Friday, May 27, 2011

Wordlist - 079

AFFIX v. To fasten.
BROMINE n. A dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
COLLEGIAN n. A college student.
DESCENT n. The act of moving or going downward.
ENTHRONE v. To invest with sovereign power.
FORFEIT v. To lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation.
HUMANIZE v. To make gentle or refined.
IMPETUS n. Any impulse or incentive.
LIGATURE n. Anything that constricts, or serves for binding or tying.
MAZE n. A labyrinth.
NONDESCRIPT adj. Indescribable.
OPERETTA n. A humorous play in dialogue and music, of more than one act.
PAUCITY n. Fewness.
REDOUBTABLE adj. Formidable.
SEIZE v. To catch or take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
TIPSY adj. Befuddled with drinks.
USURIOUS adj. Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned.
VIOLATOR n. One who transgresses.
AFFLUENCE n. A profuse or abundant supply of riches.
BRONCHITIS n. Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
COLLIDE v. To meet and strike violently.
DESCRY v. To discern.
ENTHUSE v. To yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling.
FORFEND v. To ward off.
HUMBUG n. Anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead.
IMPIETY n. Irreverence toward God.

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