Monday, May 2, 2011

Wordlist - 062

ADJACENT n. That which is near or bordering upon.
BOTANY n. The science that treats of plants.
CLANGOR n. Clanking or a ringing, as of arms, chains, or bells; clamor.
DENOTE v. To designate by word or mark.
ENCROACH v. To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another.
FOLIO n. A sheet of paper folded once, or of a size adapted to folding once.
GRAPPLE v. To take hold of.
HIRSUTE adj. Having a hairy covering.
IMPECUNIOUS adj. Having no money.
LEWD adj. Characterized by lust or lasciviousness.
MASQUERADE n. A social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised.
NIL n. Nothing
OMINOUS adj. Portentous.
PARTICIPANT n. One having a share or part.
RECONSTRUCT v. To rebuild.
SECONDARY adj. Less important or effective than that which is primary.
THEORETICAL adj. Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications.
UNWIELDY adj. Moved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape.
VESTIGE n. A visible trace, mark, or impression, of something absent, lost, or gone.
ADJUDGE v. To award or bestow by formal decision.
BOUNTIFUL adj. Showing abundance.
CLARIFY v. To render intelligible.
DENOUEMENT n. That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up.
ENCUMBER v. To impede with obstacles.
FOLK-LORE n. The traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.
GRATIFICATION n. Satisfaction.

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