|1||foment||(verb) bathe with warm water or medicated lotions; "His legs should be fomented"|
(verb) try to stir up public opinion
|2||dissonance||(noun) disagreeable sounds|
(noun) the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"
(noun) a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
|3||renounce||(verb) cast off or disown; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"|
(verb) turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
(verb) leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
(verb) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
|4||empathy||(noun) understanding and entering into another's feelings|
|5||engrossing||(adjective satellite) capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"|
|6||discerning||(adjective) having or revealing keen insight and good judgment; "a discerning critic"; "a discerning reader"|
(adjective satellite) able to make or detect effects of great subtlety; sensitive; "discerning taste"; "a discerning eye for color"
(adjective satellite) quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(adjective satellite) unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic; "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence"
|7||equilibrium||(noun) a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head|
(noun) a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
(noun) equality of distribution
(noun) a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
|8||explicit||(adjective) precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes"|
(adjective satellite) in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
|9||flexibility||(noun) the quality of being adaptable or variable; "he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"|
(noun) the trait of being easily persuaded
(noun) the property of being flexible
|10||haughtiness||(noun) overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors|
|11||nurture||(noun) raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"|
(noun) the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
(verb) help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
(verb) provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
(verb) bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
|12||dexterous||(adjective satellite) skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"|
|13||repast||(noun) the food served and eaten at one time|
|14||reproach||(noun) a mild rebuke or criticism; "words of reproach"|
(noun) disgrace or shame; "he brought reproach upon his family"
(verb) express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
|15||platonic||(adjective satellite) free from physical desire; "platonic love"|
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his philosophy; "Platonic dialogues"
|16||erratic||(adjective satellite) liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"|
(adjective satellite) likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster
(adjective satellite) having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
|17||brevity||(noun) the attribute of being brief or fleeting|
(noun) the use of brief expressions
|18||preclude||(verb) keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"|
(verb) make impossible, especially beforehand
|19||clairvoyant||(noun) someone who has the power of clairvoyance|
(adjective satellite) foreseeing the future
(adjective satellite) perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
|20||phenomenon||(noun) any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning|
(noun) a remarkable development
|21||loquacious||(adjective satellite) full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"|
|22||notoriety||(noun) the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality|
|23||ascendancy||(noun) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"|
|24||replete||(verb) fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"|
|25||stanch||(verb) stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide"|
|26||nomadic||(adjective satellite) (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"|
|27||rapacious||(adjective satellite) devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"|
(adjective satellite) excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
(adjective satellite) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"
|28||emaciated||(adjective satellite) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"|
|29||eclectic||(noun) someone who selects according to the eclectic method|
(adjective satellite) selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
|30||redundant||(adjective satellite) repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant|
(adjective satellite) use of more words than required to express an idea; "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
(adjective satellite) more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare
|31||repercussion||(noun) a movement back from an impact|
(noun) a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
|32||stridency||(noun) having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound|
|33||diminution||(noun) the act of decreasing or reducing something|
(noun) the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)
(noun) change toward something smaller or lower
|34||ephemeral||(adjective satellite) enduring a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but at is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"|
|35||verbatim||(adjective satellite) in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"|
(adverb) using exactly the same words; "he repeated her remarks verbatim"
|36||oscillation||(noun) a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"|
(noun) (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
(noun) the process of oscillating between states
|37||mundane||(adjective satellite) belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"|
(adjective satellite) found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
(adjective satellite) concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"
|38||unbridled||(adjective satellite) not restrained or controlled; "unbridled rage"; "an unchecked temper"; "ungoverned rage"|
|39||reconciliation||(noun) getting two things to correspond; "the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement"|
(noun) the reestablishing of cordial relations
|40||conformist||(noun) someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)|
(adjective) marked by conformity or convention; not corresponding to current customs or rules or styles; "underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"
(adjective satellite) adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
|41||polemic||(noun) a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)|
(noun) a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
(adjective satellite) of or involving dispute or controversy
|42||static||(noun) angry criticism; "they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"|
(noun) a crackling or hissing noise cause by electrical interference
(adjective satellite) showing little if any change; "a static population"
(adjective satellite) not active or moving; "a static village community and a completely undynamic type of agriculture"; "static feudal societies"
(adjective satellite) not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"
(adjective) concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity; "an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"
|43||endearing||(adjective satellite) lovable especially in a childlike or naive way|
|44||magnanimous||(adjective satellite) generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"|
(adjective satellite) noble and generous in spirit; "a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror"
|45||flammable||(adjective satellite) possible to burn|
|46||skulk||(verb) move stealthily; "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"|
(verb) avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
(verb) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
|47||pandemonium||(noun) a state of extreme confusion and disorder|
|48||pellucid||(adjective satellite) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"|
(adjective satellite) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent cristal"
|49||relinquish||(verb) relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another|
(verb) release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
(verb) turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
(verb) part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
(verb) do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
|50||opaque||(adjective) not clear; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"|
(adjective satellite) not clearly understood or expressed
|51||slothful||(adjective satellite) disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"|
|52||dexterity||(noun) adroitness in using the hands|
|53||irresolute||(adjective satellite) lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly; "stood irresolute waiting for some inspiration"|
(adjective) uncertain how to act or proceed; "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"
|54||encapsulate||(verb) put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"|
(verb) enclose in a capsule or other small container
|55||debacle||(noun) a sudden and violent collapse|
(noun) a sound defeat
(noun) flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
|56||profound||(adjective satellite) situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns"|
(adjective satellite) (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
(adjective satellite) coming from deep within one; "a profound sigh"
(adjective satellite) of the greatest intensity; complete; "a profound silence"; "a state of profound shock"
(adjective) showing intellectual penetration or emotional depths; from the depths of your being; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret"
(adjective satellite) far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravaga
|57||eradicate||(verb) kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"|
(verb) destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted"