2/10 Flashcards Preview

English 3H Caroline > 2/10 > Flashcards

Flashcards in 2/10 Deck (15):
1

Insular

Narrowly restricted in outlook or scope

2

Contraband

Illicit goods

3

Sleazy

Morally degraded

4

Irrevocable

Incapable of being retracted or revoked

5

Sedulous

Marked by care and persistent effort

6

Remonstrate

Argue in protest or opposition

7

Retrench

Rethink your budget

8

Resilient

Recovering readily from depression etc

9

Reverberate

Ring or echo with sound

10

Querulous

Having a tendency to complain

11

Repudiate

Reject or refuse to support

12

Propensity

Natural tendency to behave in a certain way

13

Scurrilous

Expressing offensive reproach

14

Flout

To slow or shoe contempt for

15

Aura

A distinctive quality surrounding a person or thing