Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wordlist - 026

ABUT v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
BENEFICENT adj. Characterized by charity and kindness.
CARNIVOROUS adj. Eating or living on flesh.
DECISIVE ad. Conclusive.
EFFICACY n. The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
FEALTY n. Loyalty.
GENERALIZE v. To draw general inferences.
HEIFER n. A young cow.
ILLUMINE v. To make bright or clear.
JUROR n. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice.
LAUD v. To praise in words or song.
MALEDICTION n. The calling down of a curse or curses.
NECROMANCER n. One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead.
OBSTETRICS n. The branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy.
PANOPLY n. A full set of armor.
QUITE adv. Fully.
REACTIONARY adj. Pertaining to, of the nature of, causing, or favoring reaction.
SAPONACEOUS adj. Having the nature or quality of soap.
TELEPHONY n. The art or process of communicating by telephone.
UNDERGARMENT n. A garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments.
VEGETATE v. To live in a monotonous, passive way without exercise of the mental faculties.
WILE n. An act or a means of cunning deception.
ABYSS n. Bottomless gulf.
BENEFICIAL adj. Helpful.
CAROUSE v. To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner.
DECLAMATION n. A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public.

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