Vocabulary (J)

Serial Word Meaning
1 jargon n. Confused, unintelligible speech or highly technical speech
2 jaundice n. A morbid condition, due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin
3 jeopardize v. To imperil
4 Jingo n. One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy
5 jocose adj. Done or made in jest
6 jocular adj. Inclined to joke
7 joggle n. A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake
8 journalize v. To keep a diary
9 jovial adj. Merry
10 jubilation n. Exultation
11 judgment n. The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached
12 judicature n. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment
13 judicial adj. Pertaining to the administration of justice
14 judiciary n. That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice
15 judicious adj. Prudent
16 juggle v. To play tricks of sleight of hand
17 jugglery n. The art or practice of sleight of hand
18 jugular adj. Pertaining to the throat
19 juicy adj. Succulent
20 junction n. The condition of being joined
21 juncture n. An articulation, joint, or seam
22 junta n. A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government
23 juridical adj. Assumed by law to exist
24 jurisdiction n. Lawful power or right to exercise official authority
25 jurisprudence n. The science of rights in accordance with positive law
26 juror n. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice
27 joust v. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback
28 justification n. Vindication
29 juvenile adj. Characteristic of youth
30 juxtapose v. To place close together