Sunday, May 8, 2011

Wordlist - 068

ADROIT adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
BRAZIER n. An open pan or basin for holding live coals.
COALESCENCE n. The act or process of coming together so as to form one body, combination, or product.
DEPORTMENT n. Demeanor.
ENFEEBLE v. To debilitate.
FOREPEAK n. The extreme forward part of a ship's hold, under the lowest deck.
GRINDSTONE n. A flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.
HOMOLOGOUS adj. Identical in nature, make-up, or relation.
IMPERFECTIBLE adj. That can not be perfected.
LIBERALISM n. Opposition to conservatism.
MATERIALIZE v. To take perceptible or substantial form.
NOISY adj. Clamorous.
OMNIVOROUS adj. Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately.
PASTORAL adj. Having the spirit or sentiment of rural life.
RECRUDESCENT adj. Becoming raw or sore again.
SEDATE adj. Even-tempered.
THERMOELECTRIC adj. Denoting electricity produced by heat.
UPHEAVAL n. Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition.
VIE v. To contend.
ADULTERANT n. An adulterating substance.
BREACH n. The violation of official duty, lawful right, or a legal obligation.
COALITION n. Combination in a body or mass.
DEPOSITION n. Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing, for use as evidence in court.
ENFRANCHISE v. To endow with a privilege, especially with the right to vote.
FORESHORE n. That part of a shore uncovered at low tide.
GRISLY adj. Fear-inspiring.

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