Flashcards in Week 6 Deck (31):
Running across from corner to corner.
A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
A daily record, usually private, especially of the writer’s own experiences, observations, feelings, attitudes.
Hard to understand; puzzling.
A situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives.
To make less concentrated; diminish the strength, activity, or flavor of.
A measurable aspect such as length or width.
A document issued by an educational institution, such as a university, testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study.
To perceive with the eyes or intellect; detect.
To injure the credit or reputation of; defame.
Difference, variation, inconsistency.
Power of decision: individual judgement.
To straighten out, unravel.
To change the customary dress or appearance of.
Marked by gloom, dejection, somberness, or depression of spirits.
A presentation (as a film or novel) that has the objective quality, authority, or force of documentation in the representation of a scene, place, condition of life or of a social or political problem or cause.
Any of various small toothed whales with the snout more or less elongated into a beak and the neck vertebrae partially fused.
Relating to the household or the family.
Arousing feelings of disapproval or dissatisfaction.
Performance of a musical composition or movement by two singers or two instrumentalists.
Able to exist for a long time; lasting.
An abnormally small person.
Becoming smaller and smaller; shrinking; wasting away.
Any of a class of powerful explosives composed of nitroglycerin or ammonium nitrate used in blasting and mining.
A succession of rulers from the same family or line.
To listen secretly to a private conversation.
Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
Selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles.
The obscuration of one celestial body by another.
A specialist in the branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environment.