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
vigil
n. a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
bonanza
n. a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount
servile
adj. of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial ; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
laggard
n. a personwho moves slowly or falls behind; (adj.) falling behind; slow to move, act or respond
evolve
v. to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
collaborate
v. to work with, work together
citadel
n. a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
churlish
adj. lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
adage
n. a proverb: wise saying
discordant
adj. diagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
plaudits
pl. n. applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
wrangle
v. to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n.) a noisy quarrel
rubble
n. broken stone or bricks; ruins
hover
v. to float or hangsuspended over; to movee back and forth uncertainly over or around
grope
v. to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertaintly
jostle
v. to make or fore one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to vie for
revert
v. to return, go back
preclude
v. to make impossible, prevent, shut out
exerpt
n. a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v.) to take such a passage; to quote
decree
n. an order having the force of law (v.) to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully