Vocab 4

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Vocab 4
2010-02-21 11:24:37
Vocab 4

Vocab 4
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  1. Ultimatum
    a final proposition, condition, or demand; especially : one whose rejection will end negotiations and cause a resort to force or other direct action
  2. Transfixed
    to pierce through with or as if with a pointed weapon
  3. Simonize
    to polish with or as if with wax
  4. Idealist
    • 1: an adherent of a philosophical theory of idealism
    • 2: an artist or author who advocates or practices idealism in art or writing
  5. Anemic
    lacking force, vitality, or spirit
  6. Philandering
    to have casual or illicit sex with a woman or with many women
  7. Remiss
    negligent in the performance of work or duty
  8. Prosthetic
    • 1: of or relating to a prosthesis or prosthetics
    • 2: of, relating to, or constituting a nonprotein group of a conjugated protein
  9. Emanating
    to come out from a source
  10. Transient
    passing especially quickly into and out of existence
  11. Ascendant
    the point of the ecliptic or degree of the zodiac that rises above the eastern horizon at any moment
  12. Endogenous
    growing or produced by growth from deep tissue
  13. Galvanic
    of, relating to, or producing a direct current of electricity
  14. Jillion
    an indeterminately huge number
  15. Dilapidated
    decayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse