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
Accelerate
to speed up, cause to move faster
Bystander
one who looks on or observes
Canvass
to go through an area in order to procure votes
Casual
happening by chance or on an irregular basis
Downtrodden
Treated unfaily and cruelly, oppressed
Puny
of less than normal strength or size
Entice
to attract, tempt
Erode
to wear away gradually
Flounder
to thrash about in a clumsy or inffective way
Graphic
lifelike, vivid; relating to the pictorial arts
Gruesome
horrible, revolting, ghastly
Melancholy
sad, gloomy, unhappy
Ordeal
a difficult or painful experience
Parch
to make dry and thirsty
Persist
to continue steadily in a course of action
Vital
having life, living; necessary to life
quibble
to evade or belittle a point by twisting words or raising minor objections
Ratify
to approve, give formal approval to
Regal
royal, kinglike; fit for a king
Stifle
to smother, prevent from breathing