Sunday, July 17, 2011

Wordlist - 109

ALTERCATE v. To contend angrily or zealously in words.
CONCILIATE v. To obtain the friendship of.
DILEMMA n. A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary.
EVANESCE v. To vanish gradually.
FUSE v. To unite or blend as by melting together.
INCIDENTALLY adv. Without intention.
LOVABLE adj. Amiable.
METROPOLIS n. A chief city, either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state.
OUTBURST n. A violent issue, especially of passion in an individual.
PENTAHEDRON n. A solid bounded by five plane faces.
REINSTATE v. To restore to a former state, station, or authority.
SEVERELY adv. Extremely.
TRANSCRIBE v. To write over again (something already written)
VOLITION n. An act or exercise of will.
ALTERNATE n. One chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.
CONCILIATORY adj. Tending to reconcile.
DILETTANTE n. A superficial amateur.
EVANESCENT adj. Fleeting.
FUSIBLE adj. Capable of being melted by heat.
INCINERATE v. To reduce to ashes.
LOW-SPIRITED adj. Despondent.
METROPOLITAN adj. Pertaining to a chief city.
OUTCAST n. One rejected and despised, especially socially.
PENTAMETER n. In prosody, a line of verse containing five units or feet.
REITERATE v. To say or do again and again.
SEXTET n. A band of six singers or players.

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