|1||promontory||(noun) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)|
|2||syndicate||(noun) an association of companies for some definite purpose|
(noun) a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
(noun) a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
(verb) sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations
(verb) organize into or form a syndicate
(verb) join together into a syndicate; "The banks syndicated"
|3||disciplinary||(adjective satellite) designed to promote discipline; "the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"; "disciplinal measures"; "the mother was stern and disciplinary"|
(adjective) relating to a specific field of academic study; "economics in its modern disciplinary sense"
(adjective) relating to discipline in behavior; "disciplinary problems in the classroom"
|4||deride||(verb) treat or speak of with contempt; "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"|
|5||liner||(noun) (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter; "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"|
(noun) a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
(noun) a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
|6||stripling||(noun) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity|
|7||indulgent||(adjective satellite) being favorably inclined; "an indulgent attitude"|
(adjective) showing or characterized by or given to indulgence; "indulgent grandparents"
(adjective satellite) tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
|8||fondle||(verb) touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"|
|9||atomizer||(noun) a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine spray|
|10||contradictory||(noun) two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time|
(adjective satellite) unable to be both true at the same time
(adjective satellite) in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
(adjective satellite) that confounds or contradicts or confuses
(adjective satellite) of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false; "`perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms"
|11||disapprove||(verb) consider bad or wrong|
(verb) deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
|12||peccable||(adjective satellite) liable to sin; "a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott|
|13||dutiful||(adjective satellite) willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect; "a dutiful child"; "a dutiful citizen"; "Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";|
|14||blemish||(noun) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"|
(verb) add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
(verb) mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
(verb) mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"
|15||derivation||(noun) drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation|
(noun) drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
(noun) inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
(noun) a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
(noun) (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
(noun) the source from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues); "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"
(noun) (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation: `singer' from `sing'; `undo' from `do'
|16||audition||(noun) a test of the suitability of a performer|
(noun) the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
(verb) perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
|17||incomparable||(adjective) such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared; "an incomparable week of rest and pleasure"; "the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency"; "this report is incomparable with the|
|18||adverse||(adjective satellite) in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"|
(adjective satellite) contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
|19||obstetrics||(noun) the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother|
|20||colloquial||(adjective satellite) characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation; "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"|
|21||actuality||(noun) the state of actually existing objectively; "a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality"|
|22||portent||(noun) a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"|
|23||patrician||(noun) a member of the aristocracy|
(noun) a person of refined upbringing and manners
(adjective) of the hereditary aristocracy or ruling class of ancient Rome or medieval Europe; of honorary nobility in the Byzantine empire
(adjective satellite) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the
|24||presumptuous||(adjective satellite) excessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants"|
|25||indigent||(adjective satellite) poor enough to need help from others|
|26||succumb||(verb) consent reluctantly|
(verb) be fatally overwhelmed
|27||specter||(noun) a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"|
(noun) a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
|28||spectator||(noun) a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel|
(noun) a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
|29||allusion||(noun) passing reference or indirect mention|
|30||moralize||(verb) improve the morals of|
(verb) speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements; "This man always sermonizes"
(verb) interpret the moral meaning of; "moralize a story"
|31||trivial||(adjective satellite) not large enough to consider or notice|
(adjective satellite) (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over nig
(adjective satellite) obvious and dull; "trivial conversation"; "commonplace prose"
(adjective satellite) concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"
(adjective satellite) of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
|32||numerical||(adjective satellite) designated by or expressed in numbers; "numerical symbols"; "a very simple numeric code"; "numerical equations"|
(adjective satellite) measured or expressed in numbers; "numerical value"; "the numerical superiority of the enemy"
(adjective) relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"
(adjective) of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective"; "numerical analysis"
|33||derision||(noun) the act of deriding or treating with contempt|
(noun) contemptuous laughter
|34||preeminence||(noun) high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"|
|35||intrinsic||(adjective satellite) situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts; "intrinsic muscles"|
(adjective) belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
|36||astringent||(noun) a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals|
(adjective) tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
(adjective satellite) sour or bitter in taste
|37||theocracy||(noun) the belief in government by divine guidance|
(noun) a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
|38||interrupt||(verb) terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"|
(verb) destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
(verb) interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
(verb) make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
|39||legionary||(noun) a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)|
|40||humanize||(verb) make more humane; "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"|
|41||observant||(adjective satellite) paying close attention especially to details|
(adjective satellite) (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs; "law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed limit"
(adjective satellite) quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
|42||indelible||(adjective satellite) cannot be removed, washed away or erased; "an indelible stain"|
|43||rein||(noun) one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse|
(noun) any means of control; "he took up the reins of government"
(verb) keep in check; "rule one's temper"
(verb) stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"
(verb) stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office"
(verb) control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
|44||Narcissus||(noun) (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection|
(noun) bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
|45||connote||(verb) express or state indirectly|
(verb) involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
|46||emancipate||(verb) free from slavery or servitude|
(verb) give equal rights to; of women and minorities
|47||seclusion||(noun) the act of secluding yourself from others|
(noun) the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
|48||accuracy||(noun) the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"|
(noun) (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"
|49||impersonate||(verb) pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter"|
(verb) represent another person with comic intentions
(verb) assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
|50||forecourt||(noun) the outer or front court of a building or of a group of buildings|
|51||concurrence||(noun) acting together as of agents or circumstances or events|
(noun) the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
(noun) agreement of results or opinions
(noun) a state of cooperation