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
  • 3rd side (hint)
Animated
(adj.) full of life, alive
(part.)moved to action
Syn:(adj.)energetic, vigorous
Ant:(adj.)dull, lifeless, dead, flat
Brood
(n.)a family of young animals, especially birds; any group having the same nature and origin; (v.)to think it over
syn:(v.)ponder, meditate, worry agonize
Culminate
(v.) to reach a high point of developement; to end, climax
Syn:conclude, terminate
Ant:begin, initiate, kick off, commence
Downright
(adv.)thoroughly; (adj.)absolute, complete; frank, blunt
Syn:(adj.)total, out- and- out, unqualified
Drone
(n.)a loafer, idler; a buzzing or humming sound; a remote- control device; a male bee (v.) to make a buzzing sound; to speak in a dull tone of voice
Syn:(n.) bum, do- nothing;(v.)hum, buzz, purr
Ant:(n.) hard worke, workaholic
Goad
(v.) to drive or urge on; (n.)something used to drive or urge on
Syn:(v.)prod, spur on, incite
Ant:(v.)curb, check, restrain
Indulge
(v.)to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to
Syn:oblige, humor, coddle, pamper
Ant:deny, refuse
Ingredient
(n.)one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
Syn:element, component, constituent, factor
Literate
(adj.)able to read and write; showing an excellent educational background; having knowledge or training
Syn:educated, trained
Ant:unlettered, unschooled, ignorant
Loom
(v.)to come into view; appear in exaggerated form; (n.)a machine for weaving
Syn:(v.)emerge, surface, hover, tower
Luster
(n.)the quality ogf giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
Syn:gloss, sheen ,shine
Ant:tarnish, dullness
Miscellaneous
(adj.)mixed, of different kinds
Syn:varied, assorted, motley
Ant:identical, uniform, homogeneous
Oration
(n.)a public speech for a formal occasion
Syn:address, harangue
Peevish
(adj.)cross, complaining, irritable, contrary
Syn:crabby, cranky, testy, stubborn
Ant:agreeable, amiable, even-tempered, pleasant
Seethe
(v.)to boil or foam,; to be excited or disturbed
Syn:churn, simmer, stew
Singe
(v.)to burn slightly; (n.) a burn at the ends or edges
Syn:(v.)scorch, char, sear
Ant:(v.)incinerate
Unique
(adj.)one of a kind, unequaled; unusual; found only in a given class, place or situation
Syn:unparalleled, distinctive, singular
Ant:ordinary, commonplace, run-of-the-mill
Upright
(adj.)vertical, straight; good, honest; (adv.) in a vertical position
Syn:(adj.)perpendicular, virtuous
Ant:(adj.)horizontal, prone, dishonest, corrupt
Verify
(v.) to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
Syn:prove, validate, substantiate
Ant:(adj.)disprove, refute, discredit
Yearn
(v.) to have a strong and earnest desire
Syn:crave, long for, want