Friday, August 5, 2011

Wordlist - 143

ANTIPODES n. A place or region on the opposite side of the earth.
CONTIGUITY n. Proximity.
DISSIPATION n. The state of being dispersed or scattered.
EXTENSIVE adj. Extended widely in space, time, or scope.
INFINITY n. Boundless or immeasurable extension or duration.
MOMENTUM n. An impetus.
PERVERSITY n. Wickedness.
REQUITE v. To repay either good or evil to, as to a person.
SOPHISTICATE v. To deprive of simplicity of mind or manner.
TURGID adj. Swollen.
ANTIQUARY n. One who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc.
CONTIGUOUS adj. Touching or joining at the edge or boundary.
DISSOLUTE adj. Lewd.
EXTENSOR n. A muscle that causes extension.
INFIRM adj. Lacking in bodily or mental strength.
MONARCHY n. Government by a single, sovereign ruler.
PERVERT n. One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false.
RESCIND v. To make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or a superior authority.
SOPHISTRY n. Reasoning sound in appearance only, especially when designedly deceptive.
TURPITUDE n. Depravity.
ANTIQUATE v. To make old or out of date.
CONTINENCE n. Self-restraint with respect to desires, appetites, and passion.
DISSOLUTION n. A breaking up of a union of persons.
EXTENUATE v. To diminish the gravity or importance of.
INFIRMARY n. A place for the reception or treatment of the sick.
MONASTERY n. A dwelling-place occupied in common by persons under religious vows of seclusion.

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