Flashcards in Vocabulary VI Deck (35)
To make an opening.
"He bucked the trend" (to go in the opposite direction of the tend)
Something burdensome that impedes action or progress.
A standard for measuring or evaluating something.
A book for teaching
To appropriate as one's own.
Take possession of.
To distribute in portions.
To "parcel out".
To have a mutual or complementary relation.
To urge or impel to action.
The businesses collectively associated with the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products.
Express the quantity of.
Related to the measuring of quantity.
Pertaining to quality or qualities.
The legal process of sending a suspected criminal to another country to be interrogated or detained.
The study of signs and symbols as elements of communicative behavior.
To represent by a symbol
To cause to multiply.
To transmit or spread.
Speech that is marked by exaggeration bombast and is used mostly for effect.
A question asked to produce an effect or create an assertion, not to get a reply.
Not allowing light to penetrate.
Permitting light to pass through but diffusing it so that objects on the other side are not clearly visible.
A nonmetallic chemical element that burns with a suffocating blue flame and is used in making gunpowder, matches, sulfuric acid, and insecticide.
Consisting of, or involving two.
To "cut the cord" is a euphemism for when a viewer opts for Web-based media as opposed to tv.
Something that lies outside the main body or group.
A pleasure excursion.
Happening at the same time