Flashcards in deck1800 Deck (200):
v. To meet and strike violently.
n. The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune.
n. An opening or cavity.
n. Self-restraint with respect to desires, appetites, and passion.
adj. Perceptible by sight.
adj. Capable of being poured from one vessel to another.
n. The general principles, laws, or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything.
v. To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention.
adj. Derived from the same root or primitive word.
n. A mediator.
n. That branch of morphology which treats of the structure of organisms.
v. To put into a wrong place.
n. One who endeavors to help his fellow men.
adj. Capable of erring.
n. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
n. Funeral rites.
adj. Publicly branded or notorious, as for vice, or crime.
n. A private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates.
v. To utter with complaining tone.
v. To render clear and intelligible.
adj. Conveying knowledge.
v. To spread abroad or from person to person.
adj. Situated within the walls of a city.
adj. Not digestible, or difficult to digest.
adv. & adj. Out of the proper form, direction, or position.
n. A specific capability of feeling or emotion.
n. That which may be used to produce light.
v. To inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox.
n. Engagement to marry.
v. To become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service.
n. Low drollery, coarse jokes, etc.
adj. Yielding to the desires or humor of oneself or those under one’s care.
adj. Deviating from that which is proper or right.
v. To absorb, as a gas by a metal.
v. To perform the first act or rite.
v. To recover something by searching.
adj. Characterized by outward form or ceremony.
n. Acceptance of the common faith.
n. One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human, with goats feet.
adj. Characterized by special tact in negotiations.
n. Combination in a body or mass.
v. To stick together.
v. To produce by sexual generation.
adj. Notoriously bad.
n. Any strikingly great person or object.
n. That which is near or bordering upon.
v. To cause to become less or worse.
adj. Working vigorously.
adj. Wanting in resource, energy, or executive ability.
adj. Exempt, as from disease.
n. An escort or lover.
v. To relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner.
v. To lower in character or virtue.
v. To draw a distinction.
v. To deliver the amount or value of.
n. Relative disposition of parts.
n. The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse.
v. To put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island.
n. A parting address.
adj. Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations.
n. One who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses.
adj. Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
v. To throw out of order.
adj. A person of between eighty and ninety years.
n. A small flute.
adj. Free, clear, or released, as from some liability, or restriction affecting others.
v. To filter.
n. A mark for failure or bad conduct.
v. To make or enact a law or laws.
adj. Ardent in feeling.
v. To act or give judgment as umpire.
n. One who professes direct divine illumination, or relies upon meditation to acquire truth.
n. Fixed rule or set form.
n. A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.
n. The attributes, taken collectively, that make up the character and nature of an individual.
n. An element that forms a base by combining with oxygen, is usually hard, heavy, and lustrous.
adj. Turning around its axis, like a wheel, or so constructed as to turn thus.
n. An excessive dose, usually so large a dose of a medicine that its effect is toxic.
n. A principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide.
adj. Able to discern and distinguish with wise perception.
n. A view or prospect.
n. A driving onward or forward.
adj. That can not be burned.
adj. More desirable than others.
n. One who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
v. To examine formally by questioning.
adj. Lying on the back.
adj. Indulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
n. An impediment.
v. To refer to specifically.
n. The quality of frankness or outspokenness.
n. One who loves books.
n. Deprivation of strength or energy.
n. The state of spreading through every part.
n. Malicious mischief.
adj. Given to excess in eating.
n. The state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance.
n. Constant or excessive adherence to one manner, style, or peculiarity, as of action or conduct.
adj. Conformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage.
n. The depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached.
v. To make satisfaction or amends for.
n. A bunk or bed in a vessel, sleeping-car, etc.
v. To keep clear of.
n. The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
v. To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
v. To debilitate.
adj. Difficult to accomplish.
adj. Like a tree.
v. To have knowledge of, or receive impressions concerning, through the medium of the body senses.
n. Want of power to apprehend, understand, and manage.
n. An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life, or faith.
v. To speak to.
v. To disclaim responsibility for.
n. Anything that destroys or restrains the growth of putrefactive micro-organisms.
adj. Not copied nor produced by imitation.
adj. Not suitable to be selected or chosen.
adj. Having and exercising the power to produce effects or results.
adj. Moving onward quickly and heedlessly.
n. A short thick stick used as a club.
adj. Physically powerful.
v. To coagulate.
n. A criminal or depraved person.
adj. Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord.
n. Any religious ceremonial.
n. Keen enjoyment.
adj. Stingy. (no longer acceptable to use)
n. An instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot.
n. Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness.
n. A nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying.
adj. Incapable of being forced, constrained, or compelled.
adj. Said in a preceding part or before.
v. To bring to completion.
v. To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy-glass.
v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor.
n. A religious zealot.
v. To make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something.
n. The utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position.
n. Any one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence.
n. The coming or arrival, as of any important change, event, state, or personage.
v. To surpass in importance or excellence.
n. Adequate qualification or capacity.
adj. Difficult to follow or understand.
adj. Inclining or tending to one side.
n. A room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits, meat, etc.
n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
adj. Inclined to seek company.
n. The act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
v. To find and declare chargeable with crime.
adj. Serving or tending to force.
n. One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice.
n. A wanderer.
adj. Manifesting a warlike spirit.
adj. Having a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion.
adj. Eating or living on flesh.
adj. Having kindred character or tastes.
n. A small flag.
adj. Holding the commonly accepted faith.
v. To cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison.
n. That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed.
n. An extract or selection from written or printed matter.
n. A range of action or view.
n. A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
v. To give grief or sorrow to.
adj. Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse.
n. The rules and principles of poetry.
v. To set or implant deeply and firmly.
adj. Farther or more distant.
n. A salute given by firing all the guns, as at the funeral of an officer.