All of English vocab
Terms in this set (100)
Stick completely to a surface or substance (or) believe in or follow the practice of.
Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
Open to more than just 1 interpretation; having a double meaning.
Examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation (analysis, analytical).
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
Cause someone to be hostile.
Regard as probable; expect or predict.
Anxious or fearful that something bad will happen.
Mysterious or secret
State a fact or belief confidentially or forcefully.
Evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of.
Regard something as being caused by someone or something.
Endure an ordeal or difficulty.
(Of something bad) happen to someone.
Begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
Logical and consistent.
Concerns for the suffering and misfortunes of others.
Make up something unwelcomed or unpleasant by exerting and opposite force or affect
A thing that completes or bring to perfection a larger whole.
Write or create.
constitute, make up (composition, composed of)
Unable to be affected by.
Tending to stir up conflict.
Designed to cause fires.
Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully.
Capable of being imagined or grasped mentally (not capable of being imagined).
Able to be dissolved, loosened, or disconnected(not able to be broken apart).
Certain to happen; unavoidable.
deduce or conclude (information) from evidence and reasoning rather than from clear statements (inference).
Combine 1 thing with another so that they become a whole
Ability to understand something immediately, "gut feeling"
1. Show or prove to be right or reasonable. 2. Be a good reason for.
Be without or deficient in.
Existing but not yet developed or obvious; hidden; concealed
Sluggish or apathetic
Used to emphasize how small or insignificant someone or something is.
An unlucky accident.
A sentimental longing or affection for the past.
A conception of or belief about something.
No longer produced or used; out of date.
To be or get in the way of; prevent; hinder.
consternation and distress typically caused by something unexpected
1.a person's inherent qualities of mind and character
2.an inclination or tendency
characterized by constant change activity or progress
a loss of significance power or prominence in relation to another person or thing
become apparent, important, or prominent
famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
1.occupy, attract or involve(someone's interest or attention)
2.(engage someone in) cause someone to become involved in(a conversation or discussion)
3.(engage in) participate or become involved in
absorb all the attention or interest of
extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world
develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form
1.make full use of and derive benefit from
2.use a situation or person in an unfair or selfish way
make an action or process easy or easier
pretend to be affected by a feeling, state or injury
lasting for a very short time
extremely obvious or conspicuous
severe suffering or deprivation
move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in an uncontorlled manner
involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest (or) dip or submerge in a liquid
about to happen
able to move or be moved freely or easily(not able to be moved)
having or showing a feeling of superiority
following continuously; in unbroken or logical sequence
an outline, especially one representing or bounding the shape or form of something
decrease in size, number, or range
be in conflict with
have a mutual relationship or connection
a direct or natural consequence or result
1.epressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements
2. expressing or involving an analysis of the mertis and failts of a work of literature, music, or art
3. involving the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to forma judgment
4. (of a situation or problem) having the potential to become disastrous; at a point of crisis
1.large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use
2.slow or complicated and therefore inefficient
the amount by which something is too small
cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for someone or something
show or represent
1.cause something to occur in a particular way: be the decisive factor in
2.ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research calculation
enitrley lacking or free from
1. recognize or ascertain what makes someone or something different
2.identify differences between
3. make someone or something appear different or distinct
4.make or become differnet in the process of growth or development
spread out over a large area
leave the main topic temporarily speech or writing
make or become less
a lack of compatibility or similarity between 2 or more facts
willing or positive about and action belief or attitude
leave out or exclude (someone or something, either intentionally or forgetfully
align or position something relative to known point or landmark
an idea that, despite sound reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory
engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought
serious and immediate danger
occuring repeatedly; so frequent as to seem endless and uniterrupted
think about something carefully
having great power, influence, or effect
1. come before(something) in time
2.come before in order position(preceding)
exist or occur at a date earlier than something
a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior
competent or skilled in doing or using something
1.very great or intense
2.having or showing knowledge or insight
having an intensely strong taste or smell
not or no longer needed or useful
1.throw back without absorbing it
2.show an image of
3.embody or represent in a faithful or appropriate way
4.bring about a good or bad impression of: the incident reflects badly on the operating practices of the airlines
5.think deeply or carefully about
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
feel bitterness or slight anger at the circumstance, action, or person
1.to regain life, consciousness, or strength
2.restore interest in or the popularity of
1.involving or limited to basic principles
2.of or relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form