Monday, April 11, 2011

Wordlist - 039

ACCURATE adj. Conforming exactly to truth or to a standard.
BIBLIOMANIA n. The passion for collecting books.
CENTIMETER n. A length of one hundredth of a meter.
DEFOREST v. To clear of forests.
ELIGIBLE adj. Qualified for selection.
FEUDALISM n. The feudal system.
GERMINATE v. To begin to develop into an embryo or higher form.
HERESY n. An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles.
IMMATURE adj. Not full-grown.
LEAVEN v. To make light by fermentation, as dough.
MANE n. The long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals, as the horse and the lion.
NEGLIGENT adj. Apt to omit what ought to be done.
OCCUPANT n. A tenant in possession of property, as distinguished from the actual owner.
PARALYSIS n. Loss of the power of contractility in the voluntary or involuntary muscles.
RECAPTURE v. To capture again.
SCHOLARLY adj. Characteristic of an erudite person.
TENOR n. A settled course or manner of progress.
UNDUE adj. More than sufficient.
VENEREAL adj. Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse.
WORKMANSHIP n. The art or skill of a workman.
ACCURSED adj. Doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
BIBLIOGRAPHY n. A list of the words of an author, or the literature bearing on a particular subject.
CENTURION n. A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
DEFORM v. To disfigure.
ELIMINATE v. To separate and cast aside.
FEZ n. A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone, usually red with a black tassel.

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Gokul said...

Bibliomania was the accurate description of his passion. He was well read and people sometimes accused him of heresy because of his radical thoughts. One such instance was when he voiced his thoughts against feudalism. Though some people called him immature he was eligible for the much coveted post.