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251 - Defenestration - The action of throwing someone or something out of a window. The action of dismissing someone from a position of power or authority.

252 - Heterodox - Contrary to or different from an acknowledged standard, a traditional form, or an established religion. Holding unorthodox opinions or doctrines
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January
1. matutinal - of relating to or occurring in the morning
2. neoteric - modern, new, recent
3. elevenses - a midmorning break for refreshments
4. funambulist - a tightrope walker
5. abstemious - indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink
6. noisome - having an offensive smell
7. coffret - a small box or container
8. polemic - a strong verbal or written attack on someone or something
9. pawky - cunning, sly
10. enervated - without vigor, force or strength
11. keek - peep surreptitiously
12. iceblink - a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud caused by the reflection of light from sea ice
13. carom - to strike and rebound
14. o-o - a honeyeater (bird) found in Hawaii, now probably extinct, which had a thin curved bill and climbed about on tree trunks
15. clepsydra - an ancient time-measuring device worked by a flow of water
16. internecine - destructive to both sides in a conflict
17. salvific - leading to salvation
18. crepuscular - of relating to or resembling twilight; dim; indistinct
19. freegan - a person who buys as little as possible and makes use of recycled or discarded goods and materials in an effort to reduce waste and limit environmental impact
20. puerile - childishly silly and immature
21. abeyance - temporary inactivity, cessation or suspension
22. encephalon - the brain
23. clowder - a group of cats
24. ipsedixitism - a dogmatic assertion of a fact without giving any supporting evidence
25. hornswoggle - to bamboozle or deceive
26. yidaki - a didgeridoo, typically one made by an Australian Aborigine using traditional techniques
27. pellucid - translucently clear; easily understood clear and pure in tone
28. frippet - a frivolous young woman
29. buzzwig - a person of consequence; a large bushy wig
30. lethonomia - the inability to recall the right name
31. gibble-gabble - senseless chatter

February
1. sirenic - melodious, tempting or alluring
2. eximious - excellent, distinguished, eminent, notable
3. cultivar - a plant variety that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding
4. rigmarole - an elaborate or complicated procedure
5. scorbutic - relating to or affected with scurvy
6. temerity - reckless, boldness, rashness
7. palladium - a rare metallic element of the platinum group, silver-white, ductile and malleable, harder and fusing more readily than platinum: used chiefly as a catalyst and in dental and other alloys
8. arcana - secrets or mysteries
9. botryoidal - having a shape reminiscent of a cluster of grapes
10. prebuttal - an argument constructed in anticipation of a criticism
11. ternary - composed of three parts
12. pusillanimous - showing a lack of courage or determination; timid
13. synastry - the comparison of two or more natal charts in order to analyze or forecast the interaction of the individuals involved
14. hurkle-durkle - to lounge languorously in bed a little longer than you should
15. onomastic - of or relating to proper names
16. devoir - a person's duty
17. milieu - surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature
18. hok - an enclosure for domestic animals
19. pulchritude - physical beauty; comeliness
20. hirsute - hairy
21. afforce - reinforce (a body of people) with new members
22. futilitarian - a person who believes that human hopes are vain and human strivings unjustified
23. torpor - a state of physical or mental inactivity
24. halidom - a holy place, as a church or sanctuary
25. puffery - undue or exaggerated praise
26. cozen - to cheat, deceive, or trick
27. echolalia - meaningless repetition of another person's spoken words as a symptom of a psychiatric disorder
28. petrichor - a distinctive scent, usually described as earthy, pleasant or sweet, produced by rainfall on very dry ground

March
1. tergiversate - to change repeatedly one's attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc
2. animus - strong dislike or enmity; hostile attitude; animosity
3. gadabout - a person who moves about restlessly or aimlessly, especially from one social activity to another
4. pettifog - to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters
5. cacography - bad handwriting or spelling
6. nice-nellyism - excessive modesty, prudishness, a euphemism
7. heiligenschein - a ring of light around the shadow cast by a person's head, especially on a dewy sunlit lawn caused by reflection and diffraction of light rays
8. zelig - a person who is able to change their appearance, behavior, or attitudes, so as to be comfortable in any situation
9. forswunk - totally worn out from work
10. spica - a bandage folded into a spiral arrangement resembling an ear of wheat or barley
11. abecedarian - of or relating to the alphabet, alphabetically arranged
12. cacoethes - an urge to do something inadvisable
13. diffidence - the quality or state of lacking confidence in one's ability, worth, or fitness; timidity
14. zarzuela - a Spanish traditional form of musical comedy
15. sophistry - the use of clever but false arguments, especially with the intention of deceiving
16. sump - a pit or hollow in which liquid collects, especially one in the floor of a mine or cave
17. shillelagh - a thick stick of blackthorn or oak used in Ireland, typically as a weapon
18. vaatjie - a small cask for carrying water or wine
19. obscurantism - opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge
20. blunderbuss - a short musket of wide bore with an expanded muzzle to scatter shot, bullets, or slugs at close range
21. palimpsest - a parchment or the like from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another text
22. ratiocinate - form judgments by a process of logic; reason
23. strabismus - abnormal alignment of the eyes; the condition of having a squint
24. dulcify - sweeten; calm or soothe
25. blatherskite - a person who talks at great length without making much sense
26. decoct - to extract the flavour of by boiling
27. polyglot - speaking or writing several languages; multilingual
28. mal-entendu - a misunderstanding
29. jiaozi - in Chinese cookery: a crescent shaped dumpling of thin pastry dough, stuffed with a finely minced paste (typically made of pork, cabbage, and garlic chives) and steam-fried, deep-fried, grilled or boiled
30. kakistocracy - government by the least suitable or competent citizens of a state
31. velutinous - having a soft velvety surface, as certain plants

April
1. gobemouche - someone so gullible they'll believe anything
2. pediculosis - infestation with lice
3. oscitation - the action or an act of yawning from drowsiness
4. timocracy - a form of government in which possession of property is required in order to hold power
5. brummagem - not genuine, tawdry
6. portend - to indicate in advance, to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does
7. vade mecum - something a person carries about for frequent or regular use
8. ignominy - public shame or disgrace
9. opusculum - a minor work (as of literature) - usually used in plural
10. arsle - to go backwards on a task or mission rather than forward, to the point where you wonder why you started it in the first place
11. mycotoxin - any toxic substance produced by a fungus
12. panoply - an extensive or impressive collection
13. hwyl - a stirring feeling of emotional motivation and energy
14. vennel - a narrow lane or passage between buildings, an alley
15. katzenjammer - distress, depression, or confusion caused by a hangover
16. nidus - a place in which bacteria have multiplied or may multiply; a focus of infection
17. execrate - feel or express great loathing for
18. lese majesty - an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc, held sacred or revered by numbers of people
19. tabanca - a painful feeling of unrequited love, typically for a former lover and causing unbalanced or violent behaviour
20. jingoism - extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy
21. lavabo - (in the Roman Catholic Church) the ritual washing of the celebrant's hands at the offertory of the mass
22. zariba - a thorn fence fortifying a camp or village
23. bardolatry - great or excessive adoration of or reverence for William Shakespeare
24. hamartia - a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine
25. viscoelasticity - the property of a substance of exhibiting both elastic and viscous behaviour, the application of stress causing temporary deformation if the stress is quickly removed but permanent deformation if it is maintained
26. inexorable - impossible to stop or prevent
27. azygous - (of an organic structure) single; not existing in pairs
28. senescence - the condition or process of deterioration with age
29. campestral - of or relating to fields or open country
30. fernweh - the longing to travel to a distant place

May
1. retrofuturism - the use of a style or aesthetic considered futuristic in an earlier era
2. deracinate - uproot (someone) from their natural, geographical, social, or cultural environment
3. usageaster - a self-appointed expert on language usage, especially one regarded as having ill-informed, conservative, or pedantic views
4. glabella - the smooth part of the forehead above and between the eyebrows
5. yashmak - a veil concealing all of the face except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women in public
6. trompe l'oeil - a visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object
7. abstruse - difficult to understand, obscure
8. nomothetic - relating to the study or discovery of general scientific laws
9. bravura - great technical skill and brilliance, shown in a performance or activity
10. quixotic - extremely idealistic, unrealistic, and impractical
11. williwaw - a sudden violent wind
12. hapkido - a Korean martial art characterized by kicking and circular movements
13. eponym - a person after whom a discovery, invention, place, etc is named or thought to be named
14. obnubilate - darken or cover with or as if with a cloud; obscure
15. jeremiad - a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes
16. soss - the sound of a heavy body flumping onto a soft surface
17. vigneron - a person who cultivates grapes for winemaking
18. coprolalia - the involuntary and repetitive use of obscene language, as a symptom of mental illness or organic brain disease
19. miasm - a supposed predisposition to a particular disease, either inherited or acquired
20. zari - a type of gold thread used decoratively on Indian clothing
21. phrenology - the detailed study of the shape and size of the cranium as a supposed indicator of character and mental abilities
22. isagogics - introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis
23. koiwi - human skeletal remains
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226 - Bathetic - Producing an unintentional effect of anticlimax

227 - Eristic - Of or characterized by debate or argument

228 - Hamartia - A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine

229 - Manticore - A mythical beast typically depicted as having the body of a lion, the face of a man, and the sting of a scorpian

230 - Sylph - A mythical being like a sprite or fairy

231 - Collywobbles - Pain in the abdomen and especially the stomach

232 - Termagant - A harsh-tempered or overbearing woman

233 - Confabulate - Engage in conversation; talk

234 - Pellucid - Translucently clear. Easily understood; lucid.

235 - Battology - The unnecessary repetition of words

236 - Thrasonical - Boastful, vainglorious

237 - Bowdlerize - Remove material that is considered improper or offensive from a text or account, especially with the result that it becomes weaker or less effective

238 - Gaucherie - A socially awkward or tactless act.

239 - Puchritude - Physical beauty; comeliness

240 - Guttle - Eat or drink greedily and noisily

241 - Adjuration - A solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

242 - Solecism - A grammatical mistake in speech or writing. A breach of good manners; a piece of incorrect behavior

243 - Nocebo - A substance that causes undesirable side effects as a result of a patient's perception that it is harmful rather than as a result of causative ingredients

244 - Truckle - Submit or behave obsequiously

245 - Embonpoint - Plumpness of person

246 - Swivet - A fluster or panic

247 - Comminuted - Reduced to minute particles or fragments

248 - Penurious - Extremely poor; poverty-stricken

249 - Chaptalize - To add sugar to a fermenting wine to increase the alcohol content

250 - Sybaritic - Fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent
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175 - Tutelary - Providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding

176 - Quotidian - Of or occurring every day; daily

177 - Rodomontade - Boastful or inflated talk or behavior

178 - Gewgaw - a Showy thing, especially one that is useless or worthless

179 - Tintinnabulation - The ringing or sounding of bells

180 - Arriviste - An ambitious or ruthlessly self-seeking person, especially one who has recently acquired wealth or social status

181 - Astraphobia - An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder

182 - Tyro - A person with little experience; a beginner/novice

183 - Harridan - A strict, bossy or belligerent old woman

184 - Interregnum - The time between two reigns, governments, etc.

185 - Vapid - Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging

186 - Badinage - Humorous or witty conversation

187 - Prognathous - Having a projecting lower jaw or chin

188 - Brobdingnagian - marked by tremendous size

189 - Raddled - Showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

190 - Sibylline - Relating to or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic and mysterious

191- Prescind - Leave out of consideration

192 - Imperium - Absolute Power

193 - Temerarious - Reckless/rash

194 - Lucubration - Study, meditation

195 - Raffish - Unconventional and slightly direputable, especially in an attractive manner.

196 - Factotum - An employee who does all kinds of work

197 - Brannigan - A brawl or violent argument

198 - Shunpike - A secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways

199 - Nocuous - Noxious, harmful or poisonous

200 - Bonzer - Excellent; first-rate

201 - Parvenue - A person of obscure origin who has gained wealth, influence or celebrity

202 - Icarian - Relating to or characteristic of Icarus, especially in being excessively ambitious

203 - Prolix - (Of speech or writing) using or containing too many words; tediously lengthy.

204 - Odalisque - A female servant in a Turkish harem

205 - Arable - Used or suitable for growing crops

206 - Surcease - A stopping.

207 - Risible - Arousing or provoking laughter

208 - Selenian - Of or relating to the moon.

209 - Nugatory - Of no value or importance. Useless.

210 - Skosh - A small amount; a little.

211 - Superjacent - Lying over or above something else; overlying

212 - Condign - Appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing; fitting and deserved

213 - Widdershins - In a left-handed, wrong or contrary direction

214 - Clerisy - A distinct class of learned or literary people.

215 - Raconteur - A person who tells anecdotes in a skillful and amusing way

216 - Perorate - Speak at length

217 - Bathetic - PRoducing an unintentional effect of anticlimax

218 - Vox populi - The opinions or beliefs of the majority

219 - Pablum - Worthless or oversimplified ideas. A soft form of cereal for infants.

220 - Defalcation - Misappropriation of money or funds held by an official, trustee, or other fiduciary. The sum misappropriated.

221 - Supernumerary - Present in excess of the normal or requisite number

222 - Flummery - Empty compliments, nonsense. A sweet dish made with beaten eggs, milk sugar and flavorings

223 - Orgulous - Haughty

224 - Sedulous - Showing dedication and diligence

225 - Refulgent - Shining radiantly; resplendent
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1 - Amanuensis - A literary or artistic assistant, in particular, one who takes dictation or copies manuscripts.

2 - Donnybrook - A scene of uproar and disorder; a heated argument

3 - Venial - Easily excused or forgivable

4 - Aflattus - A devise creative impulse or inspiration

5 - Agnoistic - Combative, polemical

6 - Oligopsony - A state of the market in which only a small number of buyers exists for a product

7 - Canorous - Melodious or resonant

8 - Clinquant - Glittering with gold and silver; tinseled.

9 - Pilose - Covered with long soft hairs.

10 - Tintinnabulation - The ringing or sounding of bells. A jingling or tinkling sound as if of bells.

11 - Gibe - A remark that is intended to hurt someone or make them feel stupid.

12 - Bibulous - Excessively fond of drinking alcohol.

13 - Regnant - Reigning; ruling.

14 - Susurrus - A whispering or rustling sound.

15 - Snowclone - a verbal formula that is adapted for reuse by changing only a few words so that the allusion to the original phrase remains clear

16 - Absquatulate - Run away; usually includes taking taking something or somebody along.

17 - Mythomane - A person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasizing, lying or exaggerating.

18 - Panegyric - A public speech or published text in praise of someone or something.

19 - Aspersion - An attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.

20 - Cereology - The study or investigation of crop circles.

21 - Vitiate - To make (something) less effective; to ruin or spoil (something).

22 - Nemophilist - Someone with a love or fondness for forests, woods or woodland scenery, or someone who often visits them.

23 - Contumacious - Stubbornly or willfully disobedient to authority

24 - Canorous - melodious or resonant

25 - Macerate - soften or become softened by soaking in liquid

26 - Hobbledehoy - A clumsy or awkward youth

27 - Indite - Write; compose

28 - Poltroon - An utter coward

29 - Neologism - A newly created word, meaning, phrase or doctrine

30 - Hortatory - Tending or aiming to exhort

31 - Casuistry - Argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading. Moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas.

32 - Minatory - Expressing or conveying a threat

33 - Inveterate - Having a particular habit, activity or interest that is long-established and unlikely to change.

34 - Cavil - Make petty or unnecessary objections

35 - Vulpine - Relating to a fox or foxes. Crafty; cunning.

36 - Athanasy - An absence of death or the condition of everlasting life, deathless, immortality

37 - Transpontine - Situated on the other side of a bridge Similar to or characteristic of melodramas once performed in London theaters located South of the Thames River.

38 - Capacious - Capable of holding much; spacious or roomy.

39 - Pabulum - A substance that gives nourishment, food. Intellectual nourishment.

40 - Ineluctable - Unable to be resisted or avoided. inescapable.

41 - Raffish - Unconventional and slightly disreputable, especially in an attractive manner

42 - Greenmail - The practice of buying enough of a company's stock to threaten a hostile takeover and reselling it to the company at a price above market value.

43 - Nonage - The state or condition of being under legal age. The period during which one is under legal age. A period of immaturity.

44 - Bon vivant - A person who enjoys a sociable and luxurious lifestyle.

45 - Jingoism - Extreme patriotism

46 - Captious - Marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections. Calculated to confuse, entrap or entangle in an argument.

47 - Debouch - Emerge from a narrow or confined space into a wide, open area.

48 - Blandishment - A flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade someone gently to do something.

49 - Aposiopesis - A sudden breaking off of a thought in the middle of a sentence, as though the speaker were unwilling or unable to continue.

50 - Bonzer - Excellent; first-rate.

51 - Coeval - Having the same age or date of origin; contemporary.

52 - Stridulation - To produce a shrill, grating sound, as a cricket does, by rubbing together certain parts of the body.

53 - Oblation - A thing presented or offered to God or a god. The presentation of bread and wine to God in the Eucharist.

54 - Xeriscape - A landscaping method developed especially for arid and semiarid climates that utilizes water-conserving techniques such as the use of drought-tolerant plants, mulch and efficient irrigation.

55 - Loutish - Uncouth and aggressive.

56 - Nemophilist - Someone with a love or fondness for forests, woods or woodland scenery, or someone who often visits them.

57 - Interregnum - The time between two reigns, governments, etc.

58 - Extirpate - Root out and destroy completely.

59 - Ersatz - A substitute product, not real or genuine and usually inferior.

60 - Leitmotif - a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, assocated with a particular person, idea or situation.

61 - Imbroglio - An extremely confused, complicated, embarrassing situation.

62 - Camarilla - a small group of people, especially a group of advisers to a ruler or politician, with a shared, typically nefarious purpose.

63 - Footle - To act or talk in a foolish or silly way

64 - Solipsim - A theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and that the self is the only existent thing

65 - Uxorious - Having or showing an excessive or submissive fondness for one's wife

66 - Perspicacity - The quality of having a ready insight into things; shrewdness

67 - Esculent - Suitable for eating

68 - Otiose - Serving no practical purpose or result.

69 - Disputatious - Fond of or causing heated arguments

70 - Plangent - Of a sound: loud, deep, and often sad.

71 - Gelid: Icy; extermely cold

72 - Inchmeal - By inches; little by little

73 - Deliquesce - Become liquid, typically during decomposition. Become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air.

74 - Alexithymia - Inability to express one's feelings

75 - Perspicuous - transparently clear; easily understandable

76 - Tergiversate - Make conflicting or evasive statements; equivocate

77 - Coeval - Having the same age or date of origin; contemporary

78 - Coruscate - Flash or sparkle

79 - Fervid - Intensely enthusiastic or passionate

80 - Meretricious - Apparently attractive but having in reality no value or integrity

81 - Burgeon - Begin to grow or increase rapidly

82 - Execrable - Deserving to be execrated; detestable

83 - Vexillology - The study of flags

84 - Diaphanous - Light, delicate and translucent

85 - Insuperable - Impossible to overcome

86 - Bumf - Reading materials that is not important or interesting

87 - Sententious - Given to moralizing in a pompous or affected manner

88 - Magniloquent - Using high-flown or bombastic language

89 - Axiomatic - Self-evident or unquestionable

90 - Crabwise - sideways. In a sidling or cautiously indirect manner

91 - Boustrophedon - Of written words, from right to left and from left to right in laternate lines

92 - Salubrious - Health-giving; healthy

93 - Onomasticon - A list or collection of proper names or specialized terms

94 - Sheeple - People compared to sheep in being docile, foolish or easily led

95 - Lineament - a distinctive feature or characteristic; especially of the face

96 - Neoteric - Belonging to recent times

97 - Martinet - A strict disciplinarian; someone who insists on absolutely adherence to the rules

98 - Cockade - A decoration (usually circular) that is worn on a hat especially as a part of a uniform to show a person's status, rank, etc.

99 - Chimerical - Existing only as the product of unchecked imagination

100 - Benison - A blessing

101 - Tautology - The saying of the same thing twice in different words; generally considered to be a fault of style

102 - Inglenook - a Cozy place by the hearth; a space or corner by an open fireplace

103 - Hoi Polloi - Ordinary people; people who are not rich, famous, etc.,

104 - Bloviate - Talk at length; especially in infalted or empty ways

105 - Legerity - Lightness in movement or action

106 - Imbroglio - An extremely confused, complicated embarrassing situation

107 - Autochthonous - INdigenous rather than descended from migrants or colonists

108 - Concatenation - A series of interconnected things or events.

109 - Abstruse - Difficult to understand.

110 - Legerity - Lightness in movement or action

111 - Collywobbles - Pain in the abdomen and especially in the stomach

112 - Extremophile - A microorganism, especially an archaean, that lives in conditions of extreme temperature, acidity, alkalinity or chemical concentration.

113 - Blithesome - Lighthearted

114 - Pari passu - At an equal rate or pace.

115 - Supposititious - Substituted for the real thing; not genuine

116 - Privy Purse - Allowance for a monarch's personal expenses

117- Cavil - Make petty or unnecessary objections

118 - Suasion - Persuasion as opposed to force or compulsion

119 - Consanguineous - Of the same blood or origin; descended from the same ancestor

120 - Meliorism - The belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment

121 - Degust - Taste carefully, so as to appreciate it fully

122 - Boulevardier - A wealthy, fashionable socialite

123 - Icarian - Relating to or characteristic of Icarus, especially in being excessively ambitious

124 - Chelonian - Of or relating to or resembling or being a turtle or tortoise

125 - Vertiginous - Characterized by or suffering from vertigo or dizziness

126 - Atavastic - Primitive feelings or behavior

127 - Kyoodle - To make loud, useless noises

128 - Subfusc - Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky

129 - Opprobrium - Something that brings disgrace

130 - Uxorious - Having or showing an excessive or submissive fondness for one's wife

131 - Descry - Catch sight of

132 - Sesquipedalian - Polysyllabic; long. Characterized by long words; long-winded.

133 - Pilose - Covered with long soft hairs

134 - Irrupt - Enter forcibly or suddenly

135 - Mansuetude - Meekness, gentleness

136 - Crepuscular - Of, resembling or relating to twilight

137 - Faineant - Lazy, idle, do-nothing, ineffectual, inactive. A person who has these features.

138 - Meliorism - The belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid this betterment.

139 - Compendious - Containing or presenting the essential facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way

140 - Penurious - Extremely poor; poverty-stricken.

141 - Regicide - The action of killing a king

142 - Caesura - A break or pause in the middle of a verse line

143 - Stentorian - Loud and powerful

144 - Antimacassar - Chair back, a small cloth placed over the backs or arms of chairs, to prevent soiling of the permanent fabric

145 - Footle - To act or talk in a foolish or silly way

146 - Bedaub - Smear or daub with a sticky substance

147 - Perspicacious - Having a ready insight into and understanding of things

148 - Oligopsony - A state of the market in which only a small number of buyers exists for a product

149 - Subaltern - Of lower status

150 - Fatidic - Relating to or characterized by prophecy; prophetic

151 - Eremite - A Christian hermit or recluse.

152 - Pertinacious - HOlding firmly to an opinion or a course of action

153 - Galanthophile - A person who collects snowdrops

154 - Insouciant - Showing a casual lack of concern; indifferent

155 - Cavil - Make petty or unnecessary objections

156 - Dubiety - The state or quality of being doubtful; uncertainty

157 - Piacular - Making or requiring atonement

158 - Lenity - Kindness; gentleness

159 - Millefleur - A pattern of flowers and leaves used in tapestry, on porcelain or in other decorative items.

160 - Behst - A person's orders or commands

161 - Regicide - the action of killing a king

162 - Absquatulate - Run awa; usually includes taking something or somebody along

163 - Abstemious - Not self-indulgent, especially when eating and drinking

164 - Fuliginous - Sooty; dusky

165 - Pellucid - Translucently clear; Easily understood; lucid

165 - Irenic - Aiming or aimed at peace

166 - Exordium - A beginning or introduction especially to a discourse or composition

167 - Frisson - A sudden, strong feeling of excitement

168 - Usufruct - The right of enjoying all the advantages derivable from the use of something that belongs to another

169 - Esculent - Suitable for eating; edible

170 - Asserverate - State categorically

171 - Fetor - A strong, foul smell

172 - Earcon - A brief, structured, abstract sound pattern used to represent a specific item or event

173 - Nomothetic - Relating to the study or discovery of general scientific laws

174 - Wetanschauung - A particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group

175 -
Note Added
Note added by Cleopatra . 1 years ago
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Wed. April 25, 17
slew- a large number
Note Added
1 - Syzygy: The straight line configuraiton of 3 celestial bodies ( as the sun, earth and moon) in a gravitational system.

2 -