18 terms

Unknown Word Set 13

This is the current list of Unknown Words, Set 13. UPDATED: April 11, 2007
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Personification
the act of making an object do an activity only a human can do
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that create a sound
Elegant
formal; fancy
Corpse
a human dead body
Coroner
an officialof a local government who investigates any death not clearly due to natural causes
heir
a person that inherits something from someone's will
inherit
to recieve something from someone who has passed
titter
small giggle; to giggle softly
adjacent
next to
Podiatrist
foot docter
Eccentric
odd; wierd
Autopsy
the act of learning how a person died
Embalm
the process of embalming a corpse
Jittery
nervous; jumpy; shakey; anxious
Pompous
concieted
Tentative
apprehensive
Loathe
to hate
Intern
employee in training