Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wordlist - 058

ADDLE v. To make inefficient or worthless; muddle.
BOMBARDIER n. A person who has charge of mortars, bombs, and shells.
CIRCUMSPECT adj. Showing watchfulness, caution, or careful consideration.
DEMULCENT n. Any application soothing to an irritable surface
EMULATE v. To imitate with intent to equal or surpass.
FLUE n. A smoke-duct in a chimney.
GRANDEUR n. The quality of being grand or admirably great.
HILLOCK n. A small hill or mound.
IMPASSIBLE adj. Not moved or affected by feeling.
LEVER n. That which exerts, or through which one may exert great power.
MARTIAN adj. Pertaining to Mars, either the Roman god of war or the planet.
NEVERTHELESS conj. Notwithstanding.
OGRE n. A demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings.
PARRICIDE n. The murder of a parent.
RECOLLECT v. To recall the knowledge of.
SECEDE v. To withdraw from union or association, especially from a political or religious body.
THEOCRASY n. The mixed worship of polytheism.
UNSPEAKABLE adj. Abominable.
VERSION n. A description or report of something as modified by one's character or opinion.
ADDUCE v. To bring forward or name for consideration.
BOMBAST n. Inflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.
CITADEL n. Any strong fortress.
DEMURRAGE n. the detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing.
ENACT v. To make into law, as by legislative act.
FLUENT adj. Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas.
GRANDILOQUENT adj. Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.

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