|1||pecuniary||(adjective) relating to or involving money; "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"|
|2||arid||(adjective satellite) lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo|
(adjective satellite) lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
|3||depress||(verb) lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy"|
(verb) press down; "Depress the space key"
(verb) cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
(verb) lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
(verb) lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices"
|4||anonymous||(adjective) having no known name or identity or known source; "anonymous authors"; "anonymous donors"; "an anonymous gift"|
(adjective satellite) not known or lacking marked individuality; "brown anonymous houses"; "anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service"
|5||indignant||(adjective satellite) angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"|
|6||raptorial||(adjective satellite) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"|
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of birds of prey; "raptorial claws and bill for seizing prey"
|7||gamble||(noun) a risky act or venture|
(noun) money that is risked for possible monetary gain
(verb) play games for money
(verb) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
|8||fundamental||(noun) the lowest tone of a harmonic series|
(adjective satellite) serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
(adjective satellite) being or involving basic facts or principles; "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incompatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles"
(adjective satellite) far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravaga
|9||predominate||(verb) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"|
(verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
(adjective satellite) having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
|10||benediction||(noun) the act of praying for divine protection|
(noun) a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
|11||effeminate||(adjective satellite) characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence; "an effeminate civilization"|
(adjective satellite) having unsuitable feminine qualities
|12||extenuate||(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"|
|13||granular||(adjective) having a granular structure like that of chondrites|
(adjective satellite) composed of or covered with relatively large particles; "granular sugar"; "gritty sand"
|14||seminary||(noun) a private place of education for the young|
(noun) a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis
|15||epoch||(noun) a unit of geological time|
(noun) a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
(noun) (astronomy) the precise date that is the point of reference for which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is referred
|16||contumacious||(adjective satellite) wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient; "a contumaceous witness is subject to punishment"|
|17||flippant||(adjective satellite) showing inappropriate levity|
|18||tantalize||(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"|
|19||technology||(noun) the practical application of science to commerce or industry|
(noun) the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
|20||disengage||(verb) become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage"|
(verb) free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
(verb) release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
|21||substantive||(noun) a noun or a pronoun that is used in place of a noun|
(adjective) applying to essential legal principles and rules of right; "substantive law"
(adjective satellite) being the essence or essential element of a thing; "substantial equivalents"; "substantive information"
(adjective satellite) having substance and prompting thought; "a meaty discussion"
|22||resilient||(adjective satellite) rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"|
(adjective satellite) recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
|23||pare||(verb) decrease gradually or bit by bit|
(verb) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
(verb) strip the skin off; "pare apples"
(verb) cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
|24||dyne||(noun) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram|
|25||transient||(noun) (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load|
(noun) one who stays for only a short time; "transient laborers"
(adjective) of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
(adjective satellite) enduring a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but at is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
|26||obese||(adjective satellite) excessively fat; "a weighty man"|
|27||minion||(noun) a servile or fawning dependant|
|28||trite||(adjective satellite) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"|
|29||extemporaneous||(adjective satellite) with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring|
|30||emphatic||(adjective satellite) forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"|
(adjective satellite) sudden and strong; "an emphatic no"
(adjective satellite) spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word"
|31||abut||(verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"|
|32||squatter||(noun) someone who settles on land without right or title|
(noun) someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
|33||alcove||(noun) a small recess opening off a larger room|
|34||fretful||(adjective satellite) habitually complaining; "a whining child"|
(adjective satellite) unable to relax or be still; "a constant fretful stamping of hooves"; "itchy for excitement"; "a restless child"
|35||morale||(noun) the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed|
(noun) a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose
|36||theism||(noun) the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods|
|37||gaseous||(adjective) existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"|
|38||stagnation||(noun) a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"|
(noun) inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
|39||defensible||(adjective satellite) capable of being defended|
|40||injunction||(noun) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"|
(noun) a formal command or admonition
|41||vocable||(noun) a word that is spoken aloud|
|42||procedure||(noun) a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work; "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"|
(noun) a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
(noun) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
(noun) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
|43||commitment||(noun) the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)|
(noun) the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
(noun) an engagement by contract involving financial obligation; "his business commitments took him to London"
(noun) the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose; "a man of energy and commitment"
(noun) a message that makes a pledge
|44||remonstrate||(verb) censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"|
(verb) argue in protest or opposition
(verb) present and urge reasons in opposition
|45||bole||(noun) a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa|
(noun) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
(noun) a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
|46||petulant||(adjective satellite) easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"|
|47||salvo||(noun) rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"|
(noun) a sudden outburst of cheers; "there was a salvo of approval"
(noun) an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
|48||modernize||(verb) make repairs or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"|
(verb) become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
|49||extremity||(noun) an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm"|
(noun) that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
(noun) the outermost or farthest region or point
(noun) the greatest or utmost degree; "the extremity of despair"
(noun) an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
|50||toleration||(noun) official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)|
(noun) a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
|51||giddy||(adjective satellite) lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"|
(adjective satellite) having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"