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

1/44

Click to flip

44 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
profligate
Recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant
desultory
Half-hearted; inconsistent
peevish
Cranky, easily irritated and annoyed
impudent
Marked by casual disrespect
unpreposessing
creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression
dilatory
not prompt
injudicious
unwise or imprudent
picayune
insignificant, not worthy of attention
fulsome
disgusting or offensively excessive
dogmatism
Arrogant, stubborn assertion of opinion or belief
stoic
someone unaffected by emotion
petulant
Unreasonably irritable or ill-tempered; peevish.
feral
Existing in a wild or untamed state
garrulous
Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.
torpor
A state of mental or physical inactivity or insensibility.
ostentatious
Extremely showy
laxity
Lack of discipline; carelessness
dour
Sullen, gloomy
slothful
lazy
torpid
Slow, apathetic, sluggish
hyperbole
Exaggeration
prattle
To talk freely and carelessly
maladroit
Clumsy
gull
A person who is easily tricked or cheated; a dupe
curmudgeon
grumpy person
vapid
Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull
turgid
Swollen or bloated; overly ornate or full of meaningless
boor
crude, vulgar person
effrontery
impudence
callow
immature
surly
Sullenly ill-humored; gruff
peripatetic
wandering or itinerant
slovenly
messy, careless
timorous
timid
chary
very wary, shy
complacent
satisfied or smug
drake
Male duck.
crochety
complaining, grouchy or irritable
misogyny
Hatred of women
brood
Worry about something at great length.
spendthrift
One who spends money recklessly or wastefully.
imperiousness
quality of being overbearing or domineering
pariah
outcast
stolid
hard to move to emotion