Friday, November 4, 2011

Wordlist - 020

stABSENT-MINDED adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
BELATE v. To delay past the proper hour.
CAPITULATE v. To surrender or stipulate terms.
DECAPITATE v. To behead.
EFFEMINACY n. Womanishness.
FASTIDIOUS adj. Hard to please.
GASTRITIS n. Inflammation of the stomach.
HAZARD n. Risk.
ILLIMITABLE adj. Boundless.
JUNCTION n. The condition of being joined.
LATENT adj. Dormant.
MAINTENANCE n. That which supports or sustains.
NAVIGATE v. To traverse by ship.
OBSERVANT adj. Quick to notice.
PAN-AMERICAN adj. Including or pertaining to the whole of America, both North and South.
QUIESCENCE n. Quiet.
RATIONALISM n. The formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone, independently of authority.
SANGUINE adj. Having the color of blood.
TECHNICALITY n. Something peculiar to a particular art, trade, or the like.
UNCONSCIOUS adj. Not cognizant of objects, actions, etc.
VARIATION n. Modification.
WHEREWITH n. The necessary means or resources.
ABSOLUTION n. Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
BELAY v. To make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
CAPRICE n. A whim.
DECAPOD adj. Ten-footed or ten-armed.

1 comment:

WordTracker said...

He was an absent minded general. Though the enemy army capitulated he decapitated most of the generals without thinking of the dire consequences.