Flashcards in Level B- One Deck (51):
Doppelgänger (harvey is batmans...)
Billy club (from batman DKR)
Mythology (from batman DKR)
An unscrupulous seducer of women in The Impertinent Curiousity, a Don Quixote meta story.
Acting/speaking in a way that attracts attention and influences the opinion of people who are watching.
Always doing something. They appeared to be inveterate museum goers.
Having a baby secretly replaced by another
To add something to the end of a piece of writing. To attach or affix. See append function in programming, adding new items to a list.
A very small difference (that might of value)
A Cause célèbre
A famously spread incident/story causing widespread controversy
Instruction, tuition. Protection of or authority over someone.
There are doormats and Matadors - House of cards
Bullfighter who is responsible for killing the bull, matar is Spanish for to kill.
Someone that corresponds
Ampersand ang octhotorpe
A white long winged bird, something that causes persisteng concern or anxiety and could hinder accomplishment.
A tomb, stone building with rooms to store dead bodies
Accesoryafter the fact
Cop talk for u guessed it...
Crony calitalism in the european football world
Jayz is a high priced shill
Someone paid to speak well of something, spokeperson.
I say this without Equivocation
Use of ambiguous language to conceal the trutg or to avoid committing oneself
State of caring or worrying
Easily accomplished- a facile victory
Practice of keeping knowledge about something from people. Practice in literature of being deliberately vague and ambiguous.
Subservient, marked by fawning attentiveness, too eager to help or obey someone important
Complex question fallacy, a question which contains an unjustified assumption. A presumption og guilt. Questioners aim may be to limit answerers replies to fit questioners agenda and perception.
Made to fit a particular person
Cauterized the wound
To burn with heat (or other chemical) in order to destroy infected tissue
Retention of some immature or larval characteristics into adulthood. Attainment of secual maturity during the larval stage.
Sturdy, strong, violent
Lazy laying about person
The study of words & how they've been used.
Scientist of technical expert who has lots of power in politics or industry
A full bevy of shots fired very quickly
Large group of people or things (in this case a large group of Longhorn steers from Texas).
A figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated e.g., 'crown' in 'lands belonging to the crown.'
Related to metonymy. Using one word in the stead of another related word due to it being a lively conversation device and figure of speech. I'm using "Director of Engineering" as a metonym for "highest-ranking technical person"
To calcify is to harden or to make inflexible/unchangeable. Cholesterol can calcify your arteries. Broccoli helps prevent calcification.
A gradual process in which layers of new (objects/things) are formed as small amounts are added over time.
Having no physical body to inhabit. Ghosts are supposed to be incorpereal.
A thing to be corrected, typically an error in a printed book.
Original SGML accepted in October 1986 was followed by a minor Technical Corrigendum.
Someone who very strongly supports and is guided by the ideology of a particular group