22 March 2014

Vocab 3/22/14

mutagenesis (n) -- formation or development of a mutation

pecuniary (adj.) -- of or pertaining to money

agglutinate (v) -- to join together by causing adhesion, as with glue

akimbo (adj./adv.) -- with the hands on the hips and the elbows bowed outward

licentious (adj.) -- lacking moral discipline or sexual restraint

atrium (n) -- an open central court, esp. in ancient Roman houses

lenticular (adj.) -- shaped like a biconvex lens: the lenticular black-and-white stones resting on the intersections of Macey's old goban, game frozen in movement and time

atonic (adj.) -- not accented; pertaining to, caused by, or characterized by atony

atony (n) -- insufficient muscular tone

lycanthrope (n) -- a werewolf

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