Barron's 3500 words

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Barron's 3500 words
2011-03-17 00:52:02
Barron\'s words word list

words I didnt know(wordlist 10-12)
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  1. Collation (n)
    a light meal
  2. Colloquial (adj)
    pertaining to conversational or common speech
  3. Colloquy (n)
    informal discussion
  4. Comity (n)
    courtesy; civility
  5. Commensurate (adj)
    corresponding in extent, degree, amount, etc; proportionate
  6. Commiserate (v)
    feel or express pity or sympathy for
  7. Commodius (adj)
    spacious and comfortable
  8. Compendium (n)
    brief, comprehensive summary
  9. Complaisant (adj)
    trying to please; overly polite; obliging
  10. Complicity (n)
    involvement in a crime; participation
  11. Comport (v)
    to bear one's self; behave
  12. Compunction (n)
  13. Concatenate (v)
    link as a chain
  14. Concilliatory (adj)
    reconciling; soothing
  15. Concomitant (n)
    that which accompanies
  16. Condign (adj)
    appropriate; deserved (almost always, in the sense of deservedly severe, as in condign punishment)
  17. Conflagration (n)
    great fire
  18. Conflate (v)
    meld or fuse; confuse; combine into one
  19. Confluence (n)
    flowing together; corwd
  20. Congenial (adj)
    pleasant; friendly
  21. Conjecture (v)
    infer on the basis of insufficient data; surmise; guess
  22. Conjugal (adj)
    pertaining to marriage
  23. Connivance (n)
    pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend
  24. Connubial (adj)
    pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
  25. Consanguinity (n)
  26. Conscript (n)
    draftee; person forced into military service
  27. Consequential (adj)
    self-important; pompous
  28. Conservatory (n)
    school of the fine arts (esp music or drama)
  29. Consign (v)
    to deliver officialy; entrust; set apart
  30. Consonance (n)
    harmony; agreement
  31. Consummate (adj)
    wholly without flaw; supremely skilled; complete and utter
  32. Contingent (n)
    group that makes up part of a gathering
  33. Contravene (v)
    to contradit; oppose; infringe on or tansgress
  34. Controvert (v)
    Oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict
  35. Contusion (n)
  36. Conversant (adj)
    familiar with
  37. Convivial (adj)
    festive; gay
  38. Convoke (v)
    call together
  39. Coquette (n)
  40. Cordon (n)
    extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress
  41. Corpulant (adj)
    very fat
  42. Countenance (v, n)
    • (v) approve; tolerate
    • (n) face
  43. Countermand (v)
    cancel; revoke
  44. Cow (v)
    terrorize; intimidate
  45. Cozen (v)
    cheat; hoodwink; swindle
  46. Crabbed (adj)
    sour; peevish
  47. Credence (n)
  48. Credo (n)
  49. Credulity (n)
    belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
  50. Crestfallen (adj)
    dejected; dispirited
  51. Crone (n)
  52. Crotchety (adj)
    eccentric; whimsical
  53. Crux (n0
    essential or main point
  54. Crypt (n)
    secret recess or vault usually used for burial
  55. Cursory (adj)
    casual; hastily done
  56. Cynosure (n)
    object of general attention
  57. Dais (n)
    raised platform for guests of honor
  58. Dappled (adj)
  59. Deadpan (adj)
    wooden; impassive
  60. Dearth (n)
  61. Debacle (n)
    sudden downfall; complete disaster
  62. Debase (v)
    to reduce the quality or value; lowen in esteem; degrade
  63. Debauch (v)
    corrupt; seduce from virtue
  64. Decadence (n)