Basic Group 4 Flashcards Preview

Vocab List > Basic Group 4 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Basic Group 4 Deck (50):
1

compelled

force or oblige to do

2

constitution

a body of fundamental principles

3

delicate

very fine in texture or structure

4

condemn

express complete disapproval of

5

deplore

feel or express strong disapproval of something

6

commission

an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group

7

distress

extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain

8

sorrow

a feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others

9

unparalleled

having no parallel or equal

10

outrage

an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation

11

dignity

the state or quality of being worthy of honour or respect

12

indignation

anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment

13

spite

a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone

14

deceitful

guilty or involving deceit

15

deceit (noun)

the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth

16

concealing

hide

17

deceive (verb)

cause someone to believe something that is untrue

18

fraudulent

obtained, done by or involving deception

19

deception

the action of deceiving someone

20

confine

keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits

21

scope

he extent of the area or subject matter that something deals with or to which it is relevant

22

sporadic

occurring at irregular intervals or only a few places

23

dispute

a disagreement or argument

24

upheaval

a violent or sudden change or disruption to something

25

superficial

existing or occurring on or at the surface

26

dreary

depressingly dull and bleak or repetitive

27

dismal

causing a mood of gloom or depression

28

gloom

partial or total darkness

29

massacre

an indiscriminate (random) and brutal slaughter of people

30

bargain

an agreement between two or more people or groups as to what each will do for the other

31

enact

make a proposal into law

32

legislated

enact law

33

sanitation

conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal

34

provision

the action of providing or supplying something for use (provide)

35

salinity

(salt)

36

stem

the main body of a plant or shrub

37

oppressed

subject to harsh and authoritarian treatment

38

authoritarian

favouring or enforcing strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom

39

repugnant

extremely distasteful; unacceptable

40

intervene

take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events

41

hoof

the horny part of the foot (animal)

42

horny

resemblance of a horn

43

poultry

equals fowl

44

hypochondriac

a person who is abnormally anxious about their health

45

flair

a special or instinctive aptitude for doing something well

46

instinct

an innate, typically fixed pattern of behaviour in animals in response to certain stimuli

47

aroma

a distinctive smell

48

repulsive

arousing intense distaste or disgust

49

companion

a person of animal of whom spend a lot of time with or travelling

50

endeared

cause to be loved or liked