|1||disappoint||(verb) fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"|
|2||humane||(adjective satellite) showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement|
(adjective) marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
(adjective) pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
|3||academician||(noun) an educator who works at a college or university|
(noun) a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
(noun) someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
|4||impudence||(noun) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties|
(noun) an impudent statement
|5||affluence||(noun) abundant wealth|
|6||jocular||(adjective satellite) characterized by jokes and good humor|
(adverb) with humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"
|7||ruminate||(verb) reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"|
(verb) chew the cuds; "cows ruminate"
|8||undergarment||(noun) a garment worn under other garments|
|9||makeup||(noun) cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance|
(noun) the way in which someone or something is composed
(noun) an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event; "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"
|10||benison||(noun) a spoken blessing|
|11||misnomer||(noun) an incorrect or unsuitable name|
|12||concussion||(noun) any violent blow|
(noun) injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
|13||derelict||(noun) a ship abandoned on the high seas|
(noun) a person unable to support himself
(adjective satellite) failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
(adjective satellite) deserted or abandoned as by an owner; "a derelict ship"
|14||imply||(verb) express or state indirectly|
(verb) suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
(verb) have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
(verb) have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes"
(verb) suggest that someone is guilty
|15||micrometer||(noun) caliper for measuring small distances|
(noun) a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
|16||optimism||(noun) a general disposition to expect the best in all things|
(noun) the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
|17||dilute||(verb) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"|
(verb) corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"
(adjective) reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid"
|18||accession||(noun) the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth's accession in 1558"|
(noun) the right to enter
(noun) agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly); "accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent"; "assenting to the Congressional determination"
(noun) something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"
(noun) (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement
(noun) a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group); "the art collectin grew through accession"
(verb) make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library
|19||municipal||(adjective satellite) of or relating to the government of a municipality; "international law...only authorizes a belligerant to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz|
(adjective) relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality; "municipal government"; "municipal bonds"; "a municipal park"; "municipal transportation"
|20||enthusiastic||(adjective) having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"|
|21||demurrage||(noun) detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure|
(noun) a charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure
|22||virulent||(adjective) infectious; having the ability to cause disease|
(adjective satellite) harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts
(adjective satellite) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
|23||superabundance||(noun) a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"|
|24||rotund||(adjective satellite) excessively fat; "a weighty man"|
(adjective satellite) (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
(adjective satellite) spherical in shape
|25||bristle||(noun) a stiff hair|
(noun) a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
(verb) rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
(verb) be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
|26||embargo||(noun) a government order imposing a trade barrier|
(verb) prevent commerce; "The U.S. embargoes Lybia"
(verb) ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons; "embargoed publications"
|27||coxswain||(noun) the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew|
|28||hesitation||(noun) the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"|
(noun) a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
(noun) indecision in speech or action
|29||complication||(noun) the act or process of complicating|
(noun) puzzling complexity
(noun) a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"
(noun) a situation or condition that is complex or confused; "her coming was a serious complication"
(noun) any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease; "bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"
|30||cant||(noun) two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees|
(noun) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
(noun) insincere talk about religion or morals
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
(noun) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
(verb) heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
|31||eclipse||(noun) one celestial body obscures another|
(verb) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
(verb) exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"
(verb) cause an eclipse of; of celestial bodies; "The moon eclipsed the sun"
|32||licit||(adjective satellite) authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"|
(adjective) sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love"
|33||triennial||(noun) the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)|
(adjective) occurring every third year or lasting 3 years
|34||ultimatum||(noun) a final peremptory demand|
|35||conduit||(noun) a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits"|
|36||pyre||(noun) wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite|
|37||obstreperous||(adjective satellite) boisterously and noisily aggressive; "kept up an obstreperous clamor"|
(adjective satellite) noisily and stubbornly defiant; "obstreperous boys"
|38||rhetorician||(noun) a person who delivers a speech or oration|
|39||operate||(verb) perform surgery on; "The doctors operated ont he patient but failed to save his life"|
(verb) happen; "What is going on in the minds of the people?"
(verb) perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
(verb) handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
(verb) keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
(verb) perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
(verb) direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
|40||signification||(noun) the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambigtuous"|
|41||alias||(noun) a name that has been assumed temporarily|
(adverb) as known or named at another time or place; "Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette"
|42||supernatural||(noun) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"|
(adjective) not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
|43||indescribable||(adjective satellite) defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"|
|44||hygiene||(noun) the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health|
(noun) a condition promoting sanitary practices; "personal hygiene"
|45||recruit||(noun) any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)|
(noun) a recently enlisted soldier
(verb) cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
(verb) seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
(verb) register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
|46||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
|47||triumvir||(noun) one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome|
|48||antecede||(verb) be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"|
|49||metropolitan||(noun) a person who lives in a metropolis|
(noun) in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of a metropolis; "metropolitan area"
|50||centurion||(noun) (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers|
|51||procrastinate||(verb) postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"|
(verb) postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"
|52||excel||(verb) distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"|
|53||retrograde||(verb) get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition|
(verb) go back over; "retrograde arguments"
(verb) move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
(verb) move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets"
(verb) move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
(adjective) of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma
(adjective satellite) moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
(adjective) moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
(adjective satellite) going from better to worse
|54||legible||(adjective) (of handwriting, print, etc.) able to be read; "legible handwriting"|