Saturday, May 21, 2011

Wordlist - 072

ADVERTISER n. One who advertises, especially in newspapers.
BRIGADE n. A body of troops consisting of two or more regiments.
COGNATE adj. Akin.
DEPRESS v. To press down.
ENKINDLE v. To set on fire.
FOREGROUND n. That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
GUINEA n. An English monetary unit.
HOODWINK v. To deceive.
IMPERSONAL adj. Not relating to a particular person or thing.
LIEGE adj. Sovereign.
MATRIMONY n. The union of a man and a woman in marriage.
NOMINATE v. To designate as a candidate for any office.
ONSLAUGHT n. A violent onset.
PATRIARCH n. The chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right.
RECUPERATE v. To recover.
SEDITIOUS adj. Promotive of conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
THOROUGHFARE n. A public street or road.
UPROOT v. To eradicate.
VINCIBLE adj. Conquerable.
ADVISORY adj. Not mandatory.
BRIGADIER n. General officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.
COGNIZANT adj. Taking notice.
DEPRESSION n. A falling of the spirits.
ENLIGHTEN v. To cause to see clearly.
FOREHEAD n. The upper part of the face, between the eyes and the hair.
GUISE n. The external appearance as produced by garb or costume.

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