Card Set Information
troublesome or oppressive; burdensome
indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; omen
knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foreknowledge; foresight
without decoration; strict
drearily commonplace; predictable; trite
worn out through overuse; trite
uninteresting; unchallenging; lacking taste or savor
prosaic (ant. poetic)
inducing or tending to induce sleep
lacking liveliness, animation or interest; dull
disastrous or ludicrous defeat or failure; fiasco
impair the strength of; weaken
noisy and disorderly
the representation of something as existing or happening in the wrong time period
characteristic of an earlier time; antiquated; old
lasting for only a brief time
fragrant; aromatic; suggestive
of, relating to, or limited by time
the __ task was so difficult that Ona thought she'd never get through it.
A red morning sky is a terrible __for all sailors- it means that stormy seas are ahead.
Preetha's __ was such that people wondered if she was psychic; how else could she know so much about the future?
The gray walls and bare floors of his monastery cell provided an even more __ setting than Brother Austen had hoped for.
The poet's imagery was s o __ that I think she cribbed her work from Poetry for Dummies.
All Hal could offer in the way of advice were __old phrases that I'd heard a hundred times before.
That __ movie was so predictable that I walked out.
Rebecca made a __ mosaic consisting of identical, undecorated tiles.
the congressman's speech was so __ that even his cat was yawning.
Valierie's date was so __ that she thought he was sleeping with his eyes open.
Jim's interview was a complete __; he accidentally locked himself in the bathroom, sneezed on the interview multiple times, and knocked over the president of the company.
Deb ran the New York City Marathon without proper training; the expereince left her __ for weeks.
the _ applause was so deafening that the pianist couldn't hear the singer.
I noticed an __ in the museum's ancient Rome display: a digital clock ticking behind a statue of Venus.
"How dost thou?" is an _ of saying "How are you?"
Always waiting until the last moment to leave home in the morning, Dylan was a _ student.
The importance of SAT scores is truly _; when you are applying, they are crucial, but once you get into college, no one cares how well you did.
The aroma of apple pie wafted into my room, __ of weekends spent baking with my grandmother.
One's enjoyment of a Starbuck's mocha latte is bound by __ limitations; all too soon, the latte is gone.