10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson #3

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neology
new word, usuage, or phrase; the act of coining new words
emaciate
grow weak and thin or waste away physically
necromancy
conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
heterodox
characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
litigation
legal action; a lawsuit
hyperbole
extravagant exaggeration
primogenitor
a first parent or earliest ancestor
subsidiary
serving to assist; subordinate; secondary
appellation
a name, title, or designation
immutable
not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature