Saturday, July 16, 2011

Wordlist - 108

ALTER v. To make change in.
CONCERTO n. A musical composition.
DILATE v. To enlarge in all directions.
EUREKA Greek. I have found it.
FURTHERANCE n. Advancement.
INCIDENCE n. Casual occurrence.
LOUGH n. A lake or loch.
METRIC adj. Relating to measurement.
OUT-AND-OUT adv. Genuinely.
PENTAD n. The number five.
REIMBURSE v. To pay back as an equivalent of what has been expended.
SERVITUDE n. Slavery.
TRANSCONTINENTAL adj. Extending or passing across a continent.
VOLATILE adj. Changeable.
ALTERATION n. Change or modification.
CONCESSION n. Anything granted or yielded, or admitted in response to a demand, petition, or claim.
DILATORY adj. Tending to cause delay.
EVADE v. To avoid by artifice.
FURTIVE adj. Stealthy or sly, like the actions of a thief.
INCIDENT n. A happening in general, especially one of little importance.
LOUSE n. A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals.
METRONOME n. An instrument for indicating and marking exact time in music.
OUTBREAK n. A sudden and violent breaking forth, as of something that has been pent up or restrained.
PENTAGON n. A figure, especially, with five angles and five sides.
REIN n. A step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal.
SEVERANCE n. Separation.

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