Flashcards in t Deck (38):
calculated, planned, strategic; prudent, politic, diplomatic, judicious, shrewd, cunning, artful.
customize, adapt, adjust, modify, change, convert, alter, attune, mold, gear, fit, cut, shape, tune.
of, relating to, or along a tangent:tangential line.
tax, duty, toll, excise, levy, charge, rate, fee, countervail; price list.
a small mountain lake.
procrastinate, delay, wait, dawdle; informal hang around. ANTONYMS hurry.
green blue color
related to philosophy
1 relating to worldly as opposed to spiritual affairs; secular.
2 of or relating to time.
avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time
firm, tight, fast, clinging; strong, forceful, powerful, unshakable, immovable, iron. ANTONYMS weak, loose.
determination, perseverance, doggedness
A tenderfoot is slang for an inexperienced person, particularly one who is not adapted to a rural or outdoor lifestyle setting.
inflammation of a tendon,
dark; shadowy or obscure.
principle, belief, doctrine, precept, creed, credo, article of faith,
unglazed, typically brownish-red earthenware, used chiefly as an ornamental building material and in modeling.
• a statuette or other object made of such earthenware.
• a strong brownish-red or brownish-orange color.
a vivarium for smaller land animals, esp. reptiles, amphibians, or terrestrial invertebrates, typically in the form of a glass-fronted case.
rope, chain, cord, leash, lead; restraint, fetter; halter.
tie, tie up bind
having or relating to subjects or a particular subject: the orientation of this anthology is essentially thematic.
a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.
the study of the nature of God and religious belief.
power, tyranny, control
a prong or sharp point, such as that on a fork or antler.
1 a mass of white blossom tinged with pink: tint, color, stain, shade, wash.
2 his optimism is tinged with realism: influence, affect, touch, flavor, color, modify; taint.
huge, great, enormous, gigantic, massive, colossal, monumental,
curd made from mashed soybeans, used chiefly in Asian and vegetarian cooking.
stylish, fashionable, high-class, uptown, posh; salubrious.
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area:
a natural object or animal believed by a particular society to have spiritual significance and adopted by it as an emblem.
shake, teeter, wobble
mesmerize, hypnotize, spellbind, bewitch, captivate, entrance, enthrall, fascinate, absorb, enrapture, grip, hook, rivet, paralyze.
offense, crime, sin, wrong, wrongdoing, misdemeanor,
transitory fashions: transient, temporary, brief, short, short-lived, short-term, impermanent,