Saturday, October 29, 2011

Wordlist - 009

ABJECT adj. Sunk to a low condition.
BARITONE adj. Having a register higher than bass and lower than tenor.
CALLOSITY n. The state of being hard and insensible.
DEARTH n. Scarcity, as of something customary, essential ,or desirable.
ECSTASY n. Rapturous excitement or exaltation.
FACSIMILE n. An exact copy or reproduction.
GALVANIZE v. To imbue with life or animation.
HANDWRITING n. Penmanship.
IDIOM n. A use of words peculiar to a particular language.
JOVIAL adj. Merry.
KIND-HEARTED adj. Having a kind and sympathetic nature.
LADLE n. A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, intended for dipping up and pouring liquids.
MAGISTRACY n. The office or dignity of a magistrate.
NASAL adj. Pertaining to the nose.
OBJECTOR n. One who objects, as to a proposition, measure, or ruling.
PALETTE n. A thin tablet, with a hole for the thumb, upon which artists lay their colors for painting.
QUARANTINE n. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
RAMOSE adj. Branch-like.
SALIENT adj. Standing out prominently.
TANGENT adj. Touching.
UNAFFECTED adj. Sincere.
VALE n. Level or low land between hills.
WEAK-KNEED adj. Without resolute purpose or energy.
ABJURE v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
BASK v. To make warm by genial heat.
CALLOW adj. Without experience of the world.

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