Sunday, May 1, 2011

Wordlist - 061

ADIEU inter. Good-by; farewell.
BOTANICAL adj. Connected with the study or cultivation of plants.
CLAN n. A tribe.
DENOMINATION n. A body of Christians united by a common faith and form of worship and discipline.
ENCORE n. The call for a repetition, as of some part of a play or performance.
FOIST v. To palm off.
GRANULATE v. To form into grains or small particles.
HINDRANCE n. An obstacle.
IMPECCABLE adj. Blameless.
LEVY v. To impose and collect by force or threat of force.
MASONRY n. The art or work of constructing, as buildings, walls, etc., with regularly arranged stones.
NIHILIST n. An advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known.
OLIVE-BRANCH n. A branch of the olive-tree, as an emblem of peace.
PARTIBLE adj. Separable.
RECONSIDER v. To review with care, especially with a view to a reversal of previous action.
SECLUSION n. Solitude.
THEOLOGY n. The branch of theological science that treats of God.
UNUTTERABLE adj. Inexpressible.
VERTIGO n. Dizziness.
ADJACENCY n. The state of being adjacent.
BOTANIZE v. To study plant-life.
CLANDESTINE adj. Surreptitious.
DENOMINATOR n. Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
ENCOURAGE v. To inspire with courage, hope, or strength of mind.
FOLIAGE n. Any growth of leaves.
GRANULE n. A small grain or particle.

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