Flashcards in English Vocab 11 Deck (77):
a conversation between two or more people; an interchange of opinions and ideas, free discussion
a symbol, sign, token
huge, giant, immense
very great destruction, ruin; great confusion and disorder
the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
to beg earnestly for
very wicked; disgraceful, shameful
too many to count, without number
not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense, relaxed
to spoil, damage, injure
a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct
to think about, ponder; to grind or mix; to heat and flavor with spices
syn: satisfactory, sufficing
syn: exchange of ideas
syn: enormous, colossal, mammoth
syn: badge, insignia
syn: devastation, harm, disarray
syn: chimney corner
syn: entreat, beseech, pray
syn: scandalous, villainous, flagrant, heinous
syn: countless, beyond reckoning
syn: slack, negligent, remiss
syn: scar, disfigure, deface
syn: misdeed, petty offense or transgression
syn: consider, reflect on
ant: felony, serious crime
ant: strict, vigilant, conscientious, scrupulous
ant: countable, few in number
ant: glorious, splendid, illustrious, praiseworthy
ant: demand forcefully, clamor for
ant: peace and quiet, calm, order
ant: tiny, infinitesimal, diminutive
ant: monologue, soliloquy
ant: closed tight, shut, open wide
Be sure to allow __ time to check in at the airport.
The witty __ in the play kept the audience amused.
That night, the children foolishly left the back gate __, and the dog escaped.
Like the heart, the red rose is an __ of love.
The monkey created __ at the air as soon as it broke from its leash.
When it fell to earth, the meteorite made a __ hole in the ground.
It was our custom to sit by the __ and listen to my grandfather's stories.
The attorney proceeded to __ the judge to show his client mercy.
The landlord heard __ complaints about the noisy new tenant.
Because of the outlaw's __ deedes, the town was offering a large bounty for his capture.
Spilled cleaning fluid will surely __ the wooden table top.
Some players took advantage of the new coach's somewhat __ control of the team.
He was not only fined for the __ but also sentenced to serve 30 days in jail.
The governor had some time to __ over the bill before signing it into law.
a story, detailed report; having the quality or the nature of a story
an opening move toward negotiation or action; a proposal or offer; an introductory section or part
an agreement, treaty
a situation in which further action by either of two opponents is impossible; to bring to a standstill
bearing a grudge, feeling or showing a strong tendency toward revenge
to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to lose strength strength and vigor
ant: flourish, bloom, sprout, perk up, revive
ant: forgiving, relenting
ant: victory, defeat
ant: finale, postlude
syn: tale, chronicle
syn: prelude, tender
syn: compact, alliance, deal
syn: standoff, draw; deadlock
syn: vengeful, spiteful, malicious
syn: sag, weaken, shrivel up
The __ of the West African captive gives us a vivid picture of the horrors aboard a slave ship.
Our family enjoyed the __ to the opera better then the rest of it.
All the nations signed the __ after the war in an effort to ensure world peace.
The negotiations ended in __, as both sides refused to budge on the main issue.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is considered a __ poet because of the stories he tells in his poems.
Recent aggression on the part of one nation threatened to __ the peace talks.
The mayor was so __ that he threatened to sue the newspaper for its unflattering remarks about his administration.
Intense heat or lack of water will __ the flowers.
Though some of Verdi's operas begin with short preludes, for others he composed full length __