Flashcards in Vocab 7 Deck (15):
To bring into discord or conflict, to make worse
My friends were fighting, and I embroiled the situation by joining in.
The intellectual identification with emotions of others
I empathized with my friend when his dog died.
To try to equal or excel
The highschool basketball player emulated the Lebron James.
To deprive of strength; weaken
The athlete fell to enervating after the marathon.
To produce, cause, procreate
The artist is famous for engendering new teqniques
-v. To raise to a higher degree: intensify
The tutor enhanced my understanding if calculus.
-adj. lasting a short time
Around here snow is ephemeral.
N. A person who cultivates a refined taste
The epicure demanded the highest quality wine.
V. To make unfriendly or hostile; to keep at a distance
The sisters were estranged by the argument and didn't talk for five years.
N. Agreeableness of sound, pleasing to the ear
Mrs. Hanselrig draws euphony out of the choir
vanishing, fading away
I could see right through the evanescence fog
to make worse
Playing with an injury will exacerbate it
v. To clear from charge of guilt
An attorney's job is to eculpate his client
The execrable man had no sense of hygiene