Saturday, September 3, 2011

Wordlist - 152

APPELLATION n. The name or title by which a particular person, class, or thing is called.
CONVALESCENT adj. Recovering health after sickness.
DIVERSION n. Pastime.
INHUMAN adj. Savage.
MORBID adj. Caused by or denoting a diseased or unsound condition of body or mind.
PHILOLOGIST n. An expert in linguistics.
RESTITUTION n. Restoration of anything to the one to whom it properly belongs.
SPHERICITY n. The state or condition of being a sphere.
APPEND v. To add or attach, as something accessory, subordinate, or supplementary.
CONVENE v. To summon or cause to assemble.
DIVERSITY n. Dissimilitude.
INHUME v. To place in the earth, as a dead body.
MORDACIOUS adj. Biting or giving to biting.
PHILOLOGY n. The study of language in connection with history and literature.
RESUMPTION n. The act of taking back, or taking again.
SPHEROID n. A body having nearly the form of a sphere.
APPERTAIN v. To belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
CONVENIENCE n. Fitness, as of time or place.
DIVERT v. To turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
INIMICAL adj. Adverse.
MORDANT adj. Biting.
PHILOSOPHIZE v. To seek ultimate causes and principles.
RESURGENT adj. Surging back or again.
SPHEROMETER n. An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces.
APPOSITE adj. Appropriate.
CONVERGE v. To cause to incline and approach nearer together.

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