Saturday, April 9, 2011

Wordlist - 037

ACCOUTER v. To dress.
BETROTH v. To engage to marry.
CENSORIOUS adj. Judging severely or harshly.
DEFICIENCY n. Lack or insufficiency.
ELECTROTYPE n. A metallic copy of any surface, as a coin.
FESTIVE adj. Merry.
GEOLOGY n. The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.
HEREDITARY adj. Passing naturally from parent to child.
IMMACULATE adj. Without spot or blemish.
LEA n. A field.
MANDATE n. A command.
NEGLIGEE n. A loose gown worn by women.
OCCLUDE v. To absorb, as a gas by a metal.
PARALLEL v. To cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts.
RECANT v. To withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained).
SCABBARD n. The sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon.
TENDENCY n. Direction or inclination, as toward some objector end.
VENERABLE adj. Meriting or commanding high esteem.
WORKING-MAN n. One who earns his bread by manual labor.
ACCREDIT v. To give credit or authority to.
BETROTHAL n. Engagement to marry.
CENSUS n. An official numbering of the people of a country or district.
DEFICIENT adj. Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount.
ELEGY n. A lyric poem lamenting the dead.
FETE n. A festival or feast.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

she accoutered provokingly for her betrothal and was rightfully chided by her in laws. But she felt there were too censorious and spoiled the festive mood