Flashcards in B Deck (30):
A woman's head scarf, folded triangularly and worn tied under the chin
A farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to a graduating class
A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization
A Russian musical instrument with a triangular body and three strings that produces sounds similar to those of a mandolin.
Financially ruined; impoverished.
1. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather forecasting
treacherous, greedy person.
Irregular in shape
Looking elegant and nice
to surround with military forces.
waging war; engaged in war
something that is advantageous or good
a soft, visorless cap with a close-fitting headband and a wide, round top often with a tab at its center
a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast
a military encampment made with tents or improvised shelters, usually without shelter or protection from enemy fire.
joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful
warrant officer on a warship, or a petty officer on a merchant vessel, in charge of rigging, anchors, cables, etc.
a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger or main branches.
a broad avenue in a city, usually having areas at the sides or center for trees, grass, or flowers.
a bunch of flowers; nosegay.
a member of the middle class.
a small shop or a small specialty department within a larger store, especially one that sells fashionable clothes and accessories or a special selection of other merchandise.
a flower or small bouquet worn, usually by a man, in the buttonhole of a lapel
a blackberrylike fruit with a flavor similar to that of raspberries, developed by crossing various plants of the genus Rubus.
a brief account or statement, as of news or events, issued for the information of the public.
to keep afloat or support by
chest of drawers, often with a mirror at the top.