Flashcards in Deck 3 Deck (44):
deputy or substitute
The woman was unable to get pregnant so she and her husband chose a surrogate mother to carry their baby.
The physics department chose a program manager and a surrogate to run their programs.
For the pocket size dictionary, they abridge a dictionary to have only the most common words.
before it was supposed to
The child's untimely death and caused much anguish in her family.
to blend together
In the process of making milk, they homogenize the cream and the fat to make the milk smooth.
Walmart is often criticized for paying their employees paltry wages.
On this auspicious occasion, these young children will become an adult in the church.
spending money recklessly
The prodigal shopaholic bought exorbitant items that were not necessary.
We had to buy new computers because our old ones are obsolete.
She was given the mundane task of folding all the laundry.
existing at or near the surface
After the hurricane, the building only suffered from superficial damages.
boring and repetitious
Tony's daily routine was monotonous so she decided to spice things up.
to separate by cutting
She severed all ties with her friends after they abandoned her at the party.
wealth or money
You need a lot of capital to start a new business.
becoming less advanced
violation of law
The transgression of law results in many consequences varying from fines to death.
present since birth
The child has a congenital tumor.
The teacher's feedback on Talia's essay revolved around being succinct.
disobedient or turning away from what is right
Adam and Eve became wayward when they disobeyed God and were kicked out of the Garden of Eden.
They entered the party and witnessed stark madness.
They diminished the importance of the party after the guest list shrunk.
The cake was vivacious in the colors and ornate in the detailed decorations.
to regard with respect
The child was taught to revere her parents and elders.
to spread, usually with fluid
Buddy diffused the ingredients into the bowl and mixed it together.
a natural tendency
Young adults have a propensity to drink too much.
existing since birth
Wylie had an innate athletic talent to play many sports.
The comedian made several caustic remarks and jokes.
Mrs. Pittaco was an austere teacher.
to put a stop to
The military troops quelled the uprising quickly.
She had a proclivity to drink alcohol once she was 21.
My little brother attempted to stymie me, but I ignored him.
to win over
The future son-in-law conciliated the parents by being respectful.
The refractory child ran away from the babysitter and disobeyed her.
The amount of food in the house was meager so they need to go shopping.
One of the most credible fable's is the story of Big Foot.
worthy of blame
The suspect was culpable because of the evidence.
Bree deplored some of the decisions she made as a child later in life.
to applaud and welcome
They acclaimed the return of the countries soldier after a long mission.
He was easily deceived by a guile mastermind.
The fallow pair of sneakers were returned to the store and exchanged for full price.
to impregnate or inspire
The Red Team Captain's duty is to imbue the team to win points.
The odds were inauspicious and did not look good.
The renaissance ages are looked back upon in history.