Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Wordlist - 063

ADJUNCT n. Something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place.
BOWDLERIZE v. To expurgate in editing (a literary composition) by omitting words or passages.
CLARION n. A small shrill trumpet or bugle.
DENOUNCE v. To point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment, censure, or odium.
ENCYCLICAL adj. Intended for general circulation.
FONDLE v. To handle tenderly and lovingly.
GRATIFY v. To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
HOARD v. To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.
IMPEDE v. To be an obstacle or to place obstacles in the way of.
LEXICOGRAPHER n. One who makes dictionaries.
MASSACRE n. The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.
NIMBLE adj. Light and quick in motion or action.
OMISSION n. Exclusion.
PARTICIPATE v. To receive or have a part or share of.
RECOURSE n. Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble.
SECONDLY adv. In the second place in order or succession.
THEORIST n. One given to speculating.
UNWISE adj. Foolish.
VESTMENT n. Clothing or covering.
ADJURATION n. A vehement appeal.
BOWLER n. In cricket, the player who delivers the ball.
CLASSIFY v. To arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance’s and differences.
DENTIFRICE n. Any preparation used for cleaning the teeth.
ENCYCLOPEDIA n. A work containing information on subjects, or exhaustive of one subject.
FOOLERY n. Folly.
GRATUITOUS adj. Voluntarily.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Don't hoard the words and waste the book,expurgate and keep the core or else publishing house(building) that is adjunct to your house will have to do it for you.