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centiliter
n. measurement of one hundredth of a liter
lucrative
adj. money-making
predatory
adj. wanting to seize prey
utilitarianism
n. belief in the greatest good to the greatest number of people
infirmary
n. small hospital
verisimilitude
n. truth
tenure
n. the holding of an official position
degenerate
adj. having no morals
sojourn
n. temporary stay
buffoon
n. foolish person
bombast
n. words that sound good but have little meaning
juxtapose
put next to as to compare
manifest
adj. clearly obvious
calculus
n. the study of numbers that tend to infinity
pentahedron
n. shape with five faces
jeopardize
v. put in danger
cabal
n. group of powerful businessmen
perpetuate
v. make go on for ever
futurist
n. one who studies the future
renown
n. fame
intermit
v. cease temporarily
impunity
n. lack of accountability
microscope
n. tool for looking at tiny objects
personality
n. set of qualities and traits that define a person
reputable
adj. having a good reputation
satire
n. mode of writing that aims at ridiculing a target
novellette
n. small novel
luminary
n. famous or distinguished person
vegetarian
n. one who eats only vegetables
ration
v. control the distribution of
variance
n. difference from something else
repentance
n. state of apologising for sins
levy
n. tax
verbatim
adj. using exactly the same words
tenant
n. one renting
judicial
adj. to do with courts of law
uproarious
adj. joyfully noisy
superb
adj. extremely good
signification
n. indication by a sign
trio
n. group of three
levee
n. reinforcement of a riverbank
pseudapostle
n. fake apostle
irreparable
adj. incapable of being repaired
massive
adj. enormous
Calvinize
v. convert to Calvinist Protestantism
unlawful
adj. against the law
epicycloid
n. curved line caused by a point on a circle rotating around another circle
moccasin
n. Native American leather slipper
reformer
n. one who brings about reform
matinee
n. performance in the early afternoon
lapse
n. temporary decline
incombustible
adj. fireproof
omnivorous
adj. willing to eat everything
selective
adj. picky
imply
v. hint
mythology
n. set of stories describing a particular culture
officiate
v. act in an offical capacity
scanty
adj. not substantial
seance
n. ritual to bring about communication with the dead
typical
adj. representing a type
tarnish
stain
occasion
n. significant event
neural
adj. to do with the brain
squatter
n. one who occupies a house they do not own or rent
socialism
n. method of government with ownership of national assets by the community
wampum
n. shell beads used by Native Americans as currency
unsophisticated
n. naïve person
tenor
n. course of logic running through a conversation
inherence
n. the state of an idea being contained within another idea
persevere
v. keep going
inactive
adj. not active
superintend
v. supervise
profession
n. job
repose
n. rest
semicivilized
adj. partly civilized
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