Flashcards in 2/7/14 Deck (15):
Short statement or proverb
Proverbs is full of adages.
To slowly gallop
The horse cantered across the field.
Upper or ruling class
Gentry rules a country.
Room or building attached to a church
The priest waited in the vestry.
A legal inquiry, judicial inquiry
There was an inquest as to the cause of death.
Flushed with a rosy color.
His face was florid with embarrassment.
An ability of a particular kind
He was in possession of all his faculties.
He suffered from a malady of his body.
He derogates his opponents character.
A protecting rim on a wheel or pipe
The flange had to be loosened so that the pipes could separate.
A secret society
The KKK is a cabal.
Take back a statement
The witness recanted his testimony; it was not true.
A neck scarf
Freddy, in Scooby Doo, wears a cravat.
To bend rays of light
A prism refracts the light.