Flashcards in 7th grade vocab 2 Deck (77):
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
-declared openly and without shame;
-to exchange playful remarks, tease
-talk that is playful and teasing
giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
-harm or loss; injury, damage;
-a cause of harm, injury, loss or damage
-sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed
-lasting for a long time
-consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
-energetic, willing and able to start something new
-showing boldness and imagination
-economical, avoiding waste and luxury
-scanty, poor, meager
with extreme care or caution
-to provide more than is needed or wanted
-too feed or fill to the point of overstuffing
-the disguised state, under an assumed name or identity
-the state of being disguised; a person in disguise
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
-described in well-known stories
-existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
-to make as small as possible; to make the least of
-to make smaller than before
slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct
-to change direction or course suddenly
-turn aside, shift
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
-reckless, heartless, unustifiable
-spoiled, pampered person
-one with low morals
syn: rash, malicious, spiteful, unprovoked
syn: worship, revere, idolize
syn: diagonal, indirect
syn: belittle, downplay
syn: mythical, fabulous, famous
syn: cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit
ant: justified, morally strict, reponsible
ant: despise, detest, ridicule, deride
ant: direct, straight to the point
ant: magnify, enlarge, exaggerate
ant: support, confirm, back up, legalize
syn: pranks, shenanigans
syn: admitted, sworn
syn: raillery, chitchat
syn: liberal, abundant, copious
syn: jammed, choked, packed
syn: hindrance, liability
syn: long-lasting, enduring
syn: vigorous, aggressive, audacious
syn: thrifgy, skimpy
syn: cautiously, warily, circumspectly
syn: flood, inundate, surplus, plethora
ant: shortage, scarcity, dearth, paucity
ant: firmly, confidently, aggressively
ant: wasteful, indulgent, lavish
ant: lazy, indolent, timid, diffident
ant: fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral
ant: advantage, help, plus
ant: uncluttered, unimpeded
ant: scarce, scanty, in short supply
ant: serious talk
ant: unacknowledged, undisclosed
The __ of the chimpanzees amused the crowds at the zoo.
The governor was an __ supporter of the plan to aid public libraries throughout the state.
There is nothing my friends and I enjoy more than to __ good-naturedly for hours.
Casual __ helps to pass the time during a long journey.
On Thanksgiving Day, people all over America celebrate the __ gifts of nature.
The doctor grew very concerned when the patient's lungs became __ with fluid.
The home team survived a six-game losing streak with almost no __ to its standing in the league.
Denim is a very __ kind of fabric.
Many people own household __ such as furniture and appliances.
An __ young person may turn a hobby into a way of earning money.
At home, we usually prepare __ but nourishing and delicious meals.
Pedestrians made their way __ along the slippery, snow-covered streets.
Hollywood studios __ theaters with big-budget action movies during the summer season.
When there is a __ of gasoline on the market, prices a the pump may drop dramatically.
Just before the battle of Agincourt, Shakespeare's King Hnery V prowls through his camp __.
In a way, makeup artists are practitioners of the fine art of __.
Lawyers will try to __ the contract.
Ajax was one of the __ Greek heroes who fought before the walls of Troy.
Each year, accidental falls __ thousands of people, some of them for life.
Whenever you are in a car, you should wear your seatbelt to __ the risk of injury in an accident.
The boxer's __ blow left his opponent unscathed.
The huge storm finally __ out to sea leaving much destruction in its wake.
In a number of cultures, it is customary f or people to __ the oldest members of society.