Thursday, June 9, 2011

Wordlist - 093

ALBUM n. A book whose leaves are so made to form paper frames for holding photographs or the like.
BY-LAW n. A rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.
COMPETITIVE adj. characterized by rivalry.
DEVILRY n. Malicious mischief.
EQUALIZE v. To render uniform.
FRESCO n. The art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings.
IMPURE adj. Tainted.
LITERAL adj. Following the exact words.
MELIORATE v. To make better or improve, as in quality or social or physical condition.
NUCLEUS n. A central point or part about which matter is aggregated.
OPULENCE n. Affluence.
PEDAGOGY n. The science and art of teaching
REFLECTOR n. A mirror, as of metal, for reflecting light, heat, or sound in a particular direction.
SENSITIVE adj. Easily affected by outside operations or influences.
TORTIOUS adj. Wrongful.
VISUALIZE v. To give pictorial vividness to a mental representation.
ALCHEMY n. Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
COMPETITOR n. A rival.
DEVILTRY n. Wanton and malicious mischief.
EQUANIMITY n. Evenness of mind or temper.
FRESHNESS n. The state, quality, or degree of being fresh.
IMPUTE v. To attribute.
LITERATURE n. The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively.
MELLIFLUOUS adj. Sweetly or smoothly flowing.
NUDE adj. Naked.
OPULENT adj. Wealthy.

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