Friday, April 22, 2011

Wordlist - 052

ACREAGE n. Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
BLITHESOME adj. Cheerful.
CHRIST n. A title of Jesus
DEMAGNETIZE v. To deprive (a magnet) of magnetism.
EMIGRANT n. One who moves from one place to settle in another.
FLECTION n. The act of bending.
GLUTINOUS adj. Sticky.
HEXAGON n. A figure with six angles.
IMMUNE adj. Exempt, as from disease.
LEISURE n. Spare time.
MANUMISSION n. Emancipation.
NETTLE v. To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in.
ODOROUS adj. Having an odor, especially a fragrant one.
PARLEY v. To converse in.
RECLINE v. To cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position.
SCUTTLE v. To sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom.
TESTAMENT n. A will.
UNLAWFUL adj. Illegal.
VERILY adv. In truth.
ACRID adj. Harshly pungent or bitter.
BLOCKADE n. The shutting up of a town, a frontier, or a line of coast by hostile forces.
CHRISTEN v. To name in baptism.
DEMAGOGUE n. An unprincipled politician.
EMIGRATE v. To go from one country, state, or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another.
FLEDGLING n. A young bird.
GLUTTONOUS adj. Given to excess in eating.

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