unit 14 Brady Lang Arts vocab 03-10-14

Card Set Information

Author:
simpsonjsmp
ID:
265897
Filename:
unit 14 Brady Lang Arts vocab 03-10-14
Updated:
2014-03-10 22:29:27
Tags:
unit 14 Brady Lang Arts vocab 03 10
Folders:
unit 14 Brady Lang Arts vocab 03-10-14
Description:
unit 14 Brady Lang Arts vocab 03-10-14
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

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


  1. amplify
    to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like


    syn: increase, augment, fill out, supplement
  2. armistice
    a temporary peace; halt in fighting


    syn: cease-fire, truce
  3. arrogant
    haughty, too convinced of ones own importance

    syn: high-handed, overbearing, presumptuous
  4. bland
    gentle, soothing, mild, lacking interest or taste


    syn: dull, insipid
  5. disclaim
    to deny interest in or connection with: to give up all claim to


    syn: disavow, disown, repudiate
  6. epoch
    a distinct period of time, era, age
  7. estrange
    to drift apart or become unfriendly: to cause such a separation: to remove or keep at a distance

    syn: part company, alienate
  8. gratify
    to please, satisy: to indulge or humor

    syn: delight
  9. infinite
    exceedingly great; inexhaustable, without limit, endless: an incalculable number, the concept of infinity

    syn: unlimited, boundless
  10. irascible
    easily made angry, hot-tempered

    syn: irritable, quarrelsome, cantankerous
  11. kindred
    a person's relatives; a family relationship; related by blood; like, similar

    syn: kin, relations
  12. naive
    innocent, unsophiticated, showing lack of wordly knowledge and experience

    syn: green, wet behind the ears
  13. niche
    a decorative recess in a wall; a suitable place or position for a person or thing

    syn: nook, alcove
  14. obliterate
    to blot out completley, destroy utterly

    syn: wipe out, erase, expunge
  15. ramshackle
    appearing ready to collapse, loose and shaky

    syn: rickety, unsteady, run-down, dilapidated
  16. ransack
    to search or examine thoroughly; to rob, plunder

    syn: rummage, scour
  17. rote
    unthinking routine or repitition, a fixed or mechanical way of doing something; based on a mechanical routing
  18. solvent
    able to meet one's financial obligations; having the power to dissolve other substances; a liquid used to dissolve other substances; something that solves, explains, eliminates, or softens

    syn: financially sound, in the black
  19. tedious
    long and tiresome

    syn: boring, monotonous
  20. vendor
    a person who sells something

    syn: peddler, hawker, dealer, merchant

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview