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

1/45

Click to flip

45 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly, disorderly
Persive
(adj.) One's thought process
Perilous
(adj.) dangerous
Intrepid
(adj.) very brave, fearless
Subjugate
(v.) to conquer by force, bring under complete control
Pliant
(adj.) bending readily, easily, easily influenced
Feint
(n.) a deceptive movement
(v.) to make a depceptive move
Efface
(v.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Auspicious
(adj.)Favorable, fourtunate
Precepice
(n) a very steep cliff
Vagrant
(n.) an idle wanderer, tramp
(adj) wandering aimlessly
Meander
(v.) to wander about,
(n.) a sharp twist or turn
Revile
(v) to attack with words, call bad names
Tirade
(n) a long angry speech, usually very critical
Reprieve
(n.) a temporary relief or delay
(v.) to grant a postponement
Abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
Terse
(adj.) brief and to the point
Supplant
(v.) to take the place of
Tenacious
(adj) holding together firmly
Credible
(adj.) believable
Trite
commonplace; overused, stale
Defray
(v) to pay for
Adherent
(n) a follower;supporter
(adj) attatching sticking to
Malign
(v) to speak evil of, slander
(adj) evil
Inundate
(v) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
Surly
(adj.) angry and bad-tempered; rude
Adjourn
(v)to stop prceedings for a time; to move to another place
Exorbitant
(adj.) unreasonably high, excessive
Altercation
(n) an angry argument
Usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
Abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
Terse
(adj.) brief and to the point
Supplant
(v.) to take the place of
Tenacious
(adj) holding together firmly
Credible
(adj.) believable
Trite
commonplace; overused, stale
Defray
(v) to pay for
Adherent
(n) a follower;supporter
(adj) attatching sticking to
Malign
(v) to speak evil of, slander
(adj) evil
Inundate
(v) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
Surly
(adj.) angry and bad-tempered; rude
Adjourn
(v)to stop prceedings for a time; to move to another place
Exorbitant
(adj.) unreasonably high, excessive
Altercation
(n) an angry argument
Usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right