Friday, October 7, 2011

Wordlist - 187

IRRITANT n. A mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, or tension.
PREPONDERANT adj. Prevalent.
SYNOD n. An ecclesiastical council.
IRRITATE v. To excite ill temper or impatience in.
PREPONDERATE v. To exceed in influence or power.
SYNONYM n. A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
IRRUPTION n. Sudden invasion.
PREPOSSESSION n. A preconceived liking.
SYNOPSIS n. A syllabus or summary.
ISLE n. An island.
PREPOSTEROUS adj. Utterly ridiculous or absurd.
SYSTEMATIC adj. Methodical.
ISLET n. A little island.
PREROGATIVE adj. Having superior rank or precedence.
ISOBAR n. A line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment.
PRESAGE v. To foretell.
ISOCHRONOUS adj. Relating to or denoting equal intervals of time.
PRESCIENCE n. Knowledge of events before they take place.
ISOLATE v. To separate from others of its kind.
PRESCIENT adj. Foreknowing.
ISOTHERMAL adj. Having or marking equality of temperature.
PRESCRIPT adj. Prescribed as a rule or model.
ITINERANT adj. Wandering.
PRESCRIPTIBLE adj. Derived from authoritative direction.
ITINERARY n. A detailed account or diary of a journey.
PRESCRIPTION n. An authoritative direction.

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