Voc List #3

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Voc List #3
2010-10-04 19:24:14

English H Vocab
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  1. Adversary
    An enemy, opponent
  2. Alienate
    To turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
  3. Artifice
    A skillful or ingenious deivice; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
  4. Coerce
    To compel, force
  5. Craven
    Cowardly; a coward
  6. Culinary
    Of or related to cooking or the kitchen
  7. Delete
    To erase, wipe out, cut out
  8. Demise
    A death, especially of a person in a lifty position
  9. Exhilarate
    To enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
  10. Fallow
    Plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow;land left unseeded; to plow but not seed
  11. Harass
    To disturb, worry; to trouble by repeating attacks
  12. Inclement
    Stormy, harsh, severe in attitude or action
  13. Muse
    To think about in a dreamy way, ponder
  14. Negligible
    So unimportant that if can be disregarded
  15. Perpetuate
    To make permanent or long lasting
  16. Precedent
    An example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
  17. Punitive
    Inflicting or aiming at punishment
  18. Redress
    To set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury
  19. Sojourn
    A temporary stay; to stay for a time
  20. Urbane
    Refined in manner or style, suave