Card Set Information
english iv AP
foible, obsequious, cavil
with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, dilute
to find fault in a petty way, carp, nitpick
fraud, a pretender, imposter
a weak point, falling, minor flaw, shortcoming
to do without, abstain from, refrain from
loaded with, full of
to toughen, harden, acclimate EX/
emitting or reflecting light,
marked by slavish attentiveness, dervile , excessively submissive, often purely for self-interested reasons
blunt, slowor dull in understanding
, to swing back and forth steadily
regretful for ones's sins or mistakes; n. one who is sorry for wrondoing; remorseful
having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, dictatorial, unconditional
to repel, n. a curt rejection
to engage in reconnaissance; scout
a slaughterhouse, a state of complete disorder and confusion,mess
random, occurring at irregular intervals,
He was excused from trial by the ______ judge.
Those who were _________ obtained absolution.
She's too much
to cooperate with others.
The shopkeeper looked ____________ at the crowd of young rowdies who entered his store.
The expedition was ________ with danger.
The boss prefers ____________ underlings.
My boss ____ at the least detail.
The silversmith _____ the ingot into one long thread.
Is vanity a cardinal sin or merely a foible?