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

1/90

Click to flip

90 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Scropulous
careful of small deatils; honest; conscientions
surreptitious
done of acting in a secret, sly manner.
tenatious
touch; stuborn; not letting go
copious
abundant; plentiful
vorations
an instatable appetite for an activity or pursuit; eager to consume food
officious
ready to searve; offering; unwanted advice
spurious
not genuine; false
onerous
troublesome; oppressive; burdensome
gregorious
seeking and enjoying complany
pious
holy
panorama
unbroken view of a wide area
saga
a long story
plethora
super-abundance
gradient
a slope
adherent
supporter
vent
an outlet; a small hole
armament
military supplies and weponds
presentiment
a sence that something is about to happen
corpulent
fat; obease
circumvent
to sorround
skullduggery
trickery; underhandedness
ancillary
helping; subordinant
sedentary
characterized by or requiring much sitting; accostomed to little exercise
curosry
rapid and superficial
preditory
victomizing or destroying others
symmetry
exact correspondence
tawdry
gaudy; cheap in apperance
ambulatory
partaining to, capable of waling
idolatry
exessive adoration
pecuniary
pertaining to money
gullible
easily cheated or fooled
mawkish
excessively sentimental
raffish
cheaply vulgor appearance or nature; tawdry; disreputable
continuumm
a continuous whole; without clear division
travail
strenuous physical or mental labor or effort; the labor of child birth
intreped
fearless; bold
languid
lacking energy; weak; showing little interest in anything
exodus
a mass departure
influx
a mass arrival or incomming; a continuous comming
abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
terse
brief and to the point
coarce
to forse someone by threatenting or physically overpowering
diverse
different; varied
abate
to reduce
abide
to remain; continue to stay; endure
gambit
to take a risk for some advantage
jaunt
a short pleasure trip
frank
straigh forward; open and sincer in expression
lithe
benging easily and gracefully
aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty
deploy
to arrange strategically
egg
to encourage or inate
nullify
to cancel; undo
cavalier
nonchalant; casual; brave
mete
to sidtribute; allot
waffle
to speak/write evasively
enhance
to improve
ascribe
origin
impair
to diminnish
edifice
to building, esspessially one of imposing appearance or sice
paradox
a statement that seems true but at the same time seems to contridict with truth
penitent
having sorrow or remorse for what you've done
muse
to ponder, meditate, think about at length
gloat
to brag greatly
pique
irritation; to arouse curisosity
dispel
to drive away; dissipate
ramification
a result of a problem or pain
allure
to entice with something disirable; temp
commodious
spacious, roomy
circumspect
cautious; needful of situations and potential consequences
abstract
difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical
defunct
dead or inactive; having ceast to exist
succint
breif and to the point; concise and terse
palpable
capable of being touched or felt
accountable
expected to answer for one's actions; responsible, likaeable, answerable
astensible
genuine or real
pliable
receptive to change; easily persuaded or controlled; easily bent or twisted
adroit
skillful; cleft
bauble
a small, inexpensive trinket
prudent
causious, discrett; exercising good judgemtn
embulance
enthusiastic; bubbling with excitement
rhetoric
the art or study of using language effectively and persuasively; over-elavorate language
dogmatic
characterized by an authoritative, often arrogant, assertion of opinions of beliefs
philippic
a verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, unsulting language; a tirade
idyllic
charming in a rustic wat, batrually pe
cryptic
having an ambifuous or diggen meaning
cholenic
hot-tempered; quick to anger
peccadillo
a slight or trifling sin; a mior offense
emphatic
forceably expressive
logistics
the management of an operation