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