Teen 4 : Big Exam
Terms in this set (49)
dealing with things sensibly and realistically
contrast between two things that are or are represented as being entirely different
make (someone) less angry or hostile
on the record
willing for people to report and repeat what you are saying
difficult and tiring
a mistaken belief, one based on unsound argument
an excess of (something)
set the record straight
you state that something is wrong and then correct the mistake or misundertanding
easily influenced; pliable
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people.
forbidding or restricting; preventing someone from doing
very generous or forgiving
go beyond the bounds of - a moral principle or other established standard of behavior
an belief, opinion, or tradition: that is considered to be above criticism or question
fall or drop straight down at high speed
(of a person) clever, original, and inventive
a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
lacking interest or excitement;
delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder
prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove
a person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.
emphasizing that it is very easy to deal with.
having or showing great knowledge or learning.
absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual, regarded as a political ideal.
excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
move or swing from side to side regularly
make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color
intended to attract notice and impress others
find a solution or answer
support and strengthen
having or showing great excitement and interest
in a sufficient manner
having the nature of threatening evil
deficient in alertness or activity
a high standing achieved through success or influence
emitting an odor
vicarious experienced at secondhand
so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
implied though not directly expressed
have an appetite or great desire for
addict, person with an obsessive dependency on something
turn sharply; change direction abruptly
dependent upon or characterized by chance
destroy property or hinder normal operations
lacking interest or significance or impact
given in confidence or in secret
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