Friday, April 8, 2011

Wordlist - 036

ACCOST v. To speak to.
BETIDE v. To happen to or befall.
CEDE v. To pass title to.
DEFERENCE n. Respectful submission or yielding, as to another's opinion, wishes, or judgment.
ELASTICITY n. That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed.
FERVOR n. Ardor or intensity of feeling.
GENTILE adj. Belonging to a people not Jewish.
HERBIVOROUS adj. Feeding on herbs or other vegetable matter, as animals.
IMITATOR n. One who makes in imitation.
LAXATIVE adj. Having power to open or loosen the bowels.
MAN-TRAP n. A place or structure dangerous to human life.
NEGLECTFUL adj. Exhibiting or indicating omission.
OCCIDENT n. The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions.
PARAGON n. A model of excellence.
REBUT v. To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.
SAVOR v. To perceive by taste or smell.
TENANT n. An occupant.
UNDERVALUE v. To underestimate.
VENEER n. Outside show or elegance.
WIZEN-FACED adj. Having a shriveled face.
ACCOUNT n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
BETIMES adv. In good season or time.
CENSOR n. An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication.
DEFIANT adj. Characterized by bold or insolent opposition.
ELECTROLYSIS n. The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.
FESTAL adj. Joyous.

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