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
Incapable of being fatigued; tireless
Indefatigable
To grow well, thrive
Flourish

The "flowerish" field "flourishes"
Of low quality, inferior, base
Mean


Collapsing foundation = "mean base"!
To get by a special effort
Procure

Only this doctor was able to get the "pro-cure"--the others were amateurs!
To be constantly irritating
Rankle

Broken foot = "ankle rankle"
To braid
Plait

This dinner "plait" is "braided"!
A tiny amount of something
Pittance

Brad was NOT given a "Pitt"-ance of good looks!
Living on food, staying alive
Subsistence

Living on subs = "sub"-sistence
Act of burying
Interment
To show lots of attention and care
Dote

Homer sure doesn't "doh!"-te on his children!
To pay back money for something
Recompense

If you get in a car accident, you should "wreck"-ompense the other driver!
To give up, let go
Relinquish

If you "give up" on learning this trick, you'll be re-"link"-uishing!
Gloomy, dejected
Disconsolate

The "dissed consonant" was "dis-consolate"!
Extreme poverty or scarcity
Penury
A European mountain goat, or the cloth made from its hide
Chamois

This towel isn't really made from a goat--it's a "sham"-my!
From the country; rural
Rustic

This truck is "rustic" and "rust"-y!