|1||supercilious||(adjective satellite) expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"|
(adjective satellite) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swa
|2||assassin||(noun) a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"|
(noun) a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders
|3||inscribe||(verb) address, as a work of literature, in a style less formal than a dedication|
(verb) convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
(verb) mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book"
(verb) write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
(verb) carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the winner's name onto the trophy cup"
(verb) draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
(verb) register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
|4||bronchus||(noun) either of the two main branches of the trachea|
|5||resistant||(adjective satellite) incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"|
(adjective satellite) disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
(adjective satellite) incapable of being affected; "resistant to persuasion"
(adjective satellite) relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
|6||accurate||(adjective) conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"|
(adjective satellite) (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"
|7||wherewith||(adverb) out of, or by means of which; "tools wherewith to scrape the windshield of my car"|
|8||quiescent||(adjective satellite) causing no symptoms; "a quiescent tumor"|
(adjective satellite) being quiet or still or inactive
(adjective satellite) not active or activated; "the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation"
(adjective satellite) marked by a state of tranquil repose; "the quiescent melancholy of the town"
|9||altruist||(noun) someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being|
|10||protrude||(verb) swell or protrude outwards; "His eyes bulged with surprise"|
(verb) bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
(verb) extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
|11||forecastle||(noun) living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed|
|12||bureaucracy||(noun) nonelective government officials|
|13||verity||(noun) an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth|
(noun) conformity to reality or actuality; "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal ve
|14||seize||(verb) capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"|
(verb) affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unberable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
(verb) take hold of; grab; "The salesclerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
(verb) take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"
(verb) hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"
(verb) take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
(verb) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
(verb) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
|15||monstrosity||(noun) something hideous or frightful; "they regarded the atom bomb as a monstrosity"|
(noun) a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
|16||initiate||(noun) people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"|
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
(noun) someone new to a field or activity
(verb) prepare the way for; "Hitler's attack on Poland led up to World War Two"
(verb) bring up a topic for discussion
(verb) bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
(verb) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
(verb) accept young people into society, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty"
|17||riddance||(noun) the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"|
(noun) the act of removing or getting rid of something
|18||comical||(adjective satellite) arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughab|
|19||dictum||(noun) an authoritative declaration|
(noun) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
|20||epidermis||(noun) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates|
|21||deceit||(noun) the act of deceiving|
(noun) the quality of being fraudulent
(noun) a misleading falsehood
|22||torturous||(adjective satellite) extremely painful|
|23||dismount||(noun) the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)|
(verb) get off (a horse)
|24||prevention||(noun) the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"|
|25||mettle||(noun) the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"|
|26||plenary||(adjective satellite) full in all respects; "a plenary session of the legislature"; "a diplomat with plenary powers"|
|27||amalgamate||(verb) to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"|
(adjective satellite) joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
|28||denounce||(verb) speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"|
(verb) give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
(verb) announce the termination of, as of treaties
(verb) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
|29||ignoble||(adjective) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.|
(adjective satellite) not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
|30||unconscious||(noun) that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware|
(adjective) not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
(adjective satellite) without conscious volition
|31||fragile||(adjective satellite) vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"|
(adjective satellite) easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
(adjective satellite) lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"; "a fragile link with the past"
|32||matrimony||(noun) the ceremony or sacrament of marriage|
(noun) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"
|33||burgher||(noun) a member of the middle class|
(noun) a citizen of an English borough
|34||distrain||(verb) legally take something in place of a debt payment|
(verb) confiscate by distress
(verb) levy a distress on
|35||spurious||(adjective satellite) intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art"|
(adjective satellite) born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
(adjective satellite) plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert
|36||irresistible||(adjective satellite) overpoweringly attractive; "irresistible beauty"|
(adjective) impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?"
|37||senile||(adjective satellite) mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"|
|38||agrarian||(adjective satellite) relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"|
|39||adversity||(noun) a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"|
(noun) a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
|40||garrison||(noun) a fortified military post where troops are stationed|
(noun) the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place
(noun) United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
(verb) station (troops) in a fort or garrison
|41||paralyze||(verb) cause to be paralyzed and immobile; "The poison paralyzed him"; "Fear paralyzed her"|
(verb) make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
|42||bedaub||(verb) spread or daub (a surface)|
|43||albino||(noun) a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink|
|44||deterrent||(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress|
(adjective satellite) tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices"
|45||marine||(noun) a member of the United States Marine Corps|
(adjective satellite) native to or inhabiting the sea; "marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales"
(adjective) of or relating to the sea; "marine explorations"
(adjective) of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps); "marine barracks"
(adjective) relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"
|46||deteriorate||(verb) grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"|
(verb) become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
|47||isolate||(verb) place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"|
(verb) set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
(verb) obtain in pure form; "The chemist managed to isolate the compound"
(verb) separate (experiences) fromt he emotions relating to them
|48||contrivance||(noun) the act of devising something|
(noun) a device that is very useful for a particular job
(noun) any improvised arrangement for temporary use
(noun) the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem"
(noun) an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.; "the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"
(noun) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
|49||prescript||(noun) prescribed guide for conduct or action|
|50||supplant||(verb) take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"|
|51||credible||(adjective satellite) appearing to merit belief or acceptance; "a credible witness"; "a plausible story"|
(adjective) capable of being believed; "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"
(adjective satellite) a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate; "she was not the...credible fool he expected"
|52||cereal||(noun) a breakfast food prepared from grain|
(noun) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
(noun) grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
(adjective) made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it; "a cereal beverage"; "cereal grasses"
|53||confiscate||(verb) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"|
(adjective satellite) taken without permission or consent especially by public authority; "the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf"; "the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain"
(adjective satellite) surrendered as a penalty