Friday, April 29, 2011

Wordlist - 059

ADHERE v. To stick fast or together.
BOORISH adj. Rude.
CITE v. To refer to specifically.
DENDROID adj. Like a tree.
ENAMOR v. To inspire with ardent love.
FLUENTIAL adj. Pertaining to streams.
GRANDIOSE adj. Having an imposing style or effect.
HINDER v. To obstruct.
IMPASSIVE adj. Unmoved by or not exhibiting feeling.
LEVIATHAN n. Any large animal, as a whale.
MARTYRDOM n. Submission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle.
NEWTONIAN adj. Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, the English philosopher.
OINTMENT n. A fatty preparation with a butter-like consistency in which a medicinal substance exists.
PARSE v. To describe, as a sentence, by separating it into its elements and describing each word.
RECONCILABLE adj. Capable of being adjusted or harmonized.
SECESSION n. Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship, especially from political or religious bodies.
THEOLOGIAN n. A professor of divinity.
UNTIMELY adj. Unseasonable.
VERTEX n. Apex.
ADHERENCE n. Attachment.
BORE v. To weary by tediousness or dullness.
CLAIMANT n. One who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
DENDROLOGY n. The natural history of trees.
ENCAMP v. To pitch tents for a resting-place.
FLUX n. A state of constant movement, change, or renewal.
GRANTEE n. The person to whom property is transferred by deed.

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