Flashcards in Finished 2/21/14 Deck (15):
To cover so as to make showy in a cheap, tasteless way
The tasteless super model bedecked herself with cheap jewelry.
A legacy, something willed to you
When her mother died, she received a small bequest after the will was read.
The act of feeling regret for one's sin
Her apology was an act of penitence.
Slow, inactive, sluggish
The couch potato was indolent.
Pillory (n) (v)
A wooden framework for punishing
To expose to public ridule or abuse
The candidate was pilloried by his opponent.
In title only
The Queen of England is a titular head of state; she is not in power but is a figurehead.
Full of fear
The mouse was timorous as it advanced across the room.
Present but not visible
They found latent fingerprints all across the crime scene.
Having an unnatural or sickly color on your face
The child was wan from lack of sunlight and exercise
To roll about or lie in something.
The pigs wallowed in the mud.
Cross, fretful, annoyed
The young child was peevish from lack of sleep.
A member of the clergy in charge of a parish.
We enjoyed the sermons of the rector of our church.
A woman who inherits.
Queen Elizabeth was the heiress to her throne.
Before long, soon
Erelong, we will be there.