Monday, April 18, 2011

Wordlist - 046

ACKNOWLEDGE v. To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.
BIOLOGY n. The science of life or living organisms.
CHASM n. A yawning hollow, as in the earth's surface.
DEJECT v. To dishearten.
EMBELLISH v. To make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features.
FINERY n. That which is used to decorate the person or dress.
GIGANTIC adj. Tremendous.
HETERODOX adj. At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion.
IMMINENCE n. Impending evil or danger.
LEGIONARY n. A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor.
MANLINESS n. The qualities characteristic of a true man, as bravery, resolution, etc.
NEOPAGANISM n. A new or revived paganism.
OCULIST n. One versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye.
PARENTAGE n. The relation of parent to child, of the producer to the produced, or of cause to effect.
RECIPROCATE v. To give and take mutually.
SCRIBE n. One who writes or is skilled in writing.
TERMINATE v. To put an end or stop to.
UNIVALENCE n. Monovalency.
VERBATIM adv. Word for word.
WRY adj. Deviating from that which is proper or right.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT n. Recognition.
BIPED n. An animal having two feet.
CHASTEN v. To purify by affliction.
DEJECTION n. Melancholy.
EMBEZZLE v. To misappropriate secretly.
FINESSE n. Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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