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

1/82

Click to flip

82 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
vitiate
lower the quality; weaken the strength
vituperate
curse; abuse in words
volition
power of choosing or determining
volubility
fluency; verbosity
voluptuous
full of pleasure to the senses
vounchsafe
to grant
waffle
talk vaguely without much result
wag
merry person
wean
to turn away from a habit
welter
turmoil; a bewildering jungle
wend
to go, proceed
wheedle
to influence by flattery
wrangle
to dispute angrily or peevishly
yarn
tale, story, fibers for knitting
ubiquitous
present everywhere
umbrage
offense; resentment
unemcumbered
easy going; trifle
unfeigned
sincere
urbane
elegant; refined in manners
taciturn
silent; not talkative
tactile
perceptible by touch
tautology
repetition; redundancy
tawdry
cheap; gaudy
teetotal
oppose to alcohol
temerity
boldness; brashness; intrepidness
temperence
abstinence from alcohol; showing self control
tenacity
firmness; persistency
tendentious
biased
tenuous
insubstantial, weak
termagant
shrew
testiness
witness; evidence
voluptuary
a sensualist; one whose life is given over to luxury and sensual pleasures
subterfuge
deception
succor
assistance, relief in times of distress
suffrage
short prayer usually in series; right of voting
sullied
to be stained; discredited
sundry
various; miscellaneous; separate
superannuate
to become retired; obsolete
supercilious
disdainful; characterized by haughty scorn
superfluous
more then in neede/wanted
supine
lying on back; slow to act; passive
suppliant
asking humbly; beseeching
supplicate
to make a humble petition
surfeit
satiate; feed to fulness or to excess
sybarite
voluptuary
probity
uprightness; incorruptibility
proclivity
inclination
prodigal
wastefully extravegant; lavish profuse
prodigious
enormous; wonderful
prodigy
portentous event; omen
profligacy
shameless immorality
profligate
wasteful; prodigal
profundity
depth
prolix
tiring because too long
propinquity
nearness in time or place, kindred affinity
propitiatory
conciliatory; appeasing, mitigating
propitious
auspicious; presenting favourable circumstances
prosaic
commonplace; mundane
proscribe
denounce as dangerous
protean
displaying great diversity; versatile
provisional
of the presen time only
obdurate
hardened and unrepenting; sturbborn
obfuscate
to darken; make obscure
obloquy
abusive detractive language
obsequious
too eager to obey or serve
obviate
get rid of
nugatory
trifling; worthless
macerate
make or become soft by soaking in water
machination
plot, scheme (esp evil)
maelstrom
powerful; violent whirlpool
maladroit
tactless; clumsy
malapropsim
misuse of a word (for one that resembles it)
malediction
curse
execration
cursing; sth that is cursed/loathed
malefaction
evil deed; crime
maleficent
baleful
malinger
to fake illness of injury to shrik a duty
maudlin
sentimental in silly tearful way
manacle
chains for hands or feet
maverick
rebel; non conformist
mawkish
sickly or puerilely sentimental
puerile
juvenile; childish