Flashcards in Deck 4 Deck (25):
rapt 1. completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing. 2. having been carried away bodily or transported to heaven.
kəmˈpəNG(k)SHən 1. a feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows the doing of something bad.
ˈsprent 1. sprinkled over
pärləns 1. a particular way of speaking or using words, esp. a way common to those with a particular job or interest.
iˈlōp 1. run away secretly in order to get married, esp. without parental consent.
tepid 1. (esp. of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm. 2. showing little enthusiasm.
SHiftlis 1. (of a person or action) characterized by laziness, indolence, and a lack of ambition
kad 1. a man who behaves dishonorably, esp. toward a woman.
präfligət 1. recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. 2. a licentious, dissolute person.
riˈmänˌstrāt 1. make a forcefully reproachful protest.
pərfəˌrāt 1. pierce and make a hole or holes in.
avəˈriSHəs 1. having or showing an extreme greed for wealth or material gain.
səstənəns 1. food and drink regarded as a source of strength; nourishment.
trepiˈdāSHən 1. a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen. 2. trembling motion.
əˈblo͞oSHən 1. the act of washing oneself (often used for humorously formal effect).
skīˌlärk 1. pass time by playing tricks or practical jokes; indulge in horseplay.
əˈsent 1. to express or the expression of approval or agreement.
lis(t)lis 1. (of a person or their manner) lacking energy or enthusiasm.
presəpəs 1. a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.
1. hesitation: indecision in speech or action
ədˈmäniSH 1. warn or reprimand someone firmly
pitns 1. a very small or inadequate amount of money paid to someone as an allowance or wage.
manfəl 1. resolute or brave, esp. in the face of adversity.
dēˈlous 1. rid (a person or animal) of lice and other parasitic insects.