Flashcards in Level 7 Deck (50):
Deviating from common order, abnormal
Servile compliance, obedient, dutiful
Shorten, cut short
Moderate/sparing in eating
(Of speech, writing) High sounding, inflated, pretentious
Growing old, aging
Causing harm or ruin
Roman church, universal in extent
Unduly demonstrative, overflowing
Offense, to take
A change during the life of something
Tending to argument or strife
a movement of the body expressing deep respect or deferential courtesy, as before a superior; a bow, curtsy, or other similar gesture. Show obeisance to king.
Continuous, unremitting (reading)
Double dealing, being deceitful by saying two things to two different people about the same subject.
Free from worry, nonchalant
(lowercase) . a person who executes without question or scruple a master's commands. Classical Mythology . one of the warlike people of ancient Thessaly who accompanied Achilles to the Trojan War.
Beginning to exist or develop
To give consent, approval, _ to terms of contract
Generous in forgiving, noble, high-minded
the period of legal minority, or of an age below 21. any period of immaturity.
Abusive vehement or violent denunciation, censure, or reproach.
Act of plotting with evil purpose
Easily managed, submissive, not intractable
Formidable, to be feared, evoking respect.
To forecast or predict
To cause, give rise to
Having an offensive odor, stinking
Ostentatious in ones learning, overly concerned with minute details in learning
to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms.
not yet completed or fully developed; rudimentary.
just begun; incipient.
not organized; lacking order: an inchoate mass of ideas on the subject.
a person or thing that expounds, explains, or interprets: an exponent of modern theory in the arts.
a person or thing that is a representative, advocate, type, or symbol of something: Lincoln is an exponent of American democracy.
telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful: a mendacious person.
false or untrue: a mendacious report.
making or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking: strident insects; strident hinges. having a shrill, irritating quality or character: a strident tone in his writings.
a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
shining brightly; radiant; gleaming: Crystal chandeliers and gilded walls made the opera house a refulgent setting for the ball.
patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics:
vulgar or indecent in speech, language, etc.; coarsely mocking, abusive, or irreverent; scurrilous.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an uncle: avuncular affection.
to pray humbly to; entreat or petition humbly.
Easily provoked to anger
unyielding; unalterable: inexorable truth; inexorable justice.
a person who has recently or suddenly acquired wealth, importance, position, or the like, but has not yet developed the conventionally appropriate manners, dress, surroundings, etc.
Favorable or promoting health. _ air.
obvious and intentional exaggeration. an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as “to wait an eternity.”
making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, righteousness, etc.