Flashcards in deck2200 Deck (200):
n. The language of one’s country.
n. A race in which two or more competitors come out even, and there is no winner.
adj. Clearly visible.
n. the art or practice of flying aircraft
v. To revolve.
v. To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects.
n. A spiritual advisor.
adj. Containing gold.
adj. Of undisputed origin.
n. A mirror, as of metal, for reflecting light, heat, or sound in a particular direction.
n. A slightly receding bay between headlands, formed by a long curve of a coast-line.
adj. Tending in different directions.
v. To involve in dissension or strife.
n. A union of two characters representing a single sound.
adj. That may be read with ease.
adj. Disinclined to conversation.
n. An unreal image presented to the senses.
n. A deep gorge or hollow, especially one worn by a stream or flow of water.
n. Cleverness in contriving, combining, or originating.
n. One who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
v. To divide.
v. To cause to shrink, fall in, or fail.
n. A thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance.
n. A small breach of propriety or principle.
adj. Like or befitting a skilled workman.
v. To hurry.
n. A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
adj. Recovering health after sickness.
n. An official appointed to examine or oversee any matter of public interest or importance.
adj. Assuming too much.
n. Any strong fortress.
adj. Unsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings.
adj. Of no avail or effect.
v. To receive or have a part or share of.
adj. Hanging, especially so as to swing by an attached end or part.
adj. That can not be perfected.
adj. Pertaining to ships.
adj. Seizing and devouring living prey.
v. To sprinkle or cover with things strewn.
adj. Having an imposing style or effect.
adj. Characterized by illiberal views or sentiments.
n. Plant-life in the aggregate.
adj. Without spirit or bravery.
v. To overwhelm with a flood of water.
n. A party to a lawsuit.
adj. Abounding in irregular bends or turns.
n. The maker of a will.
v. To burn slightly or superficially.
n. A hermitage.
n. A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other, as for mutual aid.
v. To conduct or behave (oneself).
adj. Exhibiting moral skepticism.
n. A superior production.
n. That which is outside.
n. One who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing.
n. Intellectual discernment.
v. To render ludicrous by imitating the language of.
adv. In a vague or uncertain way.
n. An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances.
adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
n. The worship of nature for itself or its beauty.
adj. Not possessed of reasoning powers or understanding.
n. An unprincipled politician.
adj. Not cognizant of objects, actions, etc.
adj. Slanting; said of lines.
n. One who is united with others in a league, compact, or agreement.
v. To cure again.
n. The state of being permanently existing in something.
n. The act of artfully perplexing.
n. The art of preparing and serving appetizing food.
n. One who is fond of women.
adj. Lying prone, or with the head to the ground.
n. A narrow strip of wood.
n. A person with whom another confers.
v. To get as one’s own.
n. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main body to guard against surprise.
adj. Consisting of four.
v. To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding.
adj. Pertaining to war or military operations.
n. One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class.
adj. Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.
n. A hanging from a support.
n. A vehement or loud cry or clamor.
n. That which oppresses, injures, or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong.
adj. Accidental, by chance.
of fact n. Something that has actual and undeniable existence or reality.
adj. Not feasible.
adj. Like a man.
n. A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals.
n. One who exerts oneself in opposition or rivalry.
n. Security for payment or performance.
adj. Not general or public.
n. A fixed adherence to a resolve, course of conduct, or the like.
adj. Petulant. (irritable)
n. Forcible ejection.
n. Inflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.
n. A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work.
n. An island.
n. The exertion of opposite effort or effect.
adj. Kindly disposed.
adj. Eagerly desirous and aspiring.
v. To describe, as a sentence, by separating it into its elements and describing each word.
adj. Smooth and pleasant in manner.
n. An earnest wish for that which is above one’s present reach.
n. Any violation of established rules or customs.
adj. Pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
v. To infuse.
v. To address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise.
v. To fill with impediments so as to prevent passage, either wholly or in part.
v. To tell a story.
n. An introductory or opening performance.
v. To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
v. To recover.
adj. Belonging to an inferior order in a classification.
adj. Allowing the passage of light.
adj. Pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts.
v. To harden or toughen by use, exercise, or exposure.
n. Great cruelty or reckless wickedness.
adj. Unmoved by or not exhibiting feeling.
n. A small body of water leading into a larger.
n. A positive utterance.
n. An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
n. One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
adj. Easily provoked to anger.
adj. Devoted to feasting, or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking.
n. A collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons.
n. A majority.
v. To make a preliminary examination of for military, surveying, or geological purposes.
n. A formal or discriminating expression of praise.
n. The making of dictionaries.
n. Any form of greeting, hailing, or welcome, whether by word or act.
n. The act or process of change.
n. One of the highest class of offenses, and punishable with death or imprisonment.
v. To leave suddenly or unexpectedly.
n. A square of linen, silk, or other material, used as a covering for the head or neck.
n. An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.
v. To confine within bounds.
n. A homeless, neglected wanderer.
adj. That can not be separated.
n. Bottomless gulf.
n. The art of correct intonation, inflection, and gesture in public speaking or reading.
n. A coming into view.
n. Gradual destruction, as by burning, eating, etc., or by using up, wearing out, etc.
n. The condition of standing out distinctly.
adj. Capable of being adjusted or harmonized.
v. To be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance, trouble, or danger.
prep. In spite of.
foremost adv. Precipitately, as in diving.
adj. Coarse or thick in nature or structure, as opposed to thin or fine.
n. In prosody, a line of verse containing five units or feet.
adj. Pertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book.
n. An excessive amount.
v. To deprive of something dishonestly.
v. To provide with a fixed allowance or portion, especially of food.
n. A receptacle where a quantity of some material, especially of a liquid or gas, may be kept.
adj. Affording gratification.
n. The system, doctrine, and practice of the Roman Catholic Church.
n. A young animal past its first year and not yet two years old.
n. The doer of a wrong or a criminal act.
v. To extend.
n. Deceitfulness in dealing.
v. To fasten.
adj. Not to be justified.
n. That which separates anything into distinct parts.
n. An instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.
v. To strip the covering from.
n. A series of large pictures representing a continuous scene.
n. The act of laying hold of or grasping.
v. To infuriate.
n. Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
n. One who or that which accompanies.
n. A medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.
v. To dispossess pursuant to judicial decree.
n. A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.