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Flashcards in Third Quarter Deck (35)
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1

To free from guilt or blame

absolve -v

2

Intrusive; rude

impertinent -adj

3

A personally offensive word or action

affront -n

4

Likely to change; unstable

fickle -adj

5

A person who believes that nothing is known of the existences or natures of God or anything beyond material things

agnostic -adj

6

To free from blame; to exonerate

exculpate -v

7

Selfless; not being selfish

altruistic -adj

8

Allowing the possibility of several different meanings

equivocal -adj

9

A drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

anesthetic -n

10

Deceitfulness in speech or conduct; dishonesty

duplicity -n

11

Approval; commendation

approbation -n

12

Something that interferes with action or progress

deterrent -n

13

Working hard and diligently

assiduous -adj

14

Sluggishness; a state of mental or physical inactivity

torpor -n

15

A person who does not accept a particular faith

infidel -n

16

Using few words (because your angry)

terse -adj

17

Dull; uninteresting

insipid -adj

18

To be seemingly unaffected by joy, pain, grief, etc.

stoic -adj

19

Gruesome; horrible

lurid -adj

20

To wander aimlessly

meander -v

21

Of little value or importance

trivial -adj

22

Payments for goods or services

remuneration -n

23

Well-meaning and kindly; charitable

benevolent -adj

24

To make weak or feeble

debilitate -v

25

To be an omen of a particular outcome; to foretell or warn of

bode -v

26

A lack of something; scarcity

dearth -n

27

Releasing emotional tension; providing psychological relief through open expression of emotions

cathartic -adj

28

Careful; to do one's work well

conscientious -adj

29

Primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics

mercenary -adj

30

A surviving memorial of something past

relic -n