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

1/15

Click to flip

15 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
  • 3rd side (hint)
abrogate
to abolish; do away with; or annul by authority
close the gate
burgeon
to begin to grow and flourish
seeds barge through the earth
burnish
to polish; rub to a shine
when something begins to tarnish you burnish
decimate
to destroy a large portion of
many students would love to decimate decimals
deprecate
to express disapproval of; to belittle
don't appreciate so you deprecate
fetter
to shackle, put in chains; to impede or restrict
fetter around
forestall
to prevent by taking action first; preempt
stall the action of another
immolate
to kill, as a sacrifice.; to ruin by fire; to destroy
it's too late..
interdict
to prohibit, forbid
he's a dick to interdict that
petrify
to make hard or stiff like a stone; to paralyze with fear, astonishment, or dread
petrified wood;
I was petrified
pique
to wound someone's pride, to offend; to arouse or provoke
piqued my interest
stultify
to impair or make ineffective; to cripple
to make someone look foolish or incompetent
the stilts stulified the man
subvert
to overthrow. to ruin, destroy completely. to undermine
sneak in through the subway to subvert
upbraid
to reprove, reproach sharply, condemn; admonish
grab her up by her braid
truncate
to shorten or terminate by cutting the top or end off
from the trunk up