Flashcards in deck2000 Deck (200):
n. Rhythmical or measured flow or movement, as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops.
v. To prevent.
v. To render uniform.
adj. Having such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness.
n. Absence of harmoniousness.
n. A line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment.
n. The quality, character, or condition of being servilely following another’s behests.
v. To talk about vainly or foolishly.
v. To divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
v. To find fault with.
v. To put in order after disarrangement.
v. To fail or lose power, efficiency, or value.
adj. Low in character or purpose.
v. To renounce upon oath.
v. To summon or cause to assemble.
n. A lack of variety.
v. To maltreat.
v. To tease.
n. Patient endurance or toleration of offenses.
adj. Habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
n. The doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one.
adj. Lying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon.
adj. Very eager or urgent.
n. Fitness, as of time or place.
adj. Lacking foresight or thrift.
n. Any ointment or lubricant for local application.
adj. Of, pertaining to, or contained or carried in a vein or veins.
v. To attach at the beginning.
n. A fleet and spirited horse.
n. Want of connection, or agreement, as of parts or ideas in thought, speech, etc.
v. To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing.
n. A weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something.
n. A ritual.
n. The process by which an animal or plant gives rise to another of its kind.
n. Any object, especially a weapon, thrown or intended to be thrown.
n. A downward movement of the body by bending the knees.
adj. Constituting or consisting of salt.
n. The surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government.
n. Keen vexation, annoyance, or mortification, as at one’s failures or errors.
n. A young bird.
adj. Pertaining to the sun.
n. The act of pleading a cause.
adj. Uncultured in thought and manner.
n. Lassitude of body or depression.
v. To subject a person to distress.
adj. Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.
adj. Destitute of animal life.
n. That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
n. Benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
n. The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden.
n. A court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.
v. To take when offered.
adj. Practicing an art or occupation for the love of it, but not as a profession.
adj. Of or pertaining to plants.
n. The throwing off or back of light, heat, sound, or any form of energy that travels in waves.
adj. Not separable into parts.
n. The act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping.
v. To win confidence or good graces for oneself.
n. Fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case.
adj. Exciting or exhilarating to the mind.
adj. Generous in treating or judging others.
n. A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.
n. A practitioner of midwifery.
n. Reverential regard or worship.
v. To trespass upon.
n. The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions.
n. Denial of what is asked.
n. One who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.
v. To exercise a directing, restraining, or governing influence over.
v. To take apart.
v. To displace.
n. A restriction.
v. To swear falsely to.
n. A rural view, especially one of picturesque effect, as seen from a distance or an elevation.
n. One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences.
v. To yield.
n. An embellishment or flourish, prepared or improvised, for a solo voice or instrument.
n. A tracer of pedigrees.
adj. Of or pertaining to the ear.
v. To disenchant.
v. To assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one.
adj. That can not be restrained or kept down.
adj. Foolishly and tearfully affectionate.
adj. That can not be wounded or hurt.
v. To pour forth.
adj. Not having the abilities desired or necessary for any purpose.
n. A luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere.
n. One who or that which perceives.
n. The exhibition of greatness of action, character, intellect, wealth, or power.
v. To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads.
n. The sensory apparatus.
n. Unusually prolonged life.
adj. Representing articulate sounds or speech.
n. Refined or elegant courtesy.
v. To free or clear, as from accusation.
n. The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures.
n. A hundredth of a liter.
n. Anything done or said on the impulse of the moment.
v. To render virtuous.
n. Total loss or destitution of honor or reputation.
n. Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species.
adj. Low in tone or compass.
adj. In prosperous circumstances.
n. A polar projection of the heavens on a chart.
n. Electricity generated by differences of temperature,
v. To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.
adj. Situated directly underneath.
n. An English monetary unit.
n. A three-wheeled vehicle.
v. To call or summon forth.
n. A faint, wavering, unsteady light.
adj. High in station, merit, or esteem.
v. To assail with any missile or with abusive speech.
adj. Expressing or causing sorrow or pain.
n. A substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
v. To build up, or strengthen, especially in morals or religion.
n. One who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose.
adj. Conspicuously prominent.
n. An expression of applause.
adj. Pertaining to the art of beautifying, especially the complexion.
n. The state of being joined together, or the things so joined.
adj. Well-bred or refined.
n. The state or condition of knowing how to read and write.
n. Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble.
n. Any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy.
v. To live sumptuously.
adj. Having womanish traits or qualities.
n. The act of perceiving.
adj. Not assured of safety.
n. A bazaar or shop.
v. To certify as accurate, genuine, or true.
v. To beat with something thick or bulky.
n. The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district.
v. To imitate with intent to equal or surpass.
n. The habit of pairing, or having but one mate.
adj. Unchanging and tedious.
v. To foretell.
v. To cause to turn away.
n. The state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate.
n. pl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels, at the lower end of the rectum.
n. Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction.
v. To take perceptible or substantial form.
n. One who objects, as to a proposition, measure, or ruling.
n. The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.
v. To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
n. A dealer in or maker of fur goods.
n. A loose gown worn by women.
n. Direction and management.
adj. Following in uninterrupted succession.
v. To restore.
adj. That can not be turned aside.
n. A government administered by ecclesiastics.
v. To take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds.
n. Forcible encroachment or trespass.
n. The culminating-point of prosperity, influence, or greatness.
adj. Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
n. The science of life or living organisms.
n. A small shrill trumpet or bugle.
n. The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one’s own.
n. A title of honor bestowed upon various high officials.
adj. Very great in degree, extent, size, or quantity.
n. A grain or seed.
n. perceptible by feeling or touch.
n. A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor.
n. A grotesque imitation.
adj. Insisting on obedience.