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

1/60

Click to flip

60 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Indolence
N. Tendency to avoid work.
Wrest
V. To twist away or pull away by force;to seize power; to extract by persistent.
Propagate
V. To produce offspring; to spread (an idea or belief)
Contrition
N. Remorse for wrongdoing; sorrow for ones sins.
Stint
V. To limit to a certain quantity, usually small
N. A limit; an assigned task; a specified amount of a time spent doing something
Abate
V. To reduce in amount degree, or intensity; to decrease.
Presumptuous
Adj. Acting without permission or right; arrogant.
Protract
V. To draw out; to lengthen in time.
Effete
Adj. No longer able to produce worn out; lacking vigor or moral courage; decadent.
Inure
V. To accuston or habituate, usually to something undesirable.
Panacea
N. A supposed remedy for all diseases or problems a cure- all
Fallible
Adj. Capable or erring or making a mistake.
Concerted
Adj. A mutually agreed upon: done together.
Vilify
V. To abuse werbally, to speak badly or.
Encroach
V. To intrude gradually upon the property or rights of another.
Innocuous
Adj. Ahving no injurious or adverse affects; lacking impact.
Abominable
Adj. Detestable; horrid, totally unpleasant.
Insular
Adj. Having to do with islands or life on an island; isolated; narrow minded.
Vegetate
V. To grow or sprout as a plant does; to lead a momotonous, inactive life.
Defile
V. To spoil, to make disgusting.
Enormity
N. Outrageousness; vastness.
Camaraderie
N. The spirit or goodwill, loyalty, and understanding among friends; good fellowship.
Apprise
V. To notify; to give notice to.
Recrimination
N. The act of making an acusation in return, a counteraccusation.
Exhaustive
Adj. Leaving out nothing; comprehensive.
Undermine
V. To dig from beneath, to wear away and weaken the supports of; to weaken or injure, especially by guileful means.
Elation
N. High spirits; a feeling of exaltutaion due to relief or triumph.
Austere
Adj. Strict, severe in appearance or maner plain.
Correlate
N. Established in orderly connection
V. To show a causal relation between.
Bestow
V. To confer or present as a gift or an honor to apple or dedicate for a purpose.
Furtive
Adj. Stealthy; secretive
Mercenary
N. one that serves merely for wages; a paid soldier who will fight for any country for money.
Adj. Serving merely for pay or sordid adventage.
Permeate
V. To pass through openings or pores; to spread throughout.
Accost
V. To approach and speak to, often in a challenging or aggressive way.
Populace
N. The masses; the common people; a population.
Rapacious
Adj. Given to seizing for plunder or the satisfaction of grees; inordinately greedy; predatory; extortoons.
Recalciitrant
Adj. Stubbornly disobedient; difficult to deal with.
Appraisal
N. An expert valuation; an estimate of quality or quantity.
Preletarian
Adj. Of or belonging to the working class.
N. A person belonging to the working class.
Pernicious
Adj. Very harmful; highly injurous; causing moral harm.
Brusque
Adj. Abrupt in manner or speech.
Microcosm
A. A miniature world; a small system or community regarded as representative of a larger world.
Acuisition
N. The act of obtaining something especially as an addition to a larger collection; something obtained.
Debacle
N. A sudden collapse or overthrow, an overwhelming defeat; a rout.
Wily
Adj. Crafty; guileful; full of trickery or stratagems.
unterior
Adj. Beyond what is seen or expressed intentionally concealed in order to decieve.
Alleviate
V. To ease suffering of the body or the mind.
Tenacity
N. Persevierance; cohesiveness.
Thwart
V. To oppose; to keep from doing something; to obstruct.
Rigorous
Adj. Very strict; difficult and demanding.
Impetuous
Adj. Moving with great force or speed; acting hastily, rashly or on impulse.
Synchronize
V. To cause to occur at the same time; to cause to agree in rate or speed.
Arduous
Adj. Laborious; requring much effort.
Platitude
N. A dull or commonplace remark made as if it were a new idea; a trite saying.
Insatiable
Adj. Incapable of being satisfied; greedy
Grandiose
Adj. Grand or great in scope, effect , or intent; having an affected or absurd notion of splendor.
Enthrall
V. To charm; to keep spellbound.
Sluice
N. A channel for conducting water; a floodgate.
V. To wash off with a rush of water.
oracular
Adj. Wise and Prophetic; brief and mysterious (Remarks)
Deluge
N. A great flood; a heavy rainfall; a gret amount of something.
V. To flood; to inundate.