Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Wordlist - 011

ABNEGATE v. To renounce (a right or privilege).
BATON n. An official staff borne either as a weapon or as an emblem of authority or privilege.
CALVARY n. The place where Christ was crucified.
DEBASE v. To lower in character or virtue.
EDIBLE adj. Suitable to be eaten.
FACTIOUS adj. Turbulent.
GAMBOL n. Playful leaping or frisking.
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY adj. Improvident.
IDOLIZE v. To regard with inordinate love or admiration.
JUDGMENT n. The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached.
KINGSHIP n. Royal state.
LANDHOLDER n. Landowner.
MAGNATE n. A person of rank or importance.
NATIONALITY n. A connection with a particular nation.
OBLIGATORY adj. Binding in law or conscience.
PALL v. To make dull by satiety.
QUARTER n. One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
RAMPART n. A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry.
SALUTARY adj. Beneficial.
TANNERY n. A place where leather is tanned.
UNANIMITY n. The state or quality of being of one mind.
VALEDICTORIAN n. Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution.
WEAN v. To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother's milk to another form of nourishment.
ABNORMAL adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
BATTALION n. A body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.
CALVINISM n. The system of doctrine taught by John Calvin.

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