Monday, August 1, 2011

Wordlist - 139

ANTHRACITE n. Hard coal.
CONSUMMATE v. To bring to completion.
DISSECTION n. The act or operation of cutting in pieces, specifically of a plant or an animal.
EXPLOSIVE adj. Pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak.
INEXPLICABLE adj. Such as can not be made plain.
MODERATION n. Temperance.
PERTURB v. To disturb greatly.
REPUGNANCE n. Thorough dislike.
SOMNOLENCE n. Oppressive drowsiness.
TRITE adj. Made commonplace by frequent repetition.
ANTHROPOLOGY n. The science of man in general.
CONSUMPTION n. Gradual destruction, as by burning, eating, etc., or by using up, wearing out, etc.
DISSEMBLE v. To hide by pretending something different.
EXPOSITION n. Formal presentation.
INEXPRESSIBLE adj. Unutterable.
MODERATOR n. The presiding officer of a meeting.
PERTURBATION n. Mental excitement or confusion.
REPUGNANT adj. Offensive to taste and feeling.
SOMNOLENT adj. Sleepy.
TRIUMVIR n. One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority.
ANTHROPOMORPHOUS adj. Having or resembling human form.
CONSUMPTIVE adj. Designed for gradual destruction.
DISSEMINATE v. To sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown.
EXPOSITORY adj. Pertaining to a formal presentation.
INEXTENSIBLE adj. Of unchangeable length or area.
MODERNITY n. The state or character of being modern.

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