Hodges List 9


Woo


to seek the favor, affection, or love of with a view to marriage


Mandate


an authoritative order or command


Ore


a metal-bearing mineral or rock


Discord


lack of harmony; disagreement


Exhort


to urge, advise, or caution earnestly


Imminent


likely to occur at any moment; impending


Conjecture


the formation of an opinion or theory without sufficient proof


Superfluous


being more than is sufficient or required; excessive


Sinew


strength; power


Peruse


to read thoroughly


Hoary


gray or white with age


Germane


closely or significantly related


Palpable


readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived.


Felicity


the state of being happy; bliss


Gentry


upper class; aristocracy


Equivocate


to use ambiguous or unclear expressions


Rhapsody


1) an instrumental composition irregular in form2) an ecstatic expression of feeling or enthusiasm


Quintessence


the pure and concentrated essence of a substance


Wanton


done, shown, or used maliciously or unjustifiably


Gore


blood that is shed