Flashcards in 4-18-14 Deck (20):
judicious in one's conduct or speech, especially with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect.
to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg: to entreat the judge for mercy.
to accuse (a public official) before an appropriate tribunal of misconduct in office.
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
to make repayment or return for (service, benefits, etc.).
an unofficial title of respect, in the U.S., usually applied to lawyers, women as well as men; in Britain, applied to a commoner considered to have gained the social position of a gentleman. Abbreviation: Esq.
to speak harmful untruths about; speak evil of; slander; defame: to malign an honorable man.am
weakened by old age; feeble; infirm: a decrepit man who can hardly walk.
a mark against a person for misconduct or deficiency: If you receive four demerits during a term, you will be expelled from school.
Also called canine distemper. an infectious disease chiefly of young dogs, caused by an unidentified virus and characterized by lethargy, fever, catarrh, photophobia, and vomiting.
to steal money or property entrusted to one's care
to beautify by or as if by ornamentation; ornament; adorn.
to enhance (a statement or narrative) with fictitious additions.
characterized by verbosity or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas; prolix: a redundant style.
occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side: concurrent attacks by land, sea, and air.
dependent for existence, occurrence, character, etc., on something not yet certain; conditional (often followed by on or upon ): Our plans are contingent on the weather.
without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid: an insipid personality.
belonging to a thing by its very nature: the intrinsic value of a gold ring.
disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred.
causing repugnance; detestable; loathsome: an abhorrent deed.