|1||alter||(verb) remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"|
(verb) make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
(verb) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
(verb) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
(verb) make an alteration to; "This dress needs to be altered"
|2||entangle||(verb) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"|
(verb) entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
|3||beneficiary||(noun) the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause|
(noun) the recipient of funds or other benefits
(adjective) having or arising from a benefice; "a beneficiary baron"
|4||repine||(verb) express discontent|
|5||compulsory||(adjective satellite) required by rule; "in most schools physical education are compulsory"; "attendance is mandatory"; "required reading"|
|6||originate||(verb) bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"|
(verb) come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
(verb) begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
|7||eulogy||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
|8||indefensible||(adjective satellite) incapable of being justified or explained|
(adjective satellite) (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
|9||coincidence||(noun) the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"|
(noun) the quality of occupying the same position or area in space; "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"
(noun) an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
|10||objector||(noun) a person who dissents from some established policy|
|11||trinity||(noun) three people considered as a unit|
(noun) the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
|12||dolor||(noun) (poetry) painful grief|
|13||adumbrate||(verb) give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"|
(verb) describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"
|14||taxation||(noun) the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state|
(noun) government income due to taxation
(noun) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
|15||didactic||(adjective satellite) instructive (especially excessively)|
|16||athwart||(adverb) at an oblique angle; "the sun shone aslant into his face"|
(adverb) at right angles to the center line of a ship
|17||treachery||(noun) an act of deliberate betrayal|
(noun) betrayal of a trust
|18||jaundice||(noun) a sharp and bitter manner|
(noun) yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
(verb) affect with, or as if with, jaundice
(verb) distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"
|19||mien||(noun) dignified manner or conduct|
|20||hoarse||(adjective satellite) deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson|
|21||heresy||(noun) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion|
(noun) any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
|22||hawthorn||(noun) a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus|
|23||errant||(adjective satellite) uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable; "an errant breeze"|
(adjective satellite) straying from the right course or from accepted standards; "errant youngsters"
|24||birthright||(noun) personal characteristics that are inherited at birth|
(noun) a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth; "free public education is the birthright of every American child"
(noun) an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
|25||dilate||(verb) become wider; "His pupils were dilated"|
(verb) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
|26||peninsular||(adjective) of or forming or resembling a peninsula; "peninsular isolation"|
|27||anecdote||(noun) short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)|
|28||exhilarate||(verb) fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"|
|29||misplace||(verb) place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position; "misplaced modifiers"|
(verb) place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
|30||operetta||(noun) a short amusing opera|
|31||refractory||(noun) lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace|
(adjective satellite) resistant to authority or control; "as refractory as a mule"
(adjective satellite) stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
(adjective satellite) marked by stubborn resistance to and defiant of authority or guidance; "a recalcitrant teenager"; "everything revolves around a refractory individual genius"
(adjective satellite) not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"
|32||sentient||(adjective) endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence|
(adjective satellite) consciously perceiving; "sentient of the intolerable load"; "a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White
|33||affix||(noun) a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form|
(verb) attach or become attached to a stem word; "grammatical morphemes afix to the stem"
(verb) add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"
(verb) attach to; "affix the seal here"
|34||deposition||(noun) the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office|
(noun) the act of putting something somewhere
(noun) (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually done in a lawyer's office
(noun) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
|35||telescope||(noun) a magnifier of images of distant objects|
(verb) make smaller or shorter; "the novel was telescoped into a short play"
(verb) crush together or collapse; "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"
|36||dishonest||(adjective satellite) capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"|
(adjective) deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
(adjective satellite) lacking truthfulness; "a dishonest answer"
(adjective satellite) lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable
|37||forgery||(noun) criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud|
(noun) a copy that is represented as the original
|38||invariable||(adjective) not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"|
|39||acumen||(noun) shrewdness shown by keen insight|
(noun) a tapering point
|40||incandescence||(noun) light from heat|
(noun) the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
|41||debut||(noun) the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"|
(noun) the presentation of a debutante in society
(verb) appear for the first time in public; "The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out"
(verb) make one's debut; "This young soprano debuts next months at the Metropolitan Opera"
(verb) present for the first time to the public; "The and debuts a new song or two each month"
|42||prurient||(adjective satellite) characterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"|
|43||diabolic||(adjective satellite) extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "in|
(adjective satellite) showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye"
|44||Renaissance||(noun) the revival of learning and culture|
(noun) the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
|45||belittle||(verb) lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"|
(verb) express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"
(verb) belittle; "Don't belittle his influence"
|46||donor||(noun) person who makes a gift of property|
(noun) (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
|47||arrogant||(adjective satellite) having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"|
|48||excitation||(noun) something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"|
(noun) the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
(noun) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
|49||transcript||(noun) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)|
(noun) something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech; "he read a transcript of the interrogation"; "you can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self-addressed envelope to the station
|50||flimsy||(noun) a thin strong light-weight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies|
(adjective satellite) having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
(adjective satellite) lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"; "a fragile link with the past"
(adjective satellite) resembling cardboard especially in flimsiness; "apartments with cardboard walls"
(adjective satellite) very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile"; "light summer dresses"