Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Wordlist - 049

ACQUIESCENCE n. Passive consent.
BLATANT adj. Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous.
CHECK v. To hold back.
DELINEATE v. To represent by sketch or diagram.
EMBOLISM n. An obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel.
FITFUL adj. Spasmodic.
GLAZIER n. One who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.
HETEROMORPHIC adj. Deviating from the normal form or standard type.
IMMORAL adj. Habitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices.
LEGISLATOR n. A lawgiver.
MANTEL n. The facing, sometimes richly ornamented, about a fireplace, including the usual shelf above it.
NEOPHYTE adj. Having the character of a beginner.
ODIOUS adj. Hateful.
PARISIAN adj. Of or pertaining to the city of Paris.
RECK v. To have a care or thought for.
SCRUPLE n. Doubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty.
TERRIFY v. To fill with extreme fear.
UNISON n. A condition of perfect agreement and accord.
VERDANT adj. Green with vegetation.
ACQUIRE v. To get as one's own.
BLAZE n. A vivid glowing flame.
CHIFFON n. A very thin gauze used for trimmings, evening dress, etc.
DELIQUESCE v. To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air.
EMBROIL v. To involve in dissension or strife.
FIXTURE n. One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.
GLIMMER n. A faint, wavering, unsteady light.

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