Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wordlist - 141

ANTICYCLONE n. An atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward.
CONTEMPLATE v. To consider thoughtfully.
DISSENTIOUS adj. Contentious.
EXPULSION n. Forcible ejection.
INFERENCE n. The derivation of a judgment from any given material of knowledge on the ground of law.
MODISH adj. Fashionable.
PERVASION n. The state of spreading through every part.
REPUTE v. To hold in general opinion.
SONOROUS adj. Resonant.
TRUCULENCE n. Ferocity.
ANTIDOTE n. Anything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison, disease, or the like.
CONTEMPORANEOUS adj. Living, occurring, or existing at the same time.
DISSERTATION n. Thesis.
EXTANT adj. Still existing and known.
INFERNAL adj. Akin to or befitting hell or its occupants.
MODULATE v. To vary in tone, inflection, pitch or other quality of sound.
PERVASIVE adj. Thoroughly penetrating or permeating.
REQUIEM n. A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead.
SOOTHSAYER n. One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight.
TRUCULENT adj. Having the character or the spirit of a savage.
ANTILOGY n. Inconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas.
CONTEMPORARY adj. Living or existing at the same time.
DISSERVICE n. An ill turn.
EXTEMPORANEOUS adj. Done or made without much or any preparation.
INFEST v. To be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance, trouble, or danger.
MOLLIFY v. To soothe.

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