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

1/14

Click to flip

14 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
tenable (adjective)
ten e-bel

tenability (noun)

untenable (adjective)
capable of being defended; logical

Trung convinced others that his argument had tenability.

The theory that the world is flat is now considered untenable

The story of columbus and his crew are now consider tenable
deduction (noun)
di-duk shen

deductive (adjective)

deduce (verb)
di-doo
something subtracted from a total

The mathematician's well-developed deductive skills enabled her to solve difficult logic problems.

We deduced that a child lived in the house from the toys on the floor.
abstain (verb)
ab-stan

absienence (noun)
ab ste-nens

abstention (noun)
ab-sten shen
not to do something by choice
abduction (noun)
ab-duk shen


abduct (verb)



kidnapping

The extremist group abducted people and held them for ransom.

There is a abduction of that family down by the block.
status quo (noun)
sta tes kwo
the existing conditions; present state of things

you can challenge G.Bush to be presidents
eject (verb)
i-jekt

ejection (noun)
to force to leave; to expel

Seconds before the plane crashed, an automatic ejection device saved the pilot.

I was ejected from the movie theatre because I was too loud.
abstain (verb)
ab-stan

absienence (noun)
ab ste-nens

abstention (noun)
ab-sten shen
not to do something by choice

The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan requires abstinence from eating during daylight hours.

China's abstention allowed the resolution to pass in the United Nations.

We can abstain by smoking with friends.
deduction (noun)
di-duk shen

deductive (adjective)

deduce (verb)
di-doo
something subtracted from a total

The mathematician's well-developed deductive skills enabled her to solve difficult logic problems.

We deduced that a child lived in the house from the toys on the floor.

Whenever my mom count how many of us left in the house there is always a deduction of my second oldest brother because he is never around.
tenacious (adjective)
te-na shes

tenaciousness (noun)

tenacity (noun)
te-nas e-te
firmly holding; gripping; retaining

Winston Churchill;s tenaciousness in believing that Nazi Germany was a threat helped prepare England for World War II

In 1998 U.S gymnastics champions Blaine Wilson and Kristen Maloney showed their tenacity by competing despite injuries.

I kept a tenacious grasp on the wall while I was falling off.
conducive (adjective)
ken-doo siv
contributing to; leading to

When I study my bedroom is a cnducive place to study.
jettison (verb)
jet -i-sen
to throw out forcefully; to throw overboard

My sister jettison my homework and kept the one's that I didn't need.
dejected (adjective)
di-jek tid

dejection (noun)
depressed; downcast

Marisol was in a state of dejection after she lost her job

I was dejected after the Interview I just had.
status quo (noun)
sta tes kwo

staunchness (noun)
the existing conditions; present state of things

The staunchness of a friend's support helped me during my difficult divorce.

you can challenge G.Bush to be presidents
stature
stach er
level of achievement and honor

You have great stature in the field of good attendence