|1||hale||(noun) prolific United States writer (1822-1909)|
(noun) United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
(noun) a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
(verb) draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
(verb) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
(adjective satellite) exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
|2||recreate||(verb) give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"|
(verb) create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
(verb) give encouragement to
(verb) engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion; "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"
|3||lacerate||(verb) cut or tear irregularly|
(verb) deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks"
(adjective satellite) having edges that are jagged from injury
(adjective satellite) irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves"
|4||loam||(noun) a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials|
|5||intestine||(noun) the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus|
|6||necrology||(noun) a list of people who died recently|
(noun) a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography
|7||coercion||(noun) using force to cause something; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn`t have to use coercion"|
(noun) the act of compelling by force of authority
|8||assuage||(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"|
(verb) satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
|9||statistician||(noun) someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)|
(noun) a mathematician who specializes in statistics
|10||profile||(noun) biographical sketch|
(noun) an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics; "a biochemical profile of blood"; "a psychological profile of serial killers"
(noun) a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers
(noun) a side view representation of an object (especially a human face)
(noun) degree of exposure to public notice; "that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election"; "he prefers a low profile"
(verb) represent in profile, by drawing or painting
(verb) write about; "The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
|11||hosiery||(noun) socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear as hosiery)|
|12||fracture||(noun) the act of cracking something|
(noun) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"
(noun) breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
(verb) fracture a bone of; "I broke my foot while playing hockey"
(verb) break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle"
(verb) become fractured; "The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"
(verb) violate or abuse; "This writer really fractures the language"
(verb) break into pieces; "The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"
(verb) interrupt, break, or destroy; "fracture the balance of power"
|13||knickknack||(noun) miscellaneous curios|
(noun) a small inexpensive mass-produced article
|14||jurisdiction||(noun) (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district"|
(noun) in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
|15||decameter||(noun) a metric unit of length equal to ten meters|
|16||similar||(adjective) resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike d|
(adjective) having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generaly alike in background and taste"
(adjective satellite) capable of replacing or changing places with something else; "interchangeable parts"
(adjective) marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
(adjective satellite) (of words) expressing closely related meanings
|17||pavilion||(noun) large and often sumptuous tent|
|18||lax||(adjective satellite) emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"|
(adjective satellite) lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
(adjective satellite) tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
(adjective satellite) lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "flaccid muscles"; "took his lax hand in hers"; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
(adjective) not taut or rigid; not stretched or held tight; "a lax rope"
(adjective) pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
|19||digraph||(noun) two successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound: `sh' in `shoe')|
|20||sequent||(adjective satellite) following as an effect or result; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"; "the health of the plants and the resulting flowers"|
(adjective satellite) in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"
|21||adroit||(adjective) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator"|
(adjective satellite) skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends; "cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician"; "came up with a clever story"; "an ingenious press agent"; "an ingeni
|22||diagnose||(verb) determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis|
(verb) subject to a medical analysis
|23||generosity||(noun) acting generously|
(noun) the trait of being willing to give your money or time
|24||overpay||(verb) pay too much|
|25||torpor||(noun) inactivity resulting from torpidity and lack of vigor or energy|
(noun) a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor"
|26||aspiration||(noun) the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing|
(noun) a will to succeed
(noun) a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath
(noun) a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
|27||convenience||(noun) a device that is very useful for a particular job|
(noun) a toilet that is available to the public
(noun) the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"
(noun) the state of being suitable or opportune; "chairs arranged for his own convenience"
|28||benevolence||(noun) an act intending or showing kindness and good will|
(noun) an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
(noun) disposition to do good
|29||Calvary||(noun) any experience that causes intense suffering|
(noun) a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
|30||catastrophe||(noun) an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"|
(noun) a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
(noun) a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune; "lack of funds has resulted in a catastrophe for our school system"; "his policies were a disaster"
|31||foppish||(adjective satellite) affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner|
|32||mercenary||(noun) a person hired to fight for another country than their own|
(adjective satellite) profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business"
(adjective satellite) marked by materialism
|33||capitulate||(verb) surrender under agreed conditions|
|34||purveyor||(noun) someone who supplies provisions (especially food)|
|35||dilatory||(adjective satellite) using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation; "a fabian policy"|
(adjective satellite) wasting time
(adjective satellite) inclined to waste time and lag behind
|36||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"
|37||dialect||(noun) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"|
|38||deficiency||(noun) lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"|
(noun) the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
|39||epic||(noun) a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds|
(adjective satellite) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
(adjective) constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic; "epic tradition"
|40||invidious||(adjective satellite) containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"|
|41||sarcophagus||(noun) a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)|
|42||contradiction||(noun) the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"|
(noun) (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"
(noun) opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
|43||exclude||(verb) prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"|
(verb) prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
(verb) put out or expel from a place; "The child was expelled from the classroom"
(verb) prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
(verb) lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
|44||ruminant||(noun) any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments|
(adjective) related to or characteristic of animals of the suborder Ruminantia or any other animal that chews a cud; "ruminant mammals"
|45||contumacy||(noun) obstinate rebelliousness and insubordination; resistance to authority|
(noun) willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order; can result in a finding of contempt of court
|46||imaginary||(adjective satellite) not based on fact; dubious; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "her imagined fame"; "to create a notional world for oneself"|
|47||convolution||(noun) the action of coiling or twisting or winding together|
(noun) a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
(noun) the shape of something rotating rapidly
|48||apparent||(adjective satellite) clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reac|
(adjective satellite) readily apparent to the eye; "angry for no apparent reason"; "had no visible means of support"
|49||brandish||(noun) the act of waving|
(verb) move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
(verb) exhibit aggressively; "brandish a sword"
|50||sanguine||(adjective satellite) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"|
(adjective satellite) confidently optimistic and cheerful
|51||convalescence||(noun) gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury|