Monday, May 9, 2011

Wordlist - 069

ADULTERATE v. To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
BREAKER n. One who trains horses, dogs, etc.
CODDLE v. To treat as a baby or an invalid.
DEPOSITOR n. One who makes a deposit, or has an amount deposited.
ENGENDER v. To produce.
FOREBODE v. To be an omen or warning sign of, especially of evil.
GROTESQUE adj. Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned.
HOMONYM n. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
IMPERIL v. To endanger.
LIBERATE v. To set free or release from bondage.
MATERNAL adj. Pertaining or peculiar to a mother or to motherhood.
NOMAD adj. Having no fixed abode.
ONEROUS adj. Burdensome or oppressive.
PATERNAL adj. Fatherly.
RECRUIT v. To enlist men for military or naval service.
SEDENTARY adj. Involving or requiring much sitting.
THERMOELECTRICITY n. Electricity generated by differences of temperature,
UPHEAVE v. To raise or lift with effort.
VIGILANCE n. Alert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger.
ADUMBRATE v. To represent beforehand in outline or by emblem.
BREECH n. The buttocks.
CODICIL n. A supplement adding to, revoking, or explaining in the body of a will.
DEPOSITORY n. A place where anything is kept in safety.
ENGRAVE v. To cut or carve in or upon some surface.
FORECAST v. To predict.
GROTTO n. A small cavern.

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