Flashcards in Vocabulary - person-descriptor Deck (120)
originally called; born (used esp. in adding a woman’s maiden name after her married name)- accent on the 1st “e”
a person of integrity and honor
a person who behaves badly or in a way that breaks the law
A nerdy goth, or a gothic nerd. A noth fits in with the other goths, yet exels in school and are as smart as nerds.
1. a sheep or cattle farmer-- 2. (archaic) a writer of pastorals
a dealer in textile fabrics, esp. silks, velvets and other fine materials
1. a distinguished female singer 2. a woman regarded as temperamental or haughty.
In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia
English has its own version of this word: master. A master or maestro is one who has achieved eminence in a skill or a profession. Taken from the Italian, maestro [MY-stro] usually refers to an eminent musician.
a person who makes spurs
a man who intimidates, injures, or kills in the service of another
person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays, or operas
A senior; a leader in one's field; a wise old man.
a corrupted leader
A subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc
a person's nickname
1. a title appended to a lawyer’s surname. 2. (historical) a young nobleman who, in training for knighthood, acted as an attendant to a knight.
purveyor, purvey (v)
caterer; furnisher of foodstuff
an official appointed to investigate individuals’ complaints against administration, esp. that of public authorities; an advocate
inevitable; irresistible; not to be avoided or escaped
young, innocent girl
A mongrel dog; a mean or cowardly person.
differing, disagreeing; inconsistent
the generation reaching maturity during and just after World War I, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years
(No. American informal) an expert or connoisseur
used to say that something is necessary or must be done.
of momentous or ominous significance
a person who works for a government or political party.
One who trains horses, dogs, etc