditch and wall.
archangelAn angel of high rank.
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to illuminateTo supply with light.
preoccupationThe state of having the mind, attention, or inclination preoccupied.
to engrossTo occupy completely.
to forgoTo deny oneself.
to sequesterTo cause to withdraw or retire, as from society or public life.
astute adjKeen in discernment.
IliadA Greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy.
fabulous adjIncredible.
tireless adjUntiring.
unfavorable adjAdverse.
techniqueManner of performance.
to journalizeTo keep a diary.
recognizanceAn acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act.
monocracyGovernment by a single person.
misnomerA name wrongly or mistakenly applied.
perturbationMental excitement or confusion.
to paraphraseTranslate freely.
negationThe act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition.
underexposed adjInsufficiently exposed for proper or full development, as negatives in photography.
incendiaryChemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively.
epidermisThe outer skin.
to disqualifyTo debar.
moatA ditch on the outside of a fortress wall.
lenient adjNot harsh.
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tiresome adjWearisome.
penurious adjExcessively sparing in the use of money.
orthogonal adjHaving or determined by right angles.
astringent adjHarsh in disposition or character.
psychopathic adjMorally irresponsible.
demeritA mark for failure or bad conduct.
underhanded adjClandestinely carried on.
to coerceTo force.
to insulateTo place in a detached state or situation.
to diagnoseTo distinguish, as a disease, by its characteristic phenomena.
submersionThe act of submerging.
hemorrhageDischarge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel.
platitudeA written or spoken statement that is flat, dull, or commonplace.
irresponsible adjCareless of or unable to meet responsibilities.
to ambulateTo walk about
to aggrandizeTo cause to appear greatly.
mellifluous adjSweetly or smoothly flowing.
off adjFarther or more distant.
recrudescenceThe state of becoming raw or sore again.
to henpeckTo worry or harass by ill temper and petty annoyances.
stagnant adjNot flowing: said of water, as in a pool.
recurrent adjReturning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals.
inapprehensible adjNot to be understood.
dendrologyThe natural history of trees.
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to persevereTo continue striving in spite of discouragements.
potentateOne possessed of great power or sway.
to divertTo turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
introversionThe act of turning or directing inward, physically or mentally.
diffusible adjSpreading rapidly through the system and acting quickly.
fictitious adjCreated or formed by the imagination.
to corroborateTo strengthen, as proof or conviction.
bibliomaniaThe passion for collecting books.
purveyorone who supplies
declarative adjContaining a formal, positive, or explicit statement or affirmation.
parableA brief narrative founded on real scenes or events usually with a moral.
to hoodwinkTo deceive.
bollA round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton.
to surmountTo overcome by force of will.
nomic adjUsual or customary.
redolenceSmelling sweet and agreeable.
to undersellTo sell at a lower price than.
iconAn image or likeness.
folk-loreThe traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.
disreputable adjDishonorable or disgraceful.
frolicsome adjPrankish.
herbaceous adjHaving the character of a herb.
misbehaviorIll or improper behavior.
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superficial adjKnowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious.
to crystallizeTo bring together or give fixed shape to.
foggy adjObscure.
to predicateTo state as belonging to something.
acoustic adjPertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
intervaleA low tract of land between hills, especially along a river.
obese adjExceedingly fat.
to joustTo engage in a tilt with lances on horseback.
microscopic adjAdapted to or characterized by minute observation.
baubleA trinket.
scrupulous adjCautious in action for fear of doing wrong.
to explicateTo clear from involvement.
to reiterateTo say or do again and again.
matter of factSomething that has actual and undeniable existence or reality.
ravenous adjFuriously voracious or hungry.
esthetic adjPertaining to beauty, taste, or the fine arts.
intoleranceInability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
adverse adjOpposing or opposed.
landscapeA rural view, especially one of picturesque effect, as seen from a distance or an elevation.
apexThe highest point, as of a mountain.
reclusoryA hermitage.
to coddleTo treat as a baby or an invalid.
gigantic adjTremendous.
diacritical adjMarking a difference.
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achromatic adjColorless,
portfolioA portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc.
refereeAn umpire.
oculistOne versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye.
excretionThe getting rid of waste matter.
antecedentOne who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
tapestryA fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle, designed for ornamental hangings.
intolerant adjBigoted.
pitiable adjContemptible.
irascible adjProne to anger.
similar adjBearing resemblance to one another or to something else.
neurologyThe science of the nervous system.
altruismBenevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
panoramaA series of large pictures representing a continuous scene.
unnecessary adjNot essential under the circumstances.
grantorThe maker of a deed.
ChristendomThat part of the world where Christianity is generally professed.
rhetoricianA showy writer or speaker.
aristocratA hereditary noble or one nearly connected with nobility.
prima adjFirst.
to consummateTo bring to completion.
to countervailTo offset.
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complicityParticipation or partnership, as in wrong-doing or with a wrong-doer.
berthA bunk or bed in a vessel, sleeping-car, etc.
entreatyAn earnest request.
freethinkerOne who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.
plausible adjSeeming likely to be true, though open to doubt.
inveterate adjHabitual.
crustaceous adjHaving a crust-like shell.
spheroidA body having nearly the form of a sphere.
salient adjStanding out prominently.
to remodelReconstruct.
finaleConcluding performance.
blithe adjJoyous.
unbecoming adjUnsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings.
unwieldy adjMoved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape.
triplicityThe state of being triple or threefold.
indicant adjThat which points out.
inaccessible adjDifficult of approach.
condensationThe act or process of making dense or denser.
pseudapostleA pretended or false apostle.
brotherhoodSpiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.
to persuadeTo win the mind of by argument, eloquence, evidence, or reflection.
obsolete adjNo longer practiced or accepted.
to excruciateTo inflict severe pain or agony upon.
to disconnectTo undo or dissolve the connection or association of.
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confessorA spiritual advisor.
dilatory adjTending to cause delay.
to exaggerateTo overstate.
ultimatumA final statement or proposal, as concerning terms or conditions.
to enthuseTo yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling.
infidelOne who denies the existence of God.
peddlerOne who travels from house to house with an assortment of goods for retail.
infamous adjPublicly branded or notorious, as for vice, or crime.
inconstant adjChangeable.
intangible adjNot perceptible to the touch.
sacrilegeThe act of violating or profaning anything sacred.
to demagnetizeTo deprive (a magnet) of magnetism.
expositionFormal presentation.
to expectorateTo cough up and spit forth.
twingeA darting momentary local pain.
realismThe principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist.
reparable adjCapable of repair.
vestmentClothing or covering.
to dissectTo cut apart or to pieces.
to ensnareTo entrap.
creameryA butter-making establishment.
possessive adjPertaining to the having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command.
mercenary adjGreedy
to supersedeTo displace.
juggleryThe art or practice of sleight of hand.
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gynecocracyFemale supremacy.
to surroundTo encircle.
beneficent adjCharacterized by charity and kindness.
superfluous adjBeing more than is needed.
PantheonA circular temple at Rome with a fine Corinthian portico and a great domed roof.
to conduceTo bring about.
daring adjBrave.
kimonoA loose robe, fastening with a sash, the principal outer garment in Japan.
taxidermyThe art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them.
to subtendTo extend opposite to.
to inundateTo fill with an overflowing abundance.
inadvertent adjAccidental.
interpolationVerbal interference.
to paralyzeTo deprive of the power to act.
straitA narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
dialecticianA logician.
drowsy adjHeavy with sleepiness.
fathomA measure of length, 6 feet.
idiomA use of words peculiar to a particular language.
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arborescent adjHaving the nature of a tree.
onerous adjBurdensome or oppressive.
to reseatTo place in position of office again.
to mesmerizeTo hypnotize.
vaudevilleA variety show.
assiduous adjDiligent.
ladleA cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, intended for dipping up and pouring liquids.
telltale adjThat gives warning or information.
statuteAny authoritatively declared rule, ordinance, decree, or law.
imperative adjObligatory.
divergent adjTending in different directions.
naturally advAccording to the usual order of things.
sergeant-at-armsAn executive officer in legislative bodies who enforces the orders of the presiding officer.
to reuniteTo unite or join again, as after separation.
to abutTo touch at the end or boundary line.
hindmost adjFarthest from the front.
protrusionThe act of protruding.
giddy adjAffected with a whirling or swimming sensation in the head.
rigorous adjUncompromising.
ointmentA fatty preparation with a butter-like consistency in which a medicinal substance exists.
residueA remainder or surplus after a part has been separated or otherwise treated.
maritime adjSituated on or near the sea.
to interactTo act reciprocally.
inexcusable adjNot to be justified.
adjacentThat which is near or bordering upon.
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inoffensive adjCausing nothing displeasing or disturbing.
sentient adjPossessing the power of sense or sense-perception.
to writheTo twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress.
further adjMore distant or advanced.
clandestine adjSurreptitious.
to augmentTo make bigger.
efficacyThe power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
omniscient adjCharacterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge.
brokerageThe business of making sales and purchases for a commission; a broker.
to entailTo involve; necessitate.
soldierA person engaged in military service.
complacenceSatisfaction with one's acts or surroundings.
canine adjCharacteristic of a dog.
to interveneTo interfere for some end.
to obviateTo clear away or provide for, as an objection or difficulty.
dissensionAngry or violent difference of opinion.
assonant adjHaving resemblance of sound.
reliquaryA casket, coffer, or repository in which relics are kept.
ostracismExclusion from intercourse or favor, as in society or politics.
vaporizerAn atomizer.
to invertTo turn inside out, upside down, or in opposite direction.
vigilanceAlert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger.
foreheadThe upper part of the face, between the eyes and the hair.
to arrangeTo put in definite or proper order.
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acquaintanceRelease or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
trebly advTriply.
low-spirited adjDespondent.
witlingA person who has little understanding.
socialismA theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society.
aberrationDeviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
genialityWarmth and kindliness of disposition.
demonstrative adjInclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.
premature adjComing too soon.
to demolishTo annihilate.
resilient adjHaving the quality of springing back to a former position.
honorariumA token fee or payment to a professional man for services.
kilowattOne thousand watts.
to rankleTo produce irritation or festering.
anew advOnce more.
antediluvian adjOf or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah.
bumptious adjFull of offensive and aggressive self-conceit.
invasionEncroachment, as by an act of intrusion or trespass.
to animateTo make alive.
buffoonA clown.
confereeA person with whom another confers.
consulateThe place in which a consul transacts official business.
flueA smoke-duct in a chimney.
testatorThe maker of a will.
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incidenceCasual occurrence.
rhapsodyRapt or rapturous utterance.
monsieurA French title of respect, equivalent to Mr. and sir.
furlongA measure, one-eighth of a mile.
biographA bibliographical sketch or notice.
suspensionA hanging from a support.
replicaA duplicate executed by the artist himself, and regarded, equally with the first, as an original.
luxurianceExcessive or superfluous growth or quantity.
connoisseurA critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art.
aerostaticsThe branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
to obstructTo fill with impediments so as to prevent passage, either wholly or in part.
polyhedronA solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four.
to detestTo dislike or hate with intensity.
investorOne who invests money.
tenacious adjUnyielding.
indestructible adjThat can not be destroyed.
reformerOne who carries out a reform.
declensionThe change of endings in nouns and (adj.)
excessThat which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
consortA companion or associate.
supple adjEasily bent.
projectionA prominence.
impassive adjUnmoved by or not exhibiting feeling.
subsequent adjFollowing in time.
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preponderant adjPrevalent.
triumvirOne of three men united coordinately in public office or authority.
regimeParticular conduct or administration of affairs.
despairUtter hopelessness and despondency.
volant adjFlying or able to fly.
to relishTo like the taste or savor of.
replete adjFull to the uttermost.
to disavowTo disclaim responsibility for.
plauditAn expression of applause.
peaceful adjTranquil.
to unsettleTo put into confusion.
armoryAn arsenal.
oratoryThe art of public speaking.
afresh advOnce more, after rest or interval.
apiaryA place where bees are kept.
to maroonTo put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island.
boleThe trunk or body of a tree.
lactationThe secretion of milk.
to concedeTo surrender.
tripodA three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument.
compressionConstraint, as by force or authority.
jurisdictionLawful power or right to exercise official authority.
sheer adjAbsolute.
buffooneryLow drollery, coarse jokes, etc.
oratorOne who delivers an elaborate or formal speech.
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immune adjExempt, as from disease.
tangible adjPerceptible by touch.
to suffuseTo cover or fill the surface of.
equivocal adjAmbiguous.
phonologyThe science of human vocal sounds.
to maddenTo inflame with passion.
to exacerbateTo make more sharp, severe, or virulent.
executorA person nominated by the will of another to execute the will.
equivalent adjEqual in value, force, meaning, or the like.
obesityExcessive fatness.
magnateA person of rank or importance.
colloquialismForm of speech used only or chiefly in conversation.
interludeAn action or event considered as coming between others of greater length.
extraneous adjHaving no essential relation to a subject.
transfereeThe person to whom a transfer is made.
to analyzeTo examine minutely or critically.
to counterbalanceTo oppose with an equal force.
statureThe natural height of an animal body.
descentThe act of moving or going downward.
inherent adjIntrinsic.
decagonA figure with ten sides and ten angles.
transfusible adjCapable of being poured from one vessel to another.
transatlantic adjSituated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic.
orthodoxyAcceptance of the common faith.
seminarAny assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher.