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

1/30

Click to flip

30 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Placate
Pacify, conciliate
Plasticity
Ability to be molded
Platitude
Trite remark, commonplace statement
Plethora
Excesss, overabundance
Preamble
Introductory statement
Precarious
Uncertain, risky
Precipitate
Rash, premature, hasty, sudden
Precursor
Forerunner
Presumptuous
overconfident, impertinently bold, taking liberties
Prevaricate
lie
Pristine
Characteristics of earlier times, primitive, unspoiled
Probity
Uprighness, incorruptibility
Prodigal
Wasteful, reckless with money

Hint: Opposite: Frugal
Propensity
Natural inclination, to be convinced of our's own talent
Propitiate
Appease
Propriety
Fitness, correct conduct
Proscribe
Ostracize, banish, outlaw
Pungent
Stinging, sharp in taste or smell, caustic
Qualified
limited, restricted
Quibble
Minor objection or complaint
Quiescent
At Rest, dormant, temporarily inactive
Rarefied
Made less dense [of a gas]
Recalcitrant
Obstinately stubborn, determined to resist authority, unruly
Recant
Disclaim, or disavow, retract a previous statement, openly confess error
Recluse
Hermit, loner
Recondite
Difficult to understand, profound, secret
Refactory
Stubborn, unmanageable
Refute
Disprove
Relegate
Banish to an inferior position, delegate, assign
Reproach
Express disapproval or disappointment