Saturday, April 16, 2011

Wordlist - 044

ACHILLEAN adj. Invulnerable.
BILATERAL adj. Two-sided.
CHAOS n. Any condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion.
DEIFY v. To regard or worship as a god.
EMANCIPATE v. To release from bondage.
FINALITY n. The state or quality of being final or complete.
GIBE v. To utter taunts or reproaches.
HESITANT adj. Vacillating.
IMMIGRANT n. A foreigner who enters a country to settle there.
LEGGING n. A covering for the leg.
MANIFESTO n. A public declaration, making announcement, explanation or defense of intentions, or motives.
NEO-DARWINSIM n. Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students.
OCTOGENARIAN adj. A person of between eighty and ninety years.
PARAPHRASE v. Translate freely.
RECIDIVIST n. A confirmed criminal.
SCOUNDREL n. A man without principle.
TERMAGANT adj. Violently abusive and quarrelsome.
UNGUENT n. Any ointment or lubricant for local application.
VERACIOUS adj. Habitually disposed to speak the truth.
WRITHE v. To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress.
ACHROMATIC adj. Colorless,
BILINGUAL adj. Speaking two languages.
CHARACTERISTIC n. A distinctive feature.
DEIGN v. To deem worthy of notice or account.
EMBARGO n. Authoritative stoppage of foreign commerce or of any special trade.
FINALLY adv. At last.

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