|1||influx||(noun) the process of flowing in|
|2||circumlocution||(noun) an indirect way of expressing something|
(noun) a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
|3||caucus||(noun) a closed political meeting|
(verb) meet to select a candidate or promote a policy
|4||monogram||(noun) a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials); printed on stationery or embroidered on clothing|
|5||perspective||(noun) the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer|
(noun) a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
|6||utmost||(noun) the greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost"|
(adjective satellite) (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
(adjective satellite) highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
|7||scrupulous||(adjective satellite) characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"|
(adjective) having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled; "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"
|8||drainage||(noun) emptying accomplished by draining|
|9||cosmology||(noun) the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe|
(noun) the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
|10||uppermost||(adjective satellite) at or nearest to the top; "the uppermost book in the pile"; "on the topmost step"|
(adverb) in or into the highest position; "the blade turned uppermost"
(adverb) in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; "say what comes uppermost"
|11||hemorrhage||(noun) flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels|
(verb) lose blood from one's body
|12||rebuff||(noun) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)|
(noun) an instance of driving away or warding off
(verb) reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
(verb) force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
|13||testament||(noun) a profession of belief; "he stated his political testament"|
(noun) either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
(noun) a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
(noun) strong evidence for something; "his easy victory was a testament to his skill"
|14||piccolo||(noun) a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute|
|15||pertinacious||(adjective satellite) stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"|
|16||corps||(noun) an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions|
(noun) a body of people associated together; "diplomatic corps"
|17||missal||(noun) (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year|
|18||mutiny||(noun) open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)|
(verb) engage in a mutiny against an authority
|19||symmetrical||(adjective satellite) exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities|
(adjective) having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
|20||inopportune||(adjective) not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit"|
|21||agitate||(verb) change the arrangement or position of|
(verb) cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
(verb) move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
(verb) move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
(verb) try to stir up public opinion
(verb) exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his fa
|22||transcend||(verb) go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"|
(verb) go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
|23||ballad||(noun) a narrative poem of popular origin|
(noun) a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
|24||misapprehend||(verb) interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"|
|25||chateau||(noun) an impressive country house (or castle) in France|
|26||troublesome||(adjective satellite) difficult to deal with; "a troublesome infection"; "a troublesome situation"|
|27||promenade||(noun) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)|
(noun) a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
(noun) a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
(noun) a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
(noun) a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
(verb) take a leisurely walk; "The ladies promenaded along the beach"
(verb) march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street"
|28||prostrate||(verb) render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy"|
(verb) throw down flat, as on the ground; "She prostrated herself with frustration"
(verb) get into a prostrate position, as in submission
(adjective satellite) stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor"
(adjective satellite) lying face downward
|29||hydraulic||(adjective) of or relating to the study of hydraulics; "hydraulic engineer"|
(adjective) moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil); "hydraulic erosion"; "hydraulic brakes"
|30||papyrus||(noun) a document written on papyrus|
(noun) tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
(noun) paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
|31||batter||(noun) a flour mixture thin enough to pour or drop from a spoon|
(noun) (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
(verb) make a dent or impression in; "dinge a soft hat"
(verb) strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
(verb) strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
|32||reprehension||(noun) an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"|
|33||necromancer||(noun) one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead|
(noun) one who practices magic or sorcery
|34||genteel||(adjective satellite) marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"|
|35||broach||(noun) a decorative pin worn by women|
(verb) bring up a topic for discussion
|36||predicate||(noun) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements|
(noun) (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula; "`Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates"
(verb) involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
(verb) affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
(verb) make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition; "The predicate `dog' is predicated of the subject `Fido' in the sentence `Fido is a dog'"
|37||creamery||(noun) a workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold|
|38||apposite||(adjective satellite) being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"|
|39||deciduous||(adjective) (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season|
(adjective satellite) (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth; "deciduous teeth"
|40||compunction||(noun) a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)|
|41||pugnacious||(adjective satellite) ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men"|
(adjective satellite) tough and callous by virtue of experience
|42||interpreter||(noun) (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time|
(noun) someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
(noun) someone who uses art to represent something; "his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature"; "she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"
(noun) an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
|43||encompass||(verb) include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"|
|44||monotonous||(adjective satellite) tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"|
(adjective satellite) sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"
|45||dastard||(noun) a malicious coward|
|46||critique||(noun) a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"|
(noun) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
(verb) appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
|47||commute||(verb) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"|
(verb) exchange a penalty for a less severe one
(verb) change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
(verb) transpose and remain equal in value; "These operators commute with each other"
(verb) travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home
|48||leniency||(noun) lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers|
(noun) a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child"
(noun) mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
|49||frantic||(adjective satellite) excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion; "frantic with anger and frustration"; "frenetic screams followed the accident"; "a frenzied look in his eye"|
(adjective satellite) marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
|50||defendant||(noun) a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused|
|51||expeditious||(adjective satellite) characterized by speed and efficiency|
|52||proxy||(noun) a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting|
(noun) a person authorized to act for another
|53||alternate||(noun) someone who takes the place of another person|
(verb) do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift"
(verb) go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
(verb) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
(verb) be an understudy or alternate for a role
(verb) exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
(adjective) of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired; "stems with alternate leaves"
(adjective satellite) allowing a choice; "an alternative plan"