Thursday, June 30, 2011

Wordlist - 117

AMELIORATE v. To relieve, as from pain or hardship
CONFEDERACY n. A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other, as for mutual aid.
DISARM v. To deprive of weapons.
EXCAVATE v. To remove by digging or scooping out.
INCOMPREHENSIBLE adj. Not understandable.
LUSCIOUS adj. Rich, sweet, and delicious.
MILEAGE n. A distance in miles.
OUTSKIRT n. A border region.
PERENNIAL adj. Continuing though the year or through many years.
REMEMBRANCE n. Recollection.
SIGNIFICANCE n. Importance.
TRANSITION n. Passage from one place, condition, or action to another.
AMENABLE adj. Willing and ready to submit.
CONFEDERATE n. One who is united with others in a league, compact, or agreement.
DISARRANGE v. To throw out of order.
EXCEED v. To go beyond, as in measure, quality, value, action, power, skill, etc.
INCOMPRESSIBLE adj. Resisting all attempts to reduce volume by pressure.
LUSTROUS adj. Shining.
MILITANT adj. Of a warlike or combative disposition or tendency.
OUTSTRETCH v. To extend.
PERFECTIBLE adj. Capable of being made perfect.
REMINISCENCE n. The calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience.
SIGNIFICANT adj. Important, especially as pointing something out.
TRANSITORY adj. Existing for a short time only.
AMERICANISM n. A peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the United States.
CONFER v. To bestow.

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