Vocab Unit 1 - 3 Flashcards

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to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser valueadulterateaudio_icon.gif
1. able to use both hands equally well; 2. very skillful; 3. hypocriticalambidextrousaudio_icon.gif
to make larger, increaseaugmentaudio_icon.gif
1. deprived of; made unhappy through a lossbereftaudio_icon.gif
1. to position or arrange; 2. to utilizedeployaudio_icon.gif
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humoreddouraudio_icon.gif
courage in facing difficultiesfortitudeaudio_icon.gif
to stare with open mouth; to open widegapeaudio_icon.gif
(v.) to utter taunting words; (n.) an expression of scorngibeaudio_icon.gif
an external appearance, cover, maskguiseaudio_icon.gif
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherousinsidiousaudio_icon.gif
a hint, indirect suggestionintimationaudio_icon.gif
wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandioseopulentaudio_icon.gif
1. easily bent, flexible; 2. easily influencedpliableaudio_icon.gif
to say again, repeatreiterateaudio_icon.gif
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsivestolidaudio_icon.gif
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitanttentativeaudio_icon.gif
1. not combed; untidy; 2. rude, unpolishedunkemptaudio_icon.gif
word for word; exactly as written or spokenverbatimaudio_icon.gif
cautiously, with great care.warilyaudio_icon.gif
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mindadroit
friendly, neighborlyamicableaudio_icon.gif
opposed, unwilling; having a deep-seated distasteaverse
given to fighting, warlike; aggressivebelligerentaudio_icon.gif
well-meaning, charitable, kindlybenevolentaudio_icon.gif
hasty, not thoroughcursoryaudio_icon.gif
treachery, deceitfulness, fraudduplicityaudio_icon.gif
to praise excessivelyextol
possible, able to be donefeasible
faical distortion, pained expressiongrimace
a large-scale destruction, especially by fireholocaust
resistant; not affected or hurt byimperviousaudio_icon.gif
impulse, stimulus, incentiveimpetusaudio_icon.gif
extremely careful; particular about detailsmeticulousaudio_icon.gif
desire for something in the pastnostalgiaaudio_icon.gif
the most typical examplequintessenceaudio_icon.gif
to return to an earlier conditionretrogress
to examine closelyscrutinize
lukewarm; unenthusiastictepid
an enemy, opponentadversaryaudio_icon.gif
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostilealienate
1. a skillful or ingenious device; 2. clever trick; 3. clever skillartificeaudio_icon.gif
to compel, forcecoerceaudio_icon.gif
1. (adj.) cowardly; 2. (n). cowardcraven
of or related to cooking or the kitchenculinaryaudio_icon.gif
to erase, wipe outdelete
a death, especially of a person in a high positiondemise
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness toexhilarateaudio_icon.gif
1. plowed but not seeded; 2. inactive; 3. reddish-yellowfallow (adj.)audio_icon.gif
1. to disturb, worry; 2. to trouble by repeated attacksharass
1. stormy, harsh; 2. severe in attitude or actioninclementaudio_icon.gif
to think about in a dreamy way, pondermuse
so unimportant that it can be disregardednegligibleaudio_icon.gif
to make permanent or long lastingperpetuateaudio_icon.gif
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later actionprecedentaudio_icon.gif
infliclicting or aiming at punishmentpunitive
1. (v.) to set right, remedy; 2. (n.) relief from wrong or injuryredress
1. (n.) a temporary stay; 2. (v.) to stay for a timesojournaudio_icon.gif
refined in manner or style, suaveurbane