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

1/24

Click to flip

24 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
denizen
resident, one who frequents a place
contingent
(adj)likely but not certain to happen, dependent on uncertain events or conditions
(n) a representative group forming part of a larger body
foist
to impose by fraud; pass off as worthy or genuine
corroborate
to confirm, make more certain
abstemious
moderate, sparing (eating, drinking)
disseminate
to scatter widely
floried
excessively ornate, overdecorated, showy
censurable
deserving blame or correction
discursive
passing aimlessly from one subject to another; rambling
dowdy
poorly dressed
accentuate
to emphasize
specious
deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
perceptive
having sympathetic insight or understanding
palpable
capable of being touched or felt
sear
to make or become dry and withered
satiate
(v) to satisfy completely, fill to excess
(adj) full,satisfied
gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces
inculcate
to impress on mind by repetition
heresy
opinion different from accepted belief, denial of a sacred idea
pernicious
extremely harmfuly, deadly, fatal
quail
to shrink back in fear
salient
(adj) promninent, standing out
(n) a projection or bulge, land form that projects upwards or outward
magniloquent
expressed in lofty or high-flown language (often in the sense of being pompous or over-elaborate)
predilection
a liking, preference