Card Set Information
Conceit Conceal Concede
- self-importance, vanity
- keep from sight; hide
- admit that something is true or valid
1. med. concealed
2. supernatural, mystical
- block passage through, obstruct
- too often repeated
- angry speech of criticism or accusation
Cram Cramp Cramped
- completely fill, stuff, packed
- muscle spasm
- uncomfortably or inconveniently small
Spurn Spur Spurt
- reject with disdain or contempt; scorn
- incite or stimulate, urge
- gush out in a sudden and forceful stream, squirt
- a gradual decline
- to charge, especially with a crime
- an official order or proclamation
- about to happen
- extremely large or great
Rescind Resign OR Resigned
- revoke, cancel, or repeal
Resign OR Resigned
1. voluntarily leave a job or other position
2. accept that something undesirable cannot be avoided.
- confirm, approve, sanction, endorse
- put (something) right; correct.
Precipitate Percipient Precipitous
- to cause to happen, to bring about
- having a good understanding of things; perceptive
- dangerously high or steep.
- deny, take away
- corrupt, immoral or wicked
- color slightly.
- cause a stinging or tingling sensation; prickle, sting
- conducive to success; favorable
- kindly endorsement and guidance
- feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
- voluntary self-punishment
- having rugged physical strength
- a proud stiff pompous gait; swagger
Parlor Parley Parlance
- a sitting room in a private house.
- a negotiation between enemies
manner of speaking, jargon
- stretched or pulled tight
- a remark made in order to anger; insult
- a small, showy trinket or decoration.
- utter meaningless sounds
- drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place
- one's duty or responsibility, burden
- someone or something wise and judicious
- surrounded on all sides by an opposing force on attack
- ward off, fend off; deflect, avoid
- equality of an amount or value
Delude Deluge Divulge
Delude - be false to; be dishonest with
Deluge - a heavy rain, flood, torrent
Divulge - make known (private or sensitive info)
Discrete Discreet Discretion
- distinct, separate
- careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions
- free will, freedom to decide, choice
- a meal.
- a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility.
- testimony; putting something somewhere, deposit
- your usual mood, temperament
- a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
- unpleasantly loud and harsh, strident
- to agree.
- grant or bestow
- stop or restrict (a flow of blood) from a wound.
- loyal and committed in attitude
Ardent Ardor Arduous
Ardent = Ardor
- fervor; passionate
- difficult and tiring
- praise formally or officially.
Scoff Scuff Scruff
- mock, deride, ridicule
- scrape or brush the surface of something
- the back of a person's or animal's neck
- a confused multitude of things, mess up
- a continuous rattling sound
- admit formally to a position or organization.
- formally accuse of or charge with a serious crime
- casual, indifferent
- the state of being decayed or destroyed
Allude Elude Elicit
- suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at.
- evade or escape
- obtain, draw out, extract
- inform or tell
- assessment, evaluation
- tendency, inclination, predisposition
- proximity, nearness
- repulse, drive back/away
- revoke or annul (a law or congressional act)
- sounding sad and mournful.
- a person who brings a case against another in a court of law
- make (someone) a priest or minister
- a painful or horrific experience
- feel or express great loathing for.
- extract, free, release, disentangle, get out
- an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important
- prevent from happening; make impossible.
- full force, impact, shock, burden
- straightforward, frank, plain-spoken, candid
Rumble - make a continuous deep
Ramble - walk for pleasure, wandering