Flashcards in 7th Grade Vocab 5 Deck (76):
a thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book or written document
filled with amazement, disgust, fear or terror
more than enough, large, spacious
a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance
to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
to crouch or shrink away in fear or shame
- to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully- a feeling of contempt
a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
- having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct- requiring a prescription for purpose
humorous, not meant seriously
not able to be heard
without restraint or control; unselective
- crafty dealings, underhanded plotting- to form and carry out plots- to puzzle or excite the curiosity
an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
appearing true, reasonable or fair
- common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class- a common person, member of the lower class
- wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant- one who is wasteful and self-indulgent
- to grind or pound to a powder or dust- to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)
- highly changeable; fickle- tending to become violent or explosive- changing from the liquid to the gaseous state
Cases involving robbery and assault are usually tried under the __ of the state courts.
Their story didn't sound __ to me.
The couple's taste in cars is quite __.
At one time, the __ of ancient Rome were excluded from holding public office of any kind.
We have a tight budget, but we make an exception for __ celebrations of family birthdays.
The elderly man told us that he greatly regretted the years he spent living the life of a __.
The house's __ to schools is an asset.
At many old mills in Vermont, granite stones were used to __ the grain.
A person who is usually calm and collected may nevertheless sometimes behave in a __ manner.
syn: purview, supervision
syn: believable, probably
syn: lowborn, proletarian, coarse, unrefined
syn: improvident, spendthrift, wastrel
syn: compress, demolish
syn: unstable, erratic
ant: improbably, unbelievable, unlikely
ant: aristocratic, refined, cultivated
ant: frugal, economical, stingy, miserly
ant: distance, remoteness
ant: stable, steady, static, inert, dormant
I __ their cowardly behavior.
Most people never stop to consider the words that might one day appear as their own __.
New developments in medicine often lead to discussions of important __ questions.
We had to laugh at her __ remarks.
Some high-frequency sounds are __ to even the keenest human ear.
The __ slaughter of white whales brought that species to the brink of extinction.
Investigators uncovered a shocking network of lies and international __.
The old album full of faded family pictures and postcards from exotic places __ me.
syn: spurn, reject
syn: tombstone, inscription
syn: upright, virtuous, honorable
syn: comical, witty, tongue-in-cheek
syn: faint, indistinct
syn: haphazard, random, uncritical
syn: scheme, plot, conspiracy
ant: revere, venerate, esteem, respect
ant: immoral, unscrupulous, dishonest
ant: serious, humorless
ant: audible, perceptible
ant: selective, discriminating, judicious
ant: fair play
The woman amended her will with an __ when her husband suddenly died.
People were __ at the senseless brutality of the crime.
Thanks to the wet spring weather, birds and other animals will have an __ food supply for the rest of the year.
The vivid __ seemed so real that it completely unnerved me.
Throughout the trial and the lengthy appeal process that followed, the defendant __ her innocence.
The kittens __ in the corner, frightened by the huge, growling dog.
syn: attachment, rider, extension
syn: shocked, horrified, stupefied
syn: sufficient, adequate, considerable
syn: phantom, specter
syn: affirm, avow
syn: wince, flinch
ant: delighted, overjoyed, unmoved
ant: insufficient, inadequate