Building worker means

“building worker” means a person who is employed to do any skilled, semi-skilled or unskilled, manual, supervisory, technical or clerical work for hire or reward, whether the terms of employment be expressed or implied, in connection with any building or other construction work but does not include any such person-

(i) who is employed mainly in a managerial or administrative capacity; or

(ii) who, being employed in a supervisory capacity, draws wages exceeding one thousand six hundred rupees per mensem, or exercises, either by the nature of the duties attached to the office or by reason of the powers vested in him, functions mainly of a managerial nature; [The Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996]

Vocabulary used in Indian Contract Act

Here we collected all the unique English words used by the legislature for constituting and drafting The Indian Contract Act. We shall gradually explain the use and inherent meaning attached to each word.

  1. Abide
  2. Able
  3. About
  4. Absence
  5. Absents
  6. Absolute
  7. Absolutely
  8. Abstain
  9. Abstained
  10. Abstains
  11. Abstinence
  12. Accept
  13. Acceptance
  14. Accepted
  15. Accepting
  16. Acceptor
  17. Accepts
  18. According
  19. Accordingly
  20. Account
  21. Accounts
  22. Acquiescence
  23. Acquired
  24. Act
  25. Active
  26. Acts
  27. Actual
  28. Actually
  29. Addressed
  30. Adduced
  31. Adopts
  32. Advance
  33. Advanced
  34. Advantage
  35. Advantageous
  36. Advertised
  37. Affect
  38. Affected
  39. Affection
  40. Afford
  41. Affords
  42. After
  43. Afterward
  44. Again
  45. Against
  46. Age
  47. Agency
  48. Agent
  49. Agree
  50. Agreed
  51. Agreement
  52. Agrees
  53. All
  54. Alleged
  55. Alone
  56. Already
  57. Also
  58. Alter
  59. Alteration
  60. Alternative
  61. Although
  62. Amend
  63. Among
  64. Amount
  65. Amounting
  66. Amounts
  67. Annas
  68. Annually
  69. Annulment
  70. Another
  71. Any
  72. Anything
  73. Apparent
  74. Appear
  75. Appears
  76. Application
  77. Applied
  78. Applies
  79. Apply
  80. Apply
  81. Appoint
  82. Appointed
  83. Appropriates
  84. Appropriation
  85. Are/is
  86. Arisen
  87. Arising
  88. Arose
  89. Arrangement
  90. Arrear
  91. Arrears
  92. Arrival
  93. Arrive
  94. Arrived
  95. Arriving
  96. Article
  97. Articles
  98. Ascertained
  99. Ascertaining
  100. Aside
  101. Assent
  102. Assertion
  103. Assets
  104. Assume
  105. Asylum
  106. Attendant
  107. Auction
  108. Authority
  109. Authorized
  110. Avails
  111. Average
  112. Avoid
  113. Avoidable
  114. Aware
  115. Away
  116. Badly
  117. Bail Bond
  118. Bailee
  119. Bailment
  120. Balance
  121. Bales
  122. Bales
  123. Banker
  124. Banks
  125. Bargain
  126. Barred
  127. Bear
  128. Because
  129. Become
  130. Becomes
  131. Becoming
  132. Been
  133. Before
  134. Behalf
  135. Being
  136. Belief
  137. Believe
  138. Believes
  139. Belonging
  140. Benefit
  141. Bengal
  142. Between
  143. Beyond
  144. Bind
  145. Binding
  146. Board
  147. Boat
  148. Bodily
  149. Bombay
  150. Bond
  151. Books
  152. Borrows
  153. Both
  154. Bound
  155. Branch
  156. Breach
  157. Breaks
  158. Bring
  159. Brings
  160. Broken
  161. Brought
  162. Build
  163. Builder
  164. Builder’s
  165. Builds
  166. Burden
  167. Burnt
  168. Business
  169. But
  170. Buy
  171. Buyer
  172. Buys
  173. Calcutta
  174. Called
  175. Can
  176. Cannot
  177. Capable
  178. Capacity
  179. Caps
  180. Cargo
  181. Carriage
  182. Carried
  183. Carrier
  184. Carries
  185. Carry
  186. Carrying
  187. Case
  188. Cases
  189. Cast
  190. Cause
  191. Caused
  192. Causes
  193. Causing
  194. Ceases
  195. Cent
  196. Central
  197. Certain
  198. Change
  199. Chapter
  200. Charge
  201. Charged
  202. Chartered
  203. Child
  204. Children
  205. Circumstances
  206. Claim
  207. Claim
  208. Claimed
  209. Claiming
  210. Clause
  211. Click
  212. Close
  213. Closing
  214. Cloth
  215. CoconutOil
  216. Code
  217. Coercion
  218. Collateral
  219. Come
  220. Comes
  221. Coming
  222. Commencement
  223. Commerce
  224. Commit
  225. Committed
  226. Committing
  227. Common
  228. Communicate
  229. Communicated
  230. Communicating
  231. Communication
  232. Company
  233. Compel
  234. Compellable
  235. Compelled
  236. Compensate
  237. Compensation
  238. Competent
  239. Complaining
  240. Complete
  241. Conceal
  242. Concealment
  243. Concert
  244. Concubinage
  245. Condition
  246. Conditions
  247. Conduct
  248. Conducting
  249. Conform
  250. Connected
  251. Connivance
  252. Consent
  253. Consequence
  254. Consequences
  255. Consequent
  256. Consideration
  257. Considerations
  258. Considered
  259. Considering
  260. Considers
  261. Consignee
  262. Consisting
  263. Consists
  264. Contained
  265. Containing
  266. Contains
  267. Context
  268. Contingencies
  269. Contingent
  270. Continuance
  271. Contract
  272. Contracted
  273. Contracting
  274. Contracts
  275. Contrary
  276. Contribute
  277. Contribution
  278. Convert
  279. Convey
  280. Conveyance
  281. Conveyed
  282. Conveying
  283. Cost
  284. Cotton
  285. Could
  286. Country
  287. Course
  288. Court
  289. Created
  290. Credit
  291. Creditor
  292. Creditors
  293. Criminal
  294. Custody
  295. Custom
  296. Daim
  297. Damage
  298. Date
  299. Daughter
  300. Daughter
  301. Day
  302. Dead
  303. Dealer
  304. Death
  305. Debt
  306. Debtor
  307. Debts
  308. Deceased
  309. Deceive
  310. Declared
  311. Declares
  312. Declines
  313. Deemed
  314. Default
  315. Defaulter
  316. Defeat
  317. Define
  318. Defined
  319. Definite
  320. Delay
  321. Delayed
  322. Delays
  323. Delirious
  324. Delirium
  325. Deliver
  326. Deliver
  327. Delivered
  328. Delivered
  329. Delivering
  330. Delivers
  331. Delivery
  332. Demand
  333. Demand
  334. Demanded
  335. Demands
  336. Demands
  337. Denies
  338. Deny
  339. Deposit
  340. Deriving
  341. Description
  342. Desire
  343. Despatched
  344. Detain
  345. Detained
  346. Detaining
  347. Detention
  348. Determining
  349. Devider
  350. Devolution
  351. Die
  352. Dies
  353. Difference
  354. Diligence
  355. Disabled
  356. Discharge
  357. Discharged
  358. Discover
  359. Discovered
  360. Discovering
  361. Discretion
  362. Disease
  363. Dispense
  364. Dispensed
  365. Disqualified
  366. Distinct
  367. Distress
  368. Division
  369. Documents
  370. Does
  371. Doing
  372. Dominate
  373. Done
  374. Donee
  375. Donor
  376. Down
  377. Drop
  378. Drunk
  379. Drunkenness
  380. Due
  381. Duly
  382. During
  383. Duty
  384. Each
  385. Earned
  386. Edition
  387. Effect
  388. Eight
  389. Either
  390. Elects
  391. Employ
  392. Employed
  393. Employes
  394. Employment
  395. Employs
  396. Enabled
  397. Enacted
  398. Enclose
  399. End
  400. Enfeebled
  401. Enforce
  402. Enforceable
  403. Enforced
  404. Enforcement
  405. Engagement
  406. Engages
  407. England
  408. English
  409. Enjoying
  410. Enjoys
  411. Enter
  412. Entered
  413. Entering
  414. Enters
  415. Entirety
  416. Entitle
  417. Entitled
  418. Entrusted
  419. Equal
  420. Equally
  421. Equivalent
  422. Erect
  423. Erroneous
  424. Erroneously
  425. Essence
  426. Essential
  427. Estate
  428. Estimating
  429. Event
  430. Every
  431. Evidence
  432. Examines
  433. Exceeding
  434. Exceeds
  435. Except
  436. Exception
  437. Excess
  438. Excessive
  439. Excused
  440. Execute
  441. Executed
  442. Exercise
  443. Exercising
  444. Existed
  445. Existence
  446. Expected
  447. Expedient
  448. Expense
  449. Expense
  450. Expenses
  451. Expiration
  452. Expired
  453. Explanation
  454. Express
  455. Express
  456. Expressed
  457. Expressions
  458. Expressly
  459. Extend
  460. Extends
  461. Extent
  462. Extinguishes
  463. Face
  464. Facilities
  465. Fact
  466. Factory
  467. Facts
  468. Fails
  469. Failure
  470. Falls
  471. Falsely
  472. Far
  473. Favour
  474. Fever
  475. Fiduciary
  476. Finder
  477. Finds
  478. Finish
  479. Fire
  480. First
  481. Firstly
  482. Fit
  483. Fitted
  484. Five
  485. Fixed
  486. Following
  487. Follows
  488. For
  489. Forbidden
  490. Forbids
  491. Force
  492. Foregoing
  493. Foreign
  494. Forfeits
  495. Form
  496. Former
  497. Forming
  498. Forms
  499. Forward Contracts
  500. Forwarded
  501. Found
  502. Fraud
  503. Fraudulent
  504. Fraudulently
  505. Free
  506. Freely
  507. Freight
  508. Freights
  509. Fresh
  510. From
  511. Fulfil
  512. Furnish
  513. Furnished
  514. Further
  515. Future
  516. Gains
  517. Gambling
  518. Game
  519. Generality
  520. Generally
  521. Gift
  522. Give
  523. Given
  524. Gives
  525. Go
  526. Goes
  527. Good
  528. Goods
  529. Goodwill
  530. Government
  531. Grain
  532. Granary
  533. Grant
  534. Granted
  535. Gratuitously
  536. Greater
  537. Grounded
  538. Guarantee
  539. Had
  540. Hales
  541. Happen
  542. Happened
  543. Happens
  544. Has
  545. Have
  546. Having
  547. He
  548. Her
  549. Here
  550. Hereby
  551. Herein
  552. Herself
  553. High
  554. Higher
  555. Him
  556. Himself
  557. Hire
  558. Hires
  559. His
  560. Holds
  561. Horse
  562. Horse
  563. HorseRace
  564. HorseRacing
  565. Hour
  566. Hours
  567. House
  568. However
  569. Hundred
  570. If
  571. Ignorance
  572. Ignorant
  573. Ill
  574. Illegal
  575. Illness
  576. Illustration
  577. Immaterial
  578. Immoral
  579. Immovable
  580. Implied
  581. Implies
  582. Implying
  583. Impossibility
  584. Impossible
  585. Impossible
  586. Inadequacy
  587. Inadequate
  588. Incapable
  589. Incident
  590. Includes
  591. Including
  592. Inconsistent
  593. Inconvenience
  594. Increased
  595. Incumbrance
  596. Incurred
  597. Indebted
  598. Indebted
  599. Indemnity
  600. India
  601. Indian
  602. Indicated
  603. Indicating
  604. Indication
  605. Indigo
  606. Indirect
  607. Induce
  608. Induced
  609. Induces
  610. Infant
  611. Influence
  612. Inform
  613. Information
  614. Informed
  615. Informing
  616. Informs
  617. Injured
  618. Injury
  619. Innocently
  620. Insist
  621. Insolvent
  622. Instalment
  623. Instead
  624. Instituted
  625. Instrument
  626. Intelligence
  627. Intended
  628. Intending
  629. Intends
  630. Intent
  631. Intention
  632. Interest
  633. Interest
  634. Interested
  635. Interests
  636. Interpretation
  637. Intervals
  638. Intimate
  639. Intimation
  640. Intimidation
  641. Into
  642. Involves
  643. Iron
  644. It
  645. Item
  646. Itself
  647. Jammu
  648. January
  649. Joint
  650. Jointly
  651. Judgment
  652. June
  653. Just
  654. Jute
  655. Kashmir
  656. Keeping
  657. Kind
  658. Knew
  659. Know
  660. Knowing
  661. Knowledge
  662. Known
  663. Knows
  664. Land
  665. Landed
  666. Last
  667. Lasts
  668. Late
  669. Latter
  670. Law
  671. Lawful
  672. Lawfully
  673. Leads
  674. Lease
  675. Leaves
  676. Legal
  677. Legalize
  678. Legally
  679. Legislature
  680. Lent
  681. Let
  682. Letter
  683. Letting
  684. Liabilities
  685. Liability
  686. Liable
  687. Liberty
  688. Lies
  689. Life
  690. Lifetime
  691. Like
  692. Likely
  693. Limitation
  694. Limitations
  695. Limits
  696. Lines
  697. Lives
  698. Living
  699. Loan
  700. Local
  701. Long
  702. Longer
  703. Lose
  704. Loses
  705. Loss
  706. Lost
  707. Love
  708. Lunatic
  709. Machine
  710. Machine
  711. Machinery
  712. Mad
  713. Made
  714. Magic
  715. Maintain
  716. Majority
  717. Make
  718. Makes
  719. Making
  720. Man
  721. Manager
  722. Manner
  723. Manufacture
  724. Manufacturer
  725. March
  726. Market
  727. Market
  728. Marriage
  729. Married
  730. Marries
  731. Marry
  732. Matter
  733. Maunds
  734. Maunds
  735. Mauritius
  736. May
  737. Meaning
  738. Means
  739. Measure
  740. Medical
  741. Mental
  742. Mentioned
  743. Mercantile
  744. Merchandise
  745. Mere
  746. Merely
  747. Might
  748. Mill
  749. Mind
  750. Minor
  751. Minority
  752. Mirzapur
  753. Misleading
  754. Misrepresentation
  755. Mistake
  756. Mistakes
  757. Misuse
  758. Mode
  759. Moment
  760. Money
  761. Money
  762. MoneyLender
  763. Month
  764. Month
  765. Monthly
  766. Months
  767. More
  768. Mortgage
  769. Mortgage Debt
  770. Much
  771. Mukhtar
  772. Must
  773. Must—
  774. Mutually
  775. Named
  776. Namely
  777. Natural
  778. Naturally
  779. Nature
  780. Near
  781. Necessaries
  782. Necessarily
  783. Necessary
  784. Need
  785. Neglect
  786. Neglects
  787. Neither
  788. Nevertheless
  789. New
  790. Next
  791. Night
  792. None
  793. Non Fulfilment
  794. Non Gratuitous
  795. Non Performance
  796. Nor
  797. Not
  798. Note
  799. Nothing
  800. Notice
  801. Notwithstanding
  802. Novation
  803. Now
  804. Object
  805. Obligation
  806. Obliged
  807. Obtain
  808. Obtainable
  809. Obtained
  810. Obtaining
  811. Obtains
  812. Occasionally
  813. Occasioned
  814. Occasions
  815. Of
  816. Off
  817. Offence
  818. Offer
  819. Offered
  820. Oil
  821. Old
  822. Omission
  823. Omitted
  824. On
  825. One
  826. OneHalf
  827. Only
  828. Operates
  829. Opinion
  830. Opium
  831. Opportunities
  832. Opportunity
  833. Opposed
  834. Option
  835. Or
  836. Order
  837. Orders
  838. Ordinary
  839. Ore
  840. Original
  841. Other
  842. Others
  843. Otherwise
  844. Ought
  845. Out
  846. Over
  847. Owe
  848. Owed
  849. Owes
  850. Owing
  851. Own
  852. Owner
  853. Paid
  854. Paint
  855. Parental
  856. Part
  857. Particular
  858. Parties
  859. Parts
  860. Party
  861. passage money
  862. Patient
  863. Pawnor
  864. pawnee
  865. Pay
  866. Payable
  867. Paying
  868. Payment
  869. Payments
  870. Pays
  871. Penal
  872. Penalty
  873. Penalty
  874. Per
  875. Perform
  876. Performance
  877. Performed
  878. Performing
  879. Permanently
  880. Permitted
  881. Person
  882. Personally
  883. Personally
  884. Persons
  885. Picture
  886. Piece
  887. Place
  888. Places
  889. Plate
  890. Pledge
  891. Point
  892. Policy
  893. Polygamy
  894. Port
  895. Port
  896. Position
  897. Positive
  898. Possession
  899. Possible
  900. Post
  901. Post
  902. Posted
  903. Posts
  904. Power
  905. Practise
  906. Practised
  907. Practises
  908. Preamble
  909. Prejudice
  910. Preparation
  911. Prescribed
  912. Prescribes
  913. Presence
  914. Prevent
  915. Prevented
  916. Preventing
  917. Prevents
  918. Price
  919. Prices
  920. Principal
  921. Principle
  922. Private
  923. Prize
  924. Prizes
  925. Proceed
  926. Proceedings
  927. Proceeds
  928. Procure
  929. Procuring
  930. Profession
  931. Professional
  932. Profit
  933. Profitable
  934. Profits
  935. Prohibited
  936. Promise
  937. Promised
  938. Promisee
  939. Promises
  940. Promising
  941. Promisor
  942. Promissory
  943. Proper
  944. Property
  945. Proportionably
  946. Proposal
  947. Proposer
  948. Proposes
  949. Proposing
  950. Proprietor
  951. Prosecution
  952. Prove
  953. Proved
  954. Provide
  955. Provided
  956. Proving
  957. Provisions
  958. Public
  959. Punishable
  960. Purchase
  961. Purchaser
  962. Purchasing
  963. Purpose
  964. Purpose
  965. Purposes
  966. Purse
  967. Put
  968. Puts
  969. Quality
  970. Quantity
  971. Question
  972. Railway
  973. Rate
  974. Rational
  975. Reaches
  976. Reaching
  977. Ready
  978. Real
  979. Reason
  980. Reasonable
  981. Reasonable
  982. Rebuilding
  983. Re Built
  984. Receive
  985. Received
  986. Received
  987. Receives
  988. Receiving
  989. Reciprocal
  990. Reciprocally
  991. Recognizance
  992. Recover
  993. Recovering
  994. Recovery
  995. Redeemed
  996. Reduction
  997. Refrain
  998. Refund
  999. Refusal
  1000. Refused
  1001. Refuses
  1002. Regard
  1003. Regards
  1004. Registered
  1005. Registers
  1006. Registration
  1007. Regulation
  1008. Reimbursed
  1009. Reimbursement
  1010. Relating
  1011. Relation
  1012. Relations
  1013. Release
  1014. Released
  1015. Reliance
  1016. Remaining
  1017. Remedying
  1018. Remit
  1019. Remote
  1020. Render
  1021. Renders
  1022. Rent
  1023. Remuneration
  1024. Renunciation
  1025. Repair
  1026. Repair
  1027. Repairs
  1028. Repay
  1029. Repayment
  1030. Repealed
  1031. Representations
  1032. Representative
  1033. Representatives
  1034. Represents
  1035. Required
  1036. Requires
  1037. Rescind
  1038. Rescinding
  1039. Rescission
  1040. Resembling
  1041. Respect
  1042. Respective
  1043. Respectively
  1044. Responsibility
  1045. Responsible
  1046. Restore
  1047. Restrained
  1048. Restraint
  1049. Rests
  1050. Result
  1051. Retains
  1052. Return
  1053. Returns
  1054. Revenue
  1055. Revocation
  1056. Revoke
  1057. Revoked
  1058. Revokes
  1059. Revoking
  1060. Rewarded
  1061. Rice
  1062. Right
  1063. Rightfully
  1064. Rights
  1065. Rise
  1066. Robbery
  1067. Ruined
  1068. Rules
  1069. Rupee
  1070. Rupees
  1071. Said
  1072. Sail
  1073. Sailed
  1074. Sailing
  1075. Salary
  1076. Sale
  1077. Saltpetre
  1078. Same
  1079. Sanctioned
  1080. Sanctions
  1081. Sane
  1082. Satisfaction
  1083. Satisfying
  1084. Saves
  1085. Saving
  1086. Says
  1087. Scaffolding
  1088. Seas
  1089. Season
  1090. Secondly
  1091. Section
  1092. Sections
  1093. Security
  1094. See
  1095. Seeing
  1096. Seem
  1097. Sell
  1098. Sells
  1099. Send
  1100. Sends
  1101. Sense
  1102. Senses
  1103. Sent
  1104. September
  1105. Service
  1106. Services
  1107. Set
  1108. Setting
  1109. Settle
  1110. Settlement
  1111. Seventh
  1112. Several
  1113. Shall
  1114. Shares
  1115. Sharing
  1116. She
  1117. Ship
  1118. Ship
  1119. Short
  1120. Should
  1121. Show
  1122. Signed
  1123. Signified
  1124. Signifies
  1125. Signs
  1126. Silence
  1127. Similar
  1128. Simultaneously
  1129. Sing
  1130. Sing
  1131. Singer
  1132. Single
  1133. Sings
  1134. Sinks
  1135. Situated
  1136. Smuggled
  1137. So
  1138. Sold
  1139. Some
  1140. Something
  1141. Son
  1142. Soon
  1143. Sound
  1144. Space
  1145. Speaks
  1146. Specially
  1147. Specific
  1148. Specified
  1149. Speech
  1150. Standing
  1151. Stands
  1152. Start
  1153. Starting
  1154. State
  1155. Stated
  1156. Statute
  1157. Still
  1158. Stipulated
  1159. Stipulates
  1160. Stipulation
  1161. Stock
  1162. stock-in-trade
  1163. Stopped
  1164. Straight
  1165. Stringency
  1166. Stun
  1167. Subject
  1168. subject matter
  1169. Subscribe
  1170. Subscription
  1171. SubSection
  1172. Subsisting
  1173. Substance
  1174. Substitute
  1175. Succeed
  1176. Such
  1177. Sues
  1178. Suffers
  1179. Sufficient
  1180. Suggestion
  1181. Suit
  1182. Suitable
  1183. Suited
  1184. Sum
  1185. Sums
  1186. Sung
  1187. Sunk
  1188. Superintend
  1189. Suplies
  1190. Supplied
  1191. Supplies
  1192. Supply
  1193. Supplying
  1194. Support
  1195. Supposed
  1196. Sureties
  1197. Surety
  1198. Surgeon
  1199. Survives
  1200. Survivor
  1201. Survivors
  1202. Sustain
  1203. Sustained
  1204. Sustains
  1205. Sydney
  1206. Take
  1207. Taken
  1208. Taken
  1209. Takes
  1210. Telegram
  1211. Telegram
  1212. Tell
  1213. Telling
  1214. Temporarily
  1215. Tendered
  1216. Termination
  1217. Terms
  1218. Than
  1219. That
  1220. The
  1221. Theatre
  1222. Their
  1223. Them
  1224. Then
  1225. Thenceforth
  1226. There
  1227. Thereby
  1228. Therefore
  1229. Therein
  1230. Thereof
  1231. Thereto
  1232. Thereunder
  1233. Thereupon
  1234. Therewith
  1235. These
  1236. They
  1237. Thing
  1238. Things
  1239. Thinks
  1240. Third
  1241. This
  1242. Those
  1243. Though
  1244. Thousand
  1245. Threatening
  1246. Through
  1247. Thus
  1248. Till
  1249. Timber
  1250. Time
  1251. Title
  1252. Together
  1253. Totally
  1254. Toward
  1255. Trade
  1256. Traders
  1257. Tradesman
  1258. Traffic
  1259. Transaction
  1260. Transfer
  1261. Transferred
  1262. Transmission
  1263. Treasure
  1264. Treats
  1265. Trouble
  1266. True
  1267. Truth
  1268. Turns
  1269. Unable
  1270. Uncertain
  1271. Uncertainty
  1272. Unconditional
  1273. Unconscionable
  1274. Under
  1275. Understand
  1276. Understanding
  1277. Undertake
  1278. Undertaken
  1279. Undertakes
  1280. Under Value
  1281. Undue
  1282. Unfair
  1283. Unlawful
  1284. Unless
  1285. Unless—
  1286. Unqualified
  1287. Unreasonable
  1288. Unreasonably
  1289. Unsound
  1290. Unsoundness
  1291. Unspecified
  1292. Until
  1293. Unusually
  1294. Up
  1295. Upon
  1296. Upto
  1297. Upwards
  1298. Usage
  1299. Use
  1300. Used
  1301. Uses
  1302. Usual
  1303. Usually
  1304. Valid
  1305. Validity
  1306. Value
  1307. Vessel
  1308. View
  1309. Village
  1310. Voidable
  1311. Void
  1312. Voidability
  1313. Voidable
  1314. Voidable
  1315. Voluntarily
  1316. Voyage
  1317. Wager
  1318. Want
  1319. War
  1320. Warehouse
  1321. Warranted
  1322. Warranting
  1323. Warranty
  1324. Was
  1325. Way
  1326. Week
  1327. Were
  1328. What
  1329. Whatever
  1330. When
  1331. Where
  1332. Whereas
  1333. Whereby
  1334. Whether
  1335. Which
  1336. Whilst
  1337. White
  1338. Who
  1339. Whole
  1340. Wholly
  1341. Whom
  1342. Whose
  1343. Wife
  1344. Wilfully
  1345. Will
  1346. Willing
  1347. Willingness
  1348. Winner
  1349. Winners
  1350. With
  1351. Within
  1352. Without
  1353. Witnesses
  1354. Won
  1355. Words
  1356. Work
  1357. Working
  1358. Worth
  1359. Would
  1360. Wrecked
  1361. Writes
  1362. Writing
  1363. Written
  1364. Wrongfully
  1365. Year
  1366. Yearly
  1367. Zamindar

 

ENGLISH VOCABULARY FOR LAWYERS

  1. abandon – to leave behind
  2. abandoned- left behind
  3. abash – embarrass
  4. abated – lessened
  5. aboard – on something
  6. abolitionist – slavery opponent
  7. abominable – disgusting
  8. abridge – to shorten
  9. absent – not present
  10. absolute value – distance from zero on the number line
  11. abstain – do without
  12. absurd – unreasonable
  13. academic – relating to education
  14. accept – take what is given
  15. access – approach
  16. accidental – happening by chance
  17. accidentally – not on purpose
  18. acclaim – to approve
  19. accomplishment – achievement
  20. accord – being in agreement
  21. accost – approach to speak
  22. achiever – someone who reaches a goal
  23. acquiesce – to agree
  24. acrobats – trapeze artists
  25. activate – start
  26. acute – sharp
  27. acute – sharp and quick
  28. acuteness – quick mind
  29. adage – wise saying
  30. adapt – adjust to
  31. addle – to make confused
  32. addled – confused
  33. address – speech
  34. adept – expert
  35. adherent – supporter or follower
  36. adjacent – directly next to
  37. adjacent – near or close
  38. adjourned – ended a session
  39. adobe – made of clay
  40. advantage – something that is helpful
  41. advent – coming event
  42. adventure – an exciting experience
  43. advice – guidance
  44. advise – offer helpful suggestions
  45. advocate – to plead in favor
  46. advocate – to support
  47. affect – have an influence on
  48. affliction – misery
  49. affluence – abundance of riches
  50. against – in opposition
  51. agenda – a plan
  52. agent – representing another
  53. aggregation – group of people
  54. aghast – horrified
  55. agile – moving easily
  56. air – gases that we breathe
  57. albeit – even though
  58. allay – lessen
  59. alleviate – make bearable
  60. alliance – union for a common purpose
  61. allies – friends in war
  62. allowance – something granted
  63. allusion – indirect mention of something
  64. almanac – yearly book of facts
  65. aloof – disinterested
  66. already – before now
  67. ambiance – special atmosphere
  68. ambiguous – unclear
  69. Ameliorate- to make better
  70. amity – friendliness
  71. analogy – comparison
  72. analysis – examination of something
  73. analyze – study
  74. anarchy – lawlessness
  75. ancestors – people one is descended from
  76. anecdote – brief story
  77. anemic – lacking vitality
  78. angry – feeling or showing displeasure
  79. animated – very lively
  80. ankles – joints where feet meet legs
  81. annals – chronological record of the events
  82. announced – said or told
  83. anonymous – unidentified
  84. anthology – collection of writings
  85. antibiotic – stops growth of microorganisms
  86. anxiety – extreme nervousness
  87. anxiously – nervously
  88. apathy – lack of emotion
  89. aperture – opening
  90. aplomb – great composure
  91. appalling – terrible
  92. apparition – anything that appears unexpectedly
  93. appeal – to ask for
  94. appear – come into sight
  95. appearance – the way something looks
  96. appease – quieten
  97. applause – clapping of hands
  98. appreciate – show gratitude
  99. apprehensive – uneasy
  100. appropriate – suitable
  101. aquarium – container for fish
  102. arbitrary – whimsical
  103. archeologist – studies man’s past
  104. arduous – difficult
  105. argument – disagreement
  106. aristocrat – nobility
  107. arrogance – excessive pride
  108. arrogant – overly proud
  109. articulate – express oneself clearly
  110. articulate – speak clearly
  111. articulate – to speak distinctly
  112. artist – one who paints or draws
  113. ascetic – very self-disciplined person
  114. ascribe – assign something to
  115. aspect – point of view
  116. aspiration – strong desire
  117. assaults – attacks
  118. assemble – to gather together
  119. assiduously – carefully
  120. assurance – confidence
  121. assure – to make confident
  122. astonish – surprise
  123. astonishment – amazement
  124. astronomer – solar system expert
  125. astronomy – study of heavenly bodies
  126. atom – smallest component of an element
  127. atrocity – cruel action
  128. attempt – to make an effort
  129. audacious – outrageous
  130. audacity – aggressive courage
  131. audible – can be heard
  132. audible – heard
  133. audition – to try out
  134. audition – to try out for a part
  135. augment – to add to
  136. authentic – genuine
  137. authority – control
  138. avail – take advantage of
  139. available – able to be used now
  140. available – ready for use
  141. avalanche – sliding of material down a hillside
  142. avalanches – large mass sliding down a hillside
  143. avarice – greed
  144. aversion – definite dislike
  145. avert – to prevent
  146. aviator – pilot
  147. aware – having knowledge
  148. azure – blue colored
  149. babble – make meaningless sounds
  150. babbling – talking excessively
  151. bacteria – single-celled microscopic organisms
  152. badge – distinctive emblem
  153. baffle – to perplex
  154. baggage – luggage a traveler takes on a trip
  155. bailiff – officer of a court
  156. bakery – place baked goods are made
  157. balance – equality between opposing forces
  158. balance – steady position
  159. bald – having no hair on head
  160. bale – large bundle of material
  161. baleful – ominous
  162. ballot – form used to cast a vote
  163. barbecue – meat roasted on an open fire
  164. bargain – a deal
  165. baritone – male voice above a bass
  166. barometer – measures air pressure
  167. baronial – suitable for nobility
  168. barter – to trade
  169. base – lowest point or number
  170. basin – low area on Earth’s surface
  171. bathysphere – sphere-shaped diving vessel
  172. baton – wand used by a musical conductor
  173. battery – basic unit of military personnel
  174. battle – fight or conflict
  175. bawl – to call out noisily
  176. beacon – guiding device
  177. beckon – silent gesture
  178. beguile – to trick
  179. beleaguer – beset with difficulties
  180. beleaguer – beset with difficulties
  181. believe – to trust in
  182. belligerent – seeking conflict
  183. benevolence – kindness
  184. benevolent – intending to do good
  185. bestow – give
  186. betrothal – engagement
  187. between – space that separates
  188. bevy – any group
  189. bewilderment – hopelessly confused
  190. bias – prejudice
  191. bicentennial – two hundredth anniversary
  192. billowy – surge
  193. biography – story of a person’s life
  194. biologist – those who study living things
  195. biopsy – removal of living tissue
  196. biosphere – atmosphere in which living things exist
  197. Bizarre-out of wall
  198. blackmail – to get something by threatening
  199. bland – tasteless
  200. blatant – brazenly obvious
  201. blemish – physical defect
  202. blind – unable to see
  203. blinding – hard to see through
  204. blockade – barring entry by ships
  205. bluff – high bank or cliff
  206. boardinghouse – furnished rooms and meals
  207. boast – to speak too well of yourself
  208. bolster – support or strengthen
  209. BOO( RAZZ)- CRY TO SHOW DISPLESURE(N)
  210. boorish – ill-mannered
  211. bore – make a hole
  212. bore – to make a hole
  213. borrow – temporary use something
  214. boycott – refusal to buy
  215. boycott – refusal to do something
  216. brazen – shameless
  217. break – to crack into pieces
  218. breaker – ocean wave that collapses
  219. breed – one partricular kind of animal
  220. breeds – particular kinds of animals
  221. briar – thorny stem
  222. bridle – horse’s harness for the head
  223. brilliant – bright
  224. brink – edge
  225. broadcaster – person sending messages electronically
  226. brook – small stream
  227. brought – carried with one
  228. browse – to look casually
  229. Buck – One US DOLLAR(slang)
  230. buffer – used to store data
  231. building – structure
  232. bullying – threatening
  233. burgeon – blossom
  234. burly – heavily built
  235. burly – muscular
  236. busy- f ull of activity
  237. buy – to purchase
  238. byte – a small unit of measure of computer memory
  239. cackle – to laugh harshly
  240. cacophony – harsh jarring sound
  241. cairn – marker
  242. cajole – coax /flatter
  243. cake – baked dessert
  244. calamity – misery
  245. calligraphy – fine handwriting
  246. camphor – smelly white powder
  247. campus – grounds of a school
  248. canard – false report
  249. canopy – covering
  250. cantankerous – grouchy
  251. canyon – deep narrow valley
  252. canyon – deep narrow valley
  253. canyon – deep, narrow valley
  254. cape – land that extends into water
  255. capsize – to overturn
  256. capture – catch and hold
  257. career – profession
  258. caricature – representation of a person
  259. carnival – fair or festival
  260. carpenter – person who builds things with wood
  261. cartography – mapmaking
  262. cascade – small waterfall
  263. castigate – inflict severe punishment
  264. catastrophe – a great calamity
  265. catcall – loud cry
  266. cater – to satisfy the needs of
  267. caterwauling – harsh crying
  268. caught – captured
  269. cause – to make something happen
  270. cautiously – carefully
  271. cave – hollow passage in the earth
  272. cavernous – resembling a cave
  273. cavity – hole
  274. CE – common era,  an usage  in Place of AD/BC
  275. cell – small unit
  276. cell wall – outermost boundary of a cell
  277. censor – to ban
  278. censure – an official reprimand
  279. centennial – one hundredth anniversary
  280. centi 1/100
  281. centripetal – tendency to move to the center
  282. century – one hundred years
  283. ceramics – type of pottery
  284. chagrin – embarrassment
  285. chamber – room
  286. change – to make different
  287. character – symbol such as a letter
  288. characterization – vivid description
  289. charisma – personal appeal
  290. cheerfulness – good humored
  291. chemical – made from changed substances
  292. cherish – love
  293. chlorophyll – green substance in plants
  294. choleric – easily angered
  295. chromosomes – carries the traits of a cell
  296. chronology – events in order
  297. Chump – full / gull – buddhu
  298. churn – to stir quickly
  299. circuitously – indirectly
  300. circumference – boundary of a circular object
  301. circumlocution – to evade with words
  302. circumspection – carefully considering
  303. cirrush -High altitude clouds
  304. cistern – receptacle for holding water
  305. citation – quotation from a reliable source
  306. citizen – member of a country
  307. citizenship – conduct within the community
  308. clamor – cry out
  309. clandestine – done in secret
  310. clarify – to make clear
  311. classical – arts in a past era
  312. cleanliness – free from dirt
  313. cleavage – groove between parts
  314. clever – sly and resourceful
  315. cockfight – fighting gamecocks
  316. cocoon – covering around a pupa
  317. coherent – consistent and logical
  318. colossus – huge
  319. combustible – flammable
  320. comely – attractive
  321. comet – object of gas and dust orbiting the sun
  322. comfortable – relaxed without pain
  323. command – causes a computer to do a task
  324. commemorate – honor the memory of
  325. commend – to express a good opinion
  326. commission – share of the profit
  327. commitment – binding oneself
  328. commotion – excitement and confusion
  329. communal – belonging to a group
  330. commute – travel back and forth
  331. companion – close associate
  332. company – with others
  333. compass – direction determining device
  334. compassion – showing pity
  335. compel – to make someone do something
  336. compendium – short but complete summary
  337. competent – fit
  338. competently – skillfully
  339. complacency – quiet satisfaction
  340. compose – make up
  341. composition – makeup
  342. comprehend – understand
  343. compulsion – feeling of having to do something
  344. compulsory – enforced
  345. conceive – develop in the mind
  346. conceive – develop in the mind
  347. conclave – private meeting
  348. concoction – mixture of things
  349. concussion – shock from impact
  350. condemned – strongly disapproved
  351. condescend – lower oneself
  352. condone – excuse
  353. confer – to present
  354. confide – to reveal in private
  355. confide – totell something in secret
  356. confidentially – secretly
  357. confidently – feeling sure of yourself
  358. confluence – where rivers join
  359. congress – meeting of elected representatives
  360. congruent – same shape and size
  361. conjure – exaggerated dignity
  362. connotation – emotional added meaning to a word
  363. conquer – to overpower
  364. cons – disadvantages
  365. conscious – awake
  366. conscious – awake and alert
  367. conscious – being aware
  368. consecutive – one after another
  369. consent – give permission
  370. consequence – result of an action
  371. conservancy – preserve of natural resources
  372. conservation – preserving something
  373. consolation – making less sad
  374. consume – devour
  375. consumer – user of goods or services
  376. contagion – spreading of a disease
  377. contemplating – deciding
  378. contempt – disdain
  379. contour lines – lines that connect points of equal elevation
  380. contrivance – invention
  381. conveyance – a transport or carrier
  382. convulsive – involuntary spasms
  383. cooperation – working together
  384. copiously – abundantly
  385. corroborate – support
  386. Corrode-Cause to deteriorate
  387. cossack – skilled Russian horsemen
  388. countenance – appearance
  389. countenance – facial expression
  390. countless – too many to be counted
  391. country – land of a nation
  392. countryside – rural area
  393. couple – two
  394. courage – bravery
  395. courage – overcoming fear
  396. courtesy – well-mannered
  397. cousin – child of your aunt or uncle
  398. cover – hide under something
  399. covet – long for with envy
  400. covetous – greedy
  401. covey – small flock of birds
  402. cowl – hood
  403. crags – uneven parts of cliffs
  404. crane – machine that lifts heavy objects
  405. cranes – large water birds
  406. crater – deep hole
  407. craven – cowardly
  408. craven – cowardly
  409. crawled – moved slowly
  410. creativity – originality
  411. creatures – living beings
  412. crest – highest point of a wave
  413. crevice – crack or narrow hole
  414. cringe – to shrink back
  415. cringed – crouch in fear
  416. cubicle – small space
  417. culminate – climax or end
  418. culprit – guilty person
  419. cultivate – grow plants
  420. cultivated – refined
  421. culture – way of life of a group
  422. cumulonimbus – anvil shaped clouds
  423. cumulus – low-lying puffy white clouds
  424. cunning – clever
  425. cup – 8 fluid ounces
  426. curious – wanting to know more
  427. curmudgeon – ill-tempered person
  428. current – flow of water
  429. curtail – abbreviate
  430. curtain – window covering
  431. customary – usual or expected
  432. cycle – repeating set of events
  433. cynical – showing scorn
  434. damage – harm
  435. dandy – a dude concerned with his clothes
  436. dangerous – unsafe
  437. dangling – swinging loosely
  438. data – information
  439. daub – apply paint with crude strokes
  440. daubed – coated
  441. daunt – frighten
  442. dearth – scarce supply
  443. debt – money that is owed
  444. decade – ten years
  445. decapitate – to remove one’s head
  446. decapitate – to remove one’s head
  447. deci 1/10
  448. decibel – measure for sound volume
  449. decided – made up one’s mind
  450. dedicated – committed to a goal
  451. deference – respect
  452. definite – precise
  453. deflect – to turn aside
  454. deforestation – large-scale cutting down of forests
  455. defrost – thaw
  456. defunct – no longer used
  457. degrade – bring to dishonor
  458. degrade – demote
  459. deign – condescend
  460. delete – to remove
  461. deliberation – slowness and with care
  462. delicious – very good to taste
  463. delighted – very happy
  464. deliquesce – melt away
  465. delta – mouth of a river
  466. demand – ask forcefully
  467. demonstration – public display
  468. demure – shy
  469. denotation – exaction definition to a word
  470. denounce – condemn
  471. density – amount per unit of measure
  472. dentures – false set of teeth
  473. deny – declare something to be untrue
  474. deny – refuse to give
  475. dependability – reliability
  476. deplete – empty out
  477. deploy – place military troops
  478. deprive – keep from having
  479. derelict – abandoned
  480. derision – contempt or ridicule
  481. derive – to receive
  482. descendant – person born from an ancestor
  483. desert – large region of sand
  484. desist – stop
  485. desolate – barren or deserted
  486. desolate – uninhabited
  487. despair – loss of hope
  488. despondent – without hope
  489. destitute – lacking necessary things
  490. destroy – to ruin completely
  491. detachment – separation
  492. deter – discourage
  493. deter – discourage someone
  494. deteriorate – to become worse
  495. determination – decided action
  496. determination – firm of purpose
  497. dethronement – act of ousting
  498. detonation – explosion
  499. devastate – destroy
  500. deviate – turn aside from
  501. device – an instrument or tool
  502. dew point – temperature at which water vapor condenses
  503. dexterous – skillful
  504. dexterous – skillful
  505. dialect – localized form of a language
  506. dialogue – conversation
  507. diameter – width of a circular object
  508. diatribe – abusive denunciation
  509. dietitian – specialist in nutrition
  510. different – not the same
  511. diffident – shy
  512. digestion – breaking food down
  513. digital – camera a camera which uses a chip to store images
  514. dike – dam made of dirt
  515. dike – dam or levee
  516. dilemma – problem
  517. diligence – steady manner
  518. dilution – weakened substance
  519. din – harsh noice
  520. dire – terrible
  521. disappear – to move out of sight
  522. disapprove – show dislike
  523. disarray – state of disorder
  524. disaster – terrible loss
  525. discern – detect
  526. discern – distinguish
  527. disclose – to make known
  528. disclose – to uncover
  529. discourse – long communication
  530. discover – find out
  531. discover – to find something
  532. discovered – found out
  533. discovered – found out
  534. discriminate – distinguish
  535. discrimination – extreme favoritism in actions or attitude
  536. disdain – despise
  537. disfigure – to mar the appearance
  538. disgorge – empty
  539. disgrace – to bring shame upon
  540. disguising – changing appearance
  541. dishonest – deceitful
  542. disinfectant – used to destroy germs
  543. dismal – gloomy and dark
  544. dismal – gloomy or depressing
  545. disparage – discredit
  546. dispense – do away with
  547. disposition – temperament
  548. dispute – to call into question
  549. disseminate – to spread
  550. dissentient – against the majority
  551. dissimulation – act of hiding
  552. dissuade – persuade not to do something
  553. dissuade – persuade not to do something
  554. distort – twist out of the true meaning
  555. distribution – area over which something is spread
  556. disturb – to make uneasy
  557. diverse – differing from one another
  558. document – text file
  559. dodge – move quickly aside
  560. doggedly – persistently
  561. dogma – doctrine , church doctrine
  562. doleful – mournful
  563. dominant – stronger
  564. dominate – rule
  565. donation – contribution
  566. doubtful – uncertain
  567. dough – mixture of flour and water
  568. dovecote – box for domestic pigeons
  569. download – to transfer data to a computer
  570. drab – dull
  571. drastically – extremely
  572. draught – long spell of dry weather
  573. draw – to make a picture
  574. drawl – speak very slowly
  575. dread – to wait with fear
  576. dreaded – greatly feared
  577. dreadful – terrible
  578. drift – move along on a current of air or water
  579. drivel – talk childishly
  580. drone – continuous buzzing sound
  581. dugout – Indian log boat
  582. dun – dull grayish brown
  583. dusk – time when darkness begins
  584. duty – obligation
  585. dynasty – family of rulers
  586. ebb – decline
  587. ebony – dark
  588. eccentricities – odd behaviors
  589. echoes – repeated sounds
  590. eclipse – complete or partial hiding
  591. ecosystems – specific environment
  592. eddies – currents that move with the main current
  593. edict – having the force of law
  594. edifice – building
  595. edit – to modify data
  596. edition – copies printed at one time
  597. efficacious – effective
  598. efficient – effective without waste
  599. elated – happy
  600. electricity – energy from the flow of electrons
  601. electron – negative part of atom outside nucleus
  602. elemental – most basic
  603. eliminate – to get rid of
  604. eloquence – polished speech
  605. eloquent – expressive
  606. e-mail – electronic mail
  607. embarrass – humiliate
  608. embed – set firmly
  609. embellish – decorate
  610. embroil – entangle
  611. emerges – breaks through
  612. emigrant – person leaving his country
  613. emit – to give off
  614. empathy – understand what another person is feeling
  615. emphasize – give special attention to
  616. emphatic – strongly expressive
  617. empire – groups of lands under the rule of one ruler
  618. enables – allows
  619. enchanted – magically delighted
  620. encrypt – scramble computerized information
  621. encumber – to place a heavy load on
  622. endangered – threatened
  623. endeavor – to strive
  624. endeavor – to try
  625. endow – to give
  626. energy – power to do work
  627. engineer – person who plans and builds structures
  628. engineering – planning and building
  629. enigma – perplexing
  630. enigma – riddle
  631. enigmatic – perplexing
  632. enjoyed – pleased with
  633. enlighten – to inform
  634. enough – all that is needed
  635. ensemble – group of musicians who perform together
  636. ensnare – to catch
  637. entertain – to amuse
  638. entice – lure
  639. entitled – having the right to something
  640. entreat – ask earnestly
  641. envelop – enclose with a covering
  642. enveloped – completely surrounded
  643. enzyme – body protein
  644. eon – age in the earth’s history
  645. epicenter – point directly above an earthquake
  646. epigram – short saying
  647. episode – part in a series
  648. equator – north-south line around the middle of the Eath
  649. equivocate – lie
  650. era – long period of time
  651. error – mistake
  652. escape – to break free or run away
  653. establish – to set up
  654. estimate – educated guess
  655. etymology – study of the origin of words
  656. evading – avoiding
  657. evaluate – find the value of a variable expression
  658. evict – expel
  659. evident – plain
  660. exalt – glorify, praise, or honor
  661. excavate – to dig up
  662. excavation – expose by digging
  663. except – instead of
  664. exclude – shut out
  665. exclusively – particular way
  666. excoriate – to tear
  667. excretion – getting rid of waste materials
  668. executable – computer file that will perform a tast
  669. exercises – training by repetition and review
  670. exertion – energetic activity
  671. exhort – spur on
  672. exist – to live
  673. expanse – open area
  674. expansion – act of expanding
  675. expedition – journey for a purpose
  676. explained – told about something
  677. exploration – travel for the purpose discovery
  678. exponent – how many times a number is used as a factor
  679. exposition – explanation
  680. expostulate – argue
  681. expound – to make a detailed statement on a topic
  682. expression – look on the face
  683. extinct – no longer living
  684. extinction – when no member of a species survives
  685. extol – praise highly
  686. exuberance – excitement
  687. exultant – triumphant
  688. exultation – celebration
  689. failure – not successful
  690. fair – not favoring more than another
  691. fairness – impartiality
  692. fallow – not cultivated
  693. false – wrong
  694. falter – to loose force
  695. family – people related to each another
  696. famished – starving
  697. fanatic – zealot
  698. fancy – whimsical imagination
  699. father – male parent
  700. fatuous – foolish
  701. fault – blame or cause
  702. feather – covering on bird’s body
  703. feel – to know by touch
  704. ferocious – savage
  705. ferocity – savage
  706. fertile – fruitful
  707. fertile – productive soil
  708. fester – to decay
  709. few – not many
  710. fiction – an imagined story
  711. fiercest – wildest
  712. figurative – non-literal language
  713. file – stored document
  714. finagle – to obtain
  715. finally – at last
  716. firebrand – troublemaker
  717. fishtail – swing from side to side
  718. flag – cloth with a distinct design
  719. flagon – container for liquids
  720. flank – fleshy part near the ribs
  721. flashback – part of a story that already happened
  722. flex – bend
  723. flooded covered with water
  724. floodplain – land that is flooded by a river
  725. fluctuate – continually changing
  726. fluctuate – shift back and forth
  727. fluctuation – unsteady motion
  728. fluent – express oneself readily
  729. fluently – clearly
  730. flustered – confused
  731. foolish – not having good sense
  732. foot – 12 inches
  733. foot – lowest part of the leg
  734. footer – information at the bottom of a page
  735. foothills – hilly area at the base of a mountain
  736. forbidden – not allowed
  737. foreboding – prediction of something bad
  738. foreshadow – foretell or bode
  739. forethought – thinking ahead
  740. forfeited – given up
  741. formal – following established customs
  742. format – to divide in sectors for data storage
  743. formidable – inspiring fear
  744. formula – mathematical equation
  745. fortuitous – fortunate
  746. fortune – success
  747. founded – established
  748. fracture – to break
  749. freight – goods transported
  750. frightened – afraid
  751. frigid – intensely cold
  752. frippery – elegance
  753. frolic – lively recreation
  754. frond – palm
  755. frontier – edge of an unknown land
  756. froth – churn
  757. frowzy – unkempt
  758. frozen – turned to ice or motionless
  759. full – able to hold no more
  760. furtively – secretly
  761. fusillade – simultaneous firing of weapons
  762. FUSS- AFFRY / TIFF / FRACAS
  763. futile – unproductive
  764. future – time that hasn’t happened yet
  765. gallivanting – roaming
  766. gallon – 4 quarts
  767. gallop – to go very fast
  768. gap – passage through mountains
  769. gargoyle – decorative monster
  770. garish – tacky
  771. garrulous – wordy and rambling
  772. gauged – estimated
  773. gaunt – starved
  774. gazetteer – geographical dictionary
  775. gem – valuable mineral
  776. general – high officer
  777. generalization – broad conclusion
  778. generations – family members around the same age
  779. generosity – unselfishness
  780. genes – specific portion of DNA
  781. genetics – study of heredity
  782. geologist – scientist who studies rocks
  783. gesticulate – express through movement
  784. gibberish – foolish talk
  785. gigabyte – one billion bytes of information
  786. gingerly – carefully
  787. glint – sparkle
  788. glossary – alphabetical list of words back of a book
  789. glut – fill beyond capacity
  790. Goo( gook) – thick viscous matter(n)
  791. gorge – deep valley
  792. gourmand – glutton
  793. gram – basic unit of mass
  794. grant – something that is given
  795. graphic – evoking lifelike images
  796. graphics – pictures
  797. gratify – satisfy
  798. gratitude – thankfulness
  799. gravity – attractive force
  800. grazing – eating grass and other plants
  801. greedy – wanting too much
  802. grievances – complaints
  803. group – number of things together
  804. groveling – crawling face-down
  805. grown – larger
  806. guide – person leading a trip
  807. gurgling – making a flowing or low sound
  808. habitat – living environment
  809. hacker – someone who breaks into a computer system
  810. haggard – worn look
  811. harbor – seaport
  812. harbor – sheltered body of water
  813. hard copy – a document that is printed on paper
  814. hard drive – magnetic metal disk that stores data
  815. hardware – physical parts of the computer
  816. hardy – vigorous
  817. harridan – vicious
  818. harrowing – vexing
  819. harvest – gather a crop
  820. haven – safe place
  821. hazard – danger
  822. haze – fog or cloud
  823. haze – unclear
  824. header – information at the top margin
  825. heard – listened to
  826. hearkening – listening carefully
  827. heart-wrenching – very emotional
  828. hedonism – pursuit of
  829. helter-skelter – haphazardly
  830. hem – surround
  831. herb – useful plant
  832. heredity – passing of traits to offspring
  833. heroine – main female character
  834. heterogeneous – make of different elements
  835. hibernate – inactive state
  836. histrionic – melodramatic
  837. hobby – something a person does for fun
  838. hobgoblin – mischievous elf
  839. holography three – dimensional image
  840. homage – anything done to show honor
  841. homage- to pay respect
  842. homely – plain
  843. homicide – murder
  844. honesty – truthfulness
  845. honorary – having distinction
  846. hoodwink – deceive
  847. horizon – line where sky meets earth
  848. horrible – terrible
  849. hostile – unfriendly
  850. hostility – hate or dislike
  851. howl – a long and sad cry
  852. hue – color
  853. humane – showing sympathy for others
  854. humiliation – causing shame shame
  855. humility – meekness or a lack of pride
  856. hungry – feeling a need for food
  857. hypnotizing – mesmerizing
  858. hypocrite – who fakes virtue
  859. hypocritical – pretending
  860. hypothesis – tentative assumption
  861. identified – named or discovered
  862. ignore – disregard
  863. image – picture
  864. image – vivid description
  865. imagery – language that describes something
  866. imitate – follow the example of
  867. immediately – right now
  868. immemorial – extending back beyond memory
  869. immense – enormous
  870. imminent – likely to happen soon
  871. impact – effect of an action
  872. impart – give
  873. impatient – not wanting to wait
  874. impatient – unwillingness to wait
  875. impediment – hinders a certain action
  876. impediment – obstruction
  877. imperceptible – difficult to detect
  878. impinge – strike
  879. implore – ask
  880. implore – to beg for earnestly
  881. implored – begged
  882. important – necessary or valuable
  883. importunity – persistent urgent demands
  884. impose – compel
  885. impose – to apply by force
  886. impose – to enforce
  887. impossible – unable to happen
  888. improper fraction – fraction whose numerator is greater that denominator
  889. impudence – rudeness
  890. impulse – sudden inclination
  891. impunity – freedom from punishment
  892. inaccurate – wrong
  893. inactive – idle
  894. inanimate – not moving
  895. inarticulate – speak poorly
  896. inaudibly – not able to be heard
  897. incandescent – very bright
  898. incense – infuriate
  899. incessant – continuous
  900. incessantly – never stopping
  901. incidental – accidental
  902. incomplete – not finished
  903. inconclusive – not leading to a definite result
  904. incongruity – having a lack of harmony
  905. incontinently – able to restrain
  906. incorrect – not right
  907. incredulous – skeptical
  908. incrustation – crust
  909. incur – to bring on oneself
  910. indefatigable – unwearying
  911. independent – self-reliant
  912. indicate – to show
  913. indifference – lack of interest or concern
  914. indifferent – without interest
  915. indigenous – native to an area
  916. indignant – anger over something unjust
  917. indiscriminate – failing to clearly choose
  918. indispensable – absolutely necessary
  919. indisputably – unquestionably
  920. indolently – lazily
  921. indomitable – unconquerable
  922. indulge – pamper
  923. industrious – steadily working hard
  924. inert – inactive
  925. inevitable – certain to happen
  926. inevitable – incapable of being avoided
  927. infer – hint
  928. inference – reasonable conclusion
  929. infield – playing area of a baseball field
  930. infiltrate – to enter maliciously
  931. influence – ability to affect what others do
  932. ingenious – clever
  933. ingestion – taking in food
  934. ingrained – impressed firmly on the mind
  935. ingratiate – gain favor
  936. ingredients – parts of a mixture
  937. inhabit – to live in
  938. initiative – first step
  939. inlet – narrow passage of water
  940. innocuous – inoffensive
  941. innovate – introduce something new
  942. input – information given to a computer
  943. inquire – investigate
  944. inscrutable – mysterious
  945. insensate – not capable of feeling sensation
  946. insert – process of adding
  947. insignia – emblem
  948. insomniac – person who is unable to sleep
  949. installed – set up correctly
  950. instantaneous – done immediately
  951. instinct – natural feeling
  952. instincts – natural tendencies
  953. instrument – something making musical sounds
  954. integers – whole numbers
  955. intense – extreme
  956. interest – charge for the use of money
  957. intermittent – stopping and starting
  958. intermittently – periodically
  959. international – between nations
  960. interpreter – person that translates languages
  961. intersect – meet at a point of crossing
  962. intimidate – make fearful
  963. intolerable – unbearable
  964. intonation – ability to play notes in tune
  965. intricate – full of elaborate detail
  966. inutemen – soldiers available on short notice
  967. invalid – sickly person
  968. invective – abusive language
  969. inversion – reversal of the usual order
  970. invest – to put into
  971. invigorate – energize
  972. iridescent – display of lustrous colors
  973. irony – sarcasm or an unexpected outcome
  974. irresolute – wavering in purpose
  975. irrigation – supplying land with water
  976. isthmus – narrow strip of land
  977. itinerary – plan for a journey
  978. jaundice – yellowish coloring of the eyes and skin
  979. jeans – tough cotton pants
  980. jeer – to taunt
  981. jewel – valuable stone or gem
  982. jostle – push
  983. jubilant – triumphant
  984. jungle – land thickly covered with plants
  985. jute – plant fiber used in making rope
  986. kind – type
  987. kindness – being friendly and sympathetic
  988. kingfisher – fish eating bird
  989. knapsack – backpack
  990. kneaded – pressed with the hands
  991. knew – having the facts
  992. knit – to made with yarn
  993. KO(KNOCKOUT)- A blow that make opponent unconscious
  994. lacerated – torn roughly
  995. laden – burdened
  996. lagoon – pool of water
  997. lake – body of fresh water with land on all sides
  998. lame – not able to walk well
  999. landmark – outstanding or well-know object
  1000. landscape – stretch of natural scenery on land
  1001. languish – lose strength
  1002. lapse – to be no longer valid
  1003. larger bigger in size
  1004. lassitude – weariness
  1005. laughingstock – object of ridicule
  1006. lavish – give generously
  1007. layers – levels
  1008. lazy – not willing to work
  1009. leaves – green parts of a plant
  1010. ledge – shelf-like rock on a mountain
  1011. legend – supernatural story
  1012. lens – transparent object that bends light
  1013. lethargic – lack of energy
  1014. lethargy – great lack of energy
  1015. levering – prying
  1016. levity – humor
  1017. lie – to rest by not standing or to no tell the truth
  1018. lightning – visible discharge in the sky
  1019. liter – basic unit of capacity
  1020. literary – referring to books and writing
  1021. literate – able to read and write
  1022. live – to exist
  1023. lock – to bind tightly
  1024. locution – word or phrase
  1025. loll – rest in a lazy way
  1026. lonely – sad about being by yourself
  1027. longitude – east-west direction on the globe
  1028. loon – duck-like bird
  1029. lore – traditional knowledge
  1030. lose – not have any longer
  1031. loyalty – faithfulness
  1032. lubricate – to apply oil or grease
  1033. lucid – sane or rational
  1034. lumberjack – person who chops down trees
  1035. luminous – bright or glowing
  1036. lurid – glowing
  1037. lurid – vivid or harsh
  1038. lurk – wait out of sight
  1039. luster – shininess
  1040. lustrous – shiny
  1041. luxurious – something pleasurable
  1042. maelstrom – violent situation
  1043. magnanimity – kind-heartedness
  1044. majority – greater part
  1045. malaise – sense of unease
  1046. malign – to make untrue statements
  1047. malignant – disposed to do evil
  1048. maneuver – move skillfully
  1049. manifest – obvious
  1050. manifesto – declaration of principles
  1051. manipulate – to control skillfully
  1052. mannequin – plastic person
  1053. mantle – cape like covering
  1054. mantle – thickest layer inside Earth
  1055. manufacture – to make something
  1056. mariners – sailors
  1057. marsh – lowland with moist soil
  1058. masonry – brick
  1059. massacre – killing many defenseless people
  1060. meadow – grassy field
  1061. meadow – grassy land
  1062. meager – small amount
  1063. meandered – walk along without direction
  1064. mechanical – like a machine
  1065. mechanical – operated by a machine
  1066. medley – mixture
  1067. melancholy – gloomy state of mind
  1068. melodious – pleasant to hear
  1069. memory – computer storage capacity
  1070. menagerie – collection of animals
  1071. mentor – trusted counselor
  1072. menu – list of functions that a computer performs
  1073. meringue – sweet topping
  1074. mesa – flat-topped mountain
  1075. mesas – steep hills with flat tops
  1076. metabolism – chemical reactions in living things
  1077. metaphor – comparison between two unlike things
  1078. meteorite – an object striking the earth from space
  1079. meter – basic unit of length in the metric system
  1080. metric – system of measurement
  1081. mettle – spirit
  1082. Mettle-nerve-spunk
  1083. microbe – tiny life form
  1084. microfiche – sheet of microfilm
  1085. mile – 5,280 feet
  1086. millennium – one thousand years
  1087. milli 1/1000
  1088. mimic – copy
  1089. mind – to care about or obey
  1090. mine – extracting minerals from the ground
  1091. miniature – tiny version
  1092. minuscule – very small
  1093. minute – short period of 60 seconds
  1094. minute – small
  1095. minutia – trivial detail
  1096. misanthrope – someone who does not like people
  1097. misdemeanor – offense less serious than a felony
  1098. misery – great pain or suffering
  1099. missive – written communication
  1100. misspell – spell incorrectly
  1101. mixed number – whole number and a fraction
  1102. mockery – mean spirited joking
  1103. modem – device that connects the computer to a communications system
  1104. molten – liquefied by heat
  1105. monarch – royal ruler
  1106. mono – prefix meaning “one”
  1107. monogram – design composed of one or more initials
  1108. monograph – scholarly study
  1109. monsoon – strong seasonal wind
  1110. morose – gloomy
  1111. morrow – the next day
  1112. mother – female parent
  1113. mountain – high hill
  1114. mouse – pointing device
  1115. mouthful – as much as can be held in the mouth at one time
  1116. muffle – to deaden sound
  1117. multimedia – graphics and sound
  1118. multiply – increase in number
  1119. multitude – large number of persons
  1120. music – pleasant expressive sounds
  1121. mute – silent
  1122. mute – to muffle or make quiet
  1123. mutiny – rebellion against authority
  1124. mutual – shared equally
  1125. myriad – innumerable
  1126. mystical – spiritual meaning
  1127. navigator – person who charts the course
  1128. nectar – sweet liquid found in flowers
  1129. nectar – sweet liquid made by flowers
  1130. negative number – any number less than zero
  1131. neighbors – people who live near one another
  1132. nervous – restless or tense
  1133. nettle – stinging hairs
  1134. neutral – taking neither side
  1135. nip – pinch
  1136. nonchalant – unconcerned
  1137. nonfiction – prose works based on facts
  1138. nonviolence – absence of violence
  1139. noticeable – easily seen
  1140. noun – person, place, or thing
  1141. nourish – keep alive and healthy
  1142. nourish – to feed
  1143. nucleus – center of a cell
  1144. nutrients – substances that provide nourishment
  1145. obeisance – deference or homage
  1146. obliquely – with a change of direction
  1147. obscurity – lack of clearness or visibility
  1148. obsequious – fawning
  1149. obsequious – groveling
  1150. obsequious – servile and flattering
  1151. obstinate – stubborn
  1152. occupation – person’s job
  1153. ocean – body of salt water
  1154. odious – extremely unlikable
  1155. offensive – act of attacking
  1156. ominous – portending evil or harm
  1157. omnivorous – eating anything
  1158. online – connected to a computer network
  1159. online – connected to a computer network
  1160. opaque – not able to be seen through
  1161. opportunitie – chance to do something
  1162. opportunities – chances to do something
  1163. opposite numbers – negative and positive of a number
  1164. oppression – cruel and unfair treatment
  1165. oppression – force or subjugation
  1166. opulent – luxuriant
  1167. oration – formal speech
  1168. orator – public speaker
  1169. orbit – planet’s path around a sun
  1170. orchestrate – organize
  1171. ore – mineral containing a useful substance
  1172. organelles – tiny organs
  1173. originated – came into being
  1174. orotund – full in sound
  1175. orphanage – place for homeless children
  1176. oscillate – swing from side to side
  1177. ostentatious – very showy display
  1178. Otiose- Pointless
  1179. oust – force out
  1180. output – the final document
  1181. overcome – conquer
  1182. pacific – peaceful
  1183. package – box used for delivery
  1184. pagoda – tall Asian shrine
  1185. paintings – pictures not drawn with pen or pencil
  1186. Pal- buddy / chum
  1187. palette – thin board for mixing paints
  1188. pall – cover for a coffin
  1189. pallid – faint in color
  1190. pallid – pale
  1191. palpable – able to be handled
  1192. palpitate – tremble
  1193. pandemonium – chaos
  1194. panoply – striking array
  1195. pantomime – acting with gestures
  1196. pantry – closet where food is kept
  1197. papoose – Native American baby
  1198. paradoxical – full of contradictions
  1199. parch – dry
  1200. Parliament – British legislature
  1201. parson – clergyman
  1202. particular – specific or exact
  1203. particularly – distinct or different
  1204. partition – divider
  1205. partition – something that divides
  1206. passerby – person who is moving by
  1207. pasture – grassy field for farm animals
  1208. patchwork – many small pieces sewn together
  1209. patent – obvious
  1210. patience – waiting calmly and quietly
  1211. patriotism – love of country
  1212. patriots – loyal to one’s nation
  1213. patrol – check for trouble
  1214. patrol – secure an area
  1215. pause – short stop
  1216. pause – stop for a short time
  1217. PC – personal computer
  1218. peak – pointed summit of a mountain
  1219. peculiar – odd
  1220. peculiar – unique
  1221. PEE ( PISS)- URINATE(N)
  1222. peering – looking in a searching way
  1223. peevish – contrary
  1224. peg – wooden nail
  1225. pelt – strike successively
  1226. penalty – punishment
  1227. penetrate – pierce
  1228. peon – menial worker
  1229. people – persons
  1230. percent – number compared to one hundred
  1231. perfect – just right
  1232. perfidy – treachery
  1233. performance – musical or theatrical presentation
  1234. perilous – full of dangers
  1235. peripatetic – traveling on foot
  1236. permeate – penetrate
  1237. pernicious – wicked
  1238. perpetuate – cause to be continued
  1239. perpetuate – cause to continue
  1240. perplexed – puzzled
  1241. perplexingly – with confusion or hesitancy
  1242. persecution – affliction
  1243. perseverance – continuing in spite of difficulties
  1244. persistent – unrelenting
  1245. personification – giving human characteristics
  1246. perusal – casual reading
  1247. perverse – opposite of right
  1248. pestilent – very harmful
  1249. petition – request
  1250. petitions – signed requests for
  1251. petrify – paralyze with fear
  1252. petulant – impatient
  1253. phantasm – ghost
  1254. phonetics – study of the sounds of language
  1255. photosynthesis – compound produced through light
  1256. physiological – workings of the body
  1257. piece – part of a whole
  1258. piety – religious devotion
  1259. pinnacle – highest point
  1260. piquant – spicy
  1261. pique – arouse
  1262. pith – sponge-like inside of flower
  1263. pity – sympathy or sorrow
  1264. placid – calm
  1265. placid – peaceful
  1266. plague – easily spread disease causing deaths
  1267. plains – flat land
  1268. planets – larger bodies that orbit a star
  1269. play – to have fun
  1270. plot – mark points on a graph
  1271. ploy – devious action
  1272. pluck – daring
  1273. pluck – pick by pulling off
  1274. plump – chubby
  1275. plutonian – like the underworld
  1276. ply – address someone urgently
  1277. ply – provide insistently
  1278. pneumonia – disease of the lungs
  1279. poacher – one that kills animals illegally
  1280. poem – writing in verse
  1281. poignant – touching
  1282. pointed – definite meaning
  1283. poised – balanced
  1284. politician – person who runs for a political office
  1285. pollen – fine powder from flowers
  1286. pollutant – a poison
  1287. polygon – closed figure with three or more sides
  1288. Polymorphous-Having or occurring in several distinct forms
  1289. pompous – vain or stuck up
  1290. ponderous – unyielding
  1291. pony – small horse
  1292. populated – filled with inhabitants
  1293. populations – certain living things in a certain place
  1294. port – computer connection hardware
  1295. portmanteau – suitcase
  1296. positive number – any number greater than zero
  1297. postcards – cards mailed without an envelope
  1298. pouch – fold of skin like a bag
  1299. poultry – birds raised for food
  1300. pound – 16 ounces
  1301. pounded – hit hard repeatedly
  1302. practice – training by repeating
  1303. pragmatic – practical
  1304. precarious – based on uncertain premises
  1305. precipice – steep cliff
  1306. precipitate – cause to happen
  1307. predicament – situation that is hard to get out of
  1308. presents – gifts
  1309. preserve – maintain
  1310. priest – religious leader
  1311. principal – amount borrowed in a loan
  1312. principal – highest in importance
  1313. printout – document printed on paper
  1314. privileges – special rights
  1315. privy – outhouse
  1316. proceeded – went forward
  1317. produce – to make
  1318. produce – to make
  1319. product – answer to a multiplication problem
  1320. production – process of making something
  1321. production – process of making something
  1322. professional – specially trained
  1323. profound – marked by intellectual depth
  1324. program – plan
  1325. progress – moving forward
  1326. projectile – object thrown or shot
  1327. proofreading – finding mistake or errors in your copy
  1328. propeller – rotating blades
  1329. proper fraction – fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator
  1330. properties – things that can be described about an object
  1331. property – piece of land
  1332. pros – advantages
  1333. prose – anything not poetry
  1334. prospect – possibility
  1335. prospecting – looking for gold
  1336. prosperous – having success
  1337. protect – guard
  1338. protegee – guided by someone
  1339. proton – positive part of atom inside nucleus
  1340. proud – feeling good about yourself
  1341. province – territorial district
  1342. provisions – supplies of food
  1343. prowls – roams quietly
  1344. pseudonym – pen name
  1345. psyche – having to do with the soul
  1346. psychic – supernatural forces
  1347. publicity – bringing something to the public’s attention
  1348. pugnacious – belligerent
  1349. pulsation – rhythmic beating
  1350. punctuality – promptness
  1351. purchase – to buy something
  1352. quadrant – section of the coordinate plane
  1353. quaff – drink heartily
  1354. quality – degree of excellence
  1355. quandary – perplexity
  1356. quarrel – angry dispute
  1357. quarrel – argument
  1358. quart – 2 pints
  1359. quarter – soldier’s housing
  1360. quartet – four musicians who perform together
  1361. quotient – answer to a division problem
  1362. radiate – to send out
  1363. radiation – method of transmitting or spreading something
  1364. rafters – beams that support
  1365. raging – moving with violent force
  1366. rainforest – forest with abundant rainfall
  1367. ramble – to go on and on
  1368. rambles – going on and on
  1369. rampart – defense against attack
  1370. rancor – bitter
  1371. random – determined by chance
  1372. range – chain of mountains
  1373. ransack – messy search
  1374. rant – emotional speech
  1375. rapids – fast moving part of a river
  1376. rapturous – ecstatic
  1377. ratio – comparison of one number to another
  1378. ravage – devastate
  1379. Reverberation – reechoed sound
  1380. real – not imagined
  1381. realistic – showing things as they are
  1382. realized – understood completely
  1383. reboot – restart
  1384. rebuke – to reprimand
  1385. recall – to remember
  1386. recede – move back
  1387. recede – to move away
  1388. reciprocate – to return
  1389. recital – musical performance
  1390. recite – to repeat from memory
  1391. reckon – compute or calculate
  1392. recoil – shrink back
  1393. record – permanent evidence
  1394. recovery – return to being well
  1395. recruit – person who has recently joined
  1396. rectify – to set right
  1397. reef – ridge that lies near the surface of a sea
  1398. refrained – kept from doing something
  1399. refuge – shelter
  1400. regime – government in power
  1401. regress – move backward
  1402. rehabilitate – restore to good health
  1403. reins – controlling
  1404. relatives – people in the same family
  1405. released – set free
  1406. reliability – honoring commitments
  1407. reliable – dependable
  1408. reluctant – holding back
  1409. remarkable – amazing
  1410. remedies – cures
  1411. remember – to keep in memory
  1412. remonstrance – protest
  1413. remorse – torturing sense of guilt
  1414. rendering – drawing
  1415. renew – make new
  1416. rent – money paid for use of property
  1417. repealed – taken back
  1418. repent – feel sorry for
  1419. replied – answered
  1420. represent – acting for someone else
  1421. repugnance – distaste
  1422. reputation – how the public views a person
  1423. request – ask for
  1424. rescue – save from danger
  1425. resemble – to look like
  1426. reservoirs – storage place for liquid
  1427. reside – to live
  1428. residential – used for homes
  1429. resign – give up deliberately
  1430. resist – go against
  1431. resolute – determined
  1432. resolutions – personal goals
  1433. respect – regard highly
  1434. respiration – breathing
  1435. resplendent – splendid
  1436. responsible – being the cause of something
  1437. restoration – act of bringing back
  1438. retaliate – to pay back
  1439. retard – to make slow
  1440. retch – vomit
  1441. retinue – body of assistants
  1442. retreat – withdrawal
  1443. retrospective – contemplating
  1444. revived – returned to life
  1445. revolutionary – radical change
  1446. ridiculous – foolish and comical
  1447. rights – irrevocable freedoms
  1448. rivulets – small streams
  1449. robust – strong
  1450. rodents – animals such as mice
  1451. rodeo – riding and roping contest
  1452. rogue – dishonest person
  1453. role – an assumed character
  1454. rotates – turns in a circle
  1455. rouse – awake
  1456. rout – to cause to flee
  1457. ruckus – noisy disturbance
  1458. rudimentary – basic
  1459. rue – feel regret
  1460. ruse – trick
  1461. ruse – trickery
  1462. ruts – grooves in the ground
  1463. sacrifice – giving up of something
  1464. sagacity – intelligence
  1465. sage – wise and respected person
  1466. salinity – saltiness
  1467. salutary – beneficial
  1468. sanctimonious – self-righteous
  1469. sanction – permit
  1470. sanctuary – protection
  1471. sanguine – color of blood
  1472. sarcastically – in a mocking tone
  1473. satchel – small bag
  1474. satisfied – having no doubts
  1475. savory – tasty
  1476. say – to speak
  1477. scales – series of musical tones
  1478. scanner – device that copies an image
  1479. scare – make afraid
  1480. scenario – rough script
  1481. scenery – stage backgrounds
  1482. scheme – plan in a deceitful way
  1483. school pride – satisfaction in your school’s achievements
  1484. scintillate – reflect brightly
  1485. scoff – express mocking contempt
  1486. score – account
  1487. scour – search extensively
  1488. scratched – scraped
  1489. scroll – to move through text or graphics
  1490. scrutinize – look at very carefully
  1491. scullery – room next to kitchen
  1492. sculpted – carved by an artist
  1493. sea – body of salt water
  1494. season – part of the year
  1495. secure – safe
  1496. seethe – bubble or boil
  1497. seismograph – instrument for measuring earthquake vibrations
  1498. self-control – mastering one’s actions
  1499. self-respect – positive opinion of oneself
  1500. semi-dormant – half asleep
  1501. seminar- conference where specific topic discussed
  1502. sensation – feeling
  1503. sentinel – guard
  1504. serene – calm
  1505. serialize – present one part of a story at a time
  1506. setting – where a story takes place
  1507. settlers – pioneers in a new area
  1508. several – quite a few
  1509. severe – strict
  1510. shadow – area of darkness
  1511. shamming – pretending
  1512. shard – fragment of a brittle substance
  1513. shear – cut wool off a sheep
  1514. sheepish – embarrassed
  1515. shimmer – glimmer
  1516. shinny – to climb
  1517. Shit ( dung)
  1518. shiver – shake
  1519. shoes – coverings for the feet
  1520. short – not long or tall
  1521. shoulder – part of the body below the neck
  1522. shove – push
  1523. shower – brief fall of rain
  1524. shrieked – screamed
  1525. sibling – brother or sister
  1526. sighed – long sad breath
  1527. signature – written name of person
  1528. silhouette – figure seen against a light background
  1529. silly – ridiculous
  1530. silo – storage tower
  1531. simmer – stew gently
  1532. simper smile in a silly manner
  1533. simplify – reduce completely
  1534. sinewy – stringy
  1535. singularly – uniquely
  1536. sinister – wicked
  1537. skeins – loosely coiled yarn
  1538. skeptical – attitude of doubt
  1539. skillets – frying pans
  1540. slather – a great amount
  1541. slender – thin
  1542. slimy – covered with filth
  1543. slog – hit hard
  1544. slough – swamp
  1545. sloughs – places of deep mud
  1546. slowly – not fast
  1547. sly – sneaky or clever
  1548. smite – strike hard
  1549. smoldering – burning and smoking with little flame
  1550. smooth – even and unwrinkled
  1551. smudge – smear or blur
  1552. smuggling – illegally transporting goods
  1553. snare – trap
  1554. soar – fly very high
  1555. soberly – seriously
  1556. soft – not hard
  1557. software – set of programmed instructions
  1558. solemnize – honor or remember
  1559. somberly – sadly
  1560. sometimes – not always
  1561. source – origin
  1562. source – point of origin
  1563. spade – digging tool
  1564. spare – extra
  1565. spare – to keep from harming
  1566. sparkling – gleaming or shining
  1567. spasmodically – abruptly
  1568. special – very important
  1569. spectacle – eye-catching
  1570. spectators – persons watching an event
  1571. specter – ghost
  1572. sponsor – one who supports
  1573. sportsmanship – winning or losing positively
  1574. spread – to stretch out
  1575. sprinkling – spreading or scattering
  1576. sprint – race covering a short distance
  1577. spy – to see without being seen
  1578. square root – any number times itself
  1579. squaw – American Indian woman
  1580. squawk – shrill or harsh sound
  1581. squeeze – press between something
  1582. stage fright – fear of performing
  1583. staid – great dignity
  1584. stalk – approach an stealthily
  1585. start – to begin
  1586. static – radio noises
  1587. stationing – assigning a certain spot
  1588. stealthy – sneaky
  1589. stenography – short hand writing
  1590. stifle – hold back
  1591. stirrups – rings that a horse rider’s feet fit in
  1592. stockade – high, strong fence
  1593. stoic – unemotional
  1594. stomach – where food is digested in the body
  1595. straddle t – o sit with one leg on each side
  1596. stragglers – those lagging behind
  1597. strait – narrow passage of water
  1598. strange – unusual
  1599. stratosphere – atmosphere that contains ozone
  1600. stretching – spreading out
  1601. stringent – severe
  1602. strong – powerful
  1603. struggle – difficult task
  1604. strut – walk proudly
  1605. stubborn – unwilling to change
  1606. stunned – shocked
  1607. stupefy – stun
  1608. sturdy – strong
  1609. style – manner of doing something
  1610. stymie – stump
  1611. suavity – graceful politeness
  1612. subcontinent – large landmass
  1613. subside – sink to a lower level
  1614. substitution – put in place of
  1615. succeed – complete
  1616. success – achievement
  1617. succinct – concise
  1618. succumb – yield
  1619. suffocate – to die from lack of air
  1620. suffocate – to die from not breathing
  1621. sullen – depressed
  1622. sultry – hot
  1623. summoned – being called
  1624. sumptuous – lavish
  1625. sumptuous – splendid
  1626. sunset – time when the sun disappears
  1627. superficial – not deep
  1628. supersede – to make obsolete
  1629. supervise – to watch over
  1630. supply – furnish what is needed
  1631. supply – to give what is needed
  1632. supposition – assumption
  1633. surcease – to come to an end
  1634. sure – positive
  1635. surmount – overcome an obstacle
  1636. surplus – excess amount
  1637. surround – shut in on all sides
  1638. surroundings – place around something
  1639. survival the act of staying alive
  1640. suspense – anxiety
  1641. sustain – support
  1642. swallow – transporting food from the mouth to the stomach
  1643. swamp – low, wet lands
  1644. symbiosis – beneficial relationship
  1645. symbol – something that represents something else
  1646. symphony – long piece of music in four parts
  1647. synthetic – man-made with chemicals
  1648. talent – something someone can do well
  1649. talent – special natural ability
  1650. talking – speaking
  1651. tame – gentle and meek
  1652. taproot – root that grows downward
  1653. tariff – tax on imported goods
  1654. taunt – insult
  1655. taunt – reproach with insults
  1656. taunt – to tease
  1657. taxes – money paid to the government
  1658. teak – tropical wood used in furniture
  1659. technique – special way to do something
  1660. tedious – repetitive
  1661. teeter – to rock
  1662. telescope – instrument that magnifies distant objects
  1663. temple – place of worship
  1664. tempo – speed of music
  1665. tend – to take care of
  1666. termagant – quarrelsome
  1667. terrestrial – of the earth
  1668. territory – land ruled by a nation
  1669. texture – feel of the surface of an object
  1670. their – belonging to them
  1671. theory – explanation backed by testing
  1672. thicket – thick growth of plants
  1673. this – thing being mentioned
  1674. thorn – sharp sticker on a plant
  1675. thought – idea
  1676. threshold – entrance
  1677. throaty – sound uttered low and rasping
  1678. through – into and out of
  1679. thunder – loud noise in a storm
  1680. tide – the rise and fall of the sea level
  1681. timidity – state of shyness
  1682. timorous – fearful
  1683. timorous – timid
  1684. titanium – lightweight metal
  1685. toady – flatterer
  1686. toehold – slight advantage
  1687. tolerance – permitting something
  1688. tolerate – allow
  1689. ton – 2,000 pounds
  1690. tone – quality of sound
  1691. topographic – map that shows the relief of the land
  1692. torpor – state of being inactive
  1693. torrent – very heavy fall of rain
  1694. touch – physical contact
  1695. tough – rugged
  1696. tour – a trip visiting places
  1697. tout – publicize
  1698. trait – characteristic
  1699. trance – dreamlike state
  1700. tranquil – calm
  1701. tranquility – calmness
  1702. tranquility – calmness
  1703. transfixed – motionless
  1704. transient – passing quckly
  1705. transient – passing with time
  1706. transient – temporary
  1707. translation – something changed to another language
  1708. transmission – sending a message
  1709. transparent – allowing light through
  1710. trappings – articles of dress
  1711. trauma – disturbing event
  1712. travesty – humorous imitation
  1713. treason – betraying one’s government
  1714. treaty – agreement
  1715. trees – large, woody plants
  1716. tributary – river that empties into a larger river
  1717. tributary – small stream
  1718. tricky – sly
  1719. trifle – something of little value
  1720. trivial – insignificant
  1721. trojan horse – hidden instructions inside a computer program
  1722. trough – lowest point of a wave
  1723. troupe – company or group
  1724. truce – temporary halt in fighting
  1725. truncate – to shorten
  1726. trunk – long snout
  1727. trustworthy – responsible
  1728. tsunami – destructive tidal wave
  1729. tumbleweeds – dead rolling plants
  1730. tunic – loose cloak
  1731. turbulence – violent atmospheric condition
  1732. turbulent – wildly irregular motion
  1733. turn – to move in a different direction
  1734. tussle – cuffle
  1735. tutorial – program of instruction
  1736. twilight – time immediately after sunset
  1737. typography – appearance of a printed page
  1738. ultimatum – final offer
  1739. umbrella – hand-held canopy
  1740. unable – cannot do
  1741. unanimity – complete agreement
  1742. underground – below the earth ‘s surface
  1743. underground – below the earth’s surface
  1744. undulate – move as if in waves
  1745. unfurled – unfolded
  1746. unhealthy – not well
  1747. universe – everything that exists
  1748. unpack – to take things out
  1749. unprecedented – never before seen
  1750. unraveling – becoming undone
  1751. unscathed – wholly unharmed
  1752. unseen – not visible
  1753. unsociable – unfriendly
  1754. untidy – messy
  1755. untied – not fastened
  1756. upload – to transfer data from a computer
  1757. uproar – noisy confusion
  1758. utensil – implement
  1759. utensils – tools used in cooking
  1760. vacant – not occupied
  1761. vague – not distinct
  1762. valley – low land between hills
  1763. valor – bravery
  1764. vanity – excessive pride
  1765. variable – letter that represents a number
  1766. vaunt – brag about
  1767. vegetation – plant life
  1768. vehemently – violently
  1769. vein – long deposit of underground metal
  1770. velocity – speed
  1771. vendetta – destructive feud
  1772. venture – proceed in face of danger
  1773. verge – border
  1774. vermin – animal pests
  1775. vessels – ships
  1776. vestige – sign
  1777. veterinarian – doctor that takes care of animals
  1778. vetoed – rejected by authority
  1779. vex – trouble
  1780. viable – practicable
  1781. vicar – a parish priest(CHRISTIAN)
  1782. vicinity – near
  1783. victim – someone who is injured
  1784. view – what can be seen
  1785. vigil – determined watchfulness
  1786. vigorous – lively
  1787. village – small town
  1788. vindictive – revengeful
  1789. violated – failed to follow
  1790. virago – quarrelsome woman
  1791. virtue – moral excellence
  1792. visualize – to form a mental picture
  1793. vitality – energetic
  1794. vitiate – weaken
  1795. vivacious – lively
  1796. vivid – lively
  1797. vocal – spoken
  1798. vociferous – crying out loudly
  1799. void – emptiness
  1800. volcano – opening in the Earth
  1801. volume – relative amount
  1802. volunteer person who freely gives time
  1803. voracious – eating a lot
  1804. waders – waterproof boots
  1805. wan – unnaturally pale
  1806. wandering – traveling from place to place
  1807. wane – to become less
  1808. wanted – desired
  1809. waterfall – steep drop from a high place
  1810. wavering – moving back and forth
  1811. way – certain path
  1812. waylay – ambush
  1813. weather – outside conditions
  1814. weave – to interlace
  1815. weaving – winding in and out
  1816. weight – measure of the force
  1817. wetlands – land saturated with water
  1818. whet – sharpen by rubbing
  1819. whimsical – impulsive
  1820. whinnies – horse sound
  1821. whole – complete or entire
  1822. wigwam – Indian tent
  1823. wiles – tricks
  1824. wimple – cloth covering over the head
  1825. wisdom – accumulated learning
  1826. withhold – restrain
  1827. without – not having
  1828. wizened – old
  1829. women – female humans
  1830. wondered c – urious about something
  1831. wondrous – marvelous
  1832. word processing – text data
  1833. word wrap – automatic movement of a word to the next line
  1834. work ethic – positive attitude towards work
  1835. wreak – inflict punishment upon
  1836. wrench – twist or pull
  1837. wrest – obtain by pulling
  1838. wrinkle – crooked fold
  1839. WYSIWYG – word-processing system
  1840. yard – 3 feet
  1841. yawn – expression of tiredness
  1842. yield – amount produced
  1843. yield – produce
  1844. Zing-Oomph-dynamism of personality

Courtroom Vocabulary

Specially collected words in a courtroom circumstance whether Civil or Criminal Practice

  1. adjudicate
  2. adjudication
  3. administer
  4. advent
  5. adverse
  6. adversely
  7. aggrandize
  8. aggrieve
  9. allocation
  10. amorphous
  11. animus
  12. anodyne
  13. antipathy
  14. apex
  15. appalled
  16. arbiter
  17. arbitrary
  18. arrogate
  19. aspire
  20. assiduously
  21. banal
  22. bereft
  23. bigotry
  24. blurt
  25. bolster
  26. brandish
  27. censure
  28. challenge
  29. circumscribe
  30. codify
  31. collegial
  32. commence
  33. compatibility
  34. compelling
  35. comply
  36. comprise
  37. concession
  38. conclusive
  39. concomitant
  40. condemn
  41. condemnation
  42. consanguinity
  43. conscience
  44. consumption
  45. contempt
  46. contingent
  47. contradict
  48. contrivance
  49. contrive
  50. Cost- examplary
  51. counterintuitive
  52. countermand
  53. criterion
  54. decedent
  55. decree
  56. defer
  57. deficiency
  58. degrade
  59. deliberation
  60. demean
  61. deplore
  62. deprivation
  63. despair
  64. disburse
  65. disclaim
  66. discrete
  67. disparage
  68. disposition/dispose
  69. divest
  70. domicile
  71. due process
  72. emphatically
  73. encroach
  74. enjoin
  75. enshrine
  76. ensue
  77. erroneous
  78. evade
  79. exacting
  80. executor
  81. exert
  82. exigent
  83. Ex Parte
  84. expound
  85. feasible
  86. fortify
  87. gradual.
  88. grave
  89. grievous
  90. ground/s
  91. hale
  92. Hearing
  93. heretofore
  94. heuristic
  95. humility
  96. hypothetical
  97. imminent
  98. impeachment
  99. impetuous
  100. implement
  101. implementation
  102. implicit
  103. inextricably
  104. Indulgence
  105. infringe
  106. infuse
  107. innumerable
  108. insulate
  109. intervening
  110. intractable
  111. intrinsic
  112. intrinsically
  113. invoke
  114. jurisprudence
  115. kinship
  116. leave
  117. malice
  118. Motion
  119. mundane
  120. naught
  121. nominal
  122. nullify
  123. opine
  124. order
  125. outmoded
  126. paraphrase
  127. pending/pendency
  128. penultimate
  129. plebiscite
  130. precept
  131. prerequisite
  132. prerogative
  133. pretense
  134. pretext
  135. process
  136. procure
  137. prominent
  138. proponent
  139. propriety
  140. protracted
  141. provision
  142. purport
  143. ramification
  144. ransack
  145. ratification
  146. ratify.
  147. rationale
  148. rationality
  149. rebuke
  150. recourse
  151. redress
  152. relegate
  153. reliable
  154. Remedy
  155. reprehensible
  156. rhetorical
  157. rigorous
  158. sanction
  159. sanctioned
  160. scavenger
  161. scold
  162. scorn
  163. scrimmage
  164. scrutinize
  165. skepticism
  166. sovereignty
  167. stigma
  168. subvert
  169. suffice
  170. tailor
  171. traverse
  172. undermine
  173. vacate
  174. vigor
  175. vindicate
  176. vortex
  177. writ
  178. wryly
  179. Your Honor (Sir/Madam)