Flashcards in English vocab 7 Deck (45):
faultu, imperfect, not as it should be; in a mistaken r improper way, wrongly
a noisy quarrel or fight; to fight or quarrel noisily
syn: scuffle, donnybrook; spar, scrap
to hate, dislike very much, loathe
syn: despise, abhor
ant: relish, love, admire, esteem
native to a country, not foreign; relating to the life or affairs of a household; a household servant
syn: household, native; servant
ant: foreign, alien
extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
syn: blatant, gross, outrageous
ant: petty, piddling, trifling, inconsequential
a slight fault, defect, crack
syn: imperfection, blemish
ant: faultlessness, perfection
an inexperienced person, beginner,; a young bird about to leave the nest; inexperienced, budding
syn: novice, tyro, neophyte
ant: pro, expert veteran
to make or become confused, agitated or nervous; a state of confusion or agitation
syn: agitate, rattle, disconcert
ant: reassure, soothe, quiet
chief, most important, primary; in the first place
syn: leading, principal, paramount
ant: hindmost, last, secondary
the force or speed with which something moves
syn: drive, thrust, impetus
striking, remarkable; a person who is well known, distinguished or outstanding in some way
syn: noteworthy, impressive
ant: undistinguished, unremarkable, unknown
to bring up, care for, train, nourish; rearing, training, upbringing
syn: raise, rear, foster
ant: neglect, ignore, discourage, hinder
a self-contradictory statement that on closer examination proves true; a person or thing with seemingly contradictory qualities
syn: riddle, enigma, anomaly, absurdity
the act of swearing to a lie
syn: false witness
to take for granted, assume or suppose; to dare, take upon oneself, take liberties
syn: surmise, trespass, infringe
syn: previous, anterior
ant: subsequent, later, ensuing, following
skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity
syn: competent, adept, able
ant: incompetent, inept, unskilled, ignorant
a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
syn: barrage, volley
wide-awake, alert, watchful
syn: attentive, on one's toes
ant: sleepy, inattentive, unobservant
syn: rage, fury, ire, choler, indignation
ant: favor, approval, pleasure, blessing
It is a ____ to say that youth is wasted on the young.
The witness was convicted of ____ and as sentenced to serve two years in prison.
Dad knows his way around the kitchen and is quite a ____ cook.
The counselors ____ that the job they had last summer will be theirs this summer as well.
Unfortunately, the governor had a ____ appointment and could not meet with the class.
In Greek and Roman myths characters fear the ____ of the gods.
The ___ guards paced back and forth in front of the barracks.
The audience erupted in a ____ of laughter.
We placed the ______ back in its nest.
Music is ___ among my interests.
During the trial, the judge told the attorney not to ___ the witness.
A ____ police officer appeared on the scene and wisely called for assistance.
The presidential campaign gained ____ once the first primary was over.
First and ____, you must call home to let your family know you'll be late.
It is wonderful to watch the chimpanzees ___ their young.
Being chosen for the team was a ____ event in our lives.
Under the circumstances it would not be ___ to offer our congratulations.
The ____ they received as children served them well as they grew into adulthood.
The noise coming from the classroom sounded more like a ___ than a debate.
The party was attended by ____ from the film world.
Children who dislike green vegetables often ___ spinach.
Crossing against the light shows a ___ disregard for the law.
The newspaper is filled with information about our country's ___ affairs
We noticed a ___ in the plan to start building the house before the spring rains.