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

1/16

Click to flip

16 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
HAPLESS (adj)
unfortunate. having bad luck

syn.- ill-fated, ill-starred,
jinxed,luckless, unlucky
HEGEMONY (n)
the domination of one state or group over its allies.

syn.-authority, power
HERMETIC (adj)
tightly sealed

syn.-airtight, impervious,
watertight
HETEROGENEOUS (adj)
composed of unlike parts, different, diverse

syn.-assorted, miscellaneous,
mixed, motley, varied
HOARY (adj)
very old, whitish or gray from age

syn- ancient, antedilluvian,
antique, venerable, vintage
HOMOGENEOUS (adj)
of similar kind

syn- consistent,standardized,
uniform, unvarying
HUSBAND (v)
to manage economically,to use
sparingly

syn.-conserve
HEPERBOLE (n)
purposeful exaggeration for
effect

syn.-embllishment, inflation
magnification
ICONOCLAST (n)
one who opposes established beliefs, customs &
institutions
syn- maverick, nonconformist,
rebel, revolutionary
IDIOSYNCRASY (n)
peculiarity of temperment,
eccentricity

syn- humor, oddity , quick
IGNOBLE(adj)
having low moral standerds, not noble in characeter, mean

syn- lowly, vulgar
IMBUE (v)
to infuse, dye,wet,or moisten

syn-charge,freight,impregnate
permeate, pervade
IMPASSE (N)
blocked path, dilemma with no solution

syn- cul-de-sac, deadlock, stalemate
IMPECUNIOUS (adj)
poor, having no money

syn- destitute, impoverished
indigent, needy, penniless
IMPERTURBABLE (adj)
not capable of being disturbed

syn-composed,dispassionate,
impassive, serene, stocial
IMPERVIOUS (adj)
impossible to penetrate, incapable of being affacted

syn-impergnable, resistant