|1||obsolete||(adjective satellite) no longer in use; "obsolete words"|
(adjective satellite) old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"
|2||obstreperous||(adjective satellite) boisterously and noisily aggressive; "kept up an obstreperous clamor"|
(adjective satellite) noisily and stubbornly defiant; "obstreperous boys"
|3||obtain||(verb) receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"|
(verb) come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
(verb) be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
|4||obtrusive||(adjective satellite) sticking out; protruding|
(adjective) undesirably noticeable; "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"; "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"
|5||obviate||(verb) prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"|
(verb) do away with
|6||occluded||(adjective satellite) (of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance; "the sorbed oil mass"; "large volumes of occluded hydrogen in palladium"|
(adjective satellite) closed off; "an occluded artery"
|7||occult||(noun) occult practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"|
(noun) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"
(verb) hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"
(verb) become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"
(verb) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
(adjective satellite) having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
(adjective satellite) hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"
|8||odious||(adjective satellite) unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke|
|9||odium||(noun) hate coupled with disgust|
(noun) state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
|10||odor||(noun) any property detected by the olfactory system|
(noun) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
|11||officious||(adjective satellite) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business"|
|12||onerous||(adjective satellite) not easily borne; wearing; "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"|
|13||opprobrious||(adjective satellite) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human|
(adjective satellite) expressing offensive reproach
|14||opulence||(noun) wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living|
|15||ossify||(verb) become bony; "The tissue ossified"|
(verb) cause to become hard and bony; "The disease ossified the tissue"
(verb) make rigid and set into a conventional pattern; "rigidify the training schedule"; "ossified teaching methods"; "slogans petrify our thinking"
|16||ostensible||(adjective satellite) represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"|
(adjective satellite) appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
|17||ostentation||(noun) pretentious or showy or vulgar display|
(noun) lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
(noun) a showy outward display
|18||ostentatious||(adjective) intended to attract notice and impress others; "an ostentatious sable coat"|
(adjective satellite) of a display that is tawdry or vulgar
|19||ostracism||(noun) the act of excluding someone from society by general consent|
(noun) the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent); "the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry"
|20||ostrich||(noun) fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird|
(noun) a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)
|21||outset||(noun) the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"|
|22||overhaul||(noun) periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"|
(verb) make repairs or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"
(verb) travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
|23||overweening||(adjective satellite) presumptuously arrogant; "had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times|
(adjective satellite) unrestrained in especially feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"
|24||overwhelm||(verb) charge someone with too many tasks|
(verb) overcome by superior force
(verb) cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
(verb) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
|25||pacifist||(noun) someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes|
|26||paean||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
(noun) (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
|27||palate||(noun) the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities|
|28||palatial||(adjective satellite) suitable for or like a palace; "palatial furnishings"; "a palatial yacht"|
(adjective) relating to or being a palace; "the palatial residence"
|29||palliate||(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"|
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
|30||palliate||(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"|
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
|31||palpability||(noun) the quality of being perceivable by touch|
|32||palpitate||(verb) beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"|
(verb) shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
(verb) cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
|33||panegyric||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
(adjective satellite) formally expressing praise
|34||paradigm||(noun) a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"|
(noun) the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"
(noun) the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
(noun) systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
|35||parenthesis||(noun) a message that departs from the main subject|
(noun) either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material
|36||pariah||(noun) a person who is rejected (from society or home)|
|37||parsimonious||(adjective satellite) excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence"|
|38||partisan||(noun) a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries|
(noun) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
(noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something
(adjective) devoted to a cause or party
(adjective satellite) adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination or party; "denominational prejudice"
|39||patron||(noun) a regular customer|
(noun) someone who supports or champions something
(noun) the proprietor of an inn
|40||paucity||(noun) an insufficient quantity or number|
|41||peccadillo||(noun) a petty misdeed|
|42||pedantic||(adjective satellite) marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects|
|43||pedestrian||(noun) a person who travels by foot|
(adjective satellite) lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
|44||pellucid||(adjective satellite) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"|
(adjective satellite) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent cristal"
|45||penchant||(noun) a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"|
|46||penitent||(noun) (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)|
(adjective) feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
|47||penury||(noun) a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"|
|48||peregrination||(noun) travel (especially by foot)|
|49||peremptory||(adjective satellite) putting an end to all debate or action; "a peremptory decree"|
(adjective satellite) not allowing contradiction or refusal; "spoke in peremptory tones"; "peremptory commands"
(adjective satellite) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisteri
|50||perennial||(noun) a plant lasting for three seasons or more|
(adjective satellite) recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements"
(adjective) lasting three seasons or more; "the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant"
(adjective satellite) lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal; "perennial happiness"