Saturday, May 28, 2011

wordlist - 081

AFOOT adv. In progress.
BROTHERHOOD n. Spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.
COLLOQUIAL adj. Pertaining or peculiar to common speech as distinguished from literary.
DESIGNATE v. To select or appoint, as by authority.
ENTOMOLOGY n. The branch of zoology that treats of insects.
FORMATION n. Relative disposition of parts.
HUSTLE v. To move with haste and promptness.
IMPLIABLE adj. Capable of being inferred.
LIGNEOUS adj. Having the texture of appearance of wood.
MEAGER adj. scanty.
NONPAREIL n. One who or that which is of unequaled excellence.
OPPONENT n. One who supports the opposite side in a debate, discussion, struggle, or sport.
PAUPERISM n. Dependence on charity.
REDRESS v. To set right, as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer.
SELF-RESPECT n. Rational self-esteem.
TIRELESS adj. Untiring.
USURY n. The demanding for the use of money as a loan, a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law.
VIOLONCELLO n. A stringed instrument held between the player's knees.
AFORESAID adj. Said in a preceding part or before.
BROWBEAT v. To overwhelm, or attempt to do so, by stern, haughty, or rude address or manner.
COLLOQUIALISM n. Form of speech used only or chiefly in conversation.
DESIST v. To cease from action.
ENTRAILS n. pl. The internal parts of an animal.
FORMIDABLE adj. Difficult to accomplish.
HYBRID adj. Cross-bred.
IMPLICATE v. To show or prove to be involved in or concerned

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