|1||bigamist||(noun) someone who marries one person while already legally married to another|
|2||encyclopedia||(noun) a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty|
|3||alacrity||(noun) liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"|
|4||designate||(verb) design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"|
(verb) decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
(verb) assign a name or title to
(verb) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
|5||pantomime||(noun) a performance using gestures and body movements without words|
(verb) act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only; "The acting students mimed eating an apple"
|6||origin||(noun) properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"|
(noun) the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
(noun) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
(noun) the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
(noun) the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
|7||solicitor||(noun) a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents|
(noun) a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
|8||paramount||(adjective satellite) having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"|
|9||disyllable||(noun) a word having two syllables|
|10||polar||(adjective satellite) having a pair of equal and opposite charges|
(adjective satellite) being of crucial importance; "a pivotal event"; "Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions"- Henry Kissinger; "the polar events of this study"; "a polar principal"
(adjective satellite) extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"
(adjective satellite) characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"
(adjective) of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; "polar regions"
(adjective) located at or near or coming from the earth's poles; "polar diameter"; "polar zone"; "a polar air mass"; "Antarctica is the only polar continent"
|11||massive||(adjective satellite) consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter; "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"|
(adjective satellite) imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
(adjective satellite) imposing in scale or scope or degree or power; "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"
(adjective satellite) being the same substance throughout; "massive silver"
|12||sinuosity||(noun) having curves; "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"|
|13||receivable||(adjective satellite) awaiting payment; "accounts receivable"|
|14||tyro||(noun) someone new to a field or activity|
|15||exorcise||(verb) expel through adjuration or prayers; "exorcise evil spirits"|
|16||unwise||(adjective satellite) not appropriate to the purpose|
(adjective satellite) showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom; "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"
|17||expedient||(noun) a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one|
(adjective) serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
(adjective satellite) appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty"
|18||intercept||(noun) the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis|
(verb) seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
(verb) tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"
|19||besmear||(verb) spread or daub (a surface)|
|20||appertain||(verb) be a part or attribute of|
|21||chasm||(noun) a deep opening in the earth's surface|
|22||vegetative||(adjective satellite) composed of vegetation or plants; "regions rich in vegetal products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"|
(adjective satellite) (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
(adjective satellite) used of involuntary bodily functions; "vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"
(adjective) of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous; "a dull vegetative lifestyle"
|23||carrion||(noun) the dead and rotting body of an animal|
(noun) dead and rotting flesh; unfit for human food
|24||amusement||(noun) a diversion that holds the attention|
(noun) a feeling of delight at being entertained
|25||migrate||(verb) move from one country or region to another and settle there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"|
(verb) move periodically or seasonally; "birds migrate in the Winter"; "The worker migrate to where the crops need harvesting"
|26||egotist||(noun) a conceited and self-centered person|
|27||onset||(noun) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"|
(noun) the beginning or early stages; "the onset of pneumonia"
|28||prolix||(adjective) tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"|
|29||liqueur||(noun) strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal|
|30||descry||(verb) catch sight of|
|31||hibernal||(adjective satellite) characteristic of or relating to winter; "bears in brumal sleep"|
|32||fervid||(adjective satellite) extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope|
(adjective satellite) characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
|33||patronize||(verb) be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"|
(verb) treat condescendingly
(verb) assume sponsorship of
(verb) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
|34||dissimilar||(adjective) not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"|
(adjective) not alike or similar; "as unalike as two people could be"
(adjective) not similar; "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem"
|35||demonstrate||(verb) establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"|
(verb) provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his se
(verb) show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
(verb) march in protest; take part in a demonstration; "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
|36||gratuity||(noun) an award (as for meritorious service) given without claim or obligation|
(noun) a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
|37||percolator||(noun) a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans|
|38||nimble||(adjective satellite) moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"|
(adjective satellite) mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
|39||unavoidable||(adjective satellite) impossible to avoid or evade:"inescapable conclusion"; "an ineluctable destiny"; "an unavoidable accident"|
|40||necessitate||(verb) require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";|
(verb) cause to be a concomitant
|41||suppress||(verb) to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"|
(verb) put out of one's consciousness
(verb) keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
(verb) control and refrain from showing; of emotions
(verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
|42||vernal||(adjective) of or characteristic of or occurring in spring; "the vernal equinox"|
(adjective satellite) suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
|43||sextuple||(adjective satellite) having six units or components|
|44||bromine||(noun) a nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water|
|45||archaic||(adjective satellite) little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type; "archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe"|
(adjective satellite) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
|46||ubiquitous||(adjective satellite) being present everywhere at once|
|47||abhorrent||(adjective satellite) offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"|
|48||technique||(noun) skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"|
(noun) a practical method or art applied to some particular task
|49||offhand||(adjective satellite) casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"|
(adjective satellite) with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
(adverb) in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
(adverb) without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"
|50||joust||(noun) a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances|
(verb) joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback
|51||exacerbate||(verb) make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"|
(verb) exasperate or irritate
|52||secretary||(noun) a desk used for writing|
(noun) a person to whom a secret is entrusted
(noun) an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
(noun) a person who is head of an administrative department of government
|53||bemoan||(verb) regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"|
|54||biography||(noun) an account of the series of events making up a person's life|
|55||whereupon||(adverb) in consequence of which; "this is a statement whereat the listeners may get angry"|
(adverb) upon which; "the rock whereupon she stood"
(adverb) closely following and in consequence of which; "the Japanese refused to import U.S. made cellular phones whereupon the U.S. imposed strict tariffs on Japanese exports"