Monday, August 22, 2011

Wordlist - 158

ARCHANGEL n. An angel of high rank.
CORPORATE adj. Belonging to a corporation.
DOLESOME adj. Melancholy.
INQUISITION n. A court or tribunal for examination and punishment of heretics.
MUNICIPAL adj. Of or pertaining to a town or city, or to its corporate or local government.
PHYSIOLOGY n. The science of organic functions.
RETROGRADE v. To cause to deteriorate or to move backward.
STANZA n. A group of rimed lines, usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem.
ARCHBISHOP n. The chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church.
CORPOREAL adj. Of a material nature; physical.
DOLOR n. Lamentation.
INQUISITIVE adj. Given to questioning, especially out of curiosity.
MUNICIPALITY n. A district enjoying municipal government.
PHYSIQUE n. The physical structure or organization of a person.
RETROGRESSION n. A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction.
STATECRAFT n. The art of conducting state affairs.
ARCHDEACON n. A high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
CORPS n. A number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together.
DOLOROUS adj. Expressing or causing sorrow or pain.
INQUISITOR n. One who makes an investigation.
MUNIFICENCE n. A giving characterized by generous motives and extraordinary liberality.
PICAYUNE adj. Of small value.
RETROSPECT n. A view or contemplation of something past.
STATIC adj. Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.
ARCHAEOLOGY n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
CORPSE n. A dead body.

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