Flashcards in deck2400 Deck (200):
n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
n. One who or that which is of unequaled excellence.
v. To send trough or across.
adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
n. A person engaged in manufacturing as a business.
n. Development or growth.
v. To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another.
n. The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
n. One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another.
adj. Capable of being drawn out, as into wire or a thread.
n. Government administered by new or untried persons.
n. That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
adj. Having resemblance of sound.
n. The state of becoming raw or sore again.
adj. Characterized by agreeableness of sound.
n. Respectful submission or yielding, as to another’s opinion, wishes, or judgment.
n. A person against whom a suit is brought.
adj. Showing abundance.
n. The branch of mechanics that treats of the relations that subsist among forces in order.
n. Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act, or stress laid upon some word.
adj. Capable of being thrust out.
n. Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper.
v. To capture again.
n. Violation of allegiance, confidence, or plighted faith.
n. An instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
adj. Marked by great plentifulness.
n. One who advocates or practices altruism.
v. To sail quite around.
n. The faculty of perception or thought.
adj. Pertaining to the later stone age.
n. A person fully empowered to transact any business.
adj. On the point of dying.
adj. That gives warning or information.
adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
v. To soothe.
v. To impose on or dupe by flattering speech.
v. To ascertain by mathematical calculation.
v. To withhold permission or sanction.
v. To fill with an overflowing abundance.
adj. Candid, frank, or open in character or quality.
adj. Not understandable.
n. One skilled in metaphysics.
n. A slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind.
n. Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
adj. Pertaining to a formal presentation.
adj. Having the power of choice.
n. The period of time during which anything lasts.
n. One possessed of great power or sway.
n. An elaborate or formal public speech.
n. One who steers a rowboat, or one who has charge of a ship’s boat and its crew under an officer.
v. To cause to withdraw or retire, as from society or public life.
v. To effect by negotiating as an agent between parties.
v. To recall or take back (something that one has said).
adj. Given to constant trivial talking.
n. The act or process of absorbing.
n. Rapt or rapturous utterance.
v. To mediate between persons.
n. Any small portion or meager allowance.
adj. That can not be destroyed.
v. To endow with life or energy.
n. Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition.
v. To unite or blend as by melting together.
n. Murderer, as by secret assault or treachery.
n. A flock of quails or partridges.
v. To make of or ornament with brass.
n. The sameness or monotony of utterance.
adj. Sated with pleasure.
n. Absence or utter disregard of government.
adj. Possessing distinguished merit.
n. Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution.
adj. Important, especially as pointing something out.
n. Unwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things.
v. To lose spirit, courage, or hope.
n. The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines.
n. Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
n. A base or support as for a column, statue, or vase.
adj. Rich and costly.
v. To cause to deteriorate or to move backward.
n. Something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place.
adj. Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.
v. To restore to a former status, capacity, right rank, or privilege.
n. A rising, soaring, or climbing.
v. To appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury.
v. To abominate.
n. A judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts.
n. A continuance in the same state, or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature.
v. To leap beyond.
n. Rapid motion.
adj. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock.
adj. Belonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.
n. That which does not exist.
v. To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
v. To execute by strangling.
v. To contend angrily or zealously in words.
adj. Unchecked merriment or animal spirits.
n. A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
n. A modern and an ancient Greek coin.
v. To disencumber.
adj. Exercising royal authority in one’s own right.
v. To deprive of any right privilege or power
n. A convent for nuns.
n. One who makes a deposit, or has an amount deposited.
n. Indirect or roundabout expression.
n. Increase of amount, size, scope, or the like.
n. A place where bees are kept.
adj. Fit to be dwelt in.
n. The act of making amends, as for an injury, loss, or wrong.
adj. Having or resembling human form.
n. Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment.
n. Any unusual occurrence.
adj. Reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
adj. Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt.
n. Biblical exposition or interpretation.
adj. Superior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree.
n. A note at this interval above or below any other, considered in relation to that other.
v. To make pregnant.
v. To pass criticism or censure.
v. To draw out.
adj. Having sufficient funds to pay all debts.
adj. Eating with greediness or in very large quantities.
n. The employment of sarcasm, irony, or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices.
n. The act of protruding.
v. To make an effort to vomit.
adj. Recurring every seven years.
adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
v. To put out of proper place or order.
n. The traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.
v. To execute clumsily.
n. Thorough dislike.
adj. Having a propensity for falling in love.
adj. That can not be altered or varied.
n. One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight.
n. A monastic house.
v. To proclaim by outcry.
n. A confirmed criminal.
v. To repay evil with a similar evil.
adj. Suitable for the purpose and circumstances.
n. A cowardly or faithless person.
n. Conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
adj. Boisterously merry.
v. To push out or thrust forth.
n. A mental condition of fixed opposition to or dislike of some particular thing.
n. A large package prepared for transportation or storage.
v. To water, as land, by ditches or other artificial means.
n. An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
v. To unite or join again, as after separation.
n. A statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the received belief.
adj. Given to questioning, especially out of curiosity.
v. To apportion.
n. A consequence.
n. A group of seven governments.
n. One who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner.
n. A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
adj. Partially conscious.
n. A right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
n. The power of springing back to a former position
adj. That can not be heard.
v. To hold and exercise sovereign power.
n. One who has the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement.
n. A heading, as of a chapter, section, document, etc.
v. To meditate or reflect upon.
n. A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of.
n. A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle.
v. To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback.
adj. Second in quality, size, rank, importance, etc.
v. To engage to marry.
n. An article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument.
n. Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.