Flashcards in English vocab 10 Deck (80):
to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar; a loud angry roar
one who benefits from something; a person who is left money or other property in a will or the like
to repair or patch poorly; make a mess of; a hopelessly bungled job
to fill or cover in a disorderly way; a state of disorder, mess
falling a part or ruined, run-down
to take apart; to strip of something
a play filled with ridiculous or absurd happenings; broad or far-fetched humor; a ridiculous sham
not successful, failing to have any result; useless; unimportant, frivolous
very tiring, calling for an extreme effort
offering friendly or generous treatment to guests; open to anything new or strange
the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
overly generous, extravagant; abundant; to spend or give freely or without limit
in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome
widely known because of bad conduct
to allow too many privileges, be too generous and easygoing toward
an organism that lives in or on another organism; one who lives off another person
to avoid or get out of doing work; neglect a duty; to sneak, slink
an amount beyond what is required, excess; more than what is needed or expected
the state of being easily frightened
the power to forbid or prevent; to prohibit, reject
syn: yell, bawl, holler; howl
syn: foul up, bungle, mangle
syn: recipient, heir
syn: litter, confusion
syn: in disrepair, deteriorated, gone to seed
syn: buffoonery, mockery
syn: exhausting, punishing, taxing
syn: fruitless, vain, ineffective
syn: gracious, cordial, courteous
syn: excessive, profuse
syn: nest, burrow, hideaway
syn: depressed, unsound, "sick"
syn: disgraceful, infamous, disreputable
syn: sponger, freeloader, leech
syn: coddle, cater to, indulge
syn: duck, sidestep
syn: glut, surfeit, overage
syn: turn down, nix, forbid
syn: fearfulness, faintheartedness
ant: whisper, murmur
ant: order, tidiness, neatness
ant: put together, assemble, construct
ant: shipshape, trim
ant: tragedy, melodrama, tearjerker
ant: easy, effortless
ant: successful, effective
ant: unfriendly, cold, icy, chilly
ant: stingy, meager, begrudge, stint, deny
ant: unfriendly, cold, icy, chilly
ant: wholesome, healthy, cheerful, blithe
ant: unknown, obscure, repectable
ant: abuse, maltreat, mistreat, discipline
ant: fulfill, perform, shoulder, take on
ant: fearlessness, boldness, intrepidity
ant: shortage, lack, dearth, paucity
ant: approve, endorse, ratify, confirm
The wounded buffalo began to __ in pain.
The __ of the dead man's will was the main suspect in the murder case.
The troop commander's __ could be heard miles away.
The unsupervised laborers proceeded to __ the job badly.
The old house had become so __ that no one could live in it anymore.
When we moved into our new house, we unloaded the truck and began to __ up the dining room with boxes.
After the final performance, all the actors worked with the stagehands to __ the set.
Attics are often filled with __.
The humor in the play was so broad and the plot so ridiculous that the critic termed the play a ___.
After the __ climb, two of the mountaineers collapsed, exhausted.
After several __ attempts to save it, the captain ordered the ship abandoned.
Known for the generosity to strangers, the local inhabitants offered a __ welcome to our tour group.
The couple received __ wedding gifts from their closest friends.
The police were making careful preparations to trap the smugglers in their __.
The police captain was afraid that the officer was taking a ___ interest in the crime.
Chicago had its share of __ gangsters in the 1930s.
Uninvited, he hung around with the players so much that the team considered him a real __.
If my aunt continues to __ that child, he may grow into an irresponsible adult.
People who tend to __ their responsibilities are not to be relied upon.
The shy child's natural __ had made her afraid to try out for the team.
Dad was relieved to find that his business had a __ at the end of the year.
The President decided to __ the bill presented to him by Congress.