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

1/40

Click to flip

40 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
hovel
n. shack n. small, miserable house
hubris
n. arrogance n. excessive self-conceit
hoodwink
vb. trick vb. try to cheat
hubbub
n. confused, noisy excitement
husbandry
n. act of being very careful with spending n. careful management of money n. agriculture
holster
n. pistol case
ichthyology
n. study of fish
humility
n. humbleness of spirit
homily
n. sermon n. serious warning
homespun
adj. relating to the family adj. made at home
homage
n. honor n. something done in admiration of another
hypercritical
adj. very picky
humane
adj. kind
hurtle
vb. rush headfirst
hover
vb. hang about vb. wait nearby
humdrum
adj. dull adj. routine
iconoclastic
adj. attacking cherished traditions
hybrid
n. mixed breed n. mongrel (negative)
hummock
n. small hill
hypocritical
adj. pretending to be morally excellent adj. deceiving
hyperbole
n. exaggeration n. one statement that is exaggerated
hue
n. color n. way something can be viewed
hortatory
adj. encouraging adj. strongly urging
horticultural
adj. pertaining to the cultivation of gardens
humus
n. substance formed by decaying vegetable matter
hoax
n. trick n. practical joke
hydrophobia
n. rabies n. fear of water
holocaust
n. destruction by fire
hirsute
adj. hairy
hone
vb. sharpen
icon
n. religious image n. idol
homogeneous
adj. of the same kind
humid
adj. damp
hypochondriac
n. person who is excessively worried about his health n. worrier without cause about illness
hypothetical
adj. based on assumptions or hypotheses
hyperborean
adj. situated in extreme north adj. icy cold adj. cold
histrionic
adj. theatrical
hyperbole
n. exaggeration n. act of exaggerating
hoary
adj. white with age
hostelry
n. inn