Mittler english vocab

97 terms by roburst 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Quandary

A state of uncertainty

Nascent

Beginning, to start

Surcease

To stop, desist

Castellated

To make like a castle

Encompass

To encircle

Tactual

Sense of touch

Zephyr

Breeze, Insubstantial

Hone

To improve

Incarnate

Personified

Idiom

A saying native to the land

Infuse

To introduce, cause to penetrate

Voracious

To crave, ravenous

Indiscriminate

Lacking judgment

Despotic

Tyrannical

Garish

Showy, too colorful

Subversive

To attempt to overthrow

Inexorable

Unalterable

Proficient

Skilled

Reiterate

To repeat

Coalesce

To grow together into one body

Avenge

He avenged his brother

Revenge

He took revenge on his murdered brother

Paradigm

Normal, average

Paragon

Model of excellence

Depreciate

To reduce in price

Amiss

Out of proper order

Dominion

Realm

Avaricious

Greedy

Rueful

To cause sorrow, pity

Dire

To cause fear

Pervasive

To spread throughout

Inexpicable

Cant be explained

Transfix

To hold motionless with amazement

Cleft

To split, by cutting

Allusion

A passing or casual reference

Illusion

A false impression of reality

Delusion

Mistaken or false reality

Entreat

To beg

Usurp

To sieze power

Portentous

Amazing, marvelous

Auspicious

Favorable conditions

Filial

Sons obedience to father

Jocund

Cheerful

Calumnious

Slanderous, scurrilous

Imminent

Likely to occur

Precept

Comanding advice

Behoove

To be necessary for

Alternate

To change back and forth

Alternative

Another choice

Myself

An intensive for me or I

Prodigal

Wasteful

Expostulate

To reason agains something that someone is going to do

Superfluous

Excessive

Collateral

Parrallel, what is owed in repermation

Peruse

To read with thoroughness

Circumvent

To bypass

Equivocation

The use of ambiguous expressions

Requiem

Mass celebrated for the souls of the dead

Pall

A cloth over a coffin

Perdition

Damnation, loss of soul

Dearth

An inadequate supply

Umbrage

To be offended

Felicity

Bliss, the state of being happy

Belie

Contradict, to show to be false

Impeccable

Flawless

Prejudice

Noun, An unfqavorable opinion formed beforehand

Prejudiced

Adj, Some one is prejudiced

Raise

To lift up

Rise

To get up

Sullen

Resenticully silent

Lilting

Cheerful tune

Incantation

The chanting of words to have magical power

Pulsate

To vibrate or quiver

Rapt

Transport, to be absorbed

Contrition

Remorse

Myriad

Big number

Desultory

Lacking in consistency

Crystalline

Transparent, like a crystal

Antithesis

Opposition

Advice

Noun, recommendation

Advise

Verb, to give counsel to

Affect

Verb, To act on

Effect

Noun, To change

Qualm

Regrets for doing something bad

Incognito

To be invisible

Suave

Smoothly agreeable

Nonchalant

Coolly unconcerned

Blase

Bored because youve done it already

Pedagogical

A teacher

Provocative

To provoke

Cynical

Fear of the motives of others

Droll

Amusing in an odd way

Opaque

Unclear, transparent, hard to understand

Accept

Verb, to recieve

Except

Prep, To exclude

Adapt

To learn to cope with things

Adopt

To choose to take as ones own

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set