Sunday, April 10, 2011

Wordlist - 038

ACCUMULATE v. To become greater in quantity or number.
BEVEL n. Any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees.
CENTENARY adj. Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years.
DEFINITE adj. Having an exact signification or positive meaning.
ELEMENT n. A component or essential part.
FETUS n. The young in the womb or in the egg.
GERMANE adj. Relevant.
HEREDITY n. Transmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.
IMMATERIAL adj. Of no essential consequence.
LEAFLET n. A little leaf or a booklet.
MANDATORY adj. Expressive of positive command, as distinguished from merely directory.
NEGLIGENCE n. Omission of that which ought to be done.
OCCULT adj. Existing but not immediately perceptible.
PARALLELISM n. Essential likeness.
RECAPITULATE v. To repeat again the principal points of.
SCARCITY n. Insufficiency of supply for needs or ordinary demands.
TENET n. Any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true.
UNDERWRITE v. To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance.
VENERATE v. To cherish reverentially.
WORKMANLIKE adj. Like or befitting a skilled workman.
ACCURACY n. Exactness.
BEWILDER v. To confuse the perceptions or judgment of.
CENTILITER n. A hundredth of a liter.
DEFLECT v. To cause to turn aside or downward.
ELICIT v. To educe or extract gradually or without violence.
FEUDAL adj. Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.

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