Flashcards in 3-5 Deck (20):
a name or title
1.showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks
2.showing an impudent lack of respect
extreme greed for wealth or material gain
treat in an indulgent or overprotective way
express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize
criticize unfairly; disparage
expressing disapproval; disapproving.
expressing contempt or ridicule
1.(of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.
2.(of a plant or animal) native or restricted to a certain country or area
a period of time in history or a person's life, typically one marked by notable events or particular characteristics.
the event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight; "the evanescence of the morning mist"
of or relating to government revenue, esp. taxes
have an angry or sullen look on one's face; scow
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering
having a particular habit, activity, or interest that is long-established and unlikely to change.
a part-song for several voices, esp. one of the Renaissance period, typically arranged in elaborate counterpoint and without instrumental accompaniment. Originally used of a genre of 14th-century Italian songs, the term now usually refers to English or Italian songs of the late 16th and early 17th c., in a free style strongly influenced by the text.
bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.
lack of thought or intelligence; empty-headedness