Flashcards in 2/14/14 Deck (15):
Imitate with an effort to surpass
The son sought to emulate his father as a concert violinist.
Fullness in quantity, measure, or degree
There was a plenitude of sunlight in the room.
Rightness of principle or conduct, moral virtue
They were impressed by the rectitude of the judge; he refused to accept bribes.
To offer as a sacrifice by fire
The Aztecs were known to immolate young women.
To make hard
Cold has indurated the soil of Siberia.
To make the subject of a lawsuit
The men chose to litigate their dispute in a court of law.
To include in the terms of an agreement
Disarmament was stipulated in the peace treaty.
The tree was sawn in twain.
To attribute or ascribe to a person
Jesus imputes righteousness to us.
To prove to be false
A debate is meant to confute one's opponent.
To cast down
He was dejected after his failures.
A baby horse
The mare gave birth to a foal.
Past tense of thrive: to prosper or be successful
The village thrived until it was invaded.
Having old fashioned charm
The house was very quaint in its antiquity.