Friday, September 2, 2011

Wordlist - 151

APPARENT adj. Easily understood.
CONTUSE v. To bruise by a blow, either with or without the breaking of the skin.
DIVAGATION n. Digression.
INHERENT adj. Intrinsic.
MORALITY n. Virtue.
PHILATELY n. The study and collection of stamps.
RESPITE n. Interval of rest.
SPECTRUM n. An image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy.
APPARITION n. Ghost.
CONTUSION n. A bruise.
DIVERGENT adj. Tending in different directions.
INHIBIT v. To hold back or in.
MORALIZE v. To render virtuous.
PHILHARMONIC adj. Fond of music.
RESPLENDENT adj. Very bright.
SPECULATE v. To pursue inquiries and form conjectures.
APPEASE v. To soothe by quieting anger or indignation.
CONVALESCE v. To recover after a sickness.
DIVERSE adj. Capable of various forms.
INHOSPITABLE adj. Not disposed to entertain strangers gratuitously.
MORATORIUM n. An emergency legislation authorizing a government suspend some action temporarily.
PHILOGYNIST n. One who is fond of women.
RESPONDENT adj. Answering.
SPECULATOR n. One who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss, but also a chance of profit.
APPELLATE adj. Capable of being appealed to.
CONVALESCENCE n. The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.

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