Vocab Units 7- 9 Flashcards

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relieve, calmallayaudio_icon.gif
beastlike, brutalbestialaudio_icon.gif
sociable, festiveconvivialaudio_icon.gif
exclusive circle of people with a common purposecoterieaudio_icon.gif
one that closely resembles anothercounterpartaudio_icon.gif
object; opposedemuraudio_icon.gif
shameless boldness; nerveeffronteryaudio_icon.gif
add details to, exaggerateembellishaudio_icon.gif
lasting a very short time, short-livedephemeralaudio_icon.gif
having happiness or good luck; appropriatefelicitousaudio_icon.gif
secretive, sneaky, done to escape noticefurtiveaudio_icon.gif
tastelessly showy; so colorful as to be in bad tastegarishaudio_icon.gif
misleading; deceptive; causing illusionillusoryaudio_icon.gif
extremely poorindigentaudio_icon.gif
excessive; too muchinordinateaudio_icon.gif
get rid of something unwanted; throw awayjettisonaudio_icon.gif
unwilling to give up; stubbornpertinaciousaudio_icon.gif
of small value or importance; trivialpicayuneaudio_icon.gif
claim without proofallegeaudio_icon.gif
complete, utter, downrightarrantaudio_icon.gif
playful conversation; discussion with a lot of jokesbadinageaudio_icon.gif
make calm; win overconciliateaudio_icon.gif
command to cancel a previous order or commandcountermandaudio_icon.gif
level or rankechelonaudio_icon.gif
to make worseexacerbateaudio_icon.gif
very stupid; unrealfatuousaudio_icon.gif
impossible to deny or prove wrongirrefutableaudio_icon.gif
large, unstoppable force or power that crushes whatever is in its wayjuggernautaudio_icon.gif
showing no interest or enthusiasmlackadaisicalaudio_icon.gif
long list of things that someone talks aboutlitanyaudio_icon.gif
gruesome or frightening, usually involving deathmacabreaudio_icon.gif
lack; few in numberpaucityaudio_icon.gif
predict or foreshadow; give warning ofportendaudio_icon.gif
demolish; destroy to the groundrazeaudio_icon.gif
take back a statement made earlierrecantaudio_icon.gif
soak, fill, or load to capacitysaturateaudio_icon.gif
to shed, get rid of (esp. skin)sloughaudio_icon.gif
gloomy, bitter, and overly serioussaturnineaudio_icon.gif
1. smelling; 2. reminding you of somethingredolentaudio_icon.gif
shining brightlyrefulgentaudio_icon.gif
a word used to test to membership to a certain group; sloganshibbolethaudio_icon.gif
never stoppingunremittingaudio_icon.gif
shout of enthusiastic approval by many peopleacclamationaudio_icon.gif
relating to rural lifebucolicaudio_icon.gif
slander; make hurtful untrue commentscalumniateaudio_icon.gif
careful; afraid of riskscharyaudio_icon.gif
conspiracy; secret agreement for illegal purposecollusionaudio_icon.gif
amateur; someone who is interested in something but doesn't know very muchdilettanteaudio_icon.gif
not easily upsetimperturbableaudio_icon.gif
amount of increaseincrementaudio_icon.gif
an order; commandmandateaudio_icon.gif
ridiculously smallpaltryaudio_icon.gif
sudden outburstparoxysmaudio_icon.gif
overly ambitious display of knowledge; excessive attention to details or rulespedantryaudio_icon.gif
traveling, esp. by footperegrinationaudio_icon.gif
waver; sway back and forth (often in decision)vacillateaudio_icon.gif
containing harsh, angry, abusive criticismvituperativeaudio_icon.gif