|1||sordid||(adjective satellite) meanly avaricious and mercenary; "sordid avarice"; "sordid material interests"|
(adjective satellite) foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
(adjective satellite) unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"
(adjective satellite) morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the
|2||Antarctic||(noun) the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters|
(adjective satellite) at or near the south pole
(adjective) of or relating to Antarctica
|3||Anglo-Saxon||(noun) English prior to about 1100|
(noun) a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman conquest
(noun) a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'; "this Anglo-Saxon view of things"
(adjective) of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language; "Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland"
|4||consonance||(noun) the property of sounding harmonious|
(noun) the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
|5||instill||(verb) fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"|
(verb) teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; "inculcate values into the young generation"
(verb) produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
(verb) enter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
(verb) impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
|6||man-eater||(noun) large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans|
(noun) a person who eats human flesh
|7||urban||(adjective) located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"|
(adjective) relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"
|8||malefactor||(noun) someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime|
|9||participant||(noun) someone who takes part in an activity|
(noun) a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
|10||prohibitory||(adjective satellite) tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive"|
|11||nuisance||(noun) (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive|
(noun) a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"
|12||intercession||(noun) the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)|
(noun) a prayer to God on behalf of another person
|13||judicial||(adjective satellite) expressing careful judgment; "discriminative censure"; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett|
(adjective satellite) decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice; "a judicial decision"
(adjective) relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge; "judicial system"
(adjective) belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge; "judicial robes"
|14||apprehend||(verb) get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"|
(verb) take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
(verb) anticipate with dread or anxiety
|15||proviso||(noun) a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"|
|16||stanchion||(noun) any vertical post or rod used as a support|
|17||propitious||(adjective) presenting favorable circumstances; "propitious omens"|
|18||depth||(noun) degree of psychological or intellectual depth|
(noun) extent downward or backward or inward; "the depth of the water"; "depth of a shelf"; "depth of a closet"
(noun) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
(noun) (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part; "from the depths of darkest Africa"; "signals received from the depths of space"
(noun) (usually plural) a low moral state; "he had sunk to the depths of addiction"
|19||languor||(noun) inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy|
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
(noun) a relaxed comfortable feeling
|20||tyrannical||(adjective satellite) characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"|
(adjective satellite) marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
(adjective) of or relating to or associated with or resembling a dictatorship; "tyrannical suppression of liberty"
|21||osculate||(verb) touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"|
(verb) have at least three points in common with; "one curve osculates the other"; "these two surfaces osculate"
(verb) be intermediate between two taxonomic groups; "These species osculate"
|22||contraband||(noun) goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law|
(adjective satellite) distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes"
|23||assignee||(noun) (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)|
|24||iota||(noun) the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet|
(noun) a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
|25||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"|
|26||nomad||(noun) a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons|
|27||leaflet||(noun) a thin triangular flap of a heart valve|
(noun) a small book usually having a paper cover
(noun) part of a compound leaf
|28||nondescript||(noun) a person is not easily classified and not very interesting|
(adjective satellite) lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting; "women dressed in nondescript clothes"; "a nondescript novel"
|29||maroon||(noun) an exploding firework used as a warning signal|
(noun) a dark purplish red to dark brownish red
(noun) a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
(verb) leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"
(verb) leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
(adjective satellite) dark brownish to purplish red
|30||spontaneous||(adjective satellite) produced without being planted or without human labor; "wild strawberries"|
(adjective satellite) said or done without having been planned or written in advance; "he made a few ad-lib remarks"
(adjective) happening or arising without apparent external cause; "spontaneous laughter"; "spontaneous combustion"; "a spontaneous abortion"
|31||omnivorous||(adjective) feeding on both plants and animals|
|32||nude||(noun) a painting of a naked figure|
(noun) a naked person
(noun) without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude'); "they swam in the nude"
(adjective satellite) completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
|33||ruffian||(noun) a cruel and brutal fellow|
|34||parable||(noun) a short moral story (often with animal characters)|
(noun) (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message; "the parable of the prodigal son"
|35||aggrandize||(verb) add details to|
|36||constellation||(noun) an arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"|
(noun) a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
|37||imperative||(noun) some duty that is essential and urgent|
(noun) a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
(adjective) requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
(adjective) relating to verbs in the imperative mood
|38||exorbitant||(adjective satellite) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"|
|39||profligate||(noun) a recklessly extravagant consumer|
(noun) a dissolute man in fashionable society
(adjective satellite) unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
(adjective satellite) recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
|40||maze||(noun) complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost|
(noun) something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
|41||barometer||(noun) an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure|
|42||allegory||(noun) an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor|
(noun) a short moral story (often with animal characters)
(noun) a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
|43||subconscious||(noun) psychic activity just below the level of awareness|
(adjective satellite) just below the level of consciousness
|44||disbeliever||(noun) someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)|
|45||effective||(adjective satellite) existing in fact; not theoretical; real; "a decline in the effective demand"; "confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done"|
(adjective satellite) able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of
(adjective satellite) exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
(adjective) producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps towar
(adjective satellite) works well as a means or remedy; "an effective reprimand"; "a lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat"
(adjective satellite) equipped and ready for service; "the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers"
|46||alcoholism||(noun) an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess|
(noun) Habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
|47||moat||(noun) ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water|
|48||flora||(noun) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion|
(noun) all the plant life in a particular region
|49||corpulent||(adjective satellite) excessively fat; "a weighty man"|
|50||infest||(verb) invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen"|
(verb) live on or in a host, as of parasites
(verb) occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"
|51||lunacy||(noun) foolish or senseless behavior|
(noun) obsolete terms for legal insanity
|52||spasmodic||(adjective satellite) occurring in spells and often abruptly; "fitful bursts of energy"; "spasmodic rifle fire"|
(adjective satellite) affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"
|53||ministry||(noun) building where the business of a government ministry is transacted|
(noun) religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
(noun) a government department under the direction of a minister