15 terms

List 2 (WW Bk 7)

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adjudicate
(v) to hear and decide judicially; to judge;
>> adjudicator (n) one who judges
centennial
(n) a one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration;
(adj) of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years
countenance
(n) a person's face; the expression on a person's face;
(n) support or approval;
(v) to support or approve; to tolerate
disgruntle
(v) to make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood
equilibrium
(n) a state of balance
expedite
(v) to speed up a process; to facilitate;
>> expeditious (adj) with great speed; quick and efficient
gird
(v) to encircle, bind, or surround;
(v) to get ready for action; to brace
gratuitous
(adj) not called for; unnecessary;
(adj) without charge; free
illusory
(adj) unreal or imagined; deceiving
implacable
(adj) incapable of being placated, soothed, or significantly changed; relentless
luminary
(n) a source of light, especially from the sky, such as the sun or the moon;
(n) a person who is well-known for her or his achievements; a celebrity
manifesto
(n a public statement explaining the intentions, motives, or views of an individual or group
mesmerize
(v) to fascinate or hypnotize
precedent
(n) an act, statement, etc. that may serve as an example of justification for a later one
spurious
(adj) not genuine; false