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
hedonist
POS: noun
def: someone who lives mainly to pursue pleasure.
syn: debauchee, glutton, profligate
example: after the business man had his life rescued, he devoted the rest of his life to HEDONISM.
lassitude
POS: noun
def: a state of diminished energy
syn: fatigue, weariness, enervation
example:
decorous
POS: adjective
def: having good taste
syn: becoming, demure, elegant
example: the DECOROUS women designed the castle.
pundit
POS: noun
def: someone who offers opinions in in an authoritative style
syn: expert, guru, maven
cumulative
POS: adjective
def: made up of successive additions
syn: accruing, aggregative, increasing
example:
unparalleled
POS: adjective
def: with no equal
syn: consummate, superlative, unrivaled
example: the blind boy climbing the mountain was an UNPARALLELED accomplishment.
diligent
POS: adjective
def: working hard and steadily
syn: eager, persevering, steadily
example: the girl worked DILIGENTLY to prepare her essay
predatory
POS: adjective
def: exploiting others for personal gain
syn: bloodthirsty, greedy
example: PREDATORS look for young children on the internet
caustic
POS: adjective
def: burning
syn: aerobic, corrosive
example: the caustic remark scarred the boy for life
trangress
POS: verb
def: to violate
syn: breach, infract
example: the blue team TRANSGRESSED the red team's base.
gen
birth/race/family

generation, genealogy, genocide
hydra
water

hydraulics, hydrate, hydrant
jud/jus
law

judge, justice, justify, judicial
lab
work

labor, collaborate, laboratory
man
hand

manual, manuscript, manufacture