Victoria's Guidde

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Victoria's Guidde
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  1. Pertaining to laughter; able or inclined to laugh; laughable.
    • 'Riz
    • Risible (adj)
  2. The common people, the masses.
    • 'loi
    • Hoi polloi (n.)
  3. public abuse indicating strong disapproval or censure; the disgrace reuslting from such treatment.
    (n.) obloquy ('ob)
  4. typical or charateristic; being or concerned with a symptom of a disease.
    • symtomatic
    • 'mat
    • (adj.)
  5. an about-face; a complete reversal.
    • volte-face
    • (n.)
    • 'fas
  6. not expressible in words; too great or too sactered to be uttered.
    • (adj) 
    • 'ef
    • Ineffable
  7. relating to or designed to assist the memory; 
    a device to aid the memory.
    • (adj)
    • (n.)
    • Mnemonic 
    • 'mon
  8. laborious study or thought, especially at night; the result of such work.
    • (n.)
    • 'bra
    • Lucubration
  9. a dtermining or characteristic element; 
    • (n.)
    • 'ram
    • Parameter
  10. a learned person; one who gives authrotiative opinions
    • (n) pundit
    • 'pen
  11. An entire range or series.
    • Gamut
    • 'gam
    • noun
  12. Valor or heroism; daring deeds or exploits (often used to poke fun at false heroics )
    • derring-do
    • 'der
    • (n.)
  13. Closely releated in origin, essential nature or function.
    -
    such a person or a thing
    • Cognate 
    • 'kog
    • (adj)
    • (n)
  14. a propositon that followa natural attraction to a person, thing or activity; a relationship/connection
    • Affinity
    • 'fin
    • (n)
  15. foolish talk, ideas, or procedures; nonsense; a trifle.
    • folderol
    • 'fol
    • (n)
  16. a potion once thought capable of curing all ills and maintaining life indefinitely; a panacea; a sweet liquid used as a vehicle in medicines
    • elixir
    • 'lik
    • (n)
  17. A blind alley or dead-end street; any isituation in which further progress is impossible; an impasse.
    • cul-de-sac
    • 'kel
    • (n.)
  18. The art or act of predicting the future or discovering hidden knowledge
    • divination
    • (n)
    • 'na
  19. peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
    • bilious
    • (adj)
    • 'bil
  20. a proposition that follows from one already proven; a natural consequence or result.
    -
    resultant or consequent
    • (n.)
    • (adj)
    • Corollary
    • 'kor

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