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Flashcards in Vocab 841 - 860 Deck (20):
1

Rubricate

-- verb

1) to mark or color with red.

Related forms

rubrication, noun
rubricator, noun

2

Edutainment

-- noun

1) programs that are educational & entertaining.

3

Larrikin

-- noun/adjective

1) a hoodlum.
2) rowdy.

4

Intercessor

-- noun

1) a person who intercedes.

5

Sardonic

-- adjective

1) bitter, cynical, sneering: a sardonic grin.

6

Evanesce

-- verb

1) to fade away.

7

Rallentando

-- adjective

1) slackening or becoming slower: A rallentando movement.

8

Gleed

-- noun

1) a glowing coal.

9

Niveous

-- adjective

1) resembling snow or snowy.

10

Remunerative

-- adjective

1) profitable: remunerative work.

Related forms
-- Remuneration, noun

11

Incunabula

-- noun

1) the earliest stages/first traces of something: The library contains several incunabula of early Dutch literature.

12

Supposition

-- noun

1) assumption or hypothesis.

-- Related forms
suppositional, adjective
suppositionally, adverb
nonsuppositional, adjective
nonsuppositionally, adverb
unsuppositional, adjective

13

Seminal

-- adjective

1) highly original and influencing the development of future events: a seminal artist; seminal ideas.

-- Related forms
seminality, noun
seminally, adverb
interseminal, adjective
preseminal, adjective

14

Impute

-- verb

1) to attribute or ascribe: The children imputed magical powers to the old woman.

-- Related forms
imputable, adjective
imputative, adjective
imputatively, adverb
imputativeness, noun
imputedly, adverb

15

Sororal

-- adjective

1) relating to sisterhood.

-- Related forms

sororally, adverb

16

Fritter

-- verb

1) to squander: to fritter away one's money.

-- Related forms

fritterer, noun
unfrittered, adjective

17

Dowie

-- adjective

1) dull; melancholy; dismal.

-- Related forms

dowily, adverb
dowiness, noun

18

Cicerone

-- noun

1) a guide. (person)

19

Periphrasis

-- noun

1) the use of an unnecessarily long form of expression.

20

Mackle

-- noun

1) a blur in printing, as from a double impression.

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