Friday, December 16, 2011

Wordlist - 027

ACADEMIC adj. Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.
BENEFICIARY n. One who is lawfully entitled to the profits and proceeds of an estate or property.
CARRION n. Dead and putrefying flesh.
DECLAMATORY adj. A full and formal style of utterance.
EFFICIENCY n. The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.
FEASIBLE adj. That may be done, performed, or effected; practicable.
GENERALLY adv. Ordinarily.
HEINOUS adj. Odiously sinful.
ILLUSION n. An unreal image presented to the senses.
JOUST v. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback.
LAUDABLE adj. Praiseworthy.
MALEFACTOR n. One who injures another.
NECROPOLIS n. A city of the dead.
OBSTINACY n. Stubborn adherence to opinion, arising from conceit or the desire to have one's own way.
PANORAMA n. A series of large pictures representing a continuous scene.
QUIXOTIC adj. Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree.
READILY adv. Without objection or reluctance.
SARCASM n. Cutting and reproachful language.
TELESCOPE v. To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy-glass.
UNDERMAN v. To equip with less than the full complement of men.
VEGETATION n. Plant-life in the aggregate.
WINSOME adj. Attractive.
ACADEMICIAN n. A member of an academy of literature, art, or science.
BENEFIT n. Helpful result.
CARTILAGE n. An elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
DECLARATIVE adj. Containing a formal, positive, or explicit statement or affirmation.

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