|1||contrive||(verb) come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"|
(verb) put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
(verb) make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
|2||centenary||(noun) the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)|
(adjective) of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years; "centennial celebration"
|3||galvanism||(noun) the therapeutic application of electricity to the body|
(noun) electricity produced by chemical action
|4||cessation||(noun) a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"|
|5||obligate||(verb) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"|
(verb) commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"
(verb) force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
(adjective) restricted to a particular condition of life; "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen"
|6||skirmish||(noun) a minor short-term fight|
(verb) engage in a skirmish
|7||vitality||(noun) an energetic style|
(noun) the property of being able to survive and grow; "the vitality of a seed"
(noun) (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri Bergson to cause the evolution and development of organisms
(noun) a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
|8||chasten||(verb) correct by punishment or discipline|
(verb) restrain or temper
(verb) censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
|9||fulcrum||(noun) the pivot about which a lever turns|
|10||unguent||(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation|
|11||guzzle||(verb) drink greedily or as if with great thirst; "The boys guzzled the cheap vodka"|
|12||virulence||(noun) extreme hostility; "the virulence of the malicious old man"|
(noun) extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease); "the virulence of the plague"
|13||disarm||(verb) remove offensive capability from|
(verb) take away the weapons from; render harmless
(verb) make less hostile; win over; "Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"
|14||divisor||(noun) the number by which a dividend is divided|
(noun) one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?"
|15||appease||(verb) make peace with|
(verb) overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
|16||amplitude||(noun) greatness of magnitude|
(noun) the property of copious abundance
(noun) (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
|17||mentor||(noun) a wise and trusted guide and advisor|
(verb) serve as a teacher or trusted counselor; "The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school"; "She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"
|18||accessible||(adjective) capable of being reached; "a town accessible by rail"|
(adjective satellite) easy to get along with or talk to; friendly; "an accessible and genial man"
(adjective satellite) easily obtained; "most students now have computers accessible"; "accessible money"
(adjective satellite) capable of being read with comprehension; "readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader"; "the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels"
|19||perturbation||(noun) the act of causing disorder|
(noun) a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
(noun) activity that is an intrusion or interruption; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"
(noun) (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly
(noun) an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
|20||specialize||(verb) evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment|
(verb) become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"
(verb) suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"
(verb) be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
(verb) devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This plumber specialized in jacuzzis"
|21||inadvisable||(adjective) not prudent or wise; not recommended; "running on the ice is inadvisable"|
(adjective satellite) not advisable; "an unnecessary and inadvisable action"
|22||exhale||(verb) expel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"|
(verb) give out (breath or an odor); "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"
|23||mediocre||(adjective satellite) poor to middling in quality; "there have been good and mediocre and bad artists"|
(adjective satellite) of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
(adjective satellite) moderate to inferior in quality; "they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"; "he would make a poor spy"
|24||promulgate||(verb) put a law into effect by formal declaration|
(verb) state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' " he exclaimed; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
|25||gyrate||(verb) revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"|
(verb) to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
|26||colloquialism||(noun) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech|
|27||extradite||(verb) hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"|
|28||abstemious||(adjective) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy|
(adjective satellite) marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious meals"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
|29||syllabication||(noun) forming or dividing words into syllables|
|30||inquisitive||(adjective satellite) showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"|
(adjective satellite) inquiring or appearing to inquire; "an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
|31||ramose||(adjective satellite) having branches|
|32||inconsistent||(adjective satellite) not in agreement|
(adjective) displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
(adjective satellite) not capable of being made consistent or harmonious; "inconsistent accounts"
|33||cipher||(noun) a message written in a secret code|
(noun) a secret method of writing
(noun) a person of no influence
(noun) a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
(noun) a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
(verb) make a mathematical calculation or computation
(verb) convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
|34||consensus||(noun) agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole; "the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions"; "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"|
|35||denote||(verb) have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "|
(verb) be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
(verb) make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly"
|36||sedition||(noun) an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government|
|37||temporary||(adjective satellite) lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"|
(adjective) not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"
|38||perigee||(noun) periapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is nearest to the Earth|
|39||translate||(verb) change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"|
(verb) change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation
(verb) make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
(verb) genetics: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
(verb) restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.
(verb) express, as in simple and less technical langauge; "Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?"; "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"
(verb) bring to a certain spiritual state
(verb) physics: subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body
(verb) be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way; "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English"
(verb) be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"
|40||lifetime||(noun) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"|
|41||posit||(noun) (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning|
(verb) take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature"
(verb) put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
(verb) put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
|42||forthright||(adjective satellite) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me wh|
(adverb) directly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"
|43||believe||(verb) accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"|
(verb) credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Inquirer?"
(verb) follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
(verb) judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
(verb) be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"
|44||contagion||(noun) the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"|
(noun) an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
(noun) any disease easily transmitted by contact
|45||defray||(verb) bear the expenses of|
|46||longevity||(noun) the property of being long-lived|
(noun) duration of service; "her longevity as a star"; "had unusual longevity in the company"
|47||gaily||(adverb) in a gay manner; "the scandals were gaily diverting"|
|48||mane||(noun) long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck|
(noun) growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
|49||aurora||(noun) (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos|
(noun) an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
(noun) the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
|50||evolve||(verb) undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"|
(verb) gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
(verb) work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
|51||facet||(noun) a distinct feature or element in a problem; "he studied every facet of the question"|
(noun) a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
|52||juggle||(noun) throwing and catching several objects simultaneously|
(noun) the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
(verb) throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously
(verb) deal with simultaneously; "She had to juggle her job and her children"
(verb) manipulate by or as if by moving around components; "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
(verb) influence by slyness
|53||unicellular||(adjective) having or consisting of a single cell|
|54||resemblance||(noun) similarity in appearance or external or superficial details|