Flashcards in 4/11/14 Deck (17):
A sudden, unpredictable change of one's mind or the weather
She was known for her caprice.
To reject with disdain or scorn.........
She was known to spurn the advances of suitors.
Agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor.
The soup had a piquancy.
peace; tranquillity; calm.
She was so cute when she was in repose.
proceeding after; following (usually followed by to ):
Pursuant to his studies he took a job in an office.
to die without a will: He died intestate.
routine; a fixed, habitual, or mechanical course of procedure: The rote of daily living.
a rounded seed vessel or pod of a plant, as of flax or cotton.
to express distress or grief over; lament: to bemoan one's fate.
to regret deeply or strongly; lament: to deplore the present state of morality.
to follow in order; come afterward, especially in immediate succession: As the days ensued, he recovered his strength.
characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.
side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street.
to modulate (the voice).
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding: an austere teacher.
to dispose of (personal property, especially money) by last will: She bequeathed her half of the company to her niece.