Flashcards in Colleg Board 2007-01-27 Deck (42):
Intended to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.
Leave the main subject temporarily in speech or writing
Able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection; Justifiable
Dispute the validity; Call into question
Military observation of a region to locate an enemy or ascertain strategic features.
A person's inherent qualities of mind and character
Rude in a mean-spirited and surly way
Importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement
Strong and healthy; Vigorous
Having or showing a tendency to be easily angered
Not candid or sincere; Dishonest
Having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition
Having or showing a feeling of vague or regretful longing; Nostalgic
Showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humor
Believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity.
Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
Neatly skillful and quick in one's movements
Slow and relaxed
Able to do anything
The feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn
Not certain or fixed; provisional
Playfully fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
Lacking care or attention to duty
Acting or done quickly and without thought or care(Impulsive)
Extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless; TOO SHOWY
A person or thing that comes before another of the same kind;
Able to be cured
Hold opinions that are at different with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed.
Ending to cause disagreement or hostility between people
The use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose
Lack of energy
A forcefully reproachful protest
Address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or disappointment.
Strict, precise, exacting