Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Wordlist - 163

ARRIVAL n. A coming to stopping-place or destination.
COSMOLOGY n. The general science of the universe.
DOUBLET n. One of a pair of like things.
INSIPID adj. Tasteless.
PITIABLE adj. Contemptible.
RHAPSODY n. Rapt or rapturous utterance.
STIGMA n. A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evil-doing.
ARROGANT adj. Unduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc.
COSMOPOLITAN adj. Common to all the world.
DOUBLY adv. In twofold degree or extent.
INSISTENCE n. Urgency.
PITIFUL adj. Wretched.
RHETORIC n. The art of discourse.
STILETTO n. A small dagger.
ARROGATE v. To take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds.
COSMOPOLITANISM n. A cosmopolitan character.
DOWRY n. The property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage.
INSISTENT adj. Urgent.
PITILESS adj. Hard-hearted.
RHETORICIAN n. A showy writer or speaker.
STIMULANT n. Anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action.
ARTESIAN well n. A very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
COSMOS n. The world or universe considered as a system, perfect in order and arrangement.
DRACHMA n. A modern and an ancient Greek coin.
INSOLENCE n. Pride or haughtiness exhibited in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others.
PITTANCE n. Any small portion or meager allowance.

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