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


regime
pos - noun
def - a government in power; a form or system of rule or management,a period of rule
syn - a government administration, rule
ant - none
accent - re 'gime


retard
pos - verb
def - to make slow, delay, hold back
syn - to hold back, slow down, restrain
ant - to hasten, speed up
accent - re 'tard


lubricate
pos - verb
def - to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use
syn - to oil, grease
ant - none
accent - 'lu bri cate


transparent
pos - adj
def - allowing light to pass through, easily recognized or understood, eaasily seen through or detected
syn - clear, translucent, obvious
ant - frosted, soothy, smoky, unclear, indisinct
accent - trans 'par ent


unscathed
pos - adj
def - wholly unharmed, not injured
syn - unhurt, sound, intact, unimpared
ant - injured, damaged, harmed, hurt
accent - un 'scathed


poised
pos - adj
def - balanced, suspended, calm,controlled, ready for action
syn -calm, controlled, self-confident, ready
ant - nervous, tense, ill at ease
accent - poised


mtual
pos -adj
def - shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
syn - two-sided, joint, shared, reciprocal
ant - one-sided, unilateral
accent - 'mu tu al


plague
pos - noun; verb
def - an easily spraed disease causing a large number of deaths, a widespread evil; to annoy or bother
syn - an epidemic, pestilence; to pester, vex
ant - a boon, blessing, godsend
accent - plague


indifference
pos - adj
def - a lack of interest or concern
syn - a lack of interest, apathy, unconcern
ant - interest, concern, enthusiasm
accent - in' diffe rence


dissuade

pos - verb
def - to persuade not to do something
syn - to discourage, talk out of
ant - to persuade, talk into
accent - diss 'uade


indespensable
pos - adj
def - absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
syn - essential, crucial, vital
ant - unnessesary, nonessential
accent - in di 'spen sa ble


homicide
pos - noun
def - the killing of one peson by another
syn - manslaughter, murder
ant - none
accent - 'hom i cide


entrepreneur
pos - noun
def - a person who stars up and takes on the risk of a business
syn - businessperson, impesario
ant - none
accent - en tre pre 'neur


customary
pos - adj
def - usual, expected, routine
syn - regular, normal, usual, traditional
ant - strange, odd, unusual, untraditional
accent - 'cus to mar y

available
pos - adj
def - ready for use; at hand
syn - obtainable;on hand, at hand
ant - unobtainable,not to be had
accent - a 'vai la ble


firebrand
pos - noun
def - a peice of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely entergetic or emotional person
syn - a hothead, agitator, rabble-rouser
ant - peacemaker, pacifier, conciliator
accent - 'fi re brand


pelt
pos - verb
def - to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
syn -to bombard,shower, pepper
ant - none
accent - pelt


hazard
pos - noun; verb
def -risk, peril; to expose to danger or harm, to gamble
syn - a danger,risk; to venture
ant - to play it safe
accent - 'haz ard


indignant
pos - adj
def - filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean
syn - offended, resentful, outrage, exasperated
ant - pleased, delighted, overjoyed, elated
accent - in 'dig nant


cater
pos - verb
def - to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant; to supply food and service
syn - to pamper, indulge, gratify; to provide
ant - to frustrate, deny, refuse
accent - 'ca ter