|1||landholder||(noun) a holder or proprietor of land|
|2||languid||(adjective satellite) lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"|
|3||cryptogram||(noun) a piece of writing in code or cipher|
|4||avidity||(noun) a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something|
|5||candor||(noun) the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech|
(noun) ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
|6||upturn||(noun) an upward movement or trend as in business activity|
|7||inconvenient||(adjective) not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"|
(adjective satellite) not conveniently timed; "an early departure is inconvenient for us"
|8||resplendent||(adjective satellite) having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"|
(adjective satellite) richly and brilliantly colorful
|9||dissection||(noun) cutting so as to separate into pieces|
(noun) detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of a literary work
(noun) a minute and critical analysis
|10||seminar||(noun) a course offered for a small group of advanced students|
(noun) any meeting for an exchange of ideas
|11||scurrilous||(adjective satellite) expressing offensive reproach|
|12||expand||(verb) become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly"|
(verb) exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
(verb) grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
(verb) expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
(verb) make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
(verb) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
(verb) extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
|13||votive||(adjective satellite) dedicated in fulfillment of a vow; "votive prayers"|
|14||depopulate||(verb) reduce in population; "The epidemic depopulated the countryside"|
|15||perverse||(adjective satellite) marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"|
(adjective satellite) resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
(adjective satellite) marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
|16||peevish||(adjective satellite) easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"|
|17||baton||(noun) a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to direct an orchestra|
(noun) an implement passed from runner to runner in a relay race
|18||forego||(verb) be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"|
|19||qualm||(noun) uneasiness about the fitness of an action|
(noun) a mild state of nausea
|20||pyx||(noun) any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept|
(noun) a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
|21||autonomy||(noun) immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence|
(noun) personal independence
|22||heterodox||(adjective satellite) characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards|
|23||atone||(verb) turn away from sin or do penitence|
(verb) make amends for; "expiate one's sins"
|24||noiseless||(adjective satellite) making no sound; "th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare|
|25||refinery||(noun) an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance|
|26||gosling||(noun) young goose|
|27||patrimony||(noun) an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)|
(noun) a church endowment
|28||acreage||(noun) an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming); "he wanted some acreage to build on"|
|29||caste||(noun) a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth|
(noun) (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
(noun) social status or position conferred by a system based on class; "lose caste by doing work beneath one's station"
|30||diplomatic||(adjective satellite) able to take a broad view of negotiations between states|
(adjective) skilled in dealing with sensitive matters or people
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of diplomacy; "diplomatic immunity"
|31||brogue||(noun) a thick and heavy shoe|
|32||chastity||(noun) abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)|
(noun) morality with respect to sexual relations
|33||inebriate||(noun) a chronic drinker|
(verb) become drunk or drink excessively
(verb) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
(verb) fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
|34||masterpiece||(noun) an outstanding achievement|
(noun) the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
|35||corroborate||(verb) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"|
(verb) give evidence for
(verb) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
|36||inconsiderable||(adjective) too small or unimportant to merit attention; "passed his life in an inconsiderble village"; "their duties were inconsiderable"; "had no inconsiderable influence"|
|37||improper||(adjective satellite) not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "unsuitable attire for the office"; "said all the wrong things"|
(adjective) not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"
(adjective satellite) not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
|38||perpetrator||(noun) someone who perpetrates wrongdoing|
|39||chancery||(noun) an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records|
(noun) a court with jurisdiction in equity
|40||bequeath||(verb) leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"|
|41||determination||(noun) the act of determining the properties of something|
(noun) the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
(noun) the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
(noun) a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration; "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"
|42||incapacitate||(verb) injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"|
(verb) make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"
|43||whet||(verb) sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone|
(verb) make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"
|44||unanimous||(adjective satellite) in complete agreement; "a unanimous decision"|
(adjective satellite) acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"
|45||tercentenary||(noun) the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)|
|46||cognizant||(adjective) (usually followed by `of') having knowledge or understanding; "our youth are cognizant of the law"; "I am well aware of his limitations"|
|47||abrasion||(noun) the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice|
(noun) erosion by friction
(noun) an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
|48||Norman||(noun) an inhabitant of Normandy|
(noun) Australian golfer (born in 1955)
(noun) United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the Norman Invasion in 1066"
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman beaches"
|49||felicity||(noun) pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)|
(noun) state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
|50||contingent||(noun) a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"|
(noun) a temporary military unit; "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"
(adjective satellite) uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot
(adjective satellite) determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
(adjective satellite) possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
|51||aeronautics||(noun) the theory and practice of navigation through air or space|
|52||recollect||(verb) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"|
|53||prelacy||(noun) the office or station of a prelate|
(noun) prelates collectively
|54||veneer||(noun) an ornamental coating to a building|
(noun) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
(verb) cover with veneer; "veneer the furniture to protect it"