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

1/75

Click to flip

75 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
abash
to make ashamed
to embarass
abate
to subside
to reduce
abdicate
to step down from a position of power or authority
banal
unoriginal
ordinaru
bane
poison
torment
cause of harm
bastion
stronghold
fortress
fortified place
beget
to give birth to
to create
to lead to
to cause
belabor
to go over repeatedly or to an absurd extent
cadence
rhythm
rise and fall of sounds
cajole
to persuade someone to do somehting he doesnt want to do
callow
immature
naive
inexperienced
unsophisticated
candor
truhfulness
sincere honesty
capitulate
to surrender
to give up or give in
aunt
to make fearful
to intimidate
debacle
violent breakdown
sudden overthrow
overwhelming defeat
debauch
to seduce or currupt
decadent
decaying or decayed especially in morals
an affection fo young people
decimate
to kill or destroy a large part of
dormant
inactive
as though asleep
dubious
full of doubt
uncertainty
eccentric
not conventional
irregular
edify
to enlighten
to instruct esp in moral or religious matters
efface
to erase
to rub away the features of
fabrication
something mad eup
exult
to rejoice
to celebrate
extricate
to free from difficulty
fraternal
like brothers
frenetic
frenzied
frantic
furgal
economical
penny pinching
furtive
secretive
shy
garrulous
chatty
talkative
futile
useless
hopeless
genere
a type of category
genteel
refined
polite
aristocratic
hapless
unlucky
harbinger
a signal of
a forerunner
heresy
any beleif that is opposed to established beliefes
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity
an eccentricity
idyllic
charming in a rustic way
ignominy
deep disgrace
laconic
using few words esp to the point of seeming rude
lament
to mourn
lampoon
to satirize
to mock
to parody
machination
a scheming activity for an evil pursuit
magnaminous
unresentful
noble in spirit
generous
magnate
rich
powerful
very succesful bussiness person
malaise
feeling of depression, uneasiness or queeziness
malfeasance
an illegalm act, esp by a public official
nefarious
evil
flagrantly wicked
nepotism
showing favor to friends or family in bussiness or politics
nihilism
the beleif that there are no values or morals in the universe
nominal
in name only
insignificant
palliate
to relieve or alleviate something wihout getting rid of the problem
to assuage
to mitigate
palpable
capable of being touched
obvious
tangible
philistine
a smugly ignorant person with no appreciation of artisitc or intellectual matters
prudent
having foresight
purported
rumored or claimed
putative
commonly accepted
supposed
reputed
rapacious
greedy
plundering
avaricious
rebut
contradict
saccharine
SWEET
excessivelty or disgustingly sweet
sacrilege
a violation of somehting sacred
blasphemy
sacrosanct
sacred
held to be inviolable
sagacious
discerning
shrewd
keen in judgement
wise
tacit
implied
taciturn
untalkative by nature
tangential
only superficially related to the matter at hand
not especially relevant
peripheral
tantamount
equivalent to
tautological
redundant circular
unconscionable
not controlled by conscious
scrupulous
unctuous
both literally and figuratively
insincere
vapid`
without liveliness
dull
spiritles
vehement
intense
forceful
violent
wanton
malicious
unjustifiable
unprovoked
egregious
proscribe
outlaw
inhibit