Flashcards in HoD part I Deck (25):
The tidal mouth of a large river where the tide meets the stream.
Accorded a great deal of respect because of age, wisdom, or character.
Wrong or incorrect.
A brisk and cheerful readiness.
An uneducated and unsophisticated person from the countryside.
A person sent on a special mission, as a diplomatic representative.
Gentle; kindly; Not harmful in effect.
Plump (when speaking of a person)
Involving dishonorable actions and motives.
Not in a direct way/indirectly.
A stupid person.
Examine closely and thoroughly
(of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent.
(of a person) tending to spend much time seated and inactive.
(of a person, manner, or gesture) displaying/having/ a disinclination for physical effort; slow and relaxed.
Erase a mark from a surface.
An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a certain way.
Use gestures instead of speaking or to emphasize one's words.
(of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.
Looking or sounding sad and dismal.
A downward slope.
Evoke or draw out an answer form someone in reaction to one's own action or question.
An event causing great snd often sudden damage or distress.