Flashcards in deck3000 Deck (200):
n. One of the heavenly bodies as a source of light.
v. To misunderstand.
v. To yield.
n. One who earns his bread by manual labor.
n. A modern and an ancient Greek coin.
adj. Working ill by slow and stealthy means.
adj. Having the texture of appearance of wood.
adj. Feeling, expressive of, or full of regret.
n. A whim.
n. An official.
v. To eradicate.
adj. Tending to reconcile.
n. Any especially sweet and delicious drink.
n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
v. To coagulate.
n. A person engaged in manufacturing as a business.
v. To revolve.
n. Excessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity.
adj. capable of influencing to action by entreaty, statement, or anything that moves the feelings.
n. One who objects, as to a proposition, measure, or ruling.
v. To force forward prematurely.
adj. capable of exciting laughter.
n. The chemical analysis or testing of an alloy ore.
v. To invent fancifully or falsely.
n. An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.
v. To unite or blend as by melting together.
n. A space entirely devoid of matter.
n. An incorporated village or town.
n. A state of permanence.
adj. Characterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
adj. Harsh or disagreeable in sound.
n. Nervous uncertainty of feeling.
n. The demanding for the use of money as a loan, a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law.
n. A service.
n. One skilled in metaphysics.
adj. Growing, climbing, or running without check or restraint.
adj. Characteristic of an erudite person.
n. The state of spreading through every part.
n. pl. Relatives.
v. To mumble something over and over.
n. An eight-page newspaper of any size.
n. The number five.
adj. Pertaining to the stars.
v. To hold to the fulfillment of duty.
v. To keep clear of.
n. A message in writing.
v. To render ludicrous by imitating the language of.
n. Separation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile.
adj. Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling.
n. One without means of support.
n. The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions.
adj. Flushed with red.
v. To treat with sarcasm or derisive wit.
n. A general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war.
adj. Not essential under the circumstances.
v. To fill with impediments so as to prevent passage, either wholly or in part.
n. Tact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters.
n. An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces.
v. To cease from action.
adj. Expressive of positive command, as distinguished from merely directory.
adj. Delicate, ethereal.
n. A feeling of extreme repugnance, or of dislike and disgust.
adj. Superior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree.
n. Adequate return for good or ill.
v. To recall the identity of (a person or thing).
adj. Indulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
n. The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.
adj. Producing coagulation.
n. An abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling.
n. The act of persuading.
n. The color of the sky.
adj. Difficult to follow or understand.
n. The property or state of allowing the passage of light.
n. A number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose.
n. An abiding. (abide: continue, wait for, endure, dwell)
v. To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.
v. To envy one of the possession of.
n. A gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said.
n. Any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights.
n. Self-restraint with respect to desires, appetites, and passion.
v. To be superior or distinguished.
adj. Done or made in jest.
v. To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
n. One who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity
adj. of or pertaining to the sense of smell.
n. One who makes in imitation.
n. Examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.
adj. Keen in discernment.
adj. Being in proportion.
n. One who makes a collection, as of objects of art, books, or the like.
n. An eccentricity.
n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
n. That which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
v. To converse in.
n. One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.
v. To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
n. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
v. To combine into one body or system.
n. Anything that gives security or defense.
adj. Beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps (that is, on their Italian side).
adj. Noting a genus or kind; opposed to specific.
n. A dead body.
v. To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law.
adj. Made with a hissing sound.
adj. Displaying impatience.
n. Gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
n. Ardor or intensity of feeling.
n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
adj. Carried on in resistance to aggression.
n. Fixed rule or set form.
adj. Wicked in the extreme.
adj. Out of the common or regular track.
v. To predict.
n. The knightly system of feudal times with its code, usages and practices.
adj. Indicating or expressing a cause.
adj. Exercising royal authority in one’s own right.
n. The roof of the mouth.
v. To insert.
n. The quality of giving or radiating light.
v. To fill with dismay or horror.
n. A return to or toward some former state or condition.
v. To strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
adj. Not flowing: said of water, as in a pool.
n. Deprivation of strength or energy.
n. One who believes in the theory that man’s food should be exclusively vegetable.
n. Fairness or impartiality.
n. A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.
v. To foreordain.
n. The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency.
n. Hard or agonizing labor.
n. A square sail.
adj. Possessing, giving, or constituting preference or priority.
adj. Distressed in mind respecting some uncertain matter.
v. To bring to ruin.
n. One who transgresses.
adj. Opposing or opposed.
adj. Lacking in bodily or mental strength.
n. An expert reasoner.
adj. Of sound and vigorous health.
adj. Affording gratification.
v. To correct.
n. The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.
adj. Marking a difference.
n. A narrow strip of wood.
adj. Disposed to peevishness.
n. Unrestricted power.
adj. Showing submission to natural superiors.
n. Anything occurring or existing out of its proper time.
v. To dress.
v. To treat ill, unkindly, roughly, or abusively.
n. A cowardly or faithless person.
v. To deprive of something dishonestly.
adj. Disinclined to conversation.
v. To cut down or reduce in extent or quantity.
adj. Thoroughly penetrating or permeating.
v. To make adroit or artful moves: manage affairs by strategy.
n. A break.
n. Cutting and reproachful language.
adj. Governed by moral standard.
adj. Recurring at intervals of six months.
v. To conduct or behave (oneself).
adj. Consisting of money.
adj. Before noon.
n. A bibliographical sketch or notice.
adj. Capable of various forms.
v. To describe, as a sentence, by separating it into its elements and describing each word.