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Glossary of english 2006 list 1

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privy
private or secret (adj.)
feigned
pretended (v)
levity
lack of seriousness (n)
flounced
to trim with cloth (v)
parceled
to seperate into parts and distribute (v)
abortive
unsuccessful (adj.)
elations
feelings of joy or happiness (n)
conviction
a strong belief (n)
epigram
a short poem w/ a witty or satirical (n)
cynical
inclined to question the goodness of people's motives (adj.)
feebly
weakly (adj.)
crimson
deep red or bloody (adj.)
uninflected
unchanged (v)
contemptuous
scornful (adj.)
corroborated
strengthened (v)
libel
a statement which will due harm to a person's reputation (n)
peremptory
final, absolute, or decisive (adj.)
oculist
a physician specializing in diseases of the eyes (n)
contour
the outline point of a figure (n)
colossal
huge or gigantic (adj.)
reproach
to accuse (v)
supercilious
arrogant (adj.)
fractiousness
the act of rebellion (n)
wistfulness
the act of yearning or wanting (n)
imperceptibly
not noticeably (adv.)
fervent
hot or glowing (adj.)
infinitesimal
too small to be measured (adj.)
extemporizing
improvising (v)
sauntere
to walk about idly or stroll (v)
sumptuous
magnificent or splendid (adj.)
sauntered
to walk about idly or stroll (v)
interposed
to put between or to interrupt a convo (v)
haughtily
in a snobby manner (adv.)
rakish
having a neat or dashing appearance (adj.)
proprietary
owner or ownership (n)
ectoplasm
a substance supposed to emulate from a body during a trance (n)
languid
weak (adj.)
hauteur
pride or snobbery (n)
shiftlessness
the act of being inefficient (n)

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