5 Flashcards Preview

Megaprep > 5 > Flashcards

Flashcards in 5 Deck (40):
1

stanch

check flow of blood

2

suffrage

the right to vote

3

tendentious

having an aim; biased

4

unprepossessing

unattractive

5

virulent

lethal

6

abrade

wear away by friction; erode

7

altruisitc

unselfishly generous; concerned for others

8

aromatic

fragrant

9

beguile

mislead or delude; pass time

10

buffoon

a person who behaves comically; clown

11

chicanery

trickery; deception

12

concord

harmony; agreement between people or things

13

contravention

contrary; opposition of

14

decapitate

behead

15

desist

to stop doing something; cease

16

disparate

unrealted

17

fetter

shackle

18

frenzied

madly excited

19

grill

question severely

20

kindle

start a fire; inspire

21

loquacious

talkative

22

mellifluous

melodious

23

munificent

very generous

24

outskirts

fringes; outer borders

25

predilection

preference

26

prophetic

foretelling the future

27

stanza

division of a poem

28

tender

offer; extend

29

unravel

disentangle; solve

30

visceral

felt in one's inner organs

31

abrasive

rubbing away

32

amalgam

fusion

33

arousal

awakening

34

chide

scold

35

decimate

kill

36

fiasco

total failure

37

frenzy

state of extreme excitement, confusion or agitation

38

industrious

diligent; hard-working

39

kindred

related; belonging to the same family

40

lucid

easily understood; clear