|1||overhang||(noun) projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else|
(verb) be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
(verb) project over
|2||decamp||(verb) leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"|
(verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
(verb) leave a camp; "The hikers decamped before dawn"
|3||regress||(noun) returning to a former state|
(noun) the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
(verb) go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
(verb) get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
(verb) go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
(verb) go back to a statistical means
|4||transferable||(adjective satellite) legally transferable to the ownership of another; "negotiable bonds"|
(adjective satellite) capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
|5||contusion||(noun) the action of bruising; "the bruise resulted from a contusion"|
(noun) an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
|6||analogy||(noun) drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect; "the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain"; "the models show by analogy how matter is built up"|
(noun) an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
(noun) the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
|7||effeminacy||(noun) the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)|
|8||gossamer||(noun) filaments from a cobweb|
(noun) a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
(adjective satellite) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
(adjective satellite) so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"
|9||gratify||(verb) yield (to); give satisfaction to|
(verb) make happy or satisfied
|10||reprieve||(noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment|
(noun) a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
(noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
(noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
(verb) relieve temporarily
(verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
|11||grapple||(noun) the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"|
(noun) a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
(noun) a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
(verb) to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
(verb) come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
|12||adjacent||(adjective satellite) near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"|
(adjective satellite) nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side"
(adjective satellite) having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring
|13||cogent||(adjective satellite) powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"|
(adjective satellite) having the power to influence or convince; "a cogent analysis of the problem"; "potent arguments"
|14||intolerable||(adjective satellite) completely unacceptable; "this noise is intolerable"|
(adjective) impossible to tolerate or endure; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
|15||parallelism||(noun) similarity by virtue of correspondence|
|16||eminence||(noun) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament|
(noun) high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
|17||occlude||(verb) block passage through; "obstruct the path"|
|18||whimsical||(adjective satellite) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"|
|19||literacy||(noun) the ability to read and write|
|20||aristocracy||(noun) the most powerful members of a society|
(noun) a privileged class holding hereditary titles
|21||avocation||(noun) an auxiliary activity|
|22||decent||(adjective) conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana|
(adjective satellite) observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards"
(adjective satellite) decently clothed; "are you decent?"
(adjective satellite) according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
(adjective satellite) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
(adjective satellite) enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
(adverb) in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
|23||ductile||(adjective satellite) capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"|
(adjective satellite) easily influenced
|24||physicist||(noun) a scientist trained in physics|
|25||qualify||(verb) add a modifier to a constituent|
(verb) make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
(verb) make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
(verb) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
(verb) pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
(verb) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
(verb) prove capable or fit; meet requirements
|26||assonance||(noun) the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words|
|27||anhydrous||(adjective) without water; especially without water of crystallization|
|28||altitude||(noun) elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; "the altitude gave her a headache"|
(noun) angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
(noun) the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to opposite vertex (or side if parallel)
|29||obstruction||(noun) getting in someone's way|
(noun) the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
(noun) any structure that makes progress difficult
(noun) something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of immagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the s
(noun) the state or condition of being obstructed
|30||refer||(verb) think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another; "This plant can be referred to a known species"|
(verb) seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
(verb) have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
(verb) make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
(verb) send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee"
(verb) have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
|31||witchcraft||(noun) the art of sorcery|
|32||emporium||(noun) a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain|
|33||imaginable||(adjective satellite) possible to conceive or imagine; "that is one possible answer"|
|34||prevalent||(adjective satellite) encountered generally especially at the present time; "the prevailing opinion was that a trade war could be averted"; "the most prevalent religion in our area"; "speculation concerning the books author was rife"|
|35||endemic||(noun) a plant that is native to a certain limited area; "it is an endemic found only this island"|
(noun) a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
(adjective satellite) originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
(adjective) native to or confined to a certain region; "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"
(adjective) of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality; "diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of th
|36||valedictory||(noun) a farewell oration delivered by the most outstanding member of a graduating class|
(adjective satellite) of a speech expressing leave-taking; "a valedictory address"
(adjective) of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell; "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"
|37||invalid||(noun) someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury|
(verb) injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
(verb) force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen
(adjective satellite) no longer valid; "the license is invalid"
(adjective) having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
|38||irrational||(adjective) not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals"|
(adjective) real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers; "irrational numbers"
|39||euphony||(noun) any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"|
|40||privateer||(noun) a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation|
(noun) an officer or crew member of a privateer
|41||amphitheater||(noun) an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held|
(noun) a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
|42||temerity||(noun) fearless daring|
|43||census||(noun) a period count of the population|
(verb) conduct a census; "They censused the deer in the forest"
|44||estrange||(verb) arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness|
(verb) remove from customary environment or associations; "Her busy schedule removed her from her duties as a mother"
|45||nonpareil||(noun) a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar|
(noun) colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
(noun) model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
(adjective satellite) eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity
|46||aggression||(noun) violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked|
(noun) deliberately unfriendly behavior
(noun) the act of initiating hostilities
(noun) a disposition to behave aggressively
(noun) a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
|47||baffle||(noun) a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy|
(verb) check the emission of (sound)
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
(verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
|48||cauterize||(verb) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals|
(verb) burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
|49||rectitude||(noun) uprightness as a consequence of being honorable and honest|
|50||prowess||(noun) a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"|