Flashcards in Chapter 6-9 Vocab Deck (20)
An authoritative warning or order.
Synonyms to Help Me: order, ruling
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
Synonyms to Help Me: severe, stern
Reducing someone's judicial punishment to one less severe.
Synonyms to Help Me: Reduce, lessen.
The state of wishing to do evil things to others.
Synonyms to Help Me: spiteful, malicious, malevolent
Provide (a wall of a building) with battlements.
Synonyms to Help Me: Broken, cracked
A rail supported by balusters.
Synonyms to Help Me: Handrail, post
An architectural structure that separates window and is usually decoratory.
Synonyms to Help Me: crossways
Showing good chances of success.
Synonyms to Help Me: favorable, promising
Move in a smooth, wavelike motion.
Synonyms to Help Me: ripple, flow, roll
Any of a large order of insects comprising the butterflies, moths, and skippers that as adults have four broad or lanceolate wings usually covered with minute overlapping and often brightly colored scales and that as larvae are caterpillars.
Synonyms to Help Me: moth, butterfly
A large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument.
Synonyms to Help Me: standing stone
Approval or praise.
Synonyms to Help Me: approval, acceptance, endorsement
A difficult or strenuous task.
Synonyms to Help Me: burdensome, arduous, strenuous, difficult
The process of taking legal action.
Synonyms to Help Me: legal proceedings, legal action
Relating the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
Synonyms to Help Me: antiquated, archaic, dated
Practicing or affecting strict religious or moral behavior.
Synonyms to Help Me: moralistic, puritan, pietistic
Attempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of guilt or a belief that discovery would lead to trouble.
Synonyms to Help Me: secretive, secret, surreptitious
Synonyms to Help Me: secret, covert, furtive
Thread or yarn that is tied or knotted.
Synonyms to Help Me: knot, coil, complication