Thursday, May 26, 2011

Wordlist - 080

AFFRONT n. An open insult or indignity.
BRONCHUS n. Either of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs.
COLLIER n. One who works in a coal-mine.
DESERT v. To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
ENTHUSIASTIC adj. Full of zeal and fervor.
FORGERY n. Counterfeiting.
HUMILIATE v. To put to shame.
IMPIOUS adj. Characterized by irreverence or irreligion.
LIGHT-HEARTED adj. Free from care.
MEAD n. A meadow.
NONENTITY n. A person or thing of little or no account.
OPINION n. A conclusion or judgment held with confidence, but falling short of positive knowledge.
PAUPER n. One without means of support.
REDOUND n. Rebound.
SELECTIVE adj. Having the power of choice.
TIRADE n. Harangue.
USURP v. To take possession of by force.
VIOLATION n. Infringement.
AFIRE adv. & adj. On fire, literally or figuratively.
BROOCH n. An article of jewelry fastened by a hinged pin and hook on the underside.
COLLISION n. Violent contact.
DESICCANT n. Any remedy which, when applied externally, dries up or absorbs moisture, as that of wounds.
ENTIRETY n. A complete thing.
FORGO v. To deny oneself.
HUSSAR n. A light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine.
IMPLAUSIBLE adj. Not plausible.

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