|1||hanger-on||(noun) someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along|
|2||counterpart||(noun) a duplicate copy|
(noun) a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
|3||buffoonery||(noun) acting like a clown or buffoon|
|4||posse||(noun) a temporary police force|
|5||visualize||(verb) make visible; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"|
(verb) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"
(verb) for a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract; "Mathematicians often visualize"
(verb) view the outline of by means of an X-ray; "The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver"
|6||ineffable||(adjective satellite) defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"|
(adjective satellite) too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
|7||invasion||(noun) the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder|
(noun) (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body; "the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures"
(noun) any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
|8||impropriety||(noun) an act of undue intimacy|
(noun) an indecent or improper act
(noun) an improper demeanor
|9||resurgent||(adjective satellite) surging or sweeping back again|
(adjective satellite) rising again as to new life and vigor; "resurgent nationalism"
|10||judiciary||(noun) persons who administer justice|
(noun) the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
|11||material||(noun) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitraqnsparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"|
(noun) things needed for doing or making something; "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"
(noun) information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form; "the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography"
(noun) a person judged suitable for admission or employment; "he was university material"; "she was vice-presidential material"
(noun) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
(adjective) having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare
(adjective) derived from or composed of matter; "the material universe"
(adjective) having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
(adjective) directly relevant to a matter especially a law case; "his support made a material difference"; "evidence material to the issue at hand"; "facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"; "a material witness"
(adjective satellite) concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being; "material needs"; "the moral and material welfare of all good citizens"- T.Roosevelt
(adjective satellite) concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests; "material possessions"; "material wealth"; "material comforts"
|12||subacid||(adjective satellite) slightly sour to the taste|
|13||mythology||(noun) the study of myths|
(noun) myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
|14||faction||(noun) a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue|
(noun) a dissenting clique
|15||terminus||(noun) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods|
(noun) either end of a railroad or bus route
(noun) (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
(noun) the ultimate goal for which something is done
(noun) a place where something ends or is complete
|16||graceless||(adjective satellite) lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always may be feel gauche"|
(adjective satellite) lacking grace; clumsy; "a graceless production of the play"; "his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott
(adjective satellite) lacking graciousness; "a totally graceless hostess"
|17||unaccountable||(adjective satellite) not to be accounted for or explained; "perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress"; "an unexplainable fear"|
(adjective satellite) free from control or responsibility
|18||penury||(noun) a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"|
|19||acquisition||(noun) the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"|
(noun) an ability that has been acquired by training
(noun) the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
(noun) something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
|20||mitigate||(verb) make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"|
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
|21||fungible||(noun) a commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation|
(adjective satellite) of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation
|22||picayune||(adjective satellite) (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over nig|
|23||rapine||(noun) the act of despoiling a country in warfare|
|24||bide||(verb) dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"|
|25||acquire||(verb) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"|
(verb) take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
(verb) gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
(verb) acquire or gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
(verb) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
(verb) win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
(verb) locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
|26||evolution||(noun) a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"|
(noun) (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
|27||mileage||(noun) distance measured in miles|
(noun) a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled
(noun) the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned
|28||epizootic||(adjective satellite) (of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region; "an epizootic disease"|
|29||omniscience||(noun) the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge|
|30||panoply||(noun) a complete and impressive array|
|31||prehensile||(adjective satellite) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greed|
(adjective) adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; "a monkey's prehensile tail"
(adjective satellite) having a keen intellect; "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch
|32||demonstrable||(adjective satellite) necessarily or demonstrably true; "demonstrable truths"|
(adjective satellite) capable of being demonstrated or proved; "obvious lies"; "a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare"; "practical truth provable to all men"- Walter Bagehot
|33||pandemonium||(noun) a state of extreme confusion and disorder|
|34||hexagon||(noun) a six-sided polygon|
|35||gratuitous||(adjective satellite) without cause; "a gratuitous insult"|
(adjective satellite) unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
(adjective satellite) costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"
|36||lowly||(adjective satellite) of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"|
(adjective satellite) inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
(adjective satellite) used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
(adjective satellite) low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
|37||controller||(noun) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed control on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"|
(noun) someone who maintains and audits business accounts
(noun) a person who directs and restrains
|38||bombast||(noun) pompous or pretentious talk or writing|
|39||attache||(noun) a shallow and rectangular briefcase|
(noun) a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
|40||dissent||(noun) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent|
(noun) a difference of opinion
(noun) (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
(verb) withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
(verb) be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
(verb) express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
|41||famish||(verb) die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"|
(verb) deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"
(verb) be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"
|42||peremptory||(adjective satellite) putting an end to all debate or action; "a peremptory decree"|
(adjective satellite) not allowing contradiction or refusal; "spoke in peremptory tones"; "peremptory commands"
(adjective satellite) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisteri
|43||prosaic||(adjective satellite) not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"|
(adjective satellite) lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
(adjective satellite) not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"
|44||baritone||(noun) the second lowest brass wind instrument|
(noun) the second lowest adult male singing voice
(noun) a male singer
(adjective satellite) lower in range than tenor and higher than bass; "a baritone voice"; "baritone oboe"
|45||maternal||(adjective) relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"|
(adjective) characteristic of a mother; "warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers
(adjective) relating to or derived from one's mother; "maternal genes"
|46||inadequate||(adjective) (sometimes followed by `to') not meeting the requirements especially of a task; "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was inadequate to the job"|
(adjective satellite) not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"
|47||foreman||(noun) a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"|
(noun) a man who is foreperson of a jury
|48||narrate||(verb) narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"|
(verb) provide commentary for a film, for example
|49||irritate||(verb) excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame; "Aspirin irritates my stomach"|
(verb) excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus; "irritate the glands of a leaf"
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
|50||instructive||(adjective) serving to instruct of enlighten or inform|
(adjective) tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance; "an enlightening glimpse of government in action"
|51||photoelectric||(adjective) of or pertaining to photoelectricity; "the photoelectric effect"|
|52||insinuate||(verb) give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"|
(verb) introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"