Flashcards in Unit 14 Deck (20):
to make larger, greater, or stronger; enlarge; extend
a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce
making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
pleasantly gentle or agreeable
to deny or repudiate interest in or connection with; disavow; disown
a particular period of time marked by distinctive features, events, etc.
to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of
to give pleasure to (a person or persons) by satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings
easily provoked to anger; very irritable: an irascible old man.
a group of persons related to another; family, tribe, or race.
having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
an ornamental recess in a wall or the like, usually semicircular in plan and arched, as for a statue or other decorative object.
to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely.
loosely made or held together; rickety; shaky: a ramshackle house.
to search thoroughly or vigorously through (a house, receptacle, etc.): They ransacked the house for the missing letter.
routine; a fixed, habitual, or mechanical course of procedure: the rote of daily living.
able to pay all just debts.
marked by tedium; long and tiresome: tedious tasks; a tedious journey.