Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Wordlist - 091

ALABASTER n. A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
BUSTLE v. To hurry.
COMPARISON n. Examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.
DETRACT v. To take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation.
EPITOME n. A simplified representation.
FREEMASON n. A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.
HYPOTHESIS n. A proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion.
IMPUGN v. To assail with arguments, insinuations, or accusations.
LIQUIDATE v. To deliver the amount or value of.
MEDIOCRE adj. Ordinary.
NOWHERE adv. In no place or state.
OPTION n. The right, power, or liberty of choosing.
PEDAGOGICS n. The science and art of teaching.
REFLECTIBLE adj. Capable of being turned back.
SENSE n. The signification conveyed by some word, phrase, or action.
TORPOR n. Apathy.
VISTA n. A view or prospect.
ALACRITY n. Cheerful willingness.
BUTT v. To strike with or as with the head, or horns.
COMPENSATE v. To remunerate.
DETRIMENT n. Something that causes damage, depreciation, or loss.
EPIZOOTIC adj. Prevailing among animals.
FREETHINKER n. One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.
HYSTERIA n. A nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying.
IMPULSION n. Impetus.
LIQUOR n. Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid.

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