|1||zeitgeist||(noun) the spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation|
|2||idiosyncrasy||(noun) a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual|
|3||superb||(adjective satellite) surpassingly good; "a superb meal"|
(adjective satellite) of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
|4||insomnia||(noun) an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness|
|5||overdose||(verb) dose too heavily; "The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"|
|6||legitimate||(verb) make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"|
(verb) show or affirm to be just and legitimate
(verb) make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"
(adjective satellite) authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
(adjective) of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
(adjective satellite) in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles; "legitimate advertising practices"
(adjective satellite) in accordance with reason or logic; "a logical conclusion"
|7||archipelago||(noun) a group of many islands in a large body of water|
|8||vista||(noun) the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"|
|9||instigate||(verb) serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"|
(verb) provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
|10||domesticity||(noun) domestic activities or life; "making a hobby of domesticity"|
(noun) the quality of being domestic or domesticated; "a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity"
|11||carcass||(noun) the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food|
|12||migrant||(noun) traveler who moves from one region or country to another|
(adjective satellite) habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers"
|13||service||(noun) the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service"|
(noun) periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
(noun) the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
(noun) (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game"
(noun) work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services"
(noun) (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
(noun) employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service"
(noun) the act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees"
(noun) the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service"
(noun) an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service"
(noun) tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
(noun) a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
(noun) a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
(noun) a force that is a branch of the armed forces
(noun) Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
(verb) make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced"
(verb) mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes"
(verb) be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses"
|14||distort||(verb) alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"|
(verb) make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
(verb) affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
(verb) form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
(verb) twist and press out of shape
|15||evasion||(noun) the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver|
(noun) nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
(noun) the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"
(noun) a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
|16||hoodwink||(verb) conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"|
(verb) influence by slyness
|17||cosmos||(noun) everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"|
(noun) any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals
|18||resonate||(verb) be received or understood|
(verb) sound with resonance; "The sound resonates well in this theater"
|19||callow||(adjective satellite) lacking experience of life; "a callow youth of seventeen"|
|20||crass||(adjective satellite) (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility|
|21||indict||(verb) accuse formally of a crime|
|22||characteristic||(noun) a distinguishing quality|
(noun) any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
(noun) a prominent aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
(noun) the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
(adjective) typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
|23||indigestible||(adjective) digested with difficulty|
|24||subterranean||(adjective satellite) lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell|
(adjective satellite) being or operating under the surface of the earth; "subterranean passages"; "a subsurface flow of water"
|25||solar||(adjective) relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun; "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"|
|26||voracious||(adjective satellite) devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"|
(adjective satellite) excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
|27||lieu||(noun) the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"|
|28||malediction||(noun) the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the imprecations of the mob"|
|29||genesis||(noun) the first book of the Old Testament: tells of creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers|
(noun) a coming into being
|30||supplementary||(adjective satellite) added to complete or make up a deficiency; "produced supplementary volumes"; "additional reading"|
(adjective satellite) functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
|31||sear||(verb) cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"|
(verb) make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
(verb) become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
(adjective satellite) (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
|32||premonition||(noun) an early warning about a future event|
(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"
|33||rampart||(noun) an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"|
|34||insistent||(adjective satellite) persistently continual; "the bluejay's insistent cry"|
(adjective satellite) demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
|35||chagrin||(noun) strong feelings of embarrassment|
(verb) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
|36||arborescent||(adjective satellite) resembling a tree in form and branching structure; "arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda"; "dendriform sponges"|
|37||species||(noun) a specific kind of something; "a species of molecule"; "a species of villainy"|
(noun) (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
|38||suppression||(noun) (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires|
(noun) forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
(noun) the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper"
(noun) (botany) the failure to develop of some part or organ of a plant
|39||humanitarian||(noun) someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms|
(adjective satellite) marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism; "humanitarian aid"
|40||anathema||(noun) a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication|
(noun) a detested person; "he is an anathema to me"
|41||timorous||(adjective satellite) timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"|
|42||unison||(noun) (music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves; "singing in unison"|
(noun) occurring together or simultaneously; "the two spoke in unison"
(noun) corresponding exactly; "marching in unison"
|43||sinuous||(adjective satellite) curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines"|
|44||translator||(noun) a program that translates one programming language into another|
(noun) someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
(noun) a person who translates written messages from one language to another
|45||quintet||(noun) a musical composition for five performers|
(noun) five people considered as a unit
(noun) a set of five similar things considered as a unit
(noun) five performers or singers who perform together
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
|46||passive||(noun) the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb; "`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice"; "`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive"|
(adjective) lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
(adjective) expressing thatthe subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb; "academics seem to favor passive sentences"
(adjective satellite) peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"
|47||transmute||(verb) change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"|
(verb) alter the nature of (elements)
(verb) change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
|48||repute||(noun) the state of being held in high esteem and honor|
(verb) look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"
|49||alcohol||(noun) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"|
(noun) any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
|50||vagrant||(noun) a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support|
(adjective satellite) continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"