Flashcards in Level 3 Deck (61):
Violent event that brings about change (usually deaing with earth crust or natural disaster). The world is in cataclysm.
(spelled quiet+scent, ONLY ONE 'i')
Inactive. Still. Quietly at rest, still. how long will the opressed stay quiescent. The dog was only quiescent for a fourth of the night.
A mark of infamy. Feminists like her wanted to forego the whore stigma.
To interpret. Bush declared he would 'construe' the law he himself signed how he saw fit.
In need. Poor, Lacking lifes necessities. The widow, the lowly, the indigent are the ones to be served. In-need-gent.
Excessively particular, hard to please
Incapable of being scrutinized/investigated/seen
Mystical ability to talk to dead people,
know about things you weren't physically there to witness in person.
Able to see through things, beyond natural vision, a visionary, prophet
To keep at bay by way of payment. The grant helped defray the expenses of the trip. Defray the costs. Defray the expenditure.
Habitually untalkative. Tending to be quiet.
Terse speaking style
Brief and direct, no excess superfluity in speech.
Good benefit. Help, something to be grateful for. The greatest boon for me is the lack of complexity the technology introduces to our work.
Working class, poor
Heterogeneous vs Homogeneous
Different in kind, unlike vs alike.
A small amt, scanty remuneration
A person who not only learns and speaks different languages with ease but he is glib and Readily FLUENT and often thoughtlessly, easy actions/manner
Showing concern for someone's well being, having concern (ex- for future), full of desire and eagerness.
To surround perimeter, draw a line around, enclose within bounds
Deliberately meant to gain favor, _ manner
Acting merely for $ or reward, venal (willing to sell ones influence especially for a bribe)
Learned, has great knowledge
Plain but stern (unfriendly). Serious looking face, strict, forbidding, not to be mistaken with gaunt.
Terse in ones writing or speech. Using few words, but so few as to be rude or mysterious.
To make bearable, improve, amend
Minor Character weakness
Having Fiery warmth of spirit, enthusiasm
Quandary (2 a's)
Difficult problem, dilemma. My quandary is... I am in a quandary...
Criticize harshly (tougher than admonished)
To nag about, he finds something to _ at in everything she says.
Assimilate to the culture
Take in as ones own
Capable of being distinguished/differentiated.
Charge of a wrongdoing
Perk to job, such as a gratuity
Expert in use of hands/body, cleverly skillful. _ debater.
Trite remark, especially one uttered as if it were fresh or profound
Believable. Easily understood, completely comprehensible, transparent
To refer to casually/indirectly
Able to be bribed. A _ administration, mercenaries are _.
The Final blow (noun). That which silences claims. Giving drug dealers their quietus is the way to go. Put the quietus to your prayers, nothing will change here.
Mildly ill, clearly disinclined. He was indisposed to doing the task.
Requiring immediate attention and special attention too.
Major change that causes unrest, conflict. Event in which earth surface comes up violently.
Eruption. Sudden violent outburst , upheaval display.
Nullify. To make void. Reduce to nothing.
Harshness. The asperity of life is tough on asperger sufferers.
Expressing acidic harsh criticism in a clever way, adding to the asperity of inner city life.