|1||gastronomy||(noun) the art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food|
(noun) a particular style of cookery (as of a region); "New England gastronomy"
|2||cession||(noun) the act of ceding|
|3||baste||(noun) loose temporary stitches|
(verb) cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast"
(verb) sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
(verb) strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
|4||emaciate||(verb) grow weak and thin or waste away physically; "She emaciated during the chemotherapy"|
(verb) cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
|5||vendible||(adjective satellite) fit to be offered for sale; "marketable produce"|
|6||enhance||(verb) increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"|
(verb) make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"
|7||sardonic||(adjective satellite) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; "his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists"- Frank Schoenberner; "a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing"- Irwin Edman|
|8||suspicious||(adjective satellite) not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"|
(adjective satellite) openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
|9||nurture||(noun) raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"|
(noun) the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
(verb) help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
(verb) provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
(verb) bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
|10||liquor||(noun) the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked|
(noun) distilled rather than fermented
(noun) a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process; "waste liquors"
|11||ambiguous||(adjective) having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"|
(adjective) open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivo
(adjective satellite) having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns; "an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference"; "ambiguous inkblots"
|12||poignant||(adjective satellite) arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"|
(adjective satellite) keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"
|13||readily||(adverb) in a punctual manner; "he did his homework promptly"|
(adverb) without much difficulty; "these snakes can be identified readily"
|14||outcast||(noun) a person who is rejected (from society or home)|
(adjective satellite) excluded from a society
|15||sextet||(noun) a musical composition written for six performers|
(noun) six people considered as a unit
(noun) a set of six similar things considered as a unit
(noun) six performers or singers who perform together
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
|16||narrative||(noun) a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"|
(adjective satellite) consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story; "narrative poetry"
|17||submission||(noun) the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another|
(noun) (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
(noun) an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
(noun) a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
(noun) something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition); "several of his submissions were rejected by publishers"; "what was the date of submissio
(noun) the feeling of patient submissive humbleness
(noun) the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else; "the union was brought into submission"; "his submission to the will of God"
|18||evangelist||(noun) a preacher of the Christian gospel|
(noun) (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
|19||hazard||(noun) an obstacle on a golf course|
(noun) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
(noun) a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
(verb) put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
(verb) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
(verb) put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
|20||populace||(noun) people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"|
|21||pitiable||(adjective satellite) inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice"|
(adjective satellite) deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor d
|22||taut||(adjective satellite) pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"|
(adjective satellite) subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
|23||bore||(noun) a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes|
(noun) diameter of a tube or gun barrel
(noun) a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
(noun) a person who evokes boredom
(verb) make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"
(verb) cause to be bored
|24||dormant||(adjective satellite) not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"|
(adjective) of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
(adjective satellite) in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"
|25||dialectician||(noun) a logician skilled in dialectic|
|26||revocation||(noun) the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done; "the revocation of a law"|
(noun) the state of being cancelled or annulled
|27||virtuoso||(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field|
(noun) a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry
|28||breech||(noun) opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded|
|29||nameless||(adjective satellite) being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"|
|30||fixture||(noun) the act of putting something in working order again|
(noun) a object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
(noun) the quality of being fixed in place
(noun) a regular patron; "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
|31||translucence||(noun) the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely|
|32||oust||(verb) remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"|
(verb) remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
|33||sequester||(verb) set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"|
(verb) keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
(verb) undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion; "The cations were sequestered"
(verb) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
(verb) requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered"
|34||truculence||(noun) obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness|
|35||uproarious||(adjective satellite) marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"|
(adjective satellite) uncontrollably noisy
|36||encyclical||(noun) a letter from the pope sent to all Roman Catholic bishops throughout the world|
(adjective satellite) intended for wide distribution; "an encyclical letter"
|37||paternal||(adjective) relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"|
(adjective) characteristic of a father
(adjective satellite) related on the father's side; "a paternal aunt"
(adjective) belonging to or inherited from one's father; "spent his childhood on the paternal farm"; "paternal traits"
|38||inscrutable||(adjective satellite) of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutible workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals t|
|39||notorious||(adjective satellite) having an exceedingly bad reputation; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"|
|40||enrapture||(verb) hold spellbound|
|41||stanza||(noun) a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem|
|42||suggestible||(adjective satellite) susceptible or responsive to suggestion; "suggestible young minds"|
|43||moratorium||(noun) suspension of an ongoing activity|
(noun) a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged
|44||persistence||(noun) the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"|
(noun) persistent determination
(noun) the property of a continuous and connected period of time
|45||simplify||(verb) make simpler or easier or reduce in complxity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"|
|46||desperado||(noun) a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)|
|47||gyroscope||(noun) rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction|
|48||disrobe||(verb) get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"|
|49||nunnery||(noun) the convent of a community of nuns|
|50||irascible||(adjective satellite) characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"|
(adjective satellite) quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
|51||theologian||(noun) someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology (especially Christian theology)|
|52||paroxysm||(noun) a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"|
|53||irritant||(noun) something that causes irritation and annoyance; "he's a thorn in my flesh"|
|54||submerge||(verb) fill or cover completely, usually with water|
(verb) cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
(verb) put under water; "submerge your head completely"
(verb) sink below the surface; go under or as if under water