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
depravity
Moral corruption or degradation
sensibility
The ability to feel or perceive
celibacy
Abstinence from sexual intercourse, especially by reason of religious vows
propagate
To make widely known; publicize
odious
Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
forlorn
Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition
efficacious
Producing or capable of producing a desired effect
ethereal
Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible
expiation
The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty
scurrilous
Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language; foul-mouthed
transfigured
To exalt or glorify
bane
Fatal injury or ruin
petulant
Unreasonably irritable or ill-tempered; peevish
asperity
Harshness of manner; ill temper or irritability
misanthropy
Hatred or mistrust of humankind
machinations
A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end
effluence
Something that flows out or forth; an emanation
choleric
Easily angered; bad-tempered
Mollified
To calm in temper or feeling; soothe
Vicissitude
A change or variation
preternatural
Out of or being beyond the normal course of nature; differing from the natural
conjectural
Dependent on conjecture; fancied; imagined; guessed at; undetermined; doubtful
nugatory
Of little or no importance; trifling
repudiate
To reject emphatically as unfounded, untrue, or unjust
gules
The color red, indicated on a blazon by vertical lines