Sunday, September 25, 2011

Wordlist - 177

AUTHENTICITY n. The state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
CYNICISM n. Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value.
INTIMACY n. Close or confidential friendship.
PORTFOLIO n. A portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc.
SUCCESSFUL adj. Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY n. The story of one's life written by himself.
CYNOSURE n. That to which general interest or attention is directed.
INTIMIDATE v. To cause to become frightened.
POSIT v. To present in an orderly manner.
SUCCESSOR n. One who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing.
AUTOCRACY n. Absolute government.
INTOLERABLE adj. Insufferable.
POSITION n. The manner in which a thing is placed.
SUCCINCT adj. Concise.
AUTOCRAT n. Any one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence.
INTOLERANCE n. Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
POSITIVE adj. Free from doubt or hesitation.
SUCCULENT adj. Juicy.
AUTOMATON n. Any living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical.
INTOLERANT adj. Bigoted.
POSSE n. A force of men.
SUCCUMB v. To cease to resist.
AUTONOMOUS adj. Self-governing.
INTOXICANT n. Anything that unduly exhilarates or excites.
POSSESS v. To own.
SUFFERANCE n. Toleration.

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