Vocabulary Power Plus (9-10)

30 terms by lowem 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

machination

N - an evil design or plan

pejorative

ADJ - having a negative effect; insulting

harbinger

N - an omen or sign

nubile

ADJ - suitable for marriage in age and physical development, referring to a female

sapient

ADJ - wise; full of knowledge

chimerical

ADJ - imaginary; fantastic

masochist

N - one who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering

finesse

N - diplomacy; tact; artful management

heterogeneous

ADJ - different; dissimilar

eclectic

ADJ - choosing from various sources

grandiose

ADJ - impressive; showy; magnificent

raiment

N - clothing; garments

blanch

V - to whiten; to make pale

hybrid

N - anything of mixed origin

idiosyncrasy

N - a peculiar personality trait

idolatry

N - excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object

adulterate

V - to make impure; to contaminate

emanate

V - to come forth; to send forth

garish

ADJ - tastelessly gaudy

immutable

ADJ - unchangeable; fixed

diadem

N - a crown

bucolic

ADJ - pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic

redolent

ADJ - having a pleasant odor; suggestive or evocative

impecunious

ADJ - without money; penniless

sedition

N - rebellion or resistance against the government

defile

V - to pollute; to corrupt

gratuitous

ADJ - unnecessary or uncalled for

onus

N - a burden; a responsibility

impious

ADJ - disrespectful toward God

caveat

N - a warning

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