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
Abjured
verb
To give up ; abstain from
Beguiling
To distract the attention of; divert
Benign
Having a kindly disposition; gracious
Bereft
deprived, often after suffering the death of a loved one
Beseeched
to beg eagerly for
Demise
Death
Eunuch
a castrated man, esp. one formerly employed by Oriental rulers as a harem guard or palace official.
Fell
destructive; deadly
Hyperbole
obvious and intentional exaggeration
Ingratiate
to establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, esp. by deliberate effort
Meritorious
Deserving reward or praise; having merit.
Mollified
To calm in temper or feeling; soothe
Motley
exhibiting great diversity of elements; heterogeneous
Nubile
of a young woman) suitable for marriage
On Tenterhooks
in a state of uneasy suspense or painful anxiety
Pined
To yearn deeply; suffer with longing; long painfully
Pulchritudinous
physically beautiful; comely.
Sage
a profoundly wise person
Sequestering
To remove or set apart; segregate
Unrequited
Not returned or reciprocated