|1||underworld||(noun) (religion) the world of the dead; "he didn't want to go to hell when he died"|
(noun) the criminal class
|2||dissolve||(noun) (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out|
(verb) declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
(verb) come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
(verb) bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
(verb) become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
(verb) pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
(verb) cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
(verb) become weaker; "The sound faded out"
(verb) cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
(verb) lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
(verb) cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears"
(verb) stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
|3||rejuvenate||(verb) become young again; "The old man rejuvenated when he became a grandfather"|
(verb) return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me"
(verb) make younger or more youthful; "The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him"
(verb) develop youthful topographical features; "the land rejuvenated"
(verb) cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
|4||caption||(noun) brief description accompanying an illustration|
(noun) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
(noun) taking exception; especially an quibble based on a captious argument; "a mere caption unworthy of a reply"
(verb) provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
|5||homologous||(adjective) corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species; "a homologous tissue graft"|
(adjective) having the same evolutionary origin but serving different functions; "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"
|6||submergence||(noun) sinking until covered completely with water|
|7||dialogue||(noun) a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people; "he has read Plato's Dialogues in the original Greek"|
(noun) the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
(noun) a conversation between two persons
(noun) a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
|8||forefather||(noun) the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"|
(noun) person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group; "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"
|9||ambidextrous||(adjective satellite) marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and|
(adjective) equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon"
|10||incident||(noun) a single distinct event|
(noun) a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
(adjective) (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "la
(adjective) falling or striking on something
|11||granulate||(verb) form granulating tissue; "wounds and ulcers can granulate"|
(verb) become granular
(verb) form into grains
|12||jubilation||(noun) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy|
(noun) a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
(noun) a feeling of extreme joy
|13||tricolor||(noun) a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)|
(adjective satellite) having or involving three colors; "trichromatic vision"; "a trichromatic printing process"; "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors"; "tricolor plumage"; "a tricolor process in photography"
|14||octave||(noun) a rhythmic group of eight lines of verse|
(noun) a musical interval of eight tones
(noun) a feast day and the seven days following it
|15||cataract||(noun) a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice|
(noun) clouding of the natural lens of the eye
|16||soldier||(noun) a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony|
(noun) an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
(verb) serve as a soldier in the military
|17||contort||(verb) twist and press out of shape|
|18||impassive||(adjective satellite) deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"|
(adjective satellite) having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a
|19||evince||(verb) give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"|
|20||expedite||(verb) process fast and efficiently; "I will try to expedite the matter"|
(verb) speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
|21||melodrama||(noun) an extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization|
|22||idolize||(verb) love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"|
|23||absolve||(verb) let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"|
(verb) grant remission of a sin to; "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's"
|24||anemometer||(noun) a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind|
|25||palpable||(adjective) capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"|
(adjective satellite) can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"
|26||feint||(noun) any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)|
(verb) deceive by a mock action; "The midfielder feinted to shoot"
|27||alliance||(noun) the act of forming an alliance or confederation|
(noun) a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
(noun) an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
(noun) a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
(noun) the state of being allied or confederated
|28||neo-Latin||(noun) Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature|
|29||Nemesis||(noun) (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance|
(noun) something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
|30||microscope||(noun) magnifier of the image of small objects; "the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"|
|31||ridiculous||(adjective satellite) inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett|
(adjective satellite) broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"
(adjective satellite) completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a co
|32||gestation||(noun) the conception and development of an idea or plan|
(noun) the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
(noun) the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
|33||excavate||(verb) remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"|
(verb) form by hollowing; "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"; "excavate a cavity"
(verb) find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
(verb) lay bare through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"
|34||statuesque||(adjective satellite) suggestive of a statue|
(adjective satellite) of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
|35||grandiose||(adjective satellite) impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval|
(adjective satellite) affectedly genteel
|36||philosophy||(noun) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school|
(noun) any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"; "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"
(noun) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
|37||clarion||(noun) a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone|
(verb) proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
(verb) blow the clarion
(adjective satellite) loud and clear; "a clarion call"
|38||secondary||(noun) coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil|
(noun) the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
(adjective satellite) belonging to a lower class or rank
(adjective satellite) not of major importance; "played a secondary role in world events"
(adjective) of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
(adjective satellite) depending on or incidental to what is original or primary; "a secondary infection"
(adjective satellite) inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
|39||olfactory||(adjective) of or relating to olfaction|
|40||consul||(noun) a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country|
|41||misrule||(noun) government that is inefficient or dishonest|
|42||prominent||(adjective satellite) conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"|
(adjective satellite) having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait
|43||formidable||(adjective satellite) inspiring fear; "the formidable prospect of major surgery"; "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston; "something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall"|
(adjective satellite) extremely impressive in strength or excellence; "a formidable opponent"; "the challenge was formidable"; "had a formidable array of compositions to his credit"; "the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal"
|44||generality||(noun) the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability|
(noun) an idea having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities"
|45||protocol||(noun) code of correct conduct; "safety protocols"; "academic protocol"|
(noun) forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state
(noun) (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
|46||disservice||(noun) an act intended to help that turns out badly; "he did them a disservice"|
|47||enact||(verb) act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"|
(verb) order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
|48||morphology||(noun) the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants|
(noun) the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
(noun) the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
(noun) studies of the rules for forming admissible words
|49||mimic||(noun) someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)|
(verb) imitate (a person, a manner, etc.), especially for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"
(adjective satellite) constituting an imitation; "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison
|50||mundane||(adjective satellite) belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"|
(adjective satellite) found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
(adjective satellite) concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"
|51||nonchalance||(noun) the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern|
|52||brazier||(noun) large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times|
|53||paucity||(noun) an insufficient quantity or number|
|54||perpetuate||(verb) cause to continue or prevail; "perpetuate a myth"|
|55||distill||(verb) give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"|
(verb) undergo the process of distillation
(verb) extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"
(verb) undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
(verb) remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"