Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/20

Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange

synonyms: freakish, unnatural, irregular, anomalous
capsize
to turn bottom side up, upset

synonyms: overturn, upend, tip over
antonyms: remain, upright
catastrophe
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure

synonyms: calamity, tragedy, cataclysm
antonyms: triumph, victory, success
decreases
to become or make less; lessening

synonyms: lessen, educe, dwindle, diminish
antonyms: increase, grow, develop, wax
disputatious
inclined to argue, or debate; provoking debate

synonyms: argumentative, quarrelsome, contentious
antonyms: nonargumentative, peaceable, pacific
eject
to drive or throw out, evict

synonyms: oust, expel, kick out
antonyms: admit, let in, insert
flourish
to grow, thrive, be prosperous, to wave in the air; a dramatic gesture, a fanfare of horns

synonyms: prosper, burgeon, increase
antonyms: wither, die, fade, shrivel up
incentive
a reason for doing something; something that stimulates action

synonyms: stimulus, stir, motivate, inducement
antonyms: curb, check, restraint, hindrance
insubordinate
disobedient, rebellious

synonyms: defiant, unruly, mutinous
antonyms: obedient, submissive, docile, tractable
legible
easily read

synonyms: readable, clear, decipherable
antonyms: unreadable, indecipherable
nub
the central point or heart of a matter; a knob

synonyms: core, kernal, nucleus, crux
antonyms: fringe, periphery, edge
onslaught
a violent attack, a sudden rush of something

synonyms: assault, charge, foray, onset
ordain
to establish by law, to order or command; to appoint as a priest or minister; to destine

synonyms: anoint, consecrate, enact, decree
antonyms: forbid, veto, cancel
outstrip
to get ahead of, do better than, exceed

synonyms: outdo, outperform, outdistance, surpass
antonyms: trail, lag behind
pervade
to spread throughout

synonyms: saturate, permeate, diffuse, imbue
prudent
cautious, careful, showing good sense

synonyms: wary, sensible, judicious
antonyms: foolish, unwise, rash, reckless
quench
to put out, extinguish, end

synonyms: douse, stifle, slake
antonyms: ignite, kindle
remnant
a small part remaining behind

synonyms: remainder, residue, leftover fragment
simultaneous
happening or existing at the same time

synonyms: occurring at the same time, concurrent
antonyms: occurring at different times
swerve
to turn aside sharply; a sharp or sudden turn

synonyms: veer, digress, sheer off