Vocabulary - Ch. 1 Flashcards Preview

English > Vocabulary - Ch. 1 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Vocabulary - Ch. 1 Deck (20):
0

Deploy

(v.) to position or arrange; to form up

1

Opulent

(adj.) wealthy, luxurious

2

Fortitude

(n.) courage in facing difficulties

3

Augment

(v.) to make larger, increase

4

Stolid

(adj.) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

5

Adulterate

(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something or lesser value

6

Guise

(n.) an external appearance, cover, mask

7

Pliable

easily bent, flexible, easily influenced

8

Gape

(v.) to stare with an open mouth; to open wide

9

Tentative

(adj) experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

10

Ambidextrous

(adj.) able to use both hands equally well, very skillful, deceitful

11

Intimation

(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion

12

unkempt

(adj.) not combed untidy; not properly maintained

13

dour

(adj.) Stein, unyielding, gloomy

14

reiterate

(v.) to say again, repeat

15

gibe

(v.) to utter taunting words; an expression of scorn

16

verbatim

(adverb) Word for Word; exactly a spoken or written

17

Bereft

(adj.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

18

warily

(adverb) cautiously, with great care

19

insidious

(adj.) intended to deceive or entrap and; sly