word smart list 64 Flashcards Preview

vocabulary > word smart list 64 > Flashcards

Flashcards in word smart list 64 Deck (12):
0

pervade

v. to spread throughout

1

petulant

adj. rude; cranky; ill-tempered

2

philanthropy

n. love of mankind, especially by doing good deeds

3

philistine

n. a smugly ignorant person with no appreciation of intellectual or artistic matters

4

pious

adj. reverent or devout; outwardly and sometimes falsely reverent or devout; hypocritical

5

pivotal

adj. crucial

6

placate

v. to pacify; to appease; to sooth

7

plaintive

adj. expressing sadness or sorrow

8

platitude

n. a dull or trite remark; a clich

9

plebeian

adj. common; vulgar; low-class

10

plethora

n. an excess

11

poignant

adj. painfully emotional; extremely moving; sharp or astute

Decks in vocabulary Class (86):