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Lessons 3 and 4

pandemonium, n


panacea, n

A cure-all for diseases or troubles

omnipotent, adj.

Having unlimited power; all-powerful

omnipresent, adj.

Present everywhere

omnivorous, adj.

Feeding on both plants and meat

catholic, adj.

Universal; including most things

holocaust, n.

A great destruction, especially by fire

totalitarian, adj.

Referring to a form of government in which one person or party holds absolute control

cloister, n.

A covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out on a courtyard

preclude, tr. v.

To prevent; to make impossible

recluse, n.

A person who avoids mixing with people

inception, n.

The beginning of something

incipient, adj.

In its early stages; beginning

annihilate, tr. v.

To destroy completely

nihilism, n.

The total rejection of religious or moral beliefs

negate, tr. v.

To disprove; to nullify

renegade, n.

One who deserts a group, cause, faith, etc.; an outlaw

vacuous, adj.

Empty, especially of meaning or purpose

vanity, n.

Conceit, especially about one's appearance

vaunt, tr. v.

To boast; to brag about

aperture, n.

An opening, especially one that admits light

overt, adj.

Done or shown openly

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