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Flashcards in 32 Deck (20):
1

philistine

narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain

2

portent

sign; omen; forewarning

3

progenitor

ancestor

4

purveyor

furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer

5

recapitulate

summarize

6

reprehensible

deserving blame

7

rousing

lively; stirring

8

sentinel

sentry; lookout

9

spew

to cause to flow or to throw up; vomit

10

subsequent

following; later

11

tantrum

fit or petulance; caprice

12

tousle

to cause disorder or dishevel

13

unerringly

infallibly

14

vex

annoy; distress

15

wrench

pull; strain; twist

16

aggrieve

to distress or bring grief to; cause to suffer; to treat unfairly

17

apportion

to assign, adjust or distribute parts so as to maintain the proper proportion

18

babble

chatter idly

19

boorish

rude; insensitive

20

centrifugal

radiating; departing from the center