Monday, September 19, 2011

Wordlist - 176

AURIFEROUS adj. Containing gold.
CURTAIL v. To cut off or cut short.
INTERVALE n. A low tract of land between hills, especially along a river.
PONTIFF n. The Pope.
SUBTRAHEND n. That which is to be subtracted.
AURORA n. A luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere.
CURTSY n. A downward movement of the body by bending the knees.
INTERVENE v. To interfere for some end.
POPULACE n. The common people.
SUBVERSION n. An overthrow, as from the foundation.
AUSPICE n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
CYCLOID adj. Like a circle.
INTESTACY n. The condition resulting from one's dying not having made a valid will.
POPULOUS adj. Containing many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory.
SUBVERT v. To bring to ruin.
AUSTERE adj. Severely simple; unadorned.
CYGNET n. A young swan.
INTESTATE adj. Not having made a valid will.
PORTEND v. To indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs.
SUCCEED v. To accomplish what is attempted or intended.
AUTARCHY n. Unrestricted power.
CYNICAL adj. Exhibiting moral skepticism.
INTESTINE n. That part of the digestive tube below or behind the stomach, extending to the anus.
PORTENT n. Anything that indicates what is to happen.
SUCCESS n. A favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted.
AUTHENTIC adj. Of undisputed origin.

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