English Vocab. Lesson 4

20 terms by deeptisailappan 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

civil

adequately polite; mannerly; genteel; courteous

condense

reduce the extent of; express in fewer words; compress; abridge

culpable

deserving censure; blameworthy; guilty; reprehensible

delectable

very pleasing; delightful; delicious; luscious

edible

fit for eating; eatable; comestible

garrulous

inclined to chatter to excess; especially about unimportant matters; talkative; loquacious

gist

main point of a matter; essence; core; pith

insolent

boldly disrespectful; insulting; impertinent; impudent; rude

irk

annoy; irritate; disgust; exasperate; vex

knack

special skill for doing something; gift; talent; flair

literate

able to read and write; educated; cultured

mock

treat with scorn or contempt; ridicule; taunt; deride

obliging

ready to do favors; good-natured; amiable; accommodating

prevail

be victorious; become dominant; triumph; predominate

quell

put an end to; suppress; crush; extinguish

queue

line of people or vehicles waiting their turn; file; line

relish

take pleasure in; like the taste of; savor; enjoy; like

resolution

firmness of purpose; determination; resolve

verge

point beyond which something happens; edge; brink; threshold

whim

sudden odd idea or desire; passing notion; fancy; caprice

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