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Flashcards in 49 Deck (20):
1

subvert

to make weaker or less effective

2

temperament

the usual attitude, mood, or behavior

3

aloof

not involved with or friendly toward other people

4

acrimonious

angry and bitter

5

melancholy

a sad mood or feeling

6

mercurial

changing moods quickly and often

7

officious

used to describe an annoying person who tries to tell other people what to do in a way that is not wanted or needed

8

urbane

polite and confident

9

apathetic

not having or showing much emotion or interest

10

killjoy

a person who spoils other people's fun or enjoyment

11

figurehead

a person who is called the head or chief of something but who has no real power

12

braggart

a person who brags a lot

13

somber

very sad and serious

14

bewilder

to confuse very much

15

repent

to feel or show that you are sorry for something bad or wrong that you did

16

equanimity

calm emotions when dealing with problems or pressure

17

veracity

truth or accuracy

18

supplant

to take the place of

19

mitigate

to make less severe, harmful, or painful

20

ascertain

to learn or find out