Definition: to manage or have executive charge of.
Sentence: It takes a responsible board of directors to administer an effective school system.
Definition: characterized by intense feeling.
Sentence: The test invoked ardent responses from the panicked students.
Definition: to move swiftly.
Sentence: I darted across the room at the offer of free food.
Definition: disparaging or depreciatory.
Sentence: Do not use derogatory terms when referring to your classmates.
Definition: use of movement to express thought or emotion.
Sentence: I quickly gestured across the room to silently order my sister to stop talking
Definition: not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified.
Sentence: The implacable brutality of the invaders caused mass destruction.
Definition: having no apparent power or action.
Sentence: My inert response to the confusion exemplified my apathetic attitude regarding the class.
Definition: to settle or reduce, to do away with.
Sentence: The restaurant owner liquidated his assets after his business failed.
Definition: to utter the deep, low sound characteristic of cattle.
Sentence: Lowing like a cow, James utters impressive sound effects.
Definition: deadened in terms of sound.
Antonym: let loose
Sentence: The closed door muffled the cacophony of anxious students in the hallway.
Definition: something serving to suggest or remind.
Sentence: The cue cards served as a prompt to the newscasters.
Definition: emitting rays of light.
Sentence: The radiant glow of the television screen lit up the dark room.
Definition: to excite, stir up, or rouse anew.
Sentence: Reading the expertly-crafted novel rekindled my love for historical fiction.
Definition: a noisy, violent public disorder caused by a group or crowd of people.
Sentence: The riot outside the classroom disrupted the test-taking students.
Definition: ceasing to run or flow.
Sentence: The class was stagnating from too many Writing on Demands.