Wordly Wise List 9

15 terms by lookithat

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advent

n. A coming or arrival

blase

adj. Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable

bravado

n. An ostentatious display of bravery; defiant or swaggering behavior.

disparate

adj. 1. Containing or made up of fundamentally different and often incongruous elements
2. Showing a marked difference or inequality

domicile

n. One's house or place of residence

fabricate

n. 1. To make by putting parts together; to construct
2. To invent in order to deceive

itinerant

adj. Traveling from place to place
n. One who goes from place to place

lilliputian

adh. Extremely small or appearing to be so

phobia

n. A strong irrational fear

proclivity

n. A strong inclination toward something

projectile

n. An object impelled with force or self-propelled through the air

queasy

adj. 1. Causing nausea or tending to be nauseous
2. Causing or experiencing uneasiness; squeamish

reciprocate

v. To exchange in kind; to repay
adj. reciprocal
n. reciprocity

relegate

v. 1. To put out of sight or mind; demote
2. To assign for a decision or further action

vertigo

n. Dizziness or a tilting, spinning sensation

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