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

1/20

Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
adjacent
(adj.) near, next to, adjoining

syn - alongside, nearby, neighboring
ant - faraway, distant, remote
alight
(v) to get down from, step down from, to come down from the air or land

syn - dismount, descend, land, touch down
ant - mount, ascend, board, take off
barren
(adj) not productive, bare

syn - unproductive, sterile, desolate, arid
ant - fertile, productive, fruitful
disrupt
(v) to break up, disturb

syn - upset, displace, disorder.
ant - organize, arrange
dynasty
(n) - a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time.

syn - ruling house, regime
ant - N/A
foretaste
(n) an advance indication, sample, or warning

syn - preview, anticipation
ant - N/A
germinate
(v) to begin to grow, come into being

syn - sprout, shoot up, grow, burgeon
ant - wither, die, stagnate, shrivel up
humdrum
(adj) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation

syn - monotonous, uneventful, prosaic, boring
ant - lively, exciting, thrilling, exhilarating
hurtle
(v) to rush violently, dash headlong, to fling or hurl forcefully

syn - speed, fly, race, catapult, fling
ant - crawl, creep
insinuate
(v) to suggest or hint slyly, to edge into something indirectly

syn - imply, intimate
ant - barge in, broadcast
interminable
(adj) endless, so long as to seem endless

syn - never-ending, ceaseless
ant - brief, short, fleeting
interrogate
(v) to ask questions, examine by questioning

syn - question, query
ant - N/A
recompense
(v) to pay back, to give a reward - (n) a payment for loss, service, or injury

syn - (v) repay - (n) compensate
ant - N/A
renovate
(v) to repair, restore to good condition, made new again

syn - repair, fix up, recondition
ant - N/A
resume
(rez e ma)
(n) a brief summary, a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job.

syn - synopsis, job history
sullen
(adj) silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment, slow moving, sluggish

syn - grumpy, surly, peevish, morose
ant - cheerful, blithe, soliable, vivacious
trickle
(v) to flow or fall by drops in a small stream
(n) a small, irregular quantity of anything

syn - (v)dribble, drizzle, drip - (n) small amount
ant - (v) gush, pour, flood - (n) deluge
trivial
(adj) not important, minor, ordinary, commonplace

syn - insignificant, petty, trifling
ant - important, weighty, momentous
truce
(n) a pause in fighting, temporary peace

syn - cease-fire, armistice
ant - war, warfare, fighting
vicious
(adj) evil, bad, spiteful, having bad habits, or an ugly disposition, painfully severe or extreme

syn - wicked, malicious, savage
ant - good, kind, kindly, mild, harmless