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

1/20

Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
persecution
the situation of being subjected to constant hostility or cruel treatment, especially because of religious or political beliefs
sentiment
a belief or opinion
strategist
an expert in planning and directing an operation or campaign
fortify
to strengthen against attack
cavalry
troops on horseback
ravine
a deep, narrow gorge between mountains
ogling
staring at or looking at boldly or rudely
preposterous
unreasonable or absurd
abhor
to shrink from with extreme hatred, loathing, or horror
compressed
pressed together
conspirator
works with others towards a mutual, secret goal
intelligence
secret information about other people; spying
deflate
to release air; or reduce an ego
weaselly
cunning and sneaky actions
syndicate
an agency that sells news articles to publications that don’t have their own reporters on the scene of an event
priority
the right to go before others
radiance
a shining brightness
direct characterization
when the author allows the reader to observe the behavior and word of a character
indirect characterization
when the reader must rely on the words of another person in the story for information about a character
cove
a recess or nook in a mountain or shoreline