english know vocab

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
194079
Filename:
english know vocab
Updated:
2013-01-20 22:14:12
Tags:
eng
Folders:

Description:
eng
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. mutiny (v)
    rebellion
  2. star-crossed (adj)
    bad ending
  3. valiant (adj)
    brave
  4. flourish (n)
    showy moment
  5. pernicious (adj)
    bad
  6. adversary (n)
    someone you're against 
  7. augment (v)
    to add to
  8.  portentous (adj)
    predictable
  9. propagate (v)
    spreading, multiplying 
  10. discreet (adj)
    ability to keep a secret 
  11. posterity (n)
    future generation
  12. exquisite (adj)
    well formed
  13. marred (v) (adj)
    Messed up
  14. poised (adj)
    positioned
  15. anguish (n) (v)
    torture, great pain (mental)
  16. extremity (n)
    extreme saturation
  17. obscured (v) (adj)
    block from vision
  18. boisterous (adj)
    energetic
  19. deformity (n)
    a way something is dis-formed
  20. revels (v)
    enjoy
  21. prodigious (adj)
    above average
  22. intrusion (n)
    act of intruding
  23. choler(n)
    angry mood
  24. semblance (n)
    appearance
  25. disparage (ment) (v)
    insult
  26. adjacent (adj)
    next to
  27. torment (n) (v)
    mental pain
  28. cleft (v)
    cut in half
  29. wench (n)
    serving girl
  30. salutation (n)
    good greeting
  31. counterfeit (n) (adj) (v)
    fake
  32. feign (v)
    to pretend
  33. incorporate
    contain, add in
  34. countervail (v)
    go against
  35. vanity (n)
    worthless, piontless
  36. excess (n) (adj)
    extreme, go beyond
  37. abate (v)
    decrease
  38. immoderately (adv)
    out of control
  39. arbitrate (v)
    judge between
  40. leisure (n) (adj)
    relaxing time
  41. inundation (n)
    overwhelming
  42. orison (n)
    prayer
  43. subtly (adv)
    sneeky
  44. receptacle (n)
    a place for putting stuff
  45. distraught (adj)
    extremely upset
  46. shroud (n)
    a sheet to cover dead body
  47. lamentable (adj)
    able of vocal moaning
  48. wretched (adj)
    pitable
  49. solace (v) (n)
    words that make you feel better
  50. beguile (v)
    deceive 
  51. detestable (adj)
    able to be disliked
  52. melancholy (n) (adj)
    sad mood
  53. amend (v)
    to change
  54. presage (n) (v)
    indicating that something is going to come
  55. disperse (v) (adj)
    spread away
  56. haughty (adj)
    acts like better than others
  57. inexorable (adj)
    unstoppable 
  58. unhallowed (adj)
    not regarded as holy
  59. amorous (adj)
    loving
  60. discern (adj)
    to see or recognize 
  61. disconsolate (adj)
    hopelessly unhappy
  62. insolent (adj)
    rude or disrespectful 
  63. malice (n)
    desire to harm someone
  64. soothsayer (n)
    a person that foretells events
  65. domineer (v)
    to rule; to tower over or above
  66. sinister (adj)
    bad, evil
  67. dissolute (adj)
    loose, immoral 
  68. prudent (adj)
    wise, judicious 
  69. audacity (n)
    boldness, daring
  70. prowess (n)
    manly skill 
  71. endow (v)
    to give something that becomes part of the receiver 
  72. auspicious (adj)
    noticeable, important 
  73. venerable (adj)
    respectable 
  74. incomparable (adj)
    not comparable
  75. culprit (n)
    person that broke the rule
  76. magnanimous (adj)
    good person 
  77. succumb (v)
    to give in 
  78. ardour (n)
    buring passion 
  79. duplicity (n)
    being two, two faced
  80. restitution (n)
    getting things how they were
  81. pinions (n)
    a shaft or spindle cut with teeth engaging with a gear
  82. tedious (adj)
    long and boring 
  83. limpid (adj)
    soft
  84. vying (v)
    to put forward in competition or rivalry
  85. subtlety (n)
    quality of being not clear
  86. veneration (n)
    state of showing deep respect 
  87. eddy (n)
    little ripple
  88. repulsive (adj)
    pushed by something you dislike
  89. rancor (n)
    hate from bitterness
  90. scurf (v)
    incrustation on a surface
  91. supercilious (adj)
    arrogantly proud
  92. surmount (v)
    to go abrove
  93. qualms (n)
    worry
  94. lintel (n)
    top piece of a door and window
  95. consummate (n)
    to complete completely 
  96. imperishable (adj)
    not able to die (food)
  97. inhospitable (adj)
    not welcoming to people
  98. altercation (n)
    fight 
  99. interpose (v)
    to get in the way 
  100. presumptuous (adj)
    jump to conclusion 
  101. perennial (adj)
     reoccurring 
  102. repudiate (v)
    to prove wrong 
  103. incivility (adj)
    state of being rude
  104. ravage (n) (v)
    to damage
  105. waft (v)
    to move slowly, bit by bit (air)
  106. elude (v)
    to escape 
  107. greaves (n)
    oil 
  108. plight (n)
    bad saturation and saving is needed 
  109. disembark (v)
    get off the craft
  110. appall (v)
    sad by bad actions
  111. reconnoitre (v)
    gather intelligent 
  112. noxious (adj)
    repulsiveness to the of being harmful 
  113. amiably (adv)
    friendly way 
  114. inveigle (v)
    draw into a complex situation 
  115. tether (n) (v)
    rope that ties something to something 
  116. linger (v)
    stay longer than expected
  117. revered (v)
    worshiped 
  118. impelled (v)
    push into 
  119. turmoil (n)
    ciao 
  120. sovereign (adj)
    complete leader
  121. placate (v)
    please
  122. ethereal (adj)
    thing is not solid
  123. flotsam (n)
    stuff floating after a shipwreck 
  124. foliage (n)
    leaves of tree
  125. intractable (adj)
    not able to be moved
  126. resplendent (adj)
    shining
  127. throes (n) (v)
    final moment
  128. wanton (n) (adj)
    out of control  
  129. zenith (n)
    highest piont
  130. litigants (n)
    people that sue others
  131. oblivion (n)
    no where
  132. keel (n)
    bottom part of a boat 
  133. repute (v)
    good reputation 
  134. inkling (n) (v)
    instinct 
  135. trepidation (n)
    fearful 
  136. subterfuge (n)
    tricky move
  137. revere (v)
    deep respect 
  138. implacable (adj)
    someone you can't please 
  139. venerate (v)
    show great respect to someone (elder)
  140. tranquil (adj)
    peaceful 
  141. inexorable (adj)
    can't be tamed 
  142. pre-eminently (adv)
    better than the best 
  143. embodiment (n)
    symbol
  144. beguile (v)
    trick, deceive
  145. wiles (v)
    tricks
  146. raiment (n)
    nice clothing
  147. malicious (adj)
    bad , mean 
  148. adamantine (adj)
    very hard
  149. jovial (adj)
    fun, playful
  150. conspicuously (adv)
    obviously
  151. penitence (v)
    action one takes for wrong doing 
  152. exonerate (v)
    complete cleared of wrong doing
  153. ludicrous (adj)
    unbelieveable
  154. expiate (v)
    totally cleared of crime with pain 
  155. exploit (v)
    admire one's action 
  156. defile (v)
    disgrace 
  157. ominous (adj)
    foreshadowing bad 
  158. dauntless (adj)
    never overwhelmed 
  159. arduous (adj)
    needs to work hard
  160. ravage (v) (n)
    causing damage
  161. affront (n) (v)
    insult

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview