Flashcards in Ch.7-9 Deck (30):
Lapse (N.) / (V.)
A slip or error, often of a trivial sort; failure.
To come to an end; stop.
Earnest or emphatic in dwelling upon, maintaining, or demanding something; persistent.
Unsure, uncertain, not definite or positive, hesitant.
Sudden or unexpected.
Uproar, disorder, highly distressing agitation of mind or feeling.
Ominous, predictive of future bad events.
Not respectful, critical of what is generally accepted or respected.
Taking the place of another person or thing; acting or serving as a substitute.
Rancor (N. )
Resentment or ill will; hatred; malice.
Of great strength; forceful; powerful.
A container or storage room for cigars or other preparations of tobacco, fitted with means for keeping tobacco suitably moist.
Cannot be seen or perceived clearly; imperceptible.
A seat for two or more persons, having a back and usually arms, and often upholstered.
In cahoots (Phrase)
In partnership; in league with; in conspiracy.
A piece of turf gouged out with a club in making a stroke.
Excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, esp. about trivial manners.
Without logical or meaningful connection; disjointed; rambling.
Desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition or appearance.
Burdened; loaded down.
A satire or lampoon, esp. one posted in a public place.
To disturb the condition, action, or function of; to make insane.
To think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.
Being more than is sufficient or required; excessive; unnecessary or useless.
A person's manner of speaking or reading aloud in public.
Unspeakable; beyond expression.
Difficult to perceive or understand.
At the height of emotional excitement.