Saturday, September 11, 2010

Wordlist - 050

ACQUISITION n. Anything gained, or made one's own, usually by effort or labor.
BLAZON v. To make widely or generally known.
CHIVALRY n. The knightly system of feudal times with its code, usages and practices.
DELIRIOUS adj. Raving.
EMERGE v. To come into view or into existence.
FLAG-OFFICER n. The captain of a flag-ship.
GLIMPSE n. A momentary look.
HEXANGULAR adj. Having six angles.
IMMORTALIZE v. To cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time.
LEGITIMACY n. Accordance with law.
MANTLE n. A cloak.
NESTLE v. To adjust cozily in snug quarters.
ODIUM n. A feeling of extreme repugnance, or of dislike and disgust.
PARITY n. Equality, as of condition or rank.
RECKLESS adj. Foolishly headless of danger.
SCRUPULOUS adj. Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong.
TERRITORIAL adj. Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction.
UNISONANT adj. Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord.
VERIFICATION n. The act of proving to be true, exact, or accurate.
ACQUIT v. To free or clear, as from accusation.
BLEAK adj. Desolate.
CHOLERA n. An acute epidemic disease.
DELUDE v. To mislead the mind or judgment of.
EMERGENCE n. A coming into view.
FLAGRANT adj. Openly scandalous.
GLOBOSE adj. Spherical.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Wordlist - 048

ACQUAINT v. To make familiar or conversant.
BLASE adj. Sated with pleasure.
CHATEAU n. A castle or manor-house.
DELETERIOUS adj. Hurtful, morally or physically.
EMBODY v. To express, formulate, or exemplify in a concrete, compact or visible form.
FISHMONGER n. One who sells fish.
GLACIER n. A field or stream of ice.
HETEROGENEOUS adj. Consisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds.
IMMISCIBLE adj. Separating, as oil and water.
LEGISLATIVE adj. That makes or enacts laws.
MANOR n. The landed estate of a lord or nobleman.
NEOLOGY n. The coining or using of new words or new meanings of words.
ODE n. The form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung.
PARISH n. The ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor.
RECITATION n. The act of reciting or repeating, especially in public and from memory.
SCRIPTURAL adj. Pertaining to, contained in, or warranted by the Holy Scriptures.
TERMINUS n. The final point or goal.
UNIQUE adj. Being the only one of its kind.
VERBOSE adj. Wordy.
ACQUIESCE v. To comply; submit.
BLASPHEME v. To indulge in profane oaths.
CHATTEL n. Any article of personal property.
DELICACY n. That which is agreeable to a fine taste.
EMBOLDEN v. To give courage to.
FISSURE n. A crack or crack-like depression.
GLADDEN v. To make joyous.

Thursday, September 2, 2010