|1||overlord||(noun) a person who has general authority over others|
|2||stimulate||(verb) cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"|
(verb) act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
(verb) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
(verb) provide the needed stimulus for
(verb) cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
(verb) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
(verb) stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
|3||flagrant||(adjective satellite) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"|
|4||convivial||(adjective satellite) occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company; "a convivial atmosphere at the reunion"; "a woman of convivial nature"; "he was a real good-time Charlie"|
|5||fusible||(adjective satellite) capable of being melted and fused|
|6||principle||(noun) (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature); "the rationale for capital punishment"; "the principles of internal-combustion engines"|
(noun) a basic truth or law or assumption; "the principles of democracy"
(noun) a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
(noun) a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; "their principles of composition characterized all their works"
(noun) a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
(noun) rule of personal conduct
|7||infinity||(noun) time without end|
|8||impetus||(noun) the act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"|
(noun) a force that moves something along
|9||speculate||(verb) reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"|
(verb) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
(verb) talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion; "We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal"
(verb) invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
|10||proportionate||(adjective satellite) agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree; "the figures are large but the corresponding totals next year will be larger"|
(adjective) being in due proportion
(adjective satellite) exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
|11||abstain||(verb) choose no to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"|
(verb) refrain from voting
|12||reign||(noun) royal authority; the dominion of a monarch|
(noun) the period during which a monarch is sovereign; "during the reign of Henry VIII"
(noun) a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful; "he was helpless under the reign of his egotism"
(verb) have sovereign power; "Henry VIII reigned for a long time"
(verb) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
|13||aloof||(adjective satellite) remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"|
(adverb) in an aloof manner; "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"
|14||advent||(noun) arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"|
(noun) (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
(noun) the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
|15||retract||(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"|
(verb) pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
(verb) use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
(verb) pull away from a source of disgust or fear
|16||accomplish||(verb) put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"|
(verb) to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
|17||soprano||(noun) the pitch range of the highest female voice|
(noun) the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty
(noun) a female singer
(adjective satellite) having or denoting a high range; "soprano voice"; "soprano sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
|18||commission||(noun) a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"|
(noun) the act of committing a crime
(noun) the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
(noun) an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
(noun) a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
(noun) a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
(noun) a group of representatives or delegates
(noun) a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary); "he works on commission"
(noun) the state of being in good working order and ready for operation; "put the ships into commission"; "the motor was out of commission"
(verb) charge with a task
(verb) put into commission; equip for service; of ships
(verb) place an order for
|19||plurality||(noun) (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)|
(noun) a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"
(noun) the state of being plural; "to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable"
|20||encumber||(verb) hold back|
|21||consolidate||(verb) make firm or secure; strengthen; "consolidate one's gains"; "consolidate one's hold on first place"|
(verb) make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate fibers into boards"
(verb) form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight"
(verb) unite into one; "The companies consolidated"
(verb) bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
|22||incompatible||(adjective) not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"|
(adjective) incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
(adjective satellite) used especially of solids or solutions; incapable of blending into a stable homogeneous mixture
(adjective) not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
(adjective satellite) not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior"
(adjective satellite) not compatible with other facts
(adjective) used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
(adjective satellite) not easy to combine harmoniously
(adjective satellite) of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms"
|23||calorie||(noun) unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure|
(noun) a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
|24||armory||(noun) a place where arms are manufactured|
(noun) a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
(noun) all the weapons and equipment that a country has
(noun) a collection of resources; "he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"
|25||infrequent||(adjective) not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper"|
|26||accede||(verb) to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"|
(verb) submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
(verb) take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"
|27||profiteer||(noun) someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)|
(verb) make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
|28||decapitate||(verb) cut the head of; "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"|
|29||hypodermic||(noun) a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections|
(adjective) relating to or located below the epidermis; "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"
|30||sirocco||(noun) a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; "it was the kind of duster not experienced in years"|
|31||ravenous||(adjective satellite) devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"|
(adjective satellite) extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy"
|32||drought||(noun) a temporary shortage of rainfall|
(noun) a prolonged shortage
|33||polyhedron||(noun) a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces|
|34||resource||(noun) a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource"|
(noun) the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
(noun) available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
|35||apathy||(noun) the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally|
(noun) an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
|36||antiquary||(noun) an expert or collector of antiquities|
|37||overweight||(noun) the property of excessive fatness|
(adjective satellite) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
|38||spinster||(noun) someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)|
(noun) an elderly unmarried woman
|39||junction||(noun) an act of joining or adjoining things|
(noun) the place where two or more things come together
(noun) something that joins or connects
(noun) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
(noun) the state of being joined together
|40||bass||(noun) nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes|
(noun) the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
(noun) the lowest part of the musical range
(noun) the lowest adult male singing voice
(noun) the lowest part in polyphonic music
(noun) any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
(noun) the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
(noun) an adult male singer with the lowest voice
(adjective satellite) having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
|41||accommodate||(verb) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"|
(verb) make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
(verb) provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
(verb) provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
(verb) provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
(verb) be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
(verb) have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
|42||heredity||(noun) the total of inherited attributes|
(noun) the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next
|43||ridicule||(noun) the act of deriding or treating with contempt|
(noun) language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
(verb) subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
|44||maidenhood||(noun) the childhood of a girl|
|45||unconscionable||(adjective satellite) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"|
(adjective satellite) lacking a conscience; "a conscienceless villain"; "brash, unprincipled, and conscienceless"; "an unconscionable liar"
|46||tripod||(noun) a three-legged rack used for support|
|47||investor||(noun) someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns|
|48||yearling||(noun) an animal in its second year|
(noun) a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
(noun) a young child
|49||doublet||(noun) a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance|
|50||profession||(noun) an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)|
(noun) affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith; "a profession of Christianity"
(noun) an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion; "a profession of disagreement"
(noun) the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
|51||pentavalent||(adjective) having a valence of five|
|52||captious||(adjective satellite) tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"|
|53||ascendant||(noun) someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)|
(noun) position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
(adjective satellite) most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"
(adjective satellite) tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
|54||protection||(noun) payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"|
(noun) the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
(noun) the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"
(noun) kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
(noun) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
(noun) defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"
(noun) the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"