Thursday, June 2, 2011

Wordlist - 086

AGGRESSION n. An unprovoked attack.
BUMPTIOUS adj. Full of offensive and aggressive self-conceit.
COMMINGLE v. To blend.
DESPOT n. An absolute and irresponsible monarch.
EPICYCLE n. A circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle.
FRACTURE n. A break.
HYGIENE n. The branch of medical science that relates to improving health.
IMPRACTICABLE adj. Not feasible.
LINER n. A vessel belonging to a steamship-line.
MEDDLESOME adj. Interfering.
NOTICEABLE adj. Perceptible.
OPPROBRIUM n. The state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil.
PECCABLE adj. Capable of sinning.
REFER v. To direct or send for information or other purpose.
SEMICIRCLE n. A half-circle.
TOLERANCE n. Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
VIRTUOSO n. A master in the technique of some particular fine art.
AGGRIEVE v. To give grief or sorrow to.
BUNGLE v. To execute clumsily.
COMMISSARIAT n. The department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
DESPOTISM n. Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.
EPICYCLOID n. A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle.
FRAGILE adj. Easily broken.
HYPERCRITICAL adj. Faultfinding.
IMPREGNABLE adj. That can not be taken by assault.
LINGO n. Language.

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