Saturday, September 10, 2011

Wordlist - 167

ASPERITY n. Harshness or roughness of temper.
COURTESY n. Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.
DUET n. A composition for two voices or instruments.
INSULAR adj. Pertaining to an island.
PLEASURABLE adj. Affording gratification.
RIGOROUS adj. Uncompromising.
STREAMLET n. Rivulet.
ASPIRANT n. One who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place.
COVENANT n. An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.
DUN v. To make a demand or repeated demands on for payment.
INSULATE v. To place in a detached state or situation.
PLEBEIAN adj. Common.
RIPPLET n. A small ripple, as of water.
STRINGENCY n. Strictness.
ASPIRATION n. An earnest wish for that which is above one's present reach.
COVERT adj. Concealed, especially for an evil purpose.
DUPLEX adj. Having two parts.
INSUPERABLE adj. Invincible.
PLEDGEE n. The person to whom anything is pledged.
RISIBLE adj. capable of exciting laughter.
STRINGENT adj. Rigid.
ASPIRE v. To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
COVEY n. A flock of quails or partridges.
DUPLICITY n. Double-dealing.
INSUPPRESSIBLE adj. Incapable of being concealed.
PLEDGEOR n. One who gives a pledge.

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