Flashcards in deck4800 Deck (200):
adj. Having or determined by right angles.
v. To surpass.
adj. Not harsh.
v. To cherish reverentially.
n. A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof.
adj. Easily led or controlled.
v. To play tricks of sleight of hand.
adj. Common to all the world.
n. Instinctive knowledge or feeling.
adj. That desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably.
adj. Fitted for expression in song.
n. A thin tablet, with a hole for the thumb, upon which artists lay their colors for painting.
v. To discern.
n. The state or quality of being in accord with.
adj. A temporary discontinuance.
v. To instill, introduce, or inculcate, as principles or qualities.
adj. Above price.
adj. Exceedingly precious.
n. A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
adj. Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous.
adj. Pertaining to milk.
cetera Latin. And so forth.
n. A somewhat continuous unstratified metal- bearing vein.
n. A general truth or proposition.
n. An alloy or union of mercury with another metal.
n. A square sail.
n. Customary relation or association.
v. To select or appoint, as by authority.
n. That which is given without demand or claim. Tip.
n. A treasurer.
n. A pretended or false apostle.
n. One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness.
n. An animal of microscopic smallness.
adj. Constituting an excess.
adj. Outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
n. That which makes a thing to be what it is.
n. An officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
adj. Pertaining to the breast or thorax.
adj. Awkward of movement.
n. Rare, curious, or beautiful quality.
adj. Characterized by a sweet succession of sounds.
n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
adj. Easily affected by outside operations or influences.
adj. Of considerable bulk and weight.
n. The chief law-officer of a government.
n. One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.
n. Patient courage.
v. To make joyous.
adj. Not logically coordinated, as to parts, elements, or details.
v. To empty by draining off the contents.
adj. Odiously sinful.
n. A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe.
n. One who works for wages or a salary.
n. A man or woman as an individual, especially one of rank or high station.
adj. Adhering to the existing order of things.
n. A person who makes intelligible the speech of a foreigner by oral translation.
n. A room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
v. To convey, remove, or cause to pass from one person or place to another.
adj. Marking a difference.
n. One who injures another.
n. the death of part of the body.
n. An open insult or indignity.
n. The landed estate of a lord or nobleman.
v. To Take in a wrong sense.
n. Tendency to adhere to the existing order of things.
n. Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value.
n. The science of languages, or of the origin, history, and significance of words.
adj. Pertaining to horses or horsemanship.
n. The revival of letters, and then of art, which marks the transition from medieval to modern time.
n. Extreme misery or unhappiness.
adj. Having confidence.
n. Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages.
adv. Word for word.
n. Insolent disrespect.
v. To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not.
v. To pay or pay for.
n. A service.
v. To throw into confusion.
v. To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
v. To become dull or inert.
v. To give unusual pleasure.
n. A vast indefinite number.
adj. Of prodigious size, bulk, or degree.
n. Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system.
n. The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.
adj. Done as an experiment.
adj. Cheap, unwilling to spend money.
pa. Fallen into decay or partial ruin.
n. Any large animal, as a whale.
v. To deaden the sound of, as by wraps.
n. Change of order so that the first shall become last and the last first.
n. The quality of being noticeable or distinguished.
n. In England, a title of nobility, ranking fourth in the order of British peerage.
adj. Not flowing: said of water, as in a pool.
v. To strike with or as with the head, or horns.
adj. Free from care.
n. An officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
adj. Intermeddling with what is not one’s concern.
adj. Pertaining to winter.
v. To give a hissing sound to, as in pronouncing the letter s.
v. To conjecture.
n. Slight sickness.
v. To look upon with disfavor.
v. To put something, especially something less severe, in place of.
n. Constraint, as by force or authority.
adj. Characteristic of an erudite person.
adj. Harsh in disposition or character.
v. To leave.
n. A lake.
n. The quality of being grand or admirably great.
v. To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.
n. Cheerful willingness.
n. An associate in professional employment.
v. To turn within.
v. To pay or reward in excess.
n. Universal prevalence or acceptance.
adj. Pertaining to punishment.
adj. Dishonorable or disgraceful.
v. To eradicate.
v. To pervade.
n. A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction.
v. To overtax the strength of.
adj. Keen in discernment.
adj. Incapable of being concealed.
adj. Pertaining to the lungs.
v. To chew over again, as food previously swallowed and regurgitated.
n. Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be offered or incense burned.
n. A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
adj. Having a crust-like shell.
n. Rapturous excitement or exaltation.
n. A beginner in any business or occupation.
n. A treatise discussing a single subject or branch of a subject.
n. One who is lawfully deputized to administer the government for the time being in the name of the ruler.
n. Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in “Father Aeneas”.
adj. Clandestinely carried on.
n. A greenhouse for grapes.
n. A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
adj. Giving or radiating light.
n. A professor of divinity.
n. The act of beating or driving back, as an attacking or advancing enemy.
n. Excessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity.
v. To utter taunts or reproaches.
v. To produce irritation or festering.
n. A ray of moonlight.
n. An eccentricity.
v. To preoccupy.
v. To form into grains or small particles.
n. A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room.
adj. Harshly pungent or bitter.
n. The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.
n. That of which anything is composed or may be constructed.
n. A labyrinth.
n. One who attempts to obstruct legislation.
n. An anthem or other composition sung responsively.
v. To show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.
v. To step beyond.
n. A drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents.
n. A microbe.
adj. Conducted or acting on business principles; commercial.
v. To disparage.
n. A rustic.
n. A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief.
n. Stubborn adherence to opinion, arising from conceit or the desire to have one’s own way.
adj. Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.
n. Any popular narrative poem, often with epic subject and usually in lyric form.
adj. Pertaining to, expressing, or containing praise.
n. Discharge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel.
n. A vehement appeal.
adv. In or at whatever place.
adj. Feeling, expressive of, or full of regret.
adj. Acting vigorously.