Vocab 5

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Vocab 5
2010-02-21 12:00:58
Vocab 5

Vocab 5
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  1. Condone
    to regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
  2. Reverence
    honor or respect felt or shown
  3. Picayune
    a Spanish half real piece formerly current in the South
  4. Persistent
    existing for a long or longer than usual time or continuously: as a : retained beyond the usual period
  5. Cicadas
    any of a family (Cicadidae) of homopterous insects which have a stout body, wide blunt head, and large transparent wings and the males of which produce a loud buzzing noise usually by stridulation
  6. Asphyxiation
    to cause asphyxia in
  7. Resilient
    capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture
  8. Coerce
    to restrain or dominate by force
  9. Perturbed
    to disturb greatly in mind
  10. Catatonic
    of, relating to, being, resembling, or affected by schizophrenia characterized especially by a marked psychomotor disturbance that may involve stupor or mutism, negativism, rigidity, purposeless excitement, and inappropriate or bizarre posturing
  11. Horticulture
    the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants
  12. Rigmarole
    confused or meaningless talk
  13. Abject
    sunk to or existing in a low state or condition
  14. Abstract
    disassociated from any specific instance
  15. Acrimonious
    caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner