Flashcards in E Deck (29):
Happening or done before the usual or expected time
A sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener: "the walls threw back echoes".
oblong cream puff.
A medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters, sometimes resulting from
1.Give intellectual, moral, and social instruction to (someone, esp. a child).
Giving off bubbles; fizzy.
1.Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing.
An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country
1.A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.
1.Give special importance or prominence to (something) in speaking or writing: "pounded the tabletop to emphasize his point".
2.A mortgage or other charge on property or assets
A book or set of books giving information on many subjects or on many aspects of one subject and typically arranged alphabetically.
1.The fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.
1.With no part left out; whole.
Feeling or showing envy: "I'm envious of their happiness"; "an envious glance".
1.The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates
1.An act or instance of erupting.
A moving staircase consisting of an endlessly circulating belt of steps driven by a motor.
1.Used to single out one person, thing, or situation over all others
1.Represent (something) as being larger, greater, better, or worse than it really is.
A thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule.
Extremely good; outstanding.
An act of giving one thing and receiving another (esp. of the same type or value) in return.
Publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair.
Send by express delivery or messenger.
Extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.
Spoken or done without preparation
Having no living members.