Flashcards in E Deck (37)
Ee BULL yent
Crazy joy. IM SO HAPPY IM GONNA DIE!!!
Ee CLEC tic
Having very varying tastes.
Having French, modern, and stone furniture.
(Of personality or liquid)
Emphatic means forceful and clear. Nicole's mother was emphatic when she told her not to come home late again.
Drawn from experiment, not theory
To weigh down, physically or emotionally
Extremely prevalent in a specific area
(Disease in Africa or saggy pants in lunchroom)
Feeling of hostility toward some thing else
Being bored by something tedious.
To enumerate is to list or count off one by one.
Something that is fleeting or short-lived is ephemeral, like a fly that lives for one day or text messages flitting from cellphone to cellphone.
When you are unwilling to make a decision and almost intentionally go back and forth between two choices, you are equivocating.
Show great learning
If you eschew something, you deliberately avoid it.
Secret, arcane. Relating to the enlightened inner circle
A beautiful sunset, a rainbow, a wonderful dream right before your alarm clock goes off — all of these could be described as evanescent, which means “fleeting” or “temporary.”
The verb evince means to show or express clearly; to make plain. Evidence can evince the innocence of the accused, and tears can evince the grief of the mourning.
For a formal-sounding verb that means to make worse, try exacerbate. If you're in trouble, complaining about it will only exacerbate the problem.
If you excoriate someone, you let that person know that you really, really disagree with them. This verb goes beyond mere criticism
And to curse, or declare evil
add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
something that is really just too much! You'll often hear people griping about exorbitant bank fees or exorbitant interest rates.
PAY (uht vs eit)
Someone who lives in another county by choice
To move to another country by choice
To cough up phlegm
To make amends for wrongs or sins.
To cross out-eliminate
Without any preparation
To destroy completely, pull up by roots
To praise and honor
To obtain through coercion and intimidation
To release from being tangled in a mess. "I can't extricate myself from chores"
To give off (like sweat)
Used figuratively: I exude confidence