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abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade. abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery. abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns. abbot n. The superior of a community of monks. abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like). abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly. abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen. abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally. abed adv. In bed; on a bed. aberration n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course. abet v. To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense). abeyance n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction. abhorrence n. The act of detesting extremely. abhorrent adj. Very repugnant; hateful. abidance n. An abiding. abject adj. Sunk to a low condition. abjure v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath. able-bodied adj. Competent for physical service. ablution n. A washing or cleansing, especially of the body. abnegate v. To renounce (a right or privilege). abnormal adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard. abominable adj. Very hateful. abominate v. To hate violently. abomination n. A very detestable act or practice. aboriginal adj. Primitive; unsophisticated. aborigines n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country. aboveboard adv. & adj. Without concealment, fraud, or trickery. abrade v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction. abrasion n. That which is rubbed off. abridge v. To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles. abridgment n. A condensed form as of a book or play. abrogate v. To abolish, repeal. abrupt adj. Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break. abscess n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body. abscission n. The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation. abscond v. To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest. absence n. The fact of not being present or available. absent-minded adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business. absolution n. Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses. absolve v. To free from sin or its penalties. absorb v. To drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water. absorption n. The act or process of absorbing. abstain v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something). abstemious adj. Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food. abstinence n. Self denial. abstruse adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood. absurd adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense. abundant adj. Plentiful. abusive adj. Employing harsh words or ill treatment. abut v. To touch at the end or boundary line. abyss n. Bottomless gulf. academic adj. Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university. academician n. A member of an academy of literature, art, or science. academy n. Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught. accede v. To agree. accelerate v. To move faster. accept v. To take when offered. access n. A way of approach or entrance; passage. accessible adj. Approachable. accession n. Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government. accessory n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent. acclaim v. To utter with a shout. accommodate v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor. accompaniment n. A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part. accompanist n. One who or that which accompanies. accompany v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion. accomplice n. An associate in wrong-doing. accomplish v. To bring to pass. accordion n. A portable free-reed musical instrument. accost v. To speak to. account n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions. accouter v. To dress. accredit v. To give credit or authority to. accumulate v. To become greater in quantity or number. accuracy n. Exactness. accurate adj. Conforming exactly to truth or to a standard. accursed adj. Doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune. accusation n. A charge of crime, misdemeanor, or error. accusatory adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation. accuse v. To charge with wrong doing, misconduct, or error. accustom v. To make familiar by use. acerbity n. Sourness, with bitterness and astringency. acetate n. A salt of acetic acid. acetic adj. Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar. ache v. To be in pain or distress. Achillean adj. Invulnerable. achromatic adj. Colorless, acid n. A sour substance. acidify v. To change into acid. acknowledge v. To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of. acknowledgment n. Recognition. acme n. The highest point, or summit. acoustic adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing. acquaint v. To make familiar or conversant. acquiesce v. To comply; submit. acquiescence n. Passive consent. acquire v. To get as one's own. acquisition n. Anything gained, or made one's own, usually by effort or labor. acquit v. To free or clear, as from accusation. acquittal n. A discharge from accusation by judicial action. acquittance n. Release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility. acreage n. Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land. acrid adj. Harshly pungent or bitter. acrimonious adj. Full of bitterness. acrimony n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper. actionable adj. Affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words. actuality n. Any reality. actuary n. An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums. actuate v. To move or incite to action. acumen n. Quickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination. acute adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment. adamant n. Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability. addendum n. Something added, or to be added. addle v. To make inefficient or worthless; muddle. adduce v. To bring forward or name for consideration. adhere v. To stick fast or together. adherence n. Attachment. adherent adj. Clinging or sticking fast. adhesion n. The state of being attached or joined. adieu inter. Good-by; farewell. adjacency n. The state of being adjacent. adjacent n. That which is near or bordering upon. adjudge v. To award or bestow by formal decision. adjunct n. Something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place. adjuration n. A vehement appeal. adjutant adj. Auxiliary. administrator n. One who manages affairs of any kind. admissible adj. Having the right or privilege of entry. admittance n. Entrance, or the right or permission to enter. admonish v. To warn of a fault. admonition n. Gentle reproof. ado n. unnecessary activity or ceremony. adoration n. Profound devotion. adroit adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers. adulterant n. An adulterating substance. adulterate v. To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients. adumbrate v. To represent beforehand in outline or by emblem. advent n. The coming or arrival, as of any important change, event, state, or personage. adverse adj. Opposing or opposed. adversity n. Misfortune. advert v. To refer incidentally. advertiser n. One who advertises, especially in newspapers. advisory adj. Not mandatory. advocacy n. The act of pleading a cause. advocate n. One who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court. aerial adj. Of, pertaining to, or like the air.
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aeronaut n. One who navigates the air, a balloonist. aeronautics n. the art or practice of flying aircraft aerostat n. A balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air. aerostatics n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties. affable adj. Easy to approach. affect v. To act upon affectation n. A studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt. affiliate n. Some auxiliary person or thing. affirmative adj. Answering yes; to a question at issue. affix v. To fasten. affluence n. A profuse or abundant supply of riches. affront n. An open insult or indignity. afire adv. & adj. On fire, literally or figuratively. afoot adv. In progress. aforesaid adj. Said in a preceding part or before. afresh adv. Once more, after rest or interval. afterthought n. A thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time. agglomerate v. To pile or heap together. aggrandize v. To cause to appear greatly. aggravate v. To make heavier, worse, or more burdensome. aggravation n. The fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc. aggregate n. The entire number, sum, mass, or quantity of something. aggress v. To make the first attack. aggression n. An unprovoked attack. aggrieve v. To give grief or sorrow to. aghast adj. Struck with terror and amazement. agile adj. Able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally. agitate v. To move or excite (the feelings or thoughts). agrarian adj. Pertaining to land, especially agricultural land. aide-de-camp n. An officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general. ailment n. Slight sickness. airy adj. Delicate, ethereal. akin adj. Of similar nature or qualities. alabaster n. A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum. alacrity n. Cheerful willingness. albeit conj. Even though. albino n. A person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris. album n. A book whose leaves are so made to form paper frames for holding photographs or the like. alchemy n. Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold. alcohol n. A volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste. alcoholism n. A condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages. alcove n. A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room. alder n. Any shrub or small tree of the genus Alumnus, of the oak family. alderman n. A member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions. aldermanship n. The dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman. alias n. An assumed name. alien n. One who owes allegiance to a foreign government. alienable adj. Capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands. alienate v. To cause to turn away. alienation n. Estrangement. aliment n. That which nourishes. alkali n. Anything that will neutralize an acid, as lime, magnesia, etc. allay v. To calm the violence or reduce the intensity of; mitigate. allege v. To assert to be true, especially in a formal manner, as in court. allegory n. The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness. alleviate v. To make less burdensome or less hard to bear. alley n. A narrow street, garden path, walk, or the like. alliance n. Any combination or union for some common purpose. allot v. To assign a definite thing or part to a certain person. allotment n. Portion. allude v. To refer incidentally, or by suggestion. allusion n. An indirect and incidental reference to something without definite mention of it. alluvion n. Flood. ally n. A person or thing connected with another, usually in some relation of helpfulness. almanac n. A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information. aloof adv. Not in sympathy with or desiring to associate with others. altar n. Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be offered or incense burned. alter v. To make change in. alteration n. Change or modification. altercate v. To contend angrily or zealously in words. alternate n. One chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other. alternative n. Something that may or must exist, be taken or chosen, or done instead of something else. altitude n. Vertical distance or elevation above any point or base-level, as the sea. alto n. The lowest or deepest female voice or part. altruism n. Benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest. altruist n. One who advocates or practices altruism. amalgam n. An alloy or union of mercury with another metal. amalgamate v. To mix or blend together in a homogeneous body. amateur adj. Practicing an art or occupation for the love of it, but not as a profession. amatory adj. Designed to excite love. ambidextrous adj. Having the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease. ambiguous adj. Having a double meaning. ambitious adj. Eagerly desirous and aspiring. ambrosial adj. Divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious. ambulance n. A vehicle fitted for conveying the sick and wounded. ambulate v. To walk about ambush n. The act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy. ameliorate v. To relieve, as from pain or hardship amenable adj. Willing and ready to submit. Americanism n. A peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the United States. amicable adj. Done in a friendly spirit. amity n. Friendship. amorous adj. Having a propensity for falling in love. amorphous adj. Without determinate shape. amour n. A love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature. ampere n. The practical unit of electric-current strength. ampersand n. The character &; and. amphibious adj. Living both on land and in water. amphitheater n. An edifice of elliptical shape, constructed about a central open space or arena. amplitude n. Largeness. amply adv. Sufficiently. amputate v. To remove by cutting, as a limb or some portion of the body. amusement n. Diversion. anachronism n. Anything occurring or existing out of its proper time. anagram n. The letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase. analogous adj. Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations. analogy n. Reasoning in which from certain and known relations or resemblance others are formed. analyst n. One who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method. analyze v. To examine minutely or critically. anarchy n. Absence or utter disregard of government. anathema n. Anything forbidden, as by social usage. anatomy n. That branch of morphology which treats of the structure of organisms. ancestry n. One's ancestors collectively. anecdote n. A brief account of some interesting event or incident. anemia n. Deficiency of blood or red corpuscles. anemic adj. Affected with anemia. anemometer n. An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind. anesthetic adj. Pertaining to or producing loss of sensation. anew adv. Once more. angelic adj. Saintly. Anglophobia n. Hatred or dread of England or of what is English. Anglo-Saxon n. The entire English race wherever found, as in Europe, the United States, or India. angular adj. Sharp-cornered. anhydrous adj. Withered. animadversion n. The utterance of criticism or censure. animadvert v. To pass criticism or censure. animalcule n. An animal of microscopic smallness. animate v. To make alive. animosity n. Hatred. annalist n. Historian. annals n. A record of events in their chronological order, year by year. annex v. To add or affix at the end. annihilate v. To destroy absolutely. annotate v. To make explanatory or critical notes on or upon. annual adj. Occurring every year. annuity n. An annual allowance, payment, or income.
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annunciation n. Proclamation. anode n. The point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like. anonymous adj. Of unknown authorship. antagonism n. Mutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons. Antarctic adj. Pertaining to the south pole or the regions near it. ante v. In the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt. antecede v. To precede. antecedent n. One who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality. antechamber n. A waiting room for those who seek audience. antedate v. To assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one. antediluvian adj. Of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah. antemeridian adj. Before noon. antemundane adj. Pertaining to time before the world's creation. antenatal adj. Occurring or existing before birth. anterior adj. Prior. anteroom n. A room situated before and opening into another, usually larger. anthology n. A collection of extracts from the writings of various authors. anthracite n. Hard coal. anthropology n. The science of man in general. anthropomorphous adj. Having or resembling human form. antic n. A grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action. Antichrist n. Any opponent or enemy of Christ, whether a person or a power. anticlimax n. A gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said. anticyclone n. An atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward. antidote n. Anything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison, disease, or the like. antilogy n. Inconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas. antipathize v. To show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike. antiphon n. A response or alteration of responses, generally musical. antiphony n. An anthem or other composition sung responsively. antipodes n. A place or region on the opposite side of the earth. antiquary n. One who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc. antiquate v. To make old or out of date. antique adj. Pertaining to ancient times. antiseptic n. Anything that destroys or restrains the growth of putrefactive microorganisms. antislavery adj. Opposed to human slavery. antispasmodic adj. Tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections. antistrophe n. The inversion of terms in successive classes, as in “the home of joy” and “the joy of home”. antitoxin n. A substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms. antonym n. A word directly opposed to another in meaning. anxious adj. Distressed in mind respecting some uncertain matter. apathy n. Insensibility to emotion or passionate feeling. aperture n. Hole. apex n. The highest point, as of a mountain. aphorism n. Proverb. apiary n. A place where bees are kept. apogee n. The climax. apology n. A disclaimer of intentional error or offense. apostasy n. A total departure from one's faith or religion. apostate adj. False. apostle n. Any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority. apothecary n. One who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions. apotheosis n. Deification. appall v. To fill with dismay or horror. apparent adj. Easily understood. apparition n. Ghost. appease v. To soothe by quieting anger or indignation. appellate adj. Capable of being appealed to. appellation n. The name or title by which a particular person, class, or thing is called. append v. To add or attach, as something accessory, subordinate, or supplementary. appertain v. To belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation. apposite adj. Appropriate. apposition n. The act of placing side by side, together, or in contact. appraise v. To estimate the money value of. appreciable adj. Capable of being discerned by the senses or intellect. apprehend v. To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law. apprehensible adj. Capable of being conceived. approbation n. Sanction. appropriate adj. Suitable for the purpose and circumstances. aqueduct n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance. aqueous adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing water. arbiter n. One chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in dispute, to decide matters. arbitrary adj. Fixed or done capriciously. arbitrate v. To act or give judgment as umpire. arbor n. A tree. arboreal adj. Of or pertaining to a tree or trees. arborescent adj. Having the nature of a tree. arboretum n. A botanical garden or place devoted to the cultivation of trees or shrubs. arboriculture n. The cultivation of trees or shrubs. arcade n. A vaulted passageway or street; a roofed passageway having shops, etc., opening from it. archaic adj. Antiquated archaism n. Obsolescence. archangel n. An angel of high rank. archbishop n. The chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church. archdeacon n. A high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese. archaeology n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man. archetype n. A prototype. archipelago n. Any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves. ardent adj. Burning with passion. ardor n. Intensity of passion or affection. arid adj. Very dry. aristocracy n. A hereditary nobility aristocrat n. A hereditary noble or one nearly connected with nobility. armada n. A fleet of war-vessels. armful n. As much as can be held in the arm or arms. armory n. An arsenal. aroma n. An agreeable odor. arraign v. To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not. arrange v. To put in definite or proper order. arrangement n. The act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order. arrant adj. Notoriously bad. arrear n. Something overdue and unpaid. arrival n. A coming to stopping-place or destination. arrogant adj. Unduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc. arrogate v. To take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds. Artesian well n. A very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure artful adj. Characterized by craft or cunning. Arthurian adj. Pertaining to King Arthur, the real or legendary hero of British poetic story. artifice n. Trickery. artless adj. Ingenuous. ascendant adj. Dominant. ascension n. The act of rising. ascent n. A rising, soaring, or climbing. ascetic adj. Given to severe self-denial and practicing excessive abstinence and devotion. ascribe v. To assign as a quality or attribute. asexual adj. Having no distinct sexual organs. ashen adj. Pale. askance adv. With a side or indirect glance or meaning. asperity n. Harshness or roughness of temper. aspirant n. One who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place. aspiration n. An earnest wish for that which is above one's present reach. aspire v. To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained. assailant n. One who attacks. assassin n. One who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly. assassinate v. To kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person. assassination n. Murderer, as by secret assault or treachery. assay n. The chemical analysis or testing of an alloy ore. assent v. To express agreement with a statement or matter of opinion. assess v. To determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid). assessor n. An officer whose duty it is to assess taxes. assets n. pl. Property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts. assiduous adj. Diligent. assignee n. One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests. assimilate v. To adapt. assonance n. Resemblance or correspondence in sound.
To confuse. autobiography n. his doctrines. to be used in cookery. baton n. To accord in sound. used for healing. while cooking. An instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure. bale n. auburn adj. auxiliary n. attest v. benignant adj. accomplishments. betroth v. violent. Having resemblance of sound. bauble n. betrothal n. To predict. gravy. One who is lawfully entitled to the profits and proceeds of an estate or property. battalion n. Any state of great happiness. Helpful. bewilder v. or disease. A large package prepared for transportation or storage. benison n. To remind oneself. To foil or frustrate. especially when in need. To lament benediction n. bestrew v. authenticity n. or the like. awry adv. benevolence n. A thick liquid mixture of two or more materials beaten together. beget v. Madhouse. The story of one's life written by himself. attaché n. The passion for collecting books. besmear v. as for disinfection. Of or pertaining to the ear. said usually of the hair. To envy one of the possession of. bedaub v. beneficent adj. auricular adj. To pester. To implore. becalm v. A trinket. baize n. or of the origin and authorship claimed. Self-governing. bellicose adj. autopsy n. by winding round a cleat. Malignant. believe v. as with something oily or sticky. Any popular narrative poem. To smear over. athwart adv. athirst adj. The fall or sliding of a mass of snow or ice down a mountain-slope. audition n. often bearing with it rock. The chief law-officer of a government. A subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy. bemoan v. To happen to or befall. beneficial adj. attorney-general n. aversion n. A woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty. A spacious cage or enclosure in which live birds are kept. augur v. To smear over. belie v. Characterized by charity and kindness. Any living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical. Of or pertaining to the ear. azure n. sleeping-car. Animal. bedeck v. avow v. belay v. belle n. Great cruelty or reckless wickedness. To disparage. appetite. Passion for getting and keeping riches. or manner. as a horse. A mental condition of fixed opposition to or dislike of some particular thing. A single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers. Wanting water. bibliography n. or the religious orders called after him. To delay past the proper hour. + FREE Memory Course. Apart from. Blessing. automaton n. by nod or gesture. Greediness. To accept as true on the testimony or authority of others. The state or quality of being genuine. benignity n. Helpful result. Keen in discernment. To cause to be less harsh. To sprinkle or cover with things strewn. To get or sit upon astride. a solemn invocation of the divine blessing. assonate v. Amends. azalea n. astringent adj. Manifesting a warlike spirit. Loud enough to be heard. A microbe. Of or pertaining to autumn. Of undisputed origin. autonomous adj. its auricle. benevolent adj. A narrow strip of wood. auditory adj. avert v. Reddish-brown. Severely simple. audible adj. Pertaining to St. barcarole n. protecting. batten n. To certify as accurate. Outrageously or wantonly wicked. & adj. Commonplace. beatify v. benign adj. To arouse. Benevolent in feeling. or cruel. unadorned. barometer n. curtains. A medical preparation. befog v. genuine. bawl v. favoring. Diversion. . Augustine. A doer of kindly and charitable acts. bestride v. Unrestricted power. To cover with melted fat. Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon or his system of philosophy. often with epic subject and usually in lyric form. betimes adv. Any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees. To make warm by genial heat. To engage to marry. especially vowel sound. autumnal adj. astute adj. Engagement to marry. bequeath v. Warlike. Any one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence. 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Good and kind of heart. To make desolate with loneliness and grief. A church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service. Reluctant. auspice n. The examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death. belittle v. aviary n. beck v. atrocious adj. avarice n. aura n. audacious adj. avocation n. The act or sensation of hearing. Absolute government. bevel n. An instrument for indicating the atmospheric pressure per unit of surface. benefice n. or expiation made from wrong or injury. atonement n. A luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere. To make fast. An officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment. badger v. Out of the proper form. Low in tone or compass. or the literature bearing on a particular subject. as with any oily or sticky substance. berth n. To produce by sexual generation. A body of infantry composed of two or more companies. as emotion. atrocity n. etc. A list of the words of an author. atheism n. etc. bask v. An escort or lover. befriend v. Kindness of feeling. To make quiet. An official staff borne either as a weapon or as an emblem of authority or privilege. authentic adj. One who or that which aids or helps. To assert as a fact. auriferous adj. To give by will. direction.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. vile. or the sense of hearing. pain. Of or pertaining to hearing or the organs or sense of hearing. An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray. autarchy n. To turn away or aside. awaken v. beset v. ballad n. or severe. beseech v. To attack on all sides. To make supremely happy. averse adj. Augustinian adj. auricle n. A bunk or bed in a vessel. benefactor n. especially when regarded as subsidiary or accessory. Harsh in disposition or character. banal adj. beneficiary n. aver v. An expression of assent. as a rope. baffle v. One of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins. disposition. avalanche n. character. barring prep. belligerent adj. bedlam n. atone v. aurora n. bethink v. A boat-song of Venetian gondoliers. The color of the sky. or position. interest. aromatic and oily. Pervasive psychic influence supposed to emanate from persons aural adj.
especially one to be drunk as a toast or health. Corporeal. The quality of frankness or outspokenness. bight n. Calvary n. buffoon n. as a flax or cotton. boatswain n. That may be estimated by reckoning. The system of doctrine taught by John Calvin. An animal having two feet. bombardier n. bulbous adj. A number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose. idiom. breech n. A subordinate officer of a vessel. To indulge in profane oaths. brokerage n. canine adj. bore v. Without experience of the world. browbeat v. Calvinism n. bullock n. generally isolated. Inflated or extravagant language. Sulfur. A word. and shells. bombard v. Cowardly. blithe adj. Members of a brotherhood. non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor. boll n. Of a bright but delicate yellow. as to the taste. actions. Any dialectic pronunciation of English. A dark reddish-brown. Well done. bronchitis n. To make of or ornament with brass. caitiff adj. A plant that produces leaves and roots the first year and flowers and fruit the second. Straightforward. formed by a long curve of a coast-line. Water saturated with salt. cajolery n. Disseminated far and wide. bravado n. low mountain. The head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall. gild. or western Palestine. A treasurer. etc. or flourish triumphantly or defiantly. brusque adj. Resembling a corpse. The breast or the upper front of the thorax of a human being. cadence n. To overwhelm. botanical adj. To teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism. Power or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas. cajole v. A round pod or seed-capsule. blockade n. cabalism n. bristle n. Desolate. breaker n. Any small engraved or carved work in relief. Showing abundance. To impose on or dupe by flattering speech. by stern. The state of being hard and insensible. The United Kingdom of Great Britain. bodily adj. bureau n. or rude address or manner. cabinet n. The science of life or living organisms. the player who delivers the ball. The crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living. Rude. for the first time. etc. a broker. To assail with any missile or with abusive speech. Any support or prop. A member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan. General officer who commands a brigade. botanize v. boycott v. Objects of curiosity or for decoration. brazier n. Anything that gives security or defense. To await. association. One who has two spouses at the same time. or the like. To strike with or as with the head. as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops. A concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness. Calvinize v. and the reins. or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones. The business of making sales and purchases for a commission. brogan n. buffoonery n. bigamist n. blazon v. In colonial times. Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade. bleak adj. profession. bolster v. prepared or improvised. cameo n. + FREE Memory Course. bigamy n. blatant adj. A complete series of connected military operations. A horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave. bilingual adj. An embellishment or flourish. A mark that mars beauty. A coarse. blaspheme v. brooch n. Cheerful. An incorporated village or town. or like a bulb. bromine n. Fond of drinking. canary adj. bureaucracy n. To support. breach n. blaze n. burgess n. The place where Christ was crucified. The shutting up of a town. A conspicuous hill. To execute clumsily. To mention. bursar n. Briticism n. buttress n. cacophony n.com bibliophile n. bide v. To expurgate in editing (a literary composition) by omitting words or passages. Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous. biography n. braggart n. calumny n. bray n. butte n. etc. callow adj. calculable adj. To place the products or merchandise of under a ban. Any rule or law. To make widely or generally known. Government by departments of men transacting particular branches of public business. as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn. The trunk or body of a tree. citizen or freeman of a borough burgh. The body of men constituting the official advisors of the executive head of a nation. bulrush n. heavy shoe. Low drollery. Characteristic of a dog. A vain boaster. campaign n. bungle v. bole n. birthright n. A vivid glowing flame. One who trains horses. To study plant-life. The violation of official duty. cadenza n. Shortness of duration. braze v. In cricket. ranking between a colonel and a major-general. Delusive speech. a corporation. butt v. Fragile. bumptious adj. a bit. bridle n. or phrase characteristic of Great Britain or the British. anchors. A disagreeable. bier n. coarse jokes. as something wrong. An article of jewelry fastened by a hinged pin and hook on the underside. especially that of the Irish people. or pertaining to. by-law n. One who lives by robbery and plunder. brethren n. bronchus n. pl. illustrative of the passion of love. brogue n. bulwark n. bodice n. To wave. Unchecked merriment or animal spirits. cantata n. especially of a woman. To hurry. a frontier. Speaking two languages. for a solo voice or instrument. biology n. brigand n. bric-a-brac n. boorish adj. shake. canon n. broach v. brimstone n. . brevity n. burgher n. Britannia n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. An aggressive display of boldness. FreeVocabulary. candid adj. came n. A privilege or possession into which one is born. Superstitious devotion to one's religion. bilateral adj. and character. buoyant adj. Hillside. Slander. An ox. especially on unimportant subjects. A slightly receding bay between headlands. Full of offensive and aggressive self-conceit. preaching tone with affected solemnity. A choral composition. lawful right. Any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water. Spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity. calorie n. biennial n. The science that treats of plants. who has general charge of the rigging. bustle v. botany n. bowler n. A leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows. A clown. Two-sided. burnish v. brae n. bosom n. blemish n. A women's ornamental corset-shaped laced waist. bolero n. One of the coarse. boisterous adj. biped n. calculus n. Having the power or tendency to float or keep afloat. A cup or glass filled to the brim. or natural turret. A Spanish dance. To make brilliant or shining. Of. brigade n. A hollow projectile containing an explosive material. A written account of one's life. or a line of coast by hostile forces. bountiful adj. stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making. A loud harsh sound. Acridity. Bowdlerize v. An open pan or basin for holding live coals. brittle adj. callosity n. dogs. a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia. etc. biograph n. To weary by tediousness or dullness. or attempt to do so. borough n. bomb n. Inflammation of the bronchial tubes. A body of troops consisting of two or more regiments. blasé adj. A person who has charge of mortars. Canaanite n. An inhabitant. or the like. or corporate town. as a sword or spear. brigadier n. etc. haughty. accompanied by caste nets and singing. cadaverous adj. Connected with the study or cultivation of plants. brotherhood n. brandish v. A bibliographical sketch or notice. One who loves books. Joyous. brine n. candor n. Somewhat rough or rude in manner or speech. A rule or law adopted by an association. bravo interj. cabal n. To talk in a singsong. bibulous adj. blithesome adj. broadcast adj. bumper n. Either of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs. bitterness n. bombs. cant v. A chest of drawers for clothing. Sated with pleasure. harsh. or horns. or a legal obligation. buoyancy n. bombast n. The buttocks. Rhythmical or measured flow or movement.
or performed by a chorus or choir. To stick together. Indirect or roundabout expression. A yawning hollow. To punish. Pertaining or peculiar to common speech as distinguished from literary. clemency n. Any condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion. or beauty. colloquialism n. should be inserted. chains. To describe by distinctive marks or peculiarities. clothier n. or explaining in the body of a will. catholicity n. chastity n. usages and practices. choleric adj. A castle or manor-house. Pertaining to. as by excellence. Eating or living on flesh. That may or can collapse. especially in literary or scientific pursuits. To subject to punitive measures. Easily provoked to anger. Any overwhelming flood of water. characterize v. close-hauled adj. cede v. coagulate v. Awkward of movement. caption n. caret n. Accidental. commitment n. Form of speech used only or chiefly in conversation. Surrender. caution. carnal adj. clangor n. cartilage n. or the like. collusion n. A quack. clement adj.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. To purify by affliction. To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner. Akin. circumnavigate v. Violent contact. A charge for a firearm. carcass n. Consisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass. To blend. commemorate v. cohesive adj. Changeable in appearance. commingle v. codicil n. circumlocution n. Sarcastic and severe. Keen vexation. characteristic n. Hypercritical. coincide v. Dead and putrefying flesh. A college student. The department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs. collector n. formerly used for flogging in the army and navy. citadel n. or product. Consistency. clamorous adj. coalition n. A court of equity. catastrophe n. by chance.com canto n. doctrine. An instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord. chronology n. Mercy. Intuitive sagacity or perception. or careful consideration. cereal adj. One who makes or sells cloth or clothing. Any strong fortress. To arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance. A certificate from the proper authorities that a vessel has complied with the law and may sail. collide v. The system. To sail quite around. clearance n. cardinal adj. chateau n. Showing watchfulness. A private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates. To burn or sear as with a heated iron. A minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells. To hold back. circumspect adj. To fascinate. To surrender or stipulate terms. as of right. clamor. A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision. cohesion n. Conversation. choral adj. Any article of personal property. An associate in professional employment. section. A very thin gauze used for trimmings. cardiac adj. clarify v. A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army. Indicating or expressing a cause. or mortification. To serve as a remembrance of. Of prime or special importance. Belonging. A heading. To refer to specifically. A whim. circumference n. To disseminate. chagrin n. (also a noun meaning zero or nothing) circulate v. Clanking or a ringing. Forcible constraint or restraint. collapse v. and differences. collegian n. Any great and sudden misfortune or calamity. relating to. as by heat. Christ n. coincident adj. Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds. chancery n. ceremonious adj. The act or process of coming together so as to form one body. cognizant adj. indicating where omitted words. casualty n. cite v. To render intelligible. One who makes a claim or demand. casual adj. To calculate arithmetically. as in the earth's surface. A distinctive feature. cartridge n. and practice of the Roman Catholic Church. To treat as a baby or an invalid. coercion n. Fit to be eaten. censorious adj. as at one's failures or errors. centimeter n. cauterize v. collaborate v. etc. An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication. An acute epidemic disease. centiliter n. comical adj. To force. clairvoyance n. capillary n. A secret agreement for a wrongful purpose. collier n. document. commentary n. cataract n. The knightly system of feudal times with its code. carrion n. . One who works in a coal-mine. A hundredth of a liter. Any strikingly great person or object. moral or physical. chasm n. or bells. chattel n. charlatan n. A length of one hundredth of a meter. or by a ferment. Massacre. To change into a clot or a jelly. claimant n. combination. caprice n. colloquial adj. as of a chapter. Discontinuance. Serving or tending to force. coddle v. One who makes a collection. cholera n. Roomy. coagulant adj. a picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted. The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery. An elastic animal tissue of firm consistence. Characterized by outward form or ceremony. colossus n. cohere v. colloquy n. coerce v. To pass title to. To meet and strike violently. Judging severely or harshly. collective adj. Having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible. Combination in a body or mass. chaos n. collapsible adj. etc. centenary adj. The part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered. or fail. ceremonial adj. circumscribe v. Taking place at the same time. chronometer n. A small shrill trumpet or bugle. Catholicism n. That part of the world where Christianity is generally professed. cognate adj. captivate v. carouse v. Appealing strongly to the reason or conscience. To correspond. Sexual or moral purity. An official numbering of the people of a country or district. intended for. clumsy adj. coercive adj. One of the divisions of an extended poem. or abounding in color. The science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events. check v. A fatal or serious accident or disaster. chiffon n. chromatic adj. as of arms. commissariat n. Funny. To labor or cooperate with another or others. To name in baptism. by chemical action. colleague n. captious adj. annoyance. cessation n. clarion n. cataclysm n. chastise v. Observant of ritual. The boundary-line of a circle. as of objects of art. causal adj. capacious adj. The act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping. caustic adj. castigate v. The division of society on artificial grounds. Handsome. eloquence. Universal prevalence or acceptance. chasten v. fall in. caucus n. carnage n. clandestine adj. Urgent in complaint or demand. chameleon adj. comestible adj. centurion n. carnivorous adj. The dead body of an animal. A circumstance so agreeing with another: often implying accident. commission v. comely adj. collision n. evening dress. To empower. Christendom n. as of possessions or rights. censor n. A supplement adding to. or for blasting. classify v. To cause to shrink. revoking. cantonment n. caricature n. A title of Jesus christen v. or sum. cipher v. A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work. + FREE Memory Course. as distinguished from a common-law court. Sensual. To confine within bounds. books. capitulate v. Producing coagulation. Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years. cogent adj. coalescence n. Surreptitious. cathode n. clan n. Pertaining to the heart. census n. cession n. coincidence n. FreeVocabulary. etc. A tribe. chivalry n. Having the property of consistency. Compassionate. caste n.. Taking notice. A sign (^) placed below a line. Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness. cat-o-nine-tails n. as of action or motion.
consumption n. commute v. conjugal adj. connubial adj. To consist of. The act or state or conforming. sorrow. conspire v. To ascertain by mathematical calculation. concession n. Large in scope or content. or claim. mental image or thought of. conciliate v. conclusive adj. consensus n. Gradual destruction. A person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted. Harmonious. consul n. Sufficient to convince or decide. Descended from the same parent or ancestor. complement v. A stream that unites with another. Being in agreement or harmony with. as by burning. To encounter. contiguity n. complex adj. An arbitrary assemblage or group of stars. Proximity. comprehensive adj. consulate n. contemporary adj. conceive v. complacence n. A violent shock to some organ by a fall or a sudden blow. To set apart as sacred. Participation or partnership. condense v. To overcome by force. compact. A spiritual advisor. conflagration n. confide v. conformable adj. confederacy n. Relative. and passion. or admitted in response to a demand. comport v. particularly a tube. or passageway for a fluid. as difficulties or obstacles. occurring. competent adj. confinement n. concurrent adj. contiguous adj. conjugation n. consummate v. concordance n. To collect into a mass. Forced. manner. console v. Joined together in pairs. To entrust. Satisfaction with one's acts or surroundings. consternation n. concord n. appetites. complication n. conformation n. contagion n. constellation n. contender n. characterized by rivalry. in place of. competitor n. Yielding. To surrender. complaisant adj. especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art. To pollute. The state or feeling of trust in or reliance upon another. consecrate v. connive v. The act. condescend v. To remunerate. One who exerts oneself in opposition or rivalry. conjecture n. form. as by force or authority. Living or existing at the same time. conscience n. A state of permanence. and thinks. conjoin v. To put something. compunction n. confident adj. An intermingling or combination of things or parts. etc. fact. A rival. confiscate v. The place in which a consul transacts official business. A guess. signify. comprehensible adj. consonant adj. Panic. Pleased or satisfied with oneself. Living. A great fire. To agree. conjugate adj. Qualified. conservatory n. The state or quality of being in accord with. Examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness. comparable adj. or by using up. confront v. To comfort. Clearly visible. Harmony. constable n. petition. comparison n. compliant adj. Transmitting disease. FreeVocabulary. + FREE Memory Course. comprise v. constrict v. conscientious adj. continence n. consecutive adj. Adhering to the existing order of things. compress v. concussion n. To abridge. component n. A means for conducting something. To bind. competitive adj. To obtain the friendship of. Coercion. conformance n. especially something less severe. Pertaining to marriage. Intelligible. consonance n. Occurring or acting together. consignee n. compliment v. conduce v. contemptuous adj. A musical composition. Capable of being pressed into smaller compass. compulsion n. General structure. consumptive adj. To reveal in trust or confidence. coniferous adj. To unite. or the state of being commodity n. The state of being joined together. as of many buildings. a forest. The communication of disease from person to person. wearing out. compression n. contaminate v. contemplate v. contagious adj. compute v. or the like. An officer appointed to reside in a foreign city. congregate v. eating. confluent n. or result of committing. One who has the right to vote at an election. To make complex. concede v. confectionery n. To come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors. Following in uninterrupted succession. conferee n. Calmness. congest v. or agreement. Fit to be compared.. An officer whose duty is to maintain the peace. conciliatory adj. conformity n. The place where streams meet. Cone-bearing trees. Tending to reconcile. Disdainful. To plot. or use. Expression of sympathy with a person in pain. The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct. To mean. confidant n. A critical judge of art. consistency n. Something that is bought and sold. . To make complete. especially in a perplexing manner. etc. Agreeable. The candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells. complicity n. pipe. One who is united with others in a league.com committal n. as for mutual aid. concerto n. Contributing to an end. conductible adj. complacent adj. compressible adj. connoisseur n. conspirator n. To bestow. Having kindred character or tastes. Self-flattering opinion. condensation n. constituency n. consign v. consanguineous adj. congeal v. or existing at the same time. conscious adj. conscript v. Adequate qualification or capacity. compensate v. Complicated. Ability to know. Harmony. Remorseful feeling. To combine into one body or system. One who entrusts. To press together or into smaller space. Constraint. condolence n. commotion n. marital rights. One to whom secrets are entrusted. conduit n. To form an idea. Worthy of scorn or disdain. A person with whom another confers. consolidate v. The act or process of making dense or denser. conceit n. Politeness. comparative adj. concur v. Designed for gradual destruction. difficult. confidence n. consort n. or outline. Capable of being conducted or transmitted. complicate v. conquer v. To be in collusion. conservatism n. conspicuous adj. Self-restraint with respect to desires. Agreement. conjunction n. conducive adj. A companion or associate. or married persons. Touching or joining at the edge or boundary. A constituent element or part. To appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury. concurrence n. comprehension n. or misfortune. To address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise. Aware that one lives. or the things so joined. or hard to deal with. confessor n. An institution for instruction and training in music and declamation. feels. A disturbance or violent agitation. confluence n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Governed by moral standard. contemporaneous adj. Tendency to adhere to the existing order of things. To force into military service. A collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons. conservative adj. connote v. Restriction within limits or boundaries. A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other. To conduct or behave (oneself). The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body. consignor n. Anything granted or yielded. To consider thoughtfully. composure n. To bring about. as candy. To bring together into a crowd. Pertaining to marriage or matrimony. Correspondence in form. To coagulate. complaisance n. competence n. confederate n. confer v. chiefly to represent his country. Assured. To bring to completion. One who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose. congenial adj. The state or condition of being joined together. compulsory adj. constituent n. contemptible adj. as in wrong-doing or with a wrong-doer.
and geology. A downward movement of the body by bending the knees. A vehement desire. curtsy n. creamery n. One who steers a rowboat. Earthenware made from baked clay. Concealed. To prevent or obstruct the operation of. convulse v. Pertaining to the art of beautifying. or one who has charge of a ship's boat and its crew under an officer. Uninterrupted connection in space. cull v. harsh. Pertaining to the universe. Resembling or containing cream. Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value. especially for an evil purpose. either with or without the breaking of the skin. convolve v. Belief. To offset. One who or that which regulates or directs. operation. Inconsistent with itself. corporal adj. cycloid adj. A number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together. To strengthen. credulous adj. One who gives or furnishes. corroborate v. That by which anything is transported. according to its form. cosmopolitan adj. Confirmation. cosmetic adj. contravene v. countervail v. cynicism n. creamy adj. or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking. cosmopolitanism n. cornice n. curt adj. crabs. rocky projection on a cliff or ledge. daring adj. A person having charge as of a library or museum. To put in some relation of connection or correspondence. A trying and purifying test or agency. covey n. A cosmopolitan character. corporate adj. cosmography n. control v. An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties. in behalf of an idea or principle. conversant adj. A dead body. etc. Any concerted movement. in common with others. cursive adj. A violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body. contradictory adj. To oppose with an equal force. The act or ceremony of crowning a monarch. symbolizing peace and prosperity. contrivance n. corrosion n. course n. A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion. contumacious adj. A sharp. corruptible adj. credence n. compressed. counting-house n. contort v. convex adj. Avarice. cynosure n. A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief. various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign. To move with a circling or winding motion. contradiction n. crevasse n. corpse n. crystallize v. Coarse or thick in nature or structure. Brave. Mutually involving or implying one another. A winding motion. The general science of the universe. contribution n. crag n. corollary n. Interchangeable. creed n. perfect in order and arrangement. A house or office used for transacting business. A piece of bric-a-brac. curable adj. The act of giving for a common purpose. To cause to incline and approach nearer together. continuity n. Inferior crown denoting. convenience n. A cross-demand alleged by a defendant in his favor against the plaintiff. continuance n. Concise. continuation n. geography. Common to all the world. convergent adj. A fleet and spirited horse. Rapid and superficial. A proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration. Change from one state or position to another. courageous adj. Believable. Connected. convalesce v. contrive v. cupidity n. contrite adj. conveyance n. convertible adj. Curving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle. corporeal adj. correlative adj. crustacean adj. counterpart n. converge v. Exhibiting moral skepticism. Possibility of happening. To twist into a misshapen form. contumacy n. corroboration n. Writing in which the letters are joined together. cower v. Belonging or relating to the body as opposed to the mind. containing lobsters. To summon or cause to assemble. Prolongation. Brave.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Recovering health after sickness. restraining. contuse v. That to which general interest or attention is directed. crematory adj. convalescent adj. cryptogram n. Belonging to a corporation. counterbalance v. culprit n. crustaceous adj. especially the complexion. cosmogony n. vigorously prosecuted. A guilty person. convoy n. coxswain n. counteract v. Permanence. Easily deceived. contributor n. A flirt. Tending to one point. The world or universe considered as a system. corpuscle n. Made to resemble something else. curio n. A rugged. cosmology n. To bring together or give fixed shape to. cudgel n. To cut off or cut short. canal. cursory adj. A placing opposite. To act in opposition to. crevice n. A minute particle of matter. contraband n. time. culinary adj. as proof or conviction. Line of motion or direction. countercharge v. Having a crust-like shell. as between two contiguous surfaces. To exercise a directing.com contingency n. curtail v. Pertaining to a division of arthropods. A criticism or critical review. especially that part enclosing the brain. Something taken with another for the completion of either. Fitness. FreeVocabulary. correlate v. or adapting something to or for a special purpose. Obese. The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease. continuous adj. cranium n. Guilty. cynical adj. covert adj. Devoted to feasting. convulsion n. devising. A rustic. convivial adj. physical. Rebellious. counterfeit adj. Contemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority. convene v. Open to bribery. or governing influence over. craving n. or from one form to another. culvert n. A flock of quails or partridges. corrigible adj. Of a material nature. cosmic adj. courtesy n. To crouch down tremblingly. as of time or place. covenant n. or development. counter-claim n. crawfish. Anything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning. Gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration. Capable of being remedied or corrected. The act planning. coquette n. crusade n. crucible n. That which causes gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration. corpulent adj. convolution n. as opposed to thin or fine. Trade forbidden by law or treaty. curator n. convalescence n. A butter-making establishment. inventing. conversion n. critique n. culpable adj. A small fissure. Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually. including astronomy. or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence. Plenteous. cosmos n. corrode v. credible adj. + FREE Memory Course. A bruise. The skull of an animal. copious adj. . Of or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen. Loss of purity or integrity. extended. corps n. creak n. cornucopia n. A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier. squeaking sound. A young swan. To pick or sort out from the rest. To cause spasms in. crass adj. countryman n. To manage or carry through by some device or scheme. corrosive n. A place for cremating dead bodies. controller n. To accuse in return. The science that describes the universe. corruption n. criterion n. Broken in spirit because of a sense of sin. To bruise by a blow. crockery n. coronet n. A protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation. A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe. and abrupt in act or expression. contingent adj. coronation n. Capable of reformation. The horn of plenty. bookkeeping. Thoroughly informed. etc. Like a circle. To recover after a sickness. Any artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road. contraposition n. A short thick stick used as a club. An ornamental molding running round the walls of a room close to the ceiling. for a common purpose. cygnet n. contusion n. To ruin or destroy little by little. Not predictable. correspondence. courser n. The assertion of the opposite of that which has been said. as through fear or shame.
Falling off at maturity as petals after flowering. Mistaken conviction. datum n. Contemptible. Having gentle or courteous bearing or manner. dauntless adj. delectation n. delineate v. A falling of the spirits. To mislead by or as by falsehood. deject v. Characterized by bold or insolent opposition. A base coward. deride v. That process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning. deist n. To mislead the mind or judgment of. deponent adj. as to a penal colony. for use as evidence in court. To behead. but denies supernatural revelation. or has an amount deposited. To cause to turn aside or downward. decoy n. To take or send away forcibly. wishes. delectable adj. Lack or insufficiency. decameter n. derrick n. derivative adj. Capable of positive proof. as troops. A length of ten meters. decagram n. demonstrable adj. A first appearance in society or on the stage. Fraudulent. demeanor n. manners. To destroy a measurable or large proportion of. denomination n. debonair adj. demerit n. dermatology n. debatable adj. The voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause. declamatory adj. To cut off or take away. Ridicule. derive v. dastard n. deduce v. the detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing. demobilize v. decipher v. deportment n. Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount. One who makes a deposit. degrade v. Moral fitness. decaliter n. goddess. A becoming worse. A human skull as a symbol of death. To embellish. To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air. Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts. Suitable for the occasion or circumstances. A weight of 10 grams. One who believes in God. decimate v. derisible adj. To slander. To find out the true words or meaning of. deciduous adj. The natural history of trees. A premise. defer v. decapitate v. deport v. deference n. declamation n. The change of endings in nouns and adj. To regard with grief or sorrow. or explicit statement or affirmation. defraud v. dead-heat n. To annihilate. A figure with ten sides and ten angles. denouement n. deprave v. decagon n. defendant n. demagogue n. depopulate v. Having an exact signification or positive meaning. deface v. declension n. A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public. A mark for failure or bad conduct. An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights. degenerate v. A full and formal style of utterance. A lowering in value or an underrating in worth. deign v. decorate v. decent adj. Hurtful. demonstrative adj. To designate by word or mark. A body of Christians united by a common faith and form of worship and discipline. delusion n. Raving. depreciation n. demolish v. Carried on in resistance to aggression. denominator n. To strip the covering from. A race in which two or more competitors come out even. Coming or acquired from some origin. To lessen the worth of. The branch of medical science which relates to the skin and its diseases. depository n. To press down. To deprive of water. deplorable adj. Any preparation used for cleaning the teeth. To deprive (a magnet) of magnetism. censure. depression n. essential . The ten commandments. A disfigurement. One who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner. denominate v. and there is no winner. To become worse or inferior. dentifrice n. deflect v. A day-laborer. deform v.or desirable. To reduce or lessen. Anything that allures. delude v. deliquesce v. deposition n. or odium. defray v. deplete v. Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing. default n. defamation n. decisive ad. dejection n. To mar or disfigure the face or external surface of. demise n. decrepit adj. definite adj. To leave suddenly or unexpectedly. denounce v. To disband. The act of declaring an action or person worthy of reprobation or punishment. To disfigure. day-man n. To dishearten. To give a name or epithet to. An unprincipled politician. To take away honors or position from. death's-head n. dearth n. Founded on the number 10. + FREE Memory Course. as to another's opinion. depth n. delicacy n. To regard or worship as a god. dehydrate v. Blindly. Scarcity. Darwinism n. To represent by sketch or diagram. fruit when ripe. deceit n. or divine person. defiant adj. A god. To remove the inhabitants from. deceitful adj. etc. Falsehood. as of something customary. That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up. especially morally bad. demagnetize v. To overwhelm with a flood of water. A liquid and dry measure of 10 liters. or dress.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Death. Respectful submission or yielding. Fearless. A line of ten syllables. Containing a formal. derelict adj. To express disapproval or regret for. degradation n. decasyllable n. deforest v. Capable of being maintained or justified. Any application soothing to an irritable surface demurrage n. Laying down. deformity n. depreciate v. Conclusive. as something hardly legible. Inhabitant. Characterized by propriety of conduct. decimal adj. Diminution. To render bad. starting-point.com darkling adv. decapod adj. To point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment. deity n. decorous adj. To deduce. Malicious and groundless injury done to the reputation or good name of another. depress v. debut n. defalcate v. To ridicule. A place where anything is kept in safety. Open to ridicule. To delay or put off to some other time. as by use. denote v. dendrology n. degeneracy n. depositor n. To clear of forests. . Enfeebled. To make payment for. deluge v. A person against whom a suit is brought. or is intended to allures into danger or temptation. deficiency n. or given fact. A volume consisting of ten parts or books. defensible adj. deceive v. dedication n. decency n. dendroid adj. as from a premise. To deprive of something dishonestly. decamp v. demonstrate v. Melancholy. To lower in character or virtue. The doctrine that natural selection has been the prime cause of evolution of higher forms. decalogue n. Ten-footed or ten-armed. especially when more or less enduring. denunciation n. To derive or draw as a conclusion by reasoning from given premises or principles. defame v. Decameron n. to express their different relations of gender. speech. Delightful to the taste or to the senses. delirious adj. derision n. That which is agreeable to a fine taste. or judgment. To prove indubitably. demonstrator n. denude v. Subject to contention or dispute. morally or physically. deficient adj. deplore v. derivation n. debase v. Insane. positive. with hope for the opposite. The neglect or omission of a legal requirement. Neglectful of obligation. demented adj. as of strength or magnitude. Like a tree. Deepness. deprecate v. deify v. demulcent n. Deportment. To deem worthy of notice or account. exhaustion. as a part of something. or waste. defensive adj. Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided. Demeanor. as by old age or some chronic infirmity. denizen n. declarative adj. Delight. deleterious adj. FreeVocabulary.
diabolic adj. diplomatist n. disown v. To withhold permission or sanction. or who adopts and follows some doctrine. or as if prompted by utter despair. To impair or injure the beauty. To make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something. detract v. To deprive of an inheritance. To throw down. disinherit v. diaphanous adj. or responsibility to. . Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species. Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part. Pertaining to teaching. Dispersion. Characterized by special tact in negotiations. disparity n. One remarkable for tact and shrewd management. Disheartened. discomfit v. diagnosis n. push off. disburse v. A formal conversation in which two or more take part. discussion n. discrepant adj. Inequality. differentiate v. or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters. + FREE Memory Course. A logician. detest v. dialect n. To get first sight or knowledge of. disciple n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Fallen into decay or partial ruin. To deprive of weapons. diplomacy n. To put to confusion. despondent adj. despond v. An absolute and irresponsible monarch. disparage v. disobedience n. despite prep. Marking a difference. discolor v. dislocate v. disrepute n. determinate adj. Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction. disreputable adj. Passing from one subject to another. To pay out or expend. To remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases. To throw out of order. To injure the reputation of. Malicious mischief.com descendant n. One who believes the teaching of another. disappear v. Perceivable. digraph n. as a disease. dilute v. desist v. Proceeding downward. or appearance of. discernible adj. Interruption or intermission. detrude v. dismissal n. as that of wounds. One who holds high rank. Careful and persevering effort to accomplish what is undertaken. Opposite. To distinguish. disfigure v. Grief-stricken. descent n. To disclaim responsibility for. To grow worse. devise v. despair n. Religious. Tending to cause delay. despot n. Reduction. Having the nature of systematic training or subjection to authority. disinfectant n. discredit v. by its characteristic phenomena. disclaim v. wish. dictum n. To disenchant. A bad name or character. Hindering from action through fear. disbeliever n. To dislike or hate with intensity. dissect v. To train to obedience. deviate v. Out of the common or regular track. Disregard. dialogue n. when applied externally. Poverty-stricken. dries up or absorbs moisture. diatomic adj. diatribe n. dexterity n. destitute adj. To displease. Distinctive. devilry n. To fail to fulfill the expectation. Forms of speech collectively that are peculiar to the people of a particular district. diminution n. and ease in any physical activity or in any mechanical work. difference n. efficiency. To look upon with disfavor. disciplinary adj. deviltry n. disinfect v. designate v. disrupt v. disrobe v. as something previously unknown or unperceived. Undress or negligent attire. shrewdness. desert v. A positive utterance. Affected or possessed with self-distrust. despotism n. To draw a distinction. dilate v. disavowal n. Something that causes damage. disfavor n. Not connected with what precedes. discard v. The state of being positively uncomfortable. Wanton and malicious mischief. as by authority. Obscurely. dissatisfy v. detriment n. courage. disarrange v. A bitter or malicious criticism. To disencumber. A union of two characters representing a single sound. connection with. deteriorate v. disjunctive adj. disagree v. To take a different course. differential adj. or otherwise remove from a horse or the like. Neglecting or refusing to obey. To take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation. To cease from action. disavow v. Determination of the distinctive nature of a disease. etc. dispossess v. diplomatic adj. To undo or dissolve the connection or association of. dishabille n. Displacement by authority from an office or an employment. differentia n. Spreading rapidly through the system and acting quickly. discover v. diffident adj. disconnect v. To reject. To acquire a distinct and separate character. To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned desiccant n. grandchild. To discern. disregard v. The act of deciding. dilemma n. displace v. Characteristic of the devil. descry v. diligence n. To burst or break asunder. Utter hopelessness and despondency. disobedient adj. Denial. determination n. To refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as connected with oneself. Readiness. desperado n. Transparent. To frighten away. Containing only two atoms. Cessation. To put out of the proper or accustomed place. disinterested adj. To regard with blame. To become detached. dilapidated pa. dilettante n. To put out of proper place or order. diffusible adj. Judicious. To lose spirit. symmetry. discreet adj. A substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases. Verbal controversy. digress v. To cease to exist. devious adj. Tact. To turn aside from the main subject and for a time dwell on some incidental matter. Resorted to in a last extremity. That which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power. discomfort n. Impartial. hope. descendent adj. diplomat n. disqualify v. either actually or for the time being. FreeVocabulary. Any remedy which. disarm v. desperate adj. desultory adj. deterrent adj. dilatory adj. disappoint v. dishonest adj. discursive adj. discontinuance n. disburden v. To debar. Contemptible. The sound produced by combining two vowels in to a single syllable or running together the sounds. The act of moving or going downward. precision. Untrustworthy. discountenance v. disconsolate adj. To take no notice of. diagnose v. To disavow any claim to. or desire of. Dissimilarity in any respect. One who refuses to believe. diacritical adj. disillusion v. To drive away by or as by scattering in different directions. To deprive of peace or tranquility. despicable adj. To select or appoint. disallow v. diphthong n. diffusion n. devout adj. deter v. dismount v. discriminate v. discord n. or hope. A representative of one sovereign state at the capital or court of another. disquiet v. dialectician n. One who is descended lineally from another. Absence of harmoniousness. A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary. To be opposite in opinion. Definitely limited or fixed. especially of real estate. Debate. To deprive of any right privilege or power disengage v. or loss. To push down forcibly. disenfranchise v. dimly adv. Helping or serving to disconnect or separate. desistance n. Self-distrust. A superficial amateur. discipline v. Dishonorable or disgraceful. depreciation. To enlarge in all directions. To invent. didactic adj. To deprive of actual occupancy. To stain. To unclothe. To regard or speak of slightingly. dignitary n. In spite of. To cut apart or to pieces. as a child. dispensation n. as money from a fund. One without regard for law or life. disapprove v. diffidence n. dispel v. disputation n.
dissipation n. A modern and an ancient Greek coin. Lamentation. duteous adj. Digression. effervesce v. Effective. Daily. effeminacy n. dormant adj. duet n. dolorous adj. A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Capable of being drawn out. The state of being flowery. Confinement. Dry weather. A divulging. diversity n. dissent n. dragnet n. To relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner. Dissimilitude. dutiable adj. dissentient n. One who writes plays. efflorescent adj. specifically of a plant or an animal. distrust n. diurnal adj. domination n. Splendor. would give it a velocity of 1 cm/s. Separation of relations or interests. dominance n. To twist into an unnatural or irregular form. Self-conceit. To liquefy or soften. distensible adj. Thesis. Having and exercising the power to produce effects or results. Opening in flower. dolor n. duration n. egotism n. effective adj. divinity n. drudgery n. To subject a person to distress. One occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors. dominant adj. distend v. Obedient. Separation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile. The state of being dispersed or scattered. dissentious adj. as into wire or a thread. effeminate adj. To rule with insolence or unnecessary annoyance. dissonance n. dowry n. The place where one lives. disunion n. efficient adj. Unblushing impudence. The obstruction of a heavenly body by its entering into the shadow of another body. dissimilar adj. trenches. divergent adj. Edible. Efficient. ornaments. as seed is sown. or strengthen. drastic adj. drought n. One who advocates or practices egoism. To pour forth. dissemble v. In twofold degree or extent. distort v. Ardent in spirit and speech. diverse adj. Idiosyncrasy. A note or designation of honor. drainage n. To build up. duplex adj. A noxious or ill-smelling exhalation from decaying or putrefying matter. Different. domicile n. A person to whom a donation is made. One of a pair of like things. or a flowery appearance. Heavy with sleepiness. divest v. Enraptured. disseminate v. dolesome adj. distrainor n. A disease or malady. etc. Pastime. divertible adj. drachma n. especially a customs duty. Disagreement. durance n. dramatist n. Peculiar. doubly adv. domain n. dominate v. divisible adj. diversion n. To disperse or disappear. edict n. distrain v. The theory that places man's chief good in the completeness of self. An article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument. eclipse n. Giving off bubbles of gas. ecstatic adj. The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty. The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it. Rapturous excitement or exaltation. Hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation. Showing submission to natural superiors. To bubble up. One who disagrees. To change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion. Lewd. dragoon n. Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling. Having womanish traits or qualities. A sphere or field of action or interest. wisdom. To draw out. or pleading. Capable of various forms. dwindle v. Contentious. a cavalryman. dyne n. Melancholy. docile adj. The period of time during which anything lasts. Double-dealing. applied to a mass of one gram for 1 second. Acting vigorously. especially in morals or religion. Suitable to be eaten. One who makes a donation or present. doe n. donate v. Having two parts. effect n. Fit for a destined purpose. efflorescence n. efficiency n. In the British army. doleful adj. distinction n. dogmatize v. domesticity n. The act or operation of cutting in pieces. One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences. To bestow as a gift. dun v. To sow or scatter abroad. efficacy n. One who makes a donation or present. as something previously private or secret. distemper n. divisor n. Doubtful. edible adj. To stretch out or expand in every direction. doublet n. especially for a worthy cause. earnest adj. divulgence n. Conspicuously prominent. A consequence. Expansion. Discord. especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither. Harsh or disagreeable in sound. distraught adj. Subject to a duty. dissuasion n. earthenware n. To obliterate. Easy to manage. That which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action. To spend sparingly. A composition for two voices or instruments. To hide by pretending something different. ductile adj. effusion n. effluvium n. Angry or violent difference of opinion. To divide. FreeVocabulary. The registry of judgments of a court. edify v. disyllable n. editorial n. efficacious adj. To strip. Life in or fondness for one's home and family. effulgence n. To influence controllingly. To turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established. ebullient adj. A word of two syllables. effrontery n. duckling n. The means of draining collectively. an outpouring. The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden. distiller n. To tell or make known. distention n. effervescent adj. Melancholy. divert v. drowsy adj. pipes. dissolve v. economize v. Expressing or causing sorrow or pain. or accouterments or disinvestment. officially recognizing superiority or success in studies. Tending in different directions. specifically of clothes. egotist n. divination n. donor n. eccentric adj. counsel. effuse v. The act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion. or pleading. The quality or character of being godlike. dubious adj. eatable adj. An ill turn. dogmatic adj. dramatize v. To diminish or become less. as a system of conduits. as by heat or moisture. One who subjects a person to distress. A net to be drawn along the bottom of the water. Making statements without argument or evidence. ecstasy n. A breaking up of a union of persons. Womanishness. distill v. as having performed its functions. + FREE Memory Course. donee n. Exhausted. dissipate v. Capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction. effete adj. Control by the exercise of power or constituted authority. The force which. dutiful adj. Being in a state of or resembling sleep. docket n. dissever v. dissertation n.com dissection n. or good intent of any person. dissonant adj. distillation n. donator n. divulge v. eccentricity n. The property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage. Lack of confidence in the power. dogma n. dissuade v. disservice n. dissolute adj. Anything made of clay and baked in a kiln or dried in the sun. Able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established. A young duck. Ascendancy. domineer v. efface v. egoist n. . Capable of being separated into parts. dissension n. dissolution n. divagation n. duplicity n. To make positive assertions without supporting them by argument or evidence. educe v. To extract or produce by vaporization and condensation. To make a demand or repeated demands on for payment. Bewildered. That by which a number or quantity is divided. egoism n. effectual adj. The female of the deer.
A symbol. To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another. usually spiritual. endurable adj. element n. To involve in dissension or strife. ennoble v. estimable adj. To render uniform. or exemplify in a concrete. formulate. engender v. epigram n. embargo n. hope. erratic adj. or complications. To destroy thoroughly. To invest with sovereign power. Tolerable. To impede with obstacles. Evenness of mind or temper. High in station. eligible adj. Pertaining to horses or horsemanship. confusion.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. errant adj. Immensity.” epitome n. enthrone v. Irregular. entree n. The internal parts of an animal. erudition n. eliminate v. office. enrapture v. estuary n. eminent adj. To pitch tents for a resting-place. embellish v. encyclical adj. eminence n. place. enfranchise v.com egregious adj. An elevated position with respect to rank. enamor v. To imitate with intent to equal or surpass. To render ineffective or inoperative. epic n. elude v. endemic adj. enfeeble v. engrave v. To entrap. enlist v. To waste away in flesh. To endow with some quality. enthrall v. entrails n. That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed. enigma n. equestrian adj. To keep clear of. Evasion. epidemic n. To render flustered or agitated. To bring or hold under any overmastering influence. enthusiastic adj. enjoin v. elusion n. To involve. entwine v. entrench v. elegy n. or stress of any kind without succumbing. A poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages. The art of correct intonation. Full of zeal and fervor. One who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking. endurance n. enshrine v. To come into view or into existence. One who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay. Working vigorously. A metallic copy of any surface. A species of lyric poems. The act of entering. epode n. To intensify. equity n. queen of England. emblem n. emphasis n. state. embolism n. or a group of words. emancipate v. encourage v. encompass v. enkindle v. encore n. word. + FREE Memory Course. erroneous adj. Any place of exit. A wide lower part of a tidal river. A coming into view. emerge v. ensnare v. essence n. inflection. emanate v. entreaty n. The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current. as in search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds. or pertaining to daintiness of appetite. epicycle n. enervate v. eschew v. enrage v. To send or give out. distress. elucidate v. ministering. Wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region. equalize v. embarrass v. force. necessitate. Gigantic. endanger v. entail v. empower v. or grace. embezzle v. emulate v. epitaph n. To fortify or protect. memorable for extraordinary events. To endow with a privilege. Prevailing among animals. Incorrect. To debilitate. energetic adj. equivocal adj. Roving or wandering. To expose to peril. esthetic adj. epizootic adj. Characterized by fairness. equitable adj. To dignify. taste. emigrant n. Extreme. That which makes a thing to be what it is. elocution n. To use words of double meaning. enormous adj. Fairness or impartiality. To cause to be loved. history. Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act. espy v. or courtesy. To cause to see clearly. condition. To set on fire. Any appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity. A lyric poem lamenting the dead. To interweave. or stress laid upon some word. or the like. To set forth publicly or in glowing terms. An incident or story in a literary work. A state of balance. endear v. To separate and cast aside. To involve in difficulties. emaciate v. To inspire with ardent love. To yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling. To keep close watch. elicit v. equivalent adj. employer n. hardship. enthuse v. especially with the right to vote. embody v. An inscription on a tomb or monument in honor or in memory of the dead. pl. Indulging. The outer skin. equivocate v. FreeVocabulary. A component or essential part. To evade the search or pursuit of by dexterity or artifice. To inspire with courage. Ambiguous. Intended for general circulation. emphatic adj. entomology n. or strength of mind. as of some part of a play or performance. encumber v. or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another. . or exhaustive of one subject. Having the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech. To alienate. embark v. encyclopedia n. employee n. enormity n. To infuriate. meaning. A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle. emporium n. To name one by one. or the fine arts. entangle v. engross v. encomium n. To make into law. separable from yet growing out of it. gift. enact v. To go from one country. To expel. To articulate or enunciate with special impressiveness upon a word. To delegate authority to. To give courage to. To educe or extract gradually or without violence. Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act. One who moves from one place to settle in another. A formal or discriminating expression of praise. epicure n. A pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation. To occupy completely. To release from bondage. Hatred. Peculiar to some specified country or people. Pertaining to beauty. The call for a repetition. emigrate v. emergence n. emphasize v. electrolysis n. Epicurean adj. embolden v. or esteem. A riddle. Very-learned. Qualified for selection. Worthy of respect. epithet n. or to her era. enlighten v. A complete thing. electrotype n. epoch n. enhance v. To keep sacred. estrange v. To produce. eradicate v. Authoritative stoppage of foreign commerce or of any special trade. A work containing information on subjects. encroach v. Elizabethan adj. To command. enumerate v. heroes. etc. epilogue n. or set of words. An obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel. To encircle. To make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features. To cut or carve in or upon some surface. A simplified representation. To make a beginning in some occupation or scheme. entirety n. encamp v. To delight extravagantly or intensely. To express. equilibrium n. The branch of zoology that treats of insects. character. elapse v. enmity n. The ability to suffer pain. as in “Father Aeneas. embroil v. An earnest request. as a coin. endue v. emit v. language. One who works for wages or a salary. eloquent adj. as from some source. To misappropriate secretly. To bring out more clearly the facts concerning. To quietly terminate: said of time. The close of a narrative or dramatic poem. etc. To flow forth or proceed. A bazaar or shop. etc. Coming into view. emblazon v. as by legislative act. erudite adj. To enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment. Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position. emeritus adj. compact or visible form. epiphany n. Equal in value. merit. Relating to Elizabeth. egress n. and gesture in public speaking or reading. emergent adj. esquire n. epicycloid n. A interval of time. equanimity n. eject v. episode n. Extensive knowledge of literature. A circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle. epidermis n. elasticity n. Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects. as with a trench or ditch and wall. A title of dignity.
And so forth. extinguish v. eventual adj. FreeVocabulary. expectorate v. To make more easy. Anything relating or belonging to the outside. exposition n. Possessing distinguished merit. clear. extrajudicial adj. To show by example. or experience.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. expository adj. exuberance n. euphonious adj. Ease. Extravagance or enormity. exemplify v. Development or growth. evangelist n. Escape. or the subjection of another to some necessity. Capable of being thrust out. Disentangle. expect v. exemplar n. elements. To spend. To make more sharp. exacerbate v. Hard to please. exhaustion n. exorcise v. To look forward to as certain or probable. eureka Greek. Thorough and complete in execution. exhilarate v. A figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted. exit n. measure. Foreign. extinct adj. expend v. Unimaginative. To clear from involvement. proper. To hasten the movement or progress of. A sudden and violent outbreak. exigent adj. Any unnatural addition. expatriate v. excavate v. Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities. extensive adj. That which is outside. extradite v. euphony n. I have found it. Justifiable. To invent fancifully or falsely. evanescent adj. To go beyond. as time or strength. power. especially of many people. exotic adj. exegesis n. The getting rid of waste matter. A continuous area or stretch. Needlessly free or lavish in expenditure. or scope. exorbitant adj. excitable adj.com et cetera Latin. To praise in the highest terms. skill. extensible adj. The practice of obtaining by violence or compulsion. An abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling. To dig out of the earth (what has been buried). exhume v. To turn inside out. Without studied or special preparation. A title of honor bestowed upon various high officials. . Capable of erring. or anything based on such reasoning. size. time or scope. To overstate. expectancy n. Deprivation of strength or energy. fanatic n. + FREE Memory Course. To diminish the gravity or importance of. fallacy n. existence n. Having no essential relation to a subject. execrable adj. To cause to burst in pieces by force from within. time. extortion n. facsimile n. Turbulent. Fleeting. executor n. evade v. or points of the compass. A going forth or departure from a place or country. threats. severe. An exact copy or reproduction. quality. To discuss. fabulous adj. exaggerate v. facetious adj. evert v. Illogical. Marked by great plentifulness. Nervously high-strung. fallible adj. To drive from one's own country. as from some liability. A muscle that causes extension. Seeking the conversion of sinners. To increase in range or scope. Possession or continuance of being. exigency n. A model. eulogize v. exasperate v. To make satisfaction or amends for. expansion n. Urgent. extremist n. fanciless adj. Free. explode v. A person nominated by the will of another to execute the will. To empty by draining off the contents. fallacious adj. expulsion n. Increase of amount. To breathe forth. extant adj. extraordinary adj. or required limit. A religious zealot. Undue expenditure of money. or released. Causing or tending to cause exhaustion. fallow n. Amusing. Formal presentation. exuberant adj. Rich supply. excrescence n. evanesce v. evict v. Fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case. Not difficult to do. exclusion n. facet n. Going beyond usual and proper limits. execration n. exorbitance n. Intensified emotion or action. That which passes the ordinary. evidential adj. eugenic adj. expostulate v. To cast or drive out by religious or magical means. A spoken or written laudation of a person's life or character. To be superior or distinguished. To vanish gradually. extempore adv. as in measure. Ultimate. An open situation or position in relation to the sun. expedient adj. Forcible ejection. facilitate v. explosion n. exclude v. The act or state of looking forward to as certain or probable. value. exterior n. Characterized by agreeableness of sound. A critical period or condition. expedite v. excursion n. To make an effort. exhaustive adj. A number of persons combined for a common purpose. To make manifest or evident. expanse n. excerpt n. explicit adj. explosive adj. expeditious adj. extenuate v. facial adj. Indicative. Full of meaning. extort v. pattern. Still existing and known. excess n. Contributing to personal advantage. extravagant adj. To relieve or vindicate from accusation. Agreeableness of sound. extol v. exposure n. extricate v. To avoid by artifice. To drive out or away. evoke v. excusable adj. Non-admission. Pertaining to the face. Speedy. Biblical exposition or interpretation. facile adj. exonerate v. extremity n. Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning. exhale v. To fill with high or cheerful spirits. excellency n. A way or passage out. compulsion. A preacher who goes from place to place holding services. expense n. faction n. evangelical adj. To surrender the custody of. Extended widely in space. extraneous adj. extension n. explicate v. To unfold or expand. A journey. etc. expressive adj. excellence n. To inflict severe pain or agony upon. An accursed thing. To shut out purposely or forcibly. The surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government. Land broken up and left to become mellow or to rest. fancier n. Relating to the development and improvement of race. Incredible. extradition n. or development. To render extinct. Done or made without much or any preparation. extemporaneous adj. excellent adj. The laying out or expending or money or other resources. Definite. Happening out of court. exodus n. Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation. To call or summon forth. or restriction affecting others. exemplary adj. fabricate v. To dispossess pursuant to judicial decree. facility n. action. extensor n. extravagance n. evolution n. or original to be copied or imitated. To speak or write a laudation of a person's life or character. Unusual. expand v. excruciate v. or blame. exceed v. To cough up and spit forth. outgrowth. evince v. Being no longer in existence. exert v. euphemism n. exclamation n. The utmost point. Pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak. factious adj. exempt adj. or virulent. evasion n. expediency n. One of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem. excretion n. side. excitation n. extrude v. exhaustible adj. eulogy n. expiate v. fastidious adj. A reaching or stretching out. evolve v. To remove by digging or scooping out. To obtain by violence. One having a taste for or interest in special objects. An extract or selection from written or printed matter. as in space. or border. famish v. Abominable. scope. To excite great anger in. imputation. excel v. Pertaining to a formal presentation. external n. exhaust v. To suffer extremity of hunger or thirst. or the like. or that farthest removed from a mean position. One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
forgo v. Belonging to. Loyalty. Besides. or of a size adapted to folding once. Liability to be broken or destroyed. Savageness. Thin and weak. One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position. felon n. folklore n. A gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes. felicity n. A court opening directly from the street. performed. ferocity n. A young bird. Counterfeiting. or purpose. Deceitfulness. Relative disposition of parts. forby adv. fledgling n. filibuster n. fetus n. Characteristic of woman or womankind. To provide with defensive works. To ward off. or effected. flection n. feasible adj. floe n. forejudge v. Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.com fathom n. To go before as introducing or ushering in. fraudulent adj. freethinker n. felony n. or derived from another country. flag-officer n. 6 feet. Folly. That part of a shore uncovered at low tide. fraudulence n. fortify v. Showing criminal or evil purpose.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. saying. The art of painting on a surface of plaster. foliage n. flagrant adj. fierce. situated in. Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal. Flushed with red. feudalism n. finesse n. festive adj. fracture n. The state. That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator. Joyous. foreign adj. foresee v. fawn n. Monetary. financial adj. fitful adj. festal adj. The feudal system. fernery n. forfeit v. One who attempts to obstruct legislation. frantic adj. Openly scandalous. To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads. forego v. or deceptive movement. foible n. Predestination. Fixed rule or set form. forepeak n. foresight n. forecourt n. A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice. A strong point. To judge of before hearing evidence. A smoke-duct in a chimney. A citizen of a foreign country. foppish adj. A crack or crack-like depression. Of a wild. Obscure. foppery n. One skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations. To palm off. Provision against harm or need. To predict. Counterfeit. formation n. formidable adj. A room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits. Patient courage. foresail n. Unduly changeable in feeling. Premeditation. frigidarium n. finale n. ferocious adj. fiducial adj. That may be done. Pliable. frivolity n. The head man. pert. forte n. finery n. Capable of being broken. fictitious adj. fervor n. thought. One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human. Ardor or intensity of feeling. floral adj. fray v. To deny oneself. Commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs. forecast v. foursome adj. foreordination n. A sheet of paper folded once. fiscal adj. foolery n. Patient endurance or toleration of offenses. Spasmodic. fatuous adj. Pertaining to streams. feint n. Trivial. foot-note n. One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion. To deny oneself the pleasure or profit of. A note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column. fiasco n. Having a light. fete n. and savage nature. Subtle contrivance used to gain a point. forethought n. Prescience. foreshore n. or degree of being fresh. faun n. A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone. A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans. forth adv. forerun v. and customs of the common people. A break. That which is used to decorate the person or dress. The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space. flue n. Dandyism. A square sail. flimsy adj. Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas. fissure n. foreman n. foggy adj. freshness n. Brotherly. Consisting of four. That part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds. The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district. + FREE Memory Course. fishmonger n. fervid adj. fondle v. The state or quality of being final or complete. foreclose v. To be an omen or warning sign of. Apt to induce terror or alarm. The extreme forward part of a ship's hold. fluent adj. finite adj. forefather n. Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government. Limited. formula n. One of the highest class of offenses. forfend v. Pertaining to flowers. flora n. forswear v. The act of bending. Into notice or view. forehead n. meat. A measure of length. change. federate v. fragile adj. pretense. felicitate v. finality n. A landed estate held under feudal tenure. To lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation. flexible adj. foreknowledge n. financier n. To league together. With directness. fraternal adj. fresco n. flatulence n. Imperfect. Idiotic faulty adj. To wish joy or happiness to. freemason n. flippant adj. A place in which ferns are grown. forebode v. Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste. feudal adj. frigid adj. fluctuate v. Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another. A dealer in flowers. At last. The traditions. Any sham. Intense. Merry. frequency n. Frenzied. fixture n. and punishable with death or imprisonment. judgment. forthright adv. foreordain v. A festival or feast. To discern beforehand. fief n. etc. fealty n. finally adv. or renewal. Violent. trifling disposition. flamboyant adj. A young deer. especially of evil. foretell v. To bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property. The captain of a flag-ship. foreground n. FreeVocabulary. Easily broken. To predict. The young in the womb or in the egg. frivolous adj. practicable. A trifling act. forbearance n. felonious adj. Difficult to accomplish. beliefs. Created or formed by the imagination. A state of constant movement. feminine adj. folio n. with goats feet. fortitude n. florid adj. fluential adj. fidelity n. A criminal or depraved person. Disposed to peevishness. A complete or humiliating failure. foist v. foreigner n. forgery n. fragile adj. An ancestor. One who sells fish. fez n. Ardent in feeling. fretful adj. Any growth of leaves. fickle adj. frailty n. free trade n. florist n. quality. To predetermine. Indicative of faith or trust. usually red with a black tassel. forcible adj. flux n. To pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another. A state of well-founded happiness. Loyalty. especially in view of a coming event. A personal weakness or failing. frankincense n. under the lowest deck. fluctuation n. The upper part of the face. particularly on walls and ceilings. To handle tenderly and lovingly. forecastle n. between the eyes and the hair. To renounce upon oath. fervent adj. . or practice. Concluding performance. Lacking warmth. frightful adj. Accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels.
gratification n. fuse v. opposed to specific. granary n. gambol n. Female supremacy. grievous adj. to surround with additions for embellishment. Carriage of the body in going. Credulous. A faint. generally adv. Economical. expressive of some idea or emotion. town. habitant n. A person of expectant temperament. genesis n. grenadier n. hackney v. further adj. glimmer n. or other place for its defense. galvanic adj. Calm. in any sense. grotto n. granular adj. Prankish. grisly adj. ghastly adj. A distortion of the features. Voluntarily. A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer. Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit. or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong. Belonging to a people not Jewish. generosity n. Warmth and kindliness of disposition. gravity n. The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth. generalize v. gossamer adj. frowzy adj. happy-go-lucky adj. Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned. or near the stomach. gauge n. garrison n. Tip. To give a crinkled. guess n. One who cuts and fits panes of glass. Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs. furtive adj. glimpse n. habitude n. gosling n. grantor n. Merrily. gullible adj. gastritis n. as for windows. gradient adj. glazier n. The maker of a deed. An instrument for measuring. Basal. Having an imposing style or effect. giddy adj. To draw general inferences. generic adj. fulsome adj. Spherical. Dweller. garrulous adj. gastronomy n. Advancement. To swallow greedily or hastily. or icily cold. More distant or advanced. Composed of small grains or particles. Fit to be dwelt in. Fear-inspiring. grandiose adj. garnish v. gulp. graceless adj. fulminate v. To imbue with life or animation. In continental Europe. Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style. To unite or blend as by melting together. gamut n. hanger-on n. like the actions of a thief. or contingency. fungible adj. To begin to develop into an embryo or higher form. Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners. glacial adj. generate v. Surmise. grimace n. disgust. as the hair. That which oppresses. The external appearance as produced by garb or costume. hale adj. Indicating source. as a mushroom. particularly in France. gynecocracy n. or the like. pumpkin. Noting a genus or kind. as in speaking. Improvident. globose adj. genealogist n. To restore brightness or beauty to. galore adj. injures. Given to constant trivial talking. fluffy appearance to. To please. Spherical. in the order of succession. Satisfaction. A momentary look. gumption n. especially for disinfection. To grind or strike the teeth together. gratuitous adj. futile adj. To utter taunts or reproaches. gamester n. genealogy n. gregarious adj. Customary relation or association. grotesque adj. Of. To take hold of. The principal portion. A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature. fungus n. A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk. grief n. grapple v. glacier n. To risk money or other possession on an event. gestation n. frontier n. haggard adj. A young goose. A gambler. To cause to explode. Duplicity. gendarme n. To cause to crinkle or curl. Creation. genitive adj. gladden v. habitable adj. gallant adj. gyroscope n. Tremendous. To make gestures or motions. Of no avail or effect. Fleeting. Worn and gaunt in appearance. Stay-rope. grievance n. gesture n. FreeVocabulary. Relevant. To revolve. grantee n. or the point about which it turns. Flimsy. giver n. gaily adv. A small cavern. especially that arising from chemical action. To make joyous. futurist n. A flat circular stone. glutinous adj. A measure. To execute by strangling. A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table. A field or stream of ice.com frizz v. counted. gigantic adj. gibe v. fulcrum n. functionary n. To produce or cause to be. A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily. gentile adj. guile n. Current electricity. handwriting n. galvanism n. The whole range or sequence. unsteady light. habitual adj. frolicsome adj. furlough n. furtherance n. Spongy. Of excellence and splendor. furbish v. guy n. Affected with a whirling or swimming sensation in the head. as from rage. One who gives. gaseous adj. gratuity n. gyrate v. The support on or against which a lever rests. geniality n. In cookery. + FREE Memory Course. granulate v. or weighed. Hideous. gratify v. Sorrow. galvanize v. Sticky. A plant destitute of chlorophyll. generality n. guileless adj. geology n. furrier n. Gordian knot n. wavering. fungous adj. That may be measured. grindstone n. Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action. frizzle v. frugal adj. Offensive from excess of praise or commendation. genital adj. Creating affliction. or relative position in an order or series. To subject to the action of smoke or fumes. of ancestors and their descendants. grandeur n. glorious adj. gynecology n. gradation n. Stealthy or sly. one-eighth of a mile. gaiety n. To make stale or trite by repetition. . The art of preparing and serving appetizing food. Seriousness. pertaining to. A step. According to usual practice. Festivity. A tracer of pedigrees. Ordinarily. Playful leaping or frisking. Common sense. gnash v. halcyon adj. Fulfillment. Well-bred or refined. fruition n. Inflammation of the stomach. A small grain or particle. Of sound and vigorous health. A movement or action of the hands or face. gluttonous adj. rank. Abundant. etc. gesticulate v. guzzle v. That which is given without demand or claim. Keen enjoyment. or some similar fruit having a hard rind. Frank. germinate v. fumigate v. granule n. chance. fusible adj. guise n. Penmanship. gourd n. The part of a nation's territory that abuts upon another country. A list. furlong n. A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked. possession. To form into grains or small particles. Given to excess in eating. garrote v. A parasite. grandiloquent adj. The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women. used for sharpening tools. Pregnancy. gait n. Not habitually solitary or living alone. fundamental adj. degree. The military force stationed in a fort. gastric adj.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. or in place of speech. a uniformed and armed police officer. ground n. The person to whom property is transferred by deed. origin. fugacious adj. occasioned by some feeling of pain. Light and unsubstantial. Ungracious. An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation. Icy. guinea n. Moving or advancing by steps. genteel adj. A melon. germane adj. Capable of being melted by heat. gusto n. gamble v. globular adj. An official. gourmand n. An English monetary unit. A dealer in or maker of fur goods. Slovenly in appearance. as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need. The quality of being grand or admirably great. squash.
hydraulic adj. The branch of medical science that relates to improving health. One who makes false professions of his views or beliefs. hydrous adj. extent. or its people. hindmost adj. humane adj. hindrance n. .. illusory adj. imbibe v. hirsute adj. illicit adj. hilarious adj. hydroelectric adj. huckster n. Unlawfully begotten. henpeck v. Vacillating. That can be imagined or conceived in the mind. Pertaining to winter.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. hexagon n. Farthest from the front. of the force exerted by water in motion. heartrending adj. illegitimate adj. cares. That which may be used to produce light. imminence n. imaginary adj. A foreigner who enters a country to settle there. Having a hairy covering. idolize v. To wet or moisten. heterogeneity n. diseases. Not according to law. hoard v. ichthyology n. The branch of zoology that treats of fishes. A tirade. harmonious adj. idiosyncrasy n. as in diving. Fancied. A figure having seven sides and seven angles. heretic n. Iliad n. + FREE Memory Course. To regard with inordinate love or admiration. A break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting. Transmission of physical or mental qualities. Lacking pity or sympathy. hustle v. Extreme insincerity. hideous adj. ignominious adj. Cross-bred. A Greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy. as animals. hussar n. hypocrisy n. as oil and water. A mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual. hiatus n. etc. Birthright. A small hill or mound. homophone n. heinous adj. or annoyances. To trouble with importunities. Irreligious. Unlawful. illiterate adj. humanitarian n. Devastation. homogeneity n. hypotenuse n. herbarium n. Identical in nature. Very great in degree. hemorrhoids n. Odiously sinful. imaginable adj. imminent adj. To supply with light. Deceptive. immaculate adj. Shameful. heteromorphic adj. A gathered multitude of human beings. Unlikeness of constituent parts. hexangular adj. A light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine. heritage n. Having the voice harsh or rough. as from a cold or fatigue. A use of words peculiar to a particular language. Watery. Concordant in sound. A philanthropist. icily adv. Consisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds. immigrate v. illuminate v. heedless adj. immigrant n. Surly. or relation. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another. The branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids. To make to conform to some mental or imaginary standard. hazard n. henchman n. Very depressing. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels. An obstacle. That which is made as a likeness or copy. Pertaining to Ireland. To plunge or dip entirely under water or other fluid. Hibernian adj. A group of seven governments. hypnosis n. harbinger n. at the lower end of the rectum. Precipitately. immersion n. FreeVocabulary. hardihood n. hospitality n. head foremost adv. illuminant n. To come into a country or region from a former habitat. heterogeneous adj. as by false appearance. illegible adj. The state of being icy. hypercritical adj. imbrue v. iciness n. The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle. Enmity. heptagon n. A figure with six angles. Feeding on herbs or other vegetable matter. imitator n. Not full-grown. heredity n. immeasurable adj. Having six angles. A young cow. One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing. hexapod adj. immerse v. Undecipherable. hydromechanics n. Having little or no book-learning. imbroglio n. Pertaining to electricity developed water or steam. hydrostatics n. Deviating from the normal form or standard type. icon n. To produce a somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestions. pl. To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation. One who makes in imitation. Without spot or blemish. To put to shame. Anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead. Foolish daring. To deceive. A fossil reptile. Deceiving or tending to deceive. Risk. To drink or take in. Dangerous and close at hand. A misunderstanding attended by ill feeling. humanize v. size. hillock n. Discharge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel. immature adj. hemorrhage n. ill-natured adj. An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles. hypnotize v. hypodermic adj. hospitable adj. head first adv. The practice of receiving and entertaining strangers and guests with kindness. as in diving. hybrid adj. havoc n. hosiery n. heathenish adj. To obstruct. ichthyosaurs n. hydrometer n. immiscible adj. illogical adj. An artificial trance-sleep. The mechanics of fluids. make-up. A servile assistant and subordinate. illimitable adj. hoarse adj. perplexity. hydrodynamics n. The seven. A proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion. A collection of dried plants scientifically arranged for study. immaterial adj. Having the character of a herb. ignoble adj. Compassionate. Indefinitely extensive. harass v. hard-hearted adj.or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules. An unreal image presented to the senses. homologous adj. Precipitately. Of no essential consequence. Faultfinding. Pertaining to the area under the skin. illusion n. Low in character or purpose. Passing naturally from parent to child. Boundless. hibernal adj. hydra n. illumine v. herbivorous adj. hernia n. hinder v. hawthorn n. hesitant adj. Vacillation. idealize v. iconoclast n. from parent to offspring. To worry or harass by ill temper and petty annoyances. hostility n. hoodwink v. The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids. Separating. hesitancy n. Thoughtless. Tending to produce sleep.com harangue n. To make bright or clear. imitation n. One who retails small wares. An instrument for determining the density of solids and liquids by flotation. hereditary adj. homonym n. illegal adj. Having six feet. heifer n. hygiene n. illusive adj. heptarchy n. An image or likeness. humiliate v. Frigidly. A stocking. ichthyic adj. homogeneous adj. heresy n. Protrusion of any internal organ in whole or in part from its normal position. idiom n. Boisterously merry. One who holds opinions contrary to the recognized standards or tenets of any philosophy. Stingy. To make gentle or refined. hysteria n. illiberal adj. honorarium n. Appalling. immense adj. Made up of similar parts or elements. hypnotism n. A nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying. hesitation n. Congruity of the members or elements or parts. At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion. heterodox adj. The act of plunging or dipping entirely under water or another fluid. homage n. herbaceous adj. horde n. hypothesis n. An image-breaker. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another. Fish-like. Involving the moving of water. humbug n. Contrary to the rules of sound thought. Reverential regard or worship. A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges. A pausing to consider. or strife. A token fee or payment to a professional man for services. Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness. hypnotic adj. An artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion. Impending evil or danger. hypocrite n. To move with haste and promptness. or quantity.
incompatible adj. request. incomparable adj. indigenous adj. Unyielding. indiscreet adj. inane adj. or demand. destroyed. That which moves to action. Calm. impetus n. To do anything extemporaneously or offhand. indicant adj. Vague. importune v. indiscriminate adj. desire. Unchangeable. General lack of capacity or fitness. incompetent adj. inchoate adj. A happening in general. Heedless. Promiscuous. suitable. incarcerate v. Incomprehensible. White or glowing with heat. impure adj. inadvertent adj. To drive or urge forward. Changeable. inaudible adj. capacity. That which moves the mind or inflames the passions. inbred adj. or qualification. Casual occurrence. Obligatory. inapt adj. incontrovertible adj. Yielding to the desires or humor of oneself or those under one's care. Unsuitable for the time. effaced. impregnate v. Difficulty or failure in the alimentary canal in changing food into absorptive nutriment. impotent adj. indict v. indigent adj. To reduce to ashes. Want of power to apprehend. incompetence n. incitement n. The beginning. impugn v. Beginning. or difficult to digest. or intellectual. constrained. incoercible adj. inadequate adj. Discordant. incoherent adj. incompressible adj. imperceptible adj. Matchless. impious adj. Not exactly according to the facts. incidence n. To appear or act in the character of. indefinitely adv. impracticable adj. Rudeness. unseemly. impartial adj. impulsive adj. inborn adj. or becoming. Indisputable. Not relating to a particular person or thing. Urgent in character. incite v. or accusations. Not plausible. Capable of being inferred. Tainted. inconvenient adj. Without intention. impermissible adj. as from disease. Not moved or affected by feeling. incombustible adj. indefensible adj. indulgent adj. impersuadable adj. Speechless. incandescent adj. That can not be taken by assault. indestructible adj. impassable adj. or details. impoverish v. implausible adj. or expresses beginning. Insisting on obedience. incapacitate v. considered. or serves as an incentive or stimulus. indignity n. Not feasible. Resisting all attempts to reduce volume by pressure. indicator n. imperious adj. improvident adj. impersonate v. inaccessible adj. Not understandable. passion.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. incongruous adj. Anything done or said on the impulse of the moment. One who or that which points out. . The yielding to inclination. inceptive adj. or allowed. incidentally adv. part. incident n. impede v. imperturbable adj. incomplete adj. Not permissible. indignant adj. impropriety n. Lacking wise judgment. elements. understand. indistinct adj. imperil v. inconceivable adj. Not logically coordinated. or occasion. impunity n. inaccurate adj. To cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time. immune adj. Unmoved by or not exhibiting feeling. Chemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively. and manage. Destitute of or lacking in power. The state of being white or glowing with heat. Poverty. indivisible adj. To imprison. Contradictory. That can not be blotted out. That can not be described. impetuosity n. indigestible adj. The act or practice of bringing from one country into another. inconsistent adj. imprudent adj. insinuations. To rouse to a particular action. Not digestible. as testimony. That can not be burned. Implanted by nature. Unadvisable. Beginning. That which begins. inchoative n. That can not be turned aside. To signify. To assail with arguments. induct v. Exempt. incapacity n. That can not be destroyed. incessant adj. A front or cutting tooth. To cause to become less or worse. Accidental. imperfectible adj. inception n. Having such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness. immovable adj. impatience n. impassible adj. To bring in. Innate. impiety n. inactive adj. Unbiased. impregnable adj. impeccable adj. impersonal adj. Poor. impulsion n. Silly. imply v. Unconquerable. That can not be heard. Laziness. Destitute of animal life. Not to be approved. Characterized by irreverence or irreligion. To be an obstacle or to place obstacles in the way of. incipience n. incendiary n. To deprive of power. impend v. competency. impassive adj. indelible adj. That which points out. Untenable. Native. inapprehensible adj. indivertible adj. Impenetrable. Impetus. impetuous adj. indiscernible adj. In a vague or uncertain way. Indiscernible. To make indigent or poor. Awkward or slow. speech.com immoral adj. Unwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things. To harass with persistent demands or entreaties. as of parts or ideas in thought. Inexpedient. impolitic adj. Unceasing. Any impulse or incentive. impel v. Lacking some element. implicate v. + FREE Memory Course. Not separable into parts. Inert. Initial. Not having the abilities desired or necessary for any purpose. inarticulate adj. To make pregnant. Habitually inactive or idle. incipient adj. Not perceptible. especially one of little importance. Not appropriate. That can not be perfected. impalpable adj. importation n. Irreverence toward God. Blameless. inconstant adj. Piecemeal. or propensity in oneself or another. improper adj. To endanger. Interfering with comfort or progress. To show or prove to be involved in or concerned implicit adj. inanimate adj. incomprehensible adj. Want of connection. impertinence n. That can not be passed through or over. Implied. incandescence n. incoherence n. impervious adj. Habitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices. indigestion n. Imperceptible to the touch. indulgence n. immutable adj. Difficult of approach. immortalize v. indolence n. Lacking foresight or thrift. indispensable adj. physical. importunate adj. improvise v. or adjunct necessary or required. Insufficient. impromptu n. incentive n. impecunious adj. FreeVocabulary. Valueless. To find and declare chargeable with crime. place. or agreement. imperative adj. indigence n. Unmerited contemptuous conduct or treatment. inconsiderable adj. indescribable adj. To be imminent. Freedom from punishment. or compelled. or inappropriate. Steadfast. impair v. Necessary or requisite for the purpose. incisor n. Insolent disrespect. inadmissible adj. To attribute. Having no money. or removed. impudence n. indolent adj. inchmeal adv. impliable adj. as to parts. inadvisable adj. Incapable of being forced. incinerate v. The state or quality of being unfit. inconsequential adj. etc. Impulsive. impute v. Rashness. indomitable adj. Not to be understood. Unpremeditated. Small in quantity or importance. moral. Incipient.
Ability to sway the will of another. Characterized by intelligence. A small body of water leading into a larger. An official appointed to examine or oversee any matter of public interest or importance. as for vice. One who denies the existence of God. Mandate. insurrection n. To imply. Pride or haughtiness exhibited in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others. Incapable of being concealed. intellectual adj. Given to questioning. intelligence n. insolence n. Invincible. trouble. inmost adj. instant n. That can not be altered or varied. purpose. A hint. A physical. mental. Inadequacy. insulate v. intercessor n. Such as can not be made plain. Lacking in bodily or mental strength. intercession n. Impudent. interim n. inkling n. insatiable adj. innumerable adj. Remote from the sea. insurgence n. inexpressible adj. instigator n. influential adj. as a fluid. inference n. Entreaty in behalf of others. inoffensive adj. To come between other things or persons. Gross wrong or injustice. swelling. Having the power to sway the will of another. inexpensive adj. Working ill by slow and stealthy means. or on a list. innovate v. wasted. Forcible encroachment or trespass. infernal adj. Not perceptible to the touch. interlude n. integrity n. Unrelenting. injunction n. To ask information about. A coming between. insurgent n. insuppressible adj. infusion n. insentient adj. innocuous adj. Causing nothing displeasing or disturbing. Lack of import or of importance. To place in a detached state or situation. inquisitive adj. To perform the first act or rite. A recess. Adverse. or open in character or quality. instance n. Exempt from error of judgment. Candid. Intrinsic. intercede v. intensive adj. Lacking the power of feeling or perceiving. inherent adj. Savage. inept adj. Sleeplessness. Above price. inflexible adj. inhuman adj. Not to be justified. To introduce. Impenetrably mysterious or profound. Time between acts or periods. intangible adj. infinity n. intellect n. initiate v. Pertaining to an island. Having no limit or end. and pain. A morbid process in some part of the body characterized by heat. or pouring in. inexperience n. To instill. intermission n. Easily set on fire or excited. inhibit v. inedible adj. Uprightness of character and soundness of moral principle. To enter in a book. insular adj. . or crime. as principles or qualities. inflammation n. Uprising. ineligible adj. or spent. insufficiency n. frank. Component. Urgency. To provoke. or inculcate. Uncommon. + FREE Memory Course. To be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance. Harmless. insistence n. One who takes part in a conversation or oral discussion. interposition n. Done without perceptible lapse of time. insufficient adj. An action or event considered as coming between others of greater length. intermittent adj. One who incites to evil. infrequent adj. inscrutable adj. Rareness. So large or furnishing so great a supply as not to be emptied. Insensibility to kindness. To place in the earth. inopportune adj. inefficiency n. A court or tribunal for examination and punishment of heretics. To introduce or strive to introduce new things. To win confidence or good graces for oneself. ingredient n. To mediate between persons. inspector n. Inadequate for some need. Verbal interference. To act reciprocally. insight n. by injection. intermediate adj. inseparable adj. Deepest within. Akin to or befitting hell or its occupants. infidel n. Unadvisable. A very brief portion of time. insomnia n. Adding emphasis or force. inland adj. insistent adj. introduce. The act of stringing or stretching. or influence. force.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. infamous adj. inexplicable adj. ineffable adj. A person who makes intelligible the speech of a foreigner by oral translation. or moral weakness or flaw. inimical adj. innuendo n. interpose v. ingenuity n. Unavoidable. Conveying knowledge. Boundless or immeasurable extension or duration. The act of imbuing. or cleverness. inherence n. inexpedient adj. That which does not accomplish an intended purpose. Cleverness in contriving. One who takes part in forcible opposition to the constituted authorities of a place. inexcusable adj. interminable adj. or danger. Authoritative act of prohibition. A single occurrence or happening of a given kind. inglorious adj. inexorable adj. inject v. inscribe v. Not assured of safety. That can not be separated. ingenuous adj. Total loss or destitution of honor or reputation. Unutterable. Comprehensible. ingenious adj. intemperance n. That desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably. influx n. infirmity n. infirm adj. Being in a middle place or degree or between extremes. intelligible adj. by writing. FreeVocabulary. Countless. intention n. instructive adj. instantaneous adj. A mediator. Not fit or suitable. Urgent. infallible adj. Publicly branded or notorious. or document. as in contrivance or arrangement. Not accomplishing an intended purpose. inestimable adj. inlet n. especially out of curiosity. or state of being strained. Unutterable. or originating. The state of being in active resistance to authority. Capacity to know or understand. To set or implant deeply and firmly. interact v. insidious adj. interlocutor n. To hold back or in. Inanimate. infrequence n. interpreter n. To cause to cease temporarily. insinuate v. combining. infamy n. To examine formally by questioning. ingraft v. inhospitable adj. To intoxicate. infest v. inextensible adj. That upon which the mind is set. insignificance n. inexhaustible adj. ingratitude n. inhume v. A place for the reception or treatment of the sick. One who makes an investigation. To infuse. interpolation n. intercept v. inroad n. The faculty of perception or thought. instill v. inevitable adj. insignificant adj. as of the appetites. intension n. Lack of or deficiency in experience. Of unchangeable length or area. as in opinion or statement. inquire v. The derivation of a judgment from any given material of knowledge on the ground of law. Imperceptible. roll. insipid adj. intermit v. influence n. Unsuitable or inconvenient. infinite adj. Insinuation. interrogate v. insecure adj. To interrupt the course of.com inebriate v. insolent adj. iniquity n. Evincing skill. Without importance. Not disposed to entertain strangers gratuitously. as a dead body. Measureless. A temporary discontinuance. infirmary n. inefficient adj. insuperable adj. inquisitor n. originality. insensible adj. inert adj. Infusion. inquisition n. infuse v. inflammable adj. Immoderate action or indulgence. Intellectual discernment. Not good for food. instigate v. ingratiate v. Not suitable to be selected or chosen. infidelity n. Low-priced. The state of being permanently existing in something. especially as to time. Tasteless. interdict n. infringe v. Shameful. or use. To trespass upon. Disloyalty.
To water. A mechanical. The act of observing and analyzing one's own thoughts and feelings. Exceedingly precious. To animate. The quality of producing vexation. irrefragable adj. intolerance n. kernel n. juridical adj. justification n. irritant n. invoke v. Pertaining to the throat. itinerate v. intoxicant n. An utterance intended to cast censure. invective n. Wrath. invert v. To draw into entanglement. intrigue n. invulnerable adj. Flood. intolerant adj. juvenile adj. jeopardize v. To keep a diary. introspect v.000 meters. jocular adj. Perplexity. jurisdiction n. Inapplicable. judiciary n. Irrevocable. intromit v. irascible adj. physically or mentally. itinerant adj. irrigate v. weight. Entrance. intimacy n. irresponsible adj. The act of entering without warrant or invitation. or other material. especially for sacred things. To call on for assistance or protection. Having no force. Insufferable. The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached. irruption n. subdued. irreverence n. Inherent. inveigh v. jubilation n. Occurring or situated within a cell. To utter vehement censure or invective. introspection n. investor n. intricacy n. To afflict with pain. intracellular adj. invidious adj. Moved to anger. inure v. Change of order so that the first shall become last and the last first. invalid adj. irreparable adj. joust v. juror n. A many-colored appearance. A low tract of land between hills. inversion n. silk. Assumed by law to exist. irrelevant adj. One who invests money. interrupt v. invaluable adj. Not to be conquered. irritable adj. isothermal adj. The art or practice of sleight of hand. jugular adj. inundation n. intestate adj. One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy. Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice. To make drunk. A line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment. The science of rights in accordance with positive law. irreverential adj. Having or marking equality of temperature. The condition of being joined. irrefrangible adj. usually complicated and intended to accomplish something by secret ways. intuition n. intestacy n. Prudent. especially for sacred things. Exhibiting changing rainbow-colors due to the interference of the light. irritate v. Bigoted. A detailed account or diary of a journey. juggle v. or tension. Contrary in tendency or direction. junta n. intoxicate v. Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. iridescent adj. Characteristic of youth. That can not be broken or violated. isochronous adj. judgment n. juicy adj. invincible adj. irrigant adj. Showing or feeling envy. Unwilling. invariable adj. interrogatory n. intimidate v. An articulation. extending to the anus. introvert v. irreligious adj. or pathological agent of inflammation. Fearless and bold. or exposure. inveterate adj. joint. A grain or seed. judicature n. inwardly adv. That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice. kiln n. To place close together. burning. intervene v. or seam. The quality showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. To interfere for some end. intestine n. A little island. With no outward manifestation. One who is disabled by illness or injury. or drying industrial products. intrusion n. A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government. Succulent. or reproach. inverse adj. juncture n. introversion n. Serving to water lands by artificial means. especially for sacred things. isle n. Wearisome. inventive adj. Quick at contrivance. iridescence n. Having the nature or form of a question. An oven or furnace for baking. An island. Relating to or denoting equal intervals of time. especially along a river. To separate from others of its kind. junction n. Luster. invalid n. jurisprudence n. Encroachment. intrepid adj. invigorate v. irrepressible adj. judicious adj. jocose adj. To stop while in progress. Sudden invasion. irradiate v. keepsake n. intricate adj. isobar n. + FREE Memory Course. irksome adj. islet n. Exultation. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment. involution n. To cut through or into so as to divide. Vindication. exercise. jargon n. A small or insignificant mark or part. irk v. Close or confidential friendship. Anything kept or given to be kept for the sake of the giver. Not possessed of reasoning powers or understanding. FreeVocabulary. introductory adj. To cause to become frightened. A square of linen. inundate v. irradiance n. isolate v. The condition resulting from one's dying not having made a valid will. itinerary n. A plot or scheme. To turn inside out. One who investigates. irresistible adj. That can not be lessened. irreducible adj. intrinsic adj. Pertaining to the administration of justice. To play tricks of sleight of hand. jaundice n. intramural adj. irate adj. To render clear and intelligible. as land. journalize v. To render of no force or effect. Done or made in jest.com interrogative adj. A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake. by ditches or other artificial means. That part of the digestive tube below or behind the stomach. upside down. iota n. due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin. Situated within the walls of a city. Unchangeable. or fatigue. investigator n. To insert. Merry. To turn within. irreversible adj. That can not be successfully withstood or opposed. inviolable adj. That can not be restrained or kept down. To harden or toughen by use. involve v. kilometer n. That can not be refuted or disproved. Careless of or unable to meet responsibilities. kilowatt n. jovial adj. unintelligible speech or highly technical speech. Not having made a valid will. Inclined to joke. ire n. introgression n. One thousand watts. Showing impatience or ill temper on little provocation. Incapable of being injured or disturbed. irony n. To imperil. To fill with an overflowing abundance. Preliminary. encroachment. . Instinctive knowledge or feeling. jugglery n. Indifferent or opposed to religion. The act of turning or directing inward. Censure or ridicule under cover of praise or compliment. intervale n. intolerable adj. or overcome. One thousand liters. involuntary adj. irrational adj. invasion n. or in opposite direction. Habitual. Wandering. Confused. Complication. irritancy n. That can not be rectified or made amends for. A question or inquiry. or cogency. Difficult to follow or understand. kerchief n. invalidate v. kiloliter n. To excite ill temper or impatience in. pain. literally or figuratively. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback. To look into. used as a covering for the head or neck. Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure. intersect v. That can not be wounded or hurt. chemical. Anything that unduly exhilarates or excites. as by an act of intrusion or trespass. judicial adj. Jingo n. Lawful power or right to exercise official authority. intrude v. irreverent adj. To come in without leave or license. A length of 1. juxtapose v. A morbid condition. joggle n. vexation. Prone to anger.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. To wander from place to place.
lascivious adj. Opposition to conservatism. etc. ligature n. Having a kind and sympathetic nature. A slight deviation from what is right. inflammation. A legal claim or hold on property. To cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law. leaflet n. To make light by fermentation. fastening with a sash. At a subsequent time. Lasting or continuous through life. especially one of picturesque effect. loot v. kingling n. Openwork of metal or wood. To make or enact a law or laws. liege adj. Lassitude of body or depression. legislator n. The tongue. laggard adj. To set free or release from bondage. lea n. laxative adj. litigate v. Of.com kimono n. knavery n. Toilsome. loneliness n. High praise. landholder n. Rather late. Stead. A probability. listless adj. Any large animal. kingship n. lithotype n. lethargy n. The act of furnishing with temporary quarters. Relatives. Of the nature of a line. A somewhat continuous unstratified metal. as seen from a distance or an elevation. Pertaining to. Washerwoman. loam n. A legislator. formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars. Characterized by lust or lasciviousness. an etched stone surface for printing. leviathan n. linguistics n. legislative adj. littoral adj. history. A liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises. kinsfolk n. A rural view. knead v. legislate v. or of the origin. light-hearted adj. loiterer n. A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor. The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively. A petty king. livelihood n. legalize v. A ritual. lacteal adj. limitation n. lacerate v. Following the exact words. laborious adj. The science of correct thinking. loch n. A little leaf or a booklet. left-handed adj. Realistic. Crowned with laurel. One who consumes time idly. labyrinth n. or the place where or wherein an action occurs. levy v. or through which one may exert great power. A print made by printing from stone. or serves for binding or tying. A party to a lawsuit. legitimacy n. proper. Indicating place. to prevent overflow. To plunder. liner n. Sovereign. To tear rudely or raggedly. lithograph n. locative adj. livid adj. Frivolity. expressing. lax adj. knight errant n. lithesome adj. lexicographer n. Pertaining to milk. liqueur n. One who is acquainted with several languages. logic n. levee n. liturgy n. Landowner. louse n. liquidate v. Like a lion. Falling behind. lawgiver n. That side or direction toward which the wind blows. To impose and collect by force or threat of force. Royal state. latent adj. especially with the hands. landmark n. To mix and work into a homogeneous mass. liking n. lever n. lingo n. The making of dictionaries. as a mark of distinction. lingua n. Plausible. Prolonged sluggishness of body or mind. That which binds objects together. litigant n. A dictionary. lackadaisical adj. as a whale. litigious adj. logician n. A lad. A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals. Having the sanction of law or established custom. legitimate adj. A field. lactation n. leniency n. That which exerts. Supple. Talkative. That may be read with ease. laureate adj. Praiseworthy. Quarrelsome. laddie n. The state of being dormant. languor n. as dough. Forbearance. laud v. Black-and-blue. linear adj. Having the texture of appearance of wood. Defamation. A little lord. lien n. as contused flesh. legionary n. Justly or legally responsible. Lustful. . more for ornament that use. To deliver the amount or value of. lieu n. liquor n. lattice n. liable adj. lodgment n.bearing vein. lactic adj. To convert into a liquid or into liquid form. or containing praise. lassie n. logical adj. lexicon n. A loose robe. legible adj. Anything that constricts. as security for a debt or charge. FreeVocabulary. To give the authority of law to. or just. laundress n. licentious adj. loathe v. lapse n. latish adj. An expert reasoner. Means of subsistence.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. To wash or bathe. libel n. lithe adj. or living on a shore. liberate v. Chivalry. To praise in words or song. laudable adj. literature n. Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right. A lawgiver. legacy n. the principal outer garment in Japan. Not harsh. liberalism n. A restriction. To abominate. Free from care. Spare time. leaven v. A lake. In engraving. The time that life continues. Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance. and significance of words. lifetime n. loath adj. liquefy v. Language. A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle. Averse. A lake or loch. lifelike adj. pertaining to. lordling n. kind-hearted adj. Listless. The state or condition of knowing how to read and write. ligneous adj. Milky. One of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of adventure. legging n. lave v. lewd adj. lenient adj. loquacious adj. lough n. intended for dipping up and pouring liquids. Possessing a liquefying nature or power. landlord n. likelihood n. A small article. knickknack n. landscape n. Fondness. Inattentive. leonine adj. pl. lingual adj. Directed toward the side. later adv. licit adj. A covering for the leg. knighthood n. lifelong adj. Deceitfulness in dealing. An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances. levity n. A legislator. literacy n. Not stringent or energetic. latency n. ladle n. A maze. languid adj. leisure n. longevity n. A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements. The science of languages. laudation n. Lawful. lawmaker n. Accordance with law. locomotion n. lateral adj. Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid. + FREE Memory Course. lexicography n. liquefacient adj. ligament n. linguist n. A little lass. laudatory adj. The act or power of moving from one place to another. A bequest. Wanton. Unusually prolonged life. lode n. One who makes dictionaries. Nimble. An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea. A non-coherent mixture of sand and clay. Solitude. literal adj. leeward n. That makes or enacts laws. Having power to open or loosen the bowels. likely adj. A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of. A vessel belonging to a steamship-line. The secretion of milk. Relaxed. Dormant. Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning. liniment n.
mercenary adj. mercantile adj. or motives. as buildings. The facing. as the horse and the lion. The exhibition of greatness of action. masquerade n. A beggar. A meadow. Grand or majestic in appearance. magician n. or action. Despondent. meditation n. A sorcerer. Constant or excessive adherence to one manner. medicine n. magnetize v. and delicious. making announcement. To live sumptuously. as in quality or social or physical condition. lurid adj. The qualities characteristic of a true man. luminosity n. Pertaining to Mars. Evil in nature or tending to do great harm or mischief. mendacious adj. A place or structure dangerous to human life. One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs. manifesto n. A cloak. luxuriant adj. matter of fact n. magnificent adj. memento n. Mental unsoundness. mastery n. roughly. meander v. Pliant. quality. Mischievous. macadamize v. Pertaining to war or military operations. magistracy n. Rich. To set free from bondage. malcontent n. The union of a man and a woman in marriage. Highly profitable. maize n. low-spirited adj. Pertaining or peculiar to a mother or to motherhood. etc. luminescent adj. luminary n. lunatic n. A tomb of more than ordinary size or architectural pretensions. To make better or improve. That of which anything is composed or may be constructed. resolution. manumit v. maniac n. mentor n. taken collectively. intellect. Characterized by a sweet succession of sounds. Cruel. manufacturer n. melodrama n. Virginity. maternal adj. about a fireplace. permanently. Conducted or acting on business principles. either the Roman god of war or the planet. Noteworthy. meretricious adj. maltreat v. luminous adj. A substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties. malign v. machinery n. magnificence n. A person of rank or importance. To take perceptible or substantial form. Generous in treating or judging others. A person engaged in manufacturing as a business. Untruthfulness. Disposed to pity and forgive. especially a chronic or deep-seated one. lunacy n. To effect by negotiating as an agent between parties. A collection of wild animals. A public declaration. maleficent adj. with small broken stone. To hold or preserve in any particular state or condition. commercial. mediate v. malignant adj. machinist n. Shining. The branch of physics that treats the phenomena caused by the action of forces. To speak evil of. The art or work of constructing. Any physical disease or disorder. madden v. lucrative adj. One of the heavenly bodies as a source of light. lowly adv.com lovable adj. The turning or revolving of a subject in the mind. Amiable. fever. as distinguished from merely directory. merciless adj. ludicrous adj. mausoleum n. An insane person. Alluring by false or gaudy show. Interfering. usually with the infant Jesus. Intellectuality. Pertaining to the moon. materialize v. mania n. scanty. meager adj. Abundant or superabundant in growth. magnanimous adj. marine adj. Ghastly and sensational. of one's mother. and sweating. especially when kept for exhibition. mannerism n. Submission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle. as bravery. . Foolishly and tearfully affectionate. character. A large medal. Insanity. etc. A command. To treat ill. massive adj. malediction n. explanation or defense of intentions. maroon v. A wise and faithful teacher. The arrangements or combination of the parts of which anything is composed. A drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents. Untrue. A composition of different songs or parts of songs arranged to run as a continuous whole. material n.. malefactor n. A threat. mawkish adj. Greedy merciful adj. The landed estate of a lord or nobleman. wealth. medley n. To make adroit or artful moves: manage affairs by strategy. To inflame with passion. To wind and turn while proceeding in a course. Excessive or superfluous growth or quantity. magnate n. mead n. maneuver v. or temporarily. medieval adj. The long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals. The office or dignity of a magistrate. or uses metal-working tools. sometimes richly ornamented. manor n. The quality of giving or radiating light. Wishing evil to others. A wooden hammer. menagerie n. masonry n. One who makes or repairs machines. maritime adj. That which supports or sustains. matinee n. An animal that devours human beings. or power. To cover or pave. man-eater n. especially the murdering. and friend. style. Martian adj. The calling down of a curse or curses. mandate n. lunar adj. malaria n. Rudely. lyre n. A body possessing that peculiar form of polarity found in nature in the lodestone. mantel n. A principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide. mediocre adj. Of considerable bulk and weight. walls. matrix n. matrimony n. Sickening or insipid. mellifluous adj. manliness n. mealy-mouthed adj. Showing increase of light. Emancipation. malady n. as a path or roadway. sweet. melodious adj. A painted or sculptured representation of the Virgin. To make a magnet of. Showing increase. FreeVocabulary. maudlin adj. memorable adj. magnitude n. The moon. maze n. manumission n. One who injures another. mendicant n. mesmerize v. Of or pertaining to the sea or matters connected with the sea. as of action or conduct. Ill will. or abusively. To put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island. magnet n. luscious adj. That which contains and gives shape or form to anything. An entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime. with regularly arranged stones. luxuriate v. A social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised. maidenhood n. Ordinary. Having an air of authority. menace n. Like a man. magisterial adj. manlike adj. unkindly. The killing. Mentally sound. makeup n. Laughable. One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class. medial adj. a person raving with madness. maharaja n. Situated on or near the sea. luminescence n. Afraid to express facts or opinions plainly. A labyrinth. maintain v. Madonna n. lucid adj. To be astonished and perplexed because of (something). mechanics n. masterpiece n. lustrous adj. meddlesome adj. mandatory adj. martial adj. The parts of a machine or engine. maxim n. Importance. The whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to which man is related. including the usual shelf above it. macrocosm n. medallion n. matricide n. luxuriance n. mane n. mallet n. especially to do so falsely and severely. A superior production. Fitted for expression in song. The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings. Belonging or relating to or descriptive of the middle ages. + FREE Memory Course. malleable adj. meliorate v. lune n. mentality n. Something that has actual and undeniable existence or reality. malevolence n. maintenance n. A fever characterized by alternating chills. mantle n. To hypnotize. Expressive of positive command. Sweetly or smoothly flowing. marvel v. The attainment of superior skill.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. or peculiarity. Indian corn: usually in the United States called simply corn. lying n. massacre n. A great Hindu prince. Of or pertaining to the middle. Giving or radiating light. A souvenir. lyric adj. man-trap n. malevolent adj. martyrdom n. guide.
collectively. modification n. monotony n. momentum n. misnomer n. midsummer n. monogram n. A very small amount. A grass cultivated for forage and cereal. minute adj. misogamy n. FreeVocabulary. mnemonics n. mockery n. To soothe. metal n. moat n. A chief city. mobocracy n. as by smelting. misanthropic adj. Hating mankind. Friendly counsel given by way of warning and implying caution or reproof. to enable a person to raise its price. or faith. An instrument for assisting the eye in the vision of minute objects or features of objects. momentary adj. Admonition or warning. Any religious ceremonial. miter n. mordacious adj. To behave ill. To misunderstand. mongrel n. etc. metropolitan adj. misbehavior n. Very significant. Government by a single. + FREE Memory Course. mulatto n. mischievous adj. zeal. mettlesome adj. minority n. moribund adj. and sir. microscopy n. miser n. . minutia n. monologue n. Relating to measurement. The middle of the summer. mislay v. morale n. The progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. pitch or other quality of sound. A state of mind with reference to confidence. To regard with suspicion or jealousy. Any structure or sculpture in stone formed of a single piece. motto n. modulate v. Caused by or denoting a diseased or unsound condition of body or mind. mishap n. A ditch on the outside of a fortress wall. To make characteristic of the present or of recent times. Lasting but a short time.com messieurs n. Lacking clearness misunderstand v. A figure of speech in which one object is likened to another. Anything unnaturally huge or distorted. moratorium n. metronome n. To deaden the sound of. metonymy n. moderation n. metallurgy n. muffle v. The unreasonable pursuit of one idea. migrant adj. A wrong or improper act. One skilled in metaphysics. minimize v. metaphor n. A system of principles and formulas designed to assist the recollection in certain instances. Financial. Those citizens. The art of examing objects with the microscope. An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds. modify v. Temperance. To cast off. portion. monocracy n. misbehave v. morose adj. the science of organic forms. missive n. equivalent to Mr. The art or science of extracting a metal from ores. or habitat to another. mistrust v. misty adj. and the like. To make a mistake in counting. To misunderstand. misanthropy n. or particle. A writer on ethics. metamorphosis n. monolith n. migrate v. The sameness or monotony of utterance. The galaxy. The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle. mettle n. A figure of speech that consists in the naming of a thing by one of its attributes. The book containing the service for the celebration of mass. A word of one syllable. whether human or beast. Gentlemen. monetary adj. either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state. Hatred of marriage. militia n. monogamy n. An emergency legislation authorizing a government suspend some action temporarily. Fashionable. who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations. monomania n. pl. An instrument for measuring very small angles or dimensions. On the point of dying. Composed of heterogeneous or inharmonious elements. missal n. misadventure n. migratory adj. The smaller in number of two portions into which a number or a group is divided. millet n. as a commodity. miscount v. sovereign ruler. To make somewhat different. monitory n. moralist n. A dwelling-place occupied in common by persons under religious vows of seclusion. misuse v.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. mouthful n. militant adj. meticulous adj. To apportion. To vary in tone. Government by a single person. A story or drama told or performed by one person. To maltreat. An unlucky accident. A treatise discussing a single subject or branch of a subject. The principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science. micrometer n. mete v. A character consisting of two or more letters interwoven into one. A passing from one form or shape into another. or unskillfully. microscope n. Any object. The world or universe on a small scale. region. To remove or pass from one country. inflection. Hatred of women. misrepresent v. or having but one mate. modernize v. is usually hard. monotonous adj. morality n. as hair. Over-cautious. An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life. monition n. Ill or improper behavior. A policy of maintaining great standing armies. modish adj. As much as can be or is usually put into the or exercise. misplace v. missile n. misrule v. as by wraps. moralize v. To imitate the speech or actions of. A person given to saving and hoarding unduly. To render virtuous. mite n. heavy. thrown or intended to be thrown. Hatred of mankind. monsieur n. Evil conduct. metaphysics n. To put into a wrong place. misapprehend v. muddle v. microphone n. Biting or giving to biting. monopoly n. An element that forms a base by combining with oxygen. metropolis n. To reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree. Of a warlike or combative disposition or tendency. A woman who makes a business of assisting at childbirth. microscopic adj. The habit of pairing. Exceedingly small in extent or quantity. mimic v. To make milder or more endurable. morphology n. microcosm n. molt v. misinterpret v. A villain. Courage. Ridicule. Adapted to or characterized by minute observation. A change. motley adj. To have weight or influence (in determining a question). miscreant n. metric adj. The offspring of a white person and a black person. morbid adj. Lawless control of public affairs by the mob or populace. A servile favorite. An impetus. feathers. ministration n. Philosophical. mitigate v. Wandering. To misgovern. Biting. metaphysical adj. metaphysician n. midwife n. momentous adj. courage. monograph n. minion n. militate v. mountaineer n. modernity n. One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise. and lustrous. monstrosity n. Pertaining to a chief city. A small or unimportant particular or detail. A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin. To Take in a wrong sense. A ray of moonlight. A distance in miles. especially with or as with drink. The control of a thing. monarchy n. An instrument for indicating and marking exact time in music. Having courage or spirit. mollify v. improperly. moccasin n. monosyllable n. Transition of the soul of a human being at death into another body. The presiding officer of a meeting. misdemeanor n. A French title of respect. moderator n. Fond of tricks. mordant adj. monastery n. by speaking as if the other. ministry n. monotone n. Milky Way n. miniature adj. misogyny n. Gloomy. To give a wrong impression. The state or character of being modern. To manage badly. mien n. A lack of variety. Virtue. An optical effect looking like a sheet of water in the desert. A name wrongly or mistakenly applied. moonbeam n. Full of or abounding in mountains. especially a weapon. mirage n. misdeed n. To confuse or becloud. The external appearance or manner of a person. mismanage v. usually initials of a name. A message in writing. Unchanging and tedious. small crime. Wandering. metempsychosis n. Much smaller than reality or that the normal size. militarism n. Misfortune. To misplace. A service. mileage n. mountainous adj.
One who receives a nomination. The process of fostering or promoting growth. multiform adj. or relies upon meditation to acquire truth. Perceptible. as opposed to spiritual or celestial. nowhere adv. munificent adj. A light. as to a proposition. mutation n. Norman adj. non-existent n. nautical adj. seamen. Exceedingly fat. mutiny n. Not residing within a given jurisdiction. as for a treaty or transfer of property. nit n. Belonging to or under control of neither of two contestants. Hemp-fiber obtained by untwisting and picking out loosely the yarns of old hemp rope. A giving characterized by generous motives and extraordinary liberality. (no longer acceptable to use) nihilist n. Nothing nimble adj. nocturnal adj. That which is indispensably requisite to an end desired. in northern France. or ruling. A goddess. The whole body of legends cherished by a race concerning gods and heroes. or for numbering off. A beginner in any business or occupation. The act or ceremony of naming a man or woman for office. naphtha n. paints. novice n. but having duties other than that of fighting. nutritive adj. mystification n. objective adj. narration n. Longer than broad: applied most commonly to rectangular objects considerably elongated obnoxious adj. Having the character of a beginner. neology n. muster n. oakum n. Any scheme or recipe of a charlatan character. nectarine n. oblique adj. nuisance n. nebula n. neocracy n. myriad n. Made of or from oak. the condition of being manifold or very various. A city of the dead.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. negate v. That which does not exist. nevertheless conj. natal adj. divinity of chastisement and vengeance. nonchalance n. neurology n. Pertaining to the later stone age. necessitate v. obese adj. A person or thing of little or no account. Funeral rites. Of or pertaining to number. the death of part of the body. A vast indefinite number. narrative n. A loose gown worn by women. nomination n. endorsement. neophyte adj. nurture n. inflammable oil used as a solvent. nefarious adj. narrator n. multiplicity n. Having many shapes. The depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached. A short novel. mundane adj. To cause to disappear. A list of persons who have died in a certain place or time. objector n. Detestable. oblivion n. A district enjoying municipal government. Unfavorably known to the general public. nameless adj. necrology n. An affection of the stomach producing dizziness and usually an impulse to vomit nauseate v. nominate v. nationality n. necessity n. or to its corporate or local government. negotiable v. Having no fame or reputation. want. negligence n. or poverty. Having no power or force. normalcy n. myth n. A fictitious narrative presented as historical. noticeable adj. nugatory adj. neo-Latin n. necrosis n. said of lines. A state of mind indicating lack of interest. nasal adj. noisome adj. To adjust cozily in snug quarters. To tell a story. To designate as a candidate for any office. The act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence. Apt to omit what ought to be done. Showing a servile readiness to fall in with the wishes or will of another. Impassive to feelings of humanity or pity. The science of the nervous system. nomad adj. A gaseous body of unorganized stellar substance. Silent. An assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection. nectar n. obdurate adj. as in manufacture of Narcissus n. One who professes direct divine illumination. colorless. nowadays adv. but without any basis of fact. munificence n. necessary adj. mystic n. volatile. Pertaining to one's birth. The egg of a louse or some other insect. A convent for nuns. One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead. The son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus. Pertaining to ships. nausea n. One attached to the army or navy. nunnery n. nettle v. Transferable by assignment. navigable adj. In no place or state. naturally adv. Having no fixed abode. or appearances. Very offensive. or irritates. negligent adj. obligate v. navel n. nondescript adj. negligible adj. Naked. nuptial adj. niggardly adj. oaken adj. neopaganism n. nucleus n. That which annoys. To cause to loathe. Worldly. especially to the marriage ceremony. An advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known. obsequies n. obliterate v. The act or process of change. necromancer n. noiseless adj. nuance n. neuter adj. Capable of commercial navigation. negation n. Pertaining to the nerves or nervous system. noisy adj. Loathsome. Anything that presents a system of cross. numeration n. measure. nutriment n. Excessive fatness. A mule-driver. An orderly continuous account of the successive particulars of an event. nestling adj. Of or pertaining to a town or city. non-combatant n. non-resident adj. A square shaft with pyramidal top. nil n. obituary adj. The act or art of reading or naming numbers. nominal adj. A variety of the peach. Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result. Rebellion against lawful or constituted authority. Neither masculine nor feminine. That which nourishes. Embroidery. Exhibiting or indicating omission. or navigation. Light and quick in motion or action. nonentity n. A central point or part about which matter is aggregated. To disfigure. novellette n. Of or pertaining to marriage. The state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten. To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in. navigate v. nestle v. or delivery. neglectful adj. municipality n. particularly to the sense of smell. The coining or using of new words or new meanings of words. Slanting. Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton. fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection. Government administered by new or untried persons. obelisk n. Of or pertaining to the night. obesity n. nomic adj. To hold to the fulfillment of duty. Newtonian adj. In the present time or age. Usual or customary. nostrum n. One who or that which is of unequaled excellence. Indescribable. A new or revived paganism. Neolithic adj. Omission of that which ought to be done. Binding in law or conscience. Extraordinarily generous. obligatory adj. nauseous adj. usually monumental or commemorative. Nemesis n. To render indispensable. A slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind. Hurtful. Of or peculiar to Normandy.lines. According to the usual order of things. necropolis n. To deny. nonpareil n. Stingy. oblong adj. To bargain with others for an agreement. needlework n. One who narrates anything. Having nutritious properties. narrate v. A published notice of a death. A model. the English philosopher. negligee n. FreeVocabulary. needy adj. To traverse by ship. narrow-minded adj. notorious adj. mutilate v. noxious adj. One who objects. obsequious adj. . numerical adj.com muleteer n. network n. Modernized Latin. Characterized by illiberal views or sentiments. Trivial. Any especially sweet and delicious drink. Grasping and representing facts as they are. + FREE Memory Course. neo-Darwinsim n. neutral adj. Notwithstanding. A connection with a particular nation. mythology n. Clamorous. Wicked in the extreme. Being in need. naval adj. The state of being normal. Recently hatched. nude adj. Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students. The act of artfully perplexing. Pertaining to ships. neural adj. municipal adj. The act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition. norm n. vexes. Pertaining to the nose. nominee n.
considered in relation to that other. To pay or reward in excess. and unfamiliar aspect or action. ominous adj. A book. To cause or constitute the beginning or first stage of the existence of. The form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung. chorus. as first. outcry n. and orchestra. No longer practiced or accepted. A portion of a structure which projects or hangs over. omnivorous adj. olive-branch n. ornate adj. ossify v. opposite adj. orator n. as an emblem of peace. To clear away or provide for. oral adj. as an objection or difficulty. One who delivers an elaborate or formal speech. Quick to notice. Of or pertaining to the eye. Not copied nor produced by imitation. One rejected and despised. strength. observant adj. outstretch v. outreach v. A conclusion or judgment held with confidence. An assault. offshoot n. outlast v. A fatty preparation with a butter-like consistency in which a medicinal substance exists. A border region. optic n. To last longer than. odoriferous adj. Something that branches off from the parent stock. The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse. uncouth. Without preparation. obstetrics n. The science that treats of light and vision. out-and-out adv. outrigger n. or sport. odorous adj. A part built or arranged to project beyond a natural outline for support. Farther or more distant. To ride faster than. Impervious to light. Omnipotent adj. overpay v. oculist n. outbreak n. To turn the front or principal side of (a thing) toward any person or object. oddity n. Pertaining to the eye or vision. Entirely. observatory n. onus n. oust v. olfactory adj. especially of troops. oration n. Onset. overpower v. An elaborate or formal public speech. One versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye. occult adj. especially socially. A practitioner of midwifery. onset n. origin n. The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions. A habitual lawbreaker. obsolescence n. orgies n. oratory n. opprobrium n. ointment n. The beginning of that which becomes or is made to be. To be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence. A composition for solo voices. overdose n. The view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best. especially of passion in an individual. Exclusion. Intermeddling with what is not one's concern. FreeVocabulary. To overtax the strength of. outdo v. opalescence n. octave n. Occident n. onslaught n. optics n. ostentation n. outweigh v. opinion n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. The right. ogre n. Boisterous. of more than one act. To leap beyond. obstinacy n. The state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil. opportunity n. Unlimited and universal power. The property of combined refraction and reflection of light. of or pertaining to the sense of smell. A happening. To be under moral obligation to be or do. originate v. Hindrance. To eject. opportunist n. orthopedic adj. obstruction n. A gross infringement of morality or decency. outburst n. Having an odor. + FREE Memory Course. outrageous adj. To gain supremacy or victory over by superior power. oratorio n. as of something that has been pent up or restrained. To reach or go beyond. outrage n. The branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy. Relating to the correcting or preventing of deformity orthopedist n. Uttered through the mouth. obviate v. or done at the right moment. A violent onset.com observance n. Tending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence. onrush n. A display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery. overpass v. A sudden and violent breaking forth. as in society or politics. patience. officious adj. opponent n. obstreperous adj. obsolete adj. orthodoxy n. second. orthodox adj. To absorb. A tenant in possession of property. out-of-the-way adj. A person of between eighty and ninety years. A building designed for systematic astronomical observations. Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately. . orthogonal adj. occasion n. outcast n. osculate v. or of dislike and disgust. To deliver an elaborate or formal public speech. Portentous. optometry n. operetta n. Remotely situated. Genuinely. A figure with eight sides and eight angles. ought v. Exclusion from intercourse or favor. To act as an officer or leader. octavo n. overlord n. Burdensome or oppressive. opulence n. overleap v. opaque adj. A branch of the olive-tree. Affluence. omnipotence n. outlaw n. octagon n. operator n. ordeal n. Active. To extend. Ornamented to a marked degree. A humorous play in dialogue and music. That form of the numeral that shows the order of anything in a series. generally taken from the Scriptures. To pass across or over. Measurement of the powers of vision. option n. struggle. Stubborn adherence to opinion. obsolescent adj. Shocking in conduct. An important event or celebration. operate v. obtrude v. Hateful. odium n. operative adj. ostracize v. One who takes advantage of circumstances to gain his ends. A feeling of extreme repugnance. orate v. An eccentricity. omission n. as distinguished from the actual owner. power. outlive v. as a gas by a metal. overproduction n. Radically different or contrary in action or movement. Characterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge. To surpass. ode n. and all that is connected with sight. as a word. etc. to convert into bone. ocular adj. or liberty of choosing. overdo v. obvert v. outpost n. Especially fit as occurring. A note at this interval above or below any other. outskirt n. omniscience n. One who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus. ostracism n. obstruct v. A consecration to the ministry. octogenarian adj. The art of public speaking. especially a fragrant one. Passing out of use. Favorable or advantageous chance or opening. A violent issue. opulent adj. occupant n. To put in action and supervise the working of. ordnance n. Of barbarous. optimism n. usually so large a dose of a medicine that its effect is toxic. To go beyond. conscience. One who supports the opposite side in a debate. A traditional form or customary act. Unlimited or infinite knowledge. opportune adj. original adj. To exclude from public or private favor. Acceptance of the common faith. onerous adj. obtrusive adj. outstrip v. Possessed of unlimited and universal power. Anything that severely tests courage. A burden or responsibility. Existing but not immediately perceptible. An excessive dose. upon an enemy or fortification. Wild or wanton revelry. To surpass in importance or excellence. odious adj. Excessive production. overeat v. To eat to excess. arising from conceit or the desire to have one's own way. A demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings. To fill with impediments so as to prevent passage. or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves. outlandish adj. said. To swing back and forth. resulting in smoky tints. occurrence n. offhand adv. discussion. Having or diffusing an odor or scent. One who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity oscillate v. outright adv. Having or determined by right angles. To kiss. A general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war. A vehement or loud cry or clamor. third. optician n. as a river. ordination n. overhang n. especially an agreeable one. omniscient adj. Wealthy. Holding the commonly accepted faith. obstetrician n. One who holds supremacy over another. To continue to exist after. outride v. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main body to guard against surprise. ordinal n. either wholly or in part. occlude v. but falling short of positive knowledge. One who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses. officiate v. off adj.
penurious adj. To make dull by satiety. Quinqeuvalent. papacy n. Sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone. statue. pentameter n. pedant n. overture n. either for ornament or for use. Miscellaneous articles of equipment or adornment. peccadillo n. The contest of five associated exercises in the great games and the same contestants. The consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law. peccant adj. pallid adj. pennant n. pantomime n. (irritable) pellucid adj. Excessively sparing in the use of money. penetrate v. pentagram n. FreeVocabulary. A brief narrative founded on real scenes or events usually with a moral. A solid bounded by five plane faces. Translucent. and later of the Romans. A fiendish or riotous uproar. Preponderance. pendulous adj. A lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments. A covenant. with five angles and five sides. paternity n. pedestrian n. Parisian adj. A room for reception of callers or entertainment of guests. parlor n. Pariah n. To deprive of the power to act. patter v. a social outcast. patrician adj. pedagogy n. pentad n. The worship of nature for itself or its beauty. pentathlon n. To render ludicrous by imitating the language of. To stretch out too far. A worshiper of false gods. A weight hung on a rod. panacea n. pantheism n. patrimony n. Translate freely. by separating it into its elements and describing each word. Affecting a whole people or all classes. Lacking color or brilliancy. A statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the received belief. A retraction. especially controversial ones. pacify v. One without means of support. upon which artists lay their colors for painting. A remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases. . A series of large pictures representing a continuous scene. paronymous adj. In prosody. pauperism n. To bring into a peaceful state. The relation of parent to child. Pan-American adj. A periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her. An instrumental prelude to an opera. To enter or force a way into the interior parts of. Equality. Fewness. panegyric n. + FREE Memory Course. Indigence. especially a spectacular one. To describe. A base or support as for a column. cycles. or remove (the outside) from anything. Separable. An open structure for temporary shelter. pendulum n. peddle v. pact n. A very wide-angled photographic lens. A member of a degraded class. To converse in. peaceful adj. penalty n. One having a share or part. parish n. Derived from the same root or primitive word. parallel v. pedagogics n. overweight n. passible adj. overshadow v. as a disease. peevish adj. One who travels from house to house with an assortment of goods for retail. as a sentence. patronymic adj. Petulant. pathos n. as of letters. participant n. pastoral adj. Love and devotion to one's country. To vanquish an established ruler or government. A schoolmaster. payee n. Tranquil. penultimate adj. pentahedron n. A supervisor. panorama n. A small breach of propriety or principle. Pantheon n. peerage n. Dependence on charity. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church. That which separates anything into distinct parts. pediatrics n. pall v. A model of excellence. panic n. or intellectual force. pavilion n. perceptible by feeling or touch. Discernment. To superintend. peccable adj. parable n. parallelism n. pentagon n. paraphrase v. penury n. paraphernalia n. penitential adj. One who is unlawfully and immorally a lover or a mistress. Consisting of money. as of condition or rank. palette n. To mumble something over and over. Of senatorial or noble rank. A sudden outburst of any kind of activity. palinode n. A figure having five points or lobes. palliate v. patronize v. The branch of biology that treats of ancient life and fossil organisms. A dramatic representation. parity n. especially. shave. Of unequaled excellence or worth. penetration n. A person to whom money has been or is to be paid. or ballet. paradox n. Punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence. both North and South. paroxysm n. pamphlet n. childhood.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. partible adj. A rectangular piece set in or as in a frame. A bias in favor of something. Unresponsive. To cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison. oratorio. A circular temple at Rome with a fine Corinthian portico and a great domed roof. Mode of speech. A bundle. Guilty. Including or pertaining to the whole of America. with a hole for the thumb. overseer n. paramount adj. The nobility. The science and art of teaching pedal n. paramour n. A thin tablet. Having the spirit or sentiment of rural life. A formal and elaborate eulogy. Magnificent. To cause to appear less guilty. overrun v. pedagogue n. parlance n. One's line of ancestors. and other machines. To go about with a small stock of goods to sell. pentavalent adj. paternal adj. papyrus n. pension n. overstride v. Hanging. especially so as to swing by an attached end or part. One who journeys on foot. overpowering fear. pantoscope n. A scholar who makes needless and inopportune display of his learning. panoply n. pectoral adj. penchant n. pandemonium n. pandemic adj. overthrow v. pecuniary adj. packet n. or vase. An inheritance from an ancestor. patriarch n. or of cause to effect. A harmonic. Essential likeness. To infest or ravage. paleontology n. That may be pierced by physical. The murder of a parent. parsimonious adj. Unduly sparing in the use or expenditure of money. Supreme in authority. pedestal n. pendant n. participate v. usually on a subject of current interest. serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock. of a person or of an act. A syllable or member of a series that is last but one. To step beyond. Capable of feeling of suffering. palatial adj. paragon n. unreasonable. A legislative body. parricide n. penance n. Formed after one's father's name. Of a pale or wan appearance. The department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of pedigree n. Paralysis. To receive or have a part or share of. Loss of the power of contractility in the voluntary or involuntary muscles. The number five. parentage n. A brief treatise or essay. especially from one's father. The writing-paper of the ancient Egyptians. Fatherhood. peaceable adj. Fatherly. Pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone. Anything that hangs from something else. pamphleteer v. moral. The ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor. of the producer to the produced. penetrable adj. pare v. paly adj. overtone n.com overreach v. peninsular adj. Pertaining to the breast or thorax. paralysis n. partition n. penitence n. partisan adj. parley v. The quality in any form of representation that rouses emotion or sympathy. passive adj. panel n. a line of verse containing five units or feet. pauper n. palsy n. written or spoken. peerless adj. paralyze v. patriotism n. To cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts. pagan n. A sudden. To exercise an arrogant condescension toward. parody v. Characterized by or exhibiting undue or unreasoning devotion to a party. A figure. To cut. The science and art of teaching. peddler n. pageant n. Of or pertaining to the city of Paris. To compose or issue pamphlets. palate n. Capable of sinning. Sign-language. parliament n. Tranquil. Pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water. The chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right. A small flag. The roof of the mouth. A full set of armor. parse v. paucity n. palpable n. oversee v.
The general principles. piecemeal adv. A loose or separated part. pique v. persiflage n. Mental excitement or confusion. perfidy n. pervasive adj. To excrete through the pores of the skin. The sharp striking of one body against another. Pertaining to the nature of sound. Admitting the entrance or passage of another substance. The science of organic functions. Durable. pinchers n. Lucid. plea n. To fail or lose power. The doer of a wrong or a criminal act. To win the mind of by argument. periodicity n. To convert into a substance of stony hardness and character. phosphorescence n. pioneer n. perhaps adv. Hard-hearted. evidence. Wretched. To pass or spread through every part. pervert n. phenomenon n. or receive impressions concerning. The study and collection of stamps. plaudit n. A filter. perforate v. The art of measuring the intensity of light. pitiless adj. persecution n. The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines. Serene. The state of spreading through every part. permeate v. perennial adj. pervasion n. Of small value. perversity n. perception n. though open to doubt. pervious adj. pitiable adj. perform v. The force of persons collectively employed in some service. efficiency. petrify v. philanthropy n. plausible adj. The science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy. Pertaining to the combined action of light and electricity. plagiarism n. pertinent adj. The attributes. perpetuate v. An instrument having two jaws working on a pivot. pervade v. persevere v. Not easily roused to feeling or action. Knowledge through the senses of the existence and properties of matter or the external world. The property of emitting light. different ordering of same items. Relevant. or reflection. Wickedness. . Astute. petulance n. planisphere n. as a mountain-peak. that make up the character and nature of an individual. To swear falsely to. playwright n. physiocracy n. pinnacle n. Treachery. personality n. peter v. perspicacity n. permanence n. The act of perceiving. peremptory adj. To filter. To bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness. The property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed. Precluding question or appeal. perpetrator n. taken collectively. perspiration n. To seek ultimate causes and principles. Walking about. philosophy n. + FREE Memory Course. Acuteness or discernment. peripatetic adj. piccolo n. perfectible adj. placid adj. physics n. Thoroughly penetrating or permeating. physicist n. perturb v.com perambulate v. pleasant adj. physiognomy n. One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false. pincers n. Tending to kill or hurt. or value. philologist n. To make a hole or holes through. persistence n. placate v. pillage n. pestilential adj. persuade v. Continuing though the year or through many years. Extraordinary or marvelous. perfumery n. persuadable adj. Displaying impatience. Any unusual occurrence. Agreeable. or the like. philanthropist n. phenomenal adj. One who endeavors to help his fellow men. Unyielding adherence. A polar projection of the heavens on a chart. To pervade. philander v. pestilence n. Fond of music. personal adj. pertinacious adj. or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything. The external appearance merely. philately n. pitiful adj. philanthropic adj. or anything that moves the feelings. statement. Capable of being made perfect. Frolicsome. philogynist n. A wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn. capricious or petulant. The point in the orbit of the moon when it is nearest the earth. Gradually. phonology n. Open robbery. percolator n. The character or condition of being impatient. A fixed adherence to a resolve. An expert in linguistics. One who or that which perceives. perjury n. Not general or public. petulant adj. To continue striving in spite of discouragements. The science of human vocal sounds. A small flute. A persistence in purpose and effort. The act of reading carefully or thoughtfully. An expression of applause. perspective n. plebeian adj. having the nature of or breeding pestilence. permutation n. pillory n. pharmacy n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. pledgee n. Sweat. phonogram n. piece n. Having a malign influence or effect. pharmacopoeia n. Persistent or unyielding. Description of nature. piteous adj. physiography n. photometry n. A written or spoken statement that is flat. perusal n. The study of language in connection with history and literature. Contemptible. Banter. Cognizable. An instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot. To preserve from extinction or oblivion. platitude n. FreeVocabulary. perfunctory adj. perquisite n. Reciprocal change. perspicacious adj. To walk about. playful adj. pleasurable adj. That may be allowed. Possibly. The person to whom anything is pledged. picayune adj. percipient n. perspire v. Compassionate. perjure v. permanent adj. Representing articulate sounds or speech. percipience n. To accomplish. Unreasonable. through the medium of the body senses. Active humanitarianism. Harsh or malignant oppression. especially one of rank or high station. photometer n. To excite a slight degree of anger in. as distinguished from the whole or the mass. The habit or characteristic of recurrence at regular intervals. Affording gratification. pertinacity n. capable of influencing to action by entreaty. A continuance in the same state. dull. physique n. or commonplace. A solemn assertion of a falsity. To continue steadfast against opposition. Straight up and down. perpendicular adj. perseverance n. One who is fond of women. pernicious adj. pestilent adj. plasticity n. Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages. An argument to obtain some desired action. The relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view. The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth. philology n. A book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists. One among the first to explore a country. Any small portion or meager allowance. pious adj. perceptible adj. percolate v. permissible adj. A man or woman as an individual. personnel n. Diversion from the true meaning or proper purpose. percussion n. Common. physiology n. A specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy. perturbation n. phonetic adj. perceive v. eloquence. phlegmatic adj. To disturb greatly. laws. persist v. perversion n. or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature. Religious. A maker of plays for the stage. philharmonic adj. A high or topmost point. phonic adj. personage n. perverse adj. A graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound. Seeming likely to be true. Half-hearted. course of conduct. perigee n. The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one's own. A raging epidemic. The preparation of perfumes. photoelectric adj. To play at courtship with a woman. pittance n. philosophize v. as in war. perspicuous adj. Any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights. The physical structure or organization of a person. To have knowledge of. Benevolent.
premature adj. Government by several or many persons of what-ever class. A bold or presumptuous assertion. FreeVocabulary. position n. especially in proportion to the territory. precursor n. Abundant. pluperfect adj. poignant adj. Exact. Containing or consisting of more than one. To utter in simple or childish talk. poetics n. especially by previous signs. A system of church government. prediction n. The hinder part. precise adj. Poetry. To beat with something thick or bulky. prefix v. Containing many inhabitants. prefatory adj. preservation n. etc. prehensible adj. To present in an orderly manner. Marked by pretense. A preconceived liking. More desirable than others. polyarchy n. poignancy n. Something added to a letter after the writer's signature. The manner in which a thing is placed. Pertaining to or consisting of air or gas. predicate v. Marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner. To happen first. A weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something. polyhedron n. ponderous adj. premise n. To meditate or reflect upon. precedent n. One possessed of great power or sway. polycracy n. Frequency. polytheism n. postscript n. potentate n. A forerunner or herald. preponderate v. Extraordinary.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Severity or acuteness. Assuming too much. precipice n. A difficult. Pertaining to poetry. prehensile adj. Severely painful or acute to the spirit. A high and very steep or approximately vertical cliff. presage v. An inferior poet. trying situation or plight. preparation n. To foretell. Anything that indicates what is to happen. precedential adj.com pledgeor n. Foreboding. A figure having many angles. possessor n. attention. prefer v. That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved. Semblance. A prophecy. First in rank or position. prelacy n. plural adj. Prevalent. Abundance. To exceed in influence or power. polyglot adj. pomposity n. positive adj. plenitude n. Ascendancy or preponderance. possession n. Pertaining to the having. polemics n. populace n. preemption n. To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention. prevalence n. especially more than three syllables. preoccupy v. precipitant adj. Special eminence. Equilibrium. polygamy n. One who owns. or constituting preference or priority. the fact or condition of having more than one wife or husband at once. or degree. predicament n. Existence antecedent to something. The rule of many. The rules and principles of poetry. The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant. The Pope. precipitate v. preternatural adj. preestablish v. Pertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree. polygon n. A statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows. To make the date of any writing later than the real date. To talk about vainly or foolishly. Possessing. Of wide extent or frequent occurrence. Feasible. The art of controversy or disputation. Having superior rank or precedence. preclude v. time. Coming too soon. drawings. Pertaining to the poles of a sphere. presumption n. Anything that may be possible. number. prelude n. prelate n. plenipotentiary n. An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event. portent n. preempt v. Perilous. preexist v. precarious adj. prepossession n. ponder v. enjoys. preoccupation n. preface n. A portable case for holding writing-materials. prescient adj. quantity. powerless adj. To force forward prematurely. predominant adj. especially by more than four. poise n. Impotent. preexistence n. potion n. pompous adj. A solid bounded by plane faces. Accuracy of limitation. Free from doubt or hesitation. prevaricate v. Expressing past time or action prior to some other past time or action. preferable adj. prate v. An incumbent of a given office previous to another. The having. postdate v. To foreordain. predatory adj. An introductory or opening performance. preordain v. A majority. Having several syllables. prescription n. portfolio n. Derived from authoritative direction. potent adj. moral. preponderant adj. presentiment n. prejudice n. predominate v. or display. . Foreboding. poetic adj. holding. precocious adj. Having the mental faculties prematurely developed. A dose of liquid medicine. pommel v. potency n. polysyllable adj. possess v. giving. prescriptible adj. prattle v. A brief explanation or address to the reader. poetaster n. posse n. Physically powerful. at the beginning of a book. presentient adj. as property. precession n. plurality n. preparatory adj. posterior n. The doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one. holding. predominance n. embracing. An instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule. definition. polytechnic adj. Of the nature of an instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule. Foreknowing. portend v. A fictitious reason or motive. or detention of property in one's power or command. One of a higher order of clergy having direct authority over other clergy. influence. pneumatic adj. A piece of lead for making soundings. To own. To indicate as being about to happen. To preoccupy. or controls anything. preengage v. Superior in power. Preference. pretext n. polar adj. precede v. Pertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book. pontiff n. To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects. Capable of being grasped. predecessor n. poesy n. or practicing many arts. or detention of property in one's power or command. or adjustment. A judgment as a conclusion. plenteous adj. preference n. prehension n. plumb n. prevalent adj. adjusting walls to the vertical. presumptuous adj. preferment n. especially of pain or grief. presentment n. One who gives a pledge. To exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else. plenary adj. precedence n. Knowledge of events before they take place. precision n. A provision made in advance for some possible emergency or danger. The state of having the mind. premier adj. practicable adj. To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land. An object of favor or choice. To foretell. Unusually weighty or forcible. posit v. or rank. Prescribed as a rule or model. preamble n. A wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money. populous adj. The act of laying hold of or grasping. or degree. or supernatural. pollen n. The act of going forward. A person fully empowered to transact any business. potential n. plummet n. The quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner. prescience n. The common people. Perceiving or feeling beforehand. especially of the earth. To settle or arrange beforehand. Prone to pillaging. Conservation. The right or act of purchasing before others. postgraduate adj. possible adj. precaution n. predict v. prescript adj. prerogative adj. preeminence n. or inclination preoccupied. preposterous adj. Speaking several tongues. A judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts. To be chief in importance. premonition n. Priority in place. Entire. plutocracy n. Being not beyond the reach of power natural. possessive adj. To prevent. A force of men. Having to do with what is preliminary. An authoritative direction. effectiveness. To hold in higher estimation. Utterly ridiculous or absurd. conceit. preferential adj. To attach at the beginning. pretension n. pollute v. To state as belonging to something. Moving onward quickly and heedlessly. pretentious adj. Pertaining to. Power. Adapted for grasping or holding. To contaminate. + FREE Memory Course.
prominence n. puerile adj. privy adj. Offspring. pseudonymity n. That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra. Observant and exact in points of time. proscription n. Lying prone. provincial adj. Any prediction or foretelling. Involving or equivalent to prohibition. The quality of being noticeable or distinguished. protective adj. propulsion n. Proceeding or marked by caution. procedure n. The quality of affecting the sense of smell. propellant adj. providential adj. as after rest or interruption. Possessing strength. or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions. productive adj. propeller n. probity n. purgatory n. A defender. probation n. protomartyr n. protrude v. promenade v. privity n. pudgy adj. original in character. An elementary reading-book for children. An agent acting for another. pyre n. custom. prima adj. proselyte n. or industry. proviso n. Any announcement made in a public manner. To drive or urge forward. provident adj. Relating to making proof. pseudapostle n. One wasteful or extravagant. proscenium n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. A furtherer. A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities. priggish adj. Expressing an engagement to pay. professor n. Brought together without order. psychiatry n. but carrying on maritime war. Sheltering. prodigious adj. Without spirit or bravery. protract v. A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter. An undue display of modesty or delicacy. search. principle n. The territory of a reigning prince. as in an eddy. Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege. Pertaining to the mind or soul. punitive adj. prosaic adj. To extend in time or duration. Small and fat. Something that swells out from a surrounding surface. protuberate v. probe v. To predict or foretell. especially in the use of money or property.com prevention n. prodigy n. A prominence. Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture. prurient adj. profuse adj. or principles. Immense. or importance. To renew motion or action. proficiency n. proxy n. prologue n. Affecting the sense of smell. discourse. especially when assumed by a writer. especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages. privateer n. FreeVocabulary. purport n. prolong v. prowess n. The state or period of being a student. pulmonary adj. annoyance. prickle v. To push out or thrust forth. forwarder. prim adj. proverb n. To prolong. Pertaining to the lungs. qualification. Belonging to the first ages. + FREE Memory Course. profligacy n. prodigal n. promulgate v. proctor n. Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires. danger. as of a will. Morally irresponsible. Kindly disposed. Primitive. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines. First. Unimaginative. punctual adj. as a teaching or a practice. punctilious adj. profiteer n. prohibition n. privilege n. The treatment of mental disease. Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction. Caution. prospector n. protoplasm n. One who profits. To steal. Propelling. profile n. proclamation n. prolific adj. A right or immunity not enjoyed by all. proximately adv. A driving onward or forward. A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking. prototype n. Strength. A fictitious name. An outline or contour. proceed v. A person of the lowest or poorest class. A manner or method of acting. To search through and through. An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment. propaganda n. and intrepidity in battle. A decree or an order forbidding something. A work. To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface. proportionate adj. Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art.. To proclaim. procrastinate v. prophecy n. protuberant adj. Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies. provocation n. promoter n. prolix adj. Producing offspring or fruit. prohibitionist n. protrusion n. One who or that which propels. prohibitory adj. principal adj. Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system. procrastination n. To offer to another for acceptance. Childish. A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body. Quarrelsome. To cause to whirl. especially under divine inspiration and guidance. Being in proportion. Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors. The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease. afterward imitated in form or spirit. propitious adj. pungent adj. An insane propensity to set things on fire. pyromania n. Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character. One who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. by which its operation is rendered conditional. To reject. pupilage n. pithy saying. pungency n. Strictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom. purloin v. purl v. especially for minerals. One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person. character. One who has been won over from one religious belief to another. pseudonym n. one who supplies pusillanimous adj. Intent. psychopathic adj. or design (for sex). A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty. putrescent adj. protégé n. Preservation from harm. A moving forward or proceeding in course. principality n. proffer v. Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed. A clause in a contract. prudential adj. Thwarting. prominent adj. probate adj. The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell. Pertaining to punishment. prudence n. propagate v. Accordance with recognized usage. sharp points. propriety n. Uncultured in thought and manner. pugnacious adj. will. or science. etc. Effected by divine guidance. pyrotechnic adj. proficient adj. prostrate adj. One who makes exploration. A monastic house. prophesy v. primitive adj. A vessel owned and officered by private persons. psychic adj. To walk for amusement or exercise. promontory n. A brief. The earliest victim in any cause. Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter. A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment. A general truth or proposition. profession n. promiscuous adj. or examination. To spread abroad or from person to person. Conceited. Verbose. A leader in any enterprise or contest. A high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea. A pretended or false apostle. proscribe v. Conspicuous in position. To put off till tomorrow or till a future time. skill. art. projection n. Bulging. science. Immediately. Abandoned to vice. prudery n. protuberance n. or with the head to the ground. puissant adj. primeval adj. protection n. or performance. protocol n. profligate adj. promissory adj. The state or character of using a fictitious name. as in some knowledge. An intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering. condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience. or the like. or any other evil. psychotherapy n. priory n. primer n. . Delay. Yielding in abundance. progeny n. progression n. An advanced state of acquirement. distinction. Most important. pristine adj. A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college. A prefatory statement or explanation to a poem. with condemnation or denunciation. The science of poetical forms. prospectus n. Shameless viciousness. The act of protruding. To puncture slightly with fine. Stiffly proper. protector n. Pertaining to the beginning or early times. protagonist n. prosody n. Produced or displayed in overabundance. or encourager. purveyor n. proletarian n. Protestant n. propel v.
To happen again or repeatedly. A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry. To restore. Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods. queue n. recourse n. racy adj. Smelling sweet and agreeable. Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree. or favoring reaction. recrudescence n. An eight-page newspaper of any size. Branch-like. To give and take mutually. referable adj. To multiply by four. rationalism n. A place where some crude material. . especially one worn by a stream or flow of water. revolution. Good-humored satire. rankle v. causing. To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.often money. quandary n. redound n. Having a tendency to go back. The throwing off or back of light. reflexible adj. To have a care or thought for. heat. Harsh. redress v. skill. or ending. regent n. as for admittance. Mutually interchangeable or convertible. To recall the knowledge of. rampart n. recluse n. Formidable. ration v. One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided. quibble n. To capture again. Pertaining to. recant v. Excess. refringent adj. recover v. recoil v. recreant n. rapacious adj. Smelling sweet and agreeable. An umpire. ramose adj. + FREE Memory Course. ravage v. In a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion. That may be reduced. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures. as after reform. quay n. Affected with rabies or hydrophobia. reconnoiter v. reck v. rectitude n. ravine n. recreate v. pl. Fully. The emblems of royalty. surveying. especially of food. To enlist men for military or naval service. Making no noise. A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it. recede v. especially at regular intervals. reflector n. recitation n. especially with a view to a reversal of previous action. refer v. To move back or away. The act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force. suppressing. reciprocal adj. quiescent adj.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. reciprocate v. as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer. reciprocity n. quite adv. To recall the identity of (a person or thing). To repeat again the principal points of. Equal mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed. ramify v. recrudescent adj. quiescence n. rapid adj. Ascribable. rapine n. refragable adj. realism n. Becoming raw or sore again. devouring. The quality of being upright in principles and conduct. by paying the debt. One who refers. rectify v. recessive adj. quarto n. especially in public and from memory. qualification n. Having great speed. Exciting or exhilarating to the mind. regalia n. as of metal. radiate v. receivable adj. quintet n. A composition for four voices or four instruments. quietus n. Malice. Power to refract. Enraptured. querulous adj. reassure v. regicide n. recline v. Habitually complaining. The state of becoming raw or sore again. rebuff n. reflectible adj. Change for the better. recruit v. To cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position. in which the host is preserved. Capable of being reflected. refractory adj. quantity n. To refresh after labor. readjust v. recognize v. as truths or impressions. position. Furiously voracious or hungry. To bend or turn from a direct course. raucous adj. To review with care. Royalty. rapt adj. Rebound. Foolishly headless of danger. refringency n. receptive adj. A fit of nausea. knowledge. To divide into quarters. Tendency towards a former. To recover. To withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained). or ability of receiving. A requisite for an employment. reform n. character. A cowardly or faithless person.com pyx n. rapine. The principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist. redemption n. To reproduce. radiance n. recollect v. Capable of being or fit to be received . To provide with a fixed allowance or portion. raptorial adj. Insubordinate. is purified. Magnitude. quarter n. refract v. One who carries out a reform. refinery n. reconcilable adj. or geological purposes. or other destructive methods. One who lives in retirement or seclusion. Particular conduct or administration of affairs. Constituting an excess. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease. To endow or furnish with requisite ability. or running without check or restraint. The act of reciting or repeating. reformer n. quartet n. Without objection or reluctance. reaction n. rampant adj. Denial of what is asked. as in war. as sugar or petroleum. Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble. Charlatanry quadrate v. To give unusual pleasure. or possessions. of the nature of. Irascible. rebellious adj. To produce irritation or festering. reconsider v. A silencing. A puzzling predicament. Not amenable to control. redundance n. quadruple v. To give new confidence. To rebuild. To prove to be wrong. To lay waste by pillage. FreeVocabulary. Having the capacity. loathing. Capable of being turned back. Capable of being adjusted or harmonized. Quiet. ravenous adj. sound. Brilliant or sparkling luster. qualm n. A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival. radix n. To make a preliminary examination of for military. qualify v. quarantine n. usually of precious metal. redolent adj. regality n. reckless adj. To put in order after disarrangement. ready adj. To correct. or inflation. quarrelsome adj. A deep gorge or hollow. recuperate v. To set right. recure v. reducible adj. rearrange v. redundant adj. The formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone. referee n. climbing. or any form of energy that travels in waves. recognizance n. To regain. quiet adj. redolence n. A vessel or casket. A mirror. or opposite state of things. quintessence n. reflection n. A confirmed criminal. regenerate v. recur v. Capable of being refuted. readily adv. The killing of a king or sovereign. To direct or send for information or other purpose. To arrange again or in a different order. rabid adj. reconstruct v. The recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged. regime n. referrer n. To cure again. recurrent adj. rancor n. To build again or anew. Growing. rebut v. or privilege. To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions. quackery n. heat. To demand or to obtain the return or restoration of. Occurring or made at intervals of three months. Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments. right. refute v. as from a source or focus. quality. The most essential part of anything. reclaim v. radical n. independently of authority. An utterly trivial distinction or objection. One who is lawfully deputized to administer the government for the time being in the name of the ruler. rebuild v. especially at regular or stated intervals. Returning from time to time. query v. To extend in all directions. A hermitage. quarterly adj. To start back as in dismay. regale v. Being in a state of repose or inaction. refusal n. raillery n. A peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches. To make inquiry. That from or on which something is developed. recapitulate v. or dread. redoubtable adj. recapture v. An acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act. reactionary adj. recidivist n. Quixotic adj. Having the power to refract. or sound in a particular direction. reestablish v. reclusory n. for reflecting light. Seizing and devouring living prey.
A duplicate executed by the artist himself. To make void. To follow backward or toward the place of beginning. Recollection. To render of no further effect. reimburse v. with desire to make things right by undoing the wrong. Pertaining to the recollection of matters of personal interest. relevant adj. Having power to force back in a manner. or turn or look back. reliquary n. relinquish v. To return to a former place or condition. Able to be kept under restraint or control. revert v. revoke v. To change to a more satisfactory form of organization. resplendent adj. reunite v. To recall or take back (something that one has said). To keep under restraint or control. FreeVocabulary. retaliate v. or for the purpose of making changes. Full to the uttermost. as an injury or insult. reminiscence n. Having or exercising the power of resistance. Powerless. Offering or tending to produce resistance. resemblance n. To heap approach or abuse upon. rescind v. rendezvous n. regretful adj. station. affecting. righteousness n. retrograde v. resumption n. To yield. Feeling. Offensive to taste and feeling. relegate v. reiterate v. rife adj. To recover something by searching. reign v. Grossly offensive. rejuvenate v. remission n. rhapsody n. Having confidence. as after separation. resonate v. To cause to deteriorate or to move backward. retrace v. A body of soldiers. renovate v. reversion n. Having the character of a reproof. resistant adj. reservoir n. retort n. clothing and personal habits. Answering. by the enacting authority or a superior authority. as an original. Unwilling. The quality of habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance. repine v. reprehensible adj. or apt reply. Operative on. revile v. resurrection n. witty. A systematized order or course of living with reference to food. respondent adj. Dependence. physically or mentally. rejuvenescence n. reluctant adj. Habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance. To modify the details of. as to a person. Looks or acts expressing amused contempt. relish v. Rapt or rapturous utterance. Laughable and contemptible. rendition n. respite n. Any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy. Very bright. retract v. Indulging in or manifesting coarse indecency or obscenity. physically or mentally. repudiate v. as for an injury. Similarity in quality or form. A return to or toward some former state or condition. To return. Temporary diminution of a disease.com regimen n. retinue n. or wrong. To refuse to have anything to do with. requite v. remonstrant adj. Bearing upon the matter in hand. A place where things are stored or gathered together. The act of beating or driving back. To force or keep back in a manner. reseat v. reliance n. or full of regret. repugnant adj. The keeping of a thing within one's power or possession. resonance adj. private. or made available for aid or support. ridiculous adj. right rank. requital n. To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding. rein n. retch v. Thorough dislike. To fill again. as toward a former position or the like. Compensation. To pay back as an equivalent of what has been expended. Censurable. relied upon. Surging back or again. replica n. ribald adj. A disclosing. retrench v. rejoin v. resistance n. The process by which an animal or plant gives rise to another of its kind. or unknown. repeal v. repute v. reproof n. repressible adj. or repository in which relics are kept. or taking again. expressive of. Having the quality of springing back to a former position. The calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience. requisite adj. remiss adj. loss. reproduction n. or making known of what was before secret. resurgent adj. A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead. resistless adj. repulsive adj. + FREE Memory Course. One abandoned to depravity and sin. To chide or rebuke for a fault. Rectitude. A renewal of youth. as a building. as something that has been emptied. revelation n. replete adj. regress v. Reproof. Conformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage. To restore from apparent death. To be indignant at. repulse n. A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction. reprimand v. The quality of being able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations. rehabilitate v. remonstrate v. revere v. To send off or consign. repository n. reminiscent adj. reprieve v. To place in position of office again. repellent adj. A casket. as a track or marking. repugnance n. To like the taste or savor of. To rescind. repartee n. as an act. discovering. Expression of blame. To grant a respite from punishment to. as an attacking or advancing enemy. retrogression n. reproduce v. resource n. resonance n. remonstrance n. remuneration n. or having reference to past events. and then of art. reluctance n. regnant adj. reinstate v. coffer. The art of discourse. resilience n. To give up using or having. repetition n. Restoration of anything to the one to whom it properly belongs. A place in which goods are stored. transactions. restitution n. To find fault with. retrospective adj. To hold and exercise sovereign power. reorganize v. relapse v. Looking back on the past. To restore to a former state. reparable adj. reprisal n. To repay evil with a similar evil. or authority. rhetorician n. A view or contemplation of something past. An explicit disclaimer of a right or privilege.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. capacity. replenish v. reprobate n. To have or produce resonance. remembrance n. Necessary. rightful adj. reticent adj. revise v. An expression of disapproval or blame personally addressed to one censured. The revival of letters. To reunite after separation. relent v. residue n. To restore to a former status. To suffer a return of a disease after partial recovery. To hold in general opinion. revisal n. retrospect n. Able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations. repel v. To cut down or reduce in extent or quantity. The power of springing back to a former position resilient adj. To regard with worshipful veneration. The exertion of opposite effort or effect. and regarded. retouch v. To unite or join again. To pay or pay for. Exercising royal authority in one's own right. The act of taking back. retroactive adj. repress v. requiem n. Revision. reprehension n. A showy writer or speaker. To say or do again and again. A prearranged place of meeting. To examine for the correction of errors. which marks the transition from medieval to modern time. To restore to youth. The act of repeating. or privilege. A receptacle where a quantity of some material. A return from death to life resuscitate v. resistive adj. rhetoric n. Adequate return for good or ill. A step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal. Humble. To repay either good or evil to. Capable of repair. reparation n. A ready. retrieve v. repentance n. retention n. A remainder or surplus after a part has been separated or otherwise treated. Interval of rest. Repeal. A retaliatory speech. remunerate v. To make an effort to vomit. especially of a liquid or gas. Unwillingness. Renaissance n. To make a copy of. reliant adj. equally with the first. regiment n. Reconstruct. The act or ridding or delivering from something undesirable. repertory n. The body of persons who attend a person of importance in travel or public appearance. riddance n. revocation n. reticence n. . responsibilities. reverent adj. renunciation n. That which is restored to. To present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong. To restore after deterioration. Abundant. resent v. Interpretation. reprehend v. remodel v. Negligent. The act of making amends. ridicule n. may be kept. Sorrow for something done or left undone. as to an obscure position or remote destination.
The employment of sarcasm. Characteristic of an erudite person. To be violently excited or agitated. especially from political or religious bodies. To satisfy fully the appetite or desire of. Cutting. sergeant-at-arms n. semiconscious adj. A long curved blade for mowing. sergeant-major n. salient adj. sebaceous adj. rigor n. Involving or requiring much sitting. sensuous adj. Pertaining to the body or the physical senses. scabbard n. scrupulous adj. To make an offering of to deity. scribe n. seignior n. scoundrel n. To place. To cause to turn on or as on its axis. especially by presenting on an altar. seethe v. To take apart.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. careless writing. In the second place in order or succession. sentience n. sequester v. Pertaining to. A very lascivious person. A special school. A salute given by firing all the guns. To burn on the surface. A stone coffin or a chest-like tomb. sequacious adj. Affecting the sense of taste. rondo n. Holiness. service n. rotate v. sensation n. To protect. things. servitude n. Repetition of words or sounds as a means of learning them. sacrificial adj. Persevering in effort or endeavor. Hasty. secondly adv. Any act of saving property. To confiscate. rote n. To withdraw from union or association. sapience n. The opening oration at the commencement in American colleges. senile adj. in which vice. salvage n.or corruption is held up to ridicule. sanguine adj. A place where crows congregate to breed. Able to discern and distinguish with wise perception. contained in. To cause to withdraw or retire. safeguard v. Promotive of conduct directed against public order and the tranquility of the state. sedate adj. A musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times. The sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon. sediment n. The highest non-commissioned officer in a regiment. The act of violating or profaning anything sacred. separatist n. scribble n. sapient adj. rotary adj. saponaceous adj. secession n. + FREE Memory Course. sergeant n. sapiential adj. semicivilized adj. serviceable adj. ruminant adj. with slight attention. The order in which a number or persons. sensual adj. scruple n. Having a tendency to conceal. scythe n. Even-tempered. Impious. Making an ostentatious display or hypocritical pretense of holiness or piety. sense n. Inflexibility. To separate the parts of by violence. as of water. keeps records. A related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a complete thought. sequestrate v. sanguineous adj. Ready to be led. script n. Conduct directed against public order and the tranquility of the state. salutation n. Possessing wisdom. sanctimonious adj. septennial adj. seclude v. or so constructed as to turn thus. To emit or send forth sparks or little flashes of light. satiate v. sagacious adj. ruth n. secede v. The signification conveyed by some word. Partially conscious. sacrilege n. sequel n. Possessing wisdom. separable adj. rudimentary adj. robust adj. secant adj. or action. Scornfully or bitterly sarcastic. Power to perceive or feel. Standing out prominently. sequence n. sensitive adj. sanguinary adj. scope n. risible adj. Durable. keep. Characteristic of dwelling in the country. That which follows in consequence of what has previously happened. Less important or effective than that which is primary. scintillate v. satirize v. equivalent to sir. sarcasm n. Bloody. The faintest ray. An executive officer in legislative bodies who enforces the orders of the presiding officer. The sensory apparatus. incapacity . Characterized by great strength or power of endurance. sardonic adj. A man without principle. salvo n. sedulous adj. sentence n. rotund adj. Recurring at intervals of six months. Offering or offered as an atonement for sin. rivulet n. sepulcher n. importance. sapid adj. hailing. secretive adj. separate v. irony. Capable of being disjoined or divided. as at the funeral of an officer. seditious adj. sanctity n. A small stream or brook. Insufficiency of supply for needs or ordinary demands. To perceive by taste or smell. savor v. Being in an initial. A meeting of spirituals for consulting spirits. secrecy n. seclusion n. etc. Nonsense. rustic adj.com rigmarole n. To treat with sarcasm or derisive wit. Slavery. Easily affected by outside operations or influences. or warranted by the Holy Scriptures. sensibility n. Having the color of blood. rookery n. seismograph n. To approve authoritatively. satiric adj. Peculiar to or proceeding from the weakness or infirmity of old age. sanction v. scholastic adj. Having the nature or quality of soap. salience n. Consisting of blood. secretary n. sedition n. whether by word or act. sequent adj. Half-civilized. or does other writing for others. To sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom. Sorrow for another's misery. Resembling poetry. as food previously swallowed and regurgitated. Chewing the cud. To entice to surrender chastity. scarcity n. rue v. sedentary adj. Second in quality. ruminate v. or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices. or incomplete stage of development. sensorium n. semblance n. secondary adj. satyr n. Possessing the power of sense or sense-perception. The condition of standing out distinctly. scurrilous adj. as from society or public life. Rational self-esteem. Any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher. self-respect n. Writing or handwriting of the ordinary cursive form. A condition of mind resulting from spiritual or inherent feeling. salutatory n. One who attends to correspondence. A seceder. size. Turning around its axis. To chew over again. Beneficial. A burial-place. A wild and uncivilized human being. ripplet n. Doubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty. Cutting and reproachful language. phrase. One who writes or is skilled in writing. sacrilegious adj. An instrument for recording the phenomena of earthquakes. seminary n. seminar n. or welcome. selective adj. seize v. Grossly indecent or vulgar. Following in the order of time. A small ripple. salacious adj. savage n. Outward appearance. Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong. sentinel n. A non-commissioned military officer ranking next above a corporal. second-rate adj. scuttle v. or withdraw from the companionship of others. reaping. capable of exciting laughter. salutary adj. as a wheel. To regret extremely. . or events follow one another in space or time. rupture v. Constituting or consisting of salt. early. saline adj. sarcophagus n. etc. semicircle n. Capacity for sensation or sense-perception. scintilla n. A title of honor or respectful address. Round from fullness or plumpness. A lawless or recklessly brutal fellow. sear v. ruffian adj. Solitude. Deep wisdom or knowledge. Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid. Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship. rigorous adj. Scriptural adj. as of theology or pedagogics. especially into two parts. Having the power of choice. especially from a political or religious body. sacrifice v. Having strong sexual desires. sentient adj. scholarly adj. Uncompromising. rank. A half-circle. séance n. semiannual adj. FreeVocabulary. A range of action or view. Having a warm appreciation of the beautiful or of the refinements of luxury. To catch or take hold of suddenly and forcibly. satire n. seduce v. Concealment. Recurring every seven years. Any form of greeting. Pertaining to education or schools. A prophet. Any work done for the benefit of another. Pertaining to or appearing like fat. like a wheel. Any guard or watch stationed for protection. seer n.
poverty-stricken appearance. A token of remembrance. A sea-nymph. Bearing resemblance to one another or to something else. spectator n. A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evildoing. Tending to produce sleep. A small dagger. staid adj. soprano n. ordinance. sinister adj. Resonant. shuffle n. commonly one kept for breeding. somniferous adj. A poem of fourteen decasyllabic or octosyllabiclines expressing two successive phrases. Spartan adj. Extremely. Of a small importance or significance. soluble adj.com severance n. strait n. sinuosity n. Expressing no power of feeling or perceiving. slight adj. Exceptionally brave. statute n. Not moving. specialize v. To become dull or inert. Usually. squatter n. streamlet n. A coin or coins of gold. as in a pool. A band of six singers or players. sibilate v. rigorously severe. Having the grace. statics n. stingy adj. The art of conducting state affairs. actions. spinster n. stagnation n. A body of sisters united by some bond of sympathy or by a religious vow. stationary adj. sterling adj. stolid adj. Rivulet. Any clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage. stellar adj.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. sordid adj. skiff n. The natural height of an animal body. somnolence n. One of a class of persons or things regarded as representative of the class. To rouse to activity or to quickened action. soldier n. singe v. statuesque adj. Imitate. stimulus n. Plausible. skeptic n. siege n. Having a dirty. Inclined to seek company. The time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination. Desultory fighting between advanced detachments of two armies. species n. or other metal. stanchion n. To smother. An employment limited to one particular line of work. Any authoritatively declared rule. An uncastrated male horse. The quality of curving in and out. Comfort in grief. stallion n. static adj. specter n. Of degraded character or nature. sextet n. The condition of not flowing or not changing. statecraft n. similar adj. spheroid n. significant adj. similitude n. skirmish n. A person engaged in military service. sidereal adj. shiftless adj. sparse adj. stagy adj. speculator n. A concealed manner of acting. shrivel v. anxiety. shrinkage n. Similarity. but also a chance of profit. FreeVocabulary. shriek n. Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium. Characterized by skill at understanding and profiting by circumstances. slothful adj. Not flowing: said of water. decree. spectrum n. Oppressive drowsiness. sleight n. A person habitually lazy or idle. sinus n. described by Homer as dwelling between the island of Circe and Scylla. especially as pointing something out. sonorous adj. a small light boat propelled by oars. soliloquy n. Importance. or quietude of a statue. Uneasiness of mind occasioned by desire. solicitor n. One who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital. specialty n. especially when designedly deceptive. or calamity. or executive ability. Gloomy. A figurine. One who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss. The branch of mechanics that treats of the relations that subsist among forces in order. To quarrel. sorcery n. stiletto n. Absolute. solace n. speculate v. Pertaining to the sun. stature n. stealth n. or law. Thinly diffused. stratum n. stimulate v. an attorney. stanza n. To pursue inquiries and form conjectures. spontaneous adj. A contraction of any material into less bulk or dimension. shrewd adj. Lazy. Not genuine. specimen n. pose. mean. Fallacious. An opening or cavity. The meaning conveyed by language. A woman's or boy's voice of high range. stifle v. A comparison which directs the mind to the representative object itself. stratagem n. squalid adj. copper. sociable adj. somnolent adj. sophisticate v. A hissing sound. solvent adj. . One who doubts any statements. sophism n. hot winds from Africa. One who beholds or looks on. One who settles on land without permission or right. Of a steady and sober character. The principles or the practice of the Stoics-being very even tempered in success and failure. A natural or artificial layer. sinuous adj. Anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action. Incentive. stimulant n. unwilling to spend money. shrill outcry or scream. An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces. Witchcraft. Wanting in resource. souvenir n. solder n. A mixing or changing the order of things. To burn slightly or superficially. A theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society. sidelong adj. An instrumental composition. The sun. or adopt a singular or special course. A beleaguerment. Any position having emoluments with few or no duties. To give a hissing sound to. socialism n. or existing at the same time. signification n. stigma n. Sleepy. soothsayer n. The state or condition of being a sphere. A group of rimed lines. simulate v. solicitude n. A body having nearly the form of a sphere. sextuple adj. significance n. Multiplied by six. or fear. To draw or be drawn into wrinkles. Having a theatrical manner. silver. sonnet n. energy. Separation. spurious adj. siren n. sinecure n. solecism n. stringency n. A sharp. The entertainment of doubt concerning something. One who is skilled in collecting and tabulating numerical facts. simplify v. To make less complex or difficult. spinous adj. or signs. Genuine. sisterhood n. squabble v. sociology n. as in a fluid. sophistry n. One who represents a client in court of justice. Reasoning sound in appearance only. Stoicism n. simultaneous adj. Arising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause. Strictness. solar adj. sibilance n. A monologue. A classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus. Pertaining to the stars. A fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins. specious adj. stagnate v. somber adj. To deprive of simplicity of mind or manner. statuette n. sonata n. steppe n. The philosophical study of society. An image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy. solstice n. severely adv. trouble. Evil. Pertaining to stars or constellations. sprightly adj. stagnant adj. statistician n. + FREE Memory Course. or thickness of any substance or material. sphericity n. A vertical bar. spherometer n. A false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive sophistical adj. as in pronouncing the letter s. Occurring. or a pair of bars. stipend n. done. A trick or feat so deftly done that the manner of performance escapes observation. spasmodic adj. Made with a hissing sound. Any violation of established rules or customs. usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem. Convulsive. Capable of being dissolved. sibilant adj. socialist adj. Having spines. To assume an individual or specific character. bed. A woman who has never been married. sluggard n. simile n. A definite amount paid at stated periods in compensation for services or as an allowance. sheer adj. skepticism n. sirocco n. specie n. One of the extensive plains in Russia and Siberia. Curving in and out. Sol n. caused by agony or terror. A narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water. One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight. Vivacious. Inclining or tending to one side. used to confine cattle in a stall. Important. Having sufficient funds to pay all debts. Cheap. Apparition.
subacid adj. supple adj. suspension n. superabundance n. stripling n. surveyor n. symmetry n. To cover or fill the surface of. sufficiency n. To encircle. . or import. That part of anything that is in excess of what is needed. FreeVocabulary. A levy. swarthy adj. An overthrow. surcharge n. technicality n. superadd v. Juicy. supplicant n. Well-balanced. synopsis n. One who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing. succumb v. Lying on the back. taxidermy n. To cease to resist. or degree. Understood. An ecclesiastical council. submerge v. Outline of a subject. superintendent n. susceptibility n. subliminal adj. To beg. taciturn adj. technique n. Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity. Simultaneousness. succulent adj. A slender. suffrage n. Conjecture. sympathetic adj. synod n. sylph n. To conquer. subvert v. Sustenance. Direction and management. Thought-transference. tangency n. Somewhat sharp or biting. taut adj. An ample or adequate supply. Profound lethargy. subaquatic adj. supplant v. Situated or occurring below the surface of the earth. That which is of the highest possible excellence or eminence. subjacent adj. tangible adj. Superfluous. Supernatural. sycophant n. A small sharp-pointed nail. To share the sentiments or mental states of another. suave adj. Touching. Solid. A favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted. The state of touching. Being beneath the threshold of consciousness. suppress v. symphonious adj. submittal n. surety n. Rigid.com stringent adj. To heat to excess. by government. superfluity n. An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life. A land-measurer. submersion n. Inclined to doubt or mistrust. or the like. A syllabus or summary. syndicate n. suspense n. success n. especially of some work or movement. Situated directly underneath. succinct adj. Easily under a specified power or influence. subterfuge n. syllabus n. The act of submerging. To accomplish what is attempted or intended. subservience n. Of prodigious size. supernumerary adj. That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another. To be maintained or sustained. A servile flatterer. subconscious adj. submarine adj. Following in time. studious adj. trade. The quality. To tease. To add in addition to what has been added. The act of submitting. A hanging from a support. sufferance n. suffuse v. Methodical. supposition n. Rich and costly. Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object. surmise v. or treatise. Situated beneath the tongue. graceful young woman or girl. syllable n. Servilely following another's behests. succeed v. character. To extend opposite to. as e'er for ever. supine adj. Having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge. stupor n. subservient adj. submergence n. Easily bent. or operating under water. telepathy n. syllabication n. sympathize v. A harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. suasion n. effect. successful adj. A specific capability of feeling or emotion. The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures. subtrahend n. Perceptible by touch. tableau n. as from the foundation. Consisting of that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. tacit adj. subterranean adj. supercilious adj. Sumptuously elegant. To overcome by force of will. subtend v. especially a dark or sunburned complexion. Technical. To prevent from being disclosed or punished. To take the place of. To feed to fullness or to satiety. Caused miraculously or by the immediate exercise of divine power. superlative n. An abstract. successor n. especially of those in authority or influence. Stretched tight. or operating beneath the surface of the sea. Security for payment or performance. designed for ornamental tarnish v. superannuate v. Having a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others. Being or occurring in the mind. superfluous adj. teem v. summary n. systematic adj. synonym n. To have the charge and direction of. surmount v. tannery n. Existing. substantive adj. Being. The right or privilege of voting. sumptuous adj. Belonging to an inferior order in a classification. A yielding to the power or authority of another. subversion n. A luxurious person. course. To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way. surfeit v. superheat v. Characterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. tangent adj. Having equal or equivalent value. technography n. An excessive amount. Smooth and pleasant in manner. surround v. subtle adj. An additional amount charged. supplementary adj. To relapse into a state of repose and tranquility. of a fixed contribution. supernatural adj. The act of bringing into a state of submission. Knowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious. A place where leather is tanned. tack n. Capable of being suppressed. suppression n. stultify v. A mere youth. submersible adj. tantalize v. To place or plunge under water. Clandestine. To conjecture. The act of persuading. The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them. Stimulating to thought or reflection. symmetrical adj. suggestible adj. + FREE Memory Course. tapestry n. surrogate n. supersede v. suppressible adj. Being an addition to. A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle. subside v. bulk. Sybarite n. technic adj. or condition of being servilely following another's behests. suspicious adj. To be full to overflowing. subsistence n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. subjugate v. taxation n. To bring to ruin. Concise. symphony n. synchronism n. Discriminating. subsequent adj. supramundane adj. formed. especially of some work or movement. A forcible putting or keeping down. Something peculiar to a particular art. tact n. An association of individuals united for the prosecution of some enterprise. To become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service. subordinate adj. superintend v. Uncertainty. surreptitious adj. but without attendant consciousness or conscious perception. symphonic adj. tactician n. supplicate v. Fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing. tantamount adj. sustenance n. To displace. technology n. Having a dark hue. tactics n. A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other. hangings. One who has the charge and direction of. To give an appearance of foolishness to. syllabic adj. superb adj. stupendous adj. syneresis n. Being more than is needed. One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness. Evasion. Capable of being put underwater. superficial adj. submission n. The act of submerging. Toleration. That which is to be subtracted. Marked by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. superintendence n. Division of words into that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. done. Food. lecture. Manner of performance. susceptible adj. That can be suggested. The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development. subsist v. suggestive adj. sublingual adj. Relative proportion and harmony. Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt. One who asks humbly and earnestly. Disinclined to conversation. The coalescence of two vowels or syllables. subjection n.
from one vessel to another. tranquilize v. testator n. One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another. Of or pertaining to heat. tinge n. The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune. transmute v. tractable adj. transcribe v. Situated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic. transcontinental adj. Unyielding. trite adj. An open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railwaybridge. Situated on the other side of the Alps. The quality of a tone. Direction or inclination. theoretical adj. theocrasy n. Titanic adj. transatlantic adj. tense adj. transient n. condition. usually alcoholic. To pour or cause to pass. Cultivation. confidence. The act of sending through or across. transcend v. as toward some objector end.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. tranquil adj. transparent adj. A faint trace of color. thearchy n. theorize v. Near that number. That gives warning or information. torturous adj. For that or this. Easy to see through or understand. One given to speculating. remove. Untiring. Nervous uncertainty of feeling. Government by a supreme deity. Any opinion. trajectory n. Of vast size or strength. Electricity generated by differences of temperature. tribune n. substance. trammel n. Capable of being conveyed from one person or place to another. Triply. translate v. or plighted faith. Extending or passing across a continent. trepidation n. triplicate adj. To come to pass. termagant adj. Characterized by quivering or unsteadiness. theorist n. Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction. An interpreter. To soothe. tenet n. Pithy. territorial adj. transmission n. Cutting deeply and quickly. or time. theological adj. as a fluid. or action to another. transfusible adj. To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spyglass. Moderately good. Lacking courage. especially into three equal parts. toilsome adj. A three-legged stand. Excessively hot. timorous adj. Done as an experiment. principle. An occupant. tremulous adj. theology n. An elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts. To convey. A group of three persons of things. To give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to. timbre n. treachery n. trebly adv. To write over again (something already written) transcript n. treacherous adj. transferable adj. theism n. To put an end or stop to. tempt v. . or cause to pass from one person or place to another. trinity n. trickery n. transfuse v. transplant v. transact v. Apathy. An essay or treatise on a particular subject. triple adj. as distinguished from intensity and pitch. triennial adj. A three-wheeled vehicle. thesis n. To passively permit or put up with. Capable of being poured from one vessel to another. Marked by extreme suffering. transference n. To surpass. Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications. or breech of allegiance. transition n. The person to whom a transfer is made. trio n. Strained to stiffness. tipsy adj. terrify v. To fill with extreme fear. thereabout adv. To do business. transience n. Of the nature of betrayal. That may e sent through or across. tenacious adj. A solution. telltale adj. place. FreeVocabulary. temporal adj. Perfidious. trident n. Befuddled with drinks. To offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong. The branch of theological science that treats of God. triad n. trait n. triplicity n. To speculate. Of three colors. terse adj. thermal adj. The property or state of allowing the passage of light. Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life. The mixed worship of polytheism. A formal token of regard. To change in nature. The act of ending or concluding. Wrongful. A spirit of charitable leniency. tripod n. tentative adj. Harangue. Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper. tenor n. To remove and plant in another place. Threefold. travail n. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock. The act of pouring from one vessel to another. Artifice. Surpassing. The term during which a thing is held. transmissible adj. The path described by a projectile moving under given forces. terminal adj. Neatness. dogma. tolerant adj. Hard or agonizing labor. Passage from one place. tenant n. Abounding in irregular bends or turns. tremor n. transcendent adj. tilth n. trestle n. Lasting for a short time only. trenchant adj. A distinguishing feature or quality. or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true. A will. temerity n. + FREE Memory Course. tempter n. tercentenary adj. tortious adj. An involuntary trembling or shivering. Denoting electricity produced by heat. Taking place every third year. thermoelectricity n. testament n. tirade n. tenure n. transitory adj. termination n. To send trough or across. toleration n. treachery. A grotesque imitation. transmit v. Allowing the passage of light. To give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect. torpor n. The art or process of communicating by telephone. treasonable adj. One who or that which is only of temporary existence. limit. topography n. Composed of or pertaining to three related things or parts. travesty n. trimness n. Calmness. tolerate v. tolerable adj. A copy made directly from an original. tremendous adj. tendency n. An impediment. thoroughbred adj. A government administered by ecclesiastics. tincture n. degree. Recklessness. thrall n. terminus n. translator n. tortuous adj. A settled course or manner of progress. Awe-inspiring. treatise n. Indulgent. transferrer n. A threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance. transfusion n. Multiplied by three. Pertaining to or creative of a boundary. Pertaining to a period of 300 years. Based on or growing out of divine revelation. transgress v. usually hinged near the top. telescope v. Wearisome. treble adj. quantity. The final point or goal. Lying or being across or in a crosswise direction. transferee n. tranquility n. or form. To break a law. tricolor adj. Easily led or controlled. Laborious. Existing for a short time only.com telephony n. The maker of a will. of some principle used in medicine. thermoelectric adj. temporary adj. The act of reversing the order or changing the place of. Something that is of short duration. torrid adj. Belief in God. often presented in public. One controlled by an appetite or a passion. testimonial n. tiresome adj. thoroughfare n. terminate v. A professor of divinity. theocracy n. therefor adv. transfigure v. trisect v. Made commonplace by frequent repetition. To divide into three parts. Three things grouped or associated together. translucence n. An allurer or enticer to evil. Violently abusive and quarrelsome. A public street or road. The act of conveying from one person or place to another. approximately. tolerance n. Violation of allegiance. transpire v. transalpine adj. transverse adj. translucent adj. temporize v. To pursue a policy of delay. transfer v. tricycle n. tireless adj. The state of being triple or threefold. theologian n. transposition n. Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others. The art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy. for supporting some instrument. Calm.
usury n. Empty. Pertaining to typography or printing. vegetative adj. Noisy. a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law. First in order of precedence. unbridled adj. undervalue v. Unsuited to the wearer. Resembling waves. Foolish. urbanity n. Having a tendency to change. unconscionable adj. vagrant n. truism n. FreeVocabulary. Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord. uproot v. A roguish. Impartial. vagabond n. Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution. ultimatum n. unisonant adj. To fail to put strongly enough. venal adj. Founded on truth. To throw into confusion. Unendurable. mischievous boy. unbiased adj. unnecessary adj. A garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments. A condition of perfect agreement and accord. unconscious adj. underman v. A sense of injury. To cause to be one. Doubt. especially beyond the Alps (that is. vendor n. vale n. untimely adj. To leave. An atomizer. typify v. unguent n. umbrage n.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. vaudeville n. The act of selling. understate v. To equip with less than the full complement of men. unison n. Treatment. utilitarianism n. A variety show. tutelar adj. To eradicate. undersized adj. unsettle v. Ridiculously or unjustly excessive. truculence n. Swollen. Not so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of. Unitarian adj. The act of training or the state of being under instruction. A throwing upward. as from great size or awkward shape. unnatural adj. Having the character or the spirit of a savage. Having lost sparkling quality and flavor. ultimate adj. or like a city. unavoidable adj. Fitness for some desirable practical purpose. A space entirely devoid of matter. To take possession of by force. A wanderer. as a case. uproarious adj. tyrannical adj. To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance. Illegal. corrupt. Burdensome. valedictorian n. valid adj. The greatest possible extent. The office of a guardian. typographical adj. unaccountable adj. variegate v. Being without restraint. Depravity. The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency. utility n. underlie v. usurious adj. Unseasonable. truculent adj. unlawful adj. Courageous. ubiquitous adj. variable adj. Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned. unspeakable adj. turgid adj. undersell v. To waver. twinge n. One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority. Causing annoyance or hindrance. unlimited adj. underworld n. being the same in essence or substance. undulous adj. as concerning terms or conditions. Meriting or commanding high esteem. underrate v. Beyond which there is nothing else. Modification. Rare. Excessive. To be the ground or support of. vegetate v. velvety adj. typical adj. Inevitable. The state or quality of being of one mind. Insufficiently exposed for proper or full development. unctuous adj. vapid adj. underexposed adj. variance n. Being the only one of its kind. Outside show or elegance. tutorship n. Unconstrained. unbecoming adj. usurp v. Being present everywhere. The art of anointing as with oil. undeceive v. as by apprising of the real state of affairs. vaccinate v. etc. velocity n. upbraid v. A seller. To separate. Of. valorous adj. urban adj. To make an inadequate charge for. Plant-life in the aggregate. A thing that differs from another in form only. ultramundane adj. Not essential under the circumstances. vacate v. To subvert in an underhand way. Inexplicable. A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof. unbelief n. valediction n. underwrite v. ulterior adj. unicellular adj. vendition n. Showing inexperience. and demonstrative vanity. unanimous adj. Inexpressible. typography n. Clandestinely carried on. Adverse. pretentious. Of little importance or value. valedictory n. Characteristic. vaporizer n. Of or pertaining to plants. or the appearance of printed matter. . place. Despotic. tutelage n. One who believes in the theory that man's food should be exclusively vegetable. vendible adj. up-keep n. unanimity n. Not cognizant of objects. unction n. Clumsy. Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition. turpitude n. unutterable adj. unify v. More than sufficient. Level or low land between hills. passive way without exercise of the mental faculties. To put into confusion. undercharge v. Moved or managed with difficulty. as negatives in photography. tyro n. unaffected adj. urgency n. To serve as a characteristic example of. A final statement or proposal. A bidding farewell. To raise or lift with effort. on their Italian side). Sincere. troublesome adj. One slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession. Change. To undervalue. An idle wanderer. Ferocity. A darting momentary local pain. undermine v. upturn v. Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated. Beyond the mountains. vacuum n. To underestimate. variant n. upcast n. To reproach as deserving blame. A subordinate. Pertaining to the process of plant-life. utmost n. vainglory n. unique adj. Abominable. or pertaining to. unwise adj. Artificial. undulate v. undue adj. vegetal adj. underhanded adj. vacuous adj. or surroundings. Pertaining to a religious body that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity. Of less than the customary size. Marketable. Refined or elegant courtesy. vacillate v. Hades. Consisting of a single cell. To inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox. To sell at a lower price than. unbearable adj. upheaval n. underling n. ultramontane adj. veneer n. Pertaining to supernatural things or to another life. unfavorable adj. The arrangement of composed type. + FREE Memory Course. undergarment n. ungainly adj. Maintenance. Any ointment or lubricant for local application. Sharing the same views or sentiments. variation n. Veracious. univalence n.com triumvir n. uppermost adj. urchin n. untoward adj. truthful adj. A parting address. The pressure of necessity. uncommon adj. Mercenary. vehement adj. upheave v. To move like a wave or in waves. To mark with different shades or colors. unyoke v. Monovalency. actions. Rapid motion. usage n. Very eager or urgent. unsophisticated adj. The demanding for the use of money as a loan. Oily. Protective. as judgment. tyranny n. To live in a monotonous. A slave or bondman. vassal n. vegetation n. venerable adj. Marked by lightness and softness. unwieldy adj. To free from deception. trivial adj. vegetarian n.
verbatim adv. Lack of refinement in conduct or speech. writhe v. vigilant adj. vulnerable adj. vivify v. vestment n. vicarious adj. wrest v. To endue with life. To utter with complaining tone. Word for word. The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs. as a revenge or punishment. venous adj. To give pictorial vividness to a mental representation. Flying or able to fly. ranking fourth in the order of British peerage. Punitive. After which. commercial use. winsome adj. vertigo n. verify v. brilliant. as a weapon. Capricious. To cherish reverentially. Having a shriveled face. veracity n. volitive adj. venison n. veto n.com venerate v. wiry adj. or Internet use is prohibited. A master in the technique of some particular fine art. as a right or claim. Of. The state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance. vinery n. turbulent woman. The art or skill of a workman. or instrument. vincible adj. Changeable. viola n. To twist the body. of something absent. Clothing or covering. Truth. vortex n. vertex n. A young animal past its first year and not yet two years old. zeitgeist n. virtu n. To prove to be true. Eating with greediness or in very large quantities. Dedicated by a vow. A homeless. Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another. To prove true. workmanlike adj.5000 Collegiate Words with Brief Definitions – Amass an Ivy League Vocabulary! EASY 7-CD Edition: All you have to do is listen 15 minutes a day for 4 weeks to absorb 5000 words. Lacking warmth of manner. waive v. vulgarity n. virtuoso n. Making a loud outcry. verbiage n. Habitually disposed to speak the truth. verification n. curious. Completely. Extreme misery or unhappiness. control. vicissitude n. A mass of rotating or whirling fluid. working-man n. or contained or carried in a vein or veins. The necessary means or resources. vigilance n. FreeVocabulary. To inflict. vitalize v. vocable n. virtual adj. wearisome adj. version n. With knowledge and by design. verity n. well-to-do adj. or original saying or sentiment. writing n. face. A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually. A vest. To become or cause to become withered or dry. The flesh of deer. Lying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon. To diminish in size and brilliancy. The prevalent way or fashion. viceroy n. The poisonous fluid that certain animals secrete. One who earns his bread by manual labor. or impression. Extreme poisonousness. venereal adj. A stringed instrument held between the player's knees. An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets. A visible trace. with or without sensuous or sensual quality. In or at whatever place. A ruler acting with royal authority in place of the sovereign in a colony or province. wean v. A person who has little understanding. To maintain by noisy argument or dispute. violoncello n. To use. or real. Foolish. pertaining to. wherever adv. of condition or circumstances. visualize v. Belligerent. venial adj. A performer of moral and social duties. Having great fluency in speaking. wrangle v. A ripple. exact. Very small. a word. wholly adv. as a woman. especially when sucked spirally toward the center. In prosperous circumstances. Of or pertaining to the act of calling. One who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner. vitiate v. impudent. vista n. wry adj. vie v. wintry adj. An act or a means of cunning deception. well-bred adj. . whimsical adj. right. lost. A bold. wittingly adv. or look of a person. wantonness n. or accurate. The culminating-point of prosperity. voracious adj. countenance. A stringed instrument of the violin class. veracious adj. vituperable adj. To contaminate. gentle wind. Any sale. Liveliness. zodiac n. wampum n. witling n. a forgivable sin. Green with vegetation. vitality n. Being on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety. verily adv. virago n. To make more keen or eager. visual adj. witchcraft n. vociferous adj. or limbs or as in pain or distress. Of good ancestry. venom n. Dizziness. especially one regarded in relation merely to its qualities of sound. To contend. or greatness. One who transgresses. Any soft. witless adj. The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch. waistcoat n. vernal adj. versatile adj. A change. but not in form or appearance. Apex. viscount n. wizen-faced adj. or accurate. vivacity n. volatile adj. wee adj. votary adj. votive adj. or beautiful quality. as of fortune. or manage. virulence n. That may be pardoned or forgiven. violator n. or gone. Copyright 2002 by EEENI. especially a complete change. virulent adj. Modification is prohibited. neglected wanderer. whet v. wxane v. vestige n. Revengeful. This may be copied for classroom or individual use without royalties. but tough and sinewy. Infringement. The act of proving to be true. having fullness of beautiful form. In England. Conquerable. verdant adj. Masculine. voluble adj. workmanship n. To relinquish. exact. To endow with life or energy. Well-being. wizen v. Being in essence or effect. zenith n. Having an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects. The dissection of a living animal. warlike adj. The place in or near which a person or thing is. wile n. vignette n. whereupon adv. To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing. Exercising the will. vociferate v. A musical instrument somewhat larger than a violin. zephyr n. A witty. An act or exercise of will. A noxious or troublesome animal. influence. Without resolute purpose or energy. Attractive. whereabouts n. verbose adj. virile adj. weak-kneed adj. Sorcery. weal n. Deserving of censure. indiscreet. The face. vindicate v. visage n. Beads strung on threads. Thin. A description or report of something as modified by one's character or opinion. vindicatory adj. Use of many words without necessity. A greenhouse for grapes. Recklessness. Capable of receiving injuries. Deviating from that which is proper or right. vocative adj. whine v. especially with full command. vertical adj. Truthfulness. viol n. To utter with a loud and vehement voice. volant adj. a title of nobility. vermin n. Like or befitting a skilled workman. zealot n. Belonging to or suggestive of the spring. vivisection n. In truth. wreak v. The quality of making a clamor. witticism n. The constitutional right in a chief executive of refusing to approve an enactment. well-doer n. To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother's milk to another form of nourishment. violation n. mark. waif n. Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse. Wordy. especially temporarily. vernacular n. vociferance n. Inc. vindicative adj. wavelet n. wherewith n. voluptuous adj. A view or prospect. Alert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger. yearling n. wretchedness n. Exceedingly noxious or deleterious. formerly used among the American Indians as currency. or silly. Perceptible by sight. Fatiguing. Rare. wield v. + FREE Memory Course. The language of one's country. Consecrated by a vow or promise. volition n. vogue n.
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