|1||corpuscle||(noun) either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets|
(noun) (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
|2||malign||(verb) speak unfavorably about; "She badmouthes her husband everywhere"|
(adjective satellite) having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
(adjective) evil or harmful in nature or influence; "prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"
|3||superintendent||(noun) a person who directs and manages an organization|
(noun) a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
|4||protuberate||(verb) form a rounded prominence; "The starved child's belly protuberated"|
(verb) cause to bulge out or project
|5||portfolio||(noun) the role of the head of a government department; "he holds the portfolio for foreign affairs"|
(noun) a case for carrying papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
(noun) a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
|6||vivisection||(noun) the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)|
|7||galvanic||(adjective satellite) affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"|
(adjective) pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"
|8||interminable||(adjective satellite) tiresomely long; seemingly without end; "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"|
|9||Catholicism||(noun) the beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church|
|10||indefinitely||(adverb) to an indefinite extent; for an indefinite time; "this could go on indefinitely"|
|11||element||(noun) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"|
(noun) an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a s
(noun) the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"
(noun) a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone
(noun) the situation in which you are happiest and most effective; "in your element"
(noun) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
(noun) one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements"
|12||carnage||(noun) the savage and excessive killing of many people|
|13||fatuous||(adjective satellite) complacently or inanely foolish|
|14||nestling||(noun) young bird not yet fledged|
(noun) a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
|15||genital||(adjective) of or relating to the external sex organs; "genital herpes"; "venereal disease"|
|16||sacrilegious||(adjective satellite) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred; "blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"|
|17||cartilage||(noun) tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults|
|18||germinate||(verb) produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"|
(verb) cause to grow or sprout; "the plentiful rain germinated my plants"
(verb) work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
|19||gigantic||(adjective satellite) so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth; "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth multinational corporation"|
|20||postdate||(verb) establish something as being later relative to something else|
(verb) be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday"
|21||dissolute||(adjective satellite) unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"|
|22||introductory||(adjective satellite) serving as an introduction or preface|
(adjective satellite) serving to open or begin; "began the slide show with some introductory remarks"
(adjective satellite) serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"
|23||predecessor||(noun) one who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office)|
|24||nominee||(noun) a politician who is running for public office|
|25||precarious||(adjective satellite) affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce"|
(adjective satellite) fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"
(adjective satellite) not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage"
(adjective satellite) dangerously insecure; "a precarious footing on the ladder"
|26||irk||(verb) irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"|
|27||dowry||(noun) money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage|
|28||frigid||(adjective satellite) extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"|
(adjective satellite) devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"
(adjective satellite) sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"
|29||repository||(noun) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping|
(noun) a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
(noun) a person to whom a secret is entrusted
|30||siege||(noun) the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack|
|31||earthenware||(noun) ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat|
|32||desiccant||(noun) a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)|
|33||obdurate||(adjective satellite) showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"|
(adjective satellite) stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
|34||engross||(verb) engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"|
(verb) engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
|35||trestle||(noun) sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop|
(noun) a supporting tower used to support a bridge
|36||abdominal||(noun) the muscles of the abdomen|
(adjective) of or relating to or near the abdomen; "abdominal muscles"
|37||emit||(verb) expel (gases or odors)|
(verb) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
(verb) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
|38||patriarch||(noun) a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself|
(noun) any of the early Biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
(noun) the male head of family or tribe
(noun) title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
|39||consecutive||(adjective satellite) one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"|
(adjective satellite) successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
(adjective satellite) in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"
(adverb) in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers consecutively"
|40||finally||(adverb) as the end result of a succession or process; "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"|
(adverb) after a long period of time or an especially long delay; "at length they arrived"
(adverb) the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
|41||instigator||(noun) a person who initiates a course of action|
(noun) someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
|42||preferential||(adjective satellite) manifesting partiality; "a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"|
|43||consort||(noun) a family of similar musical instrument playing together|
(noun) the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
(verb) keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring"
(verb) keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
(verb) go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
|44||expend||(verb) use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"|
(verb) pay out; "spend money"
|45||remonstrance||(noun) the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest|
|46||condescend||(verb) treat condescendingly|
(verb) debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
(verb) do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
(verb) behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
|47||generalize||(verb) become systemic and spread throughout the body; "this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system"|
(verb) cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
(verb) draw from specific cases for more general cases
(verb) speak or write in generalities
|48||litigate||(verb) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"|
(verb) engage in legal proceedings
|49||sensual||(adjective satellite) sexually exciting or gratifying; "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance"|
(adjective satellite) of the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
|50||ossify||(verb) become bony; "The tissue ossified"|
(verb) cause to become hard and bony; "The disease ossified the tissue"
(verb) make rigid and set into a conventional pattern; "rigidify the training schedule"; "ossified teaching methods"; "slogans petrify our thinking"