Sunday, July 31, 2011

Wordlist - 138

ANTERIOR adj. Prior.
CONSTRICT v. To bind.
DISRUPT v. To burst or break asunder.
EXPLICIT adj. Definite.
INEXPEDIENT adj. Unadvisable.
MOBOCRACY n. Lawless control of public affairs by the mob or populace.
PERTINACITY n. Unyielding adherence.
REPROOF n. An expression of disapproval or blame personally addressed to one censured.
SOMBER adj. Gloomy.
TRIPOD n. A three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument.
ANTEROOM n. A room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
CONSUL n. An officer appointed to reside in a foreign city, chiefly to represent his country.
DISSATISFY v. To displease.
EXPLODE v. To cause to burst in pieces by force from within.
INEXPENSIVE adj. Low-priced.
MOCCASIN n. A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin.
PERTINENT adj. Relevant.
REPUDIATE v. To refuse to have anything to do with.
SOMNIFEROUS adj. Tending to produce sleep.
TRISECT v. To divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
ANTHOLOGY n. A collection of extracts from the writings of various authors.
CONSULATE n. The place in which a consul transacts official business.
DISSECT v. To cut apart or to pieces.
EXPLOSION n. A sudden and violent outbreak.
INEXPERIENCE n. Lack of or deficiency in experience.
MOCKERY n. Ridicule.

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