36 terms

Everyday Words Lessen 6 (terms/definitions)

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levity
buoyancy, lightness
miscible
capable of being mixed
omnibus
covering many things at once
mortuary
funeral home
tortuous
winding; not straightforward
senescent
growing old
adversary
opponent
allude
to hint at
clamorous
conspicuously and offensively loud; vociferous
semicentennial
every 50 years
conference
consultation, a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
stringent
rigid; constricted
proclaim
praise, glorify, or honor
elevate
raise in rank or condition
miscellaneous
constituting a grab-bag category
omnipresence
the state of being everywhere at once (or seeming to be everywhere at once)
senile
mentally or physically infirm with age
extortion
the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
transfer
move from one place to another
illusion
something many people believe that is false
mortician
one whose business is the management of funerals
semicircle
a plane figure with the shape of half a circle
restrict
make more specific
versatile
(used of persons) having many skills
anniversary
the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
omnipotent
having unlimited power
mortify
cause to feel shame; undergo necrosis or tissue death
vociferous
conspicuously and offensively loud
semiannual
Recurring at intervals of six months.
elusive
skillful at avoiding capture; difficult to describe
diversion
a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
omniscient
infinitely wise
alleviate
provide physical relief, as from pain
mortified
made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
semisweet
having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
contortionist
an acrobat able to twist into unusual positions