Flashcards in Deck 2 Deck (20):
confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).
enthusiastic or passionate.
compete eagerly with someone in order to do or achieve something.
a disorderly retreat of defeated troops.
although; even if
Salubrious [suh-loo-bree-uh s]
favorable to or promoting health; healthful
a learned person, expert, or authority.
to place, put, or set
Hemorrhage [hem-er-ij, hem-rij]
the loss of assets, especially in large amounts; any widespread or uncontrolled loss or diffusion.
something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces without itself being affected.
the quality or condition of being improper; incorrectness.
Regent [ree-juh nt]
a person who exercises the ruling power in a kingdom during the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign.
to speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle.
preceding and leading up to the main part, matter, or business; introductory; preparatory.
Ascendancy [uh-sen-duh n-see]
the state of being in the ascendant; governing or controlling influence; domination.
an excuse, especially to avoid blame.
the violation or profanation of anything sacred or held sacred.
Providence [prov-i-duh ns]
the foreseeing care and guidance of God or nature over the creatures of the earth.