Sunday, May 29, 2011

Wordlist - 082

AFRESH adv. Once more, after rest or interval.
BRUSQUE adj. Somewhat rough or rude in manner or speech.
COLLOQUY n. Conversation.
DESISTANCE n. Cessation.
ENTREATY n. An earnest request.
FORMULA n. Fixed rule or set form.
HYDRA n. The seven- or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules.
IMPLICIT adj. Implied.
LIKELIHOOD n. A probability.
MEALY-MOUTHED adj. Afraid to express facts or opinions plainly.
NORM n. A model.
OPPORTUNE adj. Especially fit as occurring, said, or done at the right moment.
PAVILION n. An open structure for temporary shelter.
REDUCIBLE adj. That may be reduced.
SEMBLANCE n. Outward appearance.
TIRESOME adj. Wearisome.
UTILITARIANISM n. The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency.
VIRAGO n. A bold, impudent, turbulent woman.
AFTERTHOUGHT n. A thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
BUFFOON n. A clown.
COLLUSION n. A secret agreement for a wrongful purpose.
DESPAIR n. Utter hopelessness and despondency.
ENTREE n. The act of entering.
FORSWEAR v. To renounce upon oath.
HYDRAULIC adj. Involving the moving of water, of the force exerted by water in motion.
IMPLY v. To signify.

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