Flashcards in Spelling Deck (138)
regard with disgust and hatred
"professional tax preparers abhor a flat tax because it would dry up their business"
extremely bad; appalling.
"the quality of her work is abysmal"
fit in with the wishes or needs of.
"any language must accommodate new concepts"
a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend.
ready or likely to attack or confront;
"the tea was all right"
alright is not a word
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected.
"an anomalous situation"
a person who applies to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court.
relating to the regions around the North Pole.
an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one.
a person appointed to act for another in business or legal matters.
causing or feeling embarrassment or inconvenience.
"he had put her in a very awkward situation"
a large body of troops ready for battle
a chart or series of pages showing the days, weeks, and months of a particular year
a round or cylindrical container, typically one made of metal, used for storing such things as food, chemicals, or rolls of film.
firm, whitish, flexible connective tissue found in various forms in the larynx and respiratory tract, in structures such as the external ear, and in the articulating surfaces of joints. It is more widespread in the infant skeleton, being replaced by bone during growth.
an official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals.
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobacteria, responsible for the absorption of light to provide energy for photosynthesis
(of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent.
"they failed to develop a coherent economic strategy"
the quality of being logical and consistent.
"this raises further questions on the coherence of state policy"
the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.
"the company's commitment to quality"
perceptible by comparison; relative.
"he returned to the comparative comfort of his own home"
naturally accompanying or associated.
"she loved travel, with all its concomitant worries"
a relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else.
"the connections between social attitudes and productivity"
"a consensus of opinion among judges"
acting or done in the same way over time, especially so as to be fair or accurate.
"the parents are being consistent and firm in their reactions"