new vocab 1
Card Set Information
new vocab 1
1. baggage or equipment
release or secure the release of (a prisoner) on payment of bail
adventure, tinged with a hint of danger
period of unrestrained activity of a particular kind
binge, bout, orgy, splurge, session
1. to indulge yourself
2. be showy or ostentatious
separate or cause to separate into curds or lumps.
clot, coagulate, congeal, solidify, thicken
a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching
cause (someone) to become hostile
alienate; anger, annoy, provoke, vex, irritate
keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly motive
"don't skulk outside the door like a spy!"
a form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil.
a small, shiny disk sewn as one of many onto clothing for decoration
A baton is the small stick or rod, like the one that an orchestra conductor uses to direct musicians.
a loud cry or shout
an official order issued by a legal authority.
order, edict, mandate, proclamation
a person regarded as stupid or incompetent.
Do not give me orders, mutt.
improperly forward or bold; cheeky
overcome with anger; extremely indignant
severe physical or mental suffering
agony, suffering, torture, pain, anguish, misery, distress, affliction
to become wrinkled or creased.
plant leaves, collectively
one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
a tiny spot.
walk or move in a leisurely manner.
swallow (drink or food) quickly or in large mouthfuls, often audibly.
large basket with a lid used for laundry
a long, thin, flat piece of timber, used especially in building and flooring
having no weaknesses;
indisputable, unquestionable, incontrovertible, undeniable, unassailable
Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
of the thing just mentioned; of that.
Rudiment, usually used in the plural, means the basics. If you know the alphabet, you have the rudiments of reading at your disposal.
lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness
weak, frail, infirm, delicate, sickly
happen or occur afterward or as a result
the difficulties that ensued from their challenging venture to climb mount Everest.
Someone whose job or task is custodial is supposed to take care of you. A babysitter's job is custodial.
derives from custody
withstand the force of something; resist, stand
something revolves, it turns on an axis or in an orbit around something else
The advent of something means that it's finally here.
cause (someone) to become insane
an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived and without basis in the object's qualities; a craze
craze, vogue, trend, mania
cut off the head of (a person or animal).
Something that is done because of an unreasonable behavior, without any sense
jump or dive quickly and energetically.
Joy plunged into the sea
shout, yell, roar, bellow, screech, scream
Yonder is an old-fashioned way to say, "Over there."
small room used for closet