Saturday, May 7, 2011

Wordlist - 067

ADO n. unnecessary activity or ceremony.
BRAY n. A loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.
COAGULATE v. To change into a clot or a jelly, as by heat, by chemical action, or by a ferment.
DEPOPULATE v. To remove the inhabitants from.
ENERGETIC adj. Working vigorously.
FORECOURT n. A court opening directly from the street.
GRIEVOUS adj. Creating affliction.
HOMOGENEOUS adj. Made up of similar parts or elements.
IMPERCEPTIBLE adj. Indiscernible.
LIBEL n. Defamation.
MATERIAL n. That of which anything is composed or may be constructed.
NOISOME adj. Very offensive, particularly to the sense of smell.
OMNISCIENT adj. Characterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge.
PASSIVE adj. Unresponsive.
RECRUDESCENCE n. The state of becoming raw or sore again.
SECRETIVE adj. Having a tendency to conceal.
THERMAL adj. Of or pertaining to heat.
UPCAST n. A throwing upward.
VICISSITUDE n. A change, especially a complete change, of condition or circumstances, as of fortune.
ADORATION n. Profound devotion.
BRAZE v. To make of or ornament with brass.
COAGULANT adj. Producing coagulation.
DEPORT v. To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
ENERVATE v. To render ineffective or inoperative.
FOREJUDGE v. To judge of before hearing evidence.
GRIMACE n. A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.

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