Sunday, January 4, 2009

Wordlist - 22

ABSORPTION n. The act or process of absorbing.
BELITTLE v. To disparage.
CAPTIVATE v. To fascinate, as by excellence. eloquence, or beauty.
DECEITFUL adj. Fraudulent.
EFFERVESCE v. To bubble up.
FATUOUS adj. Idiotic
GENDARME n. In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
HEAD foremost adv. Precipitately, as in diving.
ILL-NATURED adj. Surly.
JUNTA n. A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government.
LATER adv. At a subsequent time.
MAKEUP n. The arrangements or combination of the parts of which anything is composed.
NECESSARY adj. Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result.
OBSOLESCENCE n. The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse.
PANDEMONIUM n. A fiendish or riotous uproar.
QUIET adj. Making no noise.
RAVAGE v. To lay waste by pillage, rapine, devouring, or other destructive methods.
SAPID adj. Affecting the sense of taste.
TECHNOGRAPHY n. The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development.
UNCTUOUS adj. Oily.
VASSAL n. A slave or bondman.
WHIMSICAL adj. Capricious.
ABSTAIN v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
BELLE n. A woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
CARCASS n. The dead body of an animal.
DECEIVE v. To mislead by or as by falsehood.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Wordpages

a{
color:#467aa7;
font-weight:bold;
text-decoration:none;
background-color:inherit;
}

a:hover{color:#2a5a8a; text-decoration:none; background-color:inherit;}
a img{border:none;}

p{padding:0 0 1.6em 0;}
p form{margin-top:0; margin-bottom:20px;}

img.left,img.center,img.right{padding:4px; border:1px solid #a0a0a0;}
img.left{float:left; margin:0 12px 5px 0;}
img.center{display:block; margin:0 auto 5px auto;}
img.right{float:right; margin:0 0 5px 12px;}

/**************** Header and navigation styles ****************/

#container{
margin:60px auto; 20px; 20px;
padding:1px 0;
text-align:left;
background:#ffffff;
color:#303030;
border:1px solid #a0a0a0;
}


#navigation{
height:2.2em;
line-height:2.2em;
margin:0 1px;
background:#578bb8;
color:#ffffff;
}

#navigation li{
float:left;
list-style-type:none;
border-right:1px solid #ffffff;
white-space:nowrap;
}

#navigation li a{
display:block;
padding:0 10px;
font-size:0.8em;
font-weight:normal;
text-transform:uppercase;
text-decoration:none;
background-color:inherit;
color: #ffffff;
}

* html #navigation a {width:1%;}

#navigation .selected,#navigation a:hover{
background:#80b0da;
color:#ffffff;
text-decoration:none;
}

/**************** Content styles ****************/

#content{
float:left;
font-size:0.9em;
padding:20px 0px 0 30px;
}

#content h2{
display:block;
margin:10px 0 5px 0;
font-size:1.1em;
font-weight:normal;
letter-spacing:-1px;
color:#505050;
background-color:inherit;
}

#content h2 a{font-weight:normal;}
#content h3{margin:0 0 5px 0; font-size:1.4em; letter-spacing:-1px;}
#content a:hover,#subcontent a:hover{text-decoration:underline;}
#content ul,#content ol{margin:0 5px 16px 35px;}
#content dl{margin:0 5px 10px 25px;}
#content dt{font-weight:bold; margin-bottom:5px;}
#content dd{margin:0 0 10px 15px;}