Misc. Words Isee 4

  1. Panorama (n)
    • 1. An unbroken veiw of the surrounding area to an observer
    • 2. A picture or photograph that contains a wide view
  2. Regress (v)
    To go back, to revert to an earlier or less advanced form
  3. Levy (v)
    To impose a tax, fee, or fine
  4. Intrepid (adj)
    Fearless, adventurous
  5. Garrison (n) (v)
    • (n) 1. The troops stationed in a town/fortress
    • (v) 2. To station troops in a town
  6. Connive (v)
    • 1. To secretly allow something illicit
    • 2. To conspire to do something illicit
  7. Premise (n) (v)
    • (n)1. A previous proposition or statement of which another one is inferred or follows as a conclusion
    • The premise for his argument was that his opponent had lied before, so he may do it again.
    • (v)2. To base an argument or threory on
    • They would not accept an idea premised on such tenuous details.
  8. Undertaking (n)
    • 1. A formal pledge or promise to do something
    • Ex: He gave an undertaking that he would avenge their deaths.
    • 2. A task that is taken on
  9. Obdurate (adj)
    Stubborn, obstinate
  10. Bureaucrat
    • 1. An official in a government department
    • 2. An administrator who is concerned with correct procedure at the people's expense
  11. Indelible (adj)
    • Permanent
    • Ex: The 911 incident left an indelible mark on American history.
  12. Transient (adj)
    • Lasting for a short time; impermanent
    • Ex: The transient storm left as swiftly as it came.
  13. Cognizant (adj)
    Aware of the proceedings; concious
  14. Copious (adj)
    • Abundant in supply or quanitity
    • Ex.
    • He had a copious amount of money, but he was extremely greedy so he wouldn't donate any of it.
  15. Equivocal (adj)
    • 1. Open to more that one interpretation
    • 2. Uncertain or questionable in nature
    • Ex: The incentive of his actions were equivocal; he would not speak and there were no witnesses to the incident.
  16. Unambiguous (adj)
    • Not open to more than one interpretation; straightforward
    • Ex: The argument was unambiguous, but my obstinate brother still would not give in.
  17. Denote (v)
    To indicate, to be a sign for
  18. Propaganda (n)
    Information, especially of biased nature, used to promote or publicize a political point of view
  19. Relegate (v)
    To dismiss to an inferior rank or position; to banish or exile
  20. Consign (v)
    • 1. To deliver to a person's custody, usually so it can be sold
    • 2. To send goods by a public carrier
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Misc. Words Isee 4
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