Sunday, July 3, 2011

Wordlist - 120

AMPERSAND n. The character &; and.
CONFINEMENT n. Restriction within limits or boundaries.
DISBURSE v. To pay out or expend, as money from a fund.
EXCERPT n. An extract or selection from written or printed matter.
INCONSISTENT adj. Contradictory.
LYRE n. One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class.
MILLET n. A grass cultivated for forage and cereal.
OVEREAT v. To eat to excess.
PERFUNCTORY adj. Half-hearted.
SIMPLIFY v. To make less complex or difficult.
TRANSMISSIBLE adj. That may e sent through or across.
AMPHIBIOUS adj. Living both on land and in water.
CONFISCATE v. To appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury.
DISCARD v. To reject.
EXCESS n. That which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
INCONSTANT adj. Changeable.
LYRIC adj. Fitted for expression in song.
MIMIC v. To imitate the speech or actions of.
OVERHANG n. A portion of a structure which projects or hangs over.
PERHAPS adv. Possibly.
REMONSTRANT adj. Having the character of a reproof.
SIMULATE v. Imitate.
TRANSMISSION n. The act of sending through or across.
AMPHITHEATER n. An edifice of elliptical shape, constructed about a central open space or arena.
CONFLAGRATION n. A great fire, as of many buildings, a forest, or the like.

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