Sunday, September 4, 2011

Wordlist - 153

APPOSITION n. The act of placing side by side, together, or in contact.
CONVERGENT adj. Tending to one point.
DIVERTIBLE adj. Able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
INIQUITY n. Gross wrong or injustice.
MORIBUND adj. On the point of dying.
PHILOSOPHY n. The general principles, laws, or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything.
RESURRECTION n. A return from death to life
SPINOUS adj. Having spines.
APPRAISE v. To estimate the money value of.
CONVERSANT adj. Thoroughly informed.
DIVEST v. To strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
INITIATE v. To perform the first act or rite.
MOROSE adj. Gloomy.
PHLEGMATIC adj. Not easily roused to feeling or action.
RESUSCITATE v. To restore from apparent death.
SPINSTER n. A woman who has never been married.
APPRECIABLE adj. Capable of being discerned by the senses or intellect.
CONVERSION n. Change from one state or position to another, or from one form to another.
DIVINATION n. The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden.
INJECT v. To introduce, as a fluid, by injection.
MORPHOLOGY n. the science of organic forms.
PHONETIC adj. Representing articulate sounds or speech.
RETALIATE v. To repay evil with a similar evil.
SPONTANEOUS adj. Arising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause.
APPREHEND v. To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law.
CONVERTIBLE adj. Interchangeable.

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