Flashcards in Ender's Game Chapter One Deck (7)
Definition:adaptable or tractable
Synonyms: impressionable, moldable, flexible, pliable
Antonyms: refractory, intractable.
Sentence: An average humans's mind is very malleable, and can be easily changed.
Definition: a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; inkling; trace.
Sentence: The glint in the murderer's eyes at the trial showed how he killed the man in cold blood.
Definition: to abrogate; annul; revoke; repeal
Synonym:nullify; retract, withdraw
Sentence: After he was fired, his contract was rescinded.
Definition: to proceed in a dull, monotonous manner
Sentence: the meeting droned on for hours.
Definition:to prevent, hinder, or thwart by action in advance
Synonyms: preclude, obviate, intercept, obstruct
Sentence: to forestall an argument, he quickly said I'm sorry.
Definition: infliction of injury, harm, humiliation, or the like, on a person by another who has been harmed by that person; violent revenge
Sentence: the soldiers acted in vengeance after the killing of their friend.