Flashcards in Deck 8 Deck (25):
bərgər 1. a citizen of a town or city, typically a member of the wealthy bourgeoisie.
əˈkwizitiv 1. excessively interested in acquiring money or material things.
fōl(ē)ij 1. plant leaves, collectively.
əˈko͞otər 1. clothe or equip, typically in something noticeable or impressive.
1. overtake with darkness or night.
fakəltē 1. an inherent mental or physical power. 2. the teaching staff of a university or college, or of one of its departments or divisions, viewed as a body.
biˈget 1. (typically of a man, sometimes of a man and a woman) bring (a child) into existence by the process of reproduction. 2. give rise to; bring about.
dīˈərnl 1. of or during the day.2. daily; of each day.
wins 1. give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of or in anticipation of pain or distress. 2. a slight grimace or shrinking movement caused by pain or distress.
a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
kyo͝orət 1. a member of the clergy engaged as assistant to a vicar, rector, or parish priest.
rektər 1. a member of the clergy who has charge of a parish. 2. the head of certain universities, colleges, and schools.
gildid 1. covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint.
byo͝orō 1. a chest of drawers. 2. an office or department for transacting particular business.
raspiNG 1. harsh-sounding and unpleasant; grating.
faCHo͞oəs 1. silly and pointless.
prīˈmēvəl 1. of or resembling the earliest ages in the history of the world.
strīdnt 1. loud and harsh; grating.
tərbyələnt 1. characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not controlled or calm.
pərsər 1. an officer on a ship who keeps the accounts, esp. the head steward on a passenger vessel.
paˈstēSH 1. an artistic work in a style that imitates that of another work, artist, or period. 2. imitate the style of (an artist or work).
fasəl 1. (esp. of a theory or argument) appearing neat and comprehensive only by ignoring the true complexities of an issue; superficial. 2. (of success, esp. in sports) easily achieved; effortless.
wān 1. (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size.
pantəˌmīm 1. a dramatic entertainment, originating in Roman mime, in which performers express meaning through gestures accompanied by music. 2. express or represent (something) by extravagant and exaggerated mime.