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vocab

26 Jul 2008 on learning

words...

  1. veracity - unwillingness to tell lies 
  2. Corinthian Column - n classical architecture, a column decorated at the top with a mixed bag of curlicues, scrolls and other lavish ornamentation.
  3. assault - close fighting during the culmination of a military attack 
  4. intransignent - 
  5. obscure - not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit
  6. thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat 
  7. forfeit - something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
  8. rescind - To cancel a contract
  9. flagrant - onspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
  10. denuded - stripped of all vegetative cover as after a severe disturbance such as a landslide