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abject adj. Sunk to a low condition. abjure v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath. ablution n.

A washing or cleansing, especially of the body. abnegate v. To renounce (a right or privilege). . 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. abrogate v. To abolish, repeal. abscess n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body. abscond v. To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest. abstinence n. Self denial. abstruse adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood. accost v. To speak to. accouter v. To dress. 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. Achillean adj. Invulnerable. acquiesce v. To comply; submit. acreage n. Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land. acrid adj. Harshly pungent or bitter. acrimonious adj. Full of bitterness. actionable adj. Affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words. 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. addendum n. Something added, or to be added. addle v. To make inefficient or worthless; muddle. adieu inter. Good-by; farewell. adjutant adj. Auxiliary. 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. ado n. unnecessary activity or ceremony. 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. aerostatics n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties. affable adj. Easy to approach. afire adv. & adj. On fire, literally or figuratively. aforesaid adj. Said in a preceding part or before.

agglomerate v. To pile or heap together. aggrandize v. To cause to appear greatly. aggravate v. To make heavier, worse, or more burdensome. aggrieve v. To give grief or sorrow to. agile adj. Able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally. agrarian adj. Pertaining to land, especially agricultural land. aide-de-camp n. An officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general. alacrity n. Cheerful willingness. albeit conj. Even though. 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. alkali n. Anything that will neutralize an acid, as lime, magnesia, etc. 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. allot v. To assign a definite thing or part to a certain person. allotment n. Portion. allude v. To refer incidentally, or by suggestion. alluvion n. Flood. altercate v. To contend angrily or zealously in words. 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. amatory adj. Designed to excite love. ambidextrous adj. Having the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease. ambrosial adj. Divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious. ameliorate v. To relieve, as from pain or hardship amenable adj. Willing and ready to submit. amicable adj. Done in a friendly spirit. amity n. Friendship. ampere n. The practical unit of electric-current strength. amply adv. Sufficiently. amputate v. To remove by cutting, as a limb or some portion of the body. anathema n. Anything forbidden, as by social usage. 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. animadversion n. The utterance of criticism or censure. animadvert v. To pass criticism or censure. animalcule n. An animal of microscopic smallness.

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. annuity n. An annual allowance, payment, or income. annunciation n. Proclamation. 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. 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. 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 micro-organisms. 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". apathy n. Insensibility to emotion or passionate feeling. aperture n. Hole. aphorism n. Proverb. apiary n. A place where bees are kept. apogee n. The climax. 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.

A high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese. place. as for advancement. assignee n. Capable of being conceived. To belong. Given to severe self-denial and practicing excessive abstinence and devotion. possession. approbation n. arraign v. To estimate the money value of. by mutual consent of parties in dispute. ascendant adj. Notoriously bad. and demand whether he pleads guilty or not. apprehensible adj. With a side or indirect glance or meaning. The act of rising. arboretum n. A rising. Diligent. assent v. ascension n. The act of placing side by side. A botanical garden or place devoted to the cultivation of trees or shrubs. To take. subordinate. arrogate v. artless adj. To call into court. assay n. Obsolescence. aspirant n. apposition n. together. fitness. Easily understood. especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds. arbitrary adj. apprehend v. ardor n. ascent n. ascetic adj. Artesian well n. To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law. Sanction. class. The name or title by which a particular person. appreciable adj. arbiter n. or in contact. The cultivation of trees or shrubs. or claim. ardent adj. water rises due to underground pressure Arthurian adj. soaring. append v. as something accessory. association. assiduous adj. apparition n. askance adv. appraise v. honors. To assign as a quality or attribute. Capable of being discerned by the senses or intellect. as by right. as a person indicted for crime. Burning with passion. to decide matters. archaic adj. asperity n. To add or attach. or thing is called. Ingenuous. appellate adj. or supplementary.apparent adj. arrear n. Harshness or roughness of temper. One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests. To act or give judgment as umpire. arboriculture n. or climbing. archdeacon n. ascribe v. The chemical analysis or testing of an alloy ore. classification. Capable of being appealed to. arrant adj. Pertaining to King Arthur. Intensity of passion or affection. Ghost. A very deep bored well. One chosen or appointed. Dominant. One who seeks earnestly. the real or legendary hero of British poetic story. appellation n. or natural relation. arbitrate v. demand. . Antiquated archaism n. Fixed or done capriciously. Something overdue and unpaid. appertain v. To express agreement with a statement or matter of opinion.

astringent adj. A subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy. atone v. said usually of the hair. or the sense of hearing. audacious adj. avidity n. One of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins. or position. An officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment. Reddish-brown. inhalation. protecting. Commonplace. genuine. attest v. auriferous adj. aye adv. auricle n. aver v. or propitious influence or guidance. or expiation made from wrong or injury. austere adj. Having resemblance of sound. awry adv. assonant adj. or true. Out of the proper form. A spacious cage or enclosure in which live birds are kept. etc. autarchy n. avocation n. appetite. astute adj. violent. Of or pertaining to the ear. its auricle. auspice n. etc. auricular adj. An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray. especially vowel sound. To predict. Passion for getting and keeping riches. To cause to be less harsh. or disease. Amends. To accord in sound. To assert as a fact. Diversion. baize n. reparation. atomizer n. direction. Unrestricted power. unadorned. To make amends for. An expression of assent. auburn adj.assonance n. A single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers. curtains. assuage v. Severely simple. Fearless. or severe. A flowering shrub. as excitement. augur v. azalea n. bailiff n. avarice n. atonement n. . & adj. To certify as accurate. From side to side. Containing gold. as for disinfection. Resemblance or correspondence in sound. pain. athwart adv. attache n. Harsh in disposition or character. assonate v. favoring. Greediness. banal adj. Keen in discernment. aviary n.

believe v. character. as a horse. Madhouse. belittle v. Kindness of feeling. bequeath v. bawl v. An instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure. benignant adj. benignity n. barograph n. Apart from. To sprinkle or cover with things strewn. bedlam n. baste v. betimes adv. To make fast. barometer n. especially when in need. . bedaub v. etc. To smear over. To get or sit upon astride. To attack on all sides. Manifesting a warlike spirit. belligerent adj. betide v. A woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty. bedeck v. a solemn invocation of the divine blessing. while cooking. Blessing. benign adj. In good season or time. as with something oily or sticky. An escort or lover. To cover with ornament. A trinket. Benevolent in feeling. An instrument for indicating the atmospheric pressure per unit of surface. To make supremely happy. as with any oily or sticky substance. To envy one of the possession of. To lament benediction n. belle n. To disparage. belate v. gravy. bemoan v. bask v. beset v. as a rope. To happen to or befall. To smear over. To accept as true on the testimony or authority of others. beget v. bestride v. beau n. Animal. To implore. Good and kind of heart. accomplishments. bellicose adj. bereave v. bestial adj. belay v. To make warm by genial heat. beseech v. beatify v. begrudge v. To proclaim by outcry. To be a friend to. or manner. by winding round a cleat. betroth v. To delay past the proper hour. To give by will. or aspect. Warlike. To produce by sexual generation. disposition. bauble n. benison n. To engage to marry. besmear v.barcarole n. befriend v. beatitude n. Any state of great happiness. belie v. To cover with melted fat. A boat-song of Venetian gondoliers. To make desolate with loneliness and grief. bestrew v. barring prep. To misrepresent.

or flourish triumphantly or defiantly. bide v. Desolate. To make of or ornament with brass. Engagement to marry. A women's ornamental corset-shaped laced waist. boll n. brandish v. botany n. illustrative of the passion of love. breech n. pl. bevel n. brethren n. One who has two spouses at the same time. The crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living. A Spanish dance. biograph n. Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous. An open pan or basin for holding live coals. as a flax or cotton. profession. bier n. Fond of drinking. bibliography n. A horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave. . borough n. association. Corporeal. blithesome adj. A mark that mars beauty. braggart n. Rude. blithe adj. To wave.betrothal n. botanical adj. botanize v. bibliophile n. bombast n. bleak adj. An incorporated village or town. To weary by tediousness or dullness. To indulge in profane oaths. Members of a brotherhood. bigamist n. blemish n. A list of the words of an author. bibliomania n. The breast or the upper front of the thorax of a human being. Joyous. bodily adj. The passion for collecting books. bray n. A bibliographical sketch or notice. shake. bosom n. bigamy n. as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn. A loud harsh sound. especially on unimportant subjects. Cheerful. or the like. as a sword or spear. Inflated or extravagant language. To study plant-life. The buttocks. biennial n. brazier n. blase adj. Any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees. boatswain n. bore v. Sated with pleasure. Connected with the study or cultivation of plants. A round pod or seed-capsule. blaspheme v. A subordinate officer of a vessel. brae n. who has general charge of the rigging. or the literature bearing on a particular subject. bodice n. anchors. formed by a long curve of a coast-line. A slightly receding bay between headlands. especially of a woman. bight n. bolero n. To await. braze v. blatant adj. bibulous adj. accompanied by caste nets and singing. Hillside. A privilege or possession into which one is born. The science that treats of plants. A vain boaster. A plant that produces leaves and roots the first year and flowers and fruit the second. gild. birthright n. etc. boorish adj. One who loves books.

Fragile. brigand n. browbeat v. or the like. a corporation. as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops. Government by departments of men transacting particular branches of public business. bureaucracy n. a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia. Shortness of duration. cabalism n. haughty. brimstone n. A treasurer. bustle v. harsh. Briticism n. Superstitious devotion to one's religion. bridle n. bungle v. bric-a-brac n. brittle adj. Any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water. An article of jewelry fastened by a hinged pin and hook on the underside. Resembling a corpse. burnish v. Disseminated far and wide. citizen or freeman of a borough burgh. Somewhat rough or rude in manner or speech. for the first time. bullock n. cacophony n. or rude address or manner. etc. Rhythmical or measured flow or movement. broadcast adj. buttress n. prepared or improvised. Any dialectic pronunciation of English. To mention. and the reins.brevity n. or corporate town. The head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall. To strike with or as with the head. To make brilliant or shining. A coarse. cadaverous adj. etc. brogue n. coarse jokes. One of the coarse. An embellishment or flourish. In colonial times. bulrush n. An ox. Any support or prop. or horns. Full of offensive and aggressive self-conceit. An inhabitant. bursar n. bumper n. idiom. A disagreeable. cadence n. butt v. Low drollery. . or attempt to do so. A cup or glass filled to the brim. buffoonery n. Either of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs. To execute clumsily. broach v. a bit. or like a bulb. heavy shoe. A word. A number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose. To overwhelm. A rule or law adopted by an association. bristle n. Water saturated with salt. brusque adj. cabinet n. or phrase characteristic of Great Britain or the British. bronchus n. Sulfur. by stern. stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making. or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones. or pertaining to. cabal n. burgess n. especially that of the Irish people. for a solo voice or instrument. brogan n. Of. Objects of curiosity or for decoration. bumptious adj. cadenza n. especially one to be drunk as a toast or health. brine n. brooch n. The body of men constituting the official advisors of the executive head of a nation. One who lives by robbery and plunder. bulwark n. by-law n. To hurry. bulbous adj. burgher n. Anything that gives security or defense.

document. To punish. candor n. Sensual. candid adj. The dead body of an animal. or beauty. A heading. etc. One of the divisions of an extended poem. A sign (^) placed below a line. etc. Pertaining to the heart. caprice n. cartridge n. as of a chapter. calorie n. calculus n. indicating where omitted words. Straightforward. An elastic animal tissue of firm consistence. captious adj. Accidental. Of prime or special importance. caret n. To impose on or dupe by flattering speech. capillary n. The division of society on artificial grounds. or for blasting. callow adj. . cardiac adj. caricature n. carouse v. A charge for a firearm. canon n. To fascinate. Delusive speech. Without experience of the world. should be inserted. canine adj. carnivorous adj. came n. Slander. carrion n. Any rule or law. The quality of frankness or outspokenness.. Cowardly. castigate v. Characteristic of a dog. as by excellence. carnage n. A minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells.caitiff adj. calumny n. cajolery n. carcass n. cartilage n. canary adj. A concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness. capacious adj. eloquence. Eating or living on flesh. calculable adj. The state of being hard and insensible. A choral composition. preaching tone with affected solemnity. That may be estimated by reckoning. by chance. capitulate v. cameo n. Dead and putrefying flesh. To surrender or stipulate terms. Of a bright but delicate yellow. Massacre. Roomy. cantata n. A leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows. cardinal adj. callosity n. A whim. cantonment n. a picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted. casual adj. caste n. Hypercritical. Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade. canto n. Any small engraved or carved work in relief. cant v. To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner. carnal adj. section. captivate v. To talk in a singsong. cajole v. The part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered. caption n.

Judging severely or harshly. To burn or sear as with a heated iron. doctrine. A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army. The system. centimeter n. chiffon n. etc. A fatal or serious accident or disaster. as of action or motion. A distinctive feature. chattel n. charlatan n. as at one's failures or errors. A quack. chancery n. censorious adj. To purify by affliction. cataract n. formerly used for flogging in the army and navy. chasten v. A court of equity. as distinguished from a common-law court. An acute epidemic disease. catholicity n. A hundredth of a liter. chastity n. An instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord. causal adj. or mortification. The knightly system of feudal times with its code. Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds. Any article of personal property. A length of one hundredth of a meter. as in the earth's surface. chagrin n. Sexual or moral purity. Catholicism n. chastise v. censor n. census n. Universal prevalence or acceptance. ceremonious adj. To pass title to.casualty n. Discontinuance. cereal adj. characterize v. cauterize v. characteristic n. . cat-o-nine-tails n. Any great and sudden misfortune or calamity. Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness. Observant of ritual. chaos n. A very thin gauze used for trimmings. A castle or manor-house. Indicating or expressing a cause. usages and practices. A private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates. An official numbering of the people of a country or district. caucus n. cession n. Any condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion. cathode n. Sarcastic and severe. caustic adj. cessation n. catastrophe n. To describe by distinctive marks or peculiarities. cataclysm n. as of possessions or rights. cholera n. Any overwhelming flood of water. The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery. Keen vexation. chivalry n. centurion n. cede v. Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years. chasm n. chateau n. annoyance. and practice of the Roman Catholic Church. evening dress. ceremonial adj. centiliter n. A yawning hollow. centenary adj. An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication. Surrender. Changeable in appearance. chameleon adj. Characterized by outward form or ceremony. To subject to punitive measures.

caution. That part of the world where Christianity is generally professed. combination. A tribe. The boundary-line of a circle. coagulant adj. revoking. as of arms. Christ n.choleric adj. or performed by a chorus or choir. coercion n. chains. or explaining in the body of a will. A supplement adding to. The science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events. To arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance’s and differences. Surreptitious. Belonging. circumference n. clamorous adj. coalescence n. or product. To render intelligible. One who makes a claim or demand. Intuitive sagacity or perception. or by a ferment. claimant n. as by heat. as of right. Producing coagulation. coddle v. Showing watchfulness. To refer to specifically. To change into a clot or a jelly. Serving or tending to force. A small shrill trumpet or bugle. clamor. Clanking or a ringing. A certificate from the proper authorities that a vessel has complied with the law and may sail. coerce v. Easily provoked to anger. To calculate arithmetically. chromatic adj. coagulate v. Awkward of movement. Compassionate. Urgent in complaint or demand. Mercy. cite v. or abounding in color. Combination in a body or mass. moral or physical. Forcible constraint or restraint. clangor n. Indirect or roundabout expression. To force. clumsy adj. clarify v. A title of Jesus christen v. Christendom n. Pertaining to. classify v. chronology n. codicil n. chronometer n. circumnavigate v. To treat as a baby or an invalid. choral adj. or careful consideration. intended for. cipher v. clarion n. To disseminate. One who makes or sells cloth or clothing. clairvoyance n. (also a noun meaning zero or nothing) circulate v. To name in baptism. circumspect adj. The act or process of coming together so as to form one body. . clemency n. circumscribe v. To sail quite around. close-hauled adj. circumlocution n. To confine within bounds. by chemical action. clement adj. or bells. clothier n. clan n. Having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible. coalition n. clearance n. A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision. relating to. coercive adj. clandestine adj.

collegian n. as of objects of art. Violent contact. To meet and strike violently. Appealing strongly to the reason or conscience. coincidence n. fall in. coincide v. commentary n. To serve as a remembrance of. or result of committing. committal n. Fit to be eaten. An associate in professional employment. especially in literary or scientific pursuits. Consistency. The department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs. commitment n. commemorate v. To empower. That may or can collapse. Form of speech used only or chiefly in conversation. Any strikingly great person or object. One who works in a coal-mine. or sum. especially something less severe. commingle v. collective adj. cohesion n. Consisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass. A disturbance or violent agitation. Taking place at the same time. Examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness. collaborate v. collide v. cohere v. Funny. A circumstance so agreeing with another: often implying accident. colossus n. The act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping. commissariat n. colloquy n. To remunerate. A secret agreement for a wrongful purpose. Having the property of consistency. Something that is bought and sold. Pertaining or peculiar to common speech as distinguished from literary. A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work. or fail. comical adj. cohesive adj. coincident adj. To correspond. collapse v. comestible adj. Conversation. compensate v. To blend. commotion n. colloquialism n. collision n. A college student. One who makes a collection. cognizant adj. collector n. or the state of being commodity n. Fit to be compared. fact. Handsome. cognate adj. To put something. To labor or cooperate with another or others. comparison n. Akin. collier n. or the like. colloquial adj. commission v. comely adj.cogent adj. comparable adj. colleague n. To cause to shrink. collusion n. comparative adj. The act. in place of. To stick together. collapsible adj. . commute v. books. Taking notice. Relative.

conceive v. complicity n. concurrent adj. compress v. complement v. Calmness. To obtain the friendship of. competitive adj. comprehensible adj. To ascertain by mathematical calculation. compression n. compunction n. complicate v. concur v. compute v. competent adj. as in wrong-doing or with a wrong-doer. Agreement. conclusive adj. conciliatory adj. Sufficient to convince or decide. concede v. An intermingling or combination of things or parts. A rival. complaisance n. To agree. compulsory adj. compulsion n. To consist of. Satisfaction with one's acts or surroundings. Qualified. difficult. comprehension n. mental image or thought of. To conduct or behave (oneself). Complicated. To address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise. characterized by rivalry. Occurring or acting together. concord n. A musical composition. concordance n. compressible adj. Politeness. or hard to deal with. compliant adj.competence n. concurrence n. Anything granted or yielded. Pleased or satisfied with oneself. composure n. Ability to know. Intelligible. Constraint. Coercion. Remorseful feeling. Large in scope or content. comport v. Self-flattering opinion. Agreeable. To make complete. . conciliate v. or admitted in response to a demand. Yielding. concerto n. as by force or authority. To form an idea. component n. compliment v. concession n. Forced. complex adj. Harmony. complacent adj. To press together or into smaller space. complaisant adj. especially in a perplexing manner. comprise v. Harmony. conceit n. complication n. Tending to reconcile. Capable of being pressed into smaller compass. comprehensive adj. competitor n. To surrender. Adequate qualification or capacity. A constituent element or part. petition. complacence n. Participation or partnership. To make complex. or claim.

To collect into a mass. Having kindred character or tastes. The act or process of making dense or denser. especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of . General structure. Correspondence in form. sorrow. confidant n. condense v. Harmonious. particularly a tube. To bestow. One to whom secrets are entrusted. Expression of sympathy with a person in pain. Joined together in pairs. Restriction within limits or boundaries. congeal v. conjecture n. Pertaining to marriage. confer v. conformance n. or misfortune. conferee n. confluence n. confederate n. conjoin v. To reveal in trust or confidence. or the like. conflagration n. To bring about. A means for conducting something. marital rights. conduce v. The state or condition of being joined together. To be in collusion. Capable of being conducted or transmitted. conjugal adj. To coagulate. as of many buildings. conformable adj. To appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury. One who is united with others in a league. The act or state or conforming. connive v.concussion n. or passageway for a fluid. The state of being joined together. condescend v. Cone-bearing trees. conjugation n. congest v. conducive adj. A spiritual advisor. A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other. conjunction n. a forest. confide v. or the things so joined. or married persons. confinement n. conjugate adj. To abridge. or use. A critical judge of art. To bring together into a crowd. as for mutual aid. connoisseur n. manner. confident adj. condensation n. as candy. or agreement. confederacy n. Contributing to an end. The state or feeling of trust in or reliance upon another. To unite. confront v. conformity n. conformation n. congregate v. A great fire. A person with whom another confers. To encounter. conduit n. The candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells. as difficulties or obstacles. congenial adj. The place where streams meet. confectionery n. Assured. A stream that unites with another. To come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors. conductible adj. A violent shock to some organ by a fall or a sudden blow. A guess. confidence n. confluent n. or outline. condolence n. confiscate v. coniferous adj. confessor n. pipe. compact. form.

An institution for instruction and training in music and declamation. One who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose. etc. To mean. A state of permanence. consonant adj. consignor n. The state or quality of being in accord with. consistency n. or by using up. To comfort. conquer v. Gradual destruction. The place in which a consul transacts official business. Clearly visible. constellation n. conscientious adj. constable n. To pollute. To overcome by force. consonance n. contagious adj. conspire v. A companion or associate. connubial adj. Governed by moral standard. Designed for gradual destruction. Tendency to adhere to the existing order of things. consulate n. consanguineous adj. Adhering to the existing order of things. eating. as by burning. consensus n. constrict v. One who entrusts. contaminate v. conscript v. An officer whose duty is to maintain the peace. Following in uninterrupted succession. consummate v. constituent n. feels. consumption n. To bind. conservative adj. consumptive adj. The communication of disease from person to person. consul n. To set apart as sacred. consolidate v. constituency n. conspicuous adj. Panic. To force into military service. To plot. conscience n. console v. chiefly to represent his country. connote v. conscious adj. The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body. consecrate v.art. To bring to completion. An officer appointed to reside in a foreign city. Descended from the same parent or ancestor. To entrust. signify. A collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons. consign v. Pertaining to marriage or matrimony. conspirator n. wearing out. consecutive adj. and thinks. contagion n. An arbitrary assemblage or group of stars. Aware that one lives.. Being in agreement or harmony with. To combine into one body or system. conservatory n. A person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted. etc. consternation n. Transmitting disease. . consort n. One who has the right to vote at an election. conservatism n. consignee n. The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.

Recovering health after sickness. The act planning. Worthy of scorn or disdain. contravene v. To exercise a directing. contiguity n. To manage or carry through by some device or scheme. contrive v. or development. The act of giving for a common purpose. contumacy n. Connected. contemptible adj. A bruise. continuity n. contingent adj. contribution n. in common with others. A placing opposite. contrivance n. The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease. contraband n. convene v. Contemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority. convergent adj. To recover after a sickness. and passion. appetites. conversant adj. Prolongation. Touching or joining at the edge or boundary. To summon or cause to assemble. as of time or place. Tending to one point. convalesce v. contuse v. continuance n. continence n. or governing influence over. for a common purpose. time. Rebellious. contingency n. contemporary adj. continuous adj. convalescent adj. converge v. contiguous adj. Trade forbidden by law or treaty. or existing at the same time. To consider thoughtfully. . The assertion of the opposite of that which has been said. Thoroughly informed. Inconsistent with itself. Self-restraint with respect to desires. occurring. Possibility of happening. or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence. contort v. contrite adj. contusion n. devising.contemplate v. Uninterrupted connection in space. To prevent or obstruct the operation of. To cause to incline and approach nearer together. control v. controller n. continuation n. Not predictable. Broken in spirit because of a sense of sin. restraining. Permanence. Change from one state or position to another. One who or that which regulates or directs. To bruise by a blow. Living. Proximity. To twist into a misshapen form. contradictory adj. or from one form to another. contributor n. inventing. One who gives or furnishes. Living or existing at the same time. convalescence n. contraposition n. contumacious adj. Disdainful. operation. either with or without the breaking of the skin. contender n. or adapting something to or for a special purpose. conversion n. extended. One who exerts oneself in opposition or rivalry. contradiction n. convenience n. contemporaneous adj. Fitness. contemptuous adj.

cosmos n. corpulent adj. correlate v. That by which anything is transported. corroboration n. convolve v. as proof or conviction. various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign. corroborate v. To move with a circling or winding motion. geography. cosmic adj. corps n. corpse n. . conveyance n. coronet n. A dead body.convertible adj. Plenteous. A violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body. Curving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle. Gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration. especially the complexion. or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking. symbolizing peace and prosperity. To strengthen. cosmopolitanism n. A flirt. A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe. coquette n. Pertaining to the art of beautifying. Open to bribery. convulsion n. convivial adj. cosmogony n. Devoted to feasting. Of a material nature. physical. and geology. cosmopolitan adj. The general science of the universe. corrode v. Inferior crown denoting. copious adj. Interchangeable. Mutually involving or implying one another. Obese. convolution n. Belonging or relating to the body as opposed to the mind. cornucopia n. corrosive n. corruptible adj. corollary n. corporal adj. corrosion n. An ornamental molding running round the walls of a room close to the ceiling. convex adj. perfect in order and arrangement. coronation n. That which causes gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration. A proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration. The world or universe considered as a system. according to its form. The science that describes the universe. cosmography n. To put in some relation of connection or correspondence. correlative adj. Pertaining to the universe. A protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation. To ruin or destroy little by little. corpuscle n. Confirmation. corruption n. corporate adj. cosmology n. cosmetic adj. Loss of purity or integrity. Common to all the world. convoy n. Capable of reformation. The horn of plenty. including astronomy. cornice n. A number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together. Belonging to a corporation. The act or ceremony of crowning a monarch. corporeal adj. A winding motion. To cause spasms in. A cosmopolitan character. convulse v. A minute particle of matter. corrigible adj.

rocky projection on a cliff or ledge. Believable.counter-claim n. crockery n. cower v. credulous adj. especially that part enclosing the brain. Earthenware made from baked clay. culinary adj. Something taken with another for the completion of either. counteract v. creamy adj. covenant n. countryman n. credible adj. Belief. A butter-making establishment. especially for an evil purpose. crevice n. Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually. correspondence. To offset. crematory adj. A house or office used for transacting business. To act in opposition to. squeaking sound. To accuse in return. crustacean adj. coxswain n. A cross-demand alleged by a defendant in his favor against the plaintiff. creed n. A trying and purifying test or agency. etc. A vehement desire. crystallize v. vigorously prosecuted. in behalf of an idea or principle. counterfeit adj. countervail v. containing lobsters. A flock of quails or partridges. A criticism or critical review. covey n. The skull of an animal. To crouch down tremblingly. creamery n. A rustic. Line of motion or direction. Concealed. cranium n. counterpart n. Made to resemble something else. crucible n. counterbalance v. crass adj. A rugged. crabs. courser n. as opposed to thin or fine. as through fear or shame. as between two contiguous surfaces. etc. criterion n. One who steers a rowboat. Any concerted movement. Pertaining to a division of arthropods. crag n. A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion. Resembling or containing cream. Coarse or thick in nature or structure. Of or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen. A sharp. covert adj. countercharge v. cryptogram n. . courageous adj. courtesy n. A small fissure. A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief. A fleet and spirited horse. Easily deceived. crawfish. A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier. harsh. To bring together or give fixed shape to. credence n. crevasse n. crusade n. course n. critique n. Anything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning. or one who has charge of a ship's boat and its crew under an officer. craving n. A place for cremating dead bodies. counting-house n. To oppose with an equal force. bookkeeping. creak n. Brave. An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.

Any artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road. curio n. Founded on the number 10. decoy n. Avarice. The voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause. cynosure n. decisive ad. To pick or sort out from the rest. datum n. cynical adj. etc. deciduous adj. Having gentle or courteous bearing or manner. to express their different relations of gender. Enfeebled. A young swan. decagram n. dastard n. decagon n. debatable adj. dearth n. declarative adj. declamation n. Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value. fruit when ripe. or given fact. decameter n. Containing a formal. essential . Rapid and superficial. debase v. as by old age or some chronic infirmity. Anything that allures. A length of ten meters. or explicit statement or affirmation. Scarcity. To embellish. Suitable for the occasion or circumstances. A base coward. defamation n. The change of endings in nouns and adj. A full and formal style of utterance. cursory adj. declamatory adj. defalcate v. culvert n. or is intended to allures into danger or temptation. curable adj. decorate v. To cut off or take away. A piece of bric-a-brac. To destroy a measurable or large proportion of. curtsy n. cynicism n. decipher v. dead-heat n.or desirable. decimate v. decimal adj. Falling off at maturity as petals after flowering. decorous adj. Decameron n. . A downward movement of the body by bending the knees. as of something customary. A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public. Subject to contention or dispute. Conclusive. culprit n. dedication n. cupidity n. positive.cull v. debonair adj. Capable of being remedied or corrected. decamp v. A figure with ten sides and ten angles. and there is no winner. declension n. That to which general interest or attention is directed. canal. starting-point. Exhibiting moral skepticism. A premise. Malicious and groundless injury done to the reputation or good name of another. death's-head n. A weight of 10 grams. A volume consisting of ten parts or books. decrepit adj. A race in which two or more competitors come out even. A human skull as a symbol of death. A liquid and dry measure of 10 liters. as a part of something. cygnet n. as something hardly legible. To find out the true words or meaning of. To leave suddenly or unexpectedly. decaliter n. To lower in character or virtue. A guilty person.

deflect v. or judgment. Hurtful. A becoming worse. To become worse or inferior. defraud v. Respectful submission or yielding. deleterious adj. A person against whom a suit is brought. but denies supernatural revelation. deformity n. Characterized by bold or insolent opposition. delude v.defame v. delectation n. demise n. goddess. . A disfigurement. degeneracy n. To regard or worship as a god. To overwhelm with a flood of water. To take away honors or position from. deify v. Delightful to the taste or to the senses. To dishearten. degenerate v. Having an exact signification or positive meaning. dehydrate v. That which is agreeable to a fine taste. To deprive of water. delicacy n. deficient adj. deity n. delineate v. Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount. To delay or put off to some other time. Carried on in resistance to aggression. deficiency n. deluge v. One who believes in God. delirious adj. To deprive (a magnet) of magnetism. defensible adj. as to another's opinion. default n. or divine person. To slander. To deprive of something dishonestly. The neglect or omission of a legal requirement. Mistaken conviction. An unprincipled politician. deference n. defensive adj. as troops. A mark for failure or bad conduct. delectable adj. demerit n. To clear of forests. degradation n. To make payment for. deform v. To disfigure. deist n. defendant n. delusion n. To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air. Diminution. To cause to turn aside or downward. defray v. demagogue n. demobilize v. A god. wishes. especially when more or less enduring. Delight. Lack or insufficiency. morally or physically. Capable of being maintained or justified. To mislead the mind or judgment of. deliquesce v. defer v. degrade v. Death. deject v. Raving. as of strength or magnitude. demagnetize v. defiant adj. To represent by sketch or diagram. deign v. deforest v. definite adj. To deem worthy of notice or account. To disband.

depreciation n. To ridicule. To take or send away forcibly. Like a tree. denounce v. To deduce. depression n. To express disapproval or regret for. Any application soothing to an irritable surface demurrage n. denouement n. derision n. as from a premise. descendent adj. derelict adj. the detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing. To remove the inhabitants from. grandchild. demonstrator n. descent n. derivative adj. That process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning. etc. That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up. The act of declaring an action or person worthy of reprobation or punishment. as to a penal colony. depopulate v. To strip the covering from. One who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner. Neglectful of obligation. deride v. The natural history of trees. To point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment. denote v. with hope for the opposite. Ridicule. depress v. Deepness. dendrology n. Coming or acquired from some origin. as a child. Demeanor. dendroid adj. dermatology n. deplorable adj. Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing. The branch of medical science which relates to the skin and its diseases. demulcent n. deponent adj. demonstrate v. derisible adj. demonstrable adj. depth n. Any preparation used for cleaning the teeth. Proceeding downward. deposition n. An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.demolish v. Contemptible. denude v. censure. To lessen the worth of. Open to ridicule. demonstrative adj. derivation n. derrick n. One who is descended lineally from another. To press down. derive v. descendant n. denunciation n. deportment n. To designate by word or mark. . deplore v. Capable of positive proof. depreciate v. To regard with grief or sorrow. To annihilate. To prove indubitably. Laying down. deport v. deprecate v. for use as evidence in court. A falling of the spirits. or odium. A lowering in value or an underrating in worth. dentifrice n. The act of moving or going downward. Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.

To make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something. To take a different course. To dislike or hate with intensity. destitute adj. A positive utterance. Transparent. diminution n. Resorted to in a last extremity. Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species. Something that causes damage. A union of two characters representing a single sound. diatribe n. Self-distrust. detest v. deviate v. desperate adj. differentia n. diaphanous adj. didactic adj. devise v. diffusible adj. diffusion n. Pertaining to teaching. dilapidated pa. Fallen into decay or partial ruin. devious adj. dialect n. A superficial amateur. To cease from action. desultory adj. Contemptible. detrude v. To turn aside from the main subject and for a time dwell on some incidental matter. by its characteristic phenomena. or loss. To acquire a distinct and separate character. despicable adj. A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary. Wanton and malicious mischief. dialogue n. To distinguish. To enlarge in all directions. depreciation. desistance n. detriment n. diagnosis n. dilatory adj. To invent. Determination of the distinctive nature of a disease. Affected or possessed with self-distrust. differential adj. Dissimilarity in any respect. . To push down forcibly. difference n. dilute v. Marking a difference. or as if prompted by utter despair. A bitter or malicious criticism. differentiate v. A formal conversation in which two or more take part. deviltry n. dilettante n. diffident adj. desist v. Tending to cause delay. Utter hopelessness and despondency. Out of the common or regular track. Forms of speech collectively that are peculiar to the people of a particular district. Distinctive. dilate v. dilemma n. Spreading rapidly through the system and acting quickly. diacritical adj. Reduction. Cessation. despair n. dialectician n. digress v. A logician. Dispersion. Poverty-stricken. as a disease. diagnose v. dictum n. diffidence n.descry v. Not connected with what precedes. To discern. digraph n.

To fail to fulfill the expectation. symmetry.diplomatist n. disappear v. disallow v. hope. discard v. disobedience n. Helping or serving to disconnect or separate. discover v. discontinuance n. discord n. Interruption or intermission. disapprove v. as something previously unknown or unperceived. Absence of harmoniousness. To put to confusion. Displacement by authority from an office or an employment. To reject. Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction. disillusion v. To put out of proper place or order. To be opposite in opinion. Neglecting or refusing to obey. dismount v. To disavow any claim to. wish. To injure the reputation of. discrepant adj. or responsibility to. Grief-stricken. disfigure v. Debate. Undress or negligent attire. or appearance of. Opposite. To draw a distinction. Untrustworthy. To deprive of weapons. dislocate v. To withhold permission or sanction. To impair or injure the beauty. disagree v. disappoint v. discursive adj. To deprive of any right privilege or power disengage v. dishonest adj. discreet adj. disconsolate adj. Judicious. The state of being positively uncomfortable. dismissal n. or desire of. disobedient adj. discomfort n. discomfit v. discredit v. To undo or dissolve the connection or association of. discernible adj. To look upon with disfavor. disjunctive adj. To remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases. discriminate v. push off. Impartial. discountenance v. To regard with blame. A substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases. discussion n. To cease to exist. Disregard. or otherwise remove from a horse or the like. To disenchant. To become detached. dishabille n. disarm v. One remarkable for tact and shrewd management. . To deprive of an inheritance. disinfect v. either actually or for the time being. Perceivable. disfavor n. Passing from one subject to another. disenfranchise v. disinfectant n. disconnect v. disclaim v. To throw out of order. disinterested adj. connection with. disinherit v. disarrange v. To throw down. To get first sight or knowledge of.

disseminate v. disrepute n. Verbal controversy. dissolve v. To displease. disregard v. distend v. Angry or violent difference of opinion. disservice n. dissentious adj. distention n. To extract or produce by vaporization and condensation. To sow or scatter abroad. disparage v. Thesis. counsel. dissuasion n. The state of being dispersed or scattered. To debar. dissension n. or pleading. To take no notice of. To regard or speak of slightingly. To change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion. dispensation n. A breaking up of a union of persons. Disagreement. distemper n. distensible adj. dissimilar adj. To refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as connected with oneself. as seed is sown. Separation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile. To disperse or disappear. To burst or break asunder. dissonance n. disquiet v. dissemble v.disown v. dissatisfy v. disputation n. dissentient n. disyllable n. To liquefy or soften. That which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power. dissertation n. especially of real estate. Discord. Different. An ill turn. displace v. The act or operation of cutting in pieces. dispossess v. dissection n. dissuade v. distill v. . disparity n. Contentious. A word of two syllables. dissonant adj. as by heat or moisture. disrupt v. Harsh or disagreeable in sound. Lewd. A bad name or character. Inequality. To hide by pretending something different. Dishonorable or disgraceful. To deprive of peace or tranquillity. dissipation n. dissipate v. disqualify v. The act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion. dissolute adj. To put out of the proper or accustomed place. One who disagrees. or pleading. distillation n. To cut apart or to pieces. Expansion. To divide. dissolution n. dissent n. dissever v. To stretch out or expand in every direction. specifically of a plant or an animal. To deprive of actual occupancy. A disease or malady. disreputable adj. dissect v. Capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction.

The means of draining collectively. dragoon n. A divulging. divination n. dragnet n. A modern and an ancient Greek coin. divergent adj. The female of the deer. Separation of relations or interests. Melancholy. officially recognizing superiority or success in studies. To subject a person to distress. trenches. domain n. The quality or character of being godlike. divulgence n. One who subjects a person to distress. doleful adj. drachma n. Easy to manage. as something previously private or secret. A note or designation of honor. domesticity n. dramatist n. Lack of confidence in the power. To turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established. Life in or fondness for one's home and family. divert v. Bewildered. Acting vigorously. In twofold degree or extent. . divulge v. The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden. a cavalryman.distiller n. Dry weather. docket n. divisible adj. distinction n. A net to be drawn along the bottom of the water. The registry of judgments of a court. Tending in different directions. distrust n. dowry n. Capable of various forms. A sphere or field of action or interest. Melancholy. That by which a number or quantity is divided. To twist into an unnatural or irregular form. distort v. disunion n. drainage n. The place where one lives. Dissimilitude. Pastime. drought n. Digression. Heavy with sleepiness. diverse adj. dolesome adj. docile adj. as a system of conduits. The property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage. pipes. divisor n. One who writes plays. doubly adv. In the British army. divertible adj. especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither. One occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors. domicile n. dramatize v. etc. distrainor n. Capable of being separated into parts. drudgery n. To tell or make known. diversity n. doe n. Hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation. To relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner. diversion n. drastic adj. divinity n. Able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established. distrain v. divagation n. drowsy adj. wisdom. or good intent of any person. distraught adj.

element n. Opening in flower. as having performed its functions. duration n. The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it. especially in morals or religion. elegy n. dun v. or strengthen. effrontery n. The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty. elicit v. An article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument. effulgence n. an outpouring. The force which. To draw out. editorial n. Qualified for selection. To quietly terminate: said of time. electrotype n. efficiency n. Unblushing impudence. effervesce v. The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current. dyne n. efface v. elasticity n. To expel. duckling n. efflorescence n. To obliterate. durance n. as a coin. Effective. applied to a mass of one gram for 1 second. . Giving off bubbles of gas. effusion n. To pour forth. To educe or extract gradually or without violence. elapse v. Extreme.dubious adj. eligible adj. educe v. A composition for two voices or instruments. edict n. A component or essential part. A metallic copy of any surface. The state of being flowery. To separate and cast aside. effervescent adj. efficacious adj. A young duck. To bubble up. eliminate v. ebullient adj. effluvium n. A lyric poem lamenting the dead. effete adj. edify v. electrolysis n. duet n. Splendor. A noxious or ill-smelling exhalation from decaying or putrefying matter. Confinement. Exhausted. Showing submission to natural superiors. That which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action. egregious adj. The period of time during which anything lasts. eject v. efficacy n. To make a demand or repeated demands on for payment. Capable of being drawn out. Having and exercising the power to produce effects or results. Doubtful. . effuse v. efficient adj. would give it a velocity of 1 cm/s. efflorescent adj. Any place of exit. duteous adj. That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed. or a flowery appearance. To build up. as into wire or a thread. ductile adj. Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling. egress n.

Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position. elusion n. A symbol. To make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features. or stress laid upon some word. eloquent adj. etc. To delegate authority to. . state. endanger v. High in station. embellish v. embarrass v. To render flustered or agitated. To expose to peril. encumber v. enamor v. as from some source. To go from one country. emigrate v. or exemplify in a concrete.Elizabethan adj. One who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay. embezzle v. emerge v. embroil v. employer n. place. or set of words. emblem n. An obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel. One who moves from one place to settle in another. emphasize v. To involve in dissension or strife. eminence n. word. embolism n. embark v. character. To send or give out. emigrant n. To set forth publicly or in glowing terms. emphasis n. formulate. To bring out more clearly the facts concerning. To inspire with ardent love. elocution n. embody v. or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another. emeritus adj. emanate v. merit. inflection. elucidate v. emblazon v. emergence n. Relating to Elizabeth. To waste away in flesh. To flow forth or proceed. Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act. To articulate or enunciate with special impressiveness upon a word. empower v. encyclopedia n. emporium n. employee n. A bazaar or shop. or esteem. embolden v. To evade the search or pursuit of by dexterity or artifice. or to her era. eminent adj. or a group of words. encomium n. encroach v. Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act. To make a beginning in some occupation or scheme. Coming into view. compact or visible form. or exhaustive of one subject. Having the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech. To come into view or into existence. A work containing information on subjects. encyclical adj. To express. One who works for wages or a salary. The art of correct intonation. To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another. emergent adj. A formal or discriminating expression of praise. and gesture in public speaking or reading. A coming into view. elude v. emphatic adj. An elevated position with respect to rank. Intended for general circulation. emit v. To pitch tents for a resting-place. queen of England. To impede with obstacles. emaciate v. encamp v. Evasion. To give courage to. To misappropriate secretly. condition.

enhance v. To yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling. enshrine v. To delight extravagantly or intensely. To dignify. To involve. The branch of zoology that treats of insects. endue v. Gigantic. To debilitate. Immensity. hardship. confusion. To bring or hold under any overmastering influence. To set on fire. To cut or carve in or upon some surface. To enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment. To intensify. usually spiritual. One who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking. engross v. entail v. Working vigorously. enfeeble v. endemic adj. or grace. enormous adj. Hatred. energetic adj. enervate v. A riddle. engender v. Peculiar to some specified country or people. epic n. pl. enrapture v. A poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages. To entrap.endear v. A circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle. enmity n. entangle v. To occupy completely. endurance n. enthusiastic adj. Indulging. To fortify or protect. enjoin v. enkindle v. To endow with some quality. To cause to be loved. enthuse v. or complications. To produce. enlighten v. epicure n. heroes. To keep sacred. entomology n. To command. To cause to see clearly. or pertaining to daintiness of appetite. endurable adj. To endow with a privilege. enormity n. Full of zeal and fervor. entirety n. enfranchise v. Epicurean adj. The act of entering. ministering. To involve in difficulties. gift. enigma n. To invest with sovereign power. A complete thing. enthrall v. entree n. as with a trench or ditch and wall. necessitate. etc. enrage v. especially with the right to vote. To infuriate. entreaty n. ennoble v. Tolerable. The ability to suffer pain. enlist v. ensnare v. enthrone v. . epicycle n. entrench v. An earnest request. entrails n. The internal parts of an animal. or stress of any kind without succumbing. To render ineffective or inoperative. distress. engrave v.

A species of lyric poems. or courtesy. To render uniform. estuary n. Pertaining to beauty. Agreeableness of sound. euphonious adj. as in search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds. Extensive knowledge of literature. The close of a narrative or dramatic poem. equilibrium n. eradicate v. equanimity n. That which makes a thing to be what it is. epode n. epitaph n. separable from yet growing out of it. To avoid by artifice. euphemism n. Wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region. A figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted. etc. or the fine arts. A pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation. Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects. A title of dignity. evanescent adj. Evenness of mind or temper. as in "Father Aeneas". A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle. taste. Worthy of respect. office. To alienate. epilogue n. epitome n. Any appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity. An incident or story in a literary work. . esquire n. erroneous adj. eugenic adj. essence n. To use words of double meaning. epigram n.epicycloid n. To keep clear of. Fleeting. eschew v. Prevailing among animals. eureka Greek. A wide lower part of a tidal river. Incorrect. evade v. Very-learned. eulogize v. A spoken or written laudation of a person's life or character. Ambiguous. eulogy n. I have found it. Irregular. language. evanesce v. An inscription on a tomb or monument in honor or in memory of the dead. erudition n. Relating to the development and improvement of race. erudite adj. episode n. epithet n. A state of balance. A simplified representation. equivocal adj. To destroy thoroughly. history. epizootic adj. epidemic n. euphony n. estrange v. epiphany n. esthetic adj. Pertaining to horses or horsemanship. et cetera Latin. erratic adj. Roving or wandering. To speak or write a laudation of a person's life or character. equestrian adj. To vanish gradually. Characterized by agreeableness of sound. And so forth. equalize v. equivocate v. estimable adj. errant adj.

Non-admission. That which passes the ordinary. action. etc. power. To dispossess pursuant to judicial decree. Possessing distinguished merit. excavate v. executor n. Biblical exposition or interpretation. Abominable. A critical period or condition. excursion n. A way or passage out. exodus n. exigent adj. especially of many people. Thorough and complete in execution. evert v. proper. To go beyond. Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities. evict v. exclusion n. excitable adj. exasperate v. To dig out of the earth (what has been buried). exhilarate v. To unfold or expand. or virulent. To shut out purposely or forcibly. To make manifest or evident. A going forth or departure from a place or country. skill. exceed v. execration n. excusable adj. excretion n. Justifiable. or experience. Intensified emotion or action. A journey. exclamation n. imputation. . Extravagance or enormity. Possession or continuance of being. To fill with high or cheerful spirits. To inflict severe pain or agony upon. quality. To overstate. exorbitance n. Any unnatural addition. excruciate v. Development or growth. An abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling. exclude v. measure. excitation n. or development. Nervously high-strung. value. excellent adj. exhaustive adj. excerpt n. evidential adj. exhume v. evolution n. excrescence n. A person nominated by the will of another to execute the will. An extract or selection from written or printed matter. To remove by digging or scooping out. To turn inside out. severe. excel v. exonerate v. To excite great anger in. To make more sharp.evangelical adj. The getting rid of waste matter. exaggerate v. execrable adj. evolve v. A title of honor bestowed upon various high officials. exacerbate v. excellence n. An accursed thing. Seeking the conversion of sinners. exigency n. as in measure. To relieve or vindicate from accusation. or required limit. To be superior or distinguished. Urgent. exegesis n. excess n. outgrowth. evince v. excellency n. existence n. Indicative. exit n. or blame.

as time or strength. explosion n. extensible adj. To cause to burst in pieces by force from within. explicit adj. exterior n. expand v. or the like. expulsion n. Fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case. To spend. exotic adj. Without studied or special preparation. expediency n. expostulate v. scope. That which is outside. Capable of being thrust out. extinct adj. expeditious adj. extensive adj. expectancy n. To increase in range or scope. extant adj. explicate v. A continuous area or stretch. expanse n. To render extinct. elements. To discuss. To cast or drive out by religious or magical means. Contributing to personal advantage. external n. Pertaining to a formal presentation. explode v. extol v. expedient adj. compulsion. A sudden and violent outbreak. extempore adv. explosive adj. expatriate v. as in space. To make satisfaction or amends for. expense n. Extended widely in space. To drive from one's own country. extenuate v. Speedy. Anything relating or belonging to the outside. Still existing and known. expository adj. A reaching or stretching out. To obtain by violence. Definite. expiate v. Full of meaning. Done or made without much or any preparation. expectorate v. expedite v. exposition n. threats. extort v. The laying out or expending or money or other resources. expend v. size. To look forward to as certain or probable. or points of the compass. or the subjection of another to some necessity. Forcible ejection. . expressive adj. time. To clear from involvement. extinguish v. Foreign. extensor n. extension n. extemporaneous adj. exorcise v. time or scope. Increase of amount. Going beyond usual and proper limits. To hasten the movement or progress of. To diminish the gravity or importance of. To cough up and spit forth. The act or state of looking forward to as certain or probable. expect v. or scope. To praise in the highest terms. exposure n. Formal presentation. Being no longer in existence. A muscle that causes extension. expansion n. Pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak.exorbitant adj. An open situation or position in relation to the sun.

federate v. especially in view of a coming event. extricate v. or deceptive movement. felicitate v. faun n. facsimile n. Ardent in feeling. facility n. facetious adj. facilitate v. Any sham. To make more easy. and savage nature. Showing criminal or evil purpose. The practice of obtaining by violence or compulsion. fierce. Illogical. fawn n. A criminal or depraved person. One having a taste for or interest in special objects. felony n. pretense. fanatic n. fervent adj. Amusing. factious adj. An exact copy or reproduction. feasible adj. Land broken up and left to become mellow or to rest. A religious zealot. To league together. Intense. felonious adj. extrude v. To suffer extremity of hunger or thirst. A young deer. That may be done. Capable of erring. facial adj. fallacy n. Loyalty. ferocity n. To drive out or away. feminine adj.extortion n. with goats feet. The surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government. fancier n. Savageness. Not difficult to do. A number of persons combined for a common purpose. practicable. felicity n. extradite v. A place in which ferns are grown. One of the highest class of offenses. fallow n. ferocious adj. Hard to please. Of a wild. faction n. Characteristic of woman or womankind. Idiotic faulty adj. and punishable with death or imprisonment. Imperfect. fervid adj. To surrender the custody of. Turbulent. felon n. fallible adj. facile adj. Ease. Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning. feint n. Disentangle. or anything based on such reasoning. fastidious adj. Pertaining to the face. . fallacious adj. fanciless adj. fatuous adj. fernery n. To wish joy or happiness to. extradition n. or effected. Unimaginative. One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human. famish v. A state of well-founded happiness. fealty n. performed.

Unduly changeable in feeling. fickle adj. flora n. floe n. feudalism n. festive adj. fidelity n. . pert. Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste. feudal adj. or purpose. fiasco n. A complete or humiliating failure. A festival or feast. Limited. The young in the womb or in the egg. One who attempts to obstruct legislation. Created or formed by the imagination. fissure n. fiducial adj. Openly scandalous. That which is used to decorate the person or dress. finesse n. The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district. Loyalty. The act of bending. financier n. Merry. judgment. fishmonger n. florid adj. financial adj. Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government. The captain of a flag-ship. finery n. usually red with a black tassel. festal adj. One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.fervor n. finally adv. Spasmodic. At last. Joyous. flagrant adj. A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone. flimsy adj. fiscal adj. Pertaining to flowers. One skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations. floral adj. flatulence n. flamboyant adj. fetus n. fictitious adj. A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice. The state or quality of being final or complete. Concluding performance. finite adj. flag-officer n. flippant adj. Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal. flection n. finale n. fete n. Flushed with red. fledgling n. filibuster n. Indicative of faith or trust. Subtle contrivance used to gain a point. Having a light. A landed estate held under feudal tenure. fitful adj. Monetary. florist n. trifling disposition. Accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels. Thin and weak. One who sells fish. flexible adj. fief n. Ardor or intensity of feeling. finality n. A crack or crack-like depression. Pliable. A young bird. The feudal system. A dealer in flowers. fixture n. fez n.

forcible adj. To predetermine. . foolery n. Any growth of leaves. forerun v. Predestination. The head man. forejudge v. forecast v. flux n. To predict. An ancestor. foresee v. or derived from another country. flue n. The upper part of the face. foresight n. forebode v. foresail n. A citizen of a foreign country. A sheet of paper folded once. foreclose v. foreign adj. foreordination n. foppery n. or renewal. A court opening directly from the street. especially of evil. To be an omen or warning sign of. The traditions. To handle tenderly and lovingly. folio n. forepeak n. Prescience. Pertaining to streams. forby adv. A square sail. foible n. foggy adj. under the lowest deck. change. To deny oneself the pleasure or profit of. A state of constant movement. Obscure. To discern beforehand. forbearance n. Besides. foreshore n. To pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another. A note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column. Violent. foreman n. To palm off. foppish adj. To judge of before hearing evidence. The extreme forward part of a ship's hold. To go before as introducing or ushering in. Dandyism. Patient endurance or toleration of offenses. That part of a shore uncovered at low tide. To bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property. foreordain v. between the eyes and the hair. foreigner n. fluent adj. A personal weakness or failing. foist v. situated in. forehead n. foliage n. fluential adj. forecourt n. foreground n. fluctuation n. Belonging to. A smoke-duct in a chimney. Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another. Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners. Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas. foreknowledge n. or of a size adapted to folding once. and customs of the common people. Provision against harm or need. fondle v. forefather n. foot-note n. beliefs. forecastle n. Folly. That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator. folk-lore n. That part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds. forego v.fluctuate v.

Consisting of four.forgo v. frizz v. To renounce upon oath. Trivial. fruition n. Fixed rule or set form. frailty n. fraudulent adj. Basal. saying. as the hair. To deny oneself. forswear v. Relative disposition of parts. frowzy adj. Economical. frolicsome adj. Fulfillment. freshness n. particularly on walls and ceilings. fragile adj. frivolity n. A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans. fugacious adj. fretful adj. To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads. fortitude n. Prankish. formula n. frequency n. frantic adj. With directness. Disposed to peevishness. The state. frizzle v. frugal adj. Easily broken. The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space. Counterfeit. Into notice or view. Commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs. fragile adj. freethinker n. quality. Capable of being broken. A trifling act. fluffy appearance to. Patient courage. fulminate v. formidable adj. fresco n. fraternal adj. functionary n. formation n. One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion. fracture n. fundamental adj. free trade n. An official. forte n. or degree of being fresh. fortify v. The art of painting on a surface of plaster. To cause to crinkle or curl. frontier n. To cause to explode. freemason n. Liability to be broken or destroyed. Brotherly. fulsome adj. To give a crinkled. Difficult to accomplish. thought. To provide with defensive works. frankincense n. forthright adv. forth adv. A gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes. A break. Deceitfulness. The part of a nation's territory that abuts upon another country. Frenzied. A strong point. foursome adj. fray v. . Offensive from excess of praise or commendation. Fleeting. fraudulence n. Slovenly in appearance. or practice. frivolous adj.

geology n. as in speaking. Belonging to a people not Jewish. further adj. pertaining to. counted. That may be measured. Capable of being melted by heat. genteel adj. gesticulate v. Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs. a uniformed and armed police officer. . Relevant. or contingency. Well-bred or refined. gait n. gamut n. In continental Europe. gentile adj. Current electricity. Warmth and kindliness of disposition. Festivity. Pregnancy. Light and unsubstantial. In cookery. one-eighth of a mile. The military force stationed in a fort. or other place for its defense. Spongy. galvanic adj. A measure. genitive adj. Playful leaping or frisking. gastronomy n. Given to constant trivial talking. Abundant. Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit. gaily adv. gallant adj. as a mushroom. The art of preparing and serving appetizing food. garrote v. garrulous adj. galvanism n. Carriage of the body in going. More distant or advanced. gestation n. particularly in France. To make gestures or motions. fungous adj. furlong n. futile adj. or in place of speech. futurist n. gaiety n. town. gauge n. To risk money or other possession on an event. galore adj. or the like. fusible adj. furlough n. germane adj. especially that arising from chemical action. Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action. to surround with additions for embellishment. An instrument for measuring. gendarme n. Merrily. A person of expectant temperament. gamble v. gastritis n. gambol n. garnish v. Indicating source. To unite or blend as by melting together. geniality n. gastric adj. possession. furbish v. A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer. or weighed. origin. To execute by strangling. or near the stomach. To restore brightness or beauty to. furtherance n. genital adj. A plant destitute of chlorophyll. chance. Advancement. fuse v. fungus n. gaseous adj. Of no avail or effect. The whole range or sequence. To imbue with life or animation.fungible adj. Inflammation of the stomach. garrison n. galvanize v. Of. The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.

Common sense. Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners. gratify v. grandiose adj. gulp. gregarious adj. glazier n. Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned. Satisfaction. Voluntarily. Of sound and vigorous health.gibe v. granule n. Fear-inspiring. Having an imposing style or effect. To take hold of. hale adj. guile n. grantee n. That which is given without demand or claim. halcyon adj. as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need. Keen enjoyment. Seriousness. grotesque adj. To swallow greedily or hastily. guy n. Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style. The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women. Not habitually solitary or living alone. To make stale or trite by repetition. The person to whom property is transferred by deed. Calm. That which oppresses. Gordian knot n. gravity n. grievance n. Creating affliction. A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature. gratification n. Tip. gratuitous adj. gynecology n. . glimpse n. or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong. grantor n. injures. A small grain or particle. hackney v. handwriting n. grandiloquent adj. granary n. grief n. granulate v. Frank. grenadier n. To please. gyroscope n. Stay-rope. Sorrow. as for windows. The maker of a deed. guileless adj. One who cuts and fits panes of glass. A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk. Composed of small grains or particles. gratuity n. guzzle v. guess n. ground n. To form into grains or small particles. To revolve. An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation. gyrate v. Penmanship. granular adj. gossamer adj. A momentary look. A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked. grievous adj. Flimsy. gumption n. Surmise. To utter taunts or reproaches. Female supremacy. Duplicity. grisly adj. gynecocracy n. grapple v. gusto n.

hemorrhage n. pl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels. To deceive. To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation. A gathered multitude of human beings. homage n. heresy n. hideous adj. Congruity of the members or elements or parts. heedless adj. hilarious adj. Pertaining to winter. A break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting. Having a hairy covering. hoarse adj. hospitality n. Boisterously merry. Irreligious. Discharge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel. Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness. Identical in nature. Made up of similar parts or elements. heterodox adj. or relation. at the lower end of the rectum. hospitable adj. At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion. heterogeneity n. hoodwink v. A figure with six angles. make-up. hexangular adj. Farthest from the front. A tirade. hard-hearted adj. An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles. as from a cold or fatigue. Appalling. An obstacle. harangue n. Odiously sinful. Having the voice harsh or rough. hinder v. Reverential regard or worship. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another. Thoughtless. Unlikeness of constituent parts. Having six feet. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.happy-go-lucky adj. honorarium n. hillock n. A stocking. hexagon n. homogeneity n. Lacking pity or sympathy. A young cow. hibernal adj. The practice of receiving and entertaining strangers and guests with kindness. heifer n. hernia n. A small hill or mound. hiatus n. Pertaining to Ireland. homonym n. heathenish adj. hirsute adj. hardihood n. homologous adj. homogeneous adj. homophone n. . or its people. heinous adj. horde n. To obstruct. hindrance n. Protrusion of any internal organ in whole or in part from its normal position. A token fee or payment to a professional man for services. hindmost adj. Hibernian adj. hexapod adj. hoard v. Improvident. hosiery n. hemorrhoids n. Having six angles. Foolish daring.

hybrid adj. To make gentle or refined. humane adj. humbug n. iconoclast n. Fish-like. idiom n. icily adv. A fossil reptile. A mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual. hypnotic adj. humanitarian n. hydromechanics n. hydrous adj. The state of being icy. To make to conform to some mental or imaginary standard. hydrostatics n. Pertaining to electricity developed water or steam. Tending to produce sleep. . of the force exerted by water in motion. humiliate v. hustle v. hydraulic adj. To regard with inordinate love or admiration. idealize v.or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules. humanize v. To produce a somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestions. idiosyncrasy n. A use of words peculiar to a particular language. hypocrisy n. hypodermic adj. An instrument for determining the density of solids and liquids by flotation. hydroelectric adj. ichthyosaurs n. Faultfinding.hostility n. hydrodynamics n. One who makes false professions of his views or beliefs. hypotenuse n. hypnotize v. A proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion. icon n. hussar n. The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids. An artificial trance-sleep. One who retails small wares. iciness n. The branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids. An artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion. ignoble adj. hydrometer n. Cross-bred. hypnotism n. hygiene n. Extreme insincerity. An image or likeness. Compassionate. huckster n. hypnosis n. Involving the moving of water. A nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying. A philanthropist. The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle. To put to shame. hypocrite n. ichthyology n. ichthyic adj. hydra n. hysteria n. A light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine. Low in character or purpose. hypothesis n. An image-breaker. idolize v. The branch of zoology that treats of fishes. To move with haste and promptness. Watery. Enmity. The mechanics of fluids. hypercritical adj. The branch of medical science that relates to improving health. Frigidly. The seven. Pertaining to the area under the skin. Anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead.

imaginary adj. A misunderstanding attended by ill feeling. as oil and water. immiscible adj. Surly. Steadfast. illusion n. size. imbrue v. imminent adj. Undecipherable. To drink or take in. That can be imagined or conceived in the mind. One who makes in imitation. immortalize v. Fancied. imbroglio n. To cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time. illegible adj. immutable adj. immense adj. Not according to law. Of no essential consequence. illiberal adj. illusive adj. illimitable adj. imbibe v. illegitimate adj. Shameful. immeasurable adj. Unlawfully begotten. illumine v. Habitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices. illuminate v. illicit adj. immersion n. imitator n. or strife. To supply with light. Unlawful. imminence n. Unchangeable. A foreigner who enters a country to settle there. imitation n. immaterial adj. immoral adj. extent. immerse v. Stingy. illogical adj. immaculate adj. immune adj. immovable adj. illusory adj.ignominious adj. Not full-grown. Without spot or blemish. To wet or moisten. Impending evil or danger. illiterate adj. Dangerous and close at hand. Deceptive. The act of plunging or dipping entirely under water or another fluid. as from disease. immature adj. Indefinitely extensive. illegal adj. immigrate v. Iliad n. Deceiving or tending to deceive. ill-natured adj. illuminant n. Separating. That which is made as a likeness or copy. Exempt. Very great in degree. as by false appearance. immigrant n. or quantity. An unreal image presented to the senses. That which may be used to produce light. perplexity. To make bright or clear. To plunge or dip entirely under water or other fluid. imaginable adj. Contrary to the rules of sound thought. A Greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy. Having little or no book-learning. To come into a country or region from a former habitat. . Boundless.

imperturbable adj. Destitute of or lacking in power. The act or practice of bringing from one country into another. To harass with persistent demands or entreaties. impiety n. imperative adj. Blameless. importunate adj. moral. Not relating to a particular person or thing. Imperceptible to the touch. impetuosity n. To endanger. Unmoved by or not exhibiting feeling. Rudeness. To show or prove to be involved in or concerned implicit adj. To make indigent or poor. impartial adj. impetus n. To drive or urge forward. impecunious adj. . impregnable adj. impervious adj. imply v. Rashness. impede v. Irreverence toward God. imperious adj. impious adj. Implied. Not plausible. impeccable adj. physical. impersuadable adj. imperil v. Calm. Obligatory. impassible adj. Not feasible. impend v. Impulsive. Impenetrable. Unwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things. That can not be taken by assault. Having no money. Characterized by irreverence or irreligion. impersonal adj. Urgent in character. or intellectual. impassive adj. That can not be passed through or over. To appear or act in the character of. impliable adj. Inexpedient. Not moved or affected by feeling. or demand. To be imminent.impair v. Insisting on obedience. Not permissible. implausible adj. That can not be perfected. impolitic adj. Any impulse or incentive. To be an obstacle or to place obstacles in the way of. To cause to become less or worse. impermissible adj. impersonate v. To signify. impetuous adj. impassable adj. request. impalpable adj. impoverish v. imperfectible adj. Capable of being inferred. impel v. Unyielding. Indiscernible. importation n. imperceptible adj. impracticable adj. implicate v. impertinence n. Unbiased. importune v. impatience n. impotent adj.

or becoming. Unpremeditated. To deprive of power. imprudent adj. Not appropriate. That which begins. inchmeal adv. Awkward or slow. impulsive adj. White or glowing with heat. inapt adj. incendiary n. impromptu n. improvise v. To assail with arguments. incandescent adj. or expresses beginning. or inappropriate. Unadvisable. To make pregnant. inanimate adj. incentive n. Freedom from punishment. incapacity n. impudence n. Unceasing. and manage. impute v. inceptive adj. Silly. incapacitate v. inaccessible adj. Want of power to apprehend. inadmissible adj. Innate. or allowed. Speechless. insinuations. Accidental. impropriety n. Not to be approved. Destitute of animal life. That can not be heard. Insufficient. Tainted. unseemly. To attribute. Heedless. Difficult of approach. Implanted by nature. improvident adj. inception n. inaccurate adj. Not exactly according to the facts. The state of being white or glowing with heat. impugn v. Chemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively. Anything done or said on the impulse of the moment. inchoative n. as testimony. competency. Lacking foresight or thrift. Impetus. inchoate adj. Piecemeal. Not to be understood. inborn adj. That which moves the mind or inflames the passions. suitable. improper adj. . To do anything extemporaneously or offhand. inaudible adj. inane adj. understand. or qualification. impunity n. impulsion n. The beginning. inapprehensible adj. inarticulate adj. The state or quality of being unfit. Inert. inbred adj. Insolent disrespect.impregnate v. Incipient. capacity. inactive adj. or accusations. considered. inadvertent adj. incandescence n. To imprison. impure adj. inadvisable adj. incarcerate v. Beginning. inadequate adj. incessant adj.

Indisputable. or adjunct necessary or required. incoercible adj. Unsuitable for the time. incomplete adj. Without intention. Valueless. incoherence n. incomprehensible adj. destroyed. as of parts or ideas in thought. incipient adj. incinerate v. inconsequential adj. incidentally adv. incompetence n. Matchless. or removed. indicant adj. To rouse to a particular action. Not understandable. indefinitely adv. Initial. indigent adj. indigestion n. incomparable adj. inconsistent adj. Contradictory. incoherent adj. indicator n. General lack of capacity or fitness. To find and declare chargeable with crime. part. etc. Not digestible.incidence n. Small in quantity or importance. In a vague or uncertain way. Native. place. That can not be burned. or occasion. indigestible adj. inconstant adj. Want of connection. incite v. or serves as an incentive or stimulus. inconvenient adj. Not logically coordinated. That which moves to action. incompatible adj. Casual occurrence. incipience n. or compelled. incombustible adj. incitement n. indescribable adj. That can not be described. A front or cutting tooth. Poverty. incompetent adj. Interfering with comfort or progress. as to parts. indelible adj. elements. Difficulty or failure in the alimentary canal in changing food into absorptive nutriment. Incapable of being forced. Having such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness. One who or that which points out. incident n. incompressible adj. . or details. or difficult to digest. To reduce to ashes. Incomprehensible. Untenable. Resisting all attempts to reduce volume by pressure. indigenous adj. indestructible adj. indefensible adj. indignant adj. Lacking some element. Beginning. inconsiderable adj. Not having the abilities desired or necessary for any purpose. speech. especially one of little importance. or agreement. constrained. incisor n. incontrovertible adj. inconceivable adj. That can not be blotted out. effaced. indict v. Changeable. That can not be destroyed. A happening in general. incongruous adj. Discordant. indigence n. Poor. That which points out.

ineligible adj. Necessary or requisite for the purpose. Unconquerable. Low-priced. inebriate v. as for vice. infallible adj.indignity n. indistinct adj. Unutterable. or spent. One who denies the existence of God. indiscreet adj. or danger. inefficiency n. Exempt from error of judgment. inefficient adj. inexperience n. That which does not accomplish an intended purpose. Not perceptible. Unavoidable. indolence n. infinite adj. or crime. Not good for food. indiscriminate adj. Yielding to the desires or humor of oneself or those under one's care. Akin to or befitting hell or its occupants. inexpensive adj. To bring in. Promiscuous. Disloyalty. ineffable adj. Vague. inexorable adj. Lack of or deficiency in experience. indivisible adj. Lacking wise judgment. Unmerited contemptuous conduct or treatment. infidelity n. inept adj. wasted. Unadvisable. indomitable adj. inestimable adj. inference n. To intoxicate. Not suitable to be selected or chosen. indulgence n. infernal adj. inexpedient adj. or propensity in oneself or another. passion. The derivation of a judgment from any given material of knowledge on the ground of law. To be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance. Unutterable. . Laziness. indolent adj. inexpressible adj. Not to be justified. The yielding to inclination. infamy n. Total loss or destitution of honor or reputation. Measureless. indiscernible adj. inedible adj. infest v. indispensable adj. Not separable into parts. Habitually inactive or idle. inexcusable adj. Such as can not be made plain. trouble. indivertible adj. So large or furnishing so great a supply as not to be emptied. Unrelenting. infidel n. Inanimate. Not fit or suitable. inexplicable adj. That can not be turned aside. Of unchangeable length or area. inextensible adj. infamous adj. induct v. indulgent adj. desire. as in opinion or statement. Publicly branded or notorious. inexhaustible adj. inevitable adj. inert adj. Not accomplishing an intended purpose. Above price.

ingratitude n. ingenuity n. as a dead body. ingratiate v. To introduce or strive to introduce new things. iniquity n. Gross wrong or injustice. or cleverness. initiate v. as principles or qualities. The act of imbuing. inject v. or open in character or quality. swelling. Harmless. infrequence n. by injection. influx n. infusion n. To set or implant deeply and firmly. or moral weakness or flaw. ingenuous adj. A hint. as in contrivance or arrangement. injunction n. inhibit v. . To trespass upon. Rareness. inherence n. A small body of water leading into a larger. That can not be altered or varied. Easily set on fire or excited. inhuman adj. infuse v. To instill. Evincing skill. To place in the earth. A place for the reception or treatment of the sick. or inculcate. inglorious adj. Intrinsic. innuendo n. ingenious adj. infrequent adj. infirm adj. inlet n. and pain. or pouring in. ingredient n. Deepest within. inflexible adj. Insensibility to kindness. Cleverness in contriving. To perform the first act or rite. To hold back or in. infirmity n. Shameful. Candid. influential adj. innocuous adj. infirmary n.infinity n. or originating. as a fluid. The state of being permanently existing in something. inflammation n. inland adj. Not disposed to entertain strangers gratuitously. inkling n. innovate v. Countless. Adverse. A morbid process in some part of the body characterized by heat. Savage. inhume v. combining. influence n. Ability to sway the will of another. introduce. inimical adj. Mandate. frank. inherent adj. Infusion. Uncommon. To win confidence or good graces for oneself. Remote from the sea. mental. infringe v. To introduce. Component. originality. innumerable adj. Insinuation. A physical. Boundless or immeasurable extension or duration. Lacking in bodily or mental strength. inflammable adj. Having the power to sway the will of another. inmost adj. inhospitable adj. ingraft v.

That can not be separated. insular adj. Pride or haughtiness exhibited in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others. insurgent n. To ask information about. Not assured of safety. insufficiency n. instill v. force. inquisitor n. insignificance n. insolent adj. inroad n. inopportune adj. especially out of curiosity. One who makes an investigation. insignificant adj. Pertaining to an island. insight n. To imply. Causing nothing displeasing or disturbing. A single occurrence or happening of a given kind. Imperceptible. Lacking the power of feeling or perceiving. inspector n. insufficient adj. insatiable adj. by writing. To place in a detached state or situation. To provoke. Impenetrably mysterious or profound. inquisitive adj. Lack of import or of importance. Urgency. inscrutable adj. purpose. especially as to time. Urgent. Given to questioning. One who incites to evil. Intellectual discernment. Conveying knowledge. insensible adj. insuperable adj. insulate v. Working ill by slow and stealthy means. Inadequate for some need. roll. or influence. Done without perceptible lapse of time. instigate v. Incapable of being concealed. insistence n. The state of being in active resistance to authority. Tasteless. inscribe v. instant n. insuppressible adj. insipid adj. insecure adj. or document. insomnia n. A court or tribunal for examination and punishment of heretics. instantaneous adj. or on a list. To infuse. insidious adj. insentient adj. . Unsuitable or inconvenient. or use. A very brief portion of time. insurrection n.inoffensive adj. Inadequacy. insistent adj. Uprising. Sleeplessness. inquire v. Impudent. instructive adj. inseparable adj. That desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably. Invincible. To enter in a book. insurgence n. Without importance. inquisition n. One who takes part in forcible opposition to the constituted authorities of a place. instigator n. insolence n. instance n. insinuate v. Forcible encroachment or trespass. An official appointed to examine or oversee any matter of public interest or importance.

intervene v. intimidate v. intestacy n. intention n. Having the nature or form of a question. Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure. intestine n.intangible adj. To cause to become frightened. Adding emphasis or force. intolerance n. intellect n. intimacy n. A coming between. integrity n. Not perceptible to the touch. An action or event considered as coming between others of greater length. intercessor n. interminable adj. interim n. Being in a middle place or degree or between extremes. interrogative adj. interrogate v. The act of stringing or stretching. To come between other things or persons. intolerable adj. The condition resulting from one's dying not having made a valid will. To examine formally by questioning. interlude n. interdict n. intercession n. intermit v. interpolation n. intensive adj. To interrupt the course of. intermediate adj. intermittent adj. To cause to cease temporarily. A low tract of land between hills. Uprightness of character and soundness of moral principle. intestate adj. A question or inquiry. intelligible adj. interposition n. To interfere for some end. Comprehensible. interlocutor n. A person who makes intelligible the speech of a foreigner by oral translation. To mediate between persons. Immoderate action or indulgence. intemperance n. Characterized by intelligence. extending to the anus. A recess. Having no limit or end. To act reciprocally. intercept v. The faculty of perception or thought. . intermission n. To stop while in progress. Capacity to know or understand. interpose v. That part of the digestive tube below or behind the stomach. Close or confidential friendship. intervale n. To cut through or into so as to divide. intellectual adj. intercede v. Authoritative act of prohibition. Not having made a valid will. Insufferable. interrogatory n. That upon which the mind is set. Entreaty in behalf of others. especially along a river. intension n. interpreter n. as of the appetites. interact v. A temporary discontinuance. intelligence n. Time between acts or periods. interrupt v. intersect v. Verbal interference. or state of being strained. One who takes part in a conversation or oral discussion. A mediator.

To look into. invariable adj. intoxicate v. The act of turning or directing inward. Fearless and bold. exercise. introspect v. To insert. intromit v. The act of observing and analyzing one's own thoughts and feelings. . One who invests money. invidious adj. Encroachment. Preliminary. Not to be conquered. To come in without leave or license. invalid n. or reproach. investor n. introspection n. intracellular adj. An utterance intended to cast censure. Incapable of being injured or disturbed. invalidate v. invalid adj. inverse adj. To make drunk. invasion n. intuition n. as by an act of intrusion or trespass. One who investigates. Showing or feeling envy. subdued. Contrary in tendency or direction. investigator n. introvert v. To harden or toughen by use. inviolable adj. Occurring or situated within a cell. To utter vehement censure or invective. or cogency. intricacy n. Entrance. physically or mentally. introductory adj. inveterate adj. upside down. Inherent. To fill with an overflowing abundance. To turn inside out. intramural adj. A plot or scheme. Change of order so that the first shall become last and the last first. or overcome. usually complicated and intended to accomplish something by secret ways. invigorate v. invincible adj. Exceedingly precious. Having no force. intrigue n. Unchangeable. inveigh v. weight. invective n. inventive adj. Difficult to follow or understand. intoxicant n. invaluable adj. Bigoted. intrepid adj. Situated within the walls of a city. To render of no force or effect. One who is disabled by illness or injury. Habitual. To turn within. invert v. encroachment. Perplexity. introgression n. To animate. inversion n. Anything that unduly exhilarates or excites. intrinsic adj. intrude v.intolerant adj. Instinctive knowledge or feeling. inure v. introversion n. or exposure. intrusion n. inundation n. The act of entering without warrant or invitation. Flood. Quick at contrivance. inundate v. or in opposite direction. intricate adj.

ire n. irreversible adj. irritancy n. irrefragable adj. iridescence n. That can not be lessened. irritate v. irritant n. To water. Exhibiting changing rainbow-colors due to the interference of the light. irrigant adj. irrigate v. islet n. isobar n. irradiance n. or tension. A many-colored appearance. especially for sacred things. iota n. especially for sacred things. Luster. Complication. invulnerable adj. To call on for assistance or protection. irritable adj. involuntary adj. A little island.invoke v. irk v. To afflict with pain. To excite ill temper or impatience in. or pathological agent of inflammation. irreducible adj. Inapplicable. irruption n. That can not be successfully withstood or opposed. With no outward manifestation. irradiate v. literally or figuratively. That can not be restrained or kept down. isochronous adj. Careless of or unable to meet responsibilities. as land. irrelevant adj. Not possessed of reasoning powers or understanding. Indifferent or opposed to religion. Wearisome. irreverence n. A small or insignificant mark or part. involve v. Unwilling. The quality showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. irksome adj. Censure or ridicule under cover of praise or compliment. irreverential adj. An island. chemical. especially for sacred things. or fatigue. vexation. irate adj. Wrath. That can not be refuted or disproved. Sudden invasion. Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. Showing impatience or ill temper on little provocation. To render clear and intelligible. A line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment. irrepressible adj. inwardly adv. irreverent adj. Prone to anger. Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration. irascible adj. Irrevocable. pain. iridescent adj. by ditches or other artificial means. involution n. irony n. irrefrangible adj. That can not be wounded or hurt. Relating to or denoting equal intervals of time. irreligious adj. irresistible adj. A mechanical. That can not be broken or violated. Moved to anger. Serving to water lands by artificial means. irresponsible adj. The quality of producing vexation. To draw into entanglement. isle n. irrational adj. irreparable adj. That can not be rectified or made amends for. .

or drying industrial products. or other material. Succulent. joint. To play tricks of sleight of hand. juridical adj. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment. To imperil. juncture n. The art or practice of sleight of hand. kernel n. A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake. An oven or furnace for baking. One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy.isolate v. Exultation. due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin. Wandering. justification n. judicature n. junta n. Confused. Jingo n. itinerary n. itinerate v. That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice. The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached. or seam. . To separate from others of its kind. Assumed by law to exist. juggle v. jeopardize v. Characteristic of youth. jocular adj. Vindication. An articulation. itinerant adj. joust v. keepsake n. To keep a diary. jargon n. jurisdiction n. Merry. judicial adj. To wander from place to place. A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government. used as a covering for the head or neck. kiloliter n. The science of rights in accordance with positive law. jurisprudence n. judiciary n. Prudent. To place close together. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice. burning. One thousand liters. The condition of being joined. jovial adj. Done or made in jest. junction n. Inclined to joke. A morbid condition. Pertaining to the administration of justice. joggle n. jocose adj. judgment n. unintelligible speech or highly technical speech. jaundice n. A square of linen. juror n. judicious adj. Pertaining to the throat. A grain or seed. kiln n. juxtapose v. kerchief n. juvenile adj. isothermal adj. jubilation n. jugglery n. A detailed account or diary of a journey. juicy adj. jugular adj. silk. journalize v. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback. Anything kept or given to be kept for the sake of the giver. Lawful power or right to exercise official authority. Having or marking equality of temperature.

Relatives. lateral adj. laudable adj. At a subsequent time. landmark n. kingling n. Praiseworthy. knavery n. or containing praise. kinsfolk n.000 meters. as seen from a distance or an elevation. laudation n. To praise in words or song. kind-hearted adj. Royal state. A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle. expressing. laudatory adj. Having a kind and sympathetic nature. lattice n. landholder n. knight errant n. intended for dipping up and pouring liquids. lascivious adj. latent adj. laddie n. or just. lassie n. later adv. Openwork of metal or wood. laggard adj. A lad. laud v. Lassitude of body or depression. A length of 1. landlord n. A petty king. Deceitfulness in dealing. . A loose robe. proper. A small article. especially one of picturesque effect. A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of. Landowner. fastening with a sash. more for ornament that use. Falling behind. lackadaisical adj. Toilsome. knighthood n. A little lass. labyrinth n. Dormant. pl. Pertaining to. kimono n. A slight deviation from what is right. kilowatt n. A maze. Lustful. Rather late. the principal outer garment in Japan. laundress n. languor n. lacteal adj. High praise. latency n. Directed toward the side. languid adj. Chivalry. One thousand watts. knickknack n. Pertaining to milk. lactic adj. The secretion of milk. landscape n. Relaxed. especially with the hands. To mix and work into a homogeneous mass. lactation n. The state of being dormant. latish adj. A rural view. formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars.kilometer n. A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements. kingship n. Listless. knead v. lacerate v. Milky. ladle n. Washerwoman. One of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of adventure. To tear rudely or raggedly. lapse n. laborious adj.

laureate adj. Crowned with laurel, as a mark of distinction. lave v. To wash or bathe. lawgiver n. A legislator. lawmaker n. A legislator. lax adj. Not stringent or energetic. laxative adj. Having power to open or loosen the bowels. lea n. A field. leaflet n. A little leaf or a booklet. leaven v. To make light by fermentation, as dough. leeward n. That side or direction toward which the wind blows. left-handed adj. Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right. legacy n. A bequest. legalize v. To give the authority of law to. legging n. A covering for the leg. legible adj. That may be read with ease. legionary n. A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor. legislate v. To make or enact a law or laws. legislative adj. That makes or enacts laws. legislator n. A lawgiver. legitimacy n. Accordance with law. legitimate adj. Having the sanction of law or established custom. leisure n. Spare time. leniency n. Forbearance. lenient adj. Not harsh. leonine adj. Like a lion. lethargy n. Prolonged sluggishness of body or mind. levee n. An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea, to prevent overflow. lever n. That which exerts, or through which one may exert great power. leviathan n. Any large animal, as a whale. levity n. Frivolity. levy v. To impose and collect by force or threat of force. lewd adj. Characterized by lust or lasciviousness. lexicographer n. One who makes dictionaries. lexicography n. The making of dictionaries. lexicon n. A dictionary. liable adj. Justly or legally responsible. libel n. Defamation. liberalism n. Opposition to conservatism. liberate v. To set free or release from bondage. licentious adj. Wanton. licit adj. Lawful. liege adj. Sovereign.

lien n. A legal claim or hold on property, as security for a debt or charge. lieu n. Stead. lifelike adj. Realistic. lifelong adj. Lasting or continuous through life. lifetime n. The time that life continues. ligament n. That which binds objects together. ligature n. Anything that constricts, or serves for binding or tying. light-hearted adj. Free from care. ligneous adj. Having the texture of appearance of wood. likelihood n. A probability. likely adj. Plausible. liking n. Fondness. limitation n. A restriction. linear adj. Of the nature of a line. liner n. A vessel belonging to a steamship-line. lingo n. Language. lingua n. The tongue. lingual adj. Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance. linguist n. One who is acquainted with several languages. linguistics n. The science of languages, or of the origin, history, and significance of words. liniment n. A liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises, inflammation, etc. liquefacient adj. Possessing a liquefying nature or power. liquefy v. To convert into a liquid or into liquid form. liqueur n. An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances. liquidate v. To deliver the amount or value of. liquor n. Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid. listless adj. Inattentive. literacy n. The state or condition of knowing how to read and write. literal adj. Following the exact words. literature n. The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively. lithe adj. Supple. lithesome adj. Nimble. lithograph n. A print made by printing from stone. lithotype n. In engraving, an etched stone surface for printing. litigant n. A party to a lawsuit. litigate v. To cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law. litigious adj. Quarrelsome. littoral adj. Of, pertaining to, or living on a shore. liturgy n. A ritual. livelihood n. Means of subsistence. livid adj. Black-and-blue, as contused flesh. loam n. A non-coherent mixture of sand and clay.

loath adj. Averse. loathe v. To abominate. locative adj. Indicating place, or the place where or wherein an action occurs. loch n. A lake. locomotion n. The act or power of moving from one place to another. lode n. A somewhat continuous unstratified metal- bearing vein. lodgment n. The act of furnishing with temporary quarters. logic n. The science of correct thinking. logical adj. Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning. logician n. An expert reasoner. loiterer n. One who consumes time idly. loneliness n. Solitude. longevity n. Unusually prolonged life. loot v. To plunder. loquacious adj. Talkative. lordling n. A little lord. lough n. A lake or loch. louse n. A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals. lovable adj. Amiable. low-spirited adj. Despondent. lowly adv. Rudely. lucid adj. Mentally sound. lucrative adj. Highly profitable. ludicrous adj. Laughable. luminary n. One of the heavenly bodies as a source of light. luminescent adj. Showing increase of light. luminescence n. Showing increase. luminosity n. The quality of giving or radiating light. luminous adj. Giving or radiating light. lunacy n. Mental unsoundness. lunar adj. Pertaining to the moon. lunatic n. An insane person. lune n. The moon. lurid adj. Ghastly and sensational. luscious adj. Rich, sweet, and delicious. lustrous adj. Shining. luxuriance n. Excessive or superfluous growth or quantity. luxuriant adj. Abundant or superabundant in growth. luxuriate v. To live sumptuously. lying n. Untruthfulness. lyre n. One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class. lyric adj. Fitted for expression in song.

mania n. To speak evil of. A fever characterized by alternating chills. Wishing evil to others. or temporarily. malignant adj. malleable adj. man-eater n. as distinguished from merely directory. especially a chronic or deep-seated one. intellect. A place or structure dangerous to human life. magnificence n. mallet n. A painted or sculptured representation of the Virgin. The parts of a machine or engine. usually with the infant Jesus. The arrangements or combination of the parts of which anything is composed. To cover or pave. malefactor n. The exhibition of greatness of action. A great Hindu prince. mandatory adj. A body possessing that peculiar form of polarity found in nature in the lodestone. Having an air of authority. To make adroit or artful moves: manage affairs by strategy. and sweating. or uses metal-working tools. maltreat v. magnitude n. magnificent adj. Insanity.macadamize v. Virginity. malcontent n. malady n. A sorcerer. Expressive of positive command. especially to do so falsely and severely. malevolence n. To inflame with passion. magisterial adj. character. maintenance n. man-trap n. Importance. malaria n. magistracy n. taken collectively. macrocosm n. The long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals. maize n. maintain v. maidenhood n. magician n. . A person of rank or importance. Madonna n. The office or dignity of a magistrate. roughly. A command. or action. machinery n. magnetize v. as a path or roadway. magnanimous adj. To hold or preserve in any particular state or condition. Mischievous. An animal that devours human beings. Grand or majestic in appearance. magnet n. Any physical disease or disorder. To make a magnet of. makeup n. The calling down of a curse or curses. maneuver v. That which supports or sustains. One who makes or repairs machines. malediction n. A wooden hammer. To treat ill. The whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to which man is related. malevolent adj. Ill will. malign v. Generous in treating or judging others. machinist n. magnate n. with small broken stone. mandate n. One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs. permanently. madden v. wealth. mane n. unkindly. quality. as the horse and the lion. maharaja n. Pliant. or abusively. maleficent adj. or power. One who injures another. fever. Evil in nature or tending to do great harm or mischief. Indian corn: usually in the United States called simply corn.

Submission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle. etc. a person raving with madness. massacre n. That of which anything is composed or may be constructed. massive adj. or motives. That which contains and gives shape or form to anything. resolution. with regularly arranged stones. manifesto n. A superior production. The attainment of superior skill. mastery n. Of considerable bulk and weight. including the usual shelf above it. Pertaining or peculiar to a mother or to motherhood. The facing. explanation or defense of intentions. making announcement. The union of a man and a woman in marriage. as of action or conduct. materialize v. To be astonished and perplexed because of (something). To put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island. maudlin adj. matter of fact n. Emancipation. manumit v. mawkish adj. meager adj. matrix n. The killing. A meadow. mantel n. martial adj. etc. maroon v. of one's mother. mead n. as bravery. maternal adj. mantle n. either the Roman god of war or the planet. Constant or excessive adherence to one manner. Like a man. sometimes richly ornamented. walls. mannerism n. A principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide. as buildings. manor n. masterpiece n. style. The qualities characteristic of a true man. maritime adj. about a fireplace. matinee n.. manlike adj. masquerade n. The art or work of constructing. . The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings. Afraid to express facts or opinions plainly. A public declaration. Sickening or insipid. Situated on or near the sea. The landed estate of a lord or nobleman. marine adj. A person engaged in manufacturing as a business. or peculiarity. A labyrinth. Something that has actual and undeniable existence or reality.maniac n. matrimony n. A social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised. masonry n. A cloak. manliness n. mausoleum n. manufacturer n. mealy-mouthed adj. maxim n. material n. To take perceptible or substantial form. Pertaining to war or military operations. matricide n. especially the murdering. maze n. Of or pertaining to the sea or matters connected with the sea. marvel v. Martian adj. Foolishly and tearfully affectionate. A tomb of more than ordinary size or architectural pretensions. martyrdom n. manumission n. To set free from bondage. An entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime. scanty. Pertaining to Mars.

mechanics n.meander v. To effect by negotiating as an agent between parties. heavy. An element that forms a base by combining with oxygen. mediocre adj. as by smelting. meliorate v. A collection of wild animals. medial adj. Philosophical. A beggar. medallion n. melodious adj. To apportion. melodrama n. A passing from one form or shape into another. The art or science of extracting a metal from ores. The branch of physics that treats the phenomena caused by the action of forces. mercenary adj. A threat. Characterized by a sweet succession of sounds. mesmerize v. Gentlemen. A souvenir. meretricious adj. mentality n. messieurs n. meddlesome adj. medicine n. metaphysics n. merciless adj. memorable adj. Of or pertaining to the middle. medieval adj. mellifluous adj. mendacious adj. A composition of different songs or parts of songs arranged to run as a continuous whole. menagerie n. medley n. metamorphosis n. metonymy n. Disposed to pity and forgive. The principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science. mediate v. meditation n. metaphysician n. Ordinary. especially when kept for exhibition. whether human or beast. mercantile adj. as in quality or social or physical condition. metempsychosis n. metaphor n. Belonging or relating to or descriptive of the middle ages. A figure of speech that consists in the naming of a thing by one of its attributes. A large medal. Untrue. metallurgy n. Cruel. To hypnotize. mentor n. Over-cautious. To wind and turn while proceeding in a course. mendicant n. Conducted or acting on business principles. The turning or revolving of a subject in the mind. and lustrous. mete v. Noteworthy. Intellectuality. Alluring by false or gaudy show. menace n. Sweetly or smoothly flowing. is usually hard. and friend. Transition of the soul of a human being at death into another body. meticulous adj. metaphysical adj. metal n. Interfering. commercial. A substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties. To make better or improve. by speaking as if the other. guide. A wise and faithful teacher. One skilled in metaphysics. . Greedy merciful adj. A figure of speech in which one object is likened to another. A drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents. pl. memento n.

militate v. An optical effect looking like a sheet of water in the desert. minimize v. Fond of tricks. mirage n. Of a warlike or combative disposition or tendency. minion n. microscopic adj. Wandering. Hatred of mankind. A woman who makes a business of assisting at childbirth. The world or universe on a small scale. misbehave v. ministry n. To behave ill. mien n. mimic v. The middle of the summer. microphone n. To have weight or influence (in determining a question). region. midwife n. Milky Way n. Courage. . militant adj. midsummer n. mileage n. The external appearance or manner of a person. militarism n. mettle n. Ill or improper behavior. Those citizens. misapprehend v. minutia n. Much smaller than reality or that the normal size. An instrument for assisting the eye in the vision of minute objects or features of objects. Relating to measurement. Hating mankind. The art of examing objects with the microscope. misbehavior n. minute adj. A service. A policy of maintaining great standing armies. An unlucky accident. Pertaining to a chief city. collectively. A distance in miles. metropolitan adj. misanthropy n. To imitate the speech or actions of. The smaller in number of two portions into which a number or a group is divided. metropolis n. A grass cultivated for forage and cereal. A servile favorite. metronome n. misadventure n. militia n. Wandering. A small or unimportant particular or detail. To reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree. An instrument for measuring very small angles or dimensions. misanthropic adj. who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations. micrometer n. ministration n. mettlesome adj. Having courage or spirit. mischievous adj. microcosm n. either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state. The galaxy. millet n. Any religious ceremonial. Exceedingly small in extent or quantity.metric adj. An instrument for indicating and marking exact time in music. migratory adj. miniature adj. microscopy n. To misunderstand. A chief city. microscope n. Adapted to or characterized by minute observation. or habitat to another. An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds. To remove or pass from one country. migrant adj. migrate v. minority n.

modify v. improperly. To misplace. Ridicule. Hatred of marriage. To make somewhat different. mockery n. miscreant n. missile n. misrepresent v. To regard with suspicion or jealousy. modernity n. modulate v. To give a wrong impression. A person given to saving and hoarding unduly. or unskillfully. A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin. Misfortune.miscount v. moderator n. A villain. mite n. mobocracy n. small crime. Evil conduct. To make characteristic of the present or of recent times. inflection. Lasting but a short time. To make a mistake in counting. mitigate v. molt v. miter n. misrule v. portion. moat n. Lacking clearness misunderstand v. A change. To vary in tone. mnemonics n. Fashionable. The book containing the service for the celebration of mass. or particle. misinterpret v. misdeed n. mollify v. misty adj. To put into a wrong place. To Take in a wrong sense. To cast off. miser n. The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle. A ditch on the outside of a fortress wall. momentary adj. moccasin n. The state or character of being modern. A message in writing. modernize v. modish adj. To maltreat. To soothe. Lawless control of public affairs by the mob or populace. missal n. The presiding officer of a meeting. misdemeanor n. feathers. thrown or intended to be thrown. misogyny n. as hair. To misunderstand. To misgovern. mishap n. modification n. pitch or other quality of sound. misogamy n. A system of principles and formulas designed to assist the recollection in certain instances. A very small amount. To make milder or more endurable. missive n. mistrust v. . Hatred of women. etc. mismanage v. misplace v. misnomer n. mislay v. A wrong or improper act. To manage badly. especially a weapon. Any object. misuse v. moderation n. A name wrongly or mistakenly applied. Temperance.

moratorium n. monomania n. and the like. usually initials of a name. moralize v. mordant adj. A ray of moonlight. monopoly n. momentum n. muddle v. monstrosity n. monogamy n. monosyllable n. Full of or abounding in mountains. A lack of variety. On the point of dying. Gloomy. Government by a single person. monition n. morale n. The habit of pairing. Biting. courage. moonbeam n. monotone n. Unchanging and tedious. mongrel n. muffle v. as by wraps. Any structure or sculpture in stone formed of a single piece. morphology n. monotonous adj. A state of mind with reference to confidence. motto n. Anything unnaturally huge or distorted. especially with or as with drink. monologue n. monastery n. monarchy n. The sameness or monotony of utterance. Admonition or warning. or faith. Caused by or denoting a diseased or unsound condition of body or mind. One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise. Government by a single. to enable a person to raise its price. monsieur n. motley adj. monograph n. To confuse or becloud. mountaineer n. monotony n. moralist n. Biting or giving to biting. The unreasonable pursuit of one idea. morality n. equivalent to Mr. Virtue. sovereign ruler. zeal. An impetus. morbid adj. To deaden the sound of. As much as can be or is usually put into the or exercise. The control of a thing. and sir. . A dwelling-place occupied in common by persons under religious vows of seclusion. mountainous adj. Friendly counsel given by way of warning and implying caution or reproof. Financial. An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life.momentous adj. To render virtuous. The progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. Very significant. morose adj. as a commodity. Composed of heterogeneous or inharmonious elements. mordacious adj. or having but one mate. A character consisting of two or more letters interwoven into one. monolith n. A treatise discussing a single subject or branch of a subject. monetary adj. monocracy n. the science of organic forms. monitory n. mouthful n. moribund adj. A French title of respect. monogram n. An emergency legislation authorizing a government suspend some action temporarily. A writer on ethics. A story or drama told or performed by one person. A word of one syllable.

A giving characterized by generous motives and extraordinary liberality. natal adj. narrator n. mythology n. Narcissus n. mystic n. An assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection. Loathsome. Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result. Pertaining to ships. myriad n. mutiny n. municipal adj. Pertaining to the nose. narrow-minded adj. A fictitious narrative presented as historical. muleteer n. necessary adj. Extraordinarily generous. A district enjoying municipal government. The depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached. navel n. Rebellion against lawful or constituted authority. or for numbering off. A light. Pertaining to one's birth. narration n. To render indispensable. Of or pertaining to a town or city. inflammable oil used as a solvent. seamen. but without any basis of fact. muster n. A gaseous body of unorganized stellar substance. volatile. The act or process of change. navigate v. naval adj. necessity n. An orderly continuous account of the successive particulars of an event. Pertaining to ships. or appearances. A connection with a particular nation. naturally adv. An affection of the stomach producing dizziness and usually an impulse to vomit nauseate v. nautical adj. One who professes direct divine illumination. mutilate v. municipality n. The act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence. the condition of being manifold or very various. The offspring of a white person and a black person. necessitate v. One who narrates anything. According to the usual order of things. . The act of artfully perplexing. or navigation. or relies upon meditation to acquire truth. mystification n. To disfigure. or to its corporate or local government. A vast indefinite number. mutation n. Having many shapes. nameless adj. That which is indispensably requisite to an end desired. narrate v. narrative n. colorless. munificence n. as in manufacture of paints. munificent adj. The whole body of legends cherished by a race concerning gods and heroes. To tell a story. Capable of commercial navigation.mulatto n. A mule-driver. multiplicity n. To traverse by ship. mundane adj. Characterized by illiberal views or sentiments. nausea n. Having no fame or reputation. nauseous adj. To cause to loathe. as opposed to spiritual or celestial. nasal adj. fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection. Worldly. navigable adj. nebula n. myth n. naphtha n. The son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus. nationality n. multiform adj.

neuter adj. needlework n. To adjust cozily in snug quarters. Neither masculine nor feminine. network n. The coining or using of new words or new meanings of words. neology n. nil n. One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead. Embroidery. negate v. Any especially sweet and delicious drink. nestling adj. A city of the dead. Apt to omit what ought to be done. Wicked in the extreme. Being in need. Anything that presents a system of cross. The act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition. or poverty. Modernized Latin. negligible adj. To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in. neo-Latin n. the English philosopher. Nemesis n. neophyte adj. The egg of a louse or some other insect. negligent adj. nefarious adj. To bargain with others for an agreement. neurology n. neutral adj. Neolithic adj. or delivery. divinity of chastisement and vengeance. Newtonian adj. nit n. neural adj. neocracy n.necrology n. . endorsement. neglectful adj. A goddess. A list of persons who have died in a certain place or time. Omission of that which ought to be done. A loose gown worn by women. needy adj. as for a treaty or transfer of property. nettle v. nocturnal adj. (no longer acceptable to use) nihilist n. want. necromancer n. Belonging to or under control of neither of two contestants. nestle v. An advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known. negotiable v. Nothing nimble adj. negligee n. negligence n. Recently hatched. neopaganism n. Stingy. Pertaining to the nerves or nervous system. To deny. negation n. nevertheless conj. Notwithstanding. Having the character of a beginner. niggardly adj. Government administered by new or untried persons. nectarine n. A new or revived paganism. The science of the nervous system. Transferable by assignment. Exhibiting or indicating omission. necrosis n. nectar n. Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton. Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students. Light and quick in motion or action.lines. A variety of the peach. neo-Darwinsim n. Pertaining to the later stone age. Of or pertaining to the night. necropolis n. the death of part of the body.

vexes. noisome adj. nuance n. A central point or part about which matter is aggregated. nonentity n. Hurtful. Not residing within a given jurisdiction. In no place or state. A model. nunnery n. particularly to the sense of smell. nugatory adj. Of or peculiar to Normandy.noiseless adj. nominee n. Having no fixed abode. nomination n. A slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind. nude adj. Indescribable. nowhere adv. Clamorous. The act or ceremony of naming a man or woman for office. oakum n. nowadays adv. . Usual or customary. or irritates. oaken adj. novellette n. novice n. nutriment n. Hemp-fiber obtained by untwisting and picking out loosely the yarns of old hemp rope. Very offensive. in northern France. One who or that which is of unequaled excellence. That which nourishes. Naked. nonpareil n. normalcy n. Of or pertaining to marriage. especially to the marriage ceremony. notorious adj. Having nutritious properties. A state of mind indicating lack of interest. nurture n. A convent for nuns. non-resident adj. nondescript adj. A short novel. obdurate adj. That which does not exist. norm n. nonchalance n. In the present time or age. Any scheme or recipe of a charlatan character. Trivial. nucleus n. noticeable adj. numeration n. but having duties other than that of fighting. To designate as a candidate for any office. That which annoys. noxious adj. non-combatant n. non-existent n. A beginner in any business or occupation. nostrum n. Norman adj. nominate v. nutritive adj. Perceptible. The act or art of reading or naming numbers. nuisance n. noisy adj. The process of fostering or promoting growth. Silent. Impassive to feelings of humanity or pity. nuptial adj. Of or pertaining to number. One attached to the army or navy. Unfavorably known to the general public. nomad adj. One who receives a nomination. The state of being normal. numerical adj. nomic adj. A person or thing of little or no account. nominal adj. Made of or from oak. Having no power or force.

oblivion n. The state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten. oblique adj. A figure with eight sides and eight angles. obsequies n. objector n. obesity n. octave n. occult adj. considered in relation to that other. obstreperous adj. occupant n. as to a proposition. To fill with impediments so as to prevent passage. obsolete adj. as distinguished from the actual owner. The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions. A building designed for systematic astronomical observations. Tending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence. An important event or celebration. Detestable. A book. A square shaft with pyramidal top. obligatory adj. The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse. obtrusive adj. A person of between eighty and ninety years. obstinacy n. obstetrician n. obsequious adj. as a gas by a metal. A happening. obviate v. as a word. Boisterous. octogenarian adj. obvert v. Occident n. obituary adj. One who objects. occurrence n. occlude v. obstruct v. objective adj. obtrude v. obstetrics n. obliterate v. Excessive fatness. Funeral rites. obligate v. A traditional form or customary act. Stubborn adherence to opinion. Hindrance. occasion n. . octagon n. obsolescence n. obsolescent adj. oblong adj. arising from conceit or the desire to have one's own way. To cause to disappear. Quick to notice. Showing a servile readiness to fall in with the wishes or will of another. usually monumental or commemorative. octavo n. or ruling. A tenant in possession of property. To be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence. To clear away or provide for. obstruction n. Binding in law or conscience. Existing but not immediately perceptible. obese adj.obelisk n. Longer than broad: applied most commonly to rectangular objects considerably elongated obnoxious adj. or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves. Exceedingly fat. measure. observance n. A published notice of a death. The branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy. said of lines. either wholly or in part. Passing out of use. Grasping and representing facts as they are. A practitioner of midwifery. Slanting. To turn the front or principal side of (a thing) toward any person or object. observatory n. observant adj. A note at this interval above or below any other. To absorb. No longer practiced or accepted. To hold to the fulfillment of duty. as an objection or difficulty.

operate v. Active. Portentous. A conclusion or judgment held with confidence. One who supports the opposite side in a debate. Possessed of unlimited and universal power. offhand adv. odious adj. Omnipotent adj. Favorable or advantageous chance or opening. opportunity n. Onset. One who takes advantage of circumstances to gain his ends. Having or diffusing an odor or scent. omnivorous adj. Burdensome or oppressive. A fatty preparation with a butter-like consistency in which a medicinal substance exists. especially of troops. omniscient adj. as an emblem of peace. Impervious to light. ode n. but falling short of positive knowledge. omission n. Unlimited and universal power. ogre n. offshoot n. Radically different or contrary in action or movement. opponent n. opportune adj. ominous adj. especially a fragrant one. The property of combined refraction and reflection of light. discussion. onrush n. oculist n. Especially fit as occurring. opportunist n. operetta n. olive-branch n. One versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye. A humorous play in dialogue and music. Hateful. Intermeddling with what is not one's concern. . opalescence n. omniscience n. off adj. One who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus. or done at the right moment. officious adj. A violent onset. Something that branches off from the parent stock. or sport. A feeling of extreme repugnance.ocular adj. The state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil. Unlimited or infinite knowledge. Having an odor. upon an enemy or fortification. The form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung. To put in action and supervise the working of. Farther or more distant. opprobrium n. Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately. opinion n. odorous adj. especially an agreeable one. of more than one act. To act as an officer or leader. odoriferous adj. onerous adj. odium n. operative adj. opposite adj. A demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings. A branch of the olive-tree. Without preparation. said. operator n. opaque adj. onslaught n. A burden or responsibility. omnipotence n. onset n. Of or pertaining to the eye. olfactory adj. An eccentricity. Characterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge. resulting in smoky tints. Exclusion. An assault. ointment n. struggle. onus n. or of dislike and disgust. oddity n. of or pertaining to the sense of smell. officiate v.

optic n. Pertaining to the eye or vision. optician n. One who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses. optics n. The science that treats of light and vision, and all that is connected with sight. optimism n. The view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best. option n. The right, power, or liberty of choosing. optometry n. Measurement of the powers of vision. opulence n. Affluence. opulent adj. Wealthy. oral adj. Uttered through the mouth. orate v. To deliver an elaborate or formal public speech. oration n. An elaborate or formal public speech. orator n. One who delivers an elaborate or formal speech. oratorio n. A composition for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, generally taken from the Scriptures. oratory n. The art of public speaking. ordeal n. Anything that severely tests courage, strength, patience, conscience, etc. ordinal n. That form of the numeral that shows the order of anything in a series, as first, second, third. ordination n. A consecration to the ministry. ordnance n. A general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war. orgies n. Wild or wanton revelry. origin n. The beginning of that which becomes or is made to be. original adj. Not copied nor produced by imitation. originate v. To cause or constitute the beginning or first stage of the existence of. ornate adj. Ornamented to a marked degree. orthodox adj. Holding the commonly accepted faith. orthodoxy n. Acceptance of the common faith. orthogonal adj. Having or determined by right angles. orthopedic adj. Relating to the correcting or preventing of deformity orthopedist n. One who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity oscillate v. To swing back and forth. osculate v. To kiss. ossify v. to convert into bone. ostentation n. A display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery. ostracism n. Exclusion from intercourse or favor, as in society or politics. ostracize v. To exclude from public or private favor. ought v. To be under moral obligation to be or do. oust v. To eject. out-and-out adv. Genuinely. outbreak n. A sudden and violent breaking forth, as of something that has been pent up or restrained. outburst n. A violent issue, especially of passion in an individual. outcast n. One rejected and despised, especially socially. outcry n. A vehement or loud cry or clamor. outdo v. To surpass.

outlandish adj. Of barbarous, uncouth, and unfamiliar aspect or action. outlast v. To last longer than. outlaw n. A habitual lawbreaker. outlive v. To continue to exist after. out-of-the-way adj. Remotely situated. outpost n. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main body to guard against surprise. outrage n. A gross infringement of morality or decency. outrageous adj. Shocking in conduct. outreach v. To reach or go beyond. outride v. To ride faster than. outrigger n. A part built or arranged to project beyond a natural outline for support. outright adv. Entirely. outskirt n. A border region. outstretch v. To extend. outstrip v. To go beyond. outweigh v. To surpass in importance or excellence. overdo v. To overtax the strength of. overdose n. An excessive dose, usually so large a dose of a medicine that its effect is toxic. overeat v. To eat to excess. overhang n. A portion of a structure which projects or hangs over. overleap v. To leap beyond. overlord n. One who holds supremacy over another. overpass v. To pass across or over, as a river. overpay v. To pay or reward in excess. overpower v. To gain supremacy or victory over by superior power. overproduction n. Excessive production. overreach v. To stretch out too far. overrun v. To infest or ravage. oversee v. To superintend. overseer n. A supervisor. overshadow v. To cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison. overstride v. To step beyond. overthrow v. To vanquish an established ruler or government. overtone n. A harmonic. overture n. An instrumental prelude to an opera, oratorio, or ballet. overweight n. Preponderance. pacify v. To bring into a peaceful state. packet n. A bundle, as of letters. pact n. A covenant. pagan n. A worshiper of false gods. pageant n. A dramatic representation, especially a spectacular one. palate n. The roof of the mouth.

palatial adj. Magnificent. paleontology n. The branch of biology that treats of ancient life and fossil organisms. palette n. A thin tablet, with a hole for the thumb, upon which artists lay their colors for painting. palinode n. A retraction. pall v. To make dull by satiety. palliate v. To cause to appear less guilty. pallid adj. Of a pale or wan appearance. palpable n. perceptible by feeling or touch. palsy n. Paralysis. paly adj. Lacking color or brilliancy. pamphlet n. A brief treatise or essay, usually on a subject of current interest. pamphleteer v. To compose or issue pamphlets, especially controversial ones. panacea n. A remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases. Pan-American adj. Including or pertaining to the whole of America, both North and South. pandemic adj. Affecting a whole people or all classes, as a disease. pandemonium n. A fiendish or riotous uproar. panegyric n. A formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act. panel n. A rectangular piece set in or as in a frame. panic n. A sudden, unreasonable, overpowering fear. panoply n. A full set of armor. panorama n. A series of large pictures representing a continuous scene. pantheism n. The worship of nature for itself or its beauty. Pantheon n. A circular temple at Rome with a fine Corinthian portico and a great domed roof. pantomime n. Sign-language. pantoscope n. A very wide-angled photographic lens. papacy n. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church. papyrus n. The writing-paper of the ancient Egyptians, and later of the Romans. parable n. A brief narrative founded on real scenes or events usually with a moral. paradox n. A statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the received belief. paragon n. A model of excellence. parallel v. To cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts. parallelism n. Essential likeness. paralysis n. Loss of the power of contractility in the voluntary or involuntary muscles. paralyze v. To deprive of the power to act. paramount adj. Supreme in authority. paramour n. One who is unlawfully and immorally a lover or a mistress. paraphernalia n. Miscellaneous articles of equipment or adornment. paraphrase v. Translate freely. pare v. To cut, shave, or remove (the outside) from anything. parentage n. The relation of parent to child, of the producer to the produced, or of cause to effect. Pariah n. A member of a degraded class; a social outcast. parish n. The ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor.

parody v. pastoral adj. Tranquil. paucity n. partible adj. Capable of feeling of suffering. peccant adj. To converse in. parity n. patriarch n. especially from one's father. peccadillo n. pavilion n. parlor n. partition n. by separating it into its elements and describing each word. Derived from the same root or primitive word. peccable adj. Mode of speech. passible adj. parricide n. peaceful adj. A small breach of propriety or principle. paronymous adj. The quality in any form of representation that rouses emotion or sympathy. A sudden outburst of any kind of activity. Fatherhood. parsimonious adj. Of senatorial or noble rank. patrician adj. Characterized by or exhibiting undue or unreasoning devotion to a party. A legislative body. peaceable adj. Love and devotion to one's country. Fatherly. To mumble something over and over. parliament n. The murder of a parent. payee n. Equality. paternity n. That which separates anything into distinct parts. . participant n. patter v. Unresponsive. partisan adj. paternal adj. pauperism n. To exercise an arrogant condescension toward. A room for reception of callers or entertainment of guests. Formed after one's father's name. An inheritance from an ancestor. patriotism n. An open structure for temporary shelter. patronymic adj. One having a share or part. parse v. Unduly sparing in the use or expenditure of money. patronize v. pectoral adj. passive adj. Pertaining to the breast or thorax. Tranquil. Of or pertaining to the city of Paris. as of condition or rank. A person to whom money has been or is to be paid. Guilty. Capable of sinning. participate v. Having the spirit or sentiment of rural life. paroxysm n. pecuniary adj. parlance n. One without means of support.Parisian adj. To render ludicrous by imitating the language of. The chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right. Consisting of money. Dependence on charity. pauper n. as a sentence. pathos n. To describe. Fewness. Separable. patrimony n. To receive or have a part or share of. parley v.

A schoolmaster. A figure having five points or lobes. pedestal n. penetrable adj. pentavalent adj.pedagogics n. through the medium of the body . pentagram n. The science and art of teaching. moral. statue. peddler n. pennant n. (irritable) pellucid adj. penurious adj. To have knowledge of. The contest of five associated exercises in the great games and the same contestants. Discernment. Pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water. or vase. Punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence. That may be pierced by physical. One who journeys on foot. A syllable or member of a series that is last but one. Of unequaled excellence or worth. Translucent. pentahedron n. either for ornament or for use. penultimate adj. Petulant. penance n. serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock. pendulous adj. One's line of ancestors. pedagogy n. A bias in favor of something. pendulum n. peddle v. pentad n. or receive impressions concerning. pedant n. especially so as to swing by an attached end or part. The science and art of teaching pedal n. The number five. Indigence. peerless adj. A small flag. penitence n. with five angles and five sides. or intellectual force. Excessively sparing in the use of money. Anything that hangs from something else. pendant n. The consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law. perambulate v. One who travels from house to house with an assortment of goods for retail. Sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone. pentagon n. In prosody. pediatrics n. A lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments. penitential adj. The department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood. a line of verse containing five units or feet. penetrate v. penchant n. pedestrian n. The nobility. To go about with a small stock of goods to sell. pentameter n. A figure. penury n. To walk about. Pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone. penalty n. cycles. perceive v. A scholar who makes needless and inopportune display of his learning. and other machines. pedigree n. Hanging. A solid bounded by five plane faces. pedagogue n. A periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her. To enter or force a way into the interior parts of. Quinqeuvalent. peninsular adj. especially. peevish adj. pentathlon n. peerage n. A base or support as for a column. pension n. A weight hung on a rod. penetration n.

Reciprocal change. To accomplish. perquisite n. personal adj. A continuance in the same state. permanence n. One who or that which perceives. course of conduct. perjury n. percussion n. To pervade. That may be allowed. A persistence in purpose and effort. perpendicular adj. Walking about. Knowledge through the senses of the existence and properties of matter or the external world. perform v. The sharp striking of one body against another. To continue steadfast against opposition. To continue striving in spite of discouragements. A solemn assertion of a falsity. perpetrator n. perhaps adv. especially one of rank or high station. To swear falsely to. peremptory adj. perennial adj. To filter. Banter. perfidy n. Not general or public. Precluding question or appeal. persecution n.senses. percipient n. percolator n. The doer of a wrong or a criminal act. Capable of being made perfect. percipience n. perforate v. Harsh or malignant oppression. or the like. perfumery n. Tending to kill or hurt. Durable. perseverance n. perfunctory adj. or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature. The act of perceiving. pernicious adj. To preserve from extinction or oblivion. A filter. perigee n. periodicity n. permutation n. peripatetic adj. Treachery. permanent adj. A man or woman as an individual. Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages. percolate v. persistence n. The point in the orbit of the moon when it is nearest the earth. permissible adj. Continuing though the year or through many years. Possibly. Cognizable. perceptible adj. perception n. The preparation of perfumes. different ordering of same items. . The habit or characteristic of recurrence at regular intervals. A fixed adherence to a resolve. persiflage n. personage n. persist v. Straight up and down. permeate v. Half-hearted. perjure v. perpetuate v. persevere v. perfectible adj. To make a hole or holes through.

perspicuous adj. Benevolent. phenomenon n. or anything that moves the feelings. Any unusual occurrence. capricious or petulant. The relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view. peter v. philately n. pharmacy n. perspective n. perversity n. The act of reading carefully or thoughtfully. pestilent adj. philanthropist n. To fail or lose power. pervert n. pestilential adj. The force of persons collectively employed in some service. A raging epidemic. The attributes. The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines. personnel n. perturb v. One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false. The state of spreading through every part. pervade v. pertinent adj. Having a malign influence or effect. Extraordinary or marvelous. To win the mind of by argument. petrify v. To disturb greatly. petulant adj. Active humanitarianism. To excrete through the pores of the skin. that make up the character and nature of an individual. pervious adj. A book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists. Wickedness. Unyielding adherence. One who endeavors to help his fellow men. perturbation n. capable of influencing to action by entreaty. pervasion n. or value. phenomenal adj. pertinacity n. To convert into a substance of stony hardness and character. perusal n. eloquence. taken collectively. pharmacopoeia n. The character or condition of being impatient. pervasive adj. Lucid. evidence. Mental excitement or confusion. Admitting the entrance or passage of another substance. statement. Unreasonable. Diversion from the true meaning or proper purpose. having the nature of or breeding pestilence. perspiration n. Displaying impatience. Acuteness or discernment. Sweat. philanthropy n. petulance n. persuade v. To pass or spread through every part. Persistent or unyielding. or reflection. Astute. pestilence n. philanthropic adj. Relevant. perspicacious adj. perspire v. philander v.personality n. efficiency. perversion n. pertinacious adj. Thoroughly penetrating or permeating. To play at courtship with a woman. perspicacity n. The study and collection of stamps. perverse adj. persuadable adj. .

Hard-hearted. Pertaining to the nature of sound. A specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy. The external appearance merely. or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything. pitiless adj. To excite a slight degree of anger in. physiography n. phonetic adj. pitiful adj. The science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy. pincers n. pillory n. An expert in linguistics. Religious. phosphorescence n.philharmonic adj. phonic adj. Not easily roused to feeling or action. pioneer n. physicist n. Pertaining to the combined action of light and electricity. A high or topmost point. A loose or separated part. pinchers n. Fond of music. The study of language in connection with history and literature. Contemptible. pillage n. piccolo n. Any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights. One who is fond of women. philosophy n. piecemeal adv. Representing articulate sounds or speech. picayune adj. The physical structure or organization of a person. . The science of organic functions. An instrument having two jaws working on a pivot. To seek ultimate causes and principles. A wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn. The general principles. pittance n. as a mountain-peak. physics n. Gradually. Compassionate. Open robbery. pious adj. pique v. To bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness. The science of human vocal sounds. The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth. philosophize v. phlegmatic adj. as in war. philologist n. phonology n. Any small portion or meager allowance. as distinguished from the whole or the mass. physiocracy n. philogynist n. The property of emitting light. philology n. piteous adj. One among the first to explore a country. A small flute. Description of nature. pinnacle n. Wretched. A graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound. The art of measuring the intensity of light. piece n. laws. Of small value. photometer n. physiology n. placate v. photoelectric adj. physiognomy n. An instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot. phonogram n. pitiable adj. physique n. photometry n.

pleasurable adj. The person to whom anything is pledged. pleasant adj. especially of the earth. pneumatic adj. Common. playful adj. polycracy n. The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant. The rules and principles of poetry. Pertaining to the poles of a sphere. poise n. pluperfect adj. The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one's own. plebeian adj. pollen n. Agreeable. Severely painful or acute to the spirit. especially of pain or grief. Frolicsome. An argument to obtain some desired action. A piece of lead for making soundings. adjusting walls to the vertical. poetaster n. An expression of applause. poignancy n. Pertaining to or consisting of air or gas. . plausible adj. pledgeor n. plaudit n. polemics n. A maker of plays for the stage. Equilibrium. the fact or condition of having more than one wife or husband at once. polar adj. Pertaining to poetry. A polar projection of the heavens on a chart. A weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something. polygamy n.ever class. plenitude n. plenipotentiary n. Affording gratification. A written or spoken statement that is flat. The art of controversy or disputation. plagiarism n. pledgee n.placid adj. plural adj. An inferior poet. polyarchy n. platitude n. Entire. poetics n. poignant adj. plummet n. though open to doubt. Abundance. Containing or consisting of more than one. Poetry. poesy n. planisphere n. plasticity n. One who gives a pledge. plea n. The rule of many. plutocracy n. Government by several or many persons of what. poetic adj. plenary adj. A person fully empowered to transact any business. plumb n. pollute v. Abundant. A wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money. The property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed. Seeming likely to be true. Serene. A majority. plenteous adj. Severity or acuteness. Expressing past time or action prior to some other past time or action. playwright n. dull. To contaminate. plurality n. or commonplace.

The having. portend v. Anything that may be possible. polygon n. To indicate as being about to happen. Anything that indicates what is to happen. or controls anything. potentate n. possess v. holding. The doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one. posit v. Impotent. polytechnic adj. drawings. precaution n. portent n. powerless adj. potential n. especially in proportion to the territory. etc. One who owns. potion n. A portable case for holding writing-materials. enjoys. Having several syllables. postgraduate adj. possible adj. or detention of property in one's power or command. Power. possession n. Pertaining to. Containing many inhabitants. especially more than three syllables. or detention of property in one's power or command. Physically powerful. Free from doubt or hesitation. A solid bounded by plane faces. pontiff n. possessive adj. To meditate or reflect upon. polyhedron n. or supernatural. One possessed of great power or sway. prattle v. The manner in which a thing is placed. Perilous. . To own. Pertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree. moral. pommel v. Pertaining to the having. populace n. potent adj. Something added to a letter after the writer's signature. ponderous adj. The common people. prate v. precarious adj. pompous adj. positive adj. polysyllable adj. To talk about vainly or foolishly.polyglot adj. The Pope. especially by previous signs. Being not beyond the reach of power natural. potency n. The hinder part. or practicing many arts. Marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner. especially by more than four. Feasible. position n. populous adj. ponder v. posterior n. The quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner. To utter in simple or childish talk. preamble n. polytheism n. possessor n. A figure having many angles. To present in an orderly manner. Unusually weighty or forcible. posse n. as property. A dose of liquid medicine. To beat with something thick or bulky. postdate v. Speaking several tongues. postscript n. A provision made in advance for some possible emergency or danger. portfolio n. To make the date of any writing later than the real date. A statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows. embracing. pomposity n. holding. practicable adj. A force of men.

predominate v. time. prefatory adj. The act of going forward. Exact. or rank. predominance n. To force forward prematurely. or degree. . number. precursor n. Preference. precocious adj. A difficult. prefer v. The act of laying hold of or grasping. precedence n. preference n. A forerunner or herald. preemption n. An instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule. Existence antecedent to something. An incumbent of a given office previous to another. preclude v. Accuracy of limitation. To state as belonging to something. Ascendancy or preponderance. prefix v. To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land. Of the nature of an instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule. predecessor n. To prevent. A judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts.precede v. An object of favor or choice. prediction n. at the beginning of a book. To foretell. trying situation or plight. prelacy n. or constituting preference or priority. preferable adj. precedential adj. effectiveness. prehension n. Special eminence. Prone to pillaging. preexistence n. The right or act of purchasing before others. Capable of being grasped. precedent n. To exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else. Moving onward quickly and heedlessly. predominant adj. Possessing. More desirable than others. Pertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book. preexist v. preferment n. or adjustment. preface n. To preoccupy. Adapted for grasping or holding. precipitate v. precipice n. quantity. preengage v. predicate v. giving. influence. A prophecy. predict v. precise adj. preferential adj. To happen first. precision n. To settle or arrange beforehand. prejudice n. A brief explanation or address to the reader. A high and very steep or approximately vertical cliff. Superior in power. precession n. or degree. Priority in place. A system of church government. prehensible adj. To hold in higher estimation. definition. predatory adj. preestablish v. To be chief in importance. Having the mental faculties prematurely developed. prehensile adj. precipitant adj. preempt v. To attach at the beginning. predicament n. preeminence n.

An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event. A judgment as a conclusion. prevaricate v. prescient adj. prelude n. presentment n. Utterly ridiculous or absurd. preponderant adj. To foretell. That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved. premature adj. A fictitious reason or motive. Belonging to the first ages. Frequency. pretentious adj. prescription n. primer n. To puncture slightly with fine. Foreknowing. Semblance. presage v. Prevalent. Derived from authoritative direction. prevalence n. prescript adj. sharp points. presentiment n. premonition n. To exceed in influence or power. prevention n. An elementary reading-book for children. Foreboding. Stiffly proper. Prescribed as a rule or model. presumption n. The state of having the mind. Thwarting. premise n. preternatural adj. To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention. To foreordain. Perceiving or feeling beforehand. conceit. or display. Assuming too much. An authoritative direction. prescriptible adj. preparation n. . Foreboding.prelate n. preoccupation n. prevalent adj. Marked by pretense. preservation n. presentient adj. Conservation. Conceited. prickle v. A bold or presumptuous assertion. Extraordinary. prim adj. Coming too soon. One of a higher order of clergy having direct authority over other clergy. Having to do with what is preliminary. preoccupy v. pretension n. preponderate v. preparatory adj. prepossession n. First in rank or position. prerogative adj. An introductory or opening performance. presumptuous adj. preordain v. First. A preconceived liking. pretext n. Having superior rank or precedence. prescience n. Of wide extent or frequent occurrence. To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects. premier adj. Knowledge of events before they take place. preposterous adj. priggish adj. primeval adj. or inclination preoccupied. prima adj. attention.

Relating to making proof. as of a will. Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter. One who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. profuse adj. A moving forward or proceeding in course. probation n. A prominence. probate adj. productive adj. Most important. A manner or method of acting. procrastination n. pristine adj. progeny n. To search through and through. principality n. or science. Delay. or the like. Yielding in abundance. proletarian n. especially in the use of money or property. principle n. proctor n. prohibitionist n. A vessel owned and officered by private persons. An outline or contour. principal adj. prohibitory adj. Shameless viciousness. art. qualification. projection n. progression n. A right or immunity not enjoyed by all. The territory of a reigning prince. One wasteful or extravagant. To offer to another for acceptance. proficiency n. prodigious adj. proficient adj. A monastic house. procrastinate v. privity n. A general truth or proposition. prodigal n. To put off till tomorrow or till a future time. . probe v. profligate adj. Immense. An agent acting for another. A decree or an order forbidding something. profile n. profiteer n. professor n. profligacy n. as after rest or interruption. A person of the lowest or poorest class. or industry. profession n. Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art. To renew motion or action. probity n.primitive adj. prodigy n. or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions. Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character. Primitive. but carrying on maritime war. An advanced state of acquirement. A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college. Abandoned to vice. Involving or equivalent to prohibition. Offspring. proceed v. proclamation n. Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed. prohibition n. privilege n. One who profits. privateer n. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines. Produced or displayed in overabundance. priory n. Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction. as in some knowledge. Any announcement made in a public manner. Pertaining to the beginning or early times. A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities. privy adj. science. procedure n. especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages. proffer v.

prospectus n. or performance.prolific adj. prophesy v. protection n. One who has been won over from one religious belief to another. prominence n. Protestant n. danger. or importance. Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege. Preservation from harm. proselyte n. proportionate adj. prolong v. promenade v. A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty. A prefatory statement or explanation to a poem. One who or that which propels. To extend in time or duration. annoyance. The earliest victim in any cause. Lying prone. To drive or urge forward. prolix adj. To proclaim. search. original in character. or design (for sex). A driving onward or forward. A furtherer. To walk for amusement or exercise. The science of poetical forms. proscription n. prosaic adj. propagate v. . forwarder. protector n. propel v. distinction. proscribe v. protomartyr n. especially under divine inspiration and guidance. One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person. Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system. Any prediction or foretelling. or encourager. or principles. or any other evil. Being in proportion. especially for minerals. propaganda n. protoplasm n. protective adj. prophecy n. Unimaginative. protege n. To predict or foretell. propitious adj. To spread abroad or from person to person. To reject. prostrate adj. The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell. custom. One who makes exploration. promoter n. Verbose. propeller n. Propelling. character. Kindly disposed. prospector n. Accordance with recognized usage. promiscuous adj. A high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea. That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra. with condemnation or denunciation. prominent adj. Brought together without order. protocol n. Producing offspring or fruit. A work. or with the head to the ground. or examination. Sheltering. prologue n. Conspicuous in position. afterward imitated in form or spirit. prosody n. Expressing an engagement to pay. promontory n. promulgate v. A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking. A leader in any enterprise or contest. protagonist n. propriety n. A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment. propellant adj. as a teaching or a practice. The quality of being noticeable or distinguished. proscenium n. prototype n. propulsion n. promissory adj. discourse. A defender.

purgatory n. To push out or thrust forth. psychic adj. To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface. To cause to whirl. pungency n. The state or period of being a student. Pertaining to the mind or soul. protrusion n. A brief. provocation n.. punitive adj. will. proviso n. An intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering. etc. prudence n. protrude v. The quality of affecting the sense of smell. condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience. proverb n. and intrepidity in battle. purport n. especially when assumed by a writer. Strictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom. psychotherapy n. punctual adj. pulmonary adj. protuberant adj. Intent. Quarrelsome. skill. Morally irresponsible. pudgy adj. Possessing strength. The act of protruding. provincial adj. puissant adj. pseudapostle n. protuberance n. psychiatry n. To prolong. An undue display of modesty or delicacy. protuberate v. proxy n. pugnacious adj. The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease. Effected by divine guidance. pupilage n. Caution. puerile adj. A fictitious name. A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter. pungent adj. provident adj. Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires. punctilious adj. providential adj. purloin v. as in an eddy. psychopathic adj. A pretended or false apostle. A clause in a contract. To steal. The treatment of mental disease. prudential adj.protract v. prurient adj. Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies. pseudonym n. Affecting the sense of smell. Immediately. Observant and exact in points of time. proximately adv. pithy saying. pseudonymity n. by which its operation is rendered conditional. Strength. Uncultured in thought and manner. . Childish. Bulging. Small and fat. Pertaining to punishment. prudery n. prowess n. An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment. Pertaining to the lungs. purl v. The state or character of using a fictitious name. Proceeding or marked by caution. Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.

Being in a state of repose or inaction. rabid adj. quintet n. Habitually complaining. To extend in all directions. radix n. A fit of nausea. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease. Quixotic adj. quarantine n. or privilege. radiate v. A vessel or casket. quite adv. The most essential part of anything. usually of precious metal. quarter n. A composition for four voices or four instruments. Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree. pyromania n. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures. To make inquiry. Charlatanry quadrate v. quartet n. quietus n. qualify v. Brilliant or sparkling luster. To multiply by four. quintessence n. query v. One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided. as from a source or focus. quarterly adj. quackery n. Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture. radical n. putrescent adj. To endow or furnish with requisite ability. racy adj. quantity n. . quay n. Making no noise. Occurring or made at intervals of three months. An eight-page newspaper of any size. Quiet. character. quandary n. quiescence n. To divide into quarters. quiet adj. An utterly trivial distinction or objection. A puzzling predicament.purveyor n. Without spirit or bravery. Exciting or exhilarating to the mind. Fully. radiance n. querulous adj. A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival. pyrotechnic adj. A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body. Magnitude. ramify v. pyx n. Affected with rabies or hydrophobia. Good-humored satire. quarrelsome adj. qualification n. knowledge. as for admittance. or ending. An insane propensity to set things on fire. A silencing. queue n. right. suppressing. A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it. That from or on which something is developed. quarto n. one who supplies pusillanimous adj. A requisite for an employment. qualm n. skill. Irascible. quiescent adj. quadruple v. or possessions. in which the host is preserved. Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments. raillery n. position. To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions. Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors. pyre n. quibble n.

To arrange again or in a different order. Pertaining to. rebuild v. ration v. A confirmed criminal. The act of reciting or repeating. ravenous adj. Mutually interchangeable or convertible. reactionary adj. Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods. especially one worn by a stream or flow of water. reciprocate v. Insubordinate. recapture v. rationalism n. rampart n. recapitulate v. Malice. or inflation. To repeat again the principal points of. In a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion. Furiously voracious or hungry. To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer. To capture again. ready adj. of the nature of. A peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches. Capable of being or fit to be received . recitation n. Growing. especially in public and from memory. Having the capacity. To withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained). or ability of receiving. A deep gorge or hollow. or opposite state of things. readjust v. Seizing and devouring living prey. rampant adj. rebuff n. rearrange v. reaction n. rebut v. rapine n. recede v. reassure v. Without objection or reluctance. raucous adj.ramose adj.often money. recidivist n. rapine. rankle v. devouring. The principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist. raptorial adj. To give and take mutually. Having a tendency to go back. To provide with a fixed allowance or portion. To have a care or thought for. reck v. ravine n. To produce irritation or festering. rebellious adj. rapid adj. recant v. reciprocity n. To lay waste by pillage. Having great speed. To give new confidence. or running without check or restraint. or favoring reaction. quality. or other destructive methods. Tendency towards a former. especially of food. To build again or anew. receivable adj. as in war. independently of authority. realism n. Enraptured. The formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone. readily adv. ravage v. Branch-like. rapacious adj. as truths or impressions. as after reform. A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry. Equal mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed. climbing. rancor n. rapt adj. revolution. causing. receptive adj. The act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force. To move back or away. Harsh. reciprocal adj. To put in order after disarrangement. . recessive adj.

Capable of being adjusted or harmonized. One who lives in retirement or seclusion. To set right. To review with care. rectify v. To regain.reckless adj. The state of becoming raw or sore again. recluse n. or dread. Foolishly headless of danger. One who refers. A place where some crude material. To cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position. reclusory n. To rebuild. redundant adj. recourse n. reestablish v. An umpire. surveying. To recover. redress v. reconsider v. Becoming raw or sore again. An acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act. recognize v. refer v. referee n. recurrent adj. by paying the debt. redemption n. Formidable. especially at regular or stated intervals. The quality of being upright in principles and conduct. To cure again. That may be reduced. . Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble. Returning from time to time. To restore. recreant n. recruit v. recure v. recline v. To demand or to obtain the return or restoration of. recur v. recollect v. recreate v. To enlist men for military or naval service. redundance n. recrudescent adj. To refresh after labor. A cowardly or faithless person. redolent adj. To start back as in dismay. or geological purposes. reconstruct v. redolence n. refinery n. recognizance n. recover v. To direct or send for information or other purpose. reclaim v. redound n. recoil v. rectitude n. Constituting an excess. redoubtable adj. To correct. Smelling sweet and agreeable. The recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged. recuperate v. referable adj. as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer. Smelling sweet and agreeable. Ascribable. recrudescence n. as sugar or petroleum. Rebound. To make a preliminary examination of for military. Excess. A hermitage. To recall the knowledge of. especially with a view to a reversal of previous action. To happen again or repeatedly. referrer n. reducible adj. loathing. especially at regular intervals. reconcilable adj. To recall the identity of (a person or thing). reconnoiter v. is purified.

pl. rehabilitate v. station. capacity. A renewal of youth. refringency n. Royalty.reflectible adj. To pay back as an equivalent of what has been expended. To bend or turn from a direct course. To give unusual pleasure. relevant adj. A body of soldiers. The throwing off or back of light. relinquish v. To reunite after separation. A systematized order or course of living with reference to food. To suffer a return of a disease after partial recovery. rejoin v. Capable of being reflected. To send off or consign. for reflecting light. reimburse v. regimen n. One who carries out a reform. To say or do again and again. Capable of being refuted. Change for the better. The emblems of royalty. or authority. regenerate v. as to an obscure position or remote destination. reflector n. regretful adj. To restore to youth. Particular conduct or administration of affairs. as of metal. refractory adj. reflexible adj. Capable of being turned back. To hold and exercise sovereign power. To prove to be wrong. reliant adj. relegate v. . One who is lawfully deputized to administer the government for the time being in the name of the ruler. or full of regret. refragable adj. expressive of. refute v. regress v. To give up using or having. heat. regality n. regent n. A step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal. To restore to a former state. To yield. reformer n. reiterate v. right rank. refract v. relent v. refusal n. rejuvenate v. Having the power to refract. regalia n. Exercising royal authority in one's own right. reliance n. reform n. reinstate v. rein n. The killing of a king or sovereign. regime n. A mirror. Bearing upon the matter in hand. or privilege. reflection n. regale v. regnant adj. sound. To return to a former place or condition. reign v. or sound in a particular direction. To reproduce. heat. Feeling. Denial of what is asked. To restore to a former status. regicide n. Not amenable to control. regiment n. Having confidence. clothing and personal habits. Dependence. relapse v. Power to refract. rejuvenescence n. or any form of energy that travels in waves. refringent adj.

Capable of repair. Expression of blame. with desire to make things right by undoing the wrong. witty. and then of art. repentance n. as an original. which marks the transition from medieval to modern time. To change to a more satisfactory form of organization. Sorrow for something done or left undone. or wrong. remonstrate v. repetition n. reparation n. To restore after deterioration. replica n. remodel v. The act of repeating. remonstrance n. replenish v. Reconstruct. To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding. Reproof. equally with the first. rendition n. The revival of letters. The act of making amends. as a building. A duplicate executed by the artist himself. To present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong. To find fault with. replete adj. To force or keep back in a manner. To keep under restraint or control. or apt reply. To like the taste or savor of. A prearranged place of meeting. Negligent. renunciation n. Unwilling. repeal v. Unwillingness. A place in which goods are stored. and regarded. repel v. reminiscent adj. rendezvous n.reliquary n. reprehension n. remonstrant adj. Censurable. repine v. remission n. Interpretation. Compensation. repository n. remuneration n. A casket. To pay or pay for. reminiscence n. reluctant adj. coffer. Pertaining to the recollection of matters of personal interest. reorganize v. or repository in which relics are kept. Temporary diminution of a disease. repress v. repellent adj. Full to the uttermost. reluctance n. repartee n. reprehensible adj. The calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience. To render of no further effect. relish v. A place where things are stored or gathered together. Having the character of a reproof. A ready. Recollection. An explicit disclaimer of a right or privilege. loss. reparable adj. Renaissance n. remiss adj. physically or mentally. remunerate v. physically or mentally. as for an injury. remembrance n. renovate v. as something that has been emptied. reprehend v. . Having power to force back in a manner. To fill again. repertory n.

Able to be kept under restraint or control. A remainder or surplus after a part has been separated or otherwise treated. Interval of rest.repressible adj. To make void. resonance adj. requiem n. Having the quality of springing back to a former position. Surging back or again. repugnance n. requital n. resistive adj. reprieve v. repulsive adj. The power of springing back to a former position resilient adj. reprisal n. resistance n. respite n. To chide or rebuke for a fault. The process by which an animal or plant gives rise to another of its kind. To hold in general opinion. reseat v. Thorough dislike. Adequate return for good or ill. To have or produce resonance. resonance n. repute v. resplendent adj. or made available for aid or support. resistless adj. requite v. as to a person. One abandoned to depravity and sin. To place in position of office again. Powerless. Having or exercising the power of resistance. as an attacking or advancing enemy. To restore from apparent death. or taking again. especially of a liquid or gas. reproduction n. relied upon. The quality of being able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations. resource n. Necessary. An expression of disapproval or blame personally addressed to one censured. resurrection n. repulse n. as an act. To be indignant at. Grossly offensive. The exertion of opposite effort or effect. may be kept. A return from death to life resuscitate v. Any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy. resurgent adj. The act of beating or driving back. To make a copy of. reprobate n. as an injury or insult. resistant adj. respondent adj. A receptacle where a quantity of some material. Similarity in quality or form. A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead. reservoir n. Offensive to taste and feeling. resilience n. by the enacting authority or a superior authority. reproduce v. requisite adj. Restoration of anything to the one to whom it properly belongs. To repay either good or evil to. Offering or tending to produce resistance. reproof n. resent v. Able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations. repudiate v. That which is restored to. . resumption n. Answering. restitution n. To grant a respite from punishment to. Very bright. repugnant adj. rescind v. resonate v. resemblance n. The act of taking back. reprimand v. residue n. To refuse to have anything to do with.

rhetorician n. Repeal. transactions. ribald adj. Revision. To examine for the correction of errors. To make an effort to vomit. retroactive adj. private. Laughable and contemptible. To unite or join again. revocation n. or for the purpose of making changes. revoke v. Abundant. Conformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage. retrace v. To heap approach or abuse upon. retrogression n. Rectitude. A view or contemplation of something past. The quality of habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance. retrospective adj. A return to or toward some former state or condition. Indulging in or manifesting coarse indecency or obscenity. A small ripple. or turn or look back. rhetoric n. retract v. Habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance. The body of persons who attend a person of importance in travel or public appearance. Looks or acts expressing amused contempt. To regard with worshipful veneration. A disclosing. To cause to deteriorate or to move backward. To cut down or reduce in extent or quantity.retaliate v. Nonsense. . revile v. revert v. retrieve v. ridicule n. To rescind. The keeping of a thing within one's power or possession. retort n. To repay evil with a similar evil. retinue n. Uncompromising. rigor n. affecting. riddance n. The act or ridding or delivering from something undesirable. revise v. Humble. To follow backward or toward the place of beginning. retention n. rigorous adj. Operative on. To recall or take back (something that one has said). righteousness n. To modify the details of. A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction. or having reference to past events. or making known of what was before secret. revelation n. reunite v. A showy writer or speaker. revisal n. Looking back on the past. To return. or unknown. To recover something by searching. discovering. rigmarole n. as toward a former position or the like. as of water. as a track or marking. rightful adj. rhapsody n. ripplet n. retrograde v. retch v. reticence n. retrospect n. The art of discourse. rife adj. retrench v. A retaliatory speech. reversion n. ridiculous adj. retouch v. as after separation. reverent adj. revere v. Rapt or rapturous utterance. Inflexibility. reticent adj. responsibilities.

salience n. To approve authoritatively. rustic adj. Repetition of words or sounds as a means of learning them. Constituting or consisting of salt. Being in an initial. rudimentary adj. saline adj. To chew over again. ruminant adj. Any act of saving property. Characteristic of dwelling in the country. Having strong sexual desires. hailing. rondo n. sacrilegious adj. . safeguard v. Sorrow for another's misery. Deep wisdom or knowledge. sapience n. ruffian adj. rote n. especially by presenting on an altar. as at the funeral of an officer. rue v. or incomplete stage of development. sacrificial adj. Chewing the cud. A salute given by firing all the guns.risible adj. The condition of standing out distinctly. salutatory n. rotund adj. salutary adj. sanguine adj. To separate the parts of by violence. salutation n. Possessing wisdom. sacrifice v. sanguineous adj. rotate v. sagacious adj. A lawless or recklessly brutal fellow. rotary adj. A small stream or brook. Impious. sapid adj. salvo n. Making an ostentatious display or hypocritical pretense of holiness or piety. rookery n. sanctimonious adj. Characterized by great strength or power of endurance. Turning around its axis. sapient adj. sanctity n. Holiness. To regret extremely. capable of exciting laughter. To make an offering of to deity. ruminate v. A place where crows congregate to breed. The act of violating or profaning anything sacred. Standing out prominently. To protect. To cause to turn on or as on its axis. salacious adj. Round from fullness or plumpness. rivulet n. early. Bloody. robust adj. Able to discern and distinguish with wise perception. Having the color of blood. Beneficial. as food previously swallowed and regurgitated. whether by word or act. The opening oration at the commencement in American colleges. salient adj. A musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times. Consisting of blood. Affecting the sense of taste. sapiential adj. with slight attention. or welcome. Offering or offered as an atonement for sin. or so constructed as to turn thus. sanguinary adj. ruth n. sacrilege n. sanction v. salvage n. as a wheel. like a wheel. Any form of greeting. rupture v. Possessing wisdom.

A range of action or view. sear v. Characteristic of an erudite person. To satisfy fully the appetite or desire of. Having a tendency to conceal. savage n. Cutting. To treat with sarcasm or derisive wit. A stone coffin or a chest-like tomb. To place. contained in. etc. scythe n. satiate v.or corruption is held up to ridicule.saponaceous adj. Second in quality. savor v. incapacity . especially into two parts. seclude v. importance. . sardonic adj. scarcity n. secretive adj. In the second place in order or succession. To emit or send forth sparks or little flashes of light. secondary adj. To sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom. secant adj. One who writes or is skilled in writing. scholastic adj. secession n. To perceive by taste or smell. sebaceous adj. irony. scruple n. Cutting and reproachful language. Pertaining to or appearing like fat. Pertaining to education or schools. A wild and uncivilized human being. rank. seclusion n. Pertaining to. secede v. Resembling poetry. satire n. size. or does other writing for others. Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong. in which vice. scope n. scintillate v. Writing or handwriting of the ordinary cursive form. or withdraw from the companionship of others. Doubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty. Scriptural adj. keep. scuttle v. secrecy n. reaping. scabbard n. secretary n. satyr n. seance n. sarcasm n. scurrilous adj. careless writing. A very lascivious person. Concealment. sarcophagus n. especially from a political or religious body. scintilla n. One who attends to correspondence. scribe n. script n. scrupulous adj. satiric adj. The faintest ray. or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices. especially from political or religious bodies. Insufficiency of supply for needs or ordinary demands. A man without principle. To withdraw from union or association. or warranted by the Holy Scriptures. secondly adv. scholarly adj. Hasty. keeps records. scoundrel n. Less important or effective than that which is primary. satirize v. A meeting of spirituals for consulting spirits. A long curved blade for mowing. scribble n. Scornfully or bitterly sarcastic. Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship. Having the nature or quality of soap. etc. The employment of sarcasm. To burn on the surface. second-rate adj. The sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon. Solitude. Grossly indecent or vulgar.

Partially conscious. Even-tempered. or action. sediment n. seismograph n. sentence n. Ready to be led. Capable of being disjoined or divided. senile adj. Capacity for sensation or sense-perception. Any guard or watch stationed for protection. A seceder. sentient adj. sequacious adj. sensibility n. Pertaining to the body or the physical senses. sequence n. sensuous adj. Involving or requiring much sitting. A related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a complete thought. sensitive adj. Recurring at intervals of six months. seduce v. seize v. Promotive of conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state. seignior n. separate v. separatist n. Rational self-esteem. sense n. The signification conveyed by some word. An instrument for recording the phenomena of earthquakes. Outward appearance. septennial adj. selective adj. seditious adj. sedition n. seminar n. semicircle n. A condition of mind resulting from spiritual or inherent feeling. To entice to surrender chastity. Persevering in effort or endeavor. To take apart. as of theology or pedagogics. sentience n. sepulcher n. semicivilized adj. The sensory apparatus. phrase. or events follow one another in space or . seer n. sequel n. Half-civilized. To be violently excited or agitated. seethe v. semiconscious adj. Recurring every seven years. seminary n. That which follows in consequence of what has previously happened. things. sensorium n. sensation n. To catch or take hold of suddenly and forcibly. Peculiar to or proceeding from the weakness or infirmity of old age. A half-circle. Any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher. sentinel n. semiannual adj. A special school. Having a warm appreciation of the beautiful or of the refinements of luxury. sedentary adj. semblance n. Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid. separable adj.sedate adj. A title of honor or respectful address. Having the power of choice. Power to perceive or feel. Easily affected by outside operations or influences. The order in which a number or persons. sensual adj. Possessing the power of sense or sense-perception. self-respect n. A burial-place. sedulous adj. Conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state. A prophet. equivalent to sir.

sergeant-major n. sextet n. sextuple adj. severance n. shriek n. similar adj. Multiplied by six. The meaning conveyed by language. Similarity. shiftless adj. simplify v. sibilate v. sinister adj. The quality of curving in and out. sequent adj. sibilance n. severely adv. Extremely. significant adj. serviceable adj. signification n. Inclining or tending to one side. especially as pointing something out. sibilant adj. shrewd adj. A sharp. significance n. or executive ability. Slavery. sinuosity n. A hissing sound. To make less complex or difficult. shrinkage n. shrill outcry or scream. simulate v. done. shrivel v. sinecure n. sergeant-at-arms n. A beleaguerment. sheer adj. or existing at the same time. A comparison which directs the mind to the representative object itself. caused by agony or terror. Characterized by skill at understanding and profiting by circumstances. sequester v. Absolute. or signs. service n. Durable. A mixing or changing the order of things. sequestrate v. actions. Following in the order of time. servitude n. simultaneous adj. siege n. sidelong adj. Any work done for the benefit of another. To confiscate. simile n. Imitate. Separation. shuffle n. as in pronouncing the letter s. To cause to withdraw or retire. Importance. as from society or public life. To burn slightly or superficially. A contraction of any material into less bulk or dimension. Pertaining to stars or constellations. A non-commissioned military officer ranking next above a corporal. energy. sergeant n. Wanting in resource.time. To draw or be drawn into wrinkles. The highest non-commissioned officer in a regiment. Occurring. singe v. similitude n. Made with a hissing sound. Curving in and out. Any position having emoluments with few or no duties. Important. Evil. A band of six singers or players. sidereal adj. To give a hissing sound to. Bearing resemblance to one another or to something else. sinuous adj. . An executive officer in legislative bodies who enforces the orders of the presiding officer.

. sisterhood n. soothsayer n. Reasoning sound in appearance only. sophism n. slothful adj. trouble. soprano n. A woman's or boy's voice of high range. or calamity. Sol n. skeptic n. solder n. The time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination. A monologue. Gloomy. Uneasiness of mind occasioned by desire. sophisticate v. described by Homer as dwelling between the island of Circe and Scylla. solicitor n. Comfort in grief. Any violation of established rules or customs. An opening or cavity. An instrumental composition. skiff n. A person habitually lazy or idle. somniferous adj. One who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital. sociable adj. Oppressive drowsiness. One who represents a client in court of justice. soldier n. slight adj. Inclined to seek company. One who doubts any statements. To deprive of simplicity of mind or manner. The sun. sociology n. Desultory fighting between advanced detachments of two armies. somber adj. siren n. solecism n. especially when designedly deceptive. Of a small importance or significance. sluggard n. The entertainment of doubt concerning something. socialism n. skepticism n. Pertaining to the sun. soliloquy n. sirocco n. hot winds from Africa. solvent adj. Fallacious. solstice n. A false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive sophistical adj. A body of sisters united by some bond of sympathy or by a religious vow. Capable of being dissolved. A poem of fourteen decasyllabic or octosyllabiclines expressing two successive phrases. sonorous adj. Sleepy. Resonant. soluble adj. a small light boat propelled by oars. A person engaged in military service. solar adj. A sea-nymph. A trick or feat so deftly done that the manner of performance escapes observation. anxiety. A theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society. Usually. skirmish n. sleight n. as in a fluid. somnolence n. or fear. socialist adj. A fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins. solicitude n. sonnet n. Lazy. solace n. somnolent adj. an attorney. The philosophical study of society. Having sufficient funds to pay all debts. Tending to produce sleep. sophistry n. One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight. sonata n.sinus n.

stanza n. stagnate v.sorcery n. squabble v. An image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy. used to confine cattle in a stall. Having spines. specialize v. Vivacious. stagnant adj. One who settles on land without permission or right. sprightly adj. Exceptionally brave. statistician n. specter n. Witchcraft. stagnation n. spontaneous adj. To pursue inquiries and form conjectures. An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces. stationary adj. A classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus. stallion n. speculator n. The state or condition of being a sphere. A woman who has never been married. stagy adj. One who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss. spurious adj. specialty n. or quietude of a statue. commonly one kept for breeding. A token of remembrance. stanchion n. One who is skilled in collecting and tabulating numerical facts. A coin or coins of gold. mean. Not flowing: said of water. . rigorously severe. squalid adj. copper. statuesque adj. statics n. To assume an individual or specific character. species n. staid adj. silver. A body having nearly the form of a sphere. Thinly diffused. spectrum n. pose. Spartan adj. sphericity n. spheroid n. souvenir n. Apparition. The art of conducting state affairs. Not genuine. speculate v. One who beholds or looks on. sordid adj. specious adj. The branch of mechanics that treats of the relations that subsist among forces in order. Plausible. spasmodic adj. One of a class of persons or things regarded as representative of the class. Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium. To quarrel. or adopt a singular or special course. or other metal. Having a theatrical manner. Of degraded character or nature. An employment limited to one particular line of work. sparse adj. A vertical bar. squatter n. static adj. Having a dirty. Not moving. statecraft n. Of a steady and sober character. as in a pool. spinous adj. A group of rimed lines. The condition of not flowing or not changing. specie n. spherometer n. Arising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause. specimen n. but also a chance of profit. poverty-stricken appearance. or a pair of bars. usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem. spinster n. Convulsive. An uncastrated male horse. spectator n. Having the grace. To become dull or inert.

stimulate v. subconscious adj. bed. Any authoritatively declared rule. The act of submerging. subjugate v. Situated directly underneath. Pertaining to the stars. stiletto n. The natural height of an animal body. decree. stupor n. A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evil-doing. Situated beneath the tongue. Rigid. or degree. Expressing no power of feeling or perceiving. streamlet n. Smooth and pleasant in manner. sublingual adj. Somewhat sharp or biting. Incentive. A figurine. stingy adj. A narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water. done. or thickness of any substance or material. stimulant n. submerge v. stigma n. Being beneath the threshold of consciousness. To conquer. bulk. Strictness. stripling n. suave adj. To smother. The act of persuading. Being or occurring in the mind. or operating beneath the surface of the sea. stifle v. The act of bringing into a state of submission. The principles or the practice of the Stoics-being very even tempered in success and failure. stultify v. suasion n. subliminal adj. To place or plunge under water. stringency n. studious adj. Genuine. sterling adj. A natural or artificial layer. subjection n. stringent adj. Existing. stipend n. or operating under water. . statute n. Being. or law. Having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge. strait n. subacid adj. A definite amount paid at stated periods in compensation for services or as an allowance. To give an appearance of foolishness to. subaquatic adj. stolid adj. Any clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage. stratum n. A mere youth. Rivulet. To rouse to activity or to quickened action. Anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action. Cheap. Of prodigious size. Profound lethargy. formed. stimulus n. submarine adj. subjacent adj. One of the extensive plains in Russia and Siberia. ordinance. A concealed manner of acting. stupendous adj. submergence n. steppe n.statuette n. stature n. unwilling to spend money. A small dagger. stellar adj. Stoicism n. but without attendant consciousness or conscious perception. stratagem n. stealth n.

or condition of being servilely following another's behests. successor n. Belonging to an inferior order in a classification. Rich and costly. Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity. An overthrow. superficial adj. A favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted. The quality. sufficiency n. succulent adj. superannuate v. subterfuge n. That part of anything that is in excess of what is needed. To accomplish what is attempted or intended. sufferance n. succinct adj. supercilious adj. superadd v. Situated or occurring below the surface of the earth. One who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing. suffrage n.submersible adj. To relapse into a state of repose and tranquillity. An ample or adequate supply. subversion n. subsequent adj. subtend v. superabundance n. suffuse v. Following in time. Evasion. To cease to resist. suggestive adj. Discriminating. superfluity n. To bring to ruin. subservient adj. . superb adj. The act of submerging. submersion n. Sumptuously elegant. subvert v. subside v. Being more than is needed. successful adj. subsistence n. submittal n. suggestible adj. A yielding to the power or authority of another. Solid. summary n. Stimulating to thought or reflection. To cover or fill the surface of. as from the foundation. Toleration. The act of submitting. An excessive amount. Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt. succumb v. subordinate adj. substantive adj. That which is to be subtracted. sumptuous adj. subterranean adj. To extend opposite to. That can be suggested. The right or privilege of voting. character. Servilely following another's behests. Juicy. subtle adj. To become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service. success n. subservience n. An abstract. Sustenance. subtrahend n. To add in addition to what has been added. Concise. Capable of being put underwater. superfluous adj. Knowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious. succeed v. submission n. subsist v. To be maintained or sustained.

surcharge n. supple adj. suppress v. Easily bent. A slender. or treatise. Conjecture. surround v. syllabus n. suspicious adj. Inclined to doubt or mistrust. That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. Direction and management. surveyor n. especially of those in authority or influence. Consisting of that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. To beg. Superfluous. syllable n. Being an addition to. suppression n. One who asks humbly and earnestly. superintendence n. syllabic adj. superlative n. susceptibility n. To overcome by force of will. To feed to fullness or to satiety. One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another. To heat to excess. superintendent n. surrogate n. To conjecture. sustenance n. supplicant n. A hanging from a support. A forcible putting or keeping down. A specific capability of feeling or emotion. surreptitious adj. syllabication n. supersede v. sylph n. To encircle. supplant v. To have the charge and direction of. A servile flatterer. supplicate v. Sybarite n. That which is of the highest possible excellence or eminence. An additional amount charged. Capable of being suppressed. Clandestine. surfeit v. especially a dark or sunburned complexion. . Lying on the back. lecture. supplementary adj. To displace. surety n. supernumerary adj. Easily under a specified power or influence. A luxurious person. Division of words into that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse. Having a dark hue. especially of some work or movement. supramundane adj. Supernatural. surmise v. Caused miraculously or by the immediate exercise of divine power.superheat v. supine adj. susceptible adj. supernatural adj. To prevent from being disclosed or punished. especially of some work or movement. A land-measurer. Security for payment or performance. Food. supposition n. sycophant n. suspense n. Uncertainty. surmount v. superintend v. suppressible adj. swarthy adj. Outline of a subject. suspension n. course. graceful young woman or girl. To take the place of. One who has the charge and direction of.

of a fixed contribution. The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures. technography n. Methodical. An association of individuals united for the prosecution of some enterprise. tapestry n. . To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way. To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy-glass. An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.symmetrical adj. tarnish v. syndicate n. tactician n. A syllabus or summary. One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness. taciturn adj. tactics n. The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development. sympathetic adj. Fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing. To share the sentiments or mental states of another. taut adj. or the like. technique n. Something peculiar to a particular art. by government. symphonic adj. Understood. tact n. telephony n. tangency n. The state of touching. A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other. syneresis n. To tease. synopsis n. telescope v. teem v. taxation n. technicality n. To be full to overflowing. effect. The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them. A harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. Technical. symmetry n. Marked by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. designed for ornamental hangings. tantamount adj. taxidermy n. Stretched tight. A small sharp-pointed nail. systematic adj. synod n. A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle. tableau n. Well-balanced. Simultaneousness. Disinclined to conversation. technology n. synchronism n. Having equal or equivalent value. synonym n. Perceptible by touch. tack n. tacit adj. trade. or import. The art or process of communicating by telephone. technic adj. Having a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others. A place where leather is tanned. Thought-transference. tantalize v. Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object. sympathize v. telepathy n. tannery n. as e'er for ever. symphonious adj. Relative proportion and harmony. tangible adj. Characterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds. A levy. Touching. tangent adj. The coalescence of two vowels or syllables. Manner of performance. An ecclesiastical council. symphony n.

Direction or inclination. quantity. tenure n. A government administered by ecclesiastics. thermoelectricity n. Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction. theorize v. For that or this. Pertaining to a period of 300 years. Recklessness. Of or pertaining to heat. dogma. tense adj. approximately. The act of ending or concluding. place. Pertaining to or creative of a boundary. To speculate. temporary adj. Lasting for a short time only. A settled course or manner of progress. tenant n. theologian n. terminal adj. A will. theological adj. Near that number. theology n. Any opinion. tempter n. The term during which a thing is held. terminus n. temerity n. Electricity generated by differences of temperature. theoretical adj. .telltale adj. tendency n. often presented in public. theorist n. Belief in God. The maker of a will. terrify v. as toward some objector end. testator n. To put an end or stop to. tenet n. thereabout adv. termination n. territorial adj. or time. temporize v. or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true. Government by a supreme deity. tempt v. terse adj. limit. To offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong. A professor of divinity. Denoting electricity produced by heat. Pithy. A formal token of regard. tercentenary adj. To fill with extreme fear. One given to speculating. degree. testimonial n. temporal adj. tenor n. thermal adj. theism n. testament n. Strained to stiffness. To pursue a policy of delay. theocracy n. thermoelectric adj. Violently abusive and quarrelsome. That gives warning or information. The mixed worship of polytheism. tenacious adj. thearchy n. principle. The branch of theological science that treats of God. The final point or goal. Based on or growing out of divine revelation. Unyielding. therefor adv. terminate v. Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life. Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications. An occupant. tentative adj. An allurer or enticer to evil. theocrasy n. Done as an experiment. termagant adj.

Marked by extreme suffering. A public street or road. To soothe. Laborious. Wearisome. Wrongful.thesis n. Befuddled with drinks. One controlled by an appetite or a passion. Harangue. toleration n. transact v. topography n. Abounding in irregular bends or turns. torpor n. toilsome adj. tipsy adj. tolerant adj. A solution. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock. torrid adj. tortious adj. Apathy. Situated on the other side of the Alps. Moderately good. A distinguishing feature or quality. tirade n. tortuous adj. timorous adj. tractable adj. tireless adj. Surpassing. thrall n. tranquil adj. tranquilize v. A copy made directly from an original. Titanic adj. trait n. transcontinental adj. transalpine adj. Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others. usually alcoholic. A faint trace of color. To surpass. torturous adj. tinge n. To do business. Untiring. tolerance n. Excessively hot. tiresome adj. An essay or treatise on a particular subject. To write over again (something already written) transcript n. Calm. transcribe v. thoroughfare n. Cultivation. Indulgent. transcend v. The quality of a tone. tolerable adj. Calmness. transatlantic adj. tolerate v. tranquility n. Extending or passing across a continent. transcendent adj. tincture n. Situated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic. The path described by a projectile moving under given forces. thoroughbred adj. To passively permit or put up with. A spirit of charitable leniency. of some principle used in medicine. Easily led or controlled. as distinguished from intensity and pitch. trajectory n. . tilth n. trammel n. timbre n. Of vast size or strength. Lacking courage. An impediment. The art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy.

Triply. transferrer n. or action to another. The person to whom a transfer is made. treachery. To give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect. or cause to pass from one person or place to another. as a fluid. Hard or agonizing labor. An elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts. confidence. Lying or being across or in a crosswise direction. transposition n. Capable of being conveyed from one person or place to another. An open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway-bridge. treachery n. One who or that which is only of temporary existence. Something that is of short duration. or breech of allegiance. That may e sent through or across. translucence n. A group of three persons of things. treasonable adj. tremor n. Capable of being poured from one vessel to another. . Existing for a short time only. transmissible adj. Characterized by quivering or unsteadiness. translucent adj. transmute v. transferee n. Violation of allegiance. The act of reversing the order or changing the place of. A grotesque imitation. Easy to see through or understand. treble adj. transitory adj. transfigure v. To pour or cause to pass. Passage from one place. travesty n. The act of pouring from one vessel to another. substance. translator n. or plighted faith. transferable adj. To remove and plant in another place. trenchant adj. Perfidious. An interpreter. To come to pass. To give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to. transpire v. from one vessel to another. The property or state of allowing the passage of light. transfuse v. tremulous adj. trebly adv.transfer v. Nervous uncertainty of feeling. To convey. tremendous adj. Allowing the passage of light. transient n. triad n. One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another. Multiplied by three. treacherous adj. To change in nature. transference n. condition. transmission n. or form. trestle n. transience n. To break a law. transfusible adj. transgress v. travail n. transparent adj. The act of conveying from one person or place to another. transition n. trepidation n. remove. Cutting deeply and quickly. transmit v. Awe-inspiring. translate v. To send trough or across. An involuntary trembling or shivering. Of the nature of betrayal. treatise n. The act of sending through or across. transfusion n. transverse adj. transplant v.

ultramundane adj. tutelar adj. A darting momentary local pain. Neatness. ultimatum n. trident n. truthful adj. truculence n. or the appearance of printed matter. . The office of a guardian.tribune n. The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune. Having the character or the spirit of a savage. tutorship n. Depravity. To divide into three parts. Not so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of. truculent adj. One slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession. Being present everywhere. for supporting some instrument. typify v. Of three colors. trivial adj. trimness n. The act of training or the state of being under instruction. as concerning terms or conditions. Ferocity. Of little importance or value. tripod n. turpitude n. on their Italian side). ultimate adj. Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper. usually hinged near the top. Protective. Made commonplace by frequent repetition. One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority. especially into three equal parts. A final statement or proposal. truism n. Composed of or pertaining to three related things or parts. tricycle n. Burdensome. typography n. A three-wheeled vehicle. turgid adj. trio n. trisect v. Threefold. Pertaining to typography or printing. typographical adj. The state of being triple or threefold. Beyond the mountains. triple adj. Taking place every third year. triplicate adj. ubiquitous adj. troublesome adj. The arrangement of composed type. ultramontane adj. triplicity n. ulterior adj. tutelage n. Beyond which there is nothing else. A threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance. tyranny n. Characteristic. trite adj. A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof. A three-legged stand. To serve as a characteristic example of. tyro n. Despotic. triennial adj. especially beyond the Alps (that is. typical adj. Swollen. Three things grouped or associated together. Pertaining to supernatural things or to another life. triumvir n. Veracious. twinge n. Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated. Artifice. trinity n. trickery n. tyrannical adj. tricolor adj.

The art of anointing as with oil. univalence n. To underestimate. unctuous adj. unconscious adj. Sharing the same views or sentiments. To undervalue. unanimity n. undeceive v. unanimous adj. Adverse. place. uncommon adj. unavoidable adj. Insufficiently exposed for proper or full development. undercharge v. undersell v. unbecoming adj. Monovalency. undersized adj. Unsuited to the wearer. unbridled adj. Any ointment or lubricant for local application. as negatives in photography. as judgment. underexposed adj. To be the ground or support of. underman v. unconscionable adj. undue adj. Oily. Unendurable. To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance. Being the only one of its kind. or surroundings. Hades. undulous adj. unfavorable adj. To move like a wave or in waves. . unguent n. as a case. Consisting of a single cell. To free from deception. unbiased adj. To cause to be one. Inexplicable. underhanded adj. ungainly adj. Clumsy. The state or quality of being of one mind. Not cognizant of objects. To make an inadequate charge for. unaffected adj. Doubt. Sincere. Ridiculously or unjustly excessive. A garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments. underwrite v. Resembling waves. underlie v. Clandestinely carried on. To sell at a lower price than. To equip with less than the full complement of men. Being without restraint. as by apprising of the real state of affairs. unify v. A sense of injury. underworld n. undervalue v. underling n. Impartial.umbrage n. Rare. Inevitable. undulate v. More than sufficient. A subordinate. underrate v. actions. unique adj. understate v. To subvert in an underhand way. unction n. etc. Of less than the customary size. undergarment n. unicellular adj. unaccountable adj. unbelief n. unbearable adj. To fail to put strongly enough. undermine v.

Unseasonable. A throwing upward. utmost n. or like a city. usage n. unsophisticated adj. Foolish. unutterable adj. A condition of perfect agreement and accord. To put into confusion. utility n. Noisy. First in order of precedence. usury n. To reproach as deserving blame. A space entirely devoid of matter. Fitness for some desirable practical purpose. urbanity n. as from great size or awkward shape. unisonant adj. Unitarian adj. Showing inexperience. vacuum n. Abominable. unwieldy adj. mischievous boy. uproarious adj. unnecessary adj. untimely adj. vacuous adj. . vaccinate v. uproot v. To throw into confusion. upcast n. Treatment. vacillate v. The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency. urchin n. Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned. Of. Artificial. up-keep n. Unconstrained. To inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox. uppermost adj. a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law. unlimited adj. utilitarianism n. urban adj. Maintenance. unwise adj. The pressure of necessity. Refined or elegant courtesy. The greatest possible extent. usurp v. To leave. Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord. or pertaining to. To take possession of by force. To eradicate. Moved or managed with difficulty. unlawful adj. usurious adj. To waver. unnatural adj. Illegal. Not essential under the circumstances. Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition. upheaval n. unyoke v.unison n. urgency n. vacate v. To separate. Pertaining to a religious body that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity. unsettle v. upbraid v. Empty. A roguish. Causing annoyance or hindrance. untoward adj. unspeakable adj. To raise or lift with effort. Inexpressible. upheave v. upturn v. The demanding for the use of money as a loan.

A thing that differs from another in form only. The act of selling. To live in a monotonous. Very eager or urgent. venerable adj. vegetal adj. vendition n. variegate v. Founded on truth. and demonstrative vanity. Plant-life in the aggregate. vassal n. Level or low land between hills. Of. Truthfulness. A variety show. Marketable. vegetation n. vainglory n. being the same in essence or substance. veracious adj. Outside show or elegance. valorous adj. veneer n. Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse. or contained or carried in a vein or veins. Excessive. An atomizer. pretentious. Modification. Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution. Of or pertaining to plants. velocity n. valedictory n. A parting address. Meriting or commanding high esteem. corrupt. valid adj. Habitually disposed to speak the truth. To mark with different shades or colors. vegetate v.vagabond n. variable adj. verbatim adv. To cherish reverentially. vagrant n. vendor n. . pertaining to. venous adj. velvety adj. venison n. verbiage n. A wanderer. venal adj. A bidding farewell. Pertaining to the process of plant-life. venerate v. That may be pardoned or forgiven. venom n. One who believes in the theory that man's food should be exclusively vegetable. Having a tendency to change. valediction n. Use of many words without necessity. veracity n. An idle wanderer. vaporizer n. Rapid motion. A seller. Marked by lightness and softness. vehement adj. venereal adj. a forgivable sin. vegetarian n. vegetative adj. Courageous. vapid adj. passive way without exercise of the mental faculties. The flesh of deer. variation n. vaudeville n. A slave or bondman. Having lost sparkling quality and flavor. vale n. The poisonous fluid that certain animals secrete. Word for word. venial adj. Mercenary. variance n. Change. valedictorian n. vendible adj. variant n.

virtual adj. vertex n. A noxious or troublesome animal. verity n. Masculine. virulent adj. especially a complete change. virulence n. of something absent. verdant adj. vigilance n. right. or beautiful quality. A master in the technique of some particular fine art. virtu n. The face. virtuoso n. vindicate v. versatile adj. To contend. virile adj. vinery n. visage n. The constitutional right in a chief executive of refusing to approve an enactment. mark. . turbulent woman. lost. verily adv. A change. Being on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety. A musical instrument somewhat larger than a violin. virago n.verbose adj. vertigo n. exact. viceroy n. vigilant adj. or impression. violoncello n. Lying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon. A greenhouse for grapes. vincible adj. To prove true. impudent. vignette n. exact. but not in form or appearance. The act of proving to be true. vestige n. Having an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects. Alert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger. Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another. A visible trace. The language of one's country. In truth. or look of a person. Punitive. or accurate. vernacular n. or gone. A stringed instrument of the violin class. vicarious adj. Clothing or covering. violator n. verification n. vindicatory adj. version n. vindicative adj. verify v. Green with vegetation. viola n. A description or report of something as modified by one's character or opinion. vermin n. Truth. as of fortune. vernal adj. countenance. One who transgresses. To prove to be true. Conquerable. Extreme poisonousness. viol n. Rare. curious. Apex. A bold. Wordy. vertical adj. Revengeful. of condition or circumstances. Dizziness. vie v. Belonging to or suggestive of the spring. or real. Infringement. A stringed instrument held between the player's knees. A ruler acting with royal authority in place of the sovereign in a colony or province. veto n. A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually. vestment n. violation n. vicissitude n. Being in essence or effect. or accurate. Exceedingly noxious or deleterious.

To utter with a loud and vehement voice. vitiate v. Flying or able to fly. Recklessness. To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother's milk to another form of nourishment. Changeable. A ripple. To endow with life or energy. a title of nobility. Liveliness. a word. In England. with or without sensuous or sensual quality. voluble adj. wampum n. Lack of refinement in conduct or speech. vocative adj. vortex n. volatile adj. vociferate v. wean v. vivisection n. wavelet n. visual adj. Exercising the will. The state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance. especially one regarded in relation merely to its qualities of sound. Deserving of censure. vocable n. Eating with greediness or in very large quantities. volition n. vitality n. Beads strung on threads.viscount n. volitive adj. warlike adj. vociferance n. The quality of making a clamor. An act or exercise of will. vista n. Belligerent. Fatiguing. neglected wanderer. vogue n. as a woman. Of or pertaining to the act of calling. especially temporarily. . waive v. ranking fourth in the order of British peerage. vociferous adj. To diminish in size and brilliancy. wearisome adj. vulnerable adj. voluptuous adj. To give pictorial vividness to a mental representation. waistcoat n. To relinquish. Dedicated by a vow. votary adj. vulgarity n. To endue with life. A homeless. having fullness of beautiful form. Capable of receiving injuries. Consecrated by a vow or promise. Having great fluency in speaking. The prevalent way or fashion. A view or prospect. visualize v. vitalize v. especially when sucked spirally toward the center. wane v. Making a loud outcry. voracious adj. weal n. The dissection of a living animal. weak-kneed adj. volant adj. Without resolute purpose or energy. Perceptible by sight. vivacity n. vivify v. wantonness n. as a right or claim. formerly used among the American Indians as currency. waif n. vituperable adj. A vest. To contaminate. Well-being. votive adj. A mass of rotating or whirling fluid.

The culminating-point of prosperity. influence. A witty. as a weapon. The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs. witchcraft n. wherever adv. Completely. indiscreet. witless adj. The place in or near which a person or thing is. wreak v. whereabouts n. Any soft. or greatness. as a revenge or punishment. One who earns his bread by manual labor. To become or cause to become withered or dry. Attractive. or silly. wrangle v. To inflict. but tough and sinewy. After which. zealot n. An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets. Lacking warmth of manner. wiry adj. A person who has little understanding. Sorcery. Very small. zodiac n. A performer of moral and social duties. wretchedness n. To use. Foolish. especially with full command. whereupon adv. To maintain by noisy argument or dispute. workmanlike adj. Having a shriveled face. writing n. or manage. writhe v. zenith n. or limbs or as in pain or distress. To twist the body. The art or skill of a workman. wholly adv. workmanship n. With knowledge and by design. wile n. Deviating from that which is proper or right. control. Like or befitting a skilled workman. witticism n. In prosperous circumstances. working-man n. A young animal past its first year and not yet two years old. Capricious. yearling n. or original saying or sentiment. wizen-faced adj. Extreme misery or unhappiness. whine v. gentle wind. face. The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch. wittingly adv. wrest v. wintry adj. well-bred adj. winsome adj. zeitgeist n. or instrument. well-doer n. The necessary means or resources. brilliant. To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing. To make more keen or eager. whimsical adj. wherewith n. witling n. To utter with complaining tone. wizen v. In or at whatever place. Of good ancestry. zephyr n. wry adj. wield v.wee adj. . well-to-do adj. Thin. One who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner. whet v. An act or a means of cunning deception.

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