Thursday, September 15, 2011

Wordlist - 172

ATHEISM n. The denial of the existence of God.
CROCKERY n. Earthenware made from baked clay.
INTERCESSION n. Entreaty in behalf of others.
POIGNANT adj. Severely painful or acute to the spirit.
RUTH n. Sorrow for another's misery.
SUBLINGUAL adj. Situated beneath the tongue.
ATHIRST adj. Wanting water.
CRUCIBLE n. A trying and purifying test or agency.
INTERCESSOR n. A mediator.
POISE n. Equilibrium.
SUBMARINE adj. Existing, done, or operating beneath the surface of the sea.
ATHWART adv. From side to side.
CRUSADE n. Any concerted movement, vigorously prosecuted, in behalf of an idea or principle.
INTERDICT n. Authoritative act of prohibition.
POLAR adj. Pertaining to the poles of a sphere, especially of the earth.
SUBMERGE v. To place or plunge under water.
ATOMIZER n. An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
CRUSTACEAN adj. Pertaining to a division of arthropods, containing lobsters, crabs, crawfish, etc.
INTERIM n. Time between acts or periods.
POLEMICS n. The art of controversy or disputation.
SUBMERGENCE n. The act of submerging.
ATONE v. To make amends for.
CRUSTACEOUS adj. Having a crust-like shell.
INTERLOCUTOR n. One who takes part in a conversation or oral discussion.
POLLEN n. The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.
SUBMERSIBLE adj. Capable of being put underwater.

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