Friday, June 3, 2011

Wordlist - 087

AGHAST adj. Struck with terror and amazement.
BUOYANCY n. Power or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas.
COMMISSION v. To empower.
DESTITUTE adj. Poverty-stricken.
EPIDEMIC n. Wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region.
FRAILTY n. Liability to be broken or destroyed.
HYPNOSIS n. An artificial trance-sleep.
IMPREGNATE v. To make pregnant.
LINGUA n. The tongue.
MEDIAL adj. Of or pertaining to the middle.
NOTORIOUS adj. Unfavorably known to the general public.
OPTIC n. Pertaining to the eye or vision.
PECCADILLO n. A small breach of propriety or principle.
REFERRER n. One who refers.
SEMINAR n. Any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher.
TOLERANT adj. Indulgent.
VIRULENCE n. Extreme poisonousness.
AGILE adj. Able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally.
BUOYANT adj. Having the power or tendency to float or keep afloat.
COMMITMENT n. The act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping.
DESULTORY adj. Not connected with what precedes.
EPIDERMIS n. The outer skin.
FRAGILE adj. Capable of being broken.
HYPNOTIC adj. Tending to produce sleep.
IMPROMPTU n. Anything done or said on the impulse of the moment.
LINGUAL adj. Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance.

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