Thursday, May 5, 2011

Wordlist - 065

ADMISSIBLE adj. Having the right or privilege of entry.
BRAGGART n. A vain boaster.
CLEMENT adj. Compassionate.
DEPLETE v. To reduce or lessen, as by use, exhaustion, or waste.
ENDEMIC adj. Peculiar to some specified country or people.
FOPPISH adj. Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.
GREGARIOUS adj. Not habitually solitary or living alone.
HOMAGE n. Reverential regard or worship.
IMPEND v. To be imminent.
LEXICON n. A dictionary.
MASTERPIECE n. A superior production.
NOCTURNAL adj. Of or pertaining to the night.
OMNIPOTENT adj. Possessed of unlimited and universal power.
PARTISAN adj. Characterized by or exhibiting undue or unreasoning devotion to a party.
RECREANT n. A cowardly or faithless person.
SECRECY n. Concealment.
THEREABOUT adv. Near that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately.
UP-KEEP n. Maintenance.
VICARIOUS adj. Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another.
ADMITTANCE n. Entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
BRANDISH v. To wave, shake, or flourish triumphantly or defiantly, as a sword or spear.
CLOSE-HAULED adj. Having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
DEPLORABLE adj. Contemptible.
ENDUE v. To endow with some quality, gift, or grace, usually spiritual.
FORBEARANCE n. Patient endurance or toleration of offenses.
GRENADIER n. A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature.

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