Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Wordlist - 047

ACME n. The highest point, or summit.
BIRTHRIGHT n. A privilege or possession into which one is born.
CHASTISE v. To subject to punitive measures.
DELECTABLE adj. Delightful to the taste or to the senses.
EMBLAZON v. To set forth publicly or in glowing terms.
FINITE adj. Limited.
GIVER n. One who gives, in any sense.
HETEROGENEITY n. Unlikeness of constituent parts.
IMMINENT adj. Dangerous and close at hand.
LEGISLATE v. To make or enact a law or laws.
MANNERISM n. Constant or excessive adherence to one manner, style, or peculiarity, as of action or conduct.
NEOLITHIC adj. Pertaining to the later stone age.
ODDITY n. An eccentricity.
PARIAH n. A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
RECIPROCITY n. Equal mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed.
SCRIPT n. Writing or handwriting of the ordinary cursive form.
TERMINATION n. The act of ending or concluding.
UNIFY v. To cause to be one.
VERBIAGE n. Use of many words without necessity.
ACOUSTIC adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
BITTERNESS n. Acridity, as to the taste.
CHASTITY n. Sexual or moral purity.
EMBLEM n. A symbol.
FISCAL adj. Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.
GLACIAL adj. Icy, or icily cold.

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