20 Vocab Words Part 26 Flashcards
well chosen or suited to the circumstances.
pleasing and fortunate.
refusal to change one’s views or to agree about something.
deceitful and untrustworthy.
begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
polish (something, especially metal) by rubbing.
the shine on a highly polished surface.
not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does.
accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.
come into operation; take effect.
a projecting support of stone or brick built against a wall.
a source of defense or support
provide (a building or structure) with projecting supports built against its walls.
insulting, abusive, or highly critical language.
instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action).
bathe (a part of the body) with warm or medicated lotions.
regard or represent as being of little worth.
win or regain the favor of (a god, spirit, or person) by doing something that pleases them.
occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated.
fall or drop straight down at high speed.
a steep and rapid fall or drop.
a plumb or plumb line.