Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Wordlist - 056

ACUMEN n. Quickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
BOLL n. A round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton.
CIRCUMFERENCE n. The boundary-line of a circle.
DEMONSTRABLE adj. Capable of positive proof.
EMPLOYEE n. One who works for wages or a salary.
FLORID adj. Flushed with red.
GRACELESS adj. Ungracious.
HIDEOUS adj. Appalling.
IMPARTIAL adj. Unbiased.
LETHARGY n. Prolonged sluggishness of body or mind.
MAROON v. To put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island.
NEUTER adj. Neither masculine nor feminine.
OFFICIOUS adj. Intermeddling with what is not one's concern.
PARONYMOUS adj. Derived from the same root or primitive word.
RECOGNIZE v. To recall the identity of (a person or thing).
SEBACEOUS adj. Pertaining to or appearing like fat.
THEISM n. Belief in God.
UNSETTLE v. To put into confusion.
VERNAL adj. Belonging to or suggestive of the spring.
ACUTE adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment.
BOLSTER v. To support, as something wrong.
CIRCUMLOCUTION n. Indirect or roundabout expression.
DEMONSTRATE v. To prove indubitably.
EMPLOYER n. One who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay.
FLORIST n. A dealer in flowers.
GRADATION n. A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.

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