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

1/30

Click to flip

30 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
macabre
horrible; gruesome
mater (gr)
mother; as maternal, matrimony
Machiavellian
deceitful; tricky
malleable
capable of being changed; adaptable
machination
evil design
manumit
to set free
marquee
a rooflike shelter, such as glass, projecting above an outer door
malodorous
bad-smelling; stinking
masochist
one who enjoys his own pain and suffering
mega (gr)
large; as megaton, megaphone
maladroit
clumsy; unskillful; awkward
magn (gr)
great; as magnitude, magnificent
maelstrom
whirlpool
magnate
important person in any field
masticate
to chew
malediction
curse
malapropism
world humorously misused
malingerer
one who pretends to be sick to avoid work
malady
disease; illness
martinet
a strict disciplinarian
malcontent
one who is dissatisfied
malfeasance
wrongdoing
malaise
discomfort; uneasiness
mar (gr)
sea; as marine, maritime
matrix
a place of origin
maudlin
excessively sentimental
mausoleum
large tomb for many bodies
man (gr)
hand; as manufacture, manual
malign
to speak badly of
magnanimous
generous