Flashcards in 5/2/14 Deck (13):
belief as to the truth of something: to give credence to a claim.
a noisy, disorderly disturbance or fight; riotous brawl; uproar.
a person named after another.
an ornamental construction, usually ending in a spire, erected on a roof or tower of a church, public building, etc.
an elevated region; plateau: He moved to a highland far from the river.
an agricultural implement with spikelike teeth or upright disks, drawn chiefly over plowed land to level it, break up clods, root up weeds, etc.
(of land) plowed and left unseeded for a season or more; uncultivated.
for each piece, thing, or person; for each one; each: We ate an orange apiece. The cakes cost a dollar apiece.
an excessively favorable opinion of one's own ability, importance, wit, etc.
produced by a distortion or lopsidedness of the facial features: a wry grin.
the seeds or grain of this plant, used for making flour and whiskey, and as a livestock feed.
a pointed instrument for piercing small holes in leather, wood, etc.