|1||strait||(noun) a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water|
(noun) a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
(adjective satellite) strict and severe; "strait is the gate"
|2||taciturn||(adjective) habitually reserved and uncommunicative|
|3||autocracy||(noun) a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual|
(noun) a political system governed by a single individual
|4||cameo||(noun) engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)|
|5||accumulate||(verb) collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"|
(verb) get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
|6||clemency||(noun) leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"|
(noun) good weather with comfortable temperatures
|7||turgid||(adjective satellite) abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"|
(adjective satellite) ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
|8||duplicity||(noun) acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another|
(noun) a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
|9||eatable||(noun) any substance that can be used as food|
(adjective) suitable for use as food
|10||vendition||(noun) the act of selling goods for a living|
|11||accompanist||(noun) a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)|
|12||overpower||(verb) overcome by superior force|
(verb) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
|13||aversion||(noun) the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away; "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"|
(noun) a feeling of intense dislike
|14||futile||(adjective satellite) unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"|
(adjective satellite) producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt"
|15||further||(verb) promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"|
(verb) contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
(adjective satellite) more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
(adverb) to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense); "farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"; "went onl
(adverb) to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense); "further complicated by uncertainty about the future"; "let's not discuss it further"; "nothing could be further from the
(adverb) in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
|16||extol||(verb) praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"|
|17||apogee||(noun) apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth|
(noun) a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"
|18||idealize||(verb) form ideals; "Man has always idealized"|
(verb) consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
|19||plasticity||(noun) the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped under pressure without breaking|
|20||trenchant||(adjective satellite) clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"|
(adjective satellite) characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument"
(adjective satellite) having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
|21||laddie||(noun) a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)|
|22||anthropomorphous||(adjective satellite) suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things|
|23||requital||(noun) an act of requiting; returning in kind|
(noun) a justly deserved penalty
|24||inlet||(noun) an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)|
|25||sanction||(noun) a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards|
(noun) the act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"
(noun) official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"
(noun) formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
(verb) give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
(verb) give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
(verb) give authority or permission to
|26||legislator||(noun) someone who makes or enacts laws|
|27||plenteous||(adjective satellite) affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"|
|28||proscribe||(verb) command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"|
|29||recognize||(verb) accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"|
(verb) perceive to be the same
(verb) be fully aware or cognizant of
(verb) express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
(verb) express greetings upon meeting someone
(verb) detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
(verb) grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
(verb) show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
(verb) exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
|30||statuette||(noun) a small carved or molded figure|
|31||susceptibility||(noun) the state of being susceptible; easily affected|
|32||ache||(noun) a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain|
(verb) have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
(verb) feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
(verb) be the source of pain
|33||ominous||(adjective satellite) presaging ill-fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"|
(adjective satellite) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clo
|34||livid||(adjective satellite) furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid"|
(adjective satellite) (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity; "livid lightning streaked the sky"; "a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe
(adjective satellite) ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror
(adjective satellite) discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin; "beaten black and blue"; "livid bruises"
|35||instantaneous||(adjective satellite) occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"|
|36||contribution||(noun) any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor; "I am proud of my contribution to the team's success"; "they all did their share of the work"|
(noun) act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
(noun) a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
(noun) an amount of money contributed; "he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
(noun) a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
|37||convolve||(verb) curl, wind, or twist together|
|38||flection||(noun) deviation from a straight or normal course|
(noun) the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
|39||Sol||(noun) the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization|
(noun) (Roman mythology) ancient Roman god; personification of the sun; counterpart of Greek Helios
(noun) a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
|40||assailant||(noun) someone who attacks|
|41||nausea||(noun) disgust so strong it makes you feel sick|
(noun) the state that precedes vomiting
|42||perquisite||(noun) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"|
(noun) an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
|43||devious||(adjective satellite) deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"|
(adjective satellite) indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"
(adjective satellite) characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
|44||rebut||(verb) prove to be false or incorrect|
(verb) overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"
|45||logician||(noun) a person skilled at symbolic logic|
|46||affiliate||(noun) a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization; "network affiliates"|
(noun) a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
(verb) join in an affiliation; "The two colleges affiliated"
(verb) keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
(verb) join in an affiliation; "They affiliated themselves with the organization"
|47||surround||(noun) the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"|
(verb) surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"
(verb) surround with a wall in order to fortify
(verb) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
(verb) envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
(verb) be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
|48||appall||(verb) fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"|
(verb) strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
|49||effuse||(verb) give out or emit (also metaphorically); "The room effuses happiness"|
(verb) flow or spill forth
(verb) pour out; "effused brine"
|50||dejection||(noun) a state of melancholy depression|
(noun) solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
|51||prophesy||(verb) deliver a sermon; "The minister is not preaching this Sunday"|
(verb) predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration
|52||apostate||(noun) a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.|
(adjective satellite) not faithful to religion or party or cause