Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Wordlist - 148

APIARY n. A place where bees are kept.
CONTRIBUTION n. The act of giving for a common purpose.
DISTILLER n. One occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors.
EXTRAVAGANCE n. Undue expenditure of money.
INGENIOUS adj. Evincing skill, originality, or cleverness, as in contrivance or arrangement.
MONOSYLLABLE n. A word of one syllable.
PHARMACOPOEIA n. A book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists.
RESISTANT adj. Offering or tending to produce resistance.
SPECIALTY n. An employment limited to one particular line of work.
TYRANNICAL adj. Despotic.
APOGEE n. The climax.
CONTRIBUTOR n. One who gives or furnishes, in common with others, for a common purpose.
DISTINCTION n. A note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies.
EXTRAVAGANT adj. Needlessly free or lavish in expenditure.
INGENUITY n. Cleverness in contriving, combining, or originating.
MONOTONE n. The sameness or monotony of utterance.
PHARMACY n. The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines.
RESISTIVE adj. Having or exercising the power of resistance.
SPECIE n. A coin or coins of gold, silver, copper, or other metal.
TYRANNY n. Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated.
APOLOGY n. A disclaimer of intentional error or offense.
CONTRITE adj. Broken in spirit because of a sense of sin.
DISTORT v. To twist into an unnatural or irregular form.
EXTREMIST n. One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
INGENUOUS adj. Candid, frank, or open in character or quality.
MONOTONOUS adj. Unchanging and tedious.

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