|1||specimen||(noun) a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes; "they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis"|
(noun) an example regarded as typical of its class
|2||foresight||(noun) providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future|
(noun) seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
|3||espy||(verb) catch sight of|
|4||exempt||(verb) grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"|
(verb) grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
(adjective) (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject; "a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process"; "exempt from jury duty"; "only the very poorest citizens should be exempt f
(adjective) (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation; "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
|5||knavery||(noun) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing|
|6||provincial||(noun) a country person|
(noun) (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order; "the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"
(adjective) characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
(adjective) of or associated with a province; "provincial government"
|7||arbitrary||(adjective) based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice; "an arbitrary decision"; "the arbitrary rule of a dictator"; "an arbitrary penalty"; "of arbitrary size and shape"; "an arbitrary choice"; "arbitrary division of t|
|8||unbelief||(noun) a rejection of belief|
|9||coagulant||(noun) an agent that produces coagulation|
|10||beset||(verb) assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"|
(verb) decorate or cover lavishly with gems
(verb) annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
|11||plagiarism||(noun) the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own|
(noun) a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
|12||inapt||(adjective satellite) not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"|
|13||subjection||(noun) the act of conquering|
(noun) forced submission to control by others
|14||reaction||(noun) doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like; "his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"|
(noun) a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
(noun) an idea evoked by some experience; "his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do"
(noun) extreme conservatism in political or social matters; "the forces of reaction carried the election"
(noun) a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude; "he was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance"; "John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp"
(noun) (mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body; "every action has an equal and opposite reaction"
(noun) (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
|15||atrocious||(adjective satellite) provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"|
(adjective satellite) exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
(adjective satellite) shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
|16||bauble||(noun) cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing|
(noun) a mock scepter carried by a court jester
|17||unbearable||(adjective satellite) impossible to bear; "unbearable pain"; "unendurable agony"|
|18||perforate||(verb) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"|
(verb) make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
(adjective satellite) having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon"
|19||singe||(noun) a surface burn|
(verb) burn superficially or lightly; "I singed my eyebrows"
(verb) become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
|20||canon||(noun) a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired|
(noun) a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church
(noun) a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy; "the neoclassical canon"; "canons of polite society"
(noun) a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts
(noun) a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
(noun) a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter
|21||darkling||(adjective satellite) (poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"|
(adjective satellite) uncannily or threateningly dark or obscure; "a darkling glance"; "secret operatives and darkling conspiracies"-Archibald MacLeish
|22||component||(noun) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"|
(noun) an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a s
(noun) something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"
|23||inaccurate||(adjective) not accurate; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"|
(adjective satellite) containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions"; "the answer was inaccurate"
(adjective satellite) not precisely accurate; "an inexact quotation"
|24||queue||(noun) a braid of hair at the back of the head|
(noun) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
(noun) a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
(verb) form a queue, form a line, stand in line; "Customers lined up in front of the store"
|25||garrulous||(adjective satellite) full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"|
|26||ado||(noun) a rapid bustling commotion|
|27||ligature||(noun) the act of tying or binding things together|
(noun) something used to tie or bind
(noun) thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)
(noun) a metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone
(noun) character consisting of two or more letters combined into one
(noun) (music) a group of notes connected by a slur
|28||exemplify||(verb) clarify by giving an example of|
(verb) be characteristic of; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
|29||evidential||(adjective satellite) serving as or based on evidence; "evidential signs of a forced entry"; "its evidentiary value"|
|30||durance||(noun) imprisonment (especially for a long time)|
|31||monitory||(adjective satellite) serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"|
|32||locative||(noun) the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb|
|33||prattle||(noun) idle or foolish and irrelevant talk|
(verb) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
|34||monomania||(noun) a mania restricted to one thing or idea|
|35||finality||(noun) the quality of being final or definitely settled; "the finality of death"|
|36||insecure||(adjective) lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person lacking mental stability"|
(adjective) lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
(adjective) not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure"
(adjective satellite) not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
(adjective satellite) not safe from attack
|37||flamboyant||(noun) showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana|
(adjective satellite) richly and brilliantly colorful
(adjective satellite) elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech"
|38||cull||(noun) the person or thing rejected or set aside as inferior in quality|
(verb) look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
(verb) remove something that has been rejected; "cull the sick members of the herd"
|39||satire||(noun) witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Johathan Swift|
|40||presentiment||(noun) a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"|
|41||pestilence||(noun) a pernicious evil influence|
(noun) any epidemic disease with a high death rate
|42||emigrant||(noun) someone who leaves one country to settle in another|
|43||obliterate||(verb) remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"|
(verb) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
(verb) do away with completely, without leaving a trace
(verb) mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
(adjective satellite) reduced to nothingness
|44||abdicate||(verb) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"|
|45||calculable||(adjective) capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"|
|46||defensive||(noun) an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')|
(adjective) intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack; "defensive weapons"; "a defensive stance"
(adjective satellite) attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
(adjective satellite) serving as or appropriate for defending or protecting; "defensive fortifications"; "defensive dikes to protect against floods"
|47||gradation||(noun) the act of arranging in grades|
(noun) a degree of ablaut
(noun) relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions"
|48||squabble||(noun) a quarrel about petty points|
(verb) argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
|49||befriend||(verb) become friends with; "John and Eric soon became friends"; "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"|
|50||witticism||(noun) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter|
|51||neophyte||(noun) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist|
(noun) any new participant in some activity
(noun) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
|52||copious||(adjective satellite) affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"|
(adjective satellite) large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "extensive press coverage"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
|53||demulcent||(noun) a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin|
(adjective satellite) having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
|54||insolence||(noun) an offensive disrespectful impudent act|
(noun) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties