Saturday, August 27, 2011

Wordlist - 145

ANTISPASMODIC adj. Tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.
CONTINUATION n. Prolongation.
DISSUADE v. To change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion, counsel, or pleading.
EXTINGUISH v. To render extinct.
INFLEXIBLE adj. That can not be altered or varied.
MONITORY n. Admonition or warning.
PESTILENT adj. Having a malign influence or effect.
RESENT v. To be indignant at, as an injury or insult.
SORDID adj. Of degraded character or nature.
TUTORSHIP n. The office of a guardian.
ANTISTROPHE n. The inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
CONTINUITY n. Uninterrupted connection in space, time, operation, or development.
DISSUASION n. The act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion, or pleading.
EXTOL v. To praise in the highest terms.
INFLUENCE n. Ability to sway the will of another.
MONOCRACY n. Government by a single person.
PESTILENTIAL adj. having the nature of or breeding pestilence.
RESERVOIR n. A receptacle where a quantity of some material, especially of a liquid or gas, may be kept.
SOUVENIR n. A token of remembrance.
TWINGE n. A darting momentary local pain.
ANTITOXIN n. A substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
CONTINUOUS adj. Connected, extended, or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.
DISYLLABLE n. A word of two syllables.
EXTORT v. To obtain by violence, threats, compulsion, or the subjection of another to some necessity.
INFLUENTIAL adj. Having the power to sway the will of another.
MONOGAMY n. The habit of pairing, or having but one mate.

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