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

1/50

Click to flip

50 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
archaic
antiquated
archetype
prototype; primitive pattern
archipelago
group of closely located islands
archives
public records; place where public records are kept
ardently
with full of ardor
ardor
enthusiasm
arduous
steep, difficult ascent; laborious
argot
jargon, slang
aria
operatic solo; a song sung by one person in an opera or oratorio
arid
(of land) dry; barren; unproductive
aristocracy
hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility
armada
fleet of warships
aromatic
fragrant
arraign
charge in court; indict
arrant
in the highest degree
array
marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn
arrears
being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
arrhythmic
lacking rhythm or regularity
arrogance
proud, superior manner of behavior
arroyo
gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
arsenal
storage place for military equipment
artery
blood-vessel
artful
exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning
articulate
speak distinctly, connect by joints
artifacts
object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
artifice
deception; trickery
artisan
a manually skilled worker
artless
without guile; open and honest
ascend
go or come up
ascendancy
controlling influence; position of controlling influence
ascent
the act of ascending
ascertain
get to know
ascetic
practicing self-denial, austere, stark
ascribe
consider to be the origin of or belonging to
aseptic
surgically clean
ashen
ash-colored
asinine
stupid
askance
with a sideways or indirect look
askew
crookedly; slanted; at an angle
asperity
roughness, harshness, ill temper, irritability
aspersion
slander
aspirant
seeker after position or status
aspire
seek to attain (position or status); long for
assail
attack violently
assay
analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
assent
agree; accept
assert
state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action)
asset
valuable quality, smth that has money value
assiduous
diligent, hard-working, sedulous
assimilate
absorb; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly