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Glossary of 10 H Vocabulary - List 04

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actuate
verb - to make (a mechanism, etc) go into action
bagatelle
noun - an unimportant thing
candid
adj - honest and open
catholic (adj)
adj - said especially of a person's interests and tastes: broad; wide-ranging
denizen
noun - formal an inhabitant, either human or animal
effete
adj - lacking its original power or authority
emolument
noun - any money earned or otherwise gained through a job or position
fallow
adj - said of land: left unplanted after ploughing, to recover its natural fertility
glower
verb - to stare angrily
idiosyncrasy
noun - any personal way of behaving, reacting or thinking; a personal peculiarity or eccentricity
labored (adj)
adj - showing signs of effort or difficulty
mannerism
noun - an individual characteristic
nonentity
noun - someone or something of no significance
panacea
noun - a universal remedy; a cure-all for any ill, problem, etc.
paramount
adj - foremost; supreme; of supreme importance

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