|1||ladle||(noun) a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; used to transfer liquids|
(verb) remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"
(verb) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle; "ladle soup into the bowl"
|2||plumb||(noun) the metal bob of a plumb line|
(verb) adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
(verb) examine thoroughly and in great depth
(verb) measure the depth of something
(verb) weight with lead
(adjective satellite) exactly vertical; "the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb"
(adverb) completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
(adverb) exactly; "fell plumb in the middle of the puddle"
(adverb) conforming to the direction of a plumb line
|3||homophone||(noun) two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)|
|4||pervasive||(adjective satellite) spreading throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion"|
(adjective satellite) spread throughout; "a pervasive anxiety overshadows the triumphs of individuals"
|5||affront||(noun) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"|
(verb) treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
|6||commingle||(verb) mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"|
(verb) mix or blend; "His book commingles sarcasm and sadness"
|7||vicarious||(adjective satellite) suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another; "vicarious atonement"|
(adjective satellite) occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function; "vicarious menstruation"
(adjective satellite) experienced at secondhand; "read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement"
|8||epicycle||(noun) a circle that rolls around (inside or outside) another circle; generates an epicycloid or hypocycloid|
|9||acrid||(adjective satellite) harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts|
(adjective satellite) strong and sharp; "the acrid smell of burning rubber"
|10||editorial||(noun) an article giving opinions or perspectives|
(adjective) of or relating to an article stating opinions or giving perspectives; "editorial column"
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of an editor; "editorial duties"
|11||complicate||(verb) make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"|
(verb) make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
|12||pontiff||(noun) the head of the Roman Catholic Church|
|13||jeopardize||(verb) put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"|
(verb) pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
|14||excellent||(adjective satellite) of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"|
|15||opposite||(noun) two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"|
(noun) a contestant that you are matched against
(noun) a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
(noun) something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
(adjective) of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
(adjective satellite) characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"
(adjective satellite) altogether different in nature or quality or significance; "the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended"; "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest"- Charles Reade
(adjective satellite) the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
(adjective satellite) being directly across from each other; facing; "And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm"- Longfellow; "we lived on opposite sides of the street"; "at opposite poles"
(adjective satellite) moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
(adverb) directly facing each other; "the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"; "lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"; "they sat opposite at the table"
|16||vestige||(noun) an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"|
|17||complex||(noun) a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures|
(noun) a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
(noun) (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
(noun) a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
(adjective) complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
|18||zealot||(noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something|
(noun) a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
|19||ichthyology||(noun) the branch of zoology that studies fishes|
|20||veracity||(noun) unwillingness to tell lies|
|21||coalescence||(noun) the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts|
|22||loneliness||(noun) a disposition toward being alone|
(noun) sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
(noun) the state of being alone in solitary isolation
|23||hydrodynamics||(noun) study of fluids in motion|
|24||antemeridian||(adjective) before noon|
|25||posterior||(noun) a tooth situated at the back of the mouth|
(noun) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
(adjective) at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates
|26||reactionary||(noun) an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism|
(adjective satellite) extremely conservative
|27||undeceive||(verb) free from deception or illusion|
|28||magnificence||(noun) splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness of the architecture"|
(noun) the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
|29||brevity||(noun) the attribute of being brief or fleeting|
(noun) the use of brief expressions
|30||trajectory||(noun) the path followed by an object moving through space|
|31||revert||(verb) undergo reversion, as in a mutation|
(verb) go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
|32||linear||(adjective) of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"|
(adjective) of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear foot"
(adjective) designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
(adjective satellite) measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot"
(adjective satellite) of a leaf shape; long and narrow
|33||culprit||(noun) someone who perpetrates wrongdoing|
|34||annuity||(noun) income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments; "his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity"|
|35||pallid||(adjective satellite) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"|
(adjective satellite) lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
(adjective satellite) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan li
|36||niggardly||(adjective satellite) petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"|
|37||excerpt||(noun) a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"|
(verb) take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
|38||tremulous||(adjective satellite) (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear; "the old lady's quavering voice"; "spoke timidly in a tremulous voice"|
|39||momentous||(adjective satellite) of very great significance; "deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision"; "a momentous event"|
|40||suffuse||(verb) cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color"|
(verb) to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light; "His whole frame suffused with a cold dew"
|41||iridescent||(adjective satellite) having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors; "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"|
(adjective satellite) varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
|42||verbose||(adjective satellite) using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"|
|43||feudal||(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism|
|44||typify||(verb) express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"|
(verb) embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"
|45||wherever||(adverb) in or at or to what place; "I know where he is"; "use it wherever necessary"|
|46||disinfectant||(noun) an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease|
(adjective satellite) preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
|47||adjacency||(noun) the attribute of being so near as to be touching|
|48||instant||(noun) a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"|
(noun) a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
(adjective satellite) demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
(adjective satellite) in or of the present month; "your letter of the 10th inst"
|49||lurid||(adjective satellite) shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"|
(adjective satellite) ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"
(adjective satellite) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"
(adjective satellite) horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life"
|50||alto||(noun) the pitch range of the lowest female voice|
(noun) the highest adult male singing voice
(noun) the lowest female singing voice
(noun) a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
(adjective satellite) (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group; "alto clarinet or recorder"
(adjective satellite) of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
(adjective satellite) of or being the lowest female voice
|51||gesticulate||(verb) show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"|
|52||penitence||(noun) remorse for your past conduct|
|53||replica||(noun) copy that is not the original; something that has been copied|
|54||resurrection||(noun) revival from inactivity and disuse; "it produced a resurrection of hope"|
(noun) (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
|55||disinterested||(adjective satellite) unaffected by self-interest|