Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wordlist - 085

AGGREGATE n. The entire number, sum, mass, or quantity of something.
BULWARK n. Anything that gives security or defense.
COMMEMORATE v. To serve as a remembrance of.
DESPOND v. To lose spirit, courage, or hope.
EPICURE n. One who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking.
FORTITUDE n. Patient courage.
HYDROSTATICS n. The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids.
IMPOTENT adj. Destitute of or lacking in power, physical, moral, or intellectual.
LIMITATION n. A restriction.
MEDALLION n. A large medal.
NOSTRUM n. Any scheme or recipe of a charlatan character.
OPPOSITE adj. Radically different or contrary in action or movement.
PEACEFUL adj. Tranquil.
REESTABLISH v. To restore.
SEMIANNUAL adj. Recurring at intervals of six months.
TOLERABLE adj. Moderately good.
VIRTUAL adj. Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance.
AGGRESS v. To make the first attack.
BUMPER n. A cup or glass filled to the brim, especially one to be drunk as a toast or health.
COMMENTARY n. A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work.
DESPONDENT adj. Disheartened.
EPICUREAN adj. Indulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
FOURSOME adj. Consisting of four.
HYDROUS adj. Watery.
IMPOVERISH v. To make indigent or poor.
LINEAR adj. Of the nature of a line.

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