Flashcards in Unit 10 Deck (15):
to grow or accumulate over time: to happen as a natural result.
Syn: collect accumulate
a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
syn: commotion, pandemonium, chaos, anarchy
ant: peace and quiet, order, tranquility.
adj- hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret, sheltered secluded. n- a sheltered place, a hiding place.
pleasant, courteous, lighthearted, smooth and polished in manner and appearance
syn; carefree,jaunty, gracious, suave, urbane,
ant; distraught, agitated, boorish, churlish
v- to demand instantly especially in payment or debt, m- a creditor, adj- dark dull drab dingy
syn; hound, pester, harass, nag
effective producing results
syn: effectual, efficient, potent, powerful
ant: ineffective, worthless, useless
calmness, composure, refusal to panic.
syn: tranquility imperturbability
ant: excitability, flappability, agitation
accidental occurring by a happy chance
syn: unintentional unplanned random lucky.
ant: intentional deliberate predetermined
the essential part, main point, or essence
syn: substance, core, nucleus
freely give, not called for b circumstances, unwarranted
syn: voluntary, unjustified, uncalled-for
ant: justified, warranted
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
syn: domineering, magisterial, urgent, imperative
ant: fawning, obsequious, humble, unassuming
n- strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language. adj- abusive, vituperative
syn: vituperation, abuse, diatribe, philippic
ant: tribute, panegyric, encomium
adj- showing great variety, composed of different elements or many colors. n- a jesters costume; a jester
syn: variegated, heterogeneous, diverse, fool
ant: uniform, homogeneous, monochromatic