|1||assassinate||(verb) destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation; "He assassinated his enemy's character"|
(verb) murder; especially of socially prominent persons; "Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel"
|2||rectify||(verb) convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current"|
(verb) make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
(verb) set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
(verb) bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct"
(verb) reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar"
(verb) math: determine the length of; "rectify a curve"
|3||embezzle||(verb) appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"|
|4||vicissitude||(noun) mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another)|
(noun) a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something; "the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research"
|5||carnivorous||(adjective) (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals; "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"|
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of carnivores; "the lion and other carnivorous animals"
|6||premature||(adjective satellite) uncommonly early or before the expected time; "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end"|
(adjective satellite) too soon or too hasty; "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment"
(adjective) born after a gestation period of less than the normal time; "a premature infant"
|7||phonetic||(adjective) of or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds; "phonetic analysis"|
(adjective) of or relating to speech sounds; "phonetic transcription"
|8||nautical||(adjective) relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"|
|9||inconceivable||(adjective satellite) totally unlikely|
|10||transgress||(verb) pass beyond (limits or boundaries)|
(verb) commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
(verb) act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
(verb) spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline; "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"
|11||abundant||(adjective) present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"|
|12||control||(noun) the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"|
(noun) (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"; "he had lost control of his sphincters"
(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) discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"
(noun) power to direct or determine; "under control"
(noun) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
(noun) a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
(noun) the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
(noun) a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
(noun) a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
(noun) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
(verb) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"
(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 using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account"
(verb) handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
(verb) control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line"
(verb) exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
(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) verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
|13||inundate||(verb) fill or cover completely, usually with water|
(verb) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
|14||convene||(verb) call together; "The students were convened in the auditorium"|
(verb) meet formally; "The council convened last week"
|15||contravene||(verb) deny the truth of|
(verb) go against, as of rules and laws; "He ran afould of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"
|16||benevolent||(adjective) having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"|
(adjective satellite) generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"
(adjective satellite) generous in providing aid to others
(adjective satellite) doing or producing good
(adjective) intending or showing kindness; "a benevolent society"
|17||confessor||(noun) a priest who hears confession and gives absolution|
(noun) someone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)
|18||decimate||(verb) kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"|
(verb) kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
|19||adhesion||(noun) faithful support for a religion or cause or political party|
(noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
(noun) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
(noun) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
|20||monopoly||(noun) a board game in which players try to gain a monopoly on real estate as pieces advance around the board according to the throw of a die|
(noun) exclusive control or possession of something; "They have no monopoly on intelligence"
(noun) (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller; "a monopoly on silver"; "when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like"
|21||quarrelsome||(adjective satellite) given to quarreling; "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"|
|22||execrable||(adjective satellite) deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"|
(adjective satellite) unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
(adjective satellite) of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
|23||maltreat||(verb) treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"|
|24||maniac||(noun) an insane person|
|25||forebode||(verb) make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"|
|26||bedeck||(verb) decorate; "deck the halls with holly"|
|27||mendacious||(adjective satellite) given to lying; "a lying witness"; "a mendacious child"|
(adjective satellite) intentionally untrue; "a mendacious statement"
|28||diatribe||(noun) thunderous verbal attack|
|29||disclaim||(verb) make a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"|
(verb) renounce a legal claim or title to
|30||indolent||(adjective satellite) of tumors e.g.; slow to heal or develop and usually painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"|
(adjective satellite) disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
|31||countryman||(noun) a man from your own country|
(noun) a man who lives in the country and has country ways
|32||furbish||(verb) polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"|
|33||festive||(adjective satellite) offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"|
|34||atonement||(noun) the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)|
(noun) compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
|35||elicit||(verb) derive by reason; "elicit a solution"|
(verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
|36||bomb||(noun) an explosive device fused to denote under specific conditions|
(noun) strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
(noun) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
(verb) throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
(verb) fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
|37||reversion||(noun) a failure to maintain a higher state|
(noun) returning to a former state
(noun) turning in the opposite direction
(noun) a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
(noun) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)
(noun) (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)
|38||dissuasion||(noun) influencing someone to desist by argument or reasoning or entreaty|
(noun) persuasion not to do something; the act of talking someone out of an intended course of action
(noun) a communication that dissuades you
|39||poetic||(adjective satellite) characterized by romantic imagery; "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic"|
(adjective satellite) characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction"
(adjective) of or relating to poetry; "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"
(adjective) of or relating to poets; "poetic insight"
|40||flux||(noun) in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"|
(noun) (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area
(noun) a flow or discharge
(noun) the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
(noun) a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor"
(noun) excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
(noun) a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
(noun) the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
(verb) mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
(verb) become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
(verb) move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
|41||gullible||(adjective satellite) easily tricked because of being too trusting; "gullible tourists taken in by the shell game"|
(adjective satellite) naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
|42||untoward||(adjective satellite) contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"|
(adjective satellite) not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
|43||anew||(adverb) again but in a new or different way; "start afresh"; "wanted to write the story anew"; "starting life anew in a fresh place"|
|44||Martian||(noun) imaginary people who live on the planet Mars|
(adjective) of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)
|45||pique||(noun) tightly woven fabric with raised cords|
(noun) a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"
(verb) cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
|46||volatile||(noun) a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor; "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"|
(adjective satellite) tending to vary often or widely; "volatile stocks"; "volatile emotions"
(adjective satellite) marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments; "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"
(adjective satellite) liable to lead to sudden change or violence; "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"
(adjective) evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
|47||spherometer||(noun) a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface|
|48||nutritive||(adjective satellite) of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"|
|49||fortify||(verb) make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strenghten the relations between the two countries"|
(verb) add alcohol beverages
(verb) add nutrients to; "fortified milk"
(verb) prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
(verb) enclose by or as if by a fortification
|50||harangue||(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion|
(verb) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
|51||paleontology||(noun) the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains|
|52||wintry||(adjective) characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"|
(adjective satellite) devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"
|53||fez||(noun) a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown|
(noun) a city in north central Morocco; religious center
|54||Christendom||(noun) the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"|