|1||percolate||(noun) the product of percolation|
(verb) gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"
(verb) pass through; "Water permeates sand easily"
(verb) cause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance in order to extract a soluble constituent
(verb) prepare in a percolator; "percolate coffee"
(verb) spread gradually; "Light percolated into our house in the morning"
(verb) permeate or penetrate gradually; "the fertilizer leached into the ground"
|2||monosyllable||(noun) a word or utterance of one syllable|
|3||resonance||(noun) the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities|
(noun) having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
(noun) a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system
(noun) an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
(noun) relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
|4||seditious||(adjective satellite) in opposition to a civil authority or government|
(adjective satellite) arousing to action or rebellion
|5||macadamize||(verb) surface with macadam; "macadam the road"|
|6||outlive||(verb) live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"|
|7||concession||(noun) a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"|
(noun) the act of conceding or yielding
(noun) a point conceded or yielded; "they won all the concessions they asked for"
|8||conjoin||(verb) make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"|
(verb) take in marriage
|9||profuse||(adjective satellite) produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"|
|10||disenfranchise||(verb) deprive of voting rights|
|11||nectar||(noun) (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal|
(noun) fruit juice especially when undiluted
(noun) a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
|12||reluctant||(adjective satellite) not eager; "foreigners stubbornly uneager to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and uneager for the moment to marry him"; "reluctant to help"|
(adjective satellite) unwilling to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"
(adjective satellite) unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"; "unwilling to face facts"
|13||variant||(noun) something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"|
(noun) a variable quantity that is random
(noun) an event that departs from expectations
(noun) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms"
(adjective satellite) differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling"
|14||panegyric||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
(adjective satellite) formally expressing praise
|15||cudgel||(noun) a club that is used as a weapon|
(verb) strike with a cudgel
|16||memento||(noun) a reminder of past events|
|17||tricycle||(noun) a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals|
|18||parody||(noun) humorous or satirical mimicry|
(noun) a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
(verb) make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
(verb) make a spoof of or make fun of
|19||befog||(verb) make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"|
|20||prerogative||(noun) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"|
|21||hoard||(noun) a secret store of valuables or money|
(verb) get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
(verb) save up as for future use
|22||assonate||(verb) correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance; "The accented vowels assonated in this poem"|
|23||evanescent||(adjective satellite) tending to vanish like vapor; "evanescent beauty"|
|24||vignette||(noun) a small illustrative sketch (as sometimes placed at the beginning of chapters in books)|
(noun) a photograph whose edges shade off gradually
(noun) a brief literary description
|25||interim||(noun) the time between one event, process, or period and another|
(adjective satellite) serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
|26||habitual||(adjective satellite) having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker"|
(adjective satellite) commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"
(adjective satellite) made a norm or custom or habit; "his habitual practice was to eat an early supper"; "her habitual neatness"
|27||veto||(noun) a vote that blocks a decision|
(noun) the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)
(verb) command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
(verb) vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
|28||waistcoat||(noun) a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat|
|29||casual||(adjective satellite) hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"|
(adjective satellite) marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasi
(adjective satellite) not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace"
(adjective satellite) suited for everyday use; "casual clothes"; "everyday clothes"
(adjective satellite) natural and unstudied; "using their Christian names in a casual way"; "lectured in a free-and-easy style"
(adjective satellite) characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"
(adjective satellite) occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship"; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"
(adjective satellite) without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand; "a casual remark"; "information collected by casual methods and in their spare time"
(adjective satellite) employed in a specified capacity from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"
|30||succeed||(verb) be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"|
(verb) attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
|31||literal||(noun) a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind|
(adjective satellite) without interpretation or embellishment; "a literal translation of the scene before him"
(adjective satellite) (of a translation) corresponding word for word with the original; "literal translation of the article"; "an awkward word-for-word translation"
(adjective) limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text; "a literal translation"
(adjective satellite) of the clearest kind; usually used for emphasis; "it's the literal truth"; "a matter of investment, pure and simple"
(adjective satellite) lacking stylistic embellishment; "a literal description"; "wrote good but plain prose"; "a plain unadorned account of the coronation"; "a forthright unembellished style"
(adjective satellite) being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma"
|32||intrude||(verb) thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"|
(verb) enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room"
(verb) enter unlawfully on someone's property; "Don't trespass on my land!"
|33||sustenance||(noun) the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"|
(noun) a source of materials to nourish the body
(noun) the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
|34||stolid||(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|
|35||tolerance||(noun) the act of tolerating something|
(noun) a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
(noun) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
(noun) the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
(noun) willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
|36||check||(noun) the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"|
(noun) (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
(noun) obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
(noun) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
(noun) a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks"
(noun) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
(noun) an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
(noun) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
(noun) the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
(noun) a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
(noun) a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
(noun) the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
(verb) become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
(verb) make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
(verb) arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
(verb) slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
(verb) examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
(verb) put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"
(verb) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
(verb) verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
(verb) find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
(verb) write out a check on a bank account
(verb) place into check; "He checked my kings"
(verb) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
(verb) decline to initiate betting
(verb) mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
(verb) stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
(verb) stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
(verb) abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons
(verb) hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
(verb) consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
(verb) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
(verb) make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
(verb) train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
(verb) block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
(verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
(verb) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
|37||ameliorate||(verb) get better; "The weather improved toward evening"|
(verb) to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
|38||constituent||(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) (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction
(noun) a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes; "needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected"
|39||tendency||(noun) a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect; "the alkaline inclination of the local waters"; "fabric with a tendency to shrink"|
(noun) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
(noun) an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
(noun) a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"
|40||thermal||(noun) rising current of warm air|
(adjective satellite) caused by or designed to retain heat; "a thermal burn"; "thermal underwear"
(adjective) of or relating to hot a hot spring; "thermal water"
(adjective) relating to or associated with heat; "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"
|41||secondly||(adverb) in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy"|
|42||abridgment||(noun) a shortened version of a written work|
|43||console||(noun) housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television|
(noun) an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture); "the bust of Napoleon stood on a console"
(noun) a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
(noun) a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
(verb) give moral or emotional strength to
|44||finery||(noun) elaborate or showy attire and accessories|
|45||spectrum||(noun) broad range of related values or qualities or ideas or activities|
(noun) an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
|46||monetary||(adjective) relating to or involving money; "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"|
|47||consternation||(noun) fear resulting from the awareness of danger|
|48||halcyon||(noun) a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves|
(noun) a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
(noun) (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
(adjective satellite) marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
(adjective satellite) idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity; "a halcyon atmosphere"
|49||junta||(noun) a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power|
|50||adjutant||(noun) large Indian stork with a military gait|
(noun) an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
|51||overtone||(noun) a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency|
(noun) (usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning or quality; "overtones of despair"
|52||homage||(noun) respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"|
|53||insufficient||(adjective) of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"|