Flashcards in Chapter 5, 6, 7 Deck (13)
He was 'accosted' by three gang members on the subway.
to approach and speak to someone often in a challenging or aggressive way
A successful businessman and 'withal' a major contributor to local charities...
together with this : besides
We received a 'cordial' greeting from our hostess at the party.
relating to the heart; showing or marked by hearty friendliness, favor, or approval; sincerely or deeply felt
These patients are facing 'imminent' death.
ready to take place
A psychologist who 'eschews' the traditional methods of psychotherapy...
to avoid habitually especially on moral or practical grounds : shun, reject
One of the city's main 'thoroughfares'...
a way or place for passage : a street open at both ends, a main road
A ghastly sight that would 'affright' any person...
The 'stalwart' soldiers in the army of Alexander the Great...
marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit
The dove is 'emblematic' of the organization's mission to bring peace.
of, relating to, or constituting an emblem : symbolic, representative
Look 'yonder' and you'll see the marvelous skyline of the city.
at or in that indicated more or less distant place usually within sight
He managed to keep his 'countenance' through the tribulation.
facial expression; mental composure; calm expression
The photos show the 'desolation' of war.
a state of complete emptiness or destruction; loneliness and grief