|1||metaphor||(noun) a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity|
|2||suave||(adjective satellite) smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject"; "the manager pacified the custom|
(adjective satellite) having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
|3||insensible||(adjective satellite) unresponsive to stimulation; "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless"|
(adjective satellite) barely able to be perceived; "the transition was almost indiscernible"; "an almost insensible change"
(adjective) incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"
|4||severance||(noun) the act of severing|
(noun) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
|5||inevitable||(noun) an unavoidable event; "don't argue with the inevitable"|
(adjective) incapable of being avoided or prevented; "the inevitable result"
(adjective satellite) invariably occurring or appearing; "the inevitable changes of the seasons"
|6||immiscible||(adjective) (chemistry, physics) incapable of mixing|
|7||benign||(adjective) pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"|
(adjective satellite) of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions"
(adjective) not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)
|8||mead||(noun) made of fermented honey and water|
(noun) United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931)
(noun) United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)
|9||explode||(verb) increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"|
(verb) burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
(verb) be unleashed; burst forth with violence or noise; "His anger exploded"
(verb) cause to explode; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
(verb) show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
(verb) show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
(verb) drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
(verb) cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
(verb) destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge"
|10||conduce||(verb) be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"|
|11||freshness||(noun) originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel|
(noun) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
(noun) the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated; "she loved the freshness of newly baked bread"; "the freshness of the air revived him"
(noun) originality by virtue of being new and surprising
(noun) an alert and refreshed state
|12||bethink||(verb) consider or ponder something carefully; "She bethought her of their predicament"|
(verb) cause oneself to consider something
|13||ineligible||(adjective) not eligible; "ineligible to vote"; "ineligible for retirement benefits"|
(adjective satellite) prohibited by official rules; "an ineligible pass receiver"
|14||loot||(noun) goods or money obtained illegally|
(noun) informal terms for money
(verb) steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
(verb) take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors"
|15||aver||(verb) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"|
(verb) report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
|16||introspection||(noun) the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct|
|17||brigade||(noun) army unit smaller than a division|
(verb) form or unite into a brigade
|18||mnemonics||(noun) a method or system for improving the memory|
|19||sufficiency||(noun) the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"|
(noun) an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
(noun) sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations; "her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency"
|20||quartet||(noun) a musical composition for four performers|
(noun) four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
(noun) a set of four similar things considered as a unit
(noun) four performers or singers who perform together
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
|21||triad||(noun) a 3-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones|
(noun) three people considered as a unit
(noun) a set of three similar things considered as a unit
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
|22||erudite||(adjective satellite) having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"|
|23||louse||(noun) wingless usually flattened blood-sucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals|
(noun) wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
(noun) any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
(noun) a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
|24||elasticity||(noun) the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"|
|25||assess||(verb) place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"|
(verb) estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
(verb) set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
(verb) charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
|26||wantonness||(noun) the quality of being lewd and lascivious|
(noun) the trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"
|27||irreverence||(noun) a disrespectful act|
(noun) an irreverent mental attitude
|28||haggard||(noun) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)|
(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"
(adjective satellite) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young fa
|29||monastery||(noun) the residence of a religious community|
|30||missive||(noun) a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"|
|31||epigram||(noun) a witty saying|
|32||sedentary||(adjective satellite) used of persons or actions; "forced by illness to lead a sedentary life"|
|33||unnecessary||(adjective) not necessary|
|34||conciliatory||(adjective) overcoming animosity or hostility; "spoke in a conciliating tone"; "a conciliatory visit"|
(adjective) making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
|35||heathenish||(adjective satellite) not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam|
|36||eschew||(verb) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of|
|37||tenet||(noun) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof|
|38||consulate||(noun) diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul|
|39||deforest||(verb) remove the trees from; "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks"|
|40||concede||(verb) be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"|
(verb) admit, make a clean breast of; "She confessed that she had taken the money"
(verb) acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
(verb) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
|41||psychotherapy||(noun) the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means|
(noun) the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
|42||wittingly||(adverb) with full knowledge and deliberation; "he wittingly deleted the references"|
|43||souvenir||(noun) something of sentimental value|
(noun) a reminder of past events
|44||landlord||(noun) a landowner who leases to others|
|45||precipitant||(noun) an agent that causes a precipitate to form|
(adjective satellite) done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether
|46||sibilant||(noun) a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)|
(adjective satellite) of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
|47||implicate||(verb) impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?"|
(verb) bring into intimate and incriminating connection; "He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government"
|48||metaphysics||(noun) the philosophical study of being and knowing|
|49||spinous||(adjective satellite) shaped like a spine or thorn|
|50||anticlimax||(noun) a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one|
(noun) a disappointing decline after ad previous rise; "the anticlimax of a brilliant career"
|51||angelic||(adjective satellite) marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"|
(adjective satellite) having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
(adjective) of or relating to angels; "angelic messenger"
|52||quintessence||(noun) the most typical example or representative of a type|
(noun) the purest and most concentrated essence of something
(noun) the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
|53||proletarian||(noun) a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"|
(adjective satellite) belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat
(adjective) the lowest class of citizens of ancient Rome who had no property
|54||aerial||(noun) a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer|
(noun) an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
(adjective satellite) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
(adjective satellite) growing in air; "aerial roots of a philodendron"
(adjective satellite) in or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"
|55||inexpedient||(adjective) not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"|
(adjective satellite) not appropriate to the purpose
|56||suggestive||(adjective satellite) tending to suggest or imply; "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"; "an implicative statement"|
(adjective satellite) (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear"