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wintry
adj. Lacking warmth of manner.
whereupon
adv. After which.
vicarious
adj. Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another.
vegetation
n. Plant-life in the aggregate.
usurp
v. To take possession of by force.
underwrite
v. To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance.
underling
n. A subordinate.
tutelage
n. The act of training or the state of being under instruction.
transitory
adj. Existing for a short time only.
transfuse
v. To pour or cause to pass, as a fluid, from one vessel to another.
transcend
v. To surpass.
thoroughbred
adj. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock.
testimonial
n. A formal token of regard, often presented in public.
taxidermy
n. The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them.
taxation
n. A levy, by government, of a fixed contribution.
tantamount
adj. Having equal or equivalent value, effect, or import.
synopsis
n. A syllabus or summary.
surmise
v. To conjecture.
supercilious
adj. Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt.
sufficiency
n. An ample or adequate supply.
squalid
adj. Having a dirty, mean, poverty-stricken appearance.
sparse
adj. Thinly diffused.
solstice
n. The time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination.
simultaneous
adj. Occurring, done, or existing at the same time.
shiftless
adj. Wanting in resource, energy, or executive ability.
serviceable
adj. Durable.
sediment
n. Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid.
scholastic
adj. Pertaining to education or schools.
sacrilegious
adj. Impious.
retroactive
adj. Operative on, affecting, or having reference to past events, transactions, responsibilities.
resilience
n. The power of springing back to a former position
reminiscent
adj. Pertaining to the recollection of matters of personal interest.
reliant
adj. Having confidence.
reflector
n. A mirror, as of metal, for reflecting light, heat, or sound in a particular direction.
pudgy
adj. Small and fat.
pseudonym
n. A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
prosaic
adj. Unimaginative.
prolific
adj. Producing offspring or fruit.
proficiency
n. An advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
prodigious
adj. Immense.
preparatory
adj. Having to do with what is preliminary.
preempt
v. To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.
precipitate
v. To force forward prematurely.
plebeian
adj. Common.
platitude
n. A written or spoken statement that is flat, dull, or commonplace.
perspire
v. To excrete through the pores of the skin.
perfunctory
adj. Half-hearted.
pentameter
n. In prosody, a line of verse containing five units or feet.
pandemonium
n. A fiendish or riotous uproar.
pacify
v. To bring into a peaceful state.
oust
v. To eject.
obstetrics
n. The branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy.
neuter
adj. Neither masculine nor feminine.
monotonous
adj. Unchanging and tedious.
monogram
n. A character consisting of two or more letters interwoven into one, usually initials of a name.
midsummer
n. The middle of the summer.
metropolis
n. A chief city, either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state.
mediate
v. To effect by negotiating as an agent between parties.
malcontent
n. One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs.
lustrous
adj. Shining.
liqueur
n. An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances.
irreverent
adj. Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
irrepressible
adj. That can not be restrained or kept down.
interminable
adj. Having no limit or end.
intangible
adj. Not perceptible to the touch.
instigate
v. To provoke.
innumerable
adj. Countless.
infusion
n. The act of imbuing, or pouring in.
infringe
v. To trespass upon.
ineligible
adj. Not suitable to be selected or chosen.
incontrovertible
adj. Indisputable.
inconsequential
adj. Valueless.
inarticulate
adj. Speechless.
imprudent
adj. Heedless.
implicit
adj. Implied.
imperious
adj. Insisting on obedience.
idiom
n. A use of words peculiar to a particular language.
hypotenuse
n. The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle.
huckster
n. One who retails small wares.
hindrance
n. An obstacle.
gestation
n. Pregnancy.
genital
adj. Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs.
gendarme
n. In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
gaiety
n. Festivity.
fulcrum
n. The support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.
forethought
n. Premeditation.
floe
n. A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice.
fledgling
n. A young bird.
finality
n. The state or quality of being final or complete.
feudal
adj. Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.
fervor
n. Ardor or intensity of feeling.
fervent
adj. Ardent in feeling.
fallacy
n. Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning, or anything based on such reasoning.
evangelical
adj. Seeking the conversion of sinners.
entomology
n. The branch of zoology that treats of insects.
enrage
v. To infuriate.
endear
v. To cause to be loved.
embezzle
v. To misappropriate secretly.
divinity
n. The quality or character of being godlike.
divest
v. To strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
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