Misc. Words Isee 10

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Misc. Words Isee 10
2012-11-02 16:08:22
Misc Words Isee 10

Misc. Words Isee 10
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  1. Superimpose (v)
    To place over objects one another so that both are still evident
  2. Congeal (v)
    • 1. To solidify
    • 2. To take shape to make a satisfying whole
  3. Peremptory (adj)
    Immediately insisting on obedience or immediate attention, especially in an imperious manner
  4. Stipple (v)
    To mark a painting or surface with numerous dots or specks
  5. Capricious (adj)
    Given to sudden and unpredictable changes in behaviour
  6. Vamoose (v)
    To depart hurridly
  7. Humdinger (n)
    A remarkable or outstanding one of its kind
  8. Caisson (n)
    • 1. A large underwater tank which has a hiole in the bottom, where water is only kept out using air pressure
    • 2. A chest or wagon for holding ammunition
  9. Coalesce (v)
    • 1.To come together to form one mass or whole
    • 2. To combine elements into one mass or whole
  10. Inundate (v)
    • 1. To overwhelm someone with tasks to complete
    • 2. To flood
  11. Blithe (adj)
    • 1. Showing casual or cheerful indifferenc, usually regarded as disrepectful
    • Ex: His blithe manner when listening to a teacher during a lecture sent him to detention.
    • 2. Happy or joyous
  12. Minutinae (n)
    Thye small, trivial aspects of everyday life
  13. Conventional (adj)
    Based on what is generally done or believed
  14. Palpable (adj)
    • 1. Able to be touched or felt
    • 2. Plain to the mind or clear to see
  15. Empirically (adj)
    Based on observation rather than logic
  16. Markedly (adj)
    • Clearly noticeable; significant
    • Ex: Apple stocks have markedly risen over the years.
  17. Pedant (n)
    A person who nis excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning
  18. Cartel (n)
    An association of manufacturers or suppliers with the purpose of maintaining prices at a high level and reducing competition
  19. Desultory (adj)
    • 1. Lacking a plan or enthusiasm
    • 2. Occuring randomly or occasionally
    • 3. Going constantly from one subject to another(during a conversation) in a half-hearted way; unfocused
  20. Lugubrious (adj)
    Looking or sounding sad or dismal