Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #1451-1500 Deck (50)
An evil, immoral, or degrading practice or habit.
To stretch out; to expand.
A flattering act or remark; allurement; enticement.
Overly proper; precise to the point of affectation; prudish.
To give form or shape to; to advance gradually.
A heated or noisy argument.
Inclined to find fault; complaining; full of complaint.
No longer in fashion.
A regular occupation, esp. one for which a person is particularly suited.
Complete; supremely accomplished.
To restrain or block.
A small quantity.
Felt as it one were taking part in the experiences of another.
Extremely persistent; stubborn; relentless; holding firmly; cohesive.
Strong desire for wealth; greed.
Any of a number of sides or aspects.
To desire strongly.
To criticize severely.
Pretending holiness; hypocritically devout.
The original pattern or model; a perfect example.
To pay attention to.
A reckless adventure.
To build a fire; to set on fire or ignite; to arouse (an emotion, passion, etc.).
Difficult to understand.
The pretense of having virtues or beliefs that one does not really have.
Highly, often excessively decorated.
To set apart for a special purpose; designate.