Friday, July 22, 2011

Wordlist - 130

ANIMALCULE n. An animal of microscopic smallness.
CONSCRIPT v. To force into military service.
DISINFECT v. To remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases.
EXIGENT adj. Urgent.
INDISCRIMINATE adj. Promiscuous.
MISDEMEANOR n. Evil conduct, small crime.
PERSIFLAGE n. Banter.
REPINE v. To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding.
SOCIABLE adj. Inclined to seek company.
TRENCHANT adj. Cutting deeply and quickly.
ANIMATE v. To make alive.
CONSECRATE v. To set apart as sacred.
DISINFECTANT n. A substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases.
EXISTENCE n. Possession or continuance of being.
INDISPENSABLE adj. Necessary or requisite for the purpose.
MISER n. A person given to saving and hoarding unduly.
PERSIST v. To continue steadfast against opposition.
REPLENISH v. To fill again, as something that has been emptied.
SOCIALISM n. A theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society.
TREPIDATION n. Nervous uncertainty of feeling.
ANIMOSITY n. Hatred.
CONSECUTIVE adj. Following in uninterrupted succession.
DISINHERIT v. To deprive of an inheritance.
EXIT n. A way or passage out.
INDISTINCT adj. Vague.
MISHAP n. Misfortune.

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