Flashcards in deck3500 Deck (200):
v. To impose on or dupe by flattering speech.
n. A rural view, especially one of picturesque effect, as seen from a distance or an elevation.
n. A woman’s or boy’s voice of high range.
v. To direct or send for information or other purpose.
n. The place where Christ was crucified.
adj. Cutting deeply and quickly.
n. A prototype.
v. To contend.
n. Foolish daring.
n. A composition for two voices or instruments.
adj. Ridiculously or unjustly excessive.
n. One who endeavors to help his fellow men.
n. A mule-driver.
n. One thousand liters.
n. A mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, or tension.
v. To speak evil of, especially to do so falsely and severely.
n. Vertical distance or elevation above any point or base-level, as the sea.
adj. Having two parts.
v. To render ineffective or inoperative.
v. To strike with or as with the head, or horns.
adj. Capable of repair.
n. A break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting.
n. The act of perceiving.
adj. Indulging in or manifesting coarse indecency or obscenity.
n. A way of approach or entrance; passage.
adj. Easily broken.
v. To enlarge in all directions.
adv. With knowledge and by design.
adj. Having great speed.
adj. That may be read with ease.
n. That which is indispensably requisite to an end desired.
n. Miscellaneous articles of equipment or adornment.
v. To represent by sketch or diagram.
n. A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
v. To draw general inferences.
n. Warmth and kindliness of disposition.
n. One who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses.
adj. Making statements without argument or evidence.
v. To cough up and spit forth.
adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
v. To filter.
v. To cause to loathe.
n. A bidding farewell.
adj. Resorted to in a last extremity, or as if prompted by utter despair.
n. Intensity of passion or affection.
n. A fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins.
n. A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.
adj. Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity.
adj. That desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably.
n. Great cruelty or reckless wickedness.
n. A stringed instrument held between the player’s knees.
adj. Unduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc.
n. Rational self-esteem.
adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
v. To pick or sort out from the rest.
n. The science of the nervous system.
adj. Generous in treating or judging others.
adj. Taking notice.
adj. That may or can collapse.
n. Sexual or moral purity.
adj. Wishing evil to others.
n. A morbid process in some part of the body characterized by heat, swelling, and pain.
n. A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.
n. Anything that allures, or is intended to allures into danger or temptation.
n. The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space.
adj. Having superior rank or precedence.
adj. Characterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge.
n. Any act of kindness or well-doing.
n. A building designed for systematic astronomical observations.
adj. Causing nothing displeasing or disturbing.
n. A place where crows congregate to breed.
n. A mediator.
adj. Lasting for a short time only.
v. To give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
n. Any shrub or small tree of the genus Alumnus, of the oak family.
adj. Thorough and complete in execution.
adj. Not harsh.
n. Forcible encroachment or trespass.
adj. Resembling poetry, in which vice, incapacity ,or corruption is held up to ridicule.
n. The passion for collecting books.
n. Close or confidential friendship.
n. The act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy.
adj. Pertaining to St. Augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
v. To fill with extreme fear.
n. A young cow.
v. To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother’s milk to another form of nourishment.
adj. Prevailing among animals.
adj. Done or made without much or any preparation.
n. Tendency towards a former, or opposite state of things, as after reform, revolution, or inflation.
adj. Not assured of safety.
adj. Not to be understood.
adj. Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong.
adj. Having the property of consistency.
v. To quarrel.
adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment.
v. To put to confusion.
n. Refined or elegant courtesy.
adj. Pertaining to ancient times.
n. The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse.
n. A wrong or improper act.
v. To strengthen, as proof or conviction.
v. To prove true, right, or real.
n. A brief explanation or address to the reader, at the beginning of a book.
n. A little island.
n. A vest.
adj. Having nutritious properties.
n. Cheerful willingness.
adj. Directed toward the side.
v. To make milder or more endurable.
v. To cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law.
adj. Unfavorably known to the general public.
n. A composition for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, generally taken from the Scriptures.
n. Transmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.
n. One having a taste for or interest in special objects.
v. To exclude from public or private favor.
adj. Made of or from oak.
adj. That can not be blotted out, effaced, destroyed, or removed.
adj. Uttered through the mouth.
n. Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
n. An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
adj. Capable of being pressed into smaller compass.
n. A darting momentary local pain.
v. To examine minutely or critically.
n. Sorrow for another’s misery.
adj. Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation.
adj. Not accomplishing an intended purpose.
adj. Not understandable.
n. One who believes in God, but denies supernatural revelation.
adj. Tending to produce sleep.
v. To bestow as a gift, especially for a worthy cause.
adj. Of or pertaining to hearing or the organs or sense of hearing.
n. A distance in miles.
n. A preconceived liking.
n. A wooden hammer.
n. The common people.
n. Slight sickness.
adj. Effected by divine guidance.
n. Absence or utter disregard of government.
v. To take possession of by force.
n. A small hill or mound.
v. To execute by strangling.
n. A plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.
v. To meditate or reflect upon.
adj. Easy to manage.
v. To soothe by quieting anger or indignation.
v. To educe or extract gradually or without violence.
n. An animal of microscopic smallness.
n. Anything granted or yielded, or admitted in response to a demand, petition, or claim.
n. Thorough dislike.
n. A general truth or proposition.
v. To throw out of order.
n. A high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
n. A personal weakness or failing.
v. To restore brightness or beauty to.
n. Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in “Father Aeneas”.
n. Active humanitarianism.
adj. Laughable and contemptible.
n. A fleet of war-vessels.
n. Verbal interference.
adj. Shocking in conduct.
n. pl. The internal parts of an animal.
adj. Full of or abounding in mountains.