Card Set Information
Words studied in 2011
tags "Vocabulary "
description "Vocabulary "
fileName "American Government"
Worthy of imitation, commendable
"That was an exemplary answer given by Jennifer."
Honest; open and sincere
"The teacher was candid when he talked to the student about his grade."
Having high standards; hard to please
"The teacher is fastidious about keeping her room clean."
Aggressive, eager to flight, hostile
"The driver was belligerent when the police officer pulled him over for speeding."
Characterized by friendship and good will
"The teams ended the game in an amicable manner shaking hands at midfield."
Comradeship; good-fellowship; togetherness
"The group showed camaraderie as they worked on the project together."
A minor weakness or flaw of character; a small defect
"The hot headed jock thought he had no foibles."
"Though the weather was nice this weekend, I was slothful and just laid around the house."
A feeling of attitude of deep respect
"I have reverence for US veterans."
To establish by proof or evidence; to give substance to
"The lawyer can substantiate the charge with the district attorney's office."
To advise against something or to scold
"The teacher admonished him for excessive talking."
"The candidate's mettlesome speech got the audience very excited."
Characterized by fearlessness and endurance
"The intrepid photographer flew on some of the fiercest bombing raids of war."
A person who is opposed to or completes against another; opponent; adversary
"The old lady was a real antagonist and whatever the boys tried to do she tried to stop them by any possible means."
Truthfulness, devotion to the truth
"The politician was not noted for his veracity."