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
approbation
n. used so often as to lack freshness of originality
assuage
v. to make easier or milder; to quiet, calm
coalition
n. a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
decadence
n. decline, decay, or deterioration, a condition or period of decline or decay
elicit
v. to draw forth, bring out from some cource (such as another person)
expostulate
v. to attempt to dissuade someone from some course of action or decision by earnest reasoning
hackneyed
adj. used so often as to lack freshness of originality
hiatus
n. gap, opening, break (having an element missing)
innuendo
n. a hint or indirect suggestion
intercede
v. to plead on someones behalf; to serve as a third party or go between in a disagreement
jaded
adj. wearied, worn out,dulled
lurid
adj. causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color
meritorious
adj. worthy, deserving or recognition and praise
petulant
ajd. annoyed by triffles, peevish, easily irritated and upset
prerogative
n. a special right or privellege
provincial
adj. pertaining to an outlying area; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward
simulate
v. to make a pretense of, imitate, to show the outer signs of
transcend
v. to rise above or beyond; exceed
umbrage
n. offense, resentment
unctuous
adj. excessivly smooth, oily,or smug; trying to hard to give an impression or earnestness, sincerity, or piety