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animadvert
v. criticize
efflorescence
n. process of blossoming
imbroglio
"n. confused mass (of people), embarrassing situation"
acetic
adj. to do with vinegar
superheat
apply excessive heat to
optometry
n. the science of eyes
herbarium
n. herb garden
by-law
n. law applying locally
amortize
v. reduce a loan by paying in installments
disburse
"v. pay out money for expenses, distribute, scatter"
comestible
n. edible item
recognizance
"n. bail, responsibility to a court"
inter
v. bury
cantonment
n. army camp
cycloid
adj. circular
petty
adj. not important
acidify
v. make into an acid
electrotype
n. print block made by the depositing of metal on a wax negative
sextuple
adj. in six parts
metallurgy
n. the science of metal
deist
n. one who believes in a non-intervening god
gamely
"adv. In good spirits, bravely"
bedaub
v. coat with paint
hidebound
adj. covered in animal skin
armada
n. fleet of warships
impend
v. be about to happen
exegesis
n. interpretation of religious texts
effluvium
n. unpleasant odor
dutiable
adj. subject to tax
gauche
"adj. clumsy, insensitive"
antenatal
adj. prior to birth
actuary
n. one who works out odds for insurance
fictive
adj. imaginary
decimate
v. kill one tenth of
colloquialism
n. common and informal spoken statement
disrupt
v. mess up
animalcule
n. microscopic animal
catholicity
"n. broadness of mind, liberality, general inclusiveness"
foreordination
n. (theology) something being determined in advance
diacritical
adj. acting as an accent to a letter
blithesome
adj. cheerfully carefree
bronchus
n. major pipe of the lungs
indispensable
adj. impossible to do without
muddle
n. state of confusion
temporize
v. play for time
infrequent
adj. not frequent
whine
v. make an annoying complaining noise
oaken
adj. made of oak
rein
n. strap used to control a horse
transalpine
adj. across the alps
ingredient
n. part of a larger thing
junction
n. meeting point of two or more roads
triplicate
adj. having three parts
inject
v. insert using a hollow needle or nozzle
liquidate
"v. pay off, put an end to, turn into cash, kill"
intention
"n. aim, goal"
pedestal
n. support structure for a statue
narrow-minded
adj. incapable of thinking imaginatively
conductible
adj. capable of being conducted
prim
adj. shy and having high morals
refractory
adj. resisting authority or other's control
renovation
the act of being restored to its former good condition
tactful
"diplomatic, polite"
phonology
n. the study of sounds of speech
consignor
n. one who delivers goods
hermetic
adj. isolated from outside influence
expectorate
v. cough up or spit
inception
"beginning, birth (i...)"
metaphysics
philosophy dealing with basic statements of existence
tense
adj. nervous
spontaneity
impulsive action
inveigh
v. write about with great anger
repine
v. worry or fret
antipathize
v. have a dislike
lacteal
adj. milky or to do with milk
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