|1||prefer||(verb) select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"|
(verb) like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
(verb) promote over another; "he favors his second daughter"
(verb) give preference to one creditor over another
|2||expansion||(noun) the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope|
(noun) adding information or detail
(noun) a discussion that provides additional information
|3||frivolity||(noun) acting like a clown or buffoon|
(noun) something of little value or significance
(noun) the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
|4||immune||(noun) a person who is immune to a particular infection|
(adjective satellite) (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence; "immune to persuasion"
(adjective satellite) relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
(adjective satellite) secure against; "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"
(adjective) relating to the condition of immunity; "the immune system"
|5||homogeneous||(adjective) all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"|
|6||anteroom||(noun) a large entrance or reception room or area|
|7||fief||(noun) a piece of land held under the feudal system|
|8||rotary||(noun) electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa|
(noun) a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
(adjective satellite) marked by or moving in a circle
(adjective) relating to or characterized by rotation; "rotary dial"
|9||precipice||(noun) a very steep cliff|
|10||bumper||(noun) a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage|
(noun) a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast); "we quaffed a bumper of ale"
(adjective satellite) extraordinarily abundant; "a bumper crop"
|11||invoke||(verb) request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"|
(verb) cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
(verb) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
|12||peter||(noun) obscene terms for penis|
(noun) disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
|13||committal||(noun) the act of committing a crime|
(noun) the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
|14||meliorate||(verb) get better; "The weather improved toward evening"|
(verb) to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
|15||adulterant||(noun) any substance that adulterates (lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance); "it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use"|
(adjective) making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; "the adulterating effect of extraneous materials"
|16||reducible||(adjective) capable of being reduced; "reducible to a set of principles of human nature"- Edmund Wilson|
|17||irreverent||(adjective satellite) not revering god|
(adjective) showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
(adjective satellite) characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
|18||addle||(verb) become rotten; "addled eggs"|
(verb) mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"
|19||ingratiate||(verb) gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts|
|20||hydrostatics||(noun) study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion|
|21||divergent||(adjective) tending to move apart in different directions|
(adjective satellite) diverging from another or from a standard; "a divergent opinion"
|22||fraternal||(adjective) like or characteristic of or befitting a brother; "brotherly feelings"; "close fraternal ties"|
(adjective) (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova; "fraternal twins are biovular"
(adjective) of or relating to a fraternity or society of usually men; "a fraternal order"
|23||brusque||(adjective satellite) marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"|
|24||exigent||(adjective satellite) requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"|
(adjective satellite) demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
|25||enshrine||(verb) enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"|
(verb) hold sacred
|26||discreet||(adjective) marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"|
(adjective satellite) heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
(adjective satellite) unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic; "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence"
|27||lassie||(noun) a girl or young woman who is unmarried|
|28||redoubtable||(adjective satellite) inspiring fear; "the formidable prospect of major surgery"; "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston; "something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall"|
(adjective satellite) having or worthy of pride; "redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance"; "born of a redoubtable family"
|29||antitoxin||(noun) an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin|
|30||optics||(noun) the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light|
|31||supplicate||(verb) ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"|
(verb) ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer; "supplicate God's blessing"
(verb) make a humble, earnest petition; "supplicate for permission"
|32||ointment||(noun) toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin|
(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
|33||formation||(noun) the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"|
(noun) the fabrication of something in a particular shape
(noun) creation by mental activity; "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories"
(noun) a particular spatial arrangement
(noun) an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit; "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes"
(noun) (geology) the geological features of the earth
(noun) natural process that causes something to form; "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"
|34||ceremonial||(noun) a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"|
(adjective satellite) marked by pomp or ceremony or formality; "a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb"
|35||susceptible||(adjective) (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"|
(adjective satellite) easily impressed emotionally
|36||choleric||(adjective satellite) characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"|
(adjective satellite) quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
(adjective satellite) easily moved to anger; "men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
|37||persist||(verb) be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"|
(verb) continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
(verb) stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
|38||parlor||(noun) a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax|
(noun) reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
|39||pension||(noun) a regular payment to a person that iis intended to allow them to subsist without working|
(verb) grant a pension to
|40||anesthetic||(noun) a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations|
|41||zenith||(noun) the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected|
|42||sedulous||(adjective satellite) marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research"; "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles"|
|43||venerate||(verb) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"|
|44||Neolithic||(noun) latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the middle east (but later elsewhere)|
(adjective) of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic); "evidence of neolithic settlements"
|45||perfumery||(noun) the art of making perfumes|
(noun) an establishment where perfumes are made
(noun) store where perfumes are sold
(noun) perfumes in general
|46||partisan||(noun) a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries|
(noun) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
(noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something
(adjective) devoted to a cause or party
(adjective satellite) adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination or party; "denominational prejudice"
|47||personal||(noun) a short newspaper article about a particular person or group|
(adjective satellite) particular to a given individual
(adjective) concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality; "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she ha
(adjective satellite) intimately concerning a person's body or physical being; "personal hygiene"
(adjective) indicating grammatical person; "personal verb endings"
(adjective) of or arising from personality; "personal magnetism"
|48||pitiful||(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
(adjective satellite) bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
|49||perversion||(noun) the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use); "it was a perversion of justice"|
(noun) an aberrant sexual practice that is preferred to normal intercourse
(noun) a curve that reverses the direction of something; "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"
|50||logic||(noun) reasoned and reasonable judgment; "it made a certain kind of logic"|
(noun) a system of reasoning
(noun) the principles that guide reasoning within a given field or situation; "economic logic requires it"; "by the logic of war"
(noun) the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
|51||precedence||(noun) the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)|
(noun) preceding in time
(noun) status established in order of importance or urgency; "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"
|52||tutelar||(adjective satellite) providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding; "daycare that is educational and not just custodial"; "a guardian angel"; "tutelary gods"|
|53||clangor||(noun) a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"|
(verb) make a loud noise; "clanging metal"
(verb) make a loud resonant noise; "the alarm clangored throughout the building"
|54||tiresome||(adjective satellite) so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention";|