Friday, March 4, 2011

Wordlist - 012

ABOMINABLE adj. Very hateful.
BATTEN n. A narrow strip of wood.
CALVINIZE v. To teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism.
DEBATABLE adj. Subject to contention or dispute.
EDICT n. That which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action.
FALLACIOUS adj. Illogical.
GAMESTER n. A gambler.
HARANGUE n. A tirade.
IGNOBLE adj. Low in character or purpose.
JUDICATURE n. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment.
KINSFOLK n. pl. Relatives.
LANDLORD n. A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements.
MAGNET n. A body possessing that peculiar form of polarity found in nature in the lodestone.
NATURALLY adv. According to the usual order of things.
OBLIQUE adj. Slanting; said of lines.
PALLIATE v. To cause to appear less guilty.
QUARTERLY adj. Occurring or made at intervals of three months.
RANCOR n. Malice.
SALUTATION n. Any form of greeting, hailing, or welcome, whether by word or act.
TANTALIZE v. To tease.
UNAVOIDABLE adj. Inevitable.
VALEDICTORY n. A parting address.
WEARISOME adj. Fatiguing.
ABOMINATE v. To hate violently.
BATTER n. A thick liquid mixture of two or more materials beaten together, to be used in cookery.
CAME n. A leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.

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