Monday, October 24, 2011

Wordlist - 004

ABDOMEN n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
BAIZE n. A single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers, curtains, etc.
CACOPHONY n. A disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
DASTARD n. A base coward.
EBULLIENT adj. Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling.
FACETIOUS adj. Amusing.
GAIT n. Carriage of the body in going.
HABITUDE n. Customary relation or association.
ICILY adv. Frigidly.
JINGO n. One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy.
KILN n. An oven or furnace for baking, burning, or drying industrial products.
LACKADAISICAL adj. Listless.
MACROCOSM n. The whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to which man is related.
NARRATE v. To tell a story.
OBELISK n. A square shaft with pyramidal top, usually monumental or commemorative.
PAGAN n. A worshiper of false gods.
QUALIFICATION n. A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
RADIATE v. To extend in all directions, as from a source or focus.
SACRILEGIOUS adj. Impious.
TACK n. A small sharp-pointed nail.
ULTIMATUM n. A final statement or proposal, as concerning terms or conditions.
VACUOUS adj. Empty.
WAMPUM n. Beads strung on threads, formerly used among the American Indians as currency.
ZODIAC n. An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets. ΓΏ

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