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

1/25

Click to flip

25 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
apogee
highest or most distant point; the climax

ant. lowest point
betoken
to give a sign of

ant. to hide; conceal
cite
to quote an authority

ant. to allude to
communal
pertaining to a group or community

ant.
coterie
a small group that shares interests

ant. individual
decelerate
to slow down

ant. to speed up
despairing
hopeless, despondent

ant. hopeful
disapprobation
disapproval, condemnation

ant. sanction
extemporanious
made with little or no preparation, not planned

ant. planned
extrinsic
not inherent, external

syn. alien, extraneous, foreign
ant. essential
fallible
capable of making an error

ant. not likely to be erroneous
gentility
state of refinement, member of the upper class or gentry

ant. boorishness
implicit
understood but not directly expressed

ant. obscure
iniquitity
gross injustice; wickedness; wicked act

syn. perverseness
intrinsic
belonging to or pertaining to the essential nature of a thing

ant. extraneous
kinetic
pertaining to motion; characterized by movement

ant. immobile
moratorium
a suspension of activity

ant. period of activity
opprobrium
disgrace and reproach as a result of bad conduct

ant. praise
puerile
childish, immature

ant. mature
pulchritude
beauty, comeliness

ant. ugliness
reprise
a recurrence, renewal, or resumption of an action

syn. recapitulation, repetition
scathing
bitterly severe; harmful; injurious

ant: harmless
supplant
to take the place of

syn: displace; supersede
topicality
subject of current interest
waver
to show indecision or to vacillate

ant: to stand firm