Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Wordlist - 104

ALLOTMENT n. Portion.
COMPRISE v. To consist of.
DIFFIDENCE n. Self-distrust.
ESTUARY n. A wide lower part of a tidal river.
FUNGIBLE adj. That may be measured, counted, or weighed.
INCENDIARY n. Chemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively.
LOGICAL adj. Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning.
METAPHOR n. A figure of speech in which one object is likened to another, by speaking as if the other.
OSCILLATE v. To swing back and forth.
PENETRATION n. Discernment.
REGIME n. Particular conduct or administration of affairs.
SEQUENT adj. Following in the order of time.
TRANSACT v. To do business.
VOCIFERATE v. To utter with a loud and vehement voice.
ALLUDE v. To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
COMPULSION n. Coercion.
DIFFIDENT adj. Affected or possessed with self-distrust.
ET cetera Latin. And so forth.
FUNGOUS adj. Spongy.
INCENTIVE n. That which moves the mind or inflames the passions.
LOGICIAN n. An expert reasoner.
METAPHYSICAL adj. Philosophical.
OSCULATE v. To kiss.
PENINSULAR adj. Pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water.
REGIMEN n. A systematized order or course of living with reference to food, clothing and personal habits.
SEQUESTER v. To cause to withdraw or retire, as from society or public life.

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