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Flaysome

adj. frightening

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Groggery

n. a slightly disreputable barroom

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Castellated

adj. having many castles
adj. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements

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Autodidact

n. a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person

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Cosmology

n. the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin and general structure of the universe, with its parts, elements, and laws, and especially with such of its characteristics as space, time, causality, and freedom.
n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the general structure and evolution of the universe

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Apatetic

adj. assuming colors and forms that effect deceptive camouflage

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Parapraxis

adj. a slip of the tongue or pen, forgetfulness, misplacement of objects, or other error thought to reveal unconscious wishes or attitudes; Freudian slip

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Sylvan

adj. of, relating to, or inhabiting the woods
adj. consisting of or abounding in woods or trees; wooded; woody: a shady, sylvan glade

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Premiate

v. to grant a prize or an award to

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Bissextus

n. February 29th: the extra day added to the Julian calendar every fourth year (except those evenly divisible by 400) to compensate for the approximately six hours a year by which the common year of 365 days falls short of the solar year

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Rodomontade

n. vainglorious boasting or bragging; pretentious, blustering talk
adj. bragging

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Florilegium

n. a collection of literary pieces; an anthology

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Factotum

n. any employee or official having many different responsibilities
n. a person, as a handyman or servant, employed to do all kinds of work around the house

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Rupestrine (also rupicolous)

adj. living or growing on or among rocks

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Commodious

adj. spacious and convenient; roomy: a commodious apartment.
adj. ample or adequate for a particular purpose: a commodious harbor

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Autoschediasm

n. something that is improvised or extemporized

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Isonomy

n. equality of political rights: Isonomy guaranteed … equality, but not because all men were born or created equal, but, on the contrary, because men were by nature ... not equal, and needed an artificial institution, the polis, which by virtue of its νόμος would make them equal

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Catawampus

adj. askew; awry: Dear me, everything has gone catawampus with me this week. I spoiled the bread, as you know too well--and I scorched the doctor's best shirt bosom--and I broke your big platter
adj. positioned diagonally; cater-cornered

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Pinnate

adj. resembling a feather, as in construction or arrangement; having parts arranged on each side of a common axis: a pinnate branch; pinnate trees.
adj. (of a leaf) having leaflets or primary divisions arranged on each side of a common stalk

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Psittacism

n. mechanical, repetitive, and meaningless speech: The other usage is that of "right" as a ubiquitous tag to all manner of statements that do not require it. I know it is also so commonplace among the young that it may be dangerous to see more in it than a mere psittacism--a mindless parroting.

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Canoodle

v. to caress, fondle, or pet amorously: You two want to be left together. You want to canoodle. Do it while you can!

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Wordmonger

n. a writer or speaker who uses words pretentiously or with careless disregard for meaning

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Skulduggery

n. dishonorable proceedings; mean dishonesty or trickery: bribery, graft, and other such skulduggery.
n. an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick

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Amaranthine

adj. unfading; everlasting: a woman of amaranthine loveliness
adj. of or like the amaranth

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Amaranth

n. an imaginary flower that never fades
n. a magenta color

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Renascent

adj. being reborn; springing again into being or vigor: The windows were open, and the church was filled with late-spring smells, renascent dogwood and azalea--their petals littering the path to the little church--and a clean, dry breeze from the west…

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Affinal

adj. related to or concerning marriage

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Consanguineous (also consanguineal)

adj. of or relating to people descending from the same ancestor

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Joie de vivre

n. a delight in being alive; keen, carefree enjoyment of living: It's this sort of thing that ages a chappie, don't you know, and makes his youthful joie-de-vivre go a bit groggy at the knees

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Kenspeckle

adj. conspicuous; easily seen or recognized: I have purposely made the clothing somewhat kenspeckle, that the men may notice it and pay less heed to the face

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Vernissage

n. a reception at a gallery for an artist whose show is about to open to the public
n. Also called varnishing day, the day before the opening of an art exhibition traditionally reserved for the artist to varnish the paintings

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Sophrosyne

n. moderation; discretion; prudence

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Paschal

adj. of or relating to Easter
adj. of or relating to Passover

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Cognomen

n. any name, especially a nickname
n. a surname

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Valetudinarian

n. a person who is excessively concerned about his or her poor health or ailments
n. an invalid

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Ninnyhammer

n. a fool or simpleton; ninny

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Asterism

n. a group of stars; a constellation.
n. a property of some crystallized minerals of showing a starlike luminous figure in transmitted light or, in a cabochon-cut stone, by reflected light

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Tonsorial

adj. of or relating to a barber or barbering: the tonsorial shop

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Contretemps

n. an inopportune occurrence; an embarrassing mischance: He caused a minor contretemps by knocking over his drink

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Ersatz

adj. serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial: an ersatz coffee made from grain
n. an artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute

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Raconteuse

n. a woman who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly

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Belvedere

n. a structure designed to command a view: he chiefly talked of the view from the little belvedere on the roof of the casino, and how it looked like the prospect from a castleturret in a fairy tale

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Turret

n. a small tower typically in a corner on the wall of a castle

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Fuliginous

adj. sooty; smoky: the fuliginous air hanging over an industrial city.
adj. of the color of soot, as dark gray, dull brown, black, etc.

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Ossify

v. to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.: a young man who began to ossify right after college.
v. to convert into or cause to harden like bone

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Miche

v. to lurk out of sight

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Somaticize

v. to convert (anxiety) into physical symptoms: We all somaticize at one time or another, experiencing as discouraging remark as a headache, a difficult conversation as a stomachache, or a disappointing reversal as a backache

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Hoi polloi

n. the common people; the masses (often preceded by the)

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Esemplastic

adj. having the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole: the esemplastic power of a great mind to simplify the difficult

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Gimcrack

adj. showy but useless
n. a showy, useless trifle; gewgaw

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Biota

n. the animals, plants, fungi, etc., of a region or period

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Yom tov

n. holiday

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Alfresco

adv. out-of-doors; in the open air: to dine alfresco
adj. outdoor

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Flivver

n. an automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old.
n. something of unsatisfactory quality or inferior grade

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Gegenschein

n. a faint, elliptical patch of light in the night sky that appears opposite the sun, being a reflection of sunlight by meteoric material in space

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Villatic

adj. of or relating to the country or to a farm; rural

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Pierian

adj. of or relating to poetry or poetic inspiration.
adj. of or relating to the Muses

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Mugwump

n. a person who is unable to make up his or her mind on an issue, especially in politics; a person who is neutral on a controversial issue.
n. a Republican who refused to support the party nominee, James G. Blaine, in the presidential campaign of 1884

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Metanoia

n. a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion

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Colophon

n. a publisher's or printer's distinctive emblem, used as an identifying device on its books and other works.
n. an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript, used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries, giving the title or subject of the work, its author, the name of the printer or publisher, and the date and place of publication

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Zoogenic

adj. produced or caused by animals
adj. pertaining or related to animal development or evolution

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Hypnagogic

adj. of or relating to drowsiness
adj. inducing drowsiness

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Gormless

adj. lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy

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Dulcinea

n. a ladylove; sweetheart

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Inspissate

v. to thicken, as by evaporation; make or become dense: Spells were directed at the portrait and hand drums were beaten, scents of noxious herbs alight arose to inspissate the air beneath the hanging image

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Vote

n. an expression, as of some judgment: a vote of confidence

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Eponymous

adj. (of a person) giving their name to something: the eponymous hero of the story
adj. (of a thing) named after a particular person

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Breakwater

n. a barrier built out into a body of water to protect a coast or harbor from the force of the waves

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Bound

v. indenture (someone) as an apprentice: he was bound apprentice at the age of sixteen
v. bandage (a wound): to bound a wound
v. (be bound with) [of an object] be encircled by something, typically metal bands, in order to strengthen it: an ancient oak chest, bound with brass braces
v. (of an object, typically a round one) rebound from a surface: bullets bounded off the veranda
v. form the boundary of; enclose
v. place within certain limits; restrict

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Termagant

n. a harsh-tempered or overbearing woman
n. an imaginary deity of violent and turbulent character, often appearing in morality plays

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Stereophonic

adj. (of sound recording and reproduction) using two or more channels of transmission and reproduction so that the reproduced sound seems to suround the listener and to come from more than one source

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Mullato

n. a person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially a person with one white and one black parent

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Accent

n. [in sing.] a special or particular emphasis: the accent is on participation
n. a feature that gives a distinctive visual emphasis to something: blue woodwork and accents of red
v. emphasize (a particular feature): fabrics that accent the background colors in the room

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Climacteric

n. a critical period or event: the first major climacteric in the twentieth-cenury poetry
n. the period of life when fertility and sexual activity are in decline
n. the ripening period of certain fruits, involving increased metabolism and only possible while still on the tree
adj. having extreme and far-reaching implications or results; critical

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Fluoroscope

n. an instrument with a fluorescent screen used for viewing X-ray images without taking and developing X-ray photographs

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Pell-mell

adv. in a confused, rushed, or disorderly manner
adj. recklessly hasty or disorganized; headlong
n. [in sing.] a state of affairs or collection of things

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Parity

n. the state or condition of being equal, especially regarding status or pay: parity of incomes
n. the fact or condition of having borne children
n. the number of children previously bourne: very high parity (six or more)

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Requiem

n. an act or token of rememberance

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Commit

v. (commit something to) transfer something to (a state or place): commit a letter to paper

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Belial

n. a name for the Devil

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Hausfrau

n. a German housewife
n. a woman regarded as overly domesticated or efficient

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Inviolate

adj. free or safe from injury or violation: an international memorial which must remain inviolate

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Otiose

adj. serving no practical purpose or result: he did fuss, uttering otiose explanations

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Offscouring

n. someone rejected by society
n. something that is scoured off

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Simulacrum

n. an image or representation of someone or something: a small-scale simulacrum of a skyscraper
n. an unsatisfactory imitation or subsitute

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Conceit

n. excessive pride in oneself
n. a fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate metaphor: the idea of the wind’s singing is a prime romantic conceit
n. an artistic effect or device: the director’s brilliant conceit was to film this tale in black and white
n. a fanciful notion

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Bookend

n. a support for the end of a row of books to keep them upright, often one of a pair
v. [with obj.] occur or be positioned at the end or on either side of (something): the narrative is bookended by a pair of incisive essays

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Iridescent

adj. showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles

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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

n. an invented long word said to mean a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust

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Floccinaucinihilipilification

n. the action or habit of estimating something as worthless

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Dominatrix

n. a dominating woman, especially one who takes the sadistic role in sadomasochistic sexual activities

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Heterodox

adj. not conforming with accepted or orthodox standards or beliefs

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Tenet

n. a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy

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Ephemera

n. things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time
n. items of collectible memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity: Mickey Mouse ephemera

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Arrythmic

adj. not rhythmic; without rhythm or regularity

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Terrene

adj. of or like earth; earthly
adj. occurring on or inhabiting dry land
adj. of the world; secular rather than spiritual

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Reagent

n. a substance or mixture for use in chemical analysis or other reactions

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Vulnerary

adj. (of a drug, plant, etc.) of use in the healing of wounds
n. a medicine used in the healing of wounds

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Intrigue

v. [no obj.] make secret plans to do something illicit or detrimental to someone: the delegates were intriguing for their own gains
n. the secret planning of something illicit or detrimental to someone
n. a secret love affair
n. a mysterious or fascinating quality

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adj. frightening

Flaysome

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n. a slightly disreputable barroom

Groggery

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adj. having many castles
adj. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements

Castellated

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n. a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person

Autodidact

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n. the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin and general structure of the universe, with its parts, elements, and laws, and especially with such of its characteristics as space, time, causality, and freedom.
n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the general structure and evolution of the universe

Cosmology

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adj. assuming colors and forms that effect deceptive camouflage

Apatetic

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adj. a slip of the tongue or pen, forgetfulness, misplacement of objects, or other error thought to reveal unconscious wishes or attitudes

Parapraxis

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adj. of, relating to, or inhabiting the woods
adj. consisting of or abounding in woods or trees; wooded; woody

Sylvan

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v. to grant a prize or an award to

Premiate

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n. February 29th

Bissextus

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n. vainglorious boasting or bragging; pretentious, blustering talk
adj. bragging

Rodomontade

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n. a collection of literary pieces; an anthology

Florilegium

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n. any employee or official having many different responsibilities
n. a person, as a handyman or servant, employed to do all kinds of work around the house

Factotum

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adj. living or growing on or among rocks

Rupestrine

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adj. spacious and convenient; roomy
adj. ample or adequate for a particular purpose

Commodious

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n. something that is improvised or extemporized

Autoschediasm

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n. equality of political rights

Isonomy

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adj. askew; awry
adj. positioned diagonally; cater-cornered

Catawampus

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adj. resembling a feather, as in construction or arrangement; having parts arranged on each side of a common axis
adj. (of a leaf) having leaflets or primary divisions arranged on each side of a common stalk

Pinnate

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n. mechanical, repetitive, and meaningless speech

Psittacism

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v. to caress, fondle, or pet amorously

Canoodle

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n. a writer or speaker who uses words pretentiously or with careless disregard for meaning

Wordmonger

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n. dishonorable proceedings; mean dishonesty or trickery
n. an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick

Skulduggery

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adj. unfading; everlasting

Amaranthine

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n. an imaginary flower that never fades
n. a magenta color

Amaranth

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adj. being reborn; springing again into being or vigor

Renascent

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adj. related by or concerning marriage

Affinal

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adj. of or relating to people descending from the same ancestor

Consanguineous (also consanguineal)

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n. a delight in being alive; keen, carefree enjoyment of living

Joie de vivre

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adj. conspicuous; easily seen or recognized

Kenspeckle

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n. a reception at a gallery for an artist whose show is about to open to the public
n. Also called varnishing day, the day before the opening of an art exhibition traditionally reserved for the artist to varnish the paintings

Vernissage

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n. moderation; discretion; prudence

Sophrosyne

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adj. of or relating to Easter
adj. of or relating to Passover

Paschal

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n. any name, especially a nickname
n. a surname

Cognomen

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n. a person who is excessively concerned about his or her poor health or ailments
n. an invalid

Valetudinarian

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n. a fool or simpleton; ninny

Ninnyhammer

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n. a group of stars; a constellation.
n. a property of some crystallized minerals of showing a starlike luminous figure in transmitted light or, in a cabochon-cut stone, by reflected light

Asterism

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adj. of or relating to a barber or barbering

Tonsorial

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n. an inopportune occurrence; an embarrassing mischance

Contretemps

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adj. serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial
n. an artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute

Ersatz

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n. a woman who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly

Raconteuse

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n. a structure designed to command a view

Belvedere

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n. a small tower typically in a corner on the wall of a castle

Turret

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adj. sooty; smoky

Fuliginous

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v. to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.
v. to convert into or cause to harden like bone

Ossify

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v. to lurk out of sight

Miche

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v. to convert (anxiety) into physical symptoms

Somaticize

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n. the common people; the masses (often preceded by the)

Hoi polloi

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adj. having the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole

Esemplastic

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adj. showy but useless
n. a showy, useless trifle; gewgaw

Gimcrack

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n. the animals, plants, fungi, etc., of a region or period

Biota

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n. holiday

Yom tov

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adv. out-of-doors; in the open air
adj. outdoor

Alfresco

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n. an automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old.
n. something of unsatisfactory quality or inferior grade

Flivver

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n. a faint, elliptical patch of light in the night sky that appears opposite the sun, being a reflection of sunlight by meteoric material in space

Gegenschein

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adj. of or relating to the country or to a farm; rural

Villatic

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adj. of or relating to poetry or poetic inspiration.
adj. of or relating to the Muses

Pierian

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n. a person who is unable to make up his or her mind on an issue, especially in politics; a person who is neutral on a controversial issue.
n. a Republican who refused to support the party nominee, James G. Blaine, in the presidential campaign of 1884

Mugwump

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n. a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion

Metanoia

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n. a publisher's or printer's distinctive emblem, used as an identifying device on its books and other works.
n. an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript, used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries, giving the title or subject of the work, its author, the name of the printer or publisher, and the date and place of publication

Colophon

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adj. produced or caused by animals
adj. pertaining or related to animal development or evolution

Zoogenic

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adj. of or relating to drowsiness
adj. inducing drowsiness

Hypnagogic

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adj. lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy

Gormless

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n. a ladylove; sweetheart

Dulcinea

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v. to thicken, as by evaporation; make or become dense

Inspissate

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n. an expression, as of some judgment

Vote

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adj. (of a person) giving their name to something
adj. (of a thing) named after a particular person

Eponymous

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n. a barrier built out into a body of water to protect a coast or harbor from the force of the waves

Breakwater

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v. (of an object, typically a round one) rebound from a surface
v. form the boundary of; enclose
v. place within certain limits; restrict

Bound

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n. a harsh-tempered or overbearing woman
n. an imaginary deity of violent and turbulent character, often appearing in morality plays

Termagant

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adj. (of sound recording and reproduction) using two or more channels of transmission and reproduction so that the reproduced sound seems to suround the listener and to come from more than one source

Stereophonic

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n. a person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially a person with one white and one black parent

Mullato

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n. [in sing.] a special or particular emphasis
n. a feature that gives a distinctive visual emphasis to something
v. emphasize (a particular feature)

Accent

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n. the period of life when fertility and sexual activity are in decline
n. the ripening period of certain fruits, involving increased metabolism and only possible while still on the tree
adj. having extreme and far-reaching implications or results; critical

Climacteric

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n. an instrument with a fluorescent screen used for viewing X-ray images without taking and developing X-ray photographs

Fluoroscope

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adv. in a confused, rushed, or disorderly manner
adj. recklessly hasty or disorganized; headlong
n. [in sing.] a state of affairs or collection of things

Pell-mell

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n. the state or condition of being equal, especially regarding status or pay
n. the fact or condition of having borne children
n. the number of children previously bourne

Parity

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n. an act or token of rememberance

Requiem

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v. transfer something to (a state or place)

Commit

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n. a name for the Devil

Belial

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n. a German housewife
n. a woman regarded as overly domesticated or efficient

Hausfrau

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adj. free or safe from injury or violation

Inviolate

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adj. serving no practical purpose or result

Otiose

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n. someone rejected by society
n. something that is scoured off

Offscouring

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. an image or representation of someone or something
n. an unsatisfactory imitation or subsitute

Simulacrum

185

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. excessive pride in oneself
n. a fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate metaphor
n. an artistic effect or device
n. a fanciful notion

Conceit

186

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a support for the end of a row of books to keep them upright, often one of a pair
v. [with obj.] occur or be positioned at the end or on either side of (something)

Bookend

187

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles

Iridescent

188

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. an invented long word said to mean a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

189

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. the action or habit of estimating something as worthless compass

Floccinaucinihilipilification

190

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a dominating woman, especially one who takes the sadistic role in sadomasochistic sexual activities

Dominatrix

191

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. not conforming with accepted or orthodox standards or beliefs

Heterodox

192

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy

Tenet

193

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time
n. items of collectible memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity

Ephemera

194

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. not rhythmic; without rhythm or regularity

Arrythmic

195

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. of or like earth; earthly
adj. occurring on or inhabiting dry land
adj. of the world; secular rather than spiritual

Terrene

196

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a substance or mixture for use in chemical analysis or other reactions

Reagent

197

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. (of a drug, plant, etc.) of use in the healing of wounds
n. a medicine used in the healing of wounds

Vulnerary

198

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a secret love affair
n. a mysterious or fascinating quality

Intrigue

199

Define the following:

Attemper

v. to reduce, modify, or moderate by mixture
v. to modify the temperature of : make (as air) warmer or colder
v. to make suitable
v. to bring into harmony

200

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

v. to reduce, modify, or moderate by mixture
v. to modify the temperature of : make (as air) warmer or colder
v. to make suitable
v. to bring into harmony

Attemper